Lot 50: Spectacular French Colonies Collection.
November 14, 2013
Lynbrook, NY, USALive Auction
Description: By Far the Finest Collection of French Colonies we have ever had. Housed in 22 Hingeless Albums. The entire collection is mint and mostly in complete sets with much of it Never Hinged. Many important items are accompanied by Certificates/and or/Signed. A large portion of the colonies are complete. The following is a brief idea of what is included in this incredible offering again all items mint. Includes New Hebrides, Memel appears complete as does Alaouites, Alexandretta, Hatay,Latakia, Syria near complete, Lebanon lacks only 1 or 2 stamps, Afars & issas complete as are Algeria, Anjouan & Benin. Cameroun loaded with sets and singles, Chad 1922-31 complete, Comoro and Diego Suarez complete includes # 10 mint withcert, 25-50 mint, J1, J8-11, French Equatorial Africa & French Guinea appear complete. French Morroco lacks only 9, 10, 24, 25, B1 & B3, includes B5 mint NH signed J1-56 and Q1-11. French Sudan lacks 1 & 2 else complete, French WestAfrica Complete, Gabon 1904 on complete, Grand Comoro complete. Ivory Coast complete except parcel post, Madagascar near complete includes #3 & #7 both signed, 9 & 11 mint, 14-22 mint, 56 mint with cert. Balance virtually complete. Mauritania