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Stamp auction - 4 February 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 4 February 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 152 - 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) £50 to 65 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. £50 to 65 N/S
TELEGRAPH STAMPS 1904 KEVII 8a, 1r, 2r, 25r & 50r UM usual toned gum otherwise fresh. SG. T59/61, T64/5. Cat. £574 £120 to 170 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1907 cover from India to Bandar Abbas, Persia, franked 2a6p, tied Bandar Abbas double ring c.d.s, also bears Bombay dispatch c.d.s. for 23rd Feb. (1) £30 to 40 N/S
1908 OFFICIAL TELEGRAPH STAMPS 5r, 10r & 50r each UM usual toned gum o/w fresh SG. OT2, OT3 & OT5. (9) Cat. £535 £100 to 150 £105.00
1909 Official set, complete M (gum toned), SG.068/72, Cat. £450 £150 to 180 £150.00
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 and also very scarce boxed 'RECEIVED BY/AUSTRIAN STEAMER/BOMBAY 16 AP 12' in three lines. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1920-27 range of first flight covers (8) incl. 1920 cover Bombay - Karachi intended for 7th (last) RAF experimental flight but went by ordinary postal service. 1927 STACK & LEETE flight Karachi - Delhi cacheted & one of the four covers flown back to Karachi, 1927 King's Cup Winner Vetch Moth special flight over Calcutta, bears h/stamp of moth, a further three covers incl. one with a double impression of the moth h/stamp, also a rarer postcard (only 49 flown), 1927 cover Bombay - London flown by Imperial Airways Basra - Cairo (service W32). £100 to 130 £135.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-41 range of first flight covers incl. 1929 Trans-Atlantic 10th Anniversary flight at Dum-Dum Airport, Calcutta special illustrated cacheted cover (298 flown), 1929 Indian State Air Service/Imperial Airways Delhi - Karachi with cachet. 1931 4a Airmail postcard Srinagar - Fribourg with insufficiently paid h/stamp, similar but Bombay - Buenos Aires 15.7.31 - first day usage, three unused 4a airmail postcards (3), unused with original wrapper band (for 8). 1937 Rocket mail message leaflet Delhi Scouts Jamboree with cachet, 1941 Pigeongram Kalyan - Bombay with covering envelope. (14 items) £100 to 130 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1948 Gandhi set on four illustrated FDC's cancelled Calcutta double ring c.d.s's - all unadressed, SG.305/8 £150 to 200 £155.00
1948 Gandhi set UM, the 1½a has slight faults, 10r has minute mark on Gandhi forehead, SG.305/8. (4) Cat. £375 £70 to 100 £92.00
936    M
INDIA & PAKISTAN 1953-2013 M/UM & VFU collection housed in five albums. £300 to 400 N/S
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