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Stamp auction - 11 November 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 November 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 137 - France
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
959
 Used
1849 1f carmine good margins, U '2246' petits chiffres, SG. 19. £120.00 £105.00
960    M
 Used
1849-1976 M&U collection in KA-BE One Country album - a bit patchy to 1930 though some useful 'Sowers' & 'Merson' defins noted. Coverage improves from 1935 & incl. useful commems, Air stamps etc. mostly U, large part complete from 1945 incl. a few useful M/Sheets, also a fair range of defins, Postage Dues & range of 1958-75 Council of Europe & UNESCO issues. Inspection recommended. (100's) ST.Cat. £2300+ £325.00 £250.00
961    M
 Used
1849-1992 M & U collection in Davo One Country album, few early items in mixed condition but good coverage to 1945 & large part complete there after, though lacking some of the top vals & a few scarcer Air stamps. Good selection of pre 1917 Postage Dues plus ranges of council of Europe & UNESCO issues. Too much to describe in detail & therefore inspection recommended. (many 100's) £400.00 £300.00
962
 Used
1849-52 40c orange (pale shade) large margins & nicely U, SG. 14. Cat. £375 £120.00 N/S
963    M
 Used
1849-Circa 1996 M&U collection displayed on leaves in protectors. Stated by vendor to be large part complete but lacks 1927, 1930, 1936 & 1936 50f Airs, Red Cross & French Art issues. The collection is offered in 16 'themed' sections plus a small collection of 1966 silks (FDI) - mainly Art. Pre 1876 issues all in rather mixed condition but should yield some useful pickings, from 1876 Peace & Commerce, condition is good to fine & incl. some better material incl. 1937 Paris International Philatelic Exhibition M/Sheet M. Inspection recommended. (100's) ST.Cat. £13,000 £1750.00 £1800.00
964    Used
1853-1939 Collection of U in stock book, early issues to 1976 mixed condition but some useful pickings. Good range of 1876-90 Peace & Commerce with values to 5f plus selection of Merson, Mouchon & Sower defins. Issues from 1927 are a little patchy but incl. good range of Postage Dues etc. Highlights incl. 1869 5f (2 copies), 1917 War Orphans set to 1f VFU on pieces + 1918 Red Cross (SG.378). Also 1927 1st Int. Display of Aviation set, 1936 Air set, 1936 50f Air & 1937 Paris Int. Philatelic M/Sheet VFU & useful Postage Dues. Good base for expansion, well worth viewing. (644 + M/S) ST.Cat. Circa £15,000 £1650.00 £1500.00
965
Used (on letter or envelope)
1861 cover to GB bearing UNOFFICIALLY ROULETTED 40c two singles U with 'pontille fin' cancellations, Paris 15 Nov 61 c.d.s. below & b/stamped Canterbury. Very rare cover. £200.00 N/S
966
 Used
1862 P.14 x 13½ 20c tete-beche pair U, off centre but rare & signed Pfenniger, SG. 100. £200.00 N/S
967
 M
1862 P.14 x 13½ 40c orange very fresh fine M, SG. 96. Cat. £1100 £200.00 £150.00
968    M
 Used
1863-Circa 1992 M&U accumulation in 2 s/books & 17 album leaves. Some useful pre 1930 material but main strength in later issues with better items from pre WW2 period, coverage is not complete & incl. some duplication. Overall condition is good to fine & much of the later material is UM. Noted a number of M/Sheets & 7 blocks (1960's period) & 4 Red Cross bklts. Good potential for forming a new collection, inspection strongly recommended. (100's) ST.Cat. £3000+ £400.00 N/S
969
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867 entire to Genes franked 20c blue vertical tete-beche pair, tied by '2240' gros chiffres cancellations of Marseilles, red boxed 'PD' on the front, Genoa arrival on the rev. Very rare franking. £1500.00 N/S
970
 Used
1869 5f lilac grey/greyish, FU Paris Star No 1, SG. 131. £250.00 £250.00
971
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 4th Nov Balloon Monte entire carried on Ville de Chateaudun bearing 20c (type 5), cancelled Paris Star 13, with Hotel de Ville c.d.s. at left & b/stamp Bordeaux. £150.00 £150.00
972
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 6th Dec Balloon Monte entire to Congolens bearing 20c Siege issue Paris Star cancellation, carried by the General Renault, arrival c.d.s. 21 Dec 70. £150.00 N/S
973
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 Balloon Monte EL to Celle bearing 20c Republic Paris Star 11 & R St Honore c.d.s. 11 Dec 70, carried by La Ville de Paris, no b/stamp as this balloon was captured. £160.00 £160.00
974
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 Oct 7th Balloon Monte entire flown by L'Armand Barbe bearing 20c Laureate with Paris Star No 11 cancellation. £100.00 £76.00
975    M
 Used
ACCUMULATION M & U on leaves or stock cards incl. several better items/groups incl. Mersons with 1876 vals to 1f U plus 4c green M SG.214, 1877-90 incl. 5f x2, 1937 PEXIP M/Sheets M (Cat. £550), also Postage Dues incl. 1946 100f green UM SG.D996 etc. Highly catalogued lot, viewing recommended. £375.00 N/S
976
 M
1881-92 Dues 1f, 2f & 5f in reddish brown all very fresh M, SG. D292, 294 & 296. Scarce trio. £250.00 £190.00
977
Used (on letter or envelope)
(PO in China) 1901 cover to Switzerland bearing small dragon 10c, cancelled at Tientsin & French PO in China 25c to pay overseas postage from Shanghai, very scarce. £150.00 £180.00
978    M
 Used
FRANCE & COLONIES M & U collection in a Merton album. France 1920's-1970's, plus ranges from approx 25 colonies plus Andorra & Monaco. (100's) £120.00 £90.00
979
 M
1922 War Orphans set M (3 lower values with marks on gum) SG.388/95, 1928 Sinking Fund 1f.50 + 8f.50 M SG.463, 1938 50f Ader M SG.612a. (10) Cat. £390 £90.00 £105.00
980    UM
 M
1928 Sinking Fund Type 1 two singles, one UM, other fine M, SG. 463. (2) £80.00 N/S
981
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Le Havre 2f FU Exhibition c.d.s. 26.5.29 on registered illustrated cover. Scarce last day cover, SG. 470. £250.00 £200.00
982
 UM
 Block of four
1929-33 10f blue Type IIa in corner sheet number block of four fresh UM, SG. 474b. £110.00 £90.00
983    UM
 Block of four
1929-33 5f three corner date blocks 3.3.32, 9.3.31 & 18.12.30, 2f two corner date blocks 13.3.31 & 5.12.30 & 90c two blocks 10.10.35 & 19.1.37 all fresh UM, odd minor gum offsets which hardly detract, SG. 470a, 471 & 473/73a. £200.00 £160.00
984    UM
1929-33 P.13 20f deep red brown left marginal, the stamp UM, SG. 475b. £70.00 £120.00
985    M
1929-33 P.13½ 20f deep red brown fresh fine M, SG. 474. £75.00 £56.00
986
Used on piece or front
1930 International Air Exhibition Paris 1f 50c blue two singles, perforated Eipa 30 (reversed), FU on piece with Paris 10c & 50c definitives cancelled in 1933, one airmail has shortish perfs. at right, Ceres 6c. £180.00 N/S
987    UM
 M
1930-76 Collection of M stamps (UM from 1965 onwards) housed in black page stock book, mainly commems, attractive lot. (100's) ST.Cat. £678 £90.00 £92.00
988
 M
1936 Air 50f emerald green fresh fine M, SG. 540. £280.00 £210.00
989
 Used
1936 Air 50f green FU, SG. 540. £120.00 N/S
990
 Used
1936 Air 50f ultramarine superb U, SG. 541. £100.00 N/S
991
 M
1936 Air 50f ultramarine superb fresh M (only slight hinge trace), SG. 541. £200.00 N/S
992    M
1936 South America flight set fresh M, SG. 553/4. £80.00 £60.00
993    Unused
Used (on letter or envelope)
1946 Ravitailemen General adhesives in blue & red used on 'Carte Postal' with 26.12.46 c.d.s. (card creased vertically), also example of unused stamp (creased). (2) £40.00 N/S
994   Used (on letter or envelope)
FRENCH TRAINING SCHOOL 1954-55 three items being single cover + two fronts, each bearing various 'SANS VALEUR' training stamps (2 with registered labels), cancelled with Senegal, Algiers & Clermont - Ferrand circular date stamps. Unusual. (3) £80.00 N/S
995    UM
 M
1956-79 Collection of mainly M in Davo One Country album, appears to be virtually complete UM & incl. comprehensive study of the 1977 'Sabine' defin issue incl. coil stamps etc. Also noted 1953 15f surcharge (SG.1193), a few 1953-55 National Industries set & 1954-58 Views set. Clean & attractive lot in pristine condition. (1222) £300.00 £250.00
996  
1994 Channel Tunnel (2) plus 1996 Marianne (4) epreuve deluxe in black. (7) £50.00 N/S
 
   
       
   
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