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Guadeloupe Postal History continued...

1864-1876 FRENCH PACKET MAIL TO FRANCE continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
41 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3 French Colonies Yvert 3, 1859 10c Yellow bister vertical strip of five, very attractive with mostly large margins to touching at top right, tied to attractive 1865 maritime
folded letter to France, stamps tied by black lozenge cancels with matchFrench Colonies Yvert #3, 1859 10c Yellow bister vertical strip of five, very attractive with mostly large margins to touching at top right, tied to attractive 1865 maritime folded letter to France, stamps tied by black lozenge cancels with matching "Pointe-a-Pitre/Guadeloupe/24 Fev 1865" rimless c.d.s., via French packet with rare "Martinique/Louisiane/1 Mars 65" packet transit of the Mexican line (Salles #1324) on the reverse along with Paris transits and backstamped Marseilles, very fine and attractive cover with the single rate being paid entirely by 10c stamps; signed G. Lamy. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
42 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #2, 5 French Colonies Yvert 2, 5, 1859-62 5c Green and 40c Vermilion, handsome franking with three pairs of the former and a horizontal strip of three of the 40c, clear to large
margins to just in on no more than one side of several stamps, all tied bFrench Colonies Yvert #2, 5, 1859-62 5c Green and 40c Vermilion, handsome franking with three pairs of the former and a horizontal strip of three of the 40c, clear to large margins to just in on no more than one side of several stamps, all tied by black lozenge cancels to rare triple weight 1865 cover to France by French packet, black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/24 Juin 1865" double-circle c.d.s., red St. Nazaire entry transit, red boxed "PD" handstamp, backstamped Paris, very fine cover; an attractive and scarce franking; signed C. Jamet. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
43 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #4, 6 French Colonies Yvert 4, 6, 1865 20c Blue and 80c Rose, lovely singles with large margins and bright colors, tied to attractive 1866 cover to France by black lozenge cancels,
distinct GuadeloupePointe-a-Pitre8 Mars 1866 double-circle c.d.s.French Colonies Yvert #4, 6, 1865 20c Blue and 80c Rose, lovely singles with large margins and bright colors, tied to attractive 1866 cover to France by black lozenge cancels, distinct "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/8 Mars 1866" double-circle c.d.s. at bottom left, via French packet with red St. Nazaire entry transit, boxed red "PD" handstamp, backstamped Paris, tear to backflap, very fine featuring both an attractive franking and lovely markings; a nice double franking of the reduced 50c rate that was applied to covers carried by French packet from 1864 until 1876. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
44 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #5, 6 French Colonies Yvert 5, 6, 1859-65 80c Rose block of seven along with a single of the 40c Vermilion, a spectacular irregular block of this key high value with large even margins
all around, the 40c value is especially nice as well, both with luFrench Colonies Yvert #5, 6, 1859-65 80c Rose block of seven along with a single of the 40c Vermilion, a spectacular irregular block of this key high value with large even margins all around, the 40c value is especially nice as well, both with luxuriant bright colors, tied to large cover to Paris by black lozenge cancel at left and showing the mixing of the black and blue inks that were currently in use in the other lozenge and light "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/6 Juil. 66" c.d.s., both of which cancel the block in a blackish blue, matching blue "PD" handstamp, carried by French packet with red St. Nazaire transit c.d.s of July 26, 1866, vertical folds to cover not affecting the stamps or markings, choice very fine and exceptionally attractive; this impressive franking pays the twelve times rate of 50c per 10 grams (6Fr) that was accorded covers carried by French packet (British packets were charged 70c per 10 grams in the period of 1864-1876); in addition to the extraordinary attractiveness of this franking, this block of the 80c Rose is the largest block of this value recorded on a cover from Guadeloupe; a striking showpiece. (imagea) (Image) Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
45 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3, 4, French Colonies Yvert 3, 4, 5, 1859-65 10c Yellow bister, 20c Blue and 40c Vermilion, attractive three-color franking with singles of the two low values and a horizontal pair and
single of the 40c, large margins to just in, tied to neat 1868 covFrench Colonies Yvert #3, 4, 5, 1859-65 10c Yellow bister, 20c Blue and 40c Vermilion, attractive three-color franking with singles of the two low values and a horizontal pair and single of the 40c, large margins to just in, tied to neat 1868 cover to France by lozenge cancels, small Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/6 Aout 1868" double-circle c.d.s., via French packet with attractive blue St. Nazaire entry transit, black boxed "PD" handstamps, backstamped Paris, very fine and colorful cover; an especially rare usage as the address was insufficient for delivery and the cover was turned over to the office of "Rebuts" office with blue "Rebuts & Reclamation/19 Mars 1869" backstamp and two line cachet "Dir. Gle. des Postes./Ouverte pr. Renseignems." handstamp; exceptionally rare on any colonial cover and only two covers from Guadeloupe recorded with these markings. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
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46 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3, 4 French Colonies Yvert 3, 4, 1859-65 10c Yellow Bister and 20c Blue, two singles of the latter, one slightly in at top, otherwise nice large margins with bright colors, tied to
fresh entire folded letter by black lozenge cancels, well struck PaqFrench Colonies Yvert #3, 4, 1859-65 10c Yellow Bister and 20c Blue, two singles of the latter, one slightly in at top, otherwise nice large margins with bright colors, tied to fresh entire folded letter by black lozenge cancels, well struck "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/20 Mai 71" double-circle c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, Line "B" packet transit on the reverse, backstamped Bordeaux, choice very fine and attractive cover; the town cancels with "Paq. Fr." or "Paq. Ang." are sorting cancels to distinguish French from British packet mail and not a maritime cancel to which they are similar; signed R. Calves, L. Miro. (imagea) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $200.00
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47 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #12 French Colonies Yvert 12, 1871 20c Blue horizontal strip of four plus well margined single, the rare strip has clear margins to just into the frame at bottom, tied to 1871 folded
cover to France by black lozenge cancels, small black GuadeloupeFrench Colonies Yvert #12, 1871 20c Blue horizontal strip of four plus well margined single, the rare strip has clear margins to just into the frame at bottom, tied to 1871 folded cover to France by black lozenge cancels, small black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/9 Dec 71" double-circle c.d.s., black boxed "PD" handstamp, carried by French packet with well struck blue St. Nazaire entry transit, Paris transit on the reverse and backstamped Bordeaux, very fine and rare cover; the 20c Blue is a difficult stamp to find on cover and the use of only that value to make the double rate franking by French packet is particularly rare; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,600.00
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48 c Fr. Colonies #9, 12 French Colonies Yvert 9, 12, 1871 20c Blue and 30c Brown, both with nice margins, the 20c just into the frame at bottom right and 30c with pre-affixing diagonal wrinkle, just
tied by rarely used black GPE in lozenge cancel to 1872 entire foldeFrench Colonies Yvert #9, 12, 1871 20c Blue and 30c Brown, both with nice margins, the 20c just into the frame at bottom right and 30c with pre-affixing diagonal wrinkle, just tied by rarely used black "GPE" in lozenge cancel to 1872 entire folded letter to France, black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/23 Mai 72" double-circle c.d.s., carried by French packet via St. Nazaire, backstamped Bordeaux, very fine cover and a scarce and seldom seen combination franking; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $310.00
Will close during Public Auction
49 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #11, 1 French Colonies Yvert 11, 12, 1871 10c Bister and 20c Blue horizontal pair, mostly clear to large margins, just in at the top right corner of the pair, a rare franking on 1873
French packet cover to the Alsace Lorraine district, stamps are tiedFrench Colonies Yvert #11, 12, 1871 10c Bister and 20c Blue horizontal pair, mostly clear to large margins, just in at the top right corner of the pair, a rare franking on 1873 French packet cover to the Alsace Lorraine district, stamps are tied by well struck examples of the rare "GPE" in lozenge of dots cancel, black "Paq. Fr./Basse-Terre Guadele./24 Janv. 73" double-circle sorting c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, plus stamps are also tied by blue St. Nazaire entry transit, Mulhausen transit and backstamped Habsheim on the reverse, folds and edge tears to cover not affecting the stamps or markings, a fine cover with especially scarce franking and markings; signed C. Jamet. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
50 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #13 French Colonies Yvert 13, 1871 40c Orange, extra-large margins to just into the frame at bottom left, tied in single franking to extremely rare 1873 folded cover to France by
well struck blue lozenge cancel in the 8x8 points format, matching bluFrench Colonies Yvert #13, 1871 40c Orange, extra-large margins to just into the frame at bottom left, tied in single franking to extremely rare 1873 folded cover to France by well struck blue lozenge cancel in the 8x8 points format, matching blue "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/7 Juin 73" double-circle c.d.s. and "PD", carried by French packet with red octagonal packet c.d.s., backstamped Nancy, very fine; the proper rate for this single-rate cover was 50c, the deficiency of 10c was paid in cash with a manuscript note at top "Percu 10c en numeraire"; an exceptionally rare combination of partial payment with cash that may be unique with the French General Colonies issues from Guadeloupe. (imagea) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
51 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17, 2 French Colonies Yvert 17, 22, 1872 5c Green on blue and 15c Bister, single and horizontal pair of the latter (pair cut in at spots and with light toning) making the 50c rate by
French packet to France, on small cover with black lozenge cancels,French Colonies Yvert #17, 22, 1872 5c Green on blue and 15c Bister, single and horizontal pair of the latter (pair cut in at spots and with light toning) making the 50c rate by French packet to France, on small cover with black lozenge cancels, nice strike of "Paq. Fr./Basse-Terre Guadele/24 Avril 75" double-circle sorting c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, Line "B" packet transit on the reverse, backstamped Montargis, very fine cover. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
52 c Fr. Colonies #23a French Colonies Yvert 23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, horizontal pair, a lovely example of this scarcer type, being fresh with four large margins and bright color, neatly tied to
entire folded letter to France by black lozenge cancel, matching PaqFrench Colonies Yvert #23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, horizontal pair, a lovely example of this scarcer type, being fresh with four large margins and bright color, neatly tied to entire folded letter to France by black lozenge cancel, matching "Paq. Fr./Basse-Terre Guadele/26 Mai 76" double-circle sorting c.d.s. for French packet mail, Line "B" octagonal packet transit on the reverse, backstamped Bordeaux, very fine and handsome cover; a lovely pair paying the single French packet rate just prior to the new U.P.U. rates that came into effect on July 1, 1876. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
53 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #23a French Colonies Yvert 23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, horizontal pair, well clear to large margins, mild aging to cover slightly affecting the stamps, tied to folded cover to France
by black lozenge cancels, matching Paq. Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade.French Colonies Yvert #23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, horizontal pair, well clear to large margins, mild aging to cover slightly affecting the stamps, tied to folded cover to France by black lozenge cancels, matching "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade./27 Mai 76" double-circle sorting c.d.s. for French packet mail, blue St. Nazaire entry transit, backstamped Marseilles, also with attractive blue company c.d.s. of Chs. Hayot & Co., very fine. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
1864-1876 BRITISH PACKET MAIL TO FRANCE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
54 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3 French Colonies Yvert 3, 1859 10c Yellow bister vertical strip of five plus a horizontal pair, well clear to large margins on the strip, just in at top of pair, all with bright
color, strip tied to fresh folded cover by black lozenge cancels, maFrench Colonies Yvert #3, 1859 10c Yellow bister vertical strip of five plus a horizontal pair, well clear to large margins on the strip, just in at top of pair, all with bright color, strip tied to fresh folded cover by black lozenge cancels, matching "Pointe-a-Pitre/Guadeloupe/26 Janv 64" rimless c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, carried by British packet with black Calais entry transit, Paris transit on the reverse, backstamped Granville, very fine; on January 1, 1864 the rate for British packet service was raised from 50c to 70c for 10 grams while the French packet service remained at 50c; this cover posted in January of 1864 is a very early use of this new rate and particularly attractive and rare with only a 10c Eagle franking. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $675.00
Will close during Public Auction
55 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3, 3a French Colonies Yvert 3, 3a, 5, 1859 10c Yellow bister horizontal strip of three, right stamp sideways, plus a 40c Vermilion, all the stamps have large margins and the strip with
le timbre couche is especially rare in such amazingly choice quaFrench Colonies Yvert #3, 3a, 5, 1859 10c Yellow bister horizontal strip of three, right stamp sideways, plus a 40c Vermilion, all the stamps have large margins and the strip with "le timbre couche" is especially rare in such amazingly choice quality, all tied to an attractive folded cover by black lozenge cancels, well struck "Pointe-a-Pitre/Guadeloupe/10 Sept 64" rimless c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, carried by British packet at the new 70c rate with red packet transit, Paris transit on the reverse, backstamped Granville, choice very fine; the sideways cliche found in the 10c Eagle value is the only major variety of the French General Colonies issues and is highly prized, on cover it is a marvelous rarity, especially in this remarkably choice quality; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
56 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #2, 5 French Colonies Yvert 2, 5, 1859-62 5c Green horizontal strip of four and vertical pair, plus 40c Vermilion single, a striking combination to make the 70c single British packet
rate to France, stamps mostly with large margins, just cutting on a fFrench Colonies Yvert 2, 5, 1859-62 5c Green horizontal strip of four and vertical pair, plus 40c Vermilion single, a striking combination to make the 70c single British packet rate to France, stamps mostly with large margins, just cutting on a few stamps, but only on one stamp in the strip, slight edge wear to the 40c, all tied to 1865 entire folded letter by black lozenge cancels, matching "Pointe-a-Pitre/Guadeloupe/11 Dec 65" double-circle c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, red packet transit, Paris transit on the reverse, backstamped Granville, very fine and very attractive franking; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
57 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #2 French Colonies Yvert 2, 1862 5c Green irregular block of fourteen, with margins nearly all around, because of its size the block was affixed at the left of an 1866 imprinted
cover for Affaires Ecclesiastiquies. and wrapped around to the reverFrench Colonies Yvert #2, 1862 5c Green irregular block of fourteen, with margins nearly all around, because of its size the block was affixed at the left of an 1866 imprinted cover for "Affaires Ecclesiastiquies." and wrapped around to the reverse, tied by bold black lozenge cancels, matching "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/26 Mai 66" double-circle c.d.s. at right, red boxed "PD" handstamp, carried by British packet to France with this unusual franking paying the 70c single British packet rate, red packet entry transit, arms cachet on the reverse and backstamped Sauveterre d' Aveyron, stamps creased where wrapped around and cover opened out on three sides for display, otherwise very fine and impressive; an exceptionally rare Eagle franking with only the 5c value, this being the largest recorded multiple of the Five Centimes Eagle on cover; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (imageb) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
58 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #6 French Colonies Yvert 6, 1865 80c Rose, a spectacular single with large to huge margins showing a portion of the next stamp at bottom, in single franking tied to an 1870 entire
folded letter to France by black lozenge cancel, with light striFrench Colonies Yvert #6, 1865 80c Rose, a spectacular single with large to huge margins showing a portion of the next stamp at bottom, in single franking tied to an 1870 entire folded letter to France by black lozenge cancel, with light strike of scarce "Paq. Ang./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/25 Dec 70" double-circle sorting c.d.s. specifying that this should go by British packet, red boxed "PD" handstamp, black Calais entry transit, backstamped Bordeaux, extremely fine; this single franking is of the greatest rarity as there was no 80c rate in the pre-U.P.U period when the Eagle stamps were being used; the cover offered here pays the 70c single British packet rate and is 10c overpaid; an especially rare cover in this remarkably choice quality. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
59 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #3, 4 French Colonies Yvert 3, 4, 1859-65 10c Yellow bister and 20c Blue horizontal strip of three, attractive franking with well clear to large margins on both the single and the
strip, tied to small 1871 cover to France by scarce blue lozenge cancelFrench Colonies Yvert #3, 4, 1859-65 10c Yellow bister and 20c Blue horizontal strip of three, attractive franking with well clear to large margins on both the single and the strip, tied to small 1871 cover to France by scarce blue lozenge cancels, plus extremely rare blue "Paq. Ang./Basse-Terre Guadel/7 Fevr. 71" double-circle sorting c.d.s. specifying that this should go by British packet, red boxed "PD" handstamp, blue packet entry transit, backstamped, backflap missing, otherwise very fine and attractive; a scarce cover as this cancel of Basse Terre specifying the service to be rendered was only used for a short time and very rare in blue. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
60 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #2, 4 French Colonies Yvert 2, 4, 1859-65 5c Green horizontal pair and 20c Blue horizontal pair and single, large margins to just in at points, tied to 1871 folded cover by black
lozenge cancels, GuadeloupePointe-a-Pitre10 Mars 71 double-circle c.French Colonies Yvert #2, 4, 1859-65 5c Green horizontal pair and 20c Blue horizontal pair and single, large margins to just in at points, tied to 1871 folded cover by black lozenge cancels, "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/10 Mars 71" double-circle c.d.s., red boxed "PD" handstamp, via British packet paying the 70c single rate, backstamped Bordeaux, small staple holes at bottom of cover, very fine franking. (imagea) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction

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