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Costa Rica Stamps and Postal History continued...

SCADTA continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
201 c CLCR5 var. CLCR5 var., 1923 30c Blue with C.R. handstamp, overprint inverted, tied by red Barranquilla pmk. on cover to Medellin, 5c and 10c Regular issue also by similar cancel as well
as red San Jose c.d.s., boxed T and ms. 0.30, cover with some li#CLCR5 var., 1923 30c Blue with "C.R." handstamp, overprint inverted, tied by red Barranquilla pmk. on cover to Medellin, 5c and 10c Regular issue also by similar cancel as well as red San Jose c.d.s., boxed "T" and ms. "0.30", cover with some light staining, otherwise fine; an especially important Scadta cover, being the only known example of the inverted overprint used on cover. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
POSTAGE DUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
202 P J9-13P J9P-13P, 1915 2c-20c Postage dues, master die proof in green, with value tablets alongside, affixed to large index card with the set of five stamps (bottom sheet-margin copies)
handstamped Specimen in red and with security punch, a couple stam#J9P-13P, 1915 2c-20c Postage dues, master die proof in green, with value tablets alongside, affixed to large index card with the set of five stamps (bottom sheet-margin copies) handstamped "Specimen" in red and with security punch, a couple stamps with faults, fine-very fine; a unique proof of the postage due issue. ex-American Bank Note Company archives. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
POSTAGE DUE COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
203 PogOc Postage due lot of dozens of stamps, some specimens (including the first set with "Ultramar"), a few proofs, and about 30 covers, both inbound usages with Costa Rica postage due stamp and outbound with postage due stamps of the receiving country, a few without postage due stamps with with due markings, mainly fine. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $6,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
OFFICIALS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
204 c 1877 Official cover, sent to Manuel de J. Jimenez, the son of President Jesus Jimenez, with crisp San Jose, Set 7, 1877 c.d.s. at top, flap with national Coat of Arms printed
in red, flap repair just barely goes into the top of the cover but do1877 Official cover, sent to Manuel de J. Jimenez, the son of President Jesus Jimenez, with crisp "San Jose, Set 7, 1877" c.d.s. at top, flap with national Coat of Arms printed in red, flap repair just barely goes into the top of the cover but does not affect the postmark, fine; reportedly the only recorded example of a free frank used in the period of the first issue stamps. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
205 c O6 O6, 1883 10c Orange with Oficial overprint, horizontal pair tied by ms. cancel on 1885 registered cover to Heidelberg, Germany (backstamped), with San Jose8 Jun85 c.d.s. at
bottom left, registry label also tied by the ms. cancel, corner ca#O6, 1883 10c Orange with "Oficial" overprint, horizontal pair tied by ms. cancel on 1885 registered cover to Heidelberg, Germany (backstamped), with "San Jose/8 Jun/85" c.d.s. at bottom left, registry label also tied by the ms. cancel, corner card of "Admon. Gral. de Correos" and that department's purple handstamp on reverse, oval London transit, cover opened at bottom and with minor edge wear, fine; one of only two recorded examples of the first issue officials on cover (the other being a non-registered usage). (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
206 c O50 O50, 4c Carmine and indigo with Oficial overprint, horizontal strip of five tied by violet San JoseAbr 15 1917 c.d.s. postmarks (with an additional strike under the stamps) on
cover to Springfield, Mass., cover with light horizontal file fo#O50, 4c Carmine and indigo with "Oficial" overprint, horizontal strip of five tied by violet "San Jose/Abr 15 1917" c.d.s. postmarks (with an additional strike under the stamps) on cover to Springfield, Mass., cover with light horizontal file fold in the middle, fine; a very scarce usage. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
OFFICIAL COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
207 ogO Official stamp collection originally formed by Estanislao Scriba, neatly hinged on many dozens of album pages annotated in Spanish, mostly mint singles and blocks, with many overprint varieties noted, also some specimens, a few proofs and covers, etc., appears to largely fine-very fine. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
208 ogOc Official accumulation of stamps and covers, many hundreds of items with a large portion being on album pages, mint multiples including complete sheets, used with some better cancels, many overprint varieties throughout, a few specimens, several covers with an array of usages, mixed condition. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $13,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
209 c Official cover lot of over 50 covers and a couple fronts, from the 1880s to the 1970s, with most being pre-1940, majority with official stamps tied, a few stampless or official
mail with regular issues, includes five 19th century with imprinted cOfficial cover lot of over 50 covers and a couple fronts, from the 1880s to the 1970s, with most being pre-1940, majority with official stamps tied, a few stampless or official mail with regular issues, includes five 19th century with imprinted corner card of the government department, several early 20th century, with destinations including Belgium, Sweden, Ecuador and India, one cover contains ten examples of the 2c 1903 Issue with inverted overprint, slightly mixed condition, mainly fine-very fine. (imagea) (imageb) (imagec) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
POSTAL STATIONERY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
210 S Postal stationery specimen group consisting of 5c (fifteen), 20c (five) and 20c (three) stamped envelopes, 2c (eleven) and 4c (five) postal cards, plus a 2c reply card, each
overprinted or perforated Specimen, some also have an archival handstaPostal stationery specimen group consisting of 5c (fifteen), 20c (five) and 20c (three) stamped envelopes, 2c (eleven) and 4c (five) postal cards, plus a 2c reply card, each overprinted or perforated "Specimen", some also have an archival handstamp, fine-very fine; a unique assemblage; ex-American Bank Note Company archives. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
211 Pc 1886 5c and 10c Soto entire envelope group consisting of 22 mint entires, five used 5c domestic usages, six 10c foreign usages, five to various European countries and one to
Argentina, plus eleven large die proofs including trial colors, mainly f1886 5c and 10c Soto entire envelope group consisting of 22 mint entires, five used 5c domestic usages, six 10c foreign usages, five to various European countries and one to Argentina, plus eleven large die proofs including trial colors, mainly fine or better; an interesting lot of the first postal stationery envelope issue of Costa Rica. (imagea) (imageb) (imagec) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
212 Oc Postal stationery gold medal winning exhibit collection originally formed by Dale Barton, offered intact on the original 122 exhibition pages, from the first 1883 issue to the issues of the early 1980s, includes mint, used (with a wide variety of usages) varieties and proofs, with postal cards, entires, registration envelopes, wrappers, aerograms and reply cards, fine-very fine; an economical gold medal collection that would be ideal to build upon. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $7,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
213 c Massive postal stationery accumulation of approximately over 4,000 items, nearly all are pre-1940 entires or postal cards, while there is a large amount of mint present, much of the value and interest is in the many hundreds of used items, with a number of better usages noted such as foreign destinations, scarce cancels, official mail, some with adhesives also tied, in addition there are some proofs and "Specimen" or "Muestra" overprints, several of the better items are still on the original auction or retail cards, Mr. Mayer noted as having paid $100.00 or more on quite of few, generally fine-very fine; when a lot of this size comes to the market, many people will be under the false assumption that there is a plentiful supply available, however Mr. Mayer was the most aggressive buyer over the last several decades and this lot probably represents a large portion of existing Costa Rica postal stationery (especially among the used) - this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $10,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
REVENUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
214 P Revenue proof and specimen lot from the 1910-1947 period, 23 large die proofs and 35 specimen stamps affixed to 25 index cards, includes a couple proofs without the
denomination tablet, fine-very fine ex-American Bank Note Company archives.Revenue proof and specimen lot from the 1910-1947 period, 23 large die proofs and 35 specimen stamps affixed to 25 index cards, includes a couple proofs without the denomination tablet, fine-very fine; ex-American Bank Note Company archives. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
215 P Revenue proof lot of several dozen sets, singles or groups, better large die proofs include a set of ABNC "Timbre" 1c-100c plus two without value, 3c and 5c Emigration and two examples of the 50c Archivos, also 1c-100c "Timbre" sample die proofs with plate number at top (includes three without value), as well as plate proofs from that issue, 1c and 2c Timbre Proportional die and plate proof file from the ABNC archive sale , a production file of the 1967 issue including hand drawn essays, plus other interesting items, generally fine-very fine. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
216 Sbl 20th century revenue specimen sheets of about 500 sheets with "Specimen" or "Muestra" overprints and security punch, appears to all be in complete sets, a small number of sheets with a few stamps missing, some perforation splits reinforced with tape, accompanying the lot are two stockbooks containing several hundred blocks with similar overprints and security punches, fine; ex-American Bank Note Co. archives. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
217 ogbl First revenue design type specialized study of mostly the 1870 issue, with particular interest in the plating of the issue, several hundred items in all ranging from singles to a dozen or so full sheets, most are in blocks or multiples of various sizes, with annotations of the various plate flaws and identification of the plate position, overall fine; an outstanding collection for the First Issue Revenue student. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
218 ogOc Exceptional revenue collection neatly arranged in two stockbooks, the first stockbook contains the general revenue issues from 1870 to 1965, and the other stockbook contains the departmental revenues including Emigration, Wines & Spirits, Elections, Archives, Cheque, Forensic, Hospitals, Municipals, Beer, Liquor, Cigarette, Match and much more, there are approximately 2,800 items in total, with almost no duplication (the same item may be present in mint, used, blocks, on document, etc.), each stockpage has a write up on the issue or issues present, including the Bonilla numbers, quantities known, the printers used and other useful information, much specialized material is present, with the 1870 Issue including four small die proofs, the 50c Green error of color, "Muestra" overprints, a scarce used example of the 25c value, and an unused set to the 100P, other issues include multiples, some documents, varieties, and more, usual mixed condition for revenues, a fascinating collection that would take a lifetime to duplicate. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $18,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
219 PogOc Desirable revenue collection housed in four albums, neatly hinged on homemade annotated pages, 1870-1948, with mint, used, Specimen (or Muestra) overprints, multiples, proofs, hand painted essays, used on documents, used as postage, etc., wide variety of issues including Guanacaste, largely fine-very fine; a lovely collection filled with interesting and undoubtedly scarce items. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
220 ogOc Revenue accumulation of many hundreds of items in albums, stockbooks, stockpages, dealer pages and cards, etc., from the first issue to the 1960's, includes both general and departmental issues, with mint, used, multiples and some used on documents, also a couple proofs, better items are noticed, also includes some telegraph stamps and seals, mainly fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction

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