Tlalpam (Tlalpan)

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Tlalpam is located in the state of Mexico D.F.. It was the 52nd largest postal district (third smallest), based on the number of stamps used, and 50th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.78 reales. Tlalpam had about 4,700 inhabitants around 1900.

Tlalpam had no sub-offices.

The following consignments were made according to Chapman:
  Day Month Year Invoice # Medio Un Dos Cuatro Ocho
Sent 14 9 1856 53 360 240 120 120 60
Sent 7 2 1861 38 60 60      
Total sent       2 420 300 120 120 60
Returned         -52 -50      
Total Used 918 2 368 250 120 120 60
Distribution         40.09% 27.23% 13.07% 13.07% 6.54%
Distribution vs. all stamps         0.05% 0.02% 0.01% 0.08% 0.06%

All dos reales stamps sent were from plate I. Only one copy of the un real stamp is known to exist today, all the other denominations are unknown.

The stamps were overprinted MEXICO, and can only be recognized by their cancel.

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

Forgeries from Tlalpam exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.

 

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