2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

153 lots
Lot 20032
Mauritius » Pre-Stamp & Stampless Postal History
1855 (12.4) Folded letter sheet incoming from Calcutta via ‘via Galle/per S.V. Bombay’ and Mauritius to St. Denis, Ile de Reunion, bearing double oval…
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 20033
Mauritius » Pre-Stamp & Stampless Postal History
1855 (14.7) Folded entire from Port Louis and headed ‘Mauritius 14th July 1855, via steamer ‘Per Bunnymide via Bombay’ to Calcutta, presumably carried…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31517
India » Postal History
1801 (9.8) Stampless entire from Dindigul to Madura, bearing partly clear DINICUL/SIN 2-line ds, overall toning.* This lot will only be delivered to an…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31518
India » Postal History
1815 Folded entire from Ceylon to Madras, bearing straight line ‘TRINCOMALE’ in black with ‘Post Paid’ alongside, fine* This lot will only be delivered…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31519
India » Postal History
1815-18 Two folded entires from London to Calcutta and Madras, the 1815 cover bears black boxed KINGS POST ds, 1818 cover straight-line KINGS POSTAGE,…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 31520
India » Postal History
1819-22 Two stampless entires both addressed to Madras, the 1819 entire bears partial strike of the extremely rare POST PAID/SAMULCOTAH 2-line stike, plus…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 31521
India » Postal History
1823 Folded entire from Calcutta to Canterbury, Kent, bearing black CALCUTTA GENERAL POST OFFICE cds with boxed INDIA LETTER/B ISLE OF WIGHT alongside,…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31522
India » Postal History
1829-31 Two folded entires both addressed to Karical, bearing framed ‘PONDICHERRY/POST NOT PAID’ in black and ‘PONDICHERRY/POST PAID’ in red, respectively,…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31523
India » Postal History
1835 Folded entire from Kurnal to Sabathoo, bearing black boxed KURNAL/POST PAID on reverse, paying the 3 annas rate, mounted on album page plus transcription…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31524
India » Postal History
1836 (1.11) Folded entire from London to Calcutta, showing clear crisp strike of the agents transit hs ‘CARE OF MR. WAGHORN/ALEXANDRIA’ 2-line hs, cvr…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 31525
India » Postal History
1849 Folded entire from Dinapore to Bedford, England, bearing red boxed DINAPORE date and rate bs, paying the 12 annas rate, with transit and arrival mkgs…
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31526
India » 1852 Scinde Dawk
1852 Scinde Dawk 1/2a white vertical used pair, type E, large to very large margins, clear cogwheel cancels, some minor thins and vertical crease resulting…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31527
India » 1852 Scinde Dawk
1/2a white, vertical used pair, type D, cut round with just touched to clear margins, clear diamond of dot cancels, some toning, nevertheless of very fine…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31528
India » 1852 Scinde Dawk
1/2a white, horizontal used pair, type B + E, with just touched to large margins all round, some usual defects, not affect the overall fine appearance,…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31529
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 Tracing Essays: Group of eight essays neatly mounted and written up on album page, unusual* This lot will only be delivered to an address in India
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 31530
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 Essays for the 1/2a value, showing crosses in upper corners, four large margined pairs on red, blue and black, plus essay in single die proof format…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 31531
India » 1854 Lithographs
1855 1/2a blue, sheetlet of six, engraved proof direct from the copper plate after re-engraving since used for printing with crosses in all four corners,…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31532
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 Composite die proof showing 4a and two 2a designs, plus design of the head only, all in brown red, very fine* This lot will only be delivered to an…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31533
India » 1854 Lithographs
1855 (?) 4a die proof in blue and red (issued colours) form the original engraved die which was the source of all the transfers used in the production…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 31534
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 1/2a blue, die I, selection mounted and knowledgeably written up on a album page, showing strip of four used on cover to Calcutta, block of four tied…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31535
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 1/2a blue, die I, used strip of four from the A stone, positions 77-80, plus used block of four from the B stone, positions 55-56/63-64, both showing…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31536
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 1/2a blue, die I, pair, plus 2a green, block of four, all cancelled or tied diamond of dots, on 1855 small neat envelope to England, bearing red…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 31537
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 1/2a blue, die II, used horizontal strip of six, positions 91-96, showing watermark misplaced to left, clear to large margins all round, except…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 31538
India » 1854 Lithographs
1855 (Jan 8) Small native envelope with 1/2a blue, out frameling cut into in place, tied b lozenge of dots, reverse with red “COIMBATORE / PAID” boxed…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31539
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 1a red, die I, two singles, plus 2a green, all tied on 1857 registered native cover from Madras to Bombay, showing clear boxed ‘REGISTERED No.’…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 31540
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 1a red, die III, two used strips of four, from positions 13-16 and 77-80, the second strip showing retouched ‘O’ of One on position 77 and cancelled…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31541
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a Blue and Red, second printing (head die II, frame die I), horizontal pair from pos. 9-10 on the sheet (wmk reversed) in an unusual shade combination…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31542
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 2nd printing, die II, frame I, used horizontal pair, positions 6-7, close to very large to huge margins, showing guidelines cross…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 31543
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 2nd printing, die II, frame I, used horizontal pair, positions 5-6, very close to very large margins, some usual toning, a very…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 31544
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 2nd printing, used vertical pair, cancelled diamond of dots, close to very large margins, usual stains and creases, fine and scarce…
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 31545
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 4a blue and red, 2nd printing, used vertical pair, cancelled diamond of bars, good even margins, usual stains, scarce (SG £4’000)* This lot will only…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31546
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 3rd printing, used with central ‘1’ in diamond of bars, good to large margins, creased, very fine appearance (SG £2’250)* This…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 31547
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 3rd printing, position 12, used dotted numeral, good margins, showing inverted and reverse wmk, badly thinned and surface stains,…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31549
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 4th printing, head die III, frame die II, two used vertical strips of four, positions 4-5/10-11/16-17/22-23, most all appear to…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31550
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 4th printing, used vertical pair, cancelled clear strikes of the “B/1” octagonal, clear to good margins, creased, scarce (SG £2’250)*…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31551
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 4a blue and red, 4th printing, used with clear diamond of bars, cur-to-shape, showing Queens head shifted down, creased (SG £600)* This lot will only…
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31552
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and red, 4th printing, head die III, frame die II, two covers each with single frankings, both appear to have clear to good margins, addressed…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 31553
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a pale blue and pale red, 4th printing, Head Die IIIA, Frame Die II, good to large margins, neatly tied by clear “1” in bars, on small native…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31554
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 4a blue and rose-red, 5th printing, head die III, frame die II, used vertical strip of three, positions 12/18/24, most all appear to have close…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31555
India » 1854 Lithographs
WITHDRAWN
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Lot 31556
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 4a red and blue, 2a green both in combination with 1855 8a, all tied on small neat envelope to Edinburgh (Scotland), via Marseilles, array of transit…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 31557
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 2a Green COMPLETE SHEET RECONSTRUCTION of 80 single stamps, page annotated “Plated by N. D. Cooper”, nearly all four margins and mostly fine to very…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 31558
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854-55 2a green, attractive array of used multiples mounted on four exhibition pages, showing seven strips of three, four strips of four, two strips of…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 31559
India » 1854 Lithographs
1854 Mixed lot of mostly Lithographs including array of 1/2a blue, unused and used (10), 1a red (3), 2a green unused and used (3), plus a fine range of…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31560
India » Used Abroad
1854 2a green, selection of 13 used singles neatly mounted and written up on an album page, showing array of different cancels including Pondicherry, Karikal,…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 31562
India » Used Abroad » Aden
ONE OF THE EARLIEST RECORDED USAGE OF THE HALF ANNA USED FROM ADEN1854-55 1/2a blue, sixteen examples, including two pairs Die I from the A Stone, used…
Estimate: 12’000 – 15’000 GBP
Lot 31563
India » Used Abroad » Aden
1854-55 2a green, block of four, tied diamond of dot cancels, on reverse of 1857 small neat envelope from Aden to Bombay, showing faint red “ADEN B.P.P….
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 31564
India » Used Abroad » Aden
1854-55 4a blue and red, 4th printing, horizontal pair, position 5-6, good margins, both neatly cancelled by superb ‘124’ diamond of bars, a very fine…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 31565
India » Used Abroad » Aden
1854-55 4a blue and red, 2nd printing and 4th printing, both with close to good margins, used showing ‘124’ diamond of bars, scarce (2) (SG £1’400 as normals)*…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 31566
India » Used Abroad » Aden
1872-73, Pair of covers with 8a frankings to England; 1872 envelope with 8a tied by ADEN-CANTONMENT “124” duplex and 1873 envelope with 8a tied by ADEN…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP