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Stamp of Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22) 1848-59 Post Paid 2d light blue on bluish, worn im
Lot 80050
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
Price realised
2’400 GBP
Estimate
1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1848-59 Post Paid 2d light blue on bluish, worn impression, position 5 on the plate, fine with good to large margins and cancelled by double-ring numeral “3” of Souillac on cover to Port Louis, framed Souillac JA 24 1855 datestamp on face, also showing MAURITIUS GPO arrival with the day “25” altered in manuscript at right. Minor edge wear, a nice usage Provenance: M. Burrus 1963
Catalogue reference: 22