Lot 1977French Offices in Buenos Aires, 1875 (Oct. 26) Buenos Aires, Argentina to Paris, France, cover with "Buenos-Aires, Paq. Fr. J No. 5, 26 Oct 75" datestamp and bearing France 25c blue, two pairs, each tied by anchor lozenges and Argentina 5c vermilion (30) tied by Buenos Aires cds, "Paris 26 Nov 75" receiving backstamp; corner tear, a Very Fine combination use.
Scott No. 58 (4) Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1978 oFrench Colonies, 1865, 80c rose, horizontal strip of 4, light lozenge cancels, ample to large margins, deep color, light crease between stamps at center, Very Fine. Yvert No. 6. Maury No. 6.
Scott No. 6 $560 for singles.
Lot 1979French Colonies, 1871, 30c brown, block of four, ample to mostly large margins, in combination with 1872, 10c brown on rose, two singles on folded letter to Marseille, France, indistinct Guadeloupe cds and blue French transit cds; left 10c with small corner crease, F.-V.F., a very scarce combination. Maury No. 9+18.
Scott No. 13+20 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1980French Colonies, 1879, 25c black on red, large margins, tied by light "Nle Caledonne, Noumea, 3 Oct, 79" cds on cover to Toulon, France, with second strike at top center, red French transit cds and partial receiving backstamp; stamp with small margin crease, F.-V.F.; signed Calves. Yvert No. 43. Maury No. 43.
Scott No. 44 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 1981Gabon, 1889, 15c black on rose, o.g., hinge remnants, ample to large margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine, a very scarce typeset issue; signed Calves and Roumet. Yvert No. 14. Maury No. 14 €2,100 ($2,230).
Scott No. 14 $1,900.
Lot 1982Guadeloupe, 1817 (Mar. 17) Guadeloupe to Ipswitch, Mass via Boston, folded letter datelined March 17th 1817 with manuscript directive" Per Schooner Dispatch, Capt. Sawyer", entered mails with red "Boston Ms Apr 11" cds and matching "Ship" handstamp with "8" cent due rating for 6¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1983Guadeloupe, 1866 Guadeloupe to Paris, France, folded letter sheet franked with France Colonies 1859-65, 10c bister on yellow + 20c blue on bluish + 40c orange on yellowish., tied by "Guadeloupe, Basse-Terre, Aout 27, 66" cds and diamond lozenge postmark, red French transit additionally tying; cover file folds and nick at lower left, F.-V.F.
Scott No. FC 3-5 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1984Guadeloupe, 1868 (Nov. 10) Guadeloupe to Norfolk Va., blue folded cover bearing French Colonies 20c blue and 40c orange, each four margins tied by dotted lozenge, red "Guadeloupe, Paid, NO 10 63" cds and red crayon "4" pence prepaid rating, St. Thomas (11.12) transit backstamp, "N.Y. Steamship '10' " arrival integral due cds; small flaws, a Very Fine use.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1985Guadeloupe, 1871 Guadeloupe to Bordeaux, France, folded letter sheet franked with French Colonies 1859, 10c bister on yellow, horizontal strip of seven tied by diamond lozenge cancels, matching "Guadeloupe, Basse Terre, 26 Sept, 71" origin cds, blue French transit and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a scarce multiple usage; signed Scheller.
Scott No. FC 3 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1986Guadeloupe, 1891, 1f bronze green, used with 25c black on rose (21) strip of three, tied by "Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, 1 Dec" cds on gray registered cover to Paris, France, matching "R" framed registry handstamp, red Paris (12.13) arrival cds; light central fold not affecting strip, Very Fine. Yvert No. 26.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $250 - 350.