Lot 3433Mexico, Express Cover Balance, 1880-1900's, of over 70 used covers and a group nine used entires, mostly Wells, Fargo Y Cia with a dozen other express entires (Hidalgo and Nacional Mexicano), nice array of origin and destinations, town date stamps, franks including uprated, agent markings, etc., three usage to Europe (Germany & France), includes several money package items and fronts including U.S,/Mexico combination franking; condition varies with many nice items throughout, worth careful evaluation.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3434 /oMexico, Express Cover Balance, of 10 items; three unused with one with U.S. frank, includes paste-up usages, mostly Wells, Fargo & Co. but includes Express Nacional Mexicano, also three later U.S. frank entires; worth a look.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3435Mexico, Forgery Collection, of early forgeries, many with MEPSI certs; reference collection with very dangerous forgeries, 68 items from 1856-1872 issue (13 covers and 49 certs) and 22 later and revolutionary items (with 5 colorful Matehuala revolutionary provisionals on cover), fake Eagle covers include two 8 reales quadrisects; an excellent reference guide about forgeries.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 3436Mexico, 1856-61 Forgery Reference Group, of 48 forged stamps of the 1856 and 1861 issues, Sc #1-12 in colors different than originally issued, most are illegal reprints made probably in 1895 by Barral and Diaz from the original plates and some are color changelings, these are very scarce as not many were produced.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3437Mexico, 1866-67 Maximilian Issue Forgeries, collection of very deceptive forgeries; seven beautiful covers and 6 stamps almost all with one or two MEPSI and/or Todd negative certs, each is a master piece
and therefore these are very problematic forgeries; a very important group for the specialist.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3438Mexico, 1864-72 Forgery Reference Collection, of classic forgeries of Mexico from Eagles to the 1872 issue, about 750 stamps and 12 covers; 1868 and 1872 sections are particularly strong, discussion of Anotado types of forgeries is very strong, the 1872 contains half sheets all the values of the St Louis Reprints and a solid showing of De Thuin forgeries; a good resource for the specialist.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3439Mexico, 1874-1916 Forgery Reference Collection, of forgeries of Mexico 1874- Revolution, 250+ stamps; included are Colima Provisionals, fake ledger lined on Numerals, forged perforations, De Thuin forgeries on Numerals, forged perforations on Mulitas, fake Mulitas officials, Oaxaca Provisionals, Revolutionary provisionals and Villa, Carranza, and Gobierno Constitucionalista forged overprints; a solid resource for the specialist.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3440Mexico, - France Postal History, 1843-81, a group of stampless (5) and franked (6) entires and covers to Mexico from France (10 - 1854 to 1881) and from Mexico to France (1-1843), nice array of frankings and usages.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3441 /oMexico, Collection, 1856-1999, housed on pages in Scott album; over 2,200 stamps with first and second issues with high values, eagles, 1866 Maximilian issues with photographic essay, full face Hidalgo with a few high values, completion in 1888 issues and 1886-95 Numerals well represented with early completion and later ruled lines issues, 1895 Mulitas with a set of the black proofs from the Caballero Almanac, #304-308 with "Muestra" overprints, Civil War issues including the good Torreon overprint issues including a couple of forgeries, strong completion in 1914-156 issues with many complete sets, 1934 National University including 1p-5p mint, later issues also well represented, etc.; owner's 2018 Scott cat $15,642.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 3442 /oMexico, Collection, 1856-1921, 7 stockbooks of mostly classic/semi-classic values & issues (about 4 stockbooks with classic issues to 1882 only), plus on thinner book with "Porte De Mar" issues only; lots of material, please inspect.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.