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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 — Collections and Accumulations - Afghanistan thru Barbados

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1399
nh
Afghanistan Imperforate Collection. Housed in an album, contains dozens of sets from 1932-1964 in singles, pairs, blocks and/or sheets, some duplication present, mostly contains complete sets of each issue incl. Semi-postals, air posts and postal tax, plus some unlisted material, Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine, a scarce accumulation as many sets are only known to have had 50 examples printed

E. 200-300
400
1400
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Antigua Almost Complete Unused Collection. To 1953 on album pages, incl. 1862 1p Green, 1863 6p Green, 1879 2-1/2p Red Brown, 1882 4p Blue, and all of the 20th Century sets, also the 1922 Barbuda sets, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1401
 
Antigua Collection. 1862-1938, unused and used (some stamps present both ways), with some higher cataloguing early unused stamps, and later unused sets, also incl. the 1922 Barbuda set, slightly mixed condition, a large portion is Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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1402
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Armenia Accumulation. Sixteen different handstamp overprints and/or surcharges (Scott Nos. 91/233A) in multiples ranging from a block of four to a sheet of 25, individual stamps in quantities up to 100, most stamps Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail in excess of $10,000.00, the overprints appear to be genuine but we cannot guarantee it

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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1403
 
Australian States Collection. On album pages, all states well represented, incl. both unused and used (some present both ways), several high cataloguing imperforate classics (incl. scarce unused stamps), with some shades and varieties, later issues incl. unused high values, seldom-seen stamps such as Victoria 1863-67 1p Green watermarked "Six Pence" unused and Western Australia 1857 2p Printed on Both Sides used, plus Back-of-Book, typical mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 4,000-5,000
11,000
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1404
 
Australia Collection. To 1960s on album pages, unused and used (several present both ways), incl. First Kangaroo Issue unused to £2 (this set is mostly toned), later unused and used Kangaroos, incl. two other £2 used, unused and used 5sh Sydney Harbor Bridge, solid run of later Commemorative and Definitive sets, a few Postage Dues and other Back-of-Book, there are some stamps affected by toning (primarily the earliest issues), otherwise largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
6,250
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1405
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Australia “Kangaroo and Map” Useful Balance of a Specialized Collection. Neatly arranged in a stockbook containing 69 items, including singles, pairs and blocks from the -1/2p value through the 5sh, largely low to middle values, we note some monogram and imprint singles, pairs and blocks, varieties such as double perforations, some items with unusual perfins, and concluding with a nice group of “SPECIMEN” overprints (ten in all, a couple of which have no gum), hinging ranges from some with h.r.'s to many Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, the Brusden-White catalogue value should be quite high, ex Goldfarm

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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1406
 
Australia and New Zealand Collections. Australia in a Scott album, New Zealand in a Stanley Gibbons album, value in unused sets incl. Australia Mint N.H. set of the Pound Navigators, mainly Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
300
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1407
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Bahamas Mainly Unused Collection. To 1956 on album pages, eight stamps from the 1859-62 period, incl. 1861 4p unused and 6p used, 1862 Issue contains three unused 1p and one used 6p, from 1863 on it is nearly complete and unused, all of the sets from 1884-1956 are present, the early issues incl. original gum, part original gum and no gum stamps, a few small faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, five certificate accompany

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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1408
 
Bahamas Collection. 1859-1968, on album pages, parallel unused and used, solid run of used, incl. 1860 1p (R.P.S. certificate), better unused incl. 1862 4p Perf 13 (R.P.S. certificate) and other higher cataloguing stamps, some varieties incl. 1918 3p War Tax with inverted overprint and 1918 1p Carmine & Black War Tax with double oveprint, one inverted, mixed condition incl. some with light toning, largely Fine or better appearance

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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1409
c
Barbados Pre-stamp Cover Group. 1749-1855, 25 folded letters or covers, earliest is 1749 folded letter carried by a ship captain to Rhode Island, 1767 with large "Barbadoes" straightline, 1771 two-line "Barba/does", two other straightlines from 1805 and 1808, six with fleuron circular datestamps, eight with double arc circular datestamp, some ship letters, 1853 red "Paid at Barbardoes" crown circle, mixed condition, a useful group of early Barbados covers, all ex Harris

E. 750-1,000
750
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1410
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Barbados Mostly Unused Collection. 1852-1950, on album pages, about 60 Sitting Britannia issues, both imperf and with various perforations, 1873 5sh Dull Rose, and appears complete from 1882 onward, a few varieties such as 1907 1p on 2p Kingston Relief with double inverted surcharges (small faults), condition just slightly mixed, mainly Fine-Very Fine, six certificates accompany

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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1411
 
Barbados Collection. 1852-1920, on homemade pages, some early issues incl. unused 1860 (-1/2p) Yellow Green Pin Perf 14, used 1873 5sh Dull Red, and later unused or used, also a few items that were not mounted, such as an unused 1873 5sh Dull Red and a couple modern errors, mixed condition

E. 500-750
700
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1412
 
Barbados Accumulation. 1882-1937, arranged in four stockbooks, a few thousand stamps, the first stockpage has pre-1882 stamps, then packed with unused and used, plus numerous varieties, incl. inverted and reversed watermarks, specialized group of 1892 1-/2p on 4p Brown, with plating notes and unlisted varieties, the 1925-35 Badge of Colony incl. plate flaws and re-entries, the lot concludes with a group of forgeries from all time periods, mixed condition, much is Fine-Very Fine, an unusually large holding of Barbados that should have a high catalogue value

E. 3,000-4,000
6,000
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