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Auction 246

Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is Sunday May 1, 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 June 4, 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.

1910 type issues and associated overprints
169-76 set of 8 specimen overprints$12
269/72 overprint specimen different types 3 items$4
369 1c shifted perforations 2 items$1
69 1c complete sheet of 100 stamps$25
570 2c block of 26$12
670 2c shifted perforations 2 items$1
771 4c block of 25$15
871 4c 3 blocks of 4 or 6 $3
971 4c, 72 5c, 75 25c registered in a semicircle 3 items$3
1071 4c, 73 10c, 74 20c T in circle for fine$5
1172 5c block of 4 MNH$3
1272 5c with fantasy overprint strip of 5 with first o/p on tab$5
1372 5c shifted perforations$1
1472 o/p Red Cross semi-postal B1 block of 20$6
1572 o/p Red Cross semi-postal B1 block of 30$7
1672 o/p Red Cross B1 surcharge low in stamp$5
1772 o/p Red Cross B1 vertical pair with shifted s/c$5
1872 o/p Red Cross B1 2 + 111F used strips$3
1972 o/p for official use O59 in blocks of 4 used (favor)$4
2073 10c three strips + 71 4c strip, used$3
2173 10c block of 20$8
2274 20c block of 12$8
2375 25c two blocks of 4 used$3
2475 25c shifted perforations$1
2576 1C block of 25$8
26110 PP99 light gray violet imperforated pair$20
27110 S99 o/p specimen in red with hole$2
28110 15c Bolivar shifted perforations$1
29110 15c Bolivar corner block of 6$2
30Essay of coffee o/p blue printed on right selvedge$8
31E106, E106a, E106b essays with 1921 on 1c brown$5
32E108, E108a, E108b essays with 1921 on 4c scarlet$5
33E107, E109, E109a essays with 1921 on 2 and 5c$5
34OP106 black proof of o/p on newspaper$8
35OP106a blue proof of o/p on newspaper$8
36111C coffee o/p on 1c INVERTED block of 20$30
37111D coffee o/p on 2c block of 24$10
38111E coffee o/p on 4c INVERTED block of 25$30
39111F coffee o/p on 5c block of 12$18
40111H coffee o/p on 15c block of 15$45
111J normal MNH 2 items and shifted o/p hinge$5
42111Jk VD for UD pos. 72$40
43Coffee o/p collection of fakes and genuine, 41 items to explore$8
148 Bolivar s/c 5c block of 75$20
45148a inverted overprint (close together)$10
46148b only one 5 inverted in the corner$10
47148c overprint in the middle of the stamps$10

1910 issue covers
4869 1c strip of 4 to NY$5
4970 2c x2 to DC (Printed matters) Nov 1917$7
5070 2c x3, 75 5c x2 to Chicago (transit) Feb 1915$5
5171 4c to Springfield, MA$5
5272 5c to San Francisco Jun 1923$3
5372 5c to Dayton Aug 1922$3
72 5c back (1 missing) Estrada to Limon to Rochester Dec 1913$3
5572 5c 7.5 Miles to Siquirres to Limon to Copenhagen Dec 1915$12
5672 5c local SJ Feb 1911$3
5772 5c x1 on EN10 Limon to Chicago Nov 1914$4
5872 5c x2 Puntarenas to San Francisco Oct 1913 with original letter$7
5972 5c x2 SJ transit via New Orleans to Toledo Jul 1917$5
6072 5c x2 Puntarenas, SJ transit to New York Jun 1914$3
6172 5c x2 Puriscal, SJ transit to Kansas due 25c Jun 1920$10
6272 5c x2 SJ transit to Chicago due 25c Nov 1918$8
6372 5c x3 to DC Jul 1924$4
6472 5c x3 to Boston Nov 1919$3
6572 5c x3 Miramar, SJ transit, to New York May 1918$8
72 5c x3 + 1c x3 on back Heredia, SJ transit, to Buffalo Jul 1919$6
6772 5c x3 Heredia, SJ transit, to Columbus censored Jan 1919$6
6872 5c x3 Cartago, SJ transit, to New Jersey Mar 1919$6
6972 5c x3 La Sierra San Mateo, SJ transit, to Springfield Dec 1917$12
7072 5c x3 Nicoya, SJ transit, to Philadelphia Nov 1920$3
7172 5c x3 to Philadelphia, censored Aug 1918$4
7272 5c x3 Heredia to Philadelphia transit SJ, Aug 1920$4
7372 5c x3 back tiny cover Cartago, SJ transit to NY censored Dec 1918$6
7472 5c x3 on E11 to Berlin, registered Feb 1914$40
72 5c x5 back Villa Quesada to New York registered Feb 1923$3
72 5c x5 back Turrialba to Philadelphia registered Dec 1915$7
72 5c x6 back Tucurrique Turrialba to Chicago registered May 1922$8
7872 10c Alajuela to Chicago, SJ transit Oct 1914$3
7973 10c to Philadelphia Oct$3
8073 10c Limon to New York$3
8173 10c to Panama Jan 1917$4
8273 10c to Ohio$2
8373 10c Empresa Transportes Maritimos Puntarenas to Panama Feb 1917$10
8473 10c Abangares Gold Fields Puntarenas to New York Jan 1911$5
8573 10c 2x Puntarenas to Chicago registered Jun 1923$8
8673 10c + 72 5c to Mass censored$3
8773 10c + 72 5c Cartago, SJ transit, to Springfield Nov 1917$5
8873 10c + 72 5c to New York Apr 1921$3
8973 10c + 72 5c to Philadelphia Dec 1918$3
9073 10c + 72 5c to Philadelphia Aug 1920$3
9173 10c + 72 5c Limon to Bocas Panama stamped dues Oct 1917$6
73 10c + 72 5c x3 La Union to Chicago registered Sep 1914$4
9373 10c x3 + 72 5c Puntarenas to San Francisco registered Jan 1914$8
9473 10c x2 + 72 5c on EN8 Limon to New York registered Apr 1916$10
9574 20c + 72 5c Puntarenas to Boston via NY registered Jun 1915$20
75 25c Limon to Philadelphia registered Dec 1911$20
75 25c + 7 stamps included o/p Turrialba to Berlin registered Dec 1922$10
98B1 First CR Exhibit & coffee cachet SJ local 1932$4
99B1 (2) to Wichita Mar 1934$2
100B1 (2) to Chicago Jul 1932$2
101B1 block of 4 to Chicago Jul 1932$2

Modern Covers
102Roosevelt 251 to Massachusetts, Mar 1947$5
103Roosevelt 254 & C163 Bonilla Lara to Louisiana, registered Feb 1948$2
104War 148 C189, C191(6) Alajuela to Germany, registered Feb 1952$20
105War 1948 3 covers: to NY, Siquirres, Villa Quesada (reg)$3
106ICE C589 (3) to Gainesville Aug 1974 express$2
107ICE C590 (2) to Miami Mar 1975$1.5
108ICE C591 to Miami Set 1975$1.5
109ICE C591 &592 to Miami, registered Nov 1974$2
110ICE C593 local registered Aug 1974 large envelope$10
111ICE C593 to Miami Mar 1975 (coffee indicia)$2.5
112Exfilmex C594-95 to Gainesville, express Aug 1974$2
113INS C602 local 1974$1.5
114INS C604 to Miami 1975$2
115INS C605 to Miami$1.5
116INS C606 to Miami$3
117INS C606 Quepos to SJ express Nov 1975$15
118INS C606 (2) to Miami, registered Feb 1975$5
119World Population C609 + C610 to Miami registered Jan 1975$3
120World Population C609 + 633 Quepos to SJ registered Jul 1975$10
121Radio C633 (2) to Gainesville May 1975$2
122Radio C633, C634 (2) to Miami registered June 1975$2
123Radio C634 (2) to Gainesville, express Jul 1975$2.5
124Radio C635 (2) to Miami, registered Oct 1975$3
125RA113 FDC Dec 1994$10

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