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SG78s-79s. 1946 Set of 2. 'SPECIMEN'. U/M strips of 3...
SG78s-79s. 1946 Set of 2. 'SPECIMEN'. U/M strips of 3...
330.00

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SG1s-12s. 1923 Set of 12 'SPECIMEN'. Superb mint...
SG1s-12s. 1923 Set of 12 'SPECIMEN'. Superb mint...
920.00

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SG94-99. 1905 Set of 6. Fine mint...
SG94-99. 1905 Set of 6. Fine mint...
160.00

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SG21-30. 1934 Set of 10. Superb fresh mint...
SG21-30. 1934 Set of 10. Superb fresh mint...
100.00

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SG355-360. 1963 Set of 6. Brilliant U/M blocks of 4...
SG355-360. 1963 Set of 6. Brilliant U/M blocks of 4...
395.00

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SG60-72. 1939 Set of 13. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
SG60-72. 1939 Set of 13. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
75.00

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SG A5. 1906 1m Brown and carmine. Brilliant fine corner sheet ma
SG A5. 1906 1m Brown and carmine. Brilliant fine corner sheet ma
400.00

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SG A2. 1905 1m Brown and carmine. 'Overprint Horizontal'. Choice
SG A2. 1905 1m Brown and carmine. 'Overprint Horizontal'. Choice
480.00

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SG5a. 1897 5m Rose-carmine. 'Overprint Inverted'. Brilliant fres
SG5a. 1897 5m Rose-carmine. 'Overprint Inverted'. Brilliant fres
210.00

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SG74. 1897 2 Rosy red. Choice superb fresh mint...
SG74. 1897 2 Rosy red. Choice superb fresh mint...
1,250.00

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SG23a. 1885 1/2d on half of 1d Carmine-rose. 'Unsevered Pair'. B
SG23a. 1885 1/2d on half of 1d Carmine-rose. 'Unsevered Pair'. B
315.00

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SG S1.1852 1/2a White. 'Scinde Dawk'. Exceptional used example..
SG S1.1852 1/2a White. 'Scinde Dawk'. Exceptional used example..
2,300.00

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SG77ba. 5/- Bluish green and scarlet. 'Break in value tablet'. U
SG77ba. 5/- Bluish green and scarlet. 'Break in value tablet'. U
250.00

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SG34. 1890 1/- Pale violet. Superb fresh mint...
SG34. 1890 1/- Pale violet. Superb fresh mint...
85.00

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SG34. 1890 1/- Pale violet. Superb fresh top corner pair...
SG34. 1890 1/- Pale violet. Superb fresh top corner pair...
190.00

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SG163. 1910 10/- Deep myrtle and orange. Superb fine used...
SG163. 1910 10/- Deep myrtle and orange. Superb fine used...
210.00

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SG254. 1913 1 Black and purple. Superb fine well centred used..
SG254. 1913 1 Black and purple. Superb fine well centred used..
840.00

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SG1a. 1897 1m Pale brown. 'Overprint Inverted'. Choice superb fr
SG1a. 1897 1m Pale brown. 'Overprint Inverted'. Choice superb fr
165.00

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SG130c. 1944 1/- Brown. 'Inverted Overprint'. Superb fine used b
SG130c. 1944 1/- Brown. 'Inverted Overprint'. Superb fine used b
625.00

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SG1c. 1924 1/2d Blue-green. 'Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Betwee
SG1c. 1924 1/2d Blue-green. 'Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Betwee
840.00

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SG167. 1961 1r on 10/- Black and red-brown. U/M mint...
SG167. 1961 1r on 10/- Black and red-brown. U/M mint...
170.00

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SG8. 1967 10c Hibiscus. Post Office fresh U/M mint...
SG8. 1967 10c Hibiscus. Post Office fresh U/M mint...
75.00

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SG12. 1967 50c St. George's Church. Post Office fresh U/M mint..
SG12. 1967 50c St. George's Church. Post Office fresh U/M mint..
0.00

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SG6. 1967 5c Grammar School. Superb fine used...
SG6. 1967 5c Grammar School. Superb fine used...
45.00

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SG13. 1967 60c Alexander Hamilton. Post Office fresh U/M mint...
SG13. 1967 60c Alexander Hamilton. Post Office fresh U/M mint...
0.00

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SG40 & 27. 1859. 'SHERWIN' Combination Cover... P.O.R.
SG40 & 27. 1859. 'SHERWIN' Combination Cover...
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S.G.40 and 27. 1859.

2d. Deep blue ('SHERWIN') PAIR and (4d.) Green (Britannia issue).

Letter sheet from Port Louis to Paris, France, bearing a fantastic horizontal PAIR of 2d. Deep blue 'SHERWIN' (Positions 8/9), together with (4d.) Green (Britannia issue), all tied by a superb, neat circle 'PAID' cancel.

Backstamped 'G.P.O. MAURITIUS DE 9 1859', 'MARSEILLE A PARIS 5 JANV 60' and 'PARIS 6 JANV 60', and on the front handstruck black '16' (decimes) charge (due on arrival in France, with 8 decimes = 7 1/2 grams under the revised Anglo-French Postal Convention by 1856).

Numerous Certificates.

Provenance; Dale-Lichtenstein (1970) and Kanai (1993).

THERE ARE ONLY 7 COVERS RECORDED BEARING A 'SHERWIN' ISSUE, INCLUDING 2 COMBINATION COVERS. THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AND SPECTACULAR OF THE 'SHERWIN' COVERS.

A REMARKABLE PHILATELIC GEM!


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SG111a. 1932 2d Black and green. 'Imperforate Between'. Brillian
SG111a. 1932 2d Black and green. 'Imperforate Between'. Brillian
0.00

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SG FR1. 1874 One of the most important and highly celebrated...
SG FR1. 1874 One of the most important and highly celebrated...
0.00

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SG96. 1919 10/- Black. "THE HOLY GRAIL". A brilliant...
SG96. 1919 10/- Black. "THE HOLY GRAIL". A brilliant...
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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SG628a. 1961 CEPT 10d. Third Stamp MAJOR ERROR "Pale Green (from
SG628a. 1961 CEPT 10d. Third Stamp MAJOR ERROR "Pale Green (from
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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SG40 & 27. 1859. 'SHERWIN' Combination Cover...
SG40 & 27. 1859. 'SHERWIN' Combination Cover...
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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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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SG10. 1852 4c Black/deep blue - A remarkable pair...
SG10. 1852 4c Black/deep blue - A remarkable 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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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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SG235a. 1933 $4.50 on 75c Yellow-brown. 'SURCHARGE INVERTED'...
SG235a. 1933 $4.50 on 75c Yellow-brown. 'SURCHARGE INVERTED'...
0.00

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SG64a. 1939 2 1/2d Magenta and sage-green. 'Imperforate Between'
SG64a. 1939 2 1/2d Magenta and sage-green. 'Imperforate Between'
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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SG54b. 1898 1d  'Without Initals & Centre Inverted'...
SG54b. 1898 1d 'Without Initals & Centre Inverted'...
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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SG13ab. 1945 25c Dull purple and scarlet. The Unique and highly
SG13ab. 1945 25c Dull purple and scarlet. The Unique and highly
0.00

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SG55d. 1898 1d Vermilion and pale ultramarine. 'CENTRE OMITTED'.
SG55d. 1898 1d Vermilion and pale ultramarine. 'CENTRE OMITTED'.
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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