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WORLD: FRANCE
Lot
Description
Status
4003
1849-52 Ceres imperfs inc 10c (2 shades), 15c, 20c black on buff, 25c (2 shades), 40c & 1Fr carmine. G-VFU, almost all 3-4 margins. SG ex 1-19 cat £4100+, Yv ex1-6 cat €3570+. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
4004
1849-52 Ceres 40c red-orange. VFU appearance, small thin, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 15 cat £700, Maury 5/5e cat €700. Exp Scheller. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4005
1849-52 Ceres 40c red-orange. VFU, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 15 cat £700, Maury 5/5b cat €750. Nice genuine example. Exp Scheller. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4006
1849-52 Ceres 25c blue, horiz TETE BECHE pr, imperf. F-VFU appearance, expertly repaired on 1 side, 3½ margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 24 cat £18,000, Yv 4c cat €15,000, Maury 4tb cat €20,000. Significant classic rarity. 2014 Robin photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4007
1863-70 Napoleon 4c grey, horiz TETE-BECHE pr, perf 14x13½. Fresh M, nice original gum, expertly repaired along one side, excellent colour. SG 123 cat £35,000, Maury 27IItb cat €29,000, Yv 27tb cat €40,000. Major classic rarity. Exp Calves, plus 2014 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
4008
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$130
4009
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$70
4010
1871-78 Postage Due 40c blue. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins. SG D214 cat £650, Yv TT7 cat €600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4011
1871-78 Postage Due 60c ochre. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins. SG D216 cat £850, Yv TT8 cat €800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4012
1871-78 Postage Due 60c blue. VF fresh M, 4 margins. SG D217 cat £120, Yv TT9 cat €110. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4013
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$300
4014
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
4015
1900 Mouchon 10c, 25c & 30c type I. F-VF MUH. SG 296, 298-9 cat £290 for M, should be double, £580. Yv 112, 114-5 cat €785. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
4016
1900-06 Telephone Stamp 25c blue, 'Bulletin de Communication a partir des cabines telephniques publiques', on white paper, perf 13½. VF fresh UN as issued. Maury TT24 cat €55.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4017
1908-31 Postage Dues with 1908 20c, 30c (2 shades), 50c & 60c. 1917 Surch set 20c/30c & 40c/50c. 1926 Surch 50c/10c. 1927-31 1Fr purple & green, 2Fr blue & 2Fr brown 1929-31 Surch 1,20Fr/2Fr & 5Fr/1Fr. Almost all diff. Almost all F-VF M/MUH. Yv cat €1100+, SG cat £1200+ = A$2300+. (17). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4018
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
4019
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
4020
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
4021
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
4022
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) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4023
1918-20s Sower 5c orange (SG 380) 'Encased stamp' produced during a shortage of coins, with aluminium coin-like reverse inscribed 'Nouveautes-Chemiserie Troyes / a la Ville de Paris 15 R de la Republique', with stamp under a cellulose film on red background. Superb UNC. Rare type! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
4024
1918-20s Sower 5c orange (SG 380) 'Encased stamp' produced during a shortage of coins, with aluminium coin-like reverse inscribed 'Nouveautes-Chemiserie Troyes / a la Ville de Paris 15 R de la Republique', with stamp under a cellulose film on white background. aUNC. Rare type! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
4025
1918-23 Railway Parcel set 30c-60c. VF fresh M. Maury P23-27 cat €260. Yv P28-32 cat €275. (5). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$110
4026
1923 Bordeaux Congress opt 1Fr lake & yellow-green. Superb U, on piece with 'Exposition Philatalic Bordeaux 23 6 23' cds. SG 400e cat £750+, Yv 182 cat €575+. Rare so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
4027
1924 Olympics 30c die PROOF of centre only in issued colour, with wide borders (82x128mm) signed by engraver. SG403(p), Maury 185(p). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4028
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
4029
1925-32 Merson 3Fr deep mauve & carmine. VF fresh M. Maury 240b cat €130, SG 430(var) cat £70+ as cheapest shade, est £140 for this.
 AVAILABLE at A$25
4030
1925-32 Merson 20Fr magenta & green, top value. VFM. Maury 208 cat €230. SG 432 cat £275.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4031
1926 Railway Parcel set 15c-2Fr50/50c. VF fresh M/MLH. Maury P46-67 cat €1300. Yv P47-76 cat €1474. Rare set. (30). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
4032
1926 Railway Parcel set 10c-3Fr. VF fresh M. Maury P42-45 cat €165. Yv P77-80 cat €174. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
4033
1928 Railway Parcel 'A' opt set 50c-1Fr65. VF fresh MLH. Maury P76-82 cat €130. Yv P81-87 cat €121. (7). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4034
1930-32 Airmail 1Fr50 blue, LL cnr marginal blk of 4 with printing date, ea stamp perf 'EIPA 30', which was done at the Exhibition. VF fresh MUH. SG 484(var), Yv 6c cat €3500+, Maury 6A cat €3460+ as singles, plus premium for very rare blk. 2005 Brandon photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
4035
1934 Bleriot 2Fr25 violet Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (124x95mm), signed by engraver. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 523(p), Maury A7EPA cat €1000. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4036
1936 Railway Parcel 'B' opt set 50c-1Fr65. VF fresh M/MLH. Maury P97A-G cat €800. Yv P101-7 cat €840. Very scarce. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4037
1938 Railway Parcel '10kg=1F30 D' opt set 2Fr15 - 3Fr05/2Fr35. VF fresh M. Maury P137-40 cat €460. Yv P160-63 cat €510 (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4038
1940 Red Cross 80c green & red Epreuvre de Luxe proof. F-VF UN as made. SG 666(p), Yv 459EdL cat €200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4039
1940 Red Cross 80c+1Fr blue Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x109mm). VF fresh UN as made. SG 666(p), Maury 459EPA cat €450+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
4040
1940 Red Cross 80c+1Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x109mm). VF fresh UN as made. SG 666(p), Maury 459EPA cat €450+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
4041
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$2200
4042
1940 Red Cross 1Fr+2Fr black-violet w/o red cross Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (144x117mm), signed by engraver. VF fresh UN as made. SG 667(p), Maury 460EPA cat €900+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
4043
1940 Pilot Guynemer 50Fr blue Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x160mm), signed by engraver. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 667a(p), Maury 461EPA cat €700. Extremely rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$500
4044
1940 Pilot Guynemer 1Fr+50c black Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x160mm), signed by engraver, unissued value. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 667a(p), Maury 461EPA cat €900. Extremely rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$700
4045
1940-41 Surch 'Peace' 50c on 55c violet, 65c blue, 75c green, 80c orange & 90c blue Epreuvre de Luxe proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 673-5 & 677-8(p), Yv 478-82EdL. (5)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4046
1940-41 surch 'Peace' 1F/1F25 carmine error horiz pr, right stamp opt OMITTED, so resulting in setenant stamps of diff denominations. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 679(var), Yv 483(var), Maury 483h cat €2650. Very rare & spectacular. 2001 vd Weid SBPV photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
4047
1940-41 Surch 'Peace' 1F on 1F25 red, 1F40 mauve & 1F50 blue Epreuvre de Luxe proofs. VF fresh UN as made. SG 679-81(p), Yv 483-5EdL. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4048
1940-41 surch 'Peace' 1F/1F40 mauve, error horiz pr, right stamp opt OMITTED, resulting in setenant stamps of diff denominations. Superb fresh MUH. SG 680(var), Yv 484(var), Maury 484f cat €2150. Very rare & spectacular. 1999 vd Weid SBPV photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
4049
1940-41 surch Ceres 1F/2F50 green, error horiz pr, left stamp opt OMITTED, resulting in setenant stamps of diff denominations. Superb fresh MUH. SG 685(var), Yv 488a cat €2100, Maury 488f cat €2100. Very rare & spectacular. 2000 vd Weid SBPV photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
4050
1941-42 Petain 4Fr blue & 4F50 green Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 525a-b, Yv 521A-BEdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4051
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$300
4052
1941 Petain 40c brown Epreuvre de Luxe proof. VF fresh UN as made. SG 690(p), Yv 470EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4053
1941 Petain 80c turquoise Epreuvre de Luxe proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 691(p), Yv 471EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4054
1941 Petain 2F50 blue Epreuvre de Luxe proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 693(p), Yv 473EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4055
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
4056
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
4057
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
4058
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
4059
1941-42 Petain 1F20 blue UNISSUED' Superb fresh MUH. SG 719(var), Maury 525A cat €150, Yv 515(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4060
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
4061
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
4062
1941-42 Petain 4Fr blue Epreuvre de Luxe proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 725a(p), Yv 522 EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
4063
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
4064
1942 Petain 4Fr blue, 4Fr50 green & 5Fr engraved Epreuvre Collective. VF fresh UN as made. SG 740-41 & 745(p), Maury 522-4EPC cat €500. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4065
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
4066
1942 Petain 4Fr50 brown engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, on laid paper. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4067
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
4068
1942 Mercury 10c blue & 40c violet Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 750 & 52(p), Yv 546-48EdL. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4069
1943 Relief Fund Costumes 60c brown-black Epreuvre de Luxe proof. F-VF UN as made. SG 797(p), Yv 593EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
4070
1940s War Victims label Epreuvre de Artiste DIE PROOF (130x 110mm), of unissued design. VF fresh UN as made (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4071
1943 Relief Fund 1F50+4Fr & 4F+6F Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 799 & 801(p), Yv 595-97EdL. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4072
1943 Relief Fund set 1+10Fr & 2+12Fr 'Epreuvre de Luxe' die proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 772-5 (p), Maury 568-71 EPL cat €500. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4073
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
4074
1943 War Relief Fund Petain set 1+10Fr & 2+25Fr IMPERF strip of 4 with gutter label. Superb fresh MUH top marginal. SG 772a(var), Maury 571A(nd) cat €1800++. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4075
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
4076
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
4077
1943 Relief Fund 60c+1F30 & 1F20+2F Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. VF UN as made. SG 797-8(p), Yv 593-4EdL. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4078
1943 Relief Fund Costumes 1F50 blue Epreuvre de Luxe. Superb UN as made. SG 799(p), Yv 595EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4079
1943 Relief Fund Costumes 2F40 red Epreuvre de Luxe proof. VF fresh UN as made. SG 800(p), Yv 596EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4080
1943 Military Airmail opt Petain 1.50Fr brown with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. F-VF fresh MUH. Yv PAM 3 cat €240, Maury PAM 4 cat €250. Only 1500 printed. Exp Sanabria. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4081
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
4082
1943 Military Airmail opt Senegal Girl 1Fr brown & 1Fr75 blue with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. VF fresh MUH. Yv PAM 6-7 cat €1430+, Maury PAM 10-11 cat €1525+. Only several sheets printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4083
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 PAM 10 cat €1600+, Maury PAM 7 cat €1700. Very rare as only 1 or 2 sheets of 50 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
4084
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
4085
1943 Military Airmail opt Algeria Constantine 1Fr75 blue with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, opt SIDEWAYS reading up. VF fresh MLH. Yv PAM 12(var) cat €3250++, Maury PAM 15(var) cat €2400++. Extremely rare as only part of 1 sheet of 50 printed & only a portion of them with opt SIDEWAYS. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1350
4086
1943 Vichy Government Officials set 10c-20Fr, showing fascist symbols, full set inc very rare 70c. VF fresh MUH, never hinged original gum. Maury S1-15, Yv S1-15 cat €3200+. Very rare set which was never issued for political reasons & of which almost the whole printing was officially destroyed. (15) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
4087
1944 Admiral de Tourville 4F+6F brown Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. VF fresh UN as made. SG 810(p), Yv 600EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4088
1944 Gounod Anniv 1F50+3F50 black Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 812(p), Yv 601EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4089
1944 Arms 5Fr Flanders Epreuve de Luxe Proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 814(p), Yv 602EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4090
1944 Arms 10Fr Languedoc Epreuve de Luxe Proof. VF fresh UN as made. SG 815(p), Yv 603EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4091
1944 Pictorial 15Fr purple Chenonceaux Epreuve de Luxe Proofs. VF UN as made. SG 822(p), Yv 610EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4092
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr bright red 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$200
4093
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr black unissued values 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$200
4094
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr bright green 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$200
4095
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr turquoise 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$200
4096
1944 Chambery Liberation local opt 'F. F. I. / SAVOIE / 25-8-1944' set '+6F' on Famous Frenchmen 50c+1F80 - 4F=6F plus '+20F' on Railways 4F+6F. VF MLH. Yv 6-12. Mayer 7-13 cat €1505. Rare as only 175 of ea printed. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4097
1945 War Victims Fund 4Fr purple-brown Epreuvre de Luxe proof. VF fresh UN as made. SG 949(p), Yv 737EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4098
1945 Anti TB 2Fr orange Epreuvre de Luxe proof. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 948(p), Yv 736EdL.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4099
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
4100
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4101
1942 Petain 1F20+1F20 brown on white enamelled stock double, Reply Postcard. Superb UN. Yv 515-CPRP1 cat €125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4102
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
4103
1942 Petain 1F20 brown on green Commercial Mail Postcard. Superb UN. Yv 512-CP2 cat €110. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4104
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
4105
1942 Anti-Bolshevik PPC view side franked Petain 60c violet tied by 'Bolchevisme Contre Europe 26 4 42' cds. VF. SG 713. Attractive & scarce card.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
4106
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
4107
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
4108
1942 Victory PPC of large 'V' & soldiers, view side franked Petain 60c violet tied by 'Bolshevisme Contre Europe Paris 23 5 42' cds. SG 713. Attractive & scarce card.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
4109
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
4110
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. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4111
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
4112
1945 St Nazaire Pocket use of British OHMS envelope folded at right, franked Petain 20c, Tricolour legion set, 1943 Relief Fund 1F50 bombing victims & 1942 Mercury 40c violet, all tied by 'La Turballe Loire-Infre 30 1 45' cds. Registered to St Nazaire also with 'Ilot de St Nazaire' h/s at right. SG709, 752, 769-70 & 788 cat £31+. Yv 505, 548, 565-6, 584 cat €26+ both as loose stamps. Mayer cat €650 for usage of such British envelope. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4113
Cheques collection 1870s-1930s almost all with revenue stamps inc Negotiable revenues, DA, Impot Le Revenue, General Revenues & 'Affiche'. Banks inc Credit Lyonnaise, Bank du France, Banque Populaire due Rhone, Banque Populaire du Territoire De Belfort & Bank Nationale De Credit, many with fantastic engraved designs. Mostly diff. Very interesting & unusual. (105). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4114
France: Postal Stationery 1870s-1960s Mint collection in 2 albums appears basically near comp inc Postcards (144) inc formula types (8) - 1 with Ceres 15c affixed (Mi cat €400 for stamp alone), lots of double reply cards inc 1879 15+15c on green stock (€200), 1901 10+10c red (€70), 1920 20+20c brown (€85), 1925 Pasteur 60+60c (€200), 1926 Sower 30+30c (€120) & 1928 90+90c (€120), 1932 'Peace' 40+40c 1940 'Iris' 80+80c (€1600), 1942 Petain 80+80c white stock (€100), & Official 1.20+1.20 (€450). Single cards inc range of 1st types on diff colour stock & double replies, 1924 Olympics (€120), 1928 Berthelot (€225), 1932 'Peace' 90c (€125), 1935 View cards (13, €234), 1936 Views (12, €540), 1936-39 Commem cards (7, €150), 1940 Iris 90c Commercial on pink (€100), 1941-42 Petain 80c red on green (2) inc boxed opt (€195), 1940 Exhib types with pictures on reverse etc. Postcards alone Mi cat €4400, plus the 8 formula types. Then Lettercards (40, €1200), 1905 'Tax Reduite' types, Sower 25c opt 'ANNULE', 1938 65c Views (9, €270) inc 2 original packets Envelopes (64) inc P&C types (11), 1905 opts (17), Sower 5c opt 'ANNULE', 1926 Sower 30c blue (€120). Wrappers (22) inc 1939 Sower 20c & 30c (€295), Pneumatic types (9), 1939 Official 2Fr+2Fr double reply Lettersheet (€225) & even an 1810 Balloon Postcard fresh UN. Plus various stampless items (50) inc Official, Parcel Cards, Customs, Military, POW, Red Cross, Telegrams, Avis de Reception etc. Plus about 50 modern not catalogued. Virtually all diff, duplication mostly diff stocks, printings etc. Mostly F-VF. Mi cat €7400++ = A$12,000+. Fantastic collection. (380).
 AVAILABLE at A$800
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