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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 Zealand thru St. Lucia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1071
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1071, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNEW ZEALAND, 1862, 6p Red Brown, Rouletted 7 (14c; SG 55), NEW ZEALAND, 1862, 6p Red Brown, Rouletted 7 (14c; SG 55)NEW ZEALAND, 1862, 6p Red Brown, Rouletted 7 (14c; SG 55). Unused (regummed), roulettes visible on all four sides, rich color, Fine, a rare unused stamp, with 2015 B.P.A. certificate, SG £3,250

3,500
1,100
1072
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1072, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNEW ZEALAND, 1864-71, 3p Mauve, Imperforate (33c; SG 118a), NEW ZEALAND, 1864-71, 3p Mauve, Imperforate (33c; SG 118a)NEW ZEALAND, 1864-71, 3p Mauve, Imperforate (33c; SG 118a). Single with large to full margins all around, deep rich color, light cancel, Very Fine and scarce, with 2004 Odenweller certificate, unpriced as an imperforate single

E. 300-400
425
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1073
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1073, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNEW ZEALAND, 1925, -1/2p-1sh Meter Mail, "Colonias" Specimen, NEW ZEALAND, 1925, -1/2p-1sh Meter Mail, "Colonias" SpecimenNEW ZEALAND, 1925, -1/2p-1sh Meter Mail, "Colonias" Specimen. Five clear meter strikes on piece of -1/2p, 1, 1-1/2p, 6p and 1sh, each with "Colonias" in violet, fold and tear at left well-away from strikes, Fine, a rare example of which we are unable to locate any other examples, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 750-1,000
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1074
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1074, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1897, 1sh Black (61; SG 72), NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1897, 1sh Black (61; SG 72)NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1897, 1sh Black (61; SG 72). Single used in Southern Nigeria, tied by multiple strikes of "Registered Old-Calabar, Ap. 12 02" oval datestamp, with an additional strike to the left, on long O.H.M.S. registered cover to Waltham Mass., "R" in oval and London transit, New York transit backstamp, Very Fine, a rarely seen use, Niger Coast Protectorate was incorporated into Southern Nigeria in 1900, this came about during a stamp shortage which occurred in mid-1902, ex Risdon

E. 150-200
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1075
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1075, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNIUE, 1902, 1p Carmine (1; SG 1), NIUE, 1902, 1p Carmine (1; SG 1)NIUE, 1902, 1p Carmine (1; SG 1). Attractive single, tied by violet "Niue 9 Apr. 02" double-circle datestamp on cover to Wellington, New Zealand and redirected to Ashburton, Wellington May 3 circular datestamp, transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce, signed Bloch and with 1988 Holcombe certificate

E. 500-750
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1076
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1076, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNORTHERN NIGERIA, 1900, -1/2p Lilac & Green, 1p Lilac & Rose (1-2; SG 1-2), NORTHERN NIGERIA, 1900, -1/2p Lilac & Green, 1p Lilac & Rose (1-2; SG 1-2)NORTHERN NIGERIA, 1900, -1/2p Lilac & Green, 1p Lilac & Rose (1-2; SG 1-2). Single of -1/2p and horizontal pair of 1p, cancelled by red manuscript "Post Office, Jebba, 1.9.1900" and tied by violet "Lokoja Post Office, 3 Sep. 1900" double-ring oval cancel, with an additional strike on reverse, on cover to Holland, endorsed by postmaster at top left, arrival backstamp, cover with some peripheral tears and stamps with light gum soak around perfs, otherwise Fine, a rare cover eminating from Jebba

E. 500-750
300
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1077
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1077, New Zealand thru St. LuciaNORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1915 Rabaul, New Britain Cover, NORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1915 Rabaul, New Britain CoverNORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1915 Rabaul, New Britain Cover. Four Australian small perforated "O.S." Official stamps of 2p, 3p, 5p and 6p along with North West Pacific Islands six stamps of -1/2p, 1p, 2-1/2p, 4p, 9p and 1sh, all tied by "Rabaul, New Britain May 18, 1915" double-oval datestamps on registered cover to Bern, Switzerland, arrival backstamp, light perf damage to 1sh due to close proximity to edge, Very Fine

E. 400-500
300
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1078
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1078, New Zealand thru St. LuciaPENRHYN ISLAND, 1902, 2-1/2p Blue (8; SG 1), PENRHYN ISLAND, 1902, 2-1/2p Blue (8; SG 1)PENRHYN ISLAND, 1902, 2-1/2p Blue (8; SG 1). Tied by "Cook Islands, Rarotonga 23 MR 08" circular datestamp with "Ah Foo & Tanipo" handstamp on front and back of cover to Papeete, Tahiti, couple trivial toned spots around stamp, Very Fine, a seldom offered commercial cover

E. 300-400
275
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1079
 
"Posted at Pitcairn Island/No Stamps Available" original Post Office cancelling device. Two-line rubber stamp of Ty. XIIa (SG C15a), with small wooden curved handle, also a second Post Office rubber stamp "Royal Visit 1971/Pitcairn Island", two extraordinary postal artifacts of the Pitcairn Island post office

E. 300-400
500
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1080
nhbl
PITCAIRN ISLAND, 1940, -1/2p-2sh6p King George VI (1/8; SG 1/8). The eight values originally issued in 1940 in complete Mint N.H. sheets of 60, showing full Waterlow & Sons imprint and plate numbers in the bottom selvages, exceptionally fresh, two 2p stamps from the bottom row have been separated, each sheet folded in half along central row of horizontal perforations, Fine-Very Fine, few sets of sheets still exist, SG £2,205

1,914
0
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1081
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1081, New Zealand thru St. LuciaPITCAIRN ISLAND, 1969, 15c Fletcher Christian's Cave, Gold (Queen's Head) Omitted (105a; SG 102a), PITCAIRN ISLAND, 1969, 15c Fletcher Christian's Cave, Gold (Queen's Head) Omitted (105a; SG 102a)PITCAIRN ISLAND, 1969, 15c Fletcher Christian's Cave, Gold (Queen's Head) Omitted (105a; SG 102a). Lightly hinged, Very Fine, with 2003 Brandon certificate, SG £1,000

1,100
0
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1082
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1082, New Zealand thru St. LuciaST. HELENA, 1922-27, -1/2p-1p, 2p-3p, 6p Badge of the Colony, Cleft Rock (79-80 vars, 82-83 vars, 85 var; SG 97c-98c, 100c-101c, 104c), ST. HELENA, 1922-27, -1/2p-1p, 2p-3p, 6p Badge of the Colony, Cleft Rock (79-80 vars, 82-83 vars, 85 var; SG 97c-98c, 100c-101c, 104c)ST. HELENA, 1922-27, -1/2p-1p, 2p-3p, 6p Badge of the Colony, Cleft Rock (79-80 vars, 82-83 vars, 85 var; SG 97c-98c, 100c-101c, 104c). Lightly hinged or h.r., each value with the Cleft Rock variety, -1/2p in a pair with normal and slightly toned gum, Very Fine, SG value

£ 665
225
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1083
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1083, New Zealand thru St. LuciaST. HELENA, 1922-27, £1 Red Violet and Black on Red (99; SG 96), ST. HELENA, 1922-27, £1 Red Violet and Black on Red (99; SG 96)ST. HELENA, 1922-27, £1 Red Violet and Black on Red (99; SG 96). Intense color, light circular datestamp, Very Fine, ex Collier, SG £650

650
375
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1084
ng
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1084, New Zealand thru St. LuciaST. LUCIA, 1885, -1/2p Emerald, 6p Slate Blue (25-26; SG 9-10), ST. LUCIA, 1885, -1/2p Emerald, 6p Slate Blue (25-26; SG 9-10)ST. LUCIA, 1885, -1/2p Emerald, 6p Slate Blue (25-26; SG 9-10). Prepared for use but not issued, unused (no gum), fresh colors, Fine, ex Sovereign, with 1979 Friedl certificate, SG £1,170

1,577
200
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