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Lot 80058
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
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Price realised
6’500 GBP
Estimate
3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1859 Lapirot 2d blue, early impression, position 8, in combination with intermediate 2d blue position 4, both large margins, used together on folded mercantile letter Port Louis to Bordeaux, light barred oval cancels, GPO MAURITIUS despatch for JY 9 18 1859 on flap, charged “8” décimes in France, a remarkable cover Expertise: Cert. A. Diena (1969) and G. Bühler (1968)
Catalogue reference: 37+38