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Mexico - 1856-64 Hidalgo Issues

Lots 211-220 Lot 221

Lot 211 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, Guanajuato, horizontal strip of 4, fancy Guanajuato oval cancel (Schatzkes 472), Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 212    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r yellow green, Mexico, tied by Mexico cds on 1859 cover to Torino, Italy, Calais transit cds and "10" due handstamp, reverse with British "Vera Cruz, De 5, 1858" cds, London and Paris transit cds's; minor cover stains and bottom and one side flap missing, F.-V.F. appearance, the Rosenthal maritime mail collection (the largest accumulation of maritime covers ever) only had 3 covers to Italy for this issue.
Scott No. 3    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 213 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r yellow green, Sultepec, oval Sultepec cancel (Schatzkes 1551), large margins all around, bright color, Extremely Fine, certainly one of the finest of only approximately six known (NF $2,500); with 2019 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 3    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 214    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 4r red, bisect, Guanajuato, left portion of stamp tied by Yrapuato boxed handstamp (Schatzkes 494) on cover front to Mexico, F.-V.F., a rare combination; signed J.K. Bash.
Scott No. 4a    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 215    

Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 2r black on pink, vertical strip of three, Veracruz, with bottom stamp showing late stage of large plate crack (position 189), paying the 6 reales rate on fresh 1864 folded letter sheet to Mexico, tied by two neat strikes of Veracruz cds (Schatzkes 1757A), Very Fine and choice, ex-Larranaga.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 216    

Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 2r black on pink, Victoria, large margins, tied by Victoria oval handstamp (Schatzkes 1817) on 1863 folded letter sheet to Brownsville, Texas, Very Fine, very few covers of this issue are known to the United States.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 217 o   

Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 4r dull rose on yellow, Orizava, bold Orizava boxed date stamp (Schatzkes 1090), full margins, barest discoloration from paper adhesion on reverse, still Very Fine, very few sent (NF $350); with 2018 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 10    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 218    

Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r black on red brown, quadrisect (San Luis Potosi), lower right portion of stamp tied by circular San Luis Potosi handstamp (Schatzkes 1444 without date) on 1861 folded letter datelined from Tula to Zacatecas, blue company handstamp at upper left, Very Fine; with 2018 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 11b    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 219    

Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r green on red brown, Queretaro, full o.g., fresh with huge margins, an Extremely Fine jumbo (NF $350); with 2017 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 12    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 220    

Mexico, 1861, Second Issue, 8r green on red brown, Veracruz, o.g., hinge remnant, wide margins, Extremely Fine; with 2017 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 12    Estimate $150 - 200.

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