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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 Sudan thru Indo-China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
627
og
French Sudan Unused Collection, 1894-1960. Complete for the period and only missing the first two surcharges for completion, collection includes the areas of Senegambia & Niger, Upper Senegal & Niger and Mali (Federation period), with Back-of-Book Semi-Postals, Air Posts and Postage Dues, entirely Mint N.H. from the 1920s onwards, earlier issues are mixed with some Mint N.H., incl. three errors of Yvert 43a, 49a and 59a (all lightly hinged), incredibly well-centered throughout and fresh colors, mostly Very Fine, Yvert value

€ 2,584
800
628
nh
French West Africa Unused Collection. Complete collection from 1943-1959, entirely Mint N.H. with the exception of the couple errors which have typical colonial gum which is not severe, incl. Mauritania Yvert 133-137 and Senegal Yvert 189-197 (these are listed in Scott under French West Africa), the errors are Mauritania Yvert 136a and Senegal Yvert 189a, condition is fantastic throughout, Very Fine, Yvert value

€ 1,008
275
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629
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 629, French Sudan thru Indo-ChinaGABON, 1910, 1c-5fr Pictorials with "Congo Francais" (33-48; Yvert 33-48), GABON, 1910, 1c-5fr Pictorials with "Congo Francais" (33-48; Yvert 33-48)GABON, 1910, 1c-5fr Pictorials with "Congo Francais" (33-48; Yvert 33-48). Mint N.H., only 35c with mild tropicalized original gum, otherwise an absolutely pristine set, overall exceptional centering, bright colors on immaculate white paper, Very Fine, a set rarely offered in this select condition, Yvert €2,050, Scott Retail as never hinged except 2fr and 5fr high values as hinged

1,609
375
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630
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 630, French Sudan thru Indo-ChinaGABON, 1924-31, 15c Rose & Brown Violet, 1.50fr Pale Blue & Dark Blue, Overprint Omitted (92a, 108a; Yvert 116a, 119a), GABON, 1924-31, 15c Rose & Brown Violet, 1.50fr Pale Blue & Dark Blue, Overprint Omitted (92a, 108a; Yvert 116a, 119a)GABON, 1924-31, 15c Rose & Brown Violet, 1.50fr Pale Blue & Dark Blue, Overprint Omitted (92a, 108a; Yvert 116a, 119a). Lightly hinged, wonderfully well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, ex Wyer, 15c signed Calves, Yvert €700

540
275
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631
og
Gabon Unused Collection Balance, 1904-1933. Large part Mint N.H., a few lightly hinged, complete for period with the exception of the Yvert 33-48, with Back-of-Book, incl. three errors which are Yvert 80a, 95a and 110a, surprisingly fresh and well-centered throughout, Very Fine, Yvert value

2,194
325
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632
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 632, French Sudan thru Indo-ChinaGRAND COMORO, 1912, 5c on 2c Brown on Buff, Inverted Surcharge (20a; Yvert 20b), GRAND COMORO, 1912, 5c on 2c Brown on Buff, Inverted Surcharge (20a; Yvert 20b)GRAND COMORO, 1912, 5c on 2c Brown on Buff, Inverted Surcharge (20a; Yvert 20b). Mint N.H., well-centered, warm rich color, Very Fine, undervalued in Scott, Yvert €630, Scott Retail as hinged

260
275
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633
og
Comoro Archipelago Unused Collection, 1892-1975. Incl. the areas of Anjouan, Grand Comoro, Mayotte and Moheli, each with Navigation Issue and Surcharge Series, also with Comoro Islands from 1950-1975 incl. the rare Yvert 104A-105B missing overprints in corner sheet margin singles (with Behr certificate), earlier period mostly lightly hinged but exceptionally fresh and well-centered overall, Comoro Islands entirely Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine or better, Yvert value

€ 3,801
700
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634
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 634, French Sudan thru Indo-ChinaGUADELOUPE, 1928-40, 50c Green, Error of Color (110 var; Yvert 110a), GUADELOUPE, 1928-40, 50c Green, Error of Color (110 var; Yvert 110a)GUADELOUPE, 1928-40, 50c Green, Error of Color (110 var; Yvert 110a). Mint N.H., well-centered, bright and fresh color, Very Fine, with 2013 Behr certificate, Yvert value

€ 442
140
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635
og
Guadeloupe Unused Collection, 1892-1947. Virtually complete for the period with the exception of Yvert 54, mostly Mint N.H. with some of the earlier material lightly hinged, exceptionally fresh overall with many of the singles and sets with fantastic centering, bright and fresh colors throughout, mostly Very Fine, Yvert value

€ 1,647
300
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636
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 636, French Sudan thru Indo-ChinaINDO-CHINA, 1922, 12c Brown & Black, Head and Value (11c+12c) Double (109b; Yvert 111a), INDO-CHINA, 1922, 12c Brown & Black, Head and Value (11c+12c) Double (109b; Yvert 111a)INDO-CHINA, 1922, 12c Brown & Black, Head and Value (11c+12c) Double (109b; Yvert 111a). Lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh colors, clear doubling of both head and value, Very Fine, a striking error, signed A. Brun, Yvert €600

450
225
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637
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 637, French Sudan thru Indo-ChinaINDO-CHINA, 1919, 24c on 35c+25c Orphans, Double "Indochine" Overprint (B10b; Yvert 92a), INDO-CHINA, 1919, 24c on 35c+25c Orphans, Double "Indochine" Overprint (B10b; Yvert 92a)INDO-CHINA, 1919, 24c on 35c+25c Orphans, Double "Indochine" Overprint (B10b; Yvert 92a). Mint N.H., extraordinarily centered amid wide margins, bold colors on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, a surprisingly elusive error which is undervalued in Scott, signed Champion and with 2010 Robin certificate, Yvert €1,760, Scott Retail as hinged

950
550
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638
og
Indo-China Complete Unused Collection, 1889-1946. Complete for all the major Scott numbers incl. Back-of-Book Semi-Postals, Air Posts, Postage Dues, Officials and Parcel Post, earlier material mostly lightly hinged, but much Mint N.H. as well, surprisingly clean and fresh for this popular French colony, with set after set well-centered and with gorgeous colors which is often not the case, Very Fine, Yvert value

€ 4,940
1,200
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