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Auction 244

Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is October 30, 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 December 1, 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
1Waybill front Receptoria San Jose Nov 27, 1842$35
2Waybill front as above Sep 20, 1840$35
3Waybill front Receptoria Alajuela Jan 10, 1842$35
4Waybill front Correos Cartago Mar 10, 1846$35
5Waybill front Receptoria Heredia Jan 20, 1842$35
6Waybill front as above Apr 3, 1840$35
7
7a
1905 folded letter official none-stamped$9
8Sc1 black proof on India paper, couple of small thins$120.-
9Sc1 green plate proof (thins and repairs-PP1c)$25
10Sc1 orange yellow proof mounted on card (PP1b)$50
11Sc2 orange yellow proof on India paper$90
12Sc2 orange yellow printed on thin paper$4
13Sc2 orange yellow printed on India paper, damage$2
14Sc2 discolored pink proof on India paper$100.-
15Sc3 pair MNH perf off$35
16Sc1,2,3 1880 canceller has the month (DIC) reverse$35
17Sc1,2,3 canceller with 1 reverse$35
18Sc2 cancels of Dec 25 and Sep 15$35
19Sc2, 3 1880 canceller has the month (JUN) reverse$35
20Sc3 collection of 15 different cancels$150.-
21Sc3 collection of date cancels from 1873/1882$150.-
22Sc4 collection of 10 different cancels$120.-
23Sc4 collection of date cancels from 1873/1882$200.-
24Sc7 surcharge 1c block of 4 no gum$20
25Sc9 surcharge 2c block of 4 no gum$25
26Sc13 UPU 5c gum light hinge, off center$18
27Sc14 UPU 10c gum, off center$20
28Sc15 UPU 20c gum, off center$70
29Sc26a Soto 2c imperf vertical pair, gum, no hinged$25
30Sc26c Soto 2c horiz pair imperf in between no gum$65
31Sc29a Soto 20c vert pair imper in between, hinged with gum$70
32Sc29b Soto 20c horiz pair imperf in between, no gum$70
33Sc35 Arms collection of 10 fancy cancels$5
34Sc36 as above collection of 12 fancy, town cancels$5
35Sc37 as above collection of 12 fancy, town cancels$5
36Sc37 as above collection of 12 fancy, town cancels$5
37Sc38 as above collection of 12 fancy, town cancels$5
38Sc38 as above collections of 10 fancy, town cancels$5
39Sc38 as above collection of 25 with cork cancels$10
40Sc39 imperf pair, one bisected, cancel$150.-
41Sc61 4c 11x14 cancel T of due$5
42Sc73 corner block of 8 plate number MNH$5
43Sc87 gum hinged centered$125.-
44Sc111C-H Coffee sacks essays in red$45
45Sc111C-H as above essays in black$45
46Sc105-09 Independence gum, crease on 3c$12
47Sc105-09 as above imperforate, hinged, gum but 2c$w/d
48Sc105-09 as above imperforate inverted center no gum$275.-
49Sc109 imperforate corner$6
50Sc109 imperforate pair tete beche pair, gum$6
51Sc242 Mauro Fernandez issue o/p muestra$3.5
52Sc242 as above block of 40 with complete selvedge, plate # 0283 MNH$10
53Sc242 on FDC to Texas July 21$2
54Sc242 die proof on sheet with decree signed by Alvaro Bonilla (SS249)$100.-
55Sc242 + 249 die prints in a presentation sheet (SS260a)$75
56Sc246 Mauro Fernandez surcharge block of 40$10
57Sc246 marginal pair right with error in position 2$5
58Sc246 pair right with error in position 2$4
59Sc246 block of 15 with error in position 2 plate #4117$15
60Sc246 block of 20 with error in position 2 plate #4120$20
61Sc246 block of 50 (complete sheet) with error in position 2 plate #4288$25
62Sc246 proof of s/c in black pair on onionskin paper (SP253)$5
63Sc246 proof of s/c in blue block of 4 on onionskin paper (SP253a)$9
64Sc246 proof of s/c in red block of 4 on onionskin paper Double s/c (SP253c-a)$15
65Sc246 s/c proof in blue strip of 3 (SP253f)$9
66Sc246 s/c proof in blue block of 6 as above$15
67Sc246 s/c proof in blue 3.5 and 4.0 mm high (SP253f-a)$9
68Sc246 s/c proof in black strip of 3 (SP253g)$9
69Sc246 s/c proof in black block of 6 as above$15
70Sc246 s/c proof in black 3.5 and 4.0 mm high (SP253g-a)$7
71Sc246 s/c proof in upper of stamps corner strip of 3 (SP253h)$8
72Sc246 s/c proof in upper of stamp 3.5 and 4.0 mm high (SP253h-a)$7
73Sc246 s/c proof pain in middle of stamp (SP253i)$6
74Sc246 s/c proof vertical pair, upper stamp in blue, lower in red (SP253j)$8
75Sc246 s/c proof horizontal pair one without s/c (SP253l)$8
76Sc246 overprinted muestra$3.5
78Sc246 horizontal strip of 3, left stamp without s/c (unlisted)$15
79Sc246 vertical pair one without s/c (253c)$8
80Sc246 inverted surcharge (253d)$8
81Sc246 s/c displaced up block of 4 orange vermillion MNH$10
82Sc246 1 of second 15 partially printed$2.5
83Sc246 error in position 2 on cover from Puntarenas 1946$20
84Sc246 strip of 3 with error in position 2 from Naranjo registered Jun 1946$30
85Sc246 on cover from Barra del Colorado, Mar 1947$5
86Sc246 on cover from Limon, Aug 1946$3
87Sc246 strip of 3 on back from Manzanillo registered Feb 1947$5
88Sc246 on cover from Puntarenas window cover Set 1946$2
89Sc246 on cover from Puntarenas $2
90Sc246 on cover from Puntarenas Sep 1946$2
91Sc246 on cover from Puerto Viejo$3
92Sc246 on cover on back from Siquirres Jun 1946$2
93Sc246 on cover from Turrialba coffee advertise Feb 1947$3
94Sc247 essay on 10c inverted o/p block of 4 (E254b)$20
95Sc247 inverted o/p block of 4 (254b)$20
96Sc251-6 Roosevelt in block of 4$3
97Sc251-6 as above o/p muestra in block of 4$`
98Sc258 double surcharge in block of 4 (264a)$20
99Sc259 misprinted surcharge block of 4$15
100Sc260 misprinted surcharge strip of 3$10
101Sc128 Maldonado 2c block of 28 MNH imprint$10
102Sc132 Nicoya 15c block of 40$10
103Sc162 Maldonado 3c corner block of 25 MNH$10
104Sc164 Virgin 5c corner block of 35 MNH$10
105Sc167 Virgin 45c block of 14 with plate #365$10
106Sc184 Orchid complete sheet of 100$10
107
107a
Sc185 Cocoa one half sheet of 50 $10
108Sc186 tuna corner block of 40$10


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