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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Mauritius - "Post Paid" & "Britannia" Issues

Lots 123-132 Lots 133-142 Lots 143-149

Lot 133 o   

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", 2d light blue, intermediate impression, position 2, circular barred cancel, strong bright color, repaired with upper margin added and cancel painted in, Extremely Fine appearance. Scott No. 4b var.
SG No. 15    £4,000 ($4,760).

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 134 o   

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", 1d red on grayish, worn impression, horizontal pair (positions 2-3), ringed "2" cancels of Flacq, clear to ample margins, strong color, left stamp with small tear at bottom and right stamp with margin repair at right, Very Fine appearance; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 3c.
SG No. 16    £1,900 for singles ($2,260).

Realized: $725

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Lot 135 o   

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", 1d red on yellowish, worn impression, bold ringed "8" cancel of Bague, full nicely balanced margin, bright color, some slight creasing and shallow thinning, Very Fine appearance. Scott No. 3c.
SG No. 16    £950 ($1,130).

Realized: $600

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Lot 136 o   

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", 1d red on bluish, worn impression, bold target cancel, clear to large margins, strong color, Very Fine. Scott No. 5b.
SG No. 18    £900 ($1,070).

Realized: $425

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Lot 137 o   

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", 1d red on grayish, worn impression, vertical pair (positions 1/4), full strike of boxed "Inland" cancel, ample to large margins, creased between stamps and in lower margin, upper stamp thinned, Very Fine appearance, a scarce multiple; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 5b.
SG No. 18    £1,800 as singles ($2,140).

Realized: $425

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Lot 138    

Mauritius, 1848-59, "Post Paid", 1d red on bluish, worn impression, vertical pair, large margins all around, tied by bold mute barred oval handstamps on folded letter from Port Louis to Batavia, Dutch East Indies, manuscript "via Aden" routing endorsement, reverse with "G.P.O. Mauritius, Ja 7, 1860" despatch cds and red boxed "Singapore, Ship Letter" transit datestamp; light cover file folds, Extremely Fine and rare; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 5b.
SG No. 18    Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

A CHOICE LARGE MARGIN PAIR OF THE 1D "POST PAID" ISSUE ON COVER TO BATAVIA.

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Realized: $14,000

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Lot 139 ()   

Mauritius, 1858, "Britannia", 4d green, no gum, clear to full margins, deep color, F.-V.F., a very scarce sound unused surcharged issue; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 12.
SG No. 26    £1,800 ($2,140).

Realized: $2,300

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Lot 140 o   

Mauritius, 1858, "Britannia", 4d green, light barred oval cancel, deep color, margins mostly large to clear at bottom right, Very Fine. Scott No. 12.
SG No. 26    £475 ($560).

Realized: $300

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Lot 141    

Mauritius, 1858, "Britannia" (4d) green, o.g. (paper remnants), ample to mostly large margins, deep color, fresh and Extremely Fine. Scott No. 9.
SG No. 27    £475 ($560).

Realized: $170

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Lot 142 o   

Mauritius, 1858, "Britannia" (4d) green, barred oval cancel, large margins all around, bold deep color, Extremely Fine and choice. Scott No. 9.
SG No. 27    £225 ($270).

Realized: $110

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