GENERAL AUCTION RULES
(See below for Auction Abbreviations)
  • Lots shall be sold to the highest bidder, at one increment over the second highest bid plus 3%. THERE IS NO BUYER'S PREMIUM.
  • Bids below the minimum price will not be accepted. - All lots have been expertly described and are guaranteed genuine.
  • Any lot which is found to be incorrectly described may be returned provided such return is made within five days of receipt.
  • Lots containing ten or more stamps are not returnable for any reason.
  • Illustrated lots may not be returned on account of centering, margins, cancellation or other factors apparent in the photo.
  • In case of similar ("tie") bids, those received first shall take precedence.
  • In case of unique bid, the lot is sold at the minimum price.
  • UNSOLD LOTS may be available after the sale at the minimum price.
  • Successful purchases will be dispatched by registered mail. The buyer shall assume all risks and expenses.
  • Purchases are payable within one week of receipt of invoice.
  • Lots shall remain property of F.C.N.P. until fully paid for.
  • Upon request, we can provide certificates of authenticity for stamps valued over 150 Euros ; other expenses shall be borne by the buyer.
  • Shipping and Insurance : Minimum charge 8 Euros.
  • Lots in this sale have catalogued by the latest editions of Yvert & Tellier, CERES in Euros (ff = French Francs), Michel, Stanley-Gibbons...
  • In case of a dispute, only the jurisdiction of the Paris courts shall be recognized.
  • Foreign customers :
  • Payments must be in Euro in cash or in drafts payable on French Banks.
  • We accept Visa & Mastercard
  • Checks drawn on foreign banks must incluse additional 20 for clearing fees directly to our account. - We accept International money order.
  • Bank wire transfer : FORTIS BANQUE Agence Centrale (00016) 56 Rue de Châteaudun 75009 PARIS - France - Code banque : 30488 - Code guichet : 00016 - Clé RIB 33 ACCOUNT # : 00021622647
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  • If you have any questions or problems, please give us a call, we will be happy to help you (in English)

How To Bid:

  • Bids may be faxed from the United States to 011-33-1 48 01 03 45 or from rest of the world to 00-33-1-4801 0345
  • Bids may be e-mailed to francoisfeldman@wanadoo.fr
  • Bids may be phoned in from the United States to 011-33-1 45 23 10 22
  • Bids may be mailed in to Francois Feldman, 10 Rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, France (please do not mail if less than two weeks until close of auction)

 

ABBREVIATIONS

L Cover TTB Extremely fine
D Piece TB Very fine
(*) Unused B Fine
** Mint never hinged Cl Lightly hinged
* Mint hinged ND Imperforated
gno Regummed Pel Small thin
BdF Sheet margin Pd Small defect
CdF Corner margin PC Petit Chiffre
CD Corner date T.E. Mixed quality
o Used S.G. Stanley Gibbons
PH Photo