Coronation Durbar Post Office, 1911. Information card with cancelled stamps


The 7 x 5 ins card of 4 pages gives details of special arrangements for postal services at the 1911 Coronation Durbar in Delhi. The reverse has six of the then new George V stamps, two each of 1, 2, & 3 annas. Each is cancelled with the special stamp CORONATION DURBAR  12 DEC , the day of the Durbar itself. An interesting ephemeral survival.    jul31/2

SOLD 17th September 2020     31