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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — French Colonies - Benin thru French Morocco

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1577
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1577, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoBENIN, 1892, 15c Blue, Blue Overprint (15A; Yvert 6A), BENIN, 1892, 15c Blue, Blue Overprint (15A; Yvert 6A)BENIN, 1892, 15c Blue, Blue Overprint (15A; Yvert 6A). Lightly cancelled, faint toned spot on perf at left, otherwise Fine and very scarce, with clear 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,200

1,200
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1578
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1578, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoBENIN, 1892, 75c on 15c Blue, Black Surcharge (19; Yvert 17), BENIN, 1892, 75c on 15c Blue, Black Surcharge (19; Yvert 17)BENIN, 1892, 75c on 15c Blue, Black Surcharge (19; Yvert 17). Circular datestamp cancels, attractive color, Fine, only 100 were printed and far few than that exist today, signed A. Brun and with 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €3,250

2,800
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1579
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1579, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoCAMEROUN, 1915, 1c-2fr "Corps Expeditionnaire, Franco-Anglais, Cameroun" Overprints (101-115; Yvert 38-52), CAMEROUN, 1915, 1c-2fr "Corps Expeditionnaire, Franco-Anglais, Cameroun" Overprints (101-115; Yvert 38-52)CAMEROUN, 1915, 1c-2fr "Corps Expeditionnaire, Franco-Anglais, Cameroun" Overprints (101-115; Yvert 38-52). Each with neat circular datestamp, well-centered and fresh colors throughout, Very Fine, a particularly challenging set to find both used and sound, with 1996 Holcombe set certificate, Yvert €2,481

2,258
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1580
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1580, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoDIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Brown on Bister (21; Yvert 21), DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Brown on Bister (21; Yvert 21)DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Brown on Bister (21; Yvert 21). Tied on piece by neat circular datestamp, rich color, Very Fine, only 150 printed, signed Miro and with 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,000

925
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1581
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1581, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoDIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Brown on Bister (21; Yvert 21), DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Brown on Bister (21; Yvert 21)DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Brown on Bister (21; Yvert 21). Light but readable circular datestamp, well-centered and fresh, only 150 printed, with 1990 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,000

925
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1582
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1582, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoDIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Black on Yellow (22; Yvert 22), DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Black on Yellow (22; Yvert 22)DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 35c Black on Yellow (22; Yvert 22). Original gum, small h.r., unusually well-centered, strong color and impression, Very Fine, particularly rare in this choice quality, only 250 printed, signed Calves and with 1986 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,350

1,300
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1583
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1583, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoDIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 1fr Brown, Postage Due (J13; Yvert TT13), DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 1fr Brown, Postage Due (J13; Yvert TT13)DIEGO-SUAREZ, 1892, 1fr Brown, Postage Due (J13; Yvert TT13). Large even margins all around, fresh color, crisp impression, light circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a select quality used example of this scarce stamp, signed A. Brun, Calves, and with 2003 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,650

1,500
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1584
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1584, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH CONGO, 1900, 15c on 30c Brown on Bister (51; Yvert 26), FRENCH CONGO, 1900, 15c on 30c Brown on Bister (51; Yvert 26)FRENCH CONGO, 1900, 15c on 30c Brown on Bister (51; Yvert 26). Brazzaville circular datestamp, attractive color, faint diagonal crease, otherwise a Fine example of this rare stamp, this was provisionally issued on July 9, 1900 due to a shortage of regular 15c stamps, while 900 were produced, most were destroyed after the new supply of 15c stamps arrived, signed Calves and with 2018 Roumet certificate, Yvert €3,500

2,600
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1585
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1585, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH GUIANA, 1866, 5c on 2c Green on Greenish (1; Yvert 1), FRENCH GUIANA, 1866, 5c on 2c Green on Greenish (1; Yvert 1)FRENCH GUIANA, 1866, 5c on 2c Green on Greenish (1; Yvert 1). Large margins including an impressive sheet margin at top, beautiful rich color and sharp impression, neat portion of circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, an especially handsome and desirable example of this stamp, of which 900 were printed, signed Bloch and with 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €900

675
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1586
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1586, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 2c Brown on Buff (2; Yvert 2a), FRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 2c Brown on Buff (2; Yvert 2a)FRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 2c Brown on Buff (2; Yvert 2a). Unusually fresh, circular datestamps, Fine, with 2005 Roumet certificate, Yvert €680

600
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1587
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1587, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 30c Brown on Yellow (9; Yvert 7), FRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 30c Brown on Yellow (9; Yvert 7)FRENCH GUIANA, 1886, 5c on 30c Brown on Yellow (9; Yvert 7). Large to full margins, rich color, light blue circular datestamp, Very Fine, only 300 printed, with 2005 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,700

1,500
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1588
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1588, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH GUIANA, 1892, 2c Green on Greenish (12; Yvert 11), FRENCH GUIANA, 1892, 2c Green on Greenish (12; Yvert 11)FRENCH GUIANA, 1892, 2c Green on Greenish (12; Yvert 11). Large margins, strong color and impression, light circular datestamp, Very Fine and scarce, signed A. Brun and with 2004 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,100

975
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1589
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1589, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH INDIA, 1942, 16ca Paris Exposition with "France Libre" Overprint (179; Yvert 172), FRENCH INDIA, 1942, 16ca Paris Exposition with "France Libre" Overprint (179; Yvert 172)FRENCH INDIA, 1942, 16ca Paris Exposition with "France Libre" Overprint (179; Yvert 172). Excellent centering, vibrant color, neat portion of cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine, rarely offered postally used, signed A. Brun and with 2003 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,500

1,300
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1590
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1590, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH INDIA, 1943, 16ca Rose, "France Toujours" Overprint (Yvert 230Z), FRENCH INDIA, 1943, 16ca Rose, "France Toujours" Overprint (Yvert 230Z)FRENCH INDIA, 1943, 16ca Rose, "France Toujours" Overprint (Yvert 230Z). Block of four tied by Pondichery 15-9-1945 circular datestamps on local registered cover, light age spots, Fine appearance, signed Calves, Yvert as used singles €1,400

E. 400-500
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1591
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1591, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH INDIA, 1943, 1fa12ca Red, "France Toujours" Overprint (Yvert 230AA), FRENCH INDIA, 1943, 1fa12ca Red, "France Toujours" Overprint (Yvert 230AA)FRENCH INDIA, 1943, 1fa12ca Red, "France Toujours" Overprint (Yvert 230AA). Block of four tied by Pondichery 11-9-45 circular datestamp on local registered cover (backstamp of 15-9-1945), a few minor age spots, otherwise Fine, signed Calves, Yvert as used singles €1,400

E. 400-500
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1592
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1592, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c Black, 10c Black (9-10; Yvert 9-10), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c Black, 10c Black (9-10; Yvert 9-10)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c Black, 10c Black (9-10; Yvert 9-10). Tied together on one piece by Tangier circular datestamps, fresh shade, Very Fine, a scarce piece, signed A. Brun and with 2004 Roumet certificate, Yvert €2,200

2,000
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1593
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1593, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c, 10c Black (9-10; Yvert 9-10)., FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c, 10c Black (9-10; Yvert 9-10).FRENCH MOROCCO, 1893, 5c, 10c Black (9-10; Yvert 9-10).. Tied by Tanger 6 Feb. 1893 favor cancels on local cover, fresh and Fine, catalogued as used stamps, Yvert €2,200

2,000
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1594
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1594, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 5c on 5c Light Blue (24; Yvert 18), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 5c on 5c Light Blue (24; Yvert 18)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 5c on 5c Light Blue (24; Yvert 18). On piece with proper 10 Oct 03 circular datestamp alongside, fresh and Very Fine, the postmarks were never applied on top of these stamps, so as not to conceal the surcharge, with 2003 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,300

1,400
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1595
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1595, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 10c on 10c Chocolate (25; Yvert 19), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 10c on 10c Chocolate (25; Yvert 19)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1903, 10c on 10c Chocolate (25; Yvert 19). On part of cover with proper Tanger 10 Oct 03 circular datestamp, fresh color, Fine, a very scarce stamp, used examples were never cancelled on the stamp, so they are best collected on piece with the proper cancel of Oct. 10, 1903, signed Calves

2,600
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1596
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1596, French Colonies - Benin thru French MoroccoFRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c+5c on 10c Rose (B3; Yvert 56), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c+5c on 10c Rose (B3; Yvert 56)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1914, 10c+5c on 10c Rose (B3; Yvert 56). Lightly cancelled, attractive color, Fine, an elusive stamp, signed A. Brun, Calves, and with 2004 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,400

1,300
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