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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Monaco

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1696
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1696, MonacoMONACO, 1885, 1c-5fr Prince Charles III, Imperforate Plate Proofs on Card (1P-10P; Yvert 1P-10P), MONACO, 1885, 1c-5fr Prince Charles III, Imperforate Plate Proofs on Card (1P-10P; Yvert 1P-10P)MONACO, 1885, 1c-5fr Prince Charles III, Imperforate Plate Proofs on Card (1P-10P; Yvert 1P-10P). Matching bottom sheet margin singles, other margins large, fresh colors, couple values with minor bends in margin only, Extremely Fine and scarce set, Yvert value

€ 2,600
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1697
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1697, MonacoMONACO, 1885, 25c Green (6; Yvert 6), MONACO, 1885, 25c Green (6; Yvert 6)MONACO, 1885, 25c Green (6; Yvert 6). Mint N.H., fresh color, strong impression, Fine and scarce, with 2009 Behr certificate, Yvert as hinged €1,020

925
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1698
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1698, MonacoMONACO, 1885, 1fr Black on Yellow (9; Yvert 9), MONACO, 1885, 1fr Black on Yellow (9; Yvert 9)MONACO, 1885, 1fr Black on Yellow (9; Yvert 9). Mint N.H., wonderfully rich color on bright paper, well-centered, Very Fine, a choice example which is exceptionally challenging to find in Mint N.H. condition, signed A. Brun and with 2009 J.F. Brun certificate, Yvert value as hinged €2,750

2,300
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1699
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1699, MonacoMONACO, 1885, 5fr Rose on Green (10; Yvert 10), MONACO, 1885, 5fr Rose on Green (10; Yvert 10)MONACO, 1885, 5fr Rose on Green (10; Yvert 10). Mint N.H., bold color on fresh paper, Fine, this high value is exceedingly scarce in Mint N.H. condition, signed A. Brun and others, with 2009 J.F. Brun certificate, Yvert as hinged €4,500

4,400
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1700
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1700, MonacoMONACO, 1891-1921, 1c-5fr Prince Albert I (11-29, 27a; Yvert 11-25, 21a, 44-47), MONACO, 1891-1921, 1c-5fr Prince Albert I (11-29, 27a; Yvert 11-25, 21a, 44-47)MONACO, 1891-1921, 1c-5fr Prince Albert I (11-29, 27a; Yvert 11-25, 21a, 44-47). Mint N.H., also with 5fr Carmine Rose on Green (27a; Yvert 21a), fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine set, 5fr Violet signed A. Brun, Yvert €2,376.50

2,059
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1701
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1701, MonacoMONACO, 1891, 15c Rose, Double Impression (17a; Maury 15b), MONACO, 1891, 15c Rose, Double Impression (17a; Maury 15b)MONACO, 1891, 15c Rose, Double Impression (17a; Maury 15b). Unused (no gum), bright shade, small thin at top, Very Fine appearance, a striking error, signed Calves, Maury (2010-2011) €1,900

1,400
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1702
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1702, MonacoMONACO, 1932, 45c Red (115a; Yvert 123a), MONACO, 1932, 45c Red (115a; Yvert 123a)MONACO, 1932, 45c Red (115a; Yvert 123a). Mint N.H. with large sheet selvage at right, well-centered, intense and distinctive shade, Very Fine, signed Calves, Yvert €790, Scott Retail as hinged

425
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1703
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1703, MonacoMONACO, 1938, 1fr Rose (155 var; Yvert 163a), MONACO, 1938, 1fr Rose (155 var; Yvert 163a)MONACO, 1938, 1fr Rose (155 var; Yvert 163a). Mint N.H., bold color, fresh and Very Fine, signed Calves and Roumet, Yvert value

€ 475
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1704
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1704, MonacoMONACO, 1948, 50c-4fr, 5fr +5fr - 15fr + 25fr Bosio, Imperforate (209-213, CB11-CB14 var; Yvert 314-318, PA28-PA31 var), MONACO, 1948, 50c-4fr, 5fr +5fr - 15fr + 25fr Bosio, Imperforate (209-213, CB11-CB14 var; Yvert 314-318, PA28-PA31 var)MONACO, 1948, 50c-4fr, 5fr +5fr - 15fr + 25fr Bosio, Imperforate (209-213, CB11-CB14 var; Yvert 314-318, PA28-PA31 var). Each a Mint N.H. corner sheet margin block of ten, except 15fr + 25fr in Mint N.H. sheet of ten, large margins, 2fr with scissor cut in margin only, Extremely Fine, Yvert value as ten sets

€ 1,900
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1705
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1705, MonacoMONACO, 1956, 30f on 1f Pigeons & Helicopter, Unissued Air Post (Maury 491A-491B), MONACO, 1956, 30f on 1f Pigeons & Helicopter, Unissued Air Post (Maury 491A-491B)MONACO, 1956, 30f on 1f Pigeons & Helicopter, Unissued Air Post (Maury 491A-491B). Mint N.H. se-tenant pair, excellent colors

VERY FINE. THE RARE SE-TENANT PAIR OF THE UNISSUED 1956 AIR POST SURCHARGE.

Unlisted in either Scott or Yvert. With 2006 Calves and 2019 Roumet certificates. Maury (2010-2011) value

€ 11,000
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1706
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1706, MonacoMONACO, 1960, 5fr Green & Blue Green, "Colombes 15-5-60" Overprint, Unissued (Yvert 522B), MONACO, 1960, 5fr Green & Blue Green, "Colombes 15-5-60" Overprint, Unissued (Yvert 522B)MONACO, 1960, 5fr Green & Blue Green, "Colombes 15-5-60" Overprint, Unissued (Yvert 522B). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, due to the success of the Monaco Football Club at the 1960 Coupe de France, the 1952 Helsinki Olympic stamp was quickly reissued in 5fr (originally 2fr) and given this overprint, they were ultimately not issued and were destroyed though 75 examples (three sheets) were saved, with 2019 Roumet certificate, unlisted in Scott, Yvert value

€ 4,500
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1707
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1707, MonacoMONACO, 1963, 4c Louis II Football Stadium, Without Overprint (556 var; Yvert 623A), MONACO, 1963, 4c Louis II Football Stadium, Without Overprint (556 var; Yvert 623A)MONACO, 1963, 4c Louis II Football Stadium, Without Overprint (556 var; Yvert 623A). Mint N.H. with sheet selvage, fresh colors, Very Fine, a rare variety which was not regularly issued without the overprint, with 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,000, Listed in Scott as a Footnote

750
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1708
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1708, MonacoMONACO, 1919, 2c+3c to 5fr+5fr Monaco Views, Semi-Postal (B2-B8; Yvert 27-33), MONACO, 1919, 2c+3c to 5fr+5fr Monaco Views, Semi-Postal (B2-B8; Yvert 27-33)MONACO, 1919, 2c+3c to 5fr+5fr Monaco Views, Semi-Postal (B2-B8; Yvert 27-33). Mint N.H., 5c with gum skip (counted as hinged), well-centered overall, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, challenging to find in this condition, 5fr signed Calves, Yvert €3,770

2,927
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1709
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1709, MonacoMONACO, 1920, 2c+3c to 5fr+5fr Royal Wedding, Semi-Postal (B9-B18; Yvert 34-43), MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c to 5fr+5fr Royal Wedding, Semi-Postal (B9-B18; Yvert 34-43)MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c to 5fr+5fr Royal Wedding, Semi-Postal (B9-B18; Yvert 34-43). Mint N.H., lovely colors, well-centered overall with an especially choice example of the key 5fr value

FINE-VERY FINE. A CHOICE NEVER-HINGED SET OF THE 1920 ROYAL WEDDING SEMI-POSTAL. ONE OF THE KEY SETS OF MONACO.

The 5fr is notorious for being off-centered, so much so that Yvert gives a 25% surcharge for well-centered. 5fr signed A. Brun and with 2008 Behr certificate. Yvert €13,900 (not factoring in premium for centering)

9,548
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1710
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1710, MonacoMONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 15c+10c Rose, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B9b; Yvert 34b), MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 15c+10c Rose, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B9b; Yvert 34b)MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 15c+10c Rose, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B9b; Yvert 34b). Horizontal pair, barely hinged, left stamp the error, exceptionally well-centered, bright color, Very Fine and choice, a rare and visually striking error, signed A. Brun, J.F. Brun and Calves, with photocopy of 2007 Raybaudi (as Mint N.H.) and 2019 Roumet certificates, Yvert €3,200

2,250
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1711
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1711, MonacoMONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 25c+15c Blue, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B10b; Yvert 35b), MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 25c+15c Blue, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B10b; Yvert 35b)MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 25c+15c Blue, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B10b; Yvert 35b). Horizontal pair, lightly hinged, right stamp the error, bold color, Very Fine and rare error, signed A. Brun, J.F. Brun and Calves, with 2007 Raybaudi (as Mint N.H.) and 2019 Roumet certificates, Yvert €3,200

2,250
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1712
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1712, MonacoMONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 50c+50c Brown on Buff, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B11b; Yvert 36b), MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 50c+50c Brown on Buff, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B11b; Yvert 36b)MONACO, 1920, 2c+3c on 50c+50c Brown on Buff, Semi-Postal, Pair, One with "c" of "3c" Inverted (B11b; Yvert 36b). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, right stamp the error, excellent color on fresh paper, Fine, a rare error, especially in Mint N.H. condition, signed Champion and Miro, with 2007 Raybaudi and 2019 Roumet certificates, Yvert €4,000

3,000
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1713
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1713, MonacoMONACO, 1918, 20c on 10c Light Violet, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J19a; Yvert TT11a), MONACO, 1918, 20c on 10c Light Violet, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J19a; Yvert TT11a)MONACO, 1918, 20c on 10c Light Violet, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J19a; Yvert TT11a). Mint N.H., bold color, fresh and Fine, a scarce error, with 2009 Behr certificate, Yvert €1,750, Scott Retail as hinged

1,000
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1714
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1714, MonacoMONACO, 1918, 20c on 10c Light Violet, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J19a; Yvert TT11a), MONACO, 1918, 20c on 10c Light Violet, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J19a; Yvert TT11a)MONACO, 1918, 20c on 10c Light Violet, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J19a; Yvert TT11a). Bold color, particularly well-centered, Very Fine and scarce, signed Calves and with 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,450

1,000
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1715
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1715, MonacoMONACO, 1925, 10c Violet, 30c Bister, 60c Red, Postage Due, Imperforate (J22-J24 vars; Yvert TT14a-TT16a), MONACO, 1925, 10c Violet, 30c Bister, 60c Red, Postage Due, Imperforate (J22-J24 vars; Yvert TT14a-TT16a)MONACO, 1925, 10c Violet, 30c Bister, 60c Red, Postage Due, Imperforate (J22-J24 vars; Yvert TT14a-TT16a). Without gum as issued, full even margins all around, fresh colors, 10c with pinpoint natural inclusion, otherwise Very Fine, imperforates of this issue are only known on these values, Yvert value

€ 1,050
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1716
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1716, MonacoMONACO, 1925, 1fr on 50c Brown on Orange, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J27a; Yvert TT17a), MONACO, 1925, 1fr on 50c Brown on Orange, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J27a; Yvert TT17a)MONACO, 1925, 1fr on 50c Brown on Orange, Postage Due, Double Surcharge (J27a; Yvert TT17a). Mint N.H., rich colors on fresh paper, Very Fine, a surprisingly challenging error, especially in Mint N.H. condition, signed Calves and with 2019 Roumet certificate, Yvert €1,400, Scott Retail as hinged

750
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