The 'M' Collection of India and Indian Feudatory States

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The 'M' Collection of India and Indian Feudatory States

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(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white, an unused pair from the left of the sheet with large to huge margins, virtually full original deep brown streaky gum which has given the paper a toned appearance. An outstanding multiple of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. S1, £66,000. Photoprovenance:Spink auction, October 1998Vestey, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white vertical pair with close to very large margins, both cancelled by intaglio star in circle (Type F); horizontal crease between and a little stained on reverse, otherwise fine and a rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2001). S.G. S1, £6,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with good to large margins, cancelled by partly heavy diamond of 56 dots on large piece, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2006). S.G. S1. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with good to large margins, cancelled by intaglio star in a circle (Type F), small thinning towards centre top otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2010). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with good to large margins, cancelled by heavy cogwheel obliterator (Type E), slight toning otherwise fine. Sismondo Certificate (2008). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with small to good margins and cancelled by a slightly heavy diamond of 64 dots cancellation (Type B), a little soiled otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2010). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with good to large margins and neatly cancelled with a complete strike of the diamond of 64 dots (Type B); small thinning at upper right and lower left, neither of which affects appearance. Sismondo Certificate (2009). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with small to large margins and cancelled by legible diamond of 64 dots (Type B), slight thinning at lower left otherwise fine. Sismondo Certificate (2009). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with large margins all round and neatly cancelled by diamond of 64 dots (Type B); horizontal crease and a little soiled. R.P.S. Certificate (2010). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with large margins and cancelled with legible diamond of 64 dots (Type B); vertical cease. B.P.A. Certificate (1993). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with close to large margins, cancelled by intaglio star in a circle (Type F); central pressed vertical crease. Sismondo Certificate (2008). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. White½a. white with large to very large margins, cancelled by pen strokes; tear at top which reaches rim of design and another smaller tear at the left margin. Sismondo Certificate (2009). S.G. S1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. Blue½a. blue with good to large margins, neatly cancelled by diamond of dots; small central thin and some repaired tears, nevertheless a presentable example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2009). S.G. S2, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. Blue½a. blue cut to shape with clear margins, lightly cancelled; closed tear at lower right otherwise fine. Sismondo Certificate (2009). S.G. S2, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. Red½a. red, a superb example with sharp embossing and free of the usual cracks and chippings, cancelled by diamond of 64 dots. A magnificent example well above the normal condition. Heddergott Certificate (2005). S.G. S3, £35,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1852 Scinde Dawk Issue½a. Red½a. red, a sharply embossed example of good fresh colour, neatly cancelled with diamond of dots and tied to small piece bearing a small part of another example alongside, very rare thus; some minor creasing and surface faults, confined mainly to the outer rim, nevertheless an attractive example of this very rare classic stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. S3, £35,000. Photoprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe auction, March 1993Vestey, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1853 Die II colour trial on thin laid batonné paper in deep blue, under-inked in places fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 (Mar.) Die II Punch in bright blue, fine. Spence 25. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, Die I in black, fine. Spence 26. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, Die I in deep blue, fine. Spence 28. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, Die II in black, fine. Spence 31. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, Die II in blue, fine. Spence 32. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, Die II in orange-vermilion, fine. Spence 35. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, a complete sheet on wove paper (155x110mm.) showing the vertical rows of three of both dies, in black; some black ink? spotting, fine. Spence 36/37. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaLion and Palm Tree1890 on yellowish wove paper, a complete sheet showing the vertical roes of three of both dies, in orange-brown on stout card (172x128mm.); some ink? spotting otherwise fine. Spence 51/66. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaProposed Designs with Head of Queen Victoria1854 (Feb.) Capt. Thullier's lithographed essay printed singly in reddish brown and in blue on yellowish wove paper, both with 2mm. margins; fine. Spence 68, 69. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaProposed Designs with Head of Queen Victoria1854 (Feb.) Capt. Thullier's lithographed essay printed singly, in reddish brown on yellowish wove paper (141x93mm.), fine. Spence 68. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaProposed Designs with Head of Queen Victoria1854 (Feb.) Capt. Thullier's lithographed essay printed singly, in blue on yellowish wove paper (145x109mm.), fine. Spence 69. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaProposed Designs with Head of Queen Victoria1890 Capt. Thullier's lithographed essay printed in a row of six impressions, a pair in deep red on yellowish wove paper, fine. Spence 71. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1854 (Apr.) "9½ arches" essay, vermilion lower left corner block of ten (5x2), [101-115], with full sheet margin at foot and largely so at left; vertical crease at left which has split the paper in places. A fine and very rare positional multiple of this popular stamp and believed to be the largest remaining block in this shade. Spence 76. S.G. 1, £35,000. Photoprovenance:"Koh-i-Nor", February 1986"Medina" Part III, October 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1854 (Apr.) "9½ arches" essay, vermilion lower right corner block of eight (4x2) with full sheet margins showing plate number "II" and with part "Coat of Arms" watermark, fine. A fine and rare positional multiple. Spence 76; S.G. 1, £28,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1854 (Apr.) "9½ arches" essay, vermilion with part "Coat of Arms" watermark, fine. Spence 76; S.G. 1, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1890 essay with crosses in upper corners, in black on yellowish card, [8] with wide margin at right, fine. Spence 81. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1890 essay with crosses in upper corners, in black on lighter yellowish wove paper, a strip of four [1-4], fine. Spence 89. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1889 (Oct.) lithographic transfer in four rows of eight, a complete sheet in indigo on yellowish wove paper, fine. Spence 94RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsHalf AnnaDesign First Adopted for the Stamp1894(?) lithographic transfer in twelve rows of eight, in blue on thin yellowish unwatermarked paper, a rejoined block of sixteen (two blocks of eight) with margins at both ends, [49-56/57-64], each with a letter of "specimen" on the reverse of each, fine. Spence 99RSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsOne AnnaQueen with Gothic Crown1922 complete sheet in lemon on stout white card (126x173mm.) with the row of three, the odd minor tone spot otherwise fine. Very rare, only four sheets of each colour printed. Spence 21. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsOne AnnaProposed Design with Head of Queen Victoria1854 (Feb.) Capt. Thullier's lithographed essay printed singly, in reddish brown on yellowish wove paper (heavy creases to left and right of design resulting in piece at right detached). Spence 27. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsOne AnnaProposed Design with Head of Queen Victoria1854 (Feb.) Capt. Thullier's lithographed essay printed singly, in blue on yellowish wove paper (142x92mm.), fine. Spence 28. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsOne AnnaDesign of Issued Stamp1854 believed to be from a stone of twelve rows of eight, a block of six (3x2) in black on thin yellowish card, fine. Spence 35. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsFour AnnasReprints with Issued Head1891 (Mar.) lithographic transfer in three rows of four impressions with the outer frame of wavy lines and rosettes printed in blue, a top left corner block of four [1-2/5-6] in aniline red and blue on unwatermarked paper, fine. Spence 19. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsFour AnnasReprints with Issued Head1891 (Mar.) lithographic transfer in three rows of four impressions with the outer frame of wavy lines and rosettes printed in blue, a lower right corner pair [11-12] in aniline red and blue on unwatermarked paper, [12] with head inverted, fine. Spence 19/20. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsTwo AnnasEssays for Printing by Lithography1890(?) lithographic transfer of one row of six, sage-green square design on yellowish wove paper, a complete strip of six, fine. Spence 22. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsTwo AnnasEssays for Printing by Lithography1890(?) lithographic transfer of one row of six, orange-red octagonal design on yellowish wove paper, a complete strip, some peripheral wrinkles and the odd black ink spot otherwise fine. Spence 25. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Essays, Proofs and ReprintsEight Annas1854 photolithographed essay printed single, light blue frame, red-brown head on yellowish wove paper, the odd minor black ink spot otherwise fine. Spence 1. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 IssuesHalf Anna½a. used group (29) in a range of shades, comprising Dies I (29), II (2) and III (4) mostly with four margins, variously cancelled, mainly good to fine. S.G. 2-7Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 IssuesHalf Anna½a. Die II, deep blue unused block of sixteen (2x8) with sheet margin at right, [23-24/79-80], fine and a scarce multiple. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 IssuesOne Anna1a. Die I, Stone B, red strip of three [33-35] with good to large margins, neatly cancelled by diamond of dots, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 IssuesOne Anna1a. Die II, "C" Stone, dull red unused block of four, [17-26], very fine. S.G. 14, £1,000+. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 IssuesFour Annas4a. 1st Printing, Head Die I, Frame Die I, blue and pale red [2], small to good margins, cancelled by diamond of bars, fine. S.G. 17, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1854 Issue Four Annas1st Printing, Head Die I, Frame Die IThe Famous Inverted Head Variety4a. red and blue, First Printing, Head Die I, Frame Die I, variety Head Inverted, Head [3], Frame [10], strong colours and impressions, cut-to-shape, as nearly all of this famous variety are, leaving framelines in places, neatly cancelled with diamond of bars; some thinnings not affecting appearance. A wonderful opportunity to acquire one of the most sought after stamps in 19th Century philately and one of the legendary philatelic rarities in the world. Unlisted in "Encyclopaedia of Rare and Fam...

(x) India1854 IssuesFour Annas4a. Second Printing, Head Die II, Frame Die I, blue and red pair [1-2] with champhered corners, used with ½a. Die I pair, each cancelled by diamond of dots on 1855 (1 Apr.) envelope to London, showing framed "india paid" overstruck by arrival Paid c.d.s. (9.5), both in red. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesAlwar1899 wide margins between stamps, ¼a. emerald-green unused without gum; small thin at top, light creases and small defect at lower left, nevertheless a presentable example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2016). S.G. 4, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBamra1888 imperf 2a. black on green, good margins, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 4, £850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBhopal1872 double frame, ¼a. black used on fragment with manuscript cancel, central pinhole otherwise fine. Rare. ISES (2010) and B.P.A. (2011) Certificates. S.G. 1, £1,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBhopalOfficial Stamps1932-34 ¼a. to 4a. set of six in blocks of six (2x3), all without gum, fine. S.G. O314-O317, £390Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBijawar1935-36 9p. chocolate error of colour, an imperforate vertical pair from right of sheet with large part original gum; some minor staining and both crossed by horizontal crease. With normal for comparison. Possibly unique. ISES Certificate (2010). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBijawar1935-36 9p. violet vertical pair from left of sheet, 1937 (May) perf 9 12a. greenish blue vertical pair from left of sheet (lower stamp with small adhesion on reverse) and 1r. bright violet lower right corner pair, all variety imperforate, fine mint. S.G. 3a, 14a, 15b, £780Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBijawar1937 (May) perf 9 4a. orange, 6a. lemon, 8a. emerald-green and 12a. greenish blue, each in a complete sheet (3x2), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 11-14, £816Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBussahir1895 (June) laid paper, imperforate 12a. green with lake monogram, large margins and with large part original gum. A very fine example and very scarce thus. S.G. 7, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBussahir1895 (June) laid paper, perforated 12a. green with lake monogram, fresh with part original gum and very fine for this issue. S.G. 15b, £250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesBussahir1899 pin-perf 12a. green with rose monogram, unused without gum, separations complete except at left, fine for this. Rare. S.G. 20, £800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDhar1897-1900 predominantly unused range including 1897-1900 imperf ½p. black on red (27 including a sheet of ten, two pairs and one used), ¼a. black on orange (15 including a sheet of ten), ½a. black on magenta (3), 1a. black on green (6) and 1898-1900 ½a. (3), 1a. claret and 1a. reddish purple; condition generally fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1933-47 ¼a. bistre-yellow and 1a. pale turquoise-blue tied to envelope by violet datestamp with year date "34" clearly visible; some cover creases but adhesives fine. A scarce franking. S.G. 1, 4. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1933-43 ¼a. rose horizontal strip of four clearly tied to large piece by violet datestamp, some affixative staining, left stamp defective at foot and the third stamp crossed by light crease. An extremely rare franking. S.G. 2, £9,000+. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1933 1a. pale turquoise-blue tied by violet native datestamp on Official "on dungarpur state service only." envelope, some minor perf faults otherwise fine and scarce. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10½ ¼a. orange horizontal pair and single tied to wrapper by two almost complete 1944 circular datestamps, small hole in top of wrapper and the left hand stamp with perf damage at top left, nevertheless a very scarce usage. S.G. 9c. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10½ ¼a. orange and perf 12 ½a. vermilion die I, both clearly tied on wrapper marked "Book Post", wrinkle at foot but adhesives barely affected. S.G. 9c, 10. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10 ¼a. orange, a top right corner example, [2] on sheet of four, unused with large part original gum; a little toned and with light creases, thin spot and small split in right margin, nevertheless a presentable example of this very rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2011). S.G. 9d, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10 ¼a. orange, the lower right stamp in the block of four being imperforate at right and at foot, small light tone spot affecting two perf tips at top otherwise fine unused. Rare. S.G. 9d, £5000. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10½ ½a. vermilion, a top right corner Die I and II se-tenant pair imperforate at top and at right, unused with large part original gum, fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 10ca, £3,250. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10½ 1a. deep blue horizontal pair, imperforate at right, fine unmounted mint. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 11b, £4,000. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDungarpur1939-46 perf 10 1a.3p. bright mauve, a lower right corner example, [4] on sheet of four, unused with small part original gum, fine. Very rare. S.G. 12a, £4,500. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1896 4a. black on rose (Type 3) with control handstamp in blue, good margins, fresh unused, some very minor creasing typical of this issue and a very fine example. About twenty-five recorded. S.G. 7, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1897-98 "duttia" 4a. black on rose (Type I, a vertical tête-bêche pair irregularly cut as usual, fine unused. S.G. 11b, £275Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1897 "datia" 2a. black on yellow with large to very large margins, unused, slight wrinkling at top and corner crease clear of design, otherwise fine. S.G. 14, £275. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1899-1906 ¼a. vermilion complete unused sheet (8x2; vertical fold at left) rouletted horizontally and at left; ½a. black on blue-green complete unused sheet (8x2) rouletted in black horizontally and at ends of rows; and ½a. black on yellow-green (pelure) complete unused sheet (8x2) rouletted in black horizontally and at ends of rows. A fine trio. S.G. 16, 17, 17bSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1916 ½a. green unused block of twenty (5x4; two vertical creases just affecting some impressions)) from left of sheet, 1918 imperf ½a. blue complete unused sheet (12x2; central vertical fold) and 1a. pink unused blocks of eight (4x2) forming a reconstructed sheet of sixteen, the left block a little stained, and perf 11½ ¼a. black complete unused sheet (4x6). A fine lot. S.G. 30, 35, 36, 37Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1912 printed wide apart, ¼a. carmine, perf 13½ x coloured roulette, a complete unused sheet (10x3), light vertical crease affecting fifth column otherwise fine. S.G. 27Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1916 imperforate ¼a. deep blue complete unused sheet (10x3) less the lower right corner stamp, two vertical folds between impressions, fine. S.G. 29Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1916 imperforate ½a. green, a complete unused sheet (8x4), one pinhole between impressions, fine. A spectacular and rare item. S.G. 30Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesDuttia1916 imperforate 1a. purple, a complete unused sheet (8x2) comprising eight vertical tête-bêche pairs, typical light folds just affecting one stamp, fine. A rare item. S.G. 31aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesHyderabadOfficial Stamp1909-11 8a. purple (Type 6), perf 11, unused with part original gum, one short perf at foot otherwise fine. Rare. S.G. O27b, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesIndoreReceipt Stamps1927-37 1r. imperforate bi-coloured colour trials (6), each in a block of four with sheet margin at top on ungummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Most attractiveSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1904 (July) roughly perf 14, ½a. pale blue [12], unused with large part original gum a little toned, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2016). S.G. 1, £350. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1931 Investiture of Maharaja ¼a. to 5r. set of twelve, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 40-51, £850provenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1931 Investiture of Maharaja ¼a. to 5r. set of twelve, fine mounted mint with hinge remnants. S.G. 40-51, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1932-46 "postage & revenue" 1a. to 2r. set of six, fresh and fine unmounted mint. S.G. 52-57, £275Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1932-46 "postage & revenue" 1a. to 2r. set of six, fine mounted mint. S.G. 52-57, £275Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1932-46 "postage & revenue" 1a. to 1r. used, the 2a. with some short perfs at foot. S.G. 52-56, £467Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1932-46 "postage" 1r. black and yellow-bistre used block of four, a little soiled though a rare multiple. S.G. 67, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1936 "One/Rupee" on 2r. black and yellow-green, fine used. S.G. 68, £275. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1947 (Dec.) "3 pies" on ½a. black and violet, a block of four with surcharge inverted and the lower left stamp with "pie" for "pies", a little toned otherwise fine mint. S.G. 71c/d, £635. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipur1947 (Dec.) "3 pies" on ½a. black and violet, a block of four with margin at left, variety surcharge double, one inverted, the lower left stamp additionally showing error "pie" for "pies" in inverted surcharge, fine unused with large part original gum (the lower pair unmounted). A rare positional multiple. S.G. 80e/f, £980. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJaipurOfficial Stamp1932-37 "postage & revenue" 4a. black and grey-green, unused with large part original gum. A very fresh example of this rare stamp. S.G. O20, £450. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper½a. grey-back, cut square, fine unused. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). S.G. 1, £800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper1a. ultramarine, cut square with good to large margins on three sides, touched at left, unused, very light tone at top otherwise fine. S.G. 3a, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper1a. ultramarine, cut square with good to large margins, unused, some light toning, natural paper creasing and adhesion on reverse. S.G. 3a, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper1a. ultramarine, cut square with small to large margins, unused, surface thin, stains and adhesions, nevertheless a presentable example of this rare stamp. ISES (2010) and B.P.A. (2011) Certificates. S.G. 3a, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper1a. grey-black, cut square with good to large margins on three sides, touched at right, unused, small ink mark on reverse at foot just visible from face. A rare stamp which is believed to be an error of colour. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 4, £4,250. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper4a. ultramarine, cut square with clear to large margins, unused, some light toning and wrinkling otherwise fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 5a, £3,750. Photoprovenance:George Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1866 (Mar.) Handstamped in Watercolours on Native Paper4a. ultramarine horizontal pair cancelled with manuscript crosses and red obliterator, small ironed-out crease otherwise fine. A very rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 5a, £1,750. Photoprovenance:L.E. Dawson, January 1967Garrat-AdamsGeorge Harell, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1867-76 Handstamped in Watercolours, Reissued for use in Jammu only4a. orange-red, cut square with close to good margins, fine unused. Very scarce in this quality. S.G. 9, £550. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1867-76 Handstamped in Watercolours, Reissued for use in Jammu only4a. orange-red, cut square with close to good margins, minor stain on reverse otherwise fine unused. ISES Certificate (2010). S.G. 9, £550. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing1a. orange-red, cut square with clear to good margins on three sides, just into at right, unused, natural paper creases, fine. ISES (2010) and B.P.A. (2011) Certificates. S.G. 13a, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing½a. deep black, five cut square examples in differing shades, three with clear margins, all unused, good to fine. S.G. 14, £300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing1a. deep black, cut square with large to very large margins, very fine unused. A choice example. S.G. 15, £650. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing1a. deep black, cut square with good to large margins, unused, fine. S.G. 15, £650. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing1a. deep black, cut square with small to large margins on three sides, touched at foot, unused, a fraction soiled otherwise fine. S.G. 15, £650. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing4a. deep black vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, fine unused. A very rare multiple. S.G. 16, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing4a. deep black, cut square with good to very large margins, fine unused. S.G. 16, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing4a. deep black, cut square with good to large margins, fine unused. S.G. 16, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing4a. deep black, cut square with good to large margins, fine unused. S.G. 16, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing½a. bright blue, cut square with outer frameline touched on two sides, fine unused. S.G. 17, £750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing½a. bright blue, cut square with large to very large margins, unused, a few light tone marks in lower half otherwise fine. S.G. 17, £750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing1a. bright blue, two cut square examples, one with small to good margins, the other with close to good margins, both unused. fine. S.G. 18, £550Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing4a. bright blue, cut square with close to large margins, unused, partly overlapped by adjacent impression at left, fine. S.G. 19, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1874-76 Special Printing4a. yellow, cut square with large to very large margins on three sides, touched at left, unused, a few tiny tone spots. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). S.G. 25, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on European Laid Paper4a. sage-green, cut square with close to good margins on three sides, touched at right, unused, slight staining at foot otherwise fine. A great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (1954). S.G. 47, £3,500. Photoprovenance:Dr. Pierre Couvreur, March 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Native Paper½a. red (6), 1a. red (2) and 4a. red, all cut square and unused, generally good to fine. S.G. 26-28, £1,330Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Native Paper4a. red, cut square with good to large margins, unused, fine. S.G. 28, £650. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Native Paper½a. black, four cut square examples, three with good margins, the fourth (toned) cut-into on two sides, also another example clearly tied on reverse of British India ½a. stationery envelope; Generally fine. S.G. 29Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Native Paper½a. slate-blue, four cut square examples with four margins, all unused, one in a pale shade (small tone spot clear of design), good to fine. S.G. 32, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Native Paper½a. sage-green, cut square with mostly large margins, characteristic blotchy impression, fine unused. S.G. 35, £200. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Native Paper1a. sage-green (5) and 4a. sage-green (6), all cut square, all with four margins and unused, condition a little mixed though many fine. S.G. 36-37, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJammu and Kashmir1877-78 Handstamped in Oil Colours on Thick Yellowish Paper½a. red on reverse of 1878 British India ½a. stationery envelope (flap missing) cancelled by Sialkot transit datestamp, the ½a. with peripheral faults tied by black seal with Phagwara and Bangah datestamps alongside. Very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 49. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJasdan1942-47 1a. deep myrtle-green, [2] from the booklet pane of four (imperf at top and at right), unused with part original gum, small thin at upper right otherwise fine. Rare. ISES (2010) and B.P.A. (2011) Certificates. S.G. 1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJasdan1942-47 1a. light green booklet pane of four (imperf on three sides), unused with large part original gum, internal crease at foot of [3] and inclusion on reverse between [3] and [4], fine appearance. ISES (2010) and B.P.A. (2011). S.G. 3, £1,200+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJindc.1876 sheet of fifty (10x5) "Lion" essays in red-brown on thick bluish laid paper, each with an inverted heart-shaped frame containing "R" over Lion with Sword and showing "lithograph jhind state/raj press sungroor" marginal inscription, without gum as prepared. B.P.A. Certificate (2006)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJind1874 thin yellowish paper, imperf 8a. slate-blue vertical pair, unused without gum as issued; horizontal and vertical crease not affecting appearance. ISES (2010) and B.P.A. Certificate (2011). S.G. J7, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJind1882-85 perf 12 on thin yellowish wove paper, 4a. blue-green horizontal pair variety imperforate vertically, fine unused without gum as issued. S.G. J45a, £900. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1899-1900 imperforate 2a. dull orange on laid paper, unused without gum as issued, minor stain otherwise fine. Rare. S.G. 15a, £900. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1899-1900 pin-perf 1a. slate, 1a. mauve, 1a. brown-lilac, 4a. chocolate, 1r. dull green and 5r. mauve, each in a block of sixteen (the 5r. with top row severed), fine unused without gum as issued. S.G. 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 35, £980Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1899-1900 pin-perf 5r. mauve interpanneau blocks of twelve (2, one on laid paper) from the centre of the sheet with three tête-bêche pairs, unused without gum as issued, central horizontal crease, fine. S.G. 35, 35a, £1,645 as singlesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1913 ¼a. blue complete unused sheets of twenty from Settings I and II (2), each showing varieties "ouarter" and "kishangahr", and 2a. purple reconstruction less [1], [8] and [12], all unused except [7] which shows variety "kishangahr" and 1928-36 2a. purple unused sheet of sixteen (left margin missing); generally fine. S.G. 59-60, 75, £526Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1913-16 1r. mauve horizontal pair, variety imperforate, fine unused without gum. S.G. 69a, £500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1913-16 5r. brown, a complete unused sheet of twenty (4x5), fine. S.G. 71, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesKishangarh1928-36 5r. claret, a complete sheet of ten (5x2) variety imperforate, fine unused without gum as issued. S.G. 80z, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesMorvi1932-33 perf 11 3p. carmine-rose, two complete sheets of eight in different shades, 1934 London printing perf 14 1a. purple-brown complete sheet of sixteen and 1935-48 Morvi Press printing perf 11 3p. scarlet and 1a. chocolate complete sheets of sixteen; fine mint. S.G. 8, 14, 16, 18b; £672+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesMorvi1935-48 Morvi Press printing, rough perf 11 1a. chocolate complete mint sheet of sixteen, fine. S.G. 18b, £416Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesNandgaon1893-94 2a. red on thin toned wove paper, stamps wide apart without wavy line, a complete unused sheet of sixteen, light central vertical fold and marginal tear at right otherwise fine. Scarce. S.G. 4, £320+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesNandgaonOfficial Stamps1894 stamps printed closer together with wavy lines, ½a. green, two complete sheets of sixteen from Settings IIIg with horizontal overprint and IIId with vertical overprint showing mixed sizes of "half", and 2a. rose complete sheet from Setting IIIa with horizontal overprint with R3/4 showing value character variety of "do" (two); fine unused. S.G. O4, O6, £600+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesOrchha1913 blurred impression with background to Arms unshaded, ½a. green and 1a. red in complete sheets of eight, margins a little trimmed otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 1-2, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesOrchha1913 blurred impression with background to Arms unshaded, ½a. green complete sheet of eight, fine unused. S.G. 1, £400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesOrchha1913 blurred impression with background to Arms unshaded, 1a. red complete unused sheet of eight, fine. S.G. 2, £200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesOrchha1914-35 background shaded with short horizontal lines, ¼a. grey-blue, ¼a. deep blue (3, shades), ½a. green (2), ½a. apple-green (2), 1a. scarlet (2, shades), 2a. light brown and 4a. yellow-orange, each in an unused sheet of eight, fine. S.G. 3a-7a, £380+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesOrchha1914-35 imperf ¼a. deep blue on laid paper, unused without gum as issued, natural pinhole at left, fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2014). S.G. 3ba, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesOrchha1939-42 ½a. to 10r. set of fifteen, the 10r. with small thin at op otherwise fine mint. S.G. 31-45, £2,162Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesRajasthanBundi1948-49 handstamped in black ½a. violet, handstamped in violet ¼a. blue-green and handstamped in blue ½a. violet and 1a. yellow-green, each in a complete sheet of twenty, the last two with backing paper on reverse, fine mint. S.G. 2A, 1B, 2C, 3C, £4,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesRajasthanBundi1948-49 handstamped in black, 4a. orange complete unmounted mint sheet, a few split perfs and some light creases barely detracting from appearance. Rare. S.G. 5A, £1,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesRajasthanBundi1948-49 machine-printed in black, 4a. orange, 8a. ultramarine and 1r. chocolate, each in a complete sheet of twenty, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 12, 13, 14, £740+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesRajasthanBundi1948-49 machine-printed in black, 8a. ultramarine and 1r. chocolate, both in a complete sheet of twenty, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 13-14, £560Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesRajasthanBundi1948-49 machine-printed in black, 8a. ultramarine complete sheet of twenty, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 13, £360Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesRajasthanJaipur1950 (Jan.) ¼a. to 1r. set of eleven in blocks of four, the 2a. a little toned and the 6a. and 8a. with light gum toning; unmounted mint. S.G. 15-25, £760Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesSoruth1864 handstamped in watercolour, (1a.) black on azure to grey vertically laid paper, each with manuscript, two with small faults, the others fine. Each with B.P.A. Certificate (2020). S.G. 1, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesSoruthOfficial StampsA mint and used collection including 1929 3p. to 1r., 1932-35 3a. (2, one with Type O3), 4a., 8a. and 1r. mint and used, 1948 1a. on 2a. to 1a. on 8a. used, 1948 (Nov.) 1a. on 1r. (both) used and 1949 (Jan.) 3p. mint; condition generally fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesTravancoreOfficial Stamps1932 1ch.8c.(Type O3) on 1¼ch. carmine-rose, two blocks of four, one from the top right corner with surcharge grossly misplaced to right, and 1ch.8c. (Type O7) on 1¼ch. claret blocks of four, one with surcharge misplaced ("8c" above "1ch"), all unused, generally fine. S.G. O79, O84cSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesJhalawar1886-90 1p. blue-green, a partial sheet of eight (of twelve) with screw head n right margin, unused without gum as issued, fine. ISES Certificate (2010). S.G. 1a, £2,400+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1855 blue glazed paper, 4a. black and 8a. carmine, both with large part original gum and of superb colour. Very fine examples of these elusive stamps. S.G. 35-36, £2,700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1856-64 no watermark, ½a. pale blue block of four, unused with original gum (the lower pair unmounted), a few shortish perfs at right and the gum with some light toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 38, £440Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1856-64 no watermark, 1a. brown marginal pair from the right of the sheet, variety imperforate, fine unused. S.G. 39b, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1856-64 no watermark, 4a. black marginal horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, variety imperforate, fresh unused with part original gum. Holcombe Certificate (1998). S.G. 45b, £8,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1856-64 no watermark, prepare for use but not officially issued, 2a. yellow-green horizontal pair, both cancelled by "B/1" obliterator; the left stamp with reperforated top left corner. An extremely rare used multiple. S.G. 50, £8,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1859 (20 Aug.) entire letter from Singapore to Penang, marked "p. Steamer", bearing 1855 4a. blue glazed paper 4a. black bisected diagonally tied by "B/172" obliterator and showing, on reverse, "singapore/ship letter/paid" d.s. in red. Very rare, we record only nine single 4a. bisect covers of which this is the only inter-settlement example. B.P.A. Certificate (1965). S.G. 35b, £22,000. Photoprovenance:E.E. Yates, December 1939Dr. Wood, December 1964Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1860 (May) no watermark, 8p. purple on white block of eight (4x2), unused with part original gum, some hinge remnants otherwise fine. S.G. 52, £720Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1865 no watermark 8p. purple with watermark inverted, a complete lower left pane of eighty (8x10) with plate number "6A", virtually all unmounted and of fresh and fine appearance; a few split perfs. S.G. 56w, £5,600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1865 no watermark 8p. mauve, a complete lower left pane of eighty (8x10) with plate number "6A", two stamps lightly hinged otherwise fresh and fine unmounted mint. S.G. 57, £2400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1865 watermarked 1a. pale brown, a complete lower right pane of eighty (8x10) with watermark inverted showing plate number "2N", unused with full original gum (some hinge remnants in selvedge); light horizontal bend through row 6 and two stamps with an ink stained spot, otherwise fresh and fine. S.G. 58, £1,600provenance:Sapphire Holdings, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1865 watermarked 2a. brown-orange, a complete upper left pane of eighty (8x10) showing plate number "3F", mounted in the selvedge only, a few small tone spots on reverse none of which affect the lovely fresh and fine appearance. S.G. 63, £4,000provenance:Sapphire Holding, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1865 watermarked 2a. brown-orange with watermark inverted, a complete lower left pane of eighty (8x10), mostly unmounted mint, manuscript "Aug - Sept 1881" notation in left margin; light horizontal crease through row five, browned gum and piece of margin at foot re-attached. Believed to be the only complete pane with watermark inverted. S.G. 63w, £14,400provenance:Sapphire Holding, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1866-78 4a. die proof in black on glazed card (36x42mm.); also issued Die I (perfs. trimmed off at top) and Die II both handstamped "specimen" and two used examples. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1867 (Apr.) 6a.8p. slate vertical pair, variety imperforate, fresh unused with large part original gum, fine and very rare. S.G. 72a, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1868 (Jan.) 8a. rose Die II, a complete lower right pane of eighty (8x10) with plate number "5B", mounted in the selvedge only, lovely rich colour, fresh and fine. A very rare multiple. S.G. 73, £5,600provenance:Sapphire Holding, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1873 ½a. Die II stamp-size die proof in black on glazed card marked, on reverse, "2 Plates, 18-19/10/75/320 Leads". PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1873 ½a. deep blue Die II, a complete upper right pane of eighty (8x10), a few light tone spots on reverse otherwise fine and mounted in the selvedge only. S.G. 75, £1,280Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1874 (July) 9p. bright mauve, a complete lower left pane of eighty (8x10), most unmounted; some split and re-inforced perfs at top and gum a little browned, otherwise fine. S.G. 77, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1876 (Aug.) 6a. olive-bistre, a complete lower left pane of eighty (8x10), unused with large part or full original gum, horizontal crease affecting six stamps and one with small tone spot and a few other tone spots in selvedge. A scarce multiple of fresh and fine appearance. S.G. 80, £800provenance:Sapphire Holdings, October 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1882-85 De La Rue dummy stamps, Queen Victoria head design in brown-orange, the issued colour of the 3a., two horizontal pairs used to determine the fastness of colour when exposed to light, lettered "A" and "B" and affixed to Appendix piece (119x223mm.) dated "Sept 27. 88", the left-hand stamp of each marked at covered up and not exposed to light, the right-hand stamp of each expose to light for seven weeks during the summerSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1882-90 ½a. blue-green, variety double impression, fine mint. S.G. 85a, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1882-90 1a.6p. die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "6 may 81", fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1882-90 2a. blue, variety double impression, fine mint. S.G. 92a, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1882-85 8a. stamp-size die proof in black and sunk on thick card (36x50mm.). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1882-90 1r. die proof in black on glazed card, inset on non-contemporary thick card (101x114mm.), fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High ValuesDie ProofMaster die proof of the vignette with uncleared surrounds, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.); thinned patch on reverse, otherwise fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsTwo trials with vignette in bright carmine and frames in yellow and in ultramarine, both without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsTwo trials with vignette in rose-pink and frames in rose-pink and in ultramarine, both without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsA trial with vignette in salmon-pink and frame in slate, without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsA trial with vignette in chestnut and frame in rose-pink, without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsThree trials with vignette in Venetian red and frames in dull blue-green, blue-green (rounded top right corner) and in mauve, all without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsA trial with vignette in orange-brown and frame in salmon-pink, without gum, light horizontal crease not affecting fine appearance. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsA trial with vignette in dull green and frame in mauve, gummed, hinge remnant at top, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsThree trials with vignette in dull blue-green and frames in dull green, drab and in orange-brown, the first two without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsThree trials with vignette in dull blue-green and frames in slate-violet (slightly rounded top left corner), Venetian red and in ultramarine, the first two without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsThree trials with vignette in ultramarine and frames in yellow, sage-green and in slate-violet, the first and last without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsThree trials with vignette in slate-violet and frames in dull green, rose-pink and in slate, the first and last without gum and the second with gum slightly toned, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsA single with vignette in mauve and frame in Venetian red, without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsThree trials with vignette in mauve (slightly differing shades) and frames in dull blue-green, drab and in Venetian red, the last two without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsTwo trials with vignette in drab and frames in ultramarine and in slate, both without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High Values2r. Perforated Colour TrialsA single with vignette in slate and frame in salmon-pink, without gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1895 High ValuesIssued Stamps2r. (2), 3r. and 5r. mint; 2r. pair both with Porbandar 1907 c.d.s., 2r. with Tavoy 1901 c.d.s., 3r. with Coonoor 1908 c.d.s., 5r. with 1906 Junagad c.d.s. and 5r. with 1908 Mahe c.d.s., all fine complete upright strikesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1898 (Oct.) "¼" on ½a. blue-green, variety double impression of stamp, fine mint. S.G. 110b, £750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1911-23 3p. bluish grey, ½a. light green. 1½a. chocolate (Type B), 2a. deep mauve, 4a. olive-green and 1922-26 1a. chocolate, each in a block of four with watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 153w, 155w, 165w, 168w, 175w, 197w, £1,440Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1912-23 12a. carmine-lake with watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 183w, £500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1921 (June) "nine/pies" on 1a. rose-carmine vertical pair with interpanneau margin at foot, variety surcharge double, fine mint. S.G. 192c, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1922 "¼" on ½a. bright green, a mint study including corner blocks with Controls "c" (small), "C1", "B-1" (single) and "M", a block of four with surcharge misplaced sideways and showing Control "K", a strip of six with interpanneau margin at top and showing surcharge misplaced vertically, a top left corner block of four with interpanneau margin at top, the left column with surcharge omitted, two marginal pairs with one in each showing slanting serif on "1", blocks of four (2) with surcharge inverted and a pair with forged surcharge inverted and double; condition generally fine. A good...

(x) India1926-33 multiple Star watermark, 2a. bright purple lower right corner block of four with interpanneau margin at foot, the lower right stamp showing stop after "s" in right value tablet, fine mint. S.G. 205/a, £325Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1929 Air 8a. purple, four examples, one with missing tree-top, one with reversed serif and one with missing tree trunk, fine used. S.G. 224, 224a, 224b; £725+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) India1935 (May) Silver Jubilee 3½a. black and dull ultramarine showing variety "bird" flaw, fine used. S.G. 245a, £325. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) IndiaOfficial Stamps1866-72 watermarked 8p. purple strip of three, the centre stamp with no stop, unused with large part original gum, the variety with clipped perf at lower left. A scarce multiple. S.G. O8/8b, £1,000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) IndiaOfficial Stamps1925 Surcharges, an all different selection of essays comprising 1909 1r. on 15r. (5), 1r. on 25r. (2) and 2r. on 10r., all mint with gum (a little toned). A fine and scarce group with a maximum of twelve of each producedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) IndiaOfficial Stamps1925 Surcharges, an all different selection of essays comprising 1912 1r. on 15r. (2), 1r. on 25r. (3), 1r. on 10r. and 2r. on 10r. all without gum. A fine and scarce group with a maximum of twelve of each producedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Indian Feudatory StatesTravancore-Cochin1949 "one anna" on 2ch. orange, perf 11 top left corner block of eight (4x2) with misplaced surcharges, the upper row with diagonal surcharge only, the lower row with double surcharge, one diagonal, fine mint. An extraordinary block, rare in this se-tenant form. S.G. 4a/4b. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.
LotPrice
1001£30,000
1002£20,000
1003£2,300
1004£1,500
1005£1,200
1006£1,000
1007£1,300
1008£800
1009£1,700
1010£1,300
LotPrice
1011£1,400
1012£1,300
1013£4,800
1014£2,100
1015£24,000
1016£22,000
1017£2,000
1018£650
1019£210
1020£420
LotPrice
1021£230
1022£220
1023£350
1024£2,600
1025£1,700
1026£450
1027£750
1028£750
1029£140
1030£32,000
LotPrice
1031£21,000
1032£1,900
1033£100
1034Unsold
1035£650
1036£190
1037£1,300
1038£300
1039£650
1040£900
1041£300
1042£350
1043£400
1044£400
1045£1,400
1046£1,200
1047£3,800
1048£550
1049£850
1050£800
1051£60,000
1052£3,800
1053£1,100
1054£500
1055£580
1056£6,000
1057£3,200
1058£16,000
1059£210
1060£2,600
1061£1,900
1062£5,000
1063£2,700
1064£7,000
1065£800
1066£11,000
1067£3,000
1068£320
1069£800
1070£750
1071£650
1072£600
1073£750
1074£520
1075£2,800
1076£580
1077£380
1078£1,800
1079£520
1080£750
1081£300
1082£380
1083£850
1084£350
1085£320
1086£900
1087£900
1088£1,300
1089£1,200
1090£380
1091£1,300
1092£850
1093£600
1094£400
1095£260
1096£700
1097£290
1098£350
1099£1,200
1100£190
1101£350
1102£130
1103£1,500
1104£3,200
1105£2,900
1106£160
1107£280
1108£520
1109£60
1110£170
1111£400
1112£650
1113£380
1114£170
1115£290
1116£260
1117£1,100
1118£1,800
1119£320
1120£580
1121£950
1122Unsold
1123£1,700
1124£3,200
1125£3,000
1126£20,000
1127£1,100
1128£110
1129£140
1130£380
1131£350
1132£250
1133£130
1134£450
1135£480
1136£100
1137£220
1138£160
1139£580
1140£290
1141£160
1142£130
1143£120
1144Unsold
1145£80
1146£200
1147£550
1148£170
1149£600
1150£1,200
1151£350
1152£420
1153£2,300
1154£1,200
1155£1,100
1156£300
1157£170
1158£600
1159£110
1160£160
1161£160
1162Unsold
1163£1,100
1164£120
1165Unsold
1166£200
1167£250
1168£150
1169£240
1170£190
1171£650
1172£2,000
1173£280
1174£300
1175£230
1176£180
1177£85
1178£380
1179£2,000
1180£1,200
1181£500
1182£2,900
1183Unsold
1184£850
1185£350
1186£290
1187£150
1188£520
1189£160
1190£180
1191£160
1192£550
1193£400
1194£210
1195£190
1196£600
1197£350
1198£220
1199£120
1200£280
1201£580
1202£650
1203£850
1204£400
1205£220
1206£200
1207£130
1208£180
1209£190
1210£400
1211£200
1212£290