Lot 2308 /Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle, 3c brown, without district overprint, o.g., six stamps never hinged, ample to large margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice, probably no larger multiple known.
Scott No. 18a $4,900 for singles.
Current Opening Bid: $1,900
Lot 2309 oMexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 1r ultramarine, Huejutla, 2 singles (separated pair), with bold near complete strike of Tuxpan oval cancel (Schatzkes 580), a Very Fine and choice strike, a rare issue. Follansbee No. 18 $1,000+.
Scott No. 22 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2310 oMexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 2r Orange, Chalco, two sub-consignment singles; 1st Period cons 25-1864 canceled Amecameca oval (Schatzkes 90, Taylor 2/1) and cons 157-1864 sub 26 canceled by Yautepec eagle (Schatzkes 109, Taylor 16/3), former superb and latter fine, Very Fine.
Scott No. 23b Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2311 oMexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 2r orange, Jalapa, small district name, horizontal pair, San Juan De Los Llanos boxed cancel (Schatzkes 619), Very Fine and rare, from direct consignment of only 200. Follansbee No. 19 $1,200.
Scott No. 23b Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2312 oMexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 2r orange, Puebla, straight line Chiautla cancel (Schatzkes 1188), mostly large margins, Very Fine, rare as only 80 were sent.
Scott No. 23b Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2313 oMexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 4r green, Merida, straight line Izamal handstamp (Schatzkes 795 var.), even margins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 24a Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2314 oMexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 4r green, Puebla, cons 131-1864, sub 53, manuscript Huajuapan "Franco" cancel, mostly large margins, bright color, Very Fine, with only 20 sent, this being one of two known examples of the 4 reales "53" sub-consignment.
Scott No. 24a Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
A very unusual sub-consignment as Huajuapan is an Oaxaca sub-office, but when occupied by French forces that had been based in Puebla, sub 53 was issued from there. Initially these where manuscript canceled "Franco".
Lot 2315 ()Mexico, 1864, Eagle (2nd Period), ½r brown, cons 144-1864 in large numbers, without gum, clear to ample margins, trivial small shallow facial scuff, still Very Fine, likely unique unused from this period, with only 100 sent (NF $2,500); with 2002 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 19a Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2316Mexico, 1864, Eagle (2nd Period), 1r ultramarine, Tepeji del Rio, cons 148-1864, tied to 1865 folded letter sheet to Mexico by Tepexi D Rio straight line handstamp (Schatzkes 1617, Taylor 1/1), Very Fine, scarce stamp (Follansbee $250). Follansbee No. 24.
Scott No. 22 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2317 ()Mexico, 1864, Eagle (2nd Period), 8r red, horizontal strip of five, Jalapa, wide margins, in combination with 1864, Eagle (2nd Period), 2r yellow + 4r green, all cons 132-1864 and tied by "Jalapa, Setbre 6" cds's (Schatzkes 596) on 1864 registered cover front to Puebla, with straight line "Certificacion" handstamp alongside and oval handstamps at top and bottom (Schatzkes 597 & 601); front with a couple minor erosion spots and 2r stamp slightly reduced at right, F.-V.F., only 100 sent of the 4r and 8r issues, illustrated in Pietsch Imperial Eagles of Mexico 1864-66 (page 25).
Scott No. 25a+23a+24a Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.
ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR EAGLE ISSUES USAGES BEARING THE LARGEST MULTIPLE OF THE OCHO REALES EAGLES FROM THE SECOND PERIOD.