NEPAL, 1907-1935 “Sri Pashupati” Spectacular Essay and Proof Collection.
Nearly all neatly mounted and described on exhibit pages, with each of the three Perkin’s Bacon printed issues from 1907 (Scott 26-29), 1930 (Scott 30-37) and 1935 (Scott 38-43), includes a remarkable 26 Die Essays,
much of which are die sunk, some with manuscript notations, even incl. the 1930 5r high value, many are slightly affected with burn marks which occurred during the “Blitz” on London by the Luftwaffe during World War II as many of the known examples, most of these alone are unique
or with very few examples known, plate proofs incl. blocks of four of the 1907 and 1935 Issue, plus additional pairs and blocks of the 1907 Issue (at least six additional sets) and complete sheets
of 100 of the 1930 2p and 1935 4p, a few additional unique items
are present such as 1907 8p Imperforate Trial Color in Blue Green, 2p Error of Color and printed in Green (issued Color Brown) and signed Holcombe but debated as the issued stamps were perforated 13-1/2 and this is 12-1/2 and 4p and 8p with “Service” Specimen Overprints,
collection continues with the circa 1940s experimental negative proofs of the 1907 Issue in blocks of four which were printed locally as stocks were running low and there was difficulty in receiving stamps from London due to the outbreak of WWII, issued stamps incl. 1907 2p and 4p large blocks on telegram pieces, a few complete sheets, 1929 5r block of 25, and even six covers which incl. a 1943 registered cover from Kuti, Tibet (entered mails in Tatapani) using both 1907 and 1935 Issues, and more
MOSTLY FINE-VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLE ESSAY AND PROOF COLLECTION OF THE 1907-35 “SRI PASHUPATI” ISSUES. A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY.
Almost entirely ex Singer. An incredible opportunity for expansion or addition into a world-class collection of this seldom offered and interesting Himalayan country. Complete scans of this collection can be found on our website
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