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Sale 85: The Westpex Sale

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Collections & Balances

Lots 604-613 Lots 614-623 Lots 624-633 Lots 634-643 Lots 644-646

Lot 604 /o   

Mexico, 1856 First Issue Collection Balance, well over 1,000 stamps in three volumes (owner's Scott $17,404); including a nice mint set without overprints and a few other mint, there are 177 medio reals, 37 4r and 5 8r values (the latter all Mexico district), 32 districts represented including Acapulco, Temascaltepec, Tlalpujahua, Tula, Tulán cinco, while Polotitlán is represented by a ruined 2r which is not counted, some sub-office cancels some faulty; generally F-VF (no photo).
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,600

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Lot 605    

Mexico, 1856-66 Issues on Cover, balance of approximately 55 items including several fronts; mostly First issues from Mazatlan district, with usages from Copala, Culicán, Fuerte, Rosario, etc., 4r bisect usage from Durango (cert), 1r+4r tied by red Tepic, few later second issue and eagle usages; worth review (no photo).
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 606 /o   

Mexico, 1910-14 Revolutionary Provisional Handstamp Overprint Issues, interesting collection mostly on album pages, includes Culiacán and a strong showing of Sinaloa issues with have been annotated for fake overprints including forgery types, some scarcer items and a few on cover; worth review (no photo).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 607 /o   

Mexico, 1914 Sonora Anvil and Baja California Anvil Errors, 22 mostly unused stamps including blocks and pairs, Sonora 20c no seal unused and the same in an used pair. 20c double seal, Baja California 1c, 5c, 10c, no seal. Sonora Plata: 50c no seal "LATA", 1c and 20c Plata and no plata vertical pairs, and 1c on block of 8, Sc#409a, 409b, 401a, 403a, 404a, 413b, 410b, 412v. ($730) (no photo).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 608    

Mexico, Carranza & Corbata Issues on Cover, 1914-16, collection of 29 covers and one front with Carranza and Carranza + Corbata overprints mounted on a hingeless album, included are domestic, EU and European destinations, registered, commercial and attractive advertising, Chinese merchants, railroad, mixed frankings with other issues, Baja California, etc.; condition above the norm (no photo).
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 609 /o/   

Mexico, Carranza Commemorative Issue, 1916, specialized group of 9 covers of this issue which was only valid for one day, also 3 blocks of 4, the most impressive are a colorful registered cover in combination with Corbatas and hombres ilustres issue to New York, and a registered cover with 17 stamps, nice group (no photo).
Scott No. 574, 575    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 610

Mexico, Classic Forgeries Collection, 1856-1867, 230 stamps and 13 covers neatly organized by district with most of them, including Acapulco, Apam, Baja California, Campeche, Durango, Chalco, Chiapas, Colima, Cuernavaca, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, Huejutla, Lagos, Maravatio, Mazatlan, Mexico (with good representation of the Gothic issue), Merida, Monterrey, Morelia, Oaxaca, Pachuca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sultepec, Tampico, Tacubaya, Tixtla, Temascaltepec, Tepeji, Toluca, Tulancingo, Veracruz, Victoria, Villa del Valle and Zacatecas; a remarkable reference collection (no photo).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 611 /o/   

Mexico, Classics Group, 1856-61, selection of premium classics, 6 very nice and rare items, includes 1r 1856 pair Provisional Usage dated July 1868 with MEPSI cert (Sc#2), cover with 1+2r Soyaniquilpam with a unique combination for this elusive district (Sc#2,3), Maximilian 13c Litho covers from Apam (Sc#27), block of 4 Eagle 8r used Jalapa 8-1866 Sc#25), a rare combination of full stamp and bisect of 4r San Luis Potosi from 1861 issue with 3 certs (2010 Mepsi, 2008 Scheller, 2007 Jaretzky), and as a bonus a NH 20c violet Numeral (Sc#220A: $160 as hinged) (no photo).
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 612 P   

Mexico, "Conservemos la Especie" Unissued Proofs, 1991, three rare items with "PRUEBA" printed on the back; Imperforate sheet with all 6 designs, an imperf sheet with rows of 7 stamps with all 6 designs and the same sheet rouletted (no photo).
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 613    

Mexico, Cover Balance, 1880-1920's, mix of a couple hundred or so mostly sleeved, includes a few nice Juarez & Medallion issue usages including perfin, Mulitas with attractive registered to Germany, mix of later and some */o postal stationery, etc. (no photo).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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