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Auction 249

Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is Saturday March 5, 2023 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 April 29, 2023 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.

1Sc1-4 first issue used$8
2Sc1a second printing cancel with dated devices, 5 items$2
3Sc14 UPU surcharge authentic cancel, rare!$95
4Sc19 with cancels Aug 1883 used on UPU s/c, note dot and J 2 items$7
5Sc19 as above June and Dec 188e, same position of dot and J 2 items$7
6Sc16-20 Fernandez issue used$2

1923-26 Issue and overprints
7Sc127 proof of vignette$125
Sc117-27 complete set of specimens of each print 26 items$30
9Sc123 with preprinting paper fold$10
10Sc124 block of 4 mint cat 40$10
11Sc125 horizontal mis-perforation high$5
12Sc125 horizontal mis-perforation low$5
13Sc140 surcharge split in two$3
14Sc147 Lindbergh block of 4 mint$2
15Sc189 o/p proof on onionskin paper block of 6 (OP190)$9
16Sc218 left corner block of 35$12
17Sc218 o/p proof on onionskin paper block of 4 (SP223)$8
18Sc218 inverted overprint high (223a)$9
19Sc218 inverted overprint low (223b)$9
20Sc218 inverted overprint middle (223c)$9
21Sc218 double overprint of s/c (223d)$9
22Sc218 vertical pair surcharge tete beche (223e)$9
23Sc218 surcharged shifted$2
24C2 block of 4$3
25C2 faded overprint$1
26C2 displaced overprint low 2 items$2.5
27C2 displaced overprint to left$1.5
28117 (3), 118 (2) to New Jersey$3
29117, 119 Roberto Fierro cancel Set 1929 local$2
30117, 118 multiple Cartago to San Antonio Jun 1937$2.5
118 postcard from American Legation to DC pouch guide May 1924$3
32118 bank window cover 1924$1.5
33118 pair to Boston Dec 1939$2.5
34118 on PC12 to Turrialba Apr 1924$2.5
35119 pair on EN13 to 1924$2.5
36120 to NY Dec 1923$1.5
37120 to Harvard Set$1.5
120 (6) Limon to Guatemala reg Aug 1926$4
121 postcard (Panama Canal) Limon to Boston$2
40121 pair bank window cover Oct 1934$1.5
41121 (3), 124 etc. Cartago to St. Louis reg Oct 1924$3
121 (4) on back to Chester reg 4423 May 1924$4
43122 to Philadelphia, New York 2 items$2
44122 to Detroit 1925, 2 items$2
45122 Abangares gold mine to Arlington Aug 1928$4
46122 on EN11 Turrialba to Berlin Dec 1926$2
47122 on EN11 to Menden Germany Aug 1926$1.5
122 (bk4), 117 (3), 118 La Suiza to Berlin reg Aug 1926$5
49123 to Chicago, one with dues mark, 2 items$2
50123 Limon to Boston$1.5
51123 to Lynn Mass$1
52123 to NY posted at sea Sep 1929$2.5
53123 Peralta to Turrialba$5
123 (3) back Limon to Greenville reg Jul 1928$4
123 (3) back Limon to Topeka reg Sep 1928$4
123 (3) back Canas to SJ reg May 1928$4
123 (4), 120 (2) back Jimenez to Turrialba reg Apr 1928$5
123 (4), 120 back Las Juntas Abangares to San Francisco reg Sep 1930$5
59127 to Switzerland on front reg Jan 1935$20
60127 to Baltimore censored May 1943$2
61147 Lindbergh FDC local Jan 1928$2
62147 Lindbergh FDC block of 4 to Canal Zone reg Jan 1928$4
147, 122, C1 Lindbergh FDC to Limon reg Jan 1928$3
124 plus Lindbergh and 140 on FDC to Limon reg Jan 1928$4
65147 Lindbergh FDC plus several local Jan 1928$2
66189 Puerto Jimenez to SJ censored Jul 1942$4
67189 Miramar to SJ censored Set 1942$5
68189 Cartago to SJ Jun 1942$4
189 (3) back Colorado Gte to SJ reg Apr 1943$6

Coco Island issues
70169/175 imperforate blocks of 4$30
71169-176 imperforate pairs of 2$30
72177-78 overprint specimen in the 3 printings$5
73196-200 in blocks of 4 inverted overprints$35
74196-200 flatten bar of 5 pos 1$5
75E254a essay double overprint$5
76E254b essay inverted o/p block of 4$9
77OP254 proof of o/p in onion skin block of 4$4
78254b inverted overprint block of 4$9
79M254 overprinted Muestra$2
80C55 30c blue surcharge proof on onionskin (SPA56)$5
81C55a surcharge on 25c stamp$24
82C55b surcharge on 25c stamp Inverted$48
83169-78 FDC to NY registered Jan 29, 1936$18
84171 + 155 (3) to NY registered Nov 1936$3
85172 covers to NY & Dallas Jan 1940 2 items$3
86177 pair Turrialba to University LA Dec 1938$3
177 strip of 3 & 185 block of 10 (back) to Miami reg Oct 1938$3
88177 (2) & 178 (3) Grecia to Dallas Jan 1941$2.5
89178 to Philadelphia Oct 1938, Ohio Aug & Oct 1939 3 items$4
90178 on EN16 to Chicago Dec 1940$1.5
91178 + 222 to NY censored Jul 1944$2
92178 (4) Grecia to Dallas May 1941$3
178 (8) Turrialba to University LA via Brownsville reg Oct 1938$4
178 (7) Alajuela to NY censored, registered Sep 1942$4
95198 Atenas to SJ Apr 1941$3
96200 Turrialba to SJ Dec 1941$2
97A55-6 in FDC$2

1941 Pan American Health Issue
98Die Proof on card DPA46 No. $99
99191-95 overprinted muestra$5
100No overprint with specimen overprint SNE194-98I$8
101Same as above with muestra overprint SNE194-98II$8
102C46 block of 4 mint$1
103C46-54 mint set$89
104C46-54 overprinted muestra with printing error in 1.35C$50
105No overprinted with muestra overprint SNEA46-54II$50
106C47 position 13 missing hyphen$5
107C48 position 13 missing hyphen$5
108C48 position 49 DJA for DIA$5
109C49 position 13 missing hyphen$5
110C50 position 49 DJA for DIA$5
111C51 position 13 missing hyphen$5
C46-54 overprinted Muestra with C52, C53, C54 position 49$150
113191 & 193 to Houston$2
114193 pair to Miami Apr 1941$1.5
115194 to Miami Dec 1940$1.5
116C46 position 46 DJA for DIA on hospital postcard to Chicago 1941$10
117C46 pair to Kentucky Nov 1941$2
118C46 & C55 to Penna May 1941$2
119C46 & 219 Canas to SJ Feb 1941 censored$6
120C47 El Libano to Canas to SJ Jul 1941$6
121C47 & C39 to Indiana Feb 1941$3
122C47 & 228 to Miami May 1944 censored$3
123C47 & C48 to NY Jan 1941$3
124C48 & C46 to Rochester Jun 1941$3
125C49 & 217 Quepos to Indiana Feb 1942 censored$3
126C49 & 219 to Indiana Oct 1942 censored$3

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