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lot # 1269 - Overseas Mexico

Thursday Dec 01, 2022 09:00 Europe/Zurich

Mexico City 1856: ½ r. deep blue, a fine horizontal pair used on September 1856 cover from Mexico City to Guadalajara carried at the initial rate (½ real for less than 30 leagues, 1 real for over 30 leagues) applicable until 20 December 1856, tied by lozenge of dots handstamp (Schatzkes fig. 826) in black - this only used in the first six weeks of issue. A fine and very scarce early usage.

Michel Catalogue 291: Europe & Overseas


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