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Costa Rica Stamps and Postal History continued...

1881-1882 U.P.U. SURCHARGES COLLECTIONS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
121 og 7-15 #7-15, 1881-1882 U.P.U. accumulation of hundreds of items, including several blocks of various sizes which will be quite useful for plating, also many examples of counterfeit surcharges including an annotated section of the Ross counterfeits, mixed quality but should prove to be quite a worthwhile reference accumulation. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $40,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1883 GENERAL FERNANDEZ ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
122 c 18 18, 1883 5c Blue violet, two scarce covers showing the single and double foreign rates, one is a single example on the 5c Blue entire to England tied by San Jose 25 Jun 86
c.d.s., with this reportedly being the earliest known usage of the 5c#18, 1883 5c Blue violet, two scarce covers showing the single and double foreign rates, one is a single example on the 5c Blue entire to England tied by "San Jose 25 Jun 86" c.d.s., with this reportedly being the earliest known usage of the 5c Entire, the other is a pair on 10c Orange entire to France tied by "San Jose 20 Dic 86" c.d.s., former with part of flap missing, latter with minor edge wear, fine appearance. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
123 c 19 19, 1883 10c Orange, tied by oval Admon. de Correos de Puntarenas as well as Punta Arena18 Nov. 83Costa Rica c.d.s. on cover to Paris (backstamped), ColombieLig. A. Paq. Fr.
No. 11 Dec. 83 octagonal pmk. on front, cover with tear a#19, 1883 10c Orange, tied by oval "Admon. de Correos de Puntarenas" as well as "Punta Arena/18 Nov. 83/Costa Rica" c.d.s. on cover to Paris (backstamped), "Colombie/Lig. A. Paq. Fr. No. 1/1 Dec. 83" octagonal pmk. on front, cover with tear at top affecting the c.d.s. pmk., fine appearance; believed to be the only example of this stamp tied by the agency's oval handstamp. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
124 c 19 var. 19 var., 1883 10c Orange, half used as 5c diagonal half tied by 1 in grid on local folded letter, San Jose29 Julio 83Costa Rica and Punta-Arenas28 Julio 83Costa Rica c.d.s.
postmarks at top, faint horizontal file fold just affects the#19 var., 1883 10c Orange, half used as 5c diagonal half tied by "1" in grid on local folded letter, "San Jose/29 Julio 83/Costa Rica" and "Punta-Arenas/28 Julio 83/Costa Rica" c.d.s. postmarks at top, faint horizontal file fold just affects the bisect at top, fine; a rare and unlisted bisect usage. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
125 c 19 19, 1883 10c Orange, horizontal pair tied by violet oval Agencia Postalde Costa RicaPanama postmark on 1887 cover to New York, cover slightly reduced at left and with repaired
crease at top left, otherwise quite fresh, fine appearance a hig#19, 1883 10c Orange, horizontal pair tied by violet oval "Agencia Postal/de Costa Rica/Panama" postmark on 1887 cover to New York, cover slightly reduced at left and with repaired crease at top left, otherwise quite fresh, fine appearance; a highly desirable and important postal history item that is the only known example of a cover with the postmark of the Costa Rica Postal Agency at Panama. (Image) Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
126 c 20 var. 20 var., 1883 40c half used as 20c, horizontal bisect and single 5c tied by violet postmarks paying the proper 25 rate on registered cover to Italy, with San Jose16 Julio
85Costa Rica c.d.s. on back, as well as August 16 Rome backstamp, r#20 var., 1883 40c half used as 20c, horizontal bisect and single 5c tied by violet postmarks paying the proper 25 rate on registered cover to Italy, with San Jose/16 Julio 85/Costa Rica" c.d.s. on back, as well as August 16 Rome backstamp, registry label on front, minor edge wear, fine; a very rare, if not unique, usage. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1883 GENERAL FERNANDEZ ISSUE COLLECTION LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
127 Pogc 16-20 #16-20, Balance of the exhibit collection, includes a set of singles and blocks, set of large die proofs, sets of plate proofs on bond and card, 10c trial color plate proof, set of "Muestra" overprints, and fifteen covers, including a two with 40c values, with along with 5c on registered cover to Germany, the other with three 5c and one 10c on registered cover to New York, a four-color franking (reportedly unique), three single 10c usages, two 5c covers, the others are 1c or 2c usages, including two 1c on 2c Postal cards and ten 10c on registered cover to Germany, mixed condition, fine appearance; a lot filled with scarce and important items from this issue. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
128 PogOc 16-20 #16-20, 1883 Issue accumulation, of hundreds of items in a large stockbook, includes many mint and used stamps, some large multiples, better cancellations, a set of large die proofs, plate proofs, several "Muestra" overprints, usages in seventeen Tobacco and Liquor documents, plus about 30 covers including three 40c and sixteen 10c (some of the latter with multiple copies on a cover), also a large folded-out cover with 53 1c or 2c stamps on front and back to Germany, mixed condition; an interesting lot filled with seldom seen items. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $12,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1887 PRESIDENT SOTO ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
129 E 21E 21E, Large die vignette essays, two die sunk on 149x225 cards, one is the first state of the vignette, with ms. pencil notes on card describing the needed changes, the second
is is the retouched state with with inscriptions at bottom, very fine#21E, Large die vignette essays, two die sunk on 149x225 cards, one is the first state of the vignette, with ms. pencil notes on card describing the needed changes, the second is is the retouched state with with inscriptions at bottom, very fine; accompanying the lot is a signed note from President Soto. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
130 EP 21-22P 21P-22P, 1887 5c and 10c Soto, proof and essay group of eight items, includes large die essays similar to the above lot, plus another with various ms. notations, large die
proofs of each value in the issue color marked Approved, a small die vi#21P-22P, 1887 5c and 10c Soto, proof and essay group of eight items, includes large die essays similar to the above lot, plus another with various ms. notations, large die proofs of each value in the issue color marked "Approved", a small die vignette essay and two small die proofs in black, some faults, fine appearance. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
131 c 21 21, 1887 5c Blue violet, tied by scarce Admon. de Correos AmbulanteEntreCarrillo Y Limon Costa Rica violet straight-line cancel on 1889 cover to Jamaica, where is was marked
Unclaimed and returned to sender, the other original 5c stam#21, 1887 5c Blue violet, tied by scarce "Admon. de Correos Ambulante/Entre/Carrillo Y Limon/ Costa Rica" violet straight-line cancel on 1889 cover to Jamaica, where is was marked "Unclaimed" and returned to sender, the other original 5c stamp had been removed with a replacement hinged, cover with some edge faults, fine; a rarely seen early railroad cancel. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
132 c 22 22, 1887 10c Orange, tied by seldom seen Santa Cruz01 Nov 87Costa Rica c.d.s. on cover to New York (Dec. 7 receiver), oval Puntarenas transit marking, ms. via Jesus indicating
it was sent via Puerto Jesus, stamp with staing at top left, co#22, 1887 10c Orange, tied by seldom seen "Santa Cruz/01 Nov 87/Costa Rica" c.d.s. on cover to New York (Dec. 7 receiver), oval Puntarenas transit marking, ms. "via Jesus" indicating it was sent via Puerto Jesus, stamp with staing at top left, cover with tape stain sealing a tear at top, fine; a rare cover from the Guanacaste province. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $290.00
Will close during Public Auction
133 c 22 22, 1887 10c Orange, tied by 1888 Limon c.d.s. on cover to Bordeaux, France, with ms. pr. Atlasvia New York at top left, on the reverse is a label dated October 26, 1888
reading This letter is part of the mail recovered from the S. S. Atlas,#22, 1887 10c Orange, tied by 1888 Limon c.d.s. on cover to Bordeaux, France, with ms. "pr. Atlas/via New York" at top left, on the reverse is a label dated October 26, 1888 reading "This letter is part of the mail recovered from the S. S. Atlas, from Port Limon, sunk in New York harbor by collision on the afternoon of the 23d instant/ Henary G. Pearson Postmaster", the label actually being tied by the Bordeaux receiver, cover opened out for display, slight cover abraison on front causing a minor hole, fine; this is the only example of this shipwreck label we have ever seen. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1887 PRESIDENT SOTO ISSUE COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
134 Pogc 21-22 #21-22, Balance of the Soto exhibit collection on nine exhibition pages, with large die proofs, a few plate proofs and fourteen covers, all but one being to a foreign destination, which includes Denmark and Finland, plus combination usages with 5c and 10c Entires, a few registered, two from Cartago, etc., mostly fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
135 PogOc 21-22 #21-22, 1887 Soto issue accumulation consisting of many dozens of used stamp, with better cancellations noted, a sheet of the 10c value, large die proofs and essays, a few plate proofs, 21 covers, most of which are to foreign destinations, mainly U.S., England or Germany, but there is one to Nova Scotia, also a couple used on postal stationery and one mixed franking with the 1883 Issue, mixed condition, much is fine or better. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $7,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1889 CORREOS OVERPRINTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
136 c 1889 10c Blue revenue with Correos overprint, tied to 10c Entire by San JoseAug 15 c.d.s., sent to Germany, with New York transit and 5.9.90 Hamburg receiver, fine the 10c
value is not listed, this is an extremely rare (and possibly unique)1889 10c Blue revenue with "Correos" overprint, tied to 10c Entire by "San Jose/Aug 15" c.d.s., sent to Germany, with New York transit and 5.9.90 Hamburg receiver, fine; the 10c value is not listed, this is an extremely rare (and possibly unique) usage. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
1889 CORREOS OVERPRINTS COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
137 ogOc 23-24 #23-24, Accumulation of the 1889 "Correos" overprints, with several dozen mint or used stamps, some large blocks useful for plating, plus overprint shifts and other varieties, eighteen covers, many of which are the unoverprinted revenue stamps used as postage, including one with five 2c values to London, somewhat mixed condition, mainly fine or better. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $32,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1889 PRESIDENT SOTO ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
138 TCbl 25TC-34TC 25TC-34TC, 1889 1c-10P Trial color plate proofs cplt. in sheetlets of nine, each in a different color, bright colors, very fine these impressions were taken from the original
die at a later date and prepared for Waterlow & Sons sample books, ve#25TC-34TC, 1889 1c-10P Trial color plate proofs cplt. in sheetlets of nine, each in a different color, bright colors, very fine; these impressions were taken from the original die at a later date and prepared for Waterlow & Sons sample books, very few intact sets of sheetlet remain today; 1994 Holcombe certificate. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
139 c 30 30, 1889 50c Rose red, tied by San JoseMai 29 91Costa Rica c.d.s. and New York registry label on cover to Germany, with violet registry handstamp at left, New York oval
registry backstamp, stamp with insignificant gum stain, otherwise quite#30, 1889 50c Rose red, tied by "San Jose/Mai 29 91/Costa Rica" c.d.s. and New York registry label on cover to Germany, with violet registry handstamp at left, New York oval registry backstamp, stamp with insignificant gum stain, otherwise quite fresh and very fine; less than five examples of the 50c value have been recorded on cover. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
140 c 31 31, 1889 1P Blue, horizontal pair along with 50c Rose red (30) and 20c Yellow green (29) tied by violet oval Admon. de CorreosDe Puntarenas.Republica de Costa Rica handstamps
on legal size cover to the Collector of Customs, San Francisco,#31, 1889 1P Blue, horizontal pair along with 50c Rose red (#30) and 20c Yellow green (#29) tied by violet oval "Admon. de Correos/De Puntarenas./Republica de Costa Rica" handstamps on legal size cover to the Collector of Customs, San Francisco, U.S. Consulate corner card, paid of U.S. 10c postage dues tied at bottom left, cover with small repaired tears at top and edge faults as expected, fine; at most only one other example of the 1 Peso value is known on cover. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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