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Auction 242

Send all bids to Hector Mena PO Box 14831, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or hrmena8@cox.net. The closing date is April 24, 2021 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 March 31, 2021 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 final address to mail the lots, if not available the society listed address will be used.

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.

126b Soto vertical pair imperforated in between$50.00
239a Arms horizontal pair imperforated in between$60.00
339a Arms horizontal pair imperforated in between$60.00
4111 strip of 3 elevation of O in position 4 $10.00
5128 2c Arias RUC block of 10 with a preprinting vertical paper fold$10.00
6151/7 1930-31 monuments color proofs s/ Waterlow specimen (S151-15a)$20.00
7157 1931 Mora color proof imperf s/c Waterlow specimen (S154a)$6.00
8157 s/c for J Santamaria centenary non-Emis (E42)$10.00
9209 as above s/c with an extra line under second 5$2.00
10158-61 1932 Exhibit triangular o/p specimen$8.00
11159 as above half sheet (gum no stains)$8.00
12160 as above half sheet (gum no stains)$8.00
13162 3c Maldonado miniature, plate number corner block of 4$1.00
14164-68 1935 Virgen in blocks of 4$6.50
15As above color proofs o/p Waterlow specimen (S161/64)$15.00
16179-82 1937 exhibit in blocks of 6$5.00
17179-83 as above o/p specimen (S178-82)$20.00
18184-5 color proofs surcharge Waterlow$10.00
19186-88 1937 Expo o/p specimen ABNCo$10.00
20219-23 American flags o/p specimen$5.00
21238-41 American flags o/p for president's meeting in blocks of 4$3.00
22238-41 as above o/p muestra$5.00
23E244a essay of the o/p with Panamericana in onion skin paper bk 4$5.00
OP244a Proof of the overprint in a complete sheet of 100$95.00
25OP244c Proofs of overprint and muestra in onion skin paper$3.00
26OP244h overprint on rose stamp not used in regular issue$9.00
27244a overprint in red over 238 in block of 4$9.00
28245a overprint in black over 239 in block of 4$9.00
29245a as above singe stamp$2.50
30245b as above double overprint$7.00
31245 purple strong mirror impression on gum side$2.00
32246a overprint on rose$6.00
33247 split o/p$6.00
34247 RLC block of 12 with damage o/p pos 78, 88, 98$10.00
35243-45 Coffee o/p Muestra in block of 4$15.00

Postal History surface mail (1927-44)
128 strip of 5 on back cover to Gamaniel Noriega Jul 7, 1928$4.00
37128 block of 5 to Nebraska, May 1927 & local SJ window envelope$4.00
38210 3c local SJ, 1942. Two covers$3.00
39210A 3c local SJ, 1941. Two covers, one window$3.00
40210A 3c local SJ, 1944. Three covers$3.00
41211A 5c local SJ Aug 1945$1.50
42211A 5c La Cuesta Osa to SJ Dec 1943$4.00
43211A 5c strip of 3 Guanacaste to SJ Feb 1942$1.50
211A 5c 9 stamps on back, registered, censored, from Tilaran Set 1943$3.00
211A 5c 4 stamps + 145 on back, reg, from Buenos Aires, Jul 1944$2.00
46219 5c Paso Tempisque to SJ May 1943$4.00
47219 San Rafael to Heredia to SJ, Multa, censored, Aug 1942$4.00
48219 Canas to SJ Aug 1942$2.00
49219 + 178 Miramar to SJ, censored, Aug 1942$2.00
50219 + 178 Canas to SJ, censored, Mar 1943$2.00
219 5c block of 10 on back La Cuesta Osa, reg, censured May 1943$3.00
220 10 on back Puntarenas to El Dos, registered, Mar 1943$5.00
53222 Coyolar to SJ Aug 1943$4.00
54222 Canas to SJ Oct 1944$2.00
55222 Local SJ (2 on back) censored, Aug 1943$1.00
56223 pair on window cover$1.00
57238-41 FDC cover to Texas Set 14, 1944 (4 days before official date)$4.00
238 on local postcard, with political message$4.00
59238 San Juan de Abangares to SJ, Nov 1945$4.00
60239 Limon to SJ$1.00

Fair Issue 1950
61Plate Proofs vignette complete set in pairs PPA209a-15a$30.00
62Plate Proofs imperf pairs PPA210-14$40.00
63Color Proofs o/p Waterlow complete set SA213-22$35.00
64C197-210 mint with hole from printer's file$25.00
65C197-210 complete set used$10.00
66Covers C199, 201 local 2 covers, C204 reg Limon, Tilaran$4.00
67Covers C199 local, C201 (5-4 back), C204 reg Siquirres, Sta Cruz, S. Isidro (3)$4.00
68Covers C199 US, C201 local, C204 reg Liberia Pto. Cortes (4 covers)$4.00
69Covers C199 local 2 cover, C202 Monroe, C206 NY (4 covers)$4.00

Air Mail Covers
70C1 to Berlin Jun 1926$5.00
71C1 to Toronto Dec 1927$5.00
72C7 + C10 to Chicago$3.00
73C11-13 issue on philatelic cover local$30.00
74C28-30 FDC Feb 10, 1937$3.50
75C28-30 issue on philatelic cover local Jun 1937$2.00
76C31 2c pair local Jul 1941$2.50
C34 1.40C to Hamburg via NY, Lisbon, censored both parties 1941$5.00
78C31, 33, 36,37 to Miami Oct 1939$2.00
79C39, 40, 174 to Miami Nov 1942 censored$2.00
80C39, 40, 41 to Reading Aug 1940$2.00
81C40 + 145 to Dallas Set 1940$2.00
82C41 + 183SS on back to Miami via New Orleans registered May 1940$3.00
83C39 +41 Bluefields via Managua Oct 1940$3.00
84C42 to Detroit Jun 1940$1.50
85C42 to Detroit 1940$1.50
86C42 to Reading Jun 1940$1.50
87C42 + 219 to Dallas censored$1.50
88C43 + 39 to Detroit Jul 1940$1.50
89C75 pair, C76 to Miami & Evansville censored1942 2 covers$2.00
90C75 pair, C76 to Wichita & Decatur, censored 1942 2 covers$2.00
C227 corner block of 10 on back with plate number$3.00
C227 to Habana, 228 Cairo registered, corners with plate number$2.50
C229 Cairo registered, Palmar Sur with plate number$2.50
C229 Golfito express, C236 Puerto Cortes registered with plate numbers$2.50

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