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1856 Hidalgo Balance Lots

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

Lot 998 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Temascaltepec District, eight stamps (Follansbee $875); the beautiful ½r, two 1r and a 2r have district names and Tejupilco cancels, unoverprinted are canceled Temascaltepec (two types), F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3, 2b, 3c    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $250

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Lot 999 /o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Tixtla Guerrero District, three stamps (Follansbee $1,500); three margin ½r (most of bottom tablet cut away), fine 2r emerald and a F-VF unused 4r, Fine overall.
Scott No. 1, 3b, 4    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1000 o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Toluca District, 31 stamps (Follansbee $839) and three covers one of which bears a nice 2r emerald, thirteen stamps are medio reals, a 1r is tied to piece by a fair strike of the rare Toluca Diligencias "Stagecoach" cancel (Schatzkes 1664), mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3, 3b    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1001 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Tula District, eight stamps (Follansbee $720) including an unoverprinted ½r with partial Zimapan cancel (Schatzkes 1710), four others have the same cancel, mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $260

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Lot 1002 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Tulancingo District, fourteen stamps (Follansbee $905) including four ½r and two 2r emeralds, four are tied to pieces, pair and single canceled Huachinango (Schatzkes 1722), mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3, 3b    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

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Lot 1003 /o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Veracruz District, approximately 130 stamps and two splits including a cover (Follansbee $2,604) and four additional covers of which is a 2r + 4r combination, 89 bear sub-office cancels (16 different); many choice stamps, mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $600 - 800.

Complete Images.

Realized: $675

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Lot 1004 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Victoria District, sixteen stamps (Follansbee $870) including 2r emeralds, two of the four ½rs are nice, three are canceled Santa Barbara (Schatzkes 1822), mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-3, 3b    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1005 /o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Zacatecas District, 116 stamps (two mint) and 8 splits tied to pieces (Follansbee $3,080) and seven additional covers (one which bears three ½r) plus a sello negro cover, 80 plate; plus five of the splits and four of the covers bear sub-office cancels (13 different), mostly F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-5    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Selected Images.

Realized: $1,900

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Lot 1006    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Mazatlan District, five attractive covers; the best being 1r pair canceled Fuerte (Schatzkes 763) and 2r plate 2 tied by red Sinaloa (Schatzkes 782), F.-V.F.
Scott No. 2-3    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 1007 o/   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, Monterrey District, eleven stamps and 3 covers (Follansbee $214), two ½r are VF, but the chief virtue of the lot is a 2r plate 1 olive green tied to piece by Montemorelos (Schatzkes 888); condition is often outstanding, F.-V.F. overall.
Scott No. 2-3    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $210

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