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Mexico - 1884-85 Hidalgo Medallion

Lots 259-268 Lots 269-270

Lot 259

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 2c green, on a 1885 receipt used as revenue stamp for a house rent, unique usage and canceled with cachet of the landlord in Merida, Very Fine, these receipts should bear a revenue stamp, this was an exception.
Scott No. 151    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $200

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Lot 260    

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 2c green, three singles, tied by purple 1885 Saltillo oval date stamps on cover to Wisconsin, endorsed "Via Laredo", with "Unclaimed" and advertised cds, reverse with receiving and DLO handstamp, Very Fine, the 6c rate to the U.S. was in place briefly before it went down to 5c, just a handful of covers exist with the 2c stamp, let alone paying this uncommon rate.
Scott No. 151    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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Lot 261    

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 4c green, in combination with 1884, 6c green on cover to Zacatecas, tied together by perfect strikes of the fancy pinwheel handstamps, clear purple Encarnacion origin cds; few cover opening tears at top, still Very Fine.
Scott No. 153+155    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 262    

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 10c green, on registered 10c Habilitado postal entire to Cetinje, Montenegro, in combination with 1886, Numeral 10c lilac + 1890, Numeral, 12c vermilion + 20c vermilion, all tied by Jalapa cds's, registry etiquettes and Mexico transit date stamp; portion of 20c folded around cover, Very Fine, a very rare destination.
Scott No. 156+180+219+220    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 263 o   

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 1p blue, imperf, horizontal strip of 3, town cancels, clear to large margins, Very Fine, very scarce larger than a pair; with 1973 Zanini certificate.
Scott No. 161a    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 264 o   

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 1p blue, with 1c green printed on back, dotted grid cancel, reverse showing portions of two 1c stamps, natural s.e. at bottom, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott in used condition, this stamp is believed to be unique in used condition; with 2019 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 161c    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $200

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Lot 265 o   

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 5p blue, block of 6, light oval cancels, rich color, natural s.e. at right, Very Fine, believed to be the largest known used multiple.
Scott No. 163    $1,800 for singles.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 266    

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 5p blue, tied by "Mexico, Ene 13, 94" cds on registered cover to New York City, registry etiquette and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, although clearly philatelic it is unique and the only way to have this stamp on cover as very few issued; with 2019 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 163    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,250

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Lot 267    

Mexico, 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 10p blue, tied by "Mexico, Jun 14, 94" cds on registered cover to New York City, registry etiquette and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, although clearly philatelic it is unique and the only way to have this stamp on cover as very few issued; with 2019 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 164    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,250

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Lot 268    

Mexico, 1885, Hidalgo Medallion, 2c carmine, diagonal bisect, on a portion of a newspaper paying a printed matter rate, tied by purple 1886 Saltillo oval date stamp, Very Fine, an extremely rare newspaper rate usage.
Scott No. 166a    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lots 259-268 Lots 269-270

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