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Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC Sale: 727

France and French Colonies
France and Colonies

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 707
Symbol:
Cat No: 2b

image France, 1850, Ceres, 15c dark green (Scott 2b), clear to large margins, neatly tied by mute Paris star on an envelope addressed locally, backstamped 4 Nov 1852 with small paper seal reading "Don't be surprised!" (in English) seal; opened out for display, small, insignificant pinhole, still Very Fine, signed Calves, with 2019 Calves & Jacquart certificate.
Yvert 2b. Maury 2c; €2,350 ($2,630).
Scott $1,550.
Estimate $350 - 500. Suggested Bid $350-500 (Image)

Suggested Bid $350-500

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:30:26 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 708
Symbol:
Cat No: 9b

image France, 1849, Ceres, 1fr brown carmine (Scott 9b), a lovely unused single with ample to large margins, marvelous color and some o.g., with a Paris guarantee handstamp on reverse, Very Fine.
Yvert 6B; €18,500 ($20,740).
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000. Suggested Bid $3,000-4,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $3,000-4,000

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:30:46 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 709
Symbol:
Cat No: BM18

image France, 1870, Ballon Monté, The "Montgolfier" (Scott BM18), franked with 20c Ceres with Paris numeral star 3, Pl. de la Madeleine 24 Oct '70 postmark, on Par Ballon Monté letter sheet, addressed to Tours, with Tours 4 Nov. '70 receiving postmark on reverse and forwarded to Nantes with 5 Nov '70 receiving postmark, Very Fine.
Yvert 18.
Scott $2,400.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800. Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800

Opening US$ 100.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:31:05 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 710
Symbol:
Cat No: BM60

image France, 1871, Ballon Monté, The "Vaucanson" (Scott BM60), franked with 20c Ceres with Paris numeral star 18, R. d'Amsterdam 15 Janv. '71 postmark, on Par Ballon Monté letter sheet, addressed to Aurillac, Cantal, with Caillac 28 Janv. '71 and Lascelle 29 Janv. '71 receiving postmarks, Very Fine.
Yvert 60.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300. Suggested Bid $200-300 (Image)

Suggested Bid $200-300

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:31:17 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 711
Symbol:
Cat No: 39 F

image France, 1870, Bordeaux, 2c red brown on yellowish, forgery (Scott 39 F), two 4-margin strips of 5 of an exceedingly well executed forgery by "Paul of Toulouse", on a cover apparently from Conches-en-Ouche to Bernay with equally convincing large numeral "1097" cancels and Conches-en-Ouche c.d.s., 22 Mar 1871, no other markings; vertical file fold affecting one stamp in each strip, otherwise Very Fine and very impressive.
Maury 40 F.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

An extraordinary forgery, comparable to the work of master forger, Jean de Sperati—perhaps even superior to.
Suggested Bid $750-1,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $750-1,000

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:31:36 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 712
Symbol:
Cat No: 55a

image France, 1871, Ceres, 10c brown on rose, small numerals, tête-bêche pair (Scott 55a), used with two normal pairs canceled Smyrna large numeral "5098" on outer folded letter to Lyon, handstamped "BM" in oval and red boxed "PD", Smyrna postmarks not struck up, backstamped "Marseille à Lyon" transit, 21 Jan, 1875, and Lyon receiver, 21 Jan.; stamps are sound, but name of addressee cut out and replaced and a seventh 10c is missing, cosmetically refolded, Very Fine appearance. A very rare use of a tête-bêche pair from the Turkish Empire., signed Calves, with 2019 Calves & Jaquart certificate.
Yvert 58c. Maury T58.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000

Opening US$ 200.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:32:02 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 713
Symbol:
Cat No: 247-254

image France, 1929-31, Monuments and Sites complete (Scott 247-254), o.g., lightly hinged, very difficult set to find complete with all types; tiny thins on 247A, 249 and 251, Fine to Very Fine, 254 with 1988 Pinchot and Son certificate.
Scott $2,498.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800. Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800

Opening US$ 100.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:32:15 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 714
Symbol:
Cat No: 300, 300a

image France, 1935, S.S. Normandie, 1.50fr dark blue & light blue (Scott 300, 300a), a pair of proofs, one in each shade of the issued stamp; the dark blue die-sunk on machine-deckled card, the light blue on wove with the "Atelier de Fabrication des Timbres-Poste - Paris" imprint at lower right; both signed in pencil "Decaris" (Albert Decaris, the stamp's designer and engraver); dark blue with partially scraped-away paperclip stain at far left of margin, well away from die impression, Very Fine.
Yvert 299, 300.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

The Oxbridge of French philately
. Suggested Bid $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 80.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:32:31 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 715
Symbol:
Cat No: 300b

image France, 1936, S.S. Normandie, 1.50fr blue green, unissued (Scott 300b), die-sunk on card with the clarity expected of a proof—and a real eye-catcher in the unissued color; vertical line of toning along left side reverse of no consequence, Very Fine, A mint copy of the stamp catalogues €37,500; neither Yvert nor Maury lists an épreuve deluxe.
Yvert 300A.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

A stunning—and certainly rare—proof, destined for the finest collection
. Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500 (Image)

Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500

Opening US$ 80.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:32:42 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 716
Symbol:
Cat No: B92, B205

image France, 1946, Inauguration of the Postal Museum (Scott B92, B205), boxed presentation set of special proofs comprising the 1939 40c + 60c Honoré's "The Letter" (B92): Artist's die proofs (2) in black and in vermilion; deluxe proofs (3) in bright violet and two in the issued colors, one with remarque in margin; and an imperforate sheet of 25; and the 1946 2f + 3f Chardin's "The Letter" (B205): Artist's die proofs (2) in black on greenish and in blue on yellowish; deluxe proofs (3) in deep vermilion on blue and two in the issued color, one with remarque in margin; and an imperforate sheet of 25; plus two collective proofs: one large format (approximately 11" x 7"), imperforate, the other in a small format, perforated. Also included are several large decorative engravings made for the occasion. As for condition, the box itself has some minor wear and spotting, but the contents are all clean and Very Fine, the imperforate sheets being never hinged. A fabulous presentation.
Maury 446, 753.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000. Suggested Bid $7,500-10,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $7,500-10,000

Opening US$ 80.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:32:53 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 717
Symbol:
Cat No: 1993 var.

image France, 1986, 2.20Fr Venice Carnaval, Paris, gold color omitted (Scott 1993 var.), fresh and perfectly clean, the missing gold a striking omission; normal single included for comparison, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, an interesting error not often encountered, with copy of 2009 Pascal Scheller certificate.
Yvert 2395 var.
Yvert €1,500 ($1,680).
Estimate $400 - 600. Suggested Bid $400-600 (Image)

Suggested Bid $400-600

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:33:06 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 718
Symbol:
Cat No: 1993 var.

image France, 1986, 2.20Fr Venice Carnaval, Paris, gold color omitted block of 4 (Scott 1993 var.), a pristine left margin block of 4; normal single for comparison, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a great error block for your collection or exhibit, each signed Schiller (two in sheet margin), with copy of his 2009 certificate for a single.
Yvert 2395 var.
Yvert €6,000 ($6,730).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:33:21 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 719
Symbol:
Cat No: B27P

image France, 1928, 1.50fr+8.50fr "Work", deluxe proof (Scott B27P); minor flaws in the upper right corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Maury 252 EPL.
Maury €700 ($780).
Estimate $300 - 400. Suggested Bid $300-400 (Image)

Suggested Bid $300-400

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:33:33 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 720
Symbol:

image French Colonies, 1946, "Chad to the Rhine" March, complete set of deluxe proofs, six proofs for each of the 15 Colonies, 90 in total, each with the official embossed seal, scarce complete set, Very Fine, extremely rare as a complete set.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000

Opening US$ 130.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:33:46 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 721
Symbol:
Cat No: C8

image French Southern & Antarctic Territories, Airmail, 1965, 30f I.T.U., imperforate (Scott C8), dated corner of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Yvert PA 9; €1,160 ++ ($1,300).
Scott $800 ++.
Estimate $400 - 600. Suggested Bid $400-600 (Image)

Suggested Bid $400-600

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:33:58 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 727
Lot No: 722
Symbol:
Cat No: 149

image French Colonies: Indochina, 1872, incoming cover from the U.S. (Scott 149), franked with U.S. 1871, 7¢ vermilion (Sc. 149), horizontal pair and two singles (pair with small faults and nick as it straddles the edge of the cover), used on an 1872 cover originating Winchester, Mass; 3/8/1872 postmark alongside cork cancels on small envelope addressed to Singapore by British Mail, via Southampton (4 x 7¢ = 28¢ rate), red Boston Paid and 1872 London transit on front; Singapore arrival postmark and docketing at Saigon 5/14/72 on reverse; additional non-contemporary pencil notations, Very Fine and very rare, 2012 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Saigon is a very rare destination for Bank Notes
. Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000

Opening US$ 100.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:34:10 EST
Sold For 0
Sale No: 727
Lot No: 723
Symbol:
Cat No: 168

image French Colonies: Togo, 1915, sans-serif overprint on 10pf carmine (Scott 166), canceled partial blue (AN)ECHO c.d.s., 1 Apr 1915, Extremely Fine, signed Bothe BPP.
Michel 10; €900 ($1,010).
Scott $450.
Estimate $150 - 200. Suggested Bid $150-200 (Image)

Suggested Bid $150-200

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 225.00


Closed..Aug-13-2019, 16:34:24 EST
Sold For 225


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