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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 — Cameroun

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
550
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 550, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1915, 1c-2fr "Corps Expeditionnaire, Franco-Anglais, Cameroun" Overprints (101-115; Yvert 38-52), CAMEROUN, 1915, 1c-2fr "Corps Expeditionnaire, Franco-Anglais, Cameroun" Overprints (101-115; Yvert 38-52)CAMEROUN, 1915, 1c-2fr "Corps Expeditionnaire, Franco-Anglais, Cameroun" Overprints (101-115; Yvert 38-52). Complete except for the 10c rarity, each with colonial gum as always, despite this each example is particularly well-centered with fresh colors, Very Fine, each value except 10c signed Calves or A. Brun, Yvert €2,885

2,605
950
551
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 551, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1916, 1c-2fr "Occupation Francaise du Cameroun" Overprints (116-128, 123a-127a, 129a; Yvert 53-64, 66, 58a-65a), CAMEROUN, 1916, 1c-2fr "Occupation Francaise du Cameroun" Overprints (116-128, 123a-127a, 129a; Yvert 53-64, 66, 58a-65a)CAMEROUN, 1916, 1c-2fr "Occupation Francaise du Cameroun" Overprints (116-128, 123a-127a, 129a; Yvert 53-64, 66, 58a-65a). Complete with the exception of 2fr reading up and 1fr reading down, incl. 15c with inverted overprint (122a; Yvert 57a), each with colonial gum as typically the case, mostly well-centered with fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, nearly all values signed by respected authorities such as Roumet, Champion, Brun, Calves and/or Thiaude, Yvert €2,275

2,285
750
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552
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 552, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1916, 25c Blue & Green, Triple Overprint (137a; Yvert 74a), CAMEROUN, 1916, 25c Blue & Green, Triple Overprint (137a; Yvert 74a)CAMEROUN, 1916, 25c Blue & Green, Triple Overprint (137a; Yvert 74a). Lightly hinged, strong tripling of overprint, bold colors, Very Fine and fresh, a scarce error, Yvert €800

550
350
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553
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 553, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1916, 30c Scarlet & Green, Double Overprint (138a; Yvert 75a), CAMEROUN, 1916, 30c Scarlet & Green, Double Overprint (138a; Yvert 75a)CAMEROUN, 1916, 30c Scarlet & Green, Double Overprint (138a; Yvert 75a). Lightly hinged, incredibly well-centered, bright color and fresh, Very Fine, ex Gilbert, signed A. Brun and Calves, Yvert €540

400
180
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554
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 554, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1925-38, 55c, 1.75fr, 2fr, 3fr, 10fr Pictorials, Value Missing and Doubled Values (Yvert 129a-129b, 131a, 139a, 147a, 148a), CAMEROUN, 1925-38, 55c, 1.75fr, 2fr, 3fr, 10fr Pictorials, Value Missing and Doubled Values (Yvert 129a-129b, 131a, 139a, 147a, 148a)CAMEROUN, 1925-38, 55c, 1.75fr, 2fr, 3fr, 10fr Pictorials, Value Missing and Doubled Values (Yvert 129a-129b, 131a, 139a, 147a, 148a). 55c, 2fr and 10fr with value missing, 1.75fr, 2fr, 3fr with doubled values, 1.75fr and 2fr Mint N.H., others lightly hinged except No. 131a with disturbed original gum, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, a seldom seen and desirable grouping of these scarce and striking errors, Yvert value

€ 1,824
700
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555
nhbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 555, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1925-38, 5fr Brown & Black on Bluish, Cliche of 2fr in Plate of 5fr, Pair with Normal (209b; Yvert 129d), CAMEROUN, 1925-38, 5fr Brown & Black on Bluish, Cliche of 2fr in Plate of 5fr, Pair with Normal (209b; Yvert 129d)CAMEROUN, 1925-38, 5fr Brown & Black on Bluish, Cliche of 2fr in Plate of 5fr, Pair with Normal (209b; Yvert 129d). Top right corner block of four, Mint N.H. (hinged in ungummed selvage only), bottom right stamp the error 2fr cliche, other examples normal, exceedingly well-centered, particularly fresh colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE CLICHE ERROR COMBINATION WITH NORMAL STAMPS IN A PARTICUARLY HANDSOME CORNER BLOCK FORMAT. ONLY 52 EXAMPLES WERE PRINTED.

Signed J.F. Brun. Catalogue values as pair with normal. Yvert €2,860

2,250
950
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556
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 556, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1931, 40c-1.50fr Colonial Exposition, "Cameroun" Omitted (213-216 vars; Yvert 149a-152a), CAMEROUN, 1931, 40c-1.50fr Colonial Exposition, "Cameroun" Omitted (213-216 vars; Yvert 149a-152a)CAMEROUN, 1931, 40c-1.50fr Colonial Exposition, "Cameroun" Omitted (213-216 vars; Yvert 149a-152a). Mint N.H., wonderful centering on each, bright and fresh colors, 40c with magenta French Colony handstamp on reverse, Very Fine and choice, Yvert value

€ 658
250
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557
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 557, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1940, 2c Black Brown, Black Overprint (255 var; Yvert 208a), CAMEROUN, 1940, 2c Black Brown, Black Overprint (255 var; Yvert 208a)CAMEROUN, 1940, 2c Black Brown, Black Overprint (255 var; Yvert 208a). Tropicalized brown original gum as always, well-centered, strong impression, Very Fine, a rare overprint error which is almost never offered for sale, signed Calves, Yvert value

€ 1,500
500
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558
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 558, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1940, 4c Deep Ultramarine, Black Overprint (257 var; Yvert 210a), CAMEROUN, 1940, 4c Deep Ultramarine, Black Overprint (257 var; Yvert 210a)CAMEROUN, 1940, 4c Deep Ultramarine, Black Overprint (257 var; Yvert 210a). Tropicalized brown original gum as always, remarkably well-centered, rich color and a crisp impression

VERY FINE. A RARE BLACK OVERPRINT ERROR ON THE 4-CENT DEEP ULTRAMARINE. THE RAREST ERROR OF THE 1940 OVERPRINT SERIES.

Ex Wyer. Yvert value

€ 1,800
1,100
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559
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 559, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1940, 25c Black Brown, 50c Light Green & Cerise, 1.75fr Dark Blue, Inverted Overprints (261a, 264a, 273 var; Yvert 202a, 215a, 227a), CAMEROUN, 1940, 25c Black Brown, 50c Light Green & Cerise, 1.75fr Dark Blue, Inverted Overprints (261a, 264a, 273 var; Yvert 202a, 215a, 227a)CAMEROUN, 1940, 25c Black Brown, 50c Light Green & Cerise, 1.75fr Dark Blue, Inverted Overprints (261a, 264a, 273 var; Yvert 202a, 215a, 227a). Tropicalized original gum as usual, 25c Mint N.H. and unaffected by tropicalization, excellent centering on each, fresh colors, Very Fine, a scarce trio of the known inverted overprints of this series, 25c and 1.75fr ex Wyer, 50c ex Gilbert, 50c signed Bloch, 25c signed A. Diena, Yvert value

€ 1,080
325
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560
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 560, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1941, 2fr Dark Green, 5fr Carmine, 20f Blue, 20f Orange, Error of Colors (290, 293, 295 vars; Yvert 257a, 260a, 262a, 262c), CAMEROUN, 1941, 2fr Dark Green, 5fr Carmine, 20f Blue, 20f Orange, Error of Colors (290, 293, 295 vars; Yvert 257a, 260a, 262a, 262c)CAMEROUN, 1941, 2fr Dark Green, 5fr Carmine, 20f Blue, 20f Orange, Error of Colors (290, 293, 295 vars; Yvert 257a, 260a, 262a, 262c). 2fr and 5fr Mint N.H., both 20fr lightly hinged, wonderfully bright and fresh, Very Fine, 5fr signed Bloch, 20fr Orange signed A. Brun, Yvert value

€ 1,490
475
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561
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 561, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1940, 25c+5fr to 70c+5fr Spitfire Semi-Postals (B10-B13; Yvert 236-239), CAMEROUN, 1940, 25c+5fr to 70c+5fr Spitfire Semi-Postals (B10-B13; Yvert 236-239)CAMEROUN, 1940, 25c+5fr to 70c+5fr Spitfire Semi-Postals (B10-B13; Yvert 236-239). Matching horizontal pairs, each with clear and centrally struck "Douala, Cameroun, 28 Dec. 40" circular datestamps, lovely colors, fresh and Very Fine, Yvert €900

920
160
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562
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 562, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "a" of "General" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245a-246a), CAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "a" of "General" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245a-246a)CAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "a" of "General" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245a-246a). Matching horizontal se-tenant pairs with selvage at left, the right stamp the error, each with slight tropicalization of gum but of far less severity than is typically seen, well-centered, particularly fresh colors, Extremely Fine, Yvert value

€ 720
225
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563
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 563, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "a" of "General" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245a-246a), CAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "a" of "General" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245a-246a)CAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "a" of "General" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245a-246a). Vertical se-tenant pairs, top stamps the error, tied by "Douala, Cameroun, 6 Mar. 41" circular datestamp with additional strike below on registered cover addressed locally, censor tape at left with "Controle Postal, Commission A, Territoire du Cameroun" handstamp with additional strike on reverse, Very Fine, quite rare to find this error used on cover

E. 300-400
160
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564
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 564, CamerounCAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "e" of "de" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245b-246b), CAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "e" of "de" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245b-246b)CAMEROUN, 1941, 1.25fr+10fr and 2.25fr+10fr Spitfire Overprint, "e" of "de" Inverted (B14-B15 vars; Yvert 245b-246b). Matching vertical se-tenant pairs with selvage at bottom, the top stamps the error, tropicalized gum as usual, lovely centering, fresh colors, Extremely Fine, ex Wyer, each signed A. Brun and J.F. Brun, Yvert value

€ 720
350
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565
nh
Cameroun Unused Collection Balance, 1921-1958. Complete for the period incl. a few errors such as Yvert Nos. 85a, 96a, 233-235 missing "s" and 255a, much of the material miraculously is Mint N.H., the few items which aren't are clearly labeled and the 1940 Overprint sets with tropicalized gum as usual, this balance is highly select with stringent quality regulations and has been put together through the years by accumulating singles, sets and collections with the sole purpose of upgrading to this elite overall quality, much is Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Yvert value

€ 3,415
550
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566
 
Cameroun Postal History, 1940 Overprints. Eight covers with the complete run of the 1940 Overprints of Yvert Nos. 202-248, incl. Nos. 233-235 on separate covers in blocks of four, rest are singles, also with a few used sets of Yvert Nos. 233-235, 240-248, the total catalogue value as used stamps only exceed €2,000, Very Fine

E. 500-750
650
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