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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 — Cape of Good Hope incl. Mafeking

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
936
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 936, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 3), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 3)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 3). Square pair, large to very large margins all around, bright fresh color, neat cancel, faint crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, catalogue values are as singles, SG £700

800
300
937
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 937, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 3), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 3)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Brick Red on Bluish Paper (1; SG 3). Strip of four, large margins to just in a couple places (left pair with large margins), intensely rich color, lightly cancelled, right stamp with tiny corner crease, Fine-Very Fine, catalogued as singles, SG £1,400

1,600
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938
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 938, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Deep Brick Red on Deeply Blued Paper (1b; SG 1a), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Deep Brick Red on Deeply Blued Paper (1b; SG 1a)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 1p Deep Brick Red on Deeply Blued Paper (1b; SG 1a). Square pair, full to mostly large margins all around, gorgeous rich color, triangular cancel, Very Fine, with 2004 Sismondo certificate, SG £950 as singles

1,050
425
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939
bl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 939, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1853, 4p Blue (2; SG 4). Block of four, full to large margins, deep color and a sharp impression, triangular grid cancels, faint toning on reverse just shows through in a couple places, otherwise Very Fine, SG value as singles £680

800
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940
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 940, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1855, 1p Dull Red (3a; SG 5a), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1855, 1p Dull Red (3a; SG 5a)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1855, 1p Dull Red (3a; SG 5a). Unused (no gum), large margins to clear, bright shade, Very Fine, SG £750

850
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941
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 941, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1885-63 4p Blue, 6p Lilac, Rouletted (SG 10, 11), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1885-63 4p Blue, 6p Lilac, Rouletted (SG 10, 11)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1885-63 4p Blue, 6p Lilac, Rouletted (SG 10, 11). Two 4p and one 6p, latter tied on piece, all appear to have many roulettes on all sides, however, since expertizing services generally do not certify these unless on cover, the must be offered on their own merits, SG value if all genuine

£ 6,000
650
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942
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 942, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18). Square pair with original gum, large margins, gorgeous rich color, light crease, otherwise Very Fine, SG value as singles £600

540
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943
ogbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 943, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 4p Dark Blue (13; SG 19). Original gum block of four, h.r., large margins all around, remarkably fresh, with deep intense color and a sharp impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, a particularly handsome block, signed Calves and with 2000 Sismondo certificate, SG value as singles £1,100

1,150
600
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944
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 944, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 4p Pale Grayish Blue (13c; SG 19a), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 4p Pale Grayish Blue (13c; SG 19a)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 4p Pale Grayish Blue (13c; SG 19a). Unused corner margin pair, other margins large, rich color on fresh paper, marginal stamp with trivial natural paper wrinkle, otherwise Extremely Fine, a striking pair, SG value as singles £600

500
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945
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 945, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 6p Purple (14; SG 20), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 6p Purple (14; SG 20)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 6p Purple (14; SG 20). Large margins all around, rich color and a crisp impression, grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1988 Brandon certificate, SG £500

450
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946
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 946, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21). Square pair with original gum, h.r.'s, large margins all around, bright color, a couple hinge marks barely show through, otherwise Very Fine, SG value as singles £1,200

1,200
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947
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 947, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Used in Basutoland, 1886, -1/2p Gray Black (41; SG 48), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Used in Basutoland, 1886, -1/2p Gray Black (41; SG 48)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Used in Basutoland, 1886, -1/2p Gray Black (41; SG 48). Used with 1p Hope Standing and tied by barred "210" cancel with corresponding "Mohaleshoek, Basutoland DE 10 98" circular datestamp beside on uprated 1p stamped envelope to Paris, France, transit backstamps and Paris arrival, Very Fine, a scarce commercial use

E. 400-500
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948
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 948, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose (176; SG 15), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose (176; SG 15)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose (176; SG 15). Used on small piece with nearly complete "Mafeking AP 20, 1900" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a handsome example, with 1994 Brandon certificate, SG £850

900
325
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949
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 949, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Deep Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Deep Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Deep Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20). Well-centered, deep paper color, neat Mafeking circular datestamp, Very Fine, SG £425

400
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950
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 950, Cape of Good Hope incl. MafekingCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20). Strong color, choice centering, "Mafeking C.G.H." circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine, SG £425

400
225
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