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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 - Telegraph and Postal Service

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3447
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3447, India - Telegraph and Postal ServiceINDIA, 1869, 1a-50r Telegraphs (SG T4-T20), INDIA, 1869, 1a-50r Telegraphs (SG T4-T20)INDIA, 1869, 1a-50r Telegraphs (SG T4-T20). Complete set of these attractive stamps, original gum, with Die II of values, bright colors, couple trivial faults, Fine-Very Fine

£ 2,936
1,600
3448
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3448, India - Telegraph and Postal ServiceINDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die II, Telegraph (SG T17), INDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die II, Telegraph (SG T17)INDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die II, Telegraph (SG T17). Horizontal strip of three, original gum, bright color, couple light gum bends, right stamp with couple small thins, Very Fine appearance, a scarce multiple, SG as singles

£ 1,350
275
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3449
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3449, India - Telegraph and Postal ServiceINDIA, 1890, 4a Blue, Telegraph (SG T44), INDIA, 1890, 4a Blue, Telegraph (SG T44)INDIA, 1890, 4a Blue, Telegraph (SG T44). Tied by two Bombay 1905 double-circle datestamps on large printed cover to London, England, affixed to front is contemporaneous Gibbons Monthly piece regarding item, Very Fine, likely a unique use of a Telegraph stamp to illegally pay postage, despite the Gibbons piece which states other examples exist, none have surfaced, with 2006 B.P.A. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3450, India - Telegraph and Postal ServiceINDIA, 1895, -1/2a-5r "Postal Service" Overprints, INDIA, 1895, -1/2a-5r "Postal Service" OverprintsINDIA, 1895, -1/2a-5r "Postal Service" Overprints. Complete set of eleven values to the 5r, either Mint N.H. or lightly hinged, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, used to indicate duty collected on incoming packages by ship

E. 400-500
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3451, India - Telegraph and Postal ServiceINDIA, 1895, 9p Rose, "Postal Service" Overprint, INDIA, 1895, 9p Rose, "Postal Service" OverprintINDIA, 1895, 9p Rose, "Postal Service" Overprint. Tied by "Naxalbari 23 SE 98" double-circle datestamp on large part-printed "On Her Majesty's Service Only" cover to Punkabaree, red manuscript on reverse reading "This cover should be returned to the Sub Postmaster NX6 as for the misuse of the Postal Service Stamps...", Punkabaree arrival datestamps, cover with file folds and minor nicks at bottom, Fine and rare commercial use, these overprinted stamps were to be used on incoming foreign parcels to indicate the amount paid for customs, few were accidentally used on Official mail and were not philatelically inspired

E. 1,500-2,000
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