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Posted 01/10/2017   3:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Makanudo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I couldnt locate these two stamps in the Scott catalogue:





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Posted 01/10/2017   4:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Hobsun013 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Makanudo,

These are listed after Pakistan - Bahawalpur. Theyare from March 3rd, 1949 set of 4. (25th Annv. of full ruling power). Scott #23 and 24.

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Its great!
Thanks
I was looking under pakistan/bahawalpur, but was looking for the pic. I missed the description.
Thanks again
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nice stamps I like this forum
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Posted 01/11/2017   06:47 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add James45 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
i have the full set. same condition as your own. any value there?
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Posted 01/11/2017   07:15 am  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
SG CV 40p mint, 32 used, so no. The mint set was a regular at the Woolies stamp counter in the '60s.
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Posted 01/11/2017   10:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is the full set:

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Posted 01/11/2017   6:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tonymacg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful stamps, but like most Bahawalpur on the market, quite worthless. Be very wary indeed of any Bahawalpur stamps that purport to be used or on cover, too.
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Posted 01/11/2017   11:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
Beautiful stamps, but like most Bahawalpur on the market, quite worthless.


Perhaps most, but certainly not all.
I recently bid on a page, thinking "completion" and I was blown out the water.

Other that need explanation:
Straight line postmark "CANCELLED" ?

Overprint / surcharge reads?



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Rod, the CANCELLED cancellation points unerringly to a fiscal use. Those very attractive Pictorials without overprint are from a series of Revenue stamps issued in 1933-34, well before Bahawalpur was authorised to issue postage stamps.

Your 1 Anna surcharge used is one of the exceptions to the general rule on Bahawalpur stamps, that used and covers are to be regarded as iffy. Here is the complete set of surcharges:



However, this set



used, say, is to be avoided. There's quite an industry in providing fake cancellations on Bahawalpur. (If I was in the market for them, and I'm not, I'd go for slogan cancellations or messy-looking CDSs, with a definite and appropriate year of use visible.)

Not that I shun fiscal uses - far from it. Postal-fiscals used as fiscals on document, I quite like. I recently picked up this copy of the 1921 Charkhari State 1 Anna (SG 29) on document, and with a punch hole:

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Thank you Tony,
enlightening.

I apologise, I should have noted the set of 3 examples are owned by Mr. Blair Stannard Canada.
The question was posed in 2009, and never answered, to the best of my knowledge.

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Posted 01/13/2017   06:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tonymacg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry that I overlooked the question about the overprint. It reads from right to left 1 Annas ... Service ... 1363

(Edited because I accidentally posted this before finishing it.)
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Edited by tonymacg - 01/13/2017 06:37 am
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