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Four #31 Type 1 10c on a Wondeful Cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico

 
 
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Posted 03/13/2019   11:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Reedededge to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
In the last year, I have moved into postal history. By far, the most interesting classic covers (in my opinion) are the various international usages. This is my top acquisition to date (courtesy of Siegel Auction earlier today).
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Posted 03/14/2019   12:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add txstamp to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Good for you, that's a wonderful item.

I was the underbidder on the imperf strip of 4 with the Ty IV, also to Mexico, which was a nearby lot.
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Posted 03/14/2019   03:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add BattleshipRB23 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Splendid indeed! Big "7". Any postmarks on the backside per chance?
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Posted 03/14/2019   05:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bobby De La Rue to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Lovely cover! Could someone explain the 7 marking please? Is it an accounting mark?
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Posted 03/14/2019   06:57 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Reedededge to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The 7 denotes 7 Reales Due. No pics are available of the back yet, but I will post one when I receive the cover next week.
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Edited by Reedededge - 03/14/2019 07:03 am
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Posted 03/14/2019   11:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ClassicPhilatelist to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome acquisition reedededge
Can't wait to see the closeup and the back side.
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Posted 03/16/2019   12:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Reedededge to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
With all of this build-up, I hope that the backside has something to offer....quite honestly, I bid on this solely on the merits of the front of the cover. I have yet to examine the cover in-person, and I'm as clueless as everybody else as to the contents (if any) of the reverse side.
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Edited by Reedededge - 03/16/2019 12:30 am
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Posted 03/16/2019   01:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ClassicPhilatelist to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well it's awesome either way.
Just has the potential to be more awesome awesome. :)
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