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Costa Rica Stamps and Postal History continued...

SPECIALIZED COSTA RICA COLLECTIONS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
241 EP 20th Century valuable and rare proof and essay holding of many dozens of items, most are complete sets of die proofs or essays, much is from the 1930's and 1940's, including some that were purchased at the ABNC or Waterlow archive sales, many items are undoubtedly unique, includes some artist's drawings, master dies, incomplete essays, etc., several better topicals such as F.D. Roosevelt and Soccer, Mr. Mayer purchased many of these sets for well over $1,000.00 each (often several thousand dollars) and our estimate reflects only a tiny fraction of his cost, fine-very fine; a remarkable holding of rare items that will never be duplicated. Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
GENERAL COSTA RICA COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
242 ogOPc Comprehensive collection housed in 22 Scott binders, early to the mid-20th century, but the strength of the collection is in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, not only straightforward stamps, but much specialized material such as proofs, essays, specimens, numerous errors and varieties, covers, etc., good back-of-the-book including revenues, telegraph stamps and more; an excellent collection that needs to be inspected to be properly evaluated. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $18,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
243 ogOP Useful collection of 1887-1998 issues in a single album, contains mint and used stamps, as well as many varieties, particularly among the overprinted stamps, with inverted, double and other errors on both postage and air post issues, plus there are proofs and specimen overprints, as well as back-of-the-book including Guanacaste, mixed condition with much being fine-very fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
244 PogOc 20th century collection in seven large album, covering the period 1911-1967, though much is after 1930, includes mint, used, blocks, proofs, covers and more, some back-of-the-book including air posts and officials, mainly fine-very fine. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
245 PogOc Useful mostly 20th century collection in seven homemade albums, covers the period 1889-1967, includes unusual material such as handpainted essays from the 1930's, proofs, overprint errors of the 1911 Issue, specimens, covers and more; certainly worth a review. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $7,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
246 PogOc 20th century massive accumulation of the issues from 1921 to date filling five boxes, includes mint, used, covers, cancels, proofs, blocks, errors and more, wide variety, a large portion has been sorted by issue, with many having been purchased on an individual basis at auction or retail, mostly fine or better; personal inspection is strongly recommended. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $52,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
247 ogOPc Huge balance of the Mayer estate, housed in over 50 albums or binders, many of them are still intact as Mr. Mayer purchased them, some are general collections and stocks, while others have a more specialized nature and include covers, proofs, specimens, varieties, etc., needless to say inspection is crucial on this lot, as our estimate is undoubtedly too conservative. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $37,500.00
Will close during Public Auction


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