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Sale 841 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History/Foreign

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — France

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1940
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1940, France1850, 10c Dark Bister on Yellowish (1a), 1850, 10c Dark Bister on Yellowish (1a)1850, 10c Dark Bister on Yellowish (1a). Large margins, rich color, neat cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Stockinger

400
0
1941
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1941, France1850, 10c Bister on Yellowish (1), 1850, 10c Bister on Yellowish (1)1850, 10c Bister on Yellowish (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear incl. sheet margin at left, tied by bold cancel on cover, neat 17 Nov. 1851 circular datestamp, receiving backstamps, Very Fine and choice, ex Gibson

E. 500-750
500
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1942
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1942, France1849, 25c Light Blue on Bluish (6), 1849, 25c Light Blue on Bluish (6)1849, 25c Light Blue on Bluish (6). Large even margins all around, tied by "Saigon 12 Juil 1876" octagonal datestamp on cover to France, bold blue "Suez 16 Aout 1876" octagonal transit datestamp, neat Cochin and receiving backstamps, Very Fine and choice, scarce and attractive usage

E. 400-500
400
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1943
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1943, France1849-50, 25c Light Blue on Bluish, 1fr Light Carmine (6, 9), 1849-50, 25c Light Blue on Bluish, 1fr Light Carmine (6, 9)1849-50, 25c Light Blue on Bluish, 1fr Light Carmine (6, 9). Both stamps have large margins, tied by "3379" in daimond of dots on mourning cover, neat "Tougy 12 Fevr. 1853" double-circle datestamp, receiving backstamps, some slight wear, Very Fine and choice, ex Dwight

E. 500-750
2,500
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1944
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1944, France1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7), 1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7)1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7). Horizontal pair, huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamps at top, brilliant color, neat cancel, tiny nick entirely in margin at right, Extremely Fine, ex Needham, Scott Retail as two singles

800
350
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1945
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1945, France1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7), 1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7)1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7). Huge margins incl. sheet margin at left, tied by "3735" in diamond of dots cancel on folded letter to Constantinople, bold "Setif Algerie 10 Aout 54" double-circle datestamp, receiving backstamp, faint vertical file fold well away from stamp, Extremely Fine, scarce and attractive usage from Algeria, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1946
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1946, France1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7), 1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7)1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7). Huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by "1102" in diamond of dots on folded letter, neat "Dijon 22 Sept. 54" double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine, ex Dwight

625
350
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1947
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1947, France1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7), 1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7)1850, 40c Orange on Yellowish (7). Large margins, brilliant color, tied by bold hs on folded letter to Geneva, neat "Paris 9 Mai 54" double-circle datestamp, receiving backstamp, small red boxed "P.D." hs, Very Fine and choice, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card

625
160
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1947A
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1947A, France1852, 10c Pale Bister on Yellowish (10), 1852, 10c Pale Bister on Yellowish (10)1852, 10c Pale Bister on Yellowish (10). Phenomenally huge margins all around including part of adjoining stamps at sides, tied by "2909" in diamond of dots and "Soissona May 13, 1853" double-circle datestamp on large printed circular with mourning borders to La Ferte-Milon, cover edge tear at right, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Needham auction of 1941 where acquired by the Halls

E. 300-400
350
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1948
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1948, France1853, 10c Bister, Die I (14, Yvert 13A), 1853, 10c Bister, Die I (14, Yvert 13A)1853, 10c Bister, Die I (14, Yvert 13A). Horizontal pair, original gum, left stamp lightly hinged with fingerprint on gum, right stamp small h.r., full to large margins, fresh color, Very Fine, Yvert Ffr6,000 (as singles)

650
0
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1949
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1949, France1853, 20c Blue on Greenish (16), 1853, 20c Blue on Greenish (16)1853, 20c Blue on Greenish (16). Huge margins, tied by "1896" in diamond of dots cancel on cover, light Marseilles circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, ex Knapp

225
25
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1950
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1950, France1853, 20c Blue on Greenish (16), 1853, 20c Blue on Greenish (16)1853, 20c Blue on Greenish (16). Large margins, pretty pale green shade of paper, tied by neat diamond of dots cancel on folded letter to Paris, "Lyon 2 Juil 1855" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice

225
45
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1951
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1951, France1853, 20c Blue on Greenish, Ty. II (16), 1853, 20c Blue on Greenish, Ty. II (16)1853, 20c Blue on Greenish, Ty. II (16). Vertical pair, large margins to clear, tied by "1792" in diamond of dots cancel on folded letter to Rochefort, neat "Lucon 16 Mai 61" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, ex Spencer Cosby

E. 400-500
100
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1952
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1952, France1853, 1fr Lake (21), 1853, 1fr Lake (21)1853, 1fr Lake (21). Large even margins all around, deep rich color, bold cancel, Extremely Fine

2,750
425
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1953
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1953, France1853, 1fr Lake (21), 1853, 1fr Lake (21)1853, 1fr Lake (21). Large margins, tied by well-struck star of dots cancel on folded cover, matching "Paris 19 Mai 1854" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful and rare single-franking cover, ex Dwight

5,500
2,300
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1954
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1954, France1867, 20c Blue on Bluish, 30c Brown on Yellowish (33, 34), 1867, 20c Blue on Bluish, 30c Brown on Yellowish (33, 34)1867, 20c Blue on Bluish, 30c Brown on Yellowish (33, 34). Tied by star of dots on folded letter to Germany, neat "Paris 17 Nov. 1870" double-circle datestamp, red boxed "P.D." hs, Very Fine and choice, ex Knapp where acquired by the Halls

E. 400-500
400
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1955
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1955, France1869, 5fr Laureated (37; Yvert 33), 1869, 5fr Laureated (37; Yvert 33)1869, 5fr Laureated (37; Yvert 33). Choice centering, bright shade, neat "2623" in diamond of dots cancel, faint corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine

875
50
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1956
bl
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1956, France1869, 5fr Laureated (37; Yvert 33), 1869, 5fr Laureated (37; Yvert 33)1869, 5fr Laureated (37; Yvert 33). Block of six, "Paris, Luxembourg 29 Mars '77" double-circle datestamp, left center stamp traces of red crayon, four stamps with light creasing, many perfs reinforced, appears Very Fine, a scarce multiple, Yvert Ffr39,000 (as singles)

5,250
400
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1957
ogbl
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1957, France1870, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue (38), 1870, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue (38)1870, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue (38). Top left corner margin block of four with no. "9", large margins other sides, crisp impression, o.g., h.r., light corner crease at top edge of selvage (easily trimmed), Extremely Fine and choice position block, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card, Scott Retail as four singles

290
325
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1958
ogbl
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1958, France1870, 2c Red Brown on Yellowish (39), 1870, 2c Red Brown on Yellowish (39)1870, 2c Red Brown on Yellowish (39). Block of four, second transfer, large margins all around, fresh color, o.g., lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card, Scott Retail as four singles

700
190
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1959
ogbl
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1959, France1870, 4c Gray (40), 1870, 4c Gray (40)1870, 4c Gray (40). Bottom right corner margin block of four, large margins other sides, brilliant color, o.g., h.r., Extremely Fine Gem, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card, Scott Retail as singles

700
210
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1960
ogbl
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1960, France1870, 30c Brown (46), 1870, 30c Brown (46)1870, 30c Brown (46). Block of four, large to huge margins, deep rich color, o.g., h.r., Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful block, Yvert Ffr12,500, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
250
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1961
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1961, France1870, 30c Black Brown on Yellowish (46a), 1870, 30c Black Brown on Yellowish (46a)1870, 30c Black Brown on Yellowish (46a). Huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by perfect strike of "2145" in diamond of dots cancel on cover, neat "Lyon 24 Avril 1871" double-circle datestamp and red boxed "P.D." hs, minor edgewear, Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card

E. 500-750
100
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1962
ogbl
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1962, France1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48), 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48)1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48). Block of four, huge margins all around, brilliant color, o.g., h.r., few trivial natural inclusions, Extremely Fine, scarce block, ex Dwight and accompanied by original lot card, three backstamps incl. Brun and Lemaire, Yvert Ffr 22,500 as a block, Scott Retail as four singles

1,500
525
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1963
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1963, France1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58), 1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58)1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58). Tied by blue "Paris 7 Fevr. 1872" circular datestamp on pink folded printed circular, bearing Germany, 1872, 2gr Small Shield (5) tied by neat "Zabern im Elass 6 2 1872" circular datestamp, second strike at bottom, Very Fine and choice, scarce combination cover

E. 400-500
100
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1964
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1964, France1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58), 1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58)1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58). Tied by blue star of dots, matching "Paris 19 Fevr. 1872" circular datestamp on folded letter to Charleville, Ardennes, bearing Germany, 1872, 2gr Small Shield (5) tied by neat "Zabern im Elass 18 1 1872" circular datestamp, second strike at left, Very Fine and choice, scarce combination cover

E. 400-500
170
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1965
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1965, France1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58), 1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58)1871, 25c Blue on Bluish (58). Tied by light strike of hs and used with Alsace, 1870, 20c Ultramarine (N6) tied by "Sentheim 9 10 71" circular datestamp, second strike at bottom on folded cover, light horizontal file fold, Very Fine, choice early usage of the 25c during the first month of issue, ex Emerson

E. 400-500
100
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1966
og
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1966, France1872, 30c Brown on Yellowish (62), 1872, 30c Brown on Yellowish (62)1872, 30c Brown on Yellowish (62). Top sheet margin single, o.g., intact perfs all around, fresh color, Very Fine

525
75
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1967
og
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1967, France1880, 1c Black on Prussian Blue (87, Yvert 84), 1880, 1c Black on Prussian Blue (87, Yvert 84)1880, 1c Black on Prussian Blue (87, Yvert 84). Original gum, small h.r., well-centered for this incredibly challenging issue, two tiny thin specks

VERY FINE APPEARING AND WELL-CENTERED UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE BLACK ON PRUSSIAN BLUE PAPER. A GREAT RARITY IN FRENCH PHILATELY.

Signed twice. With 1965 Diena certificate. Yvert Ffr85,000. Scott footnote states value is for copies with the perfs touching the design on at least one side.

10,000
0
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1968
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1968, France1880, 1c Black on Prussian Blue (87, Yvert 84), 1880, 1c Black on Prussian Blue (87, Yvert 84)1880, 1c Black on Prussian Blue (87, Yvert 84). Horizontal pair, beautifully centered, small faults

VERY FINE APPEARING AND WELL-CENTERED USED PAIR OF THE BLACK ON PRUSSIAN BLUE PAPER.

With 1956 R.P.S. certificate. Yvert Ffr66,000 (as singles)

Scott footnote states value is for copies with the perfs touching the design on at least one side.

7,500
1,800
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1969
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1969, FranceBallon Monte, Ballon MonteBallon Monte. France 30c Brown (34) tied by "Paris 3 Dec. 70" double-circle datestamp and six-pointed star of dots cancel on thin paper cover to London, England, red boxed "PD" and "London Paid De. 10 '70" transit datestamp, sent on the Balloon "Franklin" that launched on Dec. 5 (Scott No. BM38), paper with usual minor faults, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
325
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1970
og
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1970, France1928, 10fr on 90c Ile de France Air Post (C3), 1928, 10fr on 90c Ile de France Air Post (C3)1928, 10fr on 90c Ile de France Air Post (C3). Lightly hinged, beautifully centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, signed incl. Sanabria, with 1960 P.F. certificate, Yvert Ffr12,000

1,200
650
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1971
og
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1971, France1928, 10fr on 90c, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C3, C4), 1928, 10fr on 90c, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C3, C4)1928, 10fr on 90c, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C3, C4). Lightly hinged, No. C4 with light stain, Extremely Fine, both signed Diena and Sanabria, with 1964 Diena certificate, Yvert Ffr72,000

7,200
3,500
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1972
og
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1972, France1928, 10fr on 90c, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C3, C4), 1928, 10fr on 90c, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C3, C4)1928, 10fr on 90c, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C3, C4). Lightly hinged, No. C3 Extremely Fine, No. C4 Very Fine, both signed Sanabria, Yvert Ffr72,000

7,200
0
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1973
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1973, France1928, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C4), 1928, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C4)1928, 10fr on 1.50fr Ile De France Air Post (C4). Two neat cancels incl. Versailles circular datestamp, well-centered, barest trace of a corner crease at top left, appears Very Fine, Yvert Ffr60,000

6,000
0
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1974
og
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1974, France1936, 50fr Air Post (C15), 1936, 50fr Air Post (C15)1936, 50fr Air Post (C15). Small h.r., fresh and Very Fine

500
150
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