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  • Lot# : 3615 Mexico

    Mexico City 4 r. carmine, large margined example with vertical guideline at right, used on 1859 cover in combination with 1 r. yellow and 2 r. green to pay scarce 7 reales rate to Vera Cruz, all tied by FRANCO / MEXICO datestamps (Sept 13) in black. Lower two stamps touched by horizontal file fold but of delightful appearance and a very rare three colour franking.rnrnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons (1989).rn 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 190 CHF

    Lot# : 3616 Mexico

    1861: Mexico District 4 r. rose on yellow, a superb large margined example of good colour used on August 1862 entire letter to Puebla tied by circular grid handstamp and by oval 'Correos / Mexico' datestamp in black. Scarce and fine entire. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 3617 Mexico

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    Morelia 8 r. black on red-brown, single example, marginal horizontal pair and vertical pair from the top left hand corner of the sheet showing vertical and horizontal guidelines, used with creased 1 r. black on green horizontal pair on large blue piece of cover. The stamps, all with District name overprint, are applied over 'Juzgado de la Instancia' Eagle cachet and tied by three strikes of two line FRANCO EN / PAZCUARO handstamps (Schatzkes fig. 962) in black. The 1 r. pair with contemporary scissor cut on one stamp but an extraordinary usage showing a 42 reales rate. In all probability unique. Cert. Jaretzky (1987).rnrnProvenance: South Eastern, sale 18 (Nov 1980), lot 183.rn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 3618 Mexico

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    1868: Cover from Mexico City to Genova, Italy franked on reverse with sadly truncated 1867 provisional 4 r. red on yellow tied by 'Franco / Mexico' cds in black with corresponding sender's cachet (Jan 10) at right. Carried by French Paquebot 'Floride' with octagonal VERA CRUZ / PAQ. FR. B No. 3 datestamp (Jan 17) in black and charged '10' handstruck décimes due. Genova arrival datestamp (Feb 25) in red. Rare. Signed Brun. Cert. Brun (2015).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3619 Mexico

    1856/71: Covers (7) with 1856 1 r. yellow pair tied by bold JALAPA datestamp in black, 1856 2 r. green single franking covers from Guadalajara, Mexico City, Puebla and Tepic (this last with red cancel), and two covers each bearing single imperf. 1868 25 c. blue used from Guanajuato and Puebla.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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