India

Sale 3022 - Session 2 - British Commonwealth and Foreign Stamps and Covers; United States Postal History
Sort list :
  • Lot# : 2428 India

    1 / 2
    SG Br133, 1901 "B.R.A./5/ Five Cents" on ½c Brown, tied on cover to "Captain Dirk/ Special Service Officer/ British Contingent/ Peking" (last two lines crossed-out) and re-directed to "c/o Capt Conran/ Tientsin" by blue RAILWAY POST OFFICE/ PEKING handstamp, additonally franked with pair 3p C.E.F. overprints (SG C1) tied by indistinct cancels, backstamped F.P.O. No. 18 15 MY 01 plus one partially struck A.P.O. No. 4 15 MY 01, Fine and rare
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2429 India

    1 / 1
    1940 Trans-Pacific Airmail Dual Censored Covers from Bombay and Calcutta to USA, two covers, with Type 6B1 Bombay sealing censor tape, and violet PASSED CENSOR 9 / HONG KONG Triangle marking, with "Help the RAF" label on reverse; also, Calcutta cover with box censor applied over Air Mail label, sent via Hong Kong with Type 5 blue-green "PASSED CENSOR / 5" marking, and A.V. 2 marking alongside; Fine and scarce pair of covers.
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 2430 India

    1 / 1
    1940-44 WW II Airmail Censored Covers to USA, four covers, one registered, from Delhi, Madras and Bombay; nice frankings and censor tapes, one with Maiden's Hotel cancel in Delhi, sent to the Jewish Daily "Forward", Very Fine
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 70 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2431 India

    1 / 2
    1941-42 WWII Registered Airmail Censored Covers, three covers with scarce wax seal censor devices in black, brown and red wax; 1941 use from Calcutta to U.S.; 1941 from Amritohara (Pakistan); and 1942 from Kurseong, West Bengal to U.S. usual mixed condition with one cover faulty, still Fine; nice frankings and uses
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2432 India

    1 / 1
    Original Historical Telegrams sent from London to the Press Times in New Delhi, two from 1950 (4 Feb and 25 Feb); both have high value franking with KG VI stamps, one paying over 55 Rupees (5R and 15R stamps); the other paid over 33 Rupees, with a block of six 5R stamps; the content of the telegrams pertain to the British Parlementary election of 1950, both before and after, and contain five or eight pages of political information; typical wear and toning, great item for historian.
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
Sort list :