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Mauritius continued...

1859 Lapirot Issue » Worn Impressions (SG 39) continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
30180 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, position 12, large balanced margins all around, tied by oval bars cancels to 5.10.1859 envelope from Souillac to 'Rivière Seche à la partie de Flacq', frontside with octagonal 'Souillac' postmark with inserted date in manuscript at lower left, displaying very fine strikes of 'GPO/MAURITIUS' and octagonal 'EASTERN SUBURB' ds on back, envelope with some soiling and creasing, not detracting from this extremely rare inland usage from one provincial town to another transiting Port Louis, extraordinarily exhibiting three postmarks of different Mauritius localities, a most desirable postal history item for the specialist Provenance: Hiroyuki Kanai, Vikram Chand Expertise: Certs. Holcombe (1993), Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. GBP 3,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30181 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, position 3, good to outstandingly large margins, used on folded entire letter to Dinan, France, tied by barred oval hs with matching 'GPO/NO10 1859/MAURITIUS' cds on reverse, French red entry and '16' charge at Marseilles, backstamps of Paris and Dinan, cover front clean and with repairs, a very attractive single usage Expertise: Certs. Richter (1990), Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30182 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, position 10, clear to predominantly very large margins, tied to envelope by barred oval hs addressed to Port Louis, showing bevelled framed 'MAHÉBOURG/17NO 1859' ds at left, backstamped on arrival one day later, some soiling and stain to envelope where a manuscript annotation has been removed, an extremely rare inland use from from one provincial town to another Provenance: Vikram Chand Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30183 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, horizontal pair, positions 9-10, cut into in part of two sides, otherwise good margins, tied by target cancels on 8.10.1859 folded entire letter from Port Louis to Dinan, France, charged with '8' cachet on delivery, red Fresh entry cds alongside, struck on verso with crowned circle on dispatch, French transit and arrival cds's, fine and scarce Provenance: Vikram Chand Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30184 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, horizontal pair, positions 9 & 10, oily impression, just touched in places, tied by oval of bars on 9.10.1859 pre-printed folded entire letter from Port Louis to Paris, carried at single rate up to 1/2oz, charged with '16' décimes hs on receipt and red Suez French entry cds alongside, with 'GPO/MAURITIUS' and French transits on reverse, natural wrinkle at left of pair, cover with paper loss as a result of ink erosion in centre and couple of filing folds, scarce Provenance: Vikram Chand Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 1,500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30185 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, horizontal pair, positions 6-7, very fresh with clear to predominantly large margins being quite balanced, cleanly tied by oval bars cancels on 12.10.1859 folded cover from Port Louis to Genoa, Sardinia, endorsed 'via Suez & Marseille', red French entry cds, 'VIA DI NIZZA' straight line hs and '10' cent in manuscript due on arrival on front, displaying 'MAURITIUS/GPO' crown ds, Pizza and Genoa ds on reverse, pressed out horizontal crease passing through the franking but not described in the certificate, a fascinating and unique postal history usage to this destination Provenance: A. J. Stevens, Vikram Chand Expertise: Signed Emilio Diena, cert. Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 1,500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30186 39 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, horizontal pair, positions 1-2, margins ranging from clear to huge, tied by barred ovals on 12.10.1859 envelope from Port Louis to Bordeaux, endorsed 'pr. over-land', '8' décimes due marking and red French entry on front, crown ds on back, together with French transits including Paris and receiving cds's, some stains to cover, an attractive and scarce letter Provenance: Hind, Davy, Stevens, Chand Expertise: Certs. Holcombe 81995), Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. GBP 1,200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30187 39, 32 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, position 5, very large margins all around, in combination with 1859-61 Britannia 6d. blue, mainly huge margins with portion of neighbouring stamp at right, each tied by oval bar cancel to folded cover from Port Louis to Calcutta, showing on back 'GPO/OC7 1859/MAURITIUS' cds and framed receiving maritime ds, probably the finest of three covers recorded exhibiting this combination with the worn impression Provenance: Vikram Chand Expertise: Cert. RPSL (1970) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 1,500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30188 39, 32 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, position 1, ample to large margins, in combination with a large margined 1859-61 Britannia 6d. blue, on folded entire letter from Port Louis to Bordeaux, tied by oval bars cancels with 'GPO/NO10 1859/MAURITIUS' dispatch and Bordeaux receiving cds's, front showing '8' red crayon, French '16' due marking crossed out and amended to '32' in manuscript, and faint strike of red entry cds in France, a very attractive usage for the specialist featuring a unique taxation with this issue, one of three such combination frankings in the worn impression Expertise: Cert. Fulpius (1951), Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. GBP 1,500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30189 39, 32 image1859 Lapirot 2d. blue, position 11, all margins touched, in combination with 1859-61 Britannia 6d. blue strip of five, clear margins except for one stamp, all cancelled or tied by barred oval on envelope to Aden, paying the quadruple 8d. overseas rate, annotated 'Per Emue' and red crayon '1/4'(d) accountancy mark on front, struck with 'GPO/NO9 1859/MAURITIUS' and red Aden Steamer Point arrival bs, minor imperfections in strip and envelope (slightly reduced at left), not detracting from this extraordinary and unique franking Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein (1969), Vikram Chand Expertise: Cert. BPA (1976), Brandon (2007) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. GBP 4,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30190 O 39, 38 image1859 Lapirot 2d. intermediate and worn impressions, four examples, including one from the intermediate impression (pos. 7), the others from pos. 7 & 12 (2), with barred oval and target cancels, two repaired and two with thins which in one result in one tear in top margin (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. GBP 240

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
1859 Sherwin Issue (SG 40)
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
30191   image1900 Sherwin colored autotype illustrations of the 1d vermilion and 2d plates numbered 76 & 77; 600 were included in the R.P.S.L. handbook on British Africa (Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 600

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Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30192   image1900 Sherwin coloured autotype illustrations of the 1d vermilion and 2d, removed from the original page from the RPSL handbook on British Africa published in 1900, very scarce, see footnote under SG40 in the SG catalogue (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 400

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Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30193   image1911 Sherwin reprints made after the plates were presented to the Royal Philatelic Society, London, and defaced, including 1d (unissued) and 2d sheets of 12 in black, each mounted on sunken card, plus reprints from the back of the original plates printed also in black: back of One Penny Plate with advertisement in French of Hotel d'Europe in Port Louis, and back of Two Pence Plate, with similar text in English but part of the frame missing as in the original plate, both on sunken cards, only 20 sets were made, ideal for the specialist and for plating the stamps (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30194   image1911 Sherwin reprints made after the plates were presented to the Royal Philatelic Society, London, and defaced, with 1d (unissued) and 2d sheets of 12 in black, each mounted on sunken card, ideal for the specialist and for plating the stamps (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 800

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30195 40 imageTHE FINEST 'SHERWIN' UNUSED EXAMPLE 1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue, position 6, the extraordinary unused example, framed within four large balanced margins, uniformly crisp impression and gorgeous rich colour, with the added significance, in comparison to the few items recorded, of possessing part of the original gum, absolutely superb in every respect, undoubtedly being the finest of only six unused examples recorded in private hands, an important rarity of the British Empire, of utmost desirability (SG £225'000) Provenance: Ferrary (1923, realised FFr.41'350), Arthur Hind (1934, realised £1'000), Alfred H. Caspary (1958), Lilly (1967, $6'250), Hiroyuki Kanai (1993, Sfr. 130'000) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 75,000

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Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30196 DE 40 image1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue, position 11, unused without gum, good to ample margins, crisp impression, rejoined vertically at right along most of the left edge of the 'MAURITIUS' tablet, and center filing, still though an exceedingly rare stamp with only six unused examples recorded (SG £225'000) Expertise: Opinion Holcombe (1982) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 7,500

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Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30197 O 40 image1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue, position 1, mostly clear margins, used example with barred oval cancel, repairs at top to improve the appearance of the margins, surface rubbing in the neck of the Queen, other minor faults, rare (SG £8'000) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 300

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Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30198 O 40 image1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue, position 2, used showing neat oval bars, repaired at right, small thin spot at left, rare (SG £8'000) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
30199 O 40 image1859 Sherwin 2d. deep blue, position 3, complete to good margins, strong colour, showing complete 'PAID' circular hs, three small thin spots and close tear at right, fine appearance and rare (SG £8'000) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 400

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Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM

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