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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 - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-Book

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
187
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 187, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1929, 50c Bluenose (158), CANADA, 1929, 50c Bluenose (158)CANADA, 1929, 50c Bluenose (158). Mint N.H., superlative centering amid wide margins, deep color and a crisp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp for the perfectionist, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Unitrade C$700.00

450
325
188
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 188, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1930, $1.00 Mt. Cavell (177), CANADA, 1930, $1.00 Mt. Cavell (177)CANADA, 1930, $1.00 Mt. Cavell (177). Mint N.H., wide and absolutely perfectly balanced margins all around, beautiful rich color on fresh white paper, an Extremely Fine Gem in every regard, with 1986 Greene Foundation certificate, Unitrade C$600.00

350
325
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189
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 189, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1922, 20c Carmine, Special Delivery (E2), CANADA, 1922, 20c Carmine, Special Delivery (E2)CANADA, 1922, 20c Carmine, Special Delivery (E2). Mint N.H., absolutely perfect centering, remarkably wide margins, rich color and a sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp that will satisfy even the most demanding collector, Unitrade C$450.00

220
170
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190
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 190, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1906-28, 1c-10c Violet, Postage Due (J1-J5, J1a), CANADA, 1906-28, 1c-10c Violet, Postage Due (J1-J5, J1a)CANADA, 1906-28, 1c-10c Violet, Postage Due (J1-J5, J1a). Incl. additional 1c on thin paper, Mint N.H., each selected for excellent centering, wide margins, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a pristine set of First Issue Postage Dues, 1c with 2006 P.F. certificate grading XF-Superb 95 Jumbo, 4c and 10c with 1997 P.F. certificates, Unitrade C$850.00

470
350
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191
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 191, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1915-16, 1c to 2c+1c War Tax (MR1-MR5), CANADA, 1915-16, 1c to 2c+1c War Tax (MR1-MR5)CANADA, 1915-16, 1c to 2c+1c War Tax (MR1-MR5). Mint N.H., each were selected for excellent centering, wide margins, and rich color, Extremely Fine Gems, Unitrade C$750.00

422
950
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192
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 192, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Carmine, Ty. II, War Tax (MR3a), CANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Carmine, Ty. II, War Tax (MR3a)CANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Carmine, Ty. II, War Tax (MR3a). Mint N.H., dazzling color in a stunning deep fiery shade, marvelously well-centered, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, an especially difficult stamp to find in this stellar Mint Never-Hinged condition, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Unitrade C$1,200.00

625
800
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193
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 193, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Carmine Coil, War Tax (MR6), CANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Carmine Coil, War Tax (MR6)CANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Carmine Coil, War Tax (MR6). Mint N.H. pair, outstanding centering, wide margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a challenging coil pair, particularly in this extraordinary condition, Unitrade C$1,200.00, Scott erroneously prices a pair at less than two singles, Scott Retail as singles

700
600
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194
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 194, Canada - Rest of Regular Issue and Back-of-BookCANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Brown Coil, War Tax (MR7), CANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Brown Coil, War Tax (MR7)CANADA, 1916, 2c+1c Brown Coil, War Tax (MR7). Mint N.H., exceedingly wide margins, choice centering, intense color, Extremely Fine Gem, Unitrade C$360.00, Scott erroneously prices a pair at less than two singles, Scott Retail as singles

200
350
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195
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CANADA, 1917-52, Balance of the Dr. Killien Collection. Scott Nos. 135-321, C1-C9, CE1-CE4, CO1-CO2, E3-E11, EO1-EO2, J6-J20, complete for the period except for two coil stamps (Nos. 179 and 182) that Dr. Killien could never find in the quality he sought, Dr. Killien held the same lofty standards for this later period as he did on the earlier stamps, so every single stamp was carefully selected for exceptional centering, margins and freshness, as well as pristine original gum and Mint N.H., Extremely Fine throughout, a perfect lot for someone wishing to start a Canada collection in only superb quality, as it would take years of painstaking diligence to try to duplicate

7,733
9,000
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