Lots 293 - 315, Catalogue of Auction #32 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
293  3c
1849, Ceres, 20c black, printed on yellowish paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, right stamp is inverted, full four-side margins, neat grille cancellation, fresh and nice, VF and scarce, APES certificate, Yvert #3d, ?7,250, Scott C.v. $6,000
294  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
295  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 multicolored, fresh, unused, VF
297    133
1902, Egyptian PPC sent from steamship nearby French Polynesia to Dijon via Reunion, franked by 10c carmine, tied with "Ligne No.6" ds, forwarded to packet-boat "Ligne No.47", postmarked on arrival, VF
298 **   1167 imp
1967, Grenoble Olympic Games, horizontal imperforated pair, large margins all around, NH, VF, Yvert #1520, ?260
299 **   C8-14

Air Post stamps

1936, Plane over Paris, complete set of seven, nice centering and intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert PA8-14, ?1,830
300 **   C16-17
1936, South Atlantic Flight, complete set of 2, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $472.50
301 **   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
302 **  Yv 6-7

Military Air Mail

1943, boxed overprint "Par Avion - Batiment De Ligne - Richelieu" on Senegal postage stamps of 1fr and 1.75fr, complete set of two, almost perfect centering and extremely fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare, these stamps were in usage for five months only, Yvert C.v. ?1,415, Sanabria #31-32, A. Rendon certificate
303 SB   167

Stamp Booklets

1929, Dulcream, unexploded 4fr stamp booklet, contains 20 stamps of 20c red violet, post office fresh, VF, Yvert #190-C1, ?45
304 SB   B274a
1952, Red Cross, unexploded booklet, contains pane of ten of 15fr+5fr indigo, fresh, VF, C.v. $300
305    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
306    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
307    10

French Colonies
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
308    45
1911, PPC from Tourane (now Da Nang) to Paris via Singapore (endorsed, but not cancelled), franked on picture side by 10c red and black, 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 Seville - 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
310 **   25-28

French Southern and Antarctic Territories

1966-69, Birds, Sea Animals, Albatross, complete set of 5, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $488
311 **   28
1966-69, Albatross, 20fr multicolored, the "key" stamp of the country, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $400
312 **   C19-23 imp

Air Post stamps

1969-71, Maps and Coat of Arms, imperforated complete set of five in gutter pairs, full OG, NH, VF
313 **   1-150, C1-108

French Southern and Antarctic Territories
Complete Collection

1955-89, several hundred mint never hinged stamps housed in a green stockbook, including postage and air post issues, complete for the period, post office fresh, NH, generally VF, Scott C.v. $3,650
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314  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
315    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