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SG J53c. 1942 8a on 8s Violet. 'Surcharge in red'. Superb perfec
SG J53c. 1942 8a on 8s Violet. 'Surcharge in red'. Superb perfec
250.00

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SG J19a. 1942 6p Bright blue. Brilliant fresh U/M mint block of
SG J19a. 1942 6p Bright blue. Brilliant fresh U/M mint block of
300.00

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SG J19a. 1942 6p Bright blue. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
SG J19a. 1942 6p Bright blue. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
75.00

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SG B2a. 1898 10pa Blue. 'Imperforate Pair'. Brilliant fresh mint
SG B2a. 1898 10pa Blue. 'Imperforate Pair'. Brilliant fresh mint
295.00

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SG B1. 1898 20pa Bright violet. Superb fresh mint horizontal str
SG B1. 1898 20pa Bright violet. Superb fresh mint horizontal str
2,500.00

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SG S6. 1916 6d Reddish purple. Superb well centred mint...
SG S6. 1916 6d Reddish purple. Superb well centred mint...
80.00

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SG S2a. 1916 1d Scarlet. 'Overprint Double'. Superb fine used in
SG S2a. 1916 1d Scarlet. 'Overprint Double'. Superb fine used in
2,500.00

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IDAR. SG5b. 1944 2a Blue. 'Imperforate Between, Horizontal Pair'
IDAR. SG5b. 1944 2a Blue. 'Imperforate Between, Horizontal Pair'
125.00

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C.E.F. SG C14a. 1911 2a Mauve. 'Overprint Double, One Albino. Su
C.E.F. SG C14a. 1911 2a Mauve. 'Overprint Double, One Albino. Su
150.00

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SG9. 1882 24c Green. Very fine mint...
SG9. 1882 24c Green. Very fine mint...
475.00

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SG89k. 1932 2/6 Black and bright orange-vermilion/deep blue. Sup
SG89k. 1932 2/6 Black and bright orange-vermilion/deep blue. Sup
1,950.00

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SG252w. 1937 2a6p Bright violet. 'Watermark Inverted'. Superb fr
SG252w. 1937 2a6p Bright violet. 'Watermark Inverted'. Superb fr
100.00

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SG248w. 1937 1/2a Red-brown. 'Watermark Inverted'. Very fine use
SG248w. 1937 1/2a Red-brown. 'Watermark Inverted'. Very fine use
85.00

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SG S1-S8. 1916 Set of 8. Superb fresh mint...
SG S1-S8. 1916 Set of 8. Superb fresh mint...
1,050.00

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SG121-131. 1938 Set of 14. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
SG121-131. 1938 Set of 14. Brilliant fresh U/M mint...
100.00

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SG112-128. 1912 Set of 17. Superb mint with beautiful...
SG112-128. 1912 Set of 17. Superb mint with beautiful...
225.00

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CHAMBA. SG O66-O71. Set of 6. 'OFFICIAL'. Brilliant fresh U/M mi
CHAMBA. SG O66-O71. Set of 6. 'OFFICIAL'. Brilliant fresh U/M mi
375.00

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SG7. 1882 10c Slate. Very fine used...
SG7. 1882 10c Slate. Very fine used...
100.00

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SG14. 1882 2c Brown. Very fine used...
SG14. 1882 2c Brown. Very fine used...
240.00

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SG21. 1882 10c Slate. Very fine well centred used...
SG21. 1882 10c Slate. Very fine well centred used...
75.00

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SG245a. 1935 3 1/2a Black and dull ultramarine. 'Bird Flaw'. Ver
SG245a. 1935 3 1/2a Black and dull ultramarine. 'Bird Flaw'. Ver
130.00

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SG226a. 1931 1/4a Olive-green and olive-brown. 'F' for 'P' in 'P
SG226a. 1931 1/4a Olive-green and olive-brown. 'F' for 'P' in 'P
195.00

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SG136. 1932 10/- Grey and pink. Superb fine well centred used...
SG136. 1932 10/- Grey and pink. Superb fine well centred used...
100.00

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SG136. 1932. 10/- Grey and pink. Superb fresh mint...
SG136. 1932. 10/- Grey and pink. Superb fresh mint...
320.00

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SG31. 1895 25 Black and blue-green. Brilliant fresh mint...
SG31. 1895 25 Black and blue-green. Brilliant fresh 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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SG40. 1859 2d Deep blue. 'SHERWIN' Pair On Cover...
SG40. 1859 2d Deep blue. 'SHERWIN' Pair On Cover...
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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SG6b. 1900 1d on 1/2d Vermilion. 'SURCHARGE TETE-BECHE'. The Mos
SG6b. 1900 1d on 1/2d Vermilion. 'SURCHARGE TETE-BECHE'. The Mos
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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SG111a. 1932 2d Black and green. 'Imperforate Between'. Brillian
SG111a. 1932 2d Black and green. 'Imperforate Between'. Brillian
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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SG6a. 1851 1/- Dull mauve. 'Bisected' (6d) Wonderful used...
SG6a. 1851 1/- Dull mauve. 'Bisected' (6d) Wonderful used...
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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SG54b. 1898 1d  'Without Initals & Centre Inverted'...
SG54b. 1898 1d 'Without Initals & Centre Inverted'...
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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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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SG55d. 1898 1d Vermilion and pale ultramarine. 'CENTRE OMITTED'.
SG55d. 1898 1d Vermilion and pale ultramarine. 'CENTRE OMITTED'.
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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SG34. 1915 'DEULON'. One Of Only Eight...
SG34. 1915 'DEULON'. One Of Only Eight...
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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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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SG3. 1848 1d Orange-vermilion. A Titan Of Empire Philately!
SG3. 1848 1d Orange-vermilion. A Titan Of Empire Philately!
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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SG5. 1850 12c Blue. The highly magnificent entire...
SG5. 1850 12c Blue. The highly magnificent entire...
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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