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Lot 952 - 1841 - PRESTAMP: Complete folded letter from MARAVATIO to MEXICO CITY with good strike of large oval MARA / VATIO marking in red. - Est £25

Lot 953 - 1852 - Stampless cover from SOMBRERETE to DURANGO with fine strike of straight line 'Block Capitals' SOMBRERETE marking in black with large '2' rate marking alongside. - Est £20

Lot 954 - 1856 - 4r carmine vermilion and 4r dull vermilion 'Hidalgo' issue, both good used copies with Mexico and Veracruz district opts. (SG 4 & 4a, Cat £185) - Est £45

Lot 955 - 1861 - Cover franked with 1856 QUADRISECTED 8r lilac 'Hidalgo' issue (SG 5f) used as a 2r tied by fine strike of straight line 'ZACATECAS' cancel in black. Addressed to MEXICO CITY. Cover has a few small repairs but very attractive. - Est £150

Lot 956 - 1866 - 50c yellow green LITHO 'Maximilian' issue with '70 1866' numeral and 'Mexico' district overprint. A fine looking cds used copy, three clear margins but touching along top frame line. Small thin on reverse. Underrated issue. (SG 39) - Est £15

Lot 957 - 1867 - GUADALAJARA - FORGERIES: Nice group of FORGERIES with two of each value of the 1r, 2r, 4r & 1p on different coloured papers. (8 stamps, As SG 5/24) - Est £15

Lot 958 - 1868 - GUADALAJARA: 2r black on rose batonne paper 'Provisional' issue, a good mint copy. Small thin. (SG 27) - Est £12

Lot 959 - 1872 - 12c blue 'Hidalgo' issue with 'Papel Sellado' watermark (Type 8a) with '6 72' numerals and 'Guadalajara' district opt, a fine lightly used copy, four margins. Uncommon. (SG 88e) - Est £20

Lot 960 - 1874 - Pair of complete folded letters with 1872 'Hidalgo' issue frankings, the first with pair 25c red pin perf (SG 94) with 'MEXICO' district opts tied by FRANCO MEXICO cds to DURANGO and the second with 12c blue and 25c red pin perf with 'MEXICO' district opts also tied by MEXICO cds to GUADALAJARA. (2 covers) - Est £25

Lot 961 - 1886 - Cover franked with single 1885 10c orange 'Hidalgo Medallion' issue (SG 162) tied by undated oval FRANCO EN GUADALAJARA cancel. Addressed to CUIDAD GUZMAN. Nice & clean. - Est £18

Lot 962 - 1887 - Group of 'Numeral' issues on paper with ruled lines with 2c lake perf 12, 5c ultramarine perf 6 and 10c lilac brown perf 6 all are used with odd small fault. (SG 183, 184a & 185a, Cat £46+) - Est £20

Lot 963 - 1889 - 5c blue 'Numeral' PSC (H&G 33) used with good strike of small undated oval FRANCO PEROTE cancel in black. Addressed to MEICO CITY with transit and arrival cds's on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 964 - 1891 - 4c brick red 'Hidalgo Medallion' postal stationery envelope (H&G B24, UPSS #E33) used with added 1887 6c scarlet 'Numeral' issue (SG 178) tied by CELAYA cds dated JUN 30 1891. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with transit & arrival marks on reverse. Cover is lightly toned and a little roughly opened at top right but scarce in used condition. - Est £30

Lot 965 - 1892 - 10c brick red 'Numeral' postal stationery envelope (H&G B36 / UPSS #E45), opening at long end) used with MATEHUALA cds. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with arrival cds on reverse. - Est £25

Lot 966 - 1895 - 20c lake rose 'Mulitas' issue, wmk 'CORREOSEUM', a fine mint copy. (SG 226) - Est £15

Lot 967 - 1896 - EXPRESS HIDALGO COMPANY: 5c blue + 10c black 'Express Hidalgo' postal stationery envelope (H&G B3b) on grey granite laid paper used with oval EXPRESS HIDALGO SERVICIO POSTAL PACHUCA cancel and oval EXPRESS HIDALGO R F RIVEROLL agents cachet in purple on front. Addressed to VERACRUZ. - Est £25

Lot 968 - 1896 - WELLS FARGO: 5c ultramarine 'Wells Fargo' postal stationery envelope (H&G B78) used probably as a 'Paste up' with two good strikes of oval EXPRESS WELLS FARGO Y CIA, CD PORF. DIAZ-MEX cancel in purple dated 16 JAN 1896. Addressed to MONTERREY with 'Francisco Armendaiz Monterrey, Mex' arrival mark in red on reverse. Backflap missing likely where the envelope was attached to the original cover. - Est £25

Lot 969 - 1900 - Group of three uprated postal stationery wrappers (H&G E36/38) all with added stamps from the 1899 'Eagle' issue sent from MEXICO CITY to Germany, France or Switzerland, the latter with an arrival cds on reverse. Attractive. - Est £25

Lot 970 - 1903 - Cover franked with single 1899 20c blue & rose (SG 272) tied by SALTO DE AGUA. CHIS cds. Addressed to GERMANY with various transit & arrival marks on reverse. A nice franking. - Est £25

Lot 971 - 1914 - CIVIL WAR: Pair of SOMORA 'Coach seal' covers to HERMOSILLO, the first cover franked with 1914 5c orange red & green (SG 535) tied by URES cds's and the second franked 1914 5c buff & green (SG 535b) tied by POZA ESTN cds. Both have arrival cds's on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 972 - 1915 - 2c green 'Statue of Cuauhtemoc' issue with variety 'OFICIAL' OPT INVERTED, fine mint. (SG O322 var) - Est £15

Lot 973 - 1915 - CIVIL WAR: Cover franked with pair 1915 5c orange with small 'Carranza' monogram opts (SG CT91) tied by SAN JUAN BAUTISTA cds's to MEXICO CITY and 1916 2c green PSC with 'Villa Zapata' monogram opt (H&G I5) used with added 1915 2c green (SG 294) tied by OPA No. 684 Travelling Post Office cds addressed to MEXICO CITY, card has two punch holes. Small faults. (2 items) - Est £25

Lot 974 - 1915 - CIVIL WAR: Cover franked with single 1914 5c orange with large 'GCM' monogram overprint in purple (SG CT26) tied by ALTOTONGA cds. Addressed locally and unclaimed with manuscript 'No Reclamado' on reverse and blue ALTOTONGA LISTA cds. - Est £25

Lot 975 - 1916 - 'Silver Currency' OPT issue on 1910 set the 1c to 20c all fine mint. (SG 310/317, Cat £20+) - Est £12

Lot 976 - 1916 - 'Silver Currency' OPT issue on 1910 set with 'Carranza Monogram' opt in black the 1c to 20c all fine mint. (SG 348/55) - Est £10

Lot 977 - 1916 - 10c on 1c lilac 'Gold Currency' postal stationery card (H&G 127) used with added 1916 10c blue 'Carranza's Triumph' issue (SG 359) tied by unclear CERTIFICADOS cds. Addressed to MEXICO CITY. No message but a scarce card in used condition. - Est £16

Lot 978 - 1917 - 1c purple 'portrait' issue, perf 12, a fine mint copy. (SG 402, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 979 - 1917 - 1p grey & blue 'Lighthouse, Veracruz' issue on thin paper, a fine mint copy. (SG 411, Cat £42) - Est £22

Lot 980 - 1918 - 4c carmine roulette issue with 'OFICIAL' opt reading up, a fine cds used copy. (SG O416, Cat £24) - Est £12

Lot 981 - 1918 - 2c green civil war postal stationery card (H&G I-5) with 'Villa Zapata Monogram' opt datelined 'Mexico City 2/2/18 used with undated CARTERO No.4 MEXICO cancel in red. Addressed locally. - Est £16

Lot 982 - 1920 - EXPRESS MAIL: Registered Express cover franked with 1917 10c blue & 20c rose lake and 1919 20c black & red 'Express Letter' issue (SG 398/9 & E413) tied by two strikes of CIUDAD GUZMAN JAL cds's dated 5 JUN 1920 with fine red on white printed registration label, oval CERTIFICADOS CD. GUZMAN marking in purple and straight line 'ENTREGA INMEDIATA' markings all on front and blue 'Sunburst' registration seal tied on reverse. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with arrival mark dated the next day on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 983 - 1923 - CINDERELLA: 20c black, red & blue 'Sinaloa' REVOLUTIONARY arms issue inscribed 'Ejercito Renovador'. A fine mint copy. Small thin on reverse. (Ingham #80) - Est £15

Lot 984 - 1923 - Stampless REG meter cover from MEXICO CITY to SWITZERLAND with two sunburst REG seals on reverse with fine 1923 2c red 'Associacion Mexicana de la Cruz Roja' HOSPITAL label on reverse tied by arrival cds. Attractive. - Est £15

Lot 985 - 1923 - Registered cover franked with single 1917 30c grey black 'Portrait' issue rouletted (SG 401) tied by MORELIA cds with REG handstamp in purple alongside. Addressed to MEXICO CITY with blue 'Sunburst' registration seal on reverse tied by oval MORELIA CERTIFICADOS markings with MEXICO CITY arrival mark also on reverse. Nice franking of the top value. - Est £25

Lot 986 - 1926 - 30c deep green with variety 'OFICIAL' OPT INVERTED, a fine used copy. (SG O464a) - Est £20

Lot 987 - 1929 - 'Airmail' issue, perf 12, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 469/76, Cat £39) - Est £25

Lot 988 - 1929 - 20c sepia 'Airmail' issue, perf 12, a fine mint copy of the key value. (SG 471, Cat £28) - Est £20

Lot 989 - 1930 - 5c sepia & sage green and 15c green & bright violet 'HABILITADO 1930' opt issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 496/7) - Est £12

Lot 990 - 1931 - 15c on 20c sepia AIR 'Surcharge' issue, perforated, a fine mint copy. (SG 515, Cat £36) - Est £20

Lot 991 - 1932 - 30c on 20c sepia AIR 'Surcharge' issue, perforated, a fine cds used copy. (SG 518, Cat £30) - Est £16

Lot 992 - 1932 - 10c violet AIR issue with 'SERVICIO OFICIAL' opt, a fine unmounted mint top marginal copy with 'No. 275' handstamp in margin. (SG O529, Cat £22) - Est £15

Lot 993 - 1932 - AIRMAIL: Two covers dated 1932 & 1936 to USA variously franked both with undated circular 'R.A.C. No.2-- R.M.' airmail routing marks on front. Some opening faults. (2) - Est £20

Lot 994 - 1933 - OFFICIAL MAIL: Window envelope with 'MUSEO D'ARTES POPULARES MEXICO' cachet in purple at top left franked with 1926 5c orange with 'OFICIAL' opt reading up and 1932 10c rose carmine with 'SERVICIO OFICIAL' opt (SG O477a & O540) tied by OFICIAL MEXICO D.F. cds dated 2 NOV 1933. - Est £20

Lot 995 - 1937 - 10c bright violet 'Reduced Size' issue, a fine unmounted mint IMPERF PAIR. (SG 602 variety) - Est £16

Lot 996 - 1942 - 'Astro Physics Observatory' issue set of six fine mint. (SG 676/81, Cat £70) - Est £40

Lot 997 - 1945 - 'Inter American Conference' issue, the set of nine fine mint. (SG 735/43, Cat £47) - Est £30

Lot 998 - 1946 - 'United Nations' POSTAGE issue, the set of six fine mint. (SG 766/71, Cat £28+) - Est £15

Lot 999 - 1946 - 'United Nations' AIR issue, the set of five fine mint. (SG 772/76, Cat £24+) - Est £12

Lot 1000 - 1856-1940 - Collection on ideal pages from early issues with Hidalgos inc values to 4r, various other classic issues inc Juarez values to 100c, later Hidalgo Medallions & Numerals, Mulitas issue inc 1p used etc and a useful range of Civil War & inflationary opts. Mixed condition mint & used. Needs sorting. (100's) - Est £100

LARGE LOT - NO IMAGE AVAILABLE

Lot 1001 - 1898 - 50c bright lilac QV first OPT issue and 1899 1p bistre & ultramarine QV second OPT issue both mint. (SG 6 & 15, Cat £46) - Est £20

Lot 1002 - 1898 - 1p bistre & ultramarine QV issue, a superb used copy with central TANGIER cds dated 5 JUL 1902. (SG 7, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 1003 - 1907 - 1d scarlet, 4d green & chocolate brown, 4d pale orange EVII issue (British currency) all mint plus 6d pale dull purple and 1/- dull green and carmine both fine cds used. (SG 32 &, 34/7, Cat £87+) - Est £35

Lot 1004 - 1907 - 5c on ½d to 3p on 2/6 EVII 'Spanish Currency' opt issue all fine mint. (SG 112/121, Cat £120+) - Est £55

Lot 1005 - 1907 - 6p on 5/- bright carmine EVII issue opt in Spanish currency, a fine mint copy. (SG 122, Cat £35) - Est £16

Lot 1006 - 1923 - Cover front franked with 1917 10c on 1d scarlet and 40c on 4d slate green GV issue (SG 193 & 196 in French currency) tied by two strikes of BRITISH POST OFFICE MAZAGAN cds dated 11 JUL 1923. Addressed to UK. - Est £20

Lot 1007 - 1927 - TANGIER: Fine range of Tangier OPTS complete from the 1927 GV set of four through to the 1940 'Centenary of the First Postage Stamp' set of three all fine mint. (SG 231/50, Cat £106+) - Est £45

Lot 1008 - 1932 - Cover franked with 1925 10c on 1d scarlet, 15c on 1½d red brown, 50c on 5d yellow brown and 75c on 9d olive green GV issue opt in French currency tied by BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA cds's. Addressed to UK. Nice franking. - Est £40

Lot 1009 - 1935 - Range of 'French Currency' OPT issues with 1935 Silver Jubilee set of four, 1935 Harrison set of nine, 1936 EVIII pair, 1937 Coronation and 1937 5c on ½d green GVI issue all fine mint. (SG 212/24 & 227/30, Cat £29+) - Est £12

Lot 1010 - 1937 - Cover franked with French currency 1935 50c on 5d yellow brown and 1f on 10d turquoise blue GV issue plus strip of three 1937 15c on 1½d maroon 'Coronation' issue (SG 221, 223 & 229) all tied by BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA cds's. Addressed to locally. - Est £25

Lot 1011 - 1937 - Cover franked with French currency 1935 10c on 1d scarlet GV issue, 1937 15c on 1½d maroon 'Coronation' issue and pair 5c on ½d green GVI issue (SG 217, 229 & 230) all tied by BRITISH POST OFFICE RABAT cds's. Addressed to USA. - Est £45

Lot 1012 - 1938 - Registered cover franked with 1935 50c on 5d, pair 90c on 9d, 1f 50c on 1/- GV issue and 1937 15c on 1½d GVI issue all 'French' currency opt issues (SG 221/2, 224 & 229) plus 1936 5c on ½d, 10c on 1d & 15c on 1½d EVIII issue with 'Spanish' currency opts (SG 160/2) all tied by FEZ cds's with REG label. Addressed to USA with GIBRALTAR & other transits & arrival marks on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 1013 - 1948 - GREAT BRITAIN USED IN MOROCCO: Cover franked with 1941 2½d pale ultramarine GVI issue of Great Britain (without overprint, SG Z201) with 1941 ½d pale green GVI issue with 'TANGIER' opt (SG 251) tied by BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER cds dated 6 JAN 1948. Addressed to USA. - Est £25

Lot 1014 - 1949 - TANGIER: GVI issue with 'TANGIER' opt, the set of fifteen fine mint. (SG 261/75, Cat £120) - Est £60

Lot 1015 - 1917-1935 - Small range of used GV issues opt in French currency inc 1924 3f on 2/6 Seahorse, 1925 90c on 9d olive green, 1f 50c on 1/- bistre brown and 1935 15c on 1½d red brown Harrison issue. (14 stamps, SG Cat £28+) - Est £12

Lot 1016 - 1937-1955 - Three Spanish currency First Day covers with 1937 15c on 1½d maroon GVI 'Coronation' issue (SG 164) tied by TETUAN cds to TANGIER, 1948 GVI Olympics set of four (SG 178/81) tied by TETUAN cds to TANGIER and 1955 10c on 1d ultramarine QE2 issue (SG 188) tied on locally addressed cover also by TETUAN cds. (3 items) - Est £15

Lot 1017 - 1882 - 5c blue 'UPU' issue, two used copies with manuscript 'm' cancellations for either Managua or Masaya. Scarce. (SG 22) - Est £20

Lot 1018 - 1882 - Small collection of circular town POSTMARKS on the 1882 'UPU' issue with all values represented inc 3 x 15c yellow and 6 x 50c slate violet with cancels of OCOTAL, MASAYA, GRANADA, CORINTO, SAN JUAN DEL NORTE, MANAGUA, SAN JUAN DEL SUR, MATAGALPA, CHINANDEGA, RIVAS, JUIGALPA, BLUEFIELDS & LEON. (35 stamps) - Est £70

Lot 1019 - 1893 - TELEGRAPH: 1c blue 'Seebeck' telegraph issue with variety 'TELEGRAFOS' OPT INVERTED, a fine copy. (Barefoot #26b, Cat £20) - Est £12

Lot 1020 - 1896 - 'Franqueo Oficial' overprint issue on SEEBECK 'Postage Dues' with wmk and opt in violet, the set of five fine used. (SG O108B/O112B) - Est £20

Lot 1021 - 1901 - MOMOTOMBO ISSUE: Cover with 3 x 1900 5c deep blue 'Momotombo' issue (SG 141) tied by MANAGUA cancel to USA, 1903 5c blue 'Momotombo' PSE (H&G B45) used with added 1902 10c mauve LITHO issue (SG 186) tied by GRANADA cancel to GERMANY and 1903 10c red violet PSE (H&G B46) used with added 1902 5c blue LITHO issue (SG 185) tied by CORINTO cancel to Germany. All fine condition. (3 items) - Est £45

Lot 1022 - 1907 - 10c dull violet 'Momotombo' PSE with '1907' handstamp in purple. A good unused example. (H&G B69) - Est £15

Lot 1023 - 1908 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 'VALE 10c 1908' on 5c blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B71) used with oval LEON cancel. Addressed locally with '2' in manuscript and fine strike of straight line 'BUZON del TREN' marking in purple. Cover is a little discoloured at top but a rare marking. - Est £95

Lot 1024 - 1911 - RAILWAY COUPON ISSUE: 2c on 5c on 2c blue, 5c on 5c on 2c blue, 10c on 5c on 2c blue and 15c on 10c on 1c vermilion 'Railway Coupon' issue with surcharge on the reverse of the stamp. The set of four in unused complete panes of twenty. Some edge faults as is usual with these panes. (SG 319/22) - Est £30

Lot 1025 - 1911 - RAILWAY COUPON ISSUE: 10c on 5c on 2c blue 'Railway Coupon' issue, a used pair with OPT DOUBLE on right hand stamp (faults), 10c on 5c on 2c blue pair with OPT INVERTED and 10c on 10c on 1c vermilion with OPT INVERTED (in blue). Nice group. (SG 321a, 321b & 329a) - Est £10

Lot 1026 - 1911 - 2c on 5c on 2c blue 'Railway Coupon' issue with overprint in yellow. A fine unused strip of four. An underrated issue. (SG 322c, Cat £25) - Est £20

Lot 1027 - 1911 - RAILWAY COUPON ISSUE: Super accumulation on stockpages with many different opt types inc many pairs plus a few strips & blocks, lots of different typefaces on the underprinted issues and also inc a few INVERTED OPTS etc. Also noted SG 332 unused which is uncommon. Mixed condition used & unused. Needs sorting & checking. (Approx 200 stamps) - Est £65

Lot 1028 - 1912 - WATERLOW ISSUE: Reg cover to UK with small part of address panel cut out franked with 1912 25c black & green and pair 50c blue (SG 346 & 348) tied by oval LEON cancels with printed blue on white 'LEON' reg label and handstruck 'C.A.R.' marking with transit & arrival marks, cover with 1912 50c blue (SG 348) tied by SAN JUAN DEL SUR cds to USA and cover with pair 1912 25c black & green (SG 346) tied by LEON cds's to ITALY. (3 items) - Est £40

Lot 1029 - 1921 - Colour PPC 'Vida Campo - Recuerdos de Nicaragua' franked on message side with 1921 1c on 5c blue opt on 'OFICIAL' issue and 1c on 4c orange & black OPT on Revenue issue (SG 449 & 455) tied by LEON cds. Addressed to GERMANY with CORINTO transit cds also on front. Uncommon issues used on cover. - Est £30

Lot 1030 - 1924 - Trio of 2c orange on yellow PSEs (H&G B82) one used in 1922 with added 1c TAX opt (SG 473) tied CORINTO to LEON, two used in 1924 both with added 1c violet TAX issues (SG 494) tied from CORINTO to LEON with instructional mark on front and from MANAGUA to USA. All fine. (3 items) - Est £30

Lot 1031 - 1931 - MANAGUA EARTHQUAKE - CINDERELLA: Set of twelve 'Rebuilding' cinderella labels, imperf issued in Se-tenant pairs inscribed 'Terremoto 31.3.1931 En Dios Confiamos Labor Y Reconstruccion' in various colours. Fine mint/unused. - Est £35

Lot 1032 - 1932 - 1cor deep carmine 'G.P.O. Reconstruction Fund' AIR issue, a fine unused copy. (SG 687) - Est £10

Lot 1033 - 1932 - Three covers to USA all with uses of the 1932 2c on 4c blue (SG 737) with REG First Day Cover with strip of three tied by MANAGUA cds's dated 10 DEC, large part cover with top left return address section cut out franked with strip of three plus a single with OPT DOUBLE tied by MANAGUA cds's dated 24 DEC and REG cover with single plus 1c orange TAX issue on front and 15c purple AIR issue on reverse tied by boxed CORREO AEREO MANAGUA cancels dated JAN 14 1933. (3 covers) - Est £20

Lot 1034 - 1938 - 'Anniversary of the Postal Service' INTERIOR issue sheetlet of four containing the two ERRORS OF COLOUR (1c printed in black & brown the colour of the 16c and the 16c printed in black & orange the colour of the 1c), perf 11½, fine unused. (Maxwell #A235c, SG 999a/d Variety). - Est £25

Lot 1035 - 1938 - 'Anniversary of the Postal Service' exterior issue the set of four all with INVERTED CENTRES, perf 11½, fine unused. (SG 999e/h Variety). - Est £25

Lot 1036 - 1947 - 'Triangle' POSTAGE issue, the set of eleven in fine mint triangular blocks of four. (SG 1096/1106, Cat £40) - Est £20

Lot 1037 - 1949 - 'Tenth World Amateur Baseball Championships' SPORT issue, the set of thirteen airmail miniature sheets of four good to fine mint. Odd small gum fault here & there. A scarce set. (SG MS1145a, Cat £200) - Est £100

Lot 1038 - 1979 - SANDINISTA REVOLUTION: Trio of long incoming bank meter covers from BRAZIL, USA and NORTHERN IRELAND all addressed to the Bank of London & S America in MANAGUA sent in June 1979 with boxed TELCOR arrival marks. The covers were all delayed due to the revolution and were held at the P.O. with each cover showing fine strikes of two line 'CORREO ATRASADO POR LA GUERRA' marking in purple and an eventual Bank arrival mark dated 24 JUL 1979 over a month later. Very unusual. This marking has only recently been discovered and featured in an article in Nicaro January 2017. (3 items) - Est £30

Lot 1039 - 1878-1910 - Range of mint & used postal stationery with cards, replycards, envelopes & wrappers with a few better items noted inc 1899 3c PSC used from BLUEFIELDS to USA, 1892 10c PSE used from MANAGUA to JAMAICA and group of used 2c Momotombo cards inc odd CARTERO marking. Mixed condition. (32) - Est £45

LARGE LOT - NO IMAGE AVAILABLE

Lot 1040 - 1904-1931 - Group of OPTS & Surcharges all used on large pieces inc 'CORREOS - 1908' opts, 1906 OPTS on Waterlow & ABNCo. Issues, 1914 2c on 50c blue 'Waterlow' issue with OFICIAL obliterated, strip of five RESELLO 1928 opts and a couple of BISECTS tied by GRANADA cds dated 1931. Interesting lot. (6 items) - Est £20