Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Tomas De La Peña

[Mexico] (b ?/d?)

Don Tomás De La Peña, Engraver of the San Carlos Fine Arts Academy was a renowed professional in those days (? 1879 ?) ...He had an open establishment in the Nº 7 of the 5 of May Avenue and besides his engraving work , there were medals and stamps...


Mexico 1879 "Benito Juarez" (8,1) [Recess (GPW,Mexico City)] Sc(123,...,130) 

Mexico 1882 "Numerals" (3,3,3) [Recess (GPW, Mexico City)] Sc(146,...,149) [ image credit of Stampworld ] [ in this design only the numeral  in the center and in the 4 corners changes.. the rest of the design is common to the other stamps..]

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