Tabasco, un real.
Tabasco is located in the state of Tabasco. It was the 25th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 24th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.73 reales. San Juan Bautista had about 5,500 inhabitants around 1856.
Tabasco had 4 sub-offices: Cardenas, Guimanguillo (Huimanguillo), Jonuta and Teapa.
|Distribution vs. all stamps||0.77%||0.81%||0.46%||1.18%||1.60%|
4,020 dos reales stamps from plate I and II were sent. The distribution is unknown, but none of them are easy to find. However, that leaves only 3,437 dos reales stamps from plate III - and they are of course not easy to find either!
The Tabasco overprint is approximately 16 by 1¾ mm with leading and trailing dots. It's generally nicely struck.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Tabasco are uncommon.
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