The 'Rochambeau' Collection of France

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Date of the auction: 13.11.2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type I, N under B 5c. green, block of four from the foot of the sheet, unmounted mint, fresh and well centred; one with tiny inclusion. Scheller (2008) and La Postale (2012) Certificates. Spink Maury 64, €5,500+

Lot #: 121

Reserve: €1,000 - €2,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type I, N under B 10c. green, unmounted mint from the left of the pane, hinged in the margin only; fresh, well centred and fine. La Postale Certificate (2017). Spink Maury 65, €1,250

Lot #: 122

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type I, N under B 40c. orange-red, block of four, original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint, fresh, well centred and very fine. La Postale Certificate (2016). Spink Maury 70, €2,720+

Lot #: 123

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 75c. carmine, imperforate block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine and fresh. Rare. Signed Roumet and with his Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 71a, €3,400+

Lot #: 124

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 1f. bronze-green, block of four, original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; well centred, fresh and fine. Signed Manculet and with La Postale Certificate (2007). Spink Maury 72, €4,800+

Lot #: 125

Reserve: €500 - €1,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type II, N under U 2c. green, block of ten, the lower two rows of the sheet, original gum with all but one remaining unmounted mint; well centred, fresh and superb. La Postale Certificate (216). Spink Maury 74, €2,100+

Lot #: 126

Reserve: €300 - €600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type II, N under U 15c. grey, type II, original gum; fresh and fine. Signed Calves, La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 77, €600

Lot #: 127

Reserve: €120 - €240

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1876-85, Type II, N under U 25c. ultramarine, unmounted mint, fresh and fine. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 78IIA, €770

Lot #: 128

Reserve: €150 - €300

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 1c. black on cobalt, unmounted mint from the left of the sheet; fine, well centred and fresh. Behr Certificate (2000). Spink Maury 83IIAc, €2,500

Lot #: 129

Reserve: €350 - €700

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 15c. blue, complete pane of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint, five with small adherences on reverse; fine. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 90IIC, €1,150+

Lot #: 130

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 25c. black on red, original gum; fine and fresh. La Postale Certificate 92016), Spink Maury 91, €1,000

Lot #: 131

Reserve: €150 - €300

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 5f. violet horizontal pair from the top of the sheet with croix de repère in the margin, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin only, fresh and fine. La Postale Certificate (2010), Spink Maury 95, €1,600+

Lot #: 132

Reserve: €400 - €800

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 5f. pale violet on lilac, block of four from the right of the sheet with Control perforation in the margin, unmounted mint, fresh and well centred. Superb. La Postale Certificate (2016). Spink Maury 95a, €3,950

Lot #: 133

Reserve: €700 - €1,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 50c. rose, block of four from the upper-right corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin only; well centred, fresh and fine. La Postale Certificate (2010), Spink Maury 98, €1,750+

Lot #: 134

Reserve: €350 - €700

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1877-90, Type II, N under U 50c. rose, the set of nine Millésime pairs (1-9), original gum, number 7 unmounted mint, also 1890 50c. Millésime "0" pair; chiefly fine. Spink Maury 98, 104, €10,035

Lot #: 135

Reserve: €1,200 - €2,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1892-1900, Type III, N under B 50c. rose, block of four from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint, fresh, well centred and superb. Signed Calves and with La Postale Certificate (2010). Spink Maury 104, €1,825+

Lot #: 136

Reserve: €300 - €600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage 1892-1900, Type III, N under B 2f. bistre on azure, tied to envelope to Paris, insured for 6,200f. by Fechine c.d.s 0f 20 Jan. 1902; superb intact wax seals on the reverse. Fine. A very rare single franking. J-F Brun (1997) and La Postale (2016

Lot #: 137

Reserve: €1,500 - €3,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage Imperforate Type I, N under B, 1c., 2c., 4c., 5c., 10c., 15c., 20c., 30c., 40c., 75c. and 1f., Type II, N under U, unissued 25c. blue, 5c., 25c., 30c. (Mayer Certificate 1976), 1f. (Roumet Certificate 1993), 1877-80 Type II, N under U 1c., 2c

Lot #: 138

Reserve: €3,000 - €6,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage Imperforate Emission Des Régents: 1c. to 5f., fifteen values (missing the 20c. blue, 15c. blue, 25c. yellow and 20c. red on green), unused without gum, as issued, fine. Signed Brun and La Postale Certificate (2016

Lot #: 139

Reserve: €500 - €1,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage Imperforate Emission des Régents: 1c., 2c., 3c., 4c., 5c., 10c., 15c., 20c., 25c., 30c., 35c., 40c., 75c., 1f. and 5f., fifteen values in horizontal pairs without background colours, unused without gum as issues, one 10c. thinned, otherwise fine

Lot #: 140

Reserve: €1,000 - €2,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage Imperforate Granet Reprints: 1c. to 5f., twenty-four values, missing the 25c. Milky blue, 20c. deep blue, 15c. yellow, 75c., 1c. black on blue, fine. La Postale Certificate (2016

Lot #: 141

Reserve: €1,500 - €3,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1876-1900 Type Sage The balance of the collection, 286 stamps, including 1876-78 Type II 5c. interpanneau pair, 80c. (two blocks of four, one is from the corner of the sheet), 1f. block of four, 1877-90 3c. bistre, 25c. and 40c. blocks of four, 35c., 75c., 2f

Lot #: 142

Reserve: €1,200 - €2,400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-2008 mostly mint collection housed in a green Yvert & Tellier printed album, including 1900 Mouchon double plate 30c., single plate 25c., 1900-06 Merson 40c. and 50c. each with "GC" imprint, 5f., 1902 redrawn Mouchon 20c., 25c. millisime pair, 1903 Sower 25c

Lot #: 143

Reserve: €3,000 - €6,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900 Mouchon Double Plates 25c. blue, complete paned of twenty-five (5x5) with intact margins and numerals in the margin at foot, mostly unmounted mint, hinged in the margin at left (and the eleventh stamp just touched by a hinge); superb and rare. Spink Maury 114

Lot #: 144

Reserve: €2,000 - €4,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-06 "Merson" Issue 40c. red and pale blue, complete sheet of twenty-five (5x5), showing Croix de repère and number in the margin at foot, unmounted mint, fresh and fine. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 119, €1,750

Lot #: 145

Reserve: €200 - €400

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-06 "Merson" Issue 50c. cinnamon and lavender block of four from the upper left corner of the pane, unmounted mint, hinged in the margins only, fresh and fine. Spink Maury 120, €1,800+

Lot #: 146

Reserve: €250 - €500

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-06 "Merson" Issue 50c. cinnamon and lavender, horizontal strip of five, the first row of the sheet, perforated at foot only, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin only, crease between the third and fourth stamps, fine and scarce. La Postale Certificate (2016

Lot #: 147

Reserve: €800 - €1,600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-06 "Merson" Issue 50c. cinnamon and lavender, complete sheet of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint, fresh, fine and well centred. Rare. Boule Certificate (2016). Spink Maury 120, €11,250

Lot #: 148

Reserve: €1,500 - €3,000

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-06 "Merson" Issue 1f. lake and yellow-green, block of four from the upper-left corner of the sheet, variety two pairs perforate and imperforate se-tenant, unmounted mint, fine and scarce. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 121n, €2,100+

Lot #: 149

Reserve: €300 - €600

Date: 13 Nov 2019

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France The Rochambeau Collection 1900-06 "Merson" Issue 1f. lake and yellow-green, complete sheet of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint and showing Croix de repère and number in the margin at foot; small tear in the margin only, fine. La Postale Certificate (2016), Spink Maury 121, €3,025+

Lot #: 150

Reserve: €400 - €800

Date: 13 Nov 2019