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The rarest and valuable French stamps

Here is a constantly changing list of the most valuable French stamps and overprints with proofs of sale.

France 1859 10c Postage Due

$23,100.00. 1859 10c Postage Due


1. $23,100.00, France. May 2006, Cherrystone auction. 1859 10c Postage Due, original gum, Calves cert. (J1, cat. &;euro 32,500)

Fezzan 1943 Postage Dues, surcharged 5fr on 1L orange

$21,850.00. Fezzan 1943 Postage Dues, surcharged 5fr on 1L orange

2. $21,850.00, Fezzan. January 2010, Cherrystone auction. Fezzan 1943 Postage Dues, surcharged 5fr on 1L orange.

France 1849-50 Ceres, 15c green

$17,250.00, 1849-50 Ceres, 15c green

3. $17,250.00, France. March 2007, Cherrystone auction. 1849-50 Ceres, 15c green, original gum.

France 1870-71 20c blue, type I

$16,100.00. 1870-71 20c blue, type I

4. $16,100.00, France. March 2007, Cherrystone auction. 1870-71 20c blue, type I, Report I, original gum (#43, €24,000).

France 1849 1fr "vermilion vif"

$13,750.00. 1849 1fr “vermilion vif”

5. $13,750.00, France. May 2006, Cherrystone auction. 1849 1fr “vermilion vif”, von der Weid cert. (YT 7, cat.&;euro; 25,000).


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