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Lot 20044
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
Price realised
30’000 GBP
Estimate
20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Auction date
Tue 30 Jun 2020 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

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)

Catalogue reference: SG 5
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