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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 Saturday July 23, 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 August 1, 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
XIX Century Documents
11840 Receptoria Heredia receipts of all the year (booklet 6 pages)$60
2a
2b
1840 Administracion Maritima del Norte certification of service$25
31844 Comandancia del Norte (Moin) expense report September$40
41844 receptoria marking S.Jose on Jan 8 receipt$35
51860 San Ramon receipts of mail for November (booklet 7 pages)$60
61860 Rio Grande Custom quarterly account of expenses$15
7a
7b
1867 Detail of income of Postal Service$25
81868 Administrator of Correos deposit fund in National treasury$5
91870 Receptoria Guanacaste dues paid for merchandise$20
101870 Superintendencia de los Caminos receipt for services$5
111873 CR Railroad receipt emergency supplies in Cartago$6
121873 Railroad receipt supplies at camp site$6
131875 Cartago post office rental expense$8
141877 Puntarenas Correos collection of informs, letters (booklet 7 pages)$40
151877 Alajuela Correos ledger expenses (booklet 10 pages) $50
161877 Inspector of the Treasury SJ civil court expenses$5
171877 Liberia receipt of certified mail from SJ containing cash$8
181877 Limon receipt of certified mail containing 1000 5c blue stamps$10
191877 Puntarenas receipt of certified mail containing passenger tickets$10
201877 Cartago receipt of postal material$10


LotDescriptionReserve
1926 issue, overprints and covers
211877 receipt of registered mail to Limon from SJ$5
221877 San Jose Civil Court receipt for legal matters$7
231887 Supreme Court receipt for legal matters$7
241877 War Auditor receipt for legal costs$9
251878 Alajuela Post office receipt for 2000 blue stamps$10
261878 Alajuela mail forwarding and request for postage due$8
271878 Receptoria Heredia receipt for several items$12
281886 Correos de Puntarenas 500 railroad ticket receipt$10
291887 Penal Court receipt for a certification$6
301889 Pagare revenue document with #R15, R25 and 26$30
311896 Way bill with 2c stamp Coat of Arms used as revenue$5
321897 SJ Post office receipt of registered package from the Minister of War to Puntarenas commander$5
331897 July same receipt to Puntarenas$5
341900 receipt from the War Department to the Port Captain in Limon$5
351917 Passport$25
36Sc143 plate proof block of 8 with printerís corrections (PP143)$45
37Sc143-46 o/p Waterlow & Sons Specimen perf 12.5 (S143a-146a)$10
38Sc144 block of 42 mint$12
39Sc144 impression on back and color tone changes$2
40Sc190 two blocks total 49$10
41Sc190 block of 15$7
42Sc190B block of 26$10
43Sc190D block of 4 inverted overprint$10
44Sc190A on cover to Wichita Set 1940$2
45Sc190B on cover to Houston Oct 1940$2
46Sc190C on cover to Miami Jan 1941$2
47Sc190D on cover to NY Dec 1940$2
48Sc190D on cover to Penna Apr 1940$2
49Sc190D on cover to local Dec 1940$2
50Sc190D on cover Puntarenas to SJ Jan 1941$3
51Sc190D on cover Cartago to SJ Dec 1941$3
52Sc190D on cover to Houston Dec 1940$2
53Sc190D on cover to Mass Feb 1940$2
54Sc190D on cover to NY 26 Nov 1940 FCD Philatelic Office$2
55Sc190D on cover to NY 26 Nov 1940 FDC Philatelic Office$2
56Sc217 block of 35 No 46$20
57Sc217 vertical pair inverted overprint$10
58Sc217 on cover Peralta to Siquirres Set 1942$5
59a
59b
Sc217 + C16 on back La Marina San Carlos to SJ Set 1942 censored$5


LotDescriptionReserve
1941 University Issue and covers
60Sc212-16 overprinted specimen MNH$10
61Sc212-16 on FDC Aug 26, 1941$8
62Sc213 on cover Cairo to SJ Jun 1942$3
63Sc213 to La Zona Limon Aug 1941$2
64Sc213 SJ local Jul 1942$2
65Sc213 + 211 San Mateo Mar 1942$6
66Sc213 + 222 Sixaola to SJ Jul 1943 censored$4
67Sc213 same as above Aug 1943$4
68Sc214 Cartago to SJ Nov 1941$3
69Sc214 Juntas de Abangares to SJ Dec 1941$3
70Sc214 Miramar to SJ Nov 1941$3
71Sc214 San Rafael Poas to Poas to SJ Nov 1941$6
72Sc74 to 80 mint blocks of 4$45
73Sc74 to 80 on FDC Aug 26, 1941$18
74ScC74 Atirro to Turrialba transit to SJ Apr 1942$3
75a
75b
ScC74 x3 back + 209 Manzanillo de Puntarenas to Colorado to SJ registered Aug 1942$6
76ScC74 Guanacaste to SJ Apr 1942$3
77ScC74 La Union to SJ Mar 1942 censored$3
78ScC74 Candelaria to Naranjo transit to SJ Apr 1942$6
79ScC74 Oficina Telefonica Santa Elena Tarrazu to SJ$6
80ScC74 Rio Cuarto to SJ Mar 1942$6
81ScC74 Santa Barbara to Heredia transit to SJ Apr 1942$5
82ScC74 Santa Cruz to SJ Dec 1941$3
83a
83b
ScC74 SJ to Limon Apr 1942 censored$2
84a
84b
ScC74 Zapote de Alajuela to Alfaro Ruiz to SJ Mar 1942$4
85ScC75 Turrialba to Dallas 1943 censored (3 items)$4
86ScC75 to Dallas, Wichita, Miami 1943 censored (3 items)$3
87ScC75+ Detroit, Honduras 1942 (2 items)$2
88ScC76 to Dallas, Salvador, etc. 1941-42 (4 items)$3
89ScC76 to Norfolk, Decatur, etc. 1941-42 (4 items)$3
90ScC76 Cartago to LA Mar 1942 censored$1.25
91ScC77 Limon to Georgia censored Feb 1944$3
92ScC78 + 218 to NY censored $5
93ScC74-C80 overprint specimen mint$20


LotDescriptionReserve
Miscellaneous
94Sc65/68 perf 14 with bar obliterations$10
95Sc64/68 perf 11x14 with bar obliterations$10
96Sc80a inverted o/p with gum$15
97Sc86 block of 4 with gum$15
98Sc487a imperforated (I510)$25
99ScC399 A. Gonzalez block of 15$25
100ScC481 Olympics one double perf vertical$20
101Archives Revenue M&RPR25 o/p on Sc245 (coffee harvest) block of 40$20
102Revenue M&R1393 block of 4 with mirror impression on back$20
103Departure revenue M&R54 mint pair$5
104UCR revenue M&R30 imper color proofs in blocks of 6$40
105Forensic revenue M&RPP11-15 op muestra blocks of 4$50


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