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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - India
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
913
 UM
INDIA & STATES KGVI collection of chiefly UM on leaves incl. 1937 1a tete beche pair UM, 1940-43 Defin set M, 1946 Victory set UM. OFFICIALS 1937-39 Service set UM, Azad Hind National Army set of six UM + 1r + 2r Imperfs (3) UM. CONVENTION STATES Gwalior 1942-45 UM, Jind 1940-43 Defin set UM, Nabha 1936-37 Maharaja Partab Singh set UM, 19340-43 set UM, Patiala 1940-43 set UM. (106 + 3 covers) Cat. £500++ £100 to 150 £195.00
914
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890's-1950's covers & air letter cards, many with 1930's & 40's airmail stamps, a number registered with higher frankings. Worth inspection. (90+) £80 to 100 £170.00
915
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
916
 UM
Telegraph stamps 1904 KEVII 8a, 1r, 2r, 25r & 50r UM (toned gum), 1st three values are marginals. SG.T59/T61, T64/T65. (5) Cat. £574 £100 to 150 £230.00
917
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
918
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927-29 first flight covers (4) from 1927 Imperial Airways 3rd flight Basra - Cairo flown over Karachi/England, red cachet. 1927 STACK & LEETE flight Karachi - Lahore with cachet (60 flown), 1927 first Indian Air Pageant, Delhi, R.A.F flight Peshwar - Lahore cachet pmk, three b/stamps (unrecorded by Anstee), 1929 Imperial Airways All-Air Karachi - Croydon registered commercial cover Dinapore Camp - Northampton. Scarce. (4) £80 to 100 £160.00
919
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 first flight covers (4) from Imperial Airways All-Air registered 1a card uprated 1½a + 8a Air Calcutta - Paris (scarce stage), another for Calcutta - Baghdad, franked 3a & 6a Airs, India State Air Services/Imperial Airways Delhi - Karachi - London with cachet (Stephen Smith cover) despatched Calcutta - believed only 20 of these flown, 1930 RAF Malaya Demonstration flight Allahabad - Delhi leg with cachet (73 flown). £130 to 165 £240.00
920
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-33 first flight covers (4) 1931 New Airmail 4a stationery card Calcutta - London (accompanied by unusual example of the card), another Calcutta - Djask (scarce stage), 1932 Imperial Airways Christmas flight Karachi - Cairo (20 flown), 1933 Imperial Airways/ITCA flight Calcutta - Baghdad special illustrated cover - only 34 flown on this leg. (5) £100 to 120 £260.00
921
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933-34 first flight covers (7) from 1933 Imperial Airways Christmas flight official cover Calcutta - Sweden, another from Asansol - Gwadur (included in only 9 items flown from Calcutta), another from Asansol - Baghdad (9 flown only), another from Asansol - Alexandria (9 flown only), 1933 Imperial Airways Rangoon - Baghdad official cover, another from Rangoon - Basra, 1933 Imperial Airways Rangoon - Singapore official cover then Singapore - London back stamped Ibstock, Leicester - unusual & scarce. £130 to 150 £330.00
922
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-78 collection of airmail covers (108) written up on leaves, mainly inland or UK incl. several censored, first flights, O.H.M.S registered, also Burma postal history collection covers (36) on leaves 1904-30 incl. three telegrams. (143 covers). £200 to 250 £230.00
923
 UM
 Block of four
1937-40 15r brown & green marginal UM block of four (tiny spot on one), SG.263. (4) Cat. £720 £150 to 200 £380.00
924
 M
1937-40 KGVI Defin set, fine M, SG.247/264. (18) Cat. £600 £120 to 150 £200.00
925
 UM
1948 Independence set UM, each marginal example (the 1½a has tiny tone spot - mentioned for accuracy), SG.305/308. (4) Cat. £425 £150 to 200 £185.00
926
 Used
REVENUES attractive collection of 100's items housed in a Senator album, excellent variety, well worth viewing. £150 to 200 £330.00
 
   
       
   
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