I.C.S. GWALIOR 1895 SGO9a Official
Stock Code: P201004491
Official.1895-96 8a magenta. showing error "SERSIV" (4th and 5th Hindi characters in lower line transposed), fresh and very fine, large part o.g. Third state of the error ("SERSIV" shifted to left), from R19/1, May 1896 printing. A rarity, ex "Rajah" (Harmer 1988, lot 423), signed "Houtzamer", and previously with BPA cert no. 9397 (1947), not now present. 27 originally existed, but with a low survival rate. We have recorded only twelve unused examples in private hands (plus one in the Royal Collection and one used).
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