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Stampbay, Inc Sale - 5

INDIA

Pre-stamp Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1 c Giles 6 imageIndia "BANGALORE POST PAID" Giles 6 on 1834 (15 Aug) folded letter to England redirected to Italy via France, inscribed "Post Paid to Madras A7", Madras Giles MX4 and SD11, boxed "INDIA LETTER PORTSMOUTH", London transit, French "PONT REAUVOISIN", "24 DECEMBRE 1834", Italian "CORRISP ESTERA DA GENOVA" (foreign correspondence from Genoa) and other cancels. Scarce redirection (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $500-800
Selling for...$400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2 c Giles 5 imageIndia 1843 "BHAUGULPORE Paid" Giles 5 but with different spelling than in Giles (Giles records usage between 1838-39), arrival mark on entire from Calcutta addressed to Clark Esq. with "CALCUTTA Paid" Giles 21. Contents of letter is related to Commander-in-Chief of the Army (Image) Suggested Bid $300-400
Selling for...$200.00
Will close during Public Auction
3 c Giles SD11 imageIndia 1855 entire from Bombay to Van Diemans Land, Tasmania with two rare "BOMBAY/SHIP LETTER/PAID" strikes of ship mail via Suez in red (Giles SD11 - only 2 recorded), "BOMBAY/Bearing" in black (Giles 21) alongside and on top of one of the "PAID" strikes, part strike of Bombay GPO on reverse - rare destination and route (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $6,000-800
Selling for...$4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4 c - image1827 entire letter from Norwood, Great Britain to Calcutta, India, per forwarding agent Horatio Hardy, signed by him on reverse and dated "21 Nov 1827", handstamped framed "Inld. Ptg.-5/Ship Do-2/(1) As.7" with red "CALCUTTA/G.P.O./27 MY 27/1858" arrival datestamp alongside. Horatio Hardy was the proprietor of Jerusalem and East India Coffee House and acted as a forwarding agent for transmitting mail to India. An important and rare piece of postal history. (Image) (Imageb) (Imagec)

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Suggested Bid $12,000-16,000
Selling for...$9,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
5 c Giles 17 imageIndia 1837 (28 July) "No.1/CAL.DAK.CHOKEY/PtPd" Giles 17 on folded letter to Chinsurah (Dutch possession). Very late marking as this Badam Tallah receiving house became Rg. House No.1 in October 1837 (Image) Suggested Bid $3,500-5,000
Selling for...$2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
6 c Giles 29 imageIndia 18?? "CALCUTTA/12 SE/WEIGHT TOLAS/BEARING" in black large oval unrecorded dispatch similar to Glies 29 but "BEARING" instead of "FREE", and "TOLAS" instead of "TOLA" on parcel cover to Jaipur made of cloth with wax seals, "No.8" and "Bearing" in ms (Image) (Imageb) (Imagec)

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Suggested Bid $2,500-3,500
Selling for...$1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
7 c Giles SD6 imageIndia 1819 "CALCUTTA POST NOT PAID / 19 Nov 1819" Giles SD6 on folded letter dated 10 Oct, to London "per Stockton" with "INDIA LETTER DEAL" alongside. One of the latest usage as this mark was in use until Nov 1819. (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $150-200
Selling for...$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
8 c Giles SD12 imageIndia 1845 (7 May) "CALCUTTA STEAM LETTER Paid" Giles SD12 on folded letter to Kent paying 1 Rupee via Government Steamer (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $150-200
Selling for...$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
9 c Giles SD12 imageIndia 1844 (23 Dec) "CALCUTTA STEAM LETTER Paid" Giles SD12 on folded letter to London via Marseilles paying 1r7a per Express via Government Steamer (Image) Suggested Bid $500-800
Selling for...$400.00
Will close during Public Auction
10 c Giles SR7 imageIndia 1819 (May 19) "KING'S POSTg / 1-8-" HG SR7 - FL from UK to Calcutta. Contents mention about Lord Hastings' speech at the Calcutta College and falling economy of England, v.fine (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $1,000-1,200
Selling for...$750.00
Will close during Public Auction
11 c Giles SR7 imageIndia 1817 (Oct) "KING'S POST" Giles SR7 (last month of usage) on incoming folded letter from England to Calcutta, redirected to Cawnpore, "INDIA SHIP LETTER LONDON" and Calcutta "G.P.O./OCT/Pt.Pd." Giles 15. (Image) Suggested Bid $400-600
Selling for...$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
12 c Giles 6 imageIndia 1836 "CAWNPORE PtPd." Giles 6 on fl from Cawnpore to UK "Pr. First ship" with "CALCUTTA G.P.O. SHIPLETTER" HG SD10, "INDIA LETTER WEYMOUTH", boxed "1/2" and arrival cds, all on same side. (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $400-600
Selling for...$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
13 c Giles 4 imageIndia 1851 "CHITTAGONG Paid" (now in Bangladesh) Giles 4 on cover to London via Southampton with "CALCUTTA G.P.O. SHIPLETTER" in red, boxed "INDIA" and London arrival. (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $500-800
Selling for...$400.00
Will close during Public Auction
14 c Giles 2 imageIndia 1817 Rare intaglio "CHITTOOR POST OFFICE" Giles 2 addressed to Thomas Fiott de Havilland (1775-1866), officer in the East india Company at Madras from Jos Skinner, with scarce Madras "GPO/26MR/1817" Giles MX1, (very early usage - known from March 1817 to May 1819), manuscript "the 24 March 1817" + "Post Paid 3 (annas)" (Image) (Imageb) (Imagec)

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Suggested Bid $600-800
Selling for...$500.00
Will close during Public Auction
15 c Giles 6 imageIndia 1828 "DACCA POST PAID" Giles 6 - (now in Bangladesh) on folded letter to Calcutta with "CALCUTTA G.P.O." HG G9 large cds in red and boxed "AM" in red, all on same side. (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $600-800
Selling for...$400.00
Will close during Public Auction
16 c Giles 4 imageIndia 1845 (2 Jun) "DUM DUM Paid" Giles 4 on folded letter to Inverness via Southampton (Image) Suggested Bid $300-500
Selling for...$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
17 c Giles 7 imageIndia 1852 "LAHOR P.O." Giles 7 on folded letter from Goojranwala to Mrs. Clarke, Simla with manuscript "Bearing 2½a". (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $500-700
Selling for...$350.00
Will close during Public Auction
18 c Giles 6 imageIndia 1832 (20 Jun) "RAJPOOTANA/H.Pt.Pd." scarce Giles 6 on fl to Murshidabad with "Double Half postage" in manuscript. Half postage was a privileged rate. The postal charges for a 1 tola letter from Rajpootana to Murshidabad was 6as. Due to the weight of the letter, double half postage of 12as was charged (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000
Selling for...$1,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
19 c Giles 2 imageIndia 1844 (31 Jan) "SYLHET Paid" (now in Bangladesh) Giles 2 on folded letter to Major Fuessley?, 28 Regt E.I., Calcutta (Image) (Imageb)

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Suggested Bid $500-750
Selling for...$350.00
Will close during Public Auction
20 c Giles 3 imageIndia 1836 "TIPPERAH Pt.Pd." (now in Bangladesh) Giles 3 on folded letter to London (Image) (Imageb) (Imagec)

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Suggested Bid $800-1,000
Selling for...$500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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