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Stamp auction - 12 November 2009 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 12 November 2009. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 134 - France
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
544    M
1849-1968 M & U collection housed in two Viking albums, good quality ranges of definitives, commemoratives, charity issues, Airs & Art etc. (1800+) £125.00 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1860-2000 Substantial collection of M & U issues housed in black mounts in 18 Tower albums - strength from 1900 onwards, highlights incl. 1918 Red Cross Fund 15c + 5c M, 1922 War Orphans Fund set M, 1926 War Orphans Fund set M, 1927 Air set M, 1936 Air set M (50f some tone patches), 1936 50f Air marginal UM some tone patches, 1937 Museums set M, another set VFU on Museum cards, good middle period to 2000 commems & defins (in many cases both M or UM & FU), also incl. French Antarctic housed in two volumes 1971-1991. Finally a quantity of 100's FDC's, a fairly comprehensive lot, fills four cartons. £1500.00 £2300.00
546    M
1862-Circa 1960's M & U collection in a printed peg fit album, strength from 1923 with good run of defins & commems M or U (or both) in many instances M stamps have FU examples mounted below. Useful collection & good basis for expansion. (100's) £300.00 N/S
547   Used (on letter or envelope)
1868-1913 (LEVANT) card & cover selection from offices at ALEXANDRETTE, ALEXANDRE, BEYROUTH, TRIPOLI, GALATA, CONSTANTINOPLE & PERA. Various frankings & cancels. (8) £100.00 £58.00
1869 5f lilac grey/greyish superb U numeral '5118' of the French PO in Yokohama, SG. 131 with clear 1980 RPS Cert. £350.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902-1938 selection of covers & cards, majority bearing Postage Dues. Noted 1906 PPC from Amiens to Switzerland bearing additional advertising label for Amiens International Exhibition, tied by Neuchatel arrival c.d.s. Nice lot. (6) £60.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1907-1945 (MILITARY) group of armed forces related cards & covers with such diverse locations as MOROCCO, ALGERIA, ALEPPO, LEBANON & bearing a plethora of date stamps & unit cachets. (12) £90.00 £60.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914 range of 8 different 'Vise Paris' PPC's depicting mainly Aviation scenes incl. Zeppelins at War, Crashed Plane, War Ruins etc. £25.00 £26.00
552   Used (on letter or envelope)
1917 (MILITARY) unfranked envelope to France bearing TRESOR ET POSTES *520* c.d.s. Armee D'Orient, from Cpl in 49th Senegal Battalion. £30.00 N/S
1917-18 War Orphans rare 5f + 5f blue & black fresh M, expertising mark on reverse, SG. 377. Cat. £1400 £400.00 £380.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-1975 Stamp Exhibitions small range on leaves incl. 1929 Le Havre Exposition cover to Paris (address partly cut out) franked Sinking Fund 50c +25c brown red with three Expo labels, all tied Expo cancels. 1937 Paris Exhibition M/Sheet U at exhibition - grubby/soiled, SG. MS581 (Cat. £250), 1949 CITEX Expo 10f various on & off cover, 1970 Centenary Bordeaux 'Ceres' stamp corner marginal block + FDC, 1975 Arphila Exhibition M/Sheet + similar on FDC etc. Useful group. (15) £100.00 £115.00
1958 & 1959 Epreuve de Luxe sets of 2 & Epreuve collection for 1958, Yv 1173/4 & 1218/9. (5) £160.00 N/S
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