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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 — Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of Palestine

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1238
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EGYPT, Imperforate Commemorative Stamp Balance, 1925-1962. 36 stamps total in singles (some with sheet-margin), pairs and blocks, incl. some more desirable items with print runs between 50 and 100 each, better items such as Nile Post C5b, C83a, C92a, C132a, C134a, C144a-C146a, C167a, C269a and others, Very Fine

3,615
2,600
1239
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EGYPT, Imperforate Definitive Stamp Balance, 1884-1958. Featuring 1914 Issue incl. cplt. sets of both the unwatermarked and wide watermark, 1923-24 First Portrait Issue with pairs of D99f, D100e and D101c (small faults), and 1944-51 Farouk Military Issue with various singles and pairs up to the 100m, mostly Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, a scarce and highly desirable balance

4,100
2,100
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1240
 
EGYPT, Royal Collection Cards and Sets. 39 specially prepared cards, most are Bileski cards from King Farouk's Collection, twelve of which are non-Egypt (Morocco, Syria, Gibralter 1931-33 Specimen set which catalogues SG £200, etc.), ten are 1952 Color Trial Overprints (only 50-100 of each were printed) plus an additional seven off-card, also incl. the 1945 1m Orange Imperforate Double Impression (on card, Nile Post D155b), some cancelled back proofs, plus well over a hundred off-card singles and sets of Definitives, Air Posts, Officials, etc. with the Koubbeh Palace or large green pyramid backstamps, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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1241
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EGYPT, Booklet Accumulation Balance. Eleven unexploded booklets incl. Nile Post SB13 (3) and SB18 in different formats and interleaving, plus a variety of exploded panes and covers incl. Nile Post D140bk, D141bk (2) and D144bk (2) in uncut panes of 60, some with control nos., some duplication but great for the specialist, Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine, Nile Post value

2,375
1,100
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1242
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1242, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Posta Europea Internal Mail Post, 1840s-1860s, EGYPT, Posta Europea Internal Mail Post, 1840s-1860sEGYPT, Posta Europea Internal Mail Post, 1840s-1860s. Fourteen folded letters, incl. some scarce types such as well-struck Ty. I Cairo (blue and black), Ty. II Cairo and Alexandria, Ty. III Kafr Zajat, Mansura (2), Samanud, Tanta, Zagasik (2) and Zifta, Ty. IV Cairo, also a Ty. V Samanud with Ty. VI Alexandria on reverse, most with typical manuscript markings such as ratings and "A" indicating Alexandria due to the lack of proficiency in Arabic of the Italian staff, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce assemblage of this most fascinating mail service which was eventually bought over by the Egyptian government in 1864

E. 500-750
800
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1243
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EGYPT, Eclectic Postal History Balance. 31 items, wide variety incl. two 1866 First Issue 1pi and 2pi covers, 1872 Third Issue 20pa and 2pi cover, 1888-1906 2m on wrapper from Ministry of the Interior, an 1889 cover addressed to Fritz Hess, four 1931 Zeppelin flight covers, a few stationery reply cards and postal card sent to Algeria, £1 Nefertiti used on three parcel cards, plus more, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
5,000
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1244
E
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1244, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Artist Drawn Essays, 1963-1995, EGYPT, Artist Drawn Essays, 1963-1995EGYPT, Artist Drawn Essays, 1963-1995. 20 different examples, some resembling issued stamps, some possibly proposed examples and/or renditions of the issued stamps, incl. Scott 718, 834, 1044, 1373, C141, C156, CB2 and others, each signed by the artist, Very Fine, an interesting group offered intact

E. 400-500
850
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1245
TC
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1245, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 4m, 5m, 15m "Palestine" Overprint, Trial Color Overprints (N4/N9 vars; Nile Post P4ct, P5ct, P9ct1, P9ct2), EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 4m, 5m, 15m "Palestine" Overprint, Trial Color Overprints (N4/N9 vars; Nile Post P4ct, P5ct, P9ct1, P9ct2)EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 4m, 5m, 15m "Palestine" Overprint, Trial Color Overprints (N4/N9 vars; Nile Post P4ct, P5ct, P9ct1, P9ct2). Blocks of four (three with selvage at left), Mint N.H., fresh colors, Very Fine and scarce, only one pane of 100 of each was printed, each signed "So. P. Eg." as all known examples are, Nile Post value

1,600
900
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1246
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1246, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948 "Palestine" Overprint Issue (N1-N14, NC1-NC12, NE1, NJ1-NJ7), EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948 "Palestine" Overprint Issue (N1-N14, NC1-NC12, NE1, NJ1-NJ7)EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948 "Palestine" Overprint Issue (N1-N14, NC1-NC12, NE1, NJ1-NJ7). Each stamp tied by seldom seen "El Majdal 17 JU 48" circular datestamps on large cover to Port Said, comprising the entire 1948 first issue set incl. air posts, special delivery and postage dues, Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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1247
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1247, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1958, 5m Brown, Missing and Partial Overprint (N60 var; Nile Post P58b, P58d), EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1958, 5m Brown, Missing and Partial Overprint (N60 var; Nile Post P58b, P58d)EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1958, 5m Brown, Missing and Partial Overprint (N60 var; Nile Post P58b, P58d). Lower right control no. A/57 block of 45, the errors occurring on the bottom left block of four showing a missing and partially missing overprint, Mint N.H., slight bend on bottom left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a rare partial pane with only two recorded examples of these errors, undervalued in Nile Post of which the value is

300
600
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1248
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1248, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1959, 55m on 100m Henna Brown, Double Surcharge (N72 var; Nile Post P68j), EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1959, 55m on 100m Henna Brown, Double Surcharge (N72 var; Nile Post P68j)EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1959, 55m on 100m Henna Brown, Double Surcharge (N72 var; Nile Post P68j). Block of four, Mint N.H., clear doubling, Very Fine and fresh, signed Hass, with 1967 B.P.A. certificate

400
400
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1249
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1249, Egypt Collection Lots and Occupation of PalestineEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 2m Red Orange, Inverted Overprint (NC1 var; Nile Post PA1b), EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 2m Red Orange, Inverted Overprint (NC1 var; Nile Post PA1b)EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 2m Red Orange, Inverted Overprint (NC1 var; Nile Post PA1b). Top right corner control no. period block of four, Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine, an undervalued block with only 200 stamps printed, with 1990 Hass certificate, Nile Post value

300
120
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1250
 
EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine Accumulation Balance. Desirable assemblage of items mostly consisting of varieties and errors incl. double overprints/surcharges, a cheval shifts, inverts, color trials, plate flaws, etc., some unlisted in Nile Post, highlights incl. 1948 color trials (4m-15m with Hass certificate), 1m block of four and 2m pair of inverted overprints, Nile Post P40b block of six, P50d, P56a control block, P61b pair, PC3a, PC4b (2), PEX1e, plus much more, many items being either signed Hass or accompanied by his certificate, mostly Very Fine, a rarely offered accumulation ideal for someone to break down with many of the items retailing high to full percentages of Nile Post, Nile Post value easily exceeds $3,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,200
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