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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 Jamaica

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
242
nh
Fiji Collection. To 1969, incl. 1923 £1 King George V Die II (SG 137a), then complete from the 1935 Jubilee to 1969 (SG 410), plus some King George VI shades (verified by a King George VI expert), all Mint N.H. (incl. the £1 King George V), well-centered and fresh throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value

£ 947
600
243
nh
Gambia Collection, 1898-1963. Nearly complete for the period (SG 37/209), lacking only a few middle values from the first three definitive sets, incl. some extra shade varieties, all Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, we listed the SG value though a substantial portion is in pre-1937 issues, where they are priced only as hinged stamps

£ 1,913
1,600
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244
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 244, Fiji thru JamaicaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, -1/2p-50r King George V (N106-N122; SG 45-62), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, -1/2p-50r King George V (N106-N122; SG 45-62)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, -1/2p-50r King George V (N106-N122; SG 45-62). Most are lightly hinged, 20r Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine set, ex Seifter, SG £1,250

1,076
700
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245
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 245, Fiji thru JamaicaGIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108), GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108)GIBRALTAR, 1921-32, £5 Dull Violet and Black (93; SG 108). Lightly hinged, intensely rich color and a sharp impression on bright white paper, a Very Fine and choice example of the key stamp of the colony, SG £1,600

1,750
900
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246
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 246, Fiji thru JamaicaGIBRALTAR, 1938, 2p Gray, Ape on Rock Variety (SG 124aa), GIBRALTAR, 1938, 2p Gray, Ape on Rock Variety (SG 124aa)GIBRALTAR, 1938, 2p Gray, Ape on Rock Variety (SG 124aa). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, an unusual and elusive variety, SG value

£ 550
400
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247
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 247, Fiji thru JamaicaGIBRALTAR, 1940, 2p Gray, Perf 13-1/2, Sideways Watermark (110d; SG 124ab), GIBRALTAR, 1940, 2p Gray, Perf 13-1/2, Sideways Watermark (110d; SG 124ab)GIBRALTAR, 1940, 2p Gray, Perf 13-1/2, Sideways Watermark (110d; SG 124ab). Mint N.H., marvelously fresh, Fine, a very scarce variety, SG £750

650
475
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248
nh
Gibraltar, 1938-51 King George VI Issue, Specialized Collection. 42 stamps, with various perforation and color varieties, incl. SG Nos. 123a, 125a, 126a, 128a and 129, there are a few not listed in SG, but listed in the Murray Payne Specialised (catalogued as normal SG stamps), all have been carefully vetted by a KGVI expert, Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value

£ 1,524
850
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249
nh
Gibraltar Collection, 1903-1972. The King Edward VII and King George V are lacking only a few stamps (incl. the £5), but incl. all of the other high values, then picks up with the 1947 Peace issue and complete from there, the first King Edward VII is lightly hinged, everything else (incl. the other King Edward VII and all the King George V) is Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (hinged for pre-1937, where practically all the value lies)

£ 4,201
2,300
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250
nh
Gilbert & Ellice Islands Collection, 1911-1979. Nearly complete, lacking only three minor stamps (SG 11, 29 and 30), incl. the first Postage Due set, Mint N.H. except SG No. 6 with barely toned gum and No. 22 faintly hinged, unusually fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, listed SG value (pre-1937 as hinged) does not include issues after 1970 which catalogue $104.00 in Scott

£ 1,418
650
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251
nh
Gold Coast Collection, 1913-1952. First King George V set complete, plus some shade or die varieties, 1921 Set to 15sh incl. both dies of the 15sh, complete from 1928 on (no Postage Dues), Mint N.H. except a few early varieties lightly hinged, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 1,240
800
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252
nh
Grenada Collection, 1921-1966. Complete for the period incl. SG 120a (no Postage Dues), uniformly fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 695
275
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253
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 253, Fiji thru JamaicaHong Kong, 1938-52 King George VI Definitives Specialized Selection (SG 140/162b), Hong Kong, 1938-52 King George VI Definitives Specialized Selection (SG 140/162b)Hong Kong, 1938-52 King George VI Definitives Specialized Selection (SG 140/162b). Complete set of the basic 23 stamps, plus several shade or perf varieties incl. Nos. 151 and 162b, catalogue numbers have been verified by a KGVI expert, Mint N.H., of special note is that the 1938 $5.00 and $10.00 stamps have fresh white gum and not toned gum that is usually found, uncommonly well-centered throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, not an easy group to assemble in this choice quality, SG value

£ 2,698
1,300
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254
nh
Jamaica Collection, 1900-1960. Lacking only a few stamps from the early period, complete from 1916 onward, incl. some King George VI varieties (verified by a KGVI specialist), Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 1,227
750
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