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April 28-29, 2010

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Lot #1012
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1854 2a green, imperf. sheet margin strip of eight, with complete inscription at top, unused without gum, some creasing, fine and spectacular multiple
(*)
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1013
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1854 4a Victoria, Head III, Frame I, very fresh, margins all around except touching at top, fine,
O
Catalog #SG 21
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1014
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1856 (27 Nov) cover from Madras to England, franked with 4a blue & rose red, 5th printing (head die III, frame die II), huge margins all around, endorsed "via Southampton", with "India Paid", Madras departure and London 12 Jan. 1857 arrival pmks, cover with repaired upper right corner (to enhance appearance), with 1995 Brandon cert. Covers franked with fifth printing of 4a are seldom seen as its date of distribution coincided with the first De La Rue issue
Envelope
Catalog #SG 25
Price Realized
$3,000.00

Lot #1015
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1856 (3 Feb) cover from Allahabad Bombay to Scotland, franked with pair of 4a blue & rose red (head die III, frame die II), cancelled "17", used together with 2x1a red Die I (defective), with boxed "India Paid", transit and arrival pmks on back, fine and scarce cover, with BPA cert.,
Envelope
Catalog #SG 25
Price Realized
$8,500.00

Lot #1016
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1857 cover (incomplete on back) from Bombay (7 Jan) to Scotland, franked with 2 singles of 4a blue & rose red (head die III, frame die II), cancelled "1" and by pen stroke, with boxed "India Paid" and additional "16 Feb Paid" on arrival, with departure and Fortrose arrival pmks on back, endorsed "By Marseilles Postage Prepaid", ms "10", fine and appealing
Envelope
Catalog #SG 25
Price Realized
$6,000.00

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