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  • Lot# : 3300 Scadta Colombia

    1920 (March 4): 10 c. 'Condor on Cliff' tied by "CCNA / Agencia Cartagena" applied on March 4 cover from Barranquilla to Cartagena in combination with National Postage 1/2c. block of four and 10 c. each tied by "Correos Aéreos / Barranquilla Mar 4" oval datestamp in violet, backstamped on arrival in Cartagena same day. Only 13 covers known, displaying this vignette carried on the return flight.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF

    Lot# : 3301 Scadta Colombia

    1921: Large format Colour Proof on un-gummed white glazed paper for the 2 pesos value in purple, final design 'Plane over Bogota Cathedral'. Fresh and very fine.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 3302 Scadta Colombia

    1929: Gold Currency for International Mail: 5 pesos top value block of 24 plus single 2 peso value used on piece with oval JOHN H.FAUNCE New York agent cancels, all with punching holes. A remarkable and unique multiple, that was undoubtly used for parcel post SG = GB£ 3'600, Scott = US$ 3'370.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3303 Scadta Colombia

    1922 (March 7): 1 c. 'Faja Postal' (wrapper) endorsed 'Por hidravión' cancelled by rectangular 'DESPACHO (Girardot)' containing German newspaper: 'Kölnische Zeitung - Wochenausgabe Nr. 47, Mittwoch 14. Dez. 1921", addressed to Dr. Fritz M. Behr-Heyder, additionally franked with SCADTA 1920/21 15 c. blue tied by 'SCADTA Servicio Postal Aereo Girardot' for the flight back to Barranquilla. A scarce usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 3305 Scadta Colombia

    1923 (Nov. 1): Commercial envelope from "FABRICA DE VIDIRIO 'FENIGIA' BOGOTA" to New York City franked with Scadta provisional surcharge 30 on 60c. vermilion plus 3c. National postage tied by red SCADTA Bogota cds showing adjacent TARDE /31 OCT.1923 handstamp in red and on reverse rectangular advertisment hs."USE THE COLOMBIAN AIR MAIL! / IT SAVES YOU 10 DAYS / INFORMATION STAMPS THROUGE /GONZALO MEJIA / 82-84 Broad Street NEW YORK City".
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 3307 Scadta Colombia

    Free Franking for Scadta Officials 1929 (Aug. 6): Legal size registered AR cover from the Colombian Consulate in Willemstad, Curaçao (Neth. Indies) showing framed 'OFL. CORREO AEREO' cachet to Bogota, franked with 65 c. Curaçao National postage and added strip of three of Scadta Gold Currency 30c. grey blue cancelled in transit "Barranquilla 6.VIII.29" and backstamped on arrival "Bogota 8.VIII.1929". Scarce official usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 3308 Scadta Colombia

    1929 (July 22): Primer Correo Aereo Girardot - Bogota, trimmed envelope for use as wrapper franked with Scadta 1929 10c. plus 1c. national postage tied by Barranquilla cds., backstamped on reverse "Bogota 23.VII.1929". A scarce un-announced flight of which Gebauer states less than 15 covers in existance.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 3309 Scadta Colombia

    1925/29: Group of five first flight covers including Primer Correo Aereo Colombia - Venezuela (June 27, 1925), two covers from the flight Colombia - America Central (Aug. 10./12,1925), 1927 Primer Vuelo a la Mesa de los Santos Departamento de Santander (Nov.  13), headed SCADTA cover from Bogota 8(Dec. 31) franked with 20c. grey Mendez Goodwill Flight 1928.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 3310 Scadta Colombia

    1920/29: SCADTA lot with complete mint sheet of 1920/21 10c. yellow, 30c. black on rose tied in reverse on cover by Scadta Agency Medellin hs. of third survey flight addressed to England, 30c. rose used together with vert. bisect on piece as well as three fine unused Scadta 20c. letter cards (H&G FA1+1a). Fine.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF
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