Lot# 2292 - Sale #3005

  • Lot# : 2292 France

    1849/50 First Issue Collection,  quality collection of used singles and covers neatly arranged and annotated on pages, includes 10c grill cancel, single franking cover Chateau Thierry-Paris, Sperati forgery, 20c grill cancel (4) incl two on white paper, single franking cover Nesle-Ham, 25c incl shades with grill cancel (4), gros points (1), three single franking covers incl one with stamps tied by a "25" cachet-taxe obliterator, 40c "grille sans fin", pair on cover front addressed to Ireland, 1fr grill ("carmine clair" shade), Sperati forgery, vast majority of the singles being sound and fully margined, covers usual mixed condition but better than usually seen, F-VF with some VF, a pleasure to view (Yvert EUR5,750+) (see on-line scans)
    Start Price : 1,400 USD
    Current Opening : 1,100 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100 USD