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CY KITCHING AUCTION

Part One - Lots 1 to 135

 

A few of these Lots have been illustrated.

Illustrations follow immediately below the description, and are not to scale.

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Philatelic Literature

 

1. PITCAIRN ISLANDS - POSTAL HISTORY MARKINGS 1976

Cy Kitching Type written Stapled 33 pages.

 

2. PITCAIRN ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY MARKINGS 1976

Cy Kitching Hard cover - bound 36 pages.

 

3. PITCAIRN ISLANDS POSTAL MARKINGS (1883- 1984)

Cy Kitching 59 pages

(Includes a number of pencil notations made by Cy).

 

4. PITCAIRN ISLANDS POSTAL MARKINGS (1883-1991)

Cy Kitching 72 pages

(includes a number of alterations made by Cy).

 

5. POSTAL ISLANDS MARKINGS Includes amendments & additions (1883-2008) Ring binder.

Cy Kitching (his own personal copy) 2008. RESERVE PRICE £25.00

 

6. THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS SPECIALIZED STAMP CATALOG 2006

Vernon N Kisling First Printing Ring binder 210 pages.

 

7. THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS SPECIALIZED STAMP CATALOG 2010

Vernon N Kisling Loose printed insert sheets.

 

8. PITCAIRN ISLANDS PRINTED CACHETS

Dr Everett Parker 2006 Ring binder

(Includes a personal copy letter from Cy Kitching to Everett Parker).

 

9. EASTERN PACIFIC (2nd Edition) 2011 Stamp Catalogue

Stanley Gibbons. Includes Pitcairn Islands 144 pages.

 

10. THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS STAMP CATALOGUE Revised copy 1981

Bill Hornadge + correspondence with Garry Watson re Stamp Catalogue.

 

11. THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS STAMP CATALOGUE Revised 1981

Bill Hornadge 224 pages Black & White.

 

12. THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS STAMP CATALOGUE Revised 1981

Bill Hornadge 224 pages Black & White.

 

13. PITCAIRN ISLANDS PHILATELY (No 14) 2nd Revised Edition 1999

David Hume Hard cover Signed copy Catalogue 75 pages.

 

14. PITCAIRN ISLANDS PHILATELY (No 11) 3RD Revised Edition 2006

David Hume Ring bound Signed copy Catalogue 244 pages.

 

15. PITCAIRN ISLANDS Stamps and Postal History 2003

Frank Foxwell (Bound signed copy) 69 pages.

 

16. PITCAIRN POSTAL HISTORY 1914 - 1927

Wilfred Bloom 21 pages.

 

17. CALLING PITCAIRN… Expedition of 1938 and its postal history 2008

Dr Everett Parker 58 pages Early radio/Radio covers.

 

18. THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS RADIO STATION & ITS POSTAL HISTORY 1992

Taffy Hook Black & White illustrations 49 pages.

 

19. PHILATELIC BULLETINS Pitcairn Island stamp issues.

NO 1 - 155 1987 (December) to 2016 (December). Banded Complete (excl nos 56; 92; 32-42; 152; 153) Total 140 items

Pitcairn Islands Administration, Auckland, NZ.

 

20. PITCAIRN LOG. Newsletters

December 1973 - March 1978 Complete 18 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

21. PITCAIRN LOG. Newsletters

June 1978 - June 1982 Complete 17 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

22. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

September 1982 - Dec/Feb 1987 Complete 18 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

23. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

March/May 1987 - June/Aug 1991 Complete 18 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

24. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

Sept/Nov 1991 - Oct/Dec 1995 Complete 17 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

25. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

Jan/March 1996 - Apr/June 2000 Complete 17 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

26. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

July/Sept 2000 - July/Sept 2004 Complete 17 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

27. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

Oct/Dec 2004 - Oct/Dec 2005 Complete 5 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

28. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

Jan/March 2006 - Oct/Dec 2008 Complete 12 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

29. PITCAIRN LOG Newsletters

Jan/March 2009 - Oct/Dec 2014 Complete 24 issues in Binder

Journal of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group.

 

30. PITCAIRN LOG INDEX Listed by topic (First 100 issues) 1998

William Volk - Pitcairn Islands Study Group Stapled 10 pages.

 

31. THE PITCAIRN ANTHOLOGY 25 years of Pitcairn Logs 1998

Everett Parker - Pitcairn Islands Study Group 56 pages.

 

32. UK LOG PISG Journal - Printed in UK.

*Jan 1991/July 1999 Complete 17 issues in Binder

*Note also includes (typed) original No1 issue (Jan 1991) Newsletter.

 

33. UK LOG PISG Journal - Printed in UK.

Jan 2000 - Jan 2007 Complete 15 issues in Binder.

 

34. The History of the Pitcairn island Post Office. 1969

The American Philatelist Some photo’s 8 pages Very readable.

 

35. Pitcairn Island Tracking Station, 1967 1993

The American Philatelist Some photo’s 5 pages Informative.

 

 

 

Postcards

 

36. PITCAIRN POSTCARD CATALOGUE 8 pages 1995

David Ransom/David Sleep (Fair condition - some stains).

 

37. PITCAIRN POSTCARD CATALOGUE 1999

David Ransom Green cover 31 pages.

 

38. PITCAIRN POSTCARD MAGAZINE No 1 1998

David Ransom White cover (slightly soiled) 31 pages.

 

39. PITCAIRN POSTCARD MAGAZINE No 2 1998

David Ransom Yellow cover 35 pages.

 

40. PITCAIRN POSTCARD MAGAZINE No 3 1999

David Ransom Green cover 19 pages.

 

41. PITCAIRN POSTCARD MAGAZINE No 4 2000

David Ransom Multi-coloured cover 39 pages.

 

42. PITCAIRN POSTCARD MAGAZINE No 5 2004

David Ransom Black cover 57 pages.

 

43. PITCAIRN POSTCARD MAGAZINE No 6 2010

David Ransom Multi-coloured cover 29 pages.

(Note) Front cover fold

 

44. PITCAIRN COLLECTOR SERIES 2008 - 2010

David Ransom 6 small individual cards in envelope

Incl: a)Post Office circa 1950; b) Pitcairn from the air; c) Earliest postcard; d) inside Adamstown church; e) lost beach; f) ‘Bounty’ 1962.

 

45. 13 photocopied postcards - Island Scenes early - mid 20th cent

Poor Quality.

 

46. Vintage postcards of Pitcairn. Total 16 cards 2002

Ransom Catalogue Number P65.

 

47. David Ransom ‘Karl Lewis’ repro postcards. Total 3 cards. 2009

 

48. HMS Pelican (1886). Seventh Day Adventist linkage 1998

David Ransom postcard reproduction.

 

49. 1920’s Islanders. D.Ransom reproduction 2002

HKG - Limited Edition Card Number 026.

 

50. S.S.Ionic - Pitcairn Island 1921. 2004

David Ransom Catalogue Number P66 - P73. Limited edition

8 Postcards in special pouch.

 

51. Large postcards. Total 20 cards David Ransom 2007

Varied subjects - Handicrafts; Post Office; Down Isaac Pool; Location; Maps; Carteret engraving; Steam ships; Oeno Island; Coconut trees; Gudgeon Cave; RMS Remuera; Pitcairn Islanders; Handicrafts; Karl Lewis;

 

52. Postcards of Ships visiting Pitcairn B & W Photocopy

Cy Kitching Extract from Ransom Pitcairn Postcard Mag No1 1998

6 pages.

 

53. List of Inhabitants of Pitcairn Island 1790 - 1856 Appendix 1;

List of Pitcairners who landed at Tahiti - Appendix II; List of chief Magistrates on Pitcairn - Appendix III. Photocopied from The Pitcairners by R.B.Nicolson. 1965

 

 

Miscellaneous books

 

54. ATLAS OF THE PITCAIRN ISLANDS and the voyage of HMAV BOUNTY Stephen Pendleton 2006 Black & White 67 pages.

 

55. PITCAIRN ISLAND: The first 200 Years 1992 (Cover slightly creased) Spencer Murray. 187 pages Black & White photo’s.

 

56. GUIDE TO PITCAIRN ISLANDS (4TH Edition) 1982

Pitcairn Islands Administration. Black & White photo’s 69 pages.

 

57. GUIDE TO PITCAIRN ISLANDS (6th Edition) 1999

Pitcairn Islands Administration. Colour 67 pages

(includes typed note from Irma Chistian - Information sheet).

 

58. PITCAIRN ISLAND REFUGE OF THE BOUNTY MUTINEERS 2000

Maurice Allward 128 pages Many Black & White photo’s

(Includes personal note from M Allward + signature in book).

 

59. PITCAIRN ISLAND COOKBOOK 1986

Irma Christian Signed copy 64 pages.

 

60. PITCAIRN - PORT OF CALL 492 Pages (some photo’s) 1996

Herb Ford 484 pages.

 

61. SHIPWRECKED ON PITCAIRN 58 pages 2001

Bob Hearn Signed Copy + personal note enclosed.

 

62. HKG’S PITCAIRN TIME CAPSULE (H. G. Keyse - Photographer)

David Ransom 2002 64 pages Many B & W Photo’s.

 

63. THE FORGOTTEN BLIGH Admiral Richard Bligh 2004

Madge Darby 14 pages.

 

64. PITCAIRN 76 pages 1987

Almuth Petersen-Roil Signed copy German script. RESERVE PRICE £10.00

 

65. PITCAIRN ISLANDS STUDY GROUP UK 14 pages 2001

P.I.S.G UK Introductory promotion booklet Black & White.

 

66. THE MISCELLANY of Pitcairn Island’s 1980

Herb Ford. 206 pages.

 

67. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ARTICLE 65 pages *1957

I found the bones of Bounty (*incomplete magazine).

 

68. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ARTICLE 28 pages *1985

Wreck of HMS Pandora (* incomplete magazine) Colour.

 

69. 2 x Description of Pitcairn’s history (no date)

 

70. Entitled “Mutiny on the Bounty” Parchment coloured paper

Unknown provenance.

 

71. 13 x used Christmas cards 1999 & 2000; 2006-2016

Pitcairn Islands Stamp Bureau Banded.

 

72. 2 x used Christmas cards.

Pitcairn Island Study Center, USA (dated 2015 + ?).

 

 

 

TV/Radio documentaries/Films/Photo’s/CD’s

 

73. THE BOUNTY (1984 DVD Film) Mel Gibson/Anthony Hopkins

Running time 130 mins approx.

 

74. PITCAIRN ISLAND TODAY 1993 (DVD) (Privately produced film)

Narrated by Steve Christian. Letter from Steve & Olive enclosed. RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

75. IN THE WAKE OF THE BOUNTY 1933 (Black & White) DVD

Charles Chauvel first ‘talkie’. Running time 64mins.

 

76. CAPTAIN BLIGH - Hero or Villain/World Navigator DVD

Rolf Harris Compilation (incomplete} Running time 5hrs approx. RESERVE PRICE £15.00

 

77. AN AFTERNOON WITH TOM & BETTY CHRISTIAN 2005 DVD

Privately produced by PISG UK. London Docklands Maritime Museum.

 

78. TROUBLE IN PARADISE 2006 1 x DVD

Reproduced from Channel 4 tv Running time 50mins (approx).

 

79. AS ABOVE DVD

 

80. AS ABOVE VHS Cassette

 

81. ISLAND OF THE BOUNTY Glynn Christian 1986 VHS

Running time 58mins approx USA Production - Cochran films (Calif)

(similar to Bounty Inheritance BBC World About Us but with variations)

NOTE: Poor quality reproduction.

 

82. THE REAL CAPTAIN BLIGH Maurice Bligh 2001 CASSETTE (AUDIO)

Running Time 30 mins. BBC Radio 4 (Reproduction) RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

83. PHOTO’S Can only be used on computer equipment 2003 CD.

 

84 . GENERAL VIEWS OF PITCAIRN

35mm slides (64 photos) on CD (No date).

 

85. GENERAL VIEWS OF PITCAIRN Musical background 2 x discs.

 

86. SLIDE SHOW - PITCAIRN ISLAND 76 x 35mm slides to play in conjunction with audio cassette.

No date Dave Hunt (USA). 76 slides

 

87. PITCAIRN ISLAND and the BOUNTY SAGA. 7 x CD’s

Produced by Ted Cookson (PISG USA) Incl list of UK logs.

 

88. PHOTO’s OF PITCAIRN ISLAND

69 slides 35mm with cassette holder Unknown source and date

 

89. PHOTO OF ISLANDER AT MAINMAST POOL, PITCAIRN.

Unknown source and date Poor quality.

 

90. DEMOLISHING OLD SCHOOL June 2006 2 x Coloured photo-copies.

 

 

 

First Day Covers

 

91. HMS PITCAIRN 7/7/2004

(Signed by the artist).

 

92. 7 COVERS Christmas (23/11/2005) + (all 2006 - Old Glory; Early Civilisation I; Whales; 80th Birthday (2); Norfolk Island).

 

93. 7 COVERS (all 2007) Early Civilisation II; Pepper Moth; Definitives(3); Ocean Fish; Terns&Noddies.

 

94. 6 COVERS (all 2008) Pitcairn Islands; Longboats; Flowers & Bees; Sunsets; Folger; Green Turtle.

 

95. 8 COVERS (all 2009) Crabs (2); Return to Pitcairn; Panda; Charles Darwin; Dragonfly; Aircraft; RN ships.

 

96. 7 COVERS (all 2010) Childrens art; ANZAC; Endangered Species (2); Hotspots; Endemic Snails; RN Ships (II).

 

97. 9 COVERS (all 2011) Yellow Fautu; Indipex; Peony; Paper Wasp; Royal Wedding; Rare Birds; Supply Ship; Parkin Christian; Christmas.

 

98. 10 COVERS (all 2012) Tapa; Dolphins (2); Diamond Jubilee; Bounty (2); Roy Clark; Clam (2); Charles Dickens.

 

99. 9 COVERS (all 2013) Bounty Trilogy (2); Cruise ships; Lobsters; Coronation 60years; Prince George; Lily Warren; Kennedy; Ship Landing Point.

 

100. 7 COVERS (all 2014) Albatross; Mutiny Anniv; Botanica; WWI; Flecher Christian; Nelson Mandela; Byrd Expedition.

 

101. 6 COVERS (all 2015) Lionfish; Paintings; Ben Christian; Breadfruit Saga; First stamp issue Anniv; Christmas.

 

102. 7 COVERS (all 2016) Landscapes; Shakespeare; Queen Birthday; Languages; Adamstown; Ferns (2).

 

103. 3 COVERS Birds 1995 (8/3)

Signed by photographer & ornithologist: Dr Michael de Leighton Brooke

Leader of Henderson Island Scientific Expedition (1991-1992).

 

 

 

Booklets

 

104. WP6DX Ducie Island Radio Expeditions. 2008.

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

105. Nelson Dyett on Pitcairn. WWII ‘First Coastwatcher’

Historical factsheet Provenance unknown.

 

106. Bounty-Pitcairn Conference 2005: Pitcairn 10c sg564 (2000) tied by handstamp ‘no stamps available’ & back stamped Royal visit 1971

cover signed by Reynold & Nola Warren. RESERVE PRICE £10.00

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107. Bounty-Pitcairn Conference 2012: cover postmarked Pitcairn 27/3/12

Signed by Nola & Reynold Warren, Pitcairn Island

Cover bears Cy Kitching pencilled nomlicature number 15.35. RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

108. Bicentenary of the Mutiny of the Bounty: Locally produced by PISG UK Cover designed by Jennifer Toombs, Scarce.

15c Ducie Island SG327 tied by Pitcairn postmark 23/1/1990 Bounty Day.

Large Private Marking Brigham-Cumbria (Fletcher Christian’s Birthplace). RESERVE PRICE £5.00

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109. The last Mystery of Pitcairn Newspaper cutting (photocopy) 1994

The London Times Nigel Hawkes B & W.

 

110. Rats & tourists threaten Bounty’s paradise islands 1994

The London Times (photo copy) Nick Nuttall B & W.

 

111. The story of Pitcairn 9 pages. B & W photo copies 1869

Peoples Magazine. 6 Engravings. Good reproduction. Light creasing.

 

112. Various Photocopies Incl: Island Maps 3 Pitcairn + 1 Ducie; Plan of Adamstown family locations (circa 1979); Breadfruit Plant; Post office circular 1927 mentions Pitcairn; Commonwealth ‘Fact Sheet’ Pitcairn Island Group June 1967 Folded & top torn.

 

113. Red Folder containing Miscellaneous papers - incl No 1 issue of Study Group newsletter; philatelic bureau correspondence 1998: 2004:2005 + 2 Xmas cards; Postal History Markings; Advertising brochures; Pitcairn Honey; Medical evacuation; German report on Pitcairn Island; Getting mail to Pitcairn;coins;Roneo’d Newsletter from Pastor Dever on Pitcairn Island; Visitor information form dated 1977;Reconsecrating Mydiddee grave Deptford - postcard + coloured Newspaper report August 1998; Bounty descendents hunt a future -London Times 16/10/2000; Pitcairn letters to Sir Fairfax Moresby RN; Stanley Jersey of Oak Park Ill seeking advice; Censored Covers - Clyde Carriker; Pitcairn ships Marks; San Diego to Pitcairn - Voice of Prophecy Dec 1984) - David Tomeraasen (fair condition - central creases).

 

114. Pitcairn Island 4 page article By the Pastor Pitcairn island Unknown date. Here it is…..the whole heartgripping drama.

 

115. Walkabout magazine 1938

Pitcairn to-day - an Isle of Peace Photocopy 6 pages. RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

 

 

Official Forms

 

116. Envelope with Pitcairn Island Custom Declaration and 3 x Zoosanitary Certificates

addressed to Cy Kitchen & officially stamped. Sent by members of the Warren family.

 

 

 

Correspondence

 

117. Mavis Warren - Cy Kitching. 10 letters (1978-2000) ; 3 aerogrammes (1998-1994-1993);

1 envelope (1982). Coloured photo of Meralda Warren taken during Christmas on Pitcairn. RESERVE PRICE £30.00

 

118. Vi McCoy - Cy Kitching 1 letter (1972); 2 envelopes; Obituary. RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

119. Irma, Ben & Dennis Christian - Cy Kitching

Includes 6 envelopes (two incl Kitching 10.12 private mark); 1 Greeting card; 8 letters (1977-2001); 2 emails. Copy of letter from Cy to Pitcairn;

Xmas card from Irma. RESERVE PRICE £30.00

 

120. Steve & Olive Christian - Cy Kitching

Includes 28 letters (1977 -1995); 1 Christmas card (1998); 5 envelopes (ex Pitcairn - 1 unstamped) + 1 ex Norfolk Island 2000 lettergram);

Christian family photographs (3) - Steve, Olive & family. RESERVE PRICE £45.00

 

121. Bill Hornadge (Editor Stamp News Australia) - Cy Kitching (1976).

 

122. Canal Zone Government - Cy Kitching.

(includes 3 letters circa 1998} RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

123. 1976 correspondence (1 ex Canal Zone & 1 ex Cy Kitching); Photo of Gerald Bliss (17/4/1931). RESERVE PRICE £15.00

 

124. Pouch of Correspondence relating to Pitcairn Island. Interesting selection of 4 letters (1990’s) + 3 telex msg (1969-1970).

Good reading of Cy’s interests. Includes one letter from the Pitcairn Seventh Day Church (May 1975). RESERVE PRICE £5.00

 

 

 

Used Covers

 

125. 30 used covers addressed to Cy Kitching - all bearing Pitcairn stamps.

Mainly from Philatelic Bureau, New Zealand. Banded.

 

126. Two covers addressed to Cy Kitching. (a) sg 96 3c Bounty anchor (1971);

(b) Air Mail (Kitching 4.2) Type 74 Parker cachet (1993) SG 325 HMS Sappho $1.80. One Postcard Goldfields G9 1992 (Ransom)

Reverse cachet “Bounty Pitcairn Conference 2012” Sender M.Butterline.

 

 

 

Special Covers

 

127. Registered cover addressed to C Kitching Reg mark. Adamstown 8032. Postmarked 23/9/1997 tied $1.80 (sg470); 20c (sg465); 20c (sg512).

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128. Cover addressed to S Kitching bearing transit Kitching 12.8.1. RESERVE PRICE £5.00

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129. Registered First Day Cover 1973: Addressed to C Kitching - Flowers

Reg Mark 341; 1973 Cover bears 4 Kitching identifications:

Airmail marking Kitching 4.4; b)Transit Mark canal zone Kitching 12.2;

c) Private Mark Vi McCoy Kitching 01.11; Reg Mark Kitching 8.9. RESERVE PRICE £10.00

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130. Adventist Mission Ship Pitcairn Postmarked Nov 16 (1979) 1977 Definitive stamps sg 176 (5c); sg182 (50c); Addressed Cy Kitching

Backstamped Canal Zone Kitching 12.8 ( Handstamp resproduced in Kitching ‘Postal Markings’ Monograph Page 42).

From M.M Warren, Pitcairn Island. RESERVE PRICE £5.00

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131. O.H.M.S. envelope addressed Cy Kitching. FDC 3/5/1971 SG 118 and SG 119

with AIR MAIL marking (Kitching 4.2). RESERVE PRICE £2.00

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Postage Stamps

 

132. Postmark Cancellation on piece. 14/9/2005

Two Pitcairn stamps a) $1 SG 556 bee 1999; b) $1.50 SG 607 fish 2001,

Cy Kitching pencil note postmark as new and given nomenclature 2.12. RESERVE PRICE £3.00

 

133. Packet containing 2 miniature sheets a) Shells ms 151 15/4/1974;

Flowers of Pitcairn ms 576 “Stamp Show 2000” 22/5/2000. Both mint.

 

134. Packet contain mint 2016 stamp issues also includes miniature sheets & Booklet.

 

135. Folder containing 16 pages Mint (N.H) exhibition mounted stamps & Min sheets. From Charles Darwin 6/2009 to 75th Anniversary of first Postage Stamps 10/2015. (Excl Wandering Glider 8/2009; Prominent Pitcairner III 9/2013; Ship Landing Point 12/2013).

 

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