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Costa Rica Stamps and Postal History continued...

REVENUES continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
221 c Revenue stamped paper lot of about 100 document with either handstamped or embossed seals, includes nine from 1824 with Royal Arms handstamp at top, other documents go to 1880 and are sorted by paper or handstamp type, with several documents having multiple handstamps, also included in the lot are some early official postal documents, including an 1815 postal tariff and postal circulars from the 1820s and 1830s, plus there is a correspondence of 45 letters from 1821-1823, being official communications from the provisional government to the municipality of Escasu, mixed condition as always on documents of this vintage, still an impressive and desirable collection. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
TELEGRAPHS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
222 P 1910 Telegraph issue proof group consisting of a 50c artists photographic and handpainted model (see photo) 5c-10Col large die proof on India sunk on card in issued colors
except 50c in the 25c color, a set of seven large die proofs on India aff1910 Telegraph issue proof group consisting of a 50c artist's photographic and handpainted model (see photo) 5c-10Col large die proof on India sunk on card in issued colors except 50c in the 25c color, a set of seven large die proofs on India affixed to index cards, five values in large die proofs with small punch in corner and handstamped "For Approval", plus a set of imperforate plate proof sheets of 100 with some handstamped or ms. notations in the margins or on the reverse, the sheets with trivial edge flaws, fine-very fine; ex-American Bank Note Company archives. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

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GUANACASTE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
223 c 3 3, 1883 10c Orange, with 16mm black overprint, tied by Liberia2 Jun 87 Costa Rica c.d.s. on cover to New York, Costa Rica transit markings and New York backstamp, cover with
minor creasing at top right corner affecting the stamp, fine the#3, 1883 10c Orange, with 16mm black overprint, tied by "Liberia/2 Jun 87/ Costa Rica" c.d.s. on cover to New York, Costa Rica transit markings and New York backstamp, cover with minor creasing at top right corner affecting the stamp, fine; there are only about a dozen covers known with any Guanacaste overprints. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $11,500.00
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224 ngbl 4b, 16a 4b, 16a, 1885 1c Green, overprinted in black and red, unused block of eight (2x4), being positions 5-635-36, with the top four stamps being Type I (4b), while the bottom four
stamps are Type III (16a), in addition the top left stamp (position#4b, 16a, 1885 1c Green, overprinted in black and red, unused block of eight (2x4), being positions 5-6/35-36, with the top four stamps being Type I (#4b), while the bottom four stamps are Type III (#16a), in addition the top left stamp (position 5 on the sheet) has the "Gnanacaste" error, which is not listed on the scarce #4b, fine-very fine; an exceptionally rare and possibly unique combination block; the catalog value as just single stamps (counting the error as the normal) is $2,200.00. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,600.00
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225 c 5 5, 1885 5c Blue violet, with 16mm overprint in black, horizontal pair tied by Liberia in oval pmks. on cover to New York, matching Liberia7 Abrl. 87Costa Rica c.d.s. alongside,
Costa Rica transit marking and New York backstamp, Alfonso Sal#5, 1885 5c Blue violet, with 16mm overprint in black, horizontal pair tied by "Liberia" in oval pmks. on cover to New York, matching "Liberia/7 Abrl. 87/Costa Rica" c.d.s. alongside, Costa Rica transit marking and New York backstamp, Alfonso Salazar corner card on backflap, stamps with a few trivial toned specks, very fine; an important cover of not only Guanacaste, but in all of Costa Rican philately; 1987 PF certificate. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $11,000.00
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226 c 10 10, 1885 10c Orange, with 17 12mm overprint in black, cancelled by Liberia in oval on legal size cover to San Jose, matching Liberia28 Feb 86Costa Rica alongside, Puntarena
transit and San Jose receiver, on the backflap is an oval handsta#10, 1885 10c Orange, with 17 1/2mm overprint in black, cancelled by "Liberia" in oval on legal size cover to San Jose, matching "Liberia/28 Feb 86/Costa Rica" alongside, Puntarena transit and San Jose receiver, on the backflap is an oval handstamp of the Guanacaste government, cover faults including some toning, fine. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
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227 ngbl 16a 16a, 1c Green, double overprint, one in black, block of four with the 18 12mm overprint in both red and black, deep color, small part o.g., fine the catalog value as four
singles is $1,000.00.#16a, 1c Green, double overprint, one in black, block of four with the 18 1/2mm overprint in both red and black, deep color, small part o.g., fine; the catalog value as four singles is $1,000.00. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $350.00
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228 ogbl 24, 28, 32, 36 24, 28, 32, 36, 1885 2c Carmine, amazing reconstructed block of fifty (10x5), representing the entire setting of the stamp, columns 1-4 are Type e (24), column 5 is Type g
(32), columns 6-7 are Type f (28), and columns 8-10 are Type#24, 28, 32, 36, 1885 2c Carmine, amazing reconstructed block of fifty (10x5), representing the entire setting of the stamp, columns 1-4 are Type "e" (#24), column 5 is Type "g" (#32), columns 6-7 are Type "f" (#28), and columns 8-10 are Type "h" (#36), rich color, o.g., third stamp in the tenth column with margin fault, fine; any one of these stamps is considered quite scarce, cataloging $500.00-$1,000.00 each, but to find a complete setting is truly remarkable; just as single stamps the Scott catalog value is a whopping $33,500.00. (Image) Est. $10,000-15,000

SOLD for $17,000.00
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229 og 25, 29, 33, 37 25, 29, 33, 37, 1885 5c Blue violet, reconstructed horizontal strip of ten (strip of eight and a pair), showing the horizontal setting, four Type e (25), one Type g (33), two
Type f (29) and three Type h (37), hinged on piece, fresh#25, 29, 33, 37, 1885 5c Blue violet, reconstructed horizontal strip of ten (strip of eight and a pair), showing the horizontal setting, four Type "e" (#25), one Type "g" (#33), two Type "f" (#29) and three Type "h" (#37), hinged on piece, fresh color, o.g., fine; a very rare strip showing the entire setting; the Scott catalog value just as singles is $4,000.00. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,750.00
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230 og 26, 30, 34, 38 26, 30, 34, 38, 1885 10c Orange, horizontal strip of six showing the four different types, first two Type e (26), next is Type g (34), two Type f (30) and one Type h (38),
strong color, o.g., fine as singles catalogs $560.00: ex-F#26, 30, 34, 38, 1885 10c Orange, horizontal strip of six showing the four different types, first two Type "e" (#26), next is Type "g" (#34), two Type "f" (#30) and one Type "h" (#38), strong color, o.g., fine; as singles catalogs $560.00: ex-Ferrari. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $1,600.00
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231 c 42 42, 1888 5c Violet blue, tied by Liberia in violet oval pmk. on fresh cover to San Jose, matching Liberia29 AprCosta Rica c.d.s., San Jose receiver, very fine and choice one of
the finest quality covers of the approximately twelve known#42, 1888 5c Violet blue, tied by "Liberia" in violet oval pmk. on fresh cover to San Jose, matching "Liberia/29 Apr/Costa Rica" c.d.s., San Jose receiver, very fine and choice; one of the finest quality covers of the approximately twelve known bearing Guanacaste stamps. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $12,500.00
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232 c 42 42, 1888 5c Violet blue, another example of this stamp on a rare cover, also tied by Liberia in violet oval pmk. on yellow cover to San Jose, matching LiberiaSpt 2Costa Rica
c.d.s., San Jose receiver, opened at bottom, quite fresh, very fi#42, 1888 5c Violet blue, another example of this stamp on a rare cover, also tied by "Liberia" in violet oval pmk. on yellow cover to San Jose, matching "Liberia/Spt 2/Costa Rica" c.d.s., San Jose receiver, opened at bottom, quite fresh, very fine. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $12,000.00
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233 c 43 43, 1888 5c Blue violet, with type 9 overprint, tied by Liberia in violet oval pmk. on bright yellow cover to San Jose, matching LiberiaSpt 2Costa Rica c.d.s., San Jose
receiver, a couple trivial cover adherences at bottom left, very fine.#43, 1888 5c Blue violet, with type 9 overprint, tied by "Liberia" in violet oval pmk. on bright yellow cover to San Jose, matching "Liberia/Spt 2/Costa Rica" c.d.s., San Jose receiver, a couple trivial cover adherences at bottom left, very fine. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $15,000.00
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234 c 66 66, 1889 5c Orange, tied by Liberia in violet oval pmk. on folded cover to San Jose, Liberia18 JanCosta Rica c.d.s. in black, violet handstamp of the Guanacaste government at
top, cover faults including some light toning, fine appearance.#66, 1889 5c Orange, tied by "Liberia" in violet oval pmk. on folded cover to San Jose, "Liberia/18 Jan/Costa Rica" c.d.s. in black, violet handstamp of the Guanacaste government at top, cover faults including some light toning, fine appearance. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $3,250.00
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GUANACASTE COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
235 og 1/67 Balance of the Guanacaste exhibit collection, appears to contain every Scott number in mint or unused condition except 39-41, including all of the rarities, plus some blocks
with different types, a few double overprints, and a reconstructed settBalance of the Guanacaste exhibit collection, appears to contain every Scott number in mint or unused condition except #39-41, including all of the rarities, plus some blocks with different types, a few double overprints, and a reconstructed setting of 50 of the 10c Orange stamp showing Types 3-7, mixed condition, largely fine; an incredible opportunity to obtain virtually a complete collection of one of the most challenging areas in all of philately, as some of these stamps make an appearance at auction less than once a decade. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $17,000.00
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236 ogObl Guanacaste valuable accumulation of many hundreds of mostly mint stamps in stockbooks, album pages, auction cards, etc., includes singles, strips and blocks, several showing different types within the multiple, many still on original auction pages, in fact there are 23 items still on the original lot cards of the Bonilla-Lara sale where Mr. Mayer purchased them in 1961, many listed and unlisted varieties, there are a couple dozen examples of the "Guagacaste" errors (#60a-63a), some partial reconstructions of the settings, seldom seen revenues and much more, even contains some photographs showing the genuine characteristic types; a fabulous lot containing many rarities, it is without a doubt the largest accumulation of Guanacaste ever offered as a lot at auction. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $110,000.00
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SPECIALIZED COSTA RICA COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
237 P 1862-1947 Large die proof lot of 66 different, affixed to index cards, also includes seven stamps with "Specimen" overprint similarly affixed, includes the Philatelic Exhibition set and the F.D. Roosevelt series, fine-very fine; ex-American Bank Note Company archives. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,800.00
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238 S 1887-1947 Amercian Bank Note Co. specimen lot of 930 stamps with specimen overprints of various styles and small security punch, neatly arranged on stockpages, also five pairs of the 1887-89 issues with red specimen overprint across both stamps, fine-very fine. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $725.00
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239 S 1887-1947 American Bank Note Co. specimen blocks, over 800 blocks (usually in size from 10 to 15), with security punches, many with handstamp "Return to Issue Room", plus a collection of singles and a few proof blocks, fine-very fine. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,250.00
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240 c Railroad cover group of five better items, three with straight line Ambulante handstamp (one to France), one with four-line Carrillo Y Limon handstamp, and one inbound postcard
from Japan with San Jose Y Limon c.d.s postmark, few small faulRailroad cover group of five better items, three with straight line "Ambulante" handstamp (one to France), one with four-line Carrillo Y Limon handstamp, and one inbound postcard from Japan with San Jose Y Limon c.d.s postmark, few small faults but mostly fine-very fine. (imagea) (imageb) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $2,800.00
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