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  • Lot# : 5467 Mexico

    1800c.: Colonial front of cover to Guatemala struck with straight line CAMPECHE (Yag & Bash CA3) and, above fancy framed "Franco / Canobas" handstamp in black. Scarce and fine
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5468 Mexico

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    1850: Entire letter from Mexico City to New York, struck on despatch with "Franqueado / Mexico" datestamp (Feb 6) in red. Unusual straight line "FRANCO" in blue at left with US Ship charged "6" in circle in red at top. An unusual entire. Cert. Mepsi (2010).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5469 Mexico

    British P.O.'s 1862: Cover from Vera Cruz to Tampico with Mexican "Correos / Franco / Vera Cruz" oval handstamp in black, passed to British P.O. and prepaid '1/-' in red manuscript, struck with double arc "Vera Cruz" cds on reverse (July 26) in black and superb Crown "PAID AT VERA-CRUZ" on obverse in black. Scarce and fine cover Scott = $ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5470 Mexico

    Guadalajara 1856: ½ r. pale blue, a used block of four with large margins all round, cancelled by oval framed FRANQUEADO EN / GUADALAJARA handstamps in black (Schatzkes fig. 293). Scarce and attractive multiple
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5471 Mexico

    Mazatlan 1856: ½ r. deep blue, a used horizontal strip of four, huge margins on three sides, just shaved at right, cancelled by two complete strikes of framed FUERTE handstamp in black (Schatzkes fig. 763). Scarce and most attractive. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5472 Mexico

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    Durango 1856: ½ r. blue, two horizontal pairs with large margins all round, used on September 24, 1857 cover from Guichapam to Durango cancelled by superb strike of the rare 'Guichapa' handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 259) in red. A delightful cover featuring an exceedingly rare cancellation: considered by many aficionados to be amongst the finest covers of the issue. Signed Todd AIEP. Photocopy of Cert. Jaretzky (1988).rnrnProvenance: 'La Filatelia Mexicana', May 1988, lot 2058.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, 18 Nov 2014, lot 4007.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5473 Mexico

    Mazatlan 1856: ½ r. blue in a horizontal pair, used on small piece with 1 r. yellow, all tied by two complete strikes of framed SINALOA handstamps (Schatzkes fig. 782) in black. A charming piece.rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4034.rn 
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5474 Mexico

    Mazatlan 1856: 1 r. yellow, a single example overlapping a fine horizontal strip of three, used on 1857 cover from Mazatlan to Guadalajara tied by "PTO. DE MAZATLAN" boxed and dated (Feb 3) handstamps in red. File fold but an attractive usage.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 143, 18-21 May 2005, lot 3668.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5475 Mexico

    Tampico 1856: 1 r. yellow in a horizontal pair and single 2 r. green (both Tampico overprints) used on Jan 18, 1859 cover endorsed 'por Tennessee' to New York paying the 'Extraordinario' Express rate to Vera Cruz, tied by "Correos / Mexico" datestamps in black. "New Orleans / La." cds of transit (Jan 28) and "Steamship / 10" charge marking all on obverse of a fresh and very fine entire and a scarce 'out of dictrict' usage. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5476 Mexico

    Sultepec 1856: 2 r. yellow-green, a fine used example with large margins all round, cancelled by small part oval FRANCO / SULTEPEC in black (Schatzkes fig. 1551). Rare.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5477 Mexico

    Queretaro 1856: 2 r. yellow-green, an attractive used example tied to small piece by near complete CORREOS / ADMINISTRACION DE CELAYA Eagle cachet in black (Schatzkes fig.1291). Rare and most appealing piece.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5478 Mexico

    Guanajuato 1856: 4 r. carmine, a quadrisected example used to pay the 1 r. local rate on 1858 entire letter to Leon, neatly tied by "FRANCO / GUANAJUATO" circular datestamp (Aug 16) in black (Schatzkes fig. 476). A superb example of this usage. Signed J.K.Bash, Todd AIEP Scott = $ 700.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5479 Mexico

    Guadalajara 1856: 4 r. rose, fine large margined example used in combination with fine 1 r. yellow on July 28, 1857 cover from Tepic to Guadalajara tied by framed 'Franqueado / en Tepic' handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 409) struck in red. A fine and most attractive 5 reales rate cover. Signed Jaretzky.rnrnProvenance: Collection Renato Mondolfo, Corinphila sale 70, March 1984, lot 3199.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, 18 Nov 2014, lot 4086.
    Starting bid : 375.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5480 Mexico

    Guadalajara 1856: 4 r. carmine in a horizontal strip of three with single 2 r. yellow-green, good margins all round, all used on a small piece from registered cover, neatly tied by 'FRANCO / GUADALAJRA' datestamps (21 June 1858) and part 'mute whirl' handstamps, denoting the registration at top, struck in black (Schatzkes figs. 297, 300). The central 4 r. with slight double print of the 'Correos Mejico' ribbon. A fine and scarce multiple. Signed Calves, Todd AIEP.rnrnProvenance: Collection Roberto Garcia Larranaga, Nov 1957, lot 115.rn                   Corinphila sale 59, October 1976, lot 5083.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4087.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5481 Mexico

    Victoria 1856 (Aug 1): 8 r. red-lilac, an unused block of thirty (5 x 6), being the lower half of the sheet, central crease in margin only between the stamps, of vibrant colour and appearance, the marginal rule at left showing on the lower three rows, at base and at lower right corner; fresh and very fine, large part og. A major and important first issue block in wondrous condition for such a rare multiple. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5482 Mexico

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    Zacatecas 1856: 8 r. red-lilac, a quadricect from the lower left corner of the stamp, used to pay the 2 r. rate, tied to October 30, 1858 entire letter to Zacatecas by two line "FRANCO EN / SAIN ALTO" handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1910) in black. A fine and attractive usage. Cert. Jaretzky (2007) Scott = $ 225.rnrnProvenance: Collecction G. Lamy.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5483 Mexico

    Morelia 1861: ½ r. black on brown, an unused block of eighteen (6 x 3), with sheet margins at sides, of fine colour, some minor creasing as to be expected, large part or unmounted og. A rare and most attractive multiple Scott = $ 900.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5484 Mexico

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    Queretaro 1861: ½ r. black on buff, a sheet marginal block of four used on March 7, 1864 entire letter from Apaseo to Mexico City, tied on despatch by oval framed "APASEO" handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1284) in black, and by transit handstamps of "Franqueado / En Queretaro" in black to prevent possible re-use (fig. 1264). File fold through the multiple but rare and attractive. Cert. Mepsi (1987).
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5485 Mexico

    Puebla 1861: 1 r. black on green, a used example with large margins all round, variety "Impression of 2 reales on reverse", fresh and very fine, lightly cancelled in black. Rare - this variety is only recorded in used condition. Signed Todd AIEP Gi 9d = £ 700/Scott = $ 450.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5486 Mexico

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    Puebla 1861: 1 r. black on green, two vertical pairs (scarcer thus), one crossed by light file fold, both pairs with the large 'Puebla' District overprint, used on 1863 entire letter to Mexico City cancelled by barred mute handstamps (Schatzkes 1159) in black with two line PUEBLA / DICIEMBRE 16 handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1153) struck at right. A fresh and fine entire that proves the dating of the large overprint. Signed J. K. Bash, Todd AIEP. Photocopy of cert. Jaretzky (1988).rnrnProvenance: Collection A. Klein, Oct 1981, lot 256.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, 18 Nov 2014, lot 4160.rn 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5487 Mexico

    Puebla 1861: 2 r. black on rose, 'Puebla' District overprint, a fine used example with variety: 'Printed on Both Sides', inverted printing on reverse, cancelled by Mexico mute handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 827) in black. Extremely rare and fine stamp. Cert. Mepsi (1975) Scott = $ 2'250.rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4167.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5488 Mexico

    Ixtlahuaca 1861 (April): 2 r. black on pink, a used example with generally fine margins, contemporary crease at top left, tied to piece by framed FRANCO / IXTLAHUACA handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 592) in black. Extremely rare, between 1861 and 1864 just 820 2 reales stamps were invoiced to Ixtlahuaca.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5489 Mexico

    Chihuahua 1861: 2 r. black on rose, a fine example used on September 21, 1862 entire letter to Parral tied by both framed "FRANCO" and "ROSALES" handstamps well struck in red (Schatzkes figs. 165, 165A). A fine and attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5490 Mexico

    Oaxaca District 1861: 1 r. black on green, 2 r. black on rose and 4 r. black on yellow, all used on 1862 entire letter to Tehuantepec, tied by boxed and dated OAXACA handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1023) in black (July 20). File fold well away from the adhesives otherwise of superlative quality for a 7 reales rate cover and a particularly attractive three colour franking. Signed Todd AIEP.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe (1975).rn                  Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4200.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5491 Mexico

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    Puebla 1861: 4 r. dull rose-red on yellow, a vertical pair with large 'Puebla' District name overprint, huge margins all round with vertical marginal guideline at right, used on September 15, 1863 entire letter to Puebla tied by unframed oval TEHUACAN / FRANCO handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1233) in black. Manuscript docketing of receipt on reverse 'Sete. 19'. This stamp is always scarce on letter but multiples from Sub-Offices are extremely uncommon and this is a wonderful and most exceptional example of this rare usage. Signed Todd AIEP. Photocopy Cert. Jaretzky (1987) "This cover may be unique".rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4206.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5492 Mexico

    Queretaro 1861: 8 r. black on red-brown, a superb unused horizontal pair, marginal from right of sheet with vertical guideline, large margins all round and of exceptional freshness, large part og. Rare Scott = $ 750+.rnrnCollection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4211.rn 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5493 Mexico

    Chiapas 1861: 8 r. black on red-brown, with blue District name overprint, a used vertical strip of four with large margins all round and part of vertical guideline showing on third stamp, cancelled by three complete strikes of italic 'Tuxtla' handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 132) in black. The second stamp with horizontal crease and small closed tear. Just one other (horizontal) multiple of this size known from the Chiapas District (ex Mazepa). A sensational and extremely rare multiple.rnrnProvenance: Köhler sale 257 (Oct 1987) lot 5069.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4215.rn 
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5494 Mexico

    Chiapas 1861: 8 r. black on red-brown, without District name overprint, a superb used example with large margins all round, tied to large piece of Official cover to San Cristobal, tied by circular "C. DE COMITAN" handstamp in blue (Schatzkes fig. 120). Departmental Eagle cachet in blue at left, a fine and scarce usage. Signed Todd AIEP.rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, 18 Nov 2014, lot 4214.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5495 Mexico

    Campeche 1861: 8 r. black on red-brown, large margined example without District name, used on small piece in combination with 4 r. black on yellow single without District name, and 4 r. horizontal pair from top of sheet with horizontal guideline and with District name in black. All with exceptional margins and of rich colour, tied by boxed & dated CAMPECHE handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 57) struck twice in black (Dec 16). A fine piece (a 20 reales franking, with only 813 of the 8 reales used in Campeche) in exceptional quality.rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4213.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    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 : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5497 Mexico

    Puebla 1861: 8 r. green on red-brown, a superb large margined horizontal pair used on large piece with 4 r. black on yellow (sheet marginal with guideline at left), 2 r. black on rose with contemporary pre-application vertical tear and fine 1 r. black on green, all used on large piece (probably from a Lottery letter) tied by three strikes of straight line FRANCO handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1225A) in black. Exceptional four colour franking.rnrnProvenance: Soler & Llach, Barcelona, Nov 1990, lot 2224.rn                   Collection Peter Broennimann, Corinphila sale 192, Nov 2014, lot 4239.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5498 Mexico

    Tulancingo 1864: France Empire 1862 10 c. bistre, a used example tied to small piece by complete strike of ADMON. PRAL DE CORREOS / TULANCINGO handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 1717) in black (July 15, 1864). An exceptionally rare and most attractive piece.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5499 Mexico

    Saltillo / Monterey 1864: American Bank Note Co. Proof imprinted at base, showing the 1 r., 2 r. and 1 peso values imperforate in black on India paper, adhered to card. The 2 r. with vertical crease but a very scarce composite Proof, together with a single example of the 4 r. in black. Rare.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5500 Mexico

    Tlalpujahua 1866: Eagle ½ r. grey, Invoice 106-1866, an unused block of twenty-four (6 x 4), positions 61-66 / 91-96, with position 71 showing the major plate flaw, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Creased in margin only between fifth and sixth rows but an attractive multiple Scott = $ 1'680.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5501 Mexico

    Jalapa 1865: Eagle 1 r. blue, Invoice 146-1865, sub-consignment '1865-14', a fine unused block of twenty-five (5 x 5), of fresh colour and superb large part or unmounted og. A most attractive multiple Scott = $ 375+.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5502 Mexico

    Queretaro 1865: Eagle 2 r. orange-yellow, Invoice 129-1865, sub consignment 70, used on October 2, 1865 cover to Guanajuato tied by framed "VALLE DE / SANTIAGO" handstamp in blue with straight line "FRANCO" above (Schatzkes figs. 1340, 1340A). A fine and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5503 Mexico

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    Durango 1864/66: Eagle 4 r. green, period IV, a vertically bisected example used on 1865 cover paying the 2 reales rate to Durango tied by NAZAS straight line handstamp in black (Schatzkes fig. 273), with manuscript 'Sept 15, 865' at upper right and 'Delius, Durango' slightly improved on face panel. Rare cover. Signed Calves. Cert. Mepsi (2019) Scott = $ 700.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5504 Mexico

    Vera Cruz 1864: Eagle issue 8 r. carmine, Second Period, Large Figure invoice 152-1864, a fine example with large margins all round and of good colour, tied to 1864 entire letter to Mexico City by "Franqueado / Vera Cruz" datestamp (Oct 19) in black. A charming and scarce usage. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 650.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5505 Mexico

    Apam 1866: Lithographed Maximilian 13 c. blue, Invoice 78-1866, ample to large margins all round, tied to January 2, 1867 entire letter to Mexico City by superb circular  CORREOS / APAM negative seal handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 24) in black. A fine and most attractive entire. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5506 Mexico

    Orizava 1866: Maximilian 50 c. green, 62-1866, lithographed, an unused block of twelve (4 x 3), good margins all round and of fresh colour, a fine block - the tenth stamp showing 'scratch behind the Emperor's head', a constant variety, large part or unmounted og. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5507 Mexico

    Mexico City 1866/67: 50 c. green, engraved, 120-866 (2'000 stamps consigned), a used horizontal strip of three, with large margins all round, neatly cancelled by 'Franco / Mexico' datestamps in black. Attractive and a very scarce stamp in a multiple. Signed Todd AIEP Scott = $ 210+.rn 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 240.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5508 Mexico

    Gothic Mexico 1867 (Aug): 2 r. black on greyish rose, used examples (2) in differing shades, each with ample to large margins all round, both showing variety "Printed on both Sides", lightly cancelled by Mexico City datestamps in black. Much scarcer than the catalogue value suggests Scott = $ 280.rn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5509 Mexico

    Chihuahua 1868: 6 c. black on brown, imperforate, optd. 21-71, a fine used example on August 26, 1871 entire letter to Hidalgo tied by "Coronado" manuscript cancellation in ink (Schatzkes fig. 166D). Scarce and attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5510 Mexico

    Guadalajara 1868: 25 c. blue on pink, thick figures, 41-71, imperforate, a fine used example on 1871 cover to Paris, tied by oval "Correos / Guadalajara" handstamp in black (Schatzkes fig. 295). Carried by French Paquebot 'Floride' with fine strike of octagonal VERA-CRUZ / PAQ. FR. B. No.3" datestamp (Sept 12) in red and rated '12' décimes to pay in manuscript on arrival.rnrnProvenance: Collection Salomon Rosenthal.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5511 Mexico

    1868: Thick Figures 100 c. value, an imperforate Proof block in an irregular lower right corner block of thirteen, positions 78-80 / 86-90 / 96-100, printed in brown on thin wove paper, positions 78, 80, 86, 90, 98 and 99 without stop after '100', closed tear into position 90 at right and minor bends in large 48 mm. sheet margin at base, fresh and very fine unused without gum. Rare and most attractive multiple.rnrnProvenance: Collection Quintus Fernando.
    Starting bid : 1,750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5512 Mexico

    Vera Cruz 1872: 6 c. green imperforate, optd. 50-72, a used horizontal strip of four, second stamp missing "Vera Cruz" district name, tied to August 1872 cover to Vera Cruz by bold strikes of framed italic "Chacaltianguis" handstamps (Schatzkes fig. 1775) in black. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 175.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5513 Mexico

    Saltillo 1872: 100 c. grey-lilac, imperforate, a single used example with ample margins all round, used on registered cover, no side flaps, from Saltillo to Aguascalientes, cancelled by oval framed CERTIFI / CADO handstamp with two further strikes at corners of the cover, also tied by framed "CERTIFICACION AL SALTILLO / SALIO EN 2 Febr, 1874" with date in manuscript (Schatzkes figs. 1354, 1360). Transit in manuscript of "Potosi Feb 6, 1874" and receipted as received in Aguascalinetes on Feb 9 on reverse. Scarce and attractive.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5514 Mexico

    Queretaro 1879: 25 c. blue, optd. 1978, used on 1879 cover from Queretaro to Paris endorsed 'por el Paquete Ingles', tied by "Franco En / Queretaro" handstamp in black with datestamp above in blue (Jan 24). Reverse with New York transit cds (Feb 13) and 'Etats Unis / Cherbourg' entry marking in blue on obverse (Feb 25). Taxed with "T / Centimes 35" handstamp in black in transit and charged '85' centimes on arrival. Mexico did not join the UPU until 1881. A fine and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 180.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5515 Mexico

    Guanajuato 1881: 100 c. carmine, optd. 3682, a used horizontal strip of five on piece, District name 'Guanajuato' optd. twice: once in blue and once in violet, tied by three strikes of circular VALLE DE SANTIAGO / FRANCO datestamps in black (April 11). One file fold but an attractive and scarce piece Gi 114/Scott = $ 250+.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5516 Mexico

    Mazatlan 1879: Juarez 1 c. brown, optd. '2780', a horizontal pair from top of sheet and a strip of three, used on reverse of 1881 cover to Washington DC tied by oval "Franco En Culiacan" datestamps (Sept 30) in violet. San Francisco transit (Oct 17) in red and Washington DC arrival (Oct 24) in black. An attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5517 Mexico

    Mexico 1879/82: Juarez issue 24 c. violet, optd. 54-83, a fine single example used on 1883 mourning over to Rome, tied by bold strike of oval "UNION POSTAL UNIVERSAL / MEXICO" datestamp (Sept 26) in blue. Reverse with Rome arrival cds (Oct 26) and readdressed to Loreto. A scarce stamp on letter.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5518 Mexico

    1880: Incoming entire letter to Guadalajara franked by USA 1875 Taylor 5 c. blue tied by New York duplex (Nov 18). Endorsed 'per City of Alexandria' with violet cachet at left "CORREOS MEXICO / VAPOR CITY OF ALEXANDRIA" and reverse with Vera Cruz transit cds (Nov 29) in black.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5519 Mexico

    1884: Hidalgo 10 peso blue on thin wove paper, perf. 12, an unused example, well centred, fresh colour and large part opg. Rare Scott = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5520 Mexico

    1898: Locomotive 10 p. deep blue, unwatermarked, a Sperati Forgery, 'used' with 'Rosario' datestamp in black. Handstamped 'Sperati Reproduction' in violet on reverse. A fantastic example of the forger's art.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5521 Mexico

    1914: Complete 1 peso Booklet, black on buff cover, containing "GCM" monogram panes of 1 c. violet x 4, 2 c. green in pane of 8, 5 c. orange with two panes of 8, fresh and very fine (Rogers 5b). Rare.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5522 Mexico

    1934 (Sept 1): University, Postage 5 p. brownish black & red-brown, an unused example well centred and of good colour, large part og. A scarce stamp Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5523 Mexico

    1947 (June 25): Justo Sierra 10 p. green & brown and P.O. Building 20 p. mauve & green, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Gi 795/796 = £ 140+.
    Starting bid : 75.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5524 Mexico

    1928 (Oct 1): Airmail 25 c. dark green & grey-brown, an unused example variety perf. 14 (normal is perf. 12), fresh and fine, well centred, part og. A very rare stamp: unlisted in Gibbons or Scott; Sanabria #5. Signed Kessler, Sanabria.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5525 Mexico

    1931: Airmail 15 c. on 20 c. olive-brown, rouletted, an unused vertical pair, variety 'Pair, one with Surcharge Omitted', showing top stamp with horizontal rules from the edge of the surcharge plate, lower stamp normal, from the top horizontal rows of the error sheet, fresh and fine, large part og. Scott = $ 350.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5526 Mexico

    1932 (July 13): Caranza issue optd. 'Habilitado Aereo', the complete set of five values, all in corner marginal vertical pairs from lower right of sheet, variety "Imperforate", fresh and very fine, large part og. with lower stamps unmounted og. An exceptional set Gi 523a/527a = £ 550/Scott = $ 300+.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5527 Mexico

    1939 (May 23): Sarabria Flight 20 c. blue & red, a fine unused example, well centred and of fresh colour, full unmounted og. and scarce thus Gi 626a = £ 475/Scott = $ 800.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5528 Mexico

    1884: Official (-) scarlet, used on 1887 registered front of cover to Ixtlan tied by bold strikes of segmented cork handstamps in black, with oval framed "ADMON. PRAL DE CORREOS / DE TEPIC" Eagle cachet in blue, Tepic despatch datestamp (Aug 27) and framed "CERTIFICADO EN TEPIC / SALE EN 27 DE Ago. DE 1887" with dates in manuscript, all in blue. Oval "Agencia / Del Correo / En Ixtlan" on reverse in violet. Fresh and fine, a charming usage.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5529 Mexico

    1910: Official 5 p. carmine & black, issue of 1899, optd. 'Oficial' in black, an unused block of four, marginal from top of sheet with 'KOOO849' requisition number, fresh and fine,slight violet ink impression on large part or unmounted og. Scarce Gi O300 = £ 560+/Scott = $ 800+.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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