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Stamp of Mauritius » 1859 Dardenne Issue (SG 41-44) The Only Known Block of the Dardenne Issue

1859 D
Lot 80083
Mauritius » 1859 Dardenne Issue (SG 41-44)
Price realised
18’000 GBP
Estimate
12’000 – 20’000 GBP
Auction date
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
The Only Known Block of the Dardenne Issue 1859 Dardenne 1d dull vermilion block of four with large margins, tied to piece by barred ovals and part GPO MAURITIUS JA 23 1860 cds, affixed as a seal on flap of envelope and thus with tears in the top left stamp, scissor cut in margin at right well away from stamps, the only known block of the Dardenne entire issue and a great rarity this Note: Illustrated Rudge pp.96 and 100 Provenance: Lichtenstein 1969 and Kanai 1993
Catalogue reference: 42