This lot comprises of 1 stamp affixed on an envelope, SG No. 23, cut to shape used on letter sheet cover to England. This lot comes with a certificate issued by The Royal Philatelic Society, London (No: 207956).
A)Dated 16th December, 1934, stamped Semaphore Station, Saugor Island - Park Street, Calcutta. B)Rocket No. 83, dated 27th September, 1935. Second series of Severn rocket experiments works conducted in Sikkim state from 27th September - 4th October, 1935. C)Rocket No. 84, dated 28th September, 1935. The second experiment of the second series from the compound of Gangtok Telegraph Office. D)Rocket No. 86, dated 29th September, 1935. Franked by the special two rupee rocket stamp in purple which was tied to the missive by two cachets DES-PATCHED BY H.H. THE MAHARAJAH. E)Rocket No. 88, dated 1st October, 1935. Special two rupee purple rocket stamp was overprinted PARCEL in red. postmarked GANGTOK 1 OCT.35. F)Rocket No. 89, dated 4th October, 1935. Franked with special two rupee rocket stamp which is tied to the missive by a two line cachet reading :- ROCKET MAIL PRINCESS PEMTSIDON. Oct.4th. 1935. G)Dated 11th October, 1937. Alipore. Carried by the “Boomerang” The world’s first Boomerang Rocket Flight.
Only 100 were produced to give foreign post officers and very few surviving. One Half Anna brown, Three Half Anna Violet, 12 Anna Green & 10 Anna purple-brown & lake, each no watermarked, SG305-308, each overprinted "Specimen", all values hinged (low values adhering) to gold leaves.
Year : 1948 This lot comprises of 1 mint Gandhi Three - Half Annas Violet stamp, no watermark, service, independence issue optd Type 017 (SG 0150b), unused. This lot comes with a certificate issued by the expert committee of B.P.A. Expertising Ltd., London (No: 77,549).
Year : 1948 This lot comprises of 1 mint Gandhi Twelve Anna Grey Green stamp, no watermark, service, independence issue optd Type 017 (SG 0150b), unused. This lot comes with a certificate issued by the expert committee of B.P.A. Expertising Ltd., London (No: 77,550).
Year : 1948 This lot comprises of a Registered Air Mail cover, a letter, a reply letter and reply Reg. receipt, written by Dr. C. Rajagopalachari, the Governor General of India, to Sri Sathyananda Saraswathi Swamigal at George Town, Madras dated, 20th January 1949.
This lot comprises of duly watermarked stamps and includes,
A)Defence includes 322 stamps : denoted ICC; ICC/UN; U.N. Force (India) in Congo; Vietnam; Cambhoj; Laos & Korea. B)Service includes 168 stamps : from India Series – Anna Series; India