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Stanley Gibbons - Bangladesh, Burma, Pakistan & Sri Lanka Stamp Catalogue 3rd Ed 2015

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    Stanley Gibbons

  • Type:

    Bangladesh, Burma, Pakistan & Sri Lanka


  • This 3rd edition of the catalogue provides a comprehensive priced listing of the stamps of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and also includes the British colonial and Japanese Occupation issues of Burma.
  • New for this Edition:
    - There have been a number of new listings among earlier stamps, but the major development is the addition of government telegraph stamps.
    - In Burma this comprises just one set, but the Ceylon listings have added 8 new pages to the catalogue, with clear colour illustrations of the various overprint and surcharge types. 
    - This section also includes watermark varieties and the telegraph stamps of India used in Ceylon between 1869 and 1880
  • The authoritative priced listing of the stamps of Bangladesh, Pakistan (including Bahawalpur) and Ceylon/Sri Lanka, from the earliest colonial stamp of Ceylon (1857) to date, all to a level of detail familiar to users of the Part 1 British Commonwealth listings.
  • Fully priced listings of booklets, official stamps and the postal fiscals and the Parliament stamps of Sri Lanka.
  • On-cover ‘multipliers’ are provided for all stamps to 1945.
  • Major plate flaws, watermark varieties, errors, paper, watermark and perforation changes and ‘Specimen’ overprints all fully listed and priced.
  • Comprehensive introduction and international philatelic glossary.
  • Prices fully revised and updated throughout.
  • Numerous additions and revisions to the listings of earlier issues.
  • Prices for issues up to 1970 have been taken from the 2015 Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps 1840-1970 catalogue.
  • Later issues have been specially updated for this catalogue.
  • Detailed Contents/Countries Covered;
    - Bangladesh
    - Burma (1937-47)
    - Japanese Occupation of Burma (1942-4)
    - Pakistan
    - Bahawalpur
    - Ceylon
    - Sri Lanka