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Lot 1514
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Mexico, 1991, Endangered Species, six different 1000p designs, cut from a composite proof sheet on thick glazed paper, each imprinted "Prueba" (proof) on reverse, Very Fine. Only 45 sets are said to have been sold, with just a single sheet being retained for the Postal Museum..
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 1515

Mexico, 1991, Endangered Species, six different 1000p designs, as previous but each an individual rouletted stamp, also with each imprinted "Prueba" on reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 1516
P
Mexico, Airmail, 1922, 50c Eagle, plate proof of vignette only on wove (Scott C1E), gummed; faint vertical crease visible only on reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $144.
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Lot 1517
P
Mexico, Airmail, 1922, 50c Eagle, trial color plate proofs on wove, ten different bicolor combinations (Scott C1TC), most ungummed, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a very rare group.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 1518
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Mexico, Airmail, 1929, 25c Eagle, Issued color proof in slate gray & blue, an unlisted color combination (Scott C4 footnote), o.g., lightly hinged, bright, fresh and well centered; slightly thinned at left edge, Very Fine appearance.
Sanabria 11 var.
Estimate $200 - 300

AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1519
P
Mexico, Airmail, 1929, 25c Eagle, issued color proofs on stamp paper (Scott C4 footnote), five different, three perforated and two imperf, o.g., bright fresh colors, the imperfs with large balanced margins, Very Fine, Sanabria no. 11 signed F.J. Field, 15Kessler, 16 Bloch.
Sanabria 11-16.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800

AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP.

Seven different color combinations were produced with one sheet of 50 of each color being placed on sale at the Mexico City Post Office to coincide with the Tejeria-Tapachula inaugural fllght. Though the proofs were intended strictly as collectors' items, the majority of them were used that day on airmail covers.

Realized $960.
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Lot 1520

Mexico, Airmail, 1929, Special Flight in Memory of Captain Carranza, C5-C8 tied by Airmail Service Mexico c.d.s. to flight cover, with Roessler cachet, memorial special flight cachet, addressed to Roessler, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 1521

Mexico, Airmail, 1932, 5c Coat of Arms & Plane, trial color plate proof in bright green (Scott C20TC), imperf on gummed, watermarked stamp paper, vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $144.
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Lot 1522

Mexico, Airmail, 1932, 5c Coat of Arms & Plane, trial color plate proof in dark greenish blue (Scott C20TC), imperf on gummed, watermarked stamp paper, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $144.
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Lot 1523

Mexico, Airmail, 1932, 5c Coat of Arms & Plane, trial color plate proof in bright orange (Scott C20TC), roulette 13 on gummed, watermarked stamp paper, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $96.
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Lot 1524
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Mexico, Airmail, c. 1934, "Eagle Man", bicolor photo-engraved 1p essays (Scott C68E), six different color combinations, perf 14, ungummed, bright and fresh; two with slightly nibbed corners, one with a small thin. Noted but not listed or priced by Sanabria, the three without faults are signed Sanabria.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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