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Mexico - Postal History & 1856 Hildalgo Issue

Lots 518-527 Lots 528-530

Lot 518    

Mexico, (British Post Offices Abroad) Paid at Tampico, Crown Circle bold red handstamp on 1854 folded letter to Veracruz, matching "Tampico Ju 1, 1854 cds" on reverse, "Santa Anna De Tamaulipas, Junio 1" cds and boxed date stamp (Schatzkes 1584 & 1585) with matching "1" rate handstamp on reverse for local delivery to the British Office, Very Fine; with 2004 M.E.P.S.I. certificate. SG Nos. CC1.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 519    

Mexico, (Puebla) Franqueado, Setbre, 19, 1854, origin cds with matching "Franco" handstamp (Schatzkes 1147A+1147B) on folded letter to New York, red "New Orleans, La., Sep 26" transit cds and "Steamship 10" in circle rate handstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $150

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Lot 520    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, horizontal strip of four and pair, Veracruz, rich bright color, tied by light Veracruz cds's (Schatzkes 1757A) on fresh 1861 folded letter sheet to Puebla; sideflap at right missing, Very Fine, very few multiples of the 1856 ½ real like this are on cover; with 2021 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott Nos. 1    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $900

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Lot 521    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, without district overprint, block of 6, full o.g., full margins, Very Fine and choice, multiples of any first issue are scarce (NF $400 for block of 4).
Scott Nos. 1b    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,450

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Lot 522    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, horizontal pair, Mazatlan, right stamp with partial incomplete impression at right, canceled by bold El Fuerte box handstamp (Schatzkes 763) on 1858 folded letter sheet to Mazatlan, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 2    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $140

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Lot 523    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, Mexico, on folded letter sheet to Linares, tied by dotted rhomboid handstamp (Schatzkes 826); minor toning and stamp with vertical crease, F.-V.F., this rhomboid which was the first cancel ever used in Mexico, probably from the first weeks of the issue.
Scott Nos. 2    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 524 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, Soyaniquilpan, straight line Soyaniquilpan cancel (Schatzkes 1547), Very Fine (NF $200).
Scott Nos. 2    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 525 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r emerald, Acapulco, straight line Acapulco cancel (Schatzkes 1), full margins, Very Fine and choice, only 1,020 issued (NF $200).
Scott Nos. 3b    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 526 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r emerald, Mazatlan, plate 1, position 60, mute "0" cancel of Mazatlan (Schatzkes 742), huge margins, Extremely Fine; with photocopy of 2015 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott Nos. 3b    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $170

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Lot 527    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r emerald, Mazatlan, wide margins with rule line at bottom, tied by fancy Copala oval handstamp (Schatzkes 753) on 1857 folded letter sheet; minor ink erosion spot in date at top right, Very Fine, a very small town and a scarce cover.
Scott Nos. 3b    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $300

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