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Lot 1091

France, 1869, Napoleon III Laureate, 5fr gray lilac on lavender (Scott 37), a completely sound stamp with virtually full o.g., Fine and rare thus, signed J-F Brun.
Maury 33; €8,000 ($9,400).
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 1092

France, 1870, Bordeaux, 1c olive green on pale blue (Scott 38), five singles, most with four margins, used with a 25c Siege of Paris (57) tied by incomplete "3218" large numeral cancels in folded letter from Roubaix to Courcoing, 23 Sep 1871, bds, Fine to Very Fine. A very scarce franking, 0.
Maury 39 II.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1093

France 1926, 50c Lined Sower and 1.50fr Pasteur, Marseille Postal Forgeries (Scott 146, 196 vars.), each in complete sheet of 100 (two panes of 50 with a vertical gutter between), o.g., never hinged; 1.50fr with a few small edge tears in selvage, Very Fine, the 50c sheet verified & signed Jaquart, each with 2018 Calves-Jacquart certificate.
Maury 181, 199IV vars.; €11,000 as singles ($12,920).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1094

France, 1926, Pasteur, 1.50fr blue, Marseille Posatal Forgery (Scott 196 var.), a wonderfully fresh full sheet of 100 (two panes of 50 separated by a vertical gutter), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, identified and signed by Jaquart on reverse, with 2018 Calves & Jacquart certificate.
Maury 181 var.; €5,500 as singles ($6,460).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1095

France, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux Philatelic Congress (Scott 197), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 182; €550 ($650).
Scott $440.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1096

France, 1924-25, Decorative Arts Exposition complete (Scott 220-225), 75 sets, mostly in part-sheets of 25, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 210-215; €4,525 ($5,320).
Scott $3,938.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1097

France, 1927, Strasbourg Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet (Scott 241); light, insignificant bends in margins, Very Fine.
Maury BF 2; €3,000 ($3,520).
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1098
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France, 1927, Strasbourg Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet (Scott 241), with neat June 6 Exposition c.d.s. on stamps; small natural paper inclusion in bottom margin, Very Fine.
Maury BF 2; €1,400 ($1,640).
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1099

France, 1930, 1.50fr International Labor Bureau Congress (Scott 257), 100 in blocks of 4 or larger including a dated corner block of 35, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 265; €4,800 ($5,640).
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1100

France, 1932, "Peace", 1.25fr brown olive (Scott 279), selection of 25 stamps, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 287; €5,750 ($6,760).
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1101

France, 1934, Jacques Cartier complete (Scott 296-297), ten sets in blocks of four & six, o.g., never hinged.
Maury 296-297; €3,000 ($3,520).
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1102

France, 1934, 1.50fr Jacques Cartier, types I & II (Scott 297 & var.), block of 4, the top stamps type II, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 297I, 297II; €870 ($1,020).
Scott $520+.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $189.
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Lot 1103
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France, 1936, S.S. Normandie, 1.50fr turquoise (Scott 300c), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged at top, bottom stamps never hinged.
Maury 300; €524 ($620).
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1104

France, 1929, Caisse d'Amortissement (3rd issue) complete (Scott B31-B33), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally well centered, Very Fine.
Maury 253-255; €1,080 ($1,270).
Scott $910.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1105

France, 1935, Unemployed Intellectuals complete (Scott B42-B43), 100 sets in half-sheets of 25.
Maury 307-308; €14,500 ($17,040).
Scott $12,900.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 1106

France, 1935, 50c+2fr Unemployed Intellectuals (Scott B43), 40 stamps including two blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 308; €5,600 ($6,580).
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1107

France, Airmail, 1927, First Issue, 2fr & 5fr complete (Scott C1-C2), tied by "Marseilles Salon Aviation June 25 1927" handstamps, on registered cacheted first day cover, scarce, Very Fine.
Yvert 1-2.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1108
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France, Airmail, 1930, 1.50fr ultramarine, perforated "E.I.P.A." (Scott C6b), neat Exposition cancel, exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine, signed Calves, with his 1987 certificate.
Yvert 6c; €460 ($540).
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1109

France, Airmail, 1936, Plane Over Paris, 85c to 50fr complete (Scott C8-C14), o.g., lightly hinged (the 50fr barely so), Very Fine.
Maury PA 8-14; €1,180 ($1,390).
Scott $977.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1110

France, Airmail, 1936, Plane Over Paris, 85c to 3.50fr (Scott C8-C13), 32 sets to the 3.50fr, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury A 8-13; €9,600 ($11,280).
Scott $7,904.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1111

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine.
Maury PA 15; €1,700 ($2,000).
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1112

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 15; €1,700 ($2,000).
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1113

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 15; €1,700 ($2,000).
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1114

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged.
Maury PA 15; €1,700 ($2,000).
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1115

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 15; €800 ($940).
Scott $625.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1116

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., lightly hinged, brilliant fresh colors and impression, Extremely Fine.
Yvert 15.
Scott $625.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1117

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), lower left corner margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally well centered; slightly toned o.g. barely noticeable on the front (mainly in the left sheet margin), Very Fine.
Maury PA 15; €6,800 ($7,990).
Scott $6,800.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1118

France, Airmail, 1936, South Atlantic Crossing complete (Scott C16-C17), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 320-321; €860 ($1,010).
Scott $735.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1119

France, Airmail, 1936, South Atlantic Crossing complete (Scott C16-C17), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 320-321; €860 ($1,010).
Scott $735.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1120

France, Airmail, 1936, South Atlantic Crossing complete (Scott C16-C17), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 320-321; €860 ($1,010).
Scott $735.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1121

France, Airmail, 1936, South Atlantic Crossing complete (Scott C16-C17), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 320-321; €860 ($1,010).
Scott $735.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1122

France, Airmail, 1936, South Atlantic Crossing complete (Scott C16-C17), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 320-321; €860 ($1,010).
Scott $735.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1123

France, Airmail, 1947, 500fr U.P.U. (Scott C22), ten complete sheets of 10 with vertical gutters.
Maury PA 20; €6,200 ($7,280).
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1124

France, Airmail, 1949-50, Views, 100fr to 1000fr complete (Scott C23-C27), 25 sets, the 100fr-500fr in sheets of 25, the 1,000fr including a bottom margin block of 8 and four bottom margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury PA 24-27, 29; €7,000 ($8,220).
Scott $5,318.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1125

France, Airmail, 1950, 1000fr View of Paris (Scott C27), dated corner block of 4 with vertical gutter, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 29; €680+ ($800).
Scott $560+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1126

France, Airmail, 1950, 1000fr View of Paris (Scott C27), 100 singles, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury PA 29; €17,000 ($19,980).
Scott $13,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 1127

France, Airmail, 1954, Aircraft, 100fr to 1000fr complete (Scott C29-C32), 60 sets, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 30-33; €22,500 ($26,440).
Scott $16,875.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 1128

France, Airmail, 1954, 1000fr Provence Airplane (Scott C32), four complete sheets of 25, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 33; €13,000 ($15,280).
Scott $9,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1129

France, Airmail, 1954, 1000fr Provence Airplane (Scott C32), four complete sheets of 25, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 33; €3,250 ($3,820).
Scott $2,375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1130

France, Airmail, 1957-59, Aircraft, 300fr to 1000fr complete (Scott C34-C36), 60 sets, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury PA 35-37; €5,700 ($6,700).
Scott $4,800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1131

France, Postage Due, 1917, 20c on 30c bister (Scott J52), 100 stamps in large blocks including 10 gutter pairs (two with Millésime "2".
Maury T 49; €8,000+ ($9,400).
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1132

French Offices in the Turkish Empire, Airmail Semi-Official, 1918, 2F Breguet 18T, imperf variety, ample margins to close at left, Very Fine, very rare.
Sanabria French Levant S2a.
Estimate $200 - 300

Prepared for use on Military Postal Service from Constantinople to Bucharest
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Realized $170.
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Lot 1133

French Colonies: French Guiana, 1887, 5c on 30c brown (Scott 9), part o.g. a beautiful four-margined example, with warm color and sharp printing; certificate mentions a "slight crease"—tough to see from the back, and invisible from the front, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, you won't see another like this one for a very long time, signed Bloch, with his 1964 Friedl Expert Committee certificate accompanying.
Yvert 7. Maury 7.
Scott $1,500 without gum.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1134

French Colonies: Réunion, Airmail, 1937, 50c Roland Garros Flight (Scott C1), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert PA 1; €504 ($590).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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