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Lot 154

France, 1879-90, Sage, 3c to 75c complete (Scott 97-102), o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $878.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 155

France, 1902, Mouchon Retouched, 10c-30c complete (Scott 133-137), a very pretty set, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine+.
Yvert 124-128.
Scott $476.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 156

France, 1923, 1fr Bordeaux Philatelic Congress (Scott 197), there might be the slightest hint of this stamp being hinged--or there might not (never hinged catalogue value $825); gum skips, so we're basing our estimate on the hinged value, but this is one of the prettier examples you'll find, Very Fine.
Yvert 182.
Scott $440.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 157

France, 1927, Strasbourg Philatelic Exhibition, pair with central label, from souvenir sheet (Scott 241a-241b), o.g., hinged in label only (stamps never hinged), Very Fine.
Yvert 242A.
Scott $500.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 158

France, 1917-19, 15c+10c to 1Fr+1Fr War Orphans (1st issue) (Scott B3-B9), each fresh with good color, o.g., hinged (some lightly), Fine to Very Fine.
Yvert 148-154.
Scott $921.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 159

France, 1917, 5fr+5fr War Orphans (Scott B10), an exceptionally fresh example, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Yvert 155.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 160

France, Postage Due, 1871, 60c yellow (Scott J9), nicely centered with four full margins, o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine, signed Schiller.
Yvert 8.
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 161

France, Postage Due, 1884, 60c black (Scott J22), o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, signed.
Yvert 21.
Scott $600.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 162

France, Postage Due, 1881, 1fr black (Scott J23), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh, Very Fine, signed twice, with 2012 Roumet certificate.
Yvert 22.
Scott $750.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 163

France, Postage Due, 1884, 2fr black (Scott J24), a pretty example, Very Fine.
Yvert 23.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 164

France, Postage Due, 1884, 5fr black (Scott J25), o.g., hinge remnant, deep rich color; blunted perforations at top, Fine to Very Fine.
Yvert 24.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 165

France, Postage Dues, 1884, 1fr-5fr complete (Scott J26-28), a nice set; 2Fr with small hinge remnant, Very Fine, 1Fr & 5Fr signed.
Scott $1,040.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 166

France, Postage Due, 1894, 30c orange red (Scott J35), full, pristine o.g. and great color; small hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine, with 1995 G. Renon certificate.
Yvert 34.
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 167

France, Postage Due, 1896, 1fr rose on straw (Scott J40), nice color and a perfect face, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine, with 1995 G. Renon certificate.
Yvert 39.
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 168

France, Alsace-Lorraine, 1870, 1c-25c complete, burelage upright (Scott N1-N7), a sharp-looking set, o.g., Fine to Very Fine with better, #N2 signed Champion, N3-N5 Roig, N6-N7 Calves.
Yvert 1-7.
Scott $835.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 169
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France, Newspaper Stamps, 1868, 2c lilac & 2c(+2c) blue (Scott P1-P2), #P1 no gum from sheet ("provenant du feuillet", per certificate); P2 with small paper hinge remnant, o.g. or without gum, Extremely Fine, #P1 signed A. Brun, P2 Champion, both with 2016 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificates.
Yvert 1-2.
Scott $750.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 170

France, Beautiful Back-of-the-Book collection, 1859-1928, comprising Semi-Postals (including #B1-B2 and B11, along with second- and third issue Orphelins issues and 1928 Caisse d'Amortissement 1.50F+8.50F); Airs #C1-C2; a lovely, solid selection of Postage Dues (including a very nice 50c black, no gum); Newspaper Stamps #P3-P5 with 2016 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificate; Military "F.M." overprints from 1901-07, plus German Occupation issues complete (#N15-N26), Fine to Very Fine with much better, very pretty—but see for yourself on our website.
Scott $5,829.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 171

France, Fantastic Front-of-Book, 1862-1927, all mint with varying degrees of hinging, from barely visible to possible remnants; begins with 1862 and 1871 Napoleon issues (stunning catalogue value, though a few with condition issues), though picks up in earnest with the 1892 Sage issues and runs nearly complete through the 1927 American Legion duo; first issue Rights of Man are here, as are some very pretty Mersons (including the 2F violet and yellow), Sowers, 1924 Olympics, Pasteur and Ronsard, and 1925 International Exposition, Fine to Very Fine with many better, including Mersons and later issues, scanned in its entirety on the web.
Scott approximately $6,747.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 172

French Offices in Alexandria, Near-Complete, 1899-1928, needing only #46A; sharp color and clean impressions throughout; includes Semi-Postals and Dues along with all the regular issues; Mersons are particularly pretty, o.g., Fine to Very Fine with many better, with 1987 Bernard Behr certificate for Yvert #59.
Scott $1,313.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 173

French Offices in China, 1894-1900, 1c to 5F surcharges complete (Scott 1-12A), a remarkable set, including not just the major number items, but several tough-to-find varieties: #2a (signed Jean Cividini/Paris), 3a, 9a, 9b and 12Ab (the 5F with red overprint), what's more amazing, the set is Very Fine overall, be sure to view the entire lot on our website.
Scott $980.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 174

French Offices in China, 1902-04, 1c-5f surcharges on Indochina issues complete (Scott 18-33), a clean set, with a mix of Type 1 and Type 2 stamps, mixed, but most Very Fine, most signed.
Yvert 45,49-62.
Scott $481.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 175

French Offices in China, 1904-05, 1c-10f surcharges on Indochina issues complete (Scott 46-56), a very pretty set, with gum ranging from near-pristine to heavily hinged, o.g., overall Very Fine, 4c, 10c, 20c &1Fr signed various.
Yvert 63-74.
Scott $1,585.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 176

French Offices in China, 1902-22, Solid Selection, comprising Offices in China General Issues between 1902 and 1922, and Offices in Canton 1908-18; General Issues include the series of 1902-03, 1907, 1911-12 and 1922, along with the parallel Postage Dues; Canton features 1908 and 1918 overprints to the 10F value, Very Fine overall, see everything on the website.
Scott $1,375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 177

French Offices in Canton, 1901-02, 1c-5f surcharges, less 5c green (Scott 1-14 (less 2A)), o.g., lightly hinged; 2c pulled perforation lower left, 15c & 20c no gum, generally Very Fine, 20c signed.
Yvert 1-16 (less 4).
Scott $500.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 178

French Offices in Canton, 1901-02, 5c green (Scott 2A), a really lovely example, part o.g., Very Fine, thrice signed.
Yvert 4.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 179

French Offices in Canton, 1903-04, 1c-5f surcharges complete (Scott 15-30), a pretty set, o.g., hinged, Fine to Very Fine, 50c brown, 50c carmine on rose & 1Fr signed.
Yvert 17-32.
Scott $788.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 180

French Offices in Canton, 1906, 1c-10f surcharges complete (Scott 31-47), a pretty set with crisp overprints, Fine to Very Fine, 5F signed.
Yvert 33-49.
Scott $435.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 181

French Offices in Chungking, 1903, 1c-5f surcharges complete (Scott 1-16), Fine to Very Fine, 40c, both 50c varieties and 70c signed various.
Yvert 32-47.
Scott $760.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 182

French Offices in Chungking, 1906, 1c-10f surcharges complete (Scott 17-33), fresh, Fine to Very Fine overall with several nicer, 75c, 2F & 5F signed various.
Yvert 48-64.
Scott $635.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 183

French Offices in Chungking, 1908-19, "Tchongking" overprints complete (Scott 34-67), choice, Fine to Very Fine with much better.
Scott $520.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 184

French Offices in Hoi Hao, 1901, 15c blue (Scott 6), nice color with crisp overprint, full o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Yvert 7.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 185

French Offices in Hoi Hao, 1901, 1f bronze green (Scott 14), o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed.
Yvert 14.
Scott $800.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 186

French Offices in Hoi Hao, 1901, 5f red lilac (Scott 15), pretty pastel color with a nicely showing overprint, about 80% o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed.
Yvert 15.
Scott $800.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 187

French Offices in Hoi Hao, 1901-18, Offices nearly complete, missing only #6 & 14-15; fresh and clean with clear overprints and bright color, Fine to Very Fine with later issues Very Fine, a rare chance; see it all on the web, 1902-04 series (Scott #18-33, Yvert #49-62) with 2014 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificate.
Scott $2,147.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 188

French Offices in Kwangchowan, 1906, 1c-10f surcharges complete (Scott 1-17), Fine to Very Fine, 2F signed A. Brun, 5F signed twice, 10F signed J.F. Brun.
Yvert 1-17.
Scott $845.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 189

French Offices in Kwangchowan, 1908-27, Office complete (Scott 18-), for the period; remarkably fresh—these look like they were purchased yesterday; features 1908 & 1918 sets to the 10F value, 1923 to the 2pi and 1927 to the $2, Very Fine, a lovely collection; see it in its entirety on the web.
Scott $725.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 190

French Offices in Mongtseu, 1903-04, 1c-5f surcharges, less 25c (Scott 1-7, 8-15), excellent color and clear overprints; 75c with hinge remnant, still Fine to Very Fine overall, with several better, 30c & 40c signed, #11 with 2014 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificate.
Yvert 1-8, 10-16.
Scott $1,089.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 191

French Offices in Mongtseu, 1903, 25c black on rose (Scott 7C), a real eye-catcher, with deep color, clean paper and excellent centering, full, pristine o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert 9.
Scott $725.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 192

French Offices in Mongtseu, 1906, 1c-10f surcharges complete (Scott 16-32), with "Mong-Tseu" surcharge; fresh; 30c no gum, set is Fine to Very Fine with better individual items, 50c, 1F, 5F & 10F signed various.
Yvert 17-33.
Scott $607.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 193

French Offices in Mongtseu, 1908-19, "Mongtseu" overprinted sets complete (Scott 33-68), incredibly fresh and clean, Fine to Very Fine or better, with 2014 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificates for each set (Yvert #34A-50 & 51-67).
Maury 34A-67.
Scott $636.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 194

French Offices in Pak Hoi, 1903-04, 1c-5f surcharges complete (Scott 1-16), a nice First Issue set; #7 part o.g., Very Fine, #4, 8, 13 & 15-16 signed various.
Yvert 1-16.
Scott $786.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 195

French Offices in Pak Hoi, 1906, 1c-10f surcharges complete (Scott 17-33), a pristine set, Fine to Very Fine, 75c signed, 5F & 10F signed A. Brun.
Yvert 17-33.
Scott $631.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 196

French Offices in Pak Hoi, 1908-18, "Pakhoi" overprints complete (Scott 34-69), pristine, Fine to Very Fine with much better.
Scott $405.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 197
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French Offices in Yunnan Fu, 1903-04, 1c-5f surcharges complete (Scott 1-15), o.g. or without gum, a very pretty set; 10c, and 50c carmine no gum, horizontal tear at right on 75c, Fine to Very Fine, most signed Jean Hotz/Paris.
Yvert 1-15.
Scott $940.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 198

French Offices in Yunnan Fu, 1906, 1c-10f surcharges complete (Scott 17-33), Fine to Very Fine overall, with better, 5F signed A. Brun.
Yvert 16-32.
Scott $608.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 199

French Offices in Yunnan Fu, 1908-19, "Yunnanfou" overprints complete (Scott 34-67), two gorgeous sets, Fine to Very Fine with better.
Scott $516.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 200

French Offices in Port Said, Nice Collection, 1899-1928, mounted on Scott reproduction pages, all with crisp color and clean paper; includes #17, the 25c on 25c on 10c overprint; missing only #33-50 and J1-J4 for completion; Semi-Postals and Dues included, o.g., Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificate for Yvert #49-60 with 51a.
Scott $2,210.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 201

French Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1885-1901, 1pi-20pi surcharges (Scott 1-7), basic set complete (by Scott), includes #3a, o.g., lightly hinged, 20pi on 5F appears never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, #1 & 3a signed (#3a by A. Brun).
Yvert 1//8.
Scott $1,155.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 202

French Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1902-20, 1c-20pi definitives complete (Scott 21-38), a pretty set, with the Mersons particularly nice, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine set, several signed, including key #33.
Yvert 9-26.
Scott $726.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 203

French Offices in Zanzibar, 1894, ½a & 5c on 1c to 10a & 1fr on 40c surcharges complete (Scott 12-16), fresh colors and clearly struck overprints, a Fine to Very Fine set.
Scott $1,335.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 204
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French Colonies, 1876, 4c gray (Scott 18), solid margins, crisp printing (as would be expected) with tell-tale "scar" on cheek, pristine, Very Fine, with 2016 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificate.
Yvert 16.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 205
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French Colonies, 1877-78, Sage imperfs, 1c to 1fr complete (Scott 24-36), very pretty face across the set, with each stamp having full to large margins; 1c appears never hinged, 2c & 1Fr no gum, o.g. or without gum, Very Fine, 10c signed Kosack, 35c signed twice.
Scott $871.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 206

French Colonies, 1878-80, Peace & Commerce (Type II), 1c to 25c complete (Scott 38-45), a lovely set with strong colors and exceptional centering, o.g.; #44 with diagonal crease lower left visible only from reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $1,642.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 207

French Colonies, Mélange Mix, 1859-1927, comprising a very pretty French Colonies general issues collection, Algeria, Castellorizo and Memel; General Issues include all 1859-76 issues (less the vaunted #18)—a few condition issues, but very pretty nonetheless and #12 with a 1985 P.F. certificate—and complete from 1881 through 1906; Algeria is complete for the period, as is Memel (1920-23); a couple Castellorizo singles round out the lot, mostly Very Fine.
Scott $7,232.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 208

French Colonies: Alaouites, French Mandate Complete, 1925-28, regular issues, Airmails and Postage Dues; remarkably fresh and incredibly well-centered; see it all on the web, Very Fine.
Scott $556.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 209

French Colonies: Anjouan, 1892-1912, the country complete (Scott 1-30); #7, 16, 18 & 19 no gum, Fine to Very Fine set with individual better.
Yvert 1-30.
Scott $634.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 210

French Colonies: Annam & Tonkin, 1888, Complete Issues (Scott 1-6), all six overprints (three each reading "A & T" and "A - T"), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, #2, 5 & 6 signed (2 & 6 A. Brun).
Scott $1,228.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 211

French Colonies: Bénin, (French), Highly Complete Collection, 1892-94, a lovely grouping, with 1892 straightline overprints to 1F and 1893 and 1894 "printed name" Navigation & Commerce sets complete, o.g., fresh; #5 with a clipped corner perforation, Fine to Very Fine overall, with much better.
Scott $3,085.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 212

French Colonies: Cameroun, 1915, 1c to 2Fr "Corps Expéditionnaire Franco-Anglais CAMEROUN" overprints complete (Scott 101-105, 106-115), a pretty set, Very Fine.
Scott $2,605.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 213

French Colonies: Cameroun, 1916, 1c-2f surcharges complete (Scott 116-129), Very Fine, all but 15c value signedf.
Yvert 53-66.
Scott $1,550.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 214

French Colonies: Castellorizo, 1920, 1c-20pi "B.N.F." overprints complete (Scott 1-13), fresh, Fine to Very Fine with Mersons Very Fine, most signed, including #2, 9 A. Brun and 12-13 Calves.
Yvert 1-13.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 215

French Colonies: Castellorizo, 1920, 1c to 20pi on 5Fr "O.N.F. Castellorizo" overprints complete (Scott 14-28), great color and strong strikes of overprints, overall Very Fine, all but 1c and 40c signed various.
Scott $1,192.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 216

French Colonies: Castellorizo, 1920, 5c to 25c "O.F. Castelloriso" overprints on French Sowers (Scott 33-36), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, each signed J.F. Brun.
Scott $700.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 217

French Colonies: Cilicia, 1920, 100pi on 5f dark blue & buff (Scott 109), an absolutely spectacular stamp, with fresh color, clean paper and perfect centering, o.g., very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, signed.
Yvert 88.
Scott $900.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 218

French Colonies: Cilicia, Virtually Complete French Occupation Collection, 1919-21, mounted on Scott reproduction pages and needing just five stamps to complete; regular issues and Dues (no Airs) with all of the various applied overprints, o.g., bright and fresh, overall Very Fine.
Scott $3,278.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 219

French Colonies: Dahomey, 1912, 10c on 50c brown on azure, country name in red (Scott 40), fresh, o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed A. Brun and Octave Roumet.
Yvert 41.
Scott $1,125.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 220

French Colonies: Dahomey, Complete Collection, 1900-28, missing only #40, o.g., sharp, eye-catching colors and clean paper throughout, Very Fine, a very nice collection; see it all on the web site.
Scott $1,348.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 221

French Colonies: Diego Suarez, 1892-93, 1c-1f Navigation & Commerce sets complete (Scott 25-50), 1F value by Fournier, o.g., mostly lightly hinged; part o.g. on #25-26, 41 & 47; no gum #35; #36 small scuff to face, Fine to Very Fine.
Yvert 25-50.
Scott $454.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 222

French Colonies: French Africa, Continental Compilation, 1894-1928, comprising Chad (1922-28, with Dues), Cameroun (1916-27), Nossi-Bé (1894), Togo (1916-27, with Dues), Ubangi (1915-28, including Semi-Postals and Dues) and Upper Volta (1920-28, with Dues); fresh colors and clean paper throughout, Very Fine overall, take a Safari to our website to see the collection in full.
Scott $1,261.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 223

French Colonies: French Congo, 1900, 5f ocher & gray (Scott 49a), full o.g. with the barest hint of hinging, a pretty example of a tough stamp, Very Fine.
Yvert 41a.
Scott $750.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 224

French Colonies: French Congo, 1900, 5c on 30c yellow & brick red (Scott 52), on medium white wove paper with "Rose Branch" watermark, o.g., hinge remnants, sound, with fresh color and nice centering, Very Fine, only 2,415 were produced, signed Sismondo, with his 2011 certificate.
Yvert 46.
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 225

French Colonies: French Congo, & Middle Congo Collection, 1892-1928, French Congo 1892-1900, Middle Congo complete 1907-28 with Semi-Postals and Dues; a fresh and lovely compilation, Very Fine.
Scott $890.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 226

French Colonies: French Guiana, 1892, 1c-1f overprinted complete (Scott 18-30), fresh color and perforations clear of design on most; 25c with nibbed perforation left, 35c with pulled perforation top, overall Very Fine.
Yvert 16-28.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 227

French Colonies: French Guiana, Highly Complete Collection, 1887-1928, starting with #4, and then complete for the period from #31, including Navigation & Commerce, Semi-Postals and Dues; bright and fresh, overall Fine to Very Fine with better, view all on the web.
Scott $958.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 228

French Colonies: French Guinea, complete, 1892-1927, crisp and fresh, with better-than-average centering for Colonial issues; includes regular issues, Semi-Postals and Dues for the period, early issues generally Fine to Very Fine with better later issues, entirely scanned on our website.
Scott $1,598.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 229

French Colonies: French India, 1903, 5c on 25c to 40c on 50c Surcharges complete (Scott 20-23), o.g., mostly lightly hinged, with fresh colors and exceedingly well-centered overall, Very Fine, 5c signed Marquelet, 10c Roumet and 40c Calves.
Yvert 20-23.
Scott $1,425.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 230

French Colonies: French India, & Mohéli Collections, 1885-1928, Mohéli complete, French India virtually so; Front- and Back-of-the-Book included; overall very fresh and nicely centered, Fine to Very Fine with much better, see it all on the web.
Scott $917.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 231

French Colonies: French Morocco, Morocco (French), Rockin' Collection, 1891-1928, mounted on Scott pages, with only a few empty spaces; exquisite color and printing, with nary a condition issue to be found; includes "Tanger" overprints, Semi-Postals (regular and Airmail), Airs, Dues and Parcel Post issues, Fine to Very Fine with much better, be sure to view the entire lot on our web site.
Scott $3,078.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 232

French Colonies: French Morocco, 1891, 10c on 25c black on rose (Scott 3b), o.g., very lightly hinged, a real beauty, Fine to Very Fine, signed Belleville Paris, with 2000 Bernard & Pascal Behr certificate.
Yvert 5d.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 233

French Colonies: French Oceania, Collection Complete, 1892-1927, choice, Fine to Very Fine with later issues better, see it all on the website.
Scott $1,181.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 234

French Colonies: French Pacific, A Trio of Collections, 1903-28, comprising New Hebrides 1908-1925 complete (British Postage Dues issue included, but not mounted), Tahiti 1903 overprints and 1915 Semi-Postals, and Wallis & Futuna 1920-28 complete with Dues; crisp and clean throughout, Very Fine.
Scott $1,092.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 235

French Colonies: French Sudan, Sumptuous Collection, 1894-1928, complete for the period (less #1-2), all with eye-popping color and great appeal, Very Fine overall, see for yourself on the web.
Scott $529.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 236

French Colonies: French West Africa, Senegal & Niger Area Collections, 1892-1928, four in total: Niger complete 1921-28, Senegal complete (less 1903 Postage Dues) 1892-1928, Senegambia & Niger 1903 complete, and Upper Senegal & Niger 1900-17 complete; all fresh and clean with vibrant colors, Very Fine overall, imaged in full on our website.
Scott $1,783.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 237

French Colonies: Gabon, 1910, 1c-5f Pictorials complete (Scott 33-48), remarkably fresh with vibrant color and sharp printing, Very Fine.
Yvert 33-48.
Scott $1,167.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 238

French Colonies: Gabon, Talk-of-the-Town Collection, 1904-28, virtually complete from Navigation & Commerce through the change of name to French Equatorial Africa, with Semi-Postals and Dues as well; a lovely collection, with nice quality throughout, overall Very Fine with Navigation & Commerce set Fine-Very Fine, it's all on the website—come view.
Scott $711.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 239

French Colonies: Grand Comoro, 1897-1912, the country complete (Scott 1-29), a tough Colony, especially this fresh; #1-19 lightly hinged, #20-29 with hinge lip remnants, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $485.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 240

French Colonies: Guadeloupe, 1891, 1c-1f overprints complete (Scott 14-26), a very nicely centered Colonial issue, Very Fine overall.
Yvert 14-26.
Scott $601.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 241

French Colonies: Guadeloupe, Postage Dues, 1884, 5c to 50c complete (Scott J6-J12), o.g., mostly lightly hinged, a few with hinge remnants, each with generous margins and remarkably bright color; 30c with paper adhesion reverse and slight facial scuff, Very Fine.
Scott $633.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 242

French Colonies: Guadeloupe, Postage Dues, 1903, 30c on 60c & 30c on 1f (Scott J13-J14), o.g., hinged, Very Fine, #J13 signed JF Brun, #14 Bernichon.
Yvert 13-14.
Scott $725.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 243

French Colonies: Guadeloupe, Lovely Collection, 1884-1928, fresh and clean throughout, starting from #1; regular issues complete less 1891 and 1904 overprints; Semi-Postals #B1-B2 and Dues complete from 1905, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, see it all on our website.
Scott $984.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 244

French Colonies: Indochina, 1892-1900, Navigation & Commerce, 1c to 5f complete (Scott 3-21), crisp color and remarkably fresh, Fine to Very Fine overall, with better.
Scott $491.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 245

French Colonies: Indochina, 1904-06, "France" issue, 1c to 10F complete (Scott 24-40), fresh and clean with lively color, Fine to Very Fine with many Very Fine.
Scott $668.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 246

French Colonies: Indochina, French Colonies: Indochina & Cochin China, 1886-1927, two lovely collections combined; Indo-China (1889-1927) complete less 1892-96 Navigation & Commerce, 1904-06 France and 1904-05 Postage Dues issues; includes the iconic "Annamite Girl" and "Cambodian Girl" issues, as well as the Angkor Wat Dragon Dues; complemented by Cochin China complete, Very Fine overall, all available to view on the web.
Scott $2,167.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 247

French Colonies: Ivory Coast, 1892-1900, First Issue Navigation & Commerce, 1c to 1f complete (Scott 1-17), 20c, 30c and 1F values Fournier forgeries; condition mixed but sound, with stamps hinged to with remnants, Fine to Very Fine, a tough set.
Scott $576.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 248

French Colonies: Ivory Coast, Lovely Collection, 1904-27, complete, fresh, and even the Navigation & Commerce set is nicely centered, Very Fine.
Scott $758.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 249

French Colonies: Lebanon, Mandatory Collection, 1924-28, absolutely complete for the period, with Semi-Postals, Airs and Dues in addition to front-of-book issues; uniformly fresh and exceptionally well-centered for Colonial issues; the first page even offers an unlisted variety: a 10c on 2c "Grand Liban" overprint with the currency reading "ntiemes", Very Fine overall, see it all on the website.
Scott $920.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 250

French Colonies: Madagascar, 1895, 5c-5F overprints complete (Scott 14-22), Post Office fresh with pristine overprints; 10c with pulled perforation at bottom, Fine to Very Fine, all but #14 signed (#21-22 by J.F. Brun).
Scott $930.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 251

French Colonies: Madagascar, French Colonies: Malagasy Mélange, 1894-1928, French issues from both Madagascar and St. Marie de Madagascar, the latter complete; Madagascar virtually complete from 1896 (including its Semi-Postal issue and Postage Dues), lacking only #56-62, fresh and bright, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, all imaged on the web.
Scott $2,047.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 252

French Colonies: Martinique, 1886-91, First Issue Overprints, less #2, 11 & 17 (Scott 1//20), fresh and clean; 04c on 1c no gum, 05c on 30c clipped lower right corner; a few minor perforation issues, generally Fine to Very Fine with many better.
Scott $1,512.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 253

French Colonies: Martinique, 1892-1906, Navigation & Commerce, 1c to 5f complete (Scott 33-53), fresh; 10c black no gum, 15c blue a few perforation issues, still, a Fine to Very Fine set.
Scott $581.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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