lot # 2593 - World india
Indian State Official & semi-Official 1870s-1940s covers & cards inc Baroda 'On H H The Gaekwar's Service Only' 1920 to London, ca.1920 endorsed 'On Benares State Service' franked KGV 3p (6) tied by 'Ramnagar Benares' cds. 1942 Bikaner State Railway PC to Ratangarh. 1944 Maharaja of Cooch Behar franked KGVI ½a & 1a Officials. 1920 Registered endorsed 'On Dhar State Service franked 10 stamps ½a-4a with reg label & Dhar cds. 'On Dharampur State Service Only' with gold seal on reverse -to Paris with arrival cachet. 1931 use of India KGV 1d PC endorsed 'On Jasdan State Service' with multiple redirections, 1929 'On Kotah Darbar's Service Only. 'Oil Factory Kotah' franked KGV 1a on 1½d brown tied Kotah cds, 1935 endorsed 'On Kutch State Service Only' Airmail to London. 1932 Registered 'On Sambhar Shamlat Service Only' with Sambhar Lake cds 1934 use of India ½a PC with 'On Tonk State Service' h/s & Tonk-Raj cds, & 3 more Tonk. Finally 'Mehwar State Railway Udaiphur' PC franked KGVI ½a tied by Udaipur cds. Plus other similar uses w/o obvious State name (7) inc cds of Jaipur, Uniara, 'Loralai'. Also early 1870s native cover franked 1867-73 Service opt QV 1a brown from 'Police Office Peshawar & with b/s of 'Rawalpindee', 'Umritsur' & sm boxed 'Too Late'. Finally a 'Registered Service Parcel Post OHMS card used in both directions with same franking ea side of KEVII On HMS opt 1R & 2R, KGV 2a, 4a & 8a all indistinct cds. Typical mixed condition. Rarely seen material. (24).
Estimate: A$300 - 600