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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

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Category — Proofs and Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
501
E
Sale Number 1213, Lot Number 501, Proofs and EssaysCOLOMBIA, 1920s, 30c Perkins, Bacon & Co. Photographic Essays, COLOMBIA, 1920s, 30c Perkins, Bacon & Co. Photographic EssaysCOLOMBIA, 1920s, 30c Perkins, Bacon & Co. Photographic Essays. Two slightly differing designs, reduced bromide photographic essays produced by Perkins, Bacon & Co. in London, measuring 52 x 30mm and 48 x 30mm, interesting to note the error in spelling of value as "Treinte" rather than "Treinta", larger design with some adhesion on front and other with minor thinning at top, otherwise Very Fine, these two are the only known photographic essays recorded

E. 1,000-1,500
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502
E
Sale Number 1213, Lot Number 502, Proofs and EssaysCOLOMBIA, 1921, 10c Black on Pale Rose, Imperforate Essay Design (C12E), COLOMBIA, 1921, 10c Black on Pale Rose, Imperforate Essay Design (C12E)COLOMBIA, 1921, 10c Black on Pale Rose, Imperforate Essay Design (C12E). Ample margins all around, near identical design to the issued stamp which was printed in Yellow, intense shade and impression, showing interesting hairline flaw at top right, solid bottom right denomination tablet, two shallow thins

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE ESSAY DESIGN OF THE 10-CENTAVOS SCADTA SECOND ISSUE. A KEY ITEM FOR THE SCADTA SPECIALIST OR EXHIBITOR.

Ex Cole and Johnson

E. 2,000-3,000
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503
Pbl
Sale Number 1213, Lot Number 503, Proofs and EssaysCOLOMBIA, 1921, 15c Blue on Buff, Imperforate Proof Sheet (C13P), COLOMBIA, 1921, 15c Blue on Buff, Imperforate Proof Sheet (C13P)COLOMBIA, 1921, 15c Blue on Buff, Imperforate Proof Sheet (C13P). Sheetlet of four, without gum, large margins, fresh color and sharp impression, small filing hole at top right in margin, Very Fine, thought to have been printed in the issued color by Valiente, this is the only recorded proof sheet, with only one or two other singles known, with 2008 Colomphil certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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504
P
Sale Number 1213, Lot Number 504, Proofs and EssaysCOLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black, Proof on White Wove Paper (C14P), COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black, Proof on White Wove Paper (C14P)COLOMBIA, 1920, 30c Black, Proof on White Wove Paper (C14P). Without gum, usual rough perfs, light pink paper staining (this stamp was ultimately printed on rose but we cannot confirm this is due to some sort paper coloring trial), couple small thins of little consequence

FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE SOLE RECORDED PROOF OF THE 30-CENTAVOS SCADTA FIRST ISSUE.

We are unaware of any other SCADTA First Issue proof examples for the other denominations issued.

E. 1,500-2,000
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