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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 13 November, 2013

Category — 1876-79 Peace and Commerce Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5061
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5061, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 2c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (65; Yvert 62), FRANCE, 1876, 2c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (65; Yvert 62)FRANCE, 1876, 2c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (65; Yvert 62). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, a Very Fine example of this difficult stamp, ex "Chappaqua", signed Calves and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,800

1,450
450
5062
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5062, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 5c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (67; Yvert 64), FRANCE, 1876, 5c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (67; Yvert 64)FRANCE, 1876, 5c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (67; Yvert 64). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractive color, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Yvert €900

700
225
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5063
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5063, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 10c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (68; Yvert 65), FRANCE, 1876, 10c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (68; Yvert 65)FRANCE, 1876, 10c Green on Greenish Paper, Type I (68; Yvert 65). Original gum, very lightly hinged, well centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, particularly elusive in this premium condition, signed Calves, and with 2004 Roumet certificate (selvage subsequently removed) and 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,200

825
325
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5064
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5064, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 20c Red Brown on Straw Paper, Type I (70; Yvert 67), FRANCE, 1876, 20c Red Brown on Straw Paper, Type I (70; Yvert 67)FRANCE, 1876, 20c Red Brown on Straw Paper, Type I (70; Yvert 67). Mint N.H., vibrant color, well centered, Very Fine, a most elusive stamp in this choice Mint Never Hinged condition, signed A. Brun and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,237

925
425
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5065
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5065, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 30c Brown on Yellowish Paper, Type I (73; Yvert 69), FRANCE, 1876, 30c Brown on Yellowish Paper, Type I (73; Yvert 69)FRANCE, 1876, 30c Brown on Yellowish Paper, Type I (73; Yvert 69). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Roumet, Yvert €700

425
160
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5066
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5066, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1878, 40c Red on Straw Paper, Type I (74; Yvert 70), FRANCE, 1878, 40c Red on Straw Paper, Type I (74; Yvert 70)FRANCE, 1878, 40c Red on Straw Paper, Type I (74; Yvert 70). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, brilliantly rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, an exceedingly scarce stamp in this superb Mint Never Hinged quality, ex "Chappaqua", signed A. Brun and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,275

950
1,300
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5067
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5067, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 75c Carmine on Rose Paper, Type I (75; Yvert 71), FRANCE, 1876, 75c Carmine on Rose Paper, Type I (75; Yvert 71)FRANCE, 1876, 75c Carmine on Rose Paper, Type I (75; Yvert 71). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, well centered, Very Fine, signed A. Brun and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,400

950
325
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5068
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5068, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw Paper, Type I (76; Yvert 72), FRANCE, 1876, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw Paper, Type I (76; Yvert 72)FRANCE, 1876, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw Paper, Type I (76; Yvert 72). Original gum, barely hinged, lovely rich color, Very Fine, a choice example of this high value, signed A. Brun and with 2000 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,300

925
375
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5069
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5069, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 10c Green on Greenish Paper, Type II (79; Yvert 76), FRANCE, 1876, 10c Green on Greenish Paper, Type II (79; Yvert 76)FRANCE, 1876, 10c Green on Greenish Paper, Type II (79; Yvert 76). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncharacteristically well centered within large margins, gorgeous rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, an especially choice and desirable example of this elusive stamp, ex Higgins, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,400

1,100
1,300
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5070
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5070, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 15c Gray Lilac on Grayish Paper, Type II (80; Yvert 77), FRANCE, 1876, 15c Gray Lilac on Grayish Paper, Type II (80; Yvert 77)FRANCE, 1876, 15c Gray Lilac on Grayish Paper, Type II (80; Yvert 77). Original gum, especially bright and fresh, Very Fine, signed Calves and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €900

675
300
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5071
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5071, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1876, 25c Ultramarine on Bluish Paper, Type II (81; Yvert 78), FRANCE, 1876, 25c Ultramarine on Bluish Paper, Type II (81; Yvert 78)FRANCE, 1876, 25c Ultramarine on Bluish Paper, Type II (81; Yvert 78). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering, beautiful rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, signed Calves, Yvert €625

425
300
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5072
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5072, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1877, 75c Carmine on Rose Paper, Type II (83; Yvert 81), FRANCE, 1877, 75c Carmine on Rose Paper, Type II (83; Yvert 81)FRANCE, 1877, 75c Carmine on Rose Paper, Type II (83; Yvert 81). Original gum, a Very Fine example of this key stamp, signed A. Brun, and with 2011 Roumet and 2011 Scheller certificates, Yvert €2,500

1,775
650
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5073
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5073, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1878, 25c Black on Red Paper, Type II (93; Yvert 91a), FRANCE, 1878, 25c Black on Red Paper, Type II (93; Yvert 91a)FRANCE, 1878, 25c Black on Red Paper, Type II (93; Yvert 91a). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well centered, intense impression on brilliant paper color, Extremely Fine, an eye-catching Gem, signed A. Brun, Roumet and Calves, and with 2002 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,600

1,075
1,100
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5074
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5074, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1878, 35c Black on Yellow Paper, Type II (94; Yvert 93), FRANCE, 1878, 35c Black on Yellow Paper, Type II (94; Yvert 93)FRANCE, 1878, 35c Black on Yellow Paper, Type II (94; Yvert 93). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncommonly well centered, brilliantly fresh, Extremely Fine, signed Roumet and with 2002 P.F. certificate, Yvert €800

525
375
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5075
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5075, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1877, 5fr Violet on Lavender Paper, Type II (96; Yvert 95), FRANCE, 1877, 5fr Violet on Lavender Paper, Type II (96; Yvert 95)FRANCE, 1877, 5fr Violet on Lavender Paper, Type II (96; Yvert 95). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, signed von der Weid and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Yvert €600

450
225
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5076
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Sale Number 1058, Lot Number 5076, 1876-79 Peace and Commerce IssueFRANCE, 1879, 25c Yellow on Straw Paper, Type II (99; Yvert 92), FRANCE, 1879, 25c Yellow on Straw Paper, Type II (99; Yvert 92)FRANCE, 1879, 25c Yellow on Straw Paper, Type II (99; Yvert 92). Original gum, brilliant color, Very Fine, ex "Chappaqua", with 1997 P.F. certificate, Yvert €500

325
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