Lot 80020
Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Early Impressions (SG 6-9)
Prix réalisé
26’000 GBP
15’000 – 25’000 GBP
Date de vente
Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1848-59 Post Paid 2d blue on greyish, early impression, position 10 on the plate, very fine with large margins and used on folded letter « Port Louis 10th August » to Calcutta (Dutt correspondence) by the vessel « William Money », with crowned MAURITIUS GPO despatch of AU 10 1849, on reverse boxed Calcutta Ship Letter (apportioned rate « Inland Bearing 1anna/ Ship do 2annas/Total 3annas »), stamp lightly tied by barred circular grid in black, a rare cover Note: The « William Money » was an Emigrant Ship plying between England and Australia, via the Indian Ocean.
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