Colima, medio real.
Cancel Sz179, Jan. 8, 1863
Colima, dos reales.
Colima is located in the state of Colima. It was the 30th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 29th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.92 reales. Colima had around 30,000 inhabitants in 1861.
Colima had no sub-offices.
|Distribution vs. all stamps||1.15%||0.38%||0.73%||1.09%||0.79%|
The Colima overprint is approximately 12 by 2¼ mm, without dots.
It's generally nicely struck.
Overprinting began sometime after the first stamps were used. The un-overprinted stamps can only be recognized by their cancel.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Colima exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
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