Lot 2633Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 2c carmine, perf 12, used as a revenue stamp on a 1888 receipt for payment to a teacher for teaching a boy; slight stamp soiling, F.-V.F., very rare (photo on web site).
Scott No. 175 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2634Mexico, 1886, Numeral, 2c brownish carmine, perf 12, in combination with 1887, 3c brownish carmine, perf 12 on private postal card tied by bold fancy mute cancel from La Esperanza, with certificate stating the 2c is a proof; three small holes at top center with one slightly affecting 3c, Very Fine, very unusual; signed J. Bash, with 1976 M.E.P.S.I. certificate (photo on web site).
Scott No. 175P+184 var. Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2635Mexico, 1886, Numeral unwatermarked, 10c lilac, perf 12, two singles, tied by quartered cork handstamp on registered cover to Paris, France, with red wheel-of-fortune handstamps at sides with matching "Franco, Guaymas, Ago 6, 1887" octagon date stamp additionally tying, boxed Guaymas certification date stamp and N.Y. etiquette, reverse with attached original A.R. form franked with 1886, Numeral, 5c blue (178a) tied by Guaymas postmark with unrecorded "Nogales, Sonora, Ago 9, 1887 Registrado" boxed date stamp alongside, transit and receiving postmarks, Very Fine, a rare registration cover bearing the A.R. form with the extremely rare Nogales registration date stamp.
Scott No. 180 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2636Mexico, 1886, Numeral, 12c lilac, perf 12, horizontal pair, in combination with 1890, Numeral, 5c blue + 6c vermilion on 1893 Official Consular registered and "AR" cover to Switzerland forwarded to Fainza, Italy, all tied by Mexico cds's, Mexico & New York registry etiquettes and appropriate transit backstamps, Very Fine (photo on web site).
Scott No. 181+216+217 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2637 oMexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 10c brown lilac, perf 6 & 6x12, group of 11 used stamps with various choice strikes of various cancellations for the period, Very Fine (photo on web site).
Scott No. 205 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2638Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 10c scarlet, perf 6, in combination with 1884, Hidalgo Medallion, 20c green + 1887, Numeral, 10c scarlet, perf 6 (158+194) on registered "Legislatura Del Estado Estado Libre Y Soberano de Veracruz-Llave." official corner card cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, tied by "Jalapa, Jun 4, 88" oval date stamp and grid handstamps, additional "R" in circle handstamps and Mexico etiquette, forwarded to Riga with transit and receiving backstamps; sealed cover tear at top right affecting stamp, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 206 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2639Mexico, 1887, Numeral on blue lined paper, 10c scarlet, perf 6, tied by Linares cds on 1888 cover to San Pedro via Monterrey, with transit date stamp, Very Fine, very scarce (photo on web site).
Scott No. 206 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2640Mexico, 1890, Numeral, 1c green, in combination with 1890, Numeral, 4c vermilion on reverse of rare "Telegrafo del Gobierno del Estado de Michoacán" cover to London, England, tied by 1892 Apatzingán origin cds with various transit cds's, probably included the contents of a telegram and used the postal system to send it, also included is a Federal Telegraph cover addressed to Encarnación; first cover opened at sides for display, Very Fine, since the telegraphs in Mexico were state owned, this official correspondence is very rare, ex-G. Kramer (photo on web site).
Scott No. 212+215 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2641Mexico, 1890, Numeral, 5c dull blue, three strips of five, strip of three, two pairs and two singles, on reverse of oversized registered cover to London, England, in combination with 1890, 10c vermilion (218) on front (1.30p rate), all tied by "Mexico, Jun 13, 92" cds's, Mexico & N.Y. registry etiquettes and red London receiving postmark; various cover and stamp flaws, Fine.
Scott No. 216a Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2642Mexico, 1890, Numeral, 10c vermilion, on cover to Paris, France with illustrated "La Patria" ad on reverse, canceled by indistinct 1892 Mexico cds, cover returned with France 25c tied by fancy handstamps, numerous transit backstamps.
Scott No. 218 Estimate $150 - 200.