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1886-95 Numeral Issues

Lots 2406-2415

Lot 2406    

Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 5c blue, perf 12, s.e. at bottom, on cover to Portland, Maine, tied by violet "Agente De Correos Vapor Newbern" handstamp with additional strike at left, red San Francisco transit and receiving backstamp; cover a bit reduced at left, F.-V.F., a rare and clear maritime marking.
Scott No. 178a    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 2407    

Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 12c lilac, perf 12, in combination with 1885, Hidalgo Medallion, 2c carmine on 6c Numeral entire to San Miquel de Allende, tied by 1893 Guanajuato cds's, Very Fine, attractive and rather unusual franking.
Scott No. 181+166    Estimate $100 - 150.

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Lot 2408    

Mexico, 1887, Numeral unwatermarked, 10c scarlet, perf 12, three singles, in combination with 1887, 5c blue, perf 12 on front and reverse of 1888 registered cover to Mexico, tied by purple grids with matching Comalcalco, Tabasco circular postmark (Taylor TAB 3/4), hand-drawn registry box at center, Very Fine.
Scott No. 187+178    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 2409    

Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 2c brown carmine, perf 6, "Vale 1 Cvo" Colima Provisional Surcharge, two singles, in combination with 1887, 5c ultramarine, lined paper, strip of three + 3c scarlet on 1888 registered cover to San Francisco, Cal., tied by blue quartered corks cancels, various transit postmark; one 5c with corner nick, otherwise Very Fine, interesting usage of this unauthorized philatelic surcharge.
Scott No. 202 var.+204+184    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $160

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Lot 2410    

Mexico, 1890-95 Numeral Issue on Registered Entires, two registered entire each uprated with three different issues each, Mexico City and Veracruz originating to London & Utrecht respectively, each with a N.Y. exchange etiquette, Very Fine.
Scott No. 214-16, 218-220    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $90

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Lot 2411    

Mexico, 1890-95, Numeral, 25c vermilion, horizontal pair, in combination with 1890-95, 5c blue on large 1893 registered cover with A.R. request, sent from the Secretary of Foreign Relations, Mexico City (seal printed on flap) to the Consul General of Mexico at Geneva, forwarded to Faenza, Italy, Very Fine.
Scott No. 221+216    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 2412    

Mexico, 1892, 5p carmine, block of 4, neat Mexico cancels, natural s.e. at left, F.-V.F., the only known multiple of the 1892 5p carmine high value; with 1990 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 228    $3,600 for singles.

Realized: $1,400

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Lot 2413 o   

Mexico, 1897, 1p brown, sideway Correoseum watermark, town cancel, wide margins, rich color, F.-V.F., a very rare and undercataloged stamp, with only 5-6 used examples in existence.
Scott No. 254a    $900.

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Lot 2414 o   

Mexico, 1895, 10p deep blue, Correoseum watermark, neat town cancel, choice centering and margins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 256    $350.

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Lot 2415    

Mexico, 1898, 10c lilac rose, o.g., hinged, exceptional centering amid nicely balanced margins, strong vivid color, very fresh, Extremely Fine and scarce, a gem key stamp; with 2013 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 284    $550.

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Lots 2406-2415

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