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Lot 8611

Mexico, 1916, uprated 1¢ postal card from Monterrey to St. Helena, to "Someone who has a collection of postage stamps/Jamestown (St. Helena)/British Africa", St. Helena single circle receiver on front and red handwritten "Answd 18/4/16", an extraordinarily rare destintation, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $100.
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Lot 8612

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, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60


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 8613

Mexico, 1836 (Feb 17), Leona Vicario to Monclova. Large part stampless ELS with dated notice regarding a criminal case with VF strikes in red of "Leona Vicario / Febrero 18' and "Franco' (Yag & Bash ST4, ST9A); file fold away from markings, 1979 MEPSI certificate.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $30.
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Lot 8614

Mexico, 1837 (Jan 18), Monclova to Leona Vicario. Large part official letter regarding a case against Bernardo Ybarra, dated in the text. On front, VF two-line 'Franqueado / en Monclova' in red. (Yang & Bash ST86). Vertical file fold away from the marking.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 8615

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $7.
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Lot 8616

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).
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8617

Mexico, 1858 (Feb 10), Parras to Monterey. Docketed outer wrapper with boxed 'Parras/Febrero 10' and "Franca' both in green (Schatzkes 1414, 1414A).
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8618

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8619

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8620

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), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8621

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8622

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).
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $65.
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Lot 8623

Mexico, 1866 (April 9), San Luis Potosi-Guanajuato, docketed outer wrapper franked 2 reales Eagle without district name, invoice 57-1866 (Scott 23 var), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $22.
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Lot 8624

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).
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $16.
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Lot 8625

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).
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8626

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $20.
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Lot 8627

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8628

Mexico, 1891, 5c Numeral, three postal cards, one Distrito Federal-Dusseldorf, other Guadalajara-Celaya, plus other Irapuato-Celaya (Elmhurst PC44II), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8629

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8630

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8631

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, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8632

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8633

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8634

Mexico, 1899 (Sept 13), 3c postal card used from Mexico City to Cologne, Germany, with adjacent receiving (Elmhurst PC69), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8635

Mexico, 1900, sample packet to Vienna, franked Sc. 295, backstamped Vienna plus unfranked local advertising (general business) with explanatory text for rates on reverse, rare examples of sample mail, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8636

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8637

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8638

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8639
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Mexico, Undated, possibly ca. 1993, 10p Eagle design, probably an essay, o.g., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $20.
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Lot 8640
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Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 1r yellow, Lagos (Scott 2), horizontal pair, oval undated Lagos cancel (Schatzkes 659), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $11.
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Lot 8641
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Mexico, 1856, First Issue, 2r yellow green, Guadalajara (Scott 3), cancelled red "Tepic" cancel (Schatzkes 408), just touched lower right, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Realized $4.
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Lot 8642
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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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $10.
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Lot 8643
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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, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $30.
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Lot 8644
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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.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $20.
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Lot 8645

Mexico, 1914, Salamanca, 5c orange, with light 'Gbno. Const.' in pale bluish green, block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 8646

Mexico, 1915, Carranza monogram on 1910 5p carmine & black, overprint inverted (Scott 494 var.), o.g., Very Fine. Scott $150+ .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 8647

Mexico, 1956, Centenary of Mexico's first postage stamps, souvenir sheets (Scott 896a, C234a), two, regular & airmail, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F. Scott $135 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $30.
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Lot 8648

Mexico, Airmail, 1956, Stamp Centenary souvenir sheet (Scott C234a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $70 .
Suggested Bid $36
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Realized $18.
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Lot 8649

Mexico, 1929 Airmail on Cover to Chicago Aviation Week (Scott C26), with triangular cachet, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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