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Lot 71385
Mauritius » 1859 Dardenne Issue (SG 41-44)
Price realised
4’000 GBP
Estimate
5’000 – 7’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1859 Dardenne 2d. blue, position 57, cut into on two sides, in combination with 1859-61 Britannia 6d blue, good to large margins, tied by barred oval cancels to 1860 (Feb 7) wrapper to India, reverse with GPO double circle despatch and bevelled framed “CALCUTTA / STEAMLETTER” arrival ds, minor cover faults with some fold reinforcement, very rare combination franking with a Dardenne, one of only two known, ex Schindler, Vikram Chand and “Tatiana”, cert. BPA (1995), signed Bühler

Catalogue reference: SG 43a, 32