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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - India
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
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) £60 to 75 N/S
665   Used (on letter or envelope)
1850's-1970's Postal history collection housed on leaves in three albums, ranges of used &unused stationery cards, envelopes, air letters, railway postcards, I.E.F opts, Surcharged, Express, registered etc. FDC's & some stamps. £100 to 150 £600.00
666    Used
1855-1987 collection of good to FU on leaves. Good coverage of pre 1947 issues incl. 1854 ½a (SG. 10) & 1a (SG. 13) - four large margins; 1855 2a (SG. 31) imperf. plus 4a & 8a P.14 (SG. 35 & 36); 1856 ½a to 8a; 1860 8p (SG. 52); 1865 to 4a; 1876 6a (both), 12a & 1882-89 5r. Coverage of KEVII & KGV issues are large part complete incl. good range of high values. Some stamps have heavy pmks. but otherwise sound. Early Independence issues incl. 1948 Gandhi set & 1949 set. Later issues are largely complete - mostly commercially used, some with heavy pmks. Some sorting would provide a good base for further development. Inspection recommended. (1158) £190 to 230 £190.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1863-68 pair EL's to France, both with GB accountancy marks, one boxed INDIA UNPAID, the other reverse CALCUTTA INDIA UNPAID, both with m/s VIA MARSEILLES. (2) £50 to 65 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 fine 8a mourning cover to Bedale, value tied RAWULPINDEE/6 cancel, 1896 2½a rated cover with EDIN - NEWCASTLE SORTING TENDER c.d.s. & 1887 1½a card to France with ASKA cancel. (3) £45 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1891 GB incoming 2½d cover to Benares, with PPC, both different SEA POST OFFICE c.d.s. Others incl. 1907, 1913 covers with RAILWAY cancels, 1934-38 covers - Reg. High Court Buildings or oval LATE FEE NOT PAID mark, WWII covers incl. pictorial air letter card, boxed INLAND/42/CENSORSHIP & P.O.W envelope/C.O. GPO Bombay/ - & Italian censor mark of 1943. Worth viewing. (9) £90 to 110 N/S
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. £60 to 80 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1910 1a Kinchinjunga photo PPC, tied Darjeeling 10 OCT 10, to Switzerland, message written in German (Darjeeling Base Camp) £60 to 85 £60.00
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) £100 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1953 Everest set on illustrated FDC signed by Sherpa Tenzing, accompanied by a PPC of Tenzing bearing Everest set used on 1st Day, also signed by him - 1 of 100 only. (2) £60 to 80 £320.00
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