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Sale 1213 — The Santiago Cruz Large Gold Medal Collection of Colombia SCADTA Air Post Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 10 December, 2019

Category — 1921-23 Provisional Surcharges (by Colomphil No.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
591
c
Sale Number 1213, Lot Number 591, 1921-23 Provisional Surcharges (by Colomphil No.)COLOMBIA, 1921, "Valor 10 Centavos" on 50c Pale Green, Inverted "1" of "10", Double Surcharge, One Inverted, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 2b; Scott C18 var), COLOMBIA, 1921, "Valor 10 Centavos" on 50c Pale Green, Inverted "1" of "10", Double Surcharge, One Inverted, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 2b; Scott C18 var)COLOMBIA, 1921, "Valor 10 Centavos" on 50c Pale Green, Inverted "1" of "10", Double Surcharge, One Inverted, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 2b; Scott C18 var). With sheet margin at top, clearly showing a small part of additional inverted surcharge, cancelled by light Girardot oval and "Navegacion Aerea, Neiva" handstamps with additional strikes on reverse, used with National 3c, on cover to Dr. Behr-Heyder in Bogota, Bogota 1921 boxed arrival handstamp ties 3c

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE SOLE RECORDED EXAMPLE OF COLOMPHIL NO. 2B, THE DOUBLE SURCHARGE, ONE INVERTED - EITHER UNUSED, USED OR ON COVER. A REMARKABLE COLOMBIAN AIR POST SURCHARGE ERROR.

Illustrated in both Cruz-Bortfeldt on pg. 6 and Fletcher on pg. 86.

E. 3,000-4,000
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