lot # 20110 - Afghanistan
Afghanistan: 1871-1932, Collection of 44 covers, or parts of covers, and postal stationery items, mo
1871-1932, Collection of 44 covers, or parts of covers, and postal stationery items, mostly with pre-UPU combination frankings of Afghan and Indian adhesives (or postal stationery items), starting with piece of cover franked by Afghan Large Tiger Head 1871 first issue 1 shahi from Plate 1 in combination with East India ½a. pale blue tied by numeral "90" of Nowshera City (Peshawar), with a lot of registered covers, covers franked on border P.O. Chaman (Southern Route) or Landikhana (Northern Route) including those with postage due or 'Unpaid' handstamps, later covers including Indian postal stationery envelopes used in Afghanistan, also an Afghan postal stationery card, good frankings like 1909 1 abasi imperforated etc., up to 1932 Pictorials. The quality is mixed as usual, but still a good collection of interesting items full of Afghan-Indian postal history.
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