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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 26-27 June, 2013

Category — French Congo thru French Sudan

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1807
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1807, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH CONGO, 1891, 5c on 20c Red on Green (6;  Yvert 3), FRENCH CONGO, 1891, 5c on 20c Red on Green (6;  Yvert 3)FRENCH CONGO, 1891, 5c on 20c Red on Green (6; Yvert 3). Unused (no gum), fresh colors, a Very Fine example of this scarce stamp, with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €3,200

1,250
1,100
1808
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1808, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH CONGO, 1891, 10c on 40c Red on Straw (9; Yvert 6), FRENCH CONGO, 1891, 10c on 40c Red on Straw (9; Yvert 6)FRENCH CONGO, 1891, 10c on 40c Red on Straw (9; Yvert 6). Part original gum, outstanding color that is remarkably deep and rich, Fine, only 1,000 were printed and the vast majority of those were used, with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €3,200

2,500
650
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1809
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1809, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH GUIANA, 1866, 5c on 2c Green on Greenish (1; Yvert 1), FRENCH GUIANA, 1866, 5c on 2c Green on Greenish (1; Yvert 1)FRENCH GUIANA, 1866, 5c on 2c Green on Greenish (1; Yvert 1). Light cancels, ample to very large margins all around, rich color, Very Fine, only 900 printed, with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €740

650
250
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1810
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1810, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 30c Brown on Yellow (9; Yvert 7), FRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 30c Brown on Yellow (9; Yvert 7)FRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 30c Brown on Yellow (9; Yvert 7). Original gum (very rare on this stamp), full margins all around, crisp impression, Very Fine, the key stamp of the colony, only 300 were printed, with 1978 A.P.S. and 1996 P.F. certificates, both Scott and Yvert specifically state their prices are for no gum, Yvert €1,700

1,500
650
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1811
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1811, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Grayish, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL3; Yvert PA4A), FRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Grayish, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL3; Yvert PA4A)FRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Grayish, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL3; Yvert PA4A). Lightly cancelled, full even margins all around, Very Fine, only 500 were printed, signed Bloch and with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €900

750
190
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1812
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1812, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Salmon, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL5; Yvert PA3), FRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Salmon, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL5; Yvert PA3)FRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Salmon, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL5; Yvert PA3). Without gum as issued, ample to full margins around, strong impression, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Bloch and with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €1,600

1,350
550
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1813
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1813, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Straw, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL15; Yvert PA10), FRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Straw, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL15; Yvert PA10)FRENCH GUIANA, 1921, 75c Black on Straw, "T.A.G." Air Post (CL15; Yvert PA10). Light cancel, close margins with framelines intact (this stamp nearly always comes with narrow margins), Fine and very scarce, signed Bloch and with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €2,100

1,900
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1814
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1814, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH INDIA, 1941, 2fa9ca on 25c Ultramarine & Fawn (116; Yvert 131), FRENCH INDIA, 1941, 2fa9ca on 25c Ultramarine & Fawn (116; Yvert 131)FRENCH INDIA, 1941, 2fa9ca on 25c Ultramarine & Fawn (116; Yvert 131). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright colors, Very Fine, a most elusive stamp, signed Bloch and with 1974 Friedl certificate, Yvert €1,700

1,400
1,100
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1815
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1815, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH INDIA, 1941, 18ca Brown Red & Vermilion (123A; Yvert 139), FRENCH INDIA, 1941, 18ca Brown Red & Vermilion (123A; Yvert 139)FRENCH INDIA, 1941, 18ca Brown Red & Vermilion (123A; Yvert 139). Lightly hinged, bright and fresh, the key stamp of the set, Very Fine, signed Bloch and with 1974 Friedl certificate, Yvert €760

600
750
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1816
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1816, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH INDIA, 1941, 5Fa Paris Exposition, "France Libre" Overprint (140; Yvert BF3), FRENCH INDIA, 1941, 5Fa Paris Exposition, "France Libre" Overprint (140; Yvert BF3)FRENCH INDIA, 1941, 5Fa Paris Exposition, "France Libre" Overprint (140; Yvert BF3). Bright color, Very Fine, only 495 sheets were overprinted, signed Bloch, Yvert €1,100

725
800
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1817
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1817, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH INDIA, 1942, 16ca Paris Exposition, "France Libre" Overprint (179; Yvert 172), FRENCH INDIA, 1942, 16ca Paris Exposition, "France Libre" Overprint (179; Yvert 172)FRENCH INDIA, 1942, 16ca Paris Exposition, "France Libre" Overprint (179; Yvert 172). Lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine, they key stamp of the 1942 Overprints, signed A. Brun, Bloch and with 1975 Behr certificate, Yvert €1,500

1,300
1,300
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1818
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1818, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c Black (9; Yvert 9), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c Black (9; Yvert 9)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c Black (9; Yvert 9). Tangier circular datestamp cancel, Fine, only 150 were printed, signed Thier, Calves and with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €1,300

1,200
900
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1819
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1819, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 10c Black (10; Yvert 10), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 10c Black (10; Yvert 10)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 10c Black (10; Yvert 10). Tied on piece by neat Tangier circular datestamp, strong impression, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate, Yvert €900

800
250
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1820
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1820, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 5c on 5c Light Blue, Horizontal Surcharge (24; Yvert 18a), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 5c on 5c Light Blue, Horizontal Surcharge (24; Yvert 18a)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 5c on 5c Light Blue, Horizontal Surcharge (24; Yvert 18a). Unused (no gum), rich color and well-centered, Very Fine, a scarce stamp, signed Bloch and with 1973 Friedl certificate, Yvert €1,700

1,400
750
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1821
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1821, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 10c on 10c Chocolate, Vertical Surcharge (25; Yvert 19), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 10c on 10c Chocolate, Vertical Surcharge (25; Yvert 19)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 10c on 10c Chocolate, Vertical Surcharge (25; Yvert 19). With selvage at right, faintly hinged (if at all), trivial natural gum wrinkle, beautiful fresh color, Fine and rare, ex Neal Allen, signed Oertel, Richter and with 2008 P.F. certificate, Yvert €3,000

2,800
1,900
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1822
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1822, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c + Inverted 5c +10c Rose (B1; Yvert 54), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c + Inverted 5c +10c Rose (B1; Yvert 54)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c + Inverted 5c +10c Rose (B1; Yvert 54). Slightly disturbed original gum, light natural gum wrinkle, centered to the bottom right as are all known examples, bright color

FINE. THIS IS THE RAREST SEMI-POSTAL STAMP OF THE ENTIRE WORLD, AS WELL AS ONE OF THE RAREST STAMPS IN THE FRENCH COLONIES.

Signed Champion and with a clear 1974 Friedl certificate. Yvert €26,000

23,000
7,500
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1823
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1823, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c + 5c on 10c Rose (B3; Yvert 56), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c + 5c on 10c Rose (B3; Yvert 56)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c + 5c on 10c Rose (B3; Yvert 56). Lightly cancelled, a Fine example of this scarce stamp, signed Champion, Bloch and with 1974 Friedl certificate, Yvert €1,400

1,300
0
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1824
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1824, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH OCEANIA, 1915, 10c + 5c Rose & Orange, "e" for "c", Inverted Surcharge (B2d; Yvert 40ac), FRENCH OCEANIA, 1915, 10c + 5c Rose & Orange, "e" for "c", Inverted Surcharge (B2d; Yvert 40ac)FRENCH OCEANIA, 1915, 10c + 5c Rose & Orange, "e" for "c", Inverted Surcharge (B2d; Yvert 40ac). Lightly hinged, bright color, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Yvert €375

400
180
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1825
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1825, French Congo thru French SudanFRENCH SUDAN, 1894, 15c on 75c Carmine on Rose (1; Yvert 1), FRENCH SUDAN, 1894, 15c on 75c Carmine on Rose (1; Yvert 1)FRENCH SUDAN, 1894, 15c on 75c Carmine on Rose (1; Yvert 1). Tied on piece by light strike of 1894 circular datestamp, rich color, a few shorter perfs at top, Fine, a rare stamp, ex Wyer, with 2012 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €2,400

2,300
650
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