Author Topic: 50c Huejutla 33-71  (Read 1730 times)

Bubba Bland

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Re: 50c Huejutla 33-71
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2011, 10:41:47 AM »
My thoughts are it is likely a 'Tipo' used/canceled in Mexico City. Check the dimensions of the district overprint. Doug always told me the best way to detect a tipo was to look closely at the district overprint.

Also, legitimate Huejutla district stamps were often used in Mexico City, so there is always a lot of confusion to this district.
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50c Huejutla 33-71
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2011, 09:40:47 PM »
I bought this stamp without really knowing what I was doing. Once I had it in hand, I decided to check Heath / Stout to find out what it might be. I'm unsure of my conclusion, which is why I'm asking here: I think this is a very rare stamp! If I read it correctly, only 100 50c stamps were sent in 1871, and thus having the "33 71" overprint, just as I believe this stamp has. Even "worse", 100 50c stamps were presumably returned in 1871, which COULD mean that very few of these exist.
What say you - am I missing something?
Thanks for your help.
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