1873/74, type I mint (one used): 1 R. type IA error ”1” inverted, 1 R. IB small variety on 10 R. in pos. 2, a block of four; 20 R. brown IA single resp. IB block of four (rare), IB perf. 14 1/2; 300 R. violet IA, dark violet 1A; 900 R. IA dark violet; 10 R. IC smaller and thicker numerals (this used), same again mint: IC deep black resp. IC horizontal pair with thick numerals. Total 18 items. (T)
1877, native issues, type III, mint: 15 R. pale rose IIIB (2) one inverted tax or false tax; 15 R. IIIB diff. colours (2); 40 B. blue (5) in horiz. pair resp. strip-3; 100 R. type IIIB; 200 R. type IIIB (margin pair); 10 R. black types III, IIIA and III3B = one of each type. (T)
1881, local surcharge types/tipos I/III-ex mint: 5 R. on 10 R. (MF62), ID block-16 resp. margin block-9, II B block-4 and III single resp. pair; 5 R. on 15 R. (MF 63) IIA blocks-4 (one double surcharge) resp. -6, also two singles with different surcharge A+B; 5 R. on 20 R. (MF 64) type ID surcharge inverted block-8 (4x2), same but block-4, IIB block-10 (5x2). Total 66 stamps. (T)
1883, native issues, mint selection: 4 1 /2 on 40 R. blue pair type IIB (MF123; 6 ”false” on 200 R. type IIIB striped paper (MF126); 1 1/2 new currency imperf. horiz. pair without - in the 1/2 surcharge at left; same right corner block-6 type IIID; 1 1/2 R. imperf. type IIID MF 129 omission of franction and 2; same, a left margin block-12, fivewithout fraction of 1/2; same type IID, a block of 20, four stamps without IFCM; 4 1/2 C. olive type IIID perf. 12 (not official), rare block-4 (MF130); 6 R. green local currency tpye IIID (MF131) corner-block of six. (T)
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1858, BICHOLIM LIVRE: Letter from Sanquelim (Jan 18th 1858) to Nova Goa through Bicholim Post Office (endorsed 'Pello correio de Bicholim'), with red ''Bicholim / Livre'' handstamp in faint red along with negative sender seal (Administrasao ...) on reverse. THE ONLY LETTER KNOWN WITH THIS HANDSTAMP.
1871-1886, The intact Theodore Champion Collection : Most mint with few used stamps in Album including Sc. 1-5, 9, 14-17, 171a (6 Reis imperf tete beche pair). Extraordinary good quality for this very difficult area, please inspect carefully, catalogue value over 42.000$
1871/83, Native issues (ex. Mi. 1-96), collection with more than 100 stamps used/unused and two rare covers. Collected after Portugese catalog with nearly all Types, papers etc., only 2 of the surcharged stamps missing). A realy spectacular collection with several scarce and rare stamps.