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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 — Falkland Islands

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
207
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 207, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1929, 2-1/2p Prussian Blue (44a; SG formerly 76c), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1929, 2-1/2p Prussian Blue (44a; SG formerly 76c)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1929, 2-1/2p Prussian Blue (44a; SG formerly 76c). Mint N.H., intense color in the distinctive Prussian Blue color, Very Fine, a scarce color variety, especially Mint N.H., with 1967 R.P.S. certificate as the old SG 110 designation

375
350
208
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 208, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 2-1/2p on 2p Brown Violet (52; SG 115), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 2-1/2p on 2p Brown Violet (52; SG 115)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 2-1/2p on 2p Brown Violet (52; SG 115). Lightly hinged, extraordinarily well-centered, deep color, Extremely Fine, a marvelous example of this scarce provisional, ex Ballard, with 1986 P.F. certificate, SG £1,300

1,300
900
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209
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 209, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 2-1/2p on 2p Brown Violet (52; SG 115), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 2-1/2p on 2p Brown Violet (52; SG 115)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 2-1/2p on 2p Brown Violet (52; SG 115). Lightly cancelled, rich color, Very Fine, far more difficult to find used than unused, ex Collier, with 1985 Brandon certificate, SG £1,300

1,400
850
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210
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 210, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1929, £1 Black on Red (64; SG 126), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1929, £1 Black on Red (64; SG 126)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1929, £1 Black on Red (64; SG 126). Tied on piece by neat Port Stanley circular datestamp, deep colors, Very Fine, SG £400

425
225
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211
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 211, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Centenary (65-76; SG 127-138), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Centenary (65-76; SG 127-138)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Centenary (65-76; SG 127-138). Mint N.H., each value is exceptionally well centered and with beautiful bright colors

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACTULAR MINT-NEVER HINGED SET OF ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR ISSUES OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.

This set was diligently formed over years by Dr. Killien. He was constantly searching for select quality individual values to replace and upgrade his set. The result is the fabulous assemblage offered here, which is the finest Mint Never-Hinged set of the Falkland Centenary issue we have ever seen.

The catalogue values quoted are for hinged sets as they are not priced in Mint N.H. condition. SG £4,250

4,551
5,750
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212
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 212, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-5sh Centenary (65-74; SG 127-136), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-5sh Centenary (65-74; SG 127-136)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, -1/2p-5sh Centenary (65-74; SG 127-136). The first ten values tied to seven pieces (one or two stamps per piece), six tied by Fox Bay Jan. 2, 1933 first day cancels, 3p, 4p and 2sh6p tied by Port Stanley Jan. 2, 1933 first day cancels, 5sh tied by Jan 9, 1933 circular datestamp, rich color, fresh and Very Fine group, SG £2,213

1,890
2,100
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213
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 213, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 5sh Yellow Orange & Black, Centenary (74a; SG 136a). Rich color in the distinctive Yellow Orange shade, lightly but easily readable circular datestamp cancel

VERY FINE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-SHILLING PENGUIN IN THE YELLOW ORANGE COLOR.

Used examples are far more elusive than unused. With 1983 Brandon certificate. SG £3,500

2,900
2,200
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214
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 214, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose and Black (76; SG 138), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose and Black (76; SG 138)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, £1 Rose and Black (76; SG 138). Gorgeous vibrant color on fresh paper, well-centered, cancelled by a light but clearly readable Port Stanley Dec. 09 circular datestamp

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME AND VERY SCARCE USED 1933 ONE-POUND CENTENARY.

SG £3,250

3,000
1,700
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215
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 215, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1938-46, 5sh Yellow Brown & Indigo (94a; SG 161b), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1938-46, 5sh Yellow Brown & Indigo (94a; SG 161b)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1938-46, 5sh Yellow Brown & Indigo (94a; SG 161b). Mint N.H., marvelously bright and fresh, Very Fine, an attractive example of this key King George VI color variety, with 2003 Murray Payne certificate, Scott prices only hinged (at $625.00), SG value

£ 1,100
650
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216
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 216, Falkland IslandsFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1950, 10sh Black & Deep Reddish Orange on Thin Paper (SG 162c), FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1950, 10sh Black & Deep Reddish Orange on Thin Paper (SG 162c)FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1950, 10sh Black & Deep Reddish Orange on Thin Paper (SG 162c). Mint N.H., well-centered, deep colors, Very Fine, an elusive color variety, SG value

£ 650
475
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217
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Falkland Islands Mint N.H. Collection. 1891-1996, all Mint N.H. except two Queen Victoria stamps lightly hinged, with a run of Queen Victoria stamps to 5sh, after that missing only the 2-1/2p Provisional and 1933 Centenary set for major numbers, so it includes all the King George V sets, which are difficult to find Mint N.H., some varieties incl. King George VI color shades (all identified by a KGVI expert), well-centered and fresh throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, while we list the Stanley Gibbons catalogue value, keep in mind those prices in the Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V stamps are for hinged, and there should be a substantial premium for Mint N.H. in that time period, also not counted are the issues from 1971-96, which Scott is $1,073.00

£ 5,769
3,500
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218
 
Falkland Islands Used Collection. 1878-1966, incl. 46 Queen Victoria Heads, incl. several shade and watermark varieties, from 1898 on only lacking the 2-1/2p Provisional and the 1933 Centenary set for completion, stamps chosen for centering and fresh colors, the collection has been vetted by a recognized expert for correct shades and genuineness of cancels, most are Very Fine, and many are Extremely Fine, not easy to assemble Falkland Islands used, especially in this superior quality, SG value

£ 8,407
2,200
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219
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Falkland Islands Dependencies Collection. 1944-95, incl. the general Dependencies stamps, as well as South Georgia, a complete run Mint N.H. incl. both varieties of the 1946 Map series, also some used or covers from the 1944-59 period (covers catalogued as used stamps), used represents about $300.00 of the catalogue value, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail

1,641
300
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