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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 — Reunion

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
694
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 694, ReunionREUNION, 1892, 50c Carmine on Rose, "Reunion" in Both Blue and Red (48a; Yvert 42a), REUNION, 1892, 50c Carmine on Rose, "Reunion" in Both Blue and Red (48a; Yvert 42a)REUNION, 1892, 50c Carmine on Rose, "Reunion" in Both Blue and Red (48a; Yvert 42a). Minor h.r., particularly well-centered, fresh color, clear doubling of country name in both colors, Very Fine, signed A. Brun and Roumet, Yvert €650

500
275
695
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 695, ReunionREUNION, 1907-30, 4c Olive Green & Red, Center Doubled (62a; Yvert 58a), REUNION, 1907-30, 4c Olive Green & Red, Center Doubled (62a; Yvert 58a)REUNION, 1907-30, 4c Olive Green & Red, Center Doubled (62a; Yvert 58a). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh colors, clear doubling of center design, Very Fine and scarce, Yvert €408, Scott Retail as hinged

350
140
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696
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 696, ReunionREUNION, 1907-30, 20c Gray Green & Blue Green, Center Omitted (71a; Yvert 62a), REUNION, 1907-30, 20c Gray Green & Blue Green, Center Omitted (71a; Yvert 62a)REUNION, 1907-30, 20c Gray Green & Blue Green, Center Omitted (71a; Yvert 62a). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine, a choice example of this striking error, signed Roumet, Yvert €1,800, Scott Retail as hinged

1,100
600
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697
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 697, ReunionREUNION, 1933, 50c on 45c Violet & Red Orange (109A; Yvert 123A), REUNION, 1933, 50c on 45c Violet & Red Orange (109A; Yvert 123A)REUNION, 1933, 50c on 45c Violet & Red Orange (109A; Yvert 123A). Mint N.H., exceedingly well-centered for this stamp, bold colors on bright white paper, Very Fine, a surprisingly elusive stamp, signed Docquet, Yvert €560

500
450
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698
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 698, ReunionREUNION, 1939, 1.25fr Carmine Lake, Double "France Libre" Overprint (174 var; Yvert 216a), REUNION, 1939, 1.25fr Carmine Lake, Double "France Libre" Overprint (174 var; Yvert 216a)REUNION, 1939, 1.25fr Carmine Lake, Double "France Libre" Overprint (174 var; Yvert 216a). Barest trace of hinging (if at all), incredibly well-centered amid balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, Yvert value

€ 580
200
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699
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 699, ReunionREUNION, 1915, 10c+5c Semi-Postal, Inverted Surcharge (B1a; Yvert 80a), REUNION, 1915, 10c+5c Semi-Postal, Inverted Surcharge (B1a; Yvert 80a)REUNION, 1915, 10c+5c Semi-Postal, Inverted Surcharge (B1a; Yvert 80a). Gutter-margin at top showing additional strike of surcharge, incredible centering, bright fresh color on pristine paper, sensible hinge reinforcement between stamp and selvage, Extremely Fine, an attractive error in this format, ex Wyer, signed A. Brun and Calves, Yvert €600

450
180
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700
nh
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 700, 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). Mint N.H., absolutely perfect centering within exceedingly wide margins, deep rich color, sharp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine, Yvert €504

500
160
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701
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 701, ReunionREUNION, 1937, 50c Red, Roland Garros Air Post, Vertical Pair, One Without Overprint (C1a; Yvert PA1a), REUNION, 1937, 50c Red, Roland Garros Air Post, Vertical Pair, One Without Overprint (C1a; Yvert PA1a)REUNION, 1937, 50c Red, Roland Garros Air Post, Vertical Pair, One Without Overprint (C1a; Yvert PA1a). Lightly hinged, impeccably well-centered within balanced margins, pristine color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, a stunningly visual error pair, signed Calves, Yvert €2,000

1,800
650
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702
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 702, ReunionREUNION, 1938, 3.65fr-12.65fr Air Posts, Errors (C2-C5, C2-C5 vars; Yvert PA2-PA5, PA2-PA5 vars), REUNION, 1938, 3.65fr-12.65fr Air Posts, Errors (C2-C5, C2-C5 vars; Yvert PA2-PA5, PA2-PA5 vars)REUNION, 1938, 3.65fr-12.65fr Air Posts, Errors (C2-C5, C2-C5 vars; Yvert PA2-PA5, PA2-PA5 vars). With normal set and 9.65fr in Brown Red & Ultramarine, incl. all listed Yvert errors of value omitted, value inverted and value doubled, plus Maury 3a which is 6.65fr with red (center) omitted, a few errors Mint N.H. and a couple with minimal tropicalized gum as usual, Very Fine, we have been unable to located another complete offering of these errors at auction, errors mostly signed A. Brun and/or Calves, Yvert value

€ 2,484
750
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703
og
Reunion Unused Collection Balance, 1892-1974. Begins with the Navigation Issue, mostly Mint N.H. from 1907 Issue onwards, earlier period lightly hinged and even some Mint N.H., some better sets and singles incl. Yvert 80, "France Libre" overprints, PA49-51 "CFA" Overprints, and much more, plus Back-of-Book, predominately complete for the period but missing a few items, the main factor is the above average quality and condition which is not often seen to this degree, exceedingly well-centered overall with bright colors, even incl. nine errors which are Yvert 55b, 73a, 83a-83b, 97b, 103a, 105b, 258a and PA10a, mostly Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Yvert value

€ 5,391
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