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

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

Category — Cook Islands thru India

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
253
c
Sale 1204, Lot 253, Cook Islands thru IndiaINDIA, 1855, 4a Black on Bluish, 8a Rose on Bluish (9-10; SG 35-36). Used with -1/2a Blue and 1a Brown (11-12; SG 37, 39), tied by "B/1" octagon cancels with red "G.P.O. Ex. Calcutta FE 29, 1860" double-circle datestamp on reverse of cover to South Berwick Me., well-struck "Forwarded by Foster, Rogers & Co., Calcutta" handstamp (unlisted in Rowe), endorsed "via Bombay & Marseilles", red boxed "India Paid", Bombay and London transits and Br. Packet Boston datestamps, "15" credit handstamp also ties 4a, cover with some wrinkling, edge wear and missing backflap, still a Fine and scarce usage

E. 300-400
200