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Unsold lots available for sale at indicated reserve plus 21.45% buyer's commission plus postage & insurance. First | Previous | Next | Last | Index
WORLD: FRANCE
Lot
Description
Status
1861
1853-61 Napoleon 1Fr carmine, imperf, horiz TETE- BECHE pair. FU appearance & well tied to piece, variable margins, sl horiz crease, excellent deep colour. SG 77 cat £174,000. Maury 18TB cat €215,000. Yv 18b cat €150,000. One of the great rarities of France & major classic rarity of the world. Exp Champion & Calves, plus 2015 Philatelic Foundation & 2020 Ceremuga photo certs (P)
 SOLD at A$12000
1862
1868-69 Newspaper Arms 2c blue, imperf. F-VF U, Newspaper opt cancel. Yv 2 cat €350. SG J132 cat £425. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1863
1869 Emperor 5Fr lilac-grey on greyish. VFU dotted star '' pmk, tiny imperfections but far above average quality. SG 131 cat £1300, Yv 33 cat €1100. Scarce top value. (P)
 SOLD at A$275
1864
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 condition. 2012 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3300
1865
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
1866
1917-19 War Orphans Fund 2c+3c - 50c+50c. VF fresh M. Yv/Maury 148-53 cat €635. SG 370-75 cat £756. (6) (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1867
1917-19 War Orphans Fund 1Fr + 1Fr carmine. VF fresh M. Yv 154 cat €500, Maury 154 cat €525, SG 376 cat £600. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1868
1937 'PEXIP' M/sheet. Fresh CTO on FDI 18.06.37 full MUH gum. SG MS581 cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
1869
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
1870
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$250
1871
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
1872
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
1873
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 as only 1 or 2 sheets of 50 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1874
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)
 SOLD at A$150
1875
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)
 SOLD at A$150
1876
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)
 SOLD at A$150
1877
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)
 SOLD at A$150
1878
France 1850s-1966 collection/accumulation on 70 hagners with 1850s-70s Ceres & Napoleon types (225, SG cat £5300) inc imperf Ceres 20c black & 80c, possible pmk interest, 1876-1900 P&C to 5Fr inc M/UN (46, £11,000) inc 1c (2), 2c 4c & 5c greens, 3c ochre, 20c red on green (3), 25c blue type II (2, £1300), 25c black (4), 25c yellow (£550), 30c brown (3), 35c (£850), 40c type I (£850) & type II, 50c (£325), 75c red type I (£1500), 75c brown (£350) & 1Fr (2, £400), then U (80, £720). Then 1900-06 Blanc, Mouchon & Merson M range (33, £2350) inc 2Fr lilac & buff, plus range U to 5Fr, Sowers M lined background (15), plus U, & solid ground M (40) to 2Fr, 1924 Olympics 3+ sets M, plus U, then on through Pics/Commems inc 1929-33 Defs M 2Fr, 5Fr (5), 10Fr (2 diff), total £425+, & 20Fr U (5), through 1930s inc 1934 1Fr50 Dove & Cartier set all M, 1937 Pexip M/sheet (2, £1200), 1940s-60s mostly M inc large Art Paintings (52), plus Charities inc 1914 Red Cross 10c+5c (4 ea, £200+), 1918 Red Cross 15c+5c M & U (£245), 1917 War Orphans set to 50c+50c M inc extras (£1090), 1935 Intellectuals set M, Red Cross sets etc M (mostly) & U, Airs to 1000Fr inc M & U to 1966, plus 5pgs of Colonies. M/MUH/U, earlies very mixed condition, later generally F-VF. SG cat £34,000 = A$62,000 as cheapest types, much higher when shades etc priced. Valuable lot. (2600+) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
1879
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
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