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FRANCE Trial Color Proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
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6228 ESS image FRANCE (1946) Jean Fouquet*. Trial color proof. 15th century French painter. Scott No B208, Yvert No 766. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $20
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. Maury catalog 480 €. Scarce! image (Image b) (Image c) (Image d)
AVAILABLE AT $60
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356 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Musset*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B259, Yvert No 892.
AVAILABLE AT $50
24208 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Delacroix*. Trial color proof. Scott No B259, Yvert No 892.
AVAILABLE AT $40
24380 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Alfred de Musset*. Trial color proof. Scott No B258, Yvert No 891.
AVAILABLE AT $40
24671 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Gay-Lussac*. Trial color proof. Scott No B260, Yvert No 893.
AVAILABLE AT $40
25749 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Surcouf*. Trial color proof. Scott No B261, Yvert No 894.
AVAILABLE AT $40
26296 ESS image FRANCE (1951) Talleyrand*. Trial color proof. Scott No B262, Yvert No 895.
AVAILABLE AT $40
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
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
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6792 ESS image FRANCE (1955) Chardonnet*. Microscope*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Invention of rayon. Scott No 762, Yvert No 1017.
AVAILABLE AT $80
7583 ESS image FRANCE (1955) Sainte-Claire Deville*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Invention of improved method of aluminum production. Scott No 760, Yvert No 1015. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $80
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
25252 ESS image FRANCE (1957) Newton*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No 861, Yvert No 1136.
AVAILABLE AT $50
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7321 ESS image FRANCE (1958) Horsemen with spears*. Trial color proof. Bayeux tapestry. Scott No 888, Yvert No 1172. Gum toning present.
AVAILABLE AT $20
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7466 ESS image FRANCE (1958) Joseph-Louis Lagrange*. Trial color proof. Scott No 869, Yvert No 1146.
AVAILABLE AT $20
7205 ESS image FRANCE (1959) Rose*. Flowers*. Arc de Triomphe*. Trial color proofs in block of 4. Scott No 904, Yvert No 1189.
AVAILABLE AT $80
3343 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. Incredible!
AVAILABLE AT $1,200
5199 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
8981 ESS image FRANCE (1964) Deportation*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No B377, Yvert No 1407.
AVAILABLE AT $80
25564 ESS image FRANCE (1964) Pope Sylvester II*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B384, Yvert No 1421.
AVAILABLE AT $25
8621 ESS image FRANCE (1965) Satellite*. Telegraph key*. Radar station*. Trial color proof pair. ITU Centenary. Scott No 1122, Yvert No 1451. Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $75
7903 ESS image FRANCE (1966) Hippolyte Taine*. Birthplace*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No B399, Yvert No 1455.
AVAILABLE AT $80
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 SE37.
AVAILABLE AT $40
5888 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
8119 ESS image FRANCE (1967) St. Francis de Sales*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No B406, Yvert No 1513.
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
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
3335 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
6259 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Saint-Savin church fresco*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5. Scott No 1238, Yvert No 1588.
AVAILABLE AT $200
6341 ESS image FRANCE (1969) Peasant by hearth*. Trial color proof margin pair. Bas-relief from Amiens cathedral. Scott No 1236, Yvert No 1586.
AVAILABLE AT $50
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
6342 ESS image FRANCE (1970) The Triumph of Flora*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 3. Scott No 1274, Yvert No 1641.
AVAILABLE AT $80
6343 ESS image FRANCE (1970) St. Matthew*. Trial color proofs in vertical strip of 3. Sculpture from Strasbourg cathedral. Scott No 1295, Yvert No 1654. Catalog value for the imperforates is around $225, and the trial colors are much rarer.]
AVAILABLE AT $80
24276 ESS image FRANCE (1970) Haute-Provence observatory*. Spiral nebula*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1281, Yvert No 1647.
AVAILABLE AT $80
4729 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
6267 ESS image FRANCE (1971) "The Dreamer"*. Trial color proofs in strip of 5. Painting by Rouault. Scott No 1297, Yvert No 1673.
AVAILABLE AT $200
26220 ESS image FRANCE (1971) Human Rights flame*. Trial color proof. Scott No 2O11, Yvert No SE41.
AVAILABLE AT $15
6086 ESS image FRANCE (1972) Red deer*. Trail color proofs in strip of 4. Scott No 1334, Yvert No 1725.
AVAILABLE AT $80
6269 ESS image FRANCE (1972) Women in the Garden*. Trial color plate proofs in strip of 5. Painting by Monet. Scott No 1328, Yvert No 1703.
AVAILABLE AT $200
6270 ESS image FRANCE (1972) Women in the Garden*. Trial color plate proofs in strip of 3. Painting by Monet. Scott No 1328, Yvert No 1703.
AVAILABLE AT $120
6701 ESS image FRANCE (1972) Penguin*. Sailing ship*. Trial color proof strip of 4 with multicolor. Discovery of Crozet and Kerguelen. Scott No 1331, Yvert No 1704. Not easy to find!
AVAILABLE AT $80
4150 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
6272 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Charles Le Brun. Nude*. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No 1360. Yvert No 1742. "Kneeling Woman." by Charles Le Brun
AVAILABLE AT $120
6273 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Lady playing archlute*. Trial color proofs in margin strip of 3. Painting by Watteau. Scott No 1362, Yvert No 1765.
AVAILABLE AT $120
7833 ESS image FRANCE (1973) Industry exhibition hall. Trial color proof strip of 3. Scott No 1384, Yvert No 1775.
AVAILABLE AT $50
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
6370 ESS image FRANCE (1974) Phenix Nuclear Power Station*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No 1393, Yvert No 1803.
AVAILABLE AT $30
8985 ESS image FRANCE (1974) Resistance medal*. Trial color proof margin strip of 4. Scott No 1411, Yvert No 1821.
AVAILABLE AT $65
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 SE51.
AVAILABLE AT $50
6200 ESS image FRANCE (1976) Lodève Cathedral*. Trial color proof margin strip of 4. Scott No 1470, Yvert No 1902.
AVAILABLE AT $80
7102 ESS image FRANCE (1976) Fairs & Expositions*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1504, Yvert No 1909.
AVAILABLE AT $80
7357 ESS image FRANCE (1977) Map of France*. Trail color proofs in strip of 5. Scott No 1551, Yvert No 1942. Junior Chamber of Commerce.
AVAILABLE AT $80
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
4749 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
16325 ESS image FRANCE (1979) Simon Magus*. Trial color proof pair. Scott No B522, Yvert No 2071.
AVAILABLE AT $25
6769 ESS image FRANCE (1980) Chateau Maintenon*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1704, Yvert No 2082.
AVAILABLE AT $80
8129 ESS image FRANCE (1980) Jean-Marie de la Mennais*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No B523, Yvert No 2097. Supported education of poor children.
AVAILABLE AT $80
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
6159 ESS image FRANCE (1981) Building*, Fez, Morocco*. Trail color proofs in strip of 5. UNESCO site. Scott No 2O24, Yvert No SE68.
AVAILABLE AT $80
6407 ESS image FRANCE (1981) Bookbinding press*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1739, Yvert No 2131.
AVAILABLE AT $80
6408 ESS image FRANCE (1981) PEN Club 45th anniversary*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1769, Yvert No 2164.
AVAILABLE AT $80
6770 ESS image FRANCE (1981) Fort Saint-Elme, Malta*. Trail color proofs in strip of 5. UNESCO site. Scott No 2O27, Yvert No SE70.
AVAILABLE AT $80
7443 ESS image FRANCE (1981) Child with wings watering smiling map of France*. Storm cloud*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1730, Yvert No 2125.
AVAILABLE AT $80
8130 ESS image FRANCE (1981) St. Hubert kneeling before stag*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Scott No 1778, Yvert No 2171. Patron saint of hunters, mathematicians, opticians and metalworkers, his name is also invoked to cure rabies.
AVAILABLE AT $80
8131 ESS image FRANCE (1981) Buddha, Thailand*. Trail color proofs in strip of 5. UNESCO site. Scott No 2O25, Yvert No SE69.
AVAILABLE AT $80
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
6526 ESS image FRANCE (1982) Balloon*. Jules Verne. Red Cross. Scott No B548. Yvert No 2247. Scene from "Five Weeks in a Balloon." Trial Color Plate Proofs in strip of 5.
AVAILABLE AT $120
8135 ESS image FRANCE (1982) Guillaume Postel*. Scriptures*. Trial color proof strip of 5. Postel advocated the unification of all Christian churches. He was also an astronomer who translated many works of Arabic scholars. Scott No B541, Yvert No 2225.
AVAILABLE AT $80
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