U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History; July 15, 2015: The Confino Collection of United States
July 8-9, 2015

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Lot #278
FRANCE
1850 40c orange, used, margins all around, v.f., with 2007 APS certificate (which identifies this stamp as 40c red orange, Ceres No.5c)
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Catalog #7
Catalog Value $ 475
Unsold
Lot #279
FRANCE
1856 (June) FL from Paris to Guayaquil, Ecuador, paying 2.10fr with imperf. 10c, 40c and pair of 80c Empire, handstamped "Voie de Panama" and with red "Paid June 16, 1856", little toning, otherwise v.f. and attractive cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #280
FRANCE
1862 Reimpression, 10c bistre, bottom sheet margin single, n.h., fresh and v.f., signed Calves, etc. (YT 9e, catalogue value for hinged)
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Catalog #10b
Catalog Value €750
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #281
FRANCE
1863-70 Empire, 2c red brown, block of four, top stamps h.r., bottom stamps l.h. or n.h., fine-v.f. (YT 26)
Box *
Catalog #30
Catalog Value €875
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #282
FRANCE
1863-70 Empire, 80c rose, well centered, l.h., fresh and v.f., signed Calves, Maury (YT 32)
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Catalog #36
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #283
FRANCE
1863-70 5fr Empire, imperf. left margin single, clear margins on other sides, l.h., nice impression, diagonal crease, otherwise v.f. and rare (YT 33c, cat. Euro 11,000)
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Catalog #37b
Catalog Value $ 10,000
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #284
FRANCE
1867 (Apr) FL from Bordeaux to Guayaquil, Ecuador, paying 1.20fr with 40c and 80c perf. Empire, routed via London where 30 April transit cds was applied in red, also May 20 "Panama" on arrival, endorsed "Per Steamers via Southampton et Panama", some perf. flaws, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #285
FRANCE
1867 (27 May) outer FL from Marseilles to Genova, franked with vertical tete-beche pair of 20c Empire, tied by large numerals (2240), with departure cds alongside, red "PD" and arrival pmk on back, fine, signed Calves (YT 22b, cat. Euro 3,500)
Envelope
Catalog #26a
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Unsold
Lot #286
FRANCE
1870-71 Bordeaux Issue, 2c bright brick red ("rouge-brique fonce"), margins all around, unused without gum, v.f., signed Calves (YT 40Bf)
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Catalog #39avar
Catalog Value €2,500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #287
FRANCE
1870-1873 10c bistre, horizontal tete-beche pair, h.r., v.f. and rare, signed Brun, Calves (YT 36b, cat. Euro 9,000)
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Catalog #54a
Catalog Value $ 6,500
Price Realized
$3,000.00

Lot #288
FRANCE
1870-71 Ceres, 20c blue, block of four, upper right stamp tete-beche, cancelled on piece, few irregular perfs, trimmed perfs at bottom, fine and scarce tete-beche multiple (YT 37c, cat. Euro 2,400 for tete-beche pair, without premium for block)
Box
Catalog #57b
Catalog Value $ 1,650
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #289
FRANCE
1870-71 Ceres, 20c blue, horizontal tete-beche pair, used on outer FL from Bordeaux to Lyon, tied by black diamond cancels and Bordeaux cds, Lyon arrival on reverse, few irregular perfs and filing fold away from the stamps, fine and rare (YT 37c, cat. Euro 8,000)
Envelope
Catalog #57b
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #290
FRANCE
1870-71 40c orange, block of four, l.h., v.f., signed Miro (YT 48)
Box *
Catalog #59
Catalog Value €2,800
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #291
FRANCE
1872-78 correspondence of 10 FLs from Bordeaux and Paris to Brownsville, Texas, variety of franking incl. both Ceres and Laureated issues, with rates up to 3fr, also 2.40fr, 2fr, 1.05fr, 50fr etc., interesting markings, some faults and aging, generally fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #292
FRANCE
1875 (22 Aug) FL from Le Havre to Brazos-Santiago, paying 1fr with perf. 30c and 40c, all tied by "6311" large numerals, endorsed "Par Bolivar", with "Batchelor & Co." datestamp and red "P.P.", fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #293
FRANCE
1877-80 1c Prussian Blue, type II, used, well centered for this difficult stamp, with 1980 Royal cert. (YT 84, cat. Euro 6,000)
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Catalog #87
Catalog Value $ 5,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #294
FRANCE
1877 4c claret, lower left sheet corner margin single, impressive fold-over variety, h.r., scarce
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Catalog #90var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #295
FRANCE
1937 Pexip, three souvenir sheets, one l.h., others n.h., occasional toning and gum skips, others fine-v.f.,
Box */**
Catalog #329
Catalog Value $ 1,760
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #296
FRANCE
1944 Marianne, 2.40fr red, imperf. bottom margin horizontal pair, l.h., v.f., with handstamp guarantee on reverse (YT 693a)
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Catalog #515var
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$290.00

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