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Sale 84: Foreign Stamps and Covers

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Mexico - 1879-1914 Balance Lots

Lots 2235-2244 Lots 2245-2254 Lot 2255

Lot 2235 /o   

Mexico, 1879-82 Juarez Issue Balance, of approximately 325 stamp arranged by district on stockpages, with 48 districts represented; includes Durango one each 1, 2, 5, 50, 85 centavos, two 100c, small numeral one each 2, 6 centavos, Ures/Hermosillo five 1c, five 2c, eight 5c, two 10c, four 12c (including pair), two 25c, one 50c & 85c, three 100c, small numeral four 2c, three 3c, eight 6c, cancels include Hermosillo, Alamos, La Magdalena, Guaymas (45 stamps, NF $248), La Paz & Maravatio with La Paz three 1c, two 2c, three 5c, one 10c, two 25c, three 50c & 85c, one 100c, small numeral two 2c, one 3c, two 6c (1 damaged not counted) (22 stamps. NF $416), Tampico one 1c, three 2c, five 5c, four 10c; one each 12, 18, 24, 25 centavos; two 50c & 85c, one 100c, two Habilitados (1, 5 centavos), small numeral one 3c & two 6c (including one inverted overprint) (27 stamps, NF $421); NF cat $3,454+ with defective items not counted, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $850

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Lot 2236 /o   

Mexico, 1879-83 Juarez & Small Numeral Issue Collection, useful assembly of approximately 380 stamps on pages in binder; good showing of issues by district with many high values, mint with overprints, similar numerals; worth a look (no photo).
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $725

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Lot 2237    

Mexico, 1880-1940's Cover Group, 28 covers and 3 fronts, most with illustrations or advertising. Included is a 1892 cover with a revenue stamp used as postage, a 1914 postage due supplementarios usage and 3 pretty covers with Chinese characters, one from Baja California. An Oil Refinery illustrated mail is a beauty, and the ads of other include hotels, agriculture, heavy machinery, music instruments, glass, shoes, banks, clothing, drugs, aeronautics, hat, phonograph, typewriter, gun, etc., generally F.-V.F (no photo).
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2238 o   

Mexico, 1880-1910's Mexico Cancellation Collection, over 1700 stamps including Large Hidalgo Heads, Large Numerals, Mulitas and other early 20th century issues, includes cut squares, railroad, complete Paquebot, other steamship, Wells Fargo examples are found, some late usages of early cancels are included. Noted: strip of five 2 centavos large numeral used San Pedro De Las Colonias, block of four Tenguistengo Large Numeral, block of twenty-five one centavo used in Ocoyoacac, Mex in 1916, large "Paquetbot" & "Montevideo" strikes on strip of 3, many cancellations are identified, locations (over 270) noted; Dr. Karl Schimmer used this collection to identify cancels and draw sketches of them for his book The Postmarks of Mexico 1874 - 1900, copies of many of his sketches are included in this collection.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Selected Images.

Realized: $3,250

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Lot 2239 /o   

Mexico, 1884-1923 Issue Balance, approximately 800 stamps arranged on pages in binder; includes nice showing of 1884-85 medallion issues and following numerals with useful cancels and some multiples, Mulitas including some scarce perfins and high values, later issues with some interesting overprint material, etc.; worth review (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $475

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Lot 2240 o   

Mexico, 1884-1885, 4c//1p Medallion issues, perfins, 10 stamps; 7 stamps of different values (including the rare 50c and 1 peso) with the "B" perfin (Bartning Hnos) and 3 stamps of different values with the "M" perfin (Melcher's and Co), both from Mazatlan, F.-V.F., very difficult to assemble.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2241    

Mexico, 1886-95 Numeral Issue Covers, three covers; 5c from the tiny fishing village of Poaxtla to San Francisco, one with 10c to Germany and a well-traveled cover to Brussels, forwarded then to Germany, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $210

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Lot 2242    

Mexico, 1886-95 Numeral Issue Registered Covers, four registered covers: a multi-stamp non-philatelic to Mount Vernon, a manuscript cancellation box from Chignahuapam, a Buenos Aires destination and a rare Morelos business cover, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2243 /o   

Mexico, 1886-94, Numeral Issue Collection, mounted on pages, 621 stamps with about 50 on large pieces with combination frankings, cancels from Culican, Encarnacion de Dial, C. Guzman, E. de Jalisco, San Blas, Ocotlan, etc., includes nice 240A used, Colima Provisional, perforation varieties, some duplication (128) on stockpages; catalog value $3,132, generally F.-V.F (no photo).
Scott No. 174//240A    Estimate $600 - 800.

Realized: $850

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Lot 2244    

Mexico, 1895 Mulitas Mixed Franking Covers, 2 covers: outgoing to London, with 4 Mulitas stamps on a G.B. 1d pink entire, and an incoming postal due from South Kensington with a 2 ½ d UK stamp which was assessed 10c and paid with a Mulita stamp, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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