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

44 lots
Lot 20082
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used with oval bars cancels, position 2, close to large margins, thins, very fine appearance
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 20083
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used with central oval bars cancel, position 5, close to large margins, tiny thin spots, very fine appearance
Estimate: 600 – 900 GBP
Lot 20084
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used with clear sharp oval bar cancel, position 6, four huge margins all round, ink hs on reverse, superb appearance, about as fine an example…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 20085
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used with circular PAID cancel, position 6, good to large margins, very fine and rareExpertise: Signed A.Brun
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 20086
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used with clear sharp oval bar cancel, position 6, good to large even margins, ink hs on reverse, very fine appearanceProvenance: Maurice Burrus,…
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 20087
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
THE UNIQUE USED BLOCK2d blue, RECONSTRUCTED BLOCK OF FOUR having been originally a block of four but separated into two horizontal pairs and franked two…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 GBP
Lot 20088
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used with part oval bars cancel, position 10, close to clear margins, thin, fine and rareExpertise: Cert. RPS (1979)
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 20089
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, used pair with oval bars cancels, positions 11-12, touched to very large margins, creases and thins, a very rare pair
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 20090
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, two singles, positions 6 & 8, close to large uneven margins, in combination with 1859-61 Britannia 6d blue, all cancelled or tied by black oval…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 20091
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
2d blue, horizontal right sheet marginal pair, positions 7-8, huge uneven margins, both cancelled by crisp black oval bars cancels, and tied by French…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 20092
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Early Impressions (SG 36-37)
UNIQUE LAPIROT / DE LA RUE COMBINATION FRANKING2d deep blue, just touched to close margins, position 8, in combination with De La Rue 2d (defective), both…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 20093
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, unused without gum, very large to huge even margins, tiny insignificant thin, a superb showpiece (SG £9’500)Expertise: Cert. David Brandon (1997)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 20094
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN STRIPS OF FOUR2d blue, horizontal STRIP OF FOUR, positions 1-4, touched to good margins, each used with oval bars in black, minor…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 20095
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used horizontal pair with oval bars cancels, position 1-2, close to very large uneven margins, thins, a scarce pair
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 20096
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with part bars cancel, position 2, good to huge margins, very fine
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 20097
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with clear large part oval bars cancel, position 3, large to huge margins, extremely fine, showpiece
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 20098
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with complete bars cancel, position 3, good to huge margins, very fine
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 20099
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with clear large part oval bars cancel, position 4, clear to large margins, very fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20100
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with crisp oval bars cancel, position 4, good to very large margins, small nick top right margin, very fine appearance
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20101
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN STRIPS OF FOUR2d blue, horizontal STRIP OF FOUR, positions 5-8, close to large margins, each cancelled with oval bars in black, some…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 20102
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with almost complete oval bars cancel, position 5, four clear even margins, horizontal wrinkle/crease at top, fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20103
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with almost complete target cancel, position 6, large to very large even margins, thins, very fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20104
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with oval bars cancel, position 7, good even margins, thins and tear at foot, fine appearance
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20105
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with circular PAID cancel, position 8, good to large margins, thins and crease, nice enough appearance
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 20106
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with clear crisp target cancel, position 9, close to large margins, tiny thins, very fine appearanceProvenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, March…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20107
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used, position 9, good to large margins tied on fragment in combination with Britannia 6d blue, unusual and a scarce combinationExpertise: Cert….
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 20108
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with oval bars cancel, position 10, large even margins, tiny thins and corner crease, very fine appearance and impression
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20109
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with oval bars cancel, position 11, large to huge margins, two small insignificant thins, very fine appearance and impression, showpiece
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 20110
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, used with oval bar cancel, position 12, four large even margins all round, marginal tear at right, very fine appearance and impressionProvenance:…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20111
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, horizontal pair, positions 5-6, large even margins, both tied by black oval bars cancels, on 1859 folded entire from Port Louis via Suez and Marseille…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20112
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
2d blue, single, position 3, touched at right to large uneven margins, in combination with 1858-62 Britannia (6d) vermilion, both tied by clear black target…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 20113
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 38)
UNIQUE MIXED FRANKING COVER2d blue, two singles, showing intermediate and worn impressions, positions 8 and 4, both neatly tied by oval bars cancels, on…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 20114
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
THE UNIQUE UNUSED BLOCK OF THE 1859 LAPIROT 2d ISSUE2d blue, UNUSED BLOCK OF FOUR, without gum positions 5-6/9-10, good even margins all round, negligible…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Lot 20115
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used horizontal pair with complete oval bars cancels, positions 1-2, close to good margins, a fine and scarce pairProvenance: Hiroyuki Kanai,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 20116
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used horizontal pair with complete oval bars cancels, positions 3-4, touched to one good margins, tied on fragment by oval bars, a scarce pairProvenance:…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20117
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used with part oval bar cancels, position 5, good to large margins, repaired, very fine appearanceProvenance: Hiroyuki Kanai, November 1993 (ex…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 20118
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used with complete oval bar cancel, position 6, good to large margins, thins, very fine appearanceProvenance: Hiroyuki Kanai, November 1993 (ex…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 20119
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used with crisp large part target cancel, position 7, huge even margins, thins, superb appearance, showpieceProvenance: Dale-Lichtenstein, September…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 20120
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, used with crisp part oval bars cancel, position 8, close to large margins, thins, fine appearanceProvenance: Hiroyuki Kanai, November 1993 (ex…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 20121
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
2d blue, HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE, used with array of oval bar cancels, positions 9-11, good margins all round, defects, an extremely rare used multipleProvenance:…
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 20122
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
EXTREMELY RARE DESTINATION TO DENMARK2d blue, close at bottom left to very large uneven margins, tied by black oval bars cancel, on 1859 folded letter…
Estimate: 7’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 20123
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39)
THE LARGEST KNOWN MULTIPLE ON COVER AND TO A RARE DESTINATION2d blue, HORIZONTAL STRIP OF FOUR, positions 9-12, touched to small margins, all cancelled…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 20124
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Retouched Plate
THE UNIQUE “MAURITUIS” ERROR IN PAIR1859 Lapirot 2d blue from the RETOUCHED PLATE with “MAURITUIS” error of spelling on the right stamp of a used pair,…
Estimate: 60’000 – 80’000 GBP
Lot 20125
Mauritius » 1859 Lapirot Issue » Retouched Plate
THE UNIQUE ‘MAURITUS’ ERROR ON COVER2d blue, HORIZONTAL PAIR, positions 9-10, both from the RETOUCHED PLATE, position 9 showing the UNIQUE ‘MAURITUS’ for…
Estimate: 60’000 – 80’000 GBP