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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 — Japan thru Reunion

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1328
ogbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1328, Japan thru ReunionJAPAN, 1929-34, Communication Day Souvenir Sheet (C8), JAPAN, 1929-34, Communication Day Souvenir Sheet (C8)JAPAN, 1929-34, Communication Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). Lightly hinged (if at all) in margin, fresh and Very Fine

1,250
500
1329
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1329, Japan thru ReunionJAPAN, 1890s, -1/2s Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, JAPAN, 1890s, -1/2s Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenJAPAN, 1890s, -1/2s Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in violet, Very Fine and fresh, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 200-300
0
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1330
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1330, Japan thru ReunionKOREA, 1900s, 4ch Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, KOREA, 1900s, 4ch Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenKOREA, 1900s, 4ch Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in blue, small tone spots as usually seen, Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 300-400
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1331
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1331, Japan thru ReunionLIBERIA, 1915, 2c + 3c on 10c Semi-Postals (B1-B2), LIBERIA, 1915, 2c + 3c on 10c Semi-Postals (B1-B2)LIBERIA, 1915, 2c + 3c on 10c Semi-Postals (B1-B2). Single of each, tied by "Monrovia, Liberia 4 XI 15" circular datestamps on cover to Dakar, Senegal, arrival backstamp, Very Fine, not only a scarce semi-postal use but also a rare destination, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 400-500
375
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1332
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1332, Japan thru ReunionMACAO, 1888, 5r-50r King Luiz (35-40), MACAO, 1888, 5r-50r King Luiz (35-40)MACAO, 1888, 5r-50r King Luiz (35-40). Singles of each, 40r and 50r perforated 13-1/2, all tied by "Direccao do Correio de Macau, 24 ABR 94" circular datestamps on registered cover to Bethlehem Pa., yellow registration label, Hong Kong and San Francisco transit backstamps, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1333
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1333, Japan thru ReunionMACAO, 1890s, 1-1/2a King Carlos Paid Reply Cards, "Ultramar" Specimen, MACAO, 1890s, 1-1/2a King Carlos Paid Reply Cards, "Ultramar" SpecimenMACAO, 1890s, 1-1/2a King Carlos Paid Reply Cards, "Ultramar" Specimen. Two cards separated, with "Ultramar" in violet, one card with nick at bottom, slightly toned as most of the few known examples, Fine and scarce, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 400-500
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1334
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1334, Japan thru ReunionMADEIRA, 1868, 100r Lilac (5), MADEIRA, 1868, 100r Lilac (5)MADEIRA, 1868, 100r Lilac (5). Tied along with 1868-70 120r Blue (14) by numeral "51" grid cancel and "Funchal 7/8 1869" double-circle datestamp above on folded letter to Port Medway, Nova Scotia, red London Paid marking, U.S. "2 cents" handstamp and Halifax backstamp, 120r with minor toning around perfs, Fine, 220r paid the rate via England to North America, a rare first issue cover to a most unusual destination, with 2010 Eichele certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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1335
nhbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1335, Japan thru ReunionMEXICO, 1925, 1c Brown Postal Tax (RA3), MEXICO, 1925, 1c Brown Postal Tax (RA3)MEXICO, 1925, 1c Brown Postal Tax (RA3). Complete pane of 50 with sheet selvage all around, Mint N.H., one central stamp with a thin, otherwise Very Fine

3,750
100
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1336
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1336, Japan thru ReunionMOZAMBIQUE COMPANY, 1910s, 25r, 50r Company Coat of Arms Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, MOZAMBIQUE COMPANY, 1910s, 25r, 50r Company Coat of Arms Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenMOZAMBIQUE COMPANY, 1910s, 25r, 50r Company Coat of Arms Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. Two, with full folding perforations around, with "Ultramar" in violet, Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 200-300
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1337
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1337, Japan thru ReunionNETHERLANDS, 1888, 22-1/2c Dark Green (29), NETHERLANDS, 1888, 22-1/2c Dark Green (29)NETHERLANDS, 1888, 22-1/2c Dark Green (29). On uprated 5c Blue William stationery with 1891-94 3c Orange, 5c Light Ultramarine, 7-1/2c Brown and 10c Bright Rose (2) (40-43), all tied by "Shertogenbosch 15 JAN 94" double-circle datestamps on express cover to Washington D.C., "Brieven-Bus" straightline handstamp, New York transit and Washington "Late Mail" arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a rare and attractive express cover, with 2012 Bakker certificate

E. 750-1,000
375
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1338
P
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1338, Japan thru ReunionPHILIPPINES, 1953, 5c Baltazar, Large Die Proofs (584P), PHILIPPINES, 1953, 5c Baltazar, Large Die Proofs (584P)PHILIPPINES, 1953, 5c Baltazar, Large Die Proofs (584P). Seven printed on glazed paper, three in the issued color, two of which have plate no. inscription at top and other with manuscript Jan. 6, 1953, other four printed in black, two which have manuscript Jan. 5 and 6, 1953, largest measuring 120 x 90mm, most with light shading differences, Very Fine, originating from a new find from the estate of Leo C. Kauffmann who was an engraver at the American Bank Note Company

E. 400-500
650
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1339
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1339, Japan thru ReunionREUNION, 1937, 50c Red, Roland Garros Air Post (C1; Yvert PA1), REUNION, 1937, 50c Red, Roland Garros Air Post (C1; Yvert PA1)REUNION, 1937, 50c Red, Roland Garros Air Post (C1; Yvert PA1). Two registered 1937 First Flight Reunion to Paris covers (AAMC 3), one dated Jan. 22 with an additional 1.25fr stamp and the other Jan. 25 with 25c and 50c (2) stamps, each with proper flight cachet in black and backstamped on Feb. 12, Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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