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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 — Fiji thru Hong Kong

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
974
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 974, Fiji thru Hong KongFIJI, 1878-90, 2p Green, 4p Bright Violet, 6p Bright Rose (41-43; SG 40, 55-56), FIJI, 1878-90, 2p Green, 4p Bright Violet, 6p Bright Rose (41-43; SG 40, 55-56)FIJI, 1878-90, 2p Green, 4p Bright Violet, 6p Bright Rose (41-43; SG 40, 55-56). Used with 1891-96 -1/2p Greenish Black and 2-1/2p Red Brown (53, 57; SG 99, 103), all tied by Jan. 17, 1902 circular datestamps on registered pre-printed cover to Moudon, Switzerland, London registered datestamp, Lucerne transit and Moudon arrival backstamps, 2p with slight pre-use crease, Fine

E. 150-200
225
975
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 975, Fiji thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1886, -1/2p Green, 1p Rose (1-2; SG 1-2), GIBRALTAR, 1886, -1/2p Green, 1p Rose (1-2; SG 1-2)GIBRALTAR, 1886, -1/2p Green, 1p Rose (1-2; SG 1-2). Single of -1/2p and horizontal pair of 1p tied by "Registered Gibraltar 28 FE 86" oval datestamp with additional strike at bottom left on uprated 2p registered letter cover to Germany, Spanish transit and arrival backstamps, trivial toning around stamps of little consequence, still a Very Fine first issue cover

E. 500-750
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976
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 976, Fiji thru Hong KongGIBRALTAR, 1889-95, 5c Green, 40c Orange Brown, 1p Bister & Blue (29, 33, 36A; SG 22, 27, 31), GIBRALTAR, 1889-95, 5c Green, 40c Orange Brown, 1p Bister & Blue (29, 33, 36A; SG 22, 27, 31)GIBRALTAR, 1889-95, 5c Green, 40c Orange Brown, 1p Bister & Blue (29, 33, 36A; SG 22, 27, 31). Singles of each, tied by "Registered Gibraltar 7 JA 98" oval datestamp on registered cover to Stirling, Scotland, London registered transit, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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977
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 977, Fiji thru Hong KongGOLD COAST, 1900s, 1p King George V Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, GOLD COAST, 1900s, 1p King George V Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenGOLD COAST, 1900s, 1p King George V Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in violet, couple edge nicks, otherwise Fine and scarce, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 150-200
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978
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 978, Fiji thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1863, 6p Rose (3; SG 6), GRENADA, 1863, 6p Rose (3; SG 6)GRENADA, 1863, 6p Rose (3; SG 6). Unused (regummed), attractive color, Fine, ex Sovereign, with 2008 B.P.A. certificate, SG £600

775
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979
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 979, Fiji thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1881, -1/2p Purple, "OSTAGE" Variety, Upright Wmk. (8a var; SG 21g), GRENADA, 1881, -1/2p Purple, "OSTAGE" Variety, Upright Wmk. (8a var; SG 21g)GRENADA, 1881, -1/2p Purple, "OSTAGE" Variety, Upright Wmk. (8a var; SG 21g). Original gum, rich color, a couple tiny red marks in the top perf tips, otherwise a Fine example of this rare variety, with 1968 R.P.S. and 1983 B.P.A. certificates, SG value

£ 1,800
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980
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 980, Fiji thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a), GRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a)GRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a). Bright color, circular datestamp cancel, Fine, SG £400

525
140
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981
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 981, Fiji thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a), GRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a)GRENADA, 1883, -1/2p Orange & Green, Unsevered Pair (15a; SG 29a). Fresh color, light cancel, Fine, SG £400

525
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982
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 982, Fiji thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1888, -1/2p on 2sh Orange & Green, Double Surcharge (31a; SG 43a), GRENADA, 1888, -1/2p on 2sh Orange & Green, Double Surcharge (31a; SG 43a)GRENADA, 1888, -1/2p on 2sh Orange & Green, Double Surcharge (31a; SG 43a). Rich color, neat circular datestamp, Fine, with 1929 R.P.S. certificate, SG £350

375
110
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983
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 983, Fiji thru Hong KongGRENADA, 1943, 10sh Deep Carmine & Gray Blue, Perf 12 (142a; SG 163c), GRENADA, 1943, 10sh Deep Carmine & Gray Blue, Perf 12 (142a; SG 163c)GRENADA, 1943, 10sh Deep Carmine & Gray Blue, Perf 12 (142a; SG 163c). Lightly hinged, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, the scarcest of the 10sh varieties, ex Gibralter and World Traveler, with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, SG £750

700
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984
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 984, Fiji thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1863-80, 2c Brown, 6c Lilac, 8c Orange Buff, 24c Green (8, 12-13, 18; SG 8, 10-11, 14), HONG KONG, 1863-80, 2c Brown, 6c Lilac, 8c Orange Buff, 24c Green (8, 12-13, 18; SG 8, 10-11, 14)HONG KONG, 1863-80, 2c Brown, 6c Lilac, 8c Orange Buff, 24c Green (8, 12-13, 18; SG 8, 10-11, 14). Singles of each, 8c a wing-margin example, cancelled by barred "B62" cancel on small cover to Funchal, Madeira, Hong Kong Feb. 17, 1875 departure circular datestamp on reverse, Amoy and London transit backstamps, part of backflap missing and file fold just affecting 2c stamp, Fine, a handsome four-color franking to a scarce destination

E. 400-500
1,500
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985
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 985, Fiji thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1865, 8p Orange Buff (13; SG 11), HONG KONG, 1865, 8p Orange Buff (13; SG 11)HONG KONG, 1865, 8p Orange Buff (13; SG 11). Used with 1865 24c Green (18; SG 14), each tied by barred "B62" cancels on folded letter to London, "Hong Kong NO 25 68" circular datestamp departure backstamp, file folds well away from stamps, Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
450
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986
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 986, Fiji thru Hong KongHONG KONG, 1891, 14c on 30c Violet (65; SG 44), HONG KONG, 1891, 14c on 30c Violet (65; SG 44)HONG KONG, 1891, 14c on 30c Violet (65; SG 44). Used with 1863-80 4c Slate (10; SG 9) and 1882-1902 2c Rose Lake and 10c Violet on Red (36, 44; SG 32, 38), tied by barred "B62" with Hong Kong May 1891 circular datestamp at center on registered cover to Fallsington Penn., each stamp with perfin "H&S B.C.", San Francisco transit backstamp, small piece of backflap missing, Fine

E. 500-750
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