Tlalpujahua, un real.
Pen cancel Sz1649C
Image courtesy Doug Stout.
Tlalpujahua, dos reales.
Printed from plate II
Only 480 copies were sent.
Tlalpujahua, cuatro reales.
Only 540 copies were sent.
Used at Anguangeo.
Tlalpujahua is located in the state of Michoacan. It was the 38th largest postal district, based on the number of stamps used, and 37th by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.73 reales. Tlalpujahua (de Rayon) had about 3,500 inhabitants around 1856.
Tlalpujahua had 2 sub-offices: Angangueo and El Oro de Mexico (El Oro).
|Distribution vs. all stamps||0.13%||0.23%||0.29%||0.35%||0.17%|
Of the 2R, 240 plate I stamps in the emerald shade and 480 plate II stamps were sent.
Stamps from Tlalpujahua are known cancelled in Lerma, Mexico and Morelia.
The Tlalpujahua overprint is approximately 22 by 2 mm. It's generally nicely struck.
On average, the stamps have normal margins for the issue.
Forgeries from Tlalpujahua exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.
Visit the MEPSI website for more information.
Corrections, comments and suggestions are welcome. Please e-mail the Webmaster