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Sale 27: The Autumn Sale

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Foreign Country Collections: C-F Countries

Lots 2431-2440 Lots 2441-2450 Lots 2451-2460 Lots 2461-2470 Lots 2471-2480 Lots 2481-2490 Lots 2491-2500 Lots 2501-2510

Lot 2501 /o   

France Collection, 1876-1986. Neatly mounted on pages in two binders; regular issues virtually complete issues for the period, predominately used to 1960 and mint thereafter, airmails from mint #C1-C2, etc.; condition above the norm overall, Scott cataloged at $8,800.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2502    

France French Postcards. In two large old fashioned albums, approximately 600 postcards with early 20th century to later 40's on, themes including comical, maritime, etc., please inspect.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $750

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Lot 2503 /o   

French Area France & Colonies Stock. Selection of issues on stockcards; with strength in offices and colonies including a few better singles, good Monaco issues, some good short sets, etc., several hundred stamps mostly mint; please inspect.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2504    

French Area Imperfs and Proofs. Dozens of imperf singles and sets and proofs in stockbook and on pages, mostly more modern issues 1970's on, good topical interest; worth a look.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2505 /o   

French Colonies & Offices Collection. Mostly mint in two Scott albums with select colonies and offices well formed; with strong completion in various colonies including general issue with first issue study */o and mostly complete later issues including complete dues with additional, Alaouites & Algeria near complete, good Andorra including back-of-the-book, completion in later Cameroun including the 1940 Spitfire airmail set, Dahomey, good early Diego Suarez */o, etc., offices occasionally sparse with better sets, some Congo and better early Guiana issue, basis completion in Oceanica mint, better Indo China sets, Ivory Coast & good Madagascar and Mauritana, complete Mayotte, better Somali Coast singles and sets, Wallis & Futuna France Libre set, offices with some good completion in select areas, some additional better singles and sets in glassine and stockcards that had not been assembled into collection; nice fresh material throughout with condition above the norm overall.
Estimate    $8,000 - 12,000.

Realized: $9,500

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Lot 2506    

French Colonies Covers. 14 covers; mostly Madagascar usages including 1904 bisect usage, 1901 military occupation usage, other including New Caledonia and 1917 registered usages from Togo in England, Tahiti with #30 block and single on cover from Fare, Ile Huahine to Papeete, also includes 4 unused De Gaulle postcards with Equatorial Africa frankings.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $375

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Lot 2507

French Southern & Antarctic Territories, The Official French Antarctic Album. Unused album and pages for years 1948-81.
Estimate    $10 - 15.

Realized: $10

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Lot 2508    

New Caledonia Covers, 1928-44. Small group of 23 covers; 13 address to U.S. with various mostly mixed frankings, registered, etc.; others mostly 1928 issue mixed frankings on unaddressed covers.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

Realized: $170

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Lot 2509 /o   

St. Pierre & Miquelon Collection, 1885-1960's. Well formed mostly mint collection in Scott album; strong completion in early issues including Scott #1-5, the scarce #10 unused, 1891 issue near complete with inverted overprint varieties, later surcharges missing only #57 with the better due issues present, complete mint from 1892 N&C issues through the 1930's with a good representation of early French Admin. and later completion, strong completion in back-of-the-book; a lovely collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 2510 /o/   

Tahiti and French Polynesia Collection, 1882-1960's. Extensive collection formed over 4 decades in large album, with many scarce to rare Tahiti issues as well as many better postal history items; Tahiti issues with highlights including a very fine mint #1 signed (cat $250), 1884 issues include 5c on 10c mint x2 and used with inverted surcharge, 10c on 20c mint x2, the scarce 25c on 1fr tied on piece (Sc. #4, cat $425), the rare 1893 2c tied on piece (Sc. 6, cat $1,800) with multiple higher values including pairs, blocks, on pice, etc. to the 1fr, "1893" overprint issue from 10c mint and used (Sc. 21, cat $240 each) both signed, a rare 15c block of 16 and multiple mint and used, through to the 1fr including marginal single on cover, later issues including gutter pair, semi-postals, dues with the scarce #J11 used (cat $360) and #J20 used (cat $400), French Polynesia with multiple first issues and the array of 1910-30 Portrait issues with various cancels and on cover items from various islands including the Marquesas, Gambier and Tuamotu; a wonderful and valuable collection well worth careful inspection.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

Realized: $5,250

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