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Lot# 2205 - Auction 250-256

  • Lot# : 2205 Mexico

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    Guadalajara 1867: 4 r. handstamped in black (with period), 3rd printing on dull blue thin wove paper, a used example with ample margins all round and just grazed at base, used on 12 April 1868 entire letter from Guadalajara to Colima tied by fancy "8" mute scrolled handstamp in black (Schatzkes fig. 300). Kunhardt sender's cachet in green at left with internal docketing of receipt (April 14). It is believed that just three examples are known used on cover, a fine and extremely rare entire. Cert. Mepsi (2009) Scott = $ 1'000 off cover.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF