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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 — German States thru Greece

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1287
nhbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1287, German States thru GreeceLUBECK, 1872, 1s Orange Reprint (9R; Michel 9NDy), LUBECK, 1872, 1s Orange Reprint (9R; Michel 9NDy)LUBECK, 1872, 1s Orange Reprint (9R; Michel 9NDy). Complete sheet of 50, all stamps Mint N.H., a few light hinge marks in the margins, tiny imperfections in the corners from mounts, Very Fine, a spectacular complete sheet of which only five sheets (250 stamps) were printed in 1872 by H.G. Rahtgens, ex Ferrary, catalogue values as singles in Scott is $11,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
1288
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1288, German States thru GreeceGERMANY, 1872, -1/4gr Violet and -1/2gr Orange (1, 16; Michel 1, 18), GERMANY, 1872, -1/4gr Violet and -1/2gr Orange (1, 16; Michel 1, 18)GERMANY, 1872, -1/4gr Violet and -1/2gr Orange (1, 16; Michel 1, 18). Singles of each tied on 1874 wrapper by Feb. 25 Frankfurt/Cologne straightline cancel to Hieres, France, boxed "Bonn E.P.B.", red "PD" and Paris arrival circular datestamp, Hieres backstamp, Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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1289
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1289, German States thru GreeceGERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight (C38-C39; Michel 438-439), GERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight (C38-C39; Michel 438-439)GERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight (C38-C39; Michel 438-439). Well-centered, each with Friedrichshafen double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, Michel €800

800
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1290
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1290, German States thru GreeceGERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA, 1900s, 2c on 5ph Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, GERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA, 1900s, 2c on 5ph Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenGERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA, 1900s, 2c on 5ph Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in violet, Very Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 150-200
100
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1291
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1291, German States thru GreeceGERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA, 1900s, 10pf Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, GERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA, 1900s, 10pf Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenGERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA, 1900s, 10pf Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in violet, Very Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 150-200
100
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1292
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1292, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1861, 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, 10l Red Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 40l Violet on Blue, Paris Print (3-5, 7), GREECE, 1861, 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, 10l Red Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 40l Violet on Blue, Paris Print (3-5, 7)GREECE, 1861, 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, 10l Red Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 40l Violet on Blue, Paris Print (3-5, 7). Singles of each, mostly large margins except 10l just in on one side and 20l frameline touched, applied and tied by "67" in grid cancel upon arrival in Syra, 1862 folded cover originally sent from Trieste, Very Fine, with 1994 Calves certificate, a scarce and most attractive Paris Print four-color franking

E. 1,500-2,000
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1293
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1293, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1861, 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, 10l Red Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 80l Rose on Pink, Paris Print (3-4, 6-7), GREECE, 1861, 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, 10l Red Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 80l Rose on Pink, Paris Print (3-4, 6-7)GREECE, 1861, 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, 10l Red Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 80l Rose on Pink, Paris Print (3-4, 6-7). Singles of each with large to ample margins all around, applied and tied by "66" in grid cancel upon arrival in Spetses with May 1, 1862 double-circle datestamp on reverse, folded cover originally sent from France and carried by French Paquebot, Very Fine, a lovely cover, with 1994 Calves certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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1294
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1294, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1861-62, 2l Bister Brown on Bister, 10l Orange on Greenish, 20l Blue on Bluish and 80l Carmine on Pink, Athens Print (9, 12-13, 15), GREECE, 1861-62, 2l Bister Brown on Bister, 10l Orange on Greenish, 20l Blue on Bluish and 80l Carmine on Pink, Athens Print (9, 12-13, 15)GREECE, 1861-62, 2l Bister Brown on Bister, 10l Orange on Greenish, 20l Blue on Bluish and 80l Carmine on Pink, Athens Print (9, 12-13, 15). Singles of each slightly overlapping, margins large to ample (from what we can see), applied and tied by "1" in grid cancel upon arrival in Athens with backstamp, folded cover originally sent from Ancona with Dec. 18, 1862 departure cancel at top right, "col. Vapore Austriaco" directive at left, Very Fine, an attractive early Athens Print cover, with 1993 Raybaudi certificate

E. 750-1,000
425
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1295
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1295, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1862, 2l Bister on Bister, 10l Orange on Blue, 40l Lilac on Blue, 80l Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Print (17, 19, 21-22), GREECE, 1862, 2l Bister on Bister, 10l Orange on Blue, 40l Lilac on Blue, 80l Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Print (17, 19, 21-22)GREECE, 1862, 2l Bister on Bister, 10l Orange on Blue, 40l Lilac on Blue, 80l Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Print (17, 19, 21-22). Singles of each, large to ample margins all around, applied and tied by well-struck Athens Mar. 3, 1866 double-circle datestamps upon arrival on folded letter, cover originating in Paris, Very Fine, a most eye-appealing cover, signed Calves

E. 750-1,000
650
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1296
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1296, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1862, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 40l Lilac on Blue, Athens Print (18-21), GREECE, 1862, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 40l Lilac on Blue, Athens Print (18-21)GREECE, 1862, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish and 40l Lilac on Blue, Athens Print (18-21). Singles of each neatly overlapped by order of denomination, well-margined (from what we can see), tied by "6" in grid cancel with Patras double-circle datestamp at right on 1866 folded cover to Trieste, Greek prepayment handstamp, Trieste arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a choice and handsome four-color franking, with 1993 Raybaudi certificate

E. 400-500
350
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1297
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1297, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1862-67, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish, 40l Lilac on Blue (18-21), GREECE, 1862-67, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish, 40l Lilac on Blue (18-21)GREECE, 1862-67, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish, 40l Lilac on Blue (18-21). Singles of each, mostly large margins except 10l just touching at top, 5l an especially Jumbo example, tied by dotted cancel with Athens 1866 double-circle datestamp at right on folded cover to Trieste, red Greek prepayment handstamp, Trieste arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a cover with great eye appeal

E. 300-400
275
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1298
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1298, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1862, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish, 40l Lilac on Blue, Athens Print (19-21), GREECE, 1862, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish, 40l Lilac on Blue, Athens Print (19-21)GREECE, 1862, 10l Orange on Blue, 20l Blue on Bluish, 40l Lilac on Blue, Athens Print (19-21). Singles of each with large margins all around, used with 1861 5l Yellow Green on Greenish, Paris Print (3), margins large to just touching at top right, all applied and tied by Calamata Apr. 19, 1864 double-circle datestamp upon arrival on folded cover, cover originating in Trieste, Very Fine, a rare and attractive four-color franking using both the Paris and Athens Print on a single cover, with 1991 Holcombe certificate

E. 750-1,000
750
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1299
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1299, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1868, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Pale Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Print (25-27, 29), GREECE, 1868, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Pale Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Print (25-27, 29)GREECE, 1868, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Pale Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Print (25-27, 29). Slightly overlapping singles of each with large margins to just touched on 80l, particularly fresh colors, applied and cancelled by two clear strikes of Patras Dec. 16, 1871 double-circle datestamp on folded cover, cover originating in Manchester with circular datestamp under 80l, Very Fine, a wonderfully colorful cover, with 1990 Holcombe certificate

E. 400-500
350
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1300
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1300, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1868, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Plate Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose (25-27, 29), GREECE, 1868, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Plate Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose (25-27, 29)GREECE, 1868, 5l Green on Greenish, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Plate Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose (25-27, 29). Singles of each, margins large to clear, applied and tied upon arrival with clear Patras Apr. 15, 1870 (Gregorian) double-circle datestamps on folded cover, cover originating in Manchester with Apr. 6 circular datestamp, London transit backstamp, 5l with slight creasing and 10l with scissor cut (both prior to application), Very Fine appearance, a striking four-color franking, signed Calves

E. 200-300
350
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1301
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1301, German States thru GreeceGREECE, 1872, 5l Green on Greenish, 20l Deep Blue on Bluish, 40l Brown on Blue (39, 41-42), GREECE, 1872, 5l Green on Greenish, 20l Deep Blue on Bluish, 40l Brown on Blue (39, 41-42)GREECE, 1872, 5l Green on Greenish, 20l Deep Blue on Bluish, 40l Brown on Blue (39, 41-42). Singles of each, margins ample to clear except 20l touching at bottom right, applied and tied by dotted "6" cancel on folded letter upon arrival with 1875 Patras double-circle datestamp on reverse, cover sent from Trieste where an Austria 1867-72 10kr Blue (30) was applied and tied, Fine

E. 200-300
250
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