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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 — Canada - King George V Admiral Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
168
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 168, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1911-22, 1c Green, 1c Yellow, 2c Carmine (104-106), CANADA, 1911-22, 1c Green, 1c Yellow, 2c Carmine (104-106)CANADA, 1911-22, 1c Green, 1c Yellow, 2c Carmine (104-106). Mint N.H., each exceedingly well-centered with wide margins, brilliantly fresh colors, Extremely Fine Gems, Unitrade C$360.00

165
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169
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 169, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1922, 2c Deep Green (107; Unitrade 107i), CANADA, 1922, 2c Deep Green (107; Unitrade 107i)CANADA, 1922, 2c Deep Green (107; Unitrade 107i). Mint N.H., choice centering amid ernormously wide margins, intense color in the Deep Green shade, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Dr. Tang, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Unitrade C$120.00

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170
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 170, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1918, 3c Brown (108), CANADA, 1918, 3c Brown (108)CANADA, 1918, 3c Brown (108). Mint N.H., flawless centering, wide margins, intense rich color and a sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a particularly select quality stamp, with 2007 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade C$120.00

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171
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 171, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1918, 3c Carmine, Die I (109), CANADA, 1918, 3c Carmine, Die I (109)CANADA, 1918, 3c Carmine, Die I (109). Mint N.H., impeccable centering, lavish margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. certificate grading XF-Superb 95, a most conservative grade in our opinion, Unitrade C$90.00

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172
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 172, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d), CANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d)CANADA, 1925, 4c Yellow Ocher, Dry Printing (110d). Mint N.H., wide and perfectly balanced margins, gorgeous color, Extremely Fine Gem, an eye catching stamp, ex Dr. Tang, with 2006 P.F. certificate grading XF-Superb 95, Unitrade C$210.00

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173
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 173, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 5c Dark Blue (111), CANADA, 1912, 5c Dark Blue (111)CANADA, 1912, 5c Dark Blue (111). Mint N.H., excellent centering, deep luxuriant color and a superb impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, Unitrade C$900.00

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174
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 174, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 5c Indigo (111a), CANADA, 1912, 5c Indigo (111a)CANADA, 1912, 5c Indigo (111a). Mint N.H., eye-arresting color in an incredibly deep shade, unlike any other we have seen, proof-like impression on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 Greene Foundation certificate as the generic No. 111, Unitrade C$2,000.00

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175
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 175, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1924, 5c Violet, Thin Paper (112a), CANADA, 1924, 5c Violet, Thin Paper (112a)CANADA, 1924, 5c Violet, Thin Paper (112a). Mint N.H., perfectly centered within lavish margins, intense color in a deep shade, sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp for the perfectionist, ex Dr. Tang, with 2007 P.F. certificate grading Superb 98, Unitrade C$150.00

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176
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 176, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113), CANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113)CANADA, 1912, 7c Yellow Ocher (113). Mint N.H., exceptionally wide and wonderfully balanced margins, attractive rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Dr. Tang, with 2006 P.F. certificate grading XF-Superb 95, Unitrade C$240.00

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177
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 177, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown (114), CANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown (114)CANADA, 1924, 7c Red Brown (114). Mint N.H., mathematically precise centering, exceedingly wide margins, outstanding rich color, an Extremely Fine Gem in every respect, this is probably the finest known 7c Admiral in existence, with 2007 P.F. certificate grading Gem 100, this is the only Canadian stamp we have ever seen graded Gem 100 by the Philatelic Foundation, Unitrade C$105.00

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178
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 178, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 8c Blue (115), CANADA, 1925, 8c Blue (115)CANADA, 1925, 8c Blue (115). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically wide margins, outstanding centering, deep intense color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, Unitrade C$180.00

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179
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 179, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 10c Plum (116), CANADA, 1912, 10c Plum (116)CANADA, 1912, 10c Plum (116). Mint N.H., incredibly well-centered, exceptionally wide margins, deep vibrant color on immaculate white paper, full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONE OF THE FINEST MINT NEVER-HINGED 10-CENT PLUM ADMIRALS EXTANT. GRADED SUPERB 98 BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The 10c Plum is the most difficult of all the Admiral issues to find in gem quality.

With 2006 P.F. certificate graded Superb 98. Unitrade C$1,200.00

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180
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 180, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1922, 10c Blue, Dry Printing (117a), CANADA, 1922, 10c Blue, Dry Printing (117a)CANADA, 1922, 10c Blue, Dry Printing (117a). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, uncommonly wide margins, beautiful rich color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, an especially desirable stamp, ex Crossings, with 2009 P.F. certificate graded Superb 98, Unitrade C$210.00

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181
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 181, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 10c Bister Brown (118), CANADA, 1925, 10c Bister Brown (118)CANADA, 1925, 10c Bister Brown (118). Mint N.H., marvelously well centered within very wide margins, exceptionally bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Crossings, with 2009 P.F. certificate grading XF-Superb 95 XQ, Unitrade C$180.00

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182
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 182, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 20c Olive Green, Dry Printing (119), CANADA, 1925, 20c Olive Green, Dry Printing (119)CANADA, 1925, 20c Olive Green, Dry Printing (119). Mint N.H., showing redrawn upper right spandel line (Unitrade 119iv), exceptionally large and beautifully balanced margins, impressively rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 Greene Foundation (for a block) and 2007 P.F. certificates, Unitrade C$450.00

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183
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 183, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1925, 50c Black Brown, Dry Printing (120), CANADA, 1925, 50c Black Brown, Dry Printing (120)CANADA, 1925, 50c Black Brown, Dry Printing (120). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, especially lavish margins all around, intensely rich color and a crisp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp for the collector assembling a set of Admiral stamps in truly superb condition, ex Crossings, with 1994 Greene Foundation and 2009 P.F. certificates, latter grading XF-Superb 95 Jumbo, Unitrade C$360.00

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184
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 184, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1912, 50c Black, Wet Printing (120a), CANADA, 1912, 50c Black, Wet Printing (120a)CANADA, 1912, 50c Black, Wet Printing (120a). Mint N.H., excellent centering, intense proof-like color and impression on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, an extraordinarily difficult stamp to find in this choice Mint Never-Hinged quality, with 2007 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade C$2,000.00

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185
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 185, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1923, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing (122), CANADA, 1923, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing (122)CANADA, 1923, $1.00 Orange, Dry Printing (122). Mint N.H., remarkably wide margins, choice centering, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp with great eye appeal, Unitrade C$450.00

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186
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 186, Canada - King George V Admiral IssueCANADA, 1913-24, 1c-3c Admiral Coils (123-130), CANADA, 1913-24, 1c-3c Admiral Coils (123-130)CANADA, 1913-24, 1c-3c Admiral Coils (123-130). Each a Mint N.H. pair, carefully selected one-at-a-time for choice centering, wide margins and overall freshness, Extremely Fine throughout, collectors of gem Canada will recognized how difficult it is to assemble all of these coil pairs in such select quality, it took Dr. Killien many years to patiently seek out only the finest condition, this may be the finest quality set of Admiral coil pairs ever assembled, No. 124 with 2004 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade C$4,405.00

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