Lot 2729Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r black on red brown, Durango, diagonal bisect, bottom right portion of stamp with huge margins and showing full district overprint, tied by boxed "Franco" handstamp (Schatzkes 237) on folded letter sheet to to Hacienda del Pilar, Very Fine; with 2010 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 11c Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2730 oMexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r black on red brown, Orizava, without district overprint, full bold Orizava oval cancel (Schatzkes 1095), large margins, Extremely Fine, a gem and possibly unique with this cancellation; with 2016 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 11d Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2731 ()Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r green on red brown, Mexico, without gum, wide margins and strong color, Very Fine; with 2014 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 12 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2732 oMexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r green on red brown, Puebla, "Franco" straight line cancel (Schatzkes 1147 B), huge margins, Very Fine and choice, only 272 sent; with 2016 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 12 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2733 /o/Mexico, 1856-61 Hidalgo issue group, six uncommon items from first and second issue; 1856: Guadalajara strip of 4 of ½r (Sc #1), Huejutla cover with 2r (Sc #2) and Mexico cover with three 2r singles (Sc #2). 1861: Apam used ½r (Sc #6), jumbo unused 4r red on yellow (Sc #10b, MEPSI cert) and San Luis Potosi used 8 reales green (Sc #12), generally Very Fine.
Scott No. 1//12 Estimate $300 - 400.