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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 — Jamaica Specialized Collections

Cat./Est. Value
JAMAICA, Stampless Covers. Balance of the collection originally formed by Joseph Mahfood, 49 folded letters or covers in the 1779-1878 period, neatly mounted in two Frank Godden albums with slipcases, either domestic or United Kingdom uses, scarcer straightline handstamps incl. Carendon, Falmouth, Goshen, Montego Bay, Port Maria and Spanish Town, various fleuron postmarks, red ms. Green Pond, small town circular datestamps, other postmarks incl. Ship Letter/Jamaica, Too Late, "6" postage due handstamp, etc., most with typed transcripts of letter, Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
JAMAICA, The Numeral Obliterations Collection Formed by Joseph Mahfood. Thousands of Queen Victoria stamps and over twenty covers or cards, neatly mounted in nine Frank Godden albums with slipcases, arranged in ascending code order, staring with "A01" and ending with "E", then within each code by stamp denomination and watermark, plus Officials and Postal Fiscals, in addition there are scarce stamps varieties, such as the "$" for "S", inverted watermarks and one bisect use, an attempt was made to get as many different stamps on each obliterator code, there are many scarce or rare numbers, incl. some unrecorded in the literature, such as blue "A52" and "199"of Guys Hill, several others have only two or three recorded, mixed condition as would be expected, this is probably the most comprehensive study of these cancels ever formed and it would take decades of painstaking work to duplicate, included in the lot is a complete inventory

E. 10,000-15,000
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JAMAICA, Cancel Collection. About 700 Queen Victoria stamps in an album, majority iare numeral obliterators, but also some squared circle and town circular datestamps, several from the First Issue to 1sh, many scarce small town cancels, mixed condition as expected, a useful lot for the Jamaica specialist

E. 750-1,000
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JAMAICA, Postal History Group. Broad range of 63 covers or cards from 1861-1987, neatly mounted in a Frank Godden album, incl. some First Issue, interesting cancels such as diamond "Street/Letter Box/ Jamaica", many Packetboat, as well as registered, flight covers incl. crash covers, censored, and some unusual uses, largely Fine-Very Fine, ex Mahfood

E. 1,500-2,000
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JAMAICA, Postal History Lot. About 35, some stampless incl. ten with fleuron handstamps from the early 1800s, some better overseas uses incl. registered to England and Germany, and 1p and 6p on 1867 cover from Porus to New York via St. Thomas, some better 20th Century such as Sept. 2, 1951 crash cover, and more, mixed condition

E. 400-500
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JAMAICA, Specimen Lot. Most are in mounts on albums pages, some are on stockcards, incl. 1883-97 Queen Victoria set of six, 1905-11 Queen Victoria set of six, 1912-20 King George V, 1919-21 Pictorials set of twelve, goes through the 1946 Victory set, plus some Back-of-Book, a few broken letter varieties, a couple duplicate sets, also some stray values (not counted), largely Fine-Very Fine, SG value for only complete sets

£ 4,010
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JAMAICA, Back-of-Book and Forgeries. Dozens of items neatly mounted in a Frank Godden album, the forgeries incl. early Queen Victoria issues perf and imperf, three bisects, a few fake varieties or cancels, Back-of-Book incl. Postal Fiscals incl. imperforate singles, Officials incl. Specimen ovpts., Telepgraph stamps, Red Cross labels, Revenues such a "Judicial" ovpts. and 1960 Social Security 3sh and 4sh in blocks, majority Fine-Very Fine, ex Mahfood

E. 500-750
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