APS Affiliate 96
Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or email@example.com.
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
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 1896||40.00|
|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 Limon||35.00|
|#37 & 38 on back cover registered from Cartago to Kansas City Nov 16 1895 Transit in New York Nov 26||25.00|
|04||158 Exhibit triangular 1932 complete sheet of 100 folded by PO||10.00|
|05||163 Red Cross anniversary RUC strip of 3 with plate #1||5.00|
|06||163 as above overprinted specimen with hole (S160)||6.00|
|07||163 cover from Zarcero to Wisconsin Jan 1936||4.00|
|08||163 on cover to Chicago Jul 1935||5.00|
|09||210A Gonzalez 1943 3c miniature complete sheet of 100 #269||15.00|
|10||210B Gonzalez 1945 3c miniature block of 4 o/p muestra||10.00|
|11||211A Rodriguez 1943 5c miniature block of 60 sheet 409||10.00|
|12||233-37 1944 San Ramon City o/p specimen with hole||8.00|
|13||243a ABNC Progressive Die Proof #84457 San Ramon issue||90.00|
|14||M250-52 harvesting coffee 1945 o/p muestra hole Type II||6.00|
|15||M250-52 as above o/p specimen hole Type III||6.00|
|16||243 + 244 local cover SJ May, 1946||2.00|
|17||244 local cover SJ Jan 1946||2.00|
|18||244 local covers SJ 1946 (2 items)||2.00|
|19||244 on post card (view of Limon) to Oakland, redirected LA||2.00|
|20||245 + C130 to Toledo May 1947||2.00|
|21||256 Thiel 1948 3c miniature block of 4 o/p muestra||10.00|
|22||262-5 s/c on Christmas 1963 in complete sheets of 25||15.00|
|23||Postage Due J2 o/p Waterlow & Sons sheet of 9 (SD4b)||50.00|
|24||PS2 official postal seal 1930 complete sheet of 21||10.00|
|25||IPS2 as above imperforated complete sheet of 21||10.00|
|IPS3 official postal seal 1934 sheet missing 2 pairs only 8x7||10.00|
|27||C1 1926 block of 4, mint NH||4.00|
|28||C1 Waterlow Die proof o/p specimen and hole (DPA1b)||85.00|
|29||C1 Waterlow proof o/p specimen perf (SA1c)||22.00|
|30||1921 experimental flight label green cancelled||6.00|
|31||1921 as above purple not used||6.00|
|32||C7 surcharge proof on onionskin paper Type I||3.00|
|33||C7-10 surcharge proofs on newsprint or reverse cigar labels Type II 15.00|
|34||C7-10 surcharge proofs on newsprint or reverse cigar labels Type II 15.00|
|35||C7-10 in blocks of 4 mint hinge marks|| 10.00|
|36||C11-13 surcharge on revenues first print, hinge marks||28.00|
|37||As above without surcharge overprint specimen cream paper||15.00|
|38||C11-13 surcharge on revenue second print hinge marks||28.00|
|39||As above without surcharge overprint specimen white paper||15.00|
|40||C31-34 Expo 1937 overprint specimen|| 6.00|
|41||C39-45 Airport La Sabana 1940 overprint specimen hole||9.00|
|Covers from small towns|
|42||27 de Abril (Guanacaste) to Washington on April 27, 1952||3.00|
|43||Rey River (Limon) to SJ Jan 1962||3.00|
|44||Lagunilla, Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) to Los Angeles Jan 1962||3.00|
|45||Pejibaye (Perez Zeledon SJ) to SJ Transit April 1968||3.00|
|46||Villarreal, Santa Cruz (Guanacaste) to Cartago ||3.00|
|47||Orosi, San Rafael Poas to Los Angeles 1989 (2 items)||3.00|
|48||Pococi, San Vito Java, Upala, local (3 items)||3.00|
|49||Sixaola, Parrita, Filadelfia (3 items)||3.00|
|50||Guacimo Linea Vieja de Pococi to Los Angeles||3.00|