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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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1884-1915 Issues

Lots 942-951 Lots 952-961 Lots 962-967

Lot 942 o   

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 1c blue, color error, light town cancel, with green ink offset on reverse from the normal color printing, Fine.
Scott No. 150b    $475.

Realized: $120

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Lot 943    

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 20c green, in combination with 1884, 1c green, pair and single + 12c dark green on 1885 registered cover to Queretaro, all tied by violet Colima circular handstamps with matching "R" handstamps in corners and certification box date stamp at center, Lagos transit date stamp at top; 1c in pair nicked at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 158+150+157    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 944    

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 $150 - 200.

Realized: $100

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Lot 945 ()   

Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 5c ultramarine, perf 6, complete sheet of 100, without gum, some flaws mostly at edges, F.-V.F., a great rarity, this being one of only two known complete sheet in existence.
Scott No. 204    $5,000 for singles.

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Lot 946    

Mexico, 1890, 10c vermilion, in combination with 1890, 20c vermilion on 1892 registered cover from Yautepec to Mexico, with origin cds tying stamps and etiquette and fancy Yautepec corner handstamps in each corner, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 218+221    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $160

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Lot 947    

Mexico, 1895, Numeral, 12c vermilion, complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged, brilliant color and exceptional freshness, F.-V.F., a striking complete sheet (no photo).
Scott No. 219    $1,400 for hinged singles.

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Lot 948    

Mexico, 1890, 20c dark violet, horizontal strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, natural s.e. at bottom, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 220A    $640 for hinged singles.

Realized: $180

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Lot 949    

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 $150 - 200.

Realized: $90

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Lot 950    

Mexico, 1894, Numeral, 4c vermilion, complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged, rich color, few preprinting paper wrinkles, F.-V.F., a very scarce intact sheet.
Scott No. 234    $4,000 for hinged singles.

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Lot 951 P   

Mexico, 1895, 1c-10p Mulitas, Caballero Almanac black proof sheet, printed in December 1895 to market the new Mulitas issue using the original dies, tear in sheet at left not affecting any stamp design, Very Fine, approximately 4-5 known to exist.
Scott No. 242P-256P    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $750

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Lots 942-951 Lots 952-961 Lots 962-967

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