Lots 216 - 234, Catalogue of Auction #30 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
216  9
1849, Ceres, 1fr dark carmine, horizontal strip of 3, rhombus grid cancellation, large balanced margins all around, fresh and flawless, VF and scarce multiple, expertized by Calves, Brunn and others, C.v. $2,300 as for pair and single
217  19
1854, Napoleon III, 80c lake, printed on yellowish paper, horizontal strip of 4, neatly cancelled with small figures inside rhombus dotted cancellation, nice balanced margins and very fresh, C.v. $330 as for two pairs
1896-1901, French-Russian Alliance, two postcards showing portraits of Russian Emperor and President of France with banners, first one is in sepia, the other one is colored, fresh, unused, VF
219    133
1902, Egyptian PPC sent from steamship nearby French Polynesia to Dijon via Reunion, franked with 10c carmine, tied with "Ligne No.6" ds, forwarded to packet-boat "Ligne No.47", postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
220 **   1167 imp
1967, Grenoble Olympic Games, horizontal imperforated pair, large margins all around, NH, VF, Yvert #1520, ?260
221 **   C15

Air Post stamps

1936, Plane over Paris, 50fr blue on red network, perfect centering and intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $775
222 **   C16-17
1936, South Atlantic Flight, complete set of 2, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $472.50
1940, Exposition Souvenirs Aeronautique, Lieutenant Colonel Jean Dagnaux, 30fr, six die sunk proofs of semi-official air post stamps, five in black and one in red, various sizes and bottom inscriptions, each signed by artist at the bottom, VF and rare assembly
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224 **   C29-32 imp
1954, Airplanes, 100fr-1000fr, imperforated complete set of 4, all are top sheet margin copies, full OG, LH on margins only, stamps are NH, VF, Yvert #PA30-33, ?500
225 SB   167

Stamp Booklet

1929, Dulcream, unexploded 4fr stamp booklet, contains 20 stamps of 20c red violet, post office fresh, VF, Yvert #190-C1, ?45
226    6

French Offices in China

1900, cover from Shanghai to Lausanne, franked by red overprint "Chine" on 25c black on rose paper, delivered with packet-boat, "Ligne No.7" ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
227    3
1901, combination franking PPC from Shanghai to Pola (Austria), franked by a pair of China 2c scarlet (#100), tied with Shanghai ds, uprated by French PO in China 10c black on lavender, paid for external delivery, tied with French PO at Shanghai ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce mixed franking card
228    10

French Indochina

1905, PPC (Pagoda at Annam) sent from Saigon to Zurich, delivered with steamship "Yokohama - Marseille", franked by 10c carmine, tied with steamship ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
229    45
1911, PPC from Tourane (now Da Nang) to Paris via Singapore (endorsed, but not cancelled), franked on picture side with 10c, delivered with packet-boat, special boxed marking "Paquebot", VF

French Morocco

June 5-6, 1930, Zeppelin First South America Return Flight postcard from Casablanca to Germany, delivered with flight Sevilla - Friedrichshafen, franked by five air post stamps, red oval confirmation cachet and Friedrichshafen "6.6.30" arrival marking, VF and rare, only 5 covers and 5 postcards of French Morocco origin were carried by this flight, Sieger #64 XVb, ?2,000
231 **   25-28

French Southern and Antarctic Territories

1966-69, Birds, Sea Animals, Albatross, complete set of 5, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $488
232 **   28
1966-69, Albatross, 20fr multicolored, the "key" stamp of the country, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $400
233  180-81

New Caledonia

1932, Paris - Noumea Flight, complete set of two overprinted values, stamp of 50c with minute gum wrinkle, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, expertized by H. Bloch, Stolow guarantee marking, C.v. $780
234    39


1902, PPC from Dakar to Bern, franked by horizontal pair of 5c yellow green, delivered with packet-boat "Loango - Bordeaux No.3", arrival ds, VF