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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 — Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New Brunswick

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
872
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 872, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickBRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 5c Rose (3, SG 2), BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 5c Rose (3, SG 2)BRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 5c Rose (3, SG 2). Full to mostly large margins all around, rich color and a crisp detailed impression, ms. cancel, tiny repair at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A PRESENTABLE USED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1865 5-CENT ROSE IMPERFORATE.

With 1985 Alcuri certificate. SG £9,000. Unitrade C$12,000.00

12,000
1,300
873
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 873, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red, 6p Olive Yellow (1, 2; SG 2, 4), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red, 6p Olive Yellow (1, 2; SG 2, 4)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red, 6p Olive Yellow (1, 2; SG 2, 4). Each with three full margins and the fourth close but clearing, bright colors, 3p with oval grids, 6p with blue grid cancel, Very Fine, SG £1,250, Unitrade C$2,300.00

1,825
425
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874
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 874, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 2), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 2)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 2). Four margins ranging from close to huge at bottom, attractive color, tied by "8" in blue oval grid on cover to Fredericton (backstamped), blue Chatham Aug. 12 1858 datestamp on reverse, cover with light file folds not affecting stamp or markings, Very Fine, ex Vincent Greene and Wilkinson, signed Holcombe and E. Diena, Unitrade C$750.00

950
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875
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 875, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 1), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 1)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 1). Horizontal pair with full margins to just touching at bottom right, bright color, left stamp with small scissor cut in bottom of left margin, tied by blue grids on folded cover to St. John (backstamped), St. Andrews Oct. 5, 1853 datestamp on reverse, ms. "to pay 3", a rare triple-weight use, the cover was accepted as a double-weight, but later found exceed one ounce and was rated triple, ex Wilkinson

E. 300-400
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876
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 876, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 1), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 1)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Red (1; SG 1). Pair, large margins to just touching at top left of right stamp, tied by strikes of an unnumbered grid cancel and blue "New Brunswick Mar 1852" express circular datestamp on folded letter to New York from the Kennedy correspondence, St. John transit backstamp, "Paid" marking, couple file folds, one of which crosses a stamp, Fine

E. 200-300
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877
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 877, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow (2; SG 4), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow (2; SG 4)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 6p Olive Yellow (2; SG 4). Large margins to just touching at bottom left, tied by light "13" in grid on folded letter to Salem, Mass., Fredericton, Sep. 18, 1858 datestamp on reverse, red "Paid 10", light vertical file fold not affecting stamp, Very Fine, ex Wilkinson, Unitrade C$2,000.00

1,750
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878
Pbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 878, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 5P), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 5P)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 5P). Bottom left corner margin block of eight, positions 61-62/91-92, exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 2,400
600
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879
Pbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 879, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 5P), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 5P)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India (Unitrade 5P). Right margin block of fifteen, deep color, Very Fine, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 4,500
950
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880
Pbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 880, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India, Red Ty. B Specimen Ovpt. (Unitrade 5Piv), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India, Red Ty. B Specimen Ovpt. (Unitrade 5Piv)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell, Plate Proof on India, Red Ty. B Specimen Ovpt. (Unitrade 5Piv). Block of four, large margins, intense color on fresh India paper, small scissor cut between top two stamps, otherwise Very Fine, Unitrade value as singles

C$ 1,000
150
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881
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 881, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell (5; SG 13), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell (5; SG 13)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Connell (5; SG 13). Unused (no gum), faults and repaired at top

FINE APPEARANCE. THE FAMOUS "POCKET WATCH STAMP" NAMED BECAUSE CHARLES CONNELL'S SON KEPT IT IN THE BACK OF HIS WATCH.

This was given by Charles Connell to his son Herbert, who kept it in the back of his watch. Upon Herbert's death, it passed on to Kinsman Connell, Charles' grandson. It later became the property of Dr. George Frederick Clarke. Accompanied by a signed letter from Dr. Clarke attesting to the stamp's provenance. SG £10,000

15,000
1,700
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882
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 882, Canadian Provinces - British Columbia thru New BrunswickNEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 10c Vermilion, Half Used as 5c (9a; SG 17a), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 10c Vermilion, Half Used as 5c (9a; SG 17a)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 10c Vermilion, Half Used as 5c (9a; SG 17a). Bright color, tied by oval grid on yellow cover to Richibucto, backstamp of Aug. 27, 1860, cover with light file fold and some trivial edge flaws not affecting bisect or markings, Very Fine, the bisected usages were made necessary by delays in obtaining 5c stamps as new supplies were printed after the Connell controversy, with 1969 P.F. certificate, SG £600, Unitrade C$1,000.00

800
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