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France and Colonies




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Lot 315
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France, Le Duc, Mint and Used Specialized Stock, 1849-1972. Neatly sorted and arranged in packets with many better values, includung Scott #7 x 2, 18 with piquage Saint-Jean Angély (Maury P27) on piece, 19 x 3, 20 x 2, 21, 37 x 2, 47 and 48 all used, 64 x 3, 66, 67, 70, 77, 81x 2, 83, 84 x 2, 89, 93-96, 197, 247 x 2 and 253 with sheet margin, all o.g., #197 and both 247 are n.h., Semi-Postals with Scott #B8, o.g., B9 unused without gum, B19, o.g., and block of four used, B23, o.g., n.h., B66 x 11 and B67 x 7, o.g., one set n.h., a powerful section of blocks of four with coins datés from the 1926-67 period include Scott #150, 283, 300, 308 x 2, 322 x 2, 344 x 2, 349, 370 x 4, 372 x 4, 374 x 4, 459 x 3, B70, B76, B80 x 2, B83, B85 x 2, B89 ("1938"), B93 x 3, B97-B100 x 3, B102 x 3 and B104-B107 x 4, all o.g., n.h., Air Mails, Postage Dues with Scott J32 imperf., J65 and J66-J67, o.g., n.h., Precancels with Maury #25 x 2, 26, 28, 31, o.g., 27b and 35 x 2 unused without gum, and 44, 45 x 2 and 51, o.g., n.h., Cours d'instruction "Annulé" and "Specimen", the latter with Maury #70 marginal block of four o.g., n.h., faults to be encountered among the 19th century issues and a few of the better 20th century values, otherwise generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.2 lbs.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 316
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France, A Formidable Assembly of Approximately 220 Artists' Die Proofs, 1941-73. Nearly all on sunken cards, many signed and with "Imprimerie des Timbres-Poste/Controle" embossed seals, with some unissued designs and progressive proofs, including Scott #567 in black, 772 in black, 795 x 2 in black and sepia, 796-798 in sepia, 813-815 in unissued colors, 824 in black, 824 x 8 in different colors, 849, 854, 860-861, 863 all in black, 864 in blue, 865-868 unissued or issued colors, 1165-1167 in yellow brown or bright blue, 1205-1207 in different colors with the last in black and additional proof in light green with reversed impression of incomlete design, 1236-1239 different colors and additional proofs of the last three with incomplete and/or reversed designs, 1260-1262, 1263, 1265, 1266 in black, 1267, 1269 in black, 1271 x 2 in black and deep carmine, 1273-1276 in orange brown (3) or black with additional proofs of three showing incomplete design, 1284-1289, 1295-1297 in black (2) or violet with additional proofs of two showing incomplete design, 1299 in deep green, 1303 in brown orange, 1304 in black, 1305 and 1307 in black, 1327-1330 in black (2), violet or carmine with additional proofs of three showing incomplete and/or reversed design, 1332 in brownish carmine, 1340 in purple, 1348 in deep purple, 1350 in brown red, 1351-1353 with the first in black, 1359-1361 in black (first two) or deep blue, 1365 in black, B117//B146 with seven die proofs in black or mostly unissued colors, B246-B247 in black, B272 and B294 in black, B295 in dark brown, B304-B307 in indigo or black (3), B422 x 2, B423-B424, B426-B431 in different colors, B452-B453 in green and violet, B461-B462 in black, C44 in slate blue and a second proof of balloon only in orange, C45 in green, and C46 and C47 both in black, while progressive die proofs include #821, 827 and 859, the first two in black and all three 1st State and B281 in black, 2nd State, and among the unissued are 1943 Semi-Postal 1f + 6f Normandy in black (Maury 598B) and 1949 Air Mail 100f Paris and 1950 1000F Paris (Maury PA29A) both in black, also Saar with #197-200 in black, some have slight age spots, Fine to Very Fine and a splendid array of these die proofs. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.6 lbs.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $8,000.
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Lot 317

France, An Impressive Assembly of Imperforate Issues, 1942-75. Mostly marginal or in multiples, including Scott #723 block of four, 774-779, 801-804, 821-824, 826-830 pairs and two sets of singles, 879-882, 883-886, 889-890, 893-894, 920-923, 959-963, 978-981, 997-1001,1014-1017, 1054-1055, 1100 pair, 1113-1117, 1122 pair, 1138a pair, 1165-1167 blocks of four, 1149-1153, 1172-1175, 1174-1175 color trials in blocks of four, 1185-1191 blocks of four, 1199-1201 pairs, 1204-1207 blocks of four, 1204 & 1206 color trials blocks of four, 1228-1229 blocks of four, 1236-1239 blocks of four, 1255 block of four, 1260-1262 blocks of four, 1273-1276 blocks of four, 1275 color trial block of six, 1295-1297 blocks of four, 1327-1330, B294-B299 pairs, B312-B317 pairs and three sets of singles, B321-B326 pairs, B330-B335, B341-B346, B359-B364, B404-B407 pairs, C36, C37-C40, C41 marginal block of six, and C45 corner block of four, some color trials or proofs interspersed throughout, brilliant, o.g., n.h., Very Fine overall. Shipping charges apply - weight 1 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 318
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France, Fantastic, Wide-Ranging Stock Compilation, 1329-1974. And no, that is not a typo, as the first item in this lot is a manuscript letter, on vellum, noted 1329; granted, there's a bit of a leap until the next items, comprising four stampless covers to England between 1819 and 1825; the stamps begin with a fine selection of Cérès issues with shades and covers, followed by strong Napoléons with shades and types noted, plus five examples of #37 (themselves offering shades), with solid offerings of Blancs, Mouchons and Mersons, multiplying Sowers, and nice holdings of the early and mid-century commemoratives everyone wants; note also the uncommon, such as an Amiens Chamber of Commerce stamp on cover, Military stamps on cover, etc., etc.; in addition to the pages are two boxes of glassines identified (using multiple catalogues) with quantities noted; generally sound and clean, with strong duplication throughout, generally Fine to Very Fine with better, a true tour de force. Shipping charges apply - weight 20 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $4,750.
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Lot 319
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France, A Wonderful Old-Time Dealer's "Mañana" Assembly. With Colonies and Offices included; a fascinating and wide-ranging group of over 1450 or so items carefully, but apparently in no particular order, assembled on 42 6" x 9" stockcards; aside from the obvious better values, what we note are premium socked-on-the-nose cancels which caught the old-timer's eye, better individual values from sets, the odd Revenues and Telegraphs, imperforates, multiples, items on piece, etc.; includes coverage from a wide range of areas; not much after 1950, Fine to Very Fine though most better, a very worthwhile holding; be sure to view in its entirety on our web site. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 320
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France, Old Time, Mint & Used, Estate Inventory, 1849-1940. An Elbe stockbook packed with several thousand mint and used stamps of France. A proud European dealer built this up over decades as a working stock of a favorite country. Quality is mixed as to be expected but gems can be found throughout as this is offered as received and intact. A plethora of 19th centry beginning with Scott #1 and up to the 1930's. The early material is used and mint starts to pop up in 1863 and beyond, with mint #3 (6), 31 (4), 51 (3), 53, 86 & 88 quantity of NH, 91 (11 NH), 100 includes 25 NH with blocks and 16 o.g. for a Scott value of $2,972, 103 (20+ NH). Between 126-132 some mint such as 125 (6), 128, 129 (3), 131 but solid used section, 141 block NH, 154 (2 NH blocks plus 20 o.g.), 198-201 (13 NH sets plus misc. blocks singles), Scott over $1,800, plus nice showing of the 1930's comemoratives both mint & used. As noted the condition is mixed primarily on the 19th centiry but surprises await such as the better NH noted. The 20th century is mainly F-Vf with the occasional fault. A great lot to break down for online resale especially at our estimate. A rough Scott value is conservative at $45,000+. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.8 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 5,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 321
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France, An Assembly of Imperforate Essays, Color and Progressive Proofs. With many in se-tenant strips of three, four and five showing different impressions and colors, including Maury 1013-1017, 1703, 1732, 1733, 1741-1743, 1765, 1766, and U.N.E.S.C.O. 1980-81 essays with five different designs each in a strip of five, a few former Colonies with three épreuves de luxe and Comoro Islands 1963-69 imperf. color trials in sheets of 25 (four such) with each row a different color, also 1866 Renard postal stationery embossed essays with Crown at top 00c in six different colors, mostly Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,000.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 322
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France, An Interesting Assembly of Approximately 130 Épreuves de Luxe, 1938-73. Including Scott #622, 796, 1054-1055, 1077, 1084, 1085-1088 collective proof, 1100, 1227-1229, 1255, 1260-1262, 1260-1262 collective proof, 1278-1280, 1286-1288, 1286-1288 collective proof, 1292-1293, 1295-1297, 1305-1307 collective proof, 1310-1314, 1322-1325, 1325a, 1351-1353, 1351-1353 collective proof, 1359-1361, B207, B208, B210, B347-B348 collective proof, B423-B424 collective proof, B426-B427, B429-B431, B434-B439, B434-B439 collective proof, B443-B434, B443-B434 collective proof, B452-B453, B452-B453 collective proof, B454-B459, B461-B462, B461-B462 collective proof, C34-C36, C42, C44, C45, and C46-C47, immaculate and Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 323
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France, Collection, 1903-1964. Neatly mounted in six Pierre de Brimont albums, plus group of better items on stock pages, lovely group with several better souvenir sheets, early stamp sets, red cross booklets, etc., with mint: 138-54, 156-84, 227-40, 241, 245a (2), 264-83, 329 (2 souvenir sheets), several 1944 R.F. overprint sets, 615a complete sheet, 700-5, 1100 (12 complete panes), B11, B66-67 (2 Louvre Museum souvenir cards), B157a, B274a booklet with red cross cancel on top two stamps, B282a, B285-90, B291a, B294-99, C22, C23-26, C29-32, J80-92 and Marianne Yvert 886d roulette vertical coil strip of 12, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 19.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 324
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France, Magical Collection of the Unusual and Esoteric, 1887-1975. Substantial and keely assembled, highly unusual collection of many, many hundreds comprising the rarely seen; we note the unissued 1887 General Boulanger Nationalist Coup issue, various Ceres issue fabrications, essays, etc; French Legion Post; railway patcel provisionals; propaganda items; Vichy issues; extensive precancels; telegraph telephone stamps; franchise issues; lots of beautiful labels, including WWI, Exposition labels, aviation related items; essays for semi-officials; cut squares; some Colonial issues with proofs, and more; fascinating lot, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 325

France, First Day Cover Holding, 1949-1973. Approximately 1,000 earlier first day covers, with a few notable early FDC's including: 581-4, C22 (scarce with 500f, Yvert 780-83, PA 20, €350), 640 8f Hotel Chateaudun (Yvert 873, €85), 641 Sevigne (Yvert 874 Hotel Carnavalet €85), 643 12f Fontainebleau (Yvert 878, €250), 644 Jules Ferry (Yvert 880 €225), 645 Textile Lille (Yvert 881 €140), 646 St. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (Yvert 882 €90), 647 (Yvert 889 €70), 648 (Yvert 890 €75), 655 (Yvert 897 €60), 656 (Yvert 898 €60), 657 (Yvert 904 €60), 658 (Yvert 905 €60), 664 with three different cachets (Yvert 906 €40 each), 666-68 (Yvert 908-10 €150) and many great other early items, along with Art topicals, CITEX postcards, Olympics, etc., Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 14.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 326
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France, Extensive Collection, 1849-1994. Mostly used sets, singles and souvenir sheets on homemade pages starting with the 1849 20c Black and ending with assortment of mid-1990s mint, better throughout highlighted by #47 single franking cover to Italy, #42+45 on cover to Switzerland, 1930s mint and used sets and singles including semi-postals, 329 mint (stamps NH), 624 mint and used, B5-8 mint, B11 used, B23 mint, B31-33 mint, B38 mint, B66-67 mint and used, B157a mint, C17 mint, C27 NH, J18 used, J35 used, etc., 19th century issues some typical small faults but much better than usually seen, generally F-VF, ideal for continuation. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 327
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France & Colonies, Back-of-the-Book, A Grand Collection, 1849-1986. A truly wonderful collection with several thousand mint and used stamps and souvenir sheets neatly mounted in two Scott Speciality albums. A very comprehensive collection of France missing only a handful of stamps. A nice showing of 19th century mainly used but very complete. We note a nice used Scott 246 and 329, mainly mint from 1948 to 1986, Semi-Postals include mint Scott B11, B12-B26 (except B19). After 1935 mainly mint and later years much NH, Airs mint and used, a good selection of Postage Dues, solid mint Official grouping. Excellent French Colonies mainly used with Scott 24 through 59 complete, Offices in Egypt 1-30 mixed mint and used, Post Said 1-13 mixed, very strong section of Offices in the Turkish Empire. The 19th century France is about $8200 in Scott. The overall quality is F-VF with some mixed on the ealier issues. A perfect collection to break down for online sales, Scott 2020 is $23,590, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.6 lbs.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $2,900.
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Lot 328
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France & Colonies, Humongous Proof, Deluxe sheet and Stamp Collection, mostly from 1940's-2000's. Containing many stamps and proofs, including 1500++ imperf stamps, 900++ trial color proofs, 500+ deluxe sheets, 60+ die sunk proofs and 90+ signed die proofs, plus French Morocco two 1946 essays on card (one on cream paper and one on thin paper), French Expedition to Dardanelles booklet with red cross theme containing 20 stamps, French Polynesia C6 two trial color strips of five, C84 trial color strip of four, album and stock book of French Southern Antarctic Territory Collection with 10 trial color strip of five, 16-19, 23-24, 25-28, 30-32, C1-11, C17-27 and plenty more stamps, many complete topical sets and souvenir sheets that should have strong retail potential if properly broken down for individual resale, o.g., mostly never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine, from Leo Malz collection. Shipping charges apply - weight 31.8 lbs.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $7,000.
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Lot 329
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France & Colonies, Collection, 1849-1986. In large stock book filled with sets, singles and souvenir sheets, from the early classic era to modern issues, with many of the items from the 1950's to 1980's, many topicals and occasional better sets, with (mint unless noted otherwise): Congo C24 (three full sheets of 25), France, 40+ early used perf and imperf Napoleon and Ceres issues, some better used Sage issues, 1100 block of four, 2014 complete sheet of 50, C27 (3 used), J64 (2), French Colonies 1-6 used, French Congo C36 imperf, French India 166a used, French Morocco 1-5 used, 21-54 (some used), Gabon J12-22, Latakia C7-11, Lebanon C173-74 used blocks of four, 242 (9 used), Malagasy Republic J41-50, St. Pierre & Miquelon 517 (4), C44 (8), Omnibus set, 1954 Liberation complete set, most of the sets range from a dollar or two to over $100, but the majority seem to be in the couple dollars to $20 range, some broken sets and occasional faults (mostly among early used classics), generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.4 lbs.
Scott $12,250+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 330
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France & Colonies, Outstanding Collection of Deluxe Sheets. Neatly arranged by area or topic, with strong Topical appeal, especially Space and related; strong in non-African countries, with excellent France proper with lots of premium items from the 1950s on, plus Southeast Asia, Polynesia, New Caledonia, etc.; includes Common Design issues and some related imperforates, etc.; probably a couple hundred items or more, with useful duplication, Very Fine, a select group. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 331
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France & Colonies, Imperf, Trial Color, Deluxe Proof and Signed Proof Collection with Space or Medical Themes, 1960's-1990's. France 611 two deluxe proofs, 792 three deluxe proofs and eight imperfs or trial color proofs, 1067 large deluxe proof, 1224 signed deluxe proof, 1259 signed deluxe proof, 1331 signed deluxe proof, B298 regular deluxe proof and first state large proof, 30 1960's-1970 Space and Meteorological theme imperfs and trial color proofs and 17 deluxe proofs from 1960's-70's, 31 large die proofs from various French Colonies (mostly French Africa) 1960's-1980's, French Andorra 1966 FR1 Satellite deluxe sheet and imperf block of four, Comoros Rocket and Satellite A1 triptych, and Hansen/Copernicus deluxe proof, Mali C68-70 (two sets of imperforate issues and four sets on large die proof), Monaco 22 imperforate and trial color proofs from 1960's-70's with Space theme, 1988 Europa Transport and Communications imperf sheetlet, 1991 Europa L'Espace imperf sheetlet, St. Pierre Miquelon D1 imperf pair, 1965 UIT imperf single and 1965 Rocket and A1 satellite triptych, 13 imperf pairs or blocks of four from various countries of 1979 Philexafrique and 205 trial color proofs from various French Colonies with a medical theme, o.g., mostly never hinged, from Leo Malz collection, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 332
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French Post Offices Abroad, French Offices Abroad, with Extensive China, Egypt and More, Intact Estate Mint & Used, 1885-1941. A high powered French Offices Abroad collection of hundred of mint & used singles & sets housed in a hingeless Lighthouse album. Begins with French Offices in China both mint & used between Scott #1 adn 85, missing only 10 mainly rarities. Canton mainly mint missing only 4 between 1//81. Hoi Hao missing 7 between 1//81 with 1908 & 1919 sets complete mint. Kwangchowan missing only 11 of 1//136 plus B1-B8 mainly mint. Mongtseu 1-15 mint & used, 1906 set less 28 & 30, plus 1908 & 1919 both complete mint. Pakhoi 1//69 missing 6 and all mint except #4. Tchongking 1//33 missing 3 plus complete mint 1908 & 1919 sets. yYunnan Fou 1-15 mint & used, 17-33 mint, 34-50 less 47, 51-67 mint. Offices in Crete 1-20 complete mint. Superb Alexandria complete less 45 & 46A, B1-B4, J1-J13 and includes the great rarity Scott 59, signed Diena, Brua catalogue value $2,250 with only 225 issued. Port Said 1-32 mixed mint and used, plus nice showing between 33//92, B1-B4. Levant 1-7 used, 21//55 less 33 & 39, mixed mint & used. Ile Rouad 1-16 complete mint. Cavalle 1-15 complete mint. Dedeagh #1 used, 2-18 mint. Port Lagos 1-6 mint except 4 used. Vathy 1-9 mixed mint & used. Zanzibar solid mint & used including 17-28 complete mint and 39-49 complete mint. This collection needs only a handful of rarities for completion adn is well worth that extra bid. Condition is well above average, mainly original gum and some NH, a few minor faults but the majority is F-VF. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.4 lbs.
Estimate $8,000 - 10,000.
Realized $9,500.
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Lot 333
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French Offices in China, An Advanced Collection, 1894-1941. Hundreds of mint and used stamps and souvenir sheets neatly mounted on Scott specialty pages, contains only the scarce and sought after French Offices in China issues, a very comprehensive collection containing mainly singles and sets into the hundreds of dollars, completely intact and one of the finest collections that we have offered. Begins with Offices in China section mint and used 1//71 and Scott $686, next is a wonderful showing of Canton issues including 1-32 (except 24), balance mint and 5 & 23 used, 1908 issue mainly used missing only 62, Canton Scott is $2177.25, Hoi Hao, excellent showing of 1//31 missing only 4 stamps mainly mint, total Scott value of Hoi Hao $3094, Kwangchowan is mainly mint with Scott value of $400, Mongtseu contains 2-15 mint and a total Scott of $1861, Pakhoi mainly mint and Scott is $348, Tchongking Scott $739, Yunnan Fon Scott is $539. Generally above average condition with few faults, mainly F-VF, Scott $9856, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 334
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French Colonies, and More, A Magnificent Collection of 64 Colonies and Countries, 1885-1973. Many thousands of stamps and souvenir sheets mainly mint and some used with values into the hundreds of dollars per set or single of exceptional quality neatly mounted in four Scott Specialty albums by a careful collector and offered intact. Truly a one of a kind collection that rarely is offered this nice. Perfect to expand on or to offer online. A pleasure to view, scarce sets and better singles abound throughout these well packed albums. A picture is worth a thousand words so please carefully view those online and you will understand why this collection is so special with page after page of complete sets in top condition, carefully cataloged by the 2020 Scott. The significant countries include; Martinique Scott $1494, Monaco Scott $5635, New Caladonia Scott $2732, St Pierre & Miquelon Scott $1821, Syria Scott $2280, Viet Nam Scott $1170, Wallis & Futuna Scott $763, Algeria Scott $1244, Anjouan Scott $628, Cameroun Scott $2118, Comoro Islands Scott $697, Dahomey Scott $1322, French Equatorial Africa Scott $3501, French Guinea Scott $1583, French Morocco Scott $2109, French Sudan Scott $612, Gabon Scott $862, Ivory Coast $1541, Madagascar Scott $1890, Mauritania Scott $898, Mayotte Scott $653, Middle Congo Scott $453, Obock Scott $558, Reunion Scott $2469, Senegal Scott $960, Somali Coast & Afars Scott $1661, Tunisia Scott $726, French Andorra Scott $2943, Cambodia Scott $917, French Guiana Scott $1163, French India Scott $1936, French Polynesia Scott $3289, FSAT Scott $2175, Guadaloupe Scott $1778, Indo-China Scott $1809, Laos Scott $863, Lebanon Scott $1959. Very few faults, almost all F-VF, total 2020 Scott $70,000+, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 31 lbs.
Estimate $18,000 - 22,000.
Realized $16,000.
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Lot 335
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French Colonies, Extraordinary Deluxe Sheet Specialist's Selection. Incredible and very extensive selection of many, many hundreds or more, all arranged by topic, including space, scientists, satellites, etc.; aside from the sheer number of items is the fact there is virtually no duplication, with everything in complete sets; a superb lot in all respects, with countries including Malagasy, Mali, Mauritania, Togo, Upper Volta, and Senegal; an opportunity not to be missed, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 336
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French Colonies, Promising Posse of Proofs. In two large sheet files, a wide array of progressive color proofs, strips from proof sheets with each stamp differently colored, rare large-size souvenir sheet proofs, etc.; coverage from across la Francophonie, with FSAT, Monaco, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Polynesia, a great range of African countries and more; many Common Designs, with most material in strips or complete sheets; many dozens of individual issues and pieces—a must-see, Very Fine, fully imaged on our website. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 337
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French Africa, Fabulous Space-Related Holding. Approximately 400 all-different deluxe sheets, from Afars & Issas to Gabon, with a tremendous range of topics, from astronauts and cosmonauts to satellites, from ITU to JFK, from Apollo to Viking, from Kepler to International Solar Year, and much more; nearly all individually sleeved, with much annotated; an out-of-this-world collection nearly impossible to duplicate, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 338

French Colonies: French Southern & Antarctic Territories, Exceptional High End Mint Inventory, 1955-1996. A superb holding of only key sets and singles almost all never hinged and mainly very fine, all mounted on about 80 black sales cards ready for your online sales. Highlights are numerous and include the following: Scott #1 block NH, 2-7 Blocks NH, 12-14 (3) NH, 15 (4) NH, 16-19 (5) NH, 20 NH, 21 (3) NH, 23-24 (2) NH, 29 (7) NH, 30 (7) NH, 31 NH, 32 (2) NH, 33 NH, 45 (2) NH, 46-51 o.g. 58-63 NH, 66 NH, 255 (4) NH, 256 (8) NH, C1-C2 (2) NH, C3 (2) NH, C4 (4) NH, C5 (2), C6 NH, C7 (4) NH & o.g., C8 o.g., C11 (3) NH, C12 (3) NH, C13-C14 (4) NH, C16a (3) NH, C19-23 NH, C25a NH, C26-C27 (5) NH, C28 NH, C40a (2) NH, C44-C45a NH, C47-C48 NH, C139 (7) NH. this is certainly one of the highest quality F.S.A.T. stocks that we ahve had the pleasure to offer. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 339
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French Colonies: French Southern & Antarctic Territories, a Mainly Mint Assembly of Stamps and Proofs, 1955-71. Including three signed artist's die proofs of #27, 32 and 35, and six épreuves de luxe of #27, 36, C8, C19, C21 and C23, while the issued stamps include #16-19, 30 and 67, o.g., n.h., and #68 used, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 340

French Colonies: French Southern & Antarctic Territories, Magnificent Perfs, Imperfs, and Proofs. Post Office fresh block strips and gutter sheets; includes deluxe proofs on card and numerous imperfs with margins; also imperforate trial color Niger sheet (25 stamps), Monaco imperforate trial color strip with printer's notation, and the French bicentennial sheet and S/S; between 500 and 600 beautifully engraved stamps; a lucky bidder will be very happy, Extremely Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.8 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 341
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French Area, Deluxe Proofs and Imperforates, 1960-99. Lovely, clean and well organized; well-known specialist's stock selection of approximately 150 deluxe sheets, plus trial colors, artist proofs, etc.; countries includes France & French Colonies, French Polynesia, Madagascar & Malagasy; the perfect lot for the deluxe proof specialist, Fine to Very Fine, a selection imaged online. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 342

French Area, Fantastic Assortment of Imperforates and More. Lovely array with much on described dealers pages, spanning La Francophonie; hundreds of items comprising issued stamps (note numerous coins datés), imperforates, proofs including engraver-signed and deluxe, progressive proofs, and more; a wealth of Topical interest, strongest at first glance in Space, Musicians, Sports and Art; fresh and clean throughout, and a gold mine for dealer and collector alike, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 343
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French Area, an Assembly of Proofs and Imperforates, 1968-71. Including approximately 60 artist's proofs and épreuves de luxe, comprising 1968 World Health Organization and 1968 International Human Rights Year omnibus issues for 7 countries or areas, other isuues for Andorra (29) with #196 signed artist's die proof in violet, 196-197 composite and single impression épreuves de luxe, Afars and Issas (3), French Polynesia (3), New Caledonia (4), St. Pierre and Miquelon (2), Wallis and Futuna (3). Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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