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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 — Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British Honduras

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
95
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 95, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1940, 2sh Deep Reddish Purple & Ultramarine on Gray Blue (SG 116a), BERMUDA, 1940, 2sh Deep Reddish Purple & Ultramarine on Gray Blue (SG 116a)BERMUDA, 1940, 2sh Deep Reddish Purple & Ultramarine on Gray Blue (SG 116a). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh, Very Fine, with 2003 Murray Payne certificate

£ 350
130
96
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 96, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1940, 2sh Deep Reddish Purple & Ultramarine on Gray Blue (SG 116a), BERMUDA, 1940, 2sh Deep Reddish Purple & Ultramarine on Gray Blue (SG 116a)BERMUDA, 1940, 2sh Deep Reddish Purple & Ultramarine on Gray Blue (SG 116a). Mint N.H., bottom right corner selvage pair with plate no. 1, choice centering, trivial perf separation between right stamp and selvage, brilliantly fresh, Extremely Fine, a striking pair, with 2006 Murray Payne certificate, noting that this is a reprint of the 1938 Issue, catalogued simply as two single examples

£ 700
1,100
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97
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 97, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1942, 2sh Purple & Blue on Deep Blue, Broken Lower Right Scroll (SG 116ce), BERMUDA, 1942, 2sh Purple & Blue on Deep Blue, Broken Lower Right Scroll (SG 116ce)BERMUDA, 1942, 2sh Purple & Blue on Deep Blue, Broken Lower Right Scroll (SG 116ce). Mint N.H. bottom right corner selvage pair with plate no. 1, right stamp the variety, left stamp has the broken top right scroll repaired (HPF 59ii), well-centered, marvelously fresh, Extremely Fine, catalogued as just No. 116ce

£ 225
200
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98
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 98, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1942, 2sh Purple & Blue on Deep Blue, Gash on Chin (SG 116cf), BERMUDA, 1942, 2sh Purple & Blue on Deep Blue, Gash on Chin (SG 116cf)BERMUDA, 1942, 2sh Purple & Blue on Deep Blue, Gash on Chin (SG 116cf). Mint N.H., intense colors, Very Fine, with 2007 Murray Payne certificate for a block

£ 325
170
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99
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 99, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1943, 2sh Purple & Deep Blue on Pale Blue, Shading Omitted from Top Scroll (SG 116db), BERMUDA, 1943, 2sh Purple & Deep Blue on Pale Blue, Shading Omitted from Top Scroll (SG 116db)BERMUDA, 1943, 2sh Purple & Deep Blue on Pale Blue, Shading Omitted from Top Scroll (SG 116db). Barest trace of hinging, especially fresh, with vibrant colors, Very Fine, a rare and visually striking variety, with 2006 Murray Payne certificate

£ 2,000
600
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100
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 100, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1938, 2sh6p Black & Red on Gray Blue, Line Perf 14-1/4 (SG 117a), BERMUDA, 1938, 2sh6p Black & Red on Gray Blue, Line Perf 14-1/4 (SG 117a)BERMUDA, 1938, 2sh6p Black & Red on Gray Blue, Line Perf 14-1/4 (SG 117a). Mint N.H. (slightly brownish gum as is typical of the 1938 printings), rich colors, Very Fine, with 2006 Murray Payne certificate

£ 600
225
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101
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 101, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1938, 2sh6p Black & Red on Pale Blue, Gash on Chin (SG 117bf), BERMUDA, 1938, 2sh6p Black & Red on Pale Blue, Gash on Chin (SG 117bf)BERMUDA, 1938, 2sh6p Black & Red on Pale Blue, Gash on Chin (SG 117bf). Mint N.H., extraordinarily fresh, Very Fine, a scarce variety in pristine condition, with 2007 Murray Payne certificate

£ 850
600
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102
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 102, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1939, 5sh Pale Green & Red on Yellow (SG 118a), BERMUDA, 1939, 5sh Pale Green & Red on Yellow (SG 118a)BERMUDA, 1939, 5sh Pale Green & Red on Yellow (SG 118a). Mint N.H., pencil notation on gum, well-centered, bright colors, Very Fine, with 2006 Murray Payne certificate for a block

£ 375
150
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103
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 103, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1942, 5sh Dull Yellow Green & Red on Yellow, Broken Top Right Scroll (SG 118bd), BERMUDA, 1942, 5sh Dull Yellow Green & Red on Yellow, Broken Top Right Scroll (SG 118bd)BERMUDA, 1942, 5sh Dull Yellow Green & Red on Yellow, Broken Top Right Scroll (SG 118bd). Mint N.H. with plate no. 1 in bottom selvage, perfectly centered, beautiful colors, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding example of this scarce variety, with 2010 Murray Payne certificate

£ 1,300
750
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104
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 104, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1942, 5sh Bronze Green & Carmine Red on Pale Yellow (SG 118c), BERMUDA, 1942, 5sh Bronze Green & Carmine Red on Pale Yellow (SG 118c)BERMUDA, 1942, 5sh Bronze Green & Carmine Red on Pale Yellow (SG 118c). Mint N.H., dazzling bright colors, Very Fine, a seldom offered stamp, especially in this impressive quality, with 2009 Murray Payne certificate for a pair

£ 1,500
950
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105
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 105, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1938, 10sh Green & Deep Lake on Bright Green (SG 119), BERMUDA, 1938, 10sh Green & Deep Lake on Bright Green (SG 119)BERMUDA, 1938, 10sh Green & Deep Lake on Bright Green (SG 119). Mint N.H. (slightly brown gum as is typical of the 1938 printings), excellent centering, attractive colors, Extremely Fine, with clear 2007 Murray Payne certificate

£ 450
250
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106
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 106, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1942, 10sh Yellow Green & Carmine on Green, Line Perf 14-1/4 (SG 119b), BERMUDA, 1942, 10sh Yellow Green & Carmine on Green, Line Perf 14-1/4 (SG 119b)BERMUDA, 1942, 10sh Yellow Green & Carmine on Green, Line Perf 14-1/4 (SG 119b). Mint N.H. (slightly brown gum as usual), exceptional centering, fresh colors, Extremely Fine, with 2006 Murray Payne certificate for a block

£ 550
160
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107
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 107, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1938, 12sh6p Deep Gray & Brownish Orange (SG 120), BERMUDA, 1938, 12sh6p Deep Gray & Brownish Orange (SG 120)BERMUDA, 1938, 12sh6p Deep Gray & Brownish Orange (SG 120). Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, exceptionally bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 Murray Payne certificate

£ 550
600
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108
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 108, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1946, 12sh6p Gray & Yellow (SG 120d; Scott 127b), BERMUDA, 1946, 12sh6p Gray & Yellow (SG 120d; Scott 127b)BERMUDA, 1946, 12sh6p Gray & Yellow (SG 120d; Scott 127b). Mint N.H., brilliant color on pristine white paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, an immaculately fresh example of this scarce stamp, with 2006 Murray Payne certificate for a block, Scott Retail as hinged $725.00

£ 700
325
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109
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 109, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1946, 12sh6p Gray & Yellow (SG 120d; Scott 127b), BERMUDA, 1946, 12sh6p Gray & Yellow (SG 120d; Scott 127b)BERMUDA, 1946, 12sh6p Gray & Yellow (SG 120d; Scott 127b). Mint N.H., marvelously fresh, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2000 B.P.A. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged $725.00

£ 700
300
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110
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 110, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1938, £1 Purple & Black on Red, "ER" Joined (SG 121a), BERMUDA, 1938, £1 Purple & Black on Red, "ER" Joined (SG 121a)BERMUDA, 1938, £1 Purple & Black on Red, "ER" Joined (SG 121a). Mint N.H., top selvage with plate no. 1 (hinged in selvage only), exceedingly fresh, a Very Fine example of this scarce variety, with 2007 Murray Payne certificate

£ 1,100
850
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111
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 111, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1943, £1 Deep Reddish Purple & Black on Pale Red, Shading Omitted from Top Right Scroll (SG 121cb), BERMUDA, 1943, £1 Deep Reddish Purple & Black on Pale Red, Shading Omitted from Top Right Scroll (SG 121cb)BERMUDA, 1943, £1 Deep Reddish Purple & Black on Pale Red, Shading Omitted from Top Right Scroll (SG 121cb). Lightly hinged, extraordinarily bright and fresh

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE RARE BLANK SCROLL VARIETY. ONE OF MOST EYE-CATCHING OF ALL THE KEY PLATE FLAWS.

Only 95 were printed. With 2009 Murray Payne certificate.

£ 4,000
1,700
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112
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 112, Bermuda (by Gibbons) thru British HondurasBERMUDA, 1951, £1 Violet & Black on Scarlet, Perf 13, Damaged Left Value Tablet (SG 121da), BERMUDA, 1951, £1 Violet & Black on Scarlet, Perf 13, Damaged Left Value Tablet (SG 121da)BERMUDA, 1951, £1 Violet & Black on Scarlet, Perf 13, Damaged Left Value Tablet (SG 121da). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, deep intense colors

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SENSATIONAL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-POUND DAMAGED LEFT VALUE TABLET VARIETY.

This so-called "white island flaw" variety is the rarest of all the King George VI One Pound Key Plates. It is also one of the most desirable, as the flaw is one of the most easily discernible.

With 2014 Murray Payne certificate.

£ 4,500
2,400
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113
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Bermuda, 1938-53 King George VI Keyplates. Group of 32 2sh-£1 Key Plates, mostly different SG numbers (the few duplicates are different shades), incl. Nos. 116b, 118b, 120 and 121, all Mint N.H. except Nos. 120 and 120a lightly hinged, all have been verified by a KGVI specialist and eighteen have Murray Payne certificates, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an excellent start for collecting Bermuda Key Plates by all the different printings

£ 3,743
1,800
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114
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Bermuda Collection, 1902-1972. Complete for the period less only one inexpensive set (SG 195-200), incl. some shade varieties of the 1922 King George V set, all Mint N.H., including the early sets which are difficult to find thus, bright and fresh throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged) thru 1970

£ 3,019
1,600
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115
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British Antarctic Territory Complete Collection. 1963-1996, complete Mint N.H. incl. souvenir sheets, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail

1,219
400
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116
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British Guiana Collection, 1913-1966. Incl. the 1913 King George V set with two different 96c values, from 1931 on (SG 183) it is complete, lightly hinged prior to 1934, from SG 288 onward all Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value

£ 695
375
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117
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British Honduras Collection, 1891-1973. Incl the 1891 Tablets less only the later 5c value, then skips to the 1913 King George V Issue and is complete from there less only the 1967 Bird set (no Back-of-Book), plus a few shade varieties, except for a couple middle values on the Queen Victoria set, all Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 2,158
1,300
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