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France & Area to German Area

Lots 2655-2664 Lots 2665-2674 Lots 2675-2684 Lots 2685-2693

Lot 2655 /o/   

France, Collection, 1849-2000's, housed in five Scott Speciality albums and binder; both mint (mostly n.h.) with used predominately in early classic material with cds's and/or slogan cancels, much specialized material, classics with nice variety and pleasant duplication, 1923 Congress mint (with cert), 1931 20f type III (254A) mint, 1937 PEXIP souvenir sheet, 1944 unissued, C1-C2, etc., missing mostly the higher values for completion, somewhat spotty in the late 90's and early 2000's but better from 2006-2011, lots of booklets, last album includes covers, post cards envelopes, etc., additional binders includes modern souvenir sheets in quantities up to seven each (lots of cat value not added to owners total cat); condition varies mostly confined to earlier material, owner's cat $30,000+.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $3,500

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Lot 2656 /o   

France, Accumulation, hoard of mixed mint & used issues mostly in dealer stock cards & pages, wide mix of material haphazardly presented with a strong showing of early mixed condition classics with some nice four margin items throughout, later mixed */o including useful back-of-the-book, few postal history item worth checking; careful examination may prove rewarding.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2657 /   

France, Sage Issue Mint Holding, 1876-1900, over 200 mint Sage stamps plus nine used neatly placed in six stockpage sides, intact as received and unpicked for shades, including a fair amount that certainly appears never hinged,fresh and lovely colors on this difficult issue, includes Scott numbers all mint except for 65, 64 (11), 65 (9 used), 66 (6), 70 (3), 73 (1), 77 (10), 80 (3), 81 (14), 82 (35), 84 (12), 89 (9), 94 (5), 95 (37), 96 (3), 98 (14), 98a (22), 99 (5), 100 (38), 101 (28), 102 (12), 104 (12), 107 (14), and 108 (28); huge value especially with the n.h. premium figured, few faults but overall better than normal quality.
Scott Nos. 64//108    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

Realized: $7,000

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Lot 2658 /o   

France, Collection, in two albums and stockbook, includes a useful range of used early classics to mix */o to mid 20th century issues, perhaps the best is the airmails including #C1-C2 mint (with Sismondo cert.) a used 50fr Banknote issue (C15) and mint C17, with additional useful stock, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $750

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Lot 2659    

France, 1918 YMCA French Army Secretary Correspondence to Colorado, about 65 letters sent in 1918 by a YMCA secretary attached to the French army to his wife in Colorado, letters, along with a few cards and collateral material, provide a nuanced picture of how the YMCA functioned in WWI; mixed condition.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2660 /o   

France & Colonies,, Mostly Mint Stock of singles, sets, and souvenir or miniature sheets; one box devoted to France, the other Colonies (with additional home country items), from the classic to the modern, France beginning with Scott #12 and running through 1994, Colonies from Andorra to Zaire most items from the 1930's on are mint, vast majority never hinged; hundreds upon hundreds of solid stock items identified & cataloged (values are fairly recent), much of Topical interest along with strength in popular countries such as France, French Polynesia, FSAT, and St. Pierre & Miquelon; condition varies, please inspect.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $2,800

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Lot 2661    

Cameroun, Collection, 1915-16, 36 issues on Scott album pages; includes some of the scarce Corps Expedition overprints followed by complete 2nd & 3rd overprint issues, all mint expect one issue; all nice and fresh, Scott cat $2,369.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2662 /o   

French Africa, Holding, Post Colonial accumulation of mostly mint complete sets, souvenir sheets, etc.; includes Guinea blocks of 6 (n.h.), 1962 Bird Air Mails ($123), lots of topicals, etc.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $150

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Lot 2663 /o   

French Area, Collections, housed in four albums; includes useful France collection with colonies from Inini to Wallis & Futuna, and a 2 volume French Africa of over 40 different countries (owner's Estimate $3,700 for these two volumes alone), with useful to good issue; inspect.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2664 o   

Gambia, Queen Victoria Collection 19th Century Used Collection, on pages with strength in the "CC" and "CA" duplicated watermark issues, occasional mint, mostly red and black cds' (not checked for upright watermark versus sideways, etc.), numerous listed shades, etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $290

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