Deborah Friedman Collection of Colombian Airmail; U.S. & Worldwide Stamps
November 7, 2007 and November 13-15, 2007

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Lot #1539
FRANCE
1664 small FL to Paris, small wax seal and part of silk cord remaining, v.f. and most attractive item
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1540
FRANCE
1849 1fr brown carmine, original gum (slightly toned), margins clear all around, sharp impression, few small faults, otherwise fine example of this classic rarity, signed Calves, with 1984 Friedl cert. (YT 6B)
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Catalog #9b
Catalog Value € 14,000
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1541
FRANCE
1849-50 1fr carmine, horizontal strip of three in outer FL to Naples, margins in at left, with parts of adjoining stamps at bottom, filing folds through middle stamps, otherwise fine (Ceres 6, catalogue value for strip of three off cover)
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Catalog #9
Catalog Value € 4,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1542
FRANCE
1852 10c pale bistre, original gum (h.r.), margins in at sides, clear impression, a fine example of this classic rarity, with 1983 Friedl cert. (YT 9)
*
Catalog #10
Catalog Value € 42,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #1543
FRANCE
1858 FL franked with 80c Empire, sent from Paris to Medellin, Colombia, with London transit and "Santamaria Debe" in blue oval, charged "15" handstamped on arrival, some insignificant toning, fine letter to Colombia
Envelope
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1544
FRANCE
1870 FL from Paris to Moscow, franked with 80c Laureated, Paris departure cds, also violet "Aus Frankreich P.Saarbrucken Franco" and boxed "W.F. 2. Sgr" (due Prussia), 25 June, 1870 Moscow arrival pmks in red and black, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1545
FRANCE
1870-73 25c blue, block of four, l.h., very fresh and fine-v.f. (YT 60A)
Box *
Catalog #58
Catalog Value € 700
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1546
FRANCE
1871 Commune de Paris, three collateral items incl. green pass dated 19 May 1871, red travel permit headed "Commission des Barricades" and another dated 15 Dec. 1870, each with official handstamps, interesting lot
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1547
FRANCE
1871 FL from St.Etienne to Lyon, franked with imperf. 4c and perf. 1c Napoleon and 20c Ceres, all tied by "3581" numerals in lozenge, fine combination franking showing three diff. issues, signed Calves, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #29,31c,44
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1548
FRANCE
1871 FL (printed announcement) from Voiteur to Switzerland, franked with perf. 10c bistre (Laureated) and imperf. 20c Bordeaux, sheet margin single, tied by large numerals pmk, fine-v.f., with transit and arrival pmks, signed Calves, with cert.
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Catalog #Ceres 28b,46f
Unsold
Lot #1549
FRANCE
1871 cover franked with 80c Laureated Napoleon and 20c Ceres, prepaying 1fr per 10 gram letter rate to Russia, via Austria, tied by GC 2145 lozenge, with Lyon cds alongside and front shows black boxed "PD" hs and red "10" Kreutzer Austrian credit, reverse bears "Wien" transit and St. Petersburg arrival cds, a v.f. and scarce cover
Envelope
Catalog #Yv.32,37
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1550
FRANCE
1883 Charge cover franked with 15c, 25c, 40c and 1fr, "Paris a Troye" arrival pmk, fine and colorful cover, with wax seals on reverse
Envelope
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1551
FRANCE
1924 Olympics, imperf. collective sheetlet of four (232x153mm), usual wrinkles and minor creases, some edge toning on reverse, otherwise fine-v.f. and rare epreuve de luxe, signed R.Blanc (YT 183-186)
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Catalog #198-201P
Catalog Value € 5,000
Price Realized
$2,200.00

Lot #1552
FRANCE
1927 Strasbourg souvenir sheet, never hinged and post office fresh, slight fingerprint impressions on gum, otherwise v.f., also 1937 Pexip souvenir sheet, unused without gum, wrinkled and with discolorations,
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Catalog #241,329
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1553
FRANCE
1927 Strasbourg souvenir sheet, Exposition cancel at bottom, away from the stamps, hinged with some fingerprints on gum, stamps n.h., fine (YT Bloc 2)
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Catalog #241
Catalog Value € 1,200
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1554
FRANCE
1929 Le Havre Exhibition, top margin single used on unaddressed exhibition cover, v.f. (YT 257A) Catalogue value for used stamp
Envelope
Catalog #246
Catalog Value € 800
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1555
FRANCE
1931 5fr Mont St.Michel, type II, ten copies including two blocks of four, n.h., v.f. (YT 260; catalogue value for singles)
Box **
Catalog #250
Catalog Value € 450
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1556
FRANCE
1935 75c Delessert, 11 copies, including block of four, n.h., v.f. (YT 303)
Box **
Catalog #301
Catalog Value € 605
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1557
FRANCE
1936-53 wholesale accumulation, mostly blocks of four of each (few with additional copies indicated), including Ampere, 1937 Ski Championship (15), 1938 Football (12, including Coin Date) 1953 Olympics (8), and Gallic Cock, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **

Catalog Value € 2,285
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1558
FRANCE
1960 Gallic Cocks, pre-cancelled set of four, blocks of 15, n.h., v.f. (YT Preobliteres 119-122)
Box **
Catalog #952-955
Catalog Value € 750
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1559
FRANCE
1964 Philatelic Exhibition, large imperf. collective proof in black, v.f. (YT 1414-17P)
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Catalog #1085-88P
Catalog Value € 1,200
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1560
FRANCE
1990 selection of four (three different) artist signed die proofs in black, with engravings for Reunion of Mulhouse with France, Berthe Morisot painting and "La Lettre" by Fragonard, v.f., probably prepared for FDC cachets
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Price Realized
$170.00

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