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Public Auction #440

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COLLECTIONS, ACCUMULATIONS, AND STOCKS — French Colonies
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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464Impressive collection of French areas, including Castellorizo, Chad, Cilicia, Comoro Islands, Dahomey, Diego-Suarez, and French Colonies, late nineteenth century to 1970ís. Singles, many complete sets, and occasional short sets. Mint og and MNH. Eye-popping colors and images. F-VF. Some stamps may require an expertís eye for full appreciation. Mounted on homemade pages and housed in a three-ring binder. Hard to acquire in such depth and breadth. Should appeal to collectors and dealers.Cat. Value: S.B. 1800.00
Price Realized: $1,600.00

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465Expansive collection of Senegal, Senegambia and Niger, Somali Coast, Syria, and Togo, late nineteenth century to 1960ís. Singles, many complete sets, and occasional short sets. Mint og, MNH, and used. F-VF. Amassed by a connoisseur of the area and featuring annotated examples of forgeries. Mounted on homemade pages and housed in a three-ring binder. Admirable in its attention to detail. Specialists, take note.Cat. Value: S.B. 1000.00
Price Realized: $950.00

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466Engaging collection of Chad, Senegal, French Guiana, and French Guinea, late nineteenth century to 1940ís. Most of the value is in French Guiana and French Guinea. Singles, many complete sets, and occasional short sets. Mint og and MNH. Fresh and eye-catching. F-VF. Mounted on homemade pages and housed in a three-ring binder. Not often found in such quantity and quality. Of interest to collectors and dealers.Cat. Value: S.B. 950.00
Price Realized: $950.00

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467Powerful collection of Madagascar and Martinique, late nineteenth century to 1940ís. Singles, many complete sets, and occasional short sets. Mint og, MNH, and used. Clean and sharp. F-VF. Amassed by a connoisseur of the area and featuring annotated examples of forgeries and printing varieties. Mounted on homemade pages and housed in a three-ring binder. Noteworthy compilation. Purchase this lot and acquire bragging rights at the next meeting of your local stamp club.Cat. Value: S.B. 900.00
Price Realized: $1,150.00

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468Exquisite collection of French Sudan, French West Africa, Gabon, Grand Comoro, and Guadeloupe--late nineteenth century to 1950ís. Singles, sets, and souvenir sheets; regular postage stamps and BOB. Well filled for the time period. Overall F-VF. Some early issues identified as forgeries. Neatly mounted on computer generated pages and housed in a three-ring binder, each page with catalog values in pencil. Highlights include French Sudan #7//18; French West Africa #17-35, #36-54; Gabon #16-32, #33-48, #49-71; Grand Comoro #1-19; and Guadeloupe #1-2, #3//11. Colorful, well designed, and culturally significant. Take a look.Cat. Value: S.B. 850.00
Price Realized: $950.00

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469All-mint collection of French colonies (T-U). Features Tunisia, 1888-1954; Ubangi-Shari, 1924-1928; Upper Senegal and Niger, 1906-1917; and Upper Volta, 1920-1928. Tunisia represents 90% of the value. Numerous singles and sets, all neatly mounted onto computer-generated pages and housed in a three-ring binder. Missing only some of the most elusive stamps. Highlights include Tunisia Scott #1-8, 9//27, 29-57, 74//113D, 213//228 imperf., B1-11, B12-19, B20-36, and B54-73; Upper Senegal and Niger Scott #1-17. A desirable grouping of attractive material seldom found in this quantity.Cat. Value: S.B. 800.00
Price Realized: $750.00

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470Engaging collection of French Congo and French Equatorial Africa, late nineteenth century to early 1950ís. Most of the value is in French Equatorial Africa. Sets and singles. Mint og and MNH. F-VF. Mounted on homemade pages and housed in a three-ring binder. Includes a few stamped commemorative cards. Seldom found in such quantity and quality. Ready to add to an existing collection of the area and period or to offer for quick sale.Cat. Value: S.B. 550.00
Price Realized: $750.00
471Better singles and sets from assorted French colonies. MNH, Mint og, and used. F-VF. Includes pre- and post-independence items from wide-ranging countries and territories, such as Ivory Coast, Morocco, Algeria, Cilicia, French Polynesia, and French West Africa. Stamps are housed in ď102Ē sales cards and identified by Scott catalog number and price. Colorful, topical, and collectable. Nicely set up for easy processing.Cat. Value: S.B. 280.00
Price Realized: $400.00

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472Small French Offices group of a couple hundred different stamps on Scott Specialty pages. Almost all is offices in China 1894-1939, mixed mint and used with many better to be rediscovered. Also includes a small group of German offices, too. One small pizza sized box.Cat. Value: S.B. 220.00
Price Realized: $950.00
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