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Auction 245

Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is Saturday January 22, 2022 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 5, 2022 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
1Sc312a monuments Souvenir sheet used Mar 86$10
2Sc312a as above MNH cat 16$2.5
3Sc487a imperforated block of 4 MNH$50
4Sc496a imperforated strip of 3 MNH$55
5Sc498 vertical pair imperforated$30
6C104-16 1945 o/p overprinted muestra some minimal hinge$25
7C120 Red Cross block of 4 MNH$2
8C120 as above red cross shifted left used$1
9C120 as above printer's file copy$1.5
10C120 as above overprinted muestra (MA131)$2
11C120 as above proof in sepia o/p Waterlow & Sons (SA131b)$6
12C120 on cover Liberia to SJ registered Jan 1953$1.5
13C120 on cover to Indiana cachet coffee Sep 1954$1
14C183 Red Cross surcharge Guanacaste, minor errors, block of 4$2
15C183 as above pair MNH$1
16C183 as above second line missing (A195c)$10
17C183 as above second line missing (A195c)$10
18C183 as above line above surcharge (A195d)$5
19C183 as above strip of 3, right line above, middle double 2 & 3 lines$15
20C183 as above block of 4 double 2 & 3 lines in right lower stamp$15
21C183 as above block of 4 with 2 errors: line above and double line$18
22C183 as above block of 4 with 2 errors: line above and double line$18
23C183 as above surcharge shifted up used$1
24C183 as above on cover Tilaran to Los Angeles, registered Oct 1949$2
25C276 cancelled MULTA$5
26C321-28 UN overprint muestra MNH$15
27C387 strip of 3 in maroon (A375b)$15
28C436 block of 4 double perf in between (A446a)$10
29C452 imperforated strip of 3 MNH$20
30C471 block of 4 shifted perforations$15
31C482 vertical pair imperf in between (A486c)$10
32C545 on thin dull paper footnote$10
33C598 vertical pair imperf horizontal (A608a)$20
34C650 pair red line at left (shift colors?)$10
35C653 horizontal pairs with different color shades$5
36C653 vertical pairs with different color shades as above$10
37C747 block of 4 imperf vertical (758a)$20
38C775 vertical pair imperf in between (A786a)$20
39C846 pair imperforated right margin$5
40CE1 vertical pair imperf in between$25
41CE2 vertical pair imperf in between$50
42CE1 & CE2 vertical pairs imperf in between as above$30
43B1 corner block of 4 with plate number MNH$10
44RA1A, C, E o/p renta postales used$8
45RA3-6 imperforated pairs MNH$75
46RA7-10 imperforated pairs MNH$75
47RA12-15 in complete sheets of 25 MNH$8
48RA16-19 in complete sheets of 25 MNH$8
49RA27 pos 5 & 10 (CT27a + CT27c + dot)$40
50RA27 pair imperforated left margin$10
51RA32 bk of 10 imperf vertical in middle block$25
52RA35 vertical pair imperf horizontal no hinge$10
53RA37-40 in complete sheets of 50 MNH$8
54RA55 horizontal pair imperf right margin$8
55RA78 vertical strip of 3 imperf horizontal$10
56RA81 vertical pair imperforated$15
57RA89-92 blocks of 6 line under C of correos variety $10
58RA113 imperforated pair$10
59O52 double "Braulio Carrillo" no gum Saenz$30
60O65-69 Jimenez imperforate gum$5
61Guanacaste collection 1-11, 14-18, 42-47, 55-67 horiz o/p mostly gum$250.-
62Guanacaste 22 gum hinged$70
63Guanacaste 26 gum hinged, Saenz$30
64Guanacaste 30 gum hinged$35
65Guanacaste 34 gum hinged$100.-
66Guanacaste 38 gum hinged$35
67Guanacaste 55-56 cancellations 3 items$2
68Guanacaste 58 cancellations 4 items$4
69Guanacaste 59 cancellations 6 items$2
70Guanacaste 64 cancellations 3 items$2
71Guanacaste 66 cancellations 6 items$8
72Guanacaste 66 cancellations 6 items$8
73Guanacaste 67 cancellations 5 items$3
74Revenue vertical Guanacaste on 2c 1884 Fernandez, 12, 14, 16. 18, 20$300.-
75AR1-4 postal fiscal cancelled and uncancelled, no gum$10
76MPR12a electoral stamp muestra block of 4$10
77R1-10 1870 revenues duplication, most no gum 60 items$10
78R13-22 1882 revenues duplication, most no gum 65 items$10
79R1379 vertical pair imperforated$10
80R1393 pair with mirror impression on back$5


LotDescriptionReserve
Covers
81I48 archives revenue block of 4 imperforated$20
82Sc164 Virgen of Angels pair on cover to Michigan Jul 1938$2
83Sc165 as above to Penna cachet Aug 1935$2
84Sc165 & 168 as above to NY censored$2
85Sc165 & 168 as above to Boston censored$2
86Sc167 pair as above to San Diego Aug 1943 censored$2
87Sc 164-68 complete issue on FDC 1 Aug 1935$3
88First flight Pan Am Mar 11, 1930 to Canada$15
89First flight Pan Am, as above to Cristobal Canal Zone with C8 + 150$9
90C187 pair on local cover Jul 1953 registered$10
91C205 & C213 register cover to DC Aug 1953$15
92C202 & C85A register cover to Laredo Mar 1954$15
93C385 on cover to Mexico Mar 1965$10
94C385 on cover to Miami, Puntarenas to SJ registered (2 items as above)$3


LotDescriptionReserve
Small Towns
95Balsa (Pacific railway) to SJ Sep 1955 (C229)$2
96
96b
El Cairo Linea Vieja-Limon-SJ May 1953 registered (C225 x4)$4
97Germania Linea Vieja-Limon-SJ Apr 1953 (C189)$3
98Germania Linea Vieja-SJ Jun 1953 (C224)$3
99Golfito Coto ambulante-SJ Jul 1955 (C229)$2.5
100
100b
Guacimal-Chomes-Puntarenas-SJ Jan 1941 (190D)$9
101
101b
Indiana-SJ Aug 1938 (178)$7
102
102b
Juan Vinas-SJ Dec 1939 (C15 pair in back)$2
103SJ-Limon-Siquirres Sep 1955 (C252)$2
104Limon-SJ Oct 1954 (C229)$2
105Linea Vieja (Colombiana)-SJ Nov 1954 (C226)$3
106Linea Vieja (Germania)- SJ Mar 1955 (C229)$2.5
107Ojo de Agua-SJ Jun 1952 (C216-17)$2.5
108
108b
Pacayas-Santiago-SJ Apr 1939 (178)$3
109Palmira-Paso Tempisque-SJ May 1956 (260)$6
110Parismina-SJ Nov 1941 (214)$5
111Pococi Linea Vieja -Los Angeles Apr 1968 (C457 strip 3)$3.5
112Pococi Linea Vieja- Los Angeles Aug 1966 (C424 pair)$2
113Pococi (Guacimo) Linea Vieja- Los Angeles (C424 pair)$3
114Pocora Pococi-Oreamuno-Los Angeles Jul 1968 reg (C454, 57)$3
115Pocora-Los Angeles Apr 1962 (C405, 431)$2.5
116
116b
Puerto Humo-Puntarenas-SJ May 1937 (178)$8
117Rey River-Limon-SJ Jan 1962 (C323)$7
118Ciudad Quesada-San Carlos-SJ Apr 1961 (C308)$2
119Santa Rosa-Liberia-SJ Aug 1942 (218)$8
120Pueblo Nuevo, Hacienda Vieja, Canas Dulces on loose stamps$2
121Santo Domingo, Sardinal, Corozol on loose stamps$2


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