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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - France
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
20th Century good to VFU collection of 1568 stamps neatly laid out & filling a stock book incl. Airs, National Relief, Art etc, Nice run through. Cat. £3492. £200 to 250 N/S
1849-1970's M & U range in two stock books (approx 230 stamps) incl. odd multiples, earlies are in mixed condition, middle period to 1970's are well represented incl. defins, commems, Airs, French Art etc. Nothing of great individual value but lots of mid-range items, some duplication. £100 to 150 £90.00
1849-1977 chiefly FU collection housed in a large Printed album, highlights incl. 1918 Red Cross 15c + 5c M (Cat. £160), 1930 Sinking Fund M (Cat. £120), 1936 50f Air FU (Cat. £475), fairly complete from 1935-70's then a useful range of French Post Offices in China, Egypt, Levant, further ranges from WWII French Zone, also Saar & Memel. (100's) £400 to 600 £400.00
1853-1970's M & U collection housed in three ring binders. Highlights incl. 1922 War Orphans set M (Cat. £275), 1926-27 War Orphans VFU (Cat. £190), 1927-28 Sinking Fund sets M (Cat. £135), 1929-30 Sinking Fund sets M (Cat. £240), 1930 & 1931 2nd Sinking Funds VFU (Cat. £320), Airs incl. 1936 Air set M (Cat. £1300), 1936 50k Air M (Cat. £1000), 1937 PEXIP Sheet M (Cat. £600), the balance a little untidy in places, general ranges with many better items throughout. (quantity) £600 to 800 £720.00
1862 20c deep blue Napoleon tete-beche pair, FU (some hinge strengthening and some faults), good appearance, SG.100, Cat. £1600 £100 to 130 £135.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1865 envelope addressed to Poulo - Penang, Malacca,, bearing French Napoleon 80c rose (Yv17b), tied '532' in dotted lozenge with adjacent Bordeaux d/stamp, boxed 'PD' in red & boxed instructional 'Apres le Depart' endorsed 'via Suez.' Some faults, nevertheless a remarkable French destination item & the first recorded to Penang. £150 to 200 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1909-14 early aviation schools range of 9 PPC's incl. Bleriot School and one of it's most famous pupils - Leblanc, Pan School, Saint - Raphael etc. £25 to 35 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1909-20 range of early aviation postcards incl. pilots, events, in flight, first Channel crossing etc. RP's incl. early Aviators, noted - Latham in his Monoplane, Santos Dumont, Gilbert, Bleriot etc. Nice lot, well worth viewing. £80 to 100 £145.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914-18 WWI collection mainly written up on leaves incl. range of Mobilisation cards, Armed Forced correspondence cards, patriotic illustrated cards with images incl. advancing troops, Cinderella - Delandre labels (vignettes) with a wide variety of patriotic designs incl. advancing troops with French tri-colour flag, Red Cross labels depicting Military leaders incl. a complete 1f booklet etc. Nice lot, viewing recommended. (approx 420 labels & 55 covers). £200 to 250 £580.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918 envelope franked 25c 'Sower' cancelled Paris, to a banker on board a ship due at Lisbon, bears large cachet 'NOT ON BOARD DESEADO' & annotation 'Has left ship. Write to French & Italian Bank of South America in Rio de Janeiro'. £50 to 65 N/S
1920's-90's M or UM collection of 764 stamps laid out in chronological order in a stock book incl. National Relief Fund, French Art, Airs, Red Cross etc. Cat. £1855 £100 to 150 £100.00
1941 WWII Intelligence forgeries 50c Petain, UM sheet of twenty, odd tone or mark on reverse, generally fine, Maury 5. £70 to 90 £105.00
1941 WWII Intelligence forgeries 2f Petain, UM sheet of twenty, some perf splitting & odd gum blemish, Maury 11. £200 to 250 N/S
1964 PHILATEC Paris M/Sheet, UM (minor marginal bends), SG.MS1651a, Cat. £425 £60 to 75 £62.00
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