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Lot# 5496 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5496 Mexico

    Queretaro 1861 (Probably issued April 1862): 8 reales green on red-brown, a fine mint horizontal strip of three, with large margins all round (marginal from left of sheet) and of fine delicate colour, large part original gum. 2'640 of the 8 r. stamps (both colours) were invoiced to Queretaro with 305 returned. A rarity. Cert Mepsi (1985) Scott = $ 1'500+.rnrnProvenance: Collection John. M. Taylor (March 1960) lot 402 as a strip of six.rn                   Corinphila sale 47, Dec 1960, lot 4910 as a strip of six.rn                   Collection Renato Mondolfo, Corinphila sale 70, March 1984, lot 3327.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4233.rnNote: Interestingly, no examples of this stamp mint, let alone a multiple, were present in the Mazepa collection.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF