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Sale 84: Foreign Stamps and Covers

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Mexico - Collection & Balance Lots

Lots 2153-2162

Lot 2153 /o   

Mexico, 19th Century Accumulation, two binders crammed with various issues, some better including several #4 and a mint #182, at least 50-60 cataloging in the $20-100 range, potential for "finders", few 20th century mainly officials; worth a look (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $1,150

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Lot 2154    

Mexico, Bisect Reference Collection, over 75 covers bearing various bisect, quadrisect and octosect "usages"; mostly first and second issue with many clearly made by forger Raoul de Thuin with possible genuine among the dubious as at least a few look good, includes later 1868-1914 issue items and some on piece items; interesting group (no photo).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $625

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Lot 2155    

Mexico, Cover Balance, 1841-75, of 36 covers and a front, mainly stampless and 1868 issue, the stampless includes a 1846 Tenancingo in red - quite scarce; good retail potential (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2156

Mexico, Forgery & Reprint Reference Accumulation, mix of hundreds of items in binder, from early classics to back-of-the-book including provisional items; with early Hidalgo issues including fake Gothic "Mexico" and bisect usage on cover, Eagle issues with 3c reprints, 1868 full face Hidalgo with a nice run of forgeries, "Anotado", 1872 reprints, Porte-De-Mar items, Mulita "Oficial" overprints, etc. (no photo).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2157    

Mexico, Maritime Mail Cover Balance, 1858-1914, small group of 5 covers; including 1858 Mazatlan to San Francisco with S.F. clamshell "Ship 6", three 1866-74 covers from France to Mexico (two to Veracruz and one to Guaymas), and a 1914 Acapulco corner card cover posted in Ancon, Canal Zone to Argentina with "Paquebot" handstamp additionally tying stamps.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2158    

Mexico, Postal History Collection, hundreds of cover on pages in two oversized binders; includes early stampless, sello negro, stamp issues including eagle issue and later to the 1950's; useful material throughout; inspect (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2159 /o   

Mexico, Provisional Issue Reference Collection, an interesting group of 14 stamps written-up on early quadrille pages from the Chapman collection; includes 3 "used" Chalco 2r black on green and an 1867 stamp invoice, Chihuahua (three different), Tlaxcala 1867 ½r black on rose, Zacatecas 2r black on gray blue tied on piece, Queretaro 1867 2r red unused and used on piece and Puebla 1867 black on blue gray 1r, 2r, 4r & 8r (all believed to be either fantasies or forgeries).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $850

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Lot 2160 o   

Mexico, Puebla Bars & X's On Large Numeral Stamps - Railroad Usage, these stamps (over 60, mostly brown lilac 10c large numeral) are the only known ones with these cancels, in collaboration with Karl Schimmer the railroad route was plotted to show that these were canceled, apparently in conjunction with the railroad, some of these cancels appear with Puebla District town cancels for Amozoc, Cholula, Huexotzingo, Puebla, San Juan de los Llanos, San Martin Texmelucan, Tecali, Tehuacan, Tepeji de la Seda, Teteles, Tezuitlan, Zacapoaxtla, and the railroad itself, Ferrocarril Mexicano Ramal-Puebla Conductor No. 1, and 2; and Mexico, D. F., reference copy of the October 2001 article published in Mexicana is included with the lot, this archive was previously owned by a Puebla lawyer.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $850

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Lot 2161    

Mexico, Stampless & Colonial Documents, collection of hundreds of items; stampless mostly more common townmarks but includes better with oval Actopan (Yag-Bash PA11), 1848 fancy Chalchihuites (1861A), also a number of signed document from the early to late 18th century; condition mixed, worth proper evaluation (no photo).
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $475

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Lot 2162    

Mexico, Tampico Cover Group, 1874-77, seven cover plus a sello negro (June '74 to Le Harve via N.Y. and British ship, forwarded by Thiebaud Brothers), one with 50c tied and another with 25c '78 tied going to Matamoros via New Orleans (toning), nice '77 rate with three 10c one which is Papel Sellado watermarked, generally F.-V.F., ex-Schimmer.
Scott No. 106//109    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $260

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