Sultepec un real.
A rare stamp with a rare cancel.
Thank you Doug Stout, for sharing this gem.
Sultepec is located in the state of Mexico. It was the 45th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 46th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.84 reales. Sultepec had about 3,000 inhabitants around 1890.
Sultepec had one sub-office: Zacualpan.
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Sultepec was a head office from 1856 until after 1857. It is known to be under Toluca in January 1861.
The district of Sultepec should not be confused with the sub-office of Soltepec in the Apam district.
The Sultepec overprint is approximately 15½ by 2 mm. It's generally nicely struck.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Sultepec exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
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