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Auction 222

Notes for this auction

Two third of the lots are in custody in San Jose where local final transaction will occurred, the rest are in Louisiana. Postal shipments to Costa Rica, and other countries with unsafe postal administrations, will be at the recipient risk. Identical or similar lots at different reserves do not indicated different quality but different valuation opinion of owners. Next auction will concentrate on covers and postal stationery.

Send all bids and payments to Raul Hernandez, 4204 Haring Road, Metaire, LA 70006 USA or rherna3870@aol.com . The closing date is April 2, 2016 at noon. The winning bid will be one raise over the next highest bid. All the lots may be illustrated in the Socorico Web Site with complete auction conditions. Bids a step above the second highest bid will be placed in our web site two and one week and one or two days prior the closing date. The same information can be obtained by phone, fax or mail from R. Hernandez. 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 insured and foreign ones will be sent airmail registered at the recipient risk. Consult www.usps.com for postage rates.

Catalogue price reference is "Scott Standard Catalogue", other reference numbers are the "Costa Rica Postal Catalogue Fourth Edition 2014" or "Costa Rica Revenue Stamp Catalogue 2006". Low value stamps are not graded; in a lot the overall grade represents the highest value stamps. Submit items for next auction by May 15, 2016 by noon to Hector Mena, P.O. Box 14831, Baton Rouge LA 70898.

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, regist: 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.

Consigment 1
Suface Mail
001Sc61 4c "T" cancellation, perf 11x1410.00
002Sc65a 25c bar cancellation, vertical pair right side of pane, perf 14x145.00
003 003aSc66 1907 50c full gum hinge38.00
004Sc72 5c block of 6, mint with gum15.00
005Sc80a 2c inverted o/p, gum, stains, signed Saenz10.00
006 006aSc83 10 gum with only minimal gum trace unusual for issue2.00
007Sc86 1c on 10c s/c block of 4 pane center block, mint with gum10.00
008Sc93 2c on 50 block of 6, mint with gum, no stains, perf 14x1420.00
009Sc97d 2c on 2C perf 14x14 used15.00
010Sc104 Independence block of 15 gutter at right (some stains)5.00
011CRPC112c O raised pos 8 strip of 3 (center stamp) mint10.00
012Sc112 Jimenez 1293 block of 10 imperforated full gum no hinge marks6.00
013Sc114 Jimenez mirror imagine on back, faint print & 115 pair imperf faint5.00
014ScO80 Jimenez o/p oficial imperforate pair gum no hinge8.00
015Sc117-27, 136-0 gum light hinge17.00
016Sc161 block of 28 mint no hinge4.00
017Sc184 orchids full sheet of 100 (some tropical stains)15.00
018Sc242 half sheet of 25 with plate number mint5.00
019Sc244 block of 10 mint2.00
020SP253a block of 6 surcharge in black5.00
021Sc258 5c on revenue, one 5 displaced left, one shifted down, plate block10.00
022Sc258 as above proof of the surcharge on bond paper10.00
023Sc258 as above double surcharge15.00
024Sc258 stamps on cover Puerto Cortes to SJ March 195110.00
025Sc258 + C217 on cover Limon to SJ5.00
026Sc258 + C219 on cover Golfito to SJ Express May 19568.00
027Sc259 15c on revenue blue block of 4 displaced o/p to right15.00
028Sc260 15c on revenue red strip of 3 displaced o/p to right10.00
029Sc266 Bank Anglo strip of 4 in official portfolio2.00
030Sc316a block of 45.00
031Sc401-2 upper block of 10 mint10.00
032Sc478-9 blocks of 4 green dot over one 4795.00
033Sc581 Rodriguez block of 20 mint15.00
034Sc630 sheet of 7, FDC, bulletin official in portfolio15.00
035Sc638 sheet of 2, FDC, bulletin in official portfolio10.00

036EA103Ba 1944 large on onionskin paper5.00
037E244a essay "Panamericana" on onionskin paper5.00
038C124-27 Presidents in blocks of 4 o/p "Muestra"30.00
039C146 soccer s/c block of 8 plate number mint3.00
040C149 full sheet of 255.00
041C150 full sheet of 255.00
042C154-58 pairs o/p with fallen bars 10.00
043C193 sheet of 100 separated in 2 panes of 5020.00
044C283-88 soccer vertical strips of 3 mint5.00
045C366 ss perf & imperf mint3.00
046C292 OAS summit vertical pair red color displaced, mint, stains7.00
047C367 Fauna s/c strip of 3 mint10.00
048C362-5 UPU vertical pairs mint10.00
049C394 sheet of 50 (no dot in position 32)15.00
050C452-71 churches hinge on selvedge15.00
051C482 Mexico Olympics marginal vertical pair imperf between mint20.00
052C500 Cancer strip of 3 brown color displaced down15.00
053A533a bk of 4 line between costa & rica position 293.00
054C436 Bank block of 4 vertical double perf, mint10.00
055C586 s/c on revenue block of 35 (tropical stains)5.00
056C590 ICE block of 4 orange frame displaced right5.00
057C768-72 presidents 1979 sheet of 25 with tables of postal rates5.50
058C768-72 presidents 1979 as above (stains)10.00
059C782-85 Moscow Olympics strips of 4 mint40.00
060C923 painting corner block of 610.00
061C937 planes block of 4 with tab with color guide25.00
062C936-37 planes in vertical pairs with gutter 10 per pane90.00
063C938 planes vertical pairs with gutter90.00

Other Mail
064B1-7 complete semipostal 12.00
065B4a 20c imperf vertical pair in tete beche mint20.00
066B4a same as above trace of hinge18.00
067B7a 20c perf vertical pair in tete beche mint12.00
068E3 special delivery faint double of red mint8.00
069RA16-19 full sheets of 25 mint18.00
070RA 16-19 full sheets of 25 mint same as above9.50
071RA32 (SP5e) vertical double perforation used5.00
072RA32 (SP5a) block of 4 imperforated in between 12.00
073TS1 Telegraph seal strip of 510.00
074IPS3 imperforate block of 11 full gum no hinge7.00

075Guanacaste 1 & 4 gum4.00
076Guanacaste 1 & 4 no gum2.00
077Guanacaste 3 gum22.00
078Guanacaste 4 gum2.00
079Guanacaste 610.00
080Guanacaste 7 & 8 gum10.00
081Guanacaste 8 & 9 no gum12.00
082Guanacaste 9 gum20.00
083Guanacaste 10 gum38.00
084Guanacaste 10 combined plate22.00
085Guanacaste 14 & 16 gum8.00
086Guanacaste 14 no gum & 16 gum5.00
087Guanacaste 45 gum1.00
088Guanacaste 64-66 gum2.00

Revenue Stamps
089R45a horizontal pair inverted and displaced o/p60.00
090R1069a block of 20 inverted and displaced o/p reads "52-19"30.00
091R1133a pair inverted and displaced o/p reads "56-19" mirror o/p on back25.00
092R1393 pair with mirror impression on back10.00
093Departure tax revenue No. 30 mint3.00
094Departure tax revenue No. 54 horizontal pair mint5.00
095Forensic revenue No. 11-15 in blocks of 4 o/p muestra mint75.00
096Forensic revenue No. 15 in a corner block of 9 mint stains20.00

Back of the Book
097CRPC N16 6c on 4c fantasy 1920 (Limon) strip of 5125.00
098same as above in a strip of 440.00
099as above shifted overprint in a strip of 325.00
100as above inverted overprint in a strip of 345.00
101CRPC N16 6c on 5c fantasy 1920 (Limon) strip of 5125.00
102as above first o/p on the selvedge in a strip of 550.00
103as above inverted overprint in a strip of 450.00
104CRPC N17 steamer fantasy 1924 5, 10c in pair8.00
105as above steamer 25, 50c in pair8.00
106as above steamer 1C3.00
107as above steamer 10c inverted o/p10.00
108as above steamer 1C inverted o/p10.00
109as above steamer 10c shifted o/p3.00
110as above plane strip of 5 with all values15.00
111as above plane with inverted o/p 2 items10.00
112as above plane with cancel2.00
113as above plane 1C other5.00
114CRPC N17 Almirante fantasies circa 19215.00
115as above Almirante double overprinted and inverted5.00
116as above Almirante on corner envelope with full cancel12.00
117Political cinderella Oduber circa 1960 strip of 320.00
118Political cinderella Alfredo Gonzalez Flores on paper0.25
119Guanacaste Scott 39A used (275 scott dollars)25.00
120Guanacaste Scott 40 used5.00
121Red Cross surtax block of 8 mint no hinge8.00
122Red Cross as above bock of 4 in tete beche5.00

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