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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Category — 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3083
c
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3083, 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1921, 30c Rose, Diagonal Bisect, Air Post (C15 var), COLOMBIA, 1921, 30c Rose, Diagonal Bisect, Air Post (C15 var)COLOMBIA, 1921, 30c Rose, Diagonal Bisect, Air Post (C15 var). Top right diagonal bisect, tied across cut with National 3c by large blue Barranquilla datestamp (in transit), used with normal 30c Rose and tied by "Sociedad Colomo-Alemana de Transportes Aereos" three-line handstamp on Oct. 1921 legal sized cover with American Woolen Products printed address to New York, cover with file fold at far left away from stamps

VERY FINE AND STUNNING SHOWPIECE. THE UNIQUE COMMERICAL USE THE 30-CENT ROSE BISECT. STATED BY GEBAUER AS "THE GREATEST FIND IN SCADTA STAMPS".

This commercial cover pays the correct 45c rate (30c plus bisect of 15c) for up to 60 grams. Illustrated in Gebauer on page 48, along with the three other known bisects. See Lot 3111 for the Colomphil No. 8 -2/3 bisect.

Ex Cole, Matthews, Gebauer, Friedman and Johnson.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
3084
c
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3084, 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1921, 30c Rose, Air Post - Dec. 15, 1921 Scheduled Flight (C14), COLOMBIA, 1921, 30c Rose, Air Post - Dec. 15, 1921 Scheduled Flight (C14)COLOMBIA, 1921, 30c Rose, Air Post - Dec. 15, 1921 Scheduled Flight (C14). Tied by violet Bogota SCADTA handstamp, used with National 3c tied by Barranquilla 1921 circular datestamp (in transit) on cover to New York, light "15 Dic. 1921" straightline datestamp at top, "Olivirio Rodriguez & Co." oval backstamp, cover with minor stains, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
200
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3085
c
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3085, 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1921, 15c Blue, Air Post - Mar. 17, 1922 Scheduled Flight (C13), COLOMBIA, 1921, 15c Blue, Air Post - Mar. 17, 1922 Scheduled Flight (C13)COLOMBIA, 1921, 15c Blue, Air Post - Mar. 17, 1922 Scheduled Flight (C13). Tied by violet Girardot SCADTA handstamp and blue boxed Barranquilla datestamp (upon arrival), used with National 3c tied by clear violet Girardot Mar. 7, 1922 boxed datestamp on cover to Behr-Heyder in Barranquilla, manuscript "Por Hidroavion - impressos" directive at top, unsealed backflap indicating this cover was sent via the printed matter rate, Very Fine, quite rare with only 3-5 items believed to pay this rate, with 2016 Moorhouse certificate

E. 400-500
450
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3086
nhbl
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3086, 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose, 50c Green, Manuscript "G Mejia" in Red (CLEU1-CLEU2), COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose, 50c Green, Manuscript "G Mejia" in Red (CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose, 50c Green, Manuscript "G Mejia" in Red (CLEU1-CLEU2). Mint N.H. blocks of six (3x2), 30c with natural s.e. at left, 50c with natural s.e. at left and bottom, bright colors, minor gum bends as usually seen, Very Fine, a rare matching set of these SCADTA forerunners signed by Mejia in New York, signed to designate use from the United States, these are the largest recorded multiples, ex Boonshaft, Scott Retail as singles $1,800.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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3087
 
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3087, 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose, 50c Green, Manuscript "G Mejia" in Red (CLEU1-CLEU2), COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose, 50c Green, Manuscript "G Mejia" in Red (CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose, 50c Green, Manuscript "G Mejia" in Red (CLEU1-CLEU2). 30c with neat circular cancel and small thins, 50c cancelled by well-struck violet Scadta double-circle handstamp of Barranquilla, Fine-Very Fine and rare, it is believed that less than six covers exist, used examples are also seldom encountered, 50c ex Gebauer and Pinzon, with 2016 Moorhouse certificate, undervalued in Scott at $850.00

E. 500-750
425
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3088
 
Sale Number 1168, Lot Number 3088, 1921 SCADTA Second Issue thru Consular Forerunners (C13, C15, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose and 50c Pale Green (C14, C16, CLEU1-CLEU2), COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose and 50c Pale Green (C14, C16, CLEU1-CLEU2)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black on Rose and 50c Pale Green (C14, C16, CLEU1-CLEU2). No. C14 unused and used with Sept. 8, 1921 (experimental flight), C16 unused, also with unused 30c and 50c with manuscript "G Mejia", latter as vertical pair with sheet margin at bottom, Very Fine, Scott Retail $465.00

E. 150-200
110
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