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  • Lot# : 793 General Issues French Colonies

    Castellorizo 1920: Specialised collection with BNF surcharges with complete set to 20 pi. on Merson 5 fr. incl. duplication, with unused varieties throughout incl. 'Castellorizo' inverted on 1 c. (2), 3 c. (unused and three used), 5 c. (2), 10 c., 15 c. (2 unused and one used), 20 c., 40 c. (and a second example with 'S' for 'Z' variety), 2 pi. on 50 c. (6, including a block of four), further examples with 'No Stop' varieties, the ONF issue with a similar fine range with varieties throughout, handstamped surcharge 'OF' with all six values and a cover, three line violet handstamped surcharge on cover etc. A remarkabale collection of high catalogue value with many items signed by competent experts (Items 139 + Covers 7).
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 12,000 CHF

    Lot# : 795 General Issues French Colonies

    Comores 1960: 20 fr. red-brown, green and violet-blue, three examples (one radically off-centre) all struck with hexagonal "Annulé des Rebuts" handstamps in black, together with 25 fr. brown, pale green & blue also struck with with hexagonal "Annulé des Rebuts" handstamps in black. Rare and believed unique thus.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 796 General Issues French Colonies

    French Antarctic Territories 1959/63: 30 c. blue, brown & green in a vertical pair with sheet margin at top, struck with hexagonal "Annulé des Rebuts" handstamps in black. Fresh and fine unused, a very rare pair. Unlisted by Maury and Yvert, believed unique.
    Starting bid : 3,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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