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Sale 1168 — The Barry P. Fletcher Collection of Colombian Air Post Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Category — 1921-23 Provisional Surcharges (C17-C24B, C36-C37)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3121
c
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3121, 1921-23 Provisional Surcharges (C17-C24B, C36-C37)COLOMBIA, 1921, (Hand) "Valor 20 Ctvs." (Hand) on 50c Pale Green, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 19; Scott C36), COLOMBIA, 1921, (Hand) "Valor 20 Ctvs." (Hand) on 50c Pale Green, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 19; Scott C36)COLOMBIA, 1921, (Hand) "Valor 20 Ctvs." (Hand) on 50c Pale Green, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 19; Scott C36). Tied by Barranquilla oval handstamp, used with 30 Rose Air Post (C15) and National 3c pair, former tied by same Barranquilla handstamp and latter by boxed Barranquilla handstamp on cover to Bogota, "clock" cancel with "18 Dec. 1921" at bottom left

VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE AND RARE USE OF THIS COLOMPHIL NO. 19, SCOTT NO. C36 ON COVER. ONLY SEVEN COVERS HAVE BEEN RECORDED. THIS IS THE EARLIEST KNOWN USE.

Particularly attractive and scarce in combination with the 1921 unsurcharged 30c Air Post.

Illustrated in Cruz-Bortfeldt on page 46. Ex Goeggel. With 2013 Moorhouse certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,700
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