Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
May 12, 2020

Our May 12, 2020 sale was prepared in anticipation of London 2020 World Stamp Exhibition. While the show has been rescheduled, this auction will take place as scheduled. There is an important collection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth, with many individual Colonies offered intact. In addition, there are hundreds of better individual lots of Inverted Centers of the World, French Colonies Postal History selection from the Lorenz correspondence to Trieste, excellent range of European countries, with Italy and Colonies, especially Fezzan, Poland, Russia, as well as rarities from Japan, Korea and more. There are many attractive and substantial Large Lots and Collections, often fully scanned.

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Lot #1278
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1854-1970 advanced collection on pages, with early Victoria, including 1855-64 1/2a, 2a rose, 2a buff and 8a rose, 1866 6a violet, 1882-92 to 1r with additional shades, 1895 2r-5r, KEVII to 15r with additional shades noted including 2r and 5r, George V with both sets to 25r with many additional shades noted, varieties (including "3r" instead of "3p"), booklet panes of 4, tete-beche and gutter pairs, "Nine Pies" with double surcharge, "Pies-Pies", etc., George VI sets, 1948 Gandhi, 1949-52 to 15r, with Air Post, Military Stamps including C.E.F. complete (with unissued 1a6p, slight toning, with 2017 BPA certificate), I.E.F., Forces in Korea, etc., Officials including KEVII to 25r, George V to 25r, George VI to 10r, 1 1/2a Gandhi, etc., Mount Everest Expedition, Rocket Mail and more, mostly l.h. or h.r., some small faults possible, generally fine-v.f., high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$4,500.00

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