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Stamp of Indian States » Jammu & Kashmir 1874-76 Jammu old rectangular 1/2a emerald green watercolour on native paper, special printing, on cover
Stamp of Indian States » Jammu & Kashmir 1874-76 Jammu old rectangular 1/2a emerald green watercolour on native paper, special printing, on cover
Stamp of Indian States » Jammu & Kashmir 1874-76 Jammu old rectangular 1/2a emerald green watercolour on native paper, special printing, on cover
Stamp of Indian States » Jammu & Kashmir 1874-76 Jammu old rectangular 1/2a emerald green watercolour on native paper, special printing, on cover
Lot 1334
Indian States » Jammu & Kashmir
Price realised
1’700 GBP
Estimate
2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Auction date
Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1874-76 Jammu old rectangular 1/2a emerald green watercolour on native paper, special printing, a fine example tied to face of orange European-style envelope by Jammu black rectangular seal, sent to Amritsar, with SEALKOTE (SEP 25) transit and “UMRITSUR” (SEP 27) delivery back stamps, showing framed “POSTAGE DUE / 1 ANNA” alongside (as British Indian postage had not been pre-paid), envelope with some peripheral faults, an attractive usage of great rarity, ex Garratt-Adams (CRL 1993, lot 1129) (SG £2’000 as used single).
Catalogue reference: SG 68