Lot 80010
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Earliest Impressions (SG 3-5)
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Prix réalisé
30’000 GBP
20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Date de vente
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1848-59 Post Paid 2d deep blue on greyish, earliest impression, position 5 on the plate, very fine with large margins and used on 1849 cover to Calcutta (Dutt correspondence – see Kanai lots 28, 30), tied by circular grid in black, despatch cds MAURITIUS POST OFFICE MY 14 1849 on face, sent by the vessel « Princess Royal », with Calcutta Ship Letter on flap for June 7 « Inland Bearing 1anna/ Ship do 2annas/ Total 3annas » charge for Indian delivery, a rare cover (SG from £52’000) Note: the letter missed the sailing of the « Catherine Orpen », and was held for six days to be sent by the next available vessel, the « Princess Royal » Expertise: Cert. BPA (1987)
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