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SG302. 1930 50c Blue. Superb U/M corner Plate block of 4...
SG302. 1930 50c Blue. Superb U/M corner Plate block of 4...
1,000.00

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SG89a. 1927 2/6 Black and carmine/pale blue. 'Break in scroll'.
SG89a. 1927 2/6 Black and carmine/pale blue. 'Break in scroll'.
250.00

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SG303. 1930 $1 Olive-green. Superb U/M Plate Number corner block
SG303. 1930 $1 Olive-green. Superb U/M Plate Number corner block
540.00

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SG93f. 1932 12/6 Grey and orange. 'damaged leaf at bottom right'
SG93f. 1932 12/6 Grey and orange. 'damaged leaf at bottom right'
625.00

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1929. Die proof of head in black, on card...
1929. Die proof of head in black, on card...
695.00

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SG138c. 1917 1/2d Blue-green. 'Overprint Inverted'. Brilliant fr
SG138c. 1917 1/2d Blue-green. 'Overprint Inverted'. Brilliant fr
460.00

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SG28a. 1887 4d Chestnut. 'Top left triangle detached'. Brilliant
SG28a. 1887 4d Chestnut. 'Top left triangle detached'. Brilliant
275.00

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SG1. 1854 1d Black. Superb fine used...
SG1. 1854 1d Black. Superb fine used...
190.00

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SG S1. 1898 10c Blue-green. Choice superb fresh mint block...
SG S1. 1898 10c Blue-green. Choice superb fresh mint block...
190.00

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SG155. 1910 2/6 Black and lake. Brilliant U/M mint marginal...
SG155. 1910 2/6 Black and lake. Brilliant U/M mint marginal...
440.00

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SG72aa. 1916 3d Purple/lemon. 'Overprint Inverted'. Superb fresh
SG72aa. 1916 3d Purple/lemon. 'Overprint Inverted'. Superb fresh
250.00

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SG68c. 1916 1/2d Yellow-green. 'Overprint Inverted'. Brilliant U
SG68c. 1916 1/2d Yellow-green. 'Overprint Inverted'. Brilliant U
440.00

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SG S3. 1916 2d Reddish orange. Brilliant fine used on piece...
SG S3. 1916 2d Reddish orange. Brilliant fine used on piece...
375.00

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SG218. 1966 6c Black and olove-green. U/M corner plate number...
SG218. 1966 6c Black and olove-green. U/M corner plate number...
210.00

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SG36a. 1964 1/2d Multicoloured. 'Blue Omitted'. U/M mint...
SG36a. 1964 1/2d Multicoloured. 'Blue Omitted'. U/M mint...
550.00

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SG178. 1903 5c Blue/bluish. Brilliant U/M Imprint block of 8...
SG178. 1903 5c Blue/bluish. Brilliant U/M Imprint block of 8...
1,350.00

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SG329 Var. 1933 5c Blue. 'Imperforate Pair'. Brilliant U/M mint.
SG329 Var. 1933 5c Blue. 'Imperforate Pair'. Brilliant U/M mint.
675.00

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SG53c. 1897 1d on 3s Black and sea-green. 'Surcharge Double'. Ch
SG53c. 1897 1d on 3s Black and sea-green. 'Surcharge Double'. Ch
600.00

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SG193a. 1931 50c Green. 'Imperf. Between, Horizontal Pair'. Supe
SG193a. 1931 50c Green. 'Imperf. Between, Horizontal Pair'. Supe
920.00

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SG151. 1910 1/- Grey-black and deep blue-green. Superb fresh min
SG151. 1910 1/- Grey-black and deep blue-green. Superb fresh min
55.00

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SG15. 1967 $2.50 Multicoloured. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
SG15. 1967 $2.50 Multicoloured. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
2,500.00

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SG38. 1920 50r on 2k Yellow-green. Imperforate. Superb mint...
SG38. 1920 50r on 2k Yellow-green. Imperforate. Superb mint...
275.00

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SG251b. 1937 20c Bright blue. 'Line by sceptre'. Superb fresh mi
SG251b. 1937 20c Bright blue. 'Line by sceptre'. Superb fresh mi
60.00

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SG4a. 1919 2 1/2a on 1pi Mauve and yellow. 'No bar to fraction'.
SG4a. 1919 2 1/2a on 1pi Mauve and yellow. 'No bar to fraction'.
85.00

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SG23a. 1885 1/2d on half of 1d Carmine-rose. 'Unsevered Pair'. C
SG23a. 1885 1/2d on half of 1d Carmine-rose. 'Unsevered Pair'. C
85.00

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

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SG136b. 1934 1pi 'Imperf Between Horizontal Pair'. Unique Corner
SG136b. 1934 1pi 'Imperf Between Horizontal Pair'. Unique Corner
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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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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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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SG3. 1848 1d Orange-vermilion/yellowish. 'Earliest Impression'..
SG3. 1848 1d Orange-vermilion/yellowish. 'Earliest Impression'..
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.
85,000.00

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SG34. 1915 'DEULON'. One Of Only Eight...
SG34. 1915 'DEULON'. One Of Only Eight...
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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SG40. 1859 2d Deep blue. 'SHERWIN' Pair On Cover...
SG40. 1859 2d Deep blue. 'SHERWIN' Pair On Cover...
0.00

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SG20a. 1883 8c Orange. 'Overprint Inverted'. Very fine fresh min
SG20a. 1883 8c Orange. 'Overprint Inverted'. Very fine fresh min
0.00

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SG504b+504c. 1951 1d The Magnificent Imperforate Block. U/M mint
SG504b+504c. 1951 1d The Magnificent Imperforate Block. U/M mint
0.00

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SG40 & 27. 1859. 'SHERWIN' Combination Cover...
SG40 & 27. 1859. 'SHERWIN' Combination Cover...
0.00

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SG35a. 1908 2 1/2d on 4d Brown and blue. 'SURCHARGE DOUBLE'...
SG35a. 1908 2 1/2d on 4d Brown and blue. 'SURCHARGE DOUBLE'...
0.00

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SG70a. 1896 2 1/2d on 2/- Dull lilac. Italic "N". 1 OF ONLY 8...
SG70a. 1896 2 1/2d on 2/- Dull lilac. Italic "N". 1 OF ONLY 8...
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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SG37 VARIETY. 1859 2d Blue. "Lapirot". UNIQUE...
SG37 VARIETY. 1859 2d Blue. "Lapirot". UNIQUE...
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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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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