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Mexico - 1864-66 Eagle & Maximilian Issues

Lots 222-231 Lots 232-234

Lot 222    

Mexico, 1864, Eagle (1st Period), 4r green, without district overprint, block of 15, o.g., never hinged (gum skips at right affecting two stamps), fresh with rich color, large margins all around, Extremely Fine, the largest known block of the 4r 1st Period Eagle issue without overprint; with 2010 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 24b    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

This block is not to be confused with the common remainder/reprints. The main differences on the 4r is the darker color and that the design height is 1mm taller than the remainder issues. A block of 4 of the remainder issue accompanies this lot for comparison.

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Lot 223 P   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle, 2r orange, proof on quadrille paper, Tulancingo, with district overprint, from the first plate, full o.g., rich color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 23P    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 224 P   

Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle, 8r red, proof on quadrille paper, Tulancingo, with district overprint, from the first plate, bright and fresh, a bit in at the right, Fine and rare.
Scott No. 25P    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 225 E   

Mexico, 1866-67, 10c Maximilian essay, European private essay in black on thick wove, Very Fine, very rare in black.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 226 E   

Mexico, 1866-67 Maximilian Delapiere essay, in black on card (36x37mm), with "REAL" and blank denomination, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 227 E   

Mexico, 1866-67 Maximilian oval frame essays, two different private essays on wove, profile medio real yellow and full face medio real orange, Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $160

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Lot 228 o   

Mexico, 1866, Emperor Maximilian (litho), 7c lilac gray, Tula, cons 29-66, straight line Tula cancel (Schatzkes 1690), ample to large margins, Very Fine (NF $175).
Scott No. 26    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $140

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Lot 229 o   

Mexico, 1866, Emperor Maximilian (litho), 7c lilac gray, Tulancingo, cons 60-66, bold Tulancingo oval date stamp (Schatzkes 1717), shallow thin, Very Fine appearance, 490 sent.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 230 o   

Mexico, 1866, Emperor Maximilian (litho), 13c blue, Chalco, cons 59-66, sub 11, bold oval Amecameca date stamp cancel (Schatzkes 90), full margins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 27    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $190

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Lot 231 o   

Mexico, 1866, Emperor Maximilian (litho), 13c blue, Cordova, cons 45-66, circular Paso del Macho cancel (Schatzkes 197), large even margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 27    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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