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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Miscellaneous Balances

Lots 1148-1157

Lot 1148 /o/   

Mexico, 1899-1916 Issues Stock, neatly arranged in binder with modest to moderate duplication at times; best mint are Scott #294-302 (plus duplicates of 294-301), 310-320, 423-433, a 465 that is probably good, 484-494, 527, 528-538, these catalog over $1,000, additionally there are a great many stamps in the $10-$30 range, 1915 Villa Monograms including inverts some of which are probably good, including Scott 444, several covers also present (no photo).
Scott No. 294    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1149    

Mexico, Mazatlan Sub-Office Postmarks, 1839-51, 13 stampless covers; includes bold Copala (Schatzkes 753) with and without unlisted "Franco" handstamp, Cosala (754) with "3" rate handstamp in red and black, Culiacan with straight line (YB MZ46) in red and black, red fancy oval (MZ47) and two different date stamps (MZ48 & MZ50), Panuco straight line in red (Schatzkes 773), red boxed Rosario (YB MZ116), 1839 Sinaloa in oval (MZ120), etc., generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1150 /o/   

Mexico, 1856-1919 Mixed Balance, odds and ends, with 17 items of classics and Revolution; impressive strip of 3 used of 2r first issue (Sc#3), 2 blocks of 25c Maximilian with Mexico name only (7,227 issued to exchange for demonetized Eagles), nice Maximilian 7c engraved with Mepsi cert. (Scott $450), pristine stampless Soyaniquilpam cover, Merida stampless registered front, U.S. Charleston to Mexico front probably from war times, two 1882 used postal stationary covers one to Constantinople, Turkey, 4 unused premium genuine revolutionary stamps with Carranza overprints Sc# 482, 482v inverted, 483, one with MEPSI cert indicating NH ($405), a 5 pesos unused Gobierno Constitucionalista + Villa overprints NF 480C-SP, and 3 nice looking White Sonora covers without seal that look philatelic (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $400

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Lot 1151

Mexico, 1856-67 Fakes & Reprints Collection, of approximately 260 stamps and 19 covers mostly arranged on pages in binder; virtually all Hidalgo issues with numerous reprints with forged overprints and cancels, fake splits on piece and on cover including works of Raoul De Thuin, some Spiro forgeries with a nice array of types and cancels, a 1861 4r block of 59 with fake Veracruz overprints, group of recent certified items (mostly covers) with dubious items hiding in collections including Josling & Schatzkes; an interesting reference group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Complete Images.

Realized: $2,600

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Lot 1152 /o/   

Mexico, 1917-1940 Issues Stock, arranged in two binders, includes a smattering of earlier (1915-16 without overprints) and later (including two 1993 TEXPEX booklets), mostly modest to moderate duplication including several 1940 Centenary sets; catalog value will easily exceed $3,000 (no photo).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 1153    

Mexico, 20th Century Covers, balance of approximately several hundred covers and cards; mostly earlier including Sonora issues, registered with blue and green eagle seals on reverse, censor mail, interesting array of picture postcards showing a nice array of towns, official corner card, consular mail, etc.; worth a look (no photo).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1154 /o   

Mexico, Accumulation, filling large box; includes 3 packed stockbooks, couple sparse Scott albums, filled Lighthouse albums, etc., loads of 1950-70 & Exporta definitives; inspect (no photo).
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1155    

Mexico, 1914 Transitorio Issue on Cover, 60 covers of which ten represent nearly all of the value, these include seven official mail (frankings usually multiples of 3 centavos (3c, 6c, 9c up to 18c) including a registered with two 20c plus a 2c Denver issue - highly unusual, a registered cover bears four Scott 369 and another bears the 20c, one has 2c pair plus 1c Ejercito issue, and one is an 8c (4c pair) approximation of the 5c rate (due to stamp shortage), etc., F.-V.F (no photo).
Scott No. 354//369    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $290

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Lot 1156 /o/   

Mexico, Cover Balance, with approximately 100 mostly post-revolution covers, most value in two covers - one with Scott C53 (1p Geographical Congress) and a 1944 insured letter with three 10c Scott #G4 (not common), a collection of general issues stamps and stampless covers in two Elbe albums; inspect (no photo).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $210

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Lot 1157 /o   

Mexico, Back-of-the-Book Stock, hundreds in binder with modest to moderate duplication; includes Porte De Mar which should catalog over $300 (including JX24), but this is minor compared to the officials which are most of the lot's value, most of the 1895-98 officials appear to be genuine and there are may cataloging in the $10-$30 range, best are mint O74, O194 & O195; worth examining (no photo).
Scott No. 1918    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $750

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