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Auction 241

Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is January 16, 2021 at noon . The winning bid will be 10% over the next highest bid. If there is only one bid the winning price will be equal to the reserve. If the difference between the top bids is less than 10% the winning bid will be equal to the top bid.

All the lots are illustrated in the Socorico Web Site with complete auction conditions. The same information can be obtained by fax or mail from auction manager. A buyer fee of 5% will be charged, but it will be waived if payment is received within 15 days after notification. If no payment is received 30 days after notification the lot will be assigned to the second highest bidder. The cost of postage is additional. Packages over $100 will be sent signature package and foreign ones will be sent airmail registered at the recipient risk. Consultwww.usps.com for postage rates. Submit items for next auction by February 20, 2021 by noon to auction manager.

All payments will be made to Socorico either by check to Treasurer or PayPal account Socorico@mail.com Each bid should be accompanied with the final address to mail the lots, if not available the society listed address will be used.

Catalogue price reference is "Scott Standard Catalogue", other reference numbers are the "Costa Rica Postal Catalogue Fourth Edition" or "Costa Rica Revenue Stamp Catalogue 2006 (M&R)". Low value stamps are not graded; in a lot the overall grade represents the highest value stamps. Abbreviations o/p: overprint, s/c: surcharge, cc: circular cancellation, ng: no gum, og: original gum, nh: no hinged, FDC: first day cover, mint or MNH: mint never hinged, SJ: San Jose, reg: registered, bk: block, i: irregular shape, RUC: right upper corner, RLC: right lower corner, LUC: lower upper corner, LLC: left lower corner. Commercial covers - unless specified these covers may have stamps of other contemporary issues. All covers from San Jose or to San Jose unless specified.

01#36 in lieu of revenue stamp on way bill Guanacaste Dec 189640.00
02#35, 36 & 37 (2) on cover front mailed in Puntarenas 24 Dec 1898 from USFS Philadelphia, transit SJ Dec 25 to Kansas City via Limon35.00
#37 & 38 on back cover registered from Cartago to Kansas City Nov 16 1895 Transit in New York Nov 2625.00
04158 Exhibit triangular 1932 complete sheet of 100 folded by PO10.00
05163 Red Cross anniversary RUC strip of 3 with plate #15.00
06163 as above overprinted specimen with hole (S160)6.00
07163 cover from Zarcero to Wisconsin Jan 19364.00
08163 on cover to Chicago Jul 19355.00
09210A Gonzalez 1943 3c miniature complete sheet of 100 #26915.00
10210B Gonzalez 1945 3c miniature block of 4 o/p muestra10.00
11211A Rodriguez 1943 5c miniature block of 60 sheet 40910.00
12233-37 1944 San Ramon City o/p specimen with hole8.00
13243a ABNC Progressive Die Proof #84457 San Ramon issue90.00
14M250-52 harvesting coffee 1945 o/p muestra hole Type II6.00
15M250-52 as above o/p specimen hole Type III6.00
16243 + 244 local cover SJ May, 19462.00
17244 local cover SJ Jan 19462.00
18244 local covers SJ 1946 (2 items)2.00
19244 on post card (view of Limon) to Oakland, redirected LA2.00
20245 + C130 to Toledo May 19472.00
21256 Thiel 1948 3c miniature block of 4 o/p muestra10.00
22262-5 s/c on Christmas 1963 in complete sheets of 2515.00
23Postage Due J2 o/p Waterlow & Sons sheet of 9 (SD4b)50.00
24PS2 official postal seal 1930 complete sheet of 2110.00
25IPS2 as above imperforated complete sheet of 2110.00
IPS3 official postal seal 1934 sheet missing 2 pairs only 8x710.00

27C1 1926 block of 4, mint NH4.00
28C1 Waterlow Die proof o/p specimen and hole (DPA1b)85.00
29C1 Waterlow proof o/p specimen perf (SA1c)22.00
301921 experimental flight label green cancelled6.00
311921 as above purple not used6.00
32C7 surcharge proof on onionskin paper Type I3.00
33C7-10 surcharge proofs on newsprint or reverse cigar labels Type II 15.00
34C7-10 surcharge proofs on newsprint or reverse cigar labels Type II 15.00
35C7-10 in blocks of 4 mint hinge marks 10.00
36C11-13 surcharge on revenues first print, hinge marks28.00
37As above without surcharge overprint specimen cream paper15.00
38C11-13 surcharge on revenue second print hinge marks28.00
39As above without surcharge overprint specimen white paper15.00
40C31-34 Expo 1937 overprint specimen 6.00
41C39-45 Airport La Sabana 1940 overprint specimen hole9.00

Covers from small towns
4227 de Abril (Guanacaste) to Washington on April 27, 19523.00
43Rey River (Limon) to SJ Jan 19623.00
44Lagunilla, Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) to Los Angeles Jan 19623.00
45Pejibaye (Perez Zeledon SJ) to SJ Transit April 19683.00
46Villarreal, Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) to Cartago 3.00
47Orosi, San Rafael Poas to Los Angeles 1989 (2 items)3.00
48Pococi, San Vito Java, Upala, local (3 items)3.00
49Sixaola, Parrita, Filadelfia (3 items)3.00
50Guacimo Linea Vieja de Pococi to Los Angeles3.00

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