Lot 2053Mexico, 1899, 2c vermilion, diagonal bisect. In combination with 20c on 1900 certified printed matter cover to Hamburg, Germany, tied by "Pluma Hidalgo, Feb 2.00" cds, Plumas "Paquette de Certificados" and Mexico etiquettes, corners clipped by postal authorities to check validity of reduced rate mail; cover wear and slight soiling, Fine, the only recorded commercial usage of a 1899 2c bisect.
Scott No. 295var+300 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2054 ()Mexico, 1899, 2c vermilion. Horizontal pair tied by "Mexico D.F. Succursal B, Nov 30, 88" duplex postmark paying the printed matter rate on cover front to Bordeaux, France, Very Fine (no photo).
Scott No. 295 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 2055Mexico, 1899, 5c dark blue. Corner margin block of 6 with control number and small "2" plate number, full o.g., light margin crease in bottom stamps, otherwise Very Fine, a rare plate number block, the only plate number block recorded.
Scott No. 297 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2056Mexico, 1899, 10c violet & orange. In combination with 1903 5c orange on 3rd class 1905 certified mail cover to Mexico with blue green allover corner card design, tied by light Monterrey cds's, "Tampico, 27, Ago 1905" origin oval date stamp and Monterrey etiquette; light cover edge wear, F.-V.F., a rare 3rd class rate usage.
Scott No. 298+304 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2057 SMexico, 1899, 1p-5p definitives, "Muestra" overprint. Mounted in original "Coleccion de Timbres" page, o.g., Very Fine.
Scott No. 302S-303S Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2058 oMexico, 1899, 1p blue & black. Block of 10 and a block of 4, town cancels, block of 4 with second class mail date stamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 302 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2059Mexico, 1903, 1c violet. Tied by "Ofna Correos, Guadalajara, 23 Mar, 08" duplex postmark on locally addressed cover, 1c underpayment of the printed matter rate plus 20c penalty, 1908, 2c + 4c + 5c + 10c dues tied by postmarks; small part of cover edge restored at right, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 304+J2-J5 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2060Mexico, 1903, 5c orange. Horizontal strip of 10 and pair tied by "Certificacion, S. Luis Potosi 6 Set, 1904" cds's on oversized registered bank cover to New York City, Laredo, Tam. and Laredo, Texas transit backstamps with additional registry and "Supposed Liable to Custom Duties" handstamps, "Post Office at New York, N.Y., Supposed Liable to Custom Duties" label at left; cover restored cover and stamp wear at right, Fine.
Scott No. 307 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2061Mexico, 1903, 5c orange. Tied by Monclova cds on Iowa corner card cover to Chicago, Ill., with allover ad on reverse, with additional portion of red Wells, Fargo & Co. label; small cover nick, Very Fine.
Scott No. 307 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2062Mexico, 1910, 20c red & black. In combination with 1910 1c pair & single + 1903 5c orange, tied by 1911 Saltillo cds's on portion of postal form for the delivery of 7 kilos of "Hoya Catalogo" periodicals at the nationally registered periodical rate, Very Fine.
Scott No. 307+310+317 Estimate $100 - 150.