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Stamp auction - 5 December 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 5 December 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 146 - France
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
616    Used
1849 - Circa 2004 predominantly U collection in three Yvert & Tellier dedicated peg album. Issues to 1876 in rather mixed condition but offer a fine selection of key stamps, some with high catalogue value. 1876 Peace & Commerce issues well covered & incl. several elusive stamps. Issues from 1900 well represented & incl. 1925 Paris Philatelic Exhibition 5f & 1926 War Orphans set amongst others. Coverage from 1930 appears to be virtually complete & incls. an impressive range of Air stamps amongst which we note 1927 First International Display pair; 1936 Postage Dues & pre cancelled defins etc. An impressive collection which should be viewed to appreciate the scope. (100's plus M/S etc) £800 to 1200 N/S
617
 Used
1849-1998 extensive collection of U in 2 Merton albums with slip cases. Commences with useful range of Ceres, Louis Napoleon & Napoleon III issues (a few with faults & not incl. in valuation). Large part complete from 1871 to 1998 & incl. virtually all key items to 1940 except for the 1895 5f (2 examples both have minor thins but fine appearance but are excl. from valuation). Also missing, the 1917 War Orphans Fund set & a few Postage Dues. The 1922 War Orphans set is present. Of particular note are the complete 1867-85 Peace & Commerce sets (excl. 1877 1c, SG.246) but incl. 2c SG.213, 10c SG.231 & 75c SG.238. Also noted 1927 Airs, 1936 Air set, 1936 Air, 1937 Paris International Philatelic Exhibition M/Sheet & much more. Condition is good to VF throughout & many stamps have cancellation interest. An exceptional collection & must be viewed to appreciate its quality. (few 100) ST.Cat. £15,455 to 1981 £1500 to 2000 N/S
618
 M
 Used
1849-2000 substantial M & U collection neatly presented in five large Lindner albums. Very comprehensive run through of definitives, commemoratives, Charity set, M/Sheets & Airs etc. Includes most of the key items, highlights 1917 Sinking Fund set to 1f M (Cat. £1150), 1922 War Orphans set M (Cat. £250), 1923 Bordeaux Congress superb U on piece with Exposition pmk. (Cat. £700), another example fine M (Cat. £600), 1925 Paris Exhibition M/Sheet fine M (Cat. £1600, 1926 War Orphans set M (Cat. £200), 1927 Strasbourg Exposition M/Sheet fine M (Cat. £325), 1928 Sinking Fund set M (Cat. £100), 1929 Sinking Fund M (Cat. £120), 1929 Le Havre Exposition 2f M (small thin - Cat. £900), 1930 Sinking Fund set M (Cat. £140), 1931 Sinking Fund set M (Cat. £140), 1931 French Provinces Sinking Fund M (Cat. £180), 1937 Museums set M (Cat. £100) & 1937 Paris Exposition M/Sheet VFU (Cat. £450). Good Airs incl. 1936 set of 7 M & another set FU (Cat. £1200 + £450), 1936 50f M (Cat. £950) & another FU (Cat. £450). The earlies are well represented with many extra shades etc. Also a useful range of early covers incl. pre stamp etc. A valuable & very useful lot with huge catalogue value, viewing strongly recommended. £3000 to 4000 £3800.00
619    UM
 M
1900 - Circa 2005 M collection in three Yvert & Tellier dedicated peg albums. Rather patchy to 1930 but some highly priced stamps noted incl. 1914 Red Cross (SG. 352); 1918 Red Cross (SG. 378); 1922 War Orphans surcharged set; 1925 Paris Philatelic Exhibition 5f; 1927, 1929 & 1930 Sinking Fund sets; 1930 1f 50 + 3f 50 Sinking Fund (SG. 480) & 1931 ditto (SG. 493). Pre WWII issues incl. 1935 Normandie pair; 1935 Unemployed Intellectuals set; 1936 Airs; 1937 National Museums pair; 1937 Paris Philatelic Exhibition M/Sheet then virtually complete to 2005 incl. M/Sheets. Additional Air stamps incl. 1930 1f 50 pair (SG. 483/4); 1934 Bleriot; 1936 set (excl. 50f); 1936 Caudron 50 (SG. 541) & most of the later issues. A clean & impressive collection in fine condition & well worth viewing. (100's incl. M/S etc) £800 to 1200 £800.00
620
 Used
1849 1f carmine brown Ceres four margined example with grill cancel (small thin), SG. 18. Cat. £1100 (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
621    M
1849-1979 M & U collection housed in a Yvert & Tellier printed album (2105) stamps, missing the expensive items o/w a good general run through lot of defins, commems & airs, general National Relief Fund sets, 1937 Museums set M, 1936 Air 50f U - thinned. Clean lot, inspection recommended. £250 to 300 N/S
622   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
623
Used (on letter or envelope)
1866 1c Napoleon on wrapper sealing entire market report, stamp tied with red Paris printed rate cancel, to Scorbe Clairraux with dotted circle c.d.s., a fine example of this coloured cancel. (1) £40 to 50 £52.00
624
 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 £370.00
625
 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 £70.00
626
Used (on letter or envelope)
1877 75c (Yv.99) single franking on reg'd commercial cover from Marseille De La Prefecture (c.d.s.) to St Gallen (c.d.s.) Switzerland. £35 to 45 £46.00
627
 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
628   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 £52.00
629
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
630   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
631
 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 £50.00
632    M
1914 Red Cross Fund surcharge 10c + 5c & 1914 Red Cross Fund SG. 351/2 plus 1918 15c + 5c Red Cross Fund, all M or o.g. Cat. £198 (3) £30 to 35 N/S
633   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) £70 to 90 £92.00
634   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) £80 to 100 N/S
635
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) £50 to 65 N/S
636    M
1917-19 War Orphans set o.g. heavy hinge remnants (5f value is unused). Scarce set, SG. 370/77. Cat. £2750 (8) £300 to 350 £300.00
637
 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
638
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'. £60 to 70 N/S
639    M
 Used
1920's-30's M & U collection of 442 stamps on leaves incl. 1922 War Orphans 50c (SG.393), 1f (SG.394), 1936 Air set to 3f50 U, 1938 Ader 50f U etc. (442) £50 to 70 £45.00
640    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
641
 M
1936 Air set M, the 85c small thin the 50c is regummed. SG.534/40. Cat.£1,200 (6) £100 to 150 N/S
642    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
643
 M
1937 PEXIP M/Sheet, fresh M, SG.581. Cat. £550 £80 to 100 £88.00
644
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-46 range cacheted first flight covers incl. 1937 Oct 16th Air France/PAA/SOUTH WESTERN aviation corporation (CHINA) Round world flown folding card Paris-Natal-New York-Hong Kong-Paris franked stamps from 4 countries, 1938 June 1st Air France all up first flight Paris-Geneva, Acceptance for Imperial Airways first flight Southampton-New York 5.8.39, 1946 June 24th Air France Paris-New York reg cover with special orange vignette. £65 to 75 N/S
645    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
646    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. £60 to 75 N/S
647    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
648
 UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1943 National Relief Fund horizontal & se-tenant strip of five values, a complete sheet of five rows UM, SG. 480/484. Cat. £400 £50 to 70 £50.00
649    UM
 Block of four
1945-48 range of defin & commem issues in various multiples, mainly blocks of four, on 3 double sided black stock pages incl. good coverage of the 1945-46 Marianne issues with vals to 100f. Some minor gum & paper toning but otherwise fresh appearance. ST.Cat. £411 (365) £50 to 70 N/S
650
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1946-48 range first flight covers incl. 1946 June 30th Air France special flight Lyon-Paris bears special vignette. 1947 July 5th Air France Paris-Martinique bears special vignette, 1948 March 7th 20th Anniv flight Paris-Buenos Aires official cover etc. (11) £60 to 75 N/S
651    M
 Used
Stock book containing an assortment of M & U, mainly early to middle period incl. 1947 500f Air M, plus a few Colonies. (100's) £50 to 65 £54.00
652
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1948-55 range first flight covers cacheted covers incl. 1950 Jan 5th Air France Paris-Berlin promotional card with cachet, 1953 Jan 11th Air France Paris-Caracas special cover. 1953 Oct 26th Paris-Johannesburg franking incl. 100f Air. (12) £65 to 75 N/S
653    UM
1950 & 51 Relief Fund sets UM, SG.1095/1000, 1113/8, 1952 & 1955 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
654
 Used
1954 & 55 National Relief Fund Portrait sets VFU, SG.1215/1220, 1253/8, 30f of 1954 set has minor stain. (10) Cat. £340 £40 to 50 £56.00
655    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
656    UM
1984 1f70, 2f10 & 3f Liberty each in IMPERFORATE marginal blocks of 18, UM, Ceres 2322a/4a. Cat. 810€ £100 to 120 N/S
657    M
 Used
EARLIES to 1999 M & U assortment in a stock book incl. some duplication, defins, commems, Airs & French Art etc. £50 to 75 £76.00
 
   
       
   
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