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This is the web site of MEXICO-ELMHURST PHILATELIC SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL.

We are the only philatelic society specializing in Mexico.

Our membership includes people in nearly every US state, North America and various countries on most every other continent.

Member benefits

  1. MEXICANA, a quarterly journal.

  2. A 1st class reference library.

  3. A committee of expert examiners to provide opinions of stamps and covers.

  4. A Circuit Book service.

  5. A Publications Department so that you can purchase reference material.

  6. Annual Meetings

  7. Facebook

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The long awaited "Mexico's Proofs, Essays and Specimens , Volume One - Revenues", by Joe Arce, is now available for members and non-members. For Information, contact the librarian at library@mepsi.org. Order by clicking the "Buy Now" button below.

Members may purchase a download for $15, or a CD for $20. Non-Members are only able to purchase the CD version for $25. Postage is included in the cost.

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Irwin Heiman Candidates - Mexicana articles 2014-2015
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January 2014 Articles
Scott #O2, A 19th; Century “Mystery” Stamp of Mexico Michael Hart
7
San Luis Potosi Eagles, With Inverted Sub Consignment Number John Kordich
10
The Güller Canceling Devices of Mexico Mike Ludeman
11
Mexico Exporta: A Paradise of Mexican Philately Marcus Winter
19
The McKellar 1891 Triply Redirected Cover: Uncovering a Unique Mexico – New Zealand–California Family Story Farley P. Katz and Omar J. Rodríguez
33
April 2014 Articles
Behind The Cancel - Yucatan’s Gateway   Jaime Benavides 64
July 2014 Aricles
   
Behind The Cancel - Into The Mists Of Jalapa Jaime Benavides   103
Catorce Eagles - Revisited      John Kordich 120
The 1874-1883 Hidalgo Profile Issues: The Papel Sellado Watermarked Stamps L. Stephen Brace 125
The Kosel Stamps of Mexico Farley P. Katz 134
October 2014
   
Behind the Cancel - ORE AND FOOTBALL Jaime Benavides    151
The 1874-1883 Hidalgo Profile Issues: The Paper and Printing Errors and A New Classification System L. Stephen Brace    159
THE MAXIMILIAN IMPERIAL POST 1864- 1867. The Eagle Medio-Real: Usages for a single stamp Jean-Claude Porignon
187
January 2015
 
1868 Issue Hidalgos Shipped and Overprinted in 1872      John Kordich
7
The “Pen-Friends” Clearing House (IYS) in Finland Correspondence; Tom Droege
13
Behind the Cancel - IMPORTANT ONLY TO GOD
Jaime Benavides
32
The Stolen Eagles Farley P. Katz
30
April 2015
 
Early Philatelic Periodicals of Mexico, 1889-1912 Farley P. Katz     
59
The “Ypiranga Incident”, A Little Postal History and A Mexican Lettercard. Peter Bamert
78
The Manuscript Cancels of San Jose Iturbide - 1864 to 1867 Peter W. Taylor      
80
My 20th Century Mexico Mystery Stamp Michael Hart  
93
Behind The Cancel - Midway Inn Jaime Benavides
93
July 2015
 
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Behind The Cancel - Big Peter’s Place Jaime Benavides
127
Some Printing Records from 1862 and their Relevance to the Production of the Early Stamps of Mexico Farley P. Katz
133
October 2015
 
The Banded Eagles Farley P. Katz
171
Exporta Postal History Can Be Hard to Handle! Thomas Droege
179
The Mystery of J. Robles and the Hand Painted Envelopes David Karminski Katz   
198
Behind The Cancel - PORT OF PORTS Jaime Benavides     
199
Accountancy Markings on Mexican Maritime Mail Marco Alejandre R.  
208
MEX-MIX October 2015 “The Curious Case of Mazatlan” Mark Banchik 210
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