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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 10-12 December, 2019

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Category — France

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1557
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1557, FranceFRANCE, 1862, 10c-40c Ceres, Re-Issue (1g, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 7d; Yvert 1f, 2e, 3f, 4d, 5g, 8f), FRANCE, 1862, 10c-40c Ceres, Re-Issue (1g, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 7d; Yvert 1f, 2e, 3f, 4d, 5g, 8f)FRANCE, 1862, 10c-40c Ceres, Re-Issue (1g, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 7d; Yvert 1f, 2e, 3f, 4d, 5g, 8f). 10c part original gum (catalogued as original gum) 20c Black and 25c original gum, others unused (no gum), all with four margins ranging from large to close, Fine-Very Fine, No. 3d with 1993 Von Der Weid certificate

1,925
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1558
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1558, FranceFRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish, 1fr Light Carmine (2, 9; Yvert 2, 6), FRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish, 1fr Light Carmine (2, 9; Yvert 2, 6)FRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish, 1fr Light Carmine (2, 9; Yvert 2, 6). 15c horizontal pair with large margins all around, 1fr single with full margins to just touching at top left, tied by grid cancels on 1852 cover to New York, Paris 3 Dec. 52 circular datestamp, Boston receiver also tied the 15c pair, ms. "per Steamer via Liverpool", Very Fine, scarce and attractive use, with 2000 Calves certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
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1559
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1559, FranceFRANCE, 1849, 25c Blue (6a; Yvert 4), FRANCE, 1849, 25c Blue (6a; Yvert 4)FRANCE, 1849, 25c Blue (6a; Yvert 4). Original gum, large margins to just clearing at bottom left, rich color, pinpoint thin speck that is barely perceptible, otherwise a Very Fine example of this scarce original-gum stamp, Yvert €8,500

6,750
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1560
ogbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1560, FranceFRANCE, 1867, 30c Brown (34; Yvert 30), FRANCE, 1867, 30c Brown (34; Yvert 30)FRANCE, 1867, 30c Brown (34; Yvert 30). Block of four, original gum, faintly hinged, wonderful color, several vertical perfs rejoined, Fine, Yvert €5,000

2,850
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1561
E
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1561, FranceFRANCE, 1924, 10c Olympic Games, Large Die Essays (198E; Yvert 183E), FRANCE, 1924, 10c Olympic Games, Large Die Essays (198E; Yvert 183E)FRANCE, 1924, 10c Olympic Games, Large Die Essays (198E; Yvert 183E). Two, in Green and Dull Orange, die sunk on glossy paper, similar to the issued design, except missing "France" and background, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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1562
E
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1562, FranceFRANCE, 1924, 10c-50c Olympic Games, Small Die Essays (198-201E; Yvert 183-186E), FRANCE, 1924, 10c-50c Olympic Games, Small Die Essays (198-201E; Yvert 183-186E)FRANCE, 1924, 10c-50c Olympic Games, Small Die Essays (198-201E; Yvert 183-186E). Five, 10c and 30c with frame only, 30c and 50c nearly complete design, 25c complete design in different colors than issued, Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1563
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1563, FranceFRANCE, 1924, 10c-50c Olympics, Collective Deluxe Proof (198-201P; Yvert 183-186P), FRANCE, 1924, 10c-50c Olympics, Collective Deluxe Proof (198-201P; Yvert 183-186P)FRANCE, 1924, 10c-50c Olympics, Collective Deluxe Proof (198-201P; Yvert 183-186P). Full size, approximately 300 x 200mm, with interleaving still attached at top, bright and fresh, faint bend and tiny tear both in the far right margin, otherwise Very Fine, only 135 were issued for distribution to Olympic Committee members, many of which have been reduced in size, Yvert €5,500

E. 1,500-2,000
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1564
E
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1564, FranceFRANCE, 1924, 50c Nimes Arena Olympic Essay of the Rejected Design (201E; Yvert 188E; Maury 186A), FRANCE, 1924, 50c Nimes Arena Olympic Essay of the Rejected Design (201E; Yvert 188E; Maury 186A)FRANCE, 1924, 50c Nimes Arena Olympic Essay of the Rejected Design (201E; Yvert 188E; Maury 186A). Five different color combinations on full size (approximately 112 x 142mm) thin card, fresh and Very Fine group of these scarce essays, Maury €3,500

E. 1,000-1,500
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1565
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1565, FranceFRANCE, 1924 Pasteur Postcards, FRANCE, 1924 Pasteur PostcardsFRANCE, 1924 Pasteur Postcards. Complete set of eight cards in the special envelope, the envelope with slight wear in the corners as is typical, the cards are fresh and Very Fine, a scarce and desirable item for the Olympic specialist

E. 500-750
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1566
nhbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1566, FranceFRANCE, 1929, 20fr Red Brown, Die I (253; Yvert 262A), FRANCE, 1929, 20fr Red Brown, Die I (253; Yvert 262A)FRANCE, 1929, 20fr Red Brown, Die I (253; Yvert 262A). Mint N.H. block of four, perfect centering, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, a choice and pristine block, catalogue values as singles, Yvert €2,300

2,000
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1567
P
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1567, FranceFRANCE, 1956, 30fr Coubertin, Large Die Proofs (817 Proof; Yvert 1088 Proof), FRANCE, 1956, 30fr Coubertin, Large Die Proofs (817 Proof; Yvert 1088 Proof)FRANCE, 1956, 30fr Coubertin, Large Die Proofs (817 Proof; Yvert 1088 Proof). 23 different, all die sunk on card or thick paper, six are deluxe proofs, various colors (a few are different shades of the same basic color), several signed by the artist

VERY FINE. AN IMPRESSIVE GROUP OF LARGE DIE PROOFS OF THE 1956 COUBERTIN STAMP.

Pierre de Coubertin is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games. This group of scarce proofs would make an excellent addition to a specialized Olympic collection or exhibit

E. 2,000-3,000
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1568
nh
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1568, FranceFRANCE, 1936, 50fr Banknote, Air Post (C15; Yvert PA15), FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Banknote, Air Post (C15; Yvert PA15)FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Banknote, Air Post (C15; Yvert PA15). Mint N.H., well-centered, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85), Yvert €1,500

1,700
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