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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 — Sarawak thru Straits Settlements

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1096
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1096, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsSARAWAK, 1890s, 4c Sir Charles J. Brooke Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, SARAWAK, 1890s, 4c Sir Charles J. Brooke Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenSARAWAK, 1890s, 4c Sir Charles J. Brooke Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in violet, trivial nick at bottom and slightly toned as usually seen, Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 200-300
0
1097
 
SEYCHELLES, Mauritius Stamps Used in Seychelles. 40 (fifteen different) stamps between SG Z2 and Z58, with "B64" cancels, incl. Nos. Z12, Z13 (two), Z29 (two), and Z33, stamps are in mixed condition, but the important cancels are generally clear and easily identifiable, a scarce group, three certificates accompany, SG value

£ 8,719
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1098
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1098, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsSEYCHELLES, 1890-1900, 16c Orange Brown & Ultramarine, Die II (12; SG 14), SEYCHELLES, 1890-1900, 16c Orange Brown & Ultramarine, Die II (12; SG 14)SEYCHELLES, 1890-1900, 16c Orange Brown & Ultramarine, Die II (12; SG 14). Horizontal pair, tied by "Seychelles JY 4, 1898" circular datestamp, with an additional strike at right, on large registered O.H.M.S. cover to Toronto, Canada, London transit datestamps and Toronto arrival backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce commercial usage

E. 200-300
350
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1099
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1099, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsSEYCHELLES, 1903, 2c-2.25r King Edward VII (38-48; SG 46-56), SEYCHELLES, 1903, 2c-2.25r King Edward VII (38-48; SG 46-56)SEYCHELLES, 1903, 2c-2.25r King Edward VII (38-48; SG 46-56). Entire set on uprated 12c registered stationery envelope, used with 1903 3c on 15 - 3c on 45c Surcharges (49-51; SG 57-59), all neatly tied by "Seychelles OC 8, 1903" circular datestamps to Palermo, Sicily, Messina transit and Palermo arrival backstamps, Very Fine and colorful, signed Sorani

E. 300-400
450
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1100
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1100, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsSOLOMON ISLANDS, 1907, -1/2p Ultramarine (1; SG 1), SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1907, -1/2p Ultramarine (1; SG 1)SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1907, -1/2p Ultramarine (1; SG 1). Two singles, tied by "Tulagi, British Solomon AU 25 1908" circular datestamp on Tonga 1p pictorial stationery postcard to Portsmouth, England, card with light tone marks which also affect top stamp slightly, still Very Fine, a rare commercial usage of the first issue

E. 500-750
900
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1101
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1101, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsSOUTH AFRICA, 1916, £1 Red & Deep Green (16; SG 17), SOUTH AFRICA, 1916, £1 Red & Deep Green (16; SG 17)SOUTH AFRICA, 1916, £1 Red & Deep Green (16; SG 17). Lightly hinged, glorious proof-like color and impression, Very Fine and choice, a stamp with great eye appeal, SG £600

850
350
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1102
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1102, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (A6; SG Z67), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (A6; SG Z67)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (A6; SG Z67). 4th Printing, Head Die III, Frame Die II, cut-to-shape single (faulty) tied by "B/172" in octagon cancel originating in Singapore (Straits Settlements) on 1856 cover to London, England, "Singapore P.O. 8 Jun. 1856" departure backstamp, Paid arrival marking, cover with some faults at top right due to insect damage, still Fine, an incredibly rare and desirable usage of India in Singapore

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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1103
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1103, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (A9a; SG Z68a), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (A9a; SG Z68a)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (A9a; SG Z68a). Bottom left diagonal bisect, used along with 4a horizontal pair and single, each tied by light strikes of "B/172" octagon postmarks of Singapore on 1859 folded cover to Glasgow, Scotland, manuscript "via Marseilles" directive, red "Singapore P.O." departure and Glasgow Oct. 31 arrival backstamps

VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE AND ATTRACTIVE BISECT USAGE OF THE 4-ANNA BLACK ON BLUE GLAZED PAPER ON COVER. A KEY ITEM FOR ANY STRAITS SETTLEMENTS EXHIBIT.

With 1967 R.P.S. certificate. Scott $20,000.00. SG £21,000.

E. 15,000-20,000
20,000
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1104
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1104, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 8a Rose on Blue Glazed Paper (A10; SG Z69), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 8a Rose on Blue Glazed Paper (A10; SG Z69)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 8a Rose on Blue Glazed Paper (A10; SG Z69). Tied by light "B/172" in octagon of Singapore on 1856 cover to Schiedam, Holland, partial red Singapore departure cancel, manuscript notation on reverse indicating cover originated in Batavia on Dec. 10, 1856, "per Overland Mail via Marseilles" directive, French transit and Schiedam arrival backstamps, cover and stamp with minor faults, Fine

E. 300-400
450
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1105
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1105, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1865-67, 8p, 2a, 8a Queen Victoria (A23, A25, A27; SG Z83, Z86, Z88), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1865-67, 8p, 2a, 8a Queen Victoria (A23, A25, A27; SG Z83, Z86, Z88)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1865-67, 8p, 2a, 8a Queen Victoria (A23, A25, A27; SG Z83, Z86, Z88). Singles of each, tied by "B/172" in octagon cancel of Singapore on 1867 red printed "Overland via Marseilles" corner cover to Edinburgh, Scotland, red "Singapore P.O." departure and Edinburgh Apr. 13 arrival backstamps, fold going thru stamps, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive usage, ex Naylor

E. 400-500
950
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1106
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1106, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1865-67, 8a Rose (A27; SG Z88), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1865-67, 8a Rose (A27; SG Z88)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1865-67, 8a Rose (A27; SG Z88). Horizontal strip of four, tied by light "B/172" in octagon cancels of Singapore on 1866 folded cover to New York, stamps additionally cancelled by company manuscript initials and tied by "10" in circle, "32 cents" handstamp applied, London transit and "New York Am. Pkt." circular datestamp, stamps with some faults mainly on left stamp with corner missing, cover with edge faults and weak along folds, still Fine, a rare franking

E. 400-500
900
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1107
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1107, Sarawak thru Straits SettlementsSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867-72, 4c Rose, 6c Violet, 12c Blue (11-12, 14; SG 12-13, 15), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867-72, 4c Rose, 6c Violet, 12c Blue (11-12, 14; SG 12-13, 15)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867-72, 4c Rose, 6c Violet, 12c Blue (11-12, 14; SG 12-13, 15). Singles of each, 12c a wing-margin example, tied by barred numeral cancels on 1871 folded cover to Bordeaux, France, "P.D." handstamp, "C. Poisson & Co" company oval handstamp also tying stamps, Very Fine, a pretty three-color franking

E. 400-500
550
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