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WORLD: FRANCE - COLONIES & POs
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2350
Lebanon: 1936 Airmail set 0.50p - 25p. VF fresh M. SG 191-98 cat £180, Maury A49-56 cat €225. (8) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
2351
Levant-Free French Forces in Lebanon & Syria: 1942-43 Collection inc Pictorial set 1Fr-10Fr, M/sheet perf & imperf, plus 6 opt/surch. VF fresh M. Yv 44-52, A5-10 & blk 1A-B cat €164, SG 8-22 cat £200. (15 + 2 M/S)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2352
Levant-Free French Forces in Lebanon & Syria: 1942 Pictorial set 1Fr-10Fr se-tenant composite imperf M/sheet (217x181mm). VF fresh UN as issued. SG 8-16(var), Maury BFGB cat €1100, Yv BF2 cat €1000. Very rare as only 230 printed. (P)
 SOLD at A$850
2353
Levant-Free French Forces in Lebanon & Syria: 1943 Registered Airmail cover franked Pictorial Airmail 6F50 & tied by 'Poste Aus Armees BCM4 FFL 12 AVR 1943' cds. To Alger & returned, with flight cachet, 2 diff censor h/s & b/s inc Alger & Beyrouth. VF. SG 154, Yv 5. Scarce & attractive. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
2354
Levant-Free French Forces in Lebanon & Syria: 1943 Registered Airmail cover franked Pictorial 2F50 & air opt 4Fr/3Fr tied by 'Poste Aus Armees BCN4 FFL 10 AVR 1943' cds. To Alger & returned, with flight cachet, 2 diff censor h/s & b/s inc Alger & Beyrouth. VF. SG 11 & 22, Yv 47 & A10. Scarce & attractive. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
2355
Martinique: 1833 (26 Oct) folded letter from St Pierre to Bordeaux, charged '10' & showing framed 'pays d'outre mer/par Le Havre' with Havre cds alongside, on reverse s/l 'Martinique' h/s (Jamet Type 12) & arrival d/s (13.12). 1835 (6 Apr) folded letter from Fort Royal to Paris, charged '5' (deleted) & '6' showing framed 'pays d'outre mer/par le Havre' with blue arrival b/s. 1835 (27 Oct) folded letter from St Pierre to Le Havre charged '2' & showing on reverse fine s/l 'Martinique' h/s (Type 12) & arrival b/s. 1836 folded letter from St Pierre to Marseilles, charged '19' showing framed 'pays d'outre mer' with Bordeaux transit d/s alongside, & s/l 'Martinique' (Type 12) & arrival b/s. VF (4).
 AVAILABLE at A$325
2356
Martinique: 1847 (11 Nov) folded letter to Besancon marked 'Voie d'Angleterre' showing framed 'Le Gouverneur/de la Martinique' in blue (Jamet Type 5, Governor's circular cachet on reverse), St Pierre despatch cds, framed 'colonies/&c.art.13' in red (Salles 1164) & '28' charge mark on reverse, London & arrival b/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2357
Martinique: 1855 (29 Mar) folded letter from St Pierre to Bordeaux, showing framed 'colonies/&c.art.13' in red partly overstruck by hs '15' & Calais entry d/s, 'Martinique' double arc cds & London transit b/s. 1856 (25 May) folded letter to London, marked 'O.H.M. Service' & showing on reverse two strikes of 'Martinique' double-arc d/s (the 2nd dated 28.5). 1856 (27 Aug) & 1857 (13 Jul) folded letters from St Pierre to Paris & Nantes, showing despatch cds & h/s '12'. 1857 (28 Sep) '19' & Calais transit d/s. 1857 (11 Nov) folded letter from St Pierre to Bordeaux, marked 'Par Packet Anglais' showing despatch cds, Calais entry d/s & h/s '6'. 1866 (2 May) internal envelope from Fort de France to St Pierre showing despatch & arrival d/s & charged '1f.20'. (7)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
2358
Martinique: 1859 Folded letter (26 Nov) from St Pierre despatch cds to Bordeaux, Calais entry d/s & h/s '12'. 1859 Local folded letter to St Pierre arrival cds & '30'. 1859 (27 Jun) folded letter from St Pierre despatch cds to Marseilles, Calais entry d/s & h/s '6'. 1859 (11 Aug) folded letter from St Pierre despatch cds to Marseilles framed 'PD' in red & Calais entry d/s. (4 covers)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2359
Martinique: 1862 (11 Dec) folded letter from St Pierre to Agen, marked 'par packet Anglais' paying the single rate with 10c & 40c, Maury 3 & 5, both tied by mute lozenge, despatch cds at LL, Calais entry below, Paris & Agen b/s. VF.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2360
Martinique: 1864 (14 Oct) folded letter from Vera Cruz to Bordeaux, showing 'Mexique' octagonal d/s (15.10, Salles 1361) & handstruck '8', on reverse, fine 'Mexique/Tampico' octagonal d/s (15.10, Salles 1317) & arrival pmk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
2361
Martinique: 1870 (19 Sep) folded letter from St Pierre to Marseilles, paying double weight confirmed with '2' in m/s, bearing 20c & 40c (2), Maury 4 & 5 -good margins, tied by 'mqe' lozenges, showing despatch & red French entry cds alongside, octagonal 'col.fr./paq.fr.n4' & arrival b/s, carried by the 'Guadeloupe' & arriving to France on 14 Nov when Paris was besieged by the Prussians. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
2362
Martinique: 1872 (28 May) folded letter from St Pierre to Bordeaux, marked 'steamer via Barbados' bearing Napoleon 30c & Ceres 40c, Maury 9 & 13 tied by 'mqe' lozenge with despatch cds alongside. The cover was carried on the Tyne which arrived in Barbados on 29 May, then transferred to the Tagus which left the next day & arrived in Plymouth on 12 June. A rare routing. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
2363
Mauritania: 1906-07 Faidherbe, Palms & Balay set 1c-5Fr. F-VF fresh M/MLH. SG 1-16 cat £425, Maury 1-16 cat €600. (16) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
2364
New Caledonia: 1893 Military Frank stamps Flag 10c with 4 diff numbers, then w/o value 6 diff numbers, 3rd issue w/o numbers (5). Also Crossed Flags type (30) in 8 diff colours/papers with all diff numbers. Most F-VF M/UN/U. Very interesting lot. (45) (P)
 SOLD at A$375
2365
Oceanic Settlements: 1941 FRANCE LIBRE opt Pictorial set 3Fr-20Fr, plus 5Fr airmail. VF fresh MUH, all marginal. SG 136-46 cat £190 for M, should be at least double, £380 MUH, Maury 140-49, PA3 cat €624+. (11) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
2366
Reunion: 1943 France Libre opt Pictorials 1c-20Fr inc 1907-17 4c-5Fr, 1933-40 1c-20Fr & 1939 New York pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 195-239 cat £90 for M, should be at least double, £180 MUH, Maury 194-222, 224-39 cat €290. (45) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
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