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Sale 1114 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, featuring the F. Christian Killien, M.D. Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 9-10 December, 2015

Category — Algeria

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
528
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 528, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1924, 45c Green & Blue, Double Overprint (20a; Yvert 21a), ALGERIA, 1924, 45c Green & Blue, Double Overprint (20a; Yvert 21a)ALGERIA, 1924, 45c Green & Blue, Double Overprint (20a; Yvert 21a). Lightly hinged, well-centered, rich colors, Very Fine, ex Pearls of Arabia, signed A. Brun, Yvert €430

350
110
529
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 529, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1924, 75c Blue, Double Overprint (25a; Yvert 26a), ALGERIA, 1924, 75c Blue, Double Overprint (25a; Yvert 26a)ALGERIA, 1924, 75c Blue, Double Overprint (25a; Yvert 26a). Small h.r., well-centered, bright and fresh, Very Fine, a scarce error, ex Pearls of Arabia, signed A. Brun, Yvert €400

325
140
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530
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 530, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1938, 90c Red, Unissued with Advertising (67 Footnote; Yvert 137Aa), ALGERIA, 1938, 90c Red, Unissued with Advertising (67 Footnote; Yvert 137Aa)ALGERIA, 1938, 90c Red, Unissued with Advertising (67 Footnote; Yvert 137Aa). Mint N.H. (hinged in selvage only) with advertising selvage at top reading "Contre la Chute des Cheveux", remarkable centering, bright fresh color, selvage with slight thin of little significance, Very Fine, ex Gilbert, signed Calves and with 1999 Roumet certificate, Yvert value

€ 1,800
450
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531
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 531, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1939, 1fr on 90c Crimson, Pair, One Without Surcharge (131d; Yvert 158c), ALGERIA, 1939, 1fr on 90c Crimson, Pair, One Without Surcharge (131d; Yvert 158c)ALGERIA, 1939, 1fr on 90c Crimson, Pair, One Without Surcharge (131d; Yvert 158c). Lightly hinged, unsurcharged example at left is Mint N.H., selvage at bottom, surcharge slightly misplaced on right stamp, wonderfully well-centered, bright color, Very Fine, a handsome and rarely offered error, ex Gilbert, with 1999 Behr certificate, Yvert €2,000

2,000
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532
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 532, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1942, 5fr Green, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196B), ALGERIA, 1942, 5fr Green, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196B)ALGERIA, 1942, 5fr Green, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196B). Mint N.H., exceedingly well-centered, rich color, Very Fine and choice, a rare unissued stamp, Yvert €1,560

1,100
475
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533
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 533, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1942, 10fr Violet, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196C), ALGERIA, 1942, 10fr Violet, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196C)ALGERIA, 1942, 10fr Violet, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196C). Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh, strong color, Very Fine and choice, Yvert €720

600
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534
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 534, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1942, 20fr Gray Black, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196D), ALGERIA, 1942, 20fr Gray Black, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196D)ALGERIA, 1942, 20fr Gray Black, Unissued Value (137 Footnote; Yvert 196D). Mint N.H., impeccable centering, bold color, Extremely Fine, ex Wyer, Yvert €720

600
275
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535
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 535, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1946, 2fr on 1.50fr Henna Brown, "2F" Omitted (207a; Yvert 233a), ALGERIA, 1946, 2fr on 1.50fr Henna Brown, "2F" Omitted (207a; Yvert 233a)ALGERIA, 1946, 2fr on 1.50fr Henna Brown, "2F" Omitted (207a; Yvert 233a). Mint N.H., bold rich color, Fine, Yvert €380

525
350
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536
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 536, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1927, 50c+50c Deep Blue, Double Surcharge (B9a; Yvert 66a), ALGERIA, 1927, 50c+50c Deep Blue, Double Surcharge (B9a; Yvert 66a)ALGERIA, 1927, 50c+50c Deep Blue, Double Surcharge (B9a; Yvert 66a). Mint N.H., surcharged in both red and black, well-centered, particularly fresh and pristine, Very Fine, this is the only stamp in the set which comes with any surcharge error, Yvert €780

700
275
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537
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 537, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1930, 5fr+5fr Green & Carmine, Center Inverted (B26a; Yvert 99a), ALGERIA, 1930, 5fr+5fr Green & Carmine, Center Inverted (B26a; Yvert 99a)ALGERIA, 1930, 5fr+5fr Green & Carmine, Center Inverted (B26a; Yvert 99a). Mint N.H., near perfect centering with wide margins, bright colors, trivial natural inclusion just shows thru to front, Very Fine, a rare inverted center, signed Chiaude, A. Brun and J.F. Brun, Yvert €1,170

1,000
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538
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 538, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1930, 5fr+5fr Green and Brown (B26b; Yvert 99b), ALGERIA, 1930, 5fr+5fr Green and Brown (B26b; Yvert 99b)ALGERIA, 1930, 5fr+5fr Green and Brown (B26b; Yvert 99b). Mint N.H., strong colors, small natural gum crease (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise Very Fine, a scarce stamp with the center printed in brown, only 50 printed, ex Pearls of Arabia, signed Chiaude, A. Brun and Roumet, with 2009 du Vachat certificate, Yvert €910, Scott Retail for hinged

500
475
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539
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 539, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1938, 65c+35c on 2.25r Yellow Green, Inverted Surcharge (B27a; Yvert 147a), ALGERIA, 1938, 65c+35c on 2.25r Yellow Green, Inverted Surcharge (B27a; Yvert 147a)ALGERIA, 1938, 65c+35c on 2.25r Yellow Green, Inverted Surcharge (B27a; Yvert 147a). Lightly hinged, exceedingly well-centered, brilliant color and surcharge, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun, Yvert €340

375
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540
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 540, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1938, 65c+35c on 1c Ultramarine, Essay Overprint (B27 Footnote; Yvert 147A), ALGERIA, 1938, 65c+35c on 1c Ultramarine, Essay Overprint (B27 Footnote; Yvert 147A)ALGERIA, 1938, 65c+35c on 1c Ultramarine, Essay Overprint (B27 Footnote; Yvert 147A). Lightly hinged, rather well-centered, strong color and a crisp impression, Very Fine, a scarce essay not often encountered, signed Behr, Yvert €400

300
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541
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 541, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1940, 1fr+1fr Blue & Carmine, Double Surcharge (B32a; Yvert 159a), ALGERIA, 1940, 1fr+1fr Blue & Carmine, Double Surcharge (B32a; Yvert 159a)ALGERIA, 1940, 1fr+1fr Blue & Carmine, Double Surcharge (B32a; Yvert 159a). Mint N.H., choice centering amid wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, signed Calves, Yvert €265

625
140
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542
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 542, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1945, 1.50fr+3.50fr Light Ultramarine and Red Orange, "Algerie" Omitted (B43 var; Yvert 245a), ALGERIA, 1945, 1.50fr+3.50fr Light Ultramarine and Red Orange, "Algerie" Omitted (B43 var; Yvert 245a)ALGERIA, 1945, 1.50fr+3.50fr Light Ultramarine and Red Orange, "Algerie" Omitted (B43 var; Yvert 245a). Lightly hinged, wonderfully well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, signed A. Brun and with 1972 Behr certificate, Yvert value

€ 600
200
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543
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 543, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1945, 1.50fr+3.50fr Light Ultramarine and Black, "RF" Omitted (B43 var; Yvert 245b), ALGERIA, 1945, 1.50fr+3.50fr Light Ultramarine and Black, "RF" Omitted (B43 var; Yvert 245b)ALGERIA, 1945, 1.50fr+3.50fr Light Ultramarine and Black, "RF" Omitted (B43 var; Yvert 245b). Mint N.H., excellent centering, bright and fresh, Very Fine and scarce, signed J.F. Brun, Yvert value

€ 800
300
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544
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 544, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1947, (4.50fr) on 5fr Red, Inverted Surcharge (C7a; Maury 7c), ALGERIA, 1947, (4.50fr) on 5fr Red, Inverted Surcharge (C7a; Maury 7c)ALGERIA, 1947, (4.50fr) on 5fr Red, Inverted Surcharge (C7a; Maury 7c). Mint N.H., well-centered, bold color on bright paper, Very Fine and pristine, unlisted in Yvert, ex Pearls of Arabia, signed Calves and with 2009 du Vachat certificate, Maury €1,000

800
275
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545
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 545, AlgeriaALGERIA, 1947, (4.50fr) on 5fr Red, Double Surcharge (C7b; Maury 7a), ALGERIA, 1947, (4.50fr) on 5fr Red, Double Surcharge (C7b; Maury 7a)ALGERIA, 1947, (4.50fr) on 5fr Red, Double Surcharge (C7b; Maury 7a). Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered, rich color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, a rare Air Post error, unlisted in Yvert, signed Calves, Maury €1,200

1,000
350
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546
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Algeria Complete Unused Collection, 1924-1958. Neatly presented and includes numerous Yvert and Maury listed varieties, stamps are nearly entirely Mint N.H. with the exception of some of the varieties which are lightly hinged, each stamp individually selected for their centering, quality and overall freshness, the errors and varieties alone account for over half of the catalogue value and incl. doubles, inverts and missing overprints such as Yvert 1a, 158a-158b 197A, Pre-Oblits 6a and Maury 171c, among others, better stamps typically signed by respected authorities, mostly Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Yvert value

€ 5,824
700
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