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Colombian Semi Official stamps, nowadays referred to "Private Mail Carriers of Colombia", in Spanish called „Correos Semioficiales", issued by Semi-Official Express Companies, what are they?

Please go to the introduction page to find out more about this fascinating area and view the individual Companies known so far to have provided private mail carrier services in Colombia,

Whats new

  • October 22, 2021, Three additional, previously unrecorded Private Carriers, have been added. They are: SINTRASBORDO, La Flota and Empresa de Automoviles - Rapido Expreso

  • October 7, 2020. After almost 25 years of collecting this area i finally can show a complete set of the Correo Expreso Trans Ocampo issue.

  • August 18, 2020. Another collector informed me about a stamp / label he has in his collection from a company called CORREO REPUBLICANO of Bogota. If this company was a private carrier has yet to be determined.

  • May 8, 2020. It was discovered that the company Transportes Económicos Ignacio Rojas C. & Cia seems to have changed at some time its name after having teamed up with a new partner to TRANSPORTES ECONOMICOS ROJAS, AGUDELO & Co.
    Another stamp, canceled with the postmark of the new discovered Express Company, Expreso De Santander, but with Postmark Bucaramanga, added.

  • March 15,2020. Another new and previously unknown Express Company was discovered. The Expreso Colombia, with a postmark of BUGA, on a stamp of the private carrier Trans Ocampo.

  • January 13, 2020, After about 130 years, a new and previously unrecorded postmark from the Correo Del Comercia has been discovered, I catalogue this marking in line with the existing numbering schema as "Type E".

  • November 18, 2019, an imperforated, previously unrecorded copy 5 Centavos denomination from the last Ribon set added.

  • November  4, 2019. New discovered  Express Company, EXPRESO MEDELLIN added.

  • October 11, 2019. Another stamp, canceled with the postmark of the new discovered Express Company, Expreso De Santander, but with Postmark Barrancabermeja, added.

  • September, 19, 2019. Another stamp, canceled with the postmark of the new discovered Express Company, Expreso De Santander, but with Postmark PUERTO WILCHES, added.
    Surprisingly, i discovered two stamps with a different (round) postmark from "El Gran Expreso" used at Cali and Neira. Is this company a different company but with the same name or the same as this one???

  • August 17, 2019. A new discovered Express Company, the Expreso De Santander, added.

  • October 15, 2018. A second copy of the a Ferrocarril de Caldas stamp, Type III, added,

  • February , 2018. A second copy of the rare 5 Centavos red of Expreso Caribe added.