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WORLD: FRANCE
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4061
1870-71 Ceres 20c blue Bordeaux printing type 1, 'report 2'. F-VF fresh M, 3½+ margins, unusually nice original gum & excellent colour. SG 164 cat £29,000 = A$52,000, Yv 44B cat €28,000 = A$45,000. Extremely rare in genuine mint original gum condition. 2012 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
4062
1871-78 Postage Due 25c black, type II. Superb fresh MLH, 4 margins. SG D212 cat £250, Yv TT5A cat €350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$110
4063
1871-78 Postage Due 30c black. VF fresh M, small thin, 4 margins. SG D213 cat €375, Yv TT6 cat €350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4064
1871-78 Postage Due 40c blue. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins. SG D214 cat £650, Yv TT7 cat €600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4065
1871-78 Postage Due 60c ochre. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins. SG D216 cat £850, Yv TT8 cat €800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
4066
1876-85 Peace & Commerce 15c grey-lilac type II. F-VF fresh MLH. SG 232 cat £900, Yv 77 cat €1200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4067
1881-92 Postage Due 5Fr black. VFU appearance, expertly repaired UL cnr perf, light cancel. Yv T24 cat €2000, Maury T24 cat €2000. SG D295 cat £2500. Rare genuine example. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4068
1900-06 Merson 50c cinnamon & lavender. VF fresh MUH. SG 305 cat £130 for M, should be at least double, £260 MUH, Maury 120 cat €450, Yv 120 cat €500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
4069
1900-06 Merson 1Fr lake & yellow-green. VF fresh MUH. SG 306 cat £36 for M, should be at least double, £72 MUH, Maury 121 cat €115, Yv 121 cat £110.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4070
1900-06 Merson 5Fr deep blue & buff. Stamp VF fresh MUH, top marginal. SG 308 cat £120 for M, should be at least double, £240 MUH, Maury 123 cat €345, Yv 123 cat €325. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4071
1900-06 Telephone Stamp 25c blue, 'Bulletin de Communication a partir des cabines telephniques publiques', on white paper, perf 13½. Superb fresh UN. Maury TT24 cat €55.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4072
1915 'Reoccupation Francaise en ALSACE' opt Blanc 1c grey, framed opt type, unissued essay. VF fresh M. Maury 2AII cat €475. Very rare. 2019 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4073
1915 'Reoccupation Francaise en ALSACE' opt Blanc 1c grey, unframed opt type, unissued essay. VF fresh M. Maury 2AI cat €475. Very rare. 2019 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4074
1915 'Reoccupation Francaise en ALSACE' opt Sower 10c red, unframed opt type, unissued essay. VF fresh M. Maury 2EI cat €475. Very rare. 2019 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4075
1915 'Reoccupation Francaise en ALSACE' opt Sower 25c blue, unframed opt type, unissued essay. VF fresh M. Maury 2HI cat €450. Very rare. 2019 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4076
1917 Montenegro Govt in Exile in France King set 1pa-5Per, opt in Cyrillic 'Free Montenegro', plus Postage Dues 5pa-50pa & AR 10pa & 25pa, prepared in France but unissued. VF MUH. SG mentioned in footnote but unpriced. (19)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4077
1917-19 War Orphan's Fund set 2c+3c - 5Fr+5Fr. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum & excellent centring. SG 370-77 cat £3500 for M, should be at least double, £7000, Maury 148-55 cat €8980, Yv 148-55 cat €9150. Very rare set. 2003 Raybaudi photo cert for 1Fr & 5Fr. (8) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
4078
1924 Olympic Games 50c green & carmine 'Arenes de Nimes' unissued design, 'Epreuve de Luxe' die proof 113x141mm. Superb fresh UN as made. Maury 186A. Very rare & attractive. Exp Brun AIEP, plus 2013 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
4079
1929-33 Port de la Rochelle 10Fr blue, type IIA stamp VF fresh MUH, LL cnr marginal. SG 474b cat £95 for M, should be at least double, £190 MUH, Maury 261III cat €170.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4080
1930 Airmail 1Fr50 lake, perfin 'EIPA 30' (INVERTED) for use at the Philatelic Exhibition in Paris & only available at the entrance. Superb MUH, pristine never hinged gum. SG 483(var), Maury PA5A cat €5500, Yv PE6d cat €5000. Extremely rare genuine example. Exp Calves, plus 2005 Bolaffi photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4081
1937 PEXIP M/Sheet (size 150x220mm). Superb fresh MUH. Maury BF3 cat €900, SG MS 581 cat £600 for M, should be at least double, £1200 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4082
1940 Red Cross 1Fr+2Fr deep violet-black violet w/o red cross Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOFS (120-135x115mm). 4 are progressive proof states from no shading in centre, diag background shading added, background then cross-hatched shading, then more shading on nurse & patient, then the final state. VF fresh UN as made. SG 667(p), Maury 460EPA cat €450++ ea, thus €2250++. Believed a UNIQUE group & fantastic for exhibition. (5). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4083
1941 Petain set 40c-2Fr50, plus Relief Fund 1Fr+10c, all IMPERF horiz prs. Superb fresh MUH, all 4 margins. SG 690-93(var), Maury 470-73nd & 494nd cat €690+. Very scarce. (5) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
4084
1941 Petain 2F50 blue Epreuvre de Luxe proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 693(p), Yv 473EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4085
1941-42 Petain 20c purple full sheet of 100 IMPERF, 2 panes of 50, full margins inc '4.11.41' date imprint in LR. Superb fresh MUH. SG 709(var), Maury 505nd. Extremely rare full sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4086
1941-42 Petain 40c blue full sheet of 100 IMPERF -2 panes of 50 with full margins inc '18 10 41' date imprint LR cnr. Superb fresh MUH. SG 711(var), Maury 507(nd). Extremely rare as sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4087
1941-42 Petain 50c green full sheet of 100 IMPERF, 2 panes of 50, full margins inc '10 10 41' date imprint at LR. Superb fresh MUH. SG 712(var), Maury 508nd. Extremely rare full sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4088
1941-42 Petain 70c blue full sheet of 100 IMPERF -2 panes of 50, with full margins inc '28 10 41' imprint date LR cnr. Superb fresh MUH. SG 714(var), Maury 510(nd). Extremely rare as sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4089
1941-42 Petain 1F20 blue UNISSUED' Superb fresh MUH. SG 719(var), Maury 525A cat €150, Yv 515(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4090
1941-42 Petain 1F50 brown top margin vert pr, top stamp paper join. VF fresh MUH. SG 721(var). Yv/Maury 517h cat €130.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4091
1941-42 Petain 2Fr50 blue full sheet of 100 IMPERF, 2 panes of 50, full margins inc '13 10 41' date imprint at LR. Superb fresh MUH. SG 724(var), Maury 520nd. Extremely rare full sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4092
1941-42 Petain 4Fr blue, 4Fr50 green typo Epreuvre Collective. VF fresh UN as made, with tissue paper interleaf. SG 725a/b(p), Maury 521A-BEPC cat €500+. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4093
1941-42 Petain 4Fr blue Epreuvre de Luxe proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 725a(p), Yv 522 EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
4094
1941-42 Petain 1F50 blue opt '+50 SN' left marginal IMPERF, plus same w/o opt. Superb fresh MUH. SG 754(var), Maury 552ND/cND cat €290, Yv 552a/b cat €215. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4095
1942 Petain 4Fr50 blue engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. Superb fresh UN as made on laid paper & unusually large size. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Extremely rare & probably unique on this paper. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4096
1942 Petain 4Fr50 black engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, on laid paper, signed by engraver. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4097
1942 Tricolour Legion in Russia full sheet of 25 with 2 rows 1Fr20+ 8Fr80 blue, 1 row of albino impressions & 2 rows of 1Fr20+8Fr80 scarlet, with printer sheet no margin. VF fresh MUH. SG 769-70 cat £165 as M singles, so £330+ MUH. Maury 565-66A cat €250+ as se-tenant strips, plus premium for attractive sheet. (25)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4098
1940s War Victims label Epreuvre de Artiste DIE PROOF (130x 110mm), of unissued design. VF fresh UN as made (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4099
1943 Relief Fund Petain 1F+10F & 2F+12F blue Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 772 & 4(p), Yv 568-9EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4100
1943 War Relief Fund Petain set 1+10Fr & 2+25Fr IMPERF strip of 4 with gutter label. Superb fresh MUH lower marginal. SG 772a(var), Maury 571A(nd) cat €1800++. Very rare & spectacular item. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4101
1943 Relief Fund set 1.20+1.40Fr - 5+15Fr Epreuvre de Luxe. VF fresh UN as made, with tissue paper interleaves attached. SG 780-84(p), Maury 576-80EPL. (5). (P)
 SOLD at A$800
4102
1943 World War II Relief Fund full sheet of 25, with 5 setenant strips of 5 with printers no at base 'coin date'. VF fresh MUH. SG 780A cat £400++ as M strips, so £800+ MUH. Maury 580A cat €750+ as strips, plus large premium for attractive sheet. (25)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
4103
1943 Relief Fund 1.50+2.50Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, signed by the engraver. SG 781(p), Maury 577EPA. Very rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
4104
1943 Relief Fund Costumes 1F50 blue Epreuvre de Luxe. Superb UN as made. SG 799(p), Yv 595EdL.
 SOLD at A$30
4105
1943 Military Airmail opt Mauritania Man & Woman 2Fr purple & 3Fr green with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. VF fresh MUH, bottom marginal. Yv PAM 4-5 cat €1100+, Maury PAM 8-9 cat €1150+. Very rare as only several sheets printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4106
1943 Military Airmail opt Senegal Girl 1Fr brown & 1Fr75 blue with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. Superb fresh MUH. Yv PAM 6-7 set cat €1430+, Maury PAM 10-11 cat €1525+. Only several sheets printed. Exp, plus 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4107
1943 Military Airmail opt Angers 10Fr violet with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York'. VF fresh MUH. Yv PAM10 cat €1600+, Maury PAM7 cat €1700. Very rare, only 1 or 2 sheets of 50 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
4108
1943 Military Airmail opt Petain Petain 80c brown with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. Superb fresh MUH. Yv PAM 11 cat €1800+, Maury PAM 2 cat €2000. Rare as less than 100 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4109
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr black-brown unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, plus large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4110
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr grey unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4111
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr red-brown unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, plus large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4112
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr violet unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, plus large premium for gutter pr, est €600+. Extremely rare (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4113
1944-45 Saverne (Bas-Rhin) Liberation opts type I 'RF Saverne Libre' on Hitler set 1pf-1Mk, inc rare 24pf, 42pf & 1RM. VF fresh MLH/MUH. Mayer 1-20 cat €1350+. Rare & historical issue! (20). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4114
1922 cover franked large '5c' opt on Sower 30c orange, tied by 1922 machine pmk to Dinan with arrival b/s, plus 2 of same on 1923 PPC of Le Havre tied by cds. SG 365(var), Maury 158(var). Also 'Le Matin' newspaper of 18th July 1922 with a small article with illustration of this stamp. opt unlisted in any catalogue! & unknown whether of private origin or an essay that escaped from the govt printer. In any case extremely rare & interesting. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4115
1941-44 Petain PPC franked various issues on picture sides with 1941 tall type 80c & 2F50, 1941 '+10c' on 1Fr (2 diff cards), 1941-41 Defs 30c, 80c brown & green, 1F red & 1F20 brown. Tied by range of diff cds inc Anti-Bolshevik & Stamp Expo types. Rare & attractive group. (9) (P)
 SOLD at A$300
4116
1942 Petain 1F20+1F20 brown on white enamelled stock double, Reply Postcard. Superb UN. Yv 515-CPRP1 cat €125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4117
1942 Tricolour Legion maxicards franked ea stamp 1F20 blue or red, tied by 'Exposition Antibolchevique Lyon 3 3 43' cds. VF. SG 769-70 cat £30+. Yv 565-66 cat €25+ both as loose stamps. Rare & attractive cards. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
4118
1942 Petain 1F20 brown on green Commercial Mail Postcard. Superb UN. Yv 512-CP2 cat €110. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4119
1942 Petain 80c red on green Commercial Mail Postcard with boxed 'Complement de Taxe Percue' at UL. Superb UN. Yv 512-CP5 cat €80.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4120
1942 PPC of 'Mother Europe' chicken taking her chicks as flags of Europe, while neutral Sweden & Switzerland watch on & GB heading for a Jewish/American trap. Franked Petain 60c violet tied by 'France Europeenne Paris 26 4 42' cds & unaddressed. Rare propaganda card. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4121
1942 Tricolour Legion maxicard franked 1F20 blue & red gutter pr tied by 'Exposition Antibolchevique Lyon 3 5 43' cds & another strike on front. SG 769-70 cat £30+. Yv 566a cat €26+, both as loose stamps. Rare & attractive card. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4122
1942 Cover franked Military Airmail opt Petain 1Fr50 with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, tied by appropriate shipmail pmk to Ship cover, with large French censor h/s, plus US Censor cachet. To Senegal with 'Dakar Principal 24 JU 43 Senegal' b/s. VF. Yv PAM3, Maury PAM4 cat €3500++. Extremely rare cover from proper postal usage. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
4123
1942 Military Airmail opt Petain 1Fr50 with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, tied by appropriate shipmail pmk on Petain 1Fr20 Postal Card, with large censor h/s. VF. Yv PAM 3, Maury PAM 4 cat €3500. Rare & attractive. 2005 Rendon photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4124
1943 Anti-Bolshevik PPC, view side franked Tricolour Legion gutter pr 1F20 blue & red, tied by 'Exposition Antibolchevique Lyon 4 5 43' cds, address side franked 1942 Stendahl 4Fr tied by 'Expon Antibolchevique Bordeaux 23 10 42' cds but unaddressed. SG 769-70 cat £30+. Yv 566a cat €26+ both as loose stamps. Rare & attractive card. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
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