Sale 3022 - Session 2 - British Commonwealth and Foreign Stamps and Covers; United States Postal History
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  • Lot# : 2602 Ethiopia

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    Catalog# : N1-7
    N1-7, 1936 10c-1.25L Italian Occupation, complete set, bright and PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $300; Sassone 1-7, EUR400)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2603 Faroe Islands

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    Catalog# : 2-6
    2-6, 1940-41 20o-60o Provisional Surcharges, NH, fresh and F-VF, a select set (Scott $1,150)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 2604 France - Postal History

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    France WW I Military Related Covers and Cards, 4 covers and two cards incl cover to Paris from French Surgical Ambulance unit in Russia, 1914 French Military Liaison cover with blue oval "ETAT-MAJOR GENERAL/ 2eme Bureau/ Annexe De Petrograd" handstamp; 1915 cover to Paris from French Legation in Serbia, 1916 cover to Bordeaux from French Military Mission in Romania, etc., appropriate frankings, postmarks, seals, etc., usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2605 France - Ballons Montes

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    Catalog# : BM23
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    LE FERDINAND FLOCON; Lettre-Journal De Paris / Gazette des Absents of 1 Nov 1870 (No. 4) with supplement addressed to Brulon and then readdressed to London, 20c Blue tied by Paris "Star" (3 Nov 70 cds alongside) and Brulon 7 Nov 70 cds, 40c Pale orange tied by "656" large numerals; add'l black and red boxed "PD" markings and partial red London arrival cancel, Very Fine and unusual; 2012 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 700 USD
    Current Opening : 700 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2606 France

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    Maury 1, 1850 10c Bistre, full to wide margins, neat grille cancel, Very Fine; signed Roumet and with his 2018 certificate (Maury EUR350)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2607 France

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    Maury 1, 1850 10c Bistre-jaune, ample to huge margins and incorporating portions of three adjacent stamps, light cancel, Very Fine; signed Roumet and with his 2017 certificate (Maury EUR350)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2608 France

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    Maury 1e, 1862 10c Bistre re-issue, full balanced margins, o.g., l.h., Very Fine (Scott 1g, $435; Maury EUR700)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2609 France

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    Catalog# : 2E
    1850 15c Green, Proof on card stock, vivid color, three full margins plus wide margin at top, Very Fine (Yvert EUR400)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2610 France

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    Maury 2, 1850 15c Green, clear to wide margins, "Star" cancel, Very Fine; signed by several, 2018 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR1,100)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2611 France

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    Maury 2, 1850 15c Green, full to wide margins incl portion of adjacent stamp at right, "endless" grill cancel, Very Fine (Scott 2, $800; Maury EUR1,100)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2612 France

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    Maury 3, 1849 20c Black on yellowish, single franking tied on folded letter addressed to Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde by light grille cancel, Besancon 17 Oct 49 cds, backstamped Paris and Bordeaux transits plus arrival cds, stamp left margin single with wide margins the other sides incl portion adjacent stamp at bottom, Very Fine and choice, attractive cover with positional piece; signed Calves and Roumet and with the latter's 2018 certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2613 France

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    Maury 3a, 1848 20c Black, bottom right corner margin single with full margins the other sides, black lozenge cancel, choice Very Fine, scarce positional piece signed Roumet and Calves, 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2614 France

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    Maury 3i, 1849 20c Grey, single franking tied on folded letter to Lyon by grille cancel, Besancon 4 Avril 50 cds alongside, backstamped La Guillotiere 5 Avril 50, stamp ample to large margins, cover with couple horiz file folds not affecting stamp, Fine use of this scarce shade; 2015 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR3,750)
    Start Price : 650 USD
    Current Opening : 650 USD
    Hammer price : 650 USD

    Lot# : 2615 France

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    Maury 5, 1850 40c Orange, full to large margins, lightly "endless" grill cancel, Very Fine and choice; signed Calves (Scott 7, $360; Maury EUR600)
    Start Price : 170 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2616 France

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    Maury 7, 1848 1fr Vermilion, Sperati reproduction, horiz fold at top well away from design, Very Fine
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2617 France

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    Maury 9, 1852 10c Bistre, fresh color, "gros pointes" cancel, full balanced margins, Very Fine; 2018 Calves and Jacquart certificate (Scott 10, $450; Maury EUR700)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 2618 France

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    Maury 9, 1852 10c Bistre, tied on locally addressed folded letter by Paris Start with "LETTRE AFFie DE PARIS POUR PARIS" 20 Fevr 54 cds alongside, stamp with wide balanced margins, Very Fine and choice with stamp a gem example; 2018 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR1,150)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2619 France

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    Maury 9e, 1862 10c Bistre re-issue, fresh color, full margins three sides with wide margin at top, part o.g., h.r., Very Fine; signed several times plus 2018 Calves and Jacquart certificate (Scott 10b, $525; Maury EUR850)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2620 France

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    Maury 10, 1852 25c Blue, single franking tied on folded letter addressed to Bordeaux by small numerals "796" cancel with accompanying Chateauroux 15 Fevr 54 cds, transit and arrival backstamps, stamp with large to huge margins all around including portion of adjacent stamp at bottom, cover light horiz file fold not affecting stamp, Very Fine and choice cover with gem of a stamp; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2621 France

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    Maury 10, 1852 25c Blue, single franking tied on folded letter by small numeral "3610" cancel with accompanying "VILLEFRANche-DE-ROUERGUE" 24 Avril 1853 double circle cancel at left, backstamped Figeac the next day, neat sender's handstamp, stamp full to large margins, cover some light file folds not affecting stamp, Very Fine and attractive; 2016 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2622 France

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    Maury 11, 1860 1c Olive green, strip of four, clear to large margins all around, light Rouen cancels, Very Fine and attractive (Maury EUR700)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2623 France

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    Maury 11d, 1865 1c "Mordoré", dazzling color, full to large margins, o.g., NH, Very Fine; signed Roumet (Maury EUR400 for hinged)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 2624 France

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    Maury 12c, 1854 5c "Vert foncé", small numerals "2217" cancel (Nancy), full to large margins, Very Fine (Maury EUR220)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2625 France

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    Maury 14, 1854 20c Blue, Type I, single franking tied on folded letter addressed to Lyon, by Chambery grille with accompanying Chambery 12 Juil 60 cds, backstamped Lyon, stamp ample to large margins, cover trivial bit of aging, Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2626 France

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    Maury 14, 1854 20c Blue, Type I, single franking tied on envelope by grille cancel with "CORPS EXPEDITIONNAIRE D'ITALIE/ 1e DIVISION" 24 Aout 64 cds at left, proper transit and arrival backstamps, stamp with clear to huge margins incorporating portions of 3 adjacent stamps, cover bit worn notably on the edges but still a Fine use; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2627 France

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    Maury 14, 1854 20c Blue, Type I, single franking tied on folded letter addressed to Flers de L'orne by grille cancel with Bayonne 27 Mars 60 cds alongside, appropriate transit and arrival backstamps, stamp clear to full margins, cover light horiz file fold not affecting stamp, Fine and scarce; 2015 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2628 France

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    Maury 14, 1854 20c Blue, Type I, single franking tied on folded letter addressed to Paris by grille cancels with accompanying Bayonne 27 Mars 60 cds, couple of transit backstamps, stamp full to wide margins, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2629 France

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    Maury 14, 1854 20c Blue, Type I, single franking tied on small envelope by "AON" grill with"ARMEE D'ORIENT/ Bau N" 27 Mai 56 cds alongside, backstamped Marseille and Avignon transits plus indistinct arrival cancels, stamp clear to large margins, cover a bit of postal wear, Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2630 France

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    Maury 15, 1853 25c Blue, single franking tied on printed folded letter to Lagny, tied by "Star" cancel with accompanying Paris 1854 cds, backstamped with commercial handstamp and indistinct Paris transit, Very Fine and attractive; 2016 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2631 France

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    Maury 16, 1853 40c Orange, single franking tied on folded letter sheet addressed to Switzerland by large points roller cancel, Paris 21 Sept 55 cds, red boxed "PD", backstamped indistinct French transit plus Porrentruy 30 Sept 55, stamp ample to large margins, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2632 France

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    Maury 18, 1853 1fr Carmine, clear to full margins, "gros pointes" cancel, fresh and Very Fine sound example; signed by several incl Calves and Pfenninger, 2017 Brun certificate (Scott 21, $2,475; Maury EUR4,000)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2633 France

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    Maury 21, 1862 10c Bistre, horiz strip of five tied on homemade "Papiers d'affairs" wrapper by Poitiers 24 Fevr 68 cancels, cover bit postal wear, Fine use; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2634 France

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    Maury 22, 1862 20c Blue, tied on folde letter by light "EU" lozenge with accompanying "EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE/ POSTES" 28 Juil 67 cds, backstamped Rouen, cover central horiz file fold, Very Fine and attractrive; signed Calves, 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2635 France

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    Maury 22, 1862 20c Blue, two singles tied on folded letter to Belgium by "roulette de pointillés" cancel with Paris 22 Fevr 64 cds alongside, red boxed "P.D.", backstamped Anvers 23 Fevr 64, Very Fine and attractive; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2636 France

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    Maury 23, 1862 40c Orange, single franking tied on folded letter originating in Marseille and addressed to Naples by "19" numeral cancel (Naples), circled "IV" handstamp, backstamped Napoli 23 Dic 66, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2637 France

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    Maury 23, 1862 40c Orange, tied on folded letter sheet originating in Marseille and addressed to Spain by Spanish "2" oval grid with "ADMIN DE CAMBIO/ BARCELONA/ 3 Ctos." handstamp, backstamped Alicante 12 May 64, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2638 France

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    Maury 24, 1862 80c Rose, tied on folded letter datelined Marseille and addressed to Barcelona by Spanish "2" cartwheel cancel with a "ADMON DE CAMBIO/ BARCELONA/ 3 Ctos." double circle, Fine use; 2017 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2639 France

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    Maury 25, 37, 1870 1c Bronze green, 1870 20c Blue, 1c strip of four and single, 20c single tied on folded letter to Bordeaux by large numerals "740" with accompanying Carpentras 10 sept 71 cds, backstamped Lyon a Marseille transit and Bordeaux arrival cancels, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2640 France

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    Maury 28, 31, 1867 10c Bistre, 1868 40c Orange, singles tied on folded letter sheet originating in Marseille and addressed to Genova (Italy) by "13" numerla cancel, Genova 14 Mar 70 cds, indistinct 2-line "FRANCO..." handstamp, few transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2641 France

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    Maury 28 II, 1867 2c "Rouge-brun clair", Type II, eye-catching PO fresh single with premium centering, o.g., NH, Very Fine and attractive; 2018 Calves and Jacquart certificate (Maury EUR340 for hinged)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2642 France

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    Catalog# : 31E
    31E, 1863 4c Plate essay in blue on very thin paper, Printed on both side, block of four, Very Fine
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2643 France

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    Maury 32e, 1867 80c Rose, "Rothschild" re-issue, rich distinctive color, three full margins and wide at the left, large part o.g., small h.r., Very Fine and choice; couple of signatures on gum, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certificate (Scott 36b, $400; Maury EUR650)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2644 France

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    Catalog# : 37
    37, 1869 5fr Grey lilac, Epinal cds, fresh and Fine (Scott $750; Maury 33, EUR1,000)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2645 France

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    Catalog# : 37
    37, 1869 5fr Grey lilac, sound well centered used single with light large numerals cancel, Very Fine; signed Calves (Scott $750; Maury 33, EUR1,000)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2646 France

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    Maury 36a, 1870 10c "Bistre-jaune", nicely centered, part o.g., h.r., Very Fine; signed, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Maury EUR900)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2647 France

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    Maury 40 IIc, 1870 2c "Rouge-brique", Type II, portion of a large numerals cancel, clear to ample margins, fresh and Fine, a scarce shade especially in used condition; signed Brun, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certificate (Scott 39a, $700, Maury EUR1,000)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2648 France

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    Maury 42 II, 1870 5c Green, Type II, warm rich color, full balanced margins, o.g., barest trace of hinging, Very Fine and choice; 2018 Calves and Jaquart certificate (Scott 41, $250, Maury EUR350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2649 France

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    Maury 43 II, 1871 10c Bistre, Type II, bright color, full margins all around, part o.g., h.r., Very Fine (Scott 42, $825; Maury EUR1,250)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2650 France

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    Maury 44, 1870 20c Blue, Type I, single franking on folded letter addressed to Lyon by large numeral "2360" cancel with accompanying Maillau 5 Dec 70 cds, backstamped Lyon, stamp full balanced margins, Very Fine; signed Calves, 2018 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR1,250)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2651 France

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    Maury 44, 1870 20c Blue, Type I, single franking tied on folded letter by light large numeral "3199" cancel with accompanying Roquecourbe 25 Dec 70 cds, backstamped Clermont-De-Herault 27 Dec, stamp full balanced margins, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR1,250)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2652 France

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    Maury 44 I, 1870 20c Blue, Type I, bold color, light cancel, aample to large margins, Very Fine and choice; signed Brun, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certificate (Scott 43, $550; Maury EUR825)
    Start Price : 270 USD
    Current Opening : 270 USD
    Hammer price : 270 USD

    Lot# : 2653 France

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    Maury 45, 1870 20c Blue, Type II, report III single franking tied on folded letter by large numerals "707" cancel with accompanying La Cambe 23 Fevr 71 cds, backstamped Caen, stamp wide balanced margins incl portion of adjacent stamp at left, choice Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2654 France

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    Maury 46, 1870 20c Blue, Type III, single franking tied by Paris star cancel on mourning envelope, Paris 9 Mars 74 cds alongside, light Bordeaux backstamp, stamp full to large margins, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2655 France

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    Maury 47, 1870 30c Brown, proof-like color, three full margins plus wide at right, o.g., Very Fine; signed Brun, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certificate (Scott 46, $325; Maury EUR480)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2656 France

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    Maury 47, 1870 30c Brown, single franking tied on small envelope addressed to military prisoner in Switzerland by large numerals "4298" cancel, Vis-En-Artois 20 Mars 71 cds, light red boxed "PD", transit and arrival backstamps incl Geneve 2 IV 71, stamp ample to full margins, lightweight wenvelope small faults (mostly on back side) not affecting stamp, Fine use; 2018 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2657 France

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    Maury 47, 1870 30c Brown, single franking tied on small envelope addressed to Switzerland by large numaerals "2145" cancel, Lyon 12 Avril 71 cds alongside, red boxed "PD", multiple backstamps incl Geneve 13 IV 71 arrival, stamp large to wide margins, Very Fine and choice; 2018 Roumet certificate (Maury EUR500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2658 France

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    Maury 47b, 1870 30c "Brun foncé", pair, deep rich color, ample to large margins, unused, Very Fine; 2018 Calves and Jaquart certificate (Maury EUR570 as singles)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2659 France

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    Maury 48h, 1870 40c "Rouge sang foncé", single franking on folded letter, cancelled by large numerals "532" cancel with Bordeaux 26 Janv 71 cds alongside, backstamped Blaye27 Janv 71, stamp full to huge margins, Very Fine and choice, a premium example of a rare shade; signed Roumet, Calves; 2005 and 20916 Roumet certificates (Maury EUR3,000)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2660 France

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    Maury 49c, 1870 80c "Rose carminé", splendid color, full balanced margines, o.g., Very Fine and choice; few signatures on gum, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Maury EUR1,450)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2661 France

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    Maury 51, 1872 2c Red brown, horiz strip of five tied on small envelope by Avignon 23 Oct 74 cancels, transit backstamps, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2662 France

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    Maury 53, 1872 5c Yellow green on pale blue, well centered block of four, o.g. with slight oiliness affecting eac stamp, Very Fine; signed Roumet and wioth his 2018 certificate (Scott $600 as singles; Maury 53, EUR1,100 as block)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2663 France

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    1872 Franco-Prussian War Occupation, 1871 Cover Strassburg to Auxerre, folded letter franked with 20c Ultramarine (Scott N6) tied by boxed "Strassburg I Els/ Bahnhof 25 10 71 cancel with France 25c Blue tied by blue Paris star cancel, backstamped Paris in blue plus black Auxerre 26 Oct 71 arrival, Very Fine and attractive mixed franking; 2016 Roumet certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2664 France

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    Maury 56, 1872 30c Brown, part o.g., h.r., fresh and Fine; signed A Diena, 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Scott 62, $550; Maury EUR950)
    Start Price : 270 USD
    Current Opening : 270 USD
    Hammer price : 270 USD

    Lot# : 2665 France

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    Catalog# : 48
    48, 1879 80c Rose on pinkish, Sperati forgery, in black on card with "Sperati Reproduction/ 377" on back, Very Fine
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2666 France

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    Catalog# : 64/108
    64-70, 72-76, 79, 83, 96, 107-08, 1876/1900 ":Sage" Issue Assortment, most light cds cancels, 4c small faults, o/w usual VG-VF (Scott $1,076)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2667 France

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    Catalog# : 65
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    65, 1876 2c Green on greenish, Type I, well centered with perfs clear on all sides, light cancel, Very Fine; 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Scott $240; Maury 62, EUR300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 2668 France

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    Catalog# : 66
    66, 1876 4c Green on greenish, Type I, excpetionally well centered, o.g., h.r., Extremely Fine and choice (Scott $145; Maury EUR130)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2669 France

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    Catalog# : 74
    74, 1878 40c Red on straw, Type I, eye-catching single combining near-perfect centering, beautiful color and unblemished o.g., NH, Extremely Fine, a gem example for the condition conscious collector (Scott $950; Maury 70, EUR900)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2670 France

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    Catalog# : 77
    77, 1876 2c Green on greenish, Type II, striking right margin single with delightful color, magnificent centering and pristine o.g., NH, Extremely Fine and choice example for the pickiest collector (Scott $175; Maury 74, EUR190)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2671 France

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    Catalog# : 79
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    79, 1876 10c Green on greenish, Type II, light centrally struck Paris cds, fresh and Fine; 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Scott $240; Maury 76, EUR310)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2672 France

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    Catalog# : 81
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    81, 1876 25c Ultramarine on bluish, Type II, vivid color, part o.g., h.r., fresh and Fine; 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Scott $425; Maury 78, EUR580)
    Start Price : 220 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2673 France

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    Catalog# : 93
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    93, 1878 25c Black on red, Type II, excellent cetering and bold color, part o.g., h.r., Very Fine; 2018 Calves and Jaquart certifcate (Scott $1,075; Maury 91, EUR1,000)rn
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2674 France

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    "Sage" Issue Single Franking Covers Selection, 1876/1900 scarce Sage issues on postal card, ppc and two covers, including 15c on formula postal card to England (order for pair of scissors, w/diagram); scarce 35c use from Cannes, via Paris to USA; 50c on Value Declared reg. cover from Staignam-S-Omer to Orleans, and 1900 Exhibition ppc (Japan Pavilion) with 5c, taxed with pair 5c postage dues. F-VF
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2675 France

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    Catalog# : 126 var
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    126 var, 1911 2fr Violet and yellow, "ANNULE" overprint, top margin single with central "Jubilee" line, NH, additional thin red line across gum to deter fraudulent use, a Very Fine example of this training issue; 2013 Sismondo certificate (Maury 8, EUR3,500)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2676 France

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    Catalog# : 142
    142, 1903 30c Violet, excellent centering, PO fresh, o.g., NH, Very Fine (Scott $375; Maury 133, EUR530)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2677 France

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    Catalog# : 173a
    173a, 1925 30c Light blue, Booklet pane of ten, "SPECIMEN" overprint, two panes in a complete booklet, booklet cover slightly miscut as usual not affecting the stamps, Very Fine and rare (Maury EUR2,100)
    Start Price : 700 USD
    Current Opening : 700 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2678 France

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    Catalog# : 185a
    185a, 1923 10c Green, Booklet pane of ten, two panes in comppete booklet (Yvert 170 CP1) with private advertising "Villes de Normandie" in tabs, NH, particularly fresh and Very Fine, an elusive booklet (Yvert EUR1,300)
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2679 France

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    Catalog# : 300a
    300a, 1935 1.50fr "Normandie", Pale blue shade, PO fresh block of four, NH, Very Fine and choice (Scott $580 as singles; Maury 300, EUR760 as singles)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2680 France

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    Catalog# : 348
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    348, 1938 50fr Ader, Thin paper, coin date block of four, NH, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate (Scott $600 as singles; Maury 198, EUR1,000 as coin date block)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2681 France

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    Catalog# : 625-28, C28
    625-25, C28, 1946 ITT Conference, Composite deluxe proof including the airmail issue on ungummed card with deckled edges and usual cutouts at bottom, tiny and trivial corner crease at upper left, still Very Fine and scarce with just 25 issued (Maury EUR750)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2682 France

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    Maury Bloc Speciaux 4, 1946 Paris Conference, NH, trivial light corner bend at upper right, still Very Fine and rare (Maury EUR650)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2683 France

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    Maury Bloc Speciaux 10, 1948 Paris Conference, NH, a trivial bit of aging along the top, still Very Fine (Maury EUR650)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2684 France

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    Catalog# : 805 var
    805 var, 1956 15fr Europa, three different color proofs, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2685 France

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    811-16, 1956 Famous Men Who Lived In France, Composite deluxe proof on ungummed card, Very Fine and choice, only 25 issued (Maury EUR400)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2686 France

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    Catalog# : 1168
    1168, 1966 1.60fr Map of Pneumatic Post and Tube, Imperforate trial color sheet of 50 stamps with multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins, NH, Very Fine; hard to find as most sheets were cut into strips or singles (Maury 1498, EUR1,875)
    Start Price : 450 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2687 France

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    Catalog# : 2948
    2948, 2003 €0.75 "The Red Boat" by Paul Signac, Signed artist die proof in blue, signed by by Engraver Jumelet, Very Fine and rare with just 9 proofs produced including only 2 in this color
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2688 France

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    Catalog# : 3048
    3048, 2004 €0.50 Halloween Pumpkin, Signed artist die proof in sepia, signed by Engraver Albuisson, Very Fine and rare; only 9 proofs produced including only 2 in this color.
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2689 France

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    Catalog# : 3167
    3167, 2005 €0.53 Jacob Kaplan - Grand Rabbi of France, Signed positive and negative artist die proof in sepia, signed by Engraver Jumelet., Very Fine and rare; only 9 of these pairs produced including only 2 in this color
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2690 France

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    Catalog# : 4776a
    4776a, 2015 €1.25 Basilica of St Denis Stained Glass Window, Signed positive and negative artist die proof in black, signed by Engraver Andreotto, Very Fine and rare; only 9 proofs produced including only 5 in this color.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2691 France

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    Catalog# : B35-37
    B35-37, 1930 Sinking Fund, NH, fresh and Fine (Scott $380; Yvert EUR420)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 2692 France

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    Catalog# : B90-91
    B90-91, 1939 Mothers and Children, Imperforate trial color proof sheets of 25, NH, sheet number and coin date in bottom margin along with printer's pencil inscriptions. couple of minute spots in margins and not affecting the stamps mentioned solely for accuracy. still fresh and Very Fine; this set was the first issued Trial Color Plate Proofs! Earlier unicolor color proofs do exist but were printed from the die (Maury 440-41 where each pair is listed at EUR600 which gives a total value to the sheets of EUR15,000)
    Start Price : 3,500 USD
    Current Opening : 3,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2693 France

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    Catalog# : B520
    B520, 1979 1.20fr+30c Stamp Day, Imperforate trial color proof sheet of 50, NH, multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins, Very Fine and rare as most sheets have been cut up into singles and strips (Maury 2042, EUR1,650)
    Start Price : 375 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2694 France

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    Catalog# : C14
    C14, 1936 50fr "Plane over Paris", well centered, 1936 cancel, Very Fine (Scott $325; Yvert 14, EUR420)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 70 USD

    Lot# : 2695 France

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    Catalog# : C15
    C15, 1936 50fr "Banknote" Airmail, top margin single, PO fresh, NH, choice Very Fine; signed "ED" (Diena) in the margin (Scott $1,700; Maury PA 15, EUR1,700)
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2696 France

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    Catalog# : C15
    C15, 1936 50fr "Banknote" Airmail, particularly fresh colors for a used single, centrally struck cancel, Very Fine (Scott $310; Yvert 145, EUR400)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 85 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2697 France

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    C17, 1936 10fr Prussian green, bright and post office fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $700)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 190 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 2698 France

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    Catalog# : C17
    C17, 1936 10fr Prussian green, single tied on registered cover along with 1,75fr Sower (corner off) to French India by Paris 5-10 36 cds, backstamped Pondicherry 6 oct 36, cvover with a bit of postal wear not affecting stamp, Fine and unusual use
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2699 France

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    Catalog# : J2
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    J2, 1870 15c Black, tied on small folded letter sheet addressed to Boissey by Pont De Vaux 1871 cds, just clear to wide margins incl portions adjacent stamp on three sides, Very Fine; 2017 Roumet certificate (Scott $1,300; Maury 4, EUR1,500)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2700 France

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    Catalog# : J10
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    J10, 1878 60c Blue, single tied on envelope addressed to Macon by lightly struck Macon 1883 cds (same applied as a backstamp) with nice strike of Paris 11 Avril 83 cds alongside, stamp clear to large margins, cover open at top and bit reduced at left, some minor faults not affecting stamp, Fine use; signed Calves and Roumet plus latter's 2017 certificate (Scott $1,350; Maury 9, EUR1,700)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2701 France - Air Meetings and Expositions

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    Early French Airmail Ephemera, one cabinet photo of pilot in uniform beside his plane the "Bonnomet", also includes 1913 letter from "Exposition Internationale de Locomotion Aerieene" for J. Hanser authorization to act as official photographer for events, also 2 covers and three receipts for dues (1908, 1912 & 1921), interesting group in need of research.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD
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