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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 — Bahamas thru Bushire

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
855
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 855, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1861, 4p Dull Rose (3; SG 5), BAHAMAS, 1861, 4p Dull Rose (3; SG 5)BAHAMAS, 1861, 4p Dull Rose (3; SG 5). Unused (regummed), fresh color, certificate mentions tiny mark on top which is probably just a tiny natural inclusion, Fine, with 1930 R.P.S. and 2011 B.P.A. certificates, SG £1,400

1,800
300
856
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 856, Bahamas thru BushireBAHAMAS, 1883, "Four Pence" on 6p Violet, Reversed Watermark (26 var; SG 45x), BAHAMAS, 1883, "Four Pence" on 6p Violet, Reversed Watermark (26 var; SG 45x)BAHAMAS, 1883, "Four Pence" on 6p Violet, Reversed Watermark (26 var; SG 45x). Part original gum, deep color, Fine, with 1989 R.P.S. certificate not noting the watermark variety, SG £600, Scott Retail as normal stamp

725
300
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857
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 857, Bahamas thru BushireBARBADOS, 1849, Crowned Circle Handstamp in Red (A1; SG CC1), BARBADOS, 1849, Crowned Circle Handstamp in Red (A1; SG CC1)BARBADOS, 1849, Crowned Circle Handstamp in Red (A1; SG CC1). Clear strike on 1853 cover to Philadelphia, Steamship 10 handstamp, Barbados, July 11, 1853 datestamp on reverse, St. Thomas transit of July 14, Very Fine, ex Harris, SG £475

525
160
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858
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 858, Bahamas thru BushireBARBADOS, 1859, 1sh Black Imperf, 1p Blue Pin-Perf 14 (9, 11; SG 12a, 14), BARBADOS, 1859, 1sh Black Imperf, 1p Blue Pin-Perf 14 (9, 11; SG 12a, 14)BARBADOS, 1859, 1sh Black Imperf, 1p Blue Pin-Perf 14 (9, 11; SG 12a, 14). Tied on piece by barred oval cancel, fresh colors, Very Fine, ex Charlton Henry and Dale-Lichtenstein

E. 200-300
110
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859
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 859, Bahamas thru BushireBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose (57; SG 86). Light cancel, tiny tear at left, Fine, with clear 2008 Brandon certificate, SG £650

850
0
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860
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 860, Bahamas thru BushireBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Unsevered Pair (57a; SG 86b). Strong color, a Fine example of this scarce unsevered pair, with 1931 R.P.S. certificate, SG £2,500

2,750
0
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861
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 861, Bahamas thru BushireBARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88), BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88)BARBADOS, 1878, 1p on Half of 5sh Dull Rose, Small Surcharge (59; SG 88). Lightly cancelled, Very Fine for this, the scarcest of 1878 Provisional types, ex Charlton Henry, Chapin and Sovereign, with 1961 P.F. and 2008 B.P.A. certificates, SG £1,000

1,175
325
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862
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 862, Bahamas thru BushireBERMUDA, 1931, 2sh6p Black & Scarlet Vermilion on Deep Blue, Break Through Scroll (SG 89jd), BERMUDA, 1931, 2sh6p Black & Scarlet Vermilion on Deep Blue, Break Through Scroll (SG 89jd)BERMUDA, 1931, 2sh6p Black & Scarlet Vermilion on Deep Blue, Break Through Scroll (SG 89jd). Position R 1/9, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, deep intense colors, Extremely Fine, a scarce variety in choice condition, with 2015 B.P.A. certificate, SG value

£ 550
350
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863
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 863, Bahamas thru BushireBERMUDA, 1939, 5sh Pale Green & Red on Yellow, Perf 14 (125a var; SG 118a), BERMUDA, 1939, 5sh Pale Green & Red on Yellow, Perf 14 (125a var; SG 118a)BERMUDA, 1939, 5sh Pale Green & Red on Yellow, Perf 14 (125a var; SG 118a). Position 47, showing large break in third leaf at left, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2004 Murray Payne certificate, SG value (without any premium for the plate variety)

£ 375
130
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864
nhbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 864, Bahamas thru BushireBERMUDA, 1940, 12sh6p Orange & Gray, Perf 14 (127a; SG 120b), BERMUDA, 1940, 12sh6p Orange & Gray, Perf 14 (127a; SG 120b)BERMUDA, 1940, 12sh6p Orange & Gray, Perf 14 (127a; SG 120b). Mint N.H. bottom left selvage block of four, positions 37-38/49-50, remarkably bright and fresh, exceedingly well-centered, Extremely Fine, SG £440, Scott Retail as hinged singles

440
250
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865
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 865, Bahamas thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6; SG 9), BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6; SG 9)BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6; SG 9). Large to huge margins all around, rich paper color that shows only the slightest hint of discoloration from rubbing, a few minor faults incl. a light horizontal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, in far better condition than the vast majority, as most have substantial surface rubbing, faults and repairs, SG £5,500

6,750
1,700
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866
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 866, Bahamas thru BushireBRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 4c Black on Blue (7; SG 10), BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 4c Black on Blue (7; SG 10)BRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 4c Black on Blue (7; SG 10). Large margins, strong paper color that shows some of the typical rubbing at top, pre-printing crease at top right, a few small faults, Very Fine appearance, in better condition than the majority, SG £12,000

10,500
1,100
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867
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 867, Bahamas thru BushireBRITISH HONDURAS, 1888, 50c on 1sh Gray (25; SG 30), BRITISH HONDURAS, 1888, 50c on 1sh Gray (25; SG 30)BRITISH HONDURAS, 1888, 50c on 1sh Gray (25; SG 30). Original gum, small h.r., fresh color, Fine, with 1961 R.P.S. certificate, SG £475

475
170
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868
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 868, Bahamas thru BushireBRITISH HONDURAS, 1891, 5c on 3c on 3p Brown, "Five" and Bar Double (35a; SG 49b), BRITISH HONDURAS, 1891, 5c on 3c on 3p Brown, "Five" and Bar Double (35a; SG 49b)BRITISH HONDURAS, 1891, 5c on 3c on 3p Brown, "Five" and Bar Double (35a; SG 49b). Original gum, lightly hinged, particularly strong doubling compared to other examples we have seen, rich color, Fine, with 1935 R.P.S. certificate, SG £375

450
0
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869
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 869, Bahamas thru BushireBUSHIRE, 1915, 3c Dark Green (N17; SG 17), BUSHIRE, 1915, 3c Dark Green (N17; SG 17)BUSHIRE, 1915, 3c Dark Green (N17; SG 17). Setting II, position 4, tied on piece by "Buchir (Depart) 14.IX.15" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, only 149 examples were printed, signed Hass and with 2015 Sadri certificate, SG £900

950
700
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870
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 870, Bahamas thru BushireBUSHIRE, 1915, 9c Yellow Brown & Violet (N20; SG 20), BUSHIRE, 1915, 9c Yellow Brown & Violet (N20; SG 20)BUSHIRE, 1915, 9c Yellow Brown & Violet (N20; SG 20). Setting II, position 4, unused (regummed), well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, signed Champion and Hass, with 2015 Sadri certificate, only 115 examples were printed, SG £1,500

1,500
275
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871
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 871, Bahamas thru BushireBUSHIRE, 1915, 1k Silver, Yellow Brown & Gray (N23; SG 24), BUSHIRE, 1915, 1k Silver, Yellow Brown & Gray (N23; SG 24)BUSHIRE, 1915, 1k Silver, Yellow Brown & Gray (N23; SG 24). Setting III, position 2, tied on piece by well-struck "Buchir (Depart) 14.IX.15" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and scarce, only 174 examples were produced, signed Hass and with 2015 Sadri certificate, SG £950

1,300
1,100
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