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3039
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
3040
1849-52 Ceres 40c orange. VFU, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 14 cat £600, Maury 5/5a cat €600. Nice genuine example. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3041
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3042
1849-52 Ceres 40c red-orange. VFU, 4 margins, diamond grid pmk. SG 15 cat £700, Maury 5/5b cat €750. Nice genuine example. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3043
1852-53 President Napoleon 10c bistre-brown, imperf. Fresh M, original gum, thin at top, margins close. SG 37 cat £48,000, Maury 9 cat €48,500. Genuine M are of great rarity being the 2nd rarest mint stamp of France! 2016 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
3044
1862 Ceres 1Fr carmine, imperf, official reprint available for postage. VFM, 4 large margins. SG 34 cat £850, Maury 6g cat €900 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3045
1870-71 Ceres Bordeaux 20c blue, type I, imperf. Superb fresh MLH, with nice original gum, tiny expertly repaired tear in margin only, 4 original margins. SG 164 cat £29,000, Maury 44I cat €33,000, Yv 44B cat €28,000. Major classic rarity. 2014 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
3046
1876-85 Peace & Commerce 25c ultramarine, type I. Superb M, disturbed gum, perfect centring. SG 220 cat £12,000, Maury 68 cat €12,000, Yv 68 cat €11,500. Unusually nice example of this rarity. 2011 Scheller photo- cert (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2700
3047
1881-92 Postage Due 5Fr black. FU, light cancel, Maury T24 cat €2000. SG D295 cat £2500. Rare genuine example. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
3048
1900-06 Telephone Stamp 40c brown, inscr 'Bulletin de Communication telephoniques publiques', perf 13. VF fresh UN. Maury TT26 cat €90.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
3049
1902 Mouchon redrawn set 10c-30c. VF fresh MLH/MUH. SG 309-13 cat £654. Maury 124-28 cat €945. (5). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3050
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3051
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine 'Republique Francaise Alsace' opt German Stamp Duty revenue 50pf, inscr 'Elsass-Lothringen'. Superb fresh MUH. Yv 162. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
3052
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine 'Droit De Timbre Alsace 5 Pfennigs' 5pf orange French revenue design. Superb fresh MLH. Yv 171. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
3053
1915 Occup of Alsace & Lorraine 'Droit De Timbre Alsace 10 Pfennigs' 10pf rose French revenue design. Superb fresh MLH. Yv 172. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
3054
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3055
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3056
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 €8980. Key set almost never seen MUH. Top value exp Calves & Brun AIEP. Certificate can be obtained on request. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3300
3057
1918-20s Sower 5c orange (SG 380) 'Encased stamp' produced during a shortage of coins, with aluminium coin-like reverse inscribed 'Nouveautes-Chemiserie Troyes a la Ville de Paris 15 R de la Republique', with stamp under a cellulose film on red background. Superb UNC. Rare type! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3058
1918-20s Sower 5c orange (SG 380) 'Encased stamp' produced during a shortage of coins, with aluminium coin-like reverse inscribed 'Nouveautes-Chemiserie Troyes a la Ville de Paris 15 R de la Republique', with stamp under a cellulose film on white background. aUNC. Rare type! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3059
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
3060
1925 Paris Exhib M/Sheet P&C 5Fr red blk of 4, 140x220mm. CTO special 'Exposition-Philatelic Paris 5 5 25' cds in margin at UL. Stamps VF fresh MUH, margin M & sl stains. SG MS412z cat £1700. Maury BF1 cat €1350, the 4 MUH stamps alone cat €1120. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3061
1925 Paris Exhib M/S P&C 5Fr red blk of 4, 140x220mm. CTO Special 'Exposition-Philatelic Paris 11 5 25' cds in margin at UL. Stamps VF fresh 2 M/2 MUH, margin M with stain at R. SG MS412a cat £1700. Maury BF1 cat €1350, the 4 stamps alone cat €860 as 2 M/2 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3062
1925-32 Merson 3Fr deep mauve & carmine. VF fresh MLH. Maury 240b cat €130. SG 430(var) cat £70 as cheapest shade, est £140.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
3063
1925-32 Merson 10Fr sage-green & red. F-VF MLH. Yv 207 cat €145, SG 431 cat £70.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
3064
1925-32 Merson 25Fr magenta & green, top value. VFM. Maury 208 cat €230. SG 432 cat £275. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3065
1925-32 Merson 20Fr Magenta & green. VF fresh MLH. Yv 208 cat €230, SG 432 cat £275. (P)
 SOLD at A$70
3066
1927 Airmail opt set 2Fr & 5Fr. VF fresh MLH. Maury A1-2 cat €550. SG 455-6 cat £600. (2). (P)
 SOLD at A$180
3067
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
3068
1936 Airmail set 85c-50Fr. VF M/MLH, 50Fr looks MUH. SG 534-40 cat £1300. Yv A8--14 cat €1270. (7). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3069
1936 Airmail Plane 50Fr green. Superb MUH. SG 540 cat £1300 for M, should be at least double, £2600 MUH, Maury PA14 cat €2200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
3070
1936 Airmail 'Banknote' 50Fr blue & rose. VF MLH. SG 541 cat £1000. Yv A15 cat €800. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
3071
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3072
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3073
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
3074
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 €900+. Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3075
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3076
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
3077
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3078
1941 Petain set 40c-2Fr50 epreuvre collective. Superb fresh UN as issued. SG 690-93(p), Maury 470-73EPC cat €675. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
3079
1941 Petain 1Fr red-brown Epreuvre de Colour on grey paper. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 692(p), Maury 472EAC cat €250+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3080
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3081
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3082
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3083
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3084
1941-42 Petain 1Fr red Epreuvre de Colour. VF fresh UN as made. SG 718(p), Maury 514EAC. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3085
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3086
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 €500+. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3087
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3088
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3089
1942 Petain 4Fr50 brown engraved Epreuvre de Artiste. VF fresh UN as made, on laid paper. SG 741(p), Maury 523EPA. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3090
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3091
1940s War Victims label Epreuvre de Artiste DIE PROOF (130x 110mm), of unissued design. VF fresh UN as made (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3092
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 €500. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3093
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3094
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
3095
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3096
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3097
1943 Military Airmail opt Petain 1.50Fr brown with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. F-VF fresh MUH. Yv AM3 cat €240, Maury AM4 cat €250. Only 1500 printed. Exp Sanabria. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3098
1943 Military Airmail opt Petain 1.50Fr brown with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York'. Superb fresh MUH. Yv AM 3 cat €240+, Maury AM 4 cat €250. Only 1500 printed. Exp plus 2016 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3099
1943 Military Airmail opt Mauritania Man & Woman 2Fr purple & 3Fr green with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. VF fresh MUH, bottom marginal. Yv PAM4-5 cat €1100+, Maury PAM8-9 cat €1150+. Very rare as only several sheets printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
3100
1943 Military Airmail opt Senegal Girl 1Fr brown & 1Fr75 blue with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. VF fresh MUH. Yv AM6-7 cat €1430+, Maury AM10-11 cat €1525+. Only several sheets printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3101
1943 Military Airmail opt Senegal Girl 1Fr brown & 1Fr75 blue with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. VF fresh MUH, 1Fr tiny thin. Yv AM6-7 cat €1190, Maury AM10-11 cat €1200. Only several sheets printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3102
1943 Military Airmail opt Angers 10Fr violet with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York'. VF fresh MUH. Yv AM10 cat €1600+, Maury AM7 cat €1700. Very rare as only 1 or 2 sheets of 50 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
3103
1943 Military Airmail opt Petain 80c Petain brown with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. Superb fresh MUH. Yv AM11 cat €1800+, Maury AM2 cat €2000. Rare as less than 100 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
3104
1943 Military Airmail opt Algeria Constantine 1Fr75 blue with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, opt SIDEWAYS reading up. VF fresh MUH. Yv PAM12(var) cat €3250++, Maury PAM 15(var) cat €2400++. Extremely rare as only part of 1 sheet of 50 printed & only a portion of them with opt SIDEWAYS. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
3105
1943 Military Airmail opt Senegal Mosque 75c brown with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York. Superb fresh MUH, right marginal. Yv AM14 cat €3500+, Maury AM13 cat €3400+. Extremely rare as only part of 1 sheet of 50 printed. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
3106
1943 Vichy Government Officials set 10c-20Fr, showing fascist symbols, full set inc very rare 70c. VF fresh MUH, never hinged original gum. Maury S1-15, Yv S1-15 cat €3200+. Very rare set which was never issued for political reasons & of which almost the whole printing was officially destroyed. 2015 Biondi photo-cert. (15) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
3107
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
3108
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr grey unissued values in gutter pr. VF MUH. SG 843-7(var), Maury 648B & C cat €310+ as singles, large premium for gutter pr, so est €600+. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3109
1944 Marianne de Fernez 2Fr & 50Fr bright red 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)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3110
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3111
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3112
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
3113
1945 Marianne Special printing sets 25c-2Fr50, both with or w/o 'FRANCE' at top. VF fresh MUH. SG 869(p) etc, Maury 701A-F cat €840. Rare set. (6) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3114
1949-50 Air 500Fr vermilion Marseille. Stamp VF fresh MUH, top marginal. Maury A27 cat €73, SG 1058 cat £110.
 AVAILABLE at A$25
3115
1953 Red Cross Booklet 12+3Fr & 15+5Fr panes of 4. Stamps VF fresh MUH. Maury CCR 3 cat €170. SG XSB3 cat £180.
 SOLD at A$60
3116
1955 Red Cross Booklet Child & Goose 15+5Fr pane of 10. Superb fresh MUH, with official 1st day 'La Croix-Rouge et la Poste Angers 17 Decimal 1955' cds at left. Maury CCR5 cat €450, SG XSB5 cat £400. Very scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3117
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3118
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3119
1943 Cover franked Military Airmail opt Petain 1Fr50 with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, tied by appropriate shipmail pmk to Ship cover, with large French censor h/s plus US Censor cachet. To Senegal with 'Dakar Principal 24 JU 43 Senegal' b/s. VF. Yv PAM3, Maury PAM4 cat €3500++. Extremely rare cover from proper postal usage. 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
3120
1942 Military Airmail opt Petain 1Fr50 with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, tied by appropriate shipmail pmk on Petain 1Fr20 Postal Card, with large censor h/s. VF. Yv PAM 3, Maury PAM 4 cat €3500. Rare & attractive. 2005 Rendon photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3121
1943 Cover franked Military Airmail opt Petain 1Fr50 with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu', issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, tied by appropriate shipmail pmk on Petain 1Fr20 postal card, with large censor h/s. VF fresh MUH. Yv PAM3, Maury PAM4 cat €3500. Rare & attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3122
1943 Cover franked Military Airmail opt Petain 1Fr50 with 'Par Avion Batiment de Ligne Richelieu' issued on Battleship Richelieu in New York, tied by appropriate shipmail pmk on left half of Petain 1Fr20 Postal card, with large censor h/s. VF fresh MUH. Yv PAM3 cat €270++, Maury PAM4 cat €315++. Rare & attractive. 2007 Rendon photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
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