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Sale 1143 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, Featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 November, 2016

Category — India - 1865 De la Rue Issues, Watermarked

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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3377, India - 1865 De la Rue Issues, WatermarkedINDIA, 1865-67, -1/2 Blue, Plate Proof (SG 54P; Scott 20P), INDIA, 1865-67, -1/2 Blue, Plate Proof (SG 54P; Scott 20P)INDIA, 1865-67, -1/2 Blue, Plate Proof (SG 54P; Scott 20P). Complete imperforate pane of 80 with inscriptions margins all around, printed on unwatermarked paper, lovely pastel shade, couple of creases of no consequence (not mentioned on certificate)

VERY FINE AND UNIQUE PROOF PANE OF THE -1/2-ANNA BLUE. AN ATTRACTIVE SHOWPIECE.

With 2007 R.P.S. certificate.

E. 7,500-10,000
0
3378
Sbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3378, India - 1865 De la Rue Issues, WatermarkedINDIA, 1865-76 Queen Victoria De La Rue "Cancelled" Overprints, INDIA, 1865-76 Queen Victoria De La Rue "Cancelled" OverprintsINDIA, 1865-76 Queen Victoria De La Rue "Cancelled" Overprints. Remarkable series of eleven matching top pane blocks of sixteen with full selvage on three sides, with 9p, 1a, 2a, 4a, 6a, 6a8p and 8a Regular Issues (SG 58, 62, 69, 72-73, 78, 80; Scott 22-23, 26-28, 32-33), also -1/2a, 1a, 2a and 4a Officials (SG O20, O23, O27-O28; Scott O17-O20), 8a with additional row of "Cancelled" in top selvage, few with inconsequential faults in the selvage

VERY FINE AND ATTRACTIVE SHOWPIECES OF THE DE LA RUE "CANCELLED" OVERPRINTS FROM THE SINGLE SHEET RETAINED BY DE LA RUE FOR THEIR ARCHIVES.

These are the second largest known blocks. A perfect addition to any exhibit.

E. 7,500-10,000
5,750
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3379, India - 1865 De la Rue Issues, WatermarkedINDIA, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue, Imperforate (SG 54a; Scott 20a), INDIA, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue, Imperforate (SG 54a; Scott 20a)INDIA, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue, Imperforate (SG 54a; Scott 20a). Large margins to touching at right, used with -1/2a Blue and 4a Green (SG 54, 69; Scott 20, 26), tied by "Masulipatum JY 9 70" and "68" duplex datestamps on registered cover to Bombay, Hydrabad transit on front and red boxed registered backstamp with manuscript details, cover with small faults incl. piece missing at top right, -1/2a stamps with minor faults

FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE -1/2-ANNA IMPERFORATE USED ON COVER.

Nearly all used examples of this imperforate come from Masulipatum. With 2011 B.P.A. certificate.

E. 5,000-7,500
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