Villa del Valle

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Villa del Valle is located in the state of Mexico. It was the 58th largest postal district (second smallest), based on the number of stamps used, and 59th (smallest) by total value of all stamps used. The average cost of the stamps used was 1.25 reales. Villa del Valle (Valle de Bravo) had about 3,600 inhabitants around 1890.

Villa del Valle had no sub-offices.

The following consignments were made according to Chapman:
  Day Month Year Invoice # Medio Un Dos Cuatro Ocho
Sent 9 11 1858 171 120 200 190    
Total sent       1 120 200 190 0 0
Total Used 510 1 120 200 190 0 0
Distribution         23.53% 39.22% 37.25% 0.00% 0.00%
Distribution vs. all stamps         0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00%

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

Villa del Valle did not overprint their stamps.

Villa del Valle was a sub-office under Temascaltepec during the time of this Direct Emergency Shipment. Later it came under Toluca, most likely around July 11, 1859, together with Temascaltepec.

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

Forgeries from Villa del Valle exist. A MEPSI certificate is recommended.


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