EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY CHOICE NEVER-HINGED SET OF THE DESIRABLE 1917-19 WAR ORPHANS. THE KEY SEMI-POSTAL SERIES OF FRANCE.
This is one of the finest sets of these Semi-Postals we have ever seen with the key 5fr value in especially superb condition.
5fr ex J & J Collection. 35c and 50c signed Pfenninger. 5fr with 1991 Calves certificate. Yvert €9,000
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A TRULY PERFECT EXAMPLE OF THE 1928 10-FRANC "ILE DE FRANCE" SURCHARGE. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE.
These stamps were prepared for use on the catapult service on the "Ile de France" as it approached New York. Only 2,700 were produced with narrow margins which caused many designs to be touched by the perforations.
Ex Kamil. Signed Pfenninger and Champion. With 1993 Behr certificate. Yvert €5,000
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1930 DEEP CARMINE 1.50-FRANC "E.I.P.A. 30" PERFIN INITIAL AIR POST. RARELY OFFERED IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.
The perfin initials were only sold at the International Air Post Exhibition in Paris on November 6-20. Signed Calves and Roumet. With 2007 Sismondo certificate. Yvert €5,000