Prestige Philately Auction 126 CatalogueCatalogue by themeTransport
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Visual appeal abounds from this group of mini-collections including a folio of cinderella art by artist Collingridge Rivett, themed folios for Olympics, Scouting, Cricket, and Cars & Trucks, plus Australian Replica Cards, worldwide souvenir sheets, Antarctic souvenir covers (10) & range of bicycle thematics. Plenty of weird & wonderful material sighted including 3-D issues, Imperforates & M/Ss. (Qty 100s)
India: 1858 small cover to London (arrival cds in red on the face) with attractive franking of East India 2a orange & 4a black/blue tied by 'B/1' of Calcutta, GPO b/s, boxed 'REGD LETTER No' & boxed 'INDIA PAID' h/s all in red. Charming. [A marvellous example of the various methods of transport employed at the time: by ship SS "Bengal" to Suez, camel to Cairo, train to Alexandria, ship SS "Euxine" to Marseilles, rail to Calais, British packet to Dover, finally rail to London!]