Texcoco (Tezcoco)

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Texcoco is located in the state of Mexico. It was the 48th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 47th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.75 reales. Texcoco had about 5,900 inhabitants around 1900.

Texcoco had no sub-offices.

The following consignments were made according to Chapman:
  Day Month Year Invoice # Medio Un Dos Cuatro Ocho
Sent 26 1 1859 15 60 200 190    
Sent 26 4 1859 53   200   60  
Sent 13 8 1859 85   200 190    
Sent 4 11 1859 109       60 60
Sent 2 3 1860 27   200      
Sent 4 7 1860 65   200 190    
Sent 5 2 1861 32 50 100 150 40 20
Total sent       7 110 1100 720 160 80
Returned         -60 -151 -252 -41 -18
Total Used 1648 7 50 949 468 119 62
Distribution         3.03% 57.58% 28.40% 7.22% 3.76%
Distribution vs. all stamps         0.01% 0.07% 0.03% 0.08% 0.07%

All un real stamps are from plate III and/or IV. All dos reales stamps are from plate III.

Texcoco was a sub-office under Mexico. Texcoco did not overprint their stamps. Stamps with Mexico and Chalco overprints are found with Texcoco cancels.

From 1827 to 1830 Texcoco was the capital of the State of Mexico.

On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.

Forgeries from Texcoco exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.

 

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