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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 Dependencies Cancels Postal History

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
234
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 234, Falkland Islands Dependencies Cancels Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1921-25, -1/2p-1sh King George V (SG Z35-Z37, Z39-Z40), FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1921-25, -1/2p-1sh King George V (SG Z35-Z37, Z39-Z40)FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1921-25, -1/2p-1sh King George V (SG Z35-Z37, Z39-Z40). Each tied by South Georgia March 8, 1926 circular datestamp on three matching registered W. T. Wilson covers, each with registered receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
325
235
bl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 235, Falkland Islands Dependencies Cancels Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1929 -1/2p-6p King George V (SG Z43-Z48), FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1929 -1/2p-6p King George V (SG Z43-Z48)FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1929 -1/2p-6p King George V (SG Z43-Z48). Blocks of four of each value tied on small piece by central South Georgia Aug. 31, 1934 circular datestamps, fresh and Very Fine, SG value as singles

£ 564
600
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236
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 236, Falkland Islands Dependencies Cancels Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Centenary (SG Z54-Z65), FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Centenary (SG Z54-Z65)FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Georgia, 1933, -1/2p-£1 Centenary (SG Z54-Z65). Complete set tied to eight matching covers by South Georgia Dec. 2, 1933 (index letter C) circular datestamp to Port Stanley, stamps well-centered, both stamps and covers are immaculately fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND SPECTACULAR SET OF THE 1933 FALKLAND CENTENARY ISSUE ON COVER FROM ONE OF THE DEPENDENCY POST OFFICES.

Also of interest is that several of the covers are addressed in the hand of Maude Carey, the colonial postmistress of the Falkland Islands, and believed to be the first woman postmaster in the British Empire.

SG value as simply used stamps is £13,675

E. 7,500-10,000
11,000
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237
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 237, Falkland Islands Dependencies Cancels Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1912, -1/2p-1sh King George V (SG Z110-Z115), FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1912, -1/2p-1sh King George V (SG Z110-Z115)FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1912, -1/2p-1sh King George V (SG Z110-Z115). Set to the 1sh on tied on matching pair of registered W. T. Wilson covers by choice strikes of Deception Island, South Shetland, Dec 16, 1915 violet oval cancels, both with Port Stanley registry labels, Birmingham receiving backstamps, Very Fine, ex Flaat, SG value as just used stamps is £1,515

E. 750-1,000
550
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238
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 238, Falkland Islands Dependencies Cancels Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1921, -1/2p-2-1/2p King George V (SG Z141-Z145), FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1921, -1/2p-2-1/2p King George V (SG Z141-Z145)FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1921, -1/2p-2-1/2p King George V (SG Z141-Z145). Tied by South Shetlands Mar. 8, 1927 circular datestamps on registered W. T. Wilson cover, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
180
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239
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 239, Falkland Islands Dependencies Cancels Postal HistoryFALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1929, -1/2p Green (SG Z149), FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1929, -1/2p Green (SG Z149)FALKLAND ISLANDS, South Shetlands, 1929, -1/2p Green (SG Z149). Pair and single tied by South Shetlands, Nov. 25, 1929 (index A) circular datestamps on view side of picture postcard showing cutting up of whale carcasses, addressed to Los Angeles, Very Fine, this post office in the Antarctica was open only from November to April during whaling season, mail from there is much scarcer than other Falkland Dependency post offices

E. 400-500
550
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240
c
Falkland Islands Cover Group. Two with 1935 Silver Jubilee set (one with South Georgia cancels), 1937 Coronation, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1947 Peace and 1949 UPU sets on cover, 1938 King George VI thirteen values to £1, another with eleven values to 1sh with South Georgia cancels, and 1952 King George VI complete set of fourteen values on first day cover, Very Fine

E. 400-500
110
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241
c
Falkland Islands, Queen Elizabeth II Cover Collection. 57 mostly first day covers with complete sets, incl. Falkland Is. proper, Dependencies, South Georgia (incl. first set), and British Antarctic Territories (incl. first set), many with attractive cachets, Very Fine, Scott Retail just as used stamps is $800.00

E. 200-300
100
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