This stamp from the Sindh district was one of the first two issued in India—and in Asia. In 1854 the Indian government recalled all unused stamps from Sindh, making them scarce today. The stamp is also rare because the fragile wax caused many to fall apart. Sindh is now in Pakistan.
unused; 1/2a Sindh Dak District Post single; red embossed impression
Museum ID: 2011.2005.6