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2 1/2a denom (#136)

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Desc: 2 1/2a

Currency: Indian rupee (par) (192p=16a=1r)

Numerical sorting value: 1800


Equivalent denoms: 2a6p

Used by 90 stamps: See all uses as list
British East Africa postage 10/1890 2 1/2a blk pc=yel issue=1890b d=crown over Sun perf=14
India postage 1/1/1891 2 1/2a grn dt=Empress Victoria d=Queen Victoria oc=blk on=1882-4a6p wmk=star
French offices in Zanzibar postage 12/1893 2 1/2a blk pc=red issue=1893 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U ovpt=value oc=blk on=issuer=France-25c-blk-pc=red-Peace & Commerce unwmk perf=14x13.5
French offices in Zanzibar postage 1894 2 1/2a cl pc=lav issue=1894 dual d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U ovpt=25 oc=blk on=issuer=France-4c-cl-Peace & Commerce unwmk perf=14x13.5
British East Africa postage 7/1/1895 2 1/2a blk pc=yel issue=1895 ovpt ovpt=BRITISH//EAST//AFRICA oc=blk on=2 1/2a-blk-pc=yel
British East Africa postage 10/1895 2 1/2a brnvio oc=blk on=1895-4 1/2a
British East Africa postage 12/1895 2 1/2a bisbrn dt=Empress Victoria d=Queen Victoria oc=blk on=1895-1a6p wmk=star
Zanzibar postage 1896 2 1/2a dkbl issue=1896 d=Queen Victoria & British lions ovpt=Zanzibar oc=blk on=issuer=British East Africa-2 1/2a-dkbl perf=14
British East Africa postage 5/19/1896 2 1/2a dkbl issue=1896 d=Queen Victoria & British lions perf=14
Zanzibar postage 9/20/1896 2 1/2a ultra&red d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini wmk=rosette
French offices in Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a blk issue=1897a d=Peace & Commerce ovpt=value//ZANZIBAR oc=blk on=issuer=France-25c-blk-Peace & Commerce
French offices in Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a bl issue=1897b d=Peace & Commerce ovpt=value//ZANZIBAR oc=blk on=issue=1897a-1 1/2a
French offices in Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a grn pc=grn issue=1897b d=Peace & Commerce ovpt=value//ZANZIBAR oc=blk on=issue=1897a-1/2a
French offices in Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a blk pc=lav issue=1897b d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U ovpt=value//ZANZIBAR oc=blk on=issue=1897a-1a unwmk perf=14x13.5
Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a dkgrn&red d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=a oc=blk on=1896-4a-dkgrn&red wmk=rosette
Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a dkgrn&red d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=b oc=blk on=1896-4a-dkgrn&red wmk=rosette
Zanzibar postage 1897 2 1/2a dkgrn&red d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=c oc=blk on=1896-4a-dkgrn&red wmk=rosette
British East Africa postage 1/1897 2 1/2a gray&red issue=1897b d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=value(a) oc=blk on=issue=1897a-3a wmk=rosette
British East Africa postage 1/1897 2 1/2a gray&red issue=1897b d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=value(b) oc=blk on=issue=1897a-3a wmk=rosette
British East Africa postage 1/1897 2 1/2a gray&red issue=1897b d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=value(c) oc=blk on=issue=1897a-3a wmk=rosette
British East Africa postage 1/1897 2 1/2a ind&red issue=1897b d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=value(a) oc=blk on=issue=1897a-1a wmk=rosette
British East Africa postage 1/1897 2 1/2a ind&red issue=1897b d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=value(b) oc=blk on=issue=1897a-1a wmk=rosette
British East Africa postage 1/1897 2 1/2a ind&red issue=1897b d=Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini ovpt=value(c) oc=blk on=issue=1897a-1a wmk=rosette
Zanzibar postage 1898 2 1/2a ultra&red wmk=mult rosette
Zanzibar postage 9/1899 2 1/2a ultra&red issue=1899 d=Sultan Hamoud bin Mohammed wmk=mult rosette
French offices in Zanzibar postage 1902 2 1/2a issue=1902 oc=blk on=25c-unissued
Uganda postage 1902 2 1/2a dkbl d=Queen Victoria & British lions ovpt=UGANDA oc=blk on=issuer=British East Africa-2 1/2a-dkbl perf=14
East Africa & Uganda Protectorates postage 1903 2 1/2a d=King Edward VII (1903 East Africa) wmk=crown & CA
Somaliland Protectorate postage 6/1/1903 2 1/2a ultra issue=1903b d=Queen Victoria ovpt=BRITISH//SOMALILAND bottom oc=blk on=issuer=India-1900-2a6p-ultra wmk=star
East Africa & Uganda Protectorates postage 1904 2 1/2a d=King Edward VII (1903 East Africa) wmk=mult crown & CA
Somaliland Protectorate postage 1904 2 1/2a ultra issue=1904 d=King Edward VII (1904 Somaliland) wmk=crown & CA
Zanzibar postage 1904 2 1/2a vio&red d=Sultan Hamoud bin Mohammed ovpt=Two//&//Half oc=blk on=1899-7 1/2a wmk=mult rosette
Zanzibar postage 1904 2 1/2a grayol&red d=Sultan Hamoud bin Mohammed ovpt=Two//&//Half oc=blk on=1899-8a wmk=mult rosette
Zanzibar postage 6/8/1904 2 1/2a ultra issue=1904 d=monogram of Sultan Ali bin Hamud wmk=mult rosette
French offices in Zanzibar postage 7/22/1904 2 1/2a red pc=straw d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issue=1897a-4a unwmk perf=14x13.5
Somaliland Protectorate postage 1905 2 1/2a ultra issue=1905 d=King Edward VII (1904 Somaliland) wmk=mult crown & CA
China offices in Tibet postage 1911 2 1/2a blgrn dt=Chinese Imperial Post d=dragon (1898) ovpt=value oc=blk on=issuer=China-1900-10c unwmk
Somaliland Protectorate postage 12/1912 2 1/2a ultra issue=1912 d=King George V (1912 laurel & oak) wmk=mult crown & CA
Bundi postage 1914 2 1/2a yel issue=1914a d=Maharao Singh var=top cup char
Bundi postage 1914 2 1/2a issue=1914b d=Maharao Singh var=top dot char
Mesopotamia postage 1918 2 1/2a bl ovpt=IN BRITISH//IRAQ//OCCUPATION oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1pi-bl
Mesopotamia postage 1919 2 1/2a vio&yel issue=Mosul oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-type=revenue-1pi-vio&yel
Somaliland Protectorate postage 1921 2 1/2a ultra issue=1921 d=King George V (1912 laurel & oak) wmk=mult crown & script CA
Jaipur postage 3/14/1931 2 1/2a issue=Durbar commemorative d=chariot of Sun god 1911 unwmk perf=13.5
Jaipur postage 1932 2 1/2a car&blk issue=1932 d=Bahadur P unwmk perf=13.5
India postage 1935 2 1/2a brnorg&blk issue=Silver Jubilee d=Taj Mahal, Agra & King George V wmk=mult stars
Aden postage 4/1/1937 2 1/2a bl d=dhow left
Aden postage 5/12/1937 2 1/2a bl issue=Coronation d=Queen Elizabeth & regalia & King George VI
India official 1939 2 1/2a pur issue=1939 official d=King George VI (1939 service) wmk=Asokan capital
Orchha postage 1939 2 1/2a d=Maharaja of Orchha
(plus 40 more) See all uses as list

Used by 16 stampdescs as denom:
issuer=Aden-1939-2 1/2a
issuer=Aden-1939-2 1/2a
issuer=Aden-1949-2 1/2a
issuer=Kathiri State of Seiyun-1942-2 1/2a
issuer=Quaiti State in Hadhramaut-1942-2 1/2a
issuer=India-2 1/2a
issuer=India-type=official-1939-2 1/2a
issuer=British East Africa-2 1/2a-blk-pc=yel
issuer=British East Africa-2 1/2a-dkbl
issuer=British East Africa-1896-2 1/2a
issuer=British East Africa-1897-2 1/2a
issuer=Zanzibar-1896-2 1/2a
issuer=French offices in Zanzibar-2 1/2a
issuer=Kuwait-1949-2 1/2a
issuer=Bahawalpur-2 1/2a-bl&blk
issuer=Uganda-2 1/2a