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Lot 1087

France, French Occupation of Rome, 20c blue (#26) tied on small cover to Paris by lozange and "Corps Exp. D'Italie/ 2E Division" c.d.s., 11 May 1864, backstamped Paris, 15 May, Very Fine and rare, signed Sismondo & Sorani, with 2009 Sismondo certificate.
Maury 22; €600 ($700).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 1088
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France, 1870, Siege of Paris, 10c bister on yellowish, tête-bêche pair (Scott 54a), canceled two strikes Montpellier large numeral "2502", exceptionally fresh, Fine to Very Fine, signed A. Brun and one other.
Maury T36; €3,100 ($3,610).
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1089

France, 1872, Cérès, 80c rose on pinkish (Scott 63), horizontal pair, amazingly bright and fresh in addition to being virtually perfectly centered; light gum bend mentioned strictly for accuracy, an Extremely Fine gem. As fine a pair as can possibly exist.
Maury 57; €2,300 for a hinged pair ($2,680).
Scott $1,280 as hinged singles.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1090

France, 1900, Merson, 2fr gray violet & yellow (Scott 126), reasonably well centered with clean, never hinged o.g., Fine to Very Fine. Quite rare in a truly never hinged state.
Maury 122; €2,600 ($3,030).
Scott $2,150.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1091

France, 1902, Mouchon Retouched, 10c-30c complete (Scott 133-137), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 124-128; €2,040 ($2,380).
Scott $1,378.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1092

France, 1903-32, Ligned Sower, 10c-1fr complete (Scott 138-154), the 30c is Cérès #133h (dark violet on cream paper), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 129//205; €1,250 ($1,460).
Scott $940.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 1093
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France, 1926, Lined Sower, 50c vermilion, Marseille forgery (Scott 146 var.), complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged; some separation, otherwise Very Fine, with 2018 Calves-Jacquart certificate.
Maury 199 IV var.; €5,500 as singles ($6,410).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1094

France, 1924, Sower, 10c green, "Minéraline" tab (Scott 163c var.), virtually perfectly centered with immaculate, never hinged o.g., Extremely Fine.
Maury 188A; €780 ($910).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 1095

France, 1926, Pasteur, 1.50fr blue (Scott 196 var.), complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged; few slight egde tears in selvage, Very Fine, with 2018 Calves-Jacquart certificate.
Maury 181 var.; €5,500 as singles ($6,410).
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1096

France, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux Philatelic Congress (Scott 197), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury 182; €1,000 ($1,160).
Scott $825.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 1097
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France, 1924, 50c Olympic Games, Artist's Original drawing (Scott 201), the accepted design in black, white and gray on heavy card; signed by the designer, E. Becker; overall size about 6" x 8" with a mat opening of 3-5/8" x 6". A truly exceptional showpiece for the Olympic collector, Very Fine.
Yvert 186.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1098

France, 1925, Paris Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet (Scott 226), o.g., never hinged; couple trivial, tiny natural paper inclusions, Very Fine.
Maury BF1; €4,900 ($5,710).
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 1099

France, 1927, Strasbourg Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet (Scott 241), o.g., never hinged; small, light soiled spot on back, Fine to Very Fine.
Maury BF2; €3,000 ($3,500).
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1100

France, 1929, 2fr Le Havre Philatelic Exhibition (Scott 246), Post Office fresh and quite well centered with pristine, never hinged o.g., Very Fine.
Maury 257A; €1,600 ($1,860).
Scott $1,325.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1101

France, 1930, 20fr Pont du Gard, perf 11 (Scott 254), an exceptional mint example, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and well centered, Very Fine, signed A. Brun, Bouquiaux and A. Diena.
Maury 262B; €2,450 ($2,850).
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1102
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France, 1948, Dulac's Marianne, Special Issue, group of 25 (Scott 504-523 vars), imperforate non-denominated "stamps", 11 different of the 15 issued colors, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, with 2017 Drouot Philatelie certificate.
Maury 701K.
Maury €1,875 ($2,180).
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 1103

France, 1960, 25c Marianne, two errors: lake omitted and gray omitted (Scott 968 vars.), matching horizontal pairs with right sheet margin, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 1263Ib, c; €760 ($880).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 1104

France, 1917, War Orphans, 2c+3c to 1fr+1fr (Scott B3-B9), o.g., never hinged, 1fr with a small toned spot in the bottom margin, otherwise Very Fine.
Maury 148-154; €3,480 ($4,050).
Scott $2,430.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1105

France, 1917, 5fr+5fr War Orphans (Scott B10), fresh and exceptionally well centered with pristine, never hinged o.g., Very Fine. A truly choice example of this key Semi-Postal.
Maury 155; €5,500 ($6,410).
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1106

France, Airmail, 1922, La Baule Aviation Meeting, semi-official stamp collection, fantastic group of approximately 99 singles, pairs, proofs and color trials of the La Baule aviation stamps (Sanabria-listed as #S14-S19); includes paper colors, imperforate pairs on colored and white papers, etc.; please examine closely, Very Fine, seldom seen and quite valuable.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1107

France, Airmail, 1930, 1.50fr ultramarine, "E.I.P.A." perfin (Scott C6b), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 6c; €865 ($1,010).
Scott $700.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1108

France, Airmail, 1930, 1.50fr ultramarine, "E.I.P.A." perfins (Scott C6b), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Yvert 6c.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 1109

France, Airmail, 1936, Plane Over Paris, 85c-50fr complete (Scott C8-C14), o.g., never hinged; 50fr with slightly toned gum, noted only for strict accuracy, Very Fine.
Maury PA 8-14; €2,500 ($2,910).
Scott $1,697.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1110

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), Post Office fresh and virtually perfectly centered with immaculate, never hinged o.g., Extremely Fine.
Maury PA 15; €1,700 ($1,980).
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1111

France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Maury PA 15; €800 ($930).
Scott $625.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1112

France, Airmail, 1936, South Atlantic Crossing complete (Scott C16-C17), 10fr with dated corner sheet margin, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Maury 320-321; €860+ ($1,000).
Scott $735+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1113

France, Postage Due, 1894-1910, 30c orange red, 1fr rose on straw & 2fr red orange (Scott J35, J40, J43), the three key values, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine. Rarely seen never hinged.
Maury TT 34, 39, 41; €3,370 ($3,930).
Scott $2,179.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1114

France, Postage Dues, 1908, "Recouvrements", 1c-60c complete (Scott J46-J51), o.g., never hinged, the key 50c value is especially well centered, Fine to Very Fine, 50c signed Calves.
Maury TT 43-48; €996 ($1,160).
Scott $613.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1115

France, Official Courrier Stamps, 1942, 10c-20fr complete (Maury TS 1-15), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. A very difficult set to find, especially never hinged.
Maury €2,900 ($3,380).
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1116
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France, Paris Precancels, 1920-22, seven different, 1921 5c orange "mint" o.g., others without gum; minor gum bends 1921 5c orange, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, all but 1921 green 5c are signed Calves.
Maury P 25-30, 36; €1,680 ($1,960).
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 1117
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French Offices in Port Said, 1921, six different inverted overprints (Scott 33a//45a), comprises 2m on 5c green, 2m on 2c brown, 4m on 10c red, 5m on 1c light gray, 5m on 3c red and 15c on 20c brown, o.g. (2m on 5c, some never hinged), Fine to Very Fine.
Yvert 36a//65a; €985 ($1,150).
Scott $615.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1118

French Colonies, 1865, 80c rose (Scott 6), right sheet margin block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, large margins all around, Very Fine, signed A. Brun et al.
Yvert 6; €600 ($700).
Scott $540.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1119

French Colonies: Alaouites, Airmail, 1925, Unissued 2pi on 2fr instead of on 40c (Scott C1 var.), right sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Maury PA 4a.
Maury €1,568 ($1,830).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1120

French Colonies: Diego Suarez, 1890, Union of France & Madagascar, 1c-25c complete (Scott 6-9), large margins and light cancels, Very Fine.
Scott $645.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 1121
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French Colonies: Lebanon, 1936, Unissued Franco-Lebanese Treaty, the four regular postage values, 50c, 1pi, 4pi & 10pi (a 10pi Airmail was also planned), each in a small gummed sheetlet of one, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1122
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French Colonies: Lebanon, Airmail, Artist's Drawings, proposed designs for scenic issues, two different scenes in pen & ink, one in carmine, the other in turquoise; each about 5" x 2¾" mounted on heavy black card, about 8" x 5½", with rubber-stamped signature of the artist, Paul Koroleff, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1123

French Colonies: Somali Coast, 1902-03, 15 different inverted centers (Scott 36//63 vars.), comprises the 4c & 20c-5fr from the 1902 set, and 1903's 40c-5fr; also includes a plate proof on card in the design of the franc values, but denominated "0f." (center normal), o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 1124
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French Colonies: Somali Coast, 1902-03, 11 different inverted centers (Scott 36//63 vars.), comprises the 4c & 25c-75c from the 1902 set, and the 40c, 50c & 1fr-5fr of the 1903 set, o.g. except 25c 1902 used, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1125
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French Colonies: Togo, 1915, Sans-serif overprint, 20pf ultramarine (Scott 167), partial blue Anecho c.d.s., Very Fine. Only 263 of the 20pf were issued, signed Bloch, D. Field.
Michel 11; €1,500 ($1,750). Maury 46; €1,300 ($1,520).
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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