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Great Britain and British Commonwealth continued...

India
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1218° c ImageINDIA, 1843 First Afghan War Cover to Saint Helier (Jersey) and Saint Malo. Folded letter datelined "Camp Sikhmah, 2 marches from Lodhgameh, 15th Jany 1843" and addressed to Saint Helier, Jersey, then forwarded to Saint Malo, France, red boxed "Loodiana Paid Jan. 17th" datestamp on reverse, red "India" in oval handstamp, manuscript "via Falmouth" directive, rated "1/-" and a further "9" for forwarding, London and Jersey backstamps, letter with fascinating historical content regarding the embarrassing British defeat and retreat to Kabul during the First Afghan War, Very Fine, written by Eldrid Pottinger (1811-1843), previously named "Hero of Herat", to his mother, where he describes the court inquiry held regarding the British retreat from Kabul, he was named envoy to Afghan court after the murder of Sir William Macnaghten and was one of the hostages handed over to Akbar Khan, released months later in 1843 where he returned to India and ultimately passed away less than year after writing this letter, ex "Sapphire" (Image)

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E. $ 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,900.00
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1219   ImageINDIA, 1852, -1/2a White, "Scinde Dawk" (SG S1; Scott A1). Two, one cut to shape and other with large margins and irregular cut at bottom right, the latter with edge tears and pinhole, light soiling, Fine appearance, Scott $5,200.00, SG £5,000 (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $800.00
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1220° c ImageINDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6; SG 23). 4th Printing, Head Die III, Frame Die II, large balanced margins all around, tied by diamond of dots cancel with red "Bellary 1857 NO 11" despatch circular datestamp on reverse of blue cover to Margate, England, manuscript "via Bombay & Southampton" directive, red boxed and crescent moon "India Paid" handstamps, red London Paid transit datestamp also ties stamp, arrival backstamp

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE 1854 4-ANNA CUT SQUARE SINGLE USE ON COVER TO ENGLAND.

This paid the foreign letter rate to Great Britain from Feb. 1, 1856 for under -1/2 ounce. (Image)

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E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1221   ImageINDIA, 1866, 6a Violet, Type I (29; SG 66). 20 used examples creating a complete reconstruction of the overprint setting, each position neatly mounted on homemade pages describing the key characteristics for that position, slightly mixed condition as to be expected though mostly Fine-Very Fine appearing, an exceptional group and challenging to complete, this fascinating issue was placed into use due to the delayed arrival of new 6a stamps by taking existing "Foreign Bill" revenue stamps and trimming the tops and bottoms, Scott $3,500.00, SG £3,000 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 66]

E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,000.00
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1222 og ImageINDIA, 1882-87, -1/2a Green, Double Impression (36a; SG 85a). Original gum, lightly hinged, strong doubling and shifting of impression, light crease ending in small thin at top, Very Fine appearance, with clear 1956 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $1,750.00, SG £1,700 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 36a ]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $550.00
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1223 og ImageINDIA, 1882, 9p Aniline Carmine, Watermark Inverted (SG 87w). Original gum, h.r., bold color, Fine and scarce watermark variety, SG £700 (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $250.00
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1224 og ImageINDIA, 1898, -1/4a on -1/2a Green, Double Surcharge (53a; SG 110a). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Fine, with 2017 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $600.00, SG £750 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 53a ]

E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $275.00
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1225 og ImageINDIA, 1898, -1/4a on -1/2a Green, Double Impression of Stamp (53b; SG 110b). With selvage at left, original gum, h.r., deep rich color, Very Fine and striking error, with 2017 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $600.00, SG £750 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 110b]

E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $400.00
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1226 nh ImageINDIA, 1923, 2a Bright Reddish Violet, 1926, 2a Bright Purple, Stop Under "S" in Right Value Tablet (SG 169a, 205a). Two Mint N.H. examples, No. 169a bottom right corner selvage vertical pair, No. 205a bottom right corner selvage block of four (hinged on top stamps and selvage), bottom stamp of each the variety from pos. R. 4/16, fresh colors, Very Fine and quite scarce, SG as hinged £975 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 169a, 205a]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $700.00
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1227 og ImageINDIA, 1921, 9p on 1a Rose, Error Surcharges (104a-104c; SG 192a-193c). Two items, first a Mint N.H. vertical strip of four with interpanneau gutter and selvage at right containing the "PIES PIES" and "NINE NINE" errors, single of double surcharge, lightly hinged with offset on reverse, Very Fine, catalogued as singles, Scott $390.00, SG £560 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 104a-104c ]

E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $475.00
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1228 nh ImageINDIA, 1928, 25r Blue & Ocher (125; SG 219). Mint N.H. with selvage at left (hinged in selvage only), bold colors, Very Fine, catalogued as hinged, Scott $300.00, SG £325 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 125 ]

E. $ 150-200

SOLD for $225.00
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