STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Private Treaty Sale

Lot 32


France, 1935, S.S. Normandie, 1.50fr dark blue & light blue (Scott 300, 300a. Yvert 299, 300), a pair of proofs, one in each shade of the issued stamp; the dark blue die-sunk on machine-deckled card, the light blue on wove with the "Atelier de Fabrication des Timbres-Poste - Paris" imprint at lower right; both signed in pencil "Decaris" (Albert Decaris, the stamp's designer and engraver); dark blue with partially scraped-away paperclip stain at far left of margin, well away from die impression, Very Fine.

The Oxbridge of French philately.

Price: $1,500; £1,175; €1,275; 15,000 SEK; HK$11,700.

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