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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 - Used Abroad

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3452
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3452, India - Used AbroadINDIA, Field Forces in Abyssinia, 1860-64, 8p Lilac (SG 52; Scott 19), INDIA, Field Forces in Abyssinia, 1860-64, 8p Lilac (SG 52; Scott 19)INDIA, Field Forces in Abyssinia, 1860-64, 8p Lilac (SG 52; Scott 19). Horizontal strip of five, each stamp with bold "FF" in bars cancel used during the Abyssinian Campaign of 1868, sensible hinge reinforcement and left stamp with pulled perf, Very Fine strikes, believed to be the largest multiple with this scarce cancel

E. 400-500
275
3453
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3453, India - Used AbroadINDIA, Used in Burma, 1902, 25r Ultramarine & Orange Brown (SG 147; Scott 76), INDIA, Used in Burma, 1902, 25r Ultramarine & Orange Brown (SG 147; Scott 76)INDIA, Used in Burma, 1902, 25r Ultramarine & Orange Brown (SG 147; Scott 76). Excellent centrally struck "Sandoway Tel. 12 Oct. 14" circular datestamp, stamp well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, scarce this choice, catalogue as used SG £1,700, Scott $925.00

E. 500-750
800
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3454
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3454, India - Used AbroadINDIA, Used in Iraq, 1904, 3r Green & Brown, 1911-23, 8a Red Violet (SG 141, 182; Scott 72, 91), INDIA, Used in Iraq, 1904, 3r Green & Brown, 1911-23, 8a Red Violet (SG 141, 182; Scott 72, 91)INDIA, Used in Iraq, 1904, 3r Green & Brown, 1911-23, 8a Red Violet (SG 141, 182; Scott 72, 91). Two singles, each with perfect strikes of 1916 Abu Khasib double-circle datestamps, 3r dated Jul. 14 and 8a dated Aug. 22, Extremely Fine strikes, these are some of the rarest Persian Gulf cancels which were used during WWI

E. 750-1,000
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3455
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3455, India - Used AbroadNEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1855-64, -1/2a Blue (11; SG 37), NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1855-64, -1/2a Blue (11; SG 37)NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1855-64, -1/2a Blue (11; SG 37). Tied by barred "137" and "Nepaul 11 FE 65" duplex datestamp (Hel. B9) on cover to Calcutta, Tirhoot and Patna transit and Calcutta arrival datestamps, reverse with "//74//" in Devanagari indicating that breaking the seal of this cover was a grave sin, stamp with perfs mostly cut

VERY FINE. A RARE EARLY USE OF THE HELLRIGL NO. B9 CANCEL ON A NEAT COVER.

This cancel was used between 1865-68 with Jan. 11, 1865 as the earliest recorded. Ex Ricketts and Singer

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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3456
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3456, India - Used AbroadNEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1855-64, -1/2a Blue (11; SG 37), NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1855-64, -1/2a Blue (11; SG 37)NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1855-64, -1/2a Blue (11; SG 37). Tied by "B/137" concentric octagon cancel (Hel. B8) with corresponding red "Nepaul P.O. 11 Jan. 1862" double-circle datestamp on reverse of cover to Calcutta, Patna (Jan. 14) transit and Calcutta (Jan. 17) arrival datestamps, stamp with a few cut perfs, otherwise Very Fine and rare, ex Singer, this was the first British cancel used in Nepal and is typically unreadable, very few covers with legible cancels are known

E. 300-400
275
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3457
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3457, India - Used AbroadNEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54), NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54)NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54). Tied by barred "137" and "Nepaul 21 MA 68" duplex datestamp (Hel. B9) on cover to Patna, boxed "Too Late" (Hel. B67) on reverse, Tirhoot transit and Patna arrival datestamps, reverse with "//74//" in Devanagari indicating that breaking the seal of this cover was a grave sin

VERY FINE AND RARE. THIS IS THE LATEST KNOWN USE OF THE HELLRIGL NO. B9 CANCEL ON COVER.

This cancel was used between 1865-68. Ex Singer

E. 1,500-2,000
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3458
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3458, India - Used AbroadNEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54), NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54)NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54). Tied by barred "C-37" and "Nepal Apr. 12" duplex datestamp (Hel. B11a) and manuscript Stamped on cover to Russian explorer Ivan Minayeff in Benares, India, manuscript "To await arrival at bottom left, Chura, Arrah, Moteeharee and Allabad transit and Benares arrival datestamps, Very Fine, ex Singer, while no datestamp contains the year, Hel. B11a was used from 1874-76 and Minayeff was in India from 1874-75

E. 400-500
400
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3459
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3459, India - Used AbroadNEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54), NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54)NEPAL, India Used in Nepal, 1865-67, -1/2a Blue (20; SG 54). Tied by barred "C-37" and "Nepal Nov. 23" duplex datestamp (Hel. B11b) on cover to Benares, India, Chura, Arrah and Moteeharee transit and Benares arrival datestamps, cover with some faults incl. piece missing at top left and minor staining, Fine, ex Singer, while no datestamp contains the year, Hel. B11b was used from 1874-78

E. 200-300
180
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3460
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3460, India - Used AbroadINDIA, Used in Pondicherry, 1854, 1a Red (SG 14; Scott 4), INDIA, Used in Pondicherry, 1854, 1a Red (SG 14; Scott 4)INDIA, Used in Pondicherry, 1854, 1a Red (SG 14; Scott 4). Large margins to clear at bottom, tied by "C/111" cancel of Pondicherry with originating backstamp on 1856 folded letter to Calcutta, arrival backstamp, some trivial gum marks around stamp, Very Fine, with 2012 B.P.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
700
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3461°
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3461, India - Used AbroadINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (SG Z68a; Scott A9a), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (SG Z68a; Scott A9a)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (SG Z68a; Scott A9a). Bottom right diagonal bisect, used with 4a and 8a stamps (SG 35-36; Scott 9-10), tied by "B/172" octagon postmarks of Singapore (including bisect across cut) on 1859 folded letter to Glasgow, Scotland, manuscript "via Marseilles" directive, red "Singapore P.O." originating and Glasgow arrival backstamps, light horizontal file fold that just crosses very top of bisect, small piece of letter missing

VERY FINE AND RARE. AN ATTRACTIVE BISECT USE OF THE 4-ANNA BLACK ON BLUE GLAZED PAPER FROM SINGAPORE ON COVER. ONE OF THE KEY ITEMS FOR A STRAITS SETTLEMENTS EXHIBIT.

Ex Nathan. With 2000 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $22,000.00. SG £21,000

E. 15,000-20,000
11,500
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3462
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3462, India - Used AbroadINDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (SG Z68a; Scott A9a), INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (SG Z68a; Scott A9a)INDIA, Used in Straits Settlements, 1855-64, 4a Black on Blue Glazed Paper, Half Used as 2a (SG Z68a; Scott A9a). Bottom left diagonal bisect, used with normal 4a, tied along the bisect by "B/172" octagon postmarks of Singapore on small piece, Very Fine and rare, a complete cover catalogues SG £21,000 and Scott $22,000.00, with 1983 Robson Lowe opinion

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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