FINE AND RARE USE OF THE COLOMPHIL NO. 1 AIR POST SURCHARGE ON COVER. ONLY FIVE COVERS ARE RECORDED, THIS A PARTICULARLY EARLY USE.
Most known uses occurred from November 1921 onwards, this is an especially early use of the Provisional Surcharge. Ex Goeggel. Signed Rendon.
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE USED EXAMPLE OF COLOMPHIL NO. 2A WITH THE INVERTED SURCHARGE.
Outside of this unique used copy, there are two unused examples recorded. A major Provisional Surcharge rarity. With 2004 Sismondo certificate
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.
FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY TWO EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED OF COLOMPHIL NO. 2C SHOWING THE INVERTED "L" FOR "1". THIS AS THE UNIQUE UNUSED EXAMPLE.
The used example is on piece with Colomphil No. 10 and unsurcharged 50c (ex Johnson). Illustrated in both Cruz-Bortfeldt on pg. 7 and Fletcher on pg. 86.
VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF COLOMPHIL NO. 2 COMPLETELY IMPERFORATE, EITHER UNUSED OR USED. A RARE AIR POST SURCHARGE VARIETY.
While illustrated and mentioned in Fletcher on pg. 87, this stamp remained unrecorded at the time of printing of the Cruz-Bortfeldt book. With 2006 Colomphil certificate.
FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR OF THIS ALREADY RARE STAMP.
Only six used examples of this stamp, in any format (incl. imperforate and inverted) are recorded with only one cover known. Illustrated in both Cruz-Bortfeldt and Fletcher.
VERY FINE AND UNIQUE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE WITHOUT THE SPACING BETWEEN "VALOR" AND "$0.10". ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE AS A SE-TENANT PAIR WITH NORMAL SURCHARGE.
Listed but unpriced in Scott. Illustrated in Cruz-Bortfeldt. With 1984 Rendon certificate.
VERY FINE AND RARE INTERNATIONAL DESTINATION USE OF COLOMPHIL NO. 8 AIR POST SURCHARGE. ONLY SIX COVERS ARE RECORDED.
Destinations outside of Colombia are seldom encountered.
VERY FINE. ONLY FIVE COVERS WITH THE INVERTED "$030C" SURCHARGE ARE RECORDED. THIS IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE SMALL QUANTITY KNOWN, ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE TO A DESTINATION OUTSIDE OF COLOMBIA.
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE IMPERFORATE EXAMPLE OF COLOMPHIL NO. 10. AN IMPORTANT RARITY WHICH IS NOT LISTED IN ANY MAJOR REFERENCES FOR COLOMBIAN AIR POSTS.
With 2012 Colomphil certificate. Unlisted in either Sanabria, Cruz-Bortfeldt, Fletcher or Scott.
FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE "30C 30C" SURCHARGE INVERTED, COLOMPHIL NO. 11A. A MAJOR COLOMBIAN AIR POST ERROR.
Illustrated in Fletcher on pg. 98. The four-line "Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aereos (Compania Anonmia)" handstamp indicates use from Barranquilla distinguishing it from Colomphil No. 1.
FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE WITH THE ADDITIONAL "3" HANDSTAMP ON COLOMPHIL NO. 2. A KEY STAMP TO COMPLETING THE PROVISIONAL SURCHARGES.
Theorized in both the Cruz-Bortfeldt and Fletcher books as a trial for the regularly issued "Valor 30 Centavos" surcharge. To date, no other examples have been accounted for. Ex Gebauer.
VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS DOUBLY SURCHARGED AIR POST, COLOMPHIL NO. 18. ONE OF ONLY TWO MINT EXAMPLES THAT ARE RECORDED.
All of these are believed to have originated on correspondence to New York and only come with the "$050c" inverted. Ex Peinedo
FINE AND RARE. ONLY FOUR UNUSED EXAMPLES OF THIS SURCHARGE HAVE BEEN RECORDED, COLOMPHIL NO. 19.
Outside of the four unused examples, fifteen used examples are known - seven covers and eight singles. Scott $3,500.00
FINE. A RARE COVER WITH COLOMPHIL NO. 19 USED TO THE UNITED STATES. ONLY TWO OF THE SEVEN COVERS KNOWN ARE TO DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE OF COLOMBIA.
The other recorded cover to a foreign destination is to St. Gallen, Switzerland.
VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO MINT EXAMPLES OF THIS DISTINCTIVE SHORT "A" VARIETY, COLOMPHIL NO. 20B. RARE IN NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.
Thought to have originated in Barranquilla as there is a used example with the "clock" cancel
FINE AND UNIQUE. THIS IS THE SOLE RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS DOUBLE SURCHARGE IN BOTH VIOLET AND BLACK. ONE OF THE MOST NOTICEABLE ERRORS OF THE SURCHARGE ISSUES.