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Lot# 4180 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4180 India

    1937 (Feb. 1-7th): Group of  six items relating to Stephen H. Smith's rocket mail during the 'First All- India Jamboree' in Delhi, including Railway Time Table, Messages of Loyality (2), list of Scout equipment in blue, Message of Welcome, Jamboree Daily (only 34 known), all flown and showing purple special cachets dated Feb. 1 to Feb. 3. Further illustr. envelope franked with 1/2 a. cancelled with boxed Jamboree cachet and bearing special label: "First day Cover 3rd February, 1937 officially opened BY His Excellency The Most Hon'ble The Marquess of Linlithgow Viceroy and Chief Scout for India and Burma and The Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell Chief Scout of the World." Ellinton-Zwisler 19D1, 19D1d, 19D1e, 22D1, 25D1, 25D1a  Hopferwieser 2017 = Euro 1'600.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF