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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

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Category — India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-Book

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
808
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 808, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1949, 3p Gray Violet, Watermark Inverted (SG 309w; Scott 207 var), INDIA, 1949, 3p Gray Violet, Watermark Inverted (SG 309w; Scott 207 var)INDIA, 1949, 3p Gray Violet, Watermark Inverted (SG 309w; Scott 207 var). Block of four, lightly cancelled, bold color, Very Fine, SG value as singles

£ 400
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809
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INDIA, 1950, 2a-12a Inauguration of Republic (SG 329-332; Scott 227-230). Mint N.H. complete sheets of 128, bold colors, Very Fine, a rare set of sheets, catalogued as singles, $4,768.00

£ 4,864
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810
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 810, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 2000, 3r Madhubani-Mithila Painting, Red Omitted (SG 1955; Scott 1850 var), INDIA, 2000, 3r Madhubani-Mithila Painting, Red Omitted (SG 1955; Scott 1850 var)INDIA, 2000, 3r Madhubani-Mithila Painting, Red Omitted (SG 1955; Scott 1850 var). Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at right, each clearly showing the red omitted which contained the vital information such as country, value and design description, left vertical pair with light bend, otherwise Very Fine and scarce

E. 400-500
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811
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 811, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 2000, 3r Warship, Black Omitted (SG 1973 var; Scott 1864 var), INDIA, 2000, 3r Warship, Black Omitted (SG 1973 var; Scott 1864 var)INDIA, 2000, 3r Warship, Black Omitted (SG 1973 var; Scott 1864 var). Mint N.H. vertical pair with "traffic light" selvage at right which also shows the black omitted, couple minor fingerprints on gum and horizontal crease near bottom perfs of top stamp, accompanied by normal pair from same position, Fine, likely a unique pair

E. 400-500
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812
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 812, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1911, 1r Booklet of Six Panes of -1/2a and 1a, Without Post Office Inscription and Royal Cypher of King George V (SG SB5b), INDIA, 1911, 1r Booklet of Six Panes of -1/2a and 1a, Without Post Office Inscription and Royal Cypher of King George V (SG SB5b)INDIA, 1911, 1r Booklet of Six Panes of -1/2a and 1a, Without Post Office Inscription and Royal Cypher of King George V (SG SB5b). Complete booklet containing four Mint N.H. -1/2a and two Mint N.H. 1a panes (SG 149-150), one pane with trivial toned spot and booklet cut at left corners, otherwise Fine, a rarely encountered booklet, SG value

£ 2,000
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813
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 813, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1912, 1r Booklet of Eight Panes of -1/2a (SG SB7), INDIA, 1912, 1r Booklet of Eight Panes of -1/2a (SG SB7)INDIA, 1912, 1r Booklet of Eight Panes of -1/2a (SG SB7). Complete booklet containing eight Mint N.H. panes of SG No. 155, small toned spots on back couple panes and interleaving, minor cover creases, otherwise Fine, SG value

£ 500
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814
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 814, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1912, 1r Booklet of Eight Panes of -1/2a, Black Back Cover (SG SB7a), INDIA, 1912, 1r Booklet of Eight Panes of -1/2a, Black Back Cover (SG SB7a)INDIA, 1912, 1r Booklet of Eight Panes of -1/2a, Black Back Cover (SG SB7a). Complete booklet containing eight Mint N.H. panes of SG No. 155, one pane with toned gum, cover with minor creases, otherwise Fine, SG value

£ 500
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815
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 815, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1921, 2r Booklet of Four Panes of 2a (SG SB11), INDIA, 1921, 2r Booklet of Four Panes of 2a (SG SB11)INDIA, 1921, 2r Booklet of Four Panes of 2a (SG SB11). Complete booklet containing four Mint N.H. panes of SG No. 169, minor pencil notations on cover, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, SG value

£ 1,400
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816
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 816, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1922, 2r Booklet of Four Panes of 2a (SG SB12), INDIA, 1922, 2r Booklet of Four Panes of 2a (SG SB12)INDIA, 1922, 2r Booklet of Four Panes of 2a (SG SB12). Complete booklet containing four panes of SG No. 166, panes Mint N.H. though with toned gum, cover with minor toned spots, otherwise Fine and scarce, SG value

£ 1,400
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817
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 817, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1937, 1r Booklet of Four Panes of 1a (SG SB22), INDIA, 1937, 1r Booklet of Four Panes of 1a (SG SB22)INDIA, 1937, 1r Booklet of Four Panes of 1a (SG SB22). Complete booklet containing four Mint N.H. panes of SG No. 250, Very Fine, SG value

£ 500
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818
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 818, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1878, 4a Blue Green, Die II, Double Overprint, One Albino, Official Reprint (SG O14 Reprint; Scott O10 Reprint), INDIA, 1878, 4a Blue Green, Die II, Double Overprint, One Albino, Official Reprint (SG O14 Reprint; Scott O10 Reprint)INDIA, 1878, 4a Blue Green, Die II, Double Overprint, One Albino, Official Reprint (SG O14 Reprint; Scott O10 Reprint). Original gum, h.r., perfectly centered, couple light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce Official reprint footnoted in SG, especially so with the double overprint of which we have been unable to find any other examples, with 2019 B.P.A. certificate

E. 500-750
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819
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 819, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (SG O16; Scott O12), INDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (SG O16; Scott O12)INDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (SG O16; Scott O12). Traces of red cancel, bold color, few light surface blemishes as usual, light bend and small pinhole, still a Fine appearing example, with 1960 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $325.00

£ 1,200
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820
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 820, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (SG O16; Scott O12), INDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (SG O16; Scott O12)INDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (SG O16; Scott O12). Lightly cancelled, strong color, few light surface blemishes as usual, light bend, still Fine appearance, Scott $325.00

£ 1,200
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821
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 821, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1866, 4a Violet, Official (SG O17; Scott O13), INDIA, 1866, 4a Violet, Official (SG O17; Scott O13)INDIA, 1866, 4a Violet, Official (SG O17; Scott O13). Light barred diamond cancel, typical light surface rubbing, couple pulled perfs at right, still a Fine appearing example of this rare Official stamp, Scott $1,250.00

£ 3,500
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822
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 822, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1866, 4a Violet, Official (SG O17; Scott O13), INDIA, 1866, 4a Violet, Official (SG O17; Scott O13)INDIA, 1866, 4a Violet, Official (SG O17; Scott O13). Barred diamond cancel, surface rubbing as usual, few creases and small thins at top, Fine appearance

£ 3,500
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823
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 823, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1866, 8a Violet, Official (SG O18; Scott O14), INDIA, 1866, 8a Violet, Official (SG O18; Scott O14)INDIA, 1866, 8a Violet, Official (SG O18; Scott O14). Unused (no gum), bold color, slight surface rubbing which is endemic to this issue, light horizontal bend at top (none of which is mentioned on accompanying certificate)

FINE APPEARING UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1866 8-ANNA "SERVICE POSTAGE" OFFICIAL OVERPRINT.

With 1971 R.P.S. certificate. Scott $5,000.00

£ 9,500
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824
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 824, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1866, 8a Violet, Official (SG O18; Scott O14), INDIA, 1866, 8a Violet, Official (SG O18; Scott O14)INDIA, 1866, 8a Violet, Official (SG O18; Scott O14). Lightly cancelled, strong color, with faults incl. creases, couple small perf tears and surface rubbing, still Fine, a major Official rarity in used condition, Scott $5,000.00, SG £12,000

E. 1,500-2,000
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825
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 825, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1884, 2a-8a Violet, Official Reproductions (SG O16-O18 vars; Scott O12-O14 vars), INDIA, 1884, 2a-8a Violet, Official Reproductions (SG O16-O18 vars; Scott O12-O14 vars)INDIA, 1884, 2a-8a Violet, Official Reproductions (SG O16-O18 vars; Scott O12-O14 vars). Mint N.H., each trimmed at top and bottom, deep rich colors indicative of the reproductions, 8a with minor surface rubbing, otherwise Very Fine and quite scarce, mentioned in both SG and Scott as a footnote

E. 500-750
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826
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 826, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1900s -1/4a King Edward VII Postal Card Die Proof, INDIA, 1900s -1/4a King Edward VII Postal Card Die ProofINDIA, 1900s -1/4a King Edward VII Postal Card Die Proof. Printed in black and die sunk on thick card measuring 108 x 117mm, fresh and Very Fine, an interesting piece corresponding to the -1/4a postal card

E. 500-750
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827
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 827, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1878, 10r Dull Blue Green, Die II, Telegraph (SG T14), INDIA, 1878, 10r Dull Blue Green, Die II, Telegraph (SG T14)INDIA, 1878, 10r Dull Blue Green, Die II, Telegraph (SG T14). Mint N.H. though quite toned, excellent centering, Fine and scarce

£ 1,100
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828
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 828, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die I, Telegraph (SG T16), INDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die I, Telegraph (SG T16)INDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die I, Telegraph (SG T16). Mint N.H. though slightly toned, still Fine and scarce, far rarer than the Die II counterpart which is offered with greater frequency

£ 1,400
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829
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 829, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1870, 28r8a Bright Yellow Green, Telegraph (SG T18), INDIA, 1870, 28r8a Bright Yellow Green, Telegraph (SG T18)INDIA, 1870, 28r8a Bright Yellow Green, Telegraph (SG T18). Mint N.H. top right control no. 99 and partial imprint corner block of four, fresh color, couple minor selvage tears at bottom right of no consequence, slightly streaky gum as usual, otherwise Fine and handsome block, SG value as singles

£ 1,800
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830
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 830, India - Modern Issues thru Back-of-BookINDIA, 1869, 50r Rose, Die I, Telegraph (SG T19), INDIA, 1869, 50r Rose, Die I, Telegraph (SG T19)INDIA, 1869, 50r Rose, Die I, Telegraph (SG T19). Mint N.H. with slightly streaky gum as usual, fresh color, Fine and particularly scarce high value

£ 1,500
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