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GREAT BRITAIN & BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

India - 1854 Lithograph Issues
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
755 og ImageINDIA, 1854, -1/2a Vermilion, 9-1/2 Arches (SG 1; Scott 1). With part "(PO)STAGE STA(MPS)" imprint at left, other sides large to full, without gum as issued, strong color on typical slightly toned paper, small water stain in margin only

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE UNISSUED HALF-ANNA 9-1/2 ARCHES WITH IMPRINT SHEET MARGIN.

Named "9-1/2 Arches" due to the number of arches in the side panel. This stamp was printed and prepared for use with a supply sent to Bombay, although it was never officially released for sale.

With 2019 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $3,250.00 (Image)

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£3,250.00

SOLD for $2,100.00
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756 og ImageINDIA, 1854, -1/2a Deep Vermilion, 9-1/2 Arches (SG 1a; Scott 1). Without gum as issued, large margins all around, intense shade, barest trace of toning which is really minor

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE HALF-ANNA IN THE DEEP VERMILION SHADE.

Named "9-1/2 Arches" due to the number of arches in the side panel. This stamp was printed and prepared for use with a supply sent to Bombay, although it was never officially released for sale. The Deep Vermilion shade offered here is rarer than the Vermilion shade which is usually found on toned paper.

With 2019 B.P.A. certificate. Scott $3,250.00 as Vermilion (Image)

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£4,500.00

SOLD for $2,600.00
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757 og ImageINDIA, 1854, -1/2a Deep Vermilion, 9-1/2 Arches (SG 1a; Scott 1). Horizontal pair, without gum as issued, large balanced margins all around, intense shade, pressed horizontal crease and light bend on right stamp, minor traces of toned spots

VERY FINE APPEARING PAIR OF THE HALF-ANNA IN THE RARER DEEP VERMILION SHADE -- THE SO-CALLED 9-1/2 ARCHES STAMP.

Named "9-1/2 Arches" due to the number of arches in the side panel. This stamp was printed and prepared for use with a supply sent to Bombay, although it was never officially released for sale. The Deep Vermilion shade offered here is rarer than the Vermilion shade which is usually found on toned paper.

With 2019 B.P.A. certificate. Catalogued as singles. Scott $6,500.00 as Vermilion (Image)

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£9,000.00

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758   ImageINDIA, 1854, -1/2a Blue (SG 2-5; Scott 2). Die I, Stone B, complete plate reconstruction of all 96 positions hinged on four neatly designed pages, most appear to be four margin examples though of plating quality and therefore faults are to be expected, interesting array of cancels, Fine-Very Fine, a painstaking task to duplicate, catalogued as singles in the cheapest shade, Scott $3,360.00 (Image)

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£3,840.00

SOLD for $3,500.00
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759   ImageINDIA, 1854, -1/2a Blue (SG 8-10; Scott 2). Die III, Stone D, complete plate reconstruction of all 96 positions hinged on four neatly designed pages, most appear to be four margin examples though of plating quality and therefore faults are to be expected, many clear cancels, Fine-Very Fine, a difficult undertaking to recreate, catalogued as singles in the cheapest shade, Scott $3,360.00 (Image)

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£8,160.00

SOLD for $5,750.00
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760 og ImageINDIA, 1854, -1/2a Pale Blue (SG 8; Scott 2). Die III, without gum as issued, large margins to clear, rich color, small thin at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, a rare unused stamp, with 1987 R.P.S. certificate (Image)

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£3,250.00

SOLD for $3,750.00
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761   ImageINDIA, 1854, 1a Red (SG 11-12; Scott 4). Die I, Stone B, complete plate reconstruction of all 96 positions hinged on four neatly designed pages, few pairs and strips, most appear to be four margin examples though of plating quality and therefore faults are to be expected, Fine-Very Fine, catalogued as singles in the cheapest shade, Scott $5,280.00 (Image)

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£7,680.00

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762 ogbl ImageINDIA, 1854, 1a Red (SG 14; Scott 4). Die II, D Stone, block of four, pos. 21-22/29-30, no gum as issued, large balanced margins all around, rich color, barest trace of toning, Very Fine and scarce, SG value as singles (Image)

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£760.00

SOLD for $550.00
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763 ng ImageINDIA, 1854, 1a Red (SG 15; Scott 4). Die II, without gum as issued, large margins to touching at right, deep rich color, strong impression, Fine and scarce in unused condition, with 2003 R.P.S. certificate (Image)

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£4,000.00

SOLD for $1,000.00
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764   ImageINDIA, 1854, 4a Pale Red & Blue (SG 18; Scott 6). 1st Printing, Head Die I, Frame Die I, pos. 6, watermark reversed, huge balanced margins, light dotted diamond and red French cancels, minute thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance (Image)

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£1,000.00

SOLD for $550.00
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765   ImageINDIA, 1854, 4a Pale Red & Blue (SG 18; Scott 6). 1st Printing, Head Die I, Frame Die I, widely spaced horizontal pair separated by blue wavy line, pos. 3-4, mostly large margins except barely touching outer frameline at bottom of left stamp, neat diamond cancels, toned, otherwise Fine (Image)

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£5,000.00

SOLD for $5,000.00
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