The 'Rochambeau' Collection of France

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Date of the auction: 13.11.2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 20c. blue, type 3, from the right of the sheet and with huge margins other sides, tied by "2145" gros chiffres cancellation of Lyon to entire to Annonay dated 3 May 1871; very fine. Signed Pavoille and La Postale Certificate (2017), Spink

Lot #: 91

Reserve: €300 - €600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 20c. type 3, report 1, ultramarine (2), deep blue and dull blue shades, used, fine. Spink Maury 46

Lot #: 92

Reserve: €300 - €600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 30c. brown, block of four with good to large margins all round, original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; superb. Signed Brun. Behr Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 47

Lot #: 93

Reserve: €500 - €1,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 30c. brown, used reconstruction of the fifteen types, very fine to superb and one with rare "5031" grand chiffres cancellation of Robertsville (Oran). La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 47, €6,000

Lot #: 94

Reserve: €1,200 - €2,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 40c. orange, block of four, good to large margins all round, original gum; fine and fresh. Behr Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 48

Lot #: 95

Reserve: €700 - €1,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 40c. orange, huge margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at right, tied by "2659" gros chiffres cancellation of Nimes to entire letter, dated 21 Jan. 1871 to Ganges; superb. La Postale Certificate (2017). Spink. Maury 48

Lot #: 96

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 40c. orange, used reconstruction of the fifteen types, good to very fine. Spink Maury 48, €3,150

Lot #: 97

Reserve: €600 - €1,200

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 80c. black, block report of the fifteen types; very fine. Spink Maury 49

Lot #: 98

Reserve: €2,500 - €5,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 80c. rose, horizontal pair, original gum, large margins, fine and fresh. Signed Calves and Behr Certificate (2016). Spink Maury 49

Lot #: 99

Reserve: €250 - €500

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 80c. rose, block of four, [12-13/2-3], large margins, original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; the first with tiny coloured mark on the face, otherwise superb. Spink Maury 49

Lot #: 100

Reserve: €800 - €1,600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 80c. rose, reconstruction of the fifteen types, including [11-12] unmounted mint pair, the others used and includes groseille shade; very fine to superb. La Postale Certificate (2017). Spink Maury 49

Lot #: 101

Reserve: €1,200 - €2,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1870-71 Imperforate Bordeaux 80c. carmine, with perforated Empire 20c. on "Boule de Moulin"envelope, with enclosure, from Marseille, "2240" gros chiffres cancellations and c.d.s. of 4 Jan. 1871 alongside, without arrival; fine, highly attractive and very rare. Roumet

Lot #: 102

Reserve: €1,000 - €2,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection The War of 1870-71 Collection of thirty-four covers, cards or pieces and some stamps contained in an album, including Ballon Monte (Gazette des Absents, No. 17) carried by the Général Chanzy and part of the captured mail, Alsace and Lorraine with Feldpost covers

Lot #: 103

Reserve: €6,500 - €13,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 1c. olive-green on greenish, horizontal strip of four, including the trait inférieur du cadre brisé variety, large part original gum; fine and fresh. Spink Maury 50, 50f, €820+

Lot #: 104

Reserve: €150 - €300

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 2c. red-brown on cream, block of six (3x2), one the "Boule devant la nez" variety, unmounted mint, centred to upper left; fresh and superb. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 51, €1,100+

Lot #: 105

Reserve: €250 - €500

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 4c. grey, block of four, large part original gum; fine and fresh. Signed Brun. Spink Maury 52, €2,000

Lot #: 106

Reserve: €400 - €800

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 5c. pale green on greenish, block of four, original gum with two remaining unmounted mint; fresh, well centred and superb. Signed Calves and with Ceres Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 53, €1,100+

Lot #: 107

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 5c., 20c. (3) and 80c., tied by "2240" gros chiffres cancellations of Marseille on entire to Constantinople dated 14 June 1878; a fine three colour franking. La Postale Certificate (2017). Spink Maury 53, 57, 60

Lot #: 108

Reserve: €100 - €200

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 5c., 15c. and 80c., tied by fine Ancre cancellations to entire letter, dated 17 May 1874 from Bordeaux to Valparaiso; fine and an attractive three colour franking. Rare. Roumet Certificate (2017), Spink Maury 53, 57, 59

Lot #: 109

Reserve: €300 - €600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thick Figures 10c. brown on rose, unmounted mint from the left of the sheet, centred to left, fresh and superb. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 54, €650+

Lot #: 110

Reserve: €120 - €240

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thick Figures 15c. bistre, block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, large part original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; well centred, fresh and fine. Rare. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 55

Lot #: 111

Reserve: €500 - €1,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thick Figures 30c. brown, superb mint; fresh colour and rare. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 56, €950

Lot #: 112

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thick Figures 80c. carmine rose, block of four, original gum, well centred, fresh and superb. Philatélie Certificate, Spink Maury 57, €4,700

Lot #: 113

Reserve: €700 - €1,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thin Figures 10c. brown on rose, "neck to neck" tête-bêche pair, used, tiny pin hole, otherwise fine and scarce. Behr Certificate (2016), Spink Maury T48, €2,650

Lot #: 114

Reserve: €700 - €1,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thin Figures 15c. bistre, original gum, well centred, fresh and superb. Signed Brun, Scheller, La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 59, €625

Lot #: 115

Reserve: €120 - €240

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thin Figures 25c. blue, type I, block of four, unmounted mint, well centred and fine. La Postale Certificate (2011). Spink Maury 60, €850+

Lot #: 116

Reserve: €150 - €300

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès, Thin Figures 25c. blue "face to face" horizontal tête-bêche pair, part original gum (hinge remainders), signed Brun and others. La Postale Certificate (2014), Spink Maury T60, €11,000

Lot #: 117

Reserve: €2,000 - €4,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1871-76 Perforated Cérès 1c. (2), 2c., 4c., 5c., thick figures 30c., 80c., thin figures 10c., 15c., variety imperforate, mint to large part original gum, margins all round, fine. Spink Maury 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 57, 58, 59, €5,325

Lot #: 118

Reserve: €800 - €1,600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type I, N under B 1c. green, block of four from the right of the sheet, unmounted mint, well centred, fresh and fine. Signed Calves, La Postale Certificate (2013). Spink Maury 61, €1,225

Lot #: 119

Reserve: €600 - €1,200

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type I, N under B 4c. green, block of four from the right of the sheet, unmounted mint, well centred, fresh and fine. La Postale Certificate (2008). Spink Maury 63, €1,225

Lot #: 120

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019