Waded through some better France (Ceres, Hermes, Napoleon heads) from a messy collection I've had forever and an auction lot l recently won. I brought some of the better stamps in to work to scan them as my home scanner is malfunctioning again.
Here are two similar stamps with obvious differences:
A two-franc used postage due is next; I think it is one from the earliest set.....does the pen cancel detract that much from the value? It even looks like it was already canceled:
Here are four different 80 centimes from the earIy period, could someone help me with identifying them?
I am debating whether to mount them in my old (circa 1975) Yvert French-made album, which is in excellent shape, or stick with my Scott Specialized album for France, I like their pages better. Once I decide I will condense/combine the two and sell or trade the less-desirable one. Can't decide just yet though!
Thank you in advance,