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FRANCE Trial Color Proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
18848 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
9860 ESS image FRANCE (1950) Children playing*. Spring. Trial color die proof in green depicting fountain sculpture by Bouchardon. Scott No B244, Yvert No 859.
AVAILABLE AT $100
9862 ESS image FRANCE (1950) Children playing*. Summer. Trial color die proof in green depicting fountain sculpture by Bouchardon. Scott No B245, Yvert No 860.
AVAILABLE AT $100
356 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Musset*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B259, Yvert No 892.
AVAILABLE AT $50
9629 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Cyclists*. Trial color proof in multicolor. 50th anniversary of Tour de France. Scott No 693, Yvert No 955. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $35
17433 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
17434 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Swimmers*. Trial color proof. Helsinki Olympics. Scott No 700, Yvert No 960.
AVAILABLE AT $20
17436 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Canoers*. Trial color proof. Helsinki Olympics. Scott No 703, Yvert No 963.
AVAILABLE AT $30
23146 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Fencers*. Trial color proof. Helsinki Olympics. Scott No 702, Yvert No 962.
AVAILABLE AT $20
23147 ESS image FRANCE (1953) Equestrians*. Trial color proof. Helsinki Olympics. Scott No 705, Yvert No 965.
AVAILABLE AT $60
9973 ESS image FRANCE (1954) Stenay*. Trial color proof corner block of 4. Scott No 727. Yvert No 839.
AVAILABLE AT $40
12860 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
10891 ESS image FRANCE (1955) Saint-Simon*. Trial color proof pair. Saint-Simon (1760-1825) was a social philosopher who proposed that a scientific division of labor would result in spontaneous social harmony. Scott No 740, Yvert No 1008. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $30
9345 ESS image FRANCE (1956) "Smile of Rheims"*. "Spring" by Botticelli*. Trial color proof single. Scott No 796, Yvert No 1061.
AVAILABLE AT $12
10752 ESS image FRANCE (1956) Cable Railway to Pic Midi*. Trial color proofs in strip of 4 with multicolor. Scott No 808, Yvert No 1079. Attractive!
AVAILABLE AT $80
11310 ESS image FRANCE (1956) Pelote players*. Trial color proof in blue. Scott No 802, Yvert No 1073. Unusual!
AVAILABLE AT $30
13591 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
16554 ESS image FRANCE (1957) Scales*. Magnifying glass*. Papers*. Trial color proof in multicolor. 150th anniversary of Audit Department. Scott No 832, Yvert No 1107. Nice, friendly people. Really!
AVAILABLE AT $15
9521 ESS image FRANCE (1959) Test pilots*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5 with multicolor. Scott No 925, Yvert No 1213.
AVAILABLE AT $80
11727 ESS image FRANCE (1959) Globe*. Book*. T-square*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 3 different colors. 150th anniversary of Palm Leaf medal. Scott No 905, Yvert No 1190. Attractive!
AVAILABLE AT $40
11728 ESS image FRANCE (1959) Sens River*. Palms*. Trial color plate proof, Guadeloupe tourist issue. Scott No 909, Yvert No 1194. A scarce issue!
AVAILABLE AT $20
9263 ESS image FRANCE (1962) "Bonjour Monsieur Courbet"*. Full sheet of 25 trial color proofs. Painting by Courbet. Scott No 1049, Yvert No 1363.
AVAILABLE AT $1,200
9264 ESS image FRANCE (1962) "Madame Manet on Blue Sofa"*. Full sheet of 25 trial color proofs. Painting by Manet. Scott No 1050, Yvert No 1364.
AVAILABLE AT $1,200
9265 ESS image FRANCE (1962) "Guards Officer on Horseback"*. Full sheet of 25 trial color proofs. Painting by Géricault. Scott No 1051, Yvert No 1365.
AVAILABLE AT $1,200
9267 ESS image FRANCE (1964) Jean Le Bon*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 5. Scott No 1084, Yvert No 1413.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10710 ESS image FRANCE (1965) Croix de Guerre*. Trial color proofs in strip of 3 different colors. Scott No 1123, Yvert No 1452.
AVAILABLE AT $40
11192 ESS image FRANCE (1965) Sailboat*. Aix-les-Bains*. Trial color proofs in strip of 3 with multicolor. Scott No 1127, Yvert No 1437. Attractive!
AVAILABLE AT $50
9275 ESS image FRANCE (1966) Jean Lurçat tapestry. Scott No 1152. Yvert No 1493. "The Moon and the Bull." Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5. **.
AVAILABLE AT $200
12219 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
14678 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
17807 ESS image FRANCE (1966) UNESCO*. Trial color proof in brown. Scott No 2O7, Yvert No SER37.
AVAILABLE AT $40
9276 ESS image FRANCE (1967) "Portrait of Model*. by Renoir. Trial color proofs in partial sheet of 20. Scott No 1207, Yvert No 1570.
AVAILABLE AT $750
10508 ESS image FRANCE (1967c) Lions International symbol*. Scott No 1196. Yvert No 1534. Lions' Club 50th Anniversary. Trial Color Proof. **.
AVAILABLE AT $30
10603 ESS image FRANCE (1967) Scales*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 5 with multicolor. 9th International Accountancy Congress. Scott No 1193, Yvert No 1529. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $60
11031 ESS image FRANCE (1967) European Broadcasting Union emblem*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 3 different colors. Scott No 1171, Yvert No 1515. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $50
11957 ESS image FRANCE (1967) Cross of Lorraine*. Trial color proof margin pair in different colors. 25th anniversary of battle of Bir Hakiem. Scott No 1194, Yvert No 1532. Lovely!
AVAILABLE AT $30
488 ESS image FRANCE (1968) Postal cheques*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 2. Scott No 1202, Yvert No 1542.
AVAILABLE AT $25
9351 ESS image FRANCE (1968) Bas relief "La Danse"*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5. Sculpture by Bourdelle. Scott No 1206, Yvert No 1569.
AVAILABLE AT $200
11387 ESS image FRANCE (1968) Runners*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 5. Mexico Olympics. Scott No 1223, Yvert No 1573. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $225
412 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Mailman's omnibus*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott no B425, Yvert No 1589.
AVAILABLE AT $50
1378 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
9352 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Peasant by hearth*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 5. Bas-relief from Amiens cathedral. Scott No 1236, Yvert No 1586.
AVAILABLE AT $200
11321 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Kayaking*. Scott No 1254. Yvert No 1609. Canoe & Kayak World Championships. Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5 with multicolor. **. Beautiful!
AVAILABLE AT $200
2143 ESS image FRANCE (1970) Lord & Lady*. Dissay chapel*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No B443, Yvert No 1661.
AVAILABLE AT $75
2144 ESS image FRANCE (1970) Angel with whips*. Disssay chapel*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No B444, Yvert No 1662.
AVAILABLE AT $75
9555 ESS image FRANCE (1971) Farman*. Biplane*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Farman invented ailerons and was a founder of the company that later became Air France. Scott No B448, Yvert No 1670.
AVAILABLE AT $75
9283 ESS image FRANCE (1972) L'Etude*. Trial color plate proofs in margin strip of 5. Painting of Fragonard. Scott No 1327, Yvert No 1702.
AVAILABLE AT $200
7817 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Industry exhibition hall. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No 1384, Yvert No 1775.
AVAILABLE AT $50
9358 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Angel*. Trial color plate proofs in margin strip of 5. Wood carving by d'Ahun. Scott No 1361, Yvert No 1733.
AVAILABLE AT $200
17200 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Rene Duguay-Trouin*. Sailing ships*. Trial color proof strip of 4. Scott No B467, Yvert No 1748.
AVAILABLE AT $40
19153 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Ernest Renan*. Trial color proofs in full sheet of 50. Scott No B464, Yvert No 1745. Note: sheet was too big to fit in scanner, so top of sheet not shown.
AVAILABLE AT $360
2744 ESS image FRANCE (1974) Bird carrying letter*. Trial color proof margin strip of 3. UPU Centenary. Scott No 1415, Yvert No 1817.
AVAILABLE AT $120
11958 ESS image FRANCE (1974) General Koenig*. Trial color proof in light brown. 30th anniversary of liberation of France. Scott No 1410, Yvert No 1796.
AVAILABLE AT $15
15223 ESS image FRANCE (1974) St. Nicolas de Porte basilica*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No 1405, Yvert No 1810.
AVAILABLE AT $50
2149 ESS image FRANCE (1976) Croix Rouge. Sculptures tombales*. Yvert No 1910-1. Scott No B496-7. Eglise de Brou à Bourg en Bresse. Essais de couleur en bande de 4. **.
AVAILABLE AT $130
2815 ESS image FRANCE (1976) Stylised flower*. Trial color proof strip of 3 in different colors. Scott No 2O17, Yvert No S51.
AVAILABLE AT $50
9293 ESS image FRANCE (1977) Vasarely. Scott No 1519. Yvert No 1924. Three dimensional design. Trial Color Plate Proofs in margin strip of 5 with color codes in pencil. **.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9294 ESS image FRANCE (1977) Excoffon. Scott No 1559. Yvert No 1951. Abstract painting. Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5.
AVAILABLE AT $200
19627 ESS image FRANCE (1977) Charles Cros*. Trial color proofs in full sheet of 100. Scott No B502, Yvert No 1956. Poet and inventor in the fields of photography and telegraphy. Conceived the first sound recorder (the paleophone). Note: sheet was too big to fit in scanner, show top of sheet not shown.
AVAILABLE AT $360
9295 ESS image FRANCE (1978) Tournament under Louis XIV*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 5. Etching. Scott No 1582, Yvert No 1983.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9298 ESS image FRANCE (1979) "Head of Marianne"*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 5. Painting by Dali. Scott No 1628, Yvert No 2067.
AVAILABLE AT $200
9430 ESS image FRANCE (1979) Corteline*. Trial color plate proof. Scott No B517, Yvert No 2032.
AVAILABLE AT $12
9783 ESS image FRANCE (1979) Butterfly*. Child*. Bird*. Flowers*. Books*. Trial color plate proof in margin strip of 5 with multicolor and printer's color codes at bottom. International Year of the Child. Scott No 1624, Yvert No 2028.
AVAILABLE AT $240
16325 ESS image FRANCE (1979) Simon Magus*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B522, Yvert No 2071.
AVAILABLE AT $25
9364 ESS image FRANCE (1980) Zadkine. Scott No 1689. Yvert No 2074. Sculpture: "Woman holding fan." Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5. **.
AVAILABLE AT $200
18871 ESS image FRANCE (1980) Heat arising from Earth*. Trial color proof strip of 5 with multicolor. International Geological Conference. Scott No 1711, Yvert No 2093.
AVAILABLE AT $75
19868 ESS image FRANCE (1980) Woman embroidering*. Trial color proofs in full sheet of 50. Scott No 1697, Yvert No 2079. Note: sheet was too big to fit in scanner, show top selvage not shown.
AVAILABLE AT $360
352 ESS image FRANCE (1982) Frédéric et Irène Joliot-Curie*. Diagrammes de radiation*. Yvert No 2218. Scott No 1838. Essais de couleur.
AVAILABLE AT $15
9365 ESS image FRANCE (1982) Marc Boyan. Scott No 1840. Yvert No 2234. "The Family." Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5. **.
AVAILABLE AT $200
10379 ESS image FRANCE (1982) Hands* grasping one another. Scott No 1825. Yvert No 2204. Struggle against racism. Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5, all multicolors (printed on 6 color press). **.
AVAILABLE AT $60

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