Cordova is located in the state of Veracruz. It was the 26th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 26th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.72 reales. Cordova had about 9,000 inhabitants in 1861.
Cordova had 4 sub-offices: Coscomatepec, Fortin, Huatusco and Paso del Macho.
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According to Roberto Liera (Mexicana, April 1996, "The High Value Stamps of
the 1861 Issue"), the distribution of the cuatro and ocho reales stamps was
665 cuatro reales black on yellow
120 cuatro reales dull rose on yellow
280 ocho reales black on brown
9 ocho reales green on brown
The Cordova overprint is approximately 17 by 2 mm, with leading and trailing dots. It's generally nicely struck.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Cordova exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
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