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Sale 99: The December Sale

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Mexico - 1856 Hidalgo Issue

Lots 92-101 Lots 102-104

Lot 92 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, Chihuahua, horizontal pair, central full strike of oval Allende cancel (Schatzkes 145), a Very Fine and choice strike, NF $180.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 93 o   

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, Durango, horizontal strip of 4, manuscript, diamond grid (Schatzkes 235) and portion of red box cancels, huge margins, crease between left pair, Extremely Fine, a striking large margin multiple.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 94    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, San Luis Potosi, in combination with 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, San Luis Potosi (2) on 1856 folded letter to Mexico, tied by oval San Luis Potosi date stamp (Schatzkes 1441); cover with minor erosion hole at top, Very Fine, very few covers exist paying the 1½r rate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 95    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, Veracruz, right margin strip of 4, on piece with oval Veracruz cancels (Schatzkes 1744), clear to large margins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 96    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, ½r blue, horizontal strip of six, Veracruz, rich bright color, tied by light Veracruz cds's (Schatzkes 1757A) on fresh 1861 folded letter sheet to Puebla; sideflap at right missing, Very Fine, very few multiples like this on cover, the sheet of medios had only 6 stamps per row, so this is the largest possible horizontal strip; with 2021 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,600

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Lot 97    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, Durango, without district name, wide margins, tied by neat fancy "Cuencame" handstamp (Schatzkes 24B) on fresh folded letter sheet to Durango, with official Principal De Rentas wreath cachet handstamp, Very Fine and choice, a scarce revenue office official cover from a very small town.
Scott No. 2    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 98    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, vertical strip of five & horizontal strip of three, Lagos, tied by oval San Juan de los Lagos handstamps (Schatzkes 675) on 1857 folded letter sheet to Guadalajara; stamps with minor defects and wrinkles, still Very Fine, a remarkable and very rare multiple usage; with 2021 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 2    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,800

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Lot 99    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r yellow green, vertical bisect, Guanajuato, left portion of stamp, tied on piece by oval Leon de los Aldamas date stamp and small grid in circle cancels (Schatzkes 500 & 501), Very Fine; with 2021 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 3c; $600 on cover    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 100    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 4r red, Guadalajara, horizontal pair, tie on piece by red Tepic box cancel (Schatzkes 409), Very Fine.
Scott No. 4    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 101    

Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 4r red, horizontal bisect, Morelia, top portion of stamp tied by Morelia cds (Schatzkes 901) on folded letter sheet to Mexico, Very Fine; with 2021 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 4a    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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