Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 December, 2022

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Category — Finland thru France

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2668
c
Sale 1270, Lot 2668, Finland thru FranceFINLAND, 1866-74, 10p Black on Buff, Laid Paper (13; Facit 7v1C3). Two singles, each with one rounded corner, otherwise intact teeth, tied by Helsingfors 15.4.1869 circular datestamp on cover to Tavastehus, boxed "ANK 15/4" handstamp at top right, light central file fold not affecting stamps or markings, Very Fine, any use of the 10p stamp on cover is scarce, ex Nygren and Gross

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E. 300-400
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2669
nh
Sale 1270, Lot 2669, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1927, 1.50fr American Legionnaires, Imperforate (244 var; Yvert 245a). Mint N.H. with large sheet margin at top, other sides large, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Brun and with 2002 Robin certificate, Yvert €1,300

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E. 300-400
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2670
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Sale 1270, Lot 2670, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1929, 2fr Le Havre (246; Yvert 257A). Mint N.H. with top selvage, choice centering, fresh color, Extremely Fine, signed Calves, Scott $1,325.00, Yvert €1,600

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E. 400-500
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2671
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Sale 1270, Lot 2671, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1930, 3fr Dark Gray, Type III (247B; Yvert 259b). Mint N.H., deep intense color, Very Fine and choice, signed Calves and with 2002 Behr certificate, Scott $600.00, Yvert €900

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E. 200-300
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2672
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Sale 1270, Lot 2672, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1929, 50c Centenary of French Settlement in Algeria, Pair, Imperforate with Normal (255 var; Yvert 263c). Mint N.H. vertical pair with top sheet margin, top stamp imperforate, exceptionally fresh colors, light pencil in top margin and signed on reverse of top stamp

VERY FINE. ONLY TEN EXAMPLES OF THIS IMPRESSIVE ERROR CAN EXIST OF THE 1929 50-CENTIMES PAIR WITH IMPERFORATE AND NORMAL STAMPS.

This error must have occurred along the entire top row of the sheet allowing for a maximum of ten pairs to exist. With 2017 Ceres certificate. Unlisted in Scott. Yvert €7,000

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2673
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Sale 1270, Lot 2673, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1945, 2fr40c Red, Imperforate (515 var; Yvert 693a). Mint N.H. with sheet margin at left, fresh and Very Fine, Yvert €900

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E. 200-300
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2674
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Sale 1270, Lot 2674, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1949, Postage Stamp Centenary, Strip of Four, Top Stamps Perforated and Bottom Stamps Imperforate (615a; Yvert 833A var). Mint N.H., full selvage at top and bottom, brilliant color, small faults in the far selvage only (could be trimmed and still be of Gem quality), Extremely Fine a rare and unusual error, the strip should be imperforate at top and perforated at bottom, with clear 2010 Gautre certificate, Yvert €3,250

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2675
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Sale 1270, Lot 2675, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1949, 10fr Citex, Imperforate (624 var; Yvert 841a). Mint N.H., large margins including a full sheet margin at bottom, Extremely Fine, only 200 were printed imperforate, Yvert €1,850

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E. 400-500
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2676
nhbl
Sale 1270, Lot 2676, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 12fr Green, Unfolded Booklet of Ten Stamps and Two Labels (752a var; Yvert 1010-C1a). Mint N.H., small thin in bottom right of the cover only (not affecting the booklet pane itself), otherwise Very Fine and rare, with clear 2021 Gautre certificate, Yvert €3,900

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E. 400-500
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2677
og
Sale 1270, Lot 2677, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1918, 15c + 5c Slate & Red, Imperforate (B11 var; Yvert 156a). With sheet margin at right, original gum, lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh colors, Very Fine, a very scarce imperforate stamp, with 2021 Gautre certificate, Yvert €2,000

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E. 500-750
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2678
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Sale 1270, Lot 2678, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1928, 1.50fr + 8.50fr Dull Blue, Imperforate (B27 var; Yvert 252d). Mint N.H. with top margin (lightly hinged in margin only), fresh color, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Yvert €700

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E. 200-300
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2679
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Sale 1270, Lot 2679, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1942, 1.20fr + 8.80fr Dark Blue & Crimson, Vertical Band with Albino Impression Gutter, Imperforate (B147a var; Yvert 566c). Mint N.H. vertical band with full number inscription at left with two examples in Dark Blue, two in Crimson and one Albino gutter between, Very Fine and scarce, only 200 printed, Yvert €1,500

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E. 400-500
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2680
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Sale 1270, Lot 2680, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1943, 1fr + 10fr to 2fr + 12fr National Relief, Se-Tenant Strip of Four with Label, Imperforate (B152a var; Yvert 571Aa). Mint N.H. with full bottom margin with number inscriptions, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce imperforate se-tenant strip with only 200 printed, Yvert €1,250 as hinged

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E. 400-500
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2681
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Sale 1270, Lot 2681, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1943, 1.20fr + 1.40fr to 5fr + 15fr Petain's Birthday, Se-Tenant Strip of Five, Imperforate (B157a; Yvert F580Aa). Mint N.H. with full bottom margins showing number inscriptions, bright and fresh, Very Fine and scarce, with photocopy of 2015 Behr and 2020 Gautre certificates, Yvert €1,500

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E. 400-500
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