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1856 Hidalgo Balance Lots

Lots 968-977 Lots 978-987 Lots 988-997 Lots 998-1007 Lots 1008-1009

Lot 988 /o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Mexico District, select group of 23 stamps and 3 covers; the latter including single frankings ½r & 4r, two medios have the district names with dashes at each end, nice strip of four medios tied to piece, mint include a medio and two 4r (different shades and overprints), a very fine used 8r, several re-entries are present, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $325

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Lot 989 o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Morelia District, approximately 95 stamps some of which are on 9 covers, plus three splits tied to piece (Follansbee $1,791), 69 have sub-office cancels (18 different), additionally there is a sello negro Pazcuaro (Schatzkes 962), the 8 r is cut in, others are mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $725

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Lot 990    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Oaxaca District, 43 stamps (Follansbee $971) plus a 2r cover, sixteen are from sub-offices (5 different), nicest is a 2r Teposcolula (Schatzkes 1076), mostly generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-4    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 991 o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Orizava District, 35 stamps (Follansbee $886) plus three covers and a sello negro, several stamps are superb and the two 4r are VF, mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-4    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $250

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Lot 992 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Pachuca District, 32 stamps (Follansbee $1,385) of which 23 are from five sub-offices, some VF, 4r and 8r both have red Mineral del Monte cancels but both are cut in and thinned, two VF 1r have red district overprints, mostly Fine.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $500

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Lot 993 o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Puebla District, 97 stamps (Follansbee $1,699) plus five covers; 54 stamps bear sub-office cancels (14 different), medio 3-strip and 4-strip are attractive, many of the single stamps are outstanding, most of the six 4r are VF, the 8r is very close to being a four margin stamp, two of the covers (and six stamps) are Acatlan, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $700

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Lot 994 /o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Queretaro District, 84 stamps of which six are mint (Follansbee $1,187) plus six covers; 52 stamps and three of the covers bear sub-office cancels (18 different) including four with the large fancy eagle cancel of Celaya (Schatzkes 1291), generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-4    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $525

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Lot 995 /o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, San Luis Potosi District, 12 mint stamps including 2 each of 4r & 8r (2 shades) and 81 used (Follansbee $2,022) plus six covers and a sello negro, the 4r is choice, some nice 2r shade varieties, 46 stamps and three covers bear sub-office cancels (13 different), mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $600 - 800.

Realized: $375

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Lot 996 o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Tabasco District, eleven stamps (Follansbee $490) and a cover; includes three 2r emeralds and a 1r Teapa (Schatzkes 1570), better is a 1r with manuscript "Monte Cristo" (Schatzkes 1569AB) which is rare, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3, 3b    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Realized: $190

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Lot 997 /o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Tampico District, fifty stamps including three mint (Follansbee $490) and four covers; one with a 2r emerald, eight are from sub-offices including three with red Prezas (Schatzkes 1599), 4r is sound (Vg-F) but some of the better 2r shades are in top condition, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3, 3b    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $210

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Lots 968-977 Lots 978-987 Lots 988-997 Lots 998-1007 Lots 1008-1009

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