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Stamp auction - 4 February 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 4 February 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 152 - French Colonies
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
EX FRENCH COLONIES - small range of proof material comprising two different die proofs from Benin, one colour trial strip featuring Marconi, plus colour trial full sheet showing the use of different colours of Mauritania stamps featuring U.N. £30 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES 1965 Air 30f Syncom Sattelite single used on an airmail envelope on the first day of issue + UM example. (2) Cat. £290 £50 to 60 N/S
FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES 1968 Air-Launching of 'Dragon' Space Rockets 25f & 30f horizontal strip of five with central label, a complete sheet of five strips with margins around, SG.47a (bend in margin at NW corner away from stamps). Cat. £160 £40 to 50 £40.00
FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES 1980-99 collection of 202 VFU stamps. Nice clean lot on hagners incl. good Thematics. Cat. £1000+ £120 to 170 £180.00
  • Guadeloupe
Used (on letter or envelope)
GUADALOUPE & MARTINIQUE WWII specialised study of intercepted censored mail in transit, notably through Antigua with scarce seals, French Colonial censor strikes in different forms, not often seen, Much additional information supplied with this most attractive lot for further study. (83) £150 to 200 £280.00
  • Guinee
Used (on letter or envelope)
GUINEE 1896 postal stationery envelope 15c blue upgraded with 10c black/lilac (Yv5), tied by Conakry Guinee Francaise double ring, addressed to Germany with Hannover arrival on reverse. £70 to 85 N/S
  • Ivory Coast
Used (on letter or envelope)
IVORY COAST 1900 stampless Military mail envelope addressed to Paris, endorsed 'Corps D‘Occupation Cote D'Ivoire' cancelled by 'Grand Lahou/Cote D'Ivoire' d/stamp sent by French paquebot with octagonal 'Loango a Marseille L.M No. 1' d/stamp (Salles 1252). Very fine item from the French Occupation of the Ivory Coast. £50 to 65 N/S
  • Reunion
REUNION 1949 500f on 1000f Air, VFU, SG.332. (1) Cat. £160 £35 to 45 £35.00
  • Rouad
707    M
ROUAD IS. (French Occupation) 1916 vals to 2p on 50c M (13), CAVALE 1893-1902 values to 4p on 1f (9) M & a few others from Dedajh & Port Lagos. Mixed condition. ST.Cat. €360 (28) £40 to 50 £62.00
  • Syria
Used on piece or front
SYRIA French Mandated Territory 1928 Merson issue with four line overprints - set of four used on a cover front with Damas double ring c.d.s's for Jan 1923, Cat. £160 (stamps off cover). £40 to 50 £62.00
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