Once again the beautiful 1911 issue. Overprints fully loaded of errors and varieties, so interesting, so nice. This time we’ll talk about the roman 1, but on the red ink (Scott 84a). It’s true that these can be found on stamps Scott 82 and 83 (black ink), the most interesting are the ones that can … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – Scott 84a overprint on red ink With Roman 1
The 1910 issue is known for being a very “clean” issue. There are not known design errors in the more than 40,000,000 stamps that were printed. Fortunately, errors like folded paper are known to happen in this issue. But there were errors in the printing process -and not many-. Some imperforated stamps are known, but … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – 1910’s 10 Cts with folded paper
This is the first of a series of posts describing the imperforated pairs of the late XIX and early XX century. This time, we have an incredible vertical pair imperforated in between of the 20 Cts from the 1901 issue. It´s being said that this error happened between 2 rows only. So, this means that … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – Scott 49a, imperforated pair: a real gem!
Have you ever been to online auctions and see that they offer the 2 colones from the 1907 issue? They say the’re “used”…cancelled with 5 horizontal bars (cancel bars). Then you think you finally found it for a good price. Hold your horses! Because those stamps are not really used, nor are as expensive as … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – Scott 98c: on the Top 3 of the cancel bars
The Scott Catalog is out now! on the 2018 edition there are some price changes worth mentioning, but for now we’ll focus on the Guanacaste overprints and on 2 stamps in particular. First, Scott 12 (G2 overprint type with red ink) that on 2017’s catalog had a price of $1.000, so anyone that bought that … Read more Costa Rica Stamps – Guanacaste overprints: 2 price changes for Catalog 2018