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WORLD: MAURITIUS
Lot
Description
Status
5970
1847-59 QV 2d sheet of 32 in blue, ea row being the Post Office 2d, Post Paid 2d early or worn impressions & Lapirot 2d, all early forgeries from 19th century, with ea half of sheet the same, but with all diff impressions in ea half. VF UN as made. SG would cat £10,000,000+ if genuine! Very scarce as a full sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5971
1848 QV 'Post Paid' 2d indigo-blue on greyish/bluish paper, EARLIEST IMPRESSION (pos 10). Superb UN, 4 margins from small to very large, amazing deep colour. SG 4 cat £65,000++ & undercatalogued as only tiny number of unused earliest impressions exist. Very important classic stamp. No unused examples of the 'Post Office' issue remain in private hands, so the 'Post Paid' earliest impressions are in effect the 1st stamps for a serious unused collection of Mauritius. Beautiful example of this classic rarity. Provenance is the famous Ferrary collection -this was lot 80 of 1st auction of June 1921. 2014 Brandon photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50000
5972
1858 'FOURPENCE' opt Britannia (4d) green. GU, close margins, concentric rings pmk. SG 26 cat £475. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5973
1858-62 Britannia (4d) green, imperf horiz pr. Superb fresh M, all 4 margins. SG 27 cat £950+ as singles, plus premium for nice classic example. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5974
1858-62 Britannia (4d) green, blk of 4. Superb fresh 2M/2MUH, all 4 margins. SG 27 cat £1900 for M, MUH should be at least double, so £2800 for this, plus premium for such beautiful classic multiple. Dr Guilio Bolaffi photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
5975
1859-61 Britannia 6d blue, imperf. VF UN, sl staining at base, 4 margins. SG 32 cat £800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5976
1860-63 QV 6d green, horiz IMPERF pr, no wmk, from imprimatur sheet. Superb fresh MLH, all 4 margins. SG 49(p) cat £2200 as normals. Very rare. 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
5977
1878 QV Decimal Surch set 2c-2R50c on 5/-. Mostly F-VF M. SG 83-91 cat £700. (9). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
5978
1895-99 Arms set 1c-18c wmk crown CA, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh M. SG 127-32s cat £150. (6). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5979
1898 Diamond Jubilee 36c orange & ultramarine. VF MUH. SG 133 cat £15 for M, should be at least double, £30 MUH.
 AVAILABLE at A$25
5980
1902 'Postage & Revenue' opt QV Arms set 4c-2R50. F-VF M/MLH. SG 157-162 cat £160. (6). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
5981
1921-26 Arms 50R dull purple & green. Superb fresh M, excellent centring & nice colours. Rare top value. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
5982
1925 Arms Surch set 3c/4c-15c/20c, opt SPECIMEN diag. VF M. SG 242s-244s cat £100. (3).
 AVAILABLE at A$55
5983
1935 KGV Silver Jubilee set 5c-1R. VF fresh MLH. SG 245-248 cat £35. (4)
 SOLD at A$20
5984
1937 KGVI Coronation set 5c-20c perf SPECIMEN. Mostly F-VF MUH, last 2 sl disturbed gum. SG 249-251s cat £110. Scarce genuine set. (3). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5985
1937 KGVI Coronation 20c blue variety 'line by sceptre'. VF fresh MLH. SG 251b cat £90.
 AVAILABLE at A$35
5986
1938-49 KGVI set 2c-10R, 25c-10R on chalk surfaced paper. VF MUH. SG 252-258, 259, 260, 261, 262 & 263 cat £296. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
5987
1938-49 KGVI 4c dull green variety 'open C' at UR of blk of 6 (3x2). VF MUH. SG 254/a cat £260 as singles, plus premium for se-tenant blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
5988
1938-49 KGVI 10c rose-red & deep reddish-rose, both variety 'sliced S', plus 25c brown-purple variety 'IJ flaw'. VFU. SG 256a/ba & 259ba cat £134.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
5989
1938-49 KGVI 12c salmon perf 15x4 LL cnr horiz strip of 6. VF fresh MUH. SG 257/a cat £330+ as singles, plus premium for multiple (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
5990
1938-49 KGVI 25c brown-purple variety 'IJ' flaw. VF fresh MUH. SG 259ba cat £300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5991
1948 KGVI Silver Wedding set 5c & 10R. VFU. SG 270-271 cat £42. (2).
 AVAILABLE at A$30
5992
1948 KGVI Silver Wedding 10R magenta. VF U, Vacuas cds. SG 271 cat £42.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
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