Cuautitlan is located in the state of Mexico. It was the 41th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 38th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 3.22 reales. Cuautitlan had about 25,000 inhabitants in 1861.
Cuautitlan had 1 sub-office: Tepozotlan (Tepotzotlan).
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None of the medio, cuatro red and ocho reales stamps are known to exist today.
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
120 cuatro reales black on yellow
9 cuatro reales dull rose on yellow
21 ocho reales black on brown
0 ocho reales green on brown
The Cuautitlan overprint is approximately 16½ by 2 mm, without dots. It's generally nicely struck.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Cuautitlan exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
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