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Lot 80032
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
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Price realised
30’000 GBP
Estimate
40’000 – 50’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
The Largest Multiple on Cover of all the Post Paid 2d 1848-59 Post Paid 2d blue, intermediate impression, in vertical strip of three with large to enormous margins, positions 6-9-12, lightly cancelled and just tied at right by “1” numerals on cover to Amsterdam, matching framed “Mahébourg / JU 29 185(5)” ds and boxed “PAID.” in blue, red oval PACKET LETTER MAURITIUS and French INDES. OR. cds below, Amsterdam arrival bs, envelope with fold away from stamps and backflap missing, a colourful and very rare use to an unusual destination. The largest multiple use on cover of all the Post Paid 2d Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein 1968 (“a choice strip and cover”), Kanai 1993 Expertise: Cert. RPS (1968)
Catalogue reference: 14