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Sale 84: Foreign Stamps and Covers

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Mexico - 1868 Hidalgo Balance Lots

Lots 2182-2191 Lots 2192-2195

Lot 2182 /o   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue Balance, of approximately 185 stamps arranged on stockpages, with 37 district represented; includes Acapulco 25c thin figures (Scott #48) "25 68" unused & 25c thick figures "Type of Mexico" forgery invoice "25 70" "Acapulco" used, Colima 6c thin figures (46) "11 69" "Colima" used, 6c thick figures (58) "11 70" "Colima" used, 12c thick figures (59), 25c thick figures (61) "11 69" "Colima" used, 100c thick figures (64) "11 69" used, Guadalajara 6c thin figures (52) perf "3 68" "Guadalajara" used, 12c thick figures (66) "41 70" "Guadalajara" used, 25c thick figures (61) "41 71" used Guadalajara (Schatzkes 295), 50c thick figures (62) "41 70" "Guadalajara" used Tepic negative cancel (Schatzkes 416), 6c thin figures (52) "41 71" "Guadalajara" used Tequila (Schatzkes 358) cancel not reported on this issue, "Type of Mexico" forgery 25c thick figures on thin paper "41 70" used Mexico cancel (Schatzkes 822), Mexico 50c thin & thick figures used (NF says 50c thin figure is rare) & 100c "1 70" Mexico cancel, etc., generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $750

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Lot 2183 o   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Postal Forgery Group, of 18 used singles; 12 25c issues from districts including Mexico, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Acapulco and Zacatecas, 5 50c values (three perf'd) from Oaxaca and Mexico and a 100c Mexico perf'd (no photo).
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $140

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Lot 2184 /o/   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue Balance, mounted collections with Tampico thick figures of 14 stamps including 100c (3) with a cons 39-71 (MEPSI cert), Matamoros 34 stamps and 2 covers including 12c pair with Mier cancel (1833) used out-of-district, and Guadalajara of 14 stamps, generally F.-V.F (no photo).
Scott No. 46//66; $1,228    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $270

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Lot 2185 /o/   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue Collection, of approximately 500 stamps and 14 covers on pages in binder; nice general range of issues and districts including four 100c brown on brown issues (one perf'd), few nice multiples and an array of town cancels worth checking, on cover including 25c thick figure Durango 22-68 used from Mexico City; condition various but a very useful assembly (no photo).
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 2186 o/   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue, Durango, mounted collection of 89 stamps and 4 covers, thick and thin figures, 51 stamps collected for cancels including Mapimi (Schatzkes 270) and (269), Nazas (274), Papasquiaro (281), Penon Blanco manuscript, San Juan del Rio (267), Nombre de Dios (277), Topia (289), Durango (2450) on piece with 50c (2) + 12c (3), cover with Nazas (Schatzkes 274), Mapimi (270), Nazas manuscript, Guichapam manuscript on cover to Pillar de Conchos, etc.; some duplication, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 46//62    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 2187    

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue Cover Balance (Mazatlan), of 8 covers and front; covers from Sinaloa, Fuerte and Mazatlan including 12c+50c high rate usage, couple incoming usages from U.S. and sello negro uses from Culican (Schatzkes 761) and San Blas incoming, generally F.-V.F. or better, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $240

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Lot 2188 /o/   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue, Mexico, mounted collection of 78 stamps including 2 proofs, 3 postal forgeries and a cover, generally F.-V.F (no photo).
Scott No. 46//70; $2,390    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

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Lot 2189 /o/   

Mexico, 1868 Hidalgo Issue, Veracruz, mounted collection of 117 stamps and 20 covers, thick and thin figures, 37 stamps collected for cancels including Alvarado (Schatzkes 1766), Acayucan (1761), Amatitlan (1769), Minatitlan (1789 & 1790), Paso del Macho (1792), Otatitlan (1791), Playa Vicente (1796), Tezechoacan (1801), Tlacotalpam (1805), Tuxtepec (1815), San Andrus Tuxtla (1772), Chacaltianguis (1775), Copapilla (1778), Cosmaloapan (1782), Jaltipan (1786), San Juan Evangrlista (1787), etc., there are 3 postal forgeries and two fake Anotados, cover include Tlacotalpam (1804), Alvarado (1766) Minatitlan (1790) and Chacaltinaguis (MEPSI cert.), Tlacotalpan (1805) and Cosamaloapam (1782), generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 46//62; $1,885    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $650

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Lot 2190 /o/   

Mexico, 1868, Hidalgo Thin Figures Issue Collection, of over 540 stamps with a Follansbee catalog value of over $20,000 plus 23 covers and three sello negros of the period, about 70 are unused representing about a quarter of the catalog value including 50c from Mexico, Guadalajara, Colima, Zacatecas and "41" (number originally assigned to Tacubaya), as well as 100c Mexico '68 & '69 and Monterrey, used including many stamps cataloging in excess of $100 including 100c browns of Colima, Mazatlan and Acapulco (couple have unobtrusive flaws) and such scarce as 50c Cordova, Aguascalientes and Tlaxcala (thin), and 100c Cordova, Ures, Tixtla and Huejutla, a 25c Tabasco pair (imperf) cancelled Teapa is impressive, altogether 40 districts are represented and there are a great many sub-office cancels present, few error numbers will be found; some small flaws as usual but generally the condition is well above the norm, generally F.-V.F. or better. Follansbee No. 56-67.
Scott No. 46-56    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized: $4,250

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Lot 2191 /o   

Mexico, 1868, Hidalgo Thin Figures Issue Group, of over 280 stamps (41 mint) organized by district - 36 represented; condition varies (some faults), generally F.-V.F. Follansbee No. 56/66.
Scott No. 46-50, 52-56; $8,964    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,100

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