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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
629
 
Sale Number 1213, Lot Number 629, 1921-23 Provisional Surcharges (by Colomphil No.)COLOMBIA, 1921, "Valor 10 Centavos" on 50c Pale Green, Inverted "1" of "10" and "3" Handstamp, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 15; Scott C18 var), COLOMBIA, 1921, "Valor 10 Centavos" on 50c Pale Green, Inverted "1" of "10" and "3" Handstamp, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 15; Scott C18 var)COLOMBIA, 1921, "Valor 10 Centavos" on 50c Pale Green, Inverted "1" of "10" and "3" Handstamp, Air Post Surcharge (Colomphil 15; Scott C18 var). Sheet margin at bottom, lightly struck Girardot oval handstamp, couple light creases of little significance

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.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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