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Mazatlan - Balances & Collections

Lots 2146-2154

Lot 2146    

Mexico, Mazatlan Sub-Office Postmarks, 1839-51, 13 stampless covers; includes bold Copala (Schatzkes 753) with and without unlisted "Franco" handstamp, Cosala (754) with "3" rate handstamp in red and black, Culiacan with straight line (YB MZ46) in red and black, red fancy oval (MZ47) and two different date stamps (MZ48 & MZ50), Panuco straight line in red (Schatzkes 773), red boxed Rosario (YB MZ116), 1839 Sinaloa in oval (MZ120), etc., generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Lot 2147    

Mexico, Mazatlan Town Postmarks, 1840-53, 14 stampless covers; includes boxed postmark (YB MZ2) showing various ratemarkers with 2 (red and black), 3, 6, 7, 9 & 10, and the large circular date stamp (YB MZ4) in red with rate handstamps including 2, 3, 4, 6 & 9, also with the wreathed "Franco" (MZ6A) in red and black, and a 1840 manuscript "Consulate of the United States, Port of Mazatlan" cover, generally Very Fine (no photo).
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $375

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Lot 2148    

Mexico, Mazatlan Sello Negro Covers, 1858-68, 11 covers; includes two-line San Ignacio (Schatzkes unlisted), Mazatlan "Franco" wreath in black and in red with black box date stamp, boxed Concordia (Schatzkes 750), Culican in black and blue (760), oval Sinaloa ribbon (781), choice Fuerte wreath (764), French Intervention period with Mazatlan cds (746), generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $650

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Lot 2149 o/   

Mexico, Mazatlan 1856 First Issue Balance, of 11 covers (one stampless), 11 fronts and a 2r used out-of district (Guadalajara); includes Choix cover with 2r emerald posted in Fuerte (Schatzkes 762) and ½r strip of 4 usage, Culican fronts including two different postmarks to Mazatlan where postage was applied, Panuco straight line (773) on cover tying 2r, Mazatlan with couple combination covers, incoming maritime 1r front from Acapulco, etc., F.-V.F. overall.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 2150 /o/   

Mexico, Mazatlan 1868 Hidalgo Issue Balance, of 8 covers, front and seventeen stamps including two strips and block of four; 6c strips with Fuerte and Culican postmark, frank covers from Sinaloa, Fuerte and Mazatlan including 12c+50c high rate usage, off-cover Anotado & "Tipos" including used 50c block, couple incoming usages from U.S. and sello negro uses from Culican (Schatzkes 761) and San Blas incoming, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $575

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Lot 2151 /o/   

Mexico, Mazatlan 1872 Hidalgo Issue Balance, of three covers and 17 stamps; covers from Mazatlan (two different cds) and Choix via Fuerte, stamps with various types including better 12c watermark issues, section of sub-offices including Cosala, Culican, Fuerte, Guad. de los Reyes and Sinaloa, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $230

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Lot 2152 o/   

Mexico, Mazatlan 1874 Hidalgo Issue Balance, three stamps and 11 covers; stamps including 10c+25c canceled Badiriguato (Schatzkes 748 - 200 points) and Playa Colorada manuscript, covers including sub-office usages from Rosario, Fuerte and Sinaloa, La Union cancel on Acapulco 25c entire, three sello negro usages from Limon (Schimmer unlisted) and incoming from Guaymas and Manzanillo, also an incoming from England, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2153    

Mexico, Mazatlan 1879 Juarez Issue Balance, of two used stamps, four covers and formula card; stamps including scarce 10c ultramarine (Scott 126b) with Culican cancel, covers with 10c cons "4781" error for "2781" Mazatlan to Italy, other usages to Italy and U.S., generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $500

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Lot 2154 /o/   

Mexico, Mazatlan 1882-98 Exhibit Balance, of 15 stamps, 27 covers, a front and 14 cards mounted on exhibit pages; starting with 1882-82 Foreign Mail Numerals with basic stamps represented and a 6c blue on registered letter receipt, 1884-85 Hidalgo Medallions with a selection of perfin issues as well as an official and 20c Porte De Mar issue, 1886-94 Numeral issue with 9 off cover issues mostly showing various town cancels, numerous usages including 5c+10c usage to San Francisco (ex-Schimmer), 1892 Maritime mail usage from San Francisco to Acaponeta via Mazatlan where 5c pair applied over U.S. postage, 1887 10c ruled lines usage to London, 1889 usage to S.F. forwarded, matching Piaxtla oval usages in rose and violet, small town San Ignacio usages, registered, 1895 Altalta 3-color franking, etc., 1895-98 Mulitas Issues with interesting usages including 1897 parcel card use, bisects, registered, illustrated ad, couple off-cover stamps with "Vapor Alamos" cancels and an unusual accepted revenue issue as postage, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,700

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