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Mexico - 1879-1915 Issues

Lots 586-591

Lot 586 o   

Mexico, 1879, Foreign Mail 1st Issue (Juarez), 85c violet, four postally used singles; includes Texcoco no district name cons 1179, Tabasco with district name cons 1679, Mazatlan with district name cons 2779 and Colima with district name cons 4982; Tabasco with margin flaws on two sides, F.-V.F.; Colima with 2010 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 129    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $260

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Lot 587 o   

Mexico, 1879-82, Foreign Mail Issue (Juarez), 100c black, three postally used singles; 1st issues include Oaxaca no district name cons 2382 with purple oval cancel, and Colima with district name cons 4882, 2nd issue Huejutla with district name cons 3582; Colima with clipped perfs on two sides, F.-V.F.; Colima with 1981 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 130, 144    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Realized: $260

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Lot 588 ()   

Mexico, 1887, Numeral unwatermarked, 10c lilac, with, without ledger lines and mixed perfs 6x12, complete sheet of 100, no gum, sheet shows all the perforation errors: 62 stamps are perf 6x6 (#205), 18 stamps do not have the ledger lines (#193), 20 stamps have mixed perfs 6x12 (#210); some creasing at lower left affecting 8 stamp with some freak perfs in corner, otherwise Very Fine, only this sheet is known of this stamps, great rarity of the Numerals issue, ex-J. Bard.
Scott No. 193, 205, 210; $8,736 for singles    Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.

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Lot 589 ()   

Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 5c ultramarine, perf 6, complete sheet of 100, no gum, bright and fresh, some minor wrinkling and some minor perf and selvage flaws, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare with only two sheets are known of this stamp, which was printed on ledger sheets due to a temporary scarcity of paper., ex-J. Bard.
Scott No. 204; $5,000 for singles    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 590    

Mexico, 1915, Oaxaca Provisional, 5c orange, tete-beche pair, on cover from Oaxaca to Mexico, stamps were not recognized on arrival and a due of 20c was assessed and paid with two 10c Carranza overprinted stamps (489), cover was sent on Aug 22, 1915 and received on Sept 2, Very Fine, this is a rare genuine usage, most Oaxaca covers are philatelic, this is not, Scott $175 for the pair off cover.
Scott No. 417a    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 591    

Mexico, 1915, Oaxaca Provisional, 5c orange brown, type II, tied by neat "Oaxaca, 8 Nov 1915" cds on cover to Mejia, Very Fine, most provisional covers from Oaxaca were philatelic or are fakes, this is a rare example of a genuine usage.
Scott No. 418    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $300

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