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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 — New Guinea thru New Zealand

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
347
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 347, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1931, 1p-£1 Bird of Paradise (18-30; SG 150-162), NEW GUINEA, 1931, 1p-£1 Bird of Paradise (18-30; SG 150-162)NEW GUINEA, 1931, 1p-£1 Bird of Paradise (18-30; SG 150-162). Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, not an easy set to find in this premium Mint N.H. quality, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £425

489
400
348
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 348, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1932-34, 1p-£1 Bird of Paradise (31-45; SG 177-189), NEW GUINEA, 1932-34, 1p-£1 Bird of Paradise (31-45; SG 177-189)NEW GUINEA, 1932-34, 1p-£1 Bird of Paradise (31-45; SG 177-189). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine set, catalogue values are as hinged, £250

296
275
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349
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 349, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1931, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C1-C13; SG 137-149), NEW GUINEA, 1931, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C1-C13; SG 137-149)NEW GUINEA, 1931, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C1-C13; SG 137-149). Mint N.H., well-centered, bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £250

311
325
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350
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 350, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1931, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C14-C27; SG 163-176), NEW GUINEA, 1931, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C14-C27; SG 163-176)NEW GUINEA, 1931, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C14-C27; SG 163-176). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine set, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £300

366
300
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351
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 351, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1932-34, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C28-C43; SG 190-203), NEW GUINEA, 1932-34, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C28-C43; SG 190-203)NEW GUINEA, 1932-34, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C28-C43; SG 190-203). Mint N.H., exceptionally fresh, Very Fine set, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £250

309
350
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352
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 352, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet, £5 Green, Air Post (C44-C45; SG 204-205), NEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet, £5 Green, Air Post (C44-C45; SG 204-205)NEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet, £5 Green, Air Post (C44-C45; SG 204-205). Mint N.H., both are exceedingly well-centered and with wide margins, lovely fresh colors, Extremely Fine, an especially select quality duo of the Goldfield high values, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £1,100

1,100
700
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353
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 353, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225), NEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225)NEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, Very Fine-Extremely, SG value as hinged £1,100

1,100
650
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354
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 354, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW GUINEA, 1925-34, Officials (O1-O35; SG O22-O54), NEW GUINEA, 1925-34, Officials (O1-O35; SG O22-O54)NEW GUINEA, 1925-34, Officials (O1-O35; SG O22-O54). All three of the Official sets, Mint N.H., rich bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the catalogue values are as hinged, SG £570

672
475
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355
nh
New Hebrides Collection, 1908-1979. Lacking only the 1910 1p and the 1911 set for completion, incl. the two Postage Due sets, Mint N.H. except the 1908 1sh is lightly hinged, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the SG value (pre-1937 as hinged) does not include the post-1970 issues, which catalogue $153.00 in Scott

£ 1,224
750
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356
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 356, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1908, 1p Rose Carmine, with King Edward VII Land Overprint (121a; SG A1), NEW ZEALAND, 1908, 1p Rose Carmine, with King Edward VII Land Overprint (121a; SG A1)NEW ZEALAND, 1908, 1p Rose Carmine, with King Edward VII Land Overprint (121a; SG A1). Mint N.H., vibrant color, unusually well-centered, Very Fine and choice, rarely seen in Mint N.H. condition, signed Champion and with 1996 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued values are as hinged, SG £475

800
850
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357
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 357, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1911, -1/2p Yellow Green, Victoria Land (130d; SG A2), NEW ZEALAND, 1911, -1/2p Yellow Green, Victoria Land (130d; SG A2)NEW ZEALAND, 1911, -1/2p Yellow Green, Victoria Land (130d; SG A2). Single affixed by the top selvage to a 1913 notice from Commander Evans of the British Antarctic Expedition and the Assistant Postmaster of Victoria Land regarding the validity of the stamps, the stamp itself is extraordinarily fresh, well-centered and actually Mint N.H. (affixed by the top selvage only), Very Fine, catalogued simply as a hinged stamp, SG £750

1,100
850
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358
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 358, New Guinea thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1913, -1/2p-6p Auckland Exhibition Overprints (130e-137e; SG 412-415), NEW ZEALAND, 1913, -1/2p-6p Auckland Exhibition Overprints (130e-137e; SG 412-415)NEW ZEALAND, 1913, -1/2p-6p Auckland Exhibition Overprints (130e-137e; SG 412-415). Bright colors, lightly cancelled, Fine-Very Fine, not an easy set to find used, top two values with 1992 P.F. certificates, SG £600

1,000
375
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359
nh
New Zealand Comprehensive Collection, 1906-1986. Basically complete for the period in all Mint N.H. condition, incl. the 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set which is exceedingly difficult to find Mint N.H., complete from there (no -1/2p Victoria Land which is offered separately), incl. Semi-Postals, which have all the souvenir sheets, as well as many additional sets in blocks of four, incl. the 1921 Laughing Boy set, also Officials, Life Insurance stamps from 1946 on, and other Back-of-Book, as mentioned it is all Mint N.H., Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a wonderful collection that would not be easy to replicate, Scott Retail (with pre-1935 as hinged)

9,134
7,500
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