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Sale 1070 — Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 May, 2014

Category — France

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2805
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2805, FranceFRANCE, 1849, 1fr Dark Carmine on Yellowish Paper (9c; Yvert 6), FRANCE, 1849, 1fr Dark Carmine on Yellowish Paper (9c; Yvert 6)FRANCE, 1849, 1fr Dark Carmine on Yellowish Paper (9c; Yvert 6). Original gum, full balanced margins all around, outstanding color that is especially rich, current certificate notes a tiny central thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A HANDSOME AND RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1849 ONE-FRANC DARK CARMINE.

With clear 1988 Calves and 1992 von der Weid certificates, as well as a 2014 P.F. certificate. Yvert €14,000

11,500
1,600
2806
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2806, FranceFRANCE, 1852, 10c Bister Re-Issue (10b; Yvert 9a), FRANCE, 1852, 10c Bister Re-Issue (10b; Yvert 9a)FRANCE, 1852, 10c Bister Re-Issue (10b; Yvert 9a). Original gum, h.r., fresh color, large margins, Very Fine, Yvert €750

700
325
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2807
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2807, FranceFRANCE, 1853-60, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18), FRANCE, 1853-60, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18)FRANCE, 1853-60, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18). Three vertical pairs and two singles, tied by "441" in diamond of dots cancels, "Bordeaux 7 Sept. 1860" double-circle datestamp on blue folded letter to San Francisco, red "Br. Service" and boxed "PD" handstamps, red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid Sept. 21" transit datestamp, red "60" crayon credit, few faults incl. stamps affected by file folds, otherwise Fine, impressive and very scarce franking on this quadruple-rate cover, ex Myers

E. 750-1,000
425
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2808
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2808, FranceFRANCE, 1853-60, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18; Yvert 16), FRANCE, 1853-60, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18; Yvert 16)FRANCE, 1853-60, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18; Yvert 16). Two, large margins to just clear, tied by diamond of dots, "Paris Oct. 31, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to New York, red London transit, red boxed "P.D." handstamp, endorsed "via Queenstown & Cunard steamer", stamps also tied by "N. York Br. Pkt. 5 Nov. 17" debit datestamp, Very Fine, ex Myers

E. 200-300
110
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2809
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2809, FranceFRANCE, 1860, 80c Rose (20; Yvert 17B), FRANCE, 1860, 80c Rose (20; Yvert 17B)FRANCE, 1860, 80c Rose (20; Yvert 17B). Three, along with 20c Blue (15) and 40c Orange (18) all tied by diamond of dots cancels on 1855 folded cover to Sydney Australia, Reins 24 Agut 55 circular datestamp, red London Paid also ties one stamp, backstamps incl. Sydney Ship Letter No 29 1855, stamps all with four margins, fresh, Very Fine, a most handsome cover to an uncommon destination

E. 300-400
1,100
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2810
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2810, FranceFRANCE, 1870, 1c Olive Green, Rothschild Re-Issue (29b; Yvert 25c), FRANCE, 1870, 1c Olive Green, Rothschild Re-Issue (29b; Yvert 25c)FRANCE, 1870, 1c Olive Green, Rothschild Re-Issue (29b; Yvert 25c). Original gum, large even margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, the One Cent is the key value of the Rothschild Re-Issues, with 2009 Behr certificate, Yvert €1,800

1,200
500
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2811
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2811, FranceFRANCE, 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 that the certificate calls slightly disturbed, wide margins, exceedingly bright color, Extremely Fine, ex "Chappaqua", Yvert €700

750
325
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2812
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2812, FranceFRANCE, 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). Original gum, minor h.r., typical centering, rich color, Fine, original-gum examples of this stamp are scarce, with 2005 Francois Feldman certificate, Yvert €2,700

1,900
850
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2813
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2813, FranceFRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Rose, Tete-Beche Pair (55a; Yvert 58c), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Rose, Tete-Beche Pair (55a; Yvert 58c)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Rose, Tete-Beche Pair (55a; Yvert 58c). Horizontal tete-beche pair arranged "back-to-back", cancelled by "1611" in diamond grid, rich color, a few separated perfs at top have been slightly reinforced, Fine, a scarce and attractive tete-beche pair, Yvert €2,600

2,100
500
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2814
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2814, FranceFRANCE, 1871, 25c Blue on Bluish, Tete Beche Pair (58b; Yvert 60Ab), FRANCE, 1871, 25c Blue on Bluish, Tete Beche Pair (58b; Yvert 60Ab)FRANCE, 1871, 25c Blue on Bluish, Tete Beche Pair (58b; Yvert 60Ab). Horizontal tete-beche pair arranged "face-to-face" tied by numeral in dots on cover to Leipzig, "Sumene 2?/3 Fevr. 72" circular datestamp at left, several backstamps incl. Periqueux, Paris and Ausgabe

FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF A TETE-BECHE PAIR LEGITIMATELY USED ON COVER.

Yvert €13,000

10,750
2,700
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2815
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2815, FranceFRANCE, 1872, 30c Brown on Yellowish (62; Yvert 56), FRANCE, 1872, 30c Brown on Yellowish (62; Yvert 56)FRANCE, 1872, 30c Brown on Yellowish (62; Yvert 56). Original gum, mild h.r., rich color, Fine, signed A. Diena and Calves, Yvert €1,000

800
0
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2816
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2816, FranceFRANCE, 1878, 3c Yellow on Straw (89; Yvert 86), FRANCE, 1878, 3c Yellow on Straw (89; Yvert 86)FRANCE, 1878, 3c Yellow on Straw (89; Yvert 86). Mint N.H., fresh color, Very Fine, with 2010 Sabban certificate, Yvert €487

310
120
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2817
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2817, FranceFRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182), FRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182)FRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182). Mint N.H., selvage at top, rich colors, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, Yvert €925

825
300
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2818
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2818, FranceFRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182), FRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182)FRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182). Mint N.H., well centered and fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €925

825
250
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2819
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2819, FranceFRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182), FRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182)FRANCE, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux (197; Yvert 182). Tied by 21.6.23 Exposition circular datestamp on local cover with imprint of the Exposition at top, fresh and Very Fine

650
180
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2820
P
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2820, FranceFRANCE, 1947, 3.50Fr-10Fr UPU, Collective Large Deluxe Proof (581-584 var; Maury BS7), FRANCE, 1947, 3.50Fr-10Fr UPU, Collective Large Deluxe Proof (581-584 var; Maury BS7)FRANCE, 1947, 3.50Fr-10Fr UPU, Collective Large Deluxe Proof (581-584 var; Maury BS7). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine, Maury value

€ 1,350
300
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2821
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2821, FranceFRANCE, 1947, 3.50fr-10fr UPU, Large Die Proofs (581-584 var; Maury 780-783 var), FRANCE, 1947, 3.50fr-10fr UPU, Large Die Proofs (581-584 var; Maury 780-783 var)FRANCE, 1947, 3.50fr-10fr UPU, Large Die Proofs (581-584 var; Maury 780-783 var). 17 different large die trial color proofs, nine of which are artist's signed (one of these in color), Very Fine, a scarce offering

E. 1,500-2,000
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2822
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2822, FranceFRANCE, 1949, 10fr Brown Orange, Sheet of Ten (624a; Yvert BF5), FRANCE, 1949, 10fr Brown Orange, Sheet of Ten (624a; Yvert BF5)FRANCE, 1949, 10fr Brown Orange, Sheet of Ten (624a; Yvert BF5). Mint N.H., small owner's handstamp in the bottom selvage on the gum side, Very Fine, Yvert €900

700
225
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2823
P
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2823, FranceFRANCE, 1956, 30fr-75fr Sports, Collective Large Deluxe Proof (801-804 var; Maury 1072-1075 EPL), FRANCE, 1956, 30fr-75fr Sports, Collective Large Deluxe Proof (801-804 var; Maury 1072-1075 EPL)FRANCE, 1956, 30fr-75fr Sports, Collective Large Deluxe Proof (801-804 var; Maury 1072-1075 EPL). On card, Very Fine, accompanied by a complete set of Mint N.H. "Coin Dates" blocks of four, Maury value

€ 688
160
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