Lots 224 - 229, Catalogue of Auction #35 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
224  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
225 **   31
1863-70, Napoleon III, 4c gray, horizontal pair, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $420 as hinged singles
226  37c
1869, Napoleon III, 5fr bluish gray, neat "six-pointed star" cancellation, repaired tiny thin spot as often, otherwise fresh, F/VF, Yvert #33a, Scott C.v. $800
227  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
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228 **   C23-27

Air Post stamps

1949-50, Views of French Cities, complete set of five, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert PA24-27, 29, ?261
229 SB   167

Stamp Booklet

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