2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

42 lots
Lot 20040
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE1d orange-vermilion, BLOCK OF SIX, positions 1-6, good to very large all round except bottom left and right, all cancelled by…
Estimate: 80’000 – 100’000 GBP
Lot 20041
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
2d indigo-blue used pair from positions 5-6, with good to huge margins, barred circle cancels, some light creasing not detracting from the appearance of…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 20042
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
ONE OF THE FINEST RECORDED2d deep blue unused left marginal with fine to huge margins, from position 4 on the plate, rich deep colour from the scarce indigo…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Lot 20043
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
2d deep blue unused with large to very large margins, from position 6 on the plate, rich deep colour, thinned but not affecting the lovely appearance…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 GBP
Lot 20044
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
2d deep blue, position 3, large to very large even margins and neatly tied by bars cancel on folded cover to Bordeaux, with ‘MAURITIUS GPO’ crown cds and…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 20045
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, position 2, close to good margins, used with clear central target cancel, some usual toning, corner thin, very fine appearance and rare (SG…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 20046
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, position 3, large even margins all round, used with clear central rare ’13’ numeral cancel of Grand River, some usual toning, minor cnr crease,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20047
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, horizontal pair, position 5-6, close to very large uneven margins, used with two strike of the ’14’ numeral cancel from Rivière du Rempert,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 20048
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, horizontal pair, position 8-9, good to large margins, used, some usual toning, very fine for the rare used pair (SG £15’000+)Expertise: Signed…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 20049
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, position 10, close to very large margins, used with ’14’ numeral cancel, tiny filled thin spot and crease in margin top right, some usual…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 20050
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, horizontal pair, position 11-12, good to very large margins, used with two strike of the clear target cancels, some usual toning, extremely…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 20051
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, position 11, good to huge margins showing portion next stamp at right, used with unclear central numeral cancel, some usual toning, very…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 20052
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d vermilion, position 11, clear to large margins, used with unclear central numeral cancel, some usual toning, very fine appearance and rare (SG £7’500)Expertise:…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 20053
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d orange-vermilion, position 11, very close to good margins, unused without gum, thins, some usual toning, fine for the very rare unused single (SG £35’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’500 GBP
Lot 20054
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d orange- vermilion, position 1, clear to large uneven margins, used with clear central target cancel, some usual toning, very fine appearance and rare…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 20055
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d orange-vermilion, position 8, large even margins showing, used with clear central ‘3’ numeral cancel, some usual toning, very fine appearance and rare…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 20056
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
1d orange-vermilion, position 11, just clear to good margins, used with unclear central numeral cancel, small tear at top above ‘T’, some usual toning,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 20057
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
A UNIQUE FRANKING1d red, HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE, position 7-9, close to very large uneven margins, all cancelled by blue numeral ‘1’ in two concentric…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 20058
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
2d blue, position 8, UNUSED with large part original gum, good even margins all round, lovely sharp crisp impression and excellent colour, an important…
Estimate: 15’000 – 20’000 GBP
Lot 20059
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
2d blue, position 7 showing the famous and popular “PENOE” for “PENCE” error, used with large to very large uneven margins, cancelled by central “14” target…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 20060
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
2d blue, position 9, slightly touched to clear margins, used with numeral “3” in circular bars of Souillac, repaired at left, very rare (SG £9’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 20061
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
2d blue, position 4, close to large margins and neatly tied by circular “3” in bars and boxed ‘SOUILLAC/JU.27.1854’ ds alongside, on 1854 small neat folded…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 20062
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
2d blue, position 7, showing the famous and popular “PENOE” variety for “PENCE”, touched to large uneven margins and neatly tied by circular “3” in bars…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 20063
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
THE UNIQUE INTERMEDIATE / WORN COMBINATION USAGE1d red, position 7, touched to large margins, in combination with 2d blue, worn impression, position 6,…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 GBP
Lot 20064
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
2d blue, position 2, unused, regummed, clear to good margins, excellent impression and wonderful vivid colour, an unused rarity (SG £24’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 20065
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
ONLY KNOWN DOUBLE PRINT2d blue, position 6, showing the extremely rare DOUBLE PRINT error, used with close to barely touching four margins, an impressive…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 20066
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
2d blue, position 4, large even margins, used with central “B53” barred oval, small tear and crease at bottom, excellent impression and wonderful vivid…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 20067
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
2d blue, position 7 showing the famous and popular “PENOE” for “PENCE” error, used with large to very large uneven margins, cancelled by target cancel,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20068
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
PLATE RECONSTRUCTION 2d blue, complete plate reconstruction of all twelve positions. The original plating is from the Ferrari Collection (13th October…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 20069
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
2d blue, position 1, touched to close margins and neatly tied by circular “3” in bars and boxed ‘SOUILLAC/JU.16.1854’ ds alongside, on 1854 small neat…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 20070
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
2d blue, position 5, just touched bottom left to large uneven margins and tied by circular “1” in concentric circles and boxed ‘MAHEBOURG/AP.20.1855’ ds…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20071
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
COMPLETE PLATE RECONSTRUCTION1d red, plate reconstruction, all twelve positions present from 1 to 12 which were all checked and confirm by the late Arnold…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 20072
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
UNIQUE FRANKING TO A RARE DESTINATION1d red, VERTICAL STRIP OF FOUR, positions 2/5/8/11 and VERTICAL STRIP OF THREE positions 4/7/10, just touched to large…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 GBP
Lot 20073
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
2d blue, position 1, unused without gum, very large margins all round, excellent colour and impression, an unused rarity (SG £10’000)Expertise: Cert. RPS…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20074
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
2d blue, position 5, used, good to large uneven margins, cancelled by clear target cancel, showing two pronounced pre-printing paper folds, lovely impression…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 20075
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
B53 “PENOE” COVER2d blue, position 7 showing the “PENOE” variety, large even margins and tied by ‘B53 DUPLEX’ cancel dated ‘MAURITIUS/B.SP.22.66’, on cover…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 20076
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
2d grey-blue, position 10, used, bottom left corner sheet marginal single, good to large margins on the other two sides, cancelled by superb target cancel,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 20077
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 16-22)
2d blue, position 10, good to large margins and neatly tied by circular “1” in concentric circles and boxed ‘MAHEBOURG/MR.18.1856’ ds alongside, on 1856…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20078
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Latest Impressions (SG 23-25)
1d red, VERTICAL STRIP OF FOUR, positions 2/5/8/11, just touched bottom left to large even margins, all tied or cancelled by clear neat target cancels,…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 20079
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Latest Impressions (SG 23-25)
1d red, vertical pair, positions 1/4, good to very large uneven margins, neatly tied by bevelled framed ‘Black River/MR.1.1859’ ds, on large part cover…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 20080
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Latest Impressions (SG 23-25)
2d blue, position 12, close to large margins and neatly tied by framed boxed ‘BLACK RIVER/JA.9.1858’, on 1858 folded entire from Black River via “overland…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 20081
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Latest Impressions (SG 23-25)
1880 Engraved facsimiles, three sheets of 32 impressions, comprising 1847 Post Office 1d (8), 1848-59 Post Paid 1d early impression (8), 1d worn impression…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP