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6285 Explorers / Exploriteurs Artist proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
1156 EA image CZECHOSLOVAKIA (1952) Emil Holub*. Native woman*. Die proof in black. 50th anniversary of death. Explorer in Africa in the footsteps of Livingston. Scott No 499, Yvert No 616. Czech proofs are very rare - only 2-5 were ever made!
AVAILABLE AT $150
1159 EA image SENEGAL (1969) Leopold Panet*. Camels*. Map of route*. Die proof in orange-brown signed by the engraver GAUTHIER. Panet was the first explorer of the Mauritanian Sahara. Scott No 312, Yvert No 317.
AVAILABLE AT $120
4053 EA image CHAD (1969a) H. Barth*. Lake Chad*. Palm tree*. Canoe*. Die proof in dark green signed by the engraver. Scott No C49, Yvert No PA53. Only 28 exist. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $140
10107 EA image MALI (1979) Caillé*. Map of Sahara*. Die proof in dark green signed by the engraver HALEY. 180th birth anniversary of French explorer René Caillé. Scott No 347, Yvert No 348.
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
13116 EA image F.S.A.T. (1982) Martin de Viviès*. Stage die proof in black signed by the engraver BEQUET and marked "Ep. d'état". Scott No 100, Yvert No 99.
AVAILABLE AT $250
13121 EA image CANADA (2004) Pierre Dugua de Mons*. Pair of stage die proofs in brown (positive & negative) in an unusual presentation - both on the same piece of heavy paper! Signed by the engraver LAVERGNE and marked "Epreuve d'Atelier." Some consider him the founder of Québec. Scott No C189. First time I've ever seen one from Canada!
AVAILABLE AT $400
18746 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1953) Admiral Despointes*. Map of harbor*. Die proof in black and reddish-brown signed by the engraver GANDON. Centenary of French presence. Scott No 299, Yvert No 283.
AVAILABLE AT $120
18750 EA image MALI (1979) Camel*. Timbuktu man*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver HALEY. 180th birth anniversary of French explorer René Caillé. Scott No 346, Yvert No 347.
AVAILABLE AT $75
24921 EA image NEW CALEDONIA (1953) Admiral D'Entrecasteaux*. Frigates*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver PHEULPIN. Centenary of French presence. Scott No 296, Yvert No 280.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24924 EA image WALLIS & FUTUNA (1973) Sailing ship*. La Perouse*. Die proof in violet signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Scott No C42, Yvert No PA44.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24925 EA image WALLIS & FUTUNA (1973) Sailing ship*. D'Urville*. Die proof in brown signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Scott No C44, Yvert No PA46.
AVAILABLE AT $140
24927 EA image WALLIS & FUTUNA (1986) Jacob Lemaire*. Sailing ship*. Die proof in black signed by the engraver QUILLIVIC. Scott No 340b, Yvert No 345.
AVAILABLE AT $140

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