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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — France & French Colonies

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
316
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 316, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1849, 15c Dark Green, 1fr Carmine (2b, 9; Yvert 2b, 6), FRANCE, 1849, 15c Dark Green, 1fr Carmine (2b, 9; Yvert 2b, 6)FRANCE, 1849, 15c Dark Green, 1fr Carmine (2b, 9; Yvert 2b, 6). Vertical pair of 15c, mostly large margins, just touching at top of 15c pair, tied by large dotted cancel and "Paris 31 Mars 53" double-circle datestamp on cover to Brooklyn N.Y., manuscript "Per Steamer via Liverpool" directive, red boxed "PD" handstamp, Calais transit and New York arrival datestamps, address with minor ink erosion, still Very Fine, signed Calves, with 2001 Roumet certificate

E. 500-750
375
317
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 317, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1849, 15c Dark Green, 1fr Carmine (2b, 9; Yvert 2b, 6), FRANCE, 1849, 15c Dark Green, 1fr Carmine (2b, 9; Yvert 2b, 6)FRANCE, 1849, 15c Dark Green, 1fr Carmine (2b, 9; Yvert 2b, 6). Vertical pair of 15c, large margins to clear, tied by large dotted cancel and red "Paris 2 Juin 53" double-circle datestamp on folded cover to Baltimore Md., manuscript "Per Steamer from Liverpool, England" directive, blue "Per Steamer from Liverpool" handstamp, red boxed "PD" handstamp, Calais transit and New York arrival datestamps, 1fr with small fault at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, signed Calves, with 2001 Roumet certificate

E. 400-500
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318
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 318, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1849, 25c Blue on Bluish, 1fr Dark Carmine (6a, 9c; Yvert 4, 6b), FRANCE, 1849, 25c Blue on Bluish, 1fr Dark Carmine (6a, 9c; Yvert 4, 6b)FRANCE, 1849, 25c Blue on Bluish, 1fr Dark Carmine (6a, 9c; Yvert 4, 6b). Horizontal pair of 25c, horizontal strip of three and single of 1fr, mostly large margins, just touching on 25c pair, tied by diamond grid cancels with "Paris 22 Mai 51" double-circle datestamp on cover to Philadelphia Pa., manuscript "via Liverpool, Angleterre" directive, red boxed "PD" handstamp, Calais transit and New York debit datestamp also ties strip, Very Fine, a scarce triple rate franking

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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319
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 319, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18), FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18)FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18). Two singles, left example with large margins to clear, right example with large margins to touching at left, used with 10c Bister on Yellowish (14; Yvert 13), horizontal strip of three, pair (on reverse) and single, large margins to touching, tied by dotted "DS2" diamond with lightly struck "Paris 15 Juin 54" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, red boxed "PD" handstamp, Calais transit and New York arrival datestamps, 10c pair on reverse with some faults due to placement on cover, Very Fine appearance, the 1fr is quite scarce on cover with Scott Retail for single at $7,500.00, with 2001 Roumet certificate

E. 750-1,000
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320
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 320, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18), FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18)FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18). Large to full margins, trivial facial scuff, used with 10c Pale Bister on Yellowish (10; Yvert 9a), horizontal strip of three with margins to touching at top and left, tied by dotted "898" diamond with "Cognac 19 Abril 54" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, red boxed "PD" handstamp, Paris transit and New York arrival datestamps, Very Fine appearance, the 1fr is quite scarce on cover with Scott Retail at $7,500.00, with 1999 Roumet certificate

E. 750-1,000
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321
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 321, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1870, 30c Brown on Yellowish (46; Yvert 47), FRANCE, 1870, 30c Brown on Yellowish (46; Yvert 47)FRANCE, 1870, 30c Brown on Yellowish (46; Yvert 47). Two singles, large to full margins, used with 20c Blue on Bluish (33; Yvert 29B), tied by large dotted "1769" handstamp with "Le Havre 29 Mars 71" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, red boxed "PD" handstamp, red "Paid London Ship Letter" transit datestamp, red "2 cents" credit handstamp, one 30c with trivial scissor cut, still Very Fine and scarce use of the 30c Bordeaux

E. 400-500
350
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322
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 322, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (52; Yvert 52), FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (52; Yvert 52)FRANCE, 1870, 4c Gray (52; Yvert 52). Ten examples comprising of two strips of three, pair and two singles, all tied by multiple strikes of "Paris 18 Dec. 76" double-circle datestamps on cover to Woburn Mass., manuscript "via Queenstown" directive, red Boston Paid transit datestamp, cover with minor edge wear, still Very Fine, a lovely cover using ten 4c stamps to pay the 40c rate to the United States, signed Calves

E. 1,000-1,500
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323
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 323, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, Alsace & Lorraine, 1870, 10c Bister Brown, 20c Ultramarine (N5-N6; Yvert 5-6), FRANCE, Alsace & Lorraine, 1870, 10c Bister Brown, 20c Ultramarine (N5-N6; Yvert 5-6)FRANCE, Alsace & Lorraine, 1870, 10c Bister Brown, 20c Ultramarine (N5-N6; Yvert 5-6). Horizontal pair of 20c, tied by boxed "Muhlhausen i Elsass Bahnhof 16 6 71" boxed datestamps with additional strike at left on folded letter to New Orleans, red boxed "Franco" handstamp, Fine and rare transatlantic cover paying the 50c rate from Alsace-Lorraine via Great Britain

E. 1,000-1,500
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324
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 324, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, Alsace & Lorraine, 1870, 20c Ultramarine (N6; Yvert 6), FRANCE, Alsace & Lorraine, 1870, 20c Ultramarine (N6; Yvert 6)FRANCE, Alsace & Lorraine, 1870, 20c Ultramarine (N6; Yvert 6). Two singles, tied by boxed "Muhlhausen i Elsass Bahnhof 28 10 71" boxed datestamp with additional strikes at sides on folded letter to New Orleans, red boxed "Franco" handstamp, red New York Paid All transit datestamp, cover with minor splitting along folds, otherwise Fine and rare transatlantic cover via North German Direct mail from Hamburg, fully paid direct from Alsace-Lorraine per the Jul. 1870 US-German treaty

E. 750-1,000
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325
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 325, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, Offices in China, 1894, 5c Green on Greenish, 10c Black on Lavender, 15c Blue, 20c Red on Green, 25c Black on Rose (1, 3a, 4-6; Yvert 1, 5-8), FRANCE, Offices in China, 1894, 5c Green on Greenish, 10c Black on Lavender, 15c Blue, 20c Red on Green, 25c Black on Rose (1, 3a, 4-6; Yvert 1, 5-8)FRANCE, Offices in China, 1894, 5c Green on Greenish, 10c Black on Lavender, 15c Blue, 20c Red on Green, 25c Black on Rose (1, 3a, 4-6; Yvert 1, 5-8). 10c the scarcer Ty. II, all tied by "Shang-hai, Chine 13 Mai 95" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at bottom left on blue registered "United States Consulate at Ningpo, China" (manuscript location) corner card cover to U.S. Consul in San Juan, Puerto Rico, red boxed "R" handstamp, New York registry label, Yokohama, Montreal and New York transit backstamps, 5c with minor bend and stamps with trivial toned perfs at places, accompanied by original enclosure regarding the exchange of their local stamps, Fine and fascinating cover from the US Consul in Ningpo to their counterpart in San Juan -- thru the French postal system

E. 1,000-1,500
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326
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 326, France & French ColoniesGUADELOUPE, French Colonies, 1859-65, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, 40c Orange on Yellowish (2, 5; Yvert 2, 5), GUADELOUPE, French Colonies, 1859-65, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, 40c Orange on Yellowish (2, 5; Yvert 2, 5)GUADELOUPE, French Colonies, 1859-65, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish, 40c Orange on Yellowish (2, 5; Yvert 2, 5). 40c vertical strip of three, stamps with large margins to touching, tied by diamond of dots cancels with "Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe 10 Nov. 1864" circular datestamp on folded letter to Philadelphia Pa., manuscript "per Mail via Havana" directive, cover went through British post with superb strike of red "Paid at Guadeloupe" Crowned circle (A1; SG CC1) and Nov. 11 despatch datestamp on reverse, St. Thomas transit and "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp, Very Fine and attractive use of French and British postal systems

E. 1,500-2,000
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327
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 327, France & French ColoniesFRANCE, Used in Danish West Indies, 1863-70, 40c Pale Orange on Yellowish (35; Yvert 31), FRANCE, Used in Danish West Indies, 1863-70, 40c Pale Orange on Yellowish (35; Yvert 31)FRANCE, Used in Danish West Indies, 1863-70, 40c Pale Orange on Yellowish (35; Yvert 31). Two singles (one faulty), tied by dotted anchor cancel with "St. Thomas Paq. Fr. 31 Mars. 71" datestamp on blue folded letter to Philadelphia, letter datelined in Trinidad and carried privately to St. Thomas with blue "Forwarded by G.W. Smith & Co., St. Thomas W.I." oval handstamp (Rowe Rarity "3") where it entered the mails, boxed "PP" and "10" handstamps, Baltimore transit datestamp, Very Fine and unusual routing for quicker posting to the United States

E. 300-400
450
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328
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 328, France & French ColoniesINDO-CHINA, 1892, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (20; Yvert 15), INDO-CHINA, 1892, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (20; Yvert 15)INDO-CHINA, 1892, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (20; Yvert 15). Used with 15c Blue and French Colonies 20c Red on Yellow Green (10, Fr. Col. 52; Yvert 8, Fr. Col. 52), all tied by "Hai-Phong, Tonkin, 9 Mai 96" double-circle datestamps on registered "J. D'Abbadie" imprint cover to Philadelphia Pa., red boxed "R" and "AR" handstamps, Hong Kong transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, oddly docketed "wrote on Nov. 9th, 1914" (18 years later) which we haven't the faintest idea what it refers to, Very Fine, the 1fr value is quite scarce on commercial cover, even more so used in combination with a French Colonies stamp

E. 500-750
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329
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 329, France & French ColoniesMADAGASCAR, 1889-1891, 05c on 40c Red on Straw, 5c Black on Green (4, 8; Yvert 4, 8), MADAGASCAR, 1889-1891, 05c on 40c Red on Straw, 5c Black on Green (4, 8; Yvert 4, 8)MADAGASCAR, 1889-1891, 05c on 40c Red on Straw, 5c Black on Green (4, 8; Yvert 4, 8). Used with French Colonies, 1859, 40c Orange on Yellowish (5; Yvert 5), all tied by "Tananarive, Madagascar 31 Juil 92" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C., boxed "R" handstamp, Marseilles and New York transit and Washington arrival backstamps, cover with minor edge wear, still Very Fine, an interesting combination cover using the Madagascar overprint and Typeset issues with the French Colonies stamp

E. 500-750
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330
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 330, France & French ColoniesREUNION, 1885, 10c on 40c Vermilion on Straw (9; Yvert 9), REUNION, 1885, 10c on 40c Vermilion on Straw (9; Yvert 9)REUNION, 1885, 10c on 40c Vermilion on Straw (9; Yvert 9). Two, large balanced margins, used with 5c on 30c and 25c on 40c (4-5; Yvert 4-5), each with one sheet margin and 5c touching on two sides, all tied by blue "Reunion, St. Denis, 9 Juin 86" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to San Francisco Cal., blue boxed "R" and red Paquebot cancel, New York transit and violet San Francisco registered transit backstamps, Very Fine and rare three-color registered franking to an unusual destination, the Scott Retail for any of these singles on cover is $950.00 alone

E. 750-1,000
375
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331
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 331, France & French ColoniesST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 05c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, 10c on 40c Vermilion on Straw (2, 6; Yvert 6, 11), ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 05c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, 10c on 40c Vermilion on Straw (2, 6; Yvert 6, 11)ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 05c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, 10c on 40c Vermilion on Straw (2, 6; Yvert 6, 11). Four singles of 5c and three singles of 10c, each with large to full margins, neatly positioned and tied by "St. Pierre et Miquelon 4 Avril 89" double-circle datestamps with additional strike on registered cover to Norfolk Va., framed "R" handstamp, violet arrival backstamp, Very Fine, while obviously philatelic, still scarce to find these provisionals on cover, ex Seybold

E. 300-400
225
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332
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 332, France & French ColoniesST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1890s, 15c Blue & Red, Postal Stationery Entire, ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1890s, 15c Blue & Red, Postal Stationery EntireST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1890s, 15c Blue & Red, Postal Stationery Entire. Used with Canada 1872, 2c Green (36) and tied by barred cancel in St. Pierre to New York, Halifax Feb. 19, 1896 transit and New York arrival backstamps, 2c with stray ink marks, Very Fine and unusual use of a Canadian stamp used abroad, the 15c entire paying the local St. Pierre rate and the Canada 2c paying the UPU circular rate to New York

E. 500-750
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333
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 333, France & French ColoniesTAHITI, 1893, 20c Red on Green (11; Yvert 13), TAHITI, 1893, 20c Red on Green (11; Yvert 13)TAHITI, 1893, 20c Red on Green (11; Yvert 13). Used with French Oceania, 1892, 5c Green on Greenish (4; Yvert 4), Tied by "Papeete, Tahiti 9 Fevr." double-circle datestamps on 1894 cover to Petaluma Cal., San Francisco transit and Petaluma arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a scarce combination use of Tahiti and French Oceania stamps, signed A. Diena, Calves and Roumet

E. 300-400
400
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334
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 334, France & French ColoniesTAHITI, 1893, 15c Blue (22; Yvert 24), TAHITI, 1893, 15c Blue (22; Yvert 24)TAHITI, 1893, 15c Blue (22; Yvert 24). Used on uprated French Oceania 10c postal card and tied by "Papeete, Tahiti 9 Dec. 94" double-circle datestamps to London, San Francisco transit and London arrival datestamps, an already rare use of this postal card, even more so with the Tahiti stamp combination

E. 300-400
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335
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 335, France & French ColoniesTAHITI, French Oceania, 1892, 5c Green on Greenish, 10c Black on Lavender, 15c Blue (4, 6, 8; Yvert 4-6), TAHITI, French Oceania, 1892, 5c Green on Greenish, 10c Black on Lavender, 15c Blue (4, 6, 8; Yvert 4-6)TAHITI, French Oceania, 1892, 5c Green on Greenish, 10c Black on Lavender, 15c Blue (4, 6, 8; Yvert 4-6). Horizontal strip of three of 5c, horizontal pair of 10c (small corner fault), tied by four strikes of "Papeete, Tahiti 11 Nov. 99" double-circle datestamps with additional strike on registered cover to San Francisco Cal., boxed "R" handstamp, arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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336
c
France and French Colonies Better Postal History Balance. Eighteen covers to the United States, thirteen of which are France, mostly early uses incl. Ceres 1fr and Napoleon 1fr, eleven are multi-colored frankings, five are French Colonies incl. Guadeloupe Navigation & Commerce five-color franking, French Colonies used in Senegal with Sage 5c gutter pair, Tunisia wrapper, Somali Coast No. 13 and French Offices in Turkey 1pi franking, small faults on earlier covers, mostly Fine or better

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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