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Sale 1091 — The David B. Markowitz Collection of France and French Colonies

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 January, 2015

Category — France 1870-71 Bordeaux Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 17, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 2c Brick Red (39a; Yvert 40Ba), FRANCE, 1870, 2c Brick Red (39a; Yvert 40Ba)FRANCE, 1870, 2c Brick Red (39a; Yvert 40Ba). Large part original gum, large margins, rich color, Very Fine, with 2012 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,300

925
650
18
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 18, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 2c Chocolate (39c; Yvert 40A), FRANCE, 1870, 2c Chocolate (39c; Yvert 40A)FRANCE, 1870, 2c Chocolate (39c; Yvert 40A). Part original gum, full to large margins all around, attractive color in this distinctive shade, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. and 2010 Sismondo certificates, Yvert €1,500

925
600
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19
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 19, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 2c Maroon (39 var; Yvert 40Bb), FRANCE, 1870, 2c Maroon (39 var; Yvert 40Bb)FRANCE, 1870, 2c Maroon (39 var; Yvert 40Bb). Unused (no gum), four full margins, fresh color, Very Fine, an elusive shade, with 2012 Roumet certificate, Yvert value as original gum

€ 2,000
350
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20
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 20, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (41; Yvert 42B), FRANCE, 1870, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (41; Yvert 42B)FRANCE, 1870, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (41; Yvert 42B). Original gum, large to huge margins all around, bright color, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, a superb stamp, with 2014 Behr certificate, Yvert €370

275
325
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21
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 21, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Ty. B (42a; Yvert 43B), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Ty. B (42a; Yvert 43B)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Ty. B (42a; Yvert 43B). Original gum, uncommonly large margins all around, fresh color, Extremely Fine, ex Venn, Yvert €1,300

1,000
500
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22
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 22, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Ty. B (42a; Yvert 43B), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Ty. B (42a; Yvert 43B)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Ty. B (42a; Yvert 43B). Original gum, h.r., full to large margins, warm color, Very Fine, Yvert €1,300

1,000
200
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23
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 23, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. II (44; Yvert 45B), FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. II (44; Yvert 45B)FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. II (44; Yvert 45B). Report 2, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, remarkably bright and fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, Yvert €1,550

1,150
550
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24
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 24, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. III (45; Yvert 46B), FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. III (45; Yvert 46B)FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish, Ty. III (45; Yvert 46B). Report 2, original gum, lightly hinged, full to large margins, fresh color and a clean impression, Very Fine, Yvert €1,450

1,000
600
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25
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 25, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange (47; Yvert 48), FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange (47; Yvert 48)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange (47; Yvert 48). Large part original gum, four mostly large margins, attractive rich color, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Yvert €600

475
150
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26
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 26, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange Vermilion (47f; Yvert 48d), FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange Vermilion (47f; Yvert 48d)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange Vermilion (47f; Yvert 48d). Position 12, original gum, lightly hinged, wonderfully rich color and a highly detailed impression, four full margins, Very Fine, a handsome example of this scarce shade, signed Calves and with 2013 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €1,600

1,350
1,100
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27
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 27, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48; Yvert 49), FRANCE, 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48; Yvert 49)FRANCE, 1870, 80c Rose on Pinkish (48; Yvert 49). Position 2, original gum, h.r., four mostly full margins, beautiful vibrant color and an intense impression, Very Fine, signed A. Brun and with 2002 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €725

750
225
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28
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 28, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 1870, 80c Dull Rose on Pinkish (48a; Yvert 49a), FRANCE, 1870, 80c Dull Rose on Pinkish (48a; Yvert 49a)FRANCE, 1870, 80c Dull Rose on Pinkish (48a; Yvert 49a). Original gum, full margins, warm color, Very Fine, Yvert €725

1,000
325
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29
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Sale Number 1091, Lot Number 29, France 1870-71 Bordeaux IssuesFRANCE, 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). Large part original gum, extraordinarily well-centered, rich color, trivial gum wrinkle, a Very Fine example of this scarce stamp, one of the nicest quality examples of this notoriously difficult stamp we have seen in some time, signed Bloch and Calves, with clear 2010 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €2,850

1,900
650
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