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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 — French Colonies incl.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
519
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 519, French Colonies incl. FRENCH COLONIES, 1880, 25c Yellow on Straw (45; Yvert 44), FRENCH COLONIES, 1880, 25c Yellow on Straw (45; Yvert 44)FRENCH COLONIES, 1880, 25c Yellow on Straw (45; Yvert 44). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, strong rich color, Very Fine and choice, ex Gibralter, Gross and Markowitz, Yvert €800

725
225
520
og
French Colonies General Issue Collection, 1859-1906. Predominately unused with a couple additional used examples, missing major rarities but still incl. Yvert 10 (no gum), 11-12, 13 (no gum), 19 (no gum), 21 and 43, most with original gum but a few unused (no gum), imperforate stamps with mostly four margins all around which is a far more difficult task to undertake than expected, largely Very Fine, an attractive collection lot, Yvert value

€ 8,691
3,000
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521
og
French Colonies Liberation and Military Administration Issues, 1943-1951. Incl. French Committee of National Liberation Issues, Free French Forces in the Levant and French Military Administration in Fezzan and Ghadames, each complete for the period, Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, Yvert value

€ 728
100
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522
nh
French Colonies "Grand Serie Coloniales", 1931 Colonial Expo. Neatly mounted on pages, entirely Mint N.H. for all 103 stamps from 26 countries, exceptionally well-centered and fresh throughout, brilliant colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a particularly choice set offered intact, Maury value

€ 1,124
180
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523
nh
French Colonies "Grand Series Coloniales", 1935-1942. Eight complete series and 371 different stamps, incl. 300th Anniversary, Curie, Rene Caillie, N.Y. Fair, Plane over Coast, Defense of Empire 1942 Planes and Children and Education Fund, the last of which are corner margin blocks of four, entirely Mint N.H., especially fresh colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a wonderful opportunity to acquire eight complete series, Maury value

€ 1,892
275
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524
nh
French Colonies "Grand Serie Coloniales", 1937 Paris Expo. Complete incl. both stamps and souvenir sheets, 126 stamps from 26 countries and 24 souvenir sheets from 24 countries, Mint N.H., exceedingly well-centered, particularly choice, bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Maury value

€ 1,191
200
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525
nh
French Colonies "Grand Serie Coloniales", 1939 French Revolution (Bastille). Mint N.H., complete incl. Back-of-Book for a total of 128 stamps from 24 countries, wonderfully well-centered and fresh, bright colors, also with eight flown registered covers for the eight Air Post stamps (not counted in the catalogue value), Very Fine-Extremely Fine, marvelous complete group with flown covers, Maury value

€ 3,220
600
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526
c
French Colonies "Grand Serie Coloniales", 1941 National Relief. Total of 32 stamps from eight countries, each country set tied on matching covers addressed to Dakar, Senegal, exceptionally fresh, mostly strong circular datestamps, Very Fine and handsome set

E. 150-200
250
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527
nh
French Colonies "Grand Series Coloniales", 1941-1971. With 29 complete series containing many hundreds of stamps, entirely Mint N.H., incredibly fresh and pristine throughout, exceedingly well-centered and bright colors, better series incl. 1941-45 France Libre Definitives and Air Posts, 1946 Chad-Rhine, 1952 Military Medal, 1954 10th Ann. of Liberation, 1965 I.T.U., 1969 Concorde Flight, 1971 Charles de Gaulle, among others, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Maury value

€ 4,185
400
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