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Stamp auction - 15 May 2018 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - Afghanistan
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used on piece or front
1879 (dated 1288): Tablet Type 1 rupee purple on laid paper, position 8 on the composite sheet of 24 subjects, a cut square example backed on to piece, imperfections & just touched at left but a very scarce, under-catalogued stamp. SG.37, Cat. £170. £60 to 80 £72.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1881-1928 collection of postcards & ephemera incl. 1881 front page of 'The Graphic' cards & photos of different Amirs of Kabul, postcards of the Khyber Pass (14 different), rare range of 1928 King Amanullah World Tour postcards incl. Bern visit and press photo of arrival in Berlin, two cards showing 'Bachha Sakoo' being tortured prior to being hanged in Kabul in 1929, Liebig & cigarette cards, Share certificate & paper money etc. An interesting assembly, well worth viewing. (150+ items). £200 to 220 £450.00
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