, signed C. Lawder and dated "11/3/1914". A unique document" /> 1914 sheet of lined paper (201x279mm.) with eighty proof impressions of the 1873 overprint and marked at left<I> "Note: The surcharging of the Hyderabad Stamps was done by hand in the PMG's office, four brass stamps being used. The impressions on this sheet were made by me after which I destroyed the stamps as I found that ordinary postage stamps were being impressed with the "Sarkari" stamps and sold to collectors as "Sarkari" or Govt Servie stamps altho' Service stamps had been out of circulation for many years. This ocurred about 1900"</I>, signed C. Lawder and dated<I> "11/3/1914"</I>. A unique document | Christie's