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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - France
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
482
 Used
1849 1f carmine brown Ceres four margined example with grill cancel (small thin), SG. 18. Cat. £1100 (1) £100 to 120 N/S
483
 M
 Used
1849-1970 substantial collection housed in four albums. 1st album covering the classics with duplicated U ranges of imperfs & perf types collected for pmk interest, mixed condition incl. Used Abroad & a few covers. 2nd album from around 1900 with several better highlights incl. 1922 War Orphans set M, 1923 Pasteur set M, 1924 Olympics set M, 1926 War Orphans set M, 1918 Red Cross M, 1928 Sinking Fund U, 1930 Sinking Fund M, 1931 Sinking Fund M, 1936 50f Air fine M, 1936 10f Flying Boat FU, 1937 PEXIP M/Sheet fine M, 1938 50c Ader corner marginal single & corner pair UM, 1947 Air set M, later ranges of defins & commems through to 1970. A nice original lot offered intact, viewing recommended especially the 1st volume. (1000's) £1500 to 2000 £1700.00
484    M
 Used
1849-1975 M & U collection housed in two small stock books approx 2400 stamps mainly singles but the odd M block of four present, earlies are in mixed condition, middle period to 1975 well represented incl. defins, commems, Airs, French Art etc. nothing of great individual value but lots of mid range items, some duplication, useful lot. £200 to 250 N/S
485
 M
 Used
1849-1980 chiefly good to FU collection housed in four albums + stock book, the main collection in one volume 1849-1940 good to FU incl. good run through of defins incl. earlies with shades etc, better items noted incl. 1922 War Orphans set U on cover, 1936 Air set complete, 1936 July 50f Air, range commems, Study of the 1926 50c Sower, 1937 National Museums set U on museum cards etc. Majority are good to FU, single stock book of M material. (100's) £400 to 500 £480.00
486
 M
 Used
1849-1990's collection of M & U housed on hagner leaves in two ring binders, commencing with a general range of U earlies in mixed condition, middle period incl. several better items incl. 1917 Orphans 5c M, 25c FU, 1918 Red Cross Fund 15c FU (2),1928 Sinking Fund 1f.50 M, 1930 Sinking Fund 1f.50 M, 1930 Surch Sinking Fund set M, 1930 Colonial Exhib set M, 1936 Air set to 3f.50 M, 1936 50f Air VFU, 1936 S.America Flight set U, 1936 Intellectuals set M, 1937 Museums set, 1947 500f Herring Gull M (2), 1949 1000f, Air M etc. Extensive later ranges to 1990's, 2nd album covers French Colonies, Monaco & a few Revenues etc. Although the presentation is a little untidy, the collection includes several better catalogued items, well worth inspection. (many 100's) £500 to 650 £680.00
487    M
 Used
1849-1991 extensive M & U collection on Senator leaves in 9 ring binders, pre 1872 in mixed condition but incl. useful in good-fine condition. Pre WW2 well covered & highlights incl. good Peace & Commerce (no Type 1's) to 5f & 1900 Merson high vals set U, 1918 Red Cross M (SG.378) & 1927-31 Sinking Fund sets fine M. Also 1936 50f Air (small thin), other notable incl. 1938 Unemployed Intellectuals M, 1947 Congress of UPU set M & U, 1949-50 Airs U & 1950-56 National Relief sets. A few UNESCO & Council & Europe issues & one binder containing only covers & cards plus 4 booklets, some occasional gaps throughout but a solid base for development & should be viewed. (2716 + 52 covers, 12 m/s, 4 bklts) ST.Cat. £10000++ £1200 to 1500 £1200.00
488
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854 cover to Augers, franked 10c Napoleon imperf, three good margins, left side just into frame line at top, tied by superb petits chiffres 78, cover obverse bears fine Augers double ring c.d.s. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
489
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) £100 to 120 N/S
490
Used (on letter or envelope)
Maritime mail incl. 1867 Cuba - Paris by US Paquebot with scarce Calais entry earlier than recorded by Salles. Also PIROSCAFI/POSTALI/FRANCESI on 1861 to Genoa, good group of octagonal d/stamp incl. Marseille-Reunion (1902 stampless official E) with s/line mark above, Marseille-Shanghai (1933), Marseille-Yokohama No 1, No6 & No 7 (8, 1914-30) & 1935 SS 'Normandie' maiden voyage. (13) £80 to 100 £80.00
491
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862 E (couple of tone spots) ex Salonica to France with Napoleon 10c & 40c cancelled by GC5095 with SALONIQUE/TURQUIE c.d.s. nearby & transit c.d.s. of the French PO in the Dardanelles. Also 1858 E ex Constantinople to Paris with c.d.s. of the 'Carmel' with boxed Paquebot cachet nearby. (2) £70 to 80 £92.00
492
 Used
1869 5f lilac grey/greyish superb U numeral '5118' of the French PO in Yokohama, SG. 131 with clear 1980 RPS Cert. £300 to 350 N/S
493
 Used
1870 20c deep blue Type II four good to large margins, SG. 169 & 40c orange vermilion, good to very large margins, cancelled '611' numeral fine upright strike, SG. 178. Cat. £495 (2) £70 to 90 N/S
494
Used on piece or front
1870 2c red brown type B fine horizontal STRIP OF FOUR + 20c Ceres Perf. together, tied to small piece by gros chiffres '2612'. Attractive item, SG. 152. £200 to 250 £260.00
495
 UM
 Block of four
1877-90 25c black on pale rose Peace & Commerce fresh UM BLOCK OF FOUR (one stamp with slightly shortish perf. at top), SG. 267, Ceres 91a. (4) £200 to 250 N/S
496
 UM
 M
1900 5f Merson UM, SG.308, 1936 10f Atlantic Crossing 10f M, SG.554. (2) Cat. £560 £70 to 85 £86.00
497
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-62 selection of 19 covers incl. 1905 Aden PPC with French paquebot cancel, 1937 Royal Wedding (KEVIII) FDC. Censored mail, 1945 Parcel receipt card, 1953 Naval reg cover, 1952 use of 'FM' label etc etc. £50 to 65 N/S
498
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902-38 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) £45 to 55 N/S
499
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. £40 to 50 N/S
500
Used (on letter or envelope)
AVIATION 1909 Clement Bayard Airship flight over Paris 1.11.08 PPC, used Paris/Chinon 13.3.09, 1910 Nice Aviation meeting PPC bearing vignette, PPC depicting half length photo of M. Paulhan (pilot), 1910 Nantes Aviation meeting PPC depicting Leroy & Marzollier, also bears small vignette, 1910 PPC of Vision biplane piloted by Champel used Toul Station/Antwerp. (5) £40 to 50 £40.00
501
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AVIATION 1910 PPC Antoinette monoplane piloted by Labouchere, 1911 PPC Lyon aviation meeting unused card of Beaumont leaving, bears cachet in blue (CP Type 1) PPC of Paris (Champs-Elysees) taken from biplane, PPC Eiffel Tower & biplane PPC of water planes on beach (corner crease), 1915 OAS stampless cover to Mulheim, bears three ring Ler Groupe D'Aerostation/28 Cie D'Earostiers Le Commamdant' cachet. (6) £50 to 60 N/S
502
Used (on letter or envelope)
Postage Dues on cover circa 1910-62, the majority pre WWII incl. 'banderole' types on incoming underpaid mail mainly from USA & UK with values to 1f noted; also three post war covers with 'wheatsheaf' types incl. unusual item ex Ivory Coast. (19) £80 to 100 £96.00
503
Used (on letter or envelope)
(ARMEE D'ORIENT) 1915-21 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) £80 to 100 N/S
504
Used (on letter or envelope)
1915-20 Military selection of cards & covers from Egypt, Turkey & Italy bearing variety of different unit cachets, some Naval - all un-franked. (13) £100 to 125 N/S
505
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. £40 to 50 £52.00
506
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) £55 to 70 N/S
507
 Used
1918 15c Red Cross FU, SG.378, 1936 10f South America Flight U, SG.554 & 1938 50f Adler U, SG.612a. Cat. £335 (3) £70 to 85 N/S
508
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918 envelope franked 25c 'Sower' 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'. £65 to 70 N/S
509
 UM
1925-32 10f Merson fine M, SG. 431 & 1929-33 Port de la Rochelle Type 1 UM, SG. 474. Cat. £450 (2) £80 to 100 N/S
510
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AVIATION 1925 May 7th Stamp Exhibition Aviation Day, Le Bourget postcard of Paris flown to London with special pmk, another but Hugh Vallancy card, another 1925 Aviation Day reg cover flown to Brussels incl. Postage Due adhesive re-directed to London, another flown to Copenhagen, another flown to Zurich, 1928 PPC Capt Lindburgh full length from Paris/Edinburgh with Transatlantic flight anniversary cachet. (6) £50 to 60 £62.00
511
 M
1929 Le Havre Exhibition 2f M (small thin), SG. 470. Cat. £900 (1) £80 to 120 £80.00
512
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AVIATION 1929 First night flight Paris/London with cachet, similar for Paris/Malmo, 1929 Air Rally special flight Paris/Clemont Ferrand bears cachets & vignette, 1930 First flight Paris/Niort, multi franked cover plus vignette & reg label also incl. 1f.50 Congress stamp, 1930 Vincennes Aviation Day cover flown to London bearing vignette & 1f.50 Air (1st Day), 1930 PPC Paris/Brno 1f.30 rate. (6) £70 to 80 £70.00
513
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AVIATION 1930 Paris Airport Exhibition cover franked 1f.50 Air, used on 1st Day 6.11.30, flown to London, special pmk, 1930 Farman first flight cover Paris/Brussels/Paris, special card bearing Expo vignette, 1931 Limoges Aviation meeting, printed L'Aerogramme (2nd year No. 9) to Toulouse with claret vignette & cachets, similar item with black vignette, 1933 Aviation Day flight Lyon, Bron/Paris flown cover with cachets & airport reg label with special vignette on reverse, 1935 Air France first flight Paris/Ajaccio with cachet, another but Ajaccio/Paris. (7) £75 to 85 £75.00
514
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935-37 First flight covers (7) comprising 1935 Air Bleu Paris/Lille with red cachet, 1936 Air Service Lyon Bron/Grenoble with cachet, another but Grenoble/Lyon, 1936 Air France Marseille/Canton, China with cachet, 1936 Aeronautical Salon special flight Paris/Lyon with cachet & special pmk back stamp, 1937 Air France/Aero Maritime 1st Flight Paris/Togo with cachet, 1937 route re-opening first flight Lyon/Cannes. Nice group. (7) £80 to 90 £80.00
515
 Used
1936 Air 50f emerald green FU, SG.540. Cat. £450 £80 to 100 £82.00
516
 M
1936 Air 50f ultramarine, very fresh fine M, SG.541. (1) Cat. £950 £200 to 250 £240.00
517
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 First Flight covers (3) comprising Air France/Aeromaritime Paris/Pointe Noire with red cachet, All-up flight Paris/Copenhagen with cachet, Air France/PAA/South Western Aviation Corporation (CHINA) Round World flown folding card Paris/Natal/New York/Hong Kong/Paris, bears frankings from four countries. (3) £40 to 50 N/S
518
 UM
1937 Museums set UM, SG. 586/7 & 1947 500f UPU Herring Gull UM, SG. 1013. Cat. £285 (3) £60 to 85 £86.00
519
 M
1937 PEXIP M/Sheet, fresh M, SG.581. Cat. £550 £80 to 100 N/S
520
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 First Flight covers (4) comprising Air France/Air Bleu Paris/Nice with cachet, another on a commercial cover, one Marseille/Lyon & another Orange/Lyon. (4) £30 to 40 N/S
521
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938-39 First Flight covers (6) comprising Air France All-up Paris/Berlin franked Football World Cup 1f 75 adhesive with cachet, one Paris/Geneva & another Paris/London. Club Mermoz Aviation Day flight Belle Ile/La Baule special card to Brussels bears 75 & 1.25 vignettes with cachet etc. Air Bleu 1st flight Paris/Tarbes pilot signed bears company etiquette & Air Bleu 1st Night Flight Paris/Pau with red cachet. £65 to 80 N/S
522    M
 Used
1941-78 range of M & U commem issues incl. some M blocks & four Red Cross booklet panes. Not a complete run but some useful material together with four covers & one postcard. Clean & attractive lot, worth inspection. (348 + 4 bklt panes, 4 covers, 1 card) ST.Cat. £720 £90 to 120 N/S
523
 UM
1950 & 51 Relief Fund sets UM, SG.1095/1000, 1113/8, 1952 & 55 Red Cross sets in UM blocks of four, SG.1158/9, 1274/5 odd bend or tone spot, generally fine. (28) Cat. £238 £40 to 55 N/S
524
 M
1950 1000f Air, fine M, SG.1159. (1) Cat. £200 £50 to 60 £66.00
525
 M
1954 500f Air M, SG.1196. (1) Cat. £300 £40 to 50 £40.00
526    UM
 M
1957-62 M or UM (mixed) collection in clear mounts on leaves, in the odd block of four etc. appears complete. (364) Cat. £500 £50 to 70 N/S
527   Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BOOKLETS 1958-95 range incl. several better incl. Red Cross 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963 (2), 1966 etc. Cat.£640. (32) £150 to 200 £150.00
528
 UM
1984 1f70, 2f10 & 3f Liberty each in IMPERFORATE marginal blocks of 18, UM, Ceres 2322a/4a. Cat. 810€ £100 to 120 N/S
529    M
 Used
EARLIES to 1999 M & U assortment in a stock book incl. some duplication, defins, commems, Airs & French Art etc. £50 to 75 N/S
 
   
       
   
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