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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1321 //o   imageFrance, Virtually Complete Collection, 1849-1974. All mounted on oversized Yvert album pages; each item identified by Yvert number, starting with #1 and running through 1974's issues; mostly used to 1902, and nearly all mint thereafter, with our spot check turning up a mix of mint and used; many, many better items, including 80c Napoléons and Cérès, a lightly cancelled fresh and sound 5F Napoléon, pretty Mersons, 1929-32 Landmarks types mint and used, Normandie shades, PEXIP sheet, French Volunteers Legion issues including Polar Bear sheet, Occupation issues, Semi-Postals, Airs, Precancels, Liberation issues, Dues, Military, etc.; the last empty space noted was in 1945 and, even including the Classics, the number of empty spaces outside the specialized far Back-of-the-Book makes this an excellent candidate for completion, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, well worth the time to view.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12)

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Suggested Bid $3,000-4,000
SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1322 /o   imageFrance, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-1966. In a stockbook and an album, includes used Napoleon III issue, Bordeaux issue, Peace & Commerce issue, Sower issue, mint has 304, 321, 306, 329 with horizontal creases, B18, B45, B66-B67, B85, B93, B97-B100, B147a, B157a, B341-B346, C34-C36, also includes postage dues, Officials, with some useful sale able material, some condition issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5)

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Suggested Bid $400-600
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1323 //o   imageFrance, Solid Stock Selection, 1853-1956. Housed in five stockbooks of various sizes and makes, a simply sumptuous arrangement of stamps starting with several pages (small stockbook) of 1853 and later Napoléons and Cérès, leading up to the 1900 series and the 1903 Sowers; the real strength of the holding is in the 1920s-1940s era, with regular issues, Semi-Postals and Airs; 19th century used, 20th century mint and much never hinged; note #624a, plus full sheets of #615a and 1100; Occupation sets, coins datés of #595 and 602; never hinged #198-201 (#199 hinged), 258-262 (#261 hinged), 300, 300a, etc.; early Intellectuals Semi-Postals; complete booklets of 1952, 1959-60, and 1962-63 Red Cross issues; a selection of French Africa, etc.; also included are one stockbook of Monaco, plus issues from Italy, Denmark and even French Andorra; manageable and useful duplication, Very Fine overall, great stock for the dealer, or a solid foundation for a collection awaiting mounts and an album; inspect.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1324 //o   imageFrance, The Vive La Différence Collection, 1867-2009. Neatly arranged on 56 sides of a Davo stockbook, roughly 4,000 French Errors, Freaks and Oddities, both mint and used; we have misperfs, part perfs, crazed perfs due to foldover, misaligned perfs; surcharges displaced, doubled, tripled, inverted and on reverse; heavy offset (or bleed-through) to reverse; phosphor/fluor band varieties; plate flaws; doctor blade flaws; over-inked, under-inked and ink starvation impressions; paper varieties; Turin Sower forgeries, and much, much more; regular and commemorative issues are here, as are Semi-Postals, Airmails, Precancels, Occupations, etc.; solid duplication, especially useful for the dealer, Very Fine overall, proof that getting it wrong can still look so right.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12)

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Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1325 /   imageFrance, Phenomenal Position Piece Pageant, 1870-1941. Neatly arrayed in a 15-page (30-side) stockbook; the range and quality of material are some of the best we've seen, with many high value and highly desirable issues included; the holding starts off with a mint never hinged (hinged in selvage only) block of 15 of the December 1870 Bordeaux Cérès with control stamp in margin, and continues with a slew of coins datés, many of which are pencil annotated in the margins regarding types, plate flaws and varieties, paper types and the like—the specialist's delight; we note five 5F Merson margin singles (one on yellow paper), plus another single, two margin blocks of 4 (one corner) and a corner margin b6; #197 (2, 1 mint, 1 with full Expo cancel), #241 mint, #246 corner block, five 20F Pont du Gard items (1 heavily noted bottom margin single, 1 dated corner single, three dated corner pairs); #B19 corner single and corner block of 4, #B23 corner block of 4, #B27 corner block of four with two each Type I and Type II, C1-C2 mint plus used on Registered 1927 Aero Club de Provence cover with Expo label, a margin single of C6b never hinged, with perfins reading right to left plus block of 4 (right reading perfins) Expo-cancelled on official post card, even a 1941 Anti-Bolshevik Polar Bear sheet (Yvert L.V.F. #1) never hinged; plus coins datés of #247 (3, 2 Yvert Type I plus a Type III), 249 (2), 250 (2), 251 (2, shades), 251A, 252, 263 (2, 1 with erroneous date of "34.3.31"), 326 (2), 347, 348, B25, B28-B30 (2, one each as block of 4 and block of 10), B34 (2), B38, B43, B66-B67, C5 (2, one with Exposition cancel in margin), C7 (2), C8-C13 (2 each), and much, much more, Very Fine, a stunning compilation; be sure to view, either in person or online (all items imaged).
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13) (Image14) (Image15) (Image16) (Image17) (Image18) (Image19) (Image20) (Image21)

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Suggested Bid $10,000-15,000
SOLD for $9,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1326   imageFrance, Superlative Stock, 1900-75. In a bulging oversized sheet file book, everything under the sun to keep the dealer happy for ages to come; we find glassines filled with singles, manila stockpages stuffed with blocks, part- and full sheets in quantity, etc.; from Mersons, Rights of Man and Sowers through the popular issues of the 1930s and '40s, on to more modern material; we note dated corners on (part-)sheets, millésimes in gutters, shades, Semi-Postals, Airs, full sheets of #152 and 231, some test stamps in full panes, Railway Parcel Post items in large blocks, coils, some Algeria in sheets (including imperfs); much more material, as each file pocket is normally filled several layers deep, Fine to Very Fine with much Very Fine or better, add to your viewing list—you won't be disappointed.
Yvert €84,500 ($94,720).
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9)

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Suggested Bid $8,000-12,000
SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1327   imageFrance, Fabulous MNH Dealers Stock, 1900-1990s. A stockbook and stocksheets containing several hundred mint never hinged stamps with strength in medium-priced material from the 1920s-50s; highlights include Scott 129 (3), 131 (small faint gum soak), 152 (5), 247A, 250 (4), 251 (LVH), 262, 263 (4), 299, 300c, 301 (5), 302, 304 (2), 306 (4), 308 (6), 347 (3) 615 (2 sheets of 10), 624a (sheet of 10), B16 (2), B21-22, B24-26 (3), B33 (VLH), B41, B43 (2), B54-59 (2), B79 (2), B157a (2), C5-6 (2), C7 (4), C8-11, C22 (4), C34-36 (2), etc., etc.; also includes a nice section of precancels and a few modern booklets; all clean and F-VF, with a few lightly hinged scattered throughout (all noted numbers are NH).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13) (Image14) (Image15) (Image16) (Image17) (Image18) (Image19) (Image20) (Image21) (Image22)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1328 BK   imageFrance, Booklet Bonanza, 1903-95. In a stuffed 14-inch glassines box, a lovely collection from Sowers to modern; some complete booklets, some panes in covers, some panes removed; duplication throughout, with most items from the 1980s and '90s coming in twos; many items in individual glassines with Scott and/or Yvert number, more recent material largely still in La Poste plastic wrapping; we note Scott #159b in covers, 160a (3), 245a (2 complete booklets), 1294a, a run of Red Cross complete booklets from 1952-95, booklet Series numbers not noted in Maury, many interesting advertising covers and tabs, and much, much more, Very Fine overall, in need of organizing, but well worth the time to review.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800
SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1329 P   imageFrance, Deluxe Proof Collection, 1932-91. 110 all different, neatly presented in a Lighthouse stockbook; several sides of early- to mid-1970s material opens the collection (the 1932 issue is at the back), with most item coming from the 1980s; most are proofs of engraved issues, though a number of offset or gravure issues are included as well; fresh and bright throughout, with many Topical interests covered, Very Fine, one to view.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1330   imageFrance, Imperf Perfection, 1945-95. 7 manila stockpages filled with imperforate printings; includes commemoratives, Sabines and Mariannes, Semi-Postals, Officials, even a couple precancelled; perfect for the dealer, as all are identified by Yvert number, ready for lotting and selling, or for the collector; immaculate front and back, Very Fine, imaged in full online.
Yvert €8,300+ ($9,300).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1331   imageFrance, Mint New Issue Lot, 1988-2000. Hundreds of full sets, booklets, blocks of four, all mint with huge face value, a great chance to pick up items you let go before, don't miss out a second time, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
1332 /o   imageFrance & Colonies, Dealer Stock, 1850's-2000's. 600 to 750 dealer cards, on 101 size cards in baseball card holders, with values from 20¢ to over $100, written many years ago, containing decent early France with useful Ceres and Napoleon, Peace and Commerce, good early 20th century mint commemoratives and semi postals, some nice French Southern Antarctic Territory, with over $3,350 retail or older Scott value, usual mixed condition, when we spot checked the value, many of the stamps have increased substantially, you should also spot check when viewing or ask for a couple sample scans so you can find a good multiplier to determine current value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1333 /o/   imageFrance & Colonies, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-2002. Presented in seven albums and a box, two of the albums are Lighthouse hingeless with mint 198-201, 296-297, 301, 311-312, 315-326, B3-B9, B83, C5-C6, C7, also a French Southern & Antarctic Territory collection, 20, 21 (2), 58-63, C5 (2), New Caledonia collection with 351a (2), & a Saint Pierre & Miquelon, with many complete mint sets, a lovely selection with huge potential, some mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1334 //o   imageFrance & Colonies, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-2015. Mounted in two Scott albums, mint 198-201, 258-262, 264-283, 306, 349, B48-B53, B135-B146, C18-C21, used revenues, Offices in China 57-64, Port Said 18-25, French Polynesia 182-190, 199-202, 211-215, French Southern & Antarctic Territory 1, 2-7, 20, C2, C7, C29-C32, loads of sale able items, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $650.00
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1335 //o   imageFrance & Colonies, Mint & Used Collection, 1868-1975. Mounted in three volumes, on pages & in glassines, we note French Guiana 156-161, French Southern & Antarctic Territory C1-C2, Gabon 20, 21, 25, 27-30, 31, Obock 1-39, Reunion 19, 21, 44, 47, with Cameroons, Dahomey, Inini, French Sudan, please evaluate carefully, some mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $600-800
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1336 /o   imageFrench Colonies, Mint & Used Collection, 1890's-1990's. Many thousands of stamps, hinged or mounted in six Scott International albums, nice classical issues, especially many Peace and Commerce issues, along with portions of early definative sets and a good modern section from 1960's and 1980's, countries consisting of Afars and Issas, Alaouites, Algeria, Anjouan, Benin, Cameroons, Comoro Islands, Chad, Cilicia, Dahomey, Diego Suarez, Djibouti, Gabon, Grand Comoro, Guadeloupe, Guinea, Indo China, Inini, Ivory Coast, Latakia, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mayotte, Middle Congo, Moheli, good Monaco with many modern sets from the 1960's-1990's, New Caledonia, Niger, Nossi Be, Obock, Reunion, decent 1942 France Libre section, St. Marie De Madagascar, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Senegal, Somali Coast, Syria, Ubangi, Tunisia, good coat of arms and early issues, Upper Senegal and Niger, Upper Volta, Wallis and Futuna Islands and Zaire, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1337 /o   imageFrench Africa, Sumptuous Collection, 1891-1969. Housed in two quite serviceable Scott Specialty albums, running the gamut from Colonies to Independence; a solid array of nac issues throughout, with souvenir sheets, France Libre overprints and strong Back-of-the-Book material as well, extending into post-independence issues; much mint, the used gently so, and a wealth of Topical material; iconic issues are here, but still plenty of room to grow the collection in these binders; worth a look, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1338 /   imageFrench Polynesia, Collection, 1892-1997. Appears complete from inception to 1997, early stamps are hinged to the mid 1970's and neatly mounted after, collection is neatly organized on hand made quadrille pages with useful notes about the various issues, o.g., many never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a great high quality collection of this popular area.
Scott $7,300 ++ Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
German Area
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1339   imageGerman Area, Postal History Stock, 1830-1970's. Approximately 1350 covers, from early stampless period to just after WWII with an occasional modern issue, with a very diverse selection of usages, with censors, parcel cards with several difficult usages, Trans-Atlantic, scarce WWI and WWII issues, locals, as well as the various occupations that one should expect from such turbulent times, containing: Allenstein, Danzig, 1939 Robert Koch postal card, H&G 39 postal card, Memel N77/165-66 registered cover, Upper Silesia 1921 postal card to Brazil, Saar, two 1947 mourning covers, 250 (2) airmail cover to NY, Schleswig, 1-14 complete set on cover, Upper Silesia, Locals, German States: Baden (Michel 20 folded printed bill) (Michel 9 Folded Letter Bühl straight line cancel), Bavaria, more than eight 1850's-60's numerals folded letters, good stationary (mostly postal cards, two 1876 cards to Switzerland and two 1900's messages and reply cards), 192-93 FDC, nice picture post cards, private printed postal cards and private printed stationary, Saxony, Thurn & Taxis (Michel 32/33 folded piece) (Michel 8 1856 folded piece), Wurttemberg, North German Confederacy, Michel 5 on folded piece to Roermond, Germany thirteen early stampless covers, eight embossed Imperial Eagles including a few better on postal cards, other early Reich issues, Germania, 1913 Breslau Exhibition card, nice ppc with ship cancel Prinz Adalbert, 1917 Submarine letter, returned to censor, 1921 JBANA official show post card, 1923 Inflation era cover to Riga, Latvia, 310 (9) on 1923 cover, Michel #P963 postal card, 480/481(2) on 1933 registered cover to Waco, Texas, 461 two singles on two covers, two 1941 censored Jewish covers, three 1941-43 concentration camp covers (Dachau and Sachsenhausen), three 1944 U.S. P.O.W. censored covers, 540-43 registered cover, several 1948 Building's issues, including 5m to Bridgeport, Ct., many better post WWII Bundespost cover with many issues on single covers including: 600-2 on registered cover, 664a with special event cancel on card, 666/ Michel P9 FDC, 667/668(2) cover, 685 on airmail cover, 693 FDC, interesting mixed 1953 Bundespost / Berlin cover, three Erster Flug Europa-Amerika cachet covers with special event cancel, B93-101 on registered cover, B113 on ship ppc with special H.A.L. cancel, B159 (2) on message / reply card, B177-85 on registered airmail cover, B302-3, B310-13 complete set on cover, B314-15 on cover, B318-19 FDC, B325-26 cover, B328-30 cover, B331 FDC, B334-37 complete set cover, fourteen 1932-1934 registered parcel cards to Belgium, WWI and WWII Feldpost cards, Airmails and Zeppelins, 1935 airmail cover to Melbourne, Australia, C61-64 on 1955 Lufthansa first flight cover, 1938 Airmail from Berlin to China and returned via Hong Kong, mint and used postal cards with early Germania to Reich issues, with Michel PR25 1934 Pneumatic card, A.M.G. numerals, 1945 French Zone; Baden, 1946 (Michel P834 postal card), 5N42/5N44(2) cover to Waco, Rheinland-Psalz, Wurttemburg with several unusual multi stamp frankings (mostly Trans-Atlantic to U.S.), 1946 numerals Allied Occupation, 1947-48 Allied Occupation - Workers series, 1947 Taxe Percue pre paid postage Trans-Atlantic cover to U.S., Allied Zone Michel #962 registered cover, 1948 Berlin Airlift, Allied Zone Michel 103a-105a FDC, many nice better early 1950's Berlin covers including several Freedom Bells, Michel 80-81 FDC, Michel W13 FDC, 9N91 (2 FDC), 1951 censored/ postage due/ mourning cover, 1952 German Seapost (missing 10Pf for WZ4), postal stationary: LF2bI, LF2bII mint and used, LF2bIII, LF2bIV, LF2a, LF6, LF6a, LF6b, LF7a, Berlin, 9N13 three covers on Trans-Atlantic to U.S., 25pf numeral strip of three on censored cover to Switzerland, 1945 Russian Zone, 1948 2m Reaching for Peace issue on Soviet Zone cover to U.S., DDR, 80/81(2) from Berlin to Columbus, 264a three covers franked with imperfs from souvenir sheet, B22-25 FDC, B15-16 on first day special event card, 264 imperf single from souvenir sheet, German Occupations - Germania WWI overprints; Belgium, Michel 3 bisection on small cover, N25 on registered censored cover, Lithuania, three covers franked with Michel 9 (x6, x10 and x4) on registered censored covers, 1918 1m registered cover, France, various WWII occupation issues from earlier overprinted German issues to later occupation issues, with, Alsace and Lorraine, Bohemia and Moravia, eleven Guernsey with either bisect George VI or occupation issue covers, Poland, 1940 Getto Mail / Censored cover to Los Angeles, Russia, Germany offices abroad, 5pf Germania overprints on 1909 offices in Palestine, 1903 Germania offices in Morocco singles franking printed matter rate from Tangier to Hamburg, Colonies with overprints on German issues and Kaiser Yacht issues, officials, Hitler cards and covers, various special event covers, Nazi post cards, various ship PPC's and approximately a dozen 19th century Berlin local covers, prices range from about $3 to over $400, well organized for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $34,942, truly, the story of Germany is the story of the 20th century (…the story of mechanization and the story of societal change), from the early horse riding Prussian's to Stormtroopers unleashing Blitzkrieg upon Europe, it is no wonder this country has always been the focus for so many stamp collectors, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500
SOLD for $4,250.00
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1340 //o   imageGerman Area, Specialized Dealer Stock, 1851-1950's. On approximately 1,000-1,400 "102" cards in two red counter boxes, with various difficult color shades, numeral cancels that have been attributed to rare cities among the German States, interesting references (not usually counted) of better shades and varieties and plenty of other interesting oddities that seems to make this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights (used, unless noted otherwise): Baden 12, 14, Bavaria 5, 7 Warmensteinach numeral cancel, 8 Augsburg numeral cancel, 136-55, 212-30, 234-36, 238-54 (2 sets), Brunswick 6 on piece, Hamburg, Hanover 4, 6, 13, 18, 22, 20, 29, Heligoland, North German Confederation, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony, Schleswig Holstein, Thurn and Taxis, Wurttemberg 7a, 10, 13a, 13a on piece, 16 on piece, 27, 40, Allenstein, Marienwerder, Memel, Schleswig, Upper Silesia, Danzig 195, 206, Saar B61-64, C12 mint and CB1. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $28,151 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $4,000-6,000
SOLD for $2,900.00
Will close during Public Auction

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