France’s First Issue “Bearded Lady”

The One Franc high value of the 1849 first issue of France comes in a variety of colours and shades: Carmine, Carmine-Brown, Vermilion (including Bright and Dark shades). It can be found with large even margins, in blocks (including one with one position inverted, the “tete-beche” variety). Covers are available as well, with a multiplicity […]