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  • Lot# : 440 French Colonies

    Alsace-Lorraine. 1870: 1 c. unused (9) including a block of four (signed Brun) and used (2); 2 c. unused (6) and used (2); 4 c. unused (3) and used (4); 5 c. used (13); 10 c. used (18 and a usage on cover); 20 c. unused (2) and used (9); and 25 c. unused (5) and used (8). Condition very variable but most denominations with both background burelages and some cancellation interest.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 350 CHF

    Lot# : 457 French Colonies

    Côte des Somalis. 1894: Triangular 5 fr. rose overprinted 'Djibouti', a good used example cancelled in black. Mionor imperfections but rare. Signed Brun Yv = EUR 1'500+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 458 French Colonies

    Côte des Somalis. 1894/1900: Pages from an old Maury album with 1893/94 'DJ' on 5 c. used (signed Brun), 25 c. on 2 c. used (signed Brun), 50 c. on 1 c. (signed Brun), 1894 triangular 1 fr. on 5 fr. red used (signed Brun), 1893/94 imperforate issue complete with 25 c. rose & blue mint (signed Champion), and 50 f. blue & rose (signed Champion with cert. Behr). A fresh and fine lot.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 461 French Colonies

    Dahomey 1912: '10' on 2 c. lilac brown on straw, a superb used block of eight used on 1913 illustrated advertising envelope (Picon Liquers, Marseille), neatly cancelled by 'Porto Novo / Dahomey' datestamps (Jan 22) in black.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 465 French Colonies

    Guadeloupe. 1877/92: Pages from an old Maury album with 1877 Postage Dues, 1884 GPE set of two mint, 1884 Postage Dues used and 50 c. black on green with double impression mint, 1891 Cérès 30 c. brown used (signed Brun), Cérès 80 c. carmine fine mint (cert.), 1891 set complete etc. A fine group of seldom seen material.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 466 French Colonies

    Indo-China (Pak-Hoi). 1903: Pak-Hoi surcharged 1 c. black, 1906 Pak-Hoi surcharged 2 c. lilac brown in a block of four, 4 c. lilac on grey and 'Chine' overprinted1904 10 c. and 25 c (Yvert 52+53) and 1904 40 c. black (Yvert 71) all tied to 1907 registered cover to Paris by PAK-HOI-CHINE datestamps in black. An attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 467 French Colonies

    Indo-China. 1892/96: 5 c. green on greenish and 10 c. black on lilac in a horizontal pair, used on 1895 cover to France tied by bold strikes of MYTHO / COCHINCHINE datestamps (March 28). Saigon transit on reverse with arrival (April 29) cds.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 470 French Colonies

    Madagascar. 1904: Bisected diagonally 20 c. brick-red on green, used on 1904 cover to St. Denis, Réunion, cancelled by 'DIEGO SUAREZ / MADAGASCAR datestamp in blue (Aug 22) and by three line 'Affranchisement / special / faute de figurines' in blue. Reverse with St. Denis cds (Sept 9). Some age spots but attractive.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 472 French Colonies

    Obock. 1892/94: Pages from an old Maury album with first issue overprinted set complete with 35 c. used (signed Brun), 40 c. mint (signed Calves), 75 c. used (signed Brun), 1 fr. used (signed Brun); 1892 straight line overprint and value surcharged set complete used or mint with most values signed including 75 c. on 1 fr. and 5 fr. on 1 fr. values used; 1892 imperforate Postage Dues complete with the 1 fr. used (signed Brun), 2 fr. unused (signed Calves) and 5 fr. mint (signed Gilbert); 1892 set complete, 1893/94 issue complete with triangular 10 fr., 25 fr. and 50 fr. all signed and cert. for 50 fr. A superb lot.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF

    Lot# : 491 French Colonies

    Zanzibar. 1894/99: Page from an old Maury album with 1894 set to 5 fr. complete, 1894 surcharges from 5 c. on 1 c. to 1 fr. on 40 c. values (all are signed), 1897 set of ten to 50 a. on 5 fr. used, 1897 Postage Dues used. Scarce and fine page.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 492 French Colonies

    1859/1905: Pages from an old Maury album with Colonies General Issues complete used with duplication and postmark interest, Indo-Chine with provisional issues for Phnom-Penh and Saigon used, China with 1894 set to 5 fr. used, New Caledonia complete, French Guyane with rare early provisionals, Martinique complete, St. Pierre et Miquelon with pages near complete incl. early provisionals, Offices in the Levant complete with duplication, Morocco complete, Senegal from 1887 complete, French Soudan with 1894 provisional 0.15 on 75 c. carmine used (cert.), 0.25 c. on 1 fr. olive used (signed Brun) and 1894 set complete, Benin complete from 1892 with the rarer stamps signed, Congo from 1891 with first isse set of two used, Gabon from 1886 with first issue set of five complete (signed, certs for Yvert 4 and 5), 1888/89 15 c. on 1 fr. olive used (cert.), 1889 imperforate typeset provisional set of two used (certs), Offices in Alexandria and Port Said complete, Reunion with pages complete from 1885 incl. 1891 imperf. 75 c. carmine used, 1891 perf. 75 c. carmine used, Nossi-Bé with 1889 5 c. on 10 c. used, 25 c. on 30 c. brown used, 25 c. on 40 c. used on piece (all signed or cert.), 1893 optd. set of four used, 1891 Postage Dues used (most are signed), Diego Suarez with 1890 set of four used, 1891 5 c. on 20 c. inverted opt. used on piece (signed), 1892 30 c. optd. in red used (signed Brun), 35 c. used (cert.), 1892 1 fr. Postage Due used (cert.), Madagascar with 1890 provisional set of three used, 1895 'Ellipse' 5 c. on 1 c. used (signed Gilbert, cert.), 25 c. on 3 c. used (cert.); also further duplication on a few stockcards. An outstanding collection formed by a collector with excellent taste. Viewing is reommended and essential.
    Starting bid : 10,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 16,000 CHF

    Lot# : 493 French Colonies

    1860/1940: Interesting selection some hundred stamps used/unused, incl. better values and full sets,covering French possessions in the Caribbean sea, in Africa, Asia and in Oceania, housed in two stockbooks, on album pages and in envelopes, a few items are stuck down otherwise mainly in good condition.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 494 French Colonies

    1890/1950(ca.): Lot 120 used/unused stamps from diff. colonies incl. Reunion, Senegal, Alexandretta, Anjouan, Diégo-Suarez as well as Wallis et Futuna, lot includes better values such as Diégo-Suarez 1890 lithography issue, 1 c., 5 c. and 25 c. used, in addition cover 1901 Djibouti to Switzerland and 1903 Port-Vila Nouvelles Hebrides to Nouvelle Caledonie Y&T = EUR 1'300 for stamps only.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 495 French Colonies

    1885/1960(ca.): Collection hundreds used/unused stamps in eight albums from different French colonies such as Algerie, Cameroun, Chine, Congo, Cote de Somalis, Gouadeloupe, Guyane, Indochine, Madagascar, Maroc, Martinique, Mauretanie, Mayotte, Nossi-Bé, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Océanie, Réunion, Soudan, St. Pierre et Miquelon, Senegal, Syrie, Tahiti, Tchad. Togo, and Tunisie incl. many better sets and values such as Cote de Somalis Caravanne de sauniers, handstamp overprints on 1894 definitives and on Obock definitives, Gabon Alphée Dubois overprints, Gouadeloupe, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Réumion and St. Pierre et Miquelon types Sage and Alphée Dubois with rare overprints, a fine lot to be inspected carefully.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,400 CHF

    Lot# : 496 French Colonies

    1949/52: Important collection with 128 'Epreuves de luxe' related to the UPU, including blackprints and 'Epreuves collectives', partly with artist's signature and representing a wide array of countries through the French Empire, in addition some stamps perf. and imperf., mostly in full sets, a rare offer.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF
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