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Guadeloupe Postal History continued...

1878-1879 SPECIAL NON-UPU RATES continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
121 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #21 French Colonies Yvert 21, 1873 80c Rose horizontal pair, mostly clear to large margins, just touched at a couple points, tied to 1879 entire folded letter to New Brunswick, by
well struck Paq. Ang.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade10 Fevr. 79 double-cFrench Colonies Yvert #21, 1873 80c Rose horizontal pair, mostly clear to large margins, just touched at a couple points, tied to 1879 entire folded letter to New Brunswick, by well struck "Paq. Ang./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/10 Fevr. 79" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, Basse Terre and Halifax transits on the reverse and backstamped Sackville, letter is fresh and intact and probably had an enclosure, couple of small stains to the pair from gum inclusions, still very fine and attractive; an extremely rare usage paying a double non-U.P.U. rate of 80c to New Brunswick; this is one of the very few rates that the 80c values applied to, lasting for a very short period; a pair paying the proper double-rate is an extraordinarily rare usage of this value. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,900.00
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1879-1889 UPU COVERS (FRENCH COLONIES FRANKING)
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
122 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #23a French Colonies Yvert 23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, choice single with large even margins all around, tied to 1879 entire folded letter to France by Paq. Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre
Guade10 Mai 79 double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strikeFrench Colonies Yvert #23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, choice single with large even margins all around, tied to 1879 entire folded letter to France by "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/10 Mai 79" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at right, carried by French packet with red octagonal packet transit of Line "A", backstamped Bordeaux, fresh and attractive, choice very fine; an early example of the 25c U.P.U. rate by French packet that went into effect on February 16, 1879 and thereafter. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

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123 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #23a French Colonies Yvert 23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, attractive single with clear to large margins all around, tied to 1879 folded cover to France by Paq. Ang.Pointe-a-Pitre
Guade26 Juin 79 double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strikFrench Colonies Yvert #23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, attractive single with clear to large margins all around, tied to 1879 folded cover to France by "Paq. Ang./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/26 Juin 79" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, carried by British packet with red Calais entry transit, backstamped Bordeaux, trace of tone spots to cover of no consequence, very fine; an early example of the 25c U.P.U. rate by British packet that went into effect on February 16, 1879 and thereafter. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $120.00
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124 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #23a French Colonies Yvert 23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, mostly clear margins tied to 1880 folded cover to France by Paq. Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade14 Mars. 80 double-circle sorting
c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, black packet transit of LiFrench Colonies Yvert #23a, 1872 25c Blue, Ty. III, mostly clear margins tied to 1880 folded cover to France by "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/14 Mars. 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, black packet transit of Line "A" on reverse as well as Paris transit, backstamped Lyon, very fine and attractive. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $110.00
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125 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17 French Colonies Yvert 17, 1872 5c Green on blue horizontal strip of five, impressive franking of a late usage of this value to pay the 25c U.P.U. rate to France, strip is well
margined all around with a couple of partial scissors cuts between stFrench Colonies Yvert #17, 1872 5c Green on blue horizontal strip of five, impressive franking of a late usage of this value to pay the 25c U.P.U. rate to France, strip is well margined all around with a couple of partial scissors cuts between stamps, tied to 1880 entire folded letter carried by British packet by clear strikes of "Paq. Ang./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade./26 Mai 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with additional strike below, backstamped Mauze Dexu-Sevres, very fine and attractive; a very scarce franking. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $850.00
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126 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17, 4 French Colonies Yvert 17, 42, 1872-79 5c Green on blue and 20c Brick red on green, Ty. II, singles of each with well clear to large margins all around, tied to 1879 folded cover
to France by Paq. Ang.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade26 Oct. 80 double-cirFrench Colonies Yvert #17, 42, 1872-79 5c Green on blue and 20c Brick red on green, Ty. II, singles of each with well clear to large margins all around, tied to 1879 folded cover to France by "Paq. Ang./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/26 Oct. 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, carried by British packet, backstamped Bordeaux, few minor spots of discoloration to cover, very fine and nice combination making the 25c U.P.U. rate; signed R. Calves (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $130.00
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127 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #31a, French Colonies Yvert 31a, 42, 1877-79 5c Green on green, Ty. II, and 20c Brick red on green, Ty. II, attractive combination of Sage imperforates with well clear to large
margins, tied to 1880 folded cover to France by Paq. Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre GFrench Colonies Yvert #31a, 42, 1877-79 5c Green on green, Ty. II, and 20c Brick red on green, Ty. II, attractive combination of Sage imperforates with well clear to large margins, tied to 1880 folded cover to France by "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/10 Nov. 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at left, black octagonal packet transit of Line "A", backstamped Bordeaux, minor tone spots to cover not affecting the stamps, otherwise very fine; an attractive franking; signed R. Calves, C. Jamet. (imagea) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $270.00
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128 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #19, 3 French Colonies Yvert 19, 31a, 1872-77 15c Bister and 5c Green on green horizontal pair, Ty. II, an impressive and rare franking with both values being well margined and fresh
with bright colors, tied to attractive 1880 folded cover to France byFrench Colonies Yvert #19, 31a, 1872-77 15c Bister and 5c Green on green horizontal pair, Ty. II, an impressive and rare franking with both values being well margined and fresh with bright colors, tied to attractive 1880 folded cover to France by black "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade./25 Nov. 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with additional full strike at left, carried by French packet paying the double 25c U.P.U. rate, red Line "B" octagonal packet entry transit, Paris transit on the reverse, backstamped Lyon, very fine and exceedingly choice; the 15c with large numerals is one of the rarest Ceres values on cover and with the 5c Sage pair it is not only rare but beautiful; signed Roumet and E. Asinelli. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $750.00
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129 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17, 5 French Colonies Yvert 17, 52, 1872-81 5c Green on blue and 20c Brick red on green, a highly unusual mixed issue franking of the imperforate Ceres issue with the perforated
Dubois issue, both stamps are fresh with nice margins and well centered,French Colonies Yvert #17, 52, 1872-81 5c Green on blue and 20c Brick red on green, a highly unusual mixed issue franking of the imperforate Ceres issue with the perforated Dubois issue, both stamps are fresh with nice margins and well centered, tied to 1881 entire folded letter to France by black "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade./10 Juil. 81" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with additional strike at left, carried by French packet paying the 25c U.P.U. rate, red octagonal packet entry transit of Line "A", Paris transit on the reverse, backstamped Marseilles, choice very fine; an exceptionally attractive and rare cover; signed R. Calves. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $850.00
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130 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #44 French Colonies Yvert 44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, well margined and bright single franking paying the 25c U.P.U. rate, tied to 1881 folded cover to France by black
GuadeloupeBasse Terre9 Aout 81 double-circle c.d.s. with additional sFrench Colonies Yvert #44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, well margined and bright single franking paying the 25c U.P.U. rate, tied to 1881 folded cover to France by black "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/9 Aout 81" double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at right, carried by French packet with black Line "A" octagonal entry transit, Paris transit, backstamped Roen, very fine. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $130.00
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131 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #44 French Colonies Yvert 44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, premium single with extraordinarily large margins all around paying the 25c U.P.U. rate, tied to 1881 entire folded
letter to France by black GuadeloupeBasse Terre20 Nov. 81 double-ciFrench Colonies Yvert #44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, premium single with extraordinarily large margins all around paying the 25c U.P.U. rate, tied to 1881 entire folded letter to France by black "Guadeloupe/Basse Terre/20 Nov. 81" double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at left, backstamped Bordeaux, very fine; signed H. Bloch. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $110.00
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132 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #44 French Colonies Yvert 44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, horizontal pair, full large margins all around, tied to 1880 folded cover to France by well struck black Paq.
Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade.9 Dec. 80 double-circle sorting c.d.s. with additFrench Colonies Yvert #44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, horizontal pair, full large margins all around, tied to 1880 folded cover to France by well struck black "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade./9 Dec. 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with additional strike at left, carried by French packet paying the scarcer double rate of the 25c U.P.U. rate with red Line "A" octagonal entry transit, backstamped Bordeaux, very fine. (imagea) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $160.00
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133 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #45 French Colonies Yvert 45, 1878 35c Violet black on yellow, Ty. II, four clear to large margins, a scarce value in single franking tied to 1880 folded cover to St. Pierre and
Miquelon by Paq. Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade29 Nov. 80 double-circlFrench Colonies Yvert #45, 1878 35c Violet black on yellow, Ty. II, four clear to large margins, a scarce value in single franking tied to 1880 folded cover to St. Pierre and Miquelon by "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/29 Nov. 80" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at right, Basse Terre and St. Thomas transits on the reverse, January 6, 1881 St. Pierre and Miquelon receiving c.d.s. on the front, trivial edge tear at top and stamp affixed slightly over the edge, very fine and unusual usage; certain unusual destinations, even after February 16, 1879, required non-U.P.U. rates, this cover going at the old 35c rate; an extraordinarily scarce single franking of this value. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,500.00
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134 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #44 French Colonies Yvert 44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, attractive single with clear to large margins in single franking, tied to 1881 folded cover to St. Pierre and Miquelon
by Paq. Fr.Pointe-a-Pitre Guade9 Nov. 81 double-circle sortiFrench Colonies Yvert #44, 1880 25c Bister Yellow, Ty. II, attractive single with clear to large margins in single franking, tied to 1881 folded cover to St. Pierre and Miquelon by "Paq. Fr./Pointe-a-Pitre Guade/9 Nov. 81" double-circle sorting c.d.s. with an additional strike at right, Basse Terre and St. Thomas transits on the reverse, this cover routed through the United States with New York transit on the reverse and "Boston/Paid/Dec 1" c.d.s. on the front as well as the St. Pierre And Miquelon receiving c.d.s., fresh and very fine cover; this cover is from the same correspondence as the previous cover, only a year later, now going by a slightly different route and at the 25c U.P.U. rate; a rare destination and an excellent companion to the previous cover to St. Pierre and Miquelon. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $575.00
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135 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #17, 4 French Colonies Yvert 17, 40, 1872-79 5c Green on blue and 10c Black on rose horizontal pair, Ty. II, margins to just in, tied to 1882 cover to France by black
GuadeloupePointe-a-Pitre5 Mars 82 double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike atFrench Colonies Yvert #17, 40, 1872-79 5c Green on blue and 10c Black on rose horizontal pair, Ty. II, margins to just in, tied to 1882 cover to France by black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/5 Mars 82" double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at right, blue Paris entry transit on the front being its final destination, minor toning to cover slightly affecting the stamps, fine and an unusual franking making the 25c U.P.U. rate. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $180.00
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136 c Fr. Colonies Yvert # 49, French Colonies Yvert 49, 50, 1881 5c Green and 10c Black on lilac, two singles of the latter, an attractive and fresh franking for the 25c U.P.U. rate to France, all tied by
well struck black GuadeloupePointe-a-Pitre26 Sept 83 with additionFrench Colonies Yvert #49, 50, 1881 5c Green and 10c Black on lilac, two singles of the latter, an attractive and fresh franking for the 25c U.P.U. rate to France, all tied by well struck black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/26 Sept 83" with additional strike at left, carried by British packet with black Paris-Calais entry transit, Paris transit on the reverse, backstamped Rouen, very fine and handsome cover; illustrated on page 72 of the Dubus handbook. (imagea) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $150.00
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137 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #53 French Colonies Yvert 53, 1881 25c Bister yellow, four 1882-84 covers with single frankings of the new perforated General French Colonies issue paying the 25c U.P.U. rate for
foreign mail, three are to France including two from Basse Terre by FrFrench Colonies Yvert #53, 1881 25c Bister yellow, four 1882-84 covers with single frankings of the new perforated General French Colonies issue paying the 25c U.P.U. rate for foreign mail, three are to France including two from Basse Terre by French packet and one from Pointe-a-Pitre via British packet, the fourth from Pointe-a-Pitre to Halifax, Nova Scotia, all with stamps tied by the various c.d.s. postmarks of the period, appropriate transits and backstamps, overall attractive and very fine; a nice selection of this early U.P.U. period; one signed C. Jamet. (imagea) (imageb) (imagec) (imaged) (imagee) (imagef) (imageg) (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $180.00
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138 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #19, 5 French Colonies Yvert 19, 50, 1877-81 15c Bister and 10c Black on lilac, an unusual and scarce mixed issues franking, tied to 1884 cover to France by black
GuadeloupePointe-a-Pitre3 Fevr 84 double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at leftFrench Colonies Yvert #19, 50, 1877-81 15c Bister and 10c Black on lilac, an unusual and scarce mixed issues franking, tied to 1884 cover to France by black "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/3 Fevr 84" double-circle c.d.s. with additional strike at left, to Paris with blue Paris entry c.d.s. on the front, very fine; the 15c with large numerals is a rare colonial value on cover and particularly desirable mixed with the perforated Dubois issue, very fine; signed C. Jamet. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $260.00
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139 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #19, 4 French Colonies Yvert 19, 46, 48, 1877-81 15c Bister, 1c black on blue and 4c Brown lilac on gray, a spectacular mixed franking of the scarce 15c Ceres with large numerals
possessing wide even margins all around, in combination with two 1c singlFrench Colonies Yvert #19, 46, 48, 1877-81 15c Bister, 1c black on blue and 4c Brown lilac on gray, a spectacular mixed franking of the scarce 15c Ceres with large numerals possessing wide even margins all around, in combination with two 1c singles and a vertical pair of the 4c Dubois perforated issue, all tied to 1884 folded cover to France by " Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/9 Fevr. 84" small double-circle c.d.s. with an additional strike at bottom left, black French packet transit of Line "A", backstamped Rouen, fresh and choice very fine; the use of this scarce and little used Ceres value with low values of the Dubois issue is highly unusual; only two such covers have been recorded with this being by far the better of the two; signed R. Calves, C. Jamet and Dillemann. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,500.00
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140 c Fr. Colonies Yvert #53 French Colonies Yvert 53, 1881 25c Bister yellow, single franking paying the 25c U.P.U. rate to France, tied by GuadeloupePointe-a-Pitre24 Janv. 86 c.d.s. with additional strike
at left, carried by French packet and receiving on the reverseFrench Colonies Yvert #53, 1881 25c Bister yellow, single franking paying the 25c U.P.U. rate to France, tied by "Guadeloupe/Pointe-a-Pitre/24 Janv. 86" c.d.s. with additional strike at left, carried by French packet and receiving on the reverse a rare "St. Thomas/Paq. Fr. B No 1" octagonal black transit (Salles #1444), also on the reverse is a blue Paris entry transit, backstamped Marseilles, very fine and a scarce maritime cover. (imagea) (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $150.00
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