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FRANCE Artist proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
15012 EA image FRANCE (1935) Workers in rice paddy*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver HERTENBERGER. This may be an essay of an unissued stamp. Small map of France in lower left corner. Interesting!
AVAILABLE AT $160
1652 EA FRANCE (1937) René Descartes*. Die proof in black mounted on card and signed by the engraver CHEFFERS. This was the first issue erroneously inscribed "Discours Sur La Méthode". Scott No 330, Yvert No 341. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $225
1786 EA image FRANCE (1938) Miners*. Die proof mounted on card and signed by the engraver CHEFFERS. Scott No 343, Yvert No 391. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $200
17604 EA image FRANCE (1939) Ministry of P.T.T. building*. Die proof printed on thin balsa wood signed by the engraver. Scott No B83, Yvert No 424. Very unusual item!
AVAILABLE AT $475
15013 EA image FRANCE (1940) Wheat harvest*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No B104, Yvert No 466. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $175
16097 EA image FRANCE (1942) Books*. Paris Fair. Cut-down die proof in blue signed by the engraver DUFRESNE and marked 1'er Ă©t. The fair was promoted by the Nazis during the occupation of Paris to show the world that life under German occupation was not so bad. Several toning spots including one in corner of design.
AVAILABLE AT $40
5757 EA image FRANCE (1943) Louis XIV*. Academicians*. Die proof in blue of charity label issued to aid impoverished intellectuals. Embossed seal of Institut de Gravure.
AVAILABLE AT $80
13978 EA image FRANCE (1943) Intellectuals*. Die proof in black. Aide aux Intellectuels charity issue with inscription "Au coin du table."
AVAILABLE AT $120
10324 EA image FRANCE (1948) Revolutionaries*. Set of eight trial color die proofs in different colors from actual stamps. National Relief, Centenary of the Revolution Issue. Each proof has control punch at bottom and printer's color code in margin. Louis Blanc, A.M. Albert, Barbès, M. Affre, P.J. Proudhon, Blanqui, Lamartine, Ledru-Rollin. Scott Nos B224-231, Yvert Nos 795-802. Very difficult to get as a complete set and an exceptional price!
AVAILABLE AT $325
12985 EA image FRANCE (1948) GĂ©nissiat Dam*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver HERTENBERGER. Scott No 607, Yvert No 817.
AVAILABLE AT $160
11628 EA image FRANCE (1949) Racine*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver SPITZ. Scott No 629, Yvert No 848.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12254 EA image FRANCE (1949) Antoine Watteau*. Die proof in black (unsigned). Scott No B240. Yvert No 855. Famous painter. Portrait by BOUCHER.
AVAILABLE AT $180
9859 EA FRANCE (1950) Children playing*. Seasons. Complete set of 4 die proofs depicting fountain sculpture by Bouchardon. Scott Nos B244-7, Yvert Nos 859-62. image (Image b) (Image c) (Image d)
AVAILABLE AT $600
9861 EA image FRANCE (1950) Children playing*. Spring. Hand-colored die proof signed by the engraver. Depicts fountain sculpture by Bouchardon. Scott No B244, Yvert No 859.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9996 EA image FRANCE (1950) Man* and woman* with headdresses*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver for unissued 30 franc stamp inscribed "France - Amerique Latine". Interesting item and rare!
AVAILABLE AT $120
5759 EA image FRANCE (1951) Clemenceau*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DECARIS. Scott No 669, Yvert No 918, Quelle moustache!
AVAILABLE AT $140
9012 EA image FRANCE (1953) Olivier de Serres*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No B277. Yvert No 946. Founder of French agronomy.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10600 EA image FRANCE (1953) Gaspard Monge*. Hand-colored die proof signed by the engraver COTTET. Scott No B279, Yvert No 948. Inventor of descriptive geometry.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10784 EA image FRANCE (1953) Jean-Philippe Rameau*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver MUNIER. Scott No B278. Yvert No 947.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9972 EA image FRANCE (1954) Stenay*. Scott No 727. Yvert No 839. Die Proof in black. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $80
11126 EA image FRANCE (1955) Tractor*. Rotary symbol*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver SERRES. 50th anniversary of Rotary International. Scott No 741, Yvert No 1009. A rare and difficult to obtain proof!
AVAILABLE AT $175
11907 EA image FRANCE (1955) Philippe Auguste*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver MUNIER. Scott No B294, Yvert No 1027.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17878 EA image FRANCE (1955) Mt. Pelée*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver DUFRESNE. Martinique. Scott No 780, Yvert No 1041. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $120
9392 EA image FRANCE (1956) Flammarion*. Observatory*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver SERRES. Flammarion did much to popularize astronomy and believed in extraterrestrial life, including advanced civilizations on Mars. Scott No 792,Yvert No 1057.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9417 EA image FRANCE (1956) Petrarch*. Die proof in reddish-violet signed by the engraver PHEULPIN. Scott No 811. Yvert No 1082.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9840 EA image FRANCE (1956) Paul Sabatier*. Catalytic chemistry*. Scott No 793. Yvert No 1058. Die Proof in black.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9841 EA image FRANCE (1956) Paul Sabatier*. Catalytic chemistry*. Scott No 793. Yvert No 1058. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON. Much of the detail is missing.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10789 EA image FRANCE (1956) Lulli*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver MAXELIN. Yvert No 1083. Scott No 812.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10892 EA image FRANCE (1956) Rousseau*. Die proof in green signed by the engraver COMBET. Yvert No 1084. Scott No 813.
AVAILABLE AT $140
5083 EA image FRANCE (1957) Aveugle*. Mendiant(e)*. Borgnesse*. Deux épreuves d'artiste, une en brun, l'autre en bleu avec numéraux de couleur. Scott Nos B318-9, Yvert Nos 1140-1, au profit de la Croix Rouge. Ces anciennes épreuves sont très rare!
AVAILABLE AT $300
5721 EA image FRANCE (1957) Evian-Les-Bains*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver PHEULPIN. Famous for its mineral waters. Scott No 856, Yvert No 1131. Picturesque!
AVAILABLE AT $140
11842 EA image FRANCE (1957) Guadeloupe - Sens River*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver SERRES. Scott No 850, Yvert No 1125. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $90
12416 EA image FRANCE (1957) George Sand*. Stage die proof showing only the vignette of Sand with very faint penciled in value and legend. Scott No B316, Yvert No 1112.
AVAILABLE AT $200
5314 EA image FRANCE (1958b) Naval jousting*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver SERRES. French traditional games. Scott No 884, Yvert No 1162. A very scarce proof!
AVAILABLE AT $200
7601 EA image FRANCE (1958a) Philippe Pinel*. Die proof signed by both the artist SPITZ and the engraver COTTET. Liberation of the mentally ill. Scott No 865, Yvert No 1142.
AVAILABLE AT $160
7602 EA image FRANCE (1958c) René Leriche*. Die proof signed by both the artist SPITZ and the engraver COTTET. Scott No 868, Yvert No 1145.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9346 EA image FRANCE (1958) J.B. Carpeaux*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver MUNIER. Scott No B325, Yvert No 1170.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10620 EA image FRANCE (1958) Philippe Pinel*. Hand-colored die proof signed by the engraver MUNIER. Liberation of the mentally ill. Scott No 865, Yvert No 1142.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10622 EA image FRANCE (1958) Widal*. Hand-colored die proof signed by the engraver PHEULPIN. Widal developed a technique for diagnosing typhoid fever and a vaccine used in WWI. Scott No 866, Yvert No 1143.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10623 EA image FRANCE (1958) Charles Nicolle*. Hand-colored die proof signed by both the artist PHEULPIN and the engraver MAZELIN. Nicolle was a bacteriologist who won the Nobel Prize in medicine for identifying lice as the transmitter of typhus. Scott No 867,Yvert No 1144.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10624 EA image FRANCE (1958) Charles Nicolle*. Die proof signed by both the artist SPITZ and the engraver MAZELIN. Nicolle was a bacteriologist who won the Nobel Prize in medicine for identifying lice as the transmitter of typhus. Scott No 867,Yvert No 1144.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10626 EA image FRANCE (1958) René Leriche*. Hand-colored die proof signed by the engraver COTTET. Scott No 868, Yvert No 1145.
AVAILABLE AT $200
11187 EA image FRANCE (1958) Jean Bart. Die proof in black signed by the engraver COMBET. Scott No B322, Yvert No 1167. Naval captain and privateer.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11312 EA image FRANCE (1958) Naval jousting*. Die proof in bluish-violet signed by the engraver SERRES. French traditional games. Scott No 884, Yvert No 1162.
AVAILABLE AT $200
4337 EA image FRANCE (1960) La Bourboule*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver COMBET. La Bourboule, in the volcanic Auvergne region, is famed for its thermal springs. Scott No 966, Yvert No 1256. Beautiful!
AVAILABLE AT $160
15867 EA image FRANCE (1960) Sangnier*. Youth hostel*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver CAMI. Sangnier founded the Youth Hostels. Scott No 976, Yvert No 1271. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $100
10326 EA image FRANCE (1962) Joseph Lakanal*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No B361, Yvert No 1347. Lakanal (1762-1845) was an educator who reformed the French educational system during the Revolution. Only 23 printed. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $80
11881 EA image FRANCE (1965) Windmill*. Man poling boat* down the Vendée River. Scott No 1129. Yvert No 1439. Die Proof in bright ultramarine on paper watermarked BFK RIVES signed by the engraver CAMI. Only 23 copies printed. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $200
658 EA image FRANCE (1966) Oléron bridge*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No 1162, Yvert No 1489.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10711 EA image FRANCE (1966) Angel*. Castle*. Soldiers*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist LAMBERT and the engraver BETEMPS. 50th anniversary of battle of Verdun. Scott No B401, Yvert No 1484.
AVAILABLE AT $160
3970 EA image FRANCE (1967) Pavilion*. Die proof in blue-violet signed by the engraver DURRENS. French pavilion at Montreal Expo, 1967. Scott No 1177, Yvert No 1519. Only 23 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $140
5064 EA image FRANCE (1967) Radio antenna*. Stylized globe*. Die proof in dark blue signed by the engraver BEQUET. Issued for 3rd International Conference of European Broadcasting Union. Very slight soiling on one margin does not detract from the design. Scott No 1171, Yvert No 1515. Only 23 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $120
13100 EA image FRANCE (1969) "EUROPA" in block letters*. Stage die proof signed by the engraver BEQUET and marked "EP D'ETAT". Scott No 1245, Yvert No 1598. Very rare!
AVAILABLE AT $225
9808 EA image FRANCE (1970) Louis le Vau*. Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No B435, Yvert No 1623.
AVAILABLE AT $120
11587 EA image FRANCE (1970) Edward Branly*. Electric circuit*. Convent*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Branly, a physicist and chemist, was the inventor of the coherer, a device which made wireless telegraphy possible. Scott No B438, Yvert No 1626. Only 23 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $140
18989 EA image FRANCE (1971) Pont Marius Gontard*. Church, Grenoble*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver COMBET. Philatelic Societies meeting. Scott No 1308, Yvert No 1681.
AVAILABLE AT $140
7027 EA image FRANCE (1972) Incroyables et Merveilleuses. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver DECARIS. Scott No 1351, Yvert No 1729. Fashionistas of the 18th century.
AVAILABLE AT $160
18204 EA image FRANCE (1972) Les PĂ©niches by Derain*. Set of 2 die proofs (positive & negative) signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 1330, Yvert No 1733.
AVAILABLE AT $300
179 EA image FRANCE (1973) Tony Garnier*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GAUTHIER. Scott No B469, Yvert No 1747.
AVAILABLE AT $140
3253 EA FRANCE (1973) Charles Le Brun. Nude*. Scott No 1360. Yvert No 1742. "Kneeling Woman." Stage Die Proofs (2), Positive and Negative, signed by the engraver BEQUET and marked "EP. D'ETAT". Very rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $225
3472 EA image FRANCE (1973) Pierre Bourgoin*. Phillippe Kieffer*. Épreuve d'artiste en brun signée par le graveur PHEULPIN. Héros des parachutistes S.A.S. Yvert No 1773, Scott No 1382. Tirage seulement 23 exemplaires. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $200
9287 EA image FRANCE (1973) Charles Le Brun. Nude. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No 1360. Yvert No 1742.
AVAILABLE AT $175
11569 EA image FRANCE (1973) Pyramid*. Sun*. Ernest Renan*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GAUTHIER. Scott No B464, Yvert No 1745.
AVAILABLE AT $80
18355 EA image FRANCE (1973) Duke of Burgundy palace*. Die proof in bluish-grey signed by the engraver HERTENBERGER. Scott No 1372, Yvert No 1757.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10480 EA image FRANCE (1974) Palais de Justice*. Épreuve d'artiste en noir signé par le graveur GAUTHIER. Palais de Justice en Rouen, Scott No 1417, Yvert No 1806. Tirage seulement 23 exemplaires. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $90
13764 EA image FRANCE (1974) Hotel des Invalides*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No 1414, Yvert No 1801.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16 EA FRANCE (1975) Burgundy*. Grapes*. Pouring steel*. Cattle*. Set of 2 die proofs (positive & negative) signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No 1444, Yvert No 1848. image
AVAILABLE AT $300
3647 EA image FRANCE (1975) St. Nazare bridge*. Die proof in dark green signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Scott No 1457, Yvert No 1856.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9404 EA image FRANCE (1975) Atomic diagram*. Meter Convention Document. Die Proof in black signed by the engraver HALEY. Scott No 1435. Yvert No 1844.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10911 EA image FRANCE (1975) Poitou-Charentes*. Die proof in violet-black signed by the artist LAMBERT and the engraver MONVOISIN. Scott No 1448. Yvert No 1851.
AVAILABLE AT $160
17961 EA image FRANCE (1975) Pompidou*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GANDON. Scott No 1430, Yvert No 1839. Only 19 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $90
18075 EA image FRANCE (1975) Rabbits*. Umbrella*. Rain*. Mushrooms*. Snail*. Rainbow*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver MONVOISIN. Scott No B480, Yvert No 1861.
AVAILABLE AT $140
18195 EA FRANCE (1975) ARPHILA*. Completeset of 4 die proofs in various colors, one signed by the engraver. Scott No 1425-8, Yvert Nos 1830-3. Very difficult to find as a set! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $475
19008 EA image FRANCE (1975) ThĂ©âtre du peuple*. Maurice Pottecher*. Epreuve d'artiste en brun signĂ©e par le graveur BETEMPS. Yvert No 1846, Scott No 1439.
AVAILABLE AT $140
3648 EA image FRANCE (1976) Thiers bridge*. Die proof in dark red signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No 1472, Yvert No 1904.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11430 EA image FRANCE (1976) Sailing. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No 1493, Yvert No 1889. Montreal Olympics.
AVAILABLE AT $175
11959 EA image FRANCE (1976) Cross of Lorrain*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. 30th anniversary of Association of Free French. Scott No 1484, Yvert No 1885. Only 19 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $100
7003 EA image FRANCE (1977) Arms of Burgundy*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver MONVOISIN. Scott No 1553, Yvert No 1944.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11051 EA FRANCE (1977) Croix Rouge. Chemineau*. Guérisseuse*. Yvert No 1959-60. Scott No B503-4. Santons de Provence. Epreuves d'artiste en sépia signées par le graveur GANDON. Tirage: seulement 23 exemplaires. Rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $275
16830 EA image FRANCE (1977) Guillaume de Machaut*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No B501, Yvert No 1955.
AVAILABLE AT $140
4352 EA image FRANCE (1978) Stylized handicapped people*. Die proof in olive green signed by the designer BAILLARD and the engraver GUILLAUME. Rehabilitation of the handicapped. Scott No 1622, Yvert No 2023. Rare to find both signatures ona die proof!
AVAILABLE AT $140
9782 EA image FRANCE (1978) Flowers*. Butterflies*. Houses*. Die proof in black signed by the artist LAMBERT and the engraver FORGET. Beautification of France. Scott No 1606, Yvert No 2006.
AVAILABLE AT $160
6272 EA image FRANCE (1980) Modigliani. Philatelic engraving by Pierre BEQUET, the engraver of Scott No 1693. Yvert No 2109. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design.
AVAILABLE AT $100
7402 EA image FRANCE (1980) Heat arising from Earth*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver HALEY. International Geological Conference. Scott No 1711, Yvert No 2093.
AVAILABLE AT $160
10313 EA image FRANCE (1980) French cuisine. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver GUILLAUME. Scott No 1696, Yvert No 2077. Scrumptious!
AVAILABLE AT $140
9044 EA image FRANCE (1981) Grapes from the Promised Land*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver MONVOISIN. Scott No B531, Yvert No 2117.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9815 EA image FRANCE (1981) Coucy castle*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No 1721, Yvert No PRE-173. Only 23 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $75
14249 EA image FRANCE (1981) Micro-organism in evolution* under microscope. Die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET marked "ep. d'Ă©tat." . Scott No 1724, Yvert No 2127.
AVAILABLE AT $175
9431 EA image FRANCE (1982) Men in balloon*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No B548, Yvert No 2247. Jules Verne tale - "Five Weeks in a Balloon."
AVAILABLE AT $140
9432 EA image FRANCE (1982) Men in submarine* examining giant squid*. Die proof in bluish-black signed by the engraver BEQUET. Scott No B549, Yvert No 2248. Jules Verne tale - "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.]"
AVAILABLE AT $140
9816 EA image FRANCE (1982a) Tanlay castle*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No 1814, Yvert No PRE174. Only 23 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $75
9817 EA image FRANCE (1982b) Chateau d'If*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No 1817, Yvert No PRE177. Only 23 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $75
10089 EA image FRANCE (1982) Traité de Rome de 1957. Traité de Verdun de 843. Yvert No 2207-8. Scott No 1827-8. Epreuves d'artiste en noir signées par l'artist LAMBERT et le graveur DURRENS.
AVAILABLE AT $320
11087 EA FRANCE (1983) Charente river*. Jarnac*. Die proof in positive and negative in black, both signed by the designer BAILLARD and the engraver DURRENS. Many battles between the Catholics and the Protestants (Huguenots) were fought in Jarnac towards the end of the 16th century. Scott No 1857, Yvert No 2287. Very rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $225
978 EA image FRANCE (1985) Computer keyboard*. Map of world*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver COMBET. National Information System. Scott No 1990, Yvert No 2391.
AVAILABLE AT $160
3459 EA image FRANCE (1986) Henri Fabre*. Experimental planes*. Die proof in dark green signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Scott No B577, Yvert No 2398. Fabre invented the first seaplane.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9768 EA image FRANCE (1986) Seguin*. Suspension bridge*. Steam engines*. Die proof in bluish-grey signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Seguin was the inventor of the suspension bridge. He also designed several steam engines for the burgeoning railroad industry. Scott No B578, Yvert No 2399. Not easy to find!
AVAILABLE AT $140
10716 EA image FRANCE (1986) Pershing*. 70th Anniversary of US Forces in WW1*. Die proof in green signed by the engraver FORGET. Scott No 2044, Yvert No 2477.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11137 EA image FRANCE (1986) François Arago*. Stars*. Sine wave*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Scott No B575, Yvert No 2396. Arago was a physicist and astronomer who mad major contributions in electromagnetism, light, lightning, and theory of gases, as well as measurements of arc length on the Earth which led to the standardization of the metric system.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10660 EA image FRANCE (1987) Charles Richet*. Nobel prize for work on anaphylaxis. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No B584, Yvert No 2454.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10661 EA image FRANCE (1987) Eugene Jamot*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Discovered cause of sleeping sickness (transmission by tsetse fly). Scott No B585, Yvert No 2455.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10662 EA image FRANCE (1987) Bernard Halpern*. Die proof in dark green signed by the engraver. Immunologist who worked on allergy. Scott No B586, Yvert No 2456.
AVAILABLE AT $140
4738 EA image FRANCE (1988) Soldier laying wreath on coffin. Die proof of engraving signed by the engraver. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. Armistice 70th anniversary issue. Scott No 2129, Yvert No 2553.
AVAILABLE AT $90
5310 EA image FRANCE (1990) Cap Canaille*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Cap Canaille is famous for its caves. Scott No 2217, Yvert No 2660. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $140
10527 EA image FRANCE (1990) Relief map of France*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET and marked "ep d'etat." 50th anniversary of National Institute of Geography. Scott No 2231, Yvert No 2662.
AVAILABLE AT $175
9770 EA image FRANCE (1991) Cheviré Bridge - Nantes*. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in brown signed by the engraver FORGET. Scott No 2250, Yvert No 2704.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10793 EA image FRANCE (1992) Florent Schmitt*. Stage die proof signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No B644, Yvert No 2749.
AVAILABLE AT $175
16841 EA image FRANCE (1992) Germaine Tailleferre*. Miniature trial die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No B647, Yvert No 2752. These proofs were made by the engraver to test the state of his die.
AVAILABLE AT $80
1918 EA image FRANCE (1993) Django Reinhardt playing guitar*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Composer and guitarist. Scott No 2360, Yvert No 2810.
AVAILABLE AT $175
9442 EA FRANCE (1993) Guy de Maupassant*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. de Maupassant is generally considered the greatest of the French short story writers. Scott No B649, Yvert No 2799. Rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
9443 EA FRANCE (1993) Alain*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. Alain was the pen name of Emile Chartier, who wrote thousands of aphorisms, for example, "Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it isthe only one you have. Scott No B650, Yvert No 2800. Rare!"" image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
9444 EA FRANCE (1993) André Chamson*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. Scott No B653, Yvert No 2803. Rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
9462 EA FRANCE (1993) Jean Cocteau*. Die proof in black, positive and negative, both signed by the engraver. Although primarily known as a poet, he achieved his fame with a prose fantasy "Le Potomak" in 1919. Scott No B651, Yvert No 2801. Rare! image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $160
11609 EA image FRANCE (1993) Chappe Telegraph*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver VERET-LEMARINIER. Scott No 2366, Yvert No 2815.
AVAILABLE AT $140
2888 EA image FRANCE (1994) Great cascade at St. Cloud*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET and marked "ep. d'Ă©tat." Scott No 2437, Yvert No 2905.
AVAILABLE AT $200
4219 EA image FRANCE (1994) Flowers in park, Paris*. Die proof in greyish-blue signed by the engraver. top stamp in souvenir sheet issued for European Stamp Exhibit. Scott No 2444a, Yvert No 2909. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $140
9380 EA image FRANCE (1994) Stained glass window*. St. Etienne*. Negative die proof in green, signed by the engraver VITRAIL. Scott No 2402, Yvert No 2859.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9446 EA image FRANCE (1994) Georges Simenon*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ANDREOTTO. Scott No 2443, Yvert No 2911. Creator of fictional detective Maigret.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9839 EA image FRANCE (1994) Stoneware* by Dalpayrat. Die proof in black signed by the engraver DURRENS. Scott No 2401, Yvert No 2857.
AVAILABLE AT $100
10409 EA image FRANCE (1994) Man on horseback*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver BETEMPS. Scott No B663, Yvert No 2946. Saumar tapestry.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10778 EA image FRANCE (1994) Yvonne Printemps*, chanteuse* et actrice*. Yvert No 2897. Scott No B656. Epreuve d'artiste en noir signée par le graveur JUMELET. Tirage: seulement 23 exemplaires. Ce timbre en photogravure, était gravé pour préparer les épreuves d'artistes et les documents officiels. Jusqu'à 1994, les épreuves d'artiste était préparées seulement pour les timbres gravés. Intéressant! Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $100
11099 EA image FRANCE (1994) St. Vaast*. Rabbits*. Sheep*. Die proof in green signed by the engraver FORGET. Scott No B662, Yvert No 2915. Arras tapestry. Patron saint of eye trouble.
AVAILABLE AT $140
3784 EA image FRANCE (1995) Manger scene. Die proof of engraving signed by GOFFIN. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. This design based on the set of Provençal nativity figures, Scott Nos B664-9, Yvert Nos 2576-81.
AVAILABLE AT $90
3870 EA image FRANCE (1995) Man carrying sheep. Hat with bird on top. Poetic verses. Die proof of engraving signed by GOFFIN. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. This design based on the set of Provençal nativity figures, Scott Nos B664-9, Yvert Nos 2576-81.
AVAILABLE AT $90
3871 EA image FRANCE (1995) Provençal characters. Die proof of engraving signed by GOFFIN. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. This design based on the set of Provençal nativity figures, Scott Nos B664-9, Yvert Nos 2576-81.
AVAILABLE AT $90
4432 EA image FRANCE (1995) Woman with child riding on donkey. Man in costume. Die proof of engraving signed by QUILLIVIC. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. This design based on the set of Provençal nativity figures, Scott Nos B664-9, Yvert Nos 2576-81.
AVAILABLE AT $90
5753 EA image FRANCE (1995) Marianne as warrior. Die proof of engraving signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. This was probably for one of the many Marianne issues he engraved.
AVAILABLE AT $90
9327 EA image FRANCE (1995) Study for the Dream of Happiness*. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in blue signed by the engraver. Painting by Pierre Prud'hon. Scott No 2455, Yvert No 2927.
AVAILABLE AT $200
16119 EA image FRANCE (1995) Lamb*. Wolf*. Miniature trial die proof signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 2488. Yvert 2960. Famous fable by La Fontaine: "The Wolf and the Lamb." These proofs were made by the engraver to test the state of his die.
AVAILABLE AT $80
398 EA image FRANCE (1996) National library*. Eiffel tower*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver and marked "Epreuve d'Atelier." Scott No 2551, Yvert No 3041.
AVAILABLE AT $200
2214 EA image FRANCE (1996) House of Joan of Arc*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2523, Yvert No 3002.
AVAILABLE AT $175
3344 EA image FRANCE (1996a) Rocambole*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Rocambole was a fictional character (a sort of combination Doc Savage-Fu Manchu) from novels by Ponson du Terrail in the mid nineteenth century. Scott No B670, Yvert No 3025. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3345 EA image FRANCE (1996b) Arséne Lupin*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Lupin was a fictional detective character (a sort of combination Simon Templar-Sherlock Holmes) from novels by Maurice Leblanc at the beginning of the twentieth century. Scott No B671, Yvert No 3026. Fascinating!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3346 EA image FRANCE (1996c) Rouletabille*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Rouletabille was a fictional detective character created by novelist Gaston Leroux, best known for writing "The Phantom of the Opera." Scott No B672, Yvert No 3027. Fantastique!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3347 EA image FRANCE (1996d) FantĂ´mas*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. FantĂ´mas was the arch-villain created by writers Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvester. Never has there been a more evil man!. Scott No B673, Yvert No3029. Awesome!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3348 EA image FRANCE (1996f) Nestor Burma*. Die proof in blue signed by the artist and the engraver. Burma was the detective hero creating of LĂ©o Malet, a French Marlowe set in Paris during the Nazi occupation. Scott No B675, Yvert No 3030. Incredible!
AVAILABLE AT $140
3760 EA image FRANCE (1996) Enfants*. Épreuve d'artiste en brun-noir signée par l'artiste et le graveur. Cinquantenaire de l'UNICEF. Yvert No 3033, Scott No 2543. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $125
9924 EA image FRANCE (1996) Polar bear*, snowman*, ascending in Christmas ornament balloon*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver. Scott No B676, Yvert No 3039.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10760 EA image FRANCE (1996) Ayers Rock*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2O47, Yvert No SE114.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10761 EA image FRANCE (1996) Glaciers*. Die proof in reddish-brown initialed by the engraver. Glacier National Park, Argentina. Scott No 2O48, Yvert No SE115. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $140
17974 EA image FRANCE (1996) François Mitterand*. Miniature trial die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 2552, Yvert No 3042. These proofs were made by the engraver to test the state of his die.
AVAILABLE AT $80
4773 EA image FRANCE (1997) Pyrenees*. Isard*. Yellow lily*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Pyrenees Park. Scott No 2571, Yvert No 3056.
AVAILABLE AT $160
5329 EA image FRANCE (1997) Fencing*. Captain Fracasse*. Scott No B689. Die Proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Only 23 copies printed. This stamp printed in photogravure, was especially engraved to prepare Die Proofs and Official Philatelic Documents. Until 1995, Die Proofs were only prepared for engraved stamps. Interesting! Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $200
5700 EA image FRANCE (1997) Volcano*. Raccoon*. Balisier*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Guadeloupe Park. Scott No 2570, Yvert No 3055.
AVAILABLE AT $160
10139 EA image FRANCE (1997) Sir Launcelot*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No B677, Yvert No 3115.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10140 EA image FRANCE (1997) D'Artagnan*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No B679, Yvert No 3117. Adventure hero series.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10141 EA image FRANCE (1997) Cyrano*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISON. Scott No B680, Yvert No 3118. Adventure hero series.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11795 EA image FRANCE (1997) Type Mouchon holding tablet. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2567, Yvert No 3050.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11796 EA image FRANCE (1997) Type Mouchon holding tablet. Die proof of vignette from booklet in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2568, Yvert No 3051.
AVAILABLE AT $140
1923 EA image FRANCE (1998) Henri Collet*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2661, Yvert No 3163.
AVAILABLE AT $175
4819 EA image FRANCE (1998) Seville. Die proof of engraving signed by LAVERGNE and marked "Seville / Henri Collet. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. Scott No 2661, Yvert No 3163. Collet spent much of his life collecting Spanish folk songs, hence the connection to Seville.
AVAILABLE AT $90
9209 EA image FRANCE (1998) Statues - Ile de Pâques*. Épreuve d'artiste en violet-rouge signée par l'artiste et le graveur. Yvert No SE119, Scott No 2O50. Rare et difficile à trouver!
AVAILABLE AT $160
9332 EA image FRANCE (1998) "Vision After the Sermon" by Gauguin*. Die prof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2642, Yvert No 3207.
AVAILABLE AT $160
10798 EA image FRANCE (1998) Henri Collet*. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2661, Yvert No 3163.
AVAILABLE AT $200
3229 EA image FRANCE (1999) St. Victoire. Die proof of engraving signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. Scott No 2727, Yvert No 3251.
AVAILABLE AT $90
4923 EA image FRANCE (1999) Schoolboys in classroom*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Photography by Doisneau, one of the pioneers of photo-journalism. Scott No B691, Yvert No 3262.
AVAILABLE AT $140
4924 EA image FRANCE (1999) Woman in convertible*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Photography by Lartigue, noted for his photos of auto races. Scott No B693, Yvert No 3264.
AVAILABLE AT $140
4925 EA image FRANCE (1999) Street scene*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Photography by Atget, noted for his photos of vanishing Paris. Scott No B695, Yvert No 3266.
AVAILABLE AT $140
4926 EA image FRANCE (1999) Bird perched on gargoyle*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Photography by Brassai, Hungarian photographer who lived in Paris. Scott No B692, Yvert No 3263.
AVAILABLE AT $140
4927 EA image FRANCE (1999) Descending staircase*. Bicyclist*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Photography by Cartier-Bresson, considered to be the father of photo-journalism. Scott No B696, Yvert No 3267.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9829 EA image FRANCE (1999) Chartreux cats*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2740, Yvert No 3283.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9830 EA image FRANCE (1999) European cats*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2741, Yvert No 3284.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10056 EA image FRANCE (1999) Brittany spaniels*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2732, Yvert No 3286.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10057 EA image FRANCE (1999) Pyrenees mountain dogs*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2742, Yvert No 3285.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10115 EA image FRANCE (1999) René Caillié. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2731, Yvert No 3257.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10350 EA image FRANCE (1999) Charioteer of Delphi. Die proof in black signed by the engraver GOFFIN. Scott No 1O55.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10528 EA image FRANCE (1999) Map of France*. Flowers*. People*. Die proof in green signed by the engraver. National Census. Scott No 2704, Yvert No 3223.
AVAILABLE AT $90
3280 EA image FRANCE (2000) Toulouse-Lautrec painting self-portrait. Die proof of engraving signed by LAVERGNE. These engravings were made in conjunction with designs accepted by the post office and consist of themes related to the accepted design. There were only 11-15 made and they are printed on the same heavy paper as the artist proofs. One was made for the Postal Museum; the rest were given to the engraver and the designer of the stamp in question. The dimensions are 19 x 21 cm, but the die itself (and hence the image, including the signature) measures 14 x 14 cm. I am not sure which issue this engraving references.
AVAILABLE AT $90
3388 EA image FRANCE (2000) Hispano-Suiza K6*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2770e, Yvert No 3321.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9371 EA image FRANCE (2000) La Valse by Claudel*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2757, Yvert No 3309.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9573 EA image FRANCE (2000) Saint-Exupéry*. Plane*. 1st stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 2780, Yvert No 3337.
AVAILABLE AT $175
10763 EA image FRANCE (2000) Conquest of Annapurna*. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and the designer COUSIN. Scott No 2775, Yvert No 3331.
AVAILABLE AT $200
11673 EA image FRANCE (2000) Yellow train of Cerdagne. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2781, Yvert No 3338.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11798 EA image FRANCE (2000) Declaration of Human Rights. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 2787e, Yvert No 3354.
AVAILABLE AT $140
1580 EA image FRANCE (2001) Carved pumpkin*. Halloween. Stage die proof in blue signed LAVERGNE. Scott No 2839, Yvert No 3428.
AVAILABLE AT $175
1663 EA image FRANCE (2001) Fermat*. Equations*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2836, Yvert No 3420.
AVAILABLE AT $175
5604 EA image FRANCE (2001) Locomotive 230 Class P8*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2833j, Yvert No 3414.
AVAILABLE AT $160
5605 EA image FRANCE (2001) American 220*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 2833b, Yvert No 3406.
AVAILABLE AT $160
10670 EA image FRANCE (2001) DNA molecule superimposed on figure of man*. Die proof in dark blue signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2837b, Yvert No 3423.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11674 EA image FRANCE (2001) Garratt 59 locomotive*. Horses*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2833e, Yvert No 3409.
AVAILABLE AT $160
11675 EA image FRANCE (2001) Mallard locomotive*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2833g, Yvert No 3411.
AVAILABLE AT $160
13580 EA image FRANCE (2001) Laser* shining in eye*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2837d, Yvert No 3424.
AVAILABLE AT $175
1442 EA image FRANCE (2002) Hands outreached to each other*. Stage die proof in dark brown signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2912. Choreography.
AVAILABLE AT $175
4763 EA image FRANCE (2002) Triumph Bonneville 650*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2913h, Yvert No 3515.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9452 EA image FRANCE (2002) Emile ZOLA*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISSON. Scott No 2916, Yvert No 3524.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10743 EA image FRANCE (2002) Yamaha 500 XT*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2913j, Yvert No 3517.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10780 EA image FRANCE (2002) Louis Armstrong. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2905, Yvert No 3500.
AVAILABLE AT $160
10781 EA image FRANCE (2002) Ella Fitzgerald. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2906, Yvert No 3503.
AVAILABLE AT $160
10782 EA image FRANCE (2002) Stephane Grappeli. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2908, Yvert No 3504.
AVAILABLE AT $160
671 EA image FRANCE (2003) Pont Adolphe*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Symbol of Luxembourg's independence. Scott No 2985c.
AVAILABLE AT $160
3033 EA image FRANCE (2003) 1950 SFV 302 Tractor*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISSON. Scott No 2980b.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9497 EA image FRANCE (2003) 1950 SFV 302 tractor. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2980b.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9498 EA image FRANCE (2003) 1910 Berliet 22hp Type M delivery truck. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2980f.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9574 EA image FRANCE (2003) Jacqueline Auriol*. Jet*.. Stage die proof signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No C65. Small tear at bottom does not affect value.
AVAILABLE AT $175
9774 EA image FRANCE (2003) Pont du Gard. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 2978j.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9831 EA image FRANCE (2003) Claudine*. Cat*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2973. Novel by Colette.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10855 EA image FRANCE (2003) Arc de Triomphe. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 2978e.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16795 EA image FRANCE (2003) Mont Blanc*. Stage die proof in brown signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and marked "Epreuve d'Atelier." Scott No 2978h.
AVAILABLE AT $200
17436 EA image FRANCE (2003) Javelin*. Runner* High jump*. Stage die proof in brown signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 2970. World Track & Field Championships.
AVAILABLE AT $160
4858 EA image FRANCE (2004) Dragoon*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3035.
AVAILABLE AT $160
5259 EA image FRANCE (2004) Sailboarding*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3045c. Extreme sports series.
AVAILABLE AT $120
5260 EA image FRANCE (2004) Jet ski*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3045h. Extreme sports series.
AVAILABLE AT $120
9048 EA image FRANCE (2004) Burgundy vineyards. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3007e.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10718 EA image FRANCE (2004) Battle of Dien Bien Phu. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3023.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11337 EA image FRANCE (2004) Luge*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3045e. Extreme sports series.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11457 EA image FRANCE (2004) Ancient athletes. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3041. Athens Olympics.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11516 EA image FRANCE (2004) FIFA. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3028.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12160 EA image FRANCE (2004) Rabbit*. Die proof in grey signed by the engraver. Scott No 3018.
AVAILABLE AT $140
13495 EA image FRANCE (2004) Donkey*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3021.
AVAILABLE AT $140
13820 EA image FRANCE (2004) Tarn gorges*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3047c.
AVAILABLE AT $140
13924 EA image FRANCE (2004) Grenadier*. Stage die proof in brown signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and marked "Epreuve d'Atelier." Scott No 3038.
AVAILABLE AT $225
18636 EA image FRANCE (2004) Oysters*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3007f.
AVAILABLE AT $160
18762 EA image FRANCE (2004) Grenadier*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3038.
AVAILABLE AT $160
672 EA image FRANCE (2005) Quais de Seine*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3139c.
AVAILABLE AT $160
4282 EA image FRANCE (2005) Rillettes*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3106g.
AVAILABLE AT $160
4777 EA image FRANCE (2005) Cliffs of Etretat*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3139b.
AVAILABLE AT $160
6784 EA image FRANCE (2005) Bridges across the Seine*. Die proof signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3139e.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9210 EA image FRANCE (2005) Ruins in Petra (Jordan). Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 2O56.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9233 EA image FRANCE (2005) Victor Baltard. Paris central market (Les Halles)*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3140.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9499 EA image FRANCE (2005) Gordon Bennett Cup Rally auto. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3126b.
AVAILABLE AT $175
9500 EA image FRANCE (2005) Gordon Bennet coupe. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISSON. Scott No 3126a.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9501 EA image FRANCE (2005) Formula 1 racer. Die proof in black signed by the engraver ALBUISSON. Scott No 3126c.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9963 EA image FRANCE (2005) Stone laundry in Rives. Die proof signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3139d.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10279 EA image FRANCE (2005) Lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus). Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 3102.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10341 EA image FRANCE (2005) Sand dunes of Pilat. Die proof signed by the engraver. Scott No 3139h.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10476 EA image FRANCE (2005) Rachi*. Letters emerging from Torah*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3088. 11th century Jewish Rabbi also known as Shlomo Yitzchaki.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10477 EA image FRANCE (2005) Liberation of concentration camps*. Die proof signed by the engraver. Scott No 3114.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10478 EA image FRANCE (2005) Jacob Kaplan. Pair of die proofs (positive & negative) in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Grand rabbi of France Scott No 3167.
AVAILABLE AT $200
12517 EA image FRANCE (2005) Early plane*. Stage die proof signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and marked "Epreuve d'Atelier". Adrienne Bolland issue but only the plane is shown here. Scott No C67.
AVAILABLE AT $225
13373 EA image FRANCE (2005) Bouillabaisse*. Die proof in blue signed by the engraver. Scott No 3106e.
AVAILABLE AT $160
3462 EA image FRANCE (2006) Ultralight plane*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Flying machines series. This one "Demoiselle" designed by Santos-Dumont. Scott No 3260b.
AVAILABLE AT $200
3463 EA image FRANCE (2006) Albatross glider*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Flying machines series. This one built by Jean-Marie Le Bris. Scott No 3260c.
AVAILABLE AT $200
3464 EA image FRANCE (2006) Bat-winged plane*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Flying machines series. This one built by Clement Adler. Scott No 3260d.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9339 EA image FRANCE (2006) Beggars receiving alms by Rembrandt. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3200.
AVAILABLE AT $160
9585 EA image FRANCE (2006) Américourt's helicopter*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3260a.
AVAILABLE AT $140
12535 EA image FRANCE (2006) Hydrogen balloon*. Stage die proof signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and marked "ET". Flying machines series. This one designed by Blanchard and powered by feathered paddles. Scott No 3260f.
AVAILABLE AT $225
2334 EA FRANCE (2007) Ship*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Vignette from S/S. Scott No3371. image
AVAILABLE AT $140
3362 EA image FRANCE (2007) Prud'homme*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. Scott No 3351. Winner of the first Nobel Prize in literature.
AVAILABLE AT $200
8178 EA image FRANCE (2007) Ship*. Die proof signed by the engraver JUMELET. This is the vignette from the lighthouses souvenir sheet. Only part of each stamp was engraved, so the die proof does not show the whole stamp.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9083 EA image FRANCE (2007) Gallic boar ensign*. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3298.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9453 EA image FRANCE (2007) Illuminated book. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 3295.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9847 EA image FRANCE (2007) Henri Moissan. Pair of stage die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. Scott No 3257. Nobel Prize winner for isolating fluorine.
AVAILABLE AT $200
15086 EA image FRANCE (2007) Gallic boar ensign*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3298. Marked "Epreuve d'Ă©tat.".
AVAILABLE AT $140
16544 EA image FRANCE (2007) Cape Fréhel lighthouse*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3371a.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17262 EA image FRANCE (2007) Ship*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Vignette from S/S. Scott No3371.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11239 EA image FRANCE (2008) Sailing ship Confiance*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 3501a.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11240 EA image FRANCE (2008) Sailing ship Grande Hermine*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LARRIVIERE. Scott No 3501b.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11721 EA image FRANCE (2008) Hand holding tree*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3473.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11962 EA image FRANCE (2008) 90th anniversary of end of WWI*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3550.
AVAILABLE AT $140
14981 EA image FRANCE (2008) Cardinal Richelieu*. Chateau at Indré-st-Loire*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3408.
AVAILABLE AT $140
15229 EA image FRANCE (2008) Le Havre*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3409.
AVAILABLE AT $140
15544 EA image FRANCE (2008) French Acrobatic Patrol*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No C70. Marked "Epreuve d'Ă©tat.".
AVAILABLE AT $140
17808 EA image FRANCE (2008) Hand holding tree*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3473. Marked "Epreuve d'Ă©tat.".
AVAILABLE AT $140
17996 EA image FRANCE (2008) 90th anniversary of end of WWI*. Epreuve d'atelier in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3550.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9575 EA image FRANCE (2009) Gordon Bennett Aviation Cup. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3690.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10360 EA image FRANCE (2009) Louis Braille. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3570. Some of the detail is missing in Braille's head.
AVAILABLE AT $175
10361 EA image FRANCE (2009) Louis Braille. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3570.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17137 EA image FRANCE (2009) Jean Calvin*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3681. The value is missing.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17138 EA image FRANCE (2009) Jean Calvin*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3681. Marked "Epreuve d'Ă©tat.".
AVAILABLE AT $140
17263 EA image FRANCE (2009) Helicopter carrier Jeanne d'Arc*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3746.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17264 EA image FRANCE (2009) Helicopter carrier Jeanne d'Arc*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3746.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17265 EA image FRANCE (2009) Sailors of the helicopter carrier Jeanne d'Arc*. Stage die proof in blue signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3747.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17266 EA image FRANCE (2009) Sailors of the helicopter carrier Jeanne d'Arc*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3747.
AVAILABLE AT $140
17997 EA image FRANCE (2009) Jean Moulin*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3684. Unified the Resistance under DeGaulle.
AVAILABLE AT $140
673 EA image FRANCE (2010) Arcueil aqueduct*. Set of 2 stage die proofs in black (positive & negative) signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and marked "E. Atelier". Note that value is missing. Scott No 3799.
AVAILABLE AT $275
1095 EA image FRANCE (2010) Waves. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. Scott No 3780. Yvert No 4439. The value is missing.
AVAILABLE AT $175
2894 EA FRANCE (2010) Birlot Ile-de-Bréhat watermill*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. The value is missing. Scott No 3866f. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $175
2903 EA FRANCE (2010) Cassel windmill*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. The value is missing. Scott No 3688b. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $175
2904 EA FRANCE (2010) Agremonts Bléré windmill*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. The value is missing. Scott No 3866c. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $175
2905 EA FRANCE (2010) Daudet Fontvieille windmill*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. The value is missing. Scott No 3866d. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $175
2906 EA FRANCE (2010) Farine Villeneuve-d'Ascq windmill*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. The value is missing. Scott No 3866e. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $175
2907 EA FRANCE (2010) Montbrun-Lauragais windmill*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEAUJARD. The value is missing. Scott No 3866a. image (Image b)
AVAILABLE AT $175
9777 EA image FRANCE (2010) Arcueil aqueduct*. Set of 2 die proofs in blue (pos & neg) signed by the engraver LAVERGNE. Scott No 3799.
AVAILABLE AT $200
16024 EA image FRANCE (2010) Appeal of DeGaulle 70th anniversary*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3688. Marked "Epreuve d'Ă©tat.".
AVAILABLE AT $140
16025 EA image FRANCE (2010) Appeal of DeGaulle 70th anniversary*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 3688. The value is missing. Marked "Epreuve d'Ă©tat.".
AVAILABLE AT $140
10676 EA image FRANCE (2011) Claude Bourgelat*. Cow*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver. Scott No 4012. Founder of first veterinary school.
AVAILABLE AT $140
10918 EA image FRANCE (2011) Metz*. Pair of die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver ANDREOTTO. Scott No 4040.
AVAILABLE AT $200
17403 EA image FRANCE (2011) CNES center*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 4096.
AVAILABLE AT $140
11678 EA image FRANCE (2012) Pacific 231 K8 Centenary*. Pair of die proofs (positive + negative) in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $200
11963 EA image FRANCE (2012) Camp des Milles concentration camp. Pair of die proofs (pos + neg) signed by the engraver ANDREOTTO. Scott No 4277.
AVAILABLE AT $200
16533 EA image FRANCE (2012) Henry IV*. Stage die proof in violet signed by the engraver JUMELET. First Bourbon king.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16534 EA image FRANCE (2012) Lyon courthouse*. Stage die proof in violet signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 4295.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16550 EA image FRANCE (2012) Point Saint-Mathieu lighhouse*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET. Scott No 4273.
AVAILABLE AT $175
10529 EA image FRANCE (2013) Map of Western Europe*. Sailing ship*. Compass rosette*.. Set of 2 die proofs (pos & neg) in black signed by the engraver. France-Denmark trade.
AVAILABLE AT $200
16623 EA image FRANCE (2013) Bali theatre mask. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16624 EA image FRANCE (2013) Ancient Greek theatre mask. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16625 EA image FRANCE (2013) Japanese Noh theatre mask. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16626 EA image FRANCE (2013) Korean theatre mask. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16627 EA image FRANCE (2013) Italian theatre mask. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16628 EA image FRANCE (2013) Javan theatre mask. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
9504 EA image FRANCE (2014) English channel "Chunnel" 10th anniversary*. Pair of die proofs (positive + negative) in black signed by the engraver.
AVAILABLE AT $200
15455 EA image FRANCE (2014) Charles PĂ©guy*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
15906 EA image FRANCE (2014) Marguerite Duras*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16758 EA image FRANCE (2014) Mobilization for WWI*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver LAVERGNE.
AVAILABLE AT $140
16960 EA image FRANCE (2015) Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver JUMELET.
AVAILABLE AT $140

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