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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Mexico and Central America

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1131
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1131, Mexico and Central America5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Positions 21-24R, third stamp with defective transfer, 1856 shade (prior to 1858 Red Brown printing), scissors-separated with intact perfs at bottom and s.e. at left, tied by "New Orleans La. Sep. 1, 1857" circular datestamps on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, neat "2" reales due handstamp, horizontal file fold does not affect stamps, Fine and rare use of a strip with the defective transfer, ex Hill and Bilden, illustrated in Brookman on p. 222

E. 500-750
1,000
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