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Sale 1058 — The Porter W. Venn Collection of Exceptional Quality France

Sale Date — Wednesday, 13 November, 2013

Category — 1870-71 Bordeaux Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5044
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5044, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (40; Yvert 41B), FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (40; Yvert 41B)FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (40; Yvert 41B). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, four large even margins, fresh color, Very Fine, signed Calves, Yvert €400

300
375
5045
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5045, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish Paper (41; Yvert 42B), FRANCE, 1870, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish Paper (41; Yvert 42B)FRANCE, 1870, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish Paper (41; Yvert 42B). Original gum, lightly hinged, four exceptionally large margins, wonderfully bright color, Extremely Fine, ex "Chappaqua", Yvert €350

275
350
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5046
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5046, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish Paper, Type B (42a; Yvert 43B), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish Paper, Type B (42a; Yvert 43B)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish Paper, Type B (42a; Yvert 43B). Original gum, uncommonly large margins all around, fresh color, Extremely Fine, Yvert €1,100

1,000
900
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5047
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5047, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type I, Report I (43; Yvert 44A), FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type I, Report I (43; Yvert 44A)FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type I, Report I (43; Yvert 44A). Original gum, four uniformly large margins, beautiful rich color and a well defined impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A GEM EXAMPLE OF, BY FAR, THE RAREST STAMP FROM THE BORDEAUX ISSUE.

This is one of the key rarities of France for a collector attempting to complete all Scott numbers in original gum condition.

Signed A. Brun, and with 1992 Calves and 1999 P.F. certificates. Yvert €25,000

26,000
12,500
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5048
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5048, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type II, Report I (44; Yvert 45A), FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type II, Report I (44; Yvert 45A)FRANCE, 1870-71, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type II, Report I (44; Yvert 45A). Original gum, minor h.r., large margins and beautiful color, Extremely Fine, signed A. Diena and with 1995 Calves certificate, Yvert €1,400

1,150
1,100
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5049
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5049, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type III, Report II (45; Yvert 45B), FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type III, Report II (45; Yvert 45B)FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper, Type III, Report II (45; Yvert 45B). Position 10, nearly full original gum (certificate states "part o.g."), four large margins, fresh color and a crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,400

1,000
600
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5050
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5050, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 30c Brown on Yellowish Paper (46; Yvert 47), FRANCE, 1870, 30c Brown on Yellowish Paper (46; Yvert 47)FRANCE, 1870, 30c Brown on Yellowish Paper (46; Yvert 47). Original gum, large margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1977 P.F. certificate, Yvert €475

375
400
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5051
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5051, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange on Yellowish Paper (47; Yvert 48), FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange on Yellowish Paper (47; Yvert 48)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange on Yellowish Paper (47; Yvert 48). Original gum, four large margins, radiant color, Very Fine, ex "Chappaqua", signed Calves, Holcombe, Yvert €600

475
600
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5052
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5052, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish Paper (48; Yvert 49), FRANCE, 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish Paper (48; Yvert 49)FRANCE, 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish Paper (48; Yvert 49). Original gum, wide margins, exceedingly bright color, Extremely Fine, ex "Chappaqua", Yvert €700

750
550
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5053
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5053, 1870-71 Bordeaux IssueFRANCE, 1871, 10c on 10c Bister (49; Yvert 34), FRANCE, 1871, 10c on 10c Bister (49; Yvert 34)FRANCE, 1871, 10c on 10c Bister (49; Yvert 34). Full original gum, lightly hinged, spectacularly well centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, the 1871 10c on 10c Surcharged stamp is notorious for being off centered and/or lacking original gum, the example offered here is the rare exception and is, without question, the finest quality example of this stamp we have ever encountered, signed Roumet and with 2006 Calves certificate, Yvert €2,700

1,900
900
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