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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 — Surinam thru Switzerland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1363
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1363, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSURINAM, 1890, 1c Gray, 2-1/2c Carmine (17, 19), SURINAM, 1890, 1c Gray, 2-1/2c Carmine (17, 19)SURINAM, 1890, 1c Gray, 2-1/2c Carmine (17, 19). Three singles of 1c and single of 2-1/2c, with 1902-08 -1/2c Violet and 5c Red (44, 49), two pairs of -1/2c and single of 5c, all tied by clear "Paramaribo 13 4 1904" circular datestamps on cover to Philadelphia Pa., "per S.S. Parismina" directive, New York transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 150-200
130
1364
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1364, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1843, 6r Black, Vertical Red Lines (1L2; Zumstein 2S), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1843, 6r Black, Vertical Red Lines (1L2; Zumstein 2S)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1843, 6r Black, Vertical Red Lines (1L2; Zumstein 2S). Type II, position 72, full margins all around, bright red rosette cancel, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, with 1985 Abt certificate, Zumstein SF 2,250

1,750
200
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1365
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1365, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W). Type V, Position 40, large margins to just touching at right, sharp impression, red rosette cancel, Fine, with 2011 A.P.S. certificate, Zumstein SF 2,100

1,650
200
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1366
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1366, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1850, 2-1/2r Black and Red, Winterthur (1L5; Zumstein 12), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1850, 2-1/2r Black and Red, Winterthur (1L5; Zumstein 12)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1850, 2-1/2r Black and Red, Winterthur (1L5; Zumstein 12). Full margins showing the ornamental dividing lines on all four sides, fresh color, "P.P." cancel, certificate notes a tiny paper imperfection at bottom left ("kleine Papierverletzung"), otherwise a Very Fine example of this scarce Cantonal, with 1970 Nussbaum certificate, Zumstein SF 4,200

3,500
500
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1367
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1367, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Black & Red, Orts-Post, Frame Around Cross (1; Zumstein 13I), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Black & Red, Orts-Post, Frame Around Cross (1; Zumstein 13I)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Black & Red, Orts-Post, Frame Around Cross (1; Zumstein 13I). Full to mostly large margins, fresh color, light "P.P." cancel, faint diagonal crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, signed Schlessinger and with 1981 Rellstab certificate, Zumstein SF 1,800

1,500
150
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1368
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1368, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Pale Yellow Green (18; Zumstein 26Aa), SWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Pale Yellow Green (18; Zumstein 26Aa)SWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Pale Yellow Green (18; Zumstein 26Aa). Along with 1854 10r Blue (16; Zumstein 23A), both with ample margins to just touching, tied by grid cancels with "Yverdon 19 NOV 55" double-circle datestamp on cover to New York, "P.D." handstamp and New York arrival datestamp, transit backstamps, Fine, with 1977 Moser certificate

E. 750-1,000
700
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1369
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1369, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Yellow Green (19; Zumstein 26A), SWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Yellow Green (19; Zumstein 26A)SWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Yellow Green (19; Zumstein 26A). Horizontal strip of three, pair and single, strip with large margins all around, pair and single with large margins to just touching, along with 1854 20r Pale Orange (23; Zumstein 25B), all tied with grid cancel with "Morges 21 MAI 56" double-circle datestamp tying 20r on folded letter to New York, "P.D." and "6" in circle handstamps, various transit backstamps, single 40r just touched by filing fold, Fine, a most impressive franking, with 1981 Rellstab certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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1370
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1370, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1854-55, 5r Pale Yellow Brown (20; Zumstein 22B), SWITZERLAND, 1854-55, 5r Pale Yellow Brown (20; Zumstein 22B)SWITZERLAND, 1854-55, 5r Pale Yellow Brown (20; Zumstein 22B). Two singles, large margins to touching incl. one example with small bit of corner missing, with 1855-57 40r Yellow Green (29; Zumstein 26C), three singles, all tied by grid cancels and datelined St. Imier Mar. 27, 1856 on folded letter (missing bottom flap) to New York, "P.P." and "6" in circles and boxed "P.D." handstamps, Basel transit backstamp, Fine, a scarce franking, signed Zumstein and with 1998 Briefmarken Basel certificate

E. 750-1,000
0
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1371
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1371, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1855-57, 1fr Lavender (31; Zumstein 27D), SWITZERLAND, 1855-57, 1fr Lavender (31; Zumstein 27D)SWITZERLAND, 1855-57, 1fr Lavender (31; Zumstein 27D). With 1858-62 15r Dark Rose (38; Zumstein 24G), both with large balanced to ample margins, fresh colors, tied by strikes of "Neuchatel 21 Jan. 62" circular datestamps on folded letter to New York, boxed "PD" and New York Paid arrival, Very Fine, an attractive and fresh cover, with 1982 Guggisberg and 2001 Marchand certificates

E. 750-1,000
650
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1372
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1372, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 10c Blue, 1fr Reddish Bronze (44, 50b; Zumstein 31, 36a), SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 10c Blue, 1fr Reddish Bronze (44, 50b; Zumstein 31, 36a)SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 10c Blue, 1fr Reddish Bronze (44, 50b; Zumstein 31, 36a). Singles with fresh color, tied by perfectly struck "Geneve 7 Fev. 66" double-circle datestamp with an additional strike to the left on folded letter to New York, "PD" handstamp and New York arrival circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 1991 Renggli certificate

E. 500-750
300
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1373
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1373, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1945, 5c-10fr PAX (292-305; Zumstein 262-274), SWITZERLAND, 1945, 5c-10fr PAX (292-305; Zumstein 262-274)SWITZERLAND, 1945, 5c-10fr PAX (292-305; Zumstein 262-274). Lightly cancelled, fresh, Very Fine set, Zumstein SF 950

894
0
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1374
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1374, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1871, French Solider Internment Label (Zumstein 1), SWITZERLAND, 1871, French Solider Internment Label (Zumstein 1)SWITZERLAND, 1871, French Solider Internment Label (Zumstein 1). Label reading "Militaires francais internes en Suisse, Gratis" and printed on purple paper, tied by "Luzern 3.III.71" double-circle datestamp on cover to St. Galmier France, transit and arrival markings on reverse, Very Fine and choice, an incredibly rare cover with the label being tied as they are nearly always seen uncancelled, with 1992 Renggli certificate, Zumstein SF 4,500

E. 1,500-2,000
1,400
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