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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 — Ivory Coast thru Madagascar

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
639
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 639, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarIVORY COAST, 1906-07, 1c-5fr Pictorials (21-36; Yvert 21-35), IVORY COAST, 1906-07, 1c-5fr Pictorials (21-36; Yvert 21-35)IVORY COAST, 1906-07, 1c-5fr Pictorials (21-36; Yvert 21-35). Complete set of fifteen values, entirely Mint N.H., wonderful centering overall, fresh and bright colors, Very Fine, a scarce set to find in this choice never hinged condition, Yvert €651.60

601
225
640
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 640, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarIVORY COAST, 1906-07, 4c Chocolate on Gray Blue, Country Name Doubled (23a; Yvert 23c), IVORY COAST, 1906-07, 4c Chocolate on Gray Blue, Country Name Doubled (23a; Yvert 23c)IVORY COAST, 1906-07, 4c Chocolate on Gray Blue, Country Name Doubled (23a; Yvert 23c). Lightly hinged, incredibly well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, a scarce stamp undercatalogued in Scott, Yvert €320

225
110
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641
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 641, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarIVORY COAST, 1927, 90c on 75c Brown Red & Cerise, Surcharge Omitted (86a; Yvert 75a), IVORY COAST, 1927, 90c on 75c Brown Red & Cerise, Surcharge Omitted (86a; Yvert 75a)IVORY COAST, 1927, 90c on 75c Brown Red & Cerise, Surcharge Omitted (86a; Yvert 75a). Mint N.H., well-centered, bright colors, Very Fine, Yvert €416

325
150
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642
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 642, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarIVORY COAST, 1933, 2c-1.75fr on 50c Surcharges, Errors (96-111, 96-111 vars; Yvert 88-103, 88-103 vars), IVORY COAST, 1933, 2c-1.75fr on 50c Surcharges, Errors (96-111, 96-111 vars; Yvert 88-103, 88-103 vars)IVORY COAST, 1933, 2c-1.75fr on 50c Surcharges, Errors (96-111, 96-111 vars; Yvert 88-103, 88-103 vars). Complete normal set of sixteen values Mint N.H., incl. each listed error with the exception of 45c double overprint which comprises sixteen of the seventeen known errors of double and inverted overprints, most errors are Mint N.H. except for a few which are lightly hinged, fresh colors, Very Fine, a rare opportunity to acquire nearly all errors for this issue, a few signed by respected authorities, many ex Wyer, Yvert €1,978

1,800
650
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643
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 643, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarIVORY COAST, 1940, 1.90fr-6.90fr Air Posts, Country Name Omitted (C1-C5 vars; Yvert PA1a-PA5a), IVORY COAST, 1940, 1.90fr-6.90fr Air Posts, Country Name Omitted (C1-C5 vars; Yvert PA1a-PA5a)IVORY COAST, 1940, 1.90fr-6.90fr Air Posts, Country Name Omitted (C1-C5 vars; Yvert PA1a-PA5a). Mint N.H. except 6.90fr which is lightly hinged, overall well-centered, bright and fresh colors, Very Fine and scarce, Yvert value

€ 560
160
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644
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 644, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarIVORY COAST, 1942, 10fr-20fr Air Posts, Center Doubled (C11-C12 vars; Yvert PA15a-PA16a), IVORY COAST, 1942, 10fr-20fr Air Posts, Center Doubled (C11-C12 vars; Yvert PA15a-PA16a)IVORY COAST, 1942, 10fr-20fr Air Posts, Center Doubled (C11-C12 vars; Yvert PA15a-PA16a). Mint N.H., particularly bright colors on pristine paper, Fine-Very Fine, a rare error duo which are seldom seen, ex Wyer, Yvert value

€ 667
350
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645
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Ivory Coast Unused Collection Balance, 1892-1960. Appearing complete for the period with the exception of 1933 Issue, mostly Mint N.H. from 1913-35 Issue onwards except for a few stamps with colonial gum as is typically the case, earlier stamps mostly lightly hinged, with Back-of-Book Semi-Postals, Air Posts and Postage Dues, even incl. a few errors of Yvert 43a, 59a, 141a-142a, 169a and PA7 var with country name omitted, impressively well-centered and fresh colors throughout, mostly Very Fine, an excellent collection in every regard, Yvert value

€ 3,035
800
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646
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 646, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1895, 5c-5fr Overprints (14-22; Yvert 14-22), MADAGASCAR, 1895, 5c-5fr Overprints (14-22; Yvert 14-22)MADAGASCAR, 1895, 5c-5fr Overprints (14-22; Yvert 14-22). Original gum, most lightly hinged, a number with exceptional centering especially on key 5fr value, rich colors, Very Fine, Yvert €1,170

930
275
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647
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 647, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1942, 20fr Yellow Brown & Dark Blue, France Libre Overprint (228; Yvert 255A), MADAGASCAR, 1942, 20fr Yellow Brown & Dark Blue, France Libre Overprint (228; Yvert 255A)MADAGASCAR, 1942, 20fr Yellow Brown & Dark Blue, France Libre Overprint (228; Yvert 255A). Mint N.H., particularly bright colors on fresh white paper, Fine, the key stamp of the France Libre overprints, signed A. Brun and Calves, Yvert €1,320, Scott Retail as hinged

675
500
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648
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 648, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1943, 20fr Dull Violet & Brown, Double Surcharge, One Inverted (254 var; Yvert 278a), MADAGASCAR, 1943, 20fr Dull Violet & Brown, Double Surcharge, One Inverted (254 var; Yvert 278a)MADAGASCAR, 1943, 20fr Dull Violet & Brown, Double Surcharge, One Inverted (254 var; Yvert 278a). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh and pristine, Very Fine, ex Wyer, signed A. Brun and Isaac, Yvert value

€ 500
225
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649
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 649, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1944, 1.50fr on 5c Surcharge, Inverted Surcharge (255 var; Yvert 286a), MADAGASCAR, 1944, 1.50fr on 5c Surcharge, Inverted Surcharge (255 var; Yvert 286a)MADAGASCAR, 1944, 1.50fr on 5c Surcharge, Inverted Surcharge (255 var; Yvert 286a). Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, exceptional color, Very Fine, a scarce and striking error, ex Wyer, signed A. Brun, Yvert value

€ 368
190
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650
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 650, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1942, 1.50fr-8fr on 8.50fr Air Posts "France Libre" Overprint (C27-C36; Yvert PA45-PA54), MADAGASCAR, 1942, 1.50fr-8fr on 8.50fr Air Posts "France Libre" Overprint (C27-C36; Yvert PA45-PA54)MADAGASCAR, 1942, 1.50fr-8fr on 8.50fr Air Posts "France Libre" Overprint (C27-C36; Yvert PA45-PA54). Complete set, each tied by "Tananarive RP, Madagascar, 27-10-43" circular datestamps on large censored registered cover to New York, carried thru the British mails with censor tape at sides and Khartoum registry transit backstamp, Miami transit and New York arrival backstamps, 12fr affected by censor tape stain, Very Fine, a rare set to find on cover, ex Wyer

E. 200-300
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651
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 651, Ivory Coast thru MadagascarMADAGASCAR, 1896, 5c-1fr Postage Dues (J1-J7; Yvert TT1-TT7), MADAGASCAR, 1896, 5c-1fr Postage Dues (J1-J7; Yvert TT1-TT7)MADAGASCAR, 1896, 5c-1fr Postage Dues (J1-J7; Yvert TT1-TT7). Matching top left sheet-margin singles, other margins large, Mint N.H., incredibly fresh color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine, a select set which is the essence of perfection, Yvert €630, Scott Retail as hinged

218
200
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652
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Madagascar (Malagasy Republic) Unused Collection, 1895-1960. Incl. Navigation issue of Diego Suarez, Nossi-Be and St. Marie de Madagascar, Madagascar proper begins with "Poste Francaise" overprint used, then unused there onwards, mostly complete with the exception of the few early rarities, majority of the collection from 1908 Issue is Mint N.H. which is a surprisingly difficult task to undertake as indicated in the Yvert pricing multiple for never hinged, incl. a few listed errors such as Yvert 112a, 120a, 122a and 144a, wonderfully fresh colors throughout and overall remarkably well-centered, mostly Very Fine, Yvert value

€ 6,128
1,100
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