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- P-Auction # 39
|Start Price 15000||Estimated Price 15000-20000|
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Pre-Stamp Cover, 1826?/1843, Belgaum to Madras, Letter posted from Belgaum address to Madras having three-line postmark on front of the cover. Postage paid value 4As. Red ink dispatched postmark in the box form in three-line, that reads as “BELGAUM | 18 JUL 26 | Paid 4As”. Seal in a rectangular box in Red ink “G.P.O. | 1843 AUG 1” at the front is visible. Postmark A.M. in Black ink within the square at the back of the cover, a remarkable exhibit item as dispatch and G.P.O. seals are applied in front of the cover, excellent condition, Extremely Rare.
Note: An uncommon significance is notable on this cover where the date on the Belgaum dispatch seal reads as 18 Jul 26 (1826) and G.P.O. postage dispatch seal clearly reads as “1843 AUG 1”, a clear time gap of 17 years between the dates of both seals.