Campeche, un real.
Red overprint, Sz 58
Campeche, dos reales, emerald.
Red overprint, cancel Sz63.
Campeche, dos reales.
Red overprint, Merida box cancel.
Ken Adams recorded none of these,
but one was in NF1, 1989.
Campeche, ocho reales.
Black overprint, Sz 58.
Campeche is the capital of the state of Campeche. It was the 29th 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 1.59 reales. Campeche had about 15,500 inhabitants in 1850.
Campeche had 4 or 5 sub-offices: Bolonchen, Calkini, Carmen, Hecelchacan (Hecelchakan, Heqvelchakan) and possibly Becal.
|Distribution vs. all stamps||0.58%||0.68%||0.59%||0.86%||0.56%|
1,020 2R stamps were from plate I in the emerald shade. The remaining 8,550 2R stamps sent were from plate III. No plate II stamps were ever sent.
The Campeche overprint is approximately 19 by 2 mm in red or black.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Campeche are uncommon.
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