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Sale 94: The Fall Sale

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Mexico - State Postal Markings & Postal History

Lots 2565-2568

Lot 2565    

Mexico, (Chihuahua) Santa Rosalia, clear oval handstamp (Schatzkes 168) on 1867 sello negro cover to Parral, Very Fine, scarce from this small town (photo on web site).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 2566

Mexico, (Tabasco) San Juan Bautista de Tabasco, purple oval date stamp on 1886 Registration form 262 to Pichucalco, with cancellations from both places, Very Fine, scarce (photo on web site).
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Lot 2567    

Mexico, 1848 (Aug. 15) Vera Cruz, Mexico to New York N.Y., datelined greenish folded letter with bold "Vera Cruz, 1848 AU 15" double-arc backstamp and matching black "Paid at Vera-Cruz" (SG CC3, £1,000) crowned circle with red manuscript "1/-" 1s prepaid rating, Vera Cruz transit backstamp, carried by RMSP Severn from Vera Cruz Aug. 15th to Mobile arriving Aug. 19th, entered mails with "New Orleans La. Aug 21" cds and matching "Ship" and "34" retaliatory due handstamp for 24¢ packet plus 10¢ inland postage, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

A RARE RMSP NEW ORLEANS-TO-HAVANA ROUTE RETALIATORY PERIOD USE.

Reference: United States Incoming Steamship Mail 1847-1875, Second Edition, Wierenga, illustrated and discussed on p. 129, fig. 174.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2568    

Mexico, 1848 (Sep. 13) Vera Cruz, Mexico to New York N.Y., datelined folded letter with bold black "Paid at Vera-Cruz" (SG CC3, £1,000) crowned circle and red manuscript "1/-" 1s prepaid rating, "Vera Cruz, 1849 SP 15" double-arc datestamp on front and reverse, Vera Cruz (9.15) transit backstamp, carried as endorsed by RMSP Severn from Vera Cruz Sep. 16th to Mobile arriving Sep. 20th, blue "Mobile Ala., Sep 21" cds and matching "Ship" in circle with "10" rating handstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

A RARE USE FROM VERA CRUZ TO THE UNITED STATES BY THE ROYAL MAIL PACKET VIA MOBILE.

Realized: $600

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Lots 2565-2568

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