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Stamp auction - 24 July 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 24 July 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 148 - India
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
637
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) £55 to 70 N/S
638
 M
 Used
Large black page stock book containing 2000+ stamps from India & states, M & U with some duplication, generally early to middle period. £50 to 60 £140.00
639
 M
 Used
QV - modern mainly U starter collection housed on leaves in a ring binder incl. KGV to 25r, 1931 Inauguration set, 1935 Jubilee set, KGVI to 10r, Service Officials KGVI to 10r. Later ranges to 1990's also Bahawalpur M ranges, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan etc. (many 100's) £60 to 80 £82.00
640
 Used
1854-1982 good to FU collection in two albums. £130 to 160 £165.00
641
Used (on letter or envelope)
1865 cover from Bangalore to London via Madras franked 4a green vertical pair, tied Bangalore c.d.s, obverse has London Paid & Indian Paid marks in red. (1) £45 to 55 N/S
642
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 £45.00
643
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. £55 to 70 N/S
644
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
645
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 Stack & Leefe flight Karachi - Lahore cover bearing cachet & b/stamps (60 flown), 1927 1st Indian Air Pageant Delhi RAF flight Peshawar - Lahore bears pictorial double ring pmk & b/stamp - scarce unrecorded flight. 1927 Kings Cup Winner Vetch DH Moth flight (initialled by pilot & passenger) special flight over Calcutta, 1927 Vetch DH Moth flight Calcutta - Cherrapunj cover onto Shillong (only 35 flown). Scarce. (4) £70 to 90 £240.00
646
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927-29 range of 5 flight covers incl. 1927 cover Bombay - Paris flown by Imperial AW Basra - Cairo (W39) bears BY/AIR in circle cachet, 1929 Imperial Airways 1st flight All-Air Karachi - Croydon (service only lasted for 2 flights) scarce, 1929 Indian State Air Services/Imperial AW 1st flight Karachi - Delhi onto Calcutta. £50 to 60 £150.00
647
 UM
 Block of four
1928 15r blue & olive wmk inverted marginal gutter UM block of four, couple of perfs have tone spots (very minor), SG.218w. Cat. £180 £50 to 60 £86.00
648
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-31 range of first flight covers (7) incl. 1929 Indian State Air Services/Imperial AW Karachi - Delhi & onto Calcutta illustrated envelope with cachet, another Delhi - Karachi, another but flown on to London by Imperial AW, 1930 RAF Demonstration flight to Singapore flown Delhi - Calcutta posted on arrival, cachet & pilot signed (72 flown) etc. £55 to 70 £170.00
649
 UM
1948 10r Gandhi, UM, SG.308. (1) Cat. £350 £120 to 150 £120.00
650
 M
1948 Gandhi set, fine M, SG.305/8. (4) £120 to 150 £150.00
651
 M
1948 Gandhi set, fine M, SG.305/8. (4) Cat. £375 £100 to 120 £100.00
652
 M
 Used
1955-67 M (predominantly) & FU collection on leaves incl. Jubilee set, 1937 defin set U, 1946 Victory set M, 1948 Gandhi set M (note - the 10r value has no gum and is not included in cat value), 1949 Pictorial Defin set FU, 1949 UPU set M, run through to 1967 of commems, Indian Forces sets M for Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam etc. (366) Cat. £750 £140 to 170 £140.00
 
   
       
   
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