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FRENCH COLONY POSTCARDS & POST CARDS:
 
FREE FRENCH AFRICA,

FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA, FRENCH GUIANA,
FRENCH GUINEA, FRENCH INDIA,
FRENCH INDO-CHINA, FRENCH MOROCCO,
FRENCH POLYNESIA,
FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES,

FRENCH SUDAN & FRENCH WEST INDIES

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FREE FRENCH AFRICA POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
AFRIQUE FRANÇAISE LIBRE

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"Afrique Française Libre: Travaux domestiques / Free French Africa: Domestic duties" black & white postcard shows 3 women grinding & processing flour, unused. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 ff

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"BRAZZAVILLE (A. E. F.) Arrivée du Général de GAULLE dans la / capitale de la FRANCE LIBRE - 24 Octobre 1940" showing him reviewing the French troops, Afrique Françaises Libre carte-postale. Nice. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 fhm

FreeFrenchAFrica_Registered_small.jpg (4071 bytes)"BRAZZAVILLE (A. E. F.) Arrivée du Général de GAULLE dans la / capitale de la FRANCE LIBRE - 24 Octobre 1940" Another view, with the General standing & saluting in a car sent registered to New York City, bearing 4 different overprinted FRANCE LIBRE stamps (one of which is tied by a US Censorship mark) and appropriate receiving marks. Magnificent! Sold stamp side still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 f-f

FreeFrnchlAfrica-1940Visit-200.jpg (642772 bytes)"DeGaulle's visit to Brazzaville / French Equatorial Africa, October 24, 1940" including native dignitaries in formal attire for the historic occasion, caption from annotation on back, sepia-tone Azo real photo (triangles both ways) postcard, image is light but detail is there due to good focus. Sold but image side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 fh


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FRENCH DAHOMEY POSTCARDS & DAHOMEY POST CARDS
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FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA POSTCARDS & POST CARDS
AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANÇAISE

"56 - A. E. F. / FEMMES A LA VIELLÉE FUNÈBRE / D'UN GRAND SORCIER" real photo showing women at the funeral of a great sorcerer, unused, uneven edges as issued, very unusual subject matter. $10.00

"MISSION DES PÈRES BLANCS -- Afrique Equatoriale - Caravane en marche" showing priests with many porters on a jungle trail, sepia-tone on green back, unused & fresh appearance. $11.00

"MISSION DES PÈRES BLANCS -- Afrique Equatoriale - Messe sous la tente" showing a mass being celebrated in a tent, sepia-tone on green back, unused & fresh appearance. $15.00

"MISSION DES PÈRES BLANCS -- Afrique Equatoriale - Missionnaires en voyage" showing traveling missionaries with many natives they encountered, sepia-tone on green back, unused & fresh appearance. $13.00

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See also French Equatorial Africa postal history.


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FRENCH GUIANA POST CARDS & GUYANE POSTCARDS
Francouzská Guyana / Francuska Gvajana /
Fransa Qvianası / Frans-Guyana /
Fransk Guyana /
Französisch Guiana /
Guáin na Fraince /
GUYANE FRANÇAISE / 프랑스령 기아나 / फ्रेंच गुयाना

Prisons_120_small.jpg French postcards available from Judnick.com"152 - SAINT-NAZAIRE - Le Transport La Loire affrèté par l'Etat / pour le transport des Forçats / The transport La Loire freighted by the Gouvernment for / transporting convicts" showing many well dressed people along side it, black & white on green back from booklet, one bottom corner with small creases. This would be the July shipment of prisoners to the penal colony in French Guyana, 'the most infamous prison in history' according to Crime Magazine. The subject of many different postcards, but this one is hard to find. $10.00 pff

FrenchGuiana_FY4EE-200_small.jpg French Guiana QSL card available from Judnick.com"FY4EE / MOI AUSSI J'AI FAIT LA GUYANE" Cayenne QSL card with monkey in prisoner garb with ball & chain, used 1986 by operator Bernard Cannell. The art is a reference to some 70,000 convicts sent to this colony from 1852 to 1951.  Also in the design are the UFT and REF logos. $5.00 fp

FrenchGuiana_FY5EM-200_small.jpg Guyane QSL card available from LotsOfCards.com"FY5EM" Roura QSL viewcard with view of the local church on pebbled stock, used 1987 by operator Charles 'Charly' Martz, excellent condition. Another, same design but lighter paper, also excellent condition, used 1989. Shown. $3.75 each. Both for $7.00 f NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

"FY5FO" Kourou QSL card used 1992 by operator Alex, tiny upper corner bend, otherwise fresh. $3.00 f

"FY5FP" Cayenne shortwave (18MHZ) QSL card used 1993 by operator Christian Biardeau, trivial wear at the upper corners, otherwise fresh. $3.00 f

"FY5YE" Cayenne QSL card used 1991 by operator Mario De Lepine, excellent condition, white paper. $3.00 f. Same but earlier, in 1988, when he was using buff paper, tiny corner bend. $2.75 f. A 1987 example, buff stock, small ink smear on front. $2.75 f. Any 2 for $5.50. All 3 for $8.00. f

FrenchGuiana_FY8CBack-200_small.jpg French Guiana QSL postcard available from Judnick.com"FY8C" continental Cayenne French Guiana QSL carte postale, used 1937 by operator C. Narolles, advertising for Philips Radio, very light toning. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 fera

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FRENCH GUINEA POSTCARDS & POST CARDS
GUINÉE
FRANÇAISE /
GUINEA
RÉPUBLIQUE DE GUINÉE / PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF GUINEA

"158 GUINÉE FRANÇAISE. -- Isles de Loos Le Chemin du phare de Tamara" showing the forested path to the Île Tamara lighthouse (seen at the horizon), carte postale mailed 1908 to Rochefort Charente Inf. France (receiving mark both sides), one lower corner with 2 faint creases most easily seen from the back, stamp removed from the lower left front corner leaving just a bit of tell-tale paper, tiny speckles of toning show in the front sky, wear at one upper corner. The destination province is now called Charente-Maritime. The island group including this view is now seen spelled Îles de Los; the French gained them by trading their fishing rights off Newfoundland & Labrador to the British. A later version of this view repositioned the caption so that most of it could be easily read in the sky. Rare: no other offers or exhibits were found when we searched the Internet. $20.00 fl NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

"179. - KINDIA (Guinée Française). - Passage de la Ouauoa" at a lavoir or clothes washing place attended by 3 washerwomen, their children bringing them makeshift bags (probably sheets) of clothing, some clothes already spread out to dry; carte postale with toned divided back, pinhole near the top center. We have seen two other views of this place, none of them common. $8.00 fp(w) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

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"1. Caravane Foulah" postcard showing young male & an older semi-nude woman as porters, mailed 1905 to Bitsch in Lothringen, cancels & arrival mark clear. Nice! $32.50 (f-fn)

MIXone_183_small.jpg French Guinea QSL card available from LotsOfCards.com

"3XOhNU" Conakry / Los Islands QSL card used 1992 by operator Marcel Richer, attractive & in excellent condition. $3.00 f. Different design, 1993, attractive & in excellent condition. Shown. $3.00 f

"CONAKRY -- Sortie de l'Eglise" showing natives leaving church, black & white, undivided back, unused, trivial wear to 2 corners. $9.00

See also French Guinea stamps.

See also French West Africa on this webpage. [Guinea was for a time part of that country.]

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FRENCH INDIA POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
INDES FRANÇAISES
ÉTABLISSEMENTS FRANÇAIS DAN L'INDE

FrenchIndia_IFMali-200_small.jpg French India post card scan available from Judnick.com
"INDES FRANÇAISES - Mali porteur d'eau" showing a water carrier, black & white postcard, unused. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 fp
 

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FRENCH INDO-CHINA POSTCARDS & INDOCHINESE POST CARDS
See also Indo-China covers.

CAP ST.-JACQUES. "56. CAP St.-JACQUES. - Vue panoramique" unused, corner crease, small tear at bottom. $2.00

"Indochina" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard showing a woman carrying an opened umbrella with a baby on her back, mailed 1964 at Bloomfield Indiana. $1.75 ui

"Indochina" showing a group of well dressed people greeting 2 visitors on horseback, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 at North Newton Kansas,  small corner bend, minor wear at opposite corner. $1.50 f


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FRENCH MOROCCO POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
See also Morocco postcards for more recent issues.

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"19. - Galanterie Marocaine" unused postcard with Abascal art, one uneven edge (from booklet separation). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 afm

FrenchMorocco_20EvenmentsDu-100.jpg (226226 bytes) available from Judnick.com"20 ÉVÈNEMENTS du MAROC. -- CASABLANCA / Ruine incendiées du Mellha, près de la porte de Marrackech" unused black & white carte postale, published by Geiser in Alger, minor wear at one corner. Devastation is from the bombardment by the French preparatory to their occupation in 1907. $7.50 fh

"24 - KÉNITRA -- Panorama de l'Intendance et du Camp" as seen from a high vantage point, black & white carte postale with green back, back edges browning with age, 2 tiny marks at back edges could be printer's guide markings at the corner of a sheet. Kenitra was formerly known as Port Lyautey. It was established in 1912 as a French military fort, and grew substantially since then. These buildings were where the soldiers got their necessary items such as clothing & food. $4.50 fm%

Artist_Abascal_2Maroc_small.jpg (3309 bytes)"2. - MAROC. -- La Sainte Famille" unused post card with Abascal art, light toning on front, one uneven edge (from booklet separation). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 afm

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"95.000.71.  SCÈNES et TYPES. / Marchand d'eau." real photo of a water vendor on the street, unused, uneven edges as issued, fresh appearance. $3.75 fp

"95.001.29. SCÈNES et TYPES. / La coiffeur dans la tente." showing a barber working in the shade of a makeshift tent, unused, uneven edges as issued, fresh appearance. $5.00 fb&

FrenchMorocco_CasablancaLaPorteDe-120.JPG (404852 bytes)"CASABLANCA -- La Porte de Marrakech après le Bombardement" black & white carte postale showing a street scene after the bombardment, large red ad for the novelty store of Manuel V. Gimenez in Tanger covering the back, small corner crease. $5.00 fgt
 

"CN8EG" small Rabat QSL card used 1953 by operator R. M. Steve Vacca. $2.25 f


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FRENCH POLYNESIA POSTCARDS & POST CARDS
OCÉANIE FRANÇAISE / TAHITI / Polynésie française

FrenchPolynesia_FO09PT-200_small.jpg French colony QSL cards available from Judnick.com

"FO0PT" continental Mo'orea Island QSL viewcard used 1992 by operator Walter Brenner (who had traveled from Ainring Germany), trivial wear at one corner, otherwise quite fresh. $3.00 f
NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

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"FO0ZR" shortwave QSL card used 1988; colorful graphics on front, black & white NSKR Azimuthal equidistant map centered on Tahiti on back. $3.00 fm
NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

"FO5BI / p" Iles du Roi Georges shortwave (28 MHZ) QSL card used 1989 by operator Robert Berry, small ink smear near bottom center front obscures nothing, good edges. This is from the King George Islands in the Tuamotus Archipelago (Iles Tuamotu). $2.50 f

FrenchPolynesia_FO8BJ_Dancers-200_small.JPG"FO8BJ" black & white Papeete QSL card with image of three dancing girls in grass skirts, used there 1966 by operator Léon Cochet, rough edges as issued, not perfectly rectangular but not trimmed (home-made?). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 fd*

QSL viewcards, QSL cards & QSL postcards explained

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"FO8BJ" continental airline-issued post card in color, converted to a QSL postcard, showing a Union de Transports Aeriens (UTA) DC8 (F-DJUV) jet in flight over clouds, used 1967 by operator Léon Cochet. $3.50 fa

"FO8BV" Papeete QSL postcard used there 1967 by operator Roland Cailleau, stamp removed by an idiot, partial cancel on front, light toning on back. $2.00 f. Another, mailed in the US 1967, a little cancel ink on front, no toning. $2.25 f.

"LA PECHE AU HARPON / HARPOON-FISHING / The Polynesians possess an incomparable mastery- / ship in the use of harpoons." showing an outrigger canoe & diver, chrome postcard with writing on back. $1.25 f

"Les 2 as du groupe lauréat des danses tahiti - / ennes 1966; Claire et Joël. / The 2 crack-dancers of the winning group 1966 / for Tahitian dances: Claire and Joël." from a photo by Afo Gaiu, distributed by Sincere, unused, tiny corner bend, pencil writing in stamp box will probably erase well. $2.25 fdp


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"POLYNESIAN LUAU" showing an authentic Tahitian dancer & drummer performing at night, unused Walt Disney World post card, tiny corner crease, other edge wear is trivial. $1.25 fddm
NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

AviationPropeller_RAI_F-OCLV-100.jpg (341864 bytes)RAI  / RESEAU AERIEN INTERINSULAIRE. Unused regular-size postcard showing its DeHavilland Canada DCH-6 (F-OCLV) at Moorea in French Polynesia, September 1969, minor wear to upper corners. Rare. SOLD af

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See also French Polynesia covers. Shown is an official envelope used 1978.

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"Tahiti / Beauty and the breadfruit / were prime elements of the / 'Bounty' story." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 from Englewood Kansas, small corner crease. $2.50 pff*

"TAHITI / Coucher de Soleil sur Moorea / Danseurs d'Otea" unused continental Mexichrome post card from a photo by Marc Labaysse, small upper corner bends, scalloped edges as issued, back paper starting to show age, trivial wear at a bottom corner. $2.00 fpd NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU


"TAHITI / Groupe de danse de l'hôtel Bora-Bora / Dancing group of the Hotel Bora-Bora" unused continental post card, Edition Erwin Christian, copyrighted, light toning on back, good edges. $1.75 fd
NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

FrenchPolynesia_BookletOf16Photos.jpg (591716 bytes)"VERONESE présente Souvenir / de Polynésie" small booklet of 16 color photos that fold out, no provision for mailing, cover edges curl with wear around the smaller photos, but the photos are fairly fresh & interesting. $5.00 f

"VIA TAPI, BORA BORA / Photo by Wm. Dame" with a small sailboat offshore, unused chrome post card in excellent condition. $1.25 f



"When Pitcairn Island in / South Pacific was colonized by the / mutineers of the 'Bounty' in 1789, / there were eight English seamen / and 19 Polynesian with their Tahitian women. Few present day / Pitacairners (153) look so strongly  Polynesian as pictured Ailsa Young / in her 15th year." home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 from Uniontown Kansas, small corner crease tangential to the image, other edge wear is minor. $2.50 pfg
NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

Wanted to buy--vintage & unusual postcards from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c


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FRENCH SOUTHERN & ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES
POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
TERRE AUSTRALES ET ANTARCTIQUES FRANÇAISES
FSAT / TAAF / FRENCH SOUTHERN LANDS

"FB8WW" Crozet Island QSL postcard used 1968, via W2AIW, good edges. $5.00 f

Electronics_FT5ZB-200_small.JPG FSAT QSL cards available from Judnick.com"FT5ZB" shortwave (10 MHz) Amsterdam Island / Nouvelle Amsterdam QSL card with several commercial logos on front -- Antenne Tonna, Batima Electronic, Kenwood, Clipperton DX Club, AGRIMPEX, etc.; used 1998 by operator Dany (ex F6CZB & J28EI). $5.00 fe

FSAT-FT8XA-200_small.jpg FSAT QSL cards available from Judnick.com"FT8XA" shortwave Archipel des Kerguelen QSL (7 MHz) postcard used 1985. Location given as Longitude 70º 13E, Latitude 49º 21S. Signed drawing depicts penguins & elephant seals, logos of REF & Clipperton DX Club on front, minor wear to one upper corner, slightly longer than a regular-size post card. $3.75 fa(e)

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See also FSAT stamps. Shown are some trial color proofs.

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See also French Southern & Antarctic Territories postal history Shown is a 1983 cover to the United States, cancelled at Alfred -Faure - Crozet.

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FRENCH SUDAN POSTCARDS &  FRENCH SOUDAN POST CARDS
SOUDAN FRANÇAISE







"12 -- BAMAKO. Soudan Français. / Soudanaise." real photo showing a semi-nude young woman with a child at her breast, rough edges as issued, a little writing on back. Bamako is now the capitol of Mali. $3.50
fmn ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

"1504. - SOUDAN. - SÉGOU. - Monument Gallieni, Place de la Mosquée" sepia-tone carte postale, pencil writing on back dates to 1943 but we believe it is circa 1920, long mark in stamp box will probably not erase. Then in the French Sudan, Ségou is now in Mali. $4.75 f

"280. - Afrique Occidentale / Montanes du Macina / Sépultures de Habibès à l'intérieur les plus / retirés et les plus inaccessibles de la / falaise." showing a native boy & several skulls at the entrance to cliff caves that once served as burial places for Tellern hunter-gathers & Dogons who conquered them. Then in French Soudan, now in Mali; surely one of the most inaccessible places on earth. The village of Yendouma is probably nearby at the base of the cliffs. The terminology 'Montanes du Macina' is not in modern usage & the burial of Habibès tribe members as stated in the caption is problematic at best. Despite these errors, publisher Fortier in Dakar Sénégal counted this amongst his best views, adding advertising to the back as follows: 'POST CARDS / Great choice of wiews(sic) and / natives of whole / West Africa. / COLLECTION FORTIER / on sale at FORTIER / CLOSE TO POST-OFFICE'. Because of the errors we mention, it is not likely that many were distributed like this. One of the best African postcards we have ever seen, and worthy of the finest collections of French West Africa. There is a faint small corner crease that is hard to detect from the front because it blends in with the rocks. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & artistic reference as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 fmmcc

"52. - Batiments des Agents du chemin de fer et la section d'Artillerie de KAYES (Soudan)" mailed TCV at Keyes Soudan-Français 4 SEP 23 (4-c stamp barely tied in same orientation as the clear one in the sky, 2 others at front bottom possibly removed by the sender when learning of the imprimée rate) at the printed matter rate to Guayaquil Ecuador (where it arrived 17 OCT 1923, no doubt after a journey by ship) where it was forwarded, small bottom corner crease, multiple creases in one upper corner affecting only sky, all corners worn & rounded. Caption translates from the French roughly as 'buildings for railway agents and the artillery section at Kayes'. The railroad would in present day be the Dakar-Niger Railway, the main linkage between Senegal and Mali. Kayes is in the west of present-day Mail, the capital of the administrative region of the same name. $15.00 fm-f NEW / NY / BAGO

"8 -- BAMAKO. Soudan Français. / Fontaine du Marché." showing a market place fountain; real photo postcard from Michel Aris, scalloped edges as issued, small red check mark inked on back, 'Fr. Sudan' penned at top front. Now in Mali. $2.50 fm NEW / NY / BAGO

"9 -- BAMAKO. Soudan Français. / Maisons des Artisans Soudanais." showing a market place fountain; real photo post card from Michel Aris, scalloped edges as issued, small red check mark inked on back, 'House of Soudanese Artisans / Bamako, Fr. Soudan' penned at top front. Now in Mali. $2.50 fm

"Mission des Pères Blancs / SOUDAN FRANÇAIS -- Leçon de Catéchisme" for a large group, circa-1920 carte postal with divided green back, fairly fresh, just a hint of a bend at one corner, otherwise good edges. Rare: when we searched the Internet no one else offered or exhibited this postcard, and there were only 3 other postcards total for these missionaries. The White Fathers got their name from the white cassock or gandoura that they wore (see the man standing at the left) at the time, not from the color of their skin. The location is probably Ségou which is in present-day Mali. $10.00 $8.50 frc SALE PRICE: SAVE $1.50 (15%)

See also French Sudan stamps.


"SOUDAN : Le Niger à Mopti / Visitez l'Afrique Occidentale Française" unused postcard on thin stock, Edition Diloutremer in Paris, fairly fresh with good edges. This is the banks of the Niger River, then in French Sudan & now in Mail. SOLD RECENTLY fm


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FRENCH WEST AFRICA POST CARDS
& FRENCH WEST AFRICAN POSTCARDS

"488. - Afrique Occidentale - Village au bord d'une rivière" showing a native village on the banks of a river; circa-1920 postcard with green back from the general series by Fortier, unused, light browning of back edges, minor wear at one corner. $8.00 f ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

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"EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE BRUXELLES 1910 / Colonias Français, Afrique Occidentale" color showing the building for the French colonies in Africa, lightly toned back. $7.00 (ebf)

"FF8AC / ex DL5AT" continental Dakar Sénégal QSL card used 1954 by operator Yvon Rangin, address change from Port-Étienne Mauritania noted on front, one corner with minor wear, a little toning on front. $2.75 fsm ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY





"FF8AC / ex DL5AT" continental Dakar-Yoff Sénégal QSL card used 1954 by operator Yvon Rangin, good edges. $3.00 fs ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY







"French West Africa" a smiling young man with pierced nose carries a sheathed knife at his chest; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1965 at Carlinville Illinois, 2 tiny corner creases with a bit of wear. $2.00 fk
NEW / NY / BAGO



"French West Africa" a policeman & a boy stand near some flowering trees, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 from Norris City Illinois, trivial wear at 2 corners. $2.00 f
NEW / NY / BAGO

"French West Africa" four men in differing attire lined up, a semi-nude woman watching in the background; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 196 from Troy Illinois, good edges. $2.25 f NEW / NY / BAGO

"French West Africa" man stands next to a wall with intricately carved decorations; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 from Newport Delaware, tiny paper separation at one upper corner does not lose color. $2.00 f NEW / NY / BAGO







"French West Africa" semi-nude females carrying some food on their heads, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 at Odin Illinois, 2 internal creases from the top left front edge are hard to see from the front. $2.50 fn
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"French West Africa" smiling semi-nude woman standing in shallow water; home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1966 from Westfield Pennsylvania, tiny upper corner bend, three rectangular marks at a diagonal on front that are hard to explain or appreciate. As is. $0.75 fn
NEW / NY / BAGO



"French West Africa" two semi-nude women at a riverside, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 at Rankin Illinois, trivial wear at one bottom corner. $3.00 fn
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"French West Africa" three men dance while a crowd watches in the distance; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1965 from the Central Heights rural Station of Mason City Iowa, good edges. $2.00 f NEW / NY / BAGO







"French West Africa" two women stand near a semi-nude woman pounding grain in a pot; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 at Tamaqua Pennsylvania, good edges. $
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See also French West Africa postal history.

"SÉNÉGAL FRENCH WEST AFRICA / FF8BQ" continental Dakar QSL card used 1956 by operator Pierre Maire, pair of REF labels affixed on the back, 3 corners creased (2 are small), trivial edge wear. $2.25 fs


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FRENCH WEST INDIES POST CARDS & POSTCARDS





"FJ5BL" Saint Barthelemy Island shortwave (10 MHZ) QSL card used 1991 by operator Dr. Laurent Beugnet, excellent condition. $2.00 f
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QSL cards & QSL viewcards explained

"FJ / I4UFH" Saint Barthelemy Island QSL viewcard with a aerial view of the island, details about the island location & history on back, verified marking well struck, trivial wear at 3 corners. Sent by Fabio Schettino on travel from Bologna Italy. $4.00 f ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY


"FS / JA7RHJ" shortwave Coralita Beach QSL viewcard used 1989 by operator Yasushi Kumagai of Iwate Japan. Pictures sailing vessels on the coast of Saint Martin (French West Indies), excellent condition. $4.00 fs(p)
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"FS / KC1F" shortwave (21 MHz) QSL viewcard used 1990 by operator Stud Santelmann, who is pictured with his father & some of their equipment. $3.75 fg
ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

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See also Guadeloupe post cards. Shown here is a cocoanut merchant.

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See also Martinique postcards. Shown is the monument to the dead.


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