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

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

Category — France thru German Offices

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1051
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Sale 1204, Lot 1051, France thru German OfficesFRANCE, 1862, 1fr Pale Lake Re-Issue (9d; Yvert 6f). Full original gum, just a faint trace of hinging, large to full margins all around, rich color, Very Fine, with 2018 Roumet certificate, Yvert €900

600
475
1052
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Sale 1204, Lot 1052, France thru German OfficesFRANCE, 1920, 2fr Orange & Pale Blue, Double "Annule" Overprint (Yvert 145-CI 2). Mint N.H. bottom left corner selvage block of four, fresh color, a couple minor gum wrinkles, Fine-Very Fine, with 2018 Roumet certificate, Yvert value as singles

€ 960
150
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1053
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Sale 1204, Lot 1053, France thru German OfficesFRANCE, 1937, 80c on 1fr Orange, Inverted Surcharge (333a; Yvert 359a). Mint N.H., selvage at right, brilliantly fresh, Fine, a rare error, the first we have offered since keeping computerized records, signed A. Brun, Yvert €1,500

1,225
325
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1054
 
Sale 1204, Lot 1054, France thru German OfficesFRENCH INDIA, 1941, 5fa Paris Exposition with "France Libre" Overprint, Souvenir Sheet (140; Yvert BF2). Tied to small piece by "Inde Francaise, Pondichery 21-1-1942" double-circle datestamp, small oil stain at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, only 775 examples were overprinted and while the unused examples are scarce, we seldom see used examples, signed Roumet, Yvert €800

725
700
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1055
 
Sale 1204, Lot 1055, France thru German OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1890, 2m Brownish Purple (Michel V37 ZS). Vertical pair, used with 10pf, 25pf and 50pf Eagle & Shield (Michel V47, V49-V50), all tied by bold strikes of "Shanghai 20/6 94" circular datestamps on blue piece, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive four-color forerunner piece, Michel value as cheapest shades

€ 1,510
200
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1056
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Sale 1204, Lot 1056, France thru German OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 30pf Orange & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (21; Michel 12). Mint N.H., particularly well-centered, rich colors on fresh paper, few minor toned spots on reverse only

STILL VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONAL NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-PFENNIG TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP.

With the exception of the 50pf value, this is the rarest used stamp of these highly collectible Tientsin handstamps -- especially so in Mint Never-Hinged condition.

Signed Engel, Pfenninger and Friedl. With 1991 Holcombe and 2017 Jaschke-Lantelme certificates. Michel €20,000

14,500
3,500
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1057
 
Sale 1204, Lot 1057, France thru German OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 30pf Orange & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (21; Michel 12). Tied on small piece by perfectly struck "Tientsin, Deutsche Post 27/1 01" circular datestamp, rich colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-PFENNIG TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP TIED ON SMALL PIECE.

With the exception of the 50pf value, this is the rarest used stamp of these highly collectible Tientsin handstamps - especially in choice condition tied on piece.

Signed Friedl. With 1995 Jakubek certificate (befund). Michel €4,500

4,750
2,100
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