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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 May, 2021

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Category — French Colonies - Madagascar thru Togo

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2686
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2686, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMADAGASCAR, 1889, 5c on 25c Black on Rose (2; Yvert 2), MADAGASCAR, 1889, 5c on 25c Black on Rose (2; Yvert 2)MADAGASCAR, 1889, 5c on 25c Black on Rose (2; Yvert 2). Original gum, h.r., fresh shade, Fine and scarce, only 1,200 printed, signed Calves and A. Brun, Scott $725.00, Yvert €1,000

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E. 300-400
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2687
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2687, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMADAGASCAR, 1891, 5c on 10c Black on Lavender, Double Surcharge (6a; Yvert 6a), MADAGASCAR, 1891, 5c on 10c Black on Lavender, Double Surcharge (6a; Yvert 6a)MADAGASCAR, 1891, 5c on 10c Black on Lavender, Double Surcharge (6a; Yvert 6a). Original gum, rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine and quite scarce with the double surcharge, signed Bloch and with 2021 Roumet certificate, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,100

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2688
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2688, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMADAGASCAR, 1891, 1fr Black on Yellow (12; Yvert 12), MADAGASCAR, 1891, 1fr Black on Yellow (12; Yvert 12)MADAGASCAR, 1891, 1fr Black on Yellow (12; Yvert 12). Without gum as issued, framelines visible on all four sides, sharp impression on fresh paper, without the typical thins and faults endemic to this issue, Very Fine and choice, signed Calves and A. Brun, Scott $1,300.00, Yvert €1,500

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E. 400-500
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2689
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2689, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMADAGASCAR, 1891, 5fr Violet & Black on Lilac (13; Yvert 13), MADAGASCAR, 1891, 5fr Violet & Black on Lilac (13; Yvert 13)MADAGASCAR, 1891, 5fr Violet & Black on Lilac (13; Yvert 13). Large margins showing framelines on each side, lightly struck Tamatave double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, a handsome example of this scarce stamp without the typical faults found on this issue, signed Calves and A. Brun, Scott $1,275.00, Yvert €1,500

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E. 400-500
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2690
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2690, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMADAGASCAR, 1896, 15c on 2c Brown on Buff (24; Yvert 24), MADAGASCAR, 1896, 15c on 2c Brown on Buff (24; Yvert 24)MADAGASCAR, 1896, 15c on 2c Brown on Buff (24; Yvert 24). Neat 1896 double-circle datestamp, rich color, Fine and scarce, signed A. Brun, with 1996 Roumet certificate, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,300

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2691
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2691, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMARTINIQUE, 1888, 5c on 4c Claret on Lavender (11; Yvert 9), MARTINIQUE, 1888, 5c on 4c Claret on Lavender (11; Yvert 9)MARTINIQUE, 1888, 5c on 4c Claret on Lavender (11; Yvert 9). Neat blue Aug. 21, 1889 double-circle datestamp, fresh color, Fine and scarce, the first used example we have offered since keeping computerized records, signed A. Brun and Calves, Scott $1,375.00, Yvert €1,700

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2692
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2692, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoMARTINIQUE, 1903, 5fr on 60c Brown on Buff, Parcel Post (Q1; Yvert 60), MARTINIQUE, 1903, 5fr on 60c Brown on Buff, Parcel Post (Q1; Yvert 60)MARTINIQUE, 1903, 5fr on 60c Brown on Buff, Parcel Post (Q1; Yvert 60). With sheet margin at bottom, other sides large, original gum, h.r., deep rich color, Extremely Fine, a Gem example of this scarce stamp, signed A. Brun and Calves, Scott $550.00, Yvert €840

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E. 200-300
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2693
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2693, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNEW CALEDONIA, 1892, 10c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, Imperforate (34; Yvert 35), NEW CALEDONIA, 1892, 10c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, Imperforate (34; Yvert 35)NEW CALEDONIA, 1892, 10c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, Imperforate (34; Yvert 35). Large to full margins, lovely rich color, light and unobtrusive circular datestamp cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THIS RARITY. ONLY 100 WERE SURCHARGED.

Signed A. Brun. With 2003 Roumet certificate. Scott $4,500.00. Yvert €5,800

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2694
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2694, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c), NEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c)NEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, bold colors, Very Fine, a scarce error which is not listed in Scott, signed A. Brun and Roumet, Yvert €750

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E. 200-300
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2695
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2695, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c), NEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c)NEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c). Original gum, lightly hinged, precise centering, bold colors, Very Fine, only 150 4c stamps received the 15c surcharge in error, signed J.F. Brun, Yvert €750

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E. 200-300
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2696
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2696, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c), NEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c)NEW CALEDONIA, 1900, 15c on 4c Claret on Lavender (60 var; Yvert 55c). Original gum, minor h.r., fresh colors, Very Fine, only 150 4c stamps received the 15c surcharge in error, signed A. Brun, Yvert €750

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2697
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2697, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNEW HEBRIDES, 1920, 5c on 50c Red on Orange (35; Yvert 58A), NEW HEBRIDES, 1920, 5c on 50c Red on Orange (35; Yvert 58A)NEW HEBRIDES, 1920, 5c on 50c Red on Orange (35; Yvert 58A). Original gum with barest trace of tropicalization which is always the case, though far better than usually encountered, lightly hinged, radiant colors, Very Fine, the key stamp to the colony, only 300 printed, signed A. Brun, Scott $800.00, Yvert €1,400

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E. 300-400
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2698
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2698, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNOSSI-BE, 1889, 25c on 30c Brown, Double Surcharge (8a; Yvert 5b), NOSSI-BE, 1889, 25c on 30c Brown, Double Surcharge (8a; Yvert 5b)NOSSI-BE, 1889, 25c on 30c Brown, Double Surcharge (8a; Yvert 5b). Original gum, lightly hinged, subtle shift of surcharge, excellent centering, bold color and sharp impression, minute perf thin on reverse (likely due to hinge removal), Very Fine, an exceptionally rare double surcharge error, especially in original gum condition, signed Calves, with 2019 Scheller certificate, unpriced in Scott as original gum, Scott $2,200.00 as used (which is far more common), Yvert €5,500

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2699
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2699, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNOSSI-BE, 1890, 25c on 75c Carmine on Rose (15; Yvert 17), NOSSI-BE, 1890, 25c on 75c Carmine on Rose (15; Yvert 17)NOSSI-BE, 1890, 25c on 75c Carmine on Rose (15; Yvert 17). Neat blue 1891 double-circle datestamp, bold color, couple shortish perfs, Fine and scarce, only 200 printed, signed Calves and with 2004 Roumet certificate, Scott $675.00, Yvert €750

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2700
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2700, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNOSSI-BE, 1893, 20c Red on Green, Black Overprint (30; Yvert 25), NOSSI-BE, 1893, 20c Red on Green, Black Overprint (30; Yvert 25)NOSSI-BE, 1893, 20c Red on Green, Black Overprint (30; Yvert 25). Original gum, bright colors, Very Fine, signed A. Brun and Roumet, Scott $500.00, Yvert €650

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2701
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2701, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoNOSSI-BE, 1891, 50 on 30c Brown on Bister, Surcharge on Back (J3b; Yvert TT3b), NOSSI-BE, 1891, 50 on 30c Brown on Bister, Surcharge on Back (J3b; Yvert TT3b)NOSSI-BE, 1891, 50 on 30c Brown on Bister, Surcharge on Back (J3b; Yvert TT3b). Original gum (barest trace of rubbing on printed side), Very Fine and scarce error which is seldom offered, signed Calves and Roumet, Scott $1,050.00, Yvert €1,100

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2702
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2702, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1892, 1c on 25c to 5fr on 1fr Surcharges (21-31; Yvert 21-31), OBOCK, 1892, 1c on 25c to 5fr on 1fr Surcharges (21-31; Yvert 21-31)OBOCK, 1892, 1c on 25c to 5fr on 1fr Surcharges (21-31; Yvert 21-31). Original gum, mostly lightly hinged, few h.r., 35c unused (no gum), bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, 2c signed Champion, 5c signed Roumet and 5fr signd Thier and A. Brun, Scott $1,383.00, Yvert €1,529

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2703
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2703, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1892, 5fr on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (31; Yvert 31), OBOCK, 1892, 5fr on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (31; Yvert 31)OBOCK, 1892, 5fr on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (31; Yvert 31). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, deep colors, Very Fine and scarce, signed Scheller, Scott $775.00, Yvert €900

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2704
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2704, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1894, 25fr Brown and Blue (63; Yvert 63), OBOCK, 1894, 25fr Brown and Blue (63; Yvert 63)OBOCK, 1894, 25fr Brown and Blue (63; Yvert 63). Original gum, h.r., large margins, Very Fine, signed Roumet, Scott $875.00, Yvert €1,000

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E. 200-300
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2705
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2705, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64), OBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64)OBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64). Original gum, minor h.r., large balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2021 Roumet certificate, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,100

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E. 300-400
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2706
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2706, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64), OBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64)OBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64). Original gum, h.r., large margins, Very Fine, signed Miro, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,100

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E. 300-400
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2707
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2707, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64), OBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64)OBOCK, 1894, 50fr Red Violet & Green (64; Yvert 64). Original gum, h.r., full balanced margins, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,100

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2708
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2708, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoOBOCK, 1892, 1c-5fr Postage Due (J5-J18; Yvert TT5-TT18), OBOCK, 1892, 1c-5fr Postage Due (J5-J18; Yvert TT5-TT18)OBOCK, 1892, 1c-5fr Postage Due (J5-J18; Yvert TT5-TT18). Original gum, lightly hinged or h.r., each with large to full margins all around, bold colors, Very Fine, 1c, 1fr and 5fr signed Calves, 5fr additionally signed A. Brun, Scott $1,467.00, Yvert €1,731

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2709
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2709, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 5c on 4c Claret on Lavender (10; Yvert 4), ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 5c on 4c Claret on Lavender (10; Yvert 4)ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 5c on 4c Claret on Lavender (10; Yvert 4). Original gum, lightly hinged, bold color, fresh and Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Scott $550.00, Yvert €700

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2710
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2710, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1886, 15c Black (14; Yvert 17), ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1886, 15c Black (14; Yvert 17)ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1886, 15c Black (14; Yvert 17). Hinged to original piece with blue Feb. 15, 1886 double-circle datestamp, large margins all around, strong impression, Very Fine, these scarce type-set stamps only exist in used condition, signed E. Diena, with 2003 Roumet certificate, Scott $1,400.00, Yvert €1,500

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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2711, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1891, 15c on 35c Black on Orange (16; Yvert 13), ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1891, 15c on 35c Black on Orange (16; Yvert 13)ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1891, 15c on 35c Black on Orange (16; Yvert 13). Original gum, h.r., precise centering with wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun and Scheller, Scott $725.00, Yvert €800

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2712
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2712, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1892, 10c-5fr Postage Due Overprints (52-59; Yvert 51-58), ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1892, 10c-5fr Postage Due Overprints (52-59; Yvert 51-58)ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1892, 10c-5fr Postage Due Overprints (52-59; Yvert 51-58). Original gum, lightly hinged or h.r., 60c large part original gum, mostly large margins incl. a few values with sheet margins, 1fr and 5fr large to ample, fresh colors, Very Fine, 10c signed A. Brun, 2fr and 5fr signed Calves, Scott $1,325.00, Yvert €1,455

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2713
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ST.PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1942, "France Libre" Group of Blocks. 35 different stamps in Mint N.H. blocks of four, includes the surcharged set of seven, all four of the World's Fair, the Semi-Postal stamp, and three different Postage Dues, Fine-Very Fine, Scott as hinged singles $4,466.00

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2714
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2714, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoSENEGAL, 1887, 5c on 30c Brown on Bister, Ty. "d" Surcharge (8; Yvert 2a), SENEGAL, 1887, 5c on 30c Brown on Bister, Ty. "d" Surcharge (8; Yvert 2a)SENEGAL, 1887, 5c on 30c Brown on Bister, Ty. "d" Surcharge (8; Yvert 2a). Neat double-circle datestamp, fresh color, Fine and scarce, signed Marquelet and Scheller, Scott $475.00, Yvert €550

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2715
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2715, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoSENEGAL, 1892, 1fr on 5c Green on Greenish, Black Surcharge (32; Yvert 7), SENEGAL, 1892, 1fr on 5c Green on Greenish, Black Surcharge (32; Yvert 7)SENEGAL, 1892, 1fr on 5c Green on Greenish, Black Surcharge (32; Yvert 7). Horizontal pair with selvage at top, original gum, minor h.r., fresh color, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, catalogued as singles, Scott $900.00, Yvert €1,060

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2716
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2716, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoSOMALI COAST, 1894, 25fr Rose & Blue (21; Yvert 20), SOMALI COAST, 1894, 25fr Rose & Blue (21; Yvert 20)SOMALI COAST, 1894, 25fr Rose & Blue (21; Yvert 20). Original gum, h.r., large to full margins all around, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice, signed Calves and with 2021 Roumet certificate, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,200

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2717
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2717, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoSOMALI COAST, 1902, 5c on 75c Gray Lilac & Orange (27B; Yvert 34), SOMALI COAST, 1902, 5c on 75c Gray Lilac & Orange (27B; Yvert 34)SOMALI COAST, 1902, 5c on 75c Gray Lilac & Orange (27B; Yvert 34). Large margins all around, tied on small piece by blue 1902 double-circle datestamp, fresh colors, Very Fine and scarce stamp, especially tied on small piece, signed A. Brun, Scott $1,100.00, Yvert €1,350

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2718
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2718, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoTAHITI, 1893, 2c Black, Postage Due (J15; Yvert TT15), TAHITI, 1893, 2c Black, Postage Due (J15; Yvert TT15)TAHITI, 1893, 2c Black, Postage Due (J15; Yvert TT15). Original gum, h.r., large margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Miro and Richter, Scott $550.00, Yvert €680

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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2719, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoTAHITI, 1893, 3c Black, Postage Due (J16; Yvert TT16), TAHITI, 1893, 3c Black, Postage Due (J16; Yvert TT16)TAHITI, 1893, 3c Black, Postage Due (J16; Yvert TT16). Original gum, h.r., large margins all around, bold color and intense impression, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Brun and Scheller, Scott $550.00, Yvert €680

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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2720, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoTOGO, 1941, 2c-3fr Pictorials, Imperforate Proofs and Essays (270/292 vars), TOGO, 1941, 2c-3fr Pictorials, Imperforate Proofs and Essays (270/292 vars)TOGO, 1941, 2c-3fr Pictorials, Imperforate Proofs and Essays (270/292 vars). Thirteen Mint N.H. sheets of 50, nine different denominations, mostly in blue, but also 20c in Brown, some with interpanneau row in the middle, a few with the design partially omitted in one row, some with printer's notations in the margin, Very Fine, all are noted as being unique

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2721
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2721, French Colonies - Madagascar thru TogoTOGO, 1947, 10c-25fr Pictorials, Imperforate (309 var - 326 var; Maury 174 var - 191 var), TOGO, 1947, 10c-25fr Pictorials, Imperforate (309 var - 326 var; Maury 174 var - 191 var)TOGO, 1947, 10c-25fr Pictorials, Imperforate (309 var - 326 var; Maury 174 var - 191 var). Complete Mint N.H. sheets of 50, with full selvage all around, Very Fine, Maury value as 50 sets €8,500

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2722
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FRENCH COLONIES, 1965, I.T.U. Omnibus. Complete set of nine from the eight different territories (with both New Hebrides), each in a top left corner selvage block of four with running number, Mint N.H., Very Fine, Scott $1,612.00

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