Lot 469Mexico, 1868, Hidalgo (thin figures, imperf), 100c black on brown, Chihuahua, horizontal bisect, cons 21, upper portion of stamp tied by oval Allende handstamp (Schatzkes 146) on folded letter sheet Santiago, Very Fine, Doug Stout (the foremost expert in this issue) believed this to be thin figure and described as such; with 2007 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
Scott No. 50a Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
AN EXTREMELY RARE BISECT EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 100C FULL FACE HIDALGO ISSUE.
The bisect only shows the top part so it is impossible to determine if it Thin or Thick figures. No other genuine bisects have been offered in many years so this could be unique.