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French New Caledonie

Catalogue 281: France Part or Insufficiently Paid Incoming Mail – The Jack Blanc Collection
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  • Lot# : 7156 French New Caledonie

    New Caledonia 1872: New South Wales 6 d. violet, a single example used on 1875 cover endorsed "France par Sydney" mailed with circular "NLLE-CALÉDONIE / NOUMEA" cds in black (Jan 11) and carried to Sydney on the "Havilah" and struck there with framed "INSUFFICIENTLY / STAMPED" in black. Carried from Sydney on P&O "Ellora" and "Pera", via Brindisi with circular "AU. ITALIE V. BRIND / MOD" in red (March 14). On arrival in Gaillac taxed with handstruck '15' décimes due as an unpaid letter. A magnificent and rare cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Tony Eastgate, Cavendish, London, 20 April 2017.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 7157 French New Caledonie

    New Caledonia 1882: Stampless entire letter from Noumea to Paris, France with circular "NLLE-CALÉDONIE / NOUMEA" cds in black of despatch (Nov 8). Triangular "T" mark in black, annotated '50c.' in manuscript and taxed on arrival (Jan 10, 1883) with Duval 1881 Postage Due 20 c. black and 30 c. black (Maury T17+T18) tied by triangular handstamp in black. Closed opening tear at top but scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 7158 French New Caledonie

    New Caledonia 1883: Stampless entire letter from Noumea to Sommieres, France with circular "NLLE-CALÉDONIE / NOUMEA" cds in black of despatch (Nov 20) with triangular "T" mark adjacent. Carried by British Packet with circular "MODANE A PARIS" cds in red (Feb 12) and taxed on arrival with 1859 Postage Due 30 c. black (Maury T6), huge margins on all sides and portions of adjoining stamp at left neatly tied (Feb 13). A charming and rare entire. Signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 7159 French New Caledonie

    1892: Sucharged 25 c. black on rose, rounded corner perf., used on 1894 cover to France tied by "NOUVELLE CALEDONIE / NOUMEA" cds's (Jan 22) in black, carried on "Ville de Ciotat" with octagonal "LIGNE T / PAQ. FR. No. 4" datesatamp (Jan 27) in red. Triangular "T" marking and annotated '2' for double weight (16 grams); and taxed in manuscript '5' décimes due to pay, with Duval 1881 Postage Due 50 c. black (Maury T20) tied by Lyon cds (March 3). An attractive and scarce cover; sold with an 1888 tropicalised cover with 15 c. blue used from Noumea and taxed at 20 c. on arrival..
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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