Auction 02.03.1993

Christie's
London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 02.03.1993

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The exceptional collection in 9 and albums offered intact, unused and used...

The exceptional collection in 9 and albums offered intact, unused and used, with specialised ranges from 1852 to 1946 with essays, proofs and specimens, issued stamps, multiples and covers, Used Abroad, overprints with Bahrain, British East Africa, Burma, Kuwait etc; including 1852 "Scinde Dawk

Los #: 1001

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 1809-99, a selection of E., XU5 or fronts, including a few pre-stamp...

cover 1809-99, a selection of E., XU5 or fronts, including a few pre-stamp items, 1854 ½a. used on small native E., a range of 1860's XU5 with some attractive two colour frankings, 1863, two soldier's XU5 to England with 8p. frankings cancelled at Trichinopoly, 1866 XU5 bearing 2a. pair with Aden

Los #: 1002

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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1852-1949, a mostly used collection on leaves, including 1852 Scinde Dawk...

1852-1949, a mostly used collection on leaves, including 1852 Scinde Dawk ½a. white, cut-square with large margins, neat cancellation, 1854 ½a. and 1a. range with unused and used, 4a. (9 cut-square, with two to four margins, 1854 2a. (28 singles, one being on E.; and a pair), 1865 to 8a., 1866 6a

Los #: 1003

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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used 1852 Scinde Dawk, ½a. white (2), one (22 x 23mm.) with indistinct...

used 1852 Scinde Dawk, ½a. white (2), one (22 x 23mm.) with indistinct cancellation and part red boxed h.s., the other (20 x 23mm.) pencancelled and showing three blue dividing lines - very unusual; both with faults though of good appearance

Los #: 1004

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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essay Three finely executed pencil drawings for ½a. Lion and Palm Tree...

essay Three finely executed pencil drawings for ½a. Lion and Palm Tree essay, 1a. Queen with Gothic Crown and 2a. in a design similar to that issued though more intricate; all three on a piece of thin card (187 x 85mm.) with tracing paper overlay; pinholes/stain clear of designs. An attractive trio

Los #: 1005

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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a. Die I (3) and 1a. Die I on separate covers cancelled by diamond of dots...

a. Die I (3) and 1a. Die I on separate covers cancelled by diamond of dots; 1a. Die I tied by octagonal of dots on E. from Berhampore to Calcutta; 2a. and 4a. (2, cut-to-shape) on 1855 (Oct.) E.L. registered from Calcutta to Bushire; 1864 cover to Bombay bearing De La Rue ½a. (2) pencancelled. Also

Los #: 1006

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 1a. Die I, a large example cancelled by irregular octagon of 112...

cover 1a. Die I, a large example cancelled by irregular octagon of 112 dots, affixed to 1855 (July) XU5 from Hoogly to Essex; minor staining at edges of XU5, otherwise fine and scarce

Los #: 1008

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 90 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 4a. Second Printing, an example with three margins (touched at left...

cover 4a. Second Printing, an example with three margins (touched at left), clearly cancelled "1" in diamond of bars and affixed to 1857 (June) E. from Bombay to Shanghai showing "BOMBAY/B.P.P./PAID" alongside the adhesive; the 4a. with light mark at top and the E. creased, though not unattractive

Los #: 1009

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 140 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 1879 (29 June) Soldier's XU5 (complete with letter), ex the...

cover 1879 (29 June) Soldier's XU5 (complete with letter), ex the Skevington correspondence to England, headed, "From No 1246 Corp. N Brown 10th Hussars" and countersigned by the Commanding Officer, bearing 8pi. tied by Rawalpindi "L - 6" duplex. The interesting contents, written the day after first

Los #: 1012

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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unmounted mint Block of Four CHINESE EXPEDITIONARY FORCES: 1904 3p., an...

unmounted mint Block of Four CHINESE EXPEDITIONARY FORCES: 1904 3p., an upper right corner block of four, variety "C.E.F." overprint double, one albino, fine unmounted mint. A fine and scarce positional multiple. S.G. C12a, #560

Los #: 1015

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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XU U5POSTAL STATIONARY: 1857-1965, the unused and used collection including...

XU U5POSTAL STATIONARY: 1857-1965, the unused and used collection including Official issues, comprising cards/reply cards (229), cover (174), registered XU5 (20), letter sheets (3) and wrappers (12), a few interesting usages

Los #: 1016

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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TELEGRAPH STAMPS: 1869-1904, a predominantly used collection with values to...

TELEGRAPH STAMPS: 1869-1904, a predominantly used collection with values to 50r., including some multiples, use on forms and used abroad; generally fine and an appealing lot. (900+

Los #: 1017

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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unused 1866 (Oct.) Fiscal stamps overprinted "SERVICE/POSTAGE", 4a. purple...

unused 1866 (Oct.) Fiscal stamps overprinted "SERVICE/POSTAGE", 4a. purple fresh unused with nearly full original gum; a few short or missing perfs.and virtually free of the usual surface faults. Most attractive and very rare in such fine condition. R.P.S. Certificate (1991). S.G. 0 17, #2000. Photo

Los #: 1018

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 800 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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used --66 (Oct) 8a. purple overprinted on complete stamp inscribed "FOREIGN...

used --66 (Oct) 8a. purple overprinted on complete stamp inscribed "FOREIGN BILL", a remarkable example neatly cancelled with c.d.s.; a few trivial faults though believed to be unique and certainly one of the great rarities of Indian philately. Ex Koh-i-Nor. R.P.S.Certificate (1935). S.G.O18, #6500

Los #: 1019

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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used 1883 1a. brown-purple, variety overprint inverted , fine used. Rare...

used 1883 1a. brown-purple, variety overprint inverted , fine used. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1948). S.G. O40a, #400

Los #: 1020

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Specimen Cancelled A selection overprinted "SPECIMEN" or "CANCELLED...

Specimen Cancelled A selection overprinted "SPECIMEN" or "CANCELLED", including Court Fees with values to 1000r., Small Cause Court and the following in blocks of four -- Customs 1863 1a., Foreign Bill 1861 2a. to 24a. (24 values -- 10 imperf), Receipt 1860 ½a., 1861 ½a., 1869 1a., Share Transfer

Los #: 1022

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Cancelled 1872-75 1a. to 2r. (9 values) in issued colours and 4r. to 1000r...

Cancelled 1872-75 1a. to 2r. (9 values) in issued colours and 4r. to 1000r. (12 values) imperf proofs in black; all overprinted "CANCELLED". (21

Los #: 1023

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 70 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Cancelled Block of Four -- a similar lot but in blocks of four, fine. (84)

Cancelled Block of Four -- a similar lot but in blocks of four, fine. (84

Los #: 1024

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Proof 1900 ½r. and KGV. 1/16r. stamp size die proofs in black on glazed...

Proof 1900 ½r. and KGV. 1/16r. stamp size die proofs in black on glazed card, each affixed to piece showing date and leads taken

Los #: 1025

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 60 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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unused 1860 1r. Die B, a unused vertical strip of three, variety one...

unused 1860 1r. Die B, a unused vertical strip of three, variety one tête-bêche , fine mint and very scarce

Los #: 1026

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 80 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Proof Cancelled 1861 2a. to 24r., sixteen stamp-size die proofs, each in...

Proof Cancelled 1861 2a. to 24r., sixteen stamp-size die proofs, each in black on glazed card inset on two pieces of thick card, the first (163 x 237 mm.) marked "India Foreign Bill No. 2" , four further stamp-size die proofs for the 2a., 4a., 6a. and 8a.; eight values between 2a. and 3r. each

Los #: 1027

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 700 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Cancelled Block of Four -- 2a. to 24r. in marginal blocks of four, each...

Cancelled Block of Four -- 2a. to 24r. in marginal blocks of four, each overprinted "CANCELLED", ten values are imperforate, fine. (64

Los #: 1028

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Cancelled Block of Four 1870 1a. to 30r. and 100r., each in a marginal...

Cancelled Block of Four 1870 1a. to 30r. and 100r., each in a marginal unmounted mint block of four overprinted "CANCELLED", mainly fine. (92

Los #: 1029

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Cancelled 1870 1a. to 50r. (23 values) and 2a. to 50r. (19 values), all in...

Cancelled 1870 1a. to 50r. (23 values) and 2a. to 50r. (19 values), all in pairs overprinted "CANCELLED" in two different types, mainly fine. (84

Los #: 1030

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Proof 1866-1904 1a. to 1000r., the set of twenty-six stamp-size die proofs...

Proof 1866-1904 1a. to 1000r., the set of twenty-six stamp-size die proofs each in black on glazed card, and an additional 8a. proof showing minor differences in the die, a few minor surface blemishes nevertheless a very rare set. Ex Koh-i-Nor. (27). Photo

Los #: 1031

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 800 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Cancelled 1868 1a to 6r., 8r., 10r., 20r. and 25r. in corner blocks of...

Cancelled 1868 1a to 6r., 8r., 10r., 20r. and 25r. in corner blocks of four, 7r, 9r. and 30r. to 1000r. in corner pairs, all overprinted "CANCELLED" mainly fine. (84

Los #: 1032

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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Proof KEVII 1r. to 1000r. stamp size die proofs in black on glazed card...

Proof KEVII 1r. to 1000r. stamp size die proofs in black on glazed card, all crossed by red ink stroke; some surface rubbing. (17

Los #: 1033

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 1855 E.L. from Akyab to Copenhagen, via Trieste, Prussia and Hamburg...

cover 1855 E.L. from Akyab to Copenhagen, via Trieste, Prussia and Hamburg, showing, on reverse, "AKYAB/P.O." c.d.s. in red partly overstruck at Hamburg. An unusual origin for mail to Denmark

Los #: 1035

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 1865 (29 Dec.) XU5 (some peripheral faults) to Engalnd (7.2.66...

cover 1865 (29 Dec.) XU5 (some peripheral faults) to Engalnd (7.2.66 arrival) bearing 1860-65 8p., 2a. orange and 4a. green cancelled by "RANGOON/156" duplex (Davis Type 20); also 1872 XU5 to Italy bearing 1867 6a. 8p. pair with Rangoon duplex Type 21

Los #: 1036

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 80 £

Datum: 02.03.1993

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cover 1869-1946 XU5 (c.250) and a few fronts, the collection of...

cover 1869-1946 XU5 (c.250) and a few fronts, the collection of cancellations on a range of issues and from a variety of Offices, including 1869 to India with ½a. cancelled by Rangoon duplex, 1892 items (3) from Fort Dufferin, other Q.V. items from Moulmein, Schwebo Cantonment and Rangoon - the late

Los #: 1037

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 02.03.1993