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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - India
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1002
Used (on letter or envelope)
India (10) & Convention States (11) items of unused stationery incl. Gwalior opts on reply cards (2 sizes) Patiala ½a envelope (var 'no arms'), Travancore 4p cards optd for India (6 types) etc. (21) £50 to 65 £72.00
1003
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1850's - later small group of EL's & covers, marks incl. framed LIVERPOOL INDIA SHIP L.R, CALCUTTA SHIP LETTER, CROWN/COLOMBO POST FREE to India, 1857 1a cover to England, 1878-79 pair 10th Royal Hussars 6a covers of 2nd Afghan War from Jellalabad & Nowhera, 1933 Imperial Airways first flight London to Calcutta, WWI I.E.F o/ps incl. Base Office D set to 1r or F.P.O No 343 East Africa c.d.s. cover. To view. (13) £80 to 100 £330.00
1004
 M
 Used
1854-2000+ good to FU & M collection housed in a large well filled Philatelic Album with slip case, the U with early issues in mixed condition incl. KGV issues 1911-22 to 25r, 1926-33 to 25r, 1929 Air set, 1931 Inauguration set, 1935 Jubilee set then a general run through to 2000+, also incl. a decent range of Officials. QV-QEII M collection with a small range of QV-KEVII, KGV incl. 1929 Air, 1931 Inauguration, 1935 Jubilee set, KGVI 1937 Defin set, 1948 Gandhi set, 1949 Pictorial Defin set & later to 1989 plus a range of Officials. (many 100's) £400 to 500 £400.00
1005
Used (on letter or envelope)
1895 Campaign cover, franked 1a, tied Dalhousie c.d.s. to England, officer counter - signed, written by Pte. 1 K.R.R detachment, Bareilly. £50 to 65 N/S
1006
Used (on letter or envelope)
1912 PPC of HM Transport Romilla addressed to India, 1d GB tied boxed Paquebot of Port Said & arrival marks of Lahore & Kaulakha & also very scarce boxed 'RECEIVED BY/AUSTRIAN STEAMER/BOMBAY 16 AP 12' in three lines. (1) £65 to 80 N/S
1007
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1920 Jan 20th RAF experimental first flight Karachi - Bombay official letter from PA to PMG Bombay (incorrectly states the date of first flight as 16th Jan) with cover (front & back separated). Service was postponed for a week, cover franked 2d adhesives (8), tied Karachi Air Post double ring cancels. £60 to 75 £82.00
1008
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 Jan 23rd RAF demonstration flight Calcutta - Risalpur cover posted on arrival to Nowshera (64 letters flown) with large circular cachet, signed Flt Lt Graham. Scarce. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1009
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 Feb 14th Stack & Leete flight Karachi - Lahore with large oblong cachet (60 flown). £30 to 40 £32.00
1010
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 Feb 3rd RAF Empire Cruise flight Calcutta - Rangoon cover with special vignette (92 flown). £50 to 60 £88.00
1011
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-29 Kabul evacuation flight Dec 1928 - Feb 1929, four pages written up incl. flown mail bag tag complete with lead weight (certified Stephen H. Smith), photographs of aircraft conducting the evacuation and letter from traffic inspector at Raewind, offering assistance after a forced landing. A unique group. £100 to 120 £470.00
1012
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Oct 27th Mildred Bruce world flight special covers (2) incl. one with inverted aircraft, flown Karachi - Jodhpur & Karachi - Calcutta, both are pilot signed. £120 to 160 £185.00
1013
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Quetta Earthquake cover to London re-directed to Exeter, no stamps available but m/s 'Quetta Earthquake Service' with OHMS crossed out, no postage dues applied at Exeter. £40 to 50 £66.00
1014
 Used
1937-51 collection U on philatelic leaves, generally fine with a nice 1937 Gandhi set with special pmks, 1949 set, commems, 1½a Gandhi Service etc. Just a few not counted in catalogue. Cat. £523 £150 to 180 N/S
 
   
       
   
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