Lot 2123 /oMexico, 1884-85 Medallion Issue Collection, of 311 stamps on quadrille pages; includes #163 used ($300), #160a imperf strip of three used ($150 for pair), #161b vertical pair imperf between in a mint block of 4 (NF $300), #161 1p bisect on cover (not counted) & 156 on cover (no photo).
Scott No. 150//173; $2,424 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2124Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 5c blue, perf 12, on 1889 private postcard with fancy illustrations from the Profesa Drugstore, Mexico to Queretaro with cds canceling, Very Fine, a very rare private "pioneer" post card usage.
Scott No. 178a Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2125Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 12c lilac, perf 12, horizontal pair, on 1884 registered cover to Russia, Mexico & New York etiquettes and appropriate transit backstamps; cover edge wear and file fold, F.-V.F., a very rare destination.
Scott No. 181 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2126Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 12c lilac, perf 12, in combination with 1885, Hidalgo Medallion, 2c carmine on 6c Numeral entire to San Miquel de Allende, tied by 1893 Guanajuato cds's, Very Fine, attractive and rather unusual franking.
Scott No. 181+166 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2127Mexico, 1887, Numeral unwatermarked, 10c scarlet, perf 12, three singles, in combination with 1887, 5c blue, perf 12 on front and reverse of 1888 registered cover to Mexico, tied by purple grids with matching Comalcalco, Tabasco circular postmark (Taylor TAB 3/4), hand-drawn registry box at center, Very Fine.
Scott No. 187+178 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2128 oMexico, 1892, 5p carmine, light blue town cancels, beautifully centered, deep color, Extremely Fine, a choice high value; with 1987 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 228 $900.
Lot 2129 oMexico, 1895, 1c-10p Mulitas issue complete, hand selected for neat unobtrusive cancels, strong colors throughout, 12c with natural s.e., 10p high value particularly well centered, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 242-256 $615.
Lot 2130Mexico, 1895, 2c carmine, half used as 1c, lower right half of stamp tied by Paso del Norte postmark on 1897, 2¢ red "Servicio Urbano" postal card to Celya, Very Fine, although probably philatelic, only 2-3 such bisects are known on postal cards.
Scott No. 243a; $250 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2131Mexico, 1895, 20c lilac rose, half used as 10c, tied by Comanito, Sinaloa oval handstamp on commercial corner card cover to Mazatlan, 1897 Culican transit backstamp, Very Fine, a rare commercial usage.
Scott No. 248b; $250 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2132Mexico, 1897, 1p brown, sideway Correoseum watermark, block of 4, full o.g., rich color, Very Fine, the Unique Mint Block of 4 and the only mint examples of this variety known, only six unused examples are recorded; with 2008 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 254a $3,000 as singles.