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Stamp auction - 27 May 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - France
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1838-1959 range of covers & cards with a variety of frankings & cancels. Well worth inspection. (35) £100.00 £115.00
1853-61 1f carmine, four good margins VFU + attractive with '444' gros chiffres cancel, SG.72. (1) Cat. £2500 £700.00 £550.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
(ALGERIA) 1855-1948 selection of cards & covers with variety of cancels such as TLEMCEN, BENI-OUNIF DE-FIGUIG & TAGHT. Also 1948 incoming airmail bearing mixed issue postage dues & two POW items. (9) £150.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
(GREECE) 1862-1914 EL & card selection for Salonika & Vathy, Samos. Cancels include SALONIQUE Q.tier FRANC TURQUIE & 1914 c.d.s. with Turquie excised used during Balkan War. (5) £100.00 £80.00
579    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 £225.00
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
1869 5f lilac-grey superb U with '1765' numeral, full perfs. & lovely colour, well centred, SG.131. Rare so fine. Cat. £850 £350.00 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 PPC (view of Hong Kong) from Hong Kong to Dijon, France franked 10c Peace & Commerce, tied by LIGNE 'N' PAQ.FR. No 2 date stamp, used on the SS LAOS, with Dijon arrival. £50.00 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
(NEW CALEDONIA) 1902-1925 two PPC's + cover to France, various frankings with cancels of THIO, POUEMBOUT & HIENGHENE. Very fine. (3) £50.00 £40.00
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)
(CHINA) 1906 10c postal stationery card surcharged bilingually '4 CENTS' to NANTES cancelled SHANG-HAI c.d.s. Written from ZI-KA-WEI Catholic Mission. Very fine. £50.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914-1918 POW mail to Germany, France & Switzerland. Particularly noted 1914 card to French officer at MAGDEBOURG redirected to Altengrabon, Satan, Munster & Soltau camps - with relevant hand stamps. (3) £50.00 N/S
587   Used (on letter or envelope)
(ARMEE D'ORIENT) 1915-1921 collection of cards & covers bearing a variety of unit cachets from the Salonika Front with FPO's 501, 502, 506, 510, 607, ETAPES A.A.O & POSTES NAVALE MEDIT D c.d.s. Together with Medical, Engineer, Telegraph & Zouaves unit cachets. Some on Greek frankings or postal stationery. (12) £150.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1915-1917 envelope to GRAIBA POW Camp, Tunisia from Hamburg. Two printed envelopes of French C in C in Germany for Postes & Telegraphs, other for POW's & Refugees, also photo of French officers to Port Said bearing Camp Amberg, Bavaria cachet. (4) £50.00 N/S
589   Used (on letter or envelope)
1915-1920 Military selection of cards & covers from Egypt, Turkey & Italy bearing variety of different unit cachets, some naval - all unfranked. (13) £200.00 N/S
590   Used (on letter or envelope)
(IONIAN IS) 1916 envelope to France bearing MARINE FRANCAISE * SERVICE A LA MER cachet, together with ship illustrated original letter date-lined ZANTE. Picture shows the six funnelled battleship CONDORCET. £50.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916 naval envelope to France (fault on reverse) bearing COMPAGNE DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES/PAQUEBOT 'NATAL', requisitioned for Middle East expeditionary Corps. £50.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916 naval PPC to Algeria, unfranked bearing 3 line cachet FORCES NAVALE D'EXTREME ORIENT/AVISO TABURE/FRANCHISE MILITAIRE + naval cachet. Sent from Nagasaki. (1) £40.00 N/S
1916 POW Charity printed envelope Boulogne to MONTREIUL bearing 3rd Hussars patriotic label & tied by TRESOR ET POSTES*133* c.d.s. Very fine. £50.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
(EPIRUS) 1917 registered envelope to War Minister at Paris bearing c.d.s. registration etiquette & wax seal on reverse, all bearing the legend TRESOR ET POSTES * 520 *. £90.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
(MACEDONIAN FRONT) 1917 unfranked covers to France bearing TRESOR ET POSTES * 517 * & * 510 * c.d.s. + unit cachet. Fine. (2) £80.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918 envelope franked 25c 'Sameuse' cancelled Paris, to a banker on board ship due at Lisbon. Bears large cachet NOT ON BOARD DESEADO & annotation 'Has left ship. Write to French & Italian Bank of S America in Rio de Janeiro'. £50.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918 envelope to Colombus, Ohio from 4th Chasseur A Chaval, 3rd Sqdn, PELOTOY. Censored & bearing flimsy type written label 'IL EST INTERDIT AUX MILITAIRES DES ARMEES DE CORRESPONDRE AVEC DES MARRAINES DE GUERRE A L'ETRANGER. RETOUR A L'EXPEDITEUR'. Curiously unit unable to be found. Hand stamped 'FORMATION DISSOUTE REJOINT B.C.M.' Label not seen before - could be unique. £100.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
(NEW CALEDONIA) 1930 registered envelope to SENS, France franked strip of three 50c View, tied by BOULOUPARI c.d.s. together with fine registration cachet. £50.00 £38.00
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