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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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France - Regular Issues 1870-1944

Lots 621-630 Lots 631-634

Lot 621    

France, 1870, Ballon Monté, The "Ferdinand Flocon", franked with 1868, 20c blue on bluish, type II tied by "25" dotted star handstamp on folded letter to Dieppe, "Paris, 2 Nov, 70" cds alongside, forwarded to Brussels, Belgium with red boxed due handstamp and "3" rate handstamp, Calais transit and Brussels receiving backstamps, Very Fine; with 2016 Roumet certificate. Yvert No. 23.
Scott No. BM23    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $575

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Lot 622    

France, 1870, Ballon Monté, The "Délivrance", franked with 1868, 40c orange on yellowish (31) tied by dotted star cancel on Ballon Monte lettersheet to Amsterdam, Holland with "Gazette de Absents, No 18" enclosure, "Paris, Taitbout, 21 Dec, 70" origin cds, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a scarce Ballon Monté usage to Holland; with 2016 Roumet certificate. Yvert No. 48.
Scott No. BM48    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 623    

France, 1870-71, Ballon Monté, The "Newton", franked with 1870, 20c blue (37) tied by dotted star handstamp on "Correspondence Hauas" lettersheet to Drome, matching "Paris, 2 Janv, 71" cds alongside, Extremely Fine. Yvert No. 54.
Scott No. BM54    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 624    

France, 1871, Ballon Monté, The "Général Faidherbe", franked with 1870, 10c bister on yellowish, two singles (36) tied by red "Paris, 12 Janv, 71" cds's on Ballon Monte lettersheet to Marseille with "Gazette de Absents, No 26" enclosure, Bordeaux transit backstamp, Very Fine; with 2016 Roumet certificate. Yvert No. 59.
Scott No. BM59    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 625    

France, 1871, Ballon Monté, The "Général Daumesnil", franked with 1870, 40c orange on yellowish (38) tied by dotted star handstamp on "Hauas Agence" lettersheet to Nuremberg, Germany, matching "Paris, 21 Janv, 71" cds alongside, Very Fine and choice. Yvert No. 64.
Scott No. BM64    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $800

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Lot 626    

France, 1868, Napoleon III Laureate, 20c Pale Blue, Type II, tied by dotted star cancel on Ballon Monte lettersheet with "Gazette de Absents, No 33" enclosure, "Paris, 28 Janv, 71" origin cds and "20" due handstamp, Very Fine; with 2016 Roumet certificate. Yvert No. 29B.
Scott No. 33 var.    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $300

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Lot 627    

France, Societe De Secours Aux Blesses Militaires, Vire, Red Cross cachet handstamp on 1870 cover addressed to Vire, with "Le Mans, 30 Dec, 70" cds, partial receiving backstamp; small cover tear at left, Very Fine, a scarce usage; with 2016 Roumet certificate.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Lot 628 o   

France, 1870, Bordeaux, 1c Dark Olive, report 3, bottom margin strip of 3, neat town cancels, ample to large margins, intense color, Extremely Fine; signed Brun, with 2011 S. Gautre certificate. Yvert No. 39Cb €630 ($670). Maury No. 39.
Scott No. 38 var.    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $270

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Lot 629    

France, 1870, 40c Blood Red, rich color, clear to large margins, tied by "532" dotted diamond handstamp on 1870 folded letter sheet to Montanban, Bordeaux origin cds and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a very scarce shade on cover; with 2015 Roumet certificate. Yvert No. 48e. Maury No. 48h.
Scott No. 47 var.    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $675

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Lot 630    

France, 1870, Bordeaux, 80c Rose on Pinkish, block of 4, full o.g., large margins all around, strong bright color, natural paper inclusion in top right stamp, Extremely Fine. Yvert No. 49. Maury No. 49.
Scott No. 48    $2,400 for singles.

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