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SG35. 1880 10 on 30c Claret. Superb fine used...
SG35. 1880 10 on 30c Claret. Superb fine used...
80.00

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SG240a. 1926 $5 Green and red/green. Superb fresh mint...
SG240a. 1926 $5 Green and red/green. Superb fresh mint...
75.00

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SG11. 1900 $1 Green and pale green. Very fine well centred mint.
SG11. 1900 $1 Green and pale green. Very fine well centred mint.
100.00

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SG23. 1900 $1 Green and pale green. Very fine fresh well centred
SG23. 1900 $1 Green and pale green. Very fine fresh well centred
100.00

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SG25. 1900 $5 Green and bright ultramarine. Choice brilliant fre
SG25. 1900 $5 Green and bright ultramarine. Choice brilliant fre
350.00

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SG25a. 1900 $5 Green and pale ultramarine. Choice superb fresh m
SG25a. 1900 $5 Green and pale ultramarine. Choice superb fresh m
350.00

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SG35a. 1903 2 1/2d Grey and ultramarine. 'SER.ET' for 'SERVIET'.
SG35a. 1903 2 1/2d Grey and ultramarine. 'SER.ET' for 'SERVIET'.
40.00

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SG124f. 1935 20c Light blue and olive-green. 'Diagonal line by t
SG124f. 1935 20c Light blue and olive-green. 'Diagonal line by t
100.00

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SG15. 1923 10r Green and scarlet. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
SG15. 1923 10r Green and scarlet. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
225.00

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SG O25. 1929 5r Ultramarine and purple. Brilliant fresh U/M mint
SG O25. 1929 5r Ultramarine and purple. Brilliant fresh U/M mint
55.00

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SG67a. 1914 5/- Reddish maroon. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
SG67a. 1914 5/- Reddish maroon. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
275.00

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SG O71. 1909 15r Blue and olive-brown. Brilliant fresh mint...
SG O71. 1909 15r Blue and olive-brown. Brilliant fresh mint...
100.00

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SG219. 1928 25r Orange and blue. Choice superb fresh well centre
SG219. 1928 25r Orange and blue. Choice superb fresh well centre
195.00

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SG353. 1976 $20 Pink and brownish black. Brilliant U/M mint...
SG353. 1976 $20 Pink and brownish black. Brilliant U/M mint...
110.00

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SG21-28. 1906 Set of 8. Choice superb fine used...
SG21-28. 1906 Set of 8. Choice superb fine used...
325.00

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SG D85-D89. 1939 Set of 5. Superb fresh mint...
SG D85-D89. 1939 Set of 5. Superb fresh mint...
40.00

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SG D11s-D20s. 1925 Set of 10 'SPECIMEN'. Superb U/M mint...
SG D11s-D20s. 1925 Set of 10 'SPECIMEN'. Superb U/M mint...
250.00

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SG D1-D8. 1940 Set of 8. Superb fine used...
SG D1-D8. 1940 Set of 8. Superb fine used...
175.00

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Qu'aiti State. SG1s-11s. 1942 Set of 11. 'SPECIMEN'. Superb fres
Qu'aiti State. SG1s-11s. 1942 Set of 11. 'SPECIMEN'. Superb fres
195.00

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SG JD34-JD41. 1943 Set of 8. Superb fresh mint...
SG JD34-JD41. 1943 Set of 8. Superb fresh mint...
50.00

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SG32-38. 1896 Set of 7. Superb used...
SG32-38. 1896 Set of 7. Superb used...
100.00

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SG1-6. 1906 Set of 6. Superb mint...
SG1-6. 1906 Set of 6. Superb mint...
170.00

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SG1-14. 1924 Set of 14. Superb mint...
SG1-14. 1924 Set of 14. Superb mint...
130.00

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SG O16-O27. 1929 Set of 11. Choice brilliant fresh mint...
SG O16-O27. 1929 Set of 11. Choice brilliant fresh mint...
395.00

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SG1-15. 1923 Set of 15. Brilliant fresh mint...
SG1-15. 1923 Set of 15. Brilliant fresh mint...
375.00

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SG9. 1853. 2d Deep blue. Fantastic cover bearing strip of 3... P.O.R.
SG9. 1853. 2d Deep blue. Fantastic cover bearing strip of 3...
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SG9. 1853.

2d. Deep blue.

Beautiful small entire cover from 'POUDRE D'OR' to Surbiton, redirected to London, bearing, on the reverse, a horizontal strip of three Early Impression 2d. Deep blue (Positions 10/12) (paying the 6d. overseas letter rate), cancelled with the intaglio '9' in 12 bars handstamp and framed two-line 'village/date' despatch handstamp 'POUDRE D'OR' with manuscript '7/5/53' inserted (listed in J.O. Barnard's estimate  - British Library - dated 12th November 1846, as one of the '12 letter stamps with moveable dates and Names of stations').

On the front, crowned 'G.P.O. MAURITIUS MY 9 1853' and manuscript 'Clancy May 6th/53' (and mailed via the Cape route). Also, manuscript re-direction 'Church of England Club, London'. On the reverse London  'SP 13 1853' (transit) and 'KINGSTON 13 1853' (arrival) handstamps.

(The intaglio '9' handstamp is unrecorded by Ibbotson and Kanai).

David Brandon Certificate.

WONDERFUL QUALITY AND A UNIQUE FRANKING. ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE AND IMPORTANT COVERS OF MAURITIUS, BRITISH AFRICA AND OF WORLD PHILATELY.

 


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SG34. 1915 'DEULON'. One Of Only Eight...
SG34. 1915 'DEULON'. One Of Only Eight...
0.00

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SG2a. 1908 1d Red. 'Overprint Omitted, In Pair with Normal'. A b
SG2a. 1908 1d Red. 'Overprint Omitted, In Pair with Normal'. A b
0.00

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SG3. 1848 1d Orange-vermilion/yellowish. 'Earliest Impression'..
SG3. 1848 1d Orange-vermilion/yellowish. 'Earliest Impression'..
0.00

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SG40. 1859 2d Deep blue. 'SHERWIN' Pair On Cover...
SG40. 1859 2d Deep blue. 'SHERWIN' Pair On Cover...
0.00

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SG235b. 1933 $4.50 on 10c (Land of Heart's Delight) Orange-yello
SG235b. 1933 $4.50 on 10c (Land of Heart's Delight) Orange-yello
0.00

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SG133. 1882 5 Orange. 'Blued Paper'. A breathtaking U/M mint.
SG133. 1882 5 Orange. 'Blued Paper'. A breathtaking U/M mint.
0.00

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SG8. 1858 Immaculate small white envelope from New Plymouth...
SG8. 1858 Immaculate small white envelope from New Plymouth...
0.00

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SG18a. 1897 2c on 5c. 'UNSEVERED PAIR'. Superb fresh well centre
SG18a. 1897 2c on 5c. 'UNSEVERED PAIR'. Superb fresh well centre
0.00

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SG108. 1925 5 Violet and black. Superb fine well centred...
SG108. 1925 5 Violet and black. Superb fine well centred...
0.00

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SG13. 1861 1d Vermilion. UNIQUE MINT BLOCK OF FOUR...
SG13. 1861 1d Vermilion. UNIQUE MINT BLOCK OF FOUR...
0.00

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SG291b. 1934 4c Slate-violet. 'Imperforate Horizontally'...
SG291b. 1934 4c Slate-violet. 'Imperforate Horizontally'...
0.00

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SG216a. 1964 6d Black and light blue. 'GLASGOW' ERROR. FANTASTIC
SG216a. 1964 6d Black and light blue. 'GLASGOW' ERROR. FANTASTIC
0.00

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SG67. 1903 10 Grey and blue. Brilliant fresh U/M pair...
SG67. 1903 10 Grey and blue. Brilliant fresh U/M pair...
0.00

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SG9. 1853. 2d Deep blue. Fantastic cover bearing strip of 3...
SG9. 1853. 2d Deep blue. Fantastic cover bearing strip of 3...
0.00

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SG1. 1847 5c Blue 'Lady McLeod'. The Worlds Finest...
SG1. 1847 5c Blue 'Lady McLeod'. The Worlds Finest...
0.00

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SG13a. 1861 1d Carmine. THE TRULY MAGNIFICENT BLOCK...
SG13a. 1861 1d Carmine. THE TRULY MAGNIFICENT BLOCK...
0.00

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SG24. 1856 4c Black/magenta. THE WORLDS FINEST EXAMPLE...
SG24. 1856 4c Black/magenta. THE WORLDS FINEST EXAMPLE...
0.00

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SG6a. 1851 1/- Dull mauve. 'Bisected' (6d) Wonderful used...
SG6a. 1851 1/- Dull mauve. 'Bisected' (6d) Wonderful used...
0.00

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SG117a. 1928 5 Black/yellow. Outstanding used on piece...
SG117a. 1928 5 Black/yellow. Outstanding used on piece...
0.00

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SG M22a. 1915 12 1/2h Drab. 'Pair, One Without Handstamp'. Super
SG M22a. 1915 12 1/2h Drab. 'Pair, One Without Handstamp'. Super
0.00

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