Sale 9


India
 
 
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Lot 277

India, 1822-24, 4 stampless covers, all to India, all bearing large red circular CALCUTTA G.P.O handstamps, 1 being with SHIPLETTER, 3 with black G.P.O ovals and 1 s.l. G.P.O. one from London and 2 from St. Omer by various ships, 2 forwarded, 3 full letters. Great study. Dealer Retail $480.
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 278

India, 1852, Scinde Dawk, ½a white, neat dotted cancel, large margins, strong impression, cut square on piece, discoloration as usual from gum soak, vertical crease, fine.
Scott A1. (SG S1).
SG £2,500.
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Lot 279
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India, 1852, Scinde Dawk, ½a white, neat dotted grid cancel, large margins all around, a few creases, fine.
SG S1. (Scott A1).
SG £2,500.
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Lot 280

India, 1852, Scinde Dawk, ½a white, dotted grid cancel on cut on square piece, toning transfers to paper from what we believe is o.g. as found on unused copies, wonderfully large margins and crisp impression, fine.
SG S1; £2,500. (Scott A1).
Est. Cash Val. $500 - 600.
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Lot 281
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Used in Singapore: India, 1854, Queen Victoria Lithographed, 1a deep red, Die I, crisp B172 in grid cancel, margins all around, very fine (SG 11).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 282
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Used in Singapore : India, 1854, Queen Victoria Lithographed, 2a green, cancelled by distinct B172 in grid, good margins all around, very fine.
SG 31. (Scott 5).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 283
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India, 1854, Queen Victoria Lithographed, 4a blue & red, Head die 3, frame die 2, 4th printing, Used in Aden, cut to shape, barred "124" cancel (SG 23 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $200 - 250.
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Lot 284
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India, 1854, Queen Victoria Lithographed, 4a blue & red, margins all around, just clear at bottom to large at top, indistinct numeral in grid cancel, small thin and stain spot, plus cut to shape copy, fine (SG 22 var.).
SG £650 for former.
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Lot 285

India, 1855, Queen Victoria Typographed, 4a black, blue glazed paper, unused, deep color, a few short perfs, fine.
Scott 9. (SG 35).
SG £1,400.
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Lot 286

India, 1860, Queen Victoria Typographed, 2a dull pink, white paper, traces of o.g., well centered, bright color, faint internal crease, almost very fine.
Scott 13. (SG 41).
SG £1,300.
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Lot 287

India, 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 2a yellow green, white paper, prepared for use but not officially issued, almost perfectly centered o.g., very fine, extremely rare, indistinct handstamp on reverse.
Scott 14. (SG 50).
SG £3,750.
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Lot 288

India, 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 2a yellow green, white paper, prepared for use but not officially issued IMPERFORATE, unused, good margins all around, barely faint spot on face, very fine.
Scott 14a. (SG 50a).
SG £8,000 as a pair

We note from our studies and have found, the following: no copies in the Ulrich, "Grand Prix," Koh-i-Nor, or "Rajah" Collections, Obviously extremely rare perhaps less than 10 examples exist. No pairs have been found.

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Lot 289

India, 1859, Queen Victoria Typographed, 2a yellow buff, white paper, part o.g. light shade and faint gum toning, fine.
Scott 15. (SG 42).
SG £1,200.
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Lot 290

India, 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 4a black, white paper, o.g.,centered, intense color, very fine.
Scott 16. (SG 45).
SG £900.
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Lot 291

India, Used to Aden: 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 4a black, white paper, tied by neat dark blue POON SP 26 62 duplex onfolded letter sheet (some reverse tears) bearing ms. "stamped" on reverse red BOMBAY SP 2-62 transit and STR. POINT 5 OCT 62 ADEN receiver.
SG 45. (Scott 16).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 292

India, 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 8a pale carmine, white paper, o.g., few wrinkles, excellent centering, very fine.
Scott 18. (SG 48).
SG £1,300.
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Lot 293

India, 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 8a carmine, white paper, o.g., hinge remnant.
Scott 18. (SG 48).
SG £1,200.
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Lot 294

India, 1856, Queen Victoria Typographed, 8a carmine, white paper, unused, fine.
Scott 18. (SG 48).
SG £1,200.
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Lot 295

G.B.,Used to India: Military 1867, 9a bistre wing margin copy, tied by BIRKENHEAD FE 9 70 #74 duplex, on reverse red LONDON transit SEA POST 27 2 70 transit, CANTONMENT'S POST OFFICE and violet MEEAN MEER receiver, S.G. 52, addressed to major G.C. Rowcroft 35th Regt. Native Infantry with "Bengal" used as synonymous with India.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 296

India, 1865, Queen Victoria "Crown Colony" Issue, 4a green, o.g., hinge remnant, fine.
Scott 24. (SG 64).
SG £1,300.
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Lot 297

India, 1868, Queen Victoria "Crown Colony" Issue, 8a rose, Block of Four, o.g., never hinged, very fine.
Scott 28. (SG 73).
SG £280 as hinged.
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Lot 298

India, 1866, Queen Victoria Overprinted Fiscal Stamp, 6a purple, type I, no cracks or scuffs, incredible deep color and undisturbed front, disturbed o.g., very fine.
Scott 29. (SG 66).
SG £2,750.
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Lot 299

India, 1883-1946, Queen Victoria "Empire" Issue, 10 never hinged blocks, S.G. 87 block of 24, S.G. 115 block of 32, S.G. 163 margin block of 6, S.G. 165 corner block of 16, S.G. 259 corss-roads block of 16, S.G. 278-81 corner blocks of 32, never hinged, very fine.
SG £466 as hinged.
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Lot 300

India, 1882, Queen Victoria "Empire" Issue, 3a orange, Margin Block of 12, never hinged, fine.
Scott 41a. (SG 93).
SG £420 as hinged.
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Lot 301

India, 1883, Queen Victoria "Empire" Issue, 1r slate, Margin Block of 20, never hinged except 2 stamps, 7 stamps with minor faults, fine to very fine.
Scott 46. (SG 101).
SG £900 as hinged.
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Lot 302

India, Used to Chilie 1898, Queen Victoria, ¼a on ½a blue green, block of 8 (some rubbing) tied by SEA POST OFFFICE MY 20 99 c.d.s. strikes on reverse of 6 pies Registered Stationery, bearing on front boxed R BOMBAY, violet LONDON transit, manuscript "31" "623" and Valparaiso Registered Label, on reverse Valparaiso receiver, rare.
SG 110. (Scott 53).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 303

India, 1898, Queen Victoria, ¼a on ½a blue green, double impression of stamp, never hinged, fine, B.P.A. Cert. (2017).
Scott 53b. (SG 110b).
SG £750.
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Lot 304

India, 1903, King Edward VII, 2r to 15r, 2r(2), 3r(2), 5r(2), 10r, 15r, most never hinged, 15r o.g., fresh gum and colors, fine to very fine.
Scott 71(2), 3r(2),74(2),75,2r(2),3r(2),5r(2). (SG 138-44).
SG £1,540.
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Lot 305

India, 1909, King Edward VII, 25r brownish orange & blue, fresh, fresh, almost very fine.
Scott 76. (SG 147).
SG £2,750.
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Lot 306
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India, 1909, King Edward VII, 25r brownish orange & blue, attractive RED CALCUTTA 25 JA 10 telegraph cancel, o.g., very fine.
Scott 76. (SG 147).
SG £570.
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Lot 307
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India, 1909, King Edward VII, 25r brownish orange & blue, black BOMBAY 27 JU 11 G.T.O cancel (telegraph), very fine.
Scott 76. (SG 147).
SG £570.
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Lot 308
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India, 1909, King Edward VII, 25r brownish orange & blue, neat RED CALCUTTA 28 NOV treasury cancel, very fine.
Scott 76. (SG 147).
SG £570.
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Lot 309

India, 1919, King George V, 2a purple Indian Medical Gazette, Calcutta, magazine header, dated CALCUTTA c.d.s. JUN 5/1919, paying the 2 annas 2nd class UPU newspaper rate, a scarce rate.
SG 166. (Scott 84).
Est. Cash Val. $50 - 75.
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Lot 310

India, 1913, King George V, 25r orange & blue, never hinged, fresh colors, fine.
Scott 98. (SG 191).
SG £600 as hinged.
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Lot 311

India, 1926, King George V, 5r - 25r, l.h. to o.g. 5r(2),10r(2),15r(2),25r, lightly hinged to o.g. 10r(2),15r, very fine.
Scott 122-125. (SG 216-219).
SG £1,025.
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Lot 312

India, 1937-40, Set to 15r, l.h. to o.g., very fine.
Scott 150-166. (SG 247-263).
SG £397 as individual stamps.
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Lot 313

India, 1937-40, King George VI, 3p-25r complete, lightly hinged.
Scott 150-167. (SG 247/64, 277).
SG £691 as individual stamps.
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Lot 314

India, 1937, King George VI, ½a red brown, never hinged, pane of 80 with border margins and arrows, very fine.
Scott 151. (SG 248).
SG £800 as hinged.
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Lot 315

India, 1937, King George VI, 25r slate violet & purple, never hinged, very fine.
Scott 167. (SG 264).
SG £275 as hinged.
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Lot 316

India, 1948, Gandhi complete, never hinged, very fine.
Scott 203-206. (SG 305/8).
SG £451 as singles for hinged.
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Lot 317

India, 1948, Gandhi complete, 3 margin copies, never hinged, extremely fine.
Scott 203-206. (SG 305/8).
SG £451 as hinged singles.
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Lot 318

India, 1948, Gandhi complete, Set of 4 very l.h. to o.g., very fine.
Scott 203-206. (SG 305/8).
SG £451.
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Lot 319

India, Korean War Military Cover 1951 -52, folded letter sheet missing some back flaps bearing red Korean circular handstamps addressed to "Capt G.E.G. Rounds, 13th Aux Pioneer Battn, Indian Army KEI JO Korea," we would guess very rare correspondence for this war.
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 320
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India, Officials, 1866, Queen Victoria, 2a purple, thick blue glazed paper, indistinct numeral grid cancel, fine.
Scott O11. (SG O15).
SG £600.
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Lot 321
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India, Official, 1866, Queen Victoria, 2a purple, thick blue glazed paper, light "23" in grid cancel, fine.
Scott O11. (SG O15).
SG £600.
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Lot 322

India, Official, 1866, Queen Victoria, 4a purple, o.g., rubbed impression though printing distinct, it would be incredibly hard to find another unused example of this stamp. Koh-i-Nor had no example.
Scott O13. (SG O17).
SG £10,000.
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Lot 323

Indian States: Chamba, 1938, 3P to 20r, lightly hinged, fine to very fine.
SG 82-97. (Scott 70-85).
SG £787.
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Lot 324

Indian States: Faridkot, 1887-96, State complete, Scott 18 stamps, l.h. to o.g. (4a, 6a unused), fine to very fine.
SG 01-015; £459 as singles. (Scott 04-09).
Scott $544 Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 325

Indian States: Gwalior, 1949,2r dark brown and dark violet, Block of 4, Left Sheet Margin Gutter Premium Block of 8, never hinged impressive position block, extremely fine.
SG 1L3; £400 as l.h. (Scott 113).
Scott $590 as n.h. Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 326

Indian States: Jammu & Kashmir, 1877-78, 1a sage green, o.g. quite rare this nice, very fine, Sismondo Cert. (2002).
SG 36; £250. (Scott 46).
Scott $225 Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 327

Indian States: Jind, 1938, 15r brown and green, Gutter Block of 4, with selvage, never hinged, post office fresh colors, S.G. 125 £440 as hinged and no premium for position, extremely fine.
SG 125; £440. (Scott 149).
Scott $440 as singles Est. Cash Val. $300 - 350.
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Lot 328

Indian States: Jind, Official 1940-43, set of 14, lightly hinged, brilliant colors, very fine.
SG 073-86. (Scott 062-75).
SG £442 as singles.
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