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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 Used Abroad thru General British Commonwealth

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
815
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 815, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthGREAT BRITAIN, Used in Argentina, 1867-68, 5c Vermilion (20), GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Argentina, 1867-68, 5c Vermilion (20)GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Argentina, 1867-68, 5c Vermilion (20). Tied by "Buenos Aires 14 AGO, 71" circular datestamp, used with Great Britain 1860-73 1p Rose Red Pl. 103, 4p Vermilion Pl. 12, 1sh Green Pl. 15 (A4, A12, A26; SG Z2, Z9, Z25) and tied by barred "B32" numeral cancel on folded letter to Malaga, Spain, red "4R" and "Insufficiently Paid 6" oval handstamps, Buenos Aires departure, London transit and Malaga arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a rare and desirable three-color Great Britain used abroad combination franking, signed A. Diena

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
816
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 816, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthGREAT BRITAIN, Used in Argentina, 1860-73, 2p Blue, 3p Rose (Pl. 8), 1sh Green (Pl. 6) (A6, A9, A26; SG Z3, Z6, Z25), GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Argentina, 1860-73, 2p Blue, 3p Rose (Pl. 8), 1sh Green (Pl. 6) (A6, A9, A26; SG Z3, Z6, Z25)GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Argentina, 1860-73, 2p Blue, 3p Rose (Pl. 8), 1sh Green (Pl. 6) (A6, A9, A26; SG Z3, Z6, Z25). Singles of each, tied by bold barred "B32" with "Buenos Ayres JA 14, 1873" departure circular datestamp on reverse on cover to Carbia, Spain, London Paid transit, Very Fine, a scarce three-color franking

E. 400-500
1,300
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817
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 817, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthGREAT BRITAIN, Used in Fernando Po, 1874-77, 6p Gray (A4; SG Z3), GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Fernando Po, 1874-77, 6p Gray (A4; SG Z3)GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Fernando Po, 1874-77, 6p Gray (A4; SG Z3). Lettered T-E, plate 15, well-struck barred "247" cancel of Fernando Po, additional light red cancel, reperforated, Very Fine strike, an enormously rare British used abroad cancel which has only recently been priced in Stanley Gibbons and the first example we have seen, unpriced in Scott, SG value

£ 1,800
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818
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 818, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthGREAT BRITAIN, Used in Gibraltar, 1858-69, 2p Blue (A21; SG Z22), GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Gibraltar, 1858-69, 2p Blue (A21; SG Z22)GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Gibraltar, 1858-69, 2p Blue (A21; SG Z22). Plate 14, tied by barred "A26" and "Gibraltar DE 18 74" circular datestamp on cover to Genoa, Italy, postage due charged upon arrival with Italy 40c Postage Due stamp and tied by Genoa Dec. 27 circular datestamp with additional strike, straightline "Con Bastim. Mercant" (by merchant ship" handstamp, Very Fine, a particularly attractive cover

E. 200-300
275
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819
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 819, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthGREAT BRITAIN, Used in Peru, 1868, 1d Green (14), GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Peru, 1868, 1d Green (14)GREAT BRITAIN, Used in Peru, 1868, 1d Green (14). Large balanced margins, used with Great Britain 3p (Pl. 6), 6p (Pl. 9) and 9p stamps, all tied by barred "C38" in oval of the British Post Office in Callao on folded cover to Liverpool, Callao Jul. 27, 1872 departure circular datestamp and Liverpool arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a surprisingly handsome and choice use

E. 750-1,000
650
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820
E
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 820, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthBRITISH COMMONWEALTH, 1880s De La Rue Queen Victoria Ink Recipe Dummies, BRITISH COMMONWEALTH, 1880s De La Rue Queen Victoria Ink Recipe DummiesBRITISH COMMONWEALTH, 1880s De La Rue Queen Victoria Ink Recipe Dummies. Total of 46 examples affixed to six documents as either singles or vertical pairs and inscribed "De La Rue & Co., London", three of the documents are original ledgers while the other three are photocopies of the reverse of the ledger and color copied for presentation purposes, ledger inscriptions indicate colors, denomination and usages for Sudan Postage and Military Telegraph, Egypt Service of State and Postage (colors of the Fourth Issue), Cape "Letter Card" and "News", "Sihri Garhwall" (appears to be of Indian relation)

FINE. A RARE SET OF DE LA RUE QUEEN VICTORIA INK RECIPE DUMMIES, ESPECIALLY SO ON ORIGINAL LEDGERS.

A wonderful addition to any British Commonwealth Collection.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,000
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821
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 821, Great Britain Used Abroad thru General British CommonwealthBRITISH COMMONWEALTH, 1890-1920s, Postal Cards and Stationery, "Ultramar" or "Colonias" Specimen, BRITISH COMMONWEALTH, 1890-1920s, Postal Cards and Stationery, "Ultramar" or "Colonias" SpecimenBRITISH COMMONWEALTH, 1890-1920s, Postal Cards and Stationery, "Ultramar" or "Colonias" Specimen. Five, two 1p postal cards with picture scenes from Cape of Good Hope, one 1p card (small nick) and one 1p stationery ("Colonias" overprint) from Sierra Leone, and 1p stationery from Transvaal, all but Cape also with large "Specimen" overprint, couple slightly toned as usual, Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 500-750
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