Acapulco, un real.
Acapulco is located in the state of Guerrero. It was the 39th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 39th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.61 reales. Acapulco (de Juarez) had about 3,000 inhabitants in 1867.
Acapulco had 3 sub-offices: Ometepec, San Geronimo and Tecpan de Galeana.
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The first consignment consisted entirely of stamps from the small plates. The dos reales is found in emerald and dark olive from this consignment. In the second consignment all dos reales stamps were from plate III.
The Acapulco overprint is approximately 19 by 2 mm, with leading and trailing
dots. It's generally nicely struck.
Forged overprints have the trailing dot at the foot of the "O".
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Acapulco exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
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