Lots 241 - 250, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
241  15, 17
1853, Napoleon III, top inscription "Empire Franc", lot of six imperforated trial color proofs of 20c (1) and 25c (5), various colors, nice margins, no gum as issued, mostly VF
150.00
242 **   31
1863-70, Napoleon III, 4c gray, horizontal pair, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $420 as hinged singles
300.00
243  37c
1869, Napoleon III, 5fr bluish gray, neat "six-pointed star" cancellation, tiny thin spot as often, otherwise fresh, F/VF, Yvert #33a, Scott C.v. $800
200.00
244 **   197
1923, Bordeaux Philatelic Congress, blue overprint on 1fr claret and olive green, full OG, NH, F/VF, expertized by Calves, C.v. $500
250.00
245  226b
1925, Peace and Commerce, 5fr carmine, perforated stamp from Paris Exhibition souvenir sheet, LH, VF, Yvert #216, Scott C.v. $75
 
40.00
246 **   329
1937, PEXIP, International Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $425
300.00
247  616-20
1949, Arms of French Provinces, set of four compound artist's proofs in black-and-white, printed on thin card (2f) or on chalky paper (10c, 50c and 4f), each signed at the bottom, in addition die proof of 1f in issued colors, the last one has printer's punch holes at the top and bottom, all are fresh and mostly VF, scarce assembly
250.00
248 **   C8-14

Air Post stamps

1936, Plane over Paris, complete set of seven, all are in coil date bottom left corner margin blocks of four, except block of 3f, which is without margins, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert PA8-14, 7,320 as singles
3000.00
249 **   C27
1950, Air View of Paris, 1000fr dark violet blue and black on light blue paper, complete issue by Yvert, NH, VF, C.v. $85
 
50.00
250 SB   167

Stamp Booklet

1929, Dulcream, unexploded 4fr stamp booklet, contains 20 stamps of 20c red violet, fresh, VF, Yvert #190-C1, 45
 
30.00