India Lithograph QV 1855 SG26 4a Deep Blue & Red PM C-74 Scarce Retouch VFU CV£1100+

India Lithograph QV 1855 SG26 4a Deep Blue & Red PM C-74 Scarce Retouch VFU CV£1100+

5th Printing Head Die III (Deep blue shade with Medium spacing characteristics upper circle of 4th jewel odd formation & 5th jewel plus typical wispy considered very scarce/rarer partly retouched partly touch-out upper head catagorised by Martin & Smythies (p.34), as type III retouch] – Frame Die II (More typical rosier influenced less intense shade and red ink dot 1mm outside centre left outer frame line another fairly reliable 5th printing indicator) – Medium spacing (better alignment than 4th) sheet position 19 (NE corner watermark concave element visible) SW sheet corner position – Margins upper 1.5mm right 1.5mm bottom 2.5+mm left 3mm – PM type 6 (JC-MN-RF) Madras postal sub-region C-74 Coconada (Kakinada AP)

4 healthy to large margins fresh attractive overall condition

£625.00
₹57,500.00 / $756.25
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