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Sale 1177 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 10: France

Sale Date — Tuesday, 13 March, 2018

Category — 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1024
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1024, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (40; Yvert 41B), FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (40; Yvert 41B)FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (40; Yvert 41B). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, four large even margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, ex Venn, signed Calves and with 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €400

250
275
1025
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1025, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 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, lightly hinged, four exceptionally large margins, wonderfully bright color, Extremely Fine, ex "Chappaqua" and Venn, Yvert €370

250
275
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1026
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1026, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Die I (42; Yvert 43A), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Die I (42; Yvert 43A)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Die I (42; Yvert 43A). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, rich color, Extremely Fine, a particularly handsome stamp, signed A. Brun and with 2014 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,250

825
450
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1027
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1027, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 20c Dark Blue on Bluish, Type I, Die II (43a; Yvert 44Ba), FRANCE, 1870, 20c Dark Blue on Bluish, Type I, Die II (43a; Yvert 44Ba)FRANCE, 1870, 20c Dark Blue on Bluish, Type I, Die II (43a; Yvert 44Ba). Full original gum, light h.r., full even margins all around, deep color and characteristic impression on brilliantly fresh paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN IMPRESSIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 20-CENTIMES TYPE I. BY FAR THE RAREST STAMP OF THE BORDEAUX ISSUE.

Ex Gross. Signed Friedl. With 1998 von der Weid certificate (as Dark Blue) and 2010 P.F. certificate (as Blue). Yvert €33,000

25,000
19,000
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1028
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1028, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type II, Die II (44; Yvert 45B), FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type II, Die II (44; Yvert 45B)FRANCE, 1870, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type II, Die II (44; Yvert 45B). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, remarkably bright and fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, ex Markowitz, with 2015 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,950

950
425
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1029
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1029, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type III, Die II (45; Yvert 46B), FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type III, Die II (45; Yvert 46B)FRANCE, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type III, Die II (45; Yvert 46B). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, brilliant color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, ex Gross, signed A. Brun and Calves, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,800

825
550
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1030
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1030, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Bright Orange on Yellowish (47b; Yvert 48a), FRANCE, 1870, 40c Bright Orange on Yellowish (47b; Yvert 48a)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Bright Orange on Yellowish (47b; Yvert 48a). Original gum, minor h.r., four large margins, beautiful vibrant color, Extremely Fine, an eye-catching stamp, ex Feldman, with 1989 Roumet and 2010 P.F. certificates, Yvert €800

625
1,100
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1031
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1031, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 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). Original gum, four large margins, radiant color and a deeply etched impression on immaculate white paper, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, signed Calves and with 2014 P.F. certificate, Yvert €725

600
350
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1032
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1032, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 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). Full original gum, lightly hinged, spectacularly well-centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, the 1871 10c on 10c Surcharged stamp is notorious for being off centered and/or lacking original gum, the example offered here is the rare exception and is, without question, the finest quality example of this stamp we have ever encountered, ex Venn, signed Roumet and with 2006 Calves certificate, Yvert €3,000

1,400
550
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1033
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1033, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish (54; Yvert 36), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish (54; Yvert 36)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish (54; Yvert 36). Full original gum, well-centered, bright color, Very Fine, ex "Chappaqua" and Venn, signed Calves and with 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €950

540
400
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1034
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1034, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange on Yellowish, Type I (59; Yvert 38), FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange on Yellowish, Type I (59; Yvert 38)FRANCE, 1870, 40c Orange on Yellowish, Type I (59; Yvert 38). Mint N.H. (scarce thus), bright color, Fine, ex Feldman, with 1994 A.P.S. and 2015 P.F. certificates, catalogue values are as hinged, Yvert €725

475
325
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1035
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1035, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1875, 10c Bister on Rose (60; Yvert 54), FRANCE, 1875, 10c Bister on Rose (60; Yvert 54)FRANCE, 1875, 10c Bister on Rose (60; Yvert 54). Original gum, barest trace of hinging (if any), well-centered, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, ex Venn, signed Calves and with 2014 P.F. certificate, Yvert €750

325
375
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1036
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1036, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1873, 15c Bister (61; Yvert 55), FRANCE, 1873, 15c Bister (61; Yvert 55)FRANCE, 1873, 15c Bister (61; Yvert 55). Original gum, fresh color, Very Fine, ex Venn, with 2001 Behr certificate, Yvert €700

320
375
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1037
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1037, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 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, lightly hinged, well-centered, bright fresh color, Very Fine and choice, ex Venn, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,100

550
275
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1038
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1038, 1870-71 Bordeaux and 1870-75 Ceres Issues (Scott 40-63, Yvert 41B-57)FRANCE, 1872, 80c Rose on Pinkish, Larger Numerals (63; Yvert 57), FRANCE, 1872, 80c Rose on Pinkish, Larger Numerals (63; Yvert 57)FRANCE, 1872, 80c Rose on Pinkish, Larger Numerals (63; Yvert 57). Original gum, barely hinged, fabulous centering and magnificent color, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate as the lined background variety (Yvert 57d, which catalogues €1,650), Yvert as No. 57 €1,200

640
450
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