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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 — Tobago thru Zanzibar

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1123
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1123, Tobago thru ZanzibarTOBAGO, 1880, 6p Bister Brown (11; SG 11), TOBAGO, 1880, 6p Bister Brown (11; SG 11)TOBAGO, 1880, 6p Bister Brown (11; SG 11). Original gum, h.r., fresh color, Very Fine, signed Bloch, SG £400

400
130
1124
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1124, Tobago thru ZanzibarTRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 3p Red (119-120; SG 171, 173), TRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 3p Red (119-120; SG 171, 173)TRANSVAAL, 1883, 1p Black, 3p Red (119-120; SG 171, 173). Singles, used with 1878-80 6p Slate (101; SG 137), Tied by violet "Z.A.R." cancel with Aug. 25, 1884 circular datestamp at top left on cover to London, England, Pretoria and Cape Town transit and London arrival backstamps, file fold through 1p and small piece of backflap missing, otherwise Fine, a scarce combination cover paying the 10p rate to England effective between Oct. 1882 and Apr. 1885

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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1125
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1125, Tobago thru ZanzibarTRINIDAD, 1857, (1p) Rose Red (6; SG 12), TRINIDAD, 1857, (1p) Rose Red (6; SG 12)TRINIDAD, 1857, (1p) Rose Red (6; SG 12). Unused (no gum), full to mostly large margins, rich color and a crisp impression, tiny ink mark removed, otherwise Very Fine, a rare unused stamp, ex Rinkoff, with 1992 R.P.S. certificate, SG £2,500

3,250
375
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1126
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1126, Tobago thru ZanzibarTRINIDAD, 1855, (1p) Slate Blue, Worn Impression (11; SG 19), TRINIDAD, 1855, (1p) Slate Blue, Worn Impression (11; SG 19)TRINIDAD, 1855, (1p) Slate Blue, Worn Impression (11; SG 19). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, light horizontal crease, small scissor cut in top left margin, Very Fine appearance, ex Collier, with 1946 B.P.A. certificate, catalogue values as singles, SG £800

1,600
160
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1127
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1127, Tobago thru ZanzibarTRINIDAD, 1855-60, (1p) Dull Red, Worn Impression (13a; SG 20), TRINIDAD, 1855-60, (1p) Dull Red, Worn Impression (13a; SG 20)TRINIDAD, 1855-60, (1p) Dull Red, Worn Impression (13a; SG 20). Full to large margins all around, strong color for this, shallow thin, Very Fine appearance, ex Collier, with 1958 R.P.S. certificate, SG £600

725
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1128
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1128, Tobago thru ZanzibarTRISTAN DA CUNHA, 1986, 25p Queen's Birthday, Silver Omitted (390 var; SG 442a), TRISTAN DA CUNHA, 1986, 25p Queen's Birthday, Silver Omitted (390 var; SG 442a)TRISTAN DA CUNHA, 1986, 25p Queen's Birthday, Silver Omitted (390 var; SG 442a). Mint N.H., Very Fine, SG value

£ 325
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1129
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1129, Tobago thru ZanzibarTURKS ISLANDS, 1881, -1/2p on 1p Dull Red, Fraction Bar Omitted (12a; SG 23), TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, -1/2p on 1p Dull Red, Fraction Bar Omitted (12a; SG 23)TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, -1/2p on 1p Dull Red, Fraction Bar Omitted (12a; SG 23). Large part original gum, h.r., bright color, Fine and scarce, with 1984 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,100

1,150
225
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1130
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1130, Tobago thru ZanzibarTURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Violet (21; SG 29), TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Violet (21; SG 29)TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Violet (21; SG 29). Original gum, lightly hinged, scissor separated at bottom as perfs cut deep into design, fresh color, Very Fine appearance, with 1984 Brandon certificate, SG £550

625
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1131
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1131, Tobago thru ZanzibarTURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Slate Blue (26; SG 38), TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Slate Blue (26; SG 38)TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Slate Blue (26; SG 38). Setting 9, position 2/3, unused (no gum), rich color, Very Fine, ex Sovereign, signed Bloch and with 1977 P.F. and 2008 B.P.A. certificates, SG £1,100

1,500
325
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1132
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1132, Tobago thru ZanzibarTURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Violet (32; SG 37), TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Violet (32; SG 37)TURKS ISLANDS, 1881, 2-1/2p on 1sh Violet (32; SG 37). Setting 8, part original gum, with paper adherence on back, crisp impression, Fine, with 1955 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,200

1,350
275
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1133
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1133, Tobago thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1896, -1/2a-8a Sultan Hamed-bin-Thwain (38-47; SG 156-157, 159, 161, 163-168), ZANZIBAR, 1896, -1/2a-8a Sultan Hamed-bin-Thwain (38-47; SG 156-157, 159, 161, 163-168)ZANZIBAR, 1896, -1/2a-8a Sultan Hamed-bin-Thwain (38-47; SG 156-157, 159, 161, 163-168). Singles of each, tied by "Zanzibar 14 AP 97" circular datestamps on registered cover to Poschiavo, Switzerland, "R" in circle handstamp, registered crayon marks over stamps, Aden transit and Poschiavo arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a most colorful cover

E. 200-300
130
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1134
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1134, Tobago thru ZanzibarZANZIBAR, 1904, -1/2a Emerald, 2a Bister (79, 81; SG 210, 212), ZANZIBAR, 1904, -1/2a Emerald, 2a Bister (79, 81; SG 210, 212)ZANZIBAR, 1904, -1/2a Emerald, 2a Bister (79, 81; SG 210, 212). Tied by Zanzibar Jan. 10, 1905 squared-circle cancels on cover with "Consular Service, U.S.A." corner card, accompanying three-page letter with the same Consular letterhead from "Mason" to Fred Ross in New York, interesting letter mentions the "mighty victory" of Theodore Roosevelt's re-election, the record clove crop on Zanzibar, his upcoming trip to Victoria Falls, and hope of big game hunting, how hard it is to find an elephant to hunt "elephants are not chipmunks sitting around every bush", and that several men had been killed trying to hunt an elephant, also mentions the Spanish-American War, cover with light backstamp and opened at left, Fine

E. 300-400
450
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