SERIAL NUMBER 000002 This lot is a set of three banknotes and is significant considering the set contains the
second ever notes printed and issued post independence. The first set with serial
number 000001 was presented to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the first Governor General of Pakistan. Condition: Gem
Green envelope from Madras to London. Horizontal strip of three and single, strip
with large margins and single just touching on one side, each tied by dotted diamond cancel of Madras on 1855 cover to London, England. Madras red boxed marking "India Paid" in crescent.
Rare Collection of 1st Series 1949 Indian Archeological Stamps.
Illustrations: Ajanta Panel, Konarak Horse, Trimurti, Bodhisattva, Nataraja, Sanchi
Stupa East Gate, Bodh Gaya Temple, Bhuvanesvara, Gol Gumbad Bijapur, Kandarya
Mahadeva Temple, Golden Temple, Victory Tower, Red Fort, Taj Mahal, Qutb Minar
and Satrunjaya Temple