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Lot 20044 – Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)

1848-59 Post Paid 2d deep blue, position 3, tied by bars cancel on folded cover to Bordeaux

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 ‘ESPAGNE’ cds alongside, Lisbon transit and Bordeaux arrival bs, a lovely cover and very rare, a showpiece for the connoisseur

Provenance: Alfred Caspary, February 1958 (Lot 658)

Expertise: Signed Calves, Raybaudi and E.Diena, cert. David Brandon (2006)

SG 5

Estimate 20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Auction date Tue 30 Jun 2020 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for GBP 30’000