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2596
1849-52 Ceres 25c greenish blue on yellowish, imperf. VF fresh MLH, nice original gum, 4 margins, very close but clear at top. SG 10 cat £7500, Maury 4d cat €10,150. Genuine mint examples are very rare. 2016 Scheller photo-cert. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
  A$2500
(US$1875)
(€1775)
(£1550)
A$
2597
1849-52 Ceres 40c orange. VFU, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 14 cat £600, Maury 5/5a cat €600. Nice genuine example. (P)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
A$
2598
1849-52 Ceres 40c red-orange. VFU appearance, small thin, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 15 cat £700, Maury 5/5e cat €700. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€71)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€107)
(£93)
A$
2599
1849-52 Ceres 40c red-orange. VFU, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 15 cat £700, Maury 5/5b cat €700. Nice genuine example. (P)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
A$
2600
1849-52 Ceres 1Fr carmine-brown. Superb U, 4 margins, dotted 898 pmk. SG 18 cat £1200. Maury 6b cat €1200. Attractive. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
A$
2601
1849-52 Ceres 20c black, horiz TETE-BECHE pr. F-VFU, 3 margins, star dotted pmk. SG 23 cat £9000, Yv 3e cat €8500, Maury 3atb cat €12,000. Rare genuine example of this important classic item. RPSL photo-cert. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
  A$2500
(US$1875)
(€1775)
(£1550)
A$
2602
1849-50 Ceres 10c bistre, imperf, 1862 official reprint, available for postage. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins. SG 29 cat £750, Yv 1f cat €650, Maury 1e cat €700. (P)
  A$180
(US$135)
(€128)
(£112)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
A$
2603
1852-53 Napoleon 10c bistre-brown, imperf. Fresh M, original gum, thin at top, margins close. SG 37 cat £48,000, Maury 9 cat €48,000. Genuine M are of great rarity being the 2nd rarest mint stamp of France! 2016 Scheller photo-cert. (P)
  A$3000
(US$2250)
(€2130)
(£1860)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3550)
(£3100)
A$
2604
1853-61 Napoleon 1Fr deep carmine. VF appearance, tiny repaired thin, 4 margins, dotted pmk. SG 73 cat £5500. Maury 18b cat €5500. Very attractive genuine example of this very rare classic. Exp Calves. (P)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
  A$900
(US$675)
(€639)
(£558)
A$
2605
1862 Ceres 1Fr carmine, imperf, official reprint available for postage. VFM, 4 large margins. SG 34 cat £850, Maury 6g cat €900 (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$450
(US$338)
(€320)
(£279)
A$
2606
1863-70 Napoleon 2c red-brown, perf, opt SPECIMEN. VFM. SG 105(s) cat £160 as normal. Maury 8s cat €275. (P)
  A$50
(US$38)
(€36)
(£31)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€71)
(£62)
A$
2607
1869 Napoleon 5Fr bluish-grey/greyish, with bluish "5 F" value. Superb fresh M, nice original gum, excellent centring & beautiful colour. SG 132(var) cat £11,000++, Yv 33b cat €9750, Maury 33c cat €11,000. The key top value of classic France & desirable in such nice condition. Exp Alberto Diena, plus Dr Giulio Bolaffi AIEP photo-cert. (P)
  A$3500
(US$2625)
(€2485)
(£2170)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3550)
(£3100)
A$
2608
1870-71 Ceres Bordeaux 20c blue, type I, imperf. Superb fresh MLH, tiny expertly repaired tear in margin only, 4 original margins. SG 164 cat £29,000, Maury 44I cat €33,000, Yv 44B cat €25,000. Major classic rarity. 2014 Scheller photo-cert. (P)
  A$3500
(US$2625)
(€2485)
(£2170)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3550)
(£3100)
A$
2609
1876-85 Peace & Commerce 25c ultramarine, type I. Superb M, disturbed gum, perfect centring. SG 220 cat £12,000, Maury 68 cat €10,000, Yv 68 cat €10,000. Unusually nice example of this rarity. 2011 Scheller photo- cert (P)
  A$3000
(US$2250)
(€2130)
(£1860)
  A$4500
(US$3375)
(€3195)
(£2790)
A$
2610
1881-92 Postage Due 5Fr black. FU, light cancel., Maury T24 cat €2000 = A$3000. SG D295 cat £2500. Rare. (P)
  A$450
(US$338)
(€320)
(£279)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
A$
2611
1900-06 Merson 2Fr deep lilac & buff. Superb fresh MUH, pristine original gum. SG 307 cat £1100 for M, should be at least double, £2200 MUH, Maury 122 cat €2500. Very rare genuine MUH. Exp Brun AIEP, certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1100
(US$825)
(€781)
(£682)
  A$1600
(US$1200)
(€1136)
(£992)
A$
2612
1900-06 Merson 2Fr lilac & buff. VFU. SG 307 cat £110, Maury 122 cat €90.
  A$30
(US$23)
(€21)
(£19)
  A$45
(US$34)
(€32)
(£28)
A$
2613
1902 Mouchon redrawn set 10c-30c. VF fresh MLH/MUH. SG 309-13 cat £654. Maury 124-28 cat €945. (5). (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
A$
2614
1914 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine "Republique Francaise Alsace" 50pf green "cock" design, inscr "Droit de Timbre". Superb fresh UN. Yv 151 cat €100. Very scarce local revenue issue. (P)
  A$80
(US$60)
(€57)
(£50)
  A$120
(US$90)
(€85)
(£74)
A$
2615
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine "Republique Francaise Alsace" opt German Stamp Duty revenue 50pf, inscr "Elsass-Lothringen". Superb fresh MUH. Yv 162. Very scarce. (P)
  A$50
(US$38)
(€36)
(£31)
  A$70
(US$53)
(€50)
(£43)
A$
2616
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine "Droit De Timbre Alsace 5 Pfennigs" 5pf orange French revenue design. Superb fresh MLH. Yv 171. Very scarce. (P)
  A$50
(US$38)
(€36)
(£31)
  A$80
(US$60)
(€57)
(£50)
A$
2617
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine "Droit De Timbre Alsace 10 Pfennigs" 10pf rose French revenue design. Superb fresh MLH. Yv 172. Very scarce. (P)
  A$40
(US$30)
(€28)
(£25)
  A$70
(US$53)
(€50)
(£43)
A$
2618
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine "Droit De Timbre Alsace 5 Marks" 5Mk lilac French revenue design. Superb fresh MLH. Yv 179 cat €190+. Very rare top value. (P)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€107)
(£93)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
A$
2619
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine "Republique Francaise Alsace" & initials diag m/s on German Stamp Duty 20Mk orange inscr "Elsass-Lothringen". VF UN, small thin. Yv 170B cat €3000. Extremely rare with only several recorded. (P)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2620
1917-19 War Orphans Fund set 2+3c - 5+5Fr. Superb fresh MUH, pristine original gum & excellent centring. SG 370-77 cat £3500 for M, should be at least double, £7000 MUH, Maury 148-55 cat €8300. Key set almost never seen MUH. Top value exp Calves & Brun AIEP. Certificate can be obtained on request. (8). (P)
  A$3700
(US$2775)
(€2627)
(£2294)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3550)
(£3100)
A$
2621
1917-19 Orphan's Fund set 2+3c - 5+5Fr. Superb fresh M/MLH. SG 370-77 cat £3250. Maury 148-55 cat €3140. Key set in unusually nice condition. (8). (P)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
A$
2622
1917 War Orphans set 2+3c - 5+5Fr on 10c Postcard, tied by "Mulhouse 22-11 20" cds, with reg label, to Switzerland, Zurich cds. SG 370-77 cat £3250++, Maury 148-55 cat €2900++, both as loose stamps alone, plus big premium for set on "cover", which has to be at least double, or triple. Extremely rare & attractive. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
  A$2500
(US$1875)
(€1775)
(£1550)
A$
2623
1924 Olympic Games 50c green & carmine "Arenes de Nimes" unissued design, "Epreuve de Luxe" die proof 113x141mm. Superb fresh UN as made. Maury 186A. Very rare & attractive. Exp Brun AIEP, plus 2013 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1300
(US$975)
(€923)
(£806)
  A$2000
(US$1500)
(€1420)
(£1240)
A$
2624
1934 Bleriot 2Fr25 violet Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (124x95mm), signed by engraver. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 523(p), Maury A7EPA cat €1000. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2625
1936 Airmail 50Fr emerald-green, top value, LL cnr marginal blk of 4 with date imprint "23.12.35" in margin. Superb fresh MUH. SG 540 cat £5200 as M singles, should be at least £10,400 MUH, plus premium for cnr blk, Yv/Maury A14 cat €8000+ as singles & €10,500+ for date blk, & under-catalogued thus. Spectacular & very rare blk in unusually nice condition. (P)
  A$2800
(US$2100)
(€1988)
(£1736)
  A$4000
(US$3000)
(€2840)
(£2480)
A$
2626
1940 Red Cross 80c+1Fr blue Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x109mm). VF fresh UN as made. SG 666(p), Maury 459EPA cat €450+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
A$
2627
1940 Red Cross 80c+1Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x109mm). VF fresh UN as made. SG 666(p), Maury 459EPA cat €450+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
A$
2628
1940 Red Cross 1Fr+2Fr deep violet-black violet w/o red cross Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOFS (120-135x115mm). 4 are progressive proof states from no shading in centre, diag background shading added, background then cross-hatched shading, then more shading on nurse & patient, then the final state. VF fresh UN as made. SG 667(p), Maury 460EPA cat €450+++ ea, thus €2250+++. Believed a UNIQUE group & fantastic for exhibition. (5). (P)
  A$2200
(US$1650)
(€1562)
(£1364)
  A$3000
(US$2250)
(€2130)
(£1860)
A$
2629
1940 Red Cross 1Fr+2Fr black-violet w/o red cross Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (144x117mm), signed by engraver. VF fresh UN as made. SG 667(p), Maury 460EPA cat €450+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
A$
2630
1940 Pilot Guynemer 50Fr blue Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x160mm), signed by engraver. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 667a(p), Maury 461EPA cat €700. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
A$
2631
1940 Pilot Guynemer 1Fr+50c black Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (125x160mm), signed by engraver, unissued value. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 667a(p), Maury 461EPA cat €900. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2632
1941 Petain set 40c-2Fr50, plus Relief Fund 1Fr+10c, all IMPERF horiz prs. Superb fresh MUH, all 4 margins. SG 690-93(var), Maury 470-73nd & 494nd cat €690+. Very scarce. (5) (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2633
1941 Petain set 40c-2Fr50, plus Relief Fund 1Fr+10c, all IMPERF. Superb fresh MUH, 4 large margins. SG 690-93(var), Maury 470-73nd & 494nd cat €345. Very scarce. (5) (P)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€107)
(£93)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
A$
2634
1941 Petain set 40c-2Fr50 epreuvre collective. Superb fresh UN as issued. SG 690-93(p), Maury 470-73EPC cat €675. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
  A$900
(US$675)
(€639)
(£558)
A$
2635
1941 Petain 1Fr black-brown Epreuvre de Colour. VF fresh UN as made, m/s endorsement at LR. SG 692(p), Maury 472EAC cat €170+. Very rare. (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2636
1941 Petain 1Fr red-brown Epreuvre de Colour on grey paper. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 692(p), Maury 472EAC cat €170+. (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2637
1941 Petain 1Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (115x155mm), signed by engraver. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 692(p), Maury 472EPA cat €170+. Very rare. (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2638
1941-42 Petain 20c purple full sheet of 100 IMPERF, 2 panes of 50, full margins inc "4.11.41" date imprint in LR. Superb fresh MUH. SG 709(var), Maury 505nd. Extremely rare full sheet.
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2639
1941-42 Petain 40c blue full sheet of 100 IMPERF -2 panes of 50 with full margins inc "18 10 41" date imprint LR cnr. Superb fresh MUH. SG 711(var), Maury 507(nd). Extremely rare as sheet.
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
A$
2640
1941-42 Petain 50c green full sheet of 100 IMPERF, 2 panes of 50, full margins inc "10 10 41" date imprint at LR. Superb fresh MUH. SG 712(var), Maury 508nd. Extremely rare full sheet.
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2641
1941-42 Petain 70c blue full sheet of 100 IMPERF -2 panes of 50, with full margins inc "28 10 41" imprint date LR cnr. Superb fresh MUH. SG 714(var), Maury 510(nd). Extremely rare as sheet.
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
A$
2642
1941-42 Petain 80c black Epreuvre de Artiste progressive DIE PROOFS (65x100mm & 65x89mm), endorsed "1er etat" or "2e etat" -1st & 2nd state. VF fresh UN as made. SG 716-17(p), Maury 512EPA. (2). Extremely rare, if not unique. (P)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2643
1941-42 Petain 80c blue Epreuvre de Artiste. DIE PROOF (70x75mm), signed by engraver. VF fresh UN as made. SG 716-17(p), Maury 512EPA. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2644
1941-42 Petain 80c black Epreuvre de Artiste DIE PROOF (72x82mm), signed by engraver. VF fresh UN as made. SG 716-17(p), Maury 512EPA. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2645
1941-42 Petain 1Fr red Epreuvre de Colour. VF fresh UN as made. SG 718(p), Maury 514EAC. (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2646
1941-42 Petain 2Fr50 blue full sheet of 100 IMPERF, 2 panes of 50, full margins inc "13 10 41" date imprint at LR. Superb fresh MUH. SG 724(var), Maury 520nd. Extremely rare full sheet.
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2647
1941-42 Petain 4Fr blue, 4Fr50 green typo Epreuvre Collective. VF fresh UN as made, with tissue paper interleaf. SG 725a/b(p), Maury 521A-BEPC cat €450+. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
A$
2648
1942 Petain 4Fr blue, 4Fr50 green & 5Fr engraved Epreuvre Collective. VF fresh UN as made. SG 740-41 & 745(p), Maury 522-4EPC cat €500. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
A$
2649
1942 Petain 4Fr50 blue engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. Superb fresh UN as made on laid paper & unusually large size. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Extremely rare & probably unique on this paper. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2650
1942 Petain 4Fr50 brown engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, on laid paper. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
A$
2651
1942 Petain 4Fr50 black engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, on laid paper, signed by engraver. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2652
1942 Air Force Relief Fund 1Fr50+3Fr50 black-violet Epreuvre de Artiste sunken DIE PROOF (116x89mm), signed by engraver. VF fresh UN as made. SG 742(p), Maury 540EPA cat €385. Rare. (P)
  A$275
(US$206)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2653
1942 Petain 5Fr blue & black Epreuvre de Artiste progressive sunken DIE PROOFS (124x124mm & 87x117mm), signed by engraver. 1st state w/o any value, text or shading, 2nd state w/o background shading. VF fresh UN as made. SG 745(p), Maury 524EPA. Extremely rare. (2). (P)
  A$550
(US$413)
(€391)
(£341)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
A$
2654
1942 Petain 5Fr blue Epreuvre de Artiste DIE PROOF (56x83mm), signed by engraver, from unissued typographed die (issued stamp was engraved). VF fresh UN as made. SG 745(p), Maury 524EPA(var), typographed unlisted. Extremely rare & probably unique in this colour. (P)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2655
1942 Petain (50Fr) red-brown with blank value tablet Epreuvre de Artiste master DIE PROOF (89x122mm), signed by engraver, on thick wove paper. VF fresh UN as made. SG 746(p), Maury 525EPA. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2656
1942 Petain (50Fr) red-brown with blank value tablet Epreuvre de Artiste master DIE PROOF (89x124mm), signed by engraver on thin laid paper. VF fresh UN as made. SG 746(p), Maury 525EPA. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2657
1942 "+50 SN" black opt Petain 1Fr50 brown, prepared but unissued. Superb fresh MUH. SG 754(var), Maury 552A cat €2650. Yv 552d cat €2200 for M, so at least €3300 MUH. Extremely rare. Exp Roumet & Brun, plus 2013 Behr AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
  A$2500
(US$1875)
(€1775)
(£1550)
A$
2658
1940s War Victims label Epreuvre de Artiste DIE PROOF (130x 110mm), of unissued design. VF fresh UN as made (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€71)
(£62)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2659
1943 Relief Fund set 1+10Fr & 2+12Fr "Epreuvre de Luxe" die proofs. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 772-5 (p), Maury 568-71 EPL cat €300. (4). (P)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
A$
2660
1943 War Relief Fund Petain set 1+10Fr & 2+25Fr IMPERF strip of 4 with gutter label. Superb fresh MUH top marginal. SG 772a(var), Maury 571A(nd) cat €1800++. Very rare. (P)
  A$900
(US$675)
(€639)
(£558)
  A$1200
(US$900)
(€852)
(£744)
A$
2661
1943 Relief Fund set 1.20+1.40Fr - 5+15Fr Epreuvre de Luxe. VF fresh UN as made, with tissue paper interleaves attached. SG 780-84(p), Maury 576-80EPL. (5). (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$450
(US$338)
(€320)
(£279)
A$
2662
1943 Relief Fund 1.20+1.40Fr sepia-black Epreuvre de Artiste, plus Petain only w/o frame. VF fresh UN as made, both signed by engraver. SG 780(p), Maury 576EPA. Extremely rare.(2). (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2663
1943 Relief Fund 1.50+2.50Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, signed by the engraver. SG 781(p), Maury 577EPA. Very rare. (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2664
1943 Relief Fund 4+10Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste. VF UN as made, on laid paper, signed by engraver. SG 783(p), Maury 579EPA. Very rare. (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
2665
1943 Relief Fund 5+15Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste, plus another w/o background shading, country name etc. VF fresh UN as made, signed by engraver. SG 784(p), Maury 580EPA. Extremely rare. (2). (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
2666
1944 Petain Birthday set 1Fr50 - 4Fr black Epreuvre de Artiste sunken collective DIE PROOF (295x230mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 818-20(p), Maury 606-8EPA cat €900+. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
  A$1200
(US$900)
(€852)
(£744)
A$
2667
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr black unissued values gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, plus large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2668
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr red-brown unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, plus large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2669
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr bright green unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, plus large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2670
1944 Chambery Liberation local opt "F. F. I. / SAVOIE / 25-8-1944" set "+6F" on Famous Frenchmen 50c+1F80 - 4F=6F plus "+20F" on Railways 4F+6F. VF MLH. Yv 6-12. Mayer 7-13 cat €1505. Rare as only 175 of ea printed. (7) (P)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
  A$900
(US$675)
(€639)
(£558)
A$
2671
1870 Franco-Prussian War Telegram hand written as no printed forms available, franked 1Fr orange Telegraph with "Bannen? 10 AOUT 1870" pmk. VF. Maury 7 cat €675+. Very rare proper usage. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$450
(US$338)
(€320)
(£279)
A$
2672
1870 Balloon Post folded letter franked Ceres 25c tied by "Paris R Cardinal 30 Oct 70" cds, to Castres sur Agout. Probably carried on the "Fulton". SG cat £475, Maury 22 cat €450. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
2673
1922 cover franked large "5c" opt on Sower 30c orange, tied by 1922 machine pmk to Dinan with arrival b/s, plus 2 of same on 1923 PPC of Le Havre tied by cds. SG 365(var), Maury 158(var). Also "Le Matin" newspaper of 18th July 1922 with a small article with illustration of this stamp. Opt unlisted in any catalogue! & unknown whether of private origin or an essay that escaped from the govt printer. In any case extremely rare & interesting. (P)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
2674
1927 Registered cover franked Sower surch 90c/1Fr05 & 1Fr10/1Fr20, tied by "Limoges 11 1 27" cds. Reverse with 2 diff black & green Paris 1924 Olympics labels tied by sender's cachet. (P)
  A$80
(US$60)
(€57)
(£50)
  A$120
(US$90)
(€85)
(£74)
A$
2675
1928 Flight cover franked "Ile de France" airmail 10Fr/1.50Fr (4½mm spacing), plus Sower 50c (3) tied by octagonal "New York au Havre 23 8 28" pmks, & with 6-line cachet at UL. Addressed to a passenger on the Ile de France to be collected in Le Havre, with Paris arrival b/s of the same date. SG 465 cat £15,000, Maury/Yv A4 cat €11,000 or €12,500 -all for loose stamp alone & worth a big premium on cover. Exp Calves, plus 2002 Raybaudi photo cert. (P)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3550)
(£3100)
  A$8000
(US$6000)
(€5680)
(£4960)
A$
2676
1928 registered flight cover franked "Ile de France" Airmail 10Fr/1.50Fr (6mm spacing), plus Sower 1Fr (3), tied by octagonal "New York au Havre 23-6 28" pmks, plus USA Airmail 5c tied with special 6-line cachet at UL. Addressed to USA & flown to Paris, with arrival b/s of the same date, plus 4 New Your arrival b/s. Superb condition. Maury A4 cat €11,000+, Yv PA4 cat €12,500+, SG 465 cat £15,000+ all as loose stamp alone! On cover obviously worth a hefty premium, especially in such beautiful condition & with the USA mixed franking -only such example we have ever seen offered anywhere. 2001 Roumet photo cert, while new cert can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$7000
(US$5250)
(€4970)
(£4340)
  A$10000
(US$7500)
(€7100)
(£6200)
A$
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