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Lot 80007
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
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Price realised
16’000 GBP
Estimate
5’000 – 7’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1848-59 Post Paid 2d indigo-blue on greyish, the very rare “Première Gravure” earliest state with background almost solid, position 9 on the plate, rich deep colour, cancelled by black circular grid, four margins and a fine example of this earliest printing (see Rudge p. 44) (SG £26’000) Expertise: Cert. A. Diena (1961)
Catalogue reference: 4