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Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is July 24, 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 September 4, 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 address to mail the lots, if not available the society listed address will be used and also with mailing instructions

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.

LotDescriptionReserve
1Sc2 cancellation collection, no stamp damage 15 items$25.00
2Sc3 cancellation collection, no stamp damage, 10 items$35.00
3Sc4 cancellation collection 10 items$75.00
4Sc1-4 imperforate plate proofs$75.00
5Sc1-2 imperforate plate proofs o/p specimen$50.00
6Sc1a imperforate plate proof on India paper$95.00
7Sc2 die proof on red violet$120.00
8Sc3 double transfer pos 8 used$75.00
9Sc4 imperforate plate proof$50.00
10Sc4 horizontal pair never hinged, blind perf$90.00
11Sc9 2c o/p block of 4, nh$25.00
12Sc13 5cUPU no gum$7.00
13Sc14 10c UPU no gum$10.00
14Sc21-22 cancellation collection, 20 items$12.00
15Sc36 cancellation collection, 20 items$12.00
16Sc36 left margin imperf vertically$120.00
17Bar cancels collection, 45 items$35.00
18Sc69 & 76 URC bk of 8 with plate number$6.00
19Sc94 vf, original gum (signed Peralta)$50.00
20Sc94a perf 14x14 vf, original gum$250.00
21Sc105-09 imperf, 106 corner crease, 108 no gum$25.00
22Sc129 Guanacaste issue corner block of 40 MNH$3.00
23Sc130 as above corner block of 36 MNH$3.00
24Sc129-36 as above imperf ng as issued (I131-7)$25.00
25Sc129/36 as above imperf with gum hole (I131/7a)$20.00
26Sc129-36 as above o/p specimen with hole (S131-37)$12.00
27Sc158 on cover local May 1933, 159 window Dec 1932$2.00
28Sc161 on cover Turrialba to Berlin, via NY by paquebot Mar 37$3.00
29Sc161 on cover to Germany Jul 1937 commercial with Marconi cachet$3.00
30Sc161 2 on cover to Ohio registered Dec 1932 (backstamps)$3.00
31Sc161 on cover Limon to Miami via New Orleans 1937 reg Dec 1937$3.00
32Sc180-82 local used 3 covers ~1938$3.00
33Sc182 on cover San Isidro transit Alajuela to SJ Dec 1937$2.00
34Sc183 on cover Cartago to SJ 1942, to St Petersburg 1940$2.00
35Sc183 covers 3 items (Parrita, local, Louisiana)$2.00
36Sc186 on local cover 1939$2.00
37Sc249 imperf plate proofs in pairs different colors$50.00
38Sc250 imperf plate proofs in pairs different colors $50.00
39Sc249-50 o/p muestra (M260-61)$6.00
40Sc249 on cover Santa Cruz to SJ registered Jan 1955$2.00


LotDescriptionReserve
Airmail
41C104-16 overprint Muestra$25.00
42C148-53 Columbus in corner blocks of 4 with plate number$10.00
43C148-55 as above o/p muestra diagonal (MA160-65)$6.00
44C148 plate proof pair with large gutter, guideline in side (PPA160a)$10.00
45C148, 152 plate proofs (PPA160a, 164a)$10.00
46C151, 152 (marginal) plate proofs (PPA163a, 164a)$10.00
47C153 plate proof of frame (PPA165)$10.00
48SA160 Waterlow specimen perf$10.00
49C148, 149 on cover to Indiana, Ohio, 1947$2.00
50C150 on cover local immediate deliver$2.00
51C151 on cover to Ithaca with due, C152 to Evansville 1948$2.00
52SPA235 surcharge proof in red for C220$5.00
53C220 in a block of 4 with surcharge missing the last line all stamps$8.00
54C221 on cover Villa Quesada to SJ registered May 53, C222 to Chicago$2.00
55C160-67 Roosevelt issue o/p muestra$8.00
56C189-196 1948 revolution issue in blocks of 4$12.00
57C189-96 imperf plate proofs in pairs (PPA201-08)$50.00
58C190 imperf plate proof in a block of 4 (PPA202)$10.00
59C191 imperf plate proof in a strip of 3 (PPA203)$10.00
60C195 imperf plate proof pair with large border (PPA2207)$10.00
61SA201-07 Waterlow specimen perf hole$20.00
62C189-96 FDC entire issue on 2 registered covers Jul 1950$4.00
63C189 (4) cover Nicoya to SJ, express, registered Sep 1952$2.00
64C189 (3 on back) on cover Villa Quesada to SJ registered Jan 1953$2.00
65C189 Siquirres to SJ, C192 to NY ~1951$2.00
66C189 from Palmares,191 pair from S Isidro, 192 to Boston$2.00
67C195 to Copenhagen via Correo Transatlantico Aug 1953$3.00
68C197-08 National Fair issue complete used$9.00
69C197-08 FDC entire issue on 2 registered covers$18.00
70C199 & 201on local covers 1951$2.00
71C204 Tilaran, Limon to SJ registered 1953 2 items$3.00
72C246-51 overprint muestra, vertical$15.00
73C246-51 overprint muestra, horizontal$15.00
74C321-28 overprint muestra$15.00
75C378-93 indigenous art complete plus overprints Used$8.00
76C435 margin strip of 3 imperf horizontal$15.00
77C454 imperf vertical pair$20.00
78C470 vertical pair imperf horizontal no gum$25.00
79C484 vertical strip of 4 imperf horizontal between one pair$20.00
80C486 vertical strip of 3 imperf horizontal between one pair$20.00
81C501 horizontal pair imperf in between$20.00
82C538 block of 4 imperf horizontal$10.00
83C545 footnote, dull paper with shinny gum + normal$10.00
84C539-42 hand stamped muestra IFU (?)$6.00
85C552 marginal pair imperf in between$10.00
86C556 horizontal pair imperf in between$10.00
87C675, C698 color shifted$7.00
88C712 imperforate pair (printer's waste)$15.00
89C723-26 footnote$50.00
90C775 vertical pair imperf in between$20.00
91C776 horizontal pair imperf in between$20.00
92C781 imperforate pair (printer's waste)$10.00
93C781 horizontal pair imperf vertical$10.00
94C846 horizontal pair imperf margin$7.00
95RA32 RLC block of 6 one double perf$5.00
96RA32 vertical pair imperf in between$10.00
97RA35 vertical pair imperf in between$8.00
98Official stamps collection, most gum (per owner cat value 330)$65.00
99Guanacaste collection 25 unused, 21 used (per owner genuine)$18.00
100Labels for failed Venditti experimental flight$10.00
101Official seals collection, blocks and pairs$7.00


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