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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 Offices in Egypt

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1258
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1258, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1899, 5c Yellow Green, Type II (5a; Yvert 6), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1899, 5c Yellow Green, Type II (5a; Yvert 6)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1899, 5c Yellow Green, Type II (5a; Yvert 6). Block of six (3x2), horizontal strip of three and pair and singles, all twelve examples are Type II, used with singles of 20c, 30c and 40c, tied on reverse by "Alexandrie, Egypte 11 Janv. 00" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to Vienna, Austria, boxed "R" on front with additional double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, an incredibly rare use of the Type II stamp especially with twelve examples in which a single on cover catalogues $525.00 in Scott, signed Calves

E. 400-500
250
1259
nhbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1259, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1899-1900, 10c Black on Lavender, Type II (6a; Yvert 8), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1899-1900, 10c Black on Lavender, Type II (6a; Yvert 8)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1899-1900, 10c Black on Lavender, Type II (6a; Yvert 8). Block of six with selvage at right, Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh, Fine, Yvert €900

840
200
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1260
nhbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1260, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 10m on 25c Blue, Double Local Surcharge (38b; Yvert 42a), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 10m on 25c Blue, Double Local Surcharge (38b; Yvert 42a)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 10m on 25c Blue, Double Local Surcharge (38b; Yvert 42a). Complete pane of 25 with selvage all around incl. millesime 5 at right and "G 2307 11" along bottom, Mint N.H., clear doubling of surcharge, rich color, Very Fine, an impressive showpiece, signed Hass, Yvert €2,250

2,000
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1261
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1261, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 10m on 25c Blue, Double Local Surcharge (38b; Yvert 42a), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 10m on 25c Blue, Double Local Surcharge (38b; Yvert 42a)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 10m on 25c Blue, Double Local Surcharge (38b; Yvert 42a). Interpanneau block of six, bottom right being a "5" millesime pair, Mint N.H., clear doubling of surcharge, Fine and scarce, Yvert value

€ 1,035
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1262
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1262, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 60m on 2fr Gray Violet & Yellow, Large Numeral (44a; Yvert 48a), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 60m on 2fr Gray Violet & Yellow, Large Numeral (44a; Yvert 48a)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Alexandria, 1921, 60m on 2fr Gray Violet & Yellow, Large Numeral (44a; Yvert 48a). Hinged onto original piece with clear Alexandria Apr. 7, 1921 double-circle first day of issue datestamp, fresh colors, Very Fine, Yvert €800

1,050
275
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1263
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1263, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 5c Yellow Green, Provisional Local Overprint (5 var; Nile Post FPO89), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 5c Yellow Green, Provisional Local Overprint (5 var; Nile Post FPO89)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 5c Yellow Green, Provisional Local Overprint (5 var; Nile Post FPO89). Horizontal pair, tied by well-struck "Port Said, Egypte 17 Nov 99" double-circle datestamp on Ferdinand de Lesseps statue picture post card, addressed locally to German Consulate, Very Fine and rare, these locally surcharged overprints were provisionally used from November 17-24, 1899 before stocks arrived from Paris, it is believed only 250 examples of this stamp was printed with very few known on cover

E. 200-300
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1264
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1264, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899-1900, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (13; Yvert 16), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899-1900, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (13; Yvert 16)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899-1900, 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (13; Yvert 16). Tied by "Port Said, Egypte 16 Mars 00" double-circle datestamp with additional strike alongside on registered commercial cover to Ruremonde, Netherlands, accompanied by original registry receipt (No. 495 matching cover) with Port Said double-circle datestamp, Paris transit on front, Brussels transit and Roermond arrival circular datestamps, Very Fine and scarce, Scott value as commercial cover

725
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1265
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1265, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899-1900, 5fr Red Lilac on Lavender (15; Yvert 18), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899-1900, 5fr Red Lilac on Lavender (15; Yvert 18)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899-1900, 5fr Red Lilac on Lavender (15; Yvert 18). Tied on cover by clear and well-struck "Port Said, Egypte 12 Fevr. 00" double-circle datestamp with an additional strike alongside on registered cover to Munich, Germany, transit and arrival backstamps, particularly fresh, stamp with broken "D" in overprint, Very Fine and scarce

650
250
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1266
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1266, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (16; Yvert 19B; Nile Post FPO115d), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (16; Yvert 19B; Nile Post FPO115d)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (16; Yvert 19B; Nile Post FPO115d). Vertical pair showing the different types of surcharges, Mint N.H., fresh and Fine, a rare pair showing that these stamps were not separated before surcharging, signed A. Brun, Yvert value for hinged €300, Nile Post $1,600.00

650
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1267
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1267, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (16 var; Yvert 19B var; Nile Post FPO114g-h), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (16 var; Yvert 19B var; Nile Post FPO114g-h)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (16 var; Yvert 19B var; Nile Post FPO114g-h). Horizontal strip of five with full selvage at bottom tied to piece by multiple Port Said Nov. 21, 1899 double-circle datestamps, both stamps and selvage with surcharge showing the entire setting incl. right three stamps and selvage showing both surcharge types, Very Fine, a scarce piece, Nile Post value

1,100
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1268
bl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1268, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (17; Yvert 19; Nile Post FPO115, FPO115c), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (17; Yvert 19; Nile Post FPO115, FPO115c)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1899, 25c on 10c Black on Lavender (17; Yvert 19; Nile Post FPO115, FPO115c). Block of ten, tied on piece by seven strikes of Port Said Nov. 23, 1899 double-circle datestamp showing the entire setting, right three vertical pairs are se-tenant pairs of the different types, fresh and Very Fine, a rare multiple which is likely unique, signed Bloch and Calves, catalogue values as singles, Yvert €2,000, Nile Post $3,100.00

1,600
425
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1269
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1269, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1921, 5m on 1c Light Gray, "5" Inverted (35b var; Yvert 61f), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1921, 5m on 1c Light Gray, "5" Inverted (35b var; Yvert 61f)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1921, 5m on 1c Light Gray, "5" Inverted (35b var; Yvert 61f). Bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, Mint N.H., the error being the bottom right stamp which also shows the ê instead of è on "Millièmes", wonderfully fresh, Very Fine, an attractive block, unlisted in Scott, Yvert value

€ 2,000
700
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1270
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1270, French Offices in EgyptFRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1921-23, 60m on 2fr Gray Violet & Yellow (67; Yvert 58), FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1921-23, 60m on 2fr Gray Violet & Yellow (67; Yvert 58)FRANCE, OFFICES IN EGYPT, Port Said, 1921-23, 60m on 2fr Gray Violet & Yellow (67; Yvert 58). Block of four with selvage at right, Mint N.H., particularly well-centered for this issue, bold color, Very Fine, Yvert €810

960
275
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