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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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1864-66 Eagle Balance Lots (General & Apam to Guaymas)

Lots 1041-1050 Lots 1051-1060 Lots 1061-1070 Lots 1071-1072

Lot 1041    

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle Issue on Cover, attractive group of and partial front; includes 1r ultra Durango pair (22) cons 156-1864 on cover, matching 1r & 2r solo usages from Leon to Guanajuato with fancy mute killer and cds, couple 2r usages from Aguascalientes, 1r+2r combination from Zacatecas, 1r Guanajuato usage and 2r Guanajuato used in Yrapuato, Tepic negative seal handstamp used on 1st period 2r (beautiful strike) and tying 2r+4r on portion of front; condition well above the norm overall.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1042    

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle Issue, without District Overprints, six "1st Period" unoverprinted singles, a 1r ultramarine pair (rare multiple) and 4r & 8r in blocks of four, these are 25.5mm tall designs (NF $1,125+), 26 "unauthorized printing" stamps include a ½r pair with the massive plate flaw (position 71) and a 1r block of six, nine of the so-called essays (whose frames resemble U.S. 1851 3¢) are also present and include a 2r pair with invoice numbers, also a page of crude forgeries, F.-V.F. Follansbee No. 17A-21A, 41A, 43A-46A.
Scott No. 19b//25c    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 1043 /o   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle Issue Balance, massive accumulation of 1,918 stamps representing 34 districts, the best being Matamoros (four 1r), Tepeji, Tula and Tulancingo, a smattering of stamps with sub-numbers are present, 65 are unoverprinted mint, but these include two each of ½r brown and 1r ultramarine. Overprinted stamps include 44 ½r, 184 4r and 59 8r, district Mexico accounts for just under 25% of the catalog value; some faults, most are Fine or better. Follansbee No. 17/46 $40,477.
Scott No. 19/25    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 1044    

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle Issue Cover Balance, of 30 fairly common covers plus a few fronts (only a few from Mexico district), best being a 1r GTO 48-1865 sub 25 Irapuato, also ten sello negros covers of the period, generally F.-V.F (no photo).
Scott No. 21, 23    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1045 o/   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle issue, Apam, 4th Period - 6 stamps and two covers; 1r 25-1865 and three 79-1865 of which two are subs (13 & 14) from Otumba (one tied to piece), two 2r 96-1865 include a sub 12 Otumba, covers have 1r 79-1865 and 2r 96-1865 tied by negative seal cancels (Schatzkes 24), most Very Fine.
Scott No. 21, 23    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1046 /o   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle issue, Campeche, 14 stamps; one unused 1r 222-1864, including the rare ½r 222-1864 plus 2r (tied to piece) and 4r (corner fault) from the same consignment, also 1r & 2r fourth period and seven fifth period stamps including the 4r (309 sold), generally Fine. Follansbee No. 28//45 $1,250.
Scott No. 20a//25    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Lot 1047 o   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle issue, Chalco, 17 different (sub-numbers) stamps from the 2nd, 4th & 5th periods, most are Morelos, but two are Amecameca (2r 157-1864 sub 10 and 1r 103-1865 sub 15), mostly Very Fine, a nice group. Follansbee No. 24/43 $450.
Scott No. 21, 23    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1048 o   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle issue, Colima, ½r-8r 80-1865 with extra 4r tied to piece and other duplicates (including five noted by the collector as having been used during a stamp shortage), also ½r-8r 44-1866, the ½r present both mint and used, plus a 1r pair and some 1r-2r 122-1866 including two 1r pairs, 29 stamp total, most Very Fine. Follansbee No. 36/46 $1,064.
Scott No. 20/25    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Lot 1049    

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle 1r-2r Issues, Colima, seven covers; one two colors, one used "during a known stamp shortage" (per collector), and two late usages, F.-V.F. Follansbee No. 36-37, 44.
Scott No. 21, 23    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1050 /o   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle issue, Cordova, group of five unused and 36 used including a 4r 195-1864, 8r 51-1865 and First Issue ve Huatusco subs (two with sub-numbers: 2r 95-1865 sub 6 and 1r 208-1864 sub 2), most duplicates show minor variation such as different style of cancel, inverted name, numbers right instead of left, etc., many are Very Fine. Follansbee No. 18/44 $1,955.
Scott No. 20/25    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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