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Lot 13245

France, 1850, Ceres, 10c bister on yellowish (Scott 1), ample to mostly large margins, tied by a neat serial number "2340" on a large printed death announcement postmarked with an Orléans c.d.s., 5 May 1852, to La Motte-Beuvron and backstamped there the next day, Extremely Fine. In exceptional condition for such a large cover (about 8½"x4¼" folded).
Yvert 1; €750 ($840). Maury 1; €800 ($900). Scott $500 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 13246

France, 1879, Sage Type II, 25c yellow on straw (Scott 99), part o.g., F.-V.F., signed Brun.
Yvert 92. Scott $340 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 13247

France, 1900, Mouchon, 25c blue, type I (numerals printed separately) (Scott 119a), o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Yvert 114; €375 ($420). Maury 114; €400 ($450). Scott $340 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 13248

France, 1900, Mouchon, 30c violet (Scott 120), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Yvert 115; €315 ($350). Maury 115; €325 ($360). Scott $210 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 13249

France, 1900, Merson, 50c bister brown & lavender (Scott 123), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, signed Champion.
Yvert 120; €1,000 for exceptional centering ($1,120). Maury 120; €900 for perfect centering ($1,010). Scott $325 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 13250

France, 1900, Merson, 2fr gray violet & yellow (Scott 126), o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and quite well centered, Very Fine. An exceptional example of this key Merson.
Yvert 122; €2,500 ($2,800). Maury 122; €2,600 ($2,920). Scott $2,150 .
Suggested Bid $800
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Realized $500.
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Lot 13251

France, 1900, Merson, 5fr dark blue & buff (Scott 130), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Yvert 123; €325 ($360). Maury 123; €345 ($390). Scott $500 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $80.
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Lot 13252

France, 1902, Mouchon Retouched, 25c blue (Scott 136), o.g., never hinged, fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine.
Yvert 127; €500 ($560). Maury 127; €460 ($520). Scott $390 .
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $75.
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Lot 13253

France, 1902, Mouchon Retouched, 30c lilac (Scott 137), o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Yvert 128; €1,000 ($1,120). Maury 128; €1,000 ($1,120). Scott $575 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 13254

France, 1903, Lined Sower, 25c dull blue (Scott 141), F.-V.F.
Yvert 132; €225 ($250). Maury 132; €230 ($260). Scott $160 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 13255

France, 1903, Lined Sower, 30c on 90c violet (Scott 142), o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Yvert 133; €550 ($620). Maury 133; €530 ($590). Scott $375 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $50.
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Lot 13256

France, 1923-26, Pasteur, 30c-1.50fr complete (Scott 185-196), o.g., lightly hinged, F.-V.F.
Yvert 170-181. Scott $78 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $40.
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Lot 13257

France, 1925 Paris Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet (Scott 226), o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Yvert BF1; €5,500 ($6,170). Maury BF1; €4,900 ($5,490). Scott $3,750 .
Suggested Bid $900
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Realized $650.
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Lot 13258

France, 1931, 20fr Pont du Gard, type IIB, perf 13 (Scott 254A), o.g., never hinged, fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
Yvert 262; €550 ($620). Maury 262IIB; €600 ($670). Scott $450 .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $110.
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Lot 13259

France, 1937 Paris Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet (Scott 329), o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Yvert BF3; €800 ($900). Maury BF3; €900 ($1,010). Scott $700 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $275.
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Lot 13260

France, 1942, Unissued Free French Marianne complete (Scott 503 footnote), set of six, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh; bit of minor gum toning, Very Fine.
Yvert 701A-F; €960 ($1,080). Maury 701A-F; €930 ($1,040). Scott $700 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $150.
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Lot 13261

France, 1918, 15c+5c Red Cross (Scott B11), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and mathematically centered, Extremely Fine.
Yvert 156; €450 for exceptional centering ($500). Maury €465 for perfect centering ($520). Scott $250 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 13262

France, 1922, War Orphans (2nd issue) complete (Scott B12-B19), an exceptional mint set, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert 162-169; €530 ($590). Maury 162-169; €530 ($590). Scott $415 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $130.
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Lot 13263

France, 1928, 1.50fr+8.50fr "Work" (Scott B27), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert 252b; €275 ($310). Maury 252III; €275 ($310). Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 13264

France, 1931, 1.50fr+3.50fr French Provinces (Scott B38), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Yvert 269; €350 ($390). Maury 269; €360 ($400). Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 13265

France, 1954, Famous Frenchmen complete (Scott B285-B290), full sheets of 25, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert 989-994; €4,560+ ($5,110). Scott $3,438+ .
Suggested Bid $800
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Lot 13266

France, Airmail, 1936, 10fr South Atlantic Crossing (Scott C17), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert 321; €800 ($900). Maury 321; €820 ($920). Scott $700 .
Suggested Bid $275
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Lot 13267

France, Battleship Richelieu overprint on 50c on 70c Mercury (Yvert 1), block of 4 with vertical gutter between, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 1; €5,200 as four singles ($5,830). Yvert €6,000 as four singles ($6,730) .
Suggested Bid $600
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Lot 13268

France, 1943, Battleship Richelieu overprint on 10fr Anvers, overprint inverted (Yvert 10 var.), o.g., never hinged; slightly rounded lower left corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Maury 7 var.; €1,700 for normal ($1,910). Yvert €1,600 for normal ($1,790) .
Suggested Bid $1,500
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Lot 13269

France, Postage Due, 1927, 2fr blue (Scott J64), o.g., never hinged; tiny ink spots on face, V.G.
Yvert 61. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 13270

French Offices in Alexandria, 1899, 5f red lilac (Scott 15), o.g., hinge remnant, V.G.-Fine. Scott $62 .
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $22.
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Lot 13271

French Offices in Crete, 1902-03, 1c-5f definitive complete (Scott 1-15), o.g., hinge remnants, difficult to find as complete set; a couple lower values with tiny thins, F.-V.F.
Yvert 1-15. Maury 1-15. Scott $180 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $80.
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Lot 13272

French Offices in Egypt, 1899, 5f red lilac (Scott 15), o.g., hinge remnant, Fine. Scott $92 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $32.
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Lot 13273

French Offices in Hoi Hao, 1903, 5f red lilac (Scott 31), o.g., previously hinged, Fine.
Maury 31. Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 13274

French Offices in Zanzibar, 1896, 50a on 5f red lilac (Scott 28), o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine. Scott $67 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $32.
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Lot 13275

French Colonies: Cochin China, 1888, 15¢ on half of 30¢ brown (Scott 5), slightly disturbed o.g.; a couple nibbed perfs at left, F.-V.F. Scott $125 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $28.
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Lot 13276
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French Colonies: Réunion, 1949, C.F.A. surcharge, complete (Scott 268-82), o.g., mostly never hinged, except 4Fr which is lightly hinged, F.-V.F. Scott $148 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $55.
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Lot 13277

French Colonies: Somali Coast, 1902, 10¢ on 50¢ surcharge (Scott 29), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $55 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $26.
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