Lot 1957 /oMexico, 1884 Hidalgo issue shade study. Collection on exhibition pages of the green medallions sets unused and used grouped by shade (bronze green, green, yellow green, blue green) most stamps selected for choice centering and freshness, Scott catalog over $1,400.
Scott No. 150-160 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1958 /()Mexico, 1884, 1c- 2c & 10c green, imperforate. Horizontal pairs, o.g., 1c without gum, large margins, 1c with tiny thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 150a,151a,156a $163.
Lot 1959Mexico, 1884, 1c-2c green, imperforate. Blocks of 4, o.g., ample to large margins, 2c with gum wrinkling ending in small margin tear at top, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 150a,151a $186.
Lot 1960Mexico, 1884, 1c green, imperforate. On thin paper, block of 12, o.g., never hinged, ample to large margins, ususal brownish gum, small corner crease in margin at top right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 150a $200 for pairs.
Lot 1961 /Mexico, 1884, 1c green, imperforate. On thin orange preprinted fiscal paper, reconstructed block of 15 (bottom margin block of 10 and strip of 5), o.g., 5 stamps never hinged, mostly large margins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 150a $230 for 7 pairs.
Lot 1962Mexico, 1884, 1c green, imperforate. Bottom margin block of 16 with plate "1" number (positions 123-130/138-145), full brownish o.g., large margins, tear at top affecting fourth stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 150a Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1963 oMexico, 1884, 1c green, Tehuantepec overprint. Light cancel, couple light creases and small tear, Fine appearance, an unrecorded district overprint (no photo).
Scott No. 150 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 1964Mexico, 1884, 1c green. Tied by partial Puebla cds paying circular rate to Vera Cruz, folded circular datelined "Puebla, Enero 1 de 1884" and similar docketing; cover file fold and small tears at top, F.-V.F., a very scarce first day usage of the 1c Hidalgo Medallion issue.
Scott No. 150 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1965Mexico, 1884-85 folded letters to Vera Cruz. Two from correspondence; 1884 folded letter franked with 1884 10c green tied by clear "Franco, Cosamaloapam" oval handstamp (Schatzkes 1781), 1885 folded letter with 1884 4c pair + 2c (small tear), tied by two strikes of "Tesechoacan" boxed handstamp (Schatzkes 1801), couple small tears in first cover, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1966 /()Mexico, 1884, 2c-10c Hidalgo issues, "Coleccion" overprint. O.g. or without gum, faults, Fine appearance, the purpose for this overprint has not been ascertained however they where probably prepared for archival purposes.
Scott No. 151-156 Estimate $150 - 200.