Auction 18.10.2001

Christie's
Spink London

Datum der Auktion: 18.10.2001

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cover 1815 (c.) entire (toned) sent "Service" from the Persian Secretary's...

cover 1815 (c.) entire (toned) sent "Service" from the Persian Secretary's Office (part wax seal on reverse) to the "Resident in Mysore" showing, on reverse across join, framed "POST·FREE" (HG 12) alongside G.P.O. c.d.s. in red. Photo

Los #: 168

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 1840 (11 Sept.) front and part back to Liverpool showing a fine...

cover 1840 (11 Sept.) front and part back to Liverpool showing a fine strike of the framed "TOO LATE" (HG X19) with framed "INDIA" alongside and Calcutta Steam Letter d.s. on reverse, all struck in red. The earliest known usage of a Too Late h.s. anywhere in India

Los #: 169

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 70 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Dacca: 1825 (Aug.) entire letter to Calcutta, the reverse with fine...

cover Dacca: 1825 (Aug.) entire letter to Calcutta, the reverse with fine strike of the oval "DACCA/POST PAID" datestamp (HG 6) across join, with Calcutta arrival datestamp and large unframed "AM" adjacent; a little toned and flap with tear, otherwise fine. Rare

Los #: 171

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Dum Dum : 1846 (9 July) small neat entire letter from Shahjahanpore...

cover Dum Dum : 1846 (9 July) small neat entire letter from Shahjahanpore to Dum Dum showing, on reverse, framed "SHAHJAHANPORE/Paid" (HG 1) and a fine example of the rare "D.D.P.O." (HG 3, military handover point to civil P.O.). Photo

Los #: 173

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover New Anchorage: 1824 (July) entire letter from Baroda to Calcutta then...

cover New Anchorage: 1824 (July) entire letter from Baroda to Calcutta then redirected to New Anchorage, the reverse with good to fine strike of the very scarce oval "NEW ANCHORAGE/POST OFFICE" datestamp (HG 1) completed in manuscript; part of flap missing and small faults just touching strike

Los #: 176

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Patna: 1834 (18 Sept.) entire letter from Chunar to Patna then...

cover Patna: 1834 (18 Sept.) entire letter from Chunar to Patna then redirected to Quilmar via Arrah, the reverse showing fine strike of the framed "PATNA/BEARING" (HG 8) completed in manuscript, faint Chunar despatch mark adjacent; minor perimeter faults and light tone spotting, otherwise fine

Los #: 177

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Tirhoot: 1835-39 entires or entire letters (4), showing oval framed...

cover Tirhoot: 1835-39 entires or entire letters (4), showing oval framed "TIRHOOT/POST PAID" (HG 1), framed "TIRHOOT/ Paid." (HG 2, one in magenta and one in red), framed "TIRHOOT/ Bearing." (HG 3); strikes and items somewhat mixed

Los #: 178

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Allahabad : 1830 (July) entire letter to Calcutta showing circular...

cover Allahabad : 1830 (July) entire letter to Calcutta showing circular "ALLAHABAD/P t P d " (HG 1) completed for "1R 3½as" , 1842 entire and 1850 entire letter to the U.K. showing HG4 and HG 5 Paid d.s.; all good strikes on reverse

Los #: 179

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Benares : 1808 (27 July) entire letter from Capt. Leslie at Seeroli...

cover Benares : 1808 (27 July) entire letter from Capt. Leslie at Seeroli to Calcutta showing, on reverse, manuscript "Benares pt paid 8as 27 July 1808" alongside Calcutta G.P.O c.d.s.; the earliest of the few recorded examples of this manuscript mark used prior to the introduction of handstamps at

Los #: 180

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Chunar : 1831 entire letter to Calcutta showing, on reverse across...

cover Chunar : 1831 entire letter to Calcutta showing, on reverse across join, fine oval-framed "CHUNAR/POST PAID" (HG 1) in reddish brown and Calcutta G.P.O. framed d.s., and 1834 entire letter to Patna showing a similar smudged h.s. in black (torn through on opening), the contents giving graphic

Los #: 183

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Delhi : 1825 entire to Allahabad showing, on reverse, fine...

cover Delhi : 1825 entire to Allahabad showing, on reverse, fine oval-framed "DELHI/P t P d " (HG 1) in red and the earliest recorded date in this colour

Los #: 184

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Ghazeepore : 1834 (24 Dec.) entire letter, written in Urdu, to Agra...

cover Ghazeepore : 1834 (24 Dec.) entire letter, written in Urdu, to Agra showing, on reverse, a superb strike of the circular "GHAZEEPORE/P t P d " (HG 5) completed for 8a. Photo

Los #: 187

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Merut : 1833 (24 Dec.) entire letter to Dum Dum and 1837 (15 May...

cover Merut : 1833 (24 Dec.) entire letter to Dum Dum and 1837 (15 May) entire letter to Saugor each showing, on reverse, oval-framed "MERUT/P t P d " (HG 3) completed for 11a. and 8a. respectively, fine early and late strikes of this scarce mark

Los #: 188

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Moradabad : 1819 (12 July) entire letter to the Secretary of the...

cover Moradabad : 1819 (12 July) entire letter to the Secretary of the Governor-General at Calcutta showing, on reverse, a light but legible strike of the rare oval-framed "MORADABAD/POST FREE" h.s. (HG 1, only four examples recorded) alongside weak Calcutta G.P.O. oval d.s

Los #: 189

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Saharunpore : 1830 (2 Jan.) entire to London showing, on reverse, a...

cover Saharunpore : 1830 (2 Jan.) entire to London showing, on reverse, a good strike of the double-ring "SAHAPUNPORE/POST OFFICE" h.s. (HG 1, one of only three examples recorded), Calcutta G.P.O. framed d.s. and India Letter Weymouth h.s., and three later native envelopes showing examples of HG 2

Los #: 190

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Lahore : 1852 (May and June) entire letters ex the same...

cover Lahore : 1852 (May and June) entire letters ex the same correspondence from Gujranwala to Allahabad, each showing despatch Bearing d.s. (HG 1) in blue and black respectively and oval-framed "LAHOR/P.O" (HG 7), the former on reverse across join; also small native envelope showing similar type

Los #: 191

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Rajpootana : 1823 (20 Oct.) entire letter (reverse recut to show...

cover Rajpootana : 1823 (20 Oct.) entire letter (reverse recut to show handstamps) from Malwa Residency via Calcutta to Edinburgh showing, on reverse, good double-ring "RAJPOOTANA/POST PAID" d.s. (HG 1) completed in manuscript alongside Calcutta G.P.O. c.d.s. and India Letter Plymouth h.s., a

Los #: 193

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Rajpootana : 1837 (5 June) entire letter (small fault on face panel...

cover Rajpootana : 1837 (5 June) entire letter (small fault on face panel) from Calcutta to Nusseerabad showing, on reverse, good circular "RAJPOOTANA/P T PAID" d.s. (HG 4) alongside Calcutta G.P.O. oval d.s. (HG 15

Los #: 196

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hoshungabad : 1825-36 entires/entire letters (6), two addressed...

cover Hoshungabad : 1825-36 entires/entire letters (6), two addressed within India, one showing "HOSHUNGABAD/PT PD" d.s. (HG 1, tear partly through handstamp), four to Europe with one showing India Letter Portsmouth h.s

Los #: 197

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Kamptee : 1836 (July) Official entire countersigned by C.O. of N.S...

cover Kamptee : 1836 (July) Official entire countersigned by C.O. of N.S. Force to Madras, showing oval-framed "KAMPTEE/FREE" in deep red, similar to HG 5, fine strike; slight overall toning and some damage to address panel

Los #: 199

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Saugor : 1822 (21 Sept.) entire (small fault on face panel) to...

cover Saugor : 1822 (21 Sept.) entire (small fault on face panel) to Suffolk showing, on reverse, a good strike of the small circular "POST/OFFICE/SAUGOR" (HG 1) with light Calcutta G.P.O. c.d.s. in red alongside, Calcutta G.P.O. c.d.s. and India Letter Portsmouth h.s. on face; also a similar

Los #: 200

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Sirowie : 1831 (14 Sept.) entire letter (very fragile with some ink...

cover Sirowie : 1831 (14 Sept.) entire letter (very fragile with some ink etching) to Calcutta showing, on reverse, largely fine circular "SIROWIE/P t P d " d.s. (HG 1) completed for 1r.5a

Los #: 201

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Sirowie : 1832 (19 May) entire letter to Calcutta showing, on...

cover Sirowie : 1832 (19 May) entire letter to Calcutta showing, on reverse, fine circular "SIROWIE/P t P d " d.s. (HG 1) completed for 14a. alongside faint Calcutta G.P.O. c.d.s

Los #: 202

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 1802 (11 Nov.) "H.M. Service" entire letter from Fort St. George...

cover 1802 (11 Nov.) "H.M. Service" entire letter from Fort St. George, Madras to Wallajahbad, showing a light but legible framed "POST FREE" (HG 6) with h.s. date, day and month struck separately. A rare early letter

Los #: 203

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 140 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 1816 (May) entire, believed to emanate from Hyderabad, to London...

cover 1816 (May) entire, believed to emanate from Hyderabad, to London, rated "3/6" and showing a good strike of the rarecircular negative seal type "CROWN/MADRAS SHIP LETTER" (HG SD2) for 29 May alongside a doubled strike of the framed "UNPAID" (HG SD3) and London Crowned "INDIA PACKET

Los #: 204

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 1818 (23 Mar.) entire letter from Dumfries, Scotland to Mount, Madras...

cover 1818 (23 Mar.) entire letter from Dumfries, Scotland to Mount, Madras showing good strikes of the "KINGS POSTAGE" + "INLAND POSTAGE" with rates inserted by hand (HG SR1). A fine and rare exhibition item . Photo

Los #: 205

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 1836 (Jan.) entire letter to Cornwall, rated "2/6" and inscribed "p...

cover 1836 (Jan.) entire letter to Cornwall, rated "2/6" and inscribed "p Arrundale" , the reverse with very fine strike of the red framed "POST PAID" (HG SD15) with black oval unframed "MADRAS/GPO/SHIP LETTER" (HG SD13) alongside across join; fine. Interesting content

Los #: 206

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Cannanore: 1830-42 entires, entire letters or envelopes (9...

cover Cannanore: 1830-42 entires, entire letters or envelopes (9), variously showing red oval framed "CANNANORE/POST PAID" (HG 3, two examples), framed "CANNANORE/Paid" in red (HG 5, three examples, also another example on large part of small native envelope dated 24 June 1838 - the earliest

Los #: 208

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Carangooly: 1835 (2 Jan.) entire letter to England, rated "1/4" and...

cover Carangooly: 1835 (2 Jan.) entire letter to England, rated "1/4" and inscribed "Per Duke of Buccleugh" , the reverse showing superb strike of the red oval-framed "CARANGOOLY/POST PAID" (HG 1), showing Madras and London transit datestamps and part framed "DARTMOUTH/INDIA LETTER" in red adjacent

Los #: 209

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Muddekerray: 1835 (Oct.) entire to Madras, the reverse showing fine...

cover Muddekerray: 1835 (Oct.) entire to Madras, the reverse showing fine strike of the oval-framed "MUDDEKERRAY/POST FREE" (HG 1) in blue-black (the ink showing signs of separation) with Madras arrival datestamp adjacent; light overall toning, otherwise fine. Photo

Los #: 211

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Palamcotah: 1833-38 entires or large part entires (4) variously...

cover Palamcotah: 1833-38 entires or large part entires (4) variously showing framed "PALLAMCOTTAH/POST PAID" (HG 3), framed "PALLAMCOTTAH/POST NOT PAID" (HG 4), framed "PALAMCOTTA/Bearing." (HG 6), oval framed "PALAMCOTTA/FREE" datestamp (HG 9), also 1856 piece with framed "PALAMCOTTA/Paid." (HG

Los #: 212

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Poonamullee: 1835 (7 Jan.) entire (side flaps missing) to Plymouth...

cover Poonamullee: 1835 (7 Jan.) entire (side flaps missing) to Plymouth, rated "1/4" and inscribed "Per His Majestys Ship 'Harrier' " , the reverse showing light but readable strike of the framed "POONAMULLEE/POST PAID" (HG 1) partly overstruck by Madras "OUT STATION/SHIP LETTER" datestamp, framed

Los #: 213

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Salem: 1824 large native envelope to Madras, the reverse showing...

cover Salem: 1824 large native envelope to Madras, the reverse showing framed "SALeM/POST FRee" (HG 1); some tone spotting and worm damage, otherwise fine

Los #: 214

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Trichinopoly: 1833 (20 Dec.) entire letter to England, rated "1/5...

cover Trichinopoly: 1833 (20 Dec.) entire letter to England, rated "1/5" , the address panel showing superb strike of the orange-red framed "TRICHINOPOLY/POST PAID" (HG 5), the reverse with framed "INDIA LETTER/PLYMOUTH" and Madras transit datestamp; minor perimeter imperfections. Photo

Los #: 216

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover The balance of the Madras Presidency Paid, Not Paid or Post Free...

cover The balance of the Madras Presidency Paid, Not Paid or Post Free types, entires or envelopes (9) and large pieces or part entires (4), comprising Post Paid with oval Guntoor (HG 1, assisted), Kurnaul (HG 1), Negapatam (HG 3); Post Not Paid with Ingeram (HG 2), Manuntaddy (HG 1); Post Free with

Los #: 218

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hurryhur : 1840 (19 May) entire (toned overall) to Madras, marked "On...

cover Hurryhur : 1840 (19 May) entire (toned overall) to Madras, marked "On the Service" and showing, on reverse, a fine strike of the rare oval-framed "HURYHUR/FREE" h.s. (HG 2) crossed by filing crease

Los #: 219

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hyderabad : 1807 (11 May) entire letter (toned overall and with some...

cover Hyderabad : 1807 (11 May) entire letter (toned overall and with some reinforced folds) to Calcutta, marked "P8 to Guntoor" and, on reverse, manuscript "Not paid from Guntoor" alongside Calcutta oval-framed G.P.O. d.s. (HG 11

Los #: 220

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hyderabad : 1815 (June?) entire to London, rated "2/8" and showing a...

cover Hyderabad : 1815 (June?) entire to London, rated "2/8" and showing a fine strike of the rare oval-framed "POST.PAID/HYDERABAD" (HG 1) alongside step-type "PORTSMOUTH/SHIP LETTER". Photo

Los #: 221

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hyderabad : 1821 (6 Nov.) entire to Calcutta showing, on reverse...

cover Hyderabad : 1821 (6 Nov.) entire to Calcutta showing, on reverse, largely fine "HYDERABAD/POST PAID" (HG 3) alongside Calcutta G.P.O. oval d.s. Photo

Los #: 222

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hyderabad : 1834 (9 Apr.) entire letter from Hingolee to Stromness...

cover Hyderabad : 1834 (9 Apr.) entire letter from Hingolee to Stromness, Orkney showing, on reverse just across join, "HYDERABAD/pt pd" in bluish grey alongside "OUT STATION/MADRAS/SHIP LETTER" oval d.s. (HG SD11) and framed "INDIA LETTER/BRIGHTON". Photo

Los #: 223

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Hyderabad : 1834 (Sept.) large Service envelope (260x120mm., some...

cover Hyderabad : 1834 (Sept.) large Service envelope (260x120mm., some faults) from the Residency (fine wax seal) to Madras showing, on reverse, a good strike of the rare framed "HYDERABAD/POST FREE" d.s. (HG 6) in red alongside Madras oval d.s. Photo

Los #: 224

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Jalnah : 1831 (5 Mar.) entire letter "via Bombay" to London, rated...

cover Jalnah : 1831 (5 Mar.) entire letter "via Bombay" to London, rated "2/-" and showing, on reverse, a good strike of the rare framed "CAMPJALNAH/POST PAID" (HG 2) in magenta with manuscript "4 As in full to Bombay 2As for ship Postage" alongside. Photo

Los #: 225

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Secunderabad : 1834 (23 Jan.) entire (no side flaps) to London, rated...

cover Secunderabad : 1834 (23 Jan.) entire (no side flaps) to London, rated "1/3"howing, on reverse, a good strike of the scarce double oval-framed "SECUNDERABAD/POST/PAID" (HG 1) in magenta, "OUT STATION/MADRAS/SHIP LETTER" (HG SD11), Madras oval d.s. (HG MX4) and dartmouth India Letter

Los #: 227

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Secunderbad : 1838 small native envelope to Madras showing, on...

cover Secunderbad : 1838 small native envelope to Madras showing, on reverse, a good strike of the previously unrecorded "SECUNDERABAD/POST PAID" double oval h.s. (similar to Hyderabad HG5) and Madras MX4 oval d.s. Photo

Los #: 228

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Secunderabad : 1838 (4 Feb.) entire (toned and other faults) to...

cover Secunderabad : 1838 (4 Feb.) entire (toned and other faults) to Madras showing, on reverse, Paid d.s. (HG 2) applied in error and substituted by superb "SECUNDERABAD/FREE" oval d.s. (HG 3), both in deep red, and 1853 (Sept.) soldier's entire front and part back to London showing, on reverse

Los #: 229

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Seidapore : 1799 (15 Mar.) entire letter to cannanore, marked...

cover Seidapore : 1799 (15 Mar.) entire letter to cannanore, marked "Single" and with manuscript "Seidapore Post Paid 1qr 40 reis" ; very unusual

Los #: 230

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover Seringapatam : 1805 (24 Sept.) entire to Mysore showing, on reverse...

cover Seringapatam : 1805 (24 Sept.) entire to Mysore showing, on reverse, a fine upright strike of the rare oval-framed "POST FREE/SERINGAPATAM" (HG 4), one of the clearest examples recorded. Photo

Los #: 232

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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on piece ½d. red, a superb example neatly cancelled with diamond of dots...

on piece ½d. red, a superb example neatly cancelled with diamond of dots and affixed on small piece; miniscule chipping, otherwise in a perfect state of preservation. Surely one of the finest examples recorded of this rare and delicate stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1948). S.G. S3, £8,000. Photo

Los #: 235

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used ½a. white with good to large margins and cancelled with diamond of...

used ½a. white with good to large margins and cancelled with diamond of dots, sound. Also four crude forgeries. Photo

Los #: 238

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay 1854 Capt. Thuillier's Queen essay printed singly, ½a. in blue and...

essay 1854 Capt. Thuillier's Queen essay printed singly, ½a. in blue and 1a. in reddish brown each on wove paper (145x110mm.); the latter with trace of foxing, otherwise fine. Spence 69, 27

Los #: 240

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay Block Larger Than four 1854 ½a. essay with crosses in corners, a row...

essay Block Larger Than four 1854 ½a. essay with crosses in corners, a row of eight with a row of eight 1a. placed 32mm. below (220x135mm), in blue on yellowish paper (220x135mm); overall rust spotting. Rare

Los #: 241

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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Ressay 1890 reprints, comprising ½a. Lion and Palm Tree essay Die II in...

Ressay 1890 reprints, comprising ½a. Lion and Palm Tree essay Die II in black, deep blue and vermilion, 1a. Queen and Gothic Crown essays (3) in similar colours, and 1922 ½a. Lion and Palm Tree sheet of six in black. Generally good to fine

Los #: 243

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay Block Larger Than four R 1922 Lion and Palm Tree ½a. reprint on stout...

essay Block Larger Than four R 1922 Lion and Palm Tree ½a. reprint on stout white card, Dies I and II se-tenant sheet of six in black, slight toning. Spence 38/53

Los #: 246

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay Block Larger Than four R -- a similar lot in orange-brown. Spence 51/66

essay Block Larger Than four R -- a similar lot in orange-brown. Spence 51/66

Los #: 247

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R -- ½a. Die I in vermilion and Die II in grey-blue, sky blue and...

essay R -- ½a. Die I in vermilion and Die II in grey-blue, sky blue and bright blue, good margins, usual faint tone spots. Spence 49, 56-58

Los #: 248

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Black, fine and fresh. Spence 12

essay R Black, fine and fresh. Spence 12

Los #: 249

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Sepia, colour a trifle smudged, fine. Spence 15

essay R Sepia, colour a trifle smudged, fine. Spence 15

Los #: 250

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Grey-blue, colour a trifle smudged, fine. Spence 15

essay R Grey-blue, colour a trifle smudged, fine. Spence 15

Los #: 251

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Pale blue, usual slight colour smudging, fine delicate shade. Spence 16

essay R Pale blue, usual slight colour smudging, fine delicate shade. Spence 16

Los #: 252

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Pale green, some slight foxing and colour smudging. Spence 19

essay R Pale green, some slight foxing and colour smudging. Spence 19

Los #: 253

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Carmine-rose, traces of toning otherwise fine. Spence 22

essay R Carmine-rose, traces of toning otherwise fine. Spence 22

Los #: 254

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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essay R Orange-brown, fine. Spence 25

essay R Orange-brown, fine. Spence 25

Los #: 255

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover ½a. pair and five singles on separate covers, the pair cancelled with...

cover ½a. pair and five singles on separate covers, the pair cancelled with diamond of dots in blue-black, one a large example cancelled "75", and Die II single on entire letter cancelled "82

Los #: 257

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused ½a. Die I, a marginal strip of four, [33-36], in indigo, superb...

unused ½a. Die I, a marginal strip of four, [33-36], in indigo, superb; also a single and a pair (one with thin spot) on toned paper

Los #: 259

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used Block Larger Than four ½a. Die I, a block of sixteen (8x2), [81-92...

used Block Larger Than four ½a. Die I, a block of sixteen (8x2), [81-92], neatly cancelled; cut-into at left, top row with crease and other lesser faults though of generally fine appearance and a rare multiple. Photo

Los #: 260

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used Block of Four 1a. Die I block of four, [69-78], in red, three clearly...

used Block of Four 1a. Die I block of four, [69-78], in red, three clearly cancelled "B/23" and with small part red handstamp at left; fine and a scarce multiple. Photo

Los #: 264

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used Block of Four 1a. red Die I "B" Stone block of four with small to...

used Block of Four 1a. red Die I "B" Stone block of four with small to large margins, cancelled by lozenge of dots. Fine and scarce

Los #: 265

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II unused block (4 x 2) from...

unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II unused block (4 x 2) from the top right corner of sheet with full selvedge, very fine and fresh. S.G. 14

Los #: 266

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II unused block (4 x 2) from...

unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II unused block (4 x 2) from the right of sheet showing part marginal inscription, fine. S.G. 14

Los #: 267

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II "D" stone unused block (3...

unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II "D" stone unused block (3 x 3) from left of sheet with part marginal inscription. Very fine. S.G. 14

Los #: 269

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II "D" Stone unused block (3...

unused Block Larger Than four 1a. dull red Die II "D" Stone unused block (3 x 3), [49-67], the left of the sheet with part marginal inscription,, very fine. S.G. 14

Los #: 270

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used 2a. strip of five in bright yellow-green and cancelled with diamond of...

used 2a. strip of five in bright yellow-green and cancelled with diamond of dots; a little gum stained on reverse

Los #: 274

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used 4a. selection comprising 1st., 2nd. (head misplaced), 4th. (three...

used 4a. selection comprising 1st., 2nd. (head misplaced), 4th. (three shades) and 5th. Printings, the first five cut square with mainly clear margins, the last cut-to-shape with good margins; fair to good. Also 4a. reprint corner pair

Los #: 277

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 4a. 1st. Printing (2) in indigo and red on 1854 (Nov.) entire (brown...

cover 4a. 1st. Printing (2) in indigo and red on 1854 (Nov.) entire (brown stain across top) from Madras to London, 2nd. Printing (2) in blue and dull red on 1854 (Dec.) large part entire (origin unknown) to Amsterdam with Calcutta f.a.c. on reverse, 2nd Printing with 2a. on 1855 (June) envelope

Los #: 278

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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used 4a. 2nd. Printing blue and red with good to large margins (3.7mm...

used 4a. 2nd. Printing blue and red with good to large margins (3.7mm), neatly cancelled by lozenges of dots. Extremely fine. S.G. 19. Photo

Los #: 280

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused Block of Four 1855 blue glazed paper 4a. black, a block of four with...

unused Block of Four 1855 blue glazed paper 4a. black, a block of four with part to large part original gum; a few spilt perfs. and one with tiny marks at top, otherwise fresh and fine. A very rare multiple. S.G. 35, £1,600. Photo

Los #: 284

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 700 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused -- ½a. blue imperforate , very fresh with large margins. S.G. 37a...

unused -- ½a. blue imperforate , very fresh with large margins. S.G. 37a. (single). Photo

Los #: 288

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 80 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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unused -- 2a. yellow-buff imperforate , ample margins, very fresh and fine...

unused -- 2a. yellow-buff imperforate , ample margins, very fresh and fine unused. R.P.S. Certificate (1950). S.G. 42a. (single) Photo

Los #: 290

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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on piece -- 4a. black, imperforate with mainly large margins (1mm.+), into...

on piece -- 4a. black, imperforate with mainly large margins (1mm.+), into at right where torn from the sheet, tied on small piece by diamond "1" obliterator and penstroke. One of the very few used singles that can be catagorically describied as "imperforate". S.G. 45b (single). Photo

Los #: 291

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.10.2001

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cover 1860 (Feb.) envelope from Nowshera to Fort George, bearing 1855 8a...

cover 1860 (Feb.) envelope from Nowshera to Fort George, bearing 1855 8a. cancelled "229", upon arrival redirected to Scotland and bearing G.B. 1d. cancelled "14" for redirection fee, showing "C.R/F" and London Paid c.d.s. in red, four transit c.d.s. on reverse; attractive. Photo

Los #: 294

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 180 £

Datum: 18.10.2001