The Guadalajara Collection - Conducted behind closed doors

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Sale 21043 Mexico, the "Guadalajara" Collection.
With 88 lots, valued between £100 and £50,000 the "Guadalajara" Collection of 1866-68 Provisional issues from the State of Guadalajara, assembled by a prominent philatelist, is one of the finest collections formed of these fascinating issues. Most lots boasting an impressive Provenance and almost all with MEPSI Certificates, this collection will be a valued reference for collectors for many years to come.
A highlight of the sale is lot 1035 an 1867 (22 May) entire letter from Colima to Zamora, bearing First Printing Serrated roulette 1r. on blue quadrille paper, 2r. on green quadrille paper and 4r. on white wove paper. The stamps applied and cancelled in transit. The only recorded cover bearing the 4r. serrate roulette and generally considered to be one of the most important items of Mexican Philately.

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(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate½r. on white paper horizontal pair, original gum, cut square, fine and one of only two recorded multiples of this stamp. Scott 1, S.G. 1ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (3 April), entire letter from Sayula to Guadalajara, bearing two ½r. and 1r. white paper, all cut to shape, tied by "Franco/Sayula" oval handstamps. The rate paid was for an up to ½ ounce weight and a distance beyond 16 leagues. The Postmasters Provisional Stamps of Guadalajara were issued in January-February 1867, except for the ½r. which was printed in April. Of the seven covers recorded bearing the ½r. this is the earliest. Elmhurst Certificate, Scott 1, 4, S.G. 1A, 2Aprovenance: Scott and Ro...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (1 April), cover from Ciudad Guzmàn to Sayula bearing 1r. on grey-blue, cut square with "franco/en.c.guzman" cancellation. The rate being 1r. at less the ½ ounce within 16 leagues. The 1 real rate is very infrequently found in this issue, corresponding to the single weight and the single distance. One of the two covers recorded with the single usage of this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 2, S.G. 6Aprovenance: BashSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (2 April), entire letter from Sayula to Guadalajara, bearing 1r. on grey-blue, horizontal pair, partly cut-to-shape, paying the single rate and tied by oval "Franco/Sayula" handstamp. The only cut-to-shape multiple recorded on cover in the entire Guadalajara issue. Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 2, S.G. 6Aprovenance: Bash and RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (4 Feb.) entire letter from Ciudad Guzmàn to Guadalajara, weighing ¼ ounce for a distance beyond 16 leagues, the rate being paid by 1r. on blue-grey, cut-square horizontal pair and 4r. on rose, tied by "infinity" cancellations. The earliest and largest recorded franking of the 1r. on blue-grey. Elmhurst Certificate (1984). Scott 2, 7, S.G. 6A, 10Aprovenance:Boonshaft, Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (9 April), cover from Guadalajara to Colima, requiring a franking of 9 reales for less than 2 ounces and a distance beyond 16 leagues, franked 1r. on grey-blue and 4r. on rose (2), all cut square, tied by oval datestamp on departure. The highest franking known of the entire issue and the only cover known bearing two of the 4r. values. Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 2, 7, S.G. 6A, 10ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (12 April), entire letter from Guadalajara to Zacatecas paying the ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues rate by 1r. on grey-blue and 2r. on pale green quadrille paper, cancelled by oval datestamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 2, 13, S.G. 6A, 9ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1r. on grey-blue, horizontal pair, the first stamp showing the "shrinking dot" variety, cut square and used on piece with "franco guzman" double circle cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 2, S.G. 6ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (18 March), cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara, bearing 1r. on grey-blue and 2r. on white paper, carried at the 3 reales rate per ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues. From mid February to mid March 1867, the small town of Ciudàd Juzman applied an overprint with the name of the locality. Only ten covers recorded showing the "Cd Guzman" Juzman" overprint and this is a unique franking. Scott 2a, 6, S.G. 3A, 6Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, ImperforateUndated cover from Guadalajara to Omeca, paying the single weight rate with 1r. on dark blue (2 cut square), tied by indistinct oval handstamp. Only five covers are recorded bearing this stamp, this being the unique one with two examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 3, S.G. 5A var.provenance: BashSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1r. on dark blue, showing the "Shrinking Dot" variety, with 2r. on dark green, tied to piece by fancy laurel leaves cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate. Scott 2, 5, S.G. 5A, 7ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (24 Jan.) cover from Guadalajara to Zapotlàn, bearing 1r. on white, tied by fancy laurel leaves cancellation with the corresponding datestamp alongside. One of only five covers recorded bearing this stamp and only two of these bear a single stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 4, S.G. 2Aprovenance: Bash, Scott and RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (24 Jan.), cover from Colima to Mexico, forwarded via Guadalajara through the forwarding agent Teodoro Kunhardt (with his handstamp on the reverse), entering the mails at this city and franked 1r. on white paper, tied by fancy wreath cancellation with oval datestamp alongside, forwarded six days later, by "Kunhardt y Esqueda" forwarding company of Leon, with the corresponding cachet on the reverse. The earliest forwarded cover of this issue. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 4, S.G. 2Aprovenance...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (29 Jan.), cover from Guadalajara to Mexico City, paying the 3 reales per ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues rate with the 1r. and 2r. on white paper, tied by fancy wreath cancellations with matching oval datestamp at upper right. One of only two covers recorded with this franking. Elmhurst Certificate (2011). Scott 4, 6, S.G. 2A, 3Aprovenance: Bash and RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1r. on white paper, vertical pair with "Cd Guzman" overprint, cut square and cancelled by fancy "Infinity" handstamp. Only four examples of the 1r. known with the “Cd Guzman” overprint, unique as a pair. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 4a, S.G. 2A var.provenance: Bash, Scott and RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate2r. on dark green, part original gum, cut square. Scott 5, S.G. 7ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (11 Jan.), cover from Guadalajara to Zapotlàn, franked 2r. on green, paying the rate for up to ½ ounce for beyond 16 leagues, tied by fancy laurel leaves cancellation and with oval datestamp alongside. The earliest recorded usage of the entire Guadalajara issue. Scott 5, S.G. 7Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (7 Feb.), entire letter from Guadalajara to Silao, franked 2r. on dark green, to pay the up to ½ ounce, beyond 16 leagues rate, tied by fancy laurel leaves cancellation with oval datestamp alongside. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 5, S.G. 7ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (10 March) entire letter from Guadalajara to Leon, bearing 2r. on dark green tied by oval "Correos/Guadalajara" datestamp. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 5, S.G. 7ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (14 Feb.), entire letter from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara bearing 2r. on dark green and 4r. rose, cut square and each with "Cd Guzan" overprint, paying the 6r. rate for 1¼ ounce beyond 16 leagues. One of the ten covers recorded in total with the 'Ciudad Guzman' overprint and the only cover recorded with two examples; #7b being an exemplary example.. Elmhurst Certificate (1999). Scott 5, 7b, S.G. 7Avar., 10Avar.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate2r. on white, "shrinking 5" variety, placed on top of a General issue engraved 25c. Maximilian on pece, tied by oval handstamp, the 2r. being used as a Postage Due as the Juarez Government did not recognise the Imperial stamp. The only recorded combination franking of a Mexican General issue and Guadalajara provisional issue. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 6, S.G. 3Aprovenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (12 Jan,), entire leter from Guadalajara to Carro, franked 2r. on white, to pay the rate for up to ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues, tied by fancy laurel leaves cancellation with oval datestamp alongside. The earliest recorded use of the 2r. on white paper and one of only about ten covers known with this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 6, S.G. 3Aprovenance: Scott and RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms an...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (15 Jan.), cover from Colima to Guadalajara, dispatched stampless as this issue was not sent to Colima, with "Franquado/Colima oval postmark, 2r. on white, cut square pair, applied in transit at Ciudad Guzmán and tied by two "Infinity" fancy cancellations and with "Franco En C. Guzamn ribbon handstamp at upper right, being then forwarded to its final destination. The only recorded cover bearing a pair of the 2r. on white. Elmhurst Certificate (2007). Scott 6, S.G. 3Aprovenance: RodriguezSubject...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (25 Feb.) entire letter from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara, franked 2r. on white overprinted "Cd Guzman", to pay the single long distance rate. Only ten covers recorded bearing the Ciudad Guzmán overprint. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 6a, S.G. 3Avar.provenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (7 Feb.), cover from Guadalajara to Mascota franked 2r. on white double impression to pay the single rate beyond 16 leagues, fancy laurel leaves cancellation with oval datestamp alongside. One of only three covers recorded with the double impression variety. Elmhurst Certificate (1995) which does not mention the variety. Scott 6 var., S.G. 3A var.provenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (7 June) entire letter from Colima to Zamora, franked 4r. on rose to pay the ¾ ounce, beyond 16 leagues rate, the cover initially travelled stampless via the forwarding agent Robert Meyer, with his blue cachet on the front, being later consigned to the agent G.H. Sattler (partial cachet on reverse) in Guadalajara where the stamp was applied and cancelled by the oval datestamp. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 7, S.G. 4Aprovenance: Bash, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (29 July), cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara, franked 4r. on rose, horizontal bisect, to pay the 2r. single rate, tied by "franco en c. guzman" double ring cancellation. Only seven covers recorded bearing this bisect. Elmhurst Certificate (1996). Scott 7a, S.G. 4ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, ImperforateUndated cover front from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara franked 4r. rose and 2r. on green bâtonne paper, each a vertical bisect, arranged face to face with the purpose of completing the circular design, to pay the 3r. rate per ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues, tied by "franco/en c. guzman" double ring cancellation. One of only four recorded covers or fronts bearing two bisects, each of these displaying a unique combination of stamps. Elmhurst Certificate (1999). Scott 7a, 15, S.G. 4A, 8Aprovenance: Scott, Rod...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate4r. on white, unused, cut square, light crease. One of only two recorded examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 8, S.G. 4A, unpriced unused by either catalogueprovenance: Bash, ScottSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1867 (6 Sept.), entire letter from Guadalajara to Leon, franked 4r. on white, 1r. on blue oblong quadrillé paper and 2r. on green quadrillé paper to pay the 6r. rate per 1½ ounce beyond 16 leagues, fancy "Infinity" cancellations of Guadalajara. One of only three covers recorded bearing a three colour franking of the Guadalajara Postmasters Provisional stamps, and one of only 7 covers bearing Scott #8.. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 8, 13, 15, S.G. 4A, 8A, 12Aprovenance: Bash, RodriguezSubject t...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, ImperforateUndated cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara bearing 4r. on white and 2r. on green quadrillé paper each bisected and arranged face to face to complete the circle of the design, paying the 3r. rate per ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues and tied by the circular dispatch handstamp. One of only four recorded covers bearing two bisects, each having a unique combination of stamps. Elmhurst Certificate (1996). Scott 8a, 13a, S.G. 4A, 9Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Imperforate1p. on lilac, cut square and with "Franqueado/Guadalajara" oval cancellation; fine. One of only three recorded examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 9, S.G. 11Aprovenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Serrate Roulette1r. on grey, fine used.One of only two recorded examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 10, S.G. 6Bprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Serrate Roulette1867 (22 May), entire letter from Colima, forwarded to Guadalajara and then to Zamora, franked 4r. on white paper, double perf. variety, 1r. blue oblong quadrillé and 2r. on thin green quadrillé, all tied by oval dispatch handstamps. One of only two covers recorded bearing the 4r. Serrate Roulette, the most important cover of the Gaudalajara Provisional Postmasters issues and a unique three colour franking of the Serrate issues. Considered to be one of the most important items of Mexican Philate...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 First Printing, Wove Paper, Serrate Roulette1p. on lilac, unused, a few trimmed roulettes at right, otherwise superb. The only recorded example. One of the great rarities of the Provisional issues of Mexico. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 12A, S.G. 11Bprovenance: Scott and RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé Paper1867 (27 March) entire letter from Guadalajara to Leon, franked 2r. on green to pay the single weight rate, tied by "Correos/Guadalajara" oval datestamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2010). Scott 13, S.G. 9ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé Paper1867 (7 Oct.), cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara, carried at the double rate and franked 2r. green (2) tied by circular dispatch cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 13, S.G. 9ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé Paper1867 (9 Oct.), entire letter from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara bearing 2r. on green, tied by "Franco/En C. Guzman" double ring cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2010). Scott 13, S.G. 9ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé PaperUndated cover from Guadalajara to Tepatitlan franked 2r. on green, tied by "Franqueado/Guadalajara" oval cancellation. A rare destination. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 13, S.G. 9ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé Paper1867 (8 June), entire letter from Contla to Ciudad Guzmán, franked 2r. on green (2, one bisected) paying the 3r. rate per ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues, tied by Ciudad Guzmán circular cancellation. One of only four covers recorded bearing one complete stamp and a bisect, this franking being unique. Elmhurst Certificate (1981). Scott 13, 13a, S.G. 7Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Bu...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé Paper1868 (31 Aug.) entire letter from Sayula to Zapotlan, franked 2r. on green, diagonal bisect to pay the rate for less than ½ ounce under 16 leagues, tied by oval datestamp. A small Town and late use, the new Federal issue started on 8 Sept. 1868. The only recorded 2r. bisect used alone. Elmhurst Certificate (1981). Scott 13a, S.G. 9Aprovenance: Bash, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Quadrillé Paper, Serrate Roulette1867 (12 May), cover from Guadalajara to Colima franked 2r. on green, tied by oval dispatch datestamp and paying the up to 16 leagues, under ½ ounce rate. Scott 14, S.G. 9BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Laid Bâtonné Paper2r. on green, tied to piece by the straight line "guadalajara" handstamp which was used to overprint the National stamps in that region. The only recorded example demonstrating the use of the "guadalajara" overprint as a cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 15, S.G. 8Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Laid Bâtonné PaperUndated cover from Guadalajara to Lagos, redirected to San Juan, franked 2r. on green to pay the single rate, tied by "Correos/Guadalajara" oval datestamp. Redirected mail in Guadalajara occurred only very rarely. Elmhurst Certificate (2010). Scott 15, S.G. 8ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Laid Bâtonné Paper1867 (17 June), entire letter from Guadalajara to San Luis bearing 2r. on green (3) tied by oval dispatch datestamps. The largest recorded franking of this denomination. Elmhurst Certificate (1999). Scott 15, S.G. 8Aprovenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Laid Bâtonné Paper1867 (1 May), cover from Guadalajara to Zacatecas franked 2r. on green, third printing 1r. on blue to pay the up to ¾ ounce rate beyond 16 leagues, tied by Guadalajara oval datestamp. Only three covers recorded with Scott #17. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 15, 17, S.G. 8A, 12ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Laid Bâtonné PaperUndated cover front from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara, franked 2r. on green diagonal bisect and 2r. on green bâtonné paper to pay the rate for ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues, tied by "Franco/En C. Guzman" circular cancellation. One of four recorded covers bearing a bisect and a full stamp, this franking being unique. Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 15, 18var., S.G. 7A, 8Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Laid Bâtonné Paper2r. on green, with third printing Serrated Roulette 1r. on blue, tied to piece by "franco en/guadalajara" datestamp; fine. One of only two recorded examples of the Serrated Roulette 1r. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 16, 19, S.G. 5B, 8Ahprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Serrate Roulette1867 (17 May) entire letter from Guadalajara to Zamora, franked 2r. on green bâtonné paper to pay the single rate, only four covers recorded, tied by oval dispatch datestamp. An unusual destination as Zamora is outside of Jalisco State. Elmhurst Certificate (2000). Scott 16, S.G. 8ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Second Printing, Serrate Roulette1867 (1 July), entire letter from Guadalajara to Zapotlán franked 2r. green on bâtonné paper, only four covers, tied by oval Guadalajara datestamp. Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 16, S.G. 8BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove Paper2r. on rose, unused, cut square; fine. The only recorded unused example. Elmhurst Certificate (2019). Scott 18provenance: Bash, ScottSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove PaperUndated envelope from Guadalajara to Guayaquil, Ecuador, franked 2r. on rose, paying the single internal rate, tied by oval dispatch handstamp. Only two covers and a single stamp cancelled by a Manchester handstamp are the testimony of usages known to external destinations. The usage to Ecuador is unique. Elmhurst Certificate (2008). Scott 18provenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove Paper4r. on blue, original gum, cut square, fine. One of only four recorded unused examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2007). Scott 18Aprovenance: Rodriguez, BashSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove Paper1868 (23 April), cover from Guadalajara to Mazatlán franked 4r. on blue, paying the less that ¾ ounce rate beyond 16 leagues, tied by oval dispatch handstamp and most unusually with "Franqueado/Tepic" oval transit postmark with manuscript date "April 27, 68" inserted. One of only three covers recorded with this franking. Elmhurst Certificate (2004). Scott 18Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condition...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove PaperUn (1)p. on blue, unused, cut square, fine and very rare, one of only two copies recorded of this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 18BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove Paper, Serrate Roulette2r. on rose, fine used. The only recorded example, a tremendous rarity, unknown unused.. Elmhurst Certificate (2007). Scott 19Aprovenance: Rodriguez and BashSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Wove Paper, Serrate Roulette4r. on blue, central "franco en/guadalajara" cancellation; fine. The only recorded example. Another tremendous rarity, unknown unused. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 19Bprovenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper1868 (15 April), cover from Zapotlán to Guadalajara, franked 2r. on rose to pay the single rate, tied by fancy "Infinity" cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 20, S.G. 15ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper1868 (4 April) cover from Guadalajara to Tepic, franked 2r. on rose and 1r. on green bàtonné paper, paying the ½ ounce, beyond 16 leagues rate, oval "Franqueado/Guadalajara" cancellations; fine. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 20, 26, S.G. 15B, 13BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper4r. on white, unused; very fine. One of only six recorded unused examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2003). Scott 22, S.G. 20Aprovenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper1p. on white, unused; fine. The only recorded example. An exceptional rarity, otherwise unknown unused. Elmhurst Certificate (2019). Scott 24ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper, Serrated Roulette1p. on lilac, oval cancellation; fine. One of only two recorded examples. Elmhurst Certificate (2019). Scott 25, S.G. 24BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper1868 (16 June), cover from Talpa to Guadalajara franked by five examples of the 1r. on green (one in a slightly different colour, originating from a different sheet), to pay the 1 ounce rate for a distance beyond 16 leagues, tied by oval double ring Talpa handstamps. In 9 of the 23 Towns known the stamps were cut-to-shape. Five stamps is the largest franking found in the Guadalajara Provisionals . Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 26, S.G. 13Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hamme...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper4r. on blue quadrillé paper, used with 1r. on green (double impression) tied to piece by fancy "Infinity" cancellation, only 6 recorded copies of Scott #36. Elmhurst Certificate (2003). Scott 26, 36, S.G. 13B, 17B,provenance: RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné PaperUndated cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara franked 2r. on rose, tied by "franco/en c. guzman" double circle handstamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2010). Scott 27, S.G. 14BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné PaperUndated cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara, franked 4r. on blue to pay the double rate equivalent to up to ¾ ounce beyond 16 leagues, tied by circular dispatch handstamp; Only 8-10 covers are recorded with any combination of this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2013). Scott 28, S.G. 16ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper1868 (13 Aug.), entire letter from Hamburg to Tepic, carried through the forwarding agent Teodoro Kunhardt with cachet inside on flap and with manuscript notation in Spanish translating "Franking of 1½ (shiilling) payable to Mr. Nicholás Peréz González (12 reales)", then entering the mails in Guadalajara from onward transmission to Tepic where it arrived after a journey lasting 43 days, franked 4r. on blue cancelled at Guadalajara. One of only four Maritime usages recorded in the entire Guadalajar...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper1868 (25 Sept.), entire letter from Guadalajara to Leon, franked 4r. on blue paper in a mixed franking with the 1868 Fourth Printing 1r. on green laid paper to pay the 1 ounce rate beyond 16 leagues rate, tied by fancy laurel leaves cancellations. This is a late combination as the new Federal stamp issues was put into circulation of 8 September, well after this Guadalajara issue should have been demonitised. Elmhurst Certificate (2003). Scott 28, 47, S.G. 16A, 26Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubjec...

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné PaperUndated cover from Guadalajara to Vera Cruz, franked 4r. on white, tied by fancy infinity cancellation. This is the only recorded used example of this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 29, S.G. 19A.provenance: BashSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper1p. on lilac, block of four, unused. The largest recorded multiple of this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2002). Scott 30, S.G. 23Aprovenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper1p. on grey-lilac, overstruck by an impression of 4p. in error, original gum; fine. The unique example with impressions of two different values. One of the major rarities in this wonderful collection. Elmhurst Certificate (2001). Scott 30 var., S.G. 21A var.provenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper1p. and 1868 2r., both on lilac, tied to piece by Guadalajara c.d.s.; fine. The only recorded example of this combination franking, only two copies of #30 recorded used.. Elmhurst Certificate (2003). Scott 30, 45, S.G. 21A, 30ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper, Serrate Roulette1r. on green,, unused (printing smudges at right); fine. The only recorded unused example. Elmhurst Certificate (2018). Scott 32, S.G. 13Bprovenance: ScottSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Bâtonné Paper, Serrate Roulette2r. on rose, fancy infinity cancellation; fine. One of only three recorded used examples. Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 33, S.G. 14BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper1867 (27 Sept.), entire letter from Ciudad Guzmán franked 1r. on blue (2), tied by "franco/en c. guzman" circular cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2006). Scott 35, S.G. 12ASubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé PaperUndated cover from Guadalajara to Ciudad Guzmán, franked 1r. pair on grey-blue to pay the rate for not exceeding ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues, oval "Franqueado/Guadalajara" cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 35, S.G. 12BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper1r. on white, with Second Printing 2r. on green quadrillé paper, tied to piece by oval datestamp (lifted and hinged to the piece). A unique franking including one of the two known used examples of the 1r. on white quadrillé paper. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 35A, 13provenance: Scott, RordiguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1867 Third Printing, Imperforate, Quadrillé Paper, Serrate Roulette1r. on blue, fine used; rare, one of only five copies recorded. Elmhurst Certificate (2008). Scott 37, S.G. 12BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, ImperforateUndated cover from Ciudad Guzmán to Guadalajara franked 2r. on lilac wove paper to pay the single rate for the second distance, tied by double ring dispatch handstamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2010). Scott 38Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1868 (22 July) entire letter from Guadalajara to Sayula, franked 2r. on lilac wove paper, to pay the up to ½ ounce beyone 16 leagues rate, tied by fancy laurel leaf cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (2010). Scott 38Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1868 (16 Oct.), cover from Guadalajara to Mazatlán bearing 2r. on lilac wove paper, double ring "franco en/guadalajara" cancellation. One of the latest usages of the entire Guadalajara issue. Elmhurst Certificate (1996). Scott 38provenance: ScottSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, ImperforateUndated cover from Guadalajara to Tepatitlan, franked 2r. on rose wove paper, to pay the single weight for beyond 16 leagues rate, tied by "Franco/Guadalajara" cancellation. One of only three covers recorded with this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2003). Scott 39provenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1r. on green bàtonné paper, block of four with the "1863" for "1868" error, part original gum; fine. The only recorded block of this variety. Elmhurst Certificate (2003). Scott 42 var., S.G. 25A, var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1868 (9 July), cover from Tepic to Guadalajara bearing 1r. green on bâtonné and 2r. on lilac bâtonné, cancelled by negative "correos/tepic" in circle and oval "franqueado/tepic" with manuscript date alongside; fine and attractive. Elmhurst Certificate (1996). Scott 43, 47, S.G. 25, 30Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1r. on green laid paper watermarked "LA-F", horizontal pair, original gum, Only five recorded examples and this is the unique pair.Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 47a, S.G. 26A, var.provenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1868 (13 July), entire letter to Mexico City franked 1r. on green laid paper, vertical pair both with the "nu" for "un" error, "Infinity" fancy cancellations. One of only two recorded covers showing the error. Elmhurst Certificate (1997). Scott 47b, S.G. 26aAprovenance: ScottSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1r. on green laid paper, the unique example showing both the "1863" for "1868" and "nu" for "un" errors, fancy laurel leaves cancellation. Elmhurst Certificate (1998). Scott 47b+c, S.G. 26aA, var.provenance: Scott, RodriguezSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MexicoProvisional Issues, 1866-68, Guadalajara1868 Fourth Printing, Imperforate1868 (23 June) entire letter from Guadalajara to Leon franked 2r. on rose wove paper, paying the up to ½ ounce beyond 16 leagues rate, tied by undated oval Guadalajara handstamp. One of only three covers recorded bearing this stamp. Elmhurst Certificate (2007). Scott 49Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.
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