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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Burma
British Commonwealth Basutoland to Caymans selections to late 1970s including Basutoland 1938 set, Bechuanaland 1938 & 1955 sets, Bermuda KGVI Keyplates to £1, BAT 1963 Pictorials to £1 (both) & 1971 Surcharges, British Honduras KGVI Pictorials, British Occupation of Italian Colonies, Brunei 1907 & 1947 sets, Burma 1937 1r to 10r & 1947 Officials set, Caymans 1938 1950 & 1962 Pictorial sets, also BIOT, British Guiana and British Levant, some toning issues, but generally fine, Cat £4000 approximately. (Qty 100s)
1899 usage of Indian 2½a Envelope to Transvaal (b/s) with 'YERCAUD' squared-circle; & 1937 illustrated Coronation cover to Jamaica, with 'BURMA' Overprints on KGV 9p. (Qty 2)
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1946 commercial cover to London with India 1a x3 tied by East African 'E.A./13 III 46/APO 78' cds (LRD) used at Taukkyan, worn but legible registration cachet. Very scarce. Rossiter's LRD is 8.3.1946, which is also his only date of use of the registration cachet.
REVENUES: Bundle of KGV stamped paper with values to 10r (3), 25r (7) & 100r (3), condition well above normal for these; Insurance No Wmk 10k block of 8 used; also mint Savings Stamps - not in Barefoot - 1949 1r perforated proof block of 4 & block of 9 of the issued stamp, 1954 low value & 1r blocks of 4, and three other values in blocks of 80 (toned & some faults).
ANDAMAN ISLANDS: 1913 commercial usage to England of Indian KGV ½a+2a Registration Envelope size F with KEVII ½a tied by fine 'PORT-BLAIR/12JL13' cds (as Proud #D11 but 2-digit month), small 'PORT BLAIR' h/s on registration label (on the reverse), opened-out for display, a couple of minor blemishes. [This is 2 years earlier than Proud's ERD for this type of cds. He records a 'REG' cds only from 1930. Port Blair was established in 1858 as a convict settlement for reception of prisoners from the Indian mainland. From 1909 many political prisoners were held here]
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: Selection of Peacock handstamps on Postage & Service issues mostly mint with values to 2r and several errors including Red Handstamps Overstruck with Black Handstamps, also Large H/S on 8a SG J44 x2, "chops" on blank paper SG J45 unused used & unused pair Imperf Between, 1943 Shan States 10c to 30c mint, etc. Ex J Edgar Williams. While many have Stolow guarantee handstamps & a few are initialled "AE" (= WH Adgery-Edgar), they must of necessity be offered "as is". [Apparently acquired in the 1950s-1960s] (Qty 65)
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: 1942 Surcharges selection with mint ¼a on 1s, ½a on 2s, ¾a on 3s, 4a on 4s, 1r on 10s normal & Surcharge Inverted, 2r on 20c & 5r in Red on 30c & a poor 10c on 3a on 7s; used including 1a on 5s, 2r on 20s x2 (one in Red), 5r in Red on 30s, 15c on 4a on 4s & 20c on 8a (1948 BPA Certificate) etc, generally fine to very fine, Cat £850 + SG J62, Ex J Edgar Williams. Offered "as is". (Qty 20)
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: 1942 (Sep) Surcharges '1R' on 10s carmine SG J54 marginal block of 4 from the base of the sheet, large-part o.g. with the lower units being unmounted, Cat €96++. Ex J Edgar Williams.
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: 1943 Farmer & Buffaloes 2c green complete imperforate sheet of 50 (10x5), no gum as issued. Unlisted by Gibbons.