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Displaying 19 Lots in Category - India



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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Postal Stationery


297

PS

(B)

FOOD PARCEL LABELS: 1946 Myer 3/7d complete label, three repaired tears at the top & one at the base and ironed-out creases but still a presentable example, the sender unusually having an Indian address, Melbourne parcels roller cancel. [Fine examples sold for $2645 and $1955 at our auctions of 29/3/2008 and 11/7/2008 respectively]

1000.00

$950.00



BURMA












854

C

B/C

World War II covers with censor labels comprising red/white '[Coat of Arms]/OPENED BY CENSOR' KM#L1A (rated 5) on Feb & Sep 1941 air covers to Ireland; similar but unrecorded 84x10mm text, stamp removed & cover opened-out for display; 'OPENED BY EXAMINER' as KM#L3 with unrecorded 86x4mm text tied by 'DG/105' KM#C6 (rated 8) of Rangoon; and typed 'P.C.90./OPENED BY EXAMINER' KM#L4A (rated 10) tied by 'DG/9' KM#C6 (rated 9) of Mandalay & octagonal '[crown]/PASSED/DGC 1' of Rangoon; and cachets comprising octagonal '[crown]/PASSED/DGD 1' KM#C4D (rated 9) of Lashio on Nov 1945 OAS cover to GB; small octagon 'DGB 2' (in black) & similar 'DGB 3' & 'DGB 10' KM#C5B (all rated 4) of Rangoon, the last two on registered OHMS covers; and boxed 'DGA 2/CENSORSHIP' as KM#C7A2 but unrecorded for Akyab, rather dessicated. (Qty 10)

300.00

$230.00T



INDIA




967

E

A

c.1958 Definitives Gandhi perforated test stamp in grey & orange and inscribed 'SPECIMEN' on gummed Wmk Asokan Capital Wmk paper, single & block of 4, unmounted. (Qty 5)

450.00

No longer available




969

P

A A1

1973 Interpol Police 20p perforated colour trials on gummed watermarked paper in brown, deep grey-blue, and turquoise, unmounted. (Qty 3)

300.00

No longer available


970

**

A A1

2007 Pushkar Fair 5r sheetlet of 12 with Black (date) Printed Double.

200.00

No longer available




971

E

A

OFFICIALS: 1874 'On/H.M.S.' overprint essays on East India a blue (very well centred) & 1a brown, both with traces of o.g. An important duo: believed to the be the only recorded examples. BPA Certificate (2006). [In the issued version of the overprint, the 'M.' was dropped to a lower level]

12000.00

$8,000.00



INDIA - Postal History








972

PS

A/B

Soldiers' & Seamen's Envelopes comprising 1879 9p unused x2 (one with 'SPECIMEN' h/s & 1894 usage with very fine 'ADEN-CAMP' squared-circle; 1895 'One Anna' on 9p unused, 1896 usage endorsed "Suakin" (Sudan) with 'BASE OFFICE/ B ' cds, & 1900 usage endorsed "The Black Watch" uprated with a x3 tied by 'KAMPTEE GORGE' cds. Ex Gerald Ellott. (Qty 6)

750.00

$575.00T


















973

C

1939-44 civil censor covers with a range of scarcer lables and cachets, two with unframed 4-line 'Please request sender in future/to write full name...' Morenwiser #C16A (rated 7) or similar boxed type #C16B (rated 10), another with double-oval 'INDIA CENSORSHIP/[Coat of Arms]/ B ' #S1 (rated 8) of Karachi impressed in red wax; also 1939 to Germany with roneo'd '.../Service to Germany suspended' label; generally fine. (Qty 23)

800.00

No longer available
















974

CPS

A/B

1939-44 Forces group with Air Force Nov 1939 air cover & front (faint strike) with crude 'ROYAL AIR FORCE/ CENSORED' h/s on face (stated to be the only recorded examples) & two different RAF HQ 'SECURITY' h/s - one in green - on 4a Airmail Postal Cards; Army 'PASSED BY UNIT CENSOR/ARMY YMCA' & FPO 187 cds on 1945 cover; typed 'OPENED/BY' label (stated to be unrecorded) & FPO 74 (no year slug); & 1943 from US APO 629 endorsed "Via Pouch" with Indian 3a cancelled on arrival at Washington DC; and Navy with triple-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/23NOV1939/* *' on face of air cover to GB; 'PASSED/BY/NAVAL CENSOR' types including the impressive "Star of David" on two 1943 Navy Office Madras covers to Ireland; triple-oval 'SEA TRANSPORT HEAD QUARTERS INDIA/19FEB40/BOMBAY' b/s on air cover to GB; large-circle 'LANDING CRAFT WING DEPOT/6JUN1945/HMS HAMLA' b/s on air cover to GB; Forces aerogramme with small '[triangle] R.N.' h/s at lower-left & large boxed "honour" handstamp on the reverse; tombstone 'FROM HMI SHIP/...' on 1943 cover and on 1943 & 1944 aerogrammes (different forms) all with '275/ + ' cds; 2-line 'MAILS FROM HMI SHIPS/ON ACTIVE SERVICE' in rosine on 1942 cover; double-boxed 'RECEIVED FROM HMI SHIPS/ON ACTIVE SERVICE' on 1940 (gorgeous!) & 1942 covers both also with octagonal 'PASSED BY/[crown]/ NAVAL CENSOR' & 'POSTAGE FREE' h/s; and triple-oval 'NAVAL-OFFICER-IN-CHARGE/5SEP1941/COCHIN' superb strike & similarly inscribed wax seal on the flap. A very scarce and highly desirable group. (Qty 21)

1000.00

No longer available

INDIAN STATES - Feudatory States


975

C

A+

BAHAWALPUR: 1950 internal cover with typed "Secret" & oval cachet of the 'Office of the Staff Officer...' cachet on the face, remarkable franking of 1948 Pictorials a pair & imperforate 1949 Jubilee 9p Cotton tied by 'SADIQ-GARH/ 3SEP50/BAHAWALPUR' cds. Superb! Philatelic Federation of Pakistan Certificate (2010).

750.00

$575.00T






976

P

A/A-

BAHAWALPUR: 1880 Court Fees 1a to 10r complete set of stamp-size die proofs in black on ungummed wove paper. Ex Waterlow & Sons. [Superior to the "Hyphasis" part-set - partial security punches, no 2r - that sold for $1207 at our auction of 8/10/2005] (Qty 8)

750.00

No longer available










977

PO

A

RATLAM: 1913 group comprising a photo of the maharajah, a gorgeous die proof of the central design for court fee stamps, 1a revenue stamp plate proof in ultramarine single in a recessed card & block of 4, all Ex Waterlow Archives; and 1a green in a different design affixed to document. (Qty 5 items)

575.00

No longer available

MALAYA - Postal History


992

C

(C)

1870 (April) large-part cover to London "Via Marseilles" with rare franking of Overprints on India '32 CENTS' on 2a orange SG 9 (Cat 90 x20+ on cover) tied by 'SINGAPORE - D14' duplex, London arrival b/s, the address panel excised & "renovated". Ex Howard Seltzer (Lot 3379).

600.00

$625.00




994

C

B

1873 double-rate cover to "Col R Cadell/Royal Artillery/Madras" with 12c SG 15 x2 & poor bars cancels, 'SINGAPORE/ A /JA9/73/PAID' cds in red, three Madras b/s & redirected to 'TRICHINOPOLY' (arrival b/s affected by opening fault), overall soiling. Carried per "Travancore" to Galle.

200.00

No longer available












1002

C

B/C

1915-17 WWI covers from India & Indo-China with 'PASSED CENSOR SINGAPORE' h/s & from India with 'Passed by Censor' h/s, 1915 cover from Penang - very fine - & FMS piece from 'KAPAR' both with 'PASSED/LETTER CENSOR' h/s. (Qty 4)

200.00

No longer available

MIDDLE EAST




1017

C

A-

BAHRAIN: 1896 merchant's cover to Cairo (b/s) with India 1a & 2a tied to the reverse by 'BAHRAIN' squared-circle.

300.00

$230.00








1018

C

(A)

BAHRAIN: 1939 (Nov 8) cover to the USA with Indian KGV 3a6p tied by 'BAHRAIN' cds, red/white '[Coat of Arms] 10 /OPENED BY CENSOR' label LTM#L2B (rated 10; number '10' not recorded) ungummed so stapled through the cover!, triangular 'PASSED - CENSOR/ 10 /KARACHI' M#H1b1 (rated 6), opened a little roughly/repaired at the base. With the enclosed superb photographic card "Seasons/Greetings/from/Saudi Arabia/John Domercq". [In the 1950s, John Domercq was Vice-President of Standard Oil of Texas. In the 1930s, he was probably involved in the early oil exploration in the Gulf] (Qty 2 items)

250.00

$220.00T



SOMALILAND (British)




1098

*

A/B

1903 Overprints on India 'BRIT SH' Error on QV 1903 1a SG 2a, 2a SG 4a, and 3a SG 5a (in a pair) all with traces of the letter 'I' remaining; also 'SOMAL.LAND' Error on KEVII a SG 25d, 1a SG 26d & 4a SG 29c, Cat 1815 (Gibbons catalogue values for 'BRIT SH' Error are for the 'I' fully omitted). (Qty 6 items)

300.00

$460.00




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