Colima is located in the state of Colima. It was the 43th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 42th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 2.12 reales. Colima had about 31,800 inhabitants in 1850.
Colima had no sub-offices. Note: according to Victoria Benozio, Colima did have one sub-office: Manzanillo. At least one stamp is known with a manuscript overprint.
|From Morelia, June 1858||50||2912||978||4|
|Distribution vs. all stamps||0.09%||0.28%||0.18%||0.20%||0.32%|
Colima was under Morelia until June, 1858, when it became a principal office.
The first stamps were delivered from Morelia, and only one small consignment
was delivered directly from Mexico City.
All dos reales stamps are from plate III.
See also Morelia.
Colima did not overprint their stamps.
Forgeries from Colima exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
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