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FRANCE Trial Color Proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
4295 ESS FRANCE (1948) French Revolutionary Heroes*. Complete set of 8 trial color proof pairs (in colors different from actual stamps). Centenary of the French Revolution of 1848. Scott Nos B224-31, Yvert Nos 795-802. The imperforates are valued at $160 for a set of singles, so this is a bargain at this price for the rarer trial color proofs. Scarce! image (Image b) (Image c) (Image d)
AVAILABLE AT $175
18545 ESS FRANCE (1948) French Revolutionary Heroes*. Complete set of 8 trial color proofs (in colors different from actual stamps). Centenary of the French Revolution of 1848. Scott Nos B224-31, Yvert Nos 795-802. The imperforates are valued at $160, so this is a bargain at this price for the rarer trial color proofs. Scarce! image (Image b) (Image c) (Image d)
AVAILABLE AT $60
12255 ESS image FRANCE (1949) Antoine Watteau*. Scott No B240. Yvert No 855. Famous painter. Portrait by BOUCHER. Trial color die proof in green with color code 1319Lx. Only 3 were issued in this color.
AVAILABLE AT $175
350 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Musset*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B259, Yvert No 892.
AVAILABLE AT $50
2927 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Talleyrand*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B262, Yvert No 895.
AVAILABLE AT $50
17462 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Swimmers*. Runner*. Fencer*. Canoers*. Rowers*. Horseman*. Set of 6 trial color proofs, Helsinki Olympics issue. Scott Nos 700-5, Yvert Nos 960-5. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $200
17463 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Swimmers*. Trial color proof. Helsinki Olympics. Scott No 700, Yvert No 960.
AVAILABLE AT $20
17466 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Canoers*. Trial color proof. Helsinki Olympics. Scott No 703, Yvert No 963.
AVAILABLE AT $30
6393 ESS image FRANCE (1954) Bookbinding*. Trial color proof. Scott No 712, Yvert No 971.
AVAILABLE AT $12
12259 ESS image FRANCE (1954) Young Girl With Doves*. Scott No B292. Yvert No 1007. Painting by GREUZE. Trial color die proof in blue with color code 112Lc. Only 3 were issued in this color. Small crease in lower left margin.
AVAILABLE AT $175
12260 ESS image FRANCE (1954) Young Girl With Doves*. Scott No B292. Yvert No 1007. Painting by GREUZE. Trial color die proof in violet with color code 112Lc. Only 3 were issued in this color.
AVAILABLE AT $175
12857 ESS image FRANCE (1954) Mère* tenant son enfant*. Yvert No 1006. Scott No B291. Peinture par Eugène Carrière "Maternité." Epreuve de couleur en sépia avec code de couleur (1604Lx) au crayon. Tirage: seulement 3 exemplaires dans cette couleur. Très rare!
AVAILABLE AT $175
2680 ESS image FRANCE (1955) Thimonnier*. Sewing machine*. Black print on carton. Scott No 758, Yvert No 1013. First time I've seen this kind of proof.
AVAILABLE AT $25
13565 ESS image FRANCE (1957) Symbols of justice*. Trial color proof. 150th anniversary of Cour de Comptes. Scott No 832, Yvert No 1107.
AVAILABLE AT $10
13516 ESS image FRANCE (1959) Palace of Industry & Technology*. Trial color proof in maroon. Scott No 923, Yvert No 1206. Not easy to find!
AVAILABLE AT $12
18712 ESS image FRANCE (1960) Grand BĂ©nard Massif*. Cilaos church*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5. Scott No 949, Yvert No 1241.
AVAILABLE AT $75
3301 ESS image FRANCE (1963) The Fur Merchants*. Full sheet of trial color proofs, stained glass window in Chartres Cathedral". Scott No 1077, Yvert No 1399. Scan shows only part of sheet. Incredible!
AVAILABLE AT $1,200
5061 ESS image FRANCE (1963) Radio & Television Center*. Trial color proofs in strip of 3 (blue, green, brown). Scott No 1079, Yvert No 1402. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $75
12263 ESS image FRANCE (1966) De La Tour. Light*. Hands*. Scott No 1150. Yvert No 1479. "The New Born." Trial Color Plate Proof pair. **.
AVAILABLE AT $80
14669 ESS image FRANCE (1966) "The Moon & The Bull"* tapestry by Lurçat. Trial color proofs in strip of 3. Scott No 1152, Yvert No 1493. Magnificent!
AVAILABLE AT $120
17874 ESS image FRANCE (1966) UNESCO*. Trial color proof in brown. Scott No 2O7, Yvert No SER37.
AVAILABLE AT $40
5707 ESS image FRANCE (1967) Élection*. Essaies de couleur en pair. Hugues Capet élu Roi de France. Yvert No 1537, Scott No 1200. Très beau!
AVAILABLE AT $30
13568 ESS image FRANCE (1967) King Louis IX*. Trial color proof pair from margin of sheet. St. Louis holding audience with poor. Scott No 1201, Yvert No 1539.
AVAILABLE AT $20
16630 ESS image FRANCE (1967) Balance*. Trial color proof pair in different colors from margin of sheet. 9th International Accountancy Conference. Scott No 1193, Yvert No 1529. Different aspect of topic!
AVAILABLE AT $20
495 ESS image FRANCE (1968) Postal cheques*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 2. Scott No 1202, Yvert No 1542.
AVAILABLE AT $25
5383 ESS image FRANCE (1968) Relay Race*. Scott No 1223. Yvert No 1573. Mexico City Olympics. Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5 with multicolor. Catalog for imperforates is 575EUR!
AVAILABLE AT $250
422 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Mailman's omnibus*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott no B425, Yvert No 1589.
AVAILABLE AT $50
1435 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Woman warming hands over fire*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 5. Scott Nos B424, Yvert Nos 1620. Painting ("Winter") by Mignard.
AVAILABLE AT $200
3292 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Peasant by hearth*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 3. Bas-relief from Amiens cathedral. Scott No 1236, Yvert No 1586. Catalog value for the imperforates is around $225, and the trial colors are much rarer.]
AVAILABLE AT $75
18010 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Woman with sheaves of grain*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 5. Scott Nos B423, Yvert Nos 1619. Painting ("Summer") by Mignard.
AVAILABLE AT $200
2156 ESS image FRANCE (1970) Lord & Lady*. Dissay chapel*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No B443, Yvert No 1661.
AVAILABLE AT $75
2157 ESS image FRANCE (1970) Angel with whips*. Disssay chapel*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No B444, Yvert No 1662.
AVAILABLE AT $75
457 ESS FRANCE (1971) Daurat*. Vanier*. Plane*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5. Scott No C45, Yvert No PA46. Crease between two stamps visible from back. image
AVAILABLE AT $95
4652 ESS image FRANCE (1971) Antoine Portal*. Academy of Medicine*. Trial color proof pair with multicolor. Portal was the founder and first president of the Academy of Medicine. Scott No 1326, Yvert No 1699. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $30
4385 ESS image FRANCE (1972) Coeur*. Essais de couleur (3) au coin de la feuille. Mois mondial du coeur. Yvert No 1711, Scott No 1333. Très beau!
AVAILABLE AT $40
4061 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Flamme sous l'Arc de Triomphe*. Essais de couleur en bande de 3 au bord de la feuille. Yvert No 1777, Scott No 1386. Très beau!
AVAILABLE AT $25
7817 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Industry exhibition hall. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No 1384, Yvert No 1775.
AVAILABLE AT $50
17220 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Rene Duguay-Trouin*. Sailing ships*. Trial color proof strip of 4. Scott No B467, Yvert No 1748.
AVAILABLE AT $40
2818 XXX LOT WITHDRAWN
AVAILABLE AT 0
15239 ESS image FRANCE (1974) St. Nicolas de Porte basilica*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No 1405, Yvert No 1810.
AVAILABLE AT $35
15253 ESS image FRANCE (1974) Arphila*. Trial color proof margin strip of 10. Scott No 1390, Yvert No 1783.
AVAILABLE AT $100
15561 ESS image FRANCE (1975) Gazelle helicopter*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No 1437, Yvert No 1805.
AVAILABLE AT $75
2161 ESS image FRANCE (1976) Croix Rouge. Sculptures tombales*. Yvert No 1910-1. Scott No B496-7. Eglise de Brou Ă  Bourg en Bresse. Essais de couleur en bande de 4. **.
AVAILABLE AT $130
2847 ESS image FRANCE (1976) Stylised flower*. Trial color proof strip of 3 in different colors. Scott No 2O17, Yvert No S51.
AVAILABLE AT $50
18842 ESS FRANCE (1977) Santons de Provence: chemineau* et guérisseuse*. Yvert No 1959-60. Scott No B503-4. Essais de couleur, bord de feuille, en bande de 5 avec codes de couleur. **. Superbe! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $200
4673 ESS image FRANCE (1979) Victor Segalen*. Ship*. Scott No 1634. Yvert No 2034. 100th Anniversary of Victor Segalen: physician, explorer, writer. Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5. **.
AVAILABLE AT $50
16369 ESS image FRANCE (1979) Simon Magus*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B522, Yvert No 2071.
AVAILABLE AT $25
3340 ESS image FRANCE (1982) Jules Vallès*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5. Scott No 1837, Yvert No 2215.
AVAILABLE AT $50

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