FRANCE GENERAL ISSUES (1849-1899)

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France 1(*) sold  1(*) 1500.00 10c bistre on yellowish, F+ 3 good margins & one touching the frame line, extensively repaired and regummed, 49.50
France 1(1) NEW 1(1) 210.00 10c bistre on yellowish, VF 4 large margins, off-the-face light petits chiffres cancel with "2340," lovely (Yvert 340 Euros = $375), 105.00 (minus discount)
France 1(2) NEW 1(2) 210.00 10c bistre on yellowish, VF 4 narrow but adequate margins, heavyish grid cancel  (Yvert 340 Euros = $375), 62.50 (minus discount)
France (3) NEW 1(3) 210.00 10c bistre on yellowish, F+app, 2 large margins, another 1 adequate and 1 slightly cutting the frame line, small marginal thin, medium petits chiffres cancel, (Yvert 340 Euros = $375), 28.50
France 1(4) sold  1(4) 210.00 10c bistre on yellowish, F+app 3 adequate margins and right margin just touches frameline at bottom, heavy (as always) gross points cancel, thin (Yvert 380 Euros = $420), 26.50
France 2(1) sold 2 800.00 15c green on greenish Ceres, VFapp 4 good margins, light grid cancel, hard-to-see expertly repaired 5 mm tear at top, a gorgeous stamp, 52.50 (minus discount)
France 3(1) NEW++ 3(1) 34.00 20c black on yellowish Ceres, VF 4 excellent margins, neat medium grid cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $60), 17.00
3(2) 34.00 20c black on yellowish Ceres, VF 4 good margins, off-the-face but heavyish grid cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $60), 11.00
    3(3) 34.00 20c black on yellowish Ceres, VFapp 4 small margins, grid cancel, thin but attractive (Yvert 55 Euros = $60), 4.00
France 3 pair NEW 3 pair 68.00+ 20c black on yellowish Ceres horizontal pair, XF 4 large margins, medium grid cancels, nice (Yvert 150 Euros = $166), 32.50
France 3a NEW 3a 50.00 20c black on white Ceres, VF 4 good margins, medium grid cancel (Yvert 65 Euros = $72), 19.50
France 3v NEW 3v ?? 20c black on yellowish Ceres with light red grid cancel, 3 good margins but no right frame line (Yvert 1100 Euros = $1220), 77.50 (minus discount)
  NEW+ 3av ?? 20c gray-black (gris-noir) on white Ceres, VF 4 good margins, light grid cancel, very nice (Yvert 3c, 520 Euros = $603), 137.50 (minus discount)
France 6(1) sold 6(1) 30.00 25c light blue on bluish Ceres, VF 4 large margins, light petits chiffres cancel (Yvert 60 Euros = $67), 17.50
France 6(1) sold 6(2) 30.00+ 25c light blue on bluish Ceres, VF 4 good margins, light hard-to-read CD cancel (Yvert 250  Euros = $275), 14.50

NEW
6a pair 60.00+ 25c blue on bluish Ceres horizontal pair, F-VF 3 large margins but very close at top, grid cancel (Yvert 130 Euros = $144), 17.50

  

NEW 6a(1) 30.00 25c blue on bluish Ceres, F-VF 3 large margins but close at right, grid cancel (Yvert 60 Euros = $67), 7.00

  

NEW 6a(2) 30.00 25c blue on bluish Ceres, VFapp 4 large margins, grid cancel, tiny thin (Yvert 60 Euros = $67), 5.00

  

NEW 6a(3) 30.00 25c blue on bluish Ceres, VFapp 4 good margins, grid cancel, lower left corner added, 2.00

France 7(1)

NEW 7(1) 360.00 40c orange Type I, XF large, even margins light petits chiffres "2642"cancel, very nice (Yvert 525 Euros = $580), 177.50 (minus discount)

France 7(2)

sold 7(2) 360.00 40c orange Type I, F+app 3 good margins, narrow top margin touching frameline at left, light grid cancel, tiny hinge thin, strong color (Yvert 500 Euros = $555), 36.00

France 7(3)

NEW 7(3) 360.00 40c orange Type I, F+ 3 good margins though close at top of right, no frameline at top, light sans fin cancel (Yvert 575 Euros = $635), 29.50

France 7(4)

NEW 7(4) 360.00 40c orange Type I, F+ good margins top & bottom, small margin on right and cutting a bit into design at top of left margin) light sans fin cancel (Yvert 575 Euros = $635), 27.50
France 9(1) NEW 9(1) 650.00 1F carmine Ceres, VF 4 mid-sized margins, light petits chiffres "73" cancel, (Ceres 950 Euros = $1050), very nice, 287.50 (minus discount)
France 9(2) NEW 9(2) 650.00 1F carmine Ceres, VF 4 mid-sized margins, medium lozenge with "DS2" cancel, (Ceres 950 Euros = $1050), nice, 227.50(minus discount)

 

sold 9(3) 650.00 1F carmine Ceres, 3 margins cut in at right, on piece with grille-sans-fin cancel & red boxed "PD" near stamp, good color (Yvert 950 Euros = $1010), 52.50 (minus discount)
France 9(4) NEW 9(4) 650.00 1F carmine Ceres, F 3 small but adequate margins, design cut into on left but still nice looking, light lozenge cancel,, 29.50
Franve 9(5) NEW 9(5) 650.00 1F carmine Ceres, F tiny left and bottom margins, top and left framelines largely gone but design intact, indistinct cancel, 27.50
France 10(1) NEW 10(1) 450.00 10c bistre on yellowish, VF-XF 3 large and 1 midsized margins, light on-the-nose star cancel (Yvert 750 Euros = $830), a beauty, 237.50 (minus discount)
France 10(2) NEW 10(2) 450.00 10c bistre on yellowish, VFapp 4 mid-sized margins, medium grille with "G" cancel, hard-to-see flattened out horizontal crease, 67.50 (minus discount)
France #10a
 
10a(1) 525.00 10c dark bistre on yellowish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," VF 4 mid-sized margins, lozenge with "2153" cancel (Yvert 900 Euros = $999), nice. 212.50 (minus discount)
  NEW
 
10a(2) 525.00 10c dark bistre on yellowish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," F-VF 3 large margins, top margin small, light lozenge cancel (Yvert 900 Euros = $999), 187.50 (minus discount)

France 11(1)

NEW  11(1) 32.50 25c blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," XF 4 very large margins, light lozenge with "32" cancel, a beauty, 22.50

sold 11(2) 32.50 25c dark blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," XF 4 very large margins, light indistinct off-the-face cancel, another beauty, 21.50

NEW  11(3) 32.50 25c blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," F-VF 4 small to  mid-sized  margins, medium gross points cancel (Yvert 130 Euros = $144), 17.50

France 11(4)

NEW  11(4) 32.50 25c blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," VFapp 4 mid-sized  margins, medium grille sans fin cancel (Yvert 250 Euros = $277), thins, 16.50
France 11(5) 11(5) 32.50 25c blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," VFapp 4 good to large margins, lozenge with "2270" cancel, nice but small thin, 5.00

  11(6) 32.50 25c blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," VFapp 3 large margins & 4th adequate, lovely light star cancel, tiny repaired hole that looks like a thin spot when held up to the light, 4.00

NEW  11(7) 32.50 25c blue on bluish, Napoleon III "Repub Franc," F only one margin, heavy gross points cancel (Yvert 130 Euros = $144), 2.00
France 12a*   12* 165.00 1c olive green, Napoleon III, F-VFapp 4 margins though close at top and bottom, fresh, small marginal thin, 18.50

France 12(1)

NEW 12(1) 62.50 1c olive green Napoleon III, VF 4 good margins, very light CD cancel (Yvert 90 Euros = $100), 26.50

France 12(2)

sold 12(2) 62.50 1c olive green Napoleon III, F-VF 2 good margins and 2 narrow ones, medium "MARSEILLES 1" CD cancel, 12.00

  

NEW 12(3) 62.50 1c olive green Napoleon III, just F-VF 3 good margins, bottom one narrow just clearing frameline on left, light CD cancel, 8.50

  

NEW 12(4) 62.50 1c olive green Napoleon III, F+ 2 mid-sized margins but left touching frameline throughout and bottom breaking frameline at right, light "S1VERDUN 8 JANV. 68" CD cancel, 6.00

France 12a(1)

NEW  12a(1) 67.50 1c bronze green Napoleon III, VF 3 large & 1 mid-sized margins, light CD cancel, nice, 29.50

France 12a(2)

NEW 12a(2) 67.50 1c bronze green Napoleon III, F-VF 4 mid-sized margins just touching frameline at top right, medium "LE HAVRE 29 JUIL. 61" cancel, 12.50

 

12a(3) 62.50 1c bronze green Napoleon III, Fapp 3 mid-sized margins and bottom margin cutting frame line, thin in top left margin, 4.00

   France 13 strip

NEW  13 strip 250.00+ 5c Napoleon III green strip of 4, F-VFapp 3 large margins & bottom one small, light large letter "264" cancel on each stamp (Yvert 640 Euros = $715), lovely but first three stamps are thin, 72.50 (minus discount)
France 13(1) NEW 13(1) 62.50 5c Napoleon III green on greenish, VF 1 large and 3 mid-sized margins, light lozenge with small "578" cancel (Yvert 100 Euros = $111), beautiful, 36.50
  13(2) 62.50 5c Napoleon III yellow green on greenish, VF 4 good margins, "(AV)IGNON 4 OCT. 62" CD postmark (Yvert 100 Euros = $113), 29.50
  13(3) 62.50 5c Napoleon III green on greenish, F+ 3 7/8 margins, "MARSEILLES 14 JANV 68" CD cancel (Yvert 100 Euros = $113), 19.50

  

NEW 13(4) 62.50

5c Napoleon III yellow green on greenish, F+ 2 large margins, one small and one fully touching frameline, "CAEN" CD cancel (Yvert 100 Euros = $113), 9.50

 

13(5) 62.50 5c Napoleon III, green on greenish, thin space filler, 2.00
  RECENT 14(1) 6.50 10c Napoleon III Type I, bistre on yellowish, VF 4 mid-sized margins, light petits chiffres "8472" cancel, 2.25
  NEW 14(2) 6.50 10c Napoleon III Type I, bistre on yellowish, F+ 2 large margins, 1 mid-sized & top one touching frameline, on-the-nose "LISIEUX 13 AOUT 64" CD cancel, 1.75
    14(3) 6.50 10c Napoleon III Type I, bistre on yellowish, VFapp 3 large & 1 mid-sized margins, petits chiffres cancel, thin, .90
  NEW 14 pair 13.00 10c Napoleon III Type I, bistre on yellowish pair, F-VFapp 3  large margins, 1 mid-sized & bottom one cutting frameline on right-hand stamp, medium petits chiffres "1672" cancels, thin, 2.00
  NEW 14b pair 37.00 10c Napoleon III Type I, bistre brown on yellowish pair, F-VF 2  large margins, bottom one touching frameline on right-hand stamp, heavyish lozenge "D" cancels, 5.25

  14c(1) 19.00 10c Napoleon III Type II, bistre on yellowish, F-VF 3 large margins & bottom one cutting frameline on right-hand stamp, light petits chiffres "441" cancel, 4.50

NEW  14c(2) 19.00 10c Napoleon III Type II, bistre on yellowish, F-VF 2 large margins, 1 small and bottom one somewhat cutting design on right, light CD cancel, 2.00

NEW  14c(3) 19.00 10c Napoleon III Type II, bistre on yellowish, F-VFapp 2 large margins, 1 midsized and top one small, medum lozenge with "N" cancel, small marginal thin, 2.00

NEW  14c(4) 19.00 10c Napoleon III Type II, bistre on yellowish, F+ 2 mid-sized margins 1 small and left one cutting frameline in middle, heavyish "PARIS" CD cancel, 1.25

15 1.35 20c Napoleon III, blue on bluish Type I, VF 4 good margins, light lozenge cancel, .60

15a 1.35 20c Napoleon III, dark blue on bluish Type I, VF 3 good margins one medium sized, light cancel, .50

NEW 15b 10.00 20c Napoleon III, milky blue on bluish Type I, VF 3 large margins and one adequate, light cancel, 4.50

15d 4.00 20c Napoleon III, blue on bluish Type II, F-VF 4 margins one narrow, light cancel, 1.25
France 16   16 150.00 20c Napoleon III, dark blue on greenish, Type II, F-VFapp 3 large & 1 narrow margins, small thin, very light lozenge cancel, 27.50
France 16a(1) NEW 16a(1) 100.00 20c Napoleon III, dark blue on greenish, Type I, VF 3 large & 1 narrow margins, very light lozenge cancel, 42.50
France 16a(2) NEW 16a(2) 100.00 20c Napoleon III, dark blue on greenish, Type I, VF 2 large & 2 narrow margins, very light lozenge cancel, 39.50
France 17(1) NEW 17(1) 165.00 25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc," VFapp 4 good margins, light grille sans fin cancel (Yvert 300 Euros = $332), thin but lovely, 27.50
France 17(2) NEW 17(2) 165.00 25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc," F-VFapp 3 good margins, right one small and cutting frameline at bottom, gros points cancel, tiny thin, (Yvert 300 Euros = $332), 17.50
France 17(3) NEW 17(3) 165.00 25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc," F-VFapp 3 large margins, right one small and cutting frameline at bottom, lower left corner crease, light grille sans fin cancel (Yvert 300 Euros = $332), thin, 12.50
  removed 17(4) 165.00 25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc," Fapp 2 good margins, top one small and touching frameline, no bottom frameline, light star cancel (Yvert 285 Euros = $320), tiny thin, 9.50
 France 17p1* NEW 17p1*   25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc" light ultramarine proof, horizontal pair with left sheet margin, VF LH with good margins, no gum as issued (Yvert 80 Euros = $90),  27.50
  NEW 17p2*   25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc" light purplish blue proof, horizontal pair, VF LH with good margins, no gum as issued (Yvert 80 Euros = $90), 25.00
  NEW 17p3*   25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc" very light lavender proof , VF with good margins, no gum as issued (Yvert 40 Euros = $45),  7.00
  NEW 17p4*   25c Napoleon III "Empire Franc" lavender proof on card, couple of light brown stains, VF with good margins, no gum as issued (Yvert 40 Euros = $45), 5.00

France 18*

NEW 18* 2,000.00 40c Napoleon III, pale orange on yellowish, F-VFapp 4 margins 3 large and top one small but not touching frameline, F-VFapp OG LHR, tiny thin spot, 197.50 (minus discount)

NEW 18(1) 8.00 40c Napoleon III, pale orange on yellowish, VF 4 good margins, light lozenge with small "1806" cancel, very nice, 4.50

18(2) 8.00 40c Napoleon III, pale orange on yellowish, F-VF 3 good margins top one touching frameline, light lozenge cancel, 2.50

NEW 18(3) 8.00 40c Napoleon III, pale orange on yellowish, F-VF 3 good margins bottom one just clear of frameline, heavyish lozenge and small "1452" cancel, 1.50

NEW 18(4) 8.00 40c Napoleon III, pale orange on yellowish, VFapp 4 good margins, light lozenge and small "1818" cancel, small thin but nice, 1.50

NEW 18a 16.00 40c Napoleon III, orange vermillion on yellowish, F-VF 3 large margins, bottom one small but not touching frameline, medium lozenge and small "3176" cancel, 5.00

 

18 cover 140.00 40c Napoleon III, orange on yellowish, on VF little cover from Boulogne sur Mer to Portsmouth (England). mailed May 26 1859, red boxed "PD" and London and Portsmouth receiving cancels on May 27, stamp cut into but good color, with light lozenge cancel (Maury 125 Euros = $138.00), 27.50

 

19(1) 40.00 80c lake on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VF 4 good margins, left one smallish but adequate, medium lozenge with "749" cancel (Yvert 60 Euros = $66), 16.00

France 19(2)

NEW 19(2) 40.00 80c lake on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VF 3 large margins, top one just clear of frameline, medium lozenge cancel (Yvert 60 Euros = $66), 14.00

France 19c*

NEW+ 19c* 1800.00 80c lake on yellowish, Napoleon III reissue signed Calves, VF 4 large margins OG barest trace of a hinge mark (Yvert 3000 Euros = $3315)950.00 (minus discount)
France 20(1) NEW 20(1) 42.50 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, VF 4 good margins, medium lozenge cancel with well-centered large "1601," very nice (Yvert 65 Euros = $62), 19.50
France 20(2) NEW 20(2) 42.50 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F-VF 4 margins, 3 of them good sized and bottom one is small but adequate, very light lozenge cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 17.50
France 20(2) NEW 20(3) 42.50 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F+ 3 immense margins but bottom one small and touches frameline on the left, very light lozenge "DS" cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 12.50
  removed 20(4) 42.50 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, VFapp 4 good margins, medium "MARSEILLE" CD cancel, thin (Yvert 200 Euros = $225), 7.50
sold 20(5) 42.50 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, XFapp 4 large margins, off-the-face light lozenge cancel, hard-to-see replaced lower left corner, lovely (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 5.00

 

20 cover N/A 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, 3 margin copy (top margin has partial frame line) with red lozenge cancel, on VF folded letter from Le Havre to New York, mailed 17 March 1862 & received 31 April (Yvert 1000 Euros = $1110), 117.50 (minus discount)

France 21(1)

21(1) 2475.00 1F lake, Napoleon III, F-VF 4 margins: 3 large, right one close but clearing the frameline, small light lozenge cancel, hard-to-see repair in upper right corner, 217.50 (minus discount)

France21(2)

RECENT 21(2) 2475.00 1F lake, Napoleon III, F 2 good margins, left & bottom cutting frameline, light lozenge cancel, 172.50 (minus discount)
France21(3)   21(3) 2475.00 1F lake, Napoleon III rebacked, VFapp light lozenge cancel, overall toning, 142.50 (minus discount)

  

removed 21(4) 2475.00 1F lake, Napoleon III, F+app 4 margins, all close, light lozenge cancel, thin, 112.50 (minus discount)

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21x**(1) N/A 1F lake, Napoleon III, convincing counterfeit block of 4, VF NH w/gum, marked "FORGERY" on the back of each stamp, 16.00 (larger blocks prorata)

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21x**(2) N/A 1F lake, Napoleon III, convincing counterfeit single, VF NH w/gum, marked "FORGERY" on the back, 4.00

  

NEW 22** 140.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F (perforations slightly cutting design on right) OG NH (Yvert 240 Euros = $270), 52.50

 

22*(1) 165.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F-VF OG LH (Yvert 240 Euros = $270), 49.50

  

NEW 22*(2) 165.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F+ OG small LHR (Yvert 240 Euros = $270), 44.50
  22*(3) 165.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F+ OG paper hinge that shows on either side at the top, (Yvert 200 Euros = $255), 22.50

  

NEW 22*(4) 165.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F (perforations cutting design at bottom) OG HR (Yvert 240 Euros = $270), 17.50

  

removed 22(*) 165.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F (perforations slightly cutting design on right) regummed LH (Yvert 240 Euros = $270), 12.50
  NEW 22(1) 30.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F-VF light "LILLE" CD cancel, nice, 12.50
22(2) 30.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F-VF centering hard-to-see minor perf thin on right, light "Paris" CD cancel, 6.00

 

22(3) 30.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, freak perforations, with bottom of next stamp on top, Paris CD cancel, 5.00
NEW 23(*)(1) 190.00 5c Napoleon III yellowish green on greenish (Yvert for NG 100 Euros = $113), just F-VF regummed, 23.50
NEW 23(*)(2) 190.00 5c Napoleon III yellowish green on greenish (Yvert for NG 100 Euros = $113), just F-VFapp NG, small thins, 13.50
  23(*)(3) 190.00 5c Napoleon III yellowish green on greenish, just F-VFapp NG one thin perforation, slight overall toning (Yvert for NG 100 Euros = $113), 12.50

NEW 23(1) 10.00 5c yellowish green on greenish, Napoleon III, VF medium on-the-nose "LILLE 3 OCT 72" cancel, very nice, 6.00

NEW 23(2) 10.00 5c yellowish green on greenish, Napoleon III, F-VF light "PARIS 6 OCT 65" cancel, very nice, 5.00

NEW 23(3) 10.00 5c yellowish green on greenish, Napoleon III, F-VF medium star cancel, nice, beautiful stamp, 4.50

23(4) 10.00 5c yellowish green on greenish, Napoleon III, F+ very light CD, lozenge, or star cancel, 3.00

23a 12.50 5c deep green on greenish, Napoleon III, F+ "Lumel 6 Juin" CD cancel, tiny thin, 3.50
  RECENT 24 110.00 5c green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F+ centering, light lozenge and "006" cancel, very nice, 37.50
  NEW 25 strip   10c bister on yellowish, Napoleon III, Type I, horiz. strip of 3 (Yvert 50 Euros = $56), F-VF centering, star and "1" cancel on every stamp, several short perforations at bottom, 8.50
  NEW 25(1) 3.75 10c bister on yellowish, Napoleon III, Type I, VF centering, lozenge "305" cancel, couple of short perforations, 2.25
25(2) 3.75 10c bister on yellowish, Napoleon III, Type I, F-VF light off-the-face cancel, couple of short perforations, 1.00
  NEW 25(3) 3.75+ 10c bister on yellowish, Napoleon III, Type I, odd sky-high centering with perforations so close to head that 7-8 pearls are missing, light lozenge "532" cancel, 2.50
  26(1) 1.25 20c blue on bluish, Napoleon III, F-VF "2032" or "2305" lozenge cancel, .50
  26(2) 1.25 20c blue on bluish, Napoleon III, F-VF light lozenge cancel, .50
  26(3) N/A Two copies of 20c blue on bluish Napoleon III on piece, one with missing perfs at bottom, F+ centering, full pointille cancel (Yvert 2 x 20 Euros = $52), 7.50
    26(4) N/A Two copies of 20c blue on bluish Napoleon III on piece, F+ centering, gray letters "FRANCIA VIA DI MARE" on stamps and again to the left of stamps (Maury 40 Euros = $53 for single stamp), 22.50
  sold 27* 1200.00 40c orange on yellowish, Napoleon III (Yvert 2900 Euros = $3275), Fapp centered so low that frameline of stamp above shows OG, big hinge thin, 57.50 (minus discount)
    27(1) 8.50 40c orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, VF medium lozenge & "D" cancel (Yvert 15 Euros = $17), 4.50
    27(2) 8.50 40c orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VF medium centered large "2240" lozenge cancel, strong color (Yvert 20 Euros =$22.50), 4.00

  27(3) 8.50 40c orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, F+ centering, large "260" lozenge cancel (Yvert 15 Euros =$17), 2.00
  NEW 27(4) 8.50 40c light orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, VFapp medium large "2046" lozenge cancel, tiny thin, 2.00

  

NEW 28 strip 90.00+ 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III strip of 3, VF centering, medium star "1" cancel (Yvert 200 Euros = $224), right-handstamp has 6 mm repaired internal tear but it is not noticeable on the front, 27.50

  

NEW 28(1) 30.00 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F+ (perforations cutting frameline at bottom), medium lozenge with large "709" cancel, (Yvert 50 Euros = $56), nice, 11.50

  

NEW 28(2) 30.00 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F+ (perforations cutting frameline at top & touching frameline at left), light lozenge cancel with hard-to-read large numbers, (Yvert 50 Euros = $56), 9.00

  

NEW 28(3) 30.00 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F-VFapp light pointilles (stamp covered with tiny dots) cancel, (Yvert 90 Euros = $100), small thin but nice looking, 5.00

 

28(4) 30.00 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, VF centering, light cancel, missing upper left corner perforation (Yvert 50 Euros = $56), 3.00
  28a(1) 35.00 80c bright rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F-VF centering, light lozenge cancel (Yvert 90 Euros = $100), very nice, 16.00
  28a(2) 35.00 80c bright rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F-VF centering, medium lozenge cancel (Yvert 90 Euros = $100), nice, 14.00

sold 29*(1) 37.50 1c bronze green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F-VF OG LHR, 12.00

NEW 29*(2) 37.50 1c bronze green on pale blue, Napoleon III, almost VFapp OG LHR, shallow thin but nice looking, 6.00

NEW 29(1) 16.00 1c bronze green on pale blue, Napoleon III, VF light "BESANCON 5 JUIL 72" CD cancel (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), very nice, 9.00

NEW 29(2) 16.00 1c bronze green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F (perforations cut design on right) light CD cancel, 2.50

  29(3) 16.00 1c bronze green on pale blue, Napoleon III,  off-the-face medium "TOULON - S" CD cancel, 3 very short perforations (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), 1.50
29a* 37.50 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F (centered to left & bottom) OG HH, 7.00
  29a(1) 16.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F-VF light CD cancel (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), 5.00
NEW 29a(2) 16.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, just F-VF light "PARIS" CD cancel (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), 4.50
29a(3) 16.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, F+ light CD cancel (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), 4.25
NEW 29a(4) 16.00 1c olive green on pale blue, Napoleon III, just F-VFapp light off-the-face CD cancel (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), tiny thin, 1.50

NEW 30(*) 105.00 2c red brown Napoleon III Type I, Fapp (perforations cut design at top) NG LH, thin & couple of short perforations 7.00

sold

NEW 30(1) 25.00 2c red brown Napoleon III Type I, almost VF medium "ENS 7 DEC 79" cancel, nice, 8.50

NEW 30(2) 25.00 2c red brown Napoleon III Type I, F+ (perforations touching frameline at top), light off-the-face lozenge with "558" cancel, nice, 6.00

 

30(3) 25.00 2c red brown Napoleon III Type I, F+ (centered to left & top), "Cavaillon 22 FEVR 65" CD cancel, trivial mild discoloration in lower left corner, 2.50

30(4) 25.00 2c red brown Napoleon III Type I, F+ (perforations touch frameline at bottom), light "EILLE 22 MAI 81" CD cancel, several short perfs but nice looking, 2.00

NEW 30(5) 25.00 2c red brown Napoleon III Type II, VFapp medium "NS-S-ALLIER", CD cancel, 1 mm marginal tear but looks ok, 1.25
  NEW 31* 165.00 4c gray Napoleon III Type II, F+ (perforations touch frameline at bottom), LHR 1, shortened top perforations (Yvert 350 Euros  = $390), 9.50
31(*) 165.00 4c gray Napoleon III Type II, F+ (perforations touch frameline at bottom), only a little gum LHR, perforation flaws (Yvert 90 Euros for NG = $100), 8.25
  NEW 31v(*) 165.00 4c yellowish gray Napoleon III Type I, F (perforations cut top frameline), LHR regummed (Yvert 90 Euros for NG = $100), 7.50
  NEW 31(1) 37.50 4c gray Napoleon III Type I, VF light CD cancel (Yvert 85 Euros = $96), very nice, 19.50
31(2) 37.50 4c gray Napoleon II Type I, VF CD cancel, somewhat shortened perfs on the left but ok (Yvert 85 Euros = $96), 9.50
  31(3) 42.50 4c gray Napoleon III Type II, F-VFapp light "MARSEILLE" CD cancel, trivial thin on one corner perf (Yvert 85 Euros = $96), 8.50
31(4) 42.50 4c yellowish gray Napoleon III Type II, VFapp light lozenge cancel (Yvert 85 Euros = $96) small shallow thin, fresh, 6.50

32(1) 5.00+ 10c bister on yellowish Type I, Napoleon III, F+ (perforations touch design at bottom) nearly full "TORCY LE GRAND 23 AVRIL 69" Type 23 CD cancel (Yvert 20 Euros = $22.50), very nice, 4.00

NEW 32(2) 5.00+ 10c bister on yellowish Type I, Napoleon III, F-VF light nearly full "LANGOGNE  69" Type 16 CD cancel (Yvert 20 Euros = $22.50), short perfs on the right but nice, 3.00

32(3) 5.00 10c bister on yellowish Napoleon III Type II, F (left perforations cut into design) light star cancel, 1.00
    33(1) 1.60 20c blue on bluish,Napoleon III Type I, F-VF lozenge and large "2226" lozenge cancel, strong color, (Yvert 4 Euros = $4.50), .75
  NEW 33(2) 1.60 20c blue on bluish Napoleon III Type I, F (perforations cut into design at bottom) lozenge and large "(6?)254" CD cancel, .50

NEW 34(1) 12.50 30c brown on yellowish Napoleon III, F+ (perforations touching design at bottom and cutting frameline at right), very light lozenge cancel showing "78," attractive with good color, 3.25

NEW 34(2) 12.50 30c brown on yellowish Napoleon III, F+ (perforations just touching frameline at right) off-the-face light star cancel, good color, 3.00

NEW 34(3) 12.50 30c brown on yellowish Napoleon III, F+ (perforations touching design at top)  lozenge and CD cancels, 2.50

34a(1) 30.00 30c dark brown on yellowish Napoleon III, F-VF very light lozenge cancel, couple of short perforations but very nice, 9.50

34a(2) 30.00 30c dark brown on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VF light star cancel, couple of short perforations but nice, 6.50

NEW 34b 12.50 30c pale brown on yellowish Napoleon III, just F-VF medium off-the-face lozenge cancel, 2 tiny thins, 1.75
    34v(1) 12.50+ 30c brown on yellowish, Napoleon III, just F-VF centering, light star "7" cancel, "fond ligne" (background of head made up of horizontal lines)(Maury 45 Euros = $50), nice, 10.50
  NEW 34v(2) 30.00+ 30c dark brown on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VF centering, light lozenge, "fond ligne" (background of head made up of horizontal lines), 4 short perfs but very nice (Dallay 45 Euros = $50), 7.50

NEW 35(1) 8.00 40c pale yellowish orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, F+ (perforations touchng frameline at top and on left), star cancel, 2.00

NEW 35(2) 8.00 40c pale orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, F (perforations touchng design at top and on right), star "1" cancel, 1.50
  35(3) 8.00 40c pale orange on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VF very light star cancel, marginal thins but nice, 1.00
    35a(1) 8.00 40c orange, Napoleon III, VF medium lozenge cancel, 3.50
    35a(2) 8.00 40c orange, Napoleon III, F+ (perforations touching frameline at top)off-the-face very light lozenge cancel, 2.00

removed 35a(3) 8.00 40c orange, Napoleon III, VF centering, light '769 'lozenge cancel, several short perforations, 1.50
  35a(4) 8.00 40c orange, Napoleon III, VF+ medium "2049" lozenge cancel, tiny thin but very nice, 1.50

NEW 36(1) 20.00 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F (perforations touching design on left) light off-the-face lozenge cancel, good color, 5.00

36(2) 20.00 80c rose on pinkish, Napoleon III, F (perforations touching design on bottom & touching frameline on left) light star cancel, thin, 2.00
  removed 36a(1) 24.00 80c carmine on yellowish, Napoleon III, just F-VFapp, light star & "4" cancel, thin but very nice looking, 3.50
  36a(2) 24.00 80c carmine on yellowish, Napoleon III, F-VFapp centering, medium off-the-face lozenge cancel, 2 missing perfs and thin, 2.00
  NEW 37 750.00 5F Napoleon III gray, F-VFapp expertly repaired (probably rebacked and reperforated and 2 perforations added at upper right) , heavy full star cancel, 52.50 (minus discount)
  37c(1) 875.00
 
5F Napoleon III bluish gray with "5" and "F" in blue, almost VFapp light star cancel, shallow hinge thin (Maury 1300 Euros = $1450), design is brighter and paper is whiter than shown in picture, very nice, 125.00 (minus discount)
  NEW 37c(2) 875.00
 
5F Napoleon III bluish gray with "5" and "F" in blue, VFapp heavy "LY 3 AOUT 6" CD cancel, thin (Maury 1300 Euros = $1450), nice for this issue, 79.50 (minus discount)
  removed 37c(3) 875.00
 
5F Napoleon III bluish gray with "5" and "F" in blue, VFapp heavy and blurry CD cancel, thin (Maury 1300 Euros = $1450), 57.50 (minus discount)
37d 900.00
 
5F Napoleon III gray with "5" and "F" in blue, F+app heavy "Le Mans" CD cancel, thins, 1 mm tear at left, pulled perf at top (Maury 1300 Euros = $1450), acceptable spacefiller, 29.50
  NEW 38(*)(1) 60.00 (no gum) 1c dark olive green Bordeaux "Repub Franc, VF (4 good margins) no gum (Yvert Report 2 without gum, 100 Euros = $135), 29.50
  38(*)(2) 60.00 (no gum) 1c olive green Bordeaux "Repub Franc," F-VFapp 4 margins one small, no gum, tiny pinpoint thin (Yvert Report 3 without gum, 100 Euros = $135), 12.50
sold 38(*)(3) 60.00 (no gum) 1c olive green Bordeaux "Repub Franc," F-VFapp 4 small margins all around, no gum, thin (Yvert Report 2 without gum, 100 Euros = $135), 7.50
NEW 38(1) 100.00 1c olive green Bordeaux (Report 3) (Yvert 175 Euros = $198), VF 4 good margins, medium "LE-D 4 MARS 71" CD cancel , 37.50
38(2) 100.00 1c olive green Bordeaux (Report 2) (Yvert 200 Euros = $225), F+ 3 immense margins but left margin very narrow and cutting frame line at top, light CD cancel , 12.50
sold 38(3) 100.00 1c olive green Bordeaux (Report 2 (Yvert 200 Euros = $198)), F-VFapp 4 margins, 3 narrow and top one very narrow, medium CD cancel, nonobvious crease, 7.50
  NEW 39(*) 110.00 (no gum) 2c red brown Bordeaux "Repub Franc" (Type B), F-VFapp 3 large margins the left one small but complete, no gum, thin (Yvert Report 2 without gum, 180 Euros = $), 12.50
  NEW 39(1) 225.00 2c red brown Bordeaux "Repub Franc," (Type B) F-VF small margins all around, strong color, light "NOGENT" CD cancel that frames an almost cancel-free head (Yvert Report 2, 330 Euros = $370) very nice, 82.50 (minus discount)
  NEW 39(2) 225.00 2c red brown Bordeaux "Repub Franc," (Type B) VFapp large margins all around, light large "1204" lozenge cancel, thin (Yvert Report 2, 450 Euros = $505), 32.50
  NEW 39(3) 225.00 2c red brown Bordeaux "Repub Franc," (Type B) VFapp good margins all around, light "T-S-CHER" CD cancel, thin (Yvert Report 2, 330 Euros = $370), 29.50
NEW 40(*) 125.00 (no gum) 4c light gray Bordeaux, F-VFapp 3 big margins and the top one adequate, thin, (Yvert Report 2, 200 Euros = $225)), 16.00
sold 40(1) 200.00 4c light gray Bordeaux, VFapp 4 good margins, heavyish "GRENOBLE 9 JUIN 75" cancel, tiny marginal thin (Yvert Report 2, 400 Euros = $450), 22.50
sold  40(2) 200.00 4c light gray Bordeaux, F-VFapp 4 adequate margins  all around, medium lozenge cancel, thin (Yvert Report 2, 325 Euros = $365), 19.50
40(3) 200.00 4c light gray Bordeaux, F+app 3 immense margins but the bottom margin is narrow and cuts into the design at left), light CD cancel, thin on left (Yvert Report 2, 325 Euros = $365), 17.50
  40v ??? 4c yellowish gray Bordeaux (Report 1), XFapp very light off-the-face lozenge cancel, hard-to-see shallow thin in the middle, rare and a beauty (with Sismondo certificate, Yvert 3000 Euros = $3380), 327.50 (minus discount)
  NEW 41a(*) 125.00 (no gum) 5c green Bordeaux Type B, VF 4 good margins but thin (Yvert Report 2, without gum 180 Euros  = $200), 17.50 (minus discount)
  NEW 41(1) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, VF 4 large margins, light lozenge & "264" cancel, faint writing on the back (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), very nice, 77.50 (minus discount)
  41(2) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, VF 4 margins 3 large & 1 adequate, medium lozenge cancel (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros  = $200), 47.50
  NEW 41(3) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, F-VF 3 large margins. bottom 1 small but not touching frameline, "NICE 13 JANV" CD cancel (Yvert Report 2, 280 Euros = $310), 44.50 (minus discount)
  41(4) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, just F-VF 4 margins 2 large & 2 very small, medium lozenge & "750" cancel, nice looking (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), 37.50
  removed 41(5) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, VFapp 3 immense margins and one good one, very light off-the-face lozenge cancel, fresh, small thins (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), lovely item, 32.00
  sold 41(6) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, VFapp 4 good margins, medium lozenge & "224" cancel, small marginal thin (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), 24.50
sold  41(7) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, F-VFapp 3 large margins but bottom one cuts into design, light lozenge & "4078" cancel (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), 22.50
  NEW 41(8) 160.00 5c yellow green Bordeaux Type B, VFapp 2 very large margins but side margins are close but not touching,, light "GARE DE NIMES 5 SEPT." CD cancel, thin (Yvert Report 2, 280 Euros = $315), 19.50
  NEW 41a(1) 175.00 5c light green Bordeaux Type B, VFapp 4 good margins, medium lozenge & "5052" cancel, thin (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), 24.50
  NEW 41a(2) 175.00 5c light green Bordeaux Type B, VFapp 4 good margins but slightly rounded top right corner, light lozenge & "2145" cancel, small thin (Yvert Report 2, 180 Euros = $200), 22.50
  NEW 42(1) 60.00 10c bistre Bordeaux Type A, almost VF 3 good margins and right one close to but not touching frame line, light lozenge "466" cancel, (Yvert 43A, 90 Euros = $100), 22.50
  NEW 42(2) 60.00 10c dark bistre Bordeaux Type A, F-VF 3 immense margins and bottom one close but not touching frame line, tiny unobtrusived stain in upper left corner, heavyish lozenge "398"cancel (Yvert 43A, 90 Euros = $100), 16.50
  NEW 42(3) 60.00 10c dark bistre Bordeaux Type A, F-VF 3 immense margins and left one close and just cutting frame line at top, heavyish lozenge "198"cancel (Yvert 43A, 90 Euros = $100), 12.50
  removed 42(4) 60.00 10c dark bistre Bordeaux Type A, VFapp 4 good margins, light lozenge cancel, thin (Yvert 43A, 90 Euros = $100), 7.50
    42a(1) 90.00 10c bistre Bordeaux Type B, VF 3 immense and 1 good margins, heavyish "LE PUY-EN-VELAY 72" CD cancel (Yvert Report 2, 110 Euros = $124), 19.50
  NEW 42a(2) 90.00 10c bistre Bordeaux Type B, F-VFapp 3 large margins and 1 small but even one, medium lozenge & "4492" cancel (Yvert Report 2, 100 Euros = $112), 14.50
  42a(3) 90.00 10c bistre Bordeaux Type B, F 3 large margins but cut into at top, with light largely off-the-face lozenge cancel (Yvert Report 2, 100 Euros = $112), 10.50
  42a(4) 90.00 10c bistre orange Bordeaux Type B, VFapp 4 large margins just touching frameline at upper right, lozenge & "140" cancel, thin (Yvert Report 2, 150 Euros = $169), 9.00
  NEW 43 550.00 20c blue Type I Bordeaux, F-VF heavy lozenge "532" cancel, 3 large margins, top margin narrow and touching frameline at right, (Yvert Report 1, 725 Euros = $815), 102.50 (minus discount)
  NEW 44(1) 45.00 20c blue Type II Bordeaux, VF-XF 2 large & 2 good margins, light off-the-face lozenge cancel (Yvert Type II, Report 3, 70 Euros = $79), very nice, 22.50
  NEW 44(2) 45.00 20c blue Type II Bordeaux, VF 4 good margins, medium largely off-the-face lozenge cancel, nice (Yvert Type II, Report 3, 70 Euros = $79), nice, 19.50
  NEW 44(3) 45.00 20c blue Type II Bordeaux, just F-VF 2 immense margins, one large & top one very narrow but not touching frameline, medium lozenge cancel, (Yvert Type II, Report 3, 70 Euros = $79), nice, 17.50
  sold 44(4) 45.00 20c blue Type II Bordeaux, F+ off-the-face "2084" lozenge cancel; three good margins and right one narrow cutting frame line at the bottom, lovely stamp (Yvert Type II, Report 1, 65 Euros = $88), 8.50
  NEW 44a 85.00 20c very dark blue Type II Bordeaux, just F-VF 2 immense margins, one large & bottom one narrow & just touching frameline at right, light off-the-face lozenge cancel, (Yvert Type II, Report 3, 125 Euros = $140), nice, 17.50
  NEW 45 pair(1) 32.00 20c blue Type III Bordeaux, VF 3 good margins but top margin touches frameline, "169" lozenge cancel, light off-the-face lozenge cancel (Yvert Type III, Report 60 Euros = $67), very nice, 10.50
  NEW 45 pair(2) 32.00 20c blue Type III Bordeaux, VF immense margins top & bottom, left margin just clears & right margin touches frameline, light  lozenge cancel, (Yvert Type III, Report 60 Euros = $67), nice, 9.50
  NEW 45(1) 16.00 20c blue Type III Bordeaux, VF 4 large margins, very light CD cancel, (Yvert Type III, Report 2, 120 Euros = $135), outstanding stamp, 12.00
  sold 45(2) 16.00 20c blue Type III Bordeaux, VF light lozenge & "3661" cancel, 4 good margins (Yvert Type III, Report 2, 25 Euros = $28), lovely stamp, 7.50
  NEW 45(3) 16.00 20c blue Type III Bordeaux, VF 4 good margins, medium lozenge & "3661" or "PP" cancel,  (Yvert Type III, Report 2, 25 Euros = $28), 6.00
  removed 45(4) 16.00 20c blue Type III Bordeaux, VFapp 4 good margins, light lozenge & cancel, thin (Yvert Type III, Report 2, 25 Euros = $28), 2.50
  46(1) 200.00 30c brown Bordeaux XF 4 immense margins, heavyish lozenge & "2240" cancel (Yvert 250 = $280), 69.50 (minus discount)
sold 46(2) 200.00 30c brown Bordeaux, F-VF 3 good margins 2 of them immense touching frame line at top, light lozenge cancel (Yvert 250 Euros = $280), 47.50
46(3) 200.00 30c brown Bordeaux, F-VF 4 margins 2 of them immense but close at top & left, heavyish lozenge & "2240" cancel (Yvert 250 Euros = $280), 36.50
  46(4) 200.00 30c brown Bordeaux, F+ one immense and one adequate margin, cut into at top and a bit at right, light lozenge cancel (Yvert 250 Euros = $280), 17.50
  NEW 46(5) 200.00 30c brown Bordeaux, F-VFapp two immense and two adequate margins, heavy central lozenge & "4078" cancel, thin (Yvert 250 Euros = $280), 29.50
  NEW+ 47(1) 100.00 40c orange Bordeaux, VF 4 good margins, medium "2585" lozenge cancel, very nice (Yvert 130 Euros = $145), 49.50
  NEW 47(2) 100.00 40c orange Bordeaux, F-VF 4 margins. 1 large, 2 good, and bottom one small but not touching frameline,  very light lozenge cancel, nice (Yvert 130 Euros = $145), 24.50
  47(3) 100.00 40c orange Bordeaux, F+ 3 large margins with top one cutting slightly into the design, medium "2429" lozenge cancel (Yvert 130 Euros = $145), 16.50
  NEW 47(4) 100.00 40c orange Bordeaux, XFapp 4 immense margins, medium lozenge & "2429" cancel, marginal thin (Yvert 130 Euros = $145), 14.50
  NEW 47(5) 100.00 40c orange Bordeaux, VFapp 4 good margins, very light lozenge & "892" cancel, very nice looking but with heavy nonobvious horizontal crease (Yvert 130 Euros = $145), 12.50
  NEW 47(6) 100.00 40c orange Bordeaux, F+app 3 immense margins but the right one cuts the frameline, very heavy lozenge & "2145" cancel, thin (Yvert 130 Euros = $145), 5.00
  NEW 47a 225.00 40c light yellow orange Bordeaux, VFapp 4 good margins, light lozenge cancel, thin but very nice (Yvert 275 Euros = $310), 21.50
  NEW 47b(1) 190.00 40c red orange Bordeaux, VFapp 4 good margins, medium lozenge cancel, small thin (Yvert 250 Euros = $280), 21.50
  NEW 47b(2) 190.00 40c dark red orange Bordeaux, F-VFapp 4 margins, two good and 2 small but not touching frameline, light lozenge cancel, small nonobvious thin corner crease (Yvert 250 Euros = $280), 19.50

  

NEW 48(1) 250.00 80c Bordeaux rose, F+ 3 good margins but bottom cuts frameline, heavyish "2145" lozenge cancel, (Yvert 320 Euros = $427), 37.50

  

NEW 48(2) 250.00 80c Bordeaux rose, F-VF 4 small but adequate margins, bottom left corner slightly rounded (Yvert 320 Euros = $427), 37.50

  

48(3) 250.00 80c Bordeaux rose , F light "2856" lozenge cancel, 3 large margins but top one cuts slightly into design (Yvert 320 Euros = $427), 37.50

  

sold  48(4) 250.00 80c Bordeaux bright rose, XFapp medium "2602" lozenge cancel, 4 large even margins, thin but nice (Yvert 380 Euros = $427), 37.50

  

48(5) 250.00 80c Bordeaux rose , F-VFapp lozenge cancel, 2 large & 2 small margins, thin and with a light crease (Yvert 320 Euros = $427), 24.50

  

NEW 48(6) 250.00 80c Bordeaux bright rose, VFapp light "145" lozenge cancel, 3 large and one good margin, tiny top right corner partially detatched but very nice looking (Yvert 380 Euros = $427), 22.50
NEW 50(*)(1) 13.50 1c olive green Ceres, just F-VF (perfs just short of left frameline) no gum, 5.00
NEW 50(*)(2) 13.50 1c olive green Ceres, F+ (perfs cutting top or bottom frameline) no gum, 4.00
NEW 50(1) 11.50 1c olive green Ceres, F+ (perfs just touch frameline at top) very light red CD cancel, tiny stain at lower left (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), very nice, 3.50
NEW 50(2) 11.50 1c olive green Ceres, F+ (perfs just touch frameline at right) very light off-the-face CD cancel, tiny thin (Yvert 25 Euros = $28), very nice, 3.25
  50a(1) 14.00 1c bronze green Ceres, F+ (perfs touch frameline at top & right) very light CD cancel. nice, 3.50
  NEW 50a(2) 14.00 1c bronze green Ceres, F+ (perfs touch frameline at top & left) medium CD cancel, , 3.00

NEW 51* 80.00 2c red brown Ceres, just F-VF (perfs just clear of framelin on left), light gum, small light paper hinge remnant, fresh sharp impression (Yvert 200 Euros = $225), very nice, 19.50

NEW 51(*) 27.50 2c red brown, Ceres just F-VF (centered to the right & top but perfs not touching framelines) regummed LHR, 4 short perfs, 4.50

sold 51(1) 13.50 2c red brown, Ceres F+ (perfs just touching frameline botom & right) light "ENTIN 27 A 78" cancel, strong color, 4.00

NEW 51(2) 13.50 2c red brown, Ceres, F+ (perfs cutting frameline at right and touching it at bottom), very light CD cancel, 3.00

  

NEW 51(3) 13.50 2c red brown, Ceres, just F-VFapp (perfs just clear of frameline on left), light "LEON 2 DEC. 75" CD cancel, tiny thin (Yvert 20 Euros = $25), nice appearance, 2.25

NEW 51(4) 13.50 2c red brown, Ceres, F (perfs cutting frameline at right and bottom), medium "-MER CALVADOS 25 JUIL. 76" CD cancel. somewhat toned, 1.50

  

NEW 52(*)?? (85.00)?? 4c gray, Ceres, just F-VF (perfs just clear of frameline on left) regummed small paper hinge remnant, two tiny black marks on face suggest this may be a regummed lightly canceled stamp, 13.50
  NEW 52(1) 40.00 4c gray, Ceres, VF light "PARIS" CD, nice (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 13.00
  52(2) 40.00 4c gray, Ceres, VF virtually on-the-nose medium "PARIS 22 MARS 73 PAL. DU LUXEM" cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 12.50
sold 52(3) 40.00 4c gray, Ceres, VF on-the-nose medium "VERSAILLES A PARIS 27 JANV. 74" cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 11.50

 

52(4) 40.00 4c gray, Ceres, F+ CD cancel (Yvert 55 Euros = $62), 8.50
52(5) 40.00 4c gray, Ceres, F+ with neat red Paris Imprimes "18 JANV 74" cancel, partially clipped perforations on right but pretty (Yvert 70 Euros = $79), 4.50

53(1) 8.25 5c yellow green, Ceres, VF neat light off-the-face CD cancel, very nice (Yvert 10 Euros = 12.50), 4.00

53(2) 8.25 5c yellow green, Ceres, F+ centering, lozenge with large numbers cancel, 2.25

53(3) 8.25 5c yellow green, Ceres, F+ centering, red CD cancel, tiny thin, 1.25
  sold 54* 540.00 10c Ceres bister on yellowish, almost F-VF (perforation holes barely touch frameline on right) OG LHR fresh (Yvert 950 Euros = $1050), 127.50 (minus discount)
  NEW+ 54(1) 55.00 10c bister on yellowish, Ceres, F-VF light "4 MAI 71" CD cancel (Yvert 85 Euros = $101), 21.50
  NEW+ 54(2) 55.00 10c bister on yellowish, Ceres, F-VF light star cancel, 4 short perforations at top but looks ok (Yvert 85 Euros = $101), 7.50
  54(3) 55.00 10c bister on yellowish, Ceres, F+ "4139" lozenge cancel, short perforations at right and bottom (Yvert 85 Euros = $101), 5.50
  54v 55.00 10c bister brown on yellowish, Ceres, F-VF extremely light cancel, 3 short perforatons at bottom but bright and very attractive (Yvert 120 Euros = $160), 21.50

 

  55(*) 300.00 10c bister on rose, Ceres, F-VF, 4 short perforations at bottom but nice looking, has an unsoakable piece of paper stuck to the back suggesting it may be thin underneath, 22.50 
  sold 55(1) 10.50 10c bister on rose, Ceres, F-VF lozenge cancel with "631?" (Yvert 12 Euros = $16), nice, 3.50
  55(2) 10.50 10c bister on rose, Ceres, F+ lozenge cancel with "212" (Yvert 12 Euros = $16), nice, 2.50
  55(3) 10.50 10c bister on rose, Ceres, F+app very light lozenge cancel, small thin (Yvert 12 Euros = $16), 1.50

sold 56(1) 5.00 15c bister, Ceres, VF light lozenge cancel, nice, 2.00

56(2) 5.00 15c bister, Ceres, F-VF "6316" lozenge cancel, 1.50
  56(3) 5.00 15c bister, Ceres, F+ very light "57??," lozenge cancel, 1.25
    56(4) 5.00 15c bister, Ceres, F+ lozenge & *139," "2082," or "3903" cancel, 1.00
  56pair 10.00 15c bister, Ceres, F+ pair with nearly full small "420" lozenge cancel, 2.50
57 7.50 20c dull blue, Ceres, F+ star,"3661" lozenge, or "5687" lozenge cancel, 1.50

 

58(*) 145.00 25c blue, Ceres Type I, F-VF regummed LHR, pulled perf and tiny associated thin on left (Yvert without gum 70 Euros = $100), fresh with good color, 14.50
  58 1.60 25c blue, Ceres, F-VF light off-the-face star cancel, .50
  59(1) 6.00 40c orange, Ceres, F-VF centering, anchor in lozenge cancel, (Yvert 12 Euros = $14), 2.75
  NEW+ 59(2) 6.00 40c orange, Ceres, F-VF centering, on-the-nose "LEDARIEU 14 mai 78"cancel (Yvert 12 Euros = $14), 3.00
    59(3) 6.00 40c orange, Ceres, F+ centering, light "24" star or "?065" lozenge cancel, (Yvert 12 Euros = $14), 1.75
    59a(1) 9.00 40c orange yellow, Ceres, F-VF centering, "631?" or "27??" lozenge cancel, (Yvert 15 Euros = $18), 2.75

59a(2) 9.00 40c orange yellow, Ceres, F+ centering, light "24" star or  cancel (Yvert 15 Euros = $18), 2.00
  NEW+ 59b 130.00 40c orange, Ceres Type II (retouched on right "40"), VF centering, on-the-nose "2656" lozenge cancel, (Yvert 200 Euros = $238), 62.50 (minus discount)

60(1) 11.00 10c bistre on rose, Ceres with large numerals, F+ light CD cancel, 3.00

60(2) 11.00 10c bistre on rose, Ceres with large numerals, F+ mediun CD cancel, 2.50

NEW+ 60(3) 11.00 10c bistre on rose, Ceres with large numerals, F-VFapp light "JUIN 76" CD cancel, pinpoint thin, 1.75

61(1) 3.25 15c bistre, Ceres with larger numerals, VF light star "6" or "25" cancel, 1.50

61(2) 3.25 15c bistre, Ceres with larger numerals, F+ light star "1" or "22" cancel, 1.00
61(3) 3.25 15c bistre, Ceres with larger numerals, F-VF light star "35," lozenge "454" or CD cancel, .75

NEW+ 62(*) 550.00 30c brown, Ceres with larger numerals, Fapp (perfs cut design at top but looks ok) no gum, tiny tear on right, 22.50

NEW+ 62(1) 5.25 30c brown, Ceres with larger numerals, F-VF medium "191?" off-the-face cancel, 2.00

62(2) 5.25 30c brown, Ceres with larger numerals, F+ light "BORDEAUX CD cancel, 1.50

62(3) 5.25 30c brown, Ceres with larger numerals, F+ star "1," "1302" or "1772" lozenge cancel, 1.25
NEW+ 63(1) 11.50 80c rose, Ceres with larger numerals, F+ light "0415" or "2744" cancel, nice (Yvert 12 Euros = $16), 5.00
  63(2) 11.50 80c rose, Ceres with larger numerals, F+ light star or lozenge cancel, thin (Yvert 12 Euros = $14), 1.50
  NEW+ 64* 125.00 1c green, Sage Type I, F+ centering, disturbed OG LHR (Yvert 125 Euros = $148), 25.00
    64(1) 70.00 1c green, Sage Type I, F-VF centering, light CD cancel, very nice (Yvert 125 Euros = $148), 27.50
  NEW+ 64(2) 70.00 1c green, Sage Type I, F-VF, medium  "2 MAI 77" CD cancel (Yvert 125 Euros = $148), 19.50
    64(3) 70.00 1c green, Sage Type I, F-VFapp, light CD cancel, thin but nice looking (Yvert 125 Euros = $148), 8.50

 

64(4) 70.00 1c green, Sage Type I, F+ light cancel, clipped corner at upper right (Yvert 90 Euros = $115), 4.50

 

NEW+ 65 240.00 2c green on greenish. Sage Type I, F-VF very light "77" CD cancel, ,(Yvert 340 Euros = $404.50), 97.50 (minus discount)
  NEW+ 66(1) 55.00 4c Sage Type I green on greenish, F-VF medium "PARIS 14 JANV. 77" CD cancel (Yvert 100 Euros = $119), 19.50
    66(2) 55.00 4c Sage Type I green on greenish, F+ red newspaper cancel (Yvert  100 Euros = $119), 16.50
66(3) 55.00 4c Sage Type I green on greenish, F-VFapp light CD cancel, small thin but nice looking, 7.50
    67(1) 45.00 5c Sage Type I green on greenish, VF very light CD cancel, gorgeous copy 22.50
    67(2) 45.00 5c Sage Type I green on greenish, F-VF light "8 OCT. 76" CD cancel, very nice 19.50
    67(3) 45.00 5c Sage Type I green on greenish, F+ indistinct red newspaper cancel, (Yvert 75 = $89), 9.50
  NEW+ 67(4) 45.00 5c Sage Type I green on greenish, F (perforations cut design at bottom but nice looking) light CD cancel, (Yvert 60 = $71), 8.50
    68(1) 21.00 10c green on greenish, Sage Type I, F-VF light "8 AVRIL 77" CD cancel, nice, 6.50
  68(2) 21.00 10c green on greenish, Sage Type I, F-VF light CD cancel, 6.00
    68(3) 21.00 10c green on greenish, Sage Type I, just F-VF light
"(DU)NKERQUE 4 JANV. 77" CD cancel, nice, 
5.50
  NEW+ 68(4) 21.00 10c green on greenish, Sage Type I, F+ light red newspaper cancel (Yvert 40 Euros = $47.50), 5.00
  NEW+ 68(5) 21.00 10c green on greenish, Sage Type I, F+ light CD cancel, 4.00
    69(1) 17.50 15c Sage Type I gray lilac on grayish, VF on-the-nose "PARIS 11 SEPT. 76" CD cancel, very nice, 8.00
  reserved 69(2) 17.50 15c Sage Type I gray lilac on grayish, F-VF light "11 DEC. 76" CD cancel, nice, 6.00
  NEW+ 69(3) 17.50 15c Sage Type I gray lilac on grayish, F (perfs cutting design at top),  red newspaper cancel (Yvert 40 Euros = $47.50), 4.50

 

70* 600.00 20c red brown Sage Type I, F-VF centering OG HH, pulled perforation at top (Yvert 550 Euros = $730), 24.50
  NEW+ 70(1) 17.50 20c light red brown Sage Type I, almost VF light red newspaper cancel (Yvert 40 Euros = $47.50) , very nice, 9.00
  reserved 70(2) 17.50 20c red brown Sage Type I, F-VF light "29 NOV. 79" CD cancel, nice, 6.00
70(3) 17.50 20c red brown Sage Type I, F-VF medium CD cancel, 4.50
  70(4) 17.50 20c red brown Sage Type I, F+ light "(B)ONNE-S-MENOGE 18 OCT 80" CD cancel, good color,nice, 4.00
  NEW+ 72(1) 55.00 25c ultramarine on bluish Sage Type I, VF light "PARIS 14 AOUT 76" CD cancel, nice, 23.50
  NEW+ 72(2) 55.00 25c ultramarine on bluish Sage Type I, F-VF light "17 NOV. 76" CD cancel, couple of short perforations but ok, 12.50
  NEW+ 72(3) 55.00 25c ultramarine on bluish Sage Type I, F-VF light "LYON 6 AOUT 76" CD cancel, slightly rounded top right corner, but ok, 11.50
  NEW+ 73(1) 8.25 30c brown Sage Type I, VF medium "AMIENS 27 JANV 78" CD cancel, nice, 3.50
  NEW+ 73(2) 8.25 30c brown Sage Type I, F-VF medium red newspaper cancel *Yvert 15 Euros = $17.50), 3.50

73(3) 8.25 30c brown Sage Type I, F-VF light CD cancel, 3.25

  73(4) 8.25 30c dark brown Sage Type I, F+ on-the-nose small CD cancel, 2.50

  73(5) 8.25 30c dark brown Sage Type I, F+ "4 JUIL. 80" CD cancel, 2.00
  NEW+ 74 35.00 40c Sage Type I, F+ very light "24 AVRIL 80" CD cancel, several short perforations but ok, 6.00

  75(1) 12.50 75c Sage Type I, VF light CD cancel, good color, very nice 5.50

NEW+ 75(2) 12.50 75c Sage Type I, F-VF good color, on-the-nose "LAIGLE 14 MAI 77" CD cancel, 5.00

NEW+ 75(3) 12.50 75c Sage Type I, F-VF good color, red newspaper cancel (Yvert 45 Euros = $54), 4.50

  75(3) 12.50 75c Sage Type I, F-VF good color, light CD cancel, 4.00
75(4) 12.50 75c Sage Type I, F+ light "PARIS 18 AOUT 85" CD cancel, 3.25

  76(2) 10.00 1F Sage Type I, F-VF "BERGERAC 5 AVRL 80"  CD cancel, 3.50

  76(3) 10.00 1F Sage Type I, F-VF on-the-nose "COURBEVOIE 23 AOUT 81" CD cancel. several short perforations, 2.50

  76(4) 10.00 1F Sage Type I, F+ "PARIS 20 AOUT 71" CD cancel, 2.25

  76(5) 10.00 1F Sage Type I, VFapp very light CD cancel, very nice looking, thin, 2.00

76(6) 10.00 1F Sage Type I, VFapp "PARIS" CD cancel, small thin, 1.25
  NEW+ 77* 115.00 2c Sage Type II, VFapp OG LHR, thin (Yvert 175 Euros = $208), 11.50
  77(1) 19.00 2c Sage Type II, F-VF light CD cancel (Yvert 20 Euros = $26.50), 6.00
  77(2) 19.00 2c Sage Type II, F (centered to bottom & left but ok) light CD cancel (Yvert 20 Euros = $26.50), 3.50

  

NEW+ 78* 25.00 5c Sage Type II, green on greenish, F (perfs cutting design at top) OG LHR, 2.50 

 

  78(*) 25.00 5c Sage Type II, green on greenish, F+app NG & thin, strong color (Dallay 9 Euros for NG = $12), 1.50 

 

78v(*) N/A 5c Sage Type II, green on greenish, variety with shadow after top of "S" in "POSTE," F-VF NG (Dallay 74, 12 Euros for no gum = $16), 4.00

78(1) ? 5c Sage Type II green on greenish, F-VF "3038" in lozenge (unusually late usage of this cancelation), 6.00

78(2) ? 5c Sage Type II green on greenish, VF red Paris journaux cancel, "31 AOUT 78" (Maury cancel J2, 9 Euros = $12), 2.25

78(3) ? 5c Sage Type II green on greenish, F-VF red Paris imprimes cancel, "20 JUIN 78"(Maury cancel I3A, 6 Euros = $8), 1.50

78(4) ? 5c Sage Type II dark green on greenish, F-VF on-the-nose "NOGENT S/SEINE 2 MARS 96" CD cancel, very nice, 1.00

NEW+ 78(5) .60 5c Sage Type II green on greenish, VF light CD cancel, nice, .30

NEW+ 79 240.00 10c green, Sage Type II, F-VF medium "VFSOO 8 MAI 77" CD cancel,couple of shortened perforations on top but ok, 49.50

reserved 80(1) 1.90 15c gray, Sage Type II, F-VF light CD cancel, nice looking stamp, .65

80(2) 1.90 15c gray, Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel, .40

 

  81(*) 425.00 25c Sage ultramarine Type II, F-VFapp no gum, two short non-obvious tears on the right, 17.50

81(1) 1.00 25c Sage ultramarine Type II, F-VF light CD cancel, .50
  81a* 475.00 25c blue on bluish Sage Type II, F-VF og small LHR, numeral handstamp & pencil on back, with APES certificate of authenticity (Yvert 675 Euros = $900), very nice 152.50 (minus discount)

81a(1) 1.50 25c blue on bluish Sage Type II, VF light CD cancel, .75

81a(2) 1.50 25c blue on bluish Sage Type II, F-VF light CD cancel, .60

81a(3) 1.50 25c blue on bluish Sage Type II, F+ light "BEAUCOURT 12 MARS 78" CD cancel, .50
  82(*) 82.50 30c yellow brown, Sage Type II, F+ regummed, rough perforations at top, 7.50

82 1.40 30c yellow brown, Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel, .40
  82a* 90.00 30c brown, Sage Type II, F+ OG paper hinge, shallow thin, 11.50

82a(2) 1.40 30c brown Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel, .40
  83(1) 110.00 75c carmine rose, Sage Type II, VF very light CD cancel, very nice, 47.50
    83(2) 110.00 75c carmine rose, Sage Type II, F-VF very light "15 AVRIL 99" CD cancel, good color, nice, 29.50
  83(3) 110.00 75c carmine rose, Sage Type II, F+ 3 missing perforations, heavyish CD cancel, 6.00
    84*(1) ? 1F bronze green, Sage Type II, VF millesime (mint pair with gutter between them showing an "8") OG paper hinges on both stamps, very minor bends in one stamp (Yvert 525 Euros = $625), 127.50 (minus discount)
  84*(2) 150.00 1F bronze green, Sage Type II, F-VF OG LHR, missing perf at upper right, tissue paper covering much of back, (Yvert 225 Euros = $268) 17.50
  84*(3) 150.00 1F bronze green, Sage Type II, F+app OG hinge thin (Yvert 225 Euros = $268), 16.50
84(1) 7.50 1F bronze green, Sage Type II, VF "(O)RANGE (VAU)CLUSE 30 JUIN 84" CD cancel, very nice, 3.50

84(2) 7.50 1F bronze green, Sage Type II, F-VF light cancel, 2.50

84(3) 7.50 1F bronze green, Sage Type II, F+ "PARIS 31 MAI 86" CD cancel, 1.75
  NEW+ 86* 3.75 1c black on lilac, F-VF OG LHR, njce, 1.50
    86(1) 1.75 1c black on lilac, F+ Newspaper print cancel (Yvert 5 Euros = $7), 1.25
    86(2) 1.75 1c black on lilac, VF light CD cancel, a beauty, .90
86(3) 1.75 1c black on lilac, F-VF light cancel, .60

  86a(*) 3.75 1c black on gray blue, F+ NG missing perf at bottom, .75

  86a(1) 1.75 1c black on gray blue, F-VF light CD cancel, .60

86a(2) 1.75 1c black on gray blue, F+ light cancel, .50
    88** 4.50 2c brown on straw, F+ OG NH, one short perf at bottom (Maury
Type IIA, 14 Euros = $18.50), 2.50
  NEW+ 88*(1) 4.50 2c brown on straw, VF OG H, 1.75
  NEW+ 88*(2) 4.50 2c brown on straw, F-VF OG H, 1.50
    88*(3) 4.50 2c brown on straw, F (centered to the right) OG LHR, .75

88 1.90 2c brown on straw, F+ CD cancel, .50

88a* 4.50 2c brown on yellow, F-VF OG LHR, 1.25

88a(1) 1.90 2c brown on yellow, F-VF CD cancel, .75

88a(2) 1.90 2c brown on yellow, F+ CD cancel, .50
  NEW+ 89* 200.00 3c yellow on straw, F-VF centering, part original gum (Yvert 330 Euros = $392.50), nice, 62.50 (minus discount)
    89(1) 42.50 3c yellow on straw, VF centering, moderate CD cancel (Yvert 60 Euros = $71), 18.00
  89(2) 42.50 3c yellow on straw, F-VF centering, light "Tourville 7 AOUT 88" CD cancel, fresh (Yvert 60 Euros = $71), very nice, 16.00
  89(3) 42.50 3c yellow on straw, F-VF centering, light "79" CD cancel, fresh (Yvert 60 Euros = $71), 12.50
  89(4) 42.50 3c yellow on straw, F+ centering, light CD cancel, fresh but small thin (Yvert 60 Euros = $71), 5.00

NEW+ 90*(1) 5.00 4c claret on lavender, F-VF OG LH, 1.75
NEW+ 90*(2) 5.00 4c claret on lavender, F+ OG LH, 1.25
NEW+ 90*(3) 5.00 4c claret on lavender, F+ OG LHR, 1.00

NEW+ 90(1) 1.90 4c claret on lavender, XF light off-the-face red (printed matter) cancel, gorgeous (Yvert 10 Euros = $12), 2.50

90(2) 1.90 4c claret on lavender, F-VF red (printed matter) cancel (Yvert 10 Euros = $12), 1.25

90(3) 1.90 4c claret on lavender, VF light CD cancel, .75

90(4) 1.90 4c claret on lavender, F+ "Paris Pyrenees 30 Avr 06" on the nose cancel, .60

90(5) 1.90 4c claret on lavender, F-VF light CD cancel, .60
  NEW+ 91*(1) 35.00 10c black on lavender Type II, F+ OG LHR, 7.50

 

91*(2) 35.00 10c black on lavender Type II, F-VFapp OG H, small corner thin, 4.00

91 1.00 10c black on lavender Type II, VF very light cancel, very nice, .50

NEW+ 91a* 37.50 10c black on rose lilac Type II, F-VF OG HR, 5.50

91a(*) 37.50 10c black on rose lilac Type II, F (centered to top & right) NG, 2.50

92* 22.50 15c blue on white, F+ OG LHR, missing perforation in  upper right corner, 2.50
  92(1) .80 15c blue on white, F-VF on-the-nose "PARIS 19 T 98 DEPART" CD cancel, .30
    92(2) .80 15c blue on white, F-VF light CD cancel, .25

  

NEW+ 92b*(1) 435.00 15c blue on bluish, F-VF OG paper LHR, (Yvert 700 Euros = $833), 92.50

  

NEW+ 92b*(2) 435.00 15c blue on bluish, F (perforations cutting design at bottom but ok)  47.50

  

NEW+ 92b(*) 435.00 15c blue on bluish, F+ regummed over LHR, (Yvert 700 Euros = $833), 42.50
  92b 15.00 15c blue on bluish, VF "5 FEVR 81" CD cancel, 6.00
  92b 15.00 15c blue on bluish, F-VF on-the-nose "MONTEREAU, 26 JANV 86" CD cancel, 5.00
  92b 15.00 15c blue on bluish, F+ very light CD cancel, 4.00
    93(1) 25.00 25c black on dark red, F-VF red "JOURNAUX CD cancel, nice and unusual (Maury 42 Euros = $56), 12.50

  

93(2) 25.00 25c black on dark red, F-VF light CD cancel, nice (Yvert 30 Euros = $40), 7.75

  

sold 93(3) 25.00 25c black on red, F-VF light "PARIS 17 MARS 79" CD cancel (Yvert 25 Euros = $33), nice, 7.50

 

93(4) 25.00 25c black on dark red, F+ light CD cancel (Yvert 30 Euros = $40), 5.00
  NEW+ 94(*) 525.00 35c black on yellow, F-VF regummed LHR, slightly rounded corner at bottom left, 26.50
  94(1) 35.00 35c black on yellow, VF light CD cancel, 13.50
  94(2) 35.00 35c black on yellow, F-VF "LE HAVRE" CD cancel, 3.50
  94(3) 35.00 35c black on bright yellow, F+ off-the-face cancel, short perforations and weak corner, 3.50
  NEW+ 94a(1) 35.00 35c black on yellowish orange, XF centering, light CD cancel, very nice, 17.50
  94a(2) 35.00 35c black on yellowish orange, F-VF centering, light  CD cancel, nice but two short perfs, 7.00
  94a(3) 35.00 35c black on yellowish orange, F+ light CD cancel, nice but clipped at lower left, 4.00
  NEW+ 95*(1) 90.00 40c red on straw, F-VF light OG LHR, 23.50
  95*(2) 90.00 40c red on straw, F-VF light OG H, missing perf at upper fight-hand corner, 11.50
  NEW+ 95*(3) 90.00 40c red on straw, Fapp (perfs cutting design at top & right) light OG LHR, thin, 5.00

sold 95(1) 2.10 40c red on straw, F-VF light on-the-nose "BEINE 3 OCT 98 MARNE" CD cancel, very nice, 1.00

  95(2) 2.10 40c red on straw, F-VF light nicely centered "LA BATHIE 29 JUIL 99" CD cancel, very nice, .75
    95(3) 2.10 40c Sage Type II, F+ on-the-nose "BOURGES 5 OCT 98" cancel, .60

  95(4) 2.10 40c red on straw, F+ very light CD cancel, .50
    96(1) 70.00 5F light violet on lavender, VF very light CD cancel (Yvert 90 Euros = $106), beautiful, 35.00
  96(2) 70.00 5F light violet on lavender, VF medium "29 JUIN 92" CD cancel (Yvert 90 Euros = $106), 27.50
  NEW+ 96(3) 70.00 5F light violet on lavender, VF light CD cancel (Yvert 90 Euros = $106), missing perforation at bottom but nice looking, 17.50

 

96(4) 70.00 5F violet on lavender, F+app heavy cancel, thins, 3.00
  96b(1) 100.00 5F red lilac on lavender, VF light on-the-nose "PARIS 30 JANV 01" CD cancel (Yvert 100 Euros = $118), very nice, 39.50
    96b(2) 90.00 5F red lilac on lavender, F-VF medium CD cancel, 27.50
  96b(3) 100.00 5F red lilac on lavender, VFapp light CD cancel, 2 thin perforations at top (Yvert 100 Euros = $118), very nice looking, 16.50
    96b(4) 100.00 5F red lilac on lavender, F-VF light CD cancel, missing and short perforations at bottom, 9.50
  96b(5) 100.00 5F red lilac on lavender, F+ centering, light CD cancel, nice looking stamp but with repaired tear & corner crease, 4.50
    96b(6) 100.00 5F red lilac on lavender, F-VF light cancel, faded, small thin and round corner, 2.50
  NEW+ 97*(1) 3.00 3c gray, F (centered to right & perfs cutting top design) OG LH, .75
    97*(2) 3.00 3c gray, VFapp OG LH light horizontal crease, .50

97(1) 1.75 3c gray, VF centering, light CD cancel, very nice, .90

  97(2) 1.75 3c gray, VF centering, medium "PARIS 26 JANV 97" CD cancel, .75

97(3) 1.75 3c gray, F-VF centering, light cancel, .60

97(4) 1.75 3c gray, F+ centering, light cancel, .50
  NEW+ 98* 37.50 20c red on yellow green, F-VF OG LHR, good color (Yvert 60 Euros  = $71), 15.00
98(*) 37.50 20c red on yellow green, F-VF no gum, nice fresh-looking stamp (Dallay 20 Euros without gum = $24), 6.00

sold 98(1) 4.25 20c red on yellow green, VF light black "JOURNAUX 7 DEC 88" cancel (Maury cancel J2), very nice, 2.00

NEW+ 98(2) 4.25 20c red on yellow green, F-VF on-the-nose moderate "PONT A MOUSSON 27 AVRIL 98" cancel, 2.00

NEW+ 98(3) 4.25 20c red on yellow green, F-VF moderate "TOURCOING" crenulated circle cancel (Maury cancel I3A), 1.75

NEW+ 98(4) 4.25 20c red on yellow green, F+ heavyish on-the-nose "TROYES AUBE 7 MARS 95" CD cancel (Maury cancel I3A), 1.50

  98(5) 4.25 20c red on yellow green, F+ light black "IMP(RIMES) P.P. 1 "7 JANV 00" CD cancel (Maury cancel I3A), 1.25

sold 98a 5.75 20c red on green, F-VF light black "9 MARS 91" (imprimes Maury cancel I6A) CD cancel, 1.75

 

  99(*) 340.00 25c bister on yellow, F+ NG but nice (Dallay 135 Euros without gum = $180), 37.50

sold 99(1) 5.00 25c bister on yellow, F-VF centering, very light CD cancel, 1.75

  99(2) 5.00 25c bister on yellow, F-VF "PARIS 25 AVRIL 88 RUE LETTRE" CD cancel, 1.50

  99(3) 5.00 25c bister on dark yellow, F-VF "PARIS 16 AVRIL 86 REPUBLIC" CD cancel, 1.50

  99(4) 5.00 25c dark bister on yellow, F-VF on-the-nose "PARIS 5 OCT. 79 PAL. DU LUXEMBOU(RG)" CD cancel, very nice (Dallay 6.50 Euros = $7.50), 1.50

NEW+
99(5) 5.00 25c dark bister on yellow, just F-VF very light CD cancel, nice (Dallay 6.50 Euros = $7.50), 1.25

  99(6) 5.00 25c dark bister on yellow, F+ "4 JUIN 99" CD cancel, nice (Dallay 6.50 Euros = $8.50), 1.00

  

NEW+
100*(1) 72.50 25c black on pale rose, almost VF OG H (Yvert 120 Euros = $143), very nice 27.50

 

  100*(2) 72.50 25c black on pale rose, F+ OG LHR (Yvert 120 Euros = $143), 13.50
  100*(3) 72.50 25c black on pale rose, F+ OG H small wrinkle on back but ok (Yvert 100 Euros = $133), 13.50

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100(*) 72.50 25c black on pale rose, VF regummed VLH (Dallay 25 Euros for no gum = $33.50), BEAUTY, 11.50

100(1) 1.60 25c black on pale rose, F-VF light "PARIS 11 MAI 90" CD cancel, .60

100(2) 1.60 25c black on pale rose, F+ light CD cancel, .40

NEW+ 101* 210.00 50c rose on rose, Sage Type II, F-VF OG tiny LHR, very nice (Yvert 285 Euros = $339), 69.50 (minus discount)

NEW+ 101(*) 210.00 50c pale rose, Sage Type II, F-VF regummed LHR (Yvert 90 Euros = $107), 27.50 (minus discount)

NEW+ 101 block ? 50c rose on rose, Sage Type II block of 4, F-VF central light "PARIS Bd MALESHERBES 7? AOUT 97" CD cancel, beautiful (Yvert 45 Euros = $53)  23.50

101(1) 3.25 50c rose on rose, Sage Type II, F-VF light CD cancel, .90

101(2) 3.25 50c rose on rose, Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel, .75

NEW+ 101a* 225.00 50c carmine on rose, Sage Type II, F+ centering disturbed OG HR, strong color, nice looking (Yvert , 47.50
  NEW+ 102(*) 215.00 75c deep violet on orange, Sage Type II F+ regummed LHR (Yvert 125 Euros = $149), 24.50
102(1) 35.80 75c deep violet on orange, Sage Type II, F-VF medium "COMBOURG 12 JUIL 92" CD cancel, nice (Yvert 35 Euros = $46), 12.50

 

102(2) 35.00 75c deep violet on orange, Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel (Yvert 35 Euros = $50), 9.50
sold  102(3) 35.00 75c deep violet on orange, Sage Type II, F+ CD cancel, strong color (Yvert 35 Euros = $49), 8.00
  102(4) 35.00 75c deep violet on orange, Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel (Yvert 35 Euros = $50), 6.50
  sold 102a(1) 45.00 75c deep violet on yellow, Sage Type II, VF "6 AOUT 96" CD cancel (Yvert 45 Euros = $64), nice, 19.50
102a(2) 45.00 75c deep violet on yellow, Sage Type II, F (design cut by perforations at top & right), light CD cancel, 5.00

 

  103** 12.50 15c blue on quadrille paper, Sage Type II, single from block to the left, F-VF OG NH, beautiful pristine item, 8.00 (also a pair at twice the price)

  103* 17.00 15c blue on quadrille paper, Sage Type II, F-VFapp OG HH , thin but nice looking, 1.50

  

103(1) .80 15c blue on quadrille paper, Sage Type II, F-VF "OR" (rural origin) in a circle cancel (Maury 12 Euros = $16), 4.00 

  

103(2) .80 15c blue on quadrille paper, Sage Type II, VF light corner CD cancel, .40 

NEW+ 104*(1) 16.00 5c yellow green, Sage Type II, VF OG LH, very nice, 7.50

NEW+ 104*(2) 16.00 5c yellow green, Sage Type II, F+ (centered left and bottom) regummed LH, 1.75
sold 104(1) 1.30 5c yellow green, Sage Type II, VF light ""LAV 21 AOUT  99" undulated CD cancel, nice, .60

104(2) 1.30 5c yellow green, Sage Type II, F+ on-the-nose "PARIS JOURNAUX PP1 19 JUIL 99" CD cancel, .40

104(3) 1.30 5c yellow green, Sage Type II, F+ light CD cancel, .30
reserved 105(1) 1.30 5c yellow green, Sage Type I, VF light CD cancel, nice, .60
  105(2) 1.30 5c yellow green, Sage Type I, F-VF light CD cancel, very nice, .50

105(3) 1.30 5c yellow green, Sage Type I, F+ light CD cancel, .30
NEW+ 106*(1) 21.00 10c black on lavender, Sage Type I, with left-hand tab including "0", just F-VF OG LHR, nice fresh stamp (Yvert 45 Euros = $54), 13.50
NEW+ 106*(2) 21.00 10c black on lavender, Sage Type I, F (perfs cutting design on left and touching design at bottom) OG LHR, 4.50
sold 106(1) 2.50 10c black on lavender, Sage Type I, VF light CD cancel, 1.50
106(2) 2.50 10c black on lavender, Sage Type I, F-VF light CD cancel, 1.25

106(3) 2.50 10c black on lavender, Sage Type I, F+ light CD cancel, .75

sold 107(1) 40.00 50c carmine on rose, Sage Type I, almost F-VF good color, light CD cancel, 14.50

sold 107(2) 40.00 50c carmine on rose, Sage Type I, F+ light CD cancel, 12.50

sold 107(3) 40.00 50c carmine on rose, Sage Type I, nearly F-VFapp, very light CD cancel, good color, thin, 6.00
  NEW+ 108* 110.00 2F brown on azure, Sage Type I, F+ regummed large paper hinge remnant, 12.50
  sold 108(1) 40.00 2F brown on azure, Sage Type I, F-VF light off-the-face CD cancel, very  nice 16.50
    108(2) 40.00 2F brown on azure, Sage Type I, nearly F-VF light off-the-face CD cancel, nice, 14.50
sold 108(3) 40.00 2F brown on azure, Sage Type I, VF CD cancel, 12.50
    108(4) 40.00 2F brown on azure, Sage Type I, F+ light CD cancel, 9.50
    108(5) 40.00 2F brown on azure, Sage Type I, VFapp, very light CD cancel, creased,  2.50

Revised: April 09, 2021