Stamps Of India - World Rarest Postage Stamps

World Rarest Postage Stamps - India Postage - Inverted_Head_Four_Annas
Inverted Head Four Annas
The Inverted Head Four Annas of India is a famous stamp prized by collectors. The 1854 first issues of India included a Four Annas value in red and blue. However, an invert error occurred during production, showing the head "upside down." This is one of the world's first multicolored stamps; the Basel Dove preceded it by 9 years.

Country of production : India
Location of production : Survey Office, Calcutta
Date of production : 1854
Nature of rarity : Very rare
Estimated existence : Less than 30
Face value : Four Annas

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Stamps Of India - World Rarest Postage Stamps

World Rarest Postage Stamps - India Postage of Mahatma Gandhi
World Rarest Postage Stamps - India Postage of Mahatma Gandhi
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5 comments:

Anonymous,  June 28, 2010 at 4:38 PM  

I have the bottom stamp here. How rare is it exactly?? feel free to email me.

jedimasterham@yahoo.com

Work In Progress April 13, 2011 at 10:12 AM  

I also own stamps of the bottom one. my grandfather left me a bunch of stamps ...old Indian stamps and I would like to learn more about it too! my email is trixie430@msn.com
thanks !!!

Anonymous,  June 13, 2011 at 11:15 AM  

i have the two bottom ones .....would really like to know if its worth anything...my email. eendamir@gmail.com..thanks

Anonymous,  July 13, 2011 at 7:13 PM  

can you please give the value of the second stamp on the list you provided( mahatma gandhi 2 oct.1869 30jan.1948 ....email address is jeromeali_bz@yahoo.com

Anonymous,  October 18, 2011 at 2:42 AM  

i have all three and i would like to know the value of it. please do get back to me.
anniesanta@yahoo.co.in

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