Prestige Philately Auction 133 CatalogueFRENCH COMMUNITY
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - FRENCH COMMUNITY
Post-WWII Pacific commercial covers from New Caledonia with scarce datestamps 'WE LIFOU', 'TONTOUTA-AERODROME' & hexagonal 'LA ROCHE (MARE)'; New Hebrides 1955 Santo by air to Fiji; Polynesia 1917 Chinese merchant's cover registered to United States, 1965 inwards from St Pierre et Miquelon!, & 1970 with FM stamp tied by 'POSTE AUX ARMEES' machine; and Wallis et Futuna 1939 (philatelic) with Overprints 40c & 50c x2, 1947 with 1fr50 x2, 1968 with hexagonal 'MATA UTU' cancel, & 1980 with 'SIGAVE' cds. [Vendor's cost was $US570] (Qty 11)
Commercial covers from Cameroun 1950 registered from 'AKONOLINGA' & 1962 with 'REPUBLIQUE/FEDERALE' Surcharges & hexagonal 'MANYEMEN' d/s; Dahomey 1944 from 'COTONOU' to Lagos; Equatorial Africa 1937 from the Swiss Consulate at Brazzaville to Cameroun; Madagascar 1923 'foire de 1923' PPC with commemorative label, 1932 registered from 'SAMBAVA', & 1937 50c Airmail Envelope (+4fr Air) to Paris; & Somali Coast 1925 merchant's cover from '.../DJIBOUTI' (fault at top). Scarce group. [Vendor's cost was $US470] (Qty 8)
Tunisia: 1955 Rotary Anniversary 25fr deluxe die proof in black on thick wove paper (113x145mm), signed in pencil by the designer.