Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 December, 2022

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Category — India

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2360
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2360, IndiaINDIA, 1852, -1/2a White, "Scinde Dawk" (A1; SG S1). Tied to piece though likely not originating, wide margins though clipped at corners into octagon shape, diamond of dots and trace of red cancels, strong impression with clear detail, Fine, Scott $2,450.00, SG £3,000

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E. 500-750
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2361
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2361, IndiaINDIA, 1852, -1/2a Blue, "Scinde Dawk" (A2; SG S2). Affixed to piece, mostly large margins, lightly cancelled, multiple faults including creased, toning and surface flaw, still of Fine appearance for this scarce stamp, Scott $10,750.00, SG £11,000

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2362
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2362, IndiaINDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue, Second Printing (6D; SG 19). Large to full margins, bright colors, square of dots cancel, Very Fine, Scott $775.00, SG £850

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E. 300-400
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2363
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Sale 1270, Lot 2363, IndiaINDIA, Used in Burma, 1882-87, -1/2a Green, 1a Maroon (85, 89; SG 85, 89). Three singles of -1/2a, all tied by four clear strikes of "Pagan 29 AU 99" circular datestamps on cover to Berlin, Germany, Sea Post Office transit and Berlin arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce use from Pagan

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E. 300-400
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2364
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Sale 1270, Lot 2364, IndiaINDIA, Used in Burma, 1903 Entire from Haka (Chin Hills) to Zanzibar. Two singles of India 1a Queen Victoria on -1/2a King Edward VII entire, tied and cancelled "Haka, Monywa, 23 AP 03" double-circle datestamps on small cover to French Consulate in Zanzibar, Zanzibar arrival backstamp, accompanied by original letter from Maj. A. Newland of the 6th Burma Battalion regarding purchasing stamps from the French Post Offices in Zanzibar 1902-03 Issue with clear instructions of blocks and pairs (even hand-drawn diagram) he wished to acquire, cover with slight toned spots, Fine and fascinating contents written from a British Army Officer in the Chin Hills of Burma

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E. 300-400
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2365
P
Sale 1270, Lot 2365, IndiaINDIA, 1888, 12a Queen Victoria, Large Die Proof in Black (45P; SG 100P). Measuring 92 x 60mm on glazed card, stamped "Before Hardening" and "23 MAR. 86", some slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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2366
P
Sale 1270, Lot 2366, IndiaINDIA, 1892, 2a6p Queen Victoria, Large Die Proof in Black (48P; SG 103P). Measuring 92 x 60mm on glazed card, stamped "Before Hardening" and "21 JUL. 91" in blue, Very Fine and scarce

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E. 400-500
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2367
P
Sale 1270, Lot 2367, IndiaINDIA, 1899, 3p Queen Victoria, Large Die Proof in Black (54P; SG 111P). Measuring 92 x 60mm on glazed card, stamped "Before Hardening" and "18 OCT. 98" in blue, Very Fine and quite scarce

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E. 400-500
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2368
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Sale 1270, Lot 2368, IndiaINDIA, 1911, 25r Ultramarine & Brown Orange (98; SG 191). Complete pane of twelve (4x3) without outer selvage, cancelled and tied by "Ambala Par. 24 DEC 27" double-circle datestamp on small piece, bright colors, few minute flaws including light crease, still Very Fine, an impressive postally used multiple of the 25r high value, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $540.00, SG £780

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E. 300-400
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2369°
TC
Sale 1270, Lot 2369, IndiaINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a Gandhi, Imperforate Color Trial (203TC; SG 305TC). Original gum, h.r., large balanced margins, lovely fresh color in Slate Blue (versus the issued Brown), certificate notes toning which is just a couple minor spots on gum

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM 1948 1-1/2-ANNA GANDHI IMPERFORATE TRIAL COLOR IN SLATE BLUE. VERY FEW ARE THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN PRINTED.

We have not offered another example in at least 30 years. With 2016 B.P.A. certificate

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2370
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Sale 1270, Lot 2370, IndiaINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi, Courvoisier Presentation Folder (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Complete set neatly mounted and affixed to page, front cover with printed "Courvoisier S.A., La Chaux-de-Fonds", page with couple toned spots not affecting stamps, still Very Fine and scarce, it is believed that only 200 were produced for dignitaries and high officials with far fewer still in existence today

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E. 750-1,000
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2371
TC
Sale 1270, Lot 2371, IndiaINDIA, 1972, 20p Gandhi and Nehru, Color Trials (SG 693TC; Scott 589TC). Seven matching Mint N.H. imperforate vertical pairs with sheet margin at left, including two vignette only in Pale Brown and Red Brown and five frames in varying shades of Blue and Violet, Very Fine

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E. 400-500
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2372
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2372, IndiaINDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (O12; SG O16). Grid cancel, strong color, surface blemishes as usual, still a Fine appearing example of this scarce Official stamp, Scott $325.00, SG £1,400

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E. 300-400
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2373
 
Sale 1270, Lot 2373, IndiaINDIA, 1866, 2a Violet, Official (O12; SG O16). Grid cancel, surface blemishes as usually seen, still a Fine appearing used example, Scott $325.00, SG £1,400

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E. 200-300
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2374
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Sale 1270, Lot 2374, IndiaINDIA, 1866-72, -1/2a Blue, Official (O16; SG O20). Mint N.H. block of eighteen (6x3) from bottom left of top left pane with part inscription in left selvage and fancy interpanneau gutter selvage at bottom, bold color, Very Fine and delightful multiple, SG £1,440 as singles

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E. 400-500
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2375
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Sale 1270, Lot 2375, IndiaINDIA, 1866-73, 6a8p Slate, Official (O21 Footnote; SG O30b). Mint N.H. with part imprint selvage at left, with typical slightly streaky gum (some toning in selvage), Fine and scarce, prepared but not issued, SG £750 as hinged

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E. 200-300
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2376
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Sale 1270, Lot 2376, IndiaINDIA, 1869, 1a-50r Queen Victoria, Telegraphs (SG T4-T20). Mint N.H., 2r8a with toned gum and couple other values with typical streaky gum, 1r Ty. I, as well as 10r, 2r8a and 10r Ty. II, few values with part inscription selvage on one side, lovely fresh colors

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE SET OF THE 1869 TELEGRAPH ISSUE, ESPECIALLY IN MINT NEVER-HINED CONDITION.

SG £4,400

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2377
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Sale 1270, Lot 2377, IndiaINDIA, 1878, 10r Dull Blue Green, Die II, Telegraph (SG T14). Mint N.H. though quite toned, well-centered, Fine, SG £1,200

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E. 200-300
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2378
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Sale 1270, Lot 2378, IndiaINDIA, 1869, 25r Reddish Lilac, Die I, Telegraph (SG T16). Mint N.H. with typical lightly streaky gum, strong color, Very Fine and scarce, SG £1,400 as hinged

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E. 400-500
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2379
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Sale 1270, Lot 2379, IndiaINDIA, 1869, 50r Rose, Die I, Telegraph (SG T19). Mint N.H. with part inscription sheet selvage at bottom, typical slightly toned streaky gum, Fine and scarce high value, especially as Die I, SG £1,500 as hinged

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E. 400-500
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