Lot 777Mexico, 1895, Mulitas, 5c ultramarine, vertical bisect, right portion of stamp paying the 2c double printed rate Paso del Norte to Ciudad Juarez, manuscript "Impresos" note confirming rate, Very Fine, this is the only known such usage; with 1986 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott Nos. 247e Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 778Mexico, 1895, Mulitas, 5c ultramarine, with 1895, Mulitas, 20c brown rose (252) on 1895 registered cover from Paso del Macho to France, colorful cover shows the AR service postmark on the periphery of the cover, as it was the custom for registered mail up to 1880’s, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 247 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 779Mexico, 1895-98, Mulitas, 5c ultramarine, foreign due usages, eight very attractive postage due covers; four are outbound to Germany, GB, and France, two are to U.S., two inbound are from Spain to Michoacan and USA to Mexico, six covers bear both Mexican and foreign stamps, Very Fine, Mexico Postage Due covers from this era are very scarce.
Scott Nos. 247//283 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 780Mexico, 1895, Mulitas, 10c lilac rose, block of 4 with plate no. "5" at center, o.g., lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Fine and rare.
Scott Nos. 248 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 781 oMexico, 1895, Mulitas, 1p brown, watermark sideways, light town cancel, wide margins, F.-V.F., only 4-5 are known used.
Scott Nos. 254a $900.
Lot 782Mexico, 1895, Mulitas, 1p-10p High Values, horizontal strips of 5, o.g., never hinged, all with strong vibrant colors, quite fresh, Very Fine, these being the largest known mint multiples; 10p with 2012 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott Nos. 254-256 $5,200 for hinged singles.
Lot 783Mexico, 1896, Mulitas, 1c-1p issues, 1897 registered cover Orizaba to London, England with the set to the 1p, dated April 1897 so it is most likely it has the stamps from that year (if so Scott = $735), but it is hard to ascertain the watermark as they are on a cover; corner nick at bottom right, cover sides open for display, otherwise Very Fine, nevertheless, covers with the $1 value are exceedingly rare, even if they are philatelic, like this.
Scott Nos. 257 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 784Mexico, 1897-99 Mulitas Issue printed matter rate usages, four colorful and rare covers with 1c-4c stamps paying the scarce U.S. printed matter rate, two of them are colorful very early advertising covers, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 257//260 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 785Mexico, 1896, Mulitas, 2c carmine, on 1896 registered and AR cover to Germany, in combination with 1896, Mulitas, 5¢ ultramarine + 12c olive brown, four singles (261+262), paying the 55c rate: 10c regular +5c AR + 40c 4x rate for 60 grams, 2c stamp was attached at the corner, and then reattached and canceled below, this happened when it was originally sent, Very Fine, a very important cover because the 12c stamp was almost never used, as it served no purpose on its own.
Scott Nos. 258 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 786Mexico, 1896, Mulitas, 2¢ scarlet, with 1896, 1c green (reverse) + 5c ultramarine (261) on 4c orange uprated entire, registered from Durango to Kolding, Denmark, paying the very rare 12c rate (10c regular + 2c double international printed matter rate for 100 gr), manuscript note "Certificado Impresos"; 1c with corner nick, otherwise Very Fine, very few printed matter was ever sent registered, so this cover may be unique.
Scott Nos. 258 Estimate $200 - 300.