José Lorenzo Cossío y Cosío

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José Lorenzo Cossío y Cosío (born Mexico City, 12 May 1902[1] - died 1975) was a Mexican judge,[2] philatelist and philatelic writer whose collection of philatelic literature is now in the Museum of Philately of Oaxaca. He collected over six thousand works on Mexican philately and was an expert on philatelic fakes and forgeries.[3]

Legal career[edit]

During his legal career he was the Director of Legal Affairs for the PNR.[2]

Selected philatelic publications[edit]

The following are publications authored by José Lorenzo Cossío y Cosío.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "COSSIO COSIO, Jose Lorenzo" in Lajoie, Lucien F. (Ed.) (1972) Who's Notable in Mexico. Volume 1. Who's Who in Mexico/University of Texas, p. 51.
  2. ^ a b Cossío y Cosío, Roberto in Camp, Roderic Ai. Mexican Political Biographies, 1935-2009. p. 228.
  3. ^ a b Philately Library José Lorenzo Cossío y Cosío Museum of Philately of Oaxaca, 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.

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