Lot # 17 - Extremely Rare Unlisted Stamps Raj Service Over Print Stamp on Victoria Stamp
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|Start Price 200000||Estimated Price 200000-300000|
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|Face Value (s)||Anna 1/2||Year (AD)||1882|
Jaipur, Half Anna (1/2 Anna) Pair, 1882, "Raj Service." Overprinted in RED on Half Anna Stamp of Victoria Queen listed as SG # 85 type, Blue-Green, watermark type 34, Perf 14, unofficial overprints used for Public Works Department of Jaipur, Unused, No gum, (Unrecorded & Unreported in any catalog), Certified by The Royal Philatelic Society London, Exceptionally Rare.
Observation by the expert on the RPSL certificate: Rubber stamp probably intended to prevent theft.
The only known example of the type, first time offered in any auction worldwide!