India 1860 Crown Colony

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Description[edit]

  • Issue date: 9 May 1860
  • Stamp design:
  • Printer:
  • Printing process: Typo
  • Perforations: 14
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 15, Yvert 10, SG 51-53

First issue of the Crown colony, heretofore administered in trust by the Honourable East India Company.

Stamps[edit]

File:India 1860 Crown Colony a.jpg
8 p purple (lilac) on bluish paper
8 p purple (lilac) on white paper
to be identified. Octogonal used B/1.