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2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
 
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 562, Texas and MexicoBAHIA, BAHIABAHIA. Mostly clear strike of brownish-black straightline handstamp from this Texas town (later named Goliad) during Mexican Administration, on large part of cover front only to Bexar Tex. (later San Antonio), manuscript "20" (reales) rate, Fine and rare, examples of the "BAHIA" straightline and other early Texas markings during the Spanish and Mexican periods are almost always cover fronts, not complete covers

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U.S. Postal History
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Texas
2014-12-15
The George J. Kramer Collection: U.S. Domestic Mails 1776-1869
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Sale Number 1088, Lot Number 75, Territorial and Frontier MailBAHIA, BAHIABAHIA. Bold strike of brownish-black straightline handstamp from this Texas town (later named Goliad) during Mexican Administration, manuscript "3" (reales) on folded cover to Jose Antonio de la Garza at Bexar (later San Antonio), carried northwest along the original Spanish mission road

VERY FINE STRIKE OF THE BAHIA STRAIGHTLINE HANDSTAMP USED DURING THE MEXICAN PERIOD.

The 3 reales pays the Mexican domestic rate effective up to 1832. Examples of the "BAHIA" straightline and other early Texas markings during the Spanish and Mexican periods are almost always cover fronts, not complete covers. This is a rare exception and certainly one of the finest known.

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E. 3,000-4,000
8,500
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