Lot 271Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 2c carmine, perf 12, used as a revenue stamp on a 1888 receipt for payment to a teacher for teaching a boy; slight stamp soiling, F.-V.F., very rare.
Scott No. 175 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 272Mexico, 1886, Numeral, 2c brownish carmine, perf 12, in combination with 1887, 3c brownish carmine, perf 12 on private postal card tied by bold fancy mute cancel from La Esperanza, with certificate stating the 2c is a proof; three small holes at top center with one slightly affecting 3c, Very Fine, very unusual; signed J. Bash, with 1976 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 175P+184 var. Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 273Mexico, 1886, Numeral, 12c lilac, perf 12, horizontal pair, in combination with 1890, Numeral, 5c blue + 6c vermilion on 1893 Official Consular registered and "AR" cover to Switzerland forwarded to Fainza, Italy, all tied by Mexico cds's, Mexico & New York registry etiquettes and appropriate transit backstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. 181+216+217 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 274Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 5c ultramarine, perf 6, roughly separated, tied by red 1888 Mazatlan oval date stamp and cork handstamp on cover to Chicago, Ill., transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, this emergency issue on ledger lines is very scarce on cover.
Scott No. 204 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 275 oMexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 10c brown lilac, perf 6 & 6x12, group of 11 used stamps with various choice strikes of various cancellations for the period, Very Fine.
Scott No. 205 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 276Mexico, 1887, Numeral, 10c brown lilac, perf 6, ruled lines, in combination with 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 20c green on U.S. 5c Garfield entire to Veracruz and canceled by Veracruz oval date stamp, Very Fine, all usages of the 10c brown ledger lines are rare.
Scott No. 205+158 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 277Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 10c scarlet, perf 6, tied by Linares cds on 1888 cover to San Pedro via Monterrey, with transit date stamp, Very Fine, very scarce.
Scott No. 206 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 278Mexico, 1890, Numeral, 1c green, in combination with 1890, Numeral, 4c vermilion on reverse of rare "Telegrafo del Gobierno del Estado de Michoacán" cover to London, England, tied by 1892 Apatzingán origin cds with various transit cds's, probably included the contents of a telegram and used the postal system to send it, also included is a Federal Telegraph cover addressed to Encarnación; first cover opened at sides for display, Very Fine, since the telegraphs in Mexico were state owned, this official correspondence is very rare, ex-G. Kramer.
Scott No. 212+215 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 279Mexico, 1890, Numeral, 1c green, horizontal strip of four, on combination with 1890, Numeral, 6c vermilion on cover to Mexico, all tied by "Celaya, Oct 11, 94" cds's, eagle cachet handstamp and reverse with straight line "Cartero No. 10" handstamp, the 6c is seldom found used on cover.
Scott No. 212+217 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 280Mexico, 1890, Numeral, 5c blue, in combination with 1890, Numeral, 25c vermilion, two singles and pair on legal size registered cover to Mexico City, all tied by 1892 Irapuato cds's, with local Irapuato etiquette and commercial label corner card; cover file fold, Very Fine.
Scott No. 216+221 Estimate $150 - 200.