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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Postal History

Lots 674-680

Lot 674

Mexico, 1827-28 Postal Related Broadsides, five congressional decree broadsides, includes; 1828 decree establishes a postal route from Oaxaca to Acapulco via Ometepc and Ayutla by road, printed signature of Jose Ignacio Pavon, 1827 decree establishes a postal route from Refugio to Pueblo Viejo via Soto La Marina weekly, printed signature of Tomas Salgado, 1828 decree establishes an post office in the town of Jalpan, Queretaro, printed signature of Jose Ignacio, 1828 decree changes the name of the Villa De Guadalupe to Ciudad Guadalupe de Hidalgo, printed signature of Juan Jose Espinosa, and 1828. decree orders the rehabilitation of the Barra de Nautla for commercial freight, printed signature of Jose Ignacio Pavon, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 675    

Mexico, 1839 Mazatlan to London, England, folded letter sheet docketed "Mazatlan, 25 Sep" and endorsed "forwarded by…Sihuiro & Wersers Co." on reverse, sent overland to ship Dewalion, straight line "Liverpool Ship Letter" backstamp and "1/5" rating on front, red "Ja 2,1840" receiving backstamp; some soiling along file folds, F.-V.F., an early forwarding usage which precedes the Royal Mail Steam Line.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 676    

Mexico, 1845 Mazatlan to London, England, folded letter sheet endorsed on reverse "forwarded…26th June, 1845, by…Sengstack & Schutte" (operated 1843-47 in Mexico City) and "1 July 1845 forwarded by Bronser Pensing & Co.", front with "pr Royal Mail Steam Packet" ship endorsement and rated "2/3", reverse with "Vera Cruz, Julio 30" cds and British "Vera-Cruz, Jy 1, 1845" cds; file folds, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 677

Mexico, Presidential Signatures on Document, two items; February 1856 military appointment signed by President Ignacio Comonfort assigning Colonel (later General) Santiago Tapia command of a cavalry regiment, with finely drawn National Emblem at top and intact Presidential "escudo" as well as a rare 8 peso revenue escudo missing only one of its petals, also present is a mining grant signed by Porfirio Diaz, Very Fine.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $210

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Lot 678    

Mexico, Secretaria Particular Del Presidente De La Republica, blue oval eagle cachet handstamp of the secretary of President Benito Juarez on cover to Jose M. Mugarrieta (Consulate) in San Francisco, Cal., Mexico cds alongside, "San Francisco, Cal., Feb 4, 1862" entry cds and "10" rate handstamp; cover opening nick at upper right, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 679    

Mexico, Acapulco, Consulate USA, blue circular eagle cachet handstamp on folded tissue paper cover to Jose M. Mugarrieta at the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco, Cal., entered the U.S. mails with "San Francisco, Cal., Jul 24, 1862" cds and matching "10" rate handstamp; accompanied by picture post card of the U.S. Consulate in Acapulco, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 680    

Mexico, Stampless Cover Accumulation, 1809-60's, approximately 230 covers; mostly more common townmarks in duplication with better including a colonial 1809 Parras (YB ST 115), Chilapa (CB20), fancy Salamanca in ribbon and Zamora in oval chain, Ciudad de Ituride (CV41), etc.; condition varied, please inspect (no photo).
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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