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Auction 225

Notes for this auction

An almost complete collection of surface mail in new and used condition is offered by a member closing his albums. The collection was broken in small lots and its owner priced it by Scott valuation. Most new stamps are hinged and there are several varieties.

Send all bids and payments to Raul Hernandez, 4204 Haring Road, Metaire, LA 70006 USA or rherna3870@aol.com. The closing date is December 31, 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 January 15, 2017 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, 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.

001Marking "Recept. de Heredia" in rectangle, black, 3 Apr 184035.00
002Marking "Receptoria de San Jose" in rectangle, black, 28 Jul 184035.00
003Marking "Heredia" in rectangle, black, 12 Jan 184140.00
004Marking "Recept. de San Jose" in oval, black, 23 Jan 184235.00
005Marking "Recept. de Heredia" on octagon, brown, 27 Jan 184235.00
006Marking "Recept De Alajuela" dark green, 28 Oct 184275.00
007Marking "Correos de Cartago" in oval, black 2 Mar 184435.00
008War voucher marked "Receptoria de Alajuela" & Finance Ministry cancel, 9 Feb 1857150.00

Surface Mail
009Sc 1-4, 1a, used15.00
010Sc 1, 2 and 4 imperf proofs10.00
011Sc 1 plate crack, pos 21 used5.00
012Sc 8 strip of 4, gum lightly hinged15.00
013Sc 8 block of 4 no gum5.00
014Sc 9 brick red color, gum hinged15.00
015Sc 9 dark brick red, no gum10.00
016Sc 9 dark brick red, gum hinged, missing C of Cts20.00
017Sc 13 gum lightly hinged15.00
018Sc 13 block of 10 pos 51, 52, 61, 62, 71, 72, 81, 82, 91, 92 each stamp signed by Saenz, ex-Saenz, one of few blocks that exist, full gum, never hinged1,600.00
019Sc 14 heavy hinge15.00
020Sc 15 gum hinged75.00
021Sc 25-34, 32a gum lightly most hinged 50.00
022Sc 37, used unknown cancellation10.00
023Sc 61 with "T" for postage due perf 11x1415.00
024Sc 66 perf 11x14 full gum hinged30.00
025Sc 68 perf 11x14 gum hinged50.00
026Sc 80a inverted s/c, mint with gum, signed Saenz15.00
027Sc 83-83a horiz pair Roman I, no gum2.00
028Sc 86 block of 4 center sheet, mint with gum15.00
029Sc 93 block of 6, mint with gum, no stains, perf 14x1420.00
030Sc 103a block of 4 in tete beche, mint with gum25.00
031Sc 103a tete beche pair, gum light hinge10.00
032Sc 105-9, MNH8.00
033Mena OP106 blue print in newspaper5.00
034Mena E106-111 essays with 1921, black10.00
035Mena E106a-111a essays with 1921, red10.00
036Mena E106b-111b essays with 1921, blue10.00
037Sc 111f, period between C's, gum hinge10.00
038Sc 111f strip of 3, CCcompre for Compre, MNH50.00
039Sc 111f VD for UD, gum lightly hinged50.00
040Sc 114 imperf mirror impression on back5.00
041Sc 241 horiz pair broken o/p in right, MNH3.00
042Sc 257 horizontal pair proof on onion skin paper5.00
043Sc 260 horizontal strip of 3, o/p displaced right10.00
044Sc 304-8 Summer Olympics 1984 MNH3.50
045Sc 311-12 + SS stamp exhibit 1984 MNH8.00
046Sc 313-14 National Arms 1984 MNH8.00
047Sc 323-26 National Values, 1985 MNH6.00
048Sc 334-5a strips orchids, 1985 MNH15.00
049Sc 348-68 strips of 5 presidents, 1986 MNH20.00
050Sc 355 horiz pair imperf at top and bottom, MNH5.00
051Sc 369-73 soccer cup, 1986 MNH4.00
052Sc 375-76a-e strips of 5 Gold Museum, 1986 MNH8.00
053Sc 377-85 fauna & flora, 1986 MNH34.00
054Sc 377-85 as above, used20.00
055Sc 387-88 strips National Museum 1987 MNH5.00
056Sc 405a pair Seoul Olympics, 1988 MNH2.50
057Sc 418-19 America issue, 1989 MNH4.00
058Sc 427-9 National Symbols, 1990 MNH9.00
059Sc 427-9 as above, used3.50
060Sc 434a pair America issue, 1990 MNH4.00
061Sc 436a pair America issue, 1990 MNH & used4.00
062Sc 437a-c strip border issue, 1991 MNH2.00
063Sc 441a-d strip Justices, 1992 MNH1.50
064Sc 444a-c strip solar eclipse, 1992 MNH5.00
065Sc 487a block of 4 both C40 stamps, imperf, mint with gum50.00

066Sc C145-47 inverted s/c, gum, lightly hinged8.00
067Sc C154-58 o/p muestra, gum lightly hinged5.00
068Sc C201, 202, 205, 210 Waterloo specimens MNH20.00
069Sc C298-02 horiz pair imperf, MNH25.00
070Sc C343 block of 4 C on second stamp at bottom, MNH5.00
071Sc C343 block of 4 broken O on first stamp at bottom, MNH5.00
072Sc C367 (Mena A375b) surcharge in maroon strip of 3, mint10.00
073Sc C399 marginal block of 15 mint25.00
074Sc C434 2 blocks of 4, horiz pair double perf, MNH5.00
075Sc C436 block of 4 & vert pair double perf, MNH5.00
076Sc C471 corner block of 8 shifted perf, no gum40.00
077Sc C481 corner block of 10, third vertical with double perf, mint20.00
078Sc C482 block of 4 imperf in between, gum, light hinge5.00
079Sc C482 block of 4 imperf top, MNH5.00
080M-A486c marginal vertical pair imperf between20.00
081Sc C667 block of 4 mirror impression on back, MNH5.00
082Sc C712 block of 4 mirror impression on back, MNH5.00
083Sc C797 block of 4 shifted colors MNH5.00
084Sc C937a pair of 2 values in vertical gutter pairs75.00
085Sc C938a vertical pairs in gutter, mint60.00
086RA27 vertical pair imperf above, "scorpion" stain pos 5 & period pos 10100.-
087RA87 strip of 4 gutter imperf, mint, gum40.00
088RA89/92 blocks of 4 variety "zedilla", mint, gum10.00

089M-O2a broken C no gum2.00
090M-O16 & O17 no gum cat >300.0075.00
091M-O27a Ofical cat 14.50 full gum, hinge6.00
092M-O36a Of1cial pos 31full gum hinge remains6.00
093M-O64a double entre of Braulio Carrillo no gum20.00
094M-O72a inverted date partial gum2.00
095M-O73a no period after CTS pos 44 full gum trace of hinge3.00
096M-O74a date and surcharge invertedfull gum, hinge2.00
097M-O75a inverted date full gum light hinge2.00
098Mena 080 mirror image on back20.00

Cover, postal stationery
099Sc 72 strip of 3 to Berlin, registered, 27 Feb 191475.00
100Sc C74, 75, 78 to Buenos Aires, registered, censored, 18 Mar 194250.00
101Mena A375b variety on cover to Miami, Set 196310.00
102Mena A377a variety on cover to Miami, Nov 196310.00
103Mena A377a variety on cover to Florida + Christmas stamp, Dec 196310.00
104Mena A433 dot varieties & displaced o/p on 3 covers to LA, Jan 196710.00
105PC1 1883 overprinted Muestra in red15.00
106PC2 1883 with reply both overprinted Muestra in red15.00
107Mena OEN13A official to California, 3 Jul 197810.00
108Mena OEN12B to Miami consul official mail from National Treasury reg12.00
109Mena OEN13B official to Limon 4 Apr 197010.00

Back of the book, forgeries
110NE2-5 Rio Postal Congress, blocks of 4, MNH100.-
111Reprints 1946 of 1903 issue o/p specimen, mint5.00
112Guanacaste Scott No. 40 used6.00
113Ross fantasies 1c block of 24, different types60.00
114Ross fantasies 5c block of 24, different types75.00
115Ross fantasies 1, 2, 5c, different types10.00
116Ross fantasies block of 8 official, no gum5.00
117Ross fantasies 20c 4 types of 0, hinged25.00
118Ross fantasies 10, 20c in 4 different types, hinged35.00
1191920 fantasies on 1910 4c stamp strip of 550.00
1201924 fantasies 3, 4c steamer in black20.00
1211924 fantasies 1C inverted green10.00
1221924 fantasies block of 10 airplane25.00
123Group of cinderellas20.00
124Forgery of Sc9 strip of 3 with inverted in center50.00
125Forgery C145 double surcharge one inverted mint25.00
126Forgeries unless proven otherwise O68 inverted2.00
127Forgeries unless proven otherwise O71 s/c or all o/p inverted2.00

128M&R R45a marginal horizontal pair, o/p inverted & displaced40.00
1291908 uncirculated revenue 5C block of 21 mint, gum20.00
130M&R R1691910 revenue 20c block of 24 mint, gum20.00
131M&R R1133a, horizontal pair inverted and shifted (56-19) print on back15.00
132M&R R1240a corner pair o/p inverted and shifted30.00
133M&R R1242a corner pair, o/p shifted50.00
134M&R R1393a block of 4, mint, mirror impression20.00
135M&R 32a Archive revenue, inverted o/p, mint10.00
136PP11/15 in blocks of 4 o/p Muestra, mint, gum50.00
137University revenues blocks of 6, imperf color proofs, gum40.00

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