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Lot 80073
Mauritius » 1859 Sherwin Issue (SG 40)
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Price realised
32’000 GBP
Estimate
15’000 – 20’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
One of Only Two Double Rate Sherwin Frankings 1859 Sherwin 2d deep blue, a vertical pair (positions 3+6) tied by barred oval grids to folded letter Port Louis to Paris, GPO MAURITIUS despatch of NO 10 1859 on flap, stamps of fine deep colour and with large margins except at top right (where barely touched), a very rare franking with only one other cover bearing a pair for double rate recorded Provenance: Stevens 1964 (illustrated on front cover) Expertise: Cert. BPA (1973)
Catalogue reference: 40