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Polychromatic photographic postcard, showing harbor scene
of Shang-hai. One half anna green, King Edward VII,
tied by "CAMP POST OFFICE No. 9 5.12.1906" Manuscript
"Camp Tanghlakabad". Sent by assistant surgeon A.B.
de Castro with Bengal Presidency. Addressed to
France and with two postage due stamps, Scott #J30, both
tied by French postmarks, the first paying 10 centimes
postage due, and the second with a penned annulment and
correction to 5 cts alongside in manuscript, for
forwarding pay. Addressed to the Vicomtesse de
Bile. Very Fine and very Scarce postcard.
||SG #54. Townhall 1
Anna. Very Fine, never hinged.
||Official SG #O56.
Official mint block of six with sheet margins. VF,
||SG# 57. Scott 38. One anna black and
claret, inscribed postage and revenue, a complete sheet of
forty stamps, of which 34 are Never Hinged, 6 are lightly
hinged. Stanley Gibbons 2009 catalogue value for hinged is
GBP 400.00, which is about US$ 680.00. Estimated catalogue
value for never hinged is GBP 570.00, which is about US$
970.00. A rare item in excellent condition.
||Cochin. SG #O71.
Scott #O60. 2 annas grey black, sheet corner block of
four. Very Fine mint. Stanley Gibbons 2011 catalogue value
if GBP 28 for four singles.
||Cochin. SG #O92-O95,
O97-O98. Scott #O90-O93, O95, O96. Short set of Officials,
from 1948-1949. Very Fine mint blocks of four, some with
sheet margins, all Never Hinged. Stanley Gibbons
2011 catalogue value is GBP 63.40.
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