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GREAT BRITAIN & BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

India - 1948 Gandhi Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
794 S ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi, "Specimen" Overprint, Gold Courvoisier Presentation Pages (SG 305s-308s; Scott 203S-206S). Complete set neatly mounted and affixed to two gold leaf pages, first with 1-1/2a-12a values and second with 10r, fresh colors

VERY FINE. A RARE "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT SET OF THE 1948 GANDHI ISSUE ON GOLD FOIL PAGES. LESS THAN 25 ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST AND KEY ITEM FOR THE GANDHI COLLECTOR.

It is reported that 100 presentation booklets were created by Courvoisier and presented to dignitaries and high-level officials of various countries. It is thought that less than a quarter of the original 100 produced still exist today.

With 2010 Sismondo certificate. (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 203S-206S ]

E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $6,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
795 og ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi, Courvoisier Presentation Folder (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Complete set neatly mounted and affixed to page, front cover with printed "Courvoisier S.A., La Chaux-de-Fonds", page with couple toned spots not affecting stamps, still Very Fine and scarce, it is believed that only 200 were produced for dignitaries and high officials with far fewer still in existence today (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
796 ogbl ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Bottom right plate no. selvage blocks of four, 1-1/2a plate no. 22, 3-1/2a plate no. A2 and 12a plate no. B2, each with minor mount disturbance, 10r is Mint N.H. with plate no. B11, bright colors, Very Fine, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $1,630.00 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 203-206 ]

£1,700.00

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
797 ogbl ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Matched top right selvage blocks of four with "(SUISSE)" part inscription, three lower values affixed to glassine interleaving and 3-1/2a with minor toned spot in selvage, one 10r stamp with small thin and in selvage, other three are Mint N.H., Very Fine appearance, catalogued simply as singles, Scott $1,630.00 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 203-206 ]

£1,700.00

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
798 c ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Complete set tied by "Bombay G.P.O., 15 August 1948" commemorative first day cancel on unaddressed cacheted cover, Bombay backstamp, 1-1/2a with minor pre-use corner crease and cover with couple minor toned spots, still Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
799 c ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Complete set tied by "Bombay G.P.O., 15 August 1948" commemorative first day cancel on registered cacheted cover addressed locally, Bombay arrival and registry label on reverse, stamps with minor toning along perfs, otherwise Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
800 c ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Complete set tied by "Bombay G.P.O., 6 Sep 48" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Surrey, England, first day cover cachet, registry label on reverse, Very Fine (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 203-206 ]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
801 c ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a-10r Gandhi (SG 305-308; Scott 203-206). Complete set tied by Gandhinagar Camp P.O. Dec. 16, 1948 double-circle datestamps on blue cover to Bombay, registry label at bottom left and Bombay arrival backstamp, stamps with minor toned perfs, still Very Fine and scarce use (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $700.00
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802 ogbl ImageINDIA, 1948, 1-1/2a Brown, Gandhi (SG 305; Scott 203). Two complete panes of 50, each with glassine interleaving affixed as often seen, first with sheet no. 035231 and plate no. A3, second with sheet no. 043362 and plate no. B3, latter with slight vertical crease thru fourth column and couple minor toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce duo of sheets, catalogued as singles, Scott $950.00 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 203 ]

£900.00

SOLD for $425.00
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803 ogbl ImageINDIA, 1948, 3-1/2a Violet, Gandhi (SG 306; Scott 204). Complete pane of 50 with glassine interleaving affixed as often seen, sheet no. 042351 and plate no. A1, bold color, Very Fine, catalogued as singles, Scott $950.00 (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 204 ]

£750.00

SOLD for $500.00
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804 ogbl ImageINDIA, 1948, 12a Dark Gray Green, Gandhi (SG 307; Scott 205). Complete pane of 50 with glassine interleaving affixed as often seen, sheet no. 087542 and plate no. B2, previously folded between fifth and sixth column causing slight splitting at top, one stamp with small pinhole, Very Fine appearance, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,450.00 (Image)

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£1,400.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction

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