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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 June, 2016

Category — India

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1483
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1483, IndiaINDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 20, 23), INDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 20, 23)INDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 20, 23). Two, Second Printing (Head Die II, Frame Die I) with full margins to touching, small nick at top, hollow diamond cancels (indicating use in Singapore), other Fourth Printing (Head Die III, Frame Die II) with full margins to touching, octagon cancel and small tear at right, Fine, SG £1,300

1,000
400
1484
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1484, IndiaINDIA, 1855, 4a Red & Blue, Third Printing, Head III, Frame I (SG 21; Scott 6 var), INDIA, 1855, 4a Red & Blue, Third Printing, Head III, Frame I (SG 21; Scott 6 var)INDIA, 1855, 4a Red & Blue, Third Printing, Head III, Frame I (SG 21; Scott 6 var). Position 4, close but clear at right and bottom, large top margin, huge margin at left showing the blue wavy dividing line, diamond of dots cancel, attractive color, ms. mark (probably from address) in left margin, Very Fine, a desirable used cut-square example of the scarce Third Printing, with 2016 B.P.A. certificate, SG value

£ 2,250
1,300
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1485
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1485, IndiaINDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 23), INDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 23)INDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 23). 4th Printing, Head Die II, Frame Die II, cut-square with large to full margins all around, fresh colors, dotted cancel, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Diena, SG £550

500
300
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1486
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1486, IndiaINDIA, 1855-64, 2a Orange, 4a Black and 1860-64, 8p Lilac (15a, 16, 19; SG 44-45, 52), INDIA, 1855-64, 2a Orange, 4a Black and 1860-64, 8p Lilac (15a, 16, 19; SG 44-45, 52)INDIA, 1855-64, 2a Orange, 4a Black and 1860-64, 8p Lilac (15a, 16, 19; SG 44-45, 52). Tied by barred cancels and "Bombay India Paid Sep. 8, 64" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to London, then forwarded with Great Britain 1p Rose Red, Plate 85 (33; SG 43) and tied by "W.C. 21" oval duplex to Barnes, GB stamp with a tear, otherwise Very Fine and interesting use

E. 300-400
425
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1487
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1487, IndiaINDIA, Laughing Clergymen by Hugh Rose, INDIA, Laughing Clergymen by Hugh RoseINDIA, Laughing Clergymen by Hugh Rose. Eight -1/2a and two 2a6p stamps (36, 48; SG 84, 103), each tied by "Subathu 17 JL 96" double-circle datestamp on large Hugh Rose hand-drawn design cover showing two priests laughing to Mauritius, cover with a few faults incl. sealed tear at bottom, surface rub and a few file folds and light creases, otherwise Fine, a scarce illustrated cover from the King-Harman correspondence

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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1488
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1488, IndiaINDIA, 1909, 25r Ultramarine & Orange Brown (76; SG 147), INDIA, 1909, 25r Ultramarine & Orange Brown (76; SG 147)INDIA, 1909, 25r Ultramarine & Orange Brown (76; SG 147). Mint N.H., bright fresh colors

VERY FINE. A RARE NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 25-RUPEE KING EDWARD VII.

SG £2,500 as hinged. Undervalued in Scott.

1,800
3,000
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1489
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1489, IndiaINDIA, 1935, 3-1/2a Blue & Black, Bird Flaw (147 var; SG 245a), INDIA, 1935, 3-1/2a Blue & Black, Bird Flaw (147 var; SG 245a)INDIA, 1935, 3-1/2a Blue & Black, Bird Flaw (147 var; SG 245a). Light cancel clearly showing the plate flaw, strong colors, Very Fine, a scarce variety, unlisted in Scott, SG value

£ 300
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1490
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1490, IndiaINDIA, 1937, 3p-25r King George VI (150-167; SG 247-264), INDIA, 1937, 3p-25r King George VI (150-167; SG 247-264)INDIA, 1937, 3p-25r King George VI (150-167; SG 247-264). Mint N.H., complete per Gibbons (missing 14a stamp), bright colors, Very Fine, SG £600, Scott Retail with 14a

580
275
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1491
og
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1491, IndiaINDIA, 1925, 2r on 10r Carmine Rose & Green, Surcharge on King George V (O69b; SG O104), INDIA, 1925, 2r on 10r Carmine Rose & Green, Surcharge on King George V (O69b; SG O104)INDIA, 1925, 2r on 10r Carmine Rose & Green, Surcharge on King George V (O69b; SG O104). Top right interpanneau selvage, stamp lightly hinged, excellent centering, brilliant colors, No. "53" noted lightly in pencil on reverse

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR EXAMPLE OF THE 2-RUPEES ON 10-RUPEES OFFICIAL WITH SURCHARGE ERRONEOUSLY PRINTED ON THE KING GEORGE V STAMP.

This surcharge was supposed to be printed on the King Edward VII stamps but a small number were mistakenly applied to the King George V stamps. With 2016 B.P.A. certificate. The current Scott catalogue value of $800.00 does not adequately reflect current market prices. SG value

£ 4,500
5,500
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