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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 — Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
7
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 7, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 2sh6p Lilac, De La Rue Printing (SG 260; Scott 139), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 2sh6p Lilac, De La Rue Printing (SG 260; Scott 139)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 2sh6p Lilac, De La Rue Printing (SG 260; Scott 139). Mint N.H., perfect centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, ex Gross, with 2007 Brandon certificate, Scott $575.00

£ 525
275
8
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 8, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1905, 2sh6p Pale Dull Purple on Chalk-Surfaced Paper, De La Rue Printing (SG 261; Scott 139d), GREAT BRITAIN, 1905, 2sh6p Pale Dull Purple on Chalk-Surfaced Paper, De La Rue Printing (SG 261; Scott 139d)GREAT BRITAIN, 1905, 2sh6p Pale Dull Purple on Chalk-Surfaced Paper, De La Rue Printing (SG 261; Scott 139d). Very lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, Scott $290.00

£ 350
110
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 9, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1905, 2sh6p Dull Purple on Chalk-Surfaced Paper, De La Rue Printing (SG 262; Scott 139e), GREAT BRITAIN, 1905, 2sh6p Dull Purple on Chalk-Surfaced Paper, De La Rue Printing (SG 262; Scott 139e)GREAT BRITAIN, 1905, 2sh6p Dull Purple on Chalk-Surfaced Paper, De La Rue Printing (SG 262; Scott 139e). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, exceedingly bright and fresh, an Extremely Fine Gem in every respect, ex Wiltshire, with 2012 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $500.00

£ 600
550
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10
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 10, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 5sh Bright Carmine, De La Rue Printing (SG 263; Scott 140), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 5sh Bright Carmine, De La Rue Printing (SG 263; Scott 140)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 5sh Bright Carmine, De La Rue Printing (SG 263; Scott 140). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, radiant color on immaculate white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 B.P.A. certificate (sheet selvage subsequently removed), Scott $600.00

£ 850
475
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 11, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 5sh Deep Bright Carmine, De La Rue Printing (SG 264; Scott 140a), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 5sh Deep Bright Carmine, De La Rue Printing (SG 264; Scott 140a)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 5sh Deep Bright Carmine, De La Rue Printing (SG 264; Scott 140a). Very lightly hinged, dazzling intense color and impression on brilliant paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, Scott $400.00

£ 450
150
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 12, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10sh Ultramarine, De La Rue Printing (SG 265; Scott 141), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10sh Ultramarine, De La Rue Printing (SG 265; Scott 141)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10sh Ultramarine, De La Rue Printing (SG 265; Scott 141). Mint N.H., excellent centering, fresh pastel color, Extremely Fine, a challenging stamp to find in this premium Mint N.H. condition, with 1995 B.P.A. certificate (sheet selvage subsequently removed), Scott $1,600.00

£ 2,000
2,000
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 13, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Dull Blue Green, De La Rue Printing (SG 266; Scott 142), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Dull Blue Green, De La Rue Printing (SG 266; Scott 142)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Dull Blue Green, De La Rue Printing (SG 266; Scott 142). Barest trace of hinging, impressively rich color and a well incised impression on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, a handsome example of this high value, with 2007 Brandon certificate, Scott $2,000.00

£ 2,000
900
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Great Britain, 1902-10, King Edward VII, De La Rue Printing Balance (SG 215/262). 44 stamps, Mint N.H. except Nos. 233 and 262 are lightly hinged, chosen for centering and bright colors, the Stanley Gibbons identifications have been vetted by a recognized expert, Very Fine-Extremely, needless to say the condition is immensely superior to what is normally seen

£ 5,458
2,300
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15
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 15, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, 2sh6p Dull Grayish Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 315; Scott 139b), GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, 2sh6p Dull Grayish Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 315; Scott 139b)GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, 2sh6p Dull Grayish Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 315; Scott 139b). Mint N.H., wide and perfectly balanced margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, the scarcest of all the King Edward VII 2sh6p stamps, the Dr. Killien copy is among the very finest quality examples in existence, ex Gross, with 1994 Brandon certificate (right sheet selvage subsequently removed), Scott $1,500.00

£ 1,750
1,300
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 16, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 2sh6p Pale Dull Reddish Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 3165; Scott 139c; SG Specialised M50(4)), GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 2sh6p Pale Dull Reddish Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 3165; Scott 139c; SG Specialised M50(4))GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 2sh6p Pale Dull Reddish Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 3165; Scott 139c; SG Specialised M50(4)). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, strong color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 Brandon certificate, Scott $625.00

£ 600
325
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 17, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, 2sh6p Dark Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 317; Scott 139a), GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, 2sh6p Dark Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 317; Scott 139a)GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, 2sh6p Dark Purple, Somerset Printing (SG 317; Scott 139a). Mint N.H., exceedingly well-centered, rich color on fresh paper, light pencil note on gum, Extremely Fine, Scott $600.00

£ 650
500
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18
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 18, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 5sh Carmine, Somerset Printing (SG 318; Scott 140b), GREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 5sh Carmine, Somerset Printing (SG 318; Scott 140b)GREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 5sh Carmine, Somerset Printing (SG 318; Scott 140b). Mint N.H., vibrant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2007 Brandon certificate, Scott $650.00

£ 875
450
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 19, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 10sh Blue, Somerset Printing (SG 319; Scott 141a), GREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 10sh Blue, Somerset Printing (SG 319; Scott 141a)GREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 10sh Blue, Somerset Printing (SG 319; Scott 141a). Mint N.H., excellent centering, wonderfully bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, not easy to find in this select Mint Never-Hinged condition, Scott $1,750.00

£ 2,100
1,600
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 20, Great Britain - King Edward VII (by Gibbons)GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, £1 Deep Green, Somerset Printing (SG 320; Scott 142b), GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, £1 Deep Green, Somerset Printing (SG 320; Scott 142b)GREAT BRITAIN, 1911, £1 Deep Green, Somerset Printing (SG 320; Scott 142b). Selvage at left, Mint N.H., impressively rich color and a sharp impression, well-centered

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 ONE-POUND DEEP GREEN.

Rarely encountered in this premium Mint Never-Hinged condition. Scott $3,250.00

£ 3,000
1,900
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Great Britain, 1911-13, King Edward VII, Harrison and Somerset Printing Balance (267/314). 42 stamps, Mint N.H. except No. 300 faintly hinged, chosen for centering and brilliant color, marvelously fresh throughout, incl. some of the scarcer colors, all of which have been vetted by a recognized expert, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a beautiful group

£ 4,710
2,300
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