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Lot 10297

Mexico, 1833, folded letter from Tampico to Great Britain, carried by ship with light step type "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER" and London receiver on reverse, manuscript "2 ½ oz." and a rate of "15/10" equals 10 times 8d ship letter and 11d for inland postage up to 230 miles; 2 file folds effecting marks on reverse, Fine to Very Fine,

An incredible rate equal to about a weeks pay for a laborer at the time
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10298

Mexico, 1853 (April 18), Colima-Mexico City, docketed ELS with boxed 'Colima' and rate mark '3' both struck in olive green, Very Fine.
Realized $18.
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Lot 10299

Mexico, 1853 (Sept 3), Zapotlan-Guadalajara, dated ELS without rate marking but with rectangular boxed 'Franco en' in black. Similar to Yag and Bash GD25A but with cleaner seriffed letters, the 'A' with heavy downstroke at left and thin downstroke at right. Unillustrated cancel, Very Fine.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10300

Mexico, 1857 (Aug 31), Tepic to Guadalajara. Docketed ELS headlined Huainamota, 30km Tepic then franked with horizontal pair 1R Hidalgos cancelled by boxed "Franqueado en Tepic' in red (Scahatzkes 409 variety with 'en' added).
Realized $15.
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Lot 10301

Mexico, 1858 (Feb 10), Parras to Monterey. Docketed outer wrapper with boxed 'Parras/Febrero 10' and "Franca' both in green (Schatzkes 1414, 1414A).
Realized $15.
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Lot 10302

Mexico, 1861 (?), Mexico City to Puebla. Undocketed personal ELS franked with 2 reales Hidalgo (Scott 8) tied VF stage coach cancel (Schatzkes 830). Additional instrucion 'Ca. de Diligencias' lower left.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10303

Mexico, 1861 (June 24), Tampico-Matamoros, docketed outer wrapper addressed to the vice Consul in Matamoros with VF strike of the French Consul at Tampico across letter fold on reverse; some paper deterioration in the address due to the acidity of the ink used, Fine.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10304

Mexico, 1862 (Dec 4), San Luis Potosi-Mexico City, docketed outer wrapper franked with pair of the 1 real Hidalgos (Scott 7), each cancelled S. Luis Potosi stage coach cancel (Schatzkes 1451), Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10305

Mexico, 1862 (Sept. 15), letter fromLeon de los Aldamas, Leon to Mexico City, docketed entire franked with 2 reales Hidalgo (Scott 8), cancelled but not tied by 10x10 square dotted cancel. Fine strike of the large double oval Leon de Aldamas dated cancel (Schatzkes 500). Faint horizontal file crease crosses stamp and cancel.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10306

Mexico, 1864 (Sept 11), Guanajuato to Leon. Docketed ELS franked 1 real ultramarine Eagle (Scott 22), 148-1864, tied light whorl cancel (Schatzkes 502).
Realized $20.
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Lot 10307

Mexico, 1865 (Dec 1), Aguascalientes-Mexico City, docketed entire franked VF 2R Eagle (Scott 23), 148-1865 sub. 78. Scarce, only 200 sent, Very Fine.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10308

Mexico, 1865, Zapotlan-Mexico City, undocketed outer wrapper addressed to the publishers Libreria Madrilena, franked 2R Eagle (Scott 23), 55-1865 sub. 23, tied straight-line 'Franco en / Zapotlan' (Schatzkes 441). Only 300 sent, Very Fine.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10309

Mexico, 1865 (June 3), Mexico City to Puebla. Envelope franked with 1 real and 2 reales Eagles, each invoice 90-1865. This number invoiced on June 1, thus an early usage of this number. Light edge toning/water stain touches the 2 reales.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10310

Mexico, 1865 (June 12), Guanajuato to Silao-Guanajuato. Docketed entire franked 1 real Eagle (Scott 21), 58-1865 sub 35, tied Silao whorl cancel (Schatzkes 532) with negative Silao strike at left (Schatzkes 533). Rare on cover, only 100 sent.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10311

Mexico, 1865 (July 30), Jalapa to Puebla. Docketed outer wrapper franked with pair of the 1 real Eagles (Scott 21), 100-1865, tied 'Franqueado Jalapa' c.d.s. (Schatzkes 596).
Realized $20.
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Lot 10312

Mexico, 1865 (Oct 25), Mexico City to Oaxaca. Docketed entire franked 1 real and 2 reales Eagles with 177-1865 invoice numbers. This number invoiced on Oct 23, thus a very early usage of this shipment. Each stamp cancelled double-ring 'Franco Mexico 25 Oct 1865' c.d.s. (Schatzkes 821).
Realized $26.
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Lot 10313

Mexico, 1866 (April 9), San Luis Potosi-Guanajuato, docketed outer wrapper franked 2 reales Eagle without district name, invoice 57-1866 (Scott 23 var), Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10314

Mexico, 1866 (June 13), Zamora to Colima. Docketed outer wrapper franked 2R Eagle (Scott 23), 66-1866 sub. 13, tied straight-line Zamora cancel (Schatzkes 1020).
Realized $15.
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Lot 10315

Mexico, 1866 (June 28), Celaya to Guanajuato. Docketed outer wrapper franked 2R Eagle (Scott 23), 101-1866 sub. 42, tied two-line 'Franco / en Celaya' in black (Schatzkes 1296). Only 200 sent.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10316

Mexico, 1867 (Nov 27), Mexico City to Durango. Docketed outer wrapper franked with fine 2 reales Hidalgo on watermarked thin gray blue paper (Scott 44) tied light Mexico cancel (Schatzkes 823).
Realized $15.
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Lot 10317

Mexico, 1866 (Jan 1), Zamora to Colima. Docketed outer wrapper franked 2r Eagle (Scott 23), 143-1865 sub. 38, tied straight-line 'Zamora' in black (Schatzkes 1020). 24 days in transit, normally 7-8 days.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10318

Mexico, 1875 (Oct), Mexico City to New Orleans. Cover endorsed 'Santa Fe del Nuevo Mejico por Nuevo Orleans' franked 25c blue Hidalgo, 1-75 (Scott 109), tied indistinct Franco Mexico c.d.s. El Paso Oct 18 (reversed date slug) transit and US 3¢ green Washington added on front. Santa Fe 18 Dec transit and blue Dec 29, 1875 Dead Letter Office strike on reverse. Roughly torn open, missing part of back flap.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10319

Mexico, 1890 (Nov 24), 5c postal card used from Aguascalientes to Mexico City, with receiving backstamp applied on Nov 26, 1890 (Elmhurst PC38), Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10320

Mexico, 1891, 5c Numeral, three postal cards, one Distrito Federal-Dusseldorf, other Guadalajara-Celaya, plus other Irapuato-Celaya (Elmhurst PC44II), Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10321

Mexico, 1892, cover to Germany, "Zacatecas Dic 26 1892" circular date stamps tie 1¢ Numeral stamp (Scott 212) to 2¢ postal card (Elmhurst PC45), with New York and Nuevo Laredo transit postmarks, Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10322

Mexico, 1893, postal card to Germany, Guadalajara Dic 14, 1893 circular date stamp ties 1c Numeral stamp with small faults (Scott 212) to 2c postal card (Elmhurst PCS2), latter showing shifted impression of numeral, addressed Berlin with receiving on front, Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10323

Mexico, 1893-94, 2c Numeral postal cards, group of five, including four with shifted impression of numerals, one addressed Germany, three domestic usages, other unaddressed. (Elmhurst PC52); some toning and small faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10324

Mexico, 1895, postal card from Vera Cruz to Jalapa, "Veracruz March 1895" circular date stamp on 2c postal card (Elmhurst PC52) with shifted impression of numeral, with receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10325

Mexico, 1897, cover from Tapachula to Hamburg, Germany, "Tapachula Jan 7, 1897" circular date stamp on 3c entire (Elmhurst PC69), adjacent Mexico City transit and receiving postmarks, Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10326

Mexico, 1899 (Sept 13), 3c postal card used from Mexico City to Cologne, Germany, with adjacent receiving (Elmhurst PC69), Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10327

Mexico, 1903-04, postal card and message card used locally in Mexico City, both with printed texts in German (Elmhurst PC107 and PC108M), Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10328

Mexico, 1914 (Nov 23), Torreon-Aguas Calientes, rezago cover franked 5c orange Hidalgo with provisional Torreon T.C. handstamp; small tear at right, roughly opened as usual., Fine.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10329

Mexico, 1929 Aviation Week Cover, 20c. (C26) tied by Mexico cds on airmail cover addressed to Chicago IL, with Air Week cachet and straight line "Servicio Postal Aereo", Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10330
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Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow (Scott 2), cancelled with clear strike 'Diligencias Generales / Administracion / Cuernavaca' stage coach cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $16.
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Lot 10331
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Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, Lagos (Scott 2), horizontal pair, oval undated Lagos cancel (Schatzkes 659), Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10332
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Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r yellow green, Tampico-Tamaulipas (Scott 3), circular (Santa Ana de) Tamaulipas cancel (not shown in Schatzkes), Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $6.
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Lot 10333
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Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle, 2r orange (Scott 23), Tepic. 131-1865 sub #37, cancelled negative Tepic cancel (Schatzkes 416); owner's mark shows through at right.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10334
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Mexico, 1899, 1c to 20c Coat of Arms, rhombus security perfins (Scott 294-300), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Realized $45.
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Lot 10335
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Mexico, 1914, "GCM" overprint on 5p carmine & black, overprinted in purple (Scott 380), used, Very Fine, 1978 MEPSI certificate signed by John Bash.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10336

Mexico, 1914, Salamanca, 5c orange, with light 'Gbno. Const.' in pale bluish green, block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10337

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.
Realized $16.
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Lot 10338

Mexico, Airmail, 1934, Eagle and Airplane, 20c slate, color error (Scott C62a), o.g., hinge remnant, Fine, signed Sanabria, and accompanied with 1981 MEPSI certificate.
Scott $500.
Realized $45.
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