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1847, MAURITIUS "POST OFFICE" ISSUE: One Penny red-orange, first primitive printing, completely clear four margins. The stamp at top right of the envelope is tied by framed "PAID" handstamp in black to small-sized BALL INVITATION ENVELOPE. At top left of the envelope is a clear black framed "PENNY POST" local handstamp.
The envelope, addressed to H. Adam Esq. Jr., shows the black circular datestamp "MAURITIUS POST OFFICE / SE 27 1847" on reverse. The postmark confirms the use of the stamp on ....
Sold for EUR 8,100,000
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