tradition and experience in classic philately since 1919

Lot# 624 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 624 Collections/lots worldwide

    India 1937: Rocket experiment by Stephen H. Smith at the occasion of the 'All-India Scouts Jamboree', marking the special event of the visit of Lady Olave Baden-Powell of Gilwell, rocket label bearing three lines surcharge in black BENGAL - GIRL GUIDES -  RALLY 2. 3. 37, envelope fired with propaganda rocket Nr.7 on February 3rd, said a total of 1'030 items to be carried with that rocket, in addition a separate orange label showing the same overprint and signed by Stephen H. Smith on reverse EZ = $400/Hopferwieser Nr. SS-42a = € 3'500.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF