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Sale 949 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Friday, 14 December, 2007

Category — France thru French Colonies

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1110
c
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1110, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1849-50, 1fr Dark Carmine (9c; Yvert 6), FRANCE, 1849-50, 1fr Dark Carmine (9c; Yvert 6)FRANCE, 1849-50, 1fr Dark Carmine (9c; Yvert 6). Five singles, faults and/or slightly cut in, on 1853 folded letter to San Francisco Cal., range of transits incl. orange red London "Paid", reasonably attractive and a very scarce high franking, signed Calves and with his certificate

4,050
1,000
1111
og
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1111, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1853, 25c Blue on Bluish (17; Yvert 15), FRANCE, 1853, 25c Blue on Bluish (17; Yvert 15)FRANCE, 1853, 25c Blue on Bluish (17; Yvert 15). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to clear incl. sheet margin at right, bright color, small ink spot at bottom left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1993 Calves certificate and with his backstamp, Brun backstamp, Scott Retail $1,900.00, Yvert value

€ 2,500
700
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1112
og
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1112, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1862, 40c Pale Orange (27 var; Yvert 23a), FRANCE, 1862, 40c Pale Orange (27 var; Yvert 23a)FRANCE, 1862, 40c Pale Orange (27 var; Yvert 23a). Original gum, h.r., bright color, faint horizontal crease, short perfs at bottom right, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail $1,050.00 as normal Orange shade, Yvert value

€ 1,250
150
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1113
og
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1113, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, choice centering for this difficult issue, fresh and Extremely Fine, Calves backstamp, with 1989 Renon certificate, Scott Retail $1,000.00, Yvert value

€ 1,400
550
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1114
og
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1114, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1876, 10c Green, Ty. I (68; Yvert 65), FRANCE, 1876, 10c Green, Ty. I (68; Yvert 65)FRANCE, 1876, 10c Green, Ty. I (68; Yvert 65). Original gum, faintly hinged (appears Mint N.H.), pretty color, pretty color, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail $800.00, Yvert value

€ 1,200
400
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1115
og
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1115, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1876, 20c Red Brown, Ty. II (70; Yvert 67), FRANCE, 1876, 20c Red Brown, Ty. II (70; Yvert 67)FRANCE, 1876, 20c Red Brown, Ty. II (70; Yvert 67). Original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, signed Raybaudi and with 1999 certificate, Scott Retail $500.00; Yvert value

€ 750
250
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1116
og
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1116, France thru French ColoniesFRANCE, 1903, 30c Violet, Imperforate (142a; Yvert 133c), FRANCE, 1903, 30c Violet, Imperforate (142a; Yvert 133c)FRANCE, 1903, 30c Violet, Imperforate (142a; Yvert 133c). Horizontal pair, three wide margins, Very Fine, Yvert value 1,530 Euros

950
400
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1117
c
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1117, France thru French ColoniesFRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, 1872-73, 5c Yellow Green, 15c Bistre, 40c Orange (53, 61, 59; Yvert 53, 55, 48), FRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, 1872-73, 5c Yellow Green, 15c Bistre, 40c Orange (53, 61, 59; Yvert 53, 55, 48)FRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, 1872-73, 5c Yellow Green, 15c Bistre, 40c Orange (53, 61, 59; Yvert 53, 55, 48). Horizontal pair of 40c, tied by "Le Havre Jul. 17, 1876" double-circle datestamps on folded letter to Buenos Ayres, Argentina, red boxed "P.P." handstamp, blue crayon rating also ties two stamps, light horizontal file fold well clear of stamps, Very Fine, attractive three-color franking to Argentina

E. 400-500
325
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1118
c
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1118, France thru French ColoniesFRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, Republique Francaise * Iles Keguelen * Residence de France, FRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, Republique Francaise * Iles Keguelen * Residence de FranceFRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, Republique Francaise * Iles Keguelen * Residence de France. Perfect strike of Ty. II cancel ties France 25c stamp (168; Yvert 140) on cover addressed to Louis Delore at Le Havre, France, fresh and Very Fine, scarce early usage from Kerguelen, Calves handstamp at left

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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1119
nhbl
FRENCH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, 1955, 15fr Deep Green & Deep Ultramarine (1; Yvert 1). Mint N.H. sheet of 50 with selvage on all sides, deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pristine sheet, Scott Retail as singles

725
225
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1120
c
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1120, France thru French ColoniesFRENCH COLONIES, 1859, 10c Bister on Yellowish, 40c Orange on Yellowish (3, 5), FRENCH COLONIES, 1859, 10c Bister on Yellowish, 40c Orange on Yellowish (3, 5)FRENCH COLONIES, 1859, 10c Bister on Yellowish, 40c Orange on Yellowish (3, 5). Horizontal pair and strip of three respectively, margins all around, tied by lozenges of diamond on cover to Paris, rimless "Pointe-A-Pitre Guadeloupe 1 Fev 1865" circular datestamp, red Colonies Fra. V. Angl. double circle, cover creases, otherwise Very Fine

E. 500-750
500
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