Lot 870Mexico, 1865, Eagle (4th Period), 4r green, Guadalajara, bisect, cons 24-1865, left portion of stamp with large margin, tied by oval Colima handstamp (Schatzkes 179) on 1865 folded letter to Guadalajara, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Burrus, Schatzkes; signed Calves. Follansbee No. 38½ $500+.
Scott No. 24d Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 871Mexico, 1865, Eagle (4th Period), 4r green, Saltillo, diagonal bisect, cons 38-1865, upper right portion of stamp, tied on piece by Parras date stamp cancel (Schatzkes 1414), Very Fine, twenty five 4rs were sent to Parras, the only known bisects from these is this piece and a cover. Follansbee No. 38½.
Scott No. 24d Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 872 oMexico, 1865, Eagle (4th Period), 8r red (Campeche), cons 18-1865 a Monterrey consignment without district name, Campeche boxed date stamp corner cancel (Schatzkes 57), ample to large margins, Very Fine, unusual, Pietsch notes (page 99, note 7) a similar 4r stamp speculating that it migrated by ship.
Scott No. 25 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 873 oMexico, 1865, Eagle (4th Period), 8r red, Matamoros, cons 135-1865, partial manuscript district name at bottom, boxed Matamoros date stamp cancel (Schatzkes 732), small thins, Fine appearance, very rare with only three recorded examples of this high value, ex-Bash.
Scott No. 25 var. Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 874 oMexico, 1865, Eagle (4th Period), 8r red, Puebla, cons 37-1865, sub 42, bold Atlixco 1865 town cancel (Schatzkes 1180), clear to mostly large margins, Very Fine, with only 5 sent, a unique stamp with no examples yet recorded.
Scott No. 25 Estimate $750 - 1,000.