Item 17 out of 604
Lot # 17 - Extremely Rare Unlisted Stamps Raj Service Over Print Stamp on Victoria Stamp
Extremely Rare Unlisted Stamps Raj Service Over Print Stamp on Victoria Stamp
Extremely Rare Unlisted Stamps Raj Service Over Print Stamp on Victoria Stamp Extremely Rare Unlisted Stamps Raj Service Over Print Stamp on Victoria Stamp 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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Quick Description
Face Value (s)Anna 1/2Year (AD)1882
CertificateRPSL
Full Description:

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!