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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - India
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
823
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDIA - ADEN & NEPAL, India covers, postal stationery ppc's all reigns with postmark range, Airmails, censor marks, registered rates, service covers, later FDC with Aden UPU covers, FPO etc. (5) and range Nepal covers (12) (78 items) £50 to 60 £92.00
824
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDIA & STATES accumulation of 25 covers (mixed condition) and a batch of Jaipur State ½a postal cards (27) used in the mid 1940's. £50 to 60 £72.00
825
 M
 Used
1866-1967 M & U collection housed in a Simplex album incl. 1895 3r U, 1902-11 5r & 10r U, 1911-22 1r to 25r U, 1926-33 1r to 25r U, 1937 KGVI set U, 1948 Gandhi 10r UM (minor scuff or gum) 1949 Pictorial set U, later ranges to 1960's, Officials incl. 1909 O.H.M.S 10r (2), 15r & 25r U, 1909 2r on 10r (2), 2r on 15r U, 1912 1r on 25r U, 1912 Service 2r, 5r, 15r & 25r U, 1937-39 set of 7 U, 1948 Gandhi Service 1½a, 3½a & 12a M (assume fake). 1900 C.E.F to 1r M etc. Useful lot. (100's) £300 to 350 £310.00
826
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870's group of very small envelopes with ½ anna stamps. Condition mixed but worth examining for cancellations etc. (20) £50 to 75 £62.00
827
 M
1902-11 Edward high values 2r, 3r, 5r (slight crease), 10r, 15r & 25r each fresh M, SG.138, 140, 142, 144, 146/7. Scarce. Cat. £3750. (6) £1200 to 1500 £1250.00
828
 M
 Used
1902-11 Edward high values 2r M, 3r FU, 5r FU, 10 r FU, 15r FU, 25r (U fiscal?) £250 to 300 £250.00
829
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1920 Jan 23rd RAF first experimental flight Karachi - Bombay with Karachi despatch & Bombay arrival, another but Bombay - Karachi on a registered cover. Scarce pair. (2) £100 to 120 £135.00
830
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 March 12th cover carried by Sir Alan Cobham on the return of his survey flight to India, leaving Calcutta on 12th March & arriving at Croydon on the 17th bears special green vignette & purple cachet & signed on the reverse by the Engineer 'A. Elliott'. Rare. £100 to 125 £250.00
831
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 Feb 18th RAF Air Display flight Risalpur - Delhi bears rare photographic flight vignette (only 10 flown) £80 to 100 £180.00
832
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 March 24th Imperial Airways first flight Basra - Cairo and Marseille - London combined cover Bombay - Edinburgh 24.3.28 re-directed to France 9.4.28. Very scarce. £50 to 65 £66.00
833
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 Sept 2nd Barnard & Alliott flight Karachi - Croydon in Princess Xenia, backstamped 5.9.28, very rare card which subsequently went round the world via Manila & signed E.H. Alliott. £200 to 250 £540.00
834
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Nov 4th flown cover Paris to Saigon on the Calcutta to Rangoon stage carried by Mlle Maryse Hiltz, with large cachet (only 39 carried). £130 to 160 £220.00
835
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Nov 4th RAF Demonstration flight Calcutta - Bangkok with cachet, of the 64 carried this is only one of 10 recorded with an airmail arrival backstamp. £130 to 160 £230.00
836
 UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1935 Silver Jubilee 3½a LR corner marginal block of 20 UM, minor gum bends, incl. variety 'Bird' flaw, SG.245/245a. Cat. £527+ £150 to 180 £250.00
837
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1982 Crash Mail '707' crash at Bombay in monsoon 22nd June, the plane from Singapore, Bangkok & Madras, overshot the airport in a heavy monsoon storm, killing 19 people. An inventory of the registered letter contents enclosed in the 'ambulance' envelope which was posted at Amritsar on 21.6.1982 (3 items) £50 to 60 £82.00
 
   
       
   
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