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MAHATMA GANDHI 1948 10 Rs FULL SHEET Service Stamp ( Very Rare ) <----> World Record price of EUR 144,000 ( US$ 205,000 ) in Auction

Full Sheet Service Stamp
The 10 Rupees Postage stamp depicting Mahatma Gandhi issued by India in 1948 is one of India's most famous stamps.A set of 100 of these stamps were overprinted with the word "Service" and provided only to the Governor General of India for his official use. This "Service" overprinted stamp is one of India's costliest and rarest stamps. This stamp was a part of the "Service" 1948 set which was auctioned for 38,000 Euros in the David Feldman's auction sale on 5 October 2007.In an auction on May 19 2011 at Geneva, David Feldman's sold the 1948 10 Rupee Mahatma Gandhi stamp of India for a World Record price of EUR 144,000 (US$ 205,000), this is also a record for the most expensive modern stamp.The stamp, probably the finest remaining example out of only 18 known in existence today, was issued by the Government of India as a set of 4 commemorative stamps on August 15th, 1948 as a tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated in January of the same year . These were the first commemorative stamps of Independent India, and issued in 4 denominations  – 1 ½ / 3 ½  / 12 Annas, and the 10 Rupees. A set of only 100 10 Rs. stamps (in two sheets) were overprinted with “Service”, making these the world’s least printed stamp.
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14 comments:

  1. I want to sale my 1948 mahatma gandhi printed 10rs stamp... If anyone want to buy then plz contect me at 09334468330

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  2. I have one each of all four denomination Mahatma Gandhi stamps. Want a good price. contact 09790729057

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  3. I have two copies of the 1948 Mahatma Gandhi with the 'SERVICE' overprint for sale. If you are interested email owens_silvious@yahoo.com

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    1. RAMIT_GUPTA20@YAHOO.COMSeptember 4, 2015 at 11:04 PM

      hi,
      please email the front & back scan with your quote @ ramit_gupta20@yahoo.com, i believe the stamps are original & in good condition, my mobile#+919891003556

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    2. Hey I want to buy. My name is Akshata. My contact number is +919833425531 and my email id is aakshata.jadhav@gmail.com

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    3. Hey I want to buy. My name is Akshata. My contact number is +919833425531 and my email id is aakshata.jadhav@gmail.com

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    4. Hey Owen your id is bouncing back can't send you email. I want to buy Gandhiji stamp and USA inverted 24 cent stamp.

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    5. Hey Owen your id is bouncing back can't send you email. I want to buy Gandhiji stamp and USA inverted 24 cent stamp.

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  4. I have one copy of the 1918 24 cent Inverted Jenny Stamp for sale. This is one of the rarest stamps to have in your collection. Buyer and seller name's will not be given publicly. If you are interested email: owen_silvious@yahoo.com

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  5. I have a Good Used Copy of Rs. 10/- Mahatma Gandhi 1949 Stamp. Interested to sell, single or as a whole set. Contact with your best offer dr.m.s.kamath@gmail.com or +919820455858

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  6. i am interested in FDC of 1948 Mahatma Gandhi stamps set and
    FDC of 1953 indian railways stamp. Pl contact tusharmittal13@yahoo.co.in

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  9. sir what's price of it
    09997108633
    I wanna buy
    s.a.khan

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