Lot 2513

France. Mostly used. Outstanding collection of several hundred stamps mint and used, housed on album leaves from an old time collection, virtually all one of a kind. Highlights include Ceres complete 1849 inc 15cts and 1fr, as well as a superb pair of 20cts black with unusual cds cancels, then Napoleons to 1fr, followed by all the different Empire and Republic types to high values inc 1870/73 Ceres, similarly very good range of both types of the peace and commerce issues, leading through to 20th century with many many sets inc plane over Paris, the museums superb MNH, similarly the Rheims and many other good sets of the 1930s through to the 1940s, no doubt huge catalogue, must be inspected carefully to be fully appreciated.