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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers: France

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2060
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2060, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1853-60, 25c Blue on Bluish (17; Yvert 15), FRANCE, 1853-60, 25c Blue on Bluish (17; Yvert 15)FRANCE, 1853-60, 25c Blue on Bluish (17; Yvert 15). Two singles, large margins, tied by small numerals lozenges on blue folded invoice, neat "Carcassonne 13 Juin 54" double-circle datestamp, blue boxed merchant's handstamp cachet, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
160
2061
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2061, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1863-70, 4c Gray (31; Yvert 27), FRANCE, 1863-70, 4c Gray (31; Yvert 27)FRANCE, 1863-70, 4c Gray (31; Yvert 27). Two singles and horizontal strip of four, used with 1c Bronze Green, tied by "Besancon Oct. 13, 1874" double-circle datestamp and "456" lozenge on folded letter, Fine, scarce franking, with 1976 A. Diena certificate

E. 300-400
325
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2062
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2062, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1863-70, 10c Bistre on Yellowish, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (32c; Yvert 28B var.), FRANCE, 1863-70, 10c Bistre on Yellowish, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (32c; Yvert 28B var.)FRANCE, 1863-70, 10c Bistre on Yellowish, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (32c; Yvert 28B var.). Used with 20c Dull Blue on Bluish (57) and tied by "4013" lozenge, "Trelon 10 Sept. 1871" double circle datestamp on cover front only to Paris, Very Fine and scarce, especially as a mixed issue use, Yvert e4,200 as full cover, Scott Retail as full cover $3,750.00

E. 400-500
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2063
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2063, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1863-70, 80c Carmine on Yellowish (36a; Yvert 32a), FRANCE, 1863-70, 80c Carmine on Yellowish (36a; Yvert 32a)FRANCE, 1863-70, 80c Carmine on Yellowish (36a; Yvert 32a). Horizontal block of eight, choice centering, tied by six-point star of dots lozenges on oversize linen-lined cover to Mauritius, red "Paris 1 Oct. 1863" double-circle datestamp, small red boxed "PD" handstamp, printed address and "VOIE DE SUEZ" routing instructions, small erosion in address area (linen lining shows through), Very Fine appearance, scarce use, with 1976 A. Diena certificate

E. 750-1,000
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2064
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2064, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 1c-80c Ceres, Bordeaux Issue (38-48; Yvert  39/49), FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c-80c Ceres, Bordeaux Issue (38-48; Yvert  39/49)FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c-80c Ceres, Bordeaux Issue (38-48; Yvert 39/49). Large to enormous margins, fresh colors, variety of cancels, Very Fine-Extremely Fine lot, beautiful quality, Yvert e2,470

2,053
750
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2065
ogbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2065, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report II (38; Yvert 39B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report II (38; Yvert 39B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report II (38; Yvert 39B). Block of four, ample to huge margins incl. bottom sheet margin, original gum, top pair minor h.r., bottom pair Mint N.H., fresh, incredibly deep color, Very Fine and choice, signed Brun, Yvert e580, Scott Retail as four singles

640
325
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2066
ogbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2066, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report I (38; Yvert 39A), FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report I (38; Yvert 39A)FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report I (38; Yvert 39A). Horizontal block of six, Positions 1-3/6-8, clear to large margins, original gum, attractive color, Fine-Very Fine, Yvert e850 as two singles and block of four, Scott Retail as six singles

960
325
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2067
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2067, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report III (38; Yvert 39C), FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report III (38; Yvert 39C)FRANCE, 1870-71, 1c Olive Green on Pale Blue, Report III (38; Yvert 39C). Horizontal strip of five, clear to huge margins, choice color, bold "2610" lozenge cancels, Fine-Very Fine, quite attractive, signed Brun, Yvert e600 as five used singles, Scott Retail as five used singles

575
200
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2068
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2068, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 2c Red Brown, Report II (39; Yvert 40B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 2c Red Brown, Report II (39; Yvert 40B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 2c Red Brown, Report II (39; Yvert 40B). Horizontal strip of five, large margins all around, used with 15c Bistre on Yellowish (57) and tied on piece by "41" lozenge cancels, fresh color, Very Fine, scarce, with 2000 Calves certificate, Scott Retail as five used singles, Yvert e1,500 as five used singles

1,250
425
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2069
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2069, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 2c Chocolate on Yellowish, Report I (39c; Yvert 40Aa), FRANCE, 1870-71, 2c Chocolate on Yellowish, Report I (39c; Yvert 40Aa)FRANCE, 1870-71, 2c Chocolate on Yellowish, Report I (39c; Yvert 40Aa). Margins all around, excellent color, light strike of 1871 circular datestamp, Very Fine, scarce shade, Yvert e1,100

725
140
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2070
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2070, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B). Horizontal strip of five, Positions 6-10, ample to huge margins, faint crease, tied by "1642" (?) lozenges, "Fontenay Sept. 8, 1871" double-circle datestamp on cover to Vendee, Very Fine appearance, scarce use

E. 300-400
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2071
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2071, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B). Vertical strip of four, gorgeous color, ample to large margins, tied by bold "1307" lozenges and by "Dijon Apl. 18, 1871" double-circle datestamp on blue folded letter, Very Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 300-400
325
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2072
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2072, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, Report II (41; Yvert 42B). Singles on two covers, margins all around, each with additional franking, one with vertical pair of 10c 1863-70 Issue, other with 20c 1870-73 Issue, both tied by "2818" lozenge and with Perpignan double-circle datestamps, neat blue merchant's handstamp, Fine-Very Fine, attractive and scarce mixed issues covers

E. 300-400
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2073
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2073, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report I (43; Yvert 44A), FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report I (43; Yvert 44A)FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report I (43; Yvert 44A). Large to huge margins, beautiful color, light numeral lozenge cancel, Extremely Fine, Yvert e700

575
275
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2074
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2074, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report II (43; Yvert 44B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report II (43; Yvert 44B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report II (43; Yvert 44B). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, lovely color, light strike of "3543" lozenge cancel of St. Chely-d' Apcher, Fine-Very Fine, scarce multiple, signed Calves and E. Diena with the latter's 1990 certificate, Yvert e1,600 as two used singles, Scott Retail as two used singles

1,150
250
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2075
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2075, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report II (43; Yvert 44B), FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report II (43; Yvert 44B)FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. I, Report II (43; Yvert 44B). Position 4, three large margins, ample at bottom, tied by "772" lozenge, indistinct strike of 17 Feb. 1871 double-circle datestamp on blue folded letter, Very Fine, with 1978 E. Diena certificate, Yvert e915

900
190
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2076
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2076, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 40c Orange on Yellowish (47; Yvert 48), FRANCE, 1870-71, 40c Orange on Yellowish (47; Yvert 48)FRANCE, 1870-71, 40c Orange on Yellowish (47; Yvert 48). Original gum, large to huge margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine, lovely single, Yvert e480

475
300
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2077
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2077, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 40c Orange on Yellowish (47; Yvert 48), FRANCE, 1870-71, 40c Orange on Yellowish (47; Yvert 48)FRANCE, 1870-71, 40c Orange on Yellowish (47; Yvert 48). Position 10, original gum, large margins, interesting shade which closely resembles Yellow Orange, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1970 R.P.S. certificate, Yvert e480

475
225
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2078
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2078, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1870-71, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48; Yvert 49), FRANCE, 1870-71, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48; Yvert 49)FRANCE, 1870-71, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48; Yvert 49). Large to huge margins, used with 40c 1863-70 and 15c 1870-73, tied by lozenge cancels on registered cover from Elbeuf to Saint Fargeau, blue merchant's handstamp, red registry handstamp, Very Fine, a rare three-color mixed franking use, signed A. Diena and with his 1974 certificate

E. 500-750
325
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2079
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2079, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1936, 85c-50fr Plane Over Paris (C8-C14; Yvert PA8-PA14), FRANCE, 1936, 85c-50fr Plane Over Paris (C8-C14; Yvert PA8-PA14)FRANCE, 1936, 85c-50fr Plane Over Paris (C8-C14; Yvert PA8-PA14). Bright colors, each with single hinge mark, fresh and Very Fine set, Yvert e1,270

976
400
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2080
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2080, Foreign Stamps and Covers: FranceFRANCE, 1936, 50fr Air Post (C15; Yvert PA 15), FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Air Post (C15; Yvert PA 15)FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Air Post (C15; Yvert PA 15). Lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine and choice, Yvert e1,500

575
250
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