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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 October 29, 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 November 25, 2022 by noon to auction manager.

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.

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.

LotDescriptionReserve
1941 Soccer Championship and Related Issues
1A
1B
1C
1D
1E
1F
1G
1H
201-08 in MNH blocks of 10$190
2201-08 on large first day cover$8
3201a error no flags printed (1 sheet exist)$68
4203 error blue out of register significant displaced to right$23
5203 error blue out of register displaced right and down$23
6202 10c on cover local used (Dr. Pena) Oct 1941$2
7203 15c on cover from La Union Tres Rios May 1942$2
8203 idem to Massachusetts Jun 1941$1
9203, 204(2) on cover to NY May 1941$2
10205 on cover Cartago to Boston censured$2
11207 (3) on cover Puntarenas to Baltimore censored Jul 1943$2
12208, 205, 203, 202 on FDC registered to NY May 1941$2.5
13208 on cover to Boston censured$2
14C57-66 airmail set complete MNH$49
15C57-66 idem set used$35
16C57-66 idem overprint specimen$45
17C57-66 idem on large first day cover$40
18C57 on cover Turrialba to SJ Nov 1941$3
19C57 on cover Peralta to SJ Jan 1942$5
20C57 on cover Juan Vinas to SJ Tarde Feb 1942$4
21C57 on cover Tilaran to SJ Mar 1942$4
22C57 on cover La Sierra Abangares to SJ Mar 1942$4
23C57 (3) on cover (back) Santa Cruz (Gte) to Bluefields via Managua reg Set 1941$9
24C58 + C49 on cover to Miami$2
25C58 + C77 on cover to NY censored Mar 1942$2
26C58 on cover to Quito censored Mar 1942$3
27C58 on cover Limon to Mass Oct 1942$3
28C58 on cover Limon to Mass censored Mar 1942$3
29C60 on cover to DC British Embassy 1942$5
30C60 on cover to DC British Embassy Oct 1941$5
31C61 on cover to Miami censored Jan 1942$4
32C62 on cover to DC British Embassy Jul 1941$6
33C64 on cover to LA censored$9
34C121-23 in blocks of 4 MNH$5
35C121-23 overprinted muestra$9
36C145-47 overprinted muestra$9
37C145-47 inverted overprint$25
38C147 RUC inverted overprint$8
39A
39B
C146 (17) on cover front & back Upala, to Canas to SJ reg Set 1947$16
40C147 on cover Cartago to SJ May 1947$3


LotDescriptionReserve
1944 San Ramon Issue
41232-37 complete set overprinted specimen$5
42C100 die proof on large card #84628$98
43C94-102 complete set mint$50
44C94-102 complete set used$30
45A
45B
45C
C94-102 complete set in blocks of 4$190
46C94-102 complete set overprinted specimen$25
47C94 on cover local used Sep 1944$2
48C94 on ps # EN16 to LA censored Nov 1944$3
49C95 (3) on cover Santa Cruz to SJ registered Jun 1944$4
50C97 +228 on cover to Detroit Nov 1944$3
51C98 on cover to Decatur censored Feb 1944$3


LotDescriptionReserve
1944 Hospital San Juan Dios Issue
52A
52B
C128-40 in blocks of 4 MNH$33
53C128-40 overprint muestra$16
54C128-40 on large first day cover$8
55C128-40 on 2 size 10 first day covers $8
56C129/39 imperforate plate proofs in black$40
57C129-40 color proofs, series A$89
58C129-40 color proofs, series B$89
59C128 error imperforated upper margin used only this reported (A139b)$98
60C135 overprint for Santa Cruz revenue color proof (SPPR46)$9
61C135 overprint for Santa Cruz revenue regular issue (PR46)$9
62C128 on cover to NJ Jan 1947$2
63C128 + 225 on cover to Glendale Oct 1949$2
64C128-9 on cover Las Juntas Abangares to SJ Set 1946$4
65C129 + C124 on cover Puntarenas to NY Set 1947$3
66C129 + 227 on cover Matina to SJ undated cancel$5
67C130 on cover Puntarenas to SJ Sep 1947$2
68C130 on cover San Isidro to SJ Dec 1947$2
69C131-29 on cover to Boston Nov 1949$3
70C132 on cover Colombia Consulate to Detroit Sep 1946$3
71C132-28 on cover Cartago to Toledo Jul 1946$3
72C133 on cover Turrialba to SJ express Jan 1947$3
73C133-28 on cover to Boston Mar 1947$3
74C134 on cover Quepos to Mass May 1947$3
75C134 (3) + 133 on PS EN17 to Louisiana reg Sep 1947$2
76C136 on cover to LA Jan 1947$2
77C136 on cover to Mass Dec 1946$2
78C137-31 on cover to Basle Transatlantic Airmail 1947$4
79C138-35 on cover to Detroit reg Jul 1946$3
80C138-37 + on cover to San Francisco Jul 1947$5


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