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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 — Malta thru Nauru

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
272
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 272, Malta thru NauruMALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96), MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96)MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65; SG 96). Very lightly hinged, intense shade on fresh paper, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE MALTA 1919 10-SHILLING ISSUE DEPICTING ST. PAUL AFTER HIS SHIPWRECK.

There is an inlet on Malta that is called St. Pauls Bay, which is reportedly the site where St. Paul was shipwrecked on his way to Rome for trial.

Ex Cole and Neal Allen. SG £3,250

3,500
1,900
273
nh
Malta Collection, 1882-1964. Incl. Queen Victoria heads to 1sh, an absolutely gem Mint N.H. example of 1899 10sh St. Paul, 20th Century complete less only the rare 10sh Black, incl. the Postage Dues, a few scattered varieties, all Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a marvelous collection, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 4,660
2,300
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274
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 274, Malta thru NauruMAURITIUS, 1924, 50r Lilac & Green (200, SG 222), MAURITIUS, 1924, 50r Lilac & Green (200, SG 222)MAURITIUS, 1924, 50r Lilac & Green (200, SG 222). Faintly hinged, impeccably well-centered, brilliantly rich color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful example of this scarce high value, SG £950

1,000
550
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275
nh
Mauritius King George VI Specialized Collection. 46 stamps from the 1938-49 Issue (SG 252-263), with perf, shade and plate varieties, incl. Nos. 353ca, 245ba, 256b and 259ba, Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a lovely specialized group, SG value

£ 1,833
550
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276
nh
Mauritius Collection, 1921-1966. Lacking only the 1924 50r stamp for completion of the period, all Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 768
450
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277
nh
Montserrat Collection, 1908-1966. Missing only a few King George V stamps for completion of the period, complete from 1932 onward, two stamps from the 1908 series lightly hinged, otherwise Mint N.H. (incl. the 1932 Tercentenary set which is quite difficult to find Mint N.H.), Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG value (pre-1937 as hinged)

£ 840
550
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278
nh
Nauru Collection, 1916-1968. Complete collection thru No. 87, all Mint N.H. except the 2sh6p Seahorse may have a faint trace of hinging, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the listed Scott Retail is as hinged on the pre-1935 stamps

1,017
450
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