Lot 2196 /oMexico, 1872 Hidalgo Profile Issue Balance, approximately 85 stamps arranged on stockpages, with 28 districts represented; includes Acapulco 6c "2 72" Papel Sellado used & 50c "2 73" used, Guadalupe Hidalgo 6c Papel Sellado unused, Mexico three 50c, one Scott #102 with M.E.P.S.I. certificate, imperf, one pin perf & two 100c, one Scott #86 with M.E.P.S.I. certificate, both imperf, Pachuca 25c "33 72" Zacualtipan (Schatzkes 1141 - 50 rarity points) cancel, 50c used, 6c unused no overprint, Vera Cruz with three 6c used; six 12c blue used including 1 Papel Sellado; three 25c red used; three 50c yellow including 1 papel sellado, 1 unused, cancels include Cosamaloapan, San Andres Tuxtla, Otatitlan, Fresnillo (15 stamps, NF value $300), generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2197Mexico, 1872 Hidalgo Profile Issue Covers, group of 31 covers; includes 12c pair tied by fancy Teocaltiche oval (Schatzkes 690), 12c pair tied Barca (Schatzkes 326), 50c Veracruz 50-73 on cover to Mexico City, 25c tied by fancy "Franco" (36/12), 12c+25c from San Juan de los Lagos (79/2), etc., generally F.-V.F.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2198 /oMexico, 1872 Hidalgo Profile Issue Collection, of 815 stamps neatly mounted on pages in Scott album, with 50c (40) & 100c (41) values and 20 Papel Sellado watermarks, good range of districts including Acapulco (9), Aguascalientes (8), Campeche (18), Isla del Carmen, Chalco, Chiapas, Ciudad Bravos (5), Itxtla Guerrero, C. Victoria, Jilotepec, Lagos (15), La Paz (7), Huejutla, Merida (14), Oaxaca (29), Otumba, Tabasco, Texcoco, Tlalnepantla, Tlaxcala, Toluca & Tulancingo, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 82//104; $12,575 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2199 /o/Mexico, 1872 Hidalgo Issue Collection, three volumes in good order and annotated, with over 1,470 stamps and 26 covers, Scott will exceed $11,000 but this of course ignores district overprints, all districts represented though some of the rarest only by mint examples, many nice sub-office cancels, there are 236 6c (11 perforated), 62 50c and 43 100c (11 unused); occasional flaws, a strong start on an interesting issue, generally F.-V.F. Follansbee No. 87-96.
Scott No. 93-104 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2200 /oMexico, 1872 Hidalgo Watermarked Issues, 28 mostly different including 50c & 100c (both Puebla and nice) and two perf'd 50c (Mexico), scarcest may be the 6c Chalco with Papel Sellado; few flaws, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 81//90; $6,425 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2201 /oMexico, 1872, "Anotado" Issue Balance, 25 including two rather doubtful 6c and a mint 50c where the basic stamp is a postal forgery - the weak Anotado might be good, others are 12c & 25c mostly mint and some where the basic stamp is a postal forgery - usually pretty safe, one 12c has a MEPSI cert.; please inspect, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 71/78 Estimate $250 - 350.