India QV Cover 1873 Seetarampore – Berhampore SG55 ½a Pair Rare PM Error B-416 VFU
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India QV Cover 1873 Seetarampore – Berhampore SG55 ½a Pair Rare PM Error B-416 VFU

Elongated wrapper type with earlier De La Rue printing stamps – Rare PM Error Missing B type 7 var. (MN) subtype specifically recorded by Martin at this PO dated 1867 (Numbers in Early Indian Cancellations 1855-1884 Martin D.R., Col.: pp144: 1970 p.78). He also notes this the highest B numeral he recorded! – Two individual strikes of the same error illustrate letter B on stamp was missing and not recorded by Cooper! – B-416 Seetrampore (Sitarampur near Barddhaman WB) Sent 13th February 1873 – Via oval trisected ‘Chord’ (Howrah-Bhardaman Railway mark)13th February – Arrived Berhampore (Baharampur WB) date 15th February 1873 1st Delivery

Cover fair to fine condition few expected minor faults – Stamps very fresh attractive condition

£500.00
₹42,000.00 / $610.00
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