India 1856-1864 Company Queen Victoria

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Description[edit]

  • Issue dates: 1856-1864
  • Stamp design:
  • Printer:
  • Printing process: Typo
  • Perforations: 14
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 10-14 & 16, Yvert 9-17, SG 37-49

Text EAST INDIA POSTAGE with Queen Victoria. Not to be confused with the 1865 issue with watermark. A 2 annas yellow-green exists but was not issued. Unused stamps are rare.

Used stamps[edit]

1/2 a blue, used A23-5
1 a brown, used 118. SG39-40.
2 a dull rose issue 1860, used 91
2 a yellow-buff issue 1859, used B/5. SG42.
2 a yellow-buff issue 1859, used 11. SG42.
2 a yellow issue 1863, used 36. SG43.
4 a grey-black SG46.
4 a green issue 1864 SG47.
8 a rose, Die I, used octogonal B/1 SG48-49