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Guadeloupe Postal History continued...

1856-1892 OVERSEAS PRINTED MATTER MAIL continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
201 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #14, 1 French Colonies Yvert 14, 17, 1872-73 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal pair and single and 5c Green on blue, all with clear to large margins, tied to 1877 large entire printed
notice by black lozenge cancels, black Paq. Fr.Point-a-Pitre10 JanFrench Colonies Yvert #14, 17, 1872-73 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal pair and single and 5c Green on blue, all with clear to large margins, tied to 1877 large entire printed notice by black lozenge cancels, black "Paq. Fr./Point-a-Pitre/10 Janv. 77" double-circle sorting c.d.s. indicating transmission by French packet, posted to Bordeaux with Line "A" packet transit on the reverse, file folds to cover and few toning spots barely affecting the stamps, otherwise very fine; for the short period of July 1876 to April 1879 in the early U.P.U. period the printed matter rate was reduced to 8c; a nice and rare Ceres franking of this exceptionally rare rate that is missing from most collections; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
202 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17, 3 French Colonies Yvert 17, 37, 1872-77 5c Green on blue and 1c Black on blue, Ty. II, horizontal strip of three, an extremely rare 8c franking paying the foreign printed matter
rate to St. Johns, Newfoundland, stamps with rich colors and cleaFrench Colonies Yvert #17, 37, 1872-77 5c Green on blue and 1c Black on blue, Ty. II, horizontal strip of three, an extremely rare 8c franking paying the foreign printed matter rate to St. Johns, Newfoundland, stamps with rich colors and clear to large margins, tied to 1879 newspaper wrapper that yet retains a portion of the newsprint prices current, stamps tied by black "Paq. Fr./Point-a-Pitre/30 Sept. 79" double-circle sorting c.d.s., Basse Terre and St. Georges, Bermuda duplex transits, enclosure is only partial but wrapper is largely intact and very fine; a very rare Ceres and Sage combination franking and an equally rare destination during the early transitional part of the U.P.U. period while rates were in flux. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
203 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17 French Colonies Yvert 17, 1872 5c Green on blue, an enormously rare single franking of this 5c Ceres value paying the relatively new U.P.U. 5c foreign mail printed matter rate,
attractive stamp with four even margins tied to petite cover to FranFrench Colonies Yvert #17, 1872 5c Green on blue, an enormously rare single franking of this 5c Ceres value paying the relatively new U.P.U. 5c foreign mail printed matter rate, attractive stamp with four even margins tied to petite cover to France by "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/20 Mai 82" small double-circle c.d.s. with similar strike at left, red Line "B" French packet transit, backstamped Pau, minor cover wrinkles in the bottom right corner and small stain, still very fine and attractive; by this time the Ceres issue was rarely in use, making for an unusually rare proper single franking of this value; one of very few known if not the only recorded example. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
204 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #49 French Colonies Yvert 49, 1881 5c Green, quite well centered single tied to 1887 folded cover of a commercial bulletin by black Pointe a PitreGuadeloupe29 Avril 87 double-circle
c.d.s., posted to Bordeaux, very fine and scarce single frankinFrench Colonies Yvert #49, 1881 5c Green, quite well centered single tied to 1887 folded cover of a commercial bulletin by black "Pointe a Pitre/Guadeloupe/29 Avril 87" double-circle c.d.s., posted to Bordeaux, very fine and scarce single franking paying the 5c U.P.U. foreign mail printed matter rate; signed Fourcaut. (imagea) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
205 c Yvert #10 Yvert 10, 1891 5cG.P.E. Provisional surcharge on 10c Black on lilac, attractive single franking tied to entire 1890 newspaper, Journal Official de la Guadeloupe, which contains
within its pages details of the creation of the new GuadeloupeYvert #10, 1891 "5c/G.P.E." Provisional surcharge on 10c Black on lilac, attractive single franking tied to entire 1890 newspaper, "Journal Official de la Guadeloupe", which contains within its pages details of the creation of the new Guadeloupe postal overprints of this time, stamp tied by black "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/28 Fevr. 91" double-circle c.d.s., address removed otherwise the paper is intact and very fine; newspapers, of all the classes of printed matter, are among the scarcest because they almost always were thrown away; extremely rare with this scarce provisional surcharge and possibly unique with its philatelic content. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
206 c Yvert #17 Yvert 17, 1891 5c Green with provisional Guadeloupe overprint, quite well centered single tied to 1892 commercial cover to Canada by Pointe a PitreGuadeloupe10 Fevr 92
double-circle c.d.s., cover wrinkles and small edge tear to cover,Yvert #17, 1891 5c Green with provisional "Guadeloupe" overprint, quite well centered single tied to 1892 commercial cover to Canada by "Pointe a Pitre/Guadeloupe/10 Fevr 92" double-circle c.d.s., cover wrinkles and small edge tear to cover, fine and very scarce single franking paying the 5c U.P.U. foreign mail printed matter rate to Canada. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1871-1894 DOMESTIC PRINTED MATTER MAIL
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
207 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #37, 4 French Colonies Yvert 37, 47, 1878-81 1c Black on blue, Ty. II and 2c Brown lilac on buff, an exceptionally attractive mixed issue franking paying a special printed matter rate
of 3c per 5-10 grams to France, both tied to 1881 folded marriage anFrench Colonies Yvert #37, 47, 1878-81 1c Black on blue, Ty. II and 2c Brown lilac on buff, an exceptionally attractive mixed issue franking paying a special printed matter rate of 3c per 5-10 grams to France, both tied to 1881 folded marriage announcement by black "Guadeloupe/Pointe a Pitre/20 Juil 81" double-circle c.d.s., posted to France with red French packet transit of Line "B", backstamped Nerac, very fine; this unusual rate apparently was for simple announcements such as birth, death and marriage; the franking here is highly unusual and this may quite possibly be the only example known. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $725.00
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208 c Fr. Colonies Yvert # 14 French Colonies Yvert 14, 1873 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal pair, margins to just cut in at right, tied to tiny 1875 note cover paying the extremely rare local printed
matter rate, the pair is tied by black GuadeloupeBasse Terre30 Dec 75French Colonies Yvert #14, 1873 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal pair, margins to just cut in at right, tied to tiny 1875 note cover paying the extremely rare local printed matter rate, the pair is tied by black "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/30 Dec 75" double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at left, fresh and very fine cover; Robert Stone notes in his book that the 1c Ceres value is very rare on cover; he illustrates this cover on page 57 and additionally notes that it is extremely rare paying this local printed matter rate, this being a very early use of this value and one of no more than a couple of examples recorded paying the local printed matter rate. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $750.00
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209 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #14 French Colonies Yvert 14, 1873 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal strip of four, an impressive franking with large to exceptionally large margins showing a portion of the adjacent
stamps at top, tied to 1875 folded cover that by the business cacheFrench Colonies Yvert #14, 1873 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal strip of four, an impressive franking with large to exceptionally large margins showing a portion of the adjacent stamps at top, tied to 1875 folded cover that by the business cachet was a bank notice by "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/17 Dec. 75" double-circle c.d.s., posted to the tiny village of Baie Mahault, marked in manuscript to return the cover and receiving a rare strike of "Guadeloupe/Baie Mahault/19 Dec 75" double-circle c.d.s., backstamped Pointe-a-Pitre the same day, a lovely and very fine cover; an amazingly rare cover in all of its aspects, being a rare printed matter rate with an elusive 1c Ceres franking, plus to a small town and receiving that town's rare postmark because it was returned; a striking set of circumstances that has produced a wonderful piece of postal history. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
210 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #30 French Colonies Yvert 30, 1877 2c Green, Ty. II, horizontal pair clear to large margins making an extremely scarce 4c printed matter franking on small 1878 cover to Basse Terre,
tied by indistinct GuadeloupePointe a Pitre14 Janv 78 double-ciFrench Colonies Yvert #30, 1877 2c Green, Ty. II, horizontal pair clear to large margins making an extremely scarce 4c printed matter franking on small 1878 cover to Basse Terre, tied by indistinct "Guadeloupe/Pointe a Pitre/14 Janv 78" double-circle c.d.s., with similar backstamp of Basse Terre on the reverse of the same date, small punch hole in the left stamp of the pair, of little significance considering the extreme rarity of this franking, otherwise very fine; the 4c rate for printed matter only lasted into 1878 before it was reduced to 2c, with this Sage value being issued in 1877 there was only a small window of opportunity for this usage; an extremely rare cover of which only a handful, if that many, can exist. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
211 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #14 French Colonies Yvert 14, 1873 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal pair, attractive with rich color and just clear to extra-large margins all around, tied to tiny 1880 note cover
to Moule by neat black GuadeloupePoint a Pitre30 Dec 80 double-ciFrench Colonies Yvert #14, 1873 1c Olive on pale blue horizontal pair, attractive with rich color and just clear to extra-large margins all around, tied to tiny 1880 note cover to Moule by neat black "Guadeloupe/Point a Pitre/30 Dec 80" double-circle c.d.s., missing piece from opening added in top right corner of the cover, otherwise very fine; another exceptionally rare use of the 1c Ceres paying the 2c printed matter rate, this example paying the 2c domestic rate between post offices which was reduced from 4c to 2c in 1878; an extremely rare cover with very few known; ex-Levett. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
212 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #38 French Colonies Yvert 38, 1878 2c Lilac brown on buff, Ty. II, single franking with clear to large margins, tied to small printed matter envelope to Basse Terre by
GuadeloupePointe a Pitre2 Aout 80 double-circle c.d.s., backstamped Basse TerFrench Colonies Yvert #38, 1878 2c Lilac brown on buff, Ty. II, single franking with clear to large margins, tied to small printed matter envelope to Basse Terre by "Guadeloupe/Pointe a Pitre/2 Aout 80" double-circle c.d.s., backstamped Basse Terre, fresh and very fine cover; a scarce and proper use of the 2c Sage issue. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
213 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #37 French Colonies Yvert 37, 1878 1c Black on blue, Ty. II, horizontal pair a lovely fresh example with large to extra-large margins all around, in sole franking on large portion
of a printed matter wrapper to Morne-a-lEau (one flap missing), tiedFrench Colonies Yvert #37, 1878 1c Black on blue, Ty. II, horizontal pair a lovely fresh example with large to extra-large margins all around, in sole franking on large portion of a printed matter wrapper to Morne-a-l'Eau (one flap missing), tied by two nice strikes of black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/11 Juin 81" double-circle c.d.s., very fine; an unusually rare and legitimate franking of this 1c Sage value paying the 2c domestic printed matter rate. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
214 c Yvert #15b Yvert 15b, 1891 2c Lilac brown on buff with provisional Guadeloupe overprint, Guadbloupe variety, a rare single franking of this popular spelling error on a mourning cover sent
at the 2c printed matter rate (probably a death notice), stamp tYvert #15b, 1891 2c Lilac brown on buff with provisional "Guadeloupe" overprint, "Guadbloupe" variety, a rare single franking of this popular spelling error on a mourning cover sent at the 2c printed matter rate (probably a death notice), stamp tied by indistinct "Basse Terre/Guadeloupe/16 Janv 94" double-circle c.d.s., backstamped Pointe-a-Pitre the same day, exceptionally attractive, choice very fine; a wonderfully rare and proper usage of this 2c low value provisional issue and particually desirable with the variety in the overprint. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
1863-1895 REGISTERED MAIL
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
215 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3a French Colonies Yvert 3a, 1859 10c Yellow bister, vertical strip of three with one sideways, the variety being the top stamp in the strip, very attractive and rare example of
the timbre couche variety despite an affixing wrinkle to the two norFrench Colonies Yvert #3a, 1859 10c Yellow bister, vertical strip of three with one sideways, the variety being the top stamp in the strip, very attractive and rare example of the "timbre couche" variety despite an affixing wrinkle to the two normal stamps, well clear to large margins all around, tied to registered 1863 entire folded court notice by bold black 7x7 point lozenge cancels, matching black "Pointe-a-Pitre/Guadeloupe/16 Sep 1863" rimless c.d.s., locally posted within Pointe-a-Pitre paying the 10c special judiciary rate and 20c registration fee, large red boxed "P.P" handstamp and straight line "Charge", an official court cachet validates the special postal rate, very fine; the plate variety showing the sideways cliche is exceptionally rare on cover in its own right, but probably more rare is this unusual rate of which only three or four examples have been recorded, this being the only known example with the "timbre Couche" franking. (imagea) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
216 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #13, 2 French Colonies Yvert 13, 20, 1871-72 40c Orange strip of three and 30c Brown, an unusually high value franking on large 1877 registered domestic cover to Basse Terre, stamps
mostly with clear to large margins, 30c single just in at top, tied byFrench Colonies Yvert #13, 20, 1871-72 40c Orange strip of three and 30c Brown, an unusually high value franking on large 1877 registered domestic cover to Basse Terre, stamps mostly with clear to large margins, 30c single just in at top, tied by clear "Guadeloupe/Pointe a Pitre/19 Mai 77" double-circle c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, boxed red "R" handstamp, backflap missing and light stains to cover, fine; a very rare rate of five times the 20c domestic rate for 1Fr postage plus 50c registration fee. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $325.00
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217 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #18, 2 French Colonies Yvert 18, 28, 1876-77 10c Brown on rose and 75c Rose, Ty. I, a highly unusual franking, each a single with well clear to large margins all around, tied to
registered 1878 cover to France, stamps tied by exceptionally well struckFrench Colonies Yvert #18, 28, 1876-77 10c Brown on rose and 75c Rose, Ty. I, a highly unusual franking, each a single with well clear to large margins all around, tied to registered 1878 cover to France, stamps tied by exceptionally well struck "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre/8 Juin 78" double-circle sorting c.d.s. by French packet, additional strike at right along with boxed "R" registry handstamp, red Nazaire entry transit, backstamped Nantes, slight edge wear and soiling to cover, otherwise very fine; this cover demonstrates a very unusual rate with postage at the rare 35c U.P.U. foreign mail rate plus 50c registry fee, plus a proper and exceptionally rare usage of the 75c Sage issue in combination with the 10c Ceres; signed G. Lamy; ex-Levett. (imagea) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
218 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #18, 2 French Colonies Yvert 18, 23a, 1872-76 10c Brown on rose and 25c Blue, Ty. III, two singles of each with well clear to large margins all around, tied to rare 1877 domestic
registered mourning cover to Grand Bourg on Marie Galante, stamps tied byFrench Colonies Yvert #18, 23a, 1872-76 10c Brown on rose and 25c Blue, Ty. III, two singles of each with well clear to large margins all around, tied to rare 1877 domestic registered mourning cover to Grand Bourg on Marie Galante, stamps tied by "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/11 Mars 79" double-circle c.d.s., similar "Gd. Bourg M.G." backstamp on the reverse the next day, red "R" boxed handstamp, one 10c affixed slightly over the edge causing trivial edge crease, very fine; a handsome and rare posting paying 50c registry fee and 20c domestic rate; signed Roumet and accompanied by a 2005 Alexander Roumet certificate. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
219 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #20 French Colonies Yvert 20, 1872 30c Brown horizontal pair, just touching at bottom to large margins on the other sides, tied to registered 1880 entire folded court document
posted locally within Pointe-a-Pitre, stamps tied by well struck GuadeloFrench Colonies Yvert #20, 1872 30c Brown horizontal pair, just touching at bottom to large margins on the other sides, tied to registered 1880 entire folded court document posted locally within Pointe-a-Pitre, stamps tied by well struck "Guadeloupe/Pointe a Pitre/21 Fevr. 80" double-circle c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, blue court cachet on front and back validating the 10c postal fee, plus 50c registry fee, boxed red "R" handstamp, portion of backflap missing carrying slightly to the front, still a very fine court letter; another very rare registered cover showing the special court rate and this one with the 50c registry fee that was in effect making a potentially unique franking; ex-Levett. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $725.00
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220 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #23a French Colonies Yvert 23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, horizontal pair, large even margins and fresh intense color, tied to scarce overseas registered cover to France paying the 25c
U.P.U. rate and 25c registry fee, pair tied by GuadeloupeBasse TeFrench Colonies Yvert #23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, horizontal pair, large even margins and fresh intense color, tied to scarce overseas registered cover to France paying the 25c U.P.U. rate and 25c registry fee, pair tied by "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/31 Juil. 80" double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at left, boxed "R" registry marking and red Line "D" French packet transit plus blue Paris entry transit on the front and backstamped Belfort, backflap missing and light fold at left, otherwise very fine and attractive. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction

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