Prestige Philately Auction 219 CatalogueFRENCH COMMUNITY
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - FRENCH COMMUNITY
INDO-CHINA: Old album inscribed "ANNAM/TONKIN" with original collection of indigenous studies & costumes, a couple of semi-nudes, transport, criminals, militia etc, generally very fine unused. An exceptional lot.
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INDO-CHINA: Attractive group with indigenous subjects, village scenes, musicians, actors, street vendors, skinning an elephant (!), etc, also a few Dutch Indies cards, generally fine to very fine & mostly unused.
IVORY COAST: Box of PPCs with indigenous subjects, Colonial influence etc from many publishers including several Missions Africaines types, early automobile & tractor, Bastille Day parade, building houses, rafting down the rapids, natives sitting on a dead "tusker" etc, also a gorgeous d'Aiguebelle advertising card with a chromo-litho map of the Ivory Coast, condition variable but many are fine to very fine unused or used with good postmark content. A terrific lot.
(Qty 80 approx)
NEW CALEDONIA: Attractive selection including "Departure of the mails..." (horse-drawn cart), "Fetes locales du 14 Juillet a Noumea", "Canaques en tenue de guerre", group of locals on bicycles, two nickel mining views, the jail x2, etc, a few unused & some to Australia (a few with the stamps neatly removed); also 1913 with New Hebrides view cancelled on arrival at Kerang (Vic) & 1905 cover to Victoria redirected numerous times including to the Isle of Man!; condition variable.
NEW HEBRIDES: Group including "Indigenes de Aoba", "Dans l'interieur de Toman" (group of natives), "Pirogue de guerre - Ilot Toman" (war canoe) & "Dans la Baie de Port Vila" (outrigger canoe), etc, fine to very fine unused.