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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
966
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 966, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, "30 cvs" on 10c Black on Yellowish, Air Post Essay Surcharges (C11A-C11B Essays), COLOMBIA, 1920, "30 cvs" on 10c Black on Yellowish, Air Post Essay Surcharges (C11A-C11B Essays)COLOMBIA, 1920, "30 cvs" on 10c Black on Yellowish, Air Post Essay Surcharges (C11A-C11B Essays). Both with clear surcharge in violet, large margins, one with light crease, otherwise Very Fine and rarely offered

E. 500-750
900
967
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 967, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Essay Surcharge, COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Essay SurchargeCOLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Essay Surcharge. Two, one each of Sanabria Ty. 12 and 13, large margins, clear impressions and surcharge in violet, Ty. 12 with light wrinkling, Very Fine and scarce duo, ex Johnson

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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968
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 968, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Surcharges (Sanabria 20-21), COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Surcharges (Sanabria 20-21)COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Surcharges (Sanabria 20-21). Se-tenant vertical pair with sheet margin at left, without gum as issued, top stamp Sanabria Ty. 13, bottom Ty. 12, large margins to clear at top right, light paper wrinkles and small tear between stamps at left, still Very Fine, printed but never placed into use, Sanabria (1972) $500.00 as singles

E. 400-500
500
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969
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 969, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11; Sanabria 11), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11; Sanabria 11)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11; Sanabria 11). Complete sheet of 72 (6x12) with intact margins all around, without gum as issued, clearly shows the format of a block of four "stepped up" to print the sheet, folded several times for housing, various edge tears (some affecting stamps) and toned spots, still Fine, a rare complete sheet of which only two are believed to exist, catalogued as singles, Sanabria (1972) $3,600.00

4,320
1,600
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970
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 970, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - March 11, 1920 Flight (C11; Sanabria 11), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - March 11, 1920 Flight (C11; Sanabria 11)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - March 11, 1920 Flight (C11; Sanabria 11). Large to ample margins, tied by light violet Cartagena oval handstamp, used with three National 3c and tied by Cartagena Mar. 11, 1920 double-circle datestamps on flown cover to Anibal Lombardi in Barranquilla, arrival backstamp, cover with minor light toned spots and vertical file fold, still Very Fine, only five covers are recorded on this flight, ex Gebauer, with 2007 Colomphil certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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971
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 971, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11; Sanabria 11), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11; Sanabria 11)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11; Sanabria 11). Tied by oval Barranquilla handstamp and "Primer Correo Aereo, Directo de Barranquilla, a Medellin, Barranquilla ___" handstamp, used with National 3c tied by boxed Medellin Apr. 16, 1922 datestamp on cover to Medellin, additional Medellin Apr. 16 backstamp, Very Fine, this contested flight has two varying reports, one indicates pilot Guicciardi Ferruccio arrived in Medellin on Apr. 16 after he got lost enroute and suffered crashes and delayed for weeks, another report notes he left on Apr. 16 and arrived in Medellin on Jul. 26, regardless a fascinating flight ripe for further research

E. 400-500
1,300
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972
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 972, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11A-C11B; Sanabria 12-13), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11A-C11B; Sanabria 12-13)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11A-C11B; Sanabria 12-13). Complete sheet of 72 (6x12) with intact margins all around and "CVALIENTEM LIT" imprint at left, containing a total of 36 se-tenant pairs, without gum as issued, pos. 23 showing the re-engraved mountain (C11Ba, Sanabria 13a), folded once thru center margin for housing, couple very minor margin edge tears, Very Fine, a rare complete sheet, catalogued as singles, Sanabria (1972) $4,610.00

4,900
1,600
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973
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 973, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11A-C11B; Sanabria 12-13), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11A-C11B; Sanabria 12-13)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post (C11A-C11B; Sanabria 12-13). Two position blocks of twelve and four, first is bottom left corner block of twelve with "CVALIENTEM LIT" imprint in left margin from pos. 49-51/55-57/61-63/67-69 containing six se-tenant pairs, second is block of four from pos. 17-18/23-24 containing two se-tenant pairs incl. re-engraved mountain (C11Ba, Sanabria 13a), without gum as issued, first block with couple small creases in margin and small stain on reverse, still Very Fine pair of multiples, block of four with undated Holcombe certificate, catalogued as singles, Sanabria (1972) $1,250.00

1,350
325
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974
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 974, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11A; Sanabria 12), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11A; Sanabria 12)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11A; Sanabria 12). Tied by oval Barranquilla, used with National 3c tied by boxed Medellin Apr. 16, 1922 datestamp on cover to Medellin, additional Medellin Apr. 16 backstamp, Very Fine, this contested flight has two varying reports, one indicates pilot Guicciardi Ferruccio arrived in Medellin on Apr. 16 after he got lost enroute and suffered crashes and delayed for weeks, another report notes he left on Apr. 16 and arrived in Medellin on Jul. 26, regardless a fascinating flight ripe for further research

E. 400-500
425
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975
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 975, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11B; Sanabria 13), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11B; Sanabria 13)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Green, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11B; Sanabria 13). Tied by oval Barranquilla, used with National 3c tied by boxed Medellin Apr. 16, 1922 datestamp on cover to Medellin, additional Medellin Apr. 16 backstamp, 10c with minor wrinkles and 3c with some oxidizing, otherwise Very Fine, this contested flight has two varying reports, one indicates pilot Guicciardi Ferruccio arrived in Medellin on Apr. 16 after he got lost enroute and suffered crashes and delayed for weeks, another report notes he left on Apr. 16 and arrived in Medellin on Jul. 26, regardless a fascinating flight ripe for further research

E. 300-400
425
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976
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 976, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post (C11C-C11D; Sanabria 16-16A), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post (C11C-C11D; Sanabria 16-16A)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post (C11C-C11D; Sanabria 16-16A). Two blocks comprising the bottom three rows of a sheet, first is a bottom left corner juxta-positioned block of six with imprint (pos. 49-50/55-56/61-62), second is a bottom right corner juxta-positioned block of fourteen incl. tete-beche pair (pos. 51-54/57-60/63-68), without gum as issued, minor creases in margin, second block pos. 66 with small toned spot and small hole in margin, still Very Fine and key position pieces, catalogued as singles, Sanabria (1972) $3,840.00

2,170
650
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977
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 977, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post (C11C-C11D; Sanabria 16-16A), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post (C11C-C11D; Sanabria 16-16A)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post (C11C-C11D; Sanabria 16-16A). Four blocks of four, each with two se-tenant pairs, without gum as issued, one with paper wrinkles, Very Fine, one signed Bloch and two with 1963 P.F. certificates, catalogued as singles, Sanabria (1972) $960.00

1,040
225
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978
og
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 978, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Tete-Beche, Air Post (C11Cj; Sanabria 16a), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Tete-Beche, Air Post (C11Cj; Sanabria 16a)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Tete-Beche, Air Post (C11Cj; Sanabria 16a). Horizontal strip of four from the bottom row of the sheet, pos. 63-66, without gum as issued, center stamps the variety, Very Fine, catalogued as pair and two singles, Sanabria (1972) $1,620.00

1,130
250
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979
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 979, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Vermilion, Air Post (C11Ck, C11Dm; Sanabria 14-15), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Vermilion, Air Post (C11Ck, C11Dm; Sanabria 14-15)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Vermilion, Air Post (C11Ck, C11Dm; Sanabria 14-15). Block of eight with "CVALIENTEM LIT" imprint in left margin containing four se-tenant pairs, positions 49-50/55-56/61-62/67-68, without gum as issued, large margins, few creases mostly affecting left vertical strip and margin, otherwise Very Fine and rare, while technically considered a trial printing in Vermilion that was ultimately issued in Green (C11A-C11B, Sanabria 12-13), it was originally thought only one sheet was printed but at least a few sheets must have as the Johnson collection had a block and the Fletcher collection had a sheet, catalogued as singles, Sanabria (1972) $1,000.00

1,200
550
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980
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 980, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11C; Sanabria 16), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11C; Sanabria 16)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11C; Sanabria 16). Used with National 3c tied by boxed Medellin Apr. 16, 1922 datestamp and additional oval handstamp on cover to Medellin, additional Medellin Apr. 16 backstamp, Very Fine, particularly scarce with the 10c Red Brown, this contested flight has two varying reports, one indicates pilot Guicciardi Ferruccio arrived in Medellin on Apr. 16 after he got lost enroute and suffered crashes and delayed for weeks, another report notes he left on Apr. 16 and arrived in Medellin on Jul. 26, regardless a fascinating flight ripe for further research

E. 500-750
800
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981
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 981, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11D; Sanabria 16), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11D; Sanabria 16)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Air Post - April 16, 1922 Flight (C11D; Sanabria 16). Used with National 3c tied by boxed Medellin Apr. 16, 1922 datestamp and additional oval handstamp on cover to Medellin, additional Medellin Apr. 16 backstamp, Very Fine, particularly scarce with the 10c Red Brown, this contested flight has two varying reports, one indicates pilot Guicciardi Ferruccio arrived in Medellin on Apr. 16 after he got lost enroute and suffered crashes and delayed for weeks, another report notes he left on Apr. 16 and arrived in Medellin on Jul. 26, regardless a fascinating flight ripe for further research

E. 500-750
1,000
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982
og
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 982, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Vermilion, Re-engraved Mountain, Air Post (C11Dl; Sanabria 15a), COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Vermilion, Re-engraved Mountain, Air Post (C11Dl; Sanabria 15a)COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Vermilion, Re-engraved Mountain, Air Post (C11Dl; Sanabria 15a). Vertical pair, positions 17/23, without gum as issued, bottom stamp the re-engraving, large margins, light vertical crease mostly affecting top stamp, otherwise Very Fine and rare, only a few sheets are thought to have been printed, we are not aware of the other possible examples, priced in Sanabria (1972) at $750.00 which we feel Scott followed in absence of any auction realizations

750
250
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983
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 983, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Surcharges (C11E; Sanabria 19), COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Surcharges (C11E; Sanabria 19)COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Green, Air Post Surcharges (C11E; Sanabria 19). Block of four, without gum as issued, large to balanced margins, left vertical pair with light crease and small pinhole at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine and rare multiple, printed but never placed into use, ex Johnson, Sanabria (1972) $1,000.00

E. 500-750
325
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984
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 984, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 20c and 30c on 10c Red Brown (C11F-C11Hi; Sanabria 26-29), COLOMBIA, 1920, 20c and 30c on 10c Red Brown (C11F-C11Hi; Sanabria 26-29)COLOMBIA, 1920, 20c and 30c on 10c Red Brown (C11F-C11Hi; Sanabria 26-29). Block of four with sheet margin at right consisting of the entire setting, without gum as issued, bold impression, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce complete setting block, with undated Roig certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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985
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 985, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 20c and 30c Surcharges on 10c Red Brown, Narrow Spacing (C11F, C11H vars), COLOMBIA, 1920, 20c and 30c Surcharges on 10c Red Brown, Narrow Spacing (C11F, C11H vars)COLOMBIA, 1920, 20c and 30c Surcharges on 10c Red Brown, Narrow Spacing (C11F, C11H vars). Similar to Scott-listed stamps except the spacing is much closer together (similar to the examples in the Fletcher book on pg. 66), both with large margins and tied to piece by the appropriate flight cancel, 30c with slight surface rubbing at the very top edge, Very Fine, even the Barry Fletcher collection (Siegel sale 1168) did not have any of the narrow spacing varieties

E. 500-750
350
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986
og
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 986, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, 20c on 10c Air Post, Typewritten Surcharges, Tight Spacing (C11G var; Sanabria 27 var), COLOMBIA, 1920, 20c on 10c Air Post, Typewritten Surcharges, Tight Spacing (C11G var; Sanabria 27 var)COLOMBIA, 1920, 20c on 10c Air Post, Typewritten Surcharges, Tight Spacing (C11G var; Sanabria 27 var). Sheet margin at right, without gum as issued, large margins, small spot in margin at left, still Very Fine, according to Gebauer, some sheetlets of these surcharges were tightly spaced but this is the first example we have encountered and the first we are aware of to be publicly offered at auction, signed Champion, Kessler and others

E. 750-1,000
500
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987
og
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 987, Colombia Air Post - Other 1920 CCNA IssuesCOLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Light Brown Red and Vermilion, Air Post Surcharges (Sanabria 22-25), COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Light Brown Red and Vermilion, Air Post Surcharges (Sanabria 22-25)COLOMBIA, 1920, "-30 cvs-" on 10c Light Brown Red and Vermilion, Air Post Surcharges (Sanabria 22-25). Without gum as issued, large to full margins, each with clear surcharges, No. 24 with minor creasing, otherwise Very Fine and rare, printed but never placed into use, No. 23 signed Rendon, Sanabria (1972) $1,000.00

E. 500-750
500
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