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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - French Colonies
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Comoro
702
 M
COMORO ISLANDS - ANJOUAN 1892-1912 M collection on leaves from 1892 Tablet Type set incl. unused, 1900-07 Colours Changes set, 1912 Surch set, 1892 - three items of unused stationery, condition mixed in places. Cat. £690 (44 + covers) £75 to 90 N/S
703
 M
Used (on letter or envelope)
COMORO ISLANDS - MAYOTTE 1892-1912 mainly M collection on leaves of 48 stamps & 7 items of unused stationery, from 1892 Tablet Type set 5f is unused, 1900 colours changed set, 1912 Surcharged set. Condition a little mixed. Cat. £1042 + covers £100 to 130 £100.00
704
 M
Used (on letter or envelope)
COMORO ISLANDS - GREAT COMORO 1897-1912 M collection of 45 stamps & 4 items of unused stationery, incl. 1897 Tablet Type set, 1900-07 colours changed set, 1912 Surch set plus extras with misplaced surcharges. Cat. £593 + covers. £60 to 75 £60.00
705
 M
 Unused
COMORO ISLANDS - MOHELI 1906 Blank Type et M or unused. Condition a little mixed, Surch set M. Cat. £575. (25) £55 to 80 £55.00
  • French Africa
706
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
FRENCH AFRICA 1942 reg airmail advertising cover ex Port - Gentil (Gabon) franked air issues optd 1f.50, 6f.50 (SG.155 & 159) Stamp cat. £407 as used. £60 to 80 N/S
  • French Post Offices in Egypt
707
 M
FRENCH POST OFFICES IN EGYPT - ALEXANDRETTA 1899-1930 M collection (handful of FU) on leaves incl. 1899 Peace & Commerce to 1f incl. 50c Type I & II, 1902 set 2f thin, 5f unused, 1921-23 Surch locally to 15m on 50c incl. 8m on 20c wide '8', 1921 Surch set, 1923 Surch set, 1923 Surch set, 1927-28 'Mm' below value set, 1927-30 Sinking Fund set etc. Condition a little mixed in places. Cat. £1035. (107) £120 to 140 £140.00
708
 M
FRENCH POST OFFICES IN EGYPT - ALEXANDRIA 1889-1928 incl. 1899 to 40c M, 1902 set M, 1921-23 to 30m on 1f M, 1921-23 Surch in Paris set M, 1925 set M, 1927-28 set M, Port Said 1889-1930 incl. 1899 15 vals to 5f M, 1902-20 set M, 1924-25 set M, French Sudan 1894-1942 incl. 1894 vals to 75c, Senegambia & Niger 1903 to 50c, 1914 Touareg set M, later to 1939 etc. Cat. £2500 £250 to 350 £250.00
709
 M
FRENCH POST OFFICES IN EGYPT - PORT SAID 1899-1927 M collection on leaves incl. 1899-1900 Peace & Commerce Types to 1f & 5f, 1899 Surch Type 14 locally 5c on 10c FU, 1902-20 set M, 1921-23 Surch set M, 1924-25 Surch set M, 1927-28 set M, 1927 Sinking Fund set M etc. Condition a little mixed in places. Cat. £948. (101) £90 to 130 £145.00
  • French Southern & Antarctic Territories
710
Used (on letter or envelope)
FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES 1962-64 covers (3) to the UK ex Kerguelen, Crozet or Terre Adelie with good frankings of SG.10 + 13, 27 + 34, 10 + 11 + 27, nice Thematics of Birds/Seals etc. (Stamps alone Cat. £400) £80 to 100 N/S
  • Guiana
711
 M
GUIANA - ININI 1930-41 M collection of 86 stamps (appears complete) generally fine. Also Fezzan -Ghadames 1946-49 M collection of 60 stamps + cover, also appears complete, generally fine. Cat. £669 £65 to 90 N/S
  • Indo-China
712
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1901-50 commercial covers (mostly pre-WWII) mainly to India or Malaya with variety of frankings and cancellation interest; also postal stationery (4). Mixed condition. (43) £60 to 75 £60.00
713
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1904 News Band wrapper addressed to Saigon bearing Indo-China postage due 5 on 60c brown/buff (Yv.1), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring. Scarce item of Indo-China postage due mail paying the domestic wrapper rate. £50 to 65 N/S
714
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1904 News Band wrapper addressed to Saigon, bearing French General Colonies postage due 50c blue (Yv.28), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring with h/stamp 'T' adjacent, adhesive overlaps the edge of the wrapper. Scarce item of Indo-China postage due mail paying the domestic wrapper rate. (1) £50 to 80 N/S
715
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1905 envelope addressed to Saigon bearing Indo-China postage due 30 on 60c black (Yv.4), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring with h/struck 'T' adjacent. Rarely seen use of Indo-China tax stamp paying the domestic letter rate. £50 to 65 N/S
716
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA pre-WWI postcards (24) used to Europe with some better subjects and cancellations noted; also various cards & covers to C1950 with military cachets or cancellations (10). Interesting lot. (34) £50 to 65 £105.00
717
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA airmails - mainly 1930's covers flown to Europe or India with interesting range of rates and frankings including various boxed routing marks. Generally good condition. (31) £60 to 75 £115.00
  • Lebanon
718
 M
LEBANON 1924-40 M collection incl. 1924 surch set, Type 2 surch set of 5 M (2p on 40c is U), Olympic set surch Type 1 M, Olympic set surch Type 3 M, 1924 Merson Air set M, 1925 Pictorial set M, later to 1940, Ivory Coast 1892-1940 incl. 1892to 1f M, 1906-07 set to 2f M, 1913-16 Pictorial set M, 1922-36 New Values set M, 1933 Upper Volta optd set M, 1936 Pictorial set of 41 M, etc. Catakia 1925-33 etc. Cat. £3500 £350 to 450 £520.00
  • Madagascar
719
 M
 Used
MADAGASCAR 1891-1946 chiefly M collection incl. 1891 French PO's 10c, 15c, 25c M, 1895 to 1f M, Diego-Suarez 1890 5c black FU, Madagascar Et Dependencies 1896-99 15 vals to 5f M, to 1f U, etc. also Mauritania 1906-44. S.T.Cat.£3000+. £300 to 380 £410.00
720
Used (on letter or envelope)
MADAGASCAR 1901-03 Expeditionary corps covers (3) Tananavine to Paris incl. lrt Regt Malgach Tirailleurs cachets in blue green or violet. £40 to 50 N/S
721
Used (on letter or envelope)
MADAGASCAR 1905 PPC of Bara, 'Female Warriors' written from Benenitra dated '5th May 1906' sent from 'French 3rd Senegalais, Majunga' addressed to Belgium with Bruxelles arrival '25/6' and boxed 'Rebut' with hand struck instructional 'Retour a l'Envoyeur' and endorsed 'Retour a Benenitra, Madagascar' routed via Egypt with Port Said/Egypte '19/8' French Post Office transit & Tulear/Madagascar double ring arrival '8/10.' Interesting item. £40 to 55 N/S
722
Used (on letter or envelope)
MADAGASCAR 1946 envelope to DIEGO SUAREZ, franked 3f (3) 'Marianne', insufficient postage & taxed. Reverse '2f' on 1f mauve & '3f' on 1f blue postage dues (2) overprinted 'FRANCE LIBRE'. Scarce. £40 to 50 N/S
  • Niger
723
 M
NIGER 1921-39, Senegal 1912-44 incl. 1939 French Revolution set M, Togo 1916-47 incl. 1916 Dahomey opts set M etc. Cat. £1000. £100 to 150 N/S
  • Oceania
724
Used (on letter or envelope)
OCEANIA 1953 set 24 airmail FDC Papeete - Australia franked 14f Gauguin (SG.213) tied special Gauguin double ring d/stamp. £30 to 45 N/S
  • Reunion
725
Used (on letter or envelope)
REUNION 1958-62 range of airmail covers to France, mainly franked with 12f on 25c Marianne, each tied by a good range of pmks (excl. St. Denis) incl. Le Port, Le Tampon, La Plaine Des Carres, Salazie, St. Andre, Cambuston, Etang-Sale etc. (27) £40 to 50 N/S
  • Senegal
726
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
SENEGAL 1925-45 CGEA first flight covers (3) from 1925 June 6th Dakar - Toulouse with cachet, 1937 Nov 15th DELPECH flight Dakar - Bamako then return flight Bamako - Dakar Air France cover with cachet (scarce round trip), 1945 Feb 14th P.A Airways Dakar - New York with cachet. £75 to 90 N/S
  • Tunisia
727
 M
 Used
TUNISIA 1888-1955 chiefly M collection in a Multi ring album highlights incl. to 75c M, 1888-98 to 5f M, 1906 set M, 1916 Prisoners of War set M, 1923 War Wounded set M, 1925 Child Welfare surch set M, later ranges to 1955, also Wallis & Futuna 1920-49 incl. 1920 New Caledonia set optd M, 1939 Revolution set M, 1941 De Gaulle optd 29 from 33 etc. also few Ubangi-Shri & Upper Volta. Cat. £3700. (100's) £370 to 450 £520.00
728
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
TUNISIA 1926-49 first flight covers (3) from 1926 Nov 30th Air Union second trial flight Tunis - Antibes, 1938 April 5th Regie Air Afrique Tunis - Algiers with cachet & pilot signed, 1949 Oct 5th Air France Tunis - Noumea, New Caledonia with cachet. (3) £50 to 65 £50.00
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
729
 M
WALLIS & FUTUNA ISLANDS 1920-63 M collection on leaves incl. 1920 set, 1922 New Colours set, 1922 Provisional Surch set, 1924-27 Surch set, 1930-40 set (1 x 1f.75), 1941 to 20f (29) later to 1963. Condition mixed in places Cat. £1175. (234) £110 to 140 N/S
 
   
       
   
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