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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 — Antigua thru Ascension

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
54
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Antigua Comprehensive Collection, 1908-66. Incl. 1908-12 Issue complete set of eight values (lightly hinged), the 1913 5sh King George V (Mint N.H.), 192129 Definitive set has the complete run of 16 values, some color varieties (but not all the colors listed in Stanley Gibbons), these are all Mint N.H. except one 2sh6p stamp is lightly hinged, from 1932 to 1966 it is complete and all Mint N.H. (incl. the 1932 Tercentenary set), plus some shade varieties of the 1938-51 King George VI series (these all verified by a KGVI specialist), well-centered and exceedingly fresh throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (with pre-1937 issue as hinged)

£ 1,596
700
55
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 55, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 2d Gray Black & Gray, Torn Flag (SG 13b), ASCENSION, 1924, 2d Gray Black & Gray, Torn Flag (SG 13b)ASCENSION, 1924, 2d Gray Black & Gray, Torn Flag (SG 13b). Lightly hinged, choice centering, fresh color, Extremely Fine

£ 325
250
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56
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 56, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 4d Gray Black & Black on Yellow, Torn Flag (SG 15b), ASCENSION, 1924, 4d Gray Black & Black on Yellow, Torn Flag (SG 15b)ASCENSION, 1924, 4d Gray Black & Black on Yellow, Torn Flag (SG 15b). Mint N.H., brilliantly fresh, Extremely Fine, SG value as hinged

£ 500
225
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57
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 57, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 6d Gray Black & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 16b), ASCENSION, 1924, 6d Gray Black & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 16b)ASCENSION, 1924, 6d Gray Black & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 16b). Barely hinged, vibrant colors on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice

£ 600
400
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58
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 58, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 1sh Grey Black & Brown, Broken Mainmast (SG 18a), ASCENSION, 1924, 1sh Grey Black & Brown, Broken Mainmast (SG 18a)ASCENSION, 1924, 1sh Grey Black & Brown, Broken Mainmast (SG 18a). Used with nine other values of the set (no 5p or 3sh) on registered cover to Washington, tied by May 26, 1926 circular datestamps, W. T. Wilson and other backstamps, 1sh stamp with purple mark at top, Very Fine, SG value as used stamps

£ 1,067
450
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59
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 59, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 1sh Gray Black & Brown, Torn Flag (SG 18b), ASCENSION, 1924, 1sh Gray Black & Brown, Torn Flag (SG 18b)ASCENSION, 1924, 1sh Gray Black & Brown, Torn Flag (SG 18b). Mint N.H., gorgeous rich colors on pristine white paper, Very Fine, SG value as hinged

£ 375
300
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60
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 60, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 2sh Gray Black & Blue on Blue, Torn Flag (SG 19b), ASCENSION, 1924, 2sh Gray Black & Blue on Blue, Torn Flag (SG 19b)ASCENSION, 1924, 2sh Gray Black & Blue on Blue, Torn Flag (SG 19b). Lightly hinged, attractive colors, Very Fine

£ 700
350
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61
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 61, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, 3sh Gray Black & Black on Blue, Broken Mainmast (SG 20a), ASCENSION, 1924, 3sh Gray Black & Black on Blue, Broken Mainmast (SG 20a)ASCENSION, 1924, 3sh Gray Black & Black on Blue, Broken Mainmast (SG 20a). Lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, marvelously bright and fresh, an Extremely Fine example of this scarce plate variety, ex Neal Allen

£ 850
475
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62
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 62, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1924, -1/2p Badge Issue, Plate Flaws (SG 10c, 11c, 12c, 14b, 15da, 17c), ASCENSION, 1924, -1/2p Badge Issue, Plate Flaws (SG 10c, 11c, 12c, 14b, 15da, 17c)ASCENSION, 1924, -1/2p Badge Issue, Plate Flaws (SG 10c, 11c, 12c, 14b, 15da, 17c). Four with cleft rock, 3p with torn flag, 5p with broken mainmast, 1p and 1-1/2p Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, 5p with light horizontal crease, otherwise a Very Fine group

£ 1,165
600
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63
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 63, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1934, -1/2p-5sh King George V Views (SG 21-30; Scott 23-32), ASCENSION, 1934, -1/2p-5sh King George V Views (SG 21-30; Scott 23-32)ASCENSION, 1934, -1/2p-5sh King George V Views (SG 21-30; Scott 23-32). Tied by March 17, 1938 registry cancels on registered cover to England (backstamped), cover with small tear at top, stamps are fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
90
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64
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 64, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1949, 1-1/2p Black & Carmine, Davit Flaw (SG 40ea), ASCENSION, 1949, 1-1/2p Black & Carmine, Davit Flaw (SG 40ea)ASCENSION, 1949, 1-1/2p Black & Carmine, Davit Flaw (SG 40ea). Mint N.H., choice centering, marvelously fresh, Extremely Fine, a select quality example of this elusive variety, which occurs only on position R5/1, with 2012 Murray Payne certificate

£ 450
200
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65
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 65, Antigua thru AscensionASCENSION, 1953, 1-1/2p Black & Carmine Rose, Perf 13, Davit Flaw (SG 40fa), ASCENSION, 1953, 1-1/2p Black & Carmine Rose, Perf 13, Davit Flaw (SG 40fa)ASCENSION, 1953, 1-1/2p Black & Carmine Rose, Perf 13, Davit Flaw (SG 40fa). Neat circular datestamp cancel, brilliantly fresh, Very Fine, unpriced used in Stanley Gibbons and quite scarce thus

E. 200-300
550
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66
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Ascension Collection, 1922-1992. Complete run of all major numbers (incl. SG 11d), plus there are several varieties of the 1938 King George VI series, incl. SG 38ba and 40ba, as well as all the modern souvenir sheets, the 1924 Badge set is lightly hinged, everything else Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the listed SG value (pre-1937 as hinged) does not incl. the post-1970 issues, which catalogue $724.00 in Scott

£ 2,676
1,900
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67
 
Ascension Used Collection, 1922-1986. Basic stamps are complete, plus an additional 1935 Silver Jubilee set on cover, and several perf varieties of the 1938 King George VI series, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the list SG catalogue value goes only thru 1970, there is an additional $367.00 Scott catalogue value in the later issues

£ 1,935
750
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