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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Mauritius - 1859 Lapirot to 1891 QV Issues

Lots 150-159 Lots 160-169 Lots 170-179

Lot 150 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Lapirot issue, 2d blue, early impression, position 11, socked-on-the-nose ringed "14" cancel of Rivière du Rempert, large margins, bold color on bright paper enhancing a sharp detailed impression, filled thin, Extremely Fine appearance, a beautiful example of 2d Lapirot issue bearing an early impression and the vary scarce Rivière du Rempert numeral cancel. Scott No. 14.
SG No. 37    £3,750 ($4,460).

Realized: $1,500

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Lot 151 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Lapirot issue, 2d blue on bluish, early impression, position 3, neat ringed "12" cancel of Black River, clear to mostly large margins, bright color on fresh paper, couple tiny thins at top, F.-V.F. appearance, an attractive examples bearing the rare Black River numeral cancel. Scott No. 14B.
SG No. 37 var.    £3,750 ($4,460).

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 152 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Lapirot issue, 2d blue, early intermediate impression, positions 3-4, horizontal pair (positions 3-4), barred oval cancels, clear to huge margins, strong bright color, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce 2d Lapirot issue from the early intermediate impression; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 14Bc.
SG No. 38    £2,800 for singles ($3,330).

Realized: $1,500

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Lot 153 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Lapirot issue, 2d blue, intermediate impression, barred oval cancel, ample to large margins, bright color, Very Fine. Scott No. 14Bc.
SG No. 38    £1,400 ($1,670).

Realized: $525

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Lot 154 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Dardenne issue, 1d dull vermilion, mute barred oval cancels, full well balanced margins, rich color, Very Fine; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 16.
SG No. 42    £1,500 ($1,780).

Realized: $575

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Lot 155 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Dardenne issue, 1d dull vermilion, light barred oval cancel, margins just clear to wide at left, strong bold color, vertical crease, F.-V.F. appearance. Scott No. 16.
SG No. 42    £1,500 ($1,780).

Realized: $350

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Lot 156    

Mauritius, 1859, Dardenne issue, 1d dull vermilion, vertical strip of four, margin ample to touching at lower left, rich color, tied by mute barred oval handstamps on folded letter sheet to Paris, France and forwarded to Trouville, "16" decimes due handstamp and red Suez transit cds, reverse with "G.P.O. Mauritius, Au 7, 1860" despatch, Calais transit and receiving cds's; bottom stamp with corner crease ending in closed tear, otherwise Very Fine; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 16.
SG No. 42    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

A RARE MULTIPLE USAGE OF THE 1D DARDENNE ISSUE ON COVER TO FRANCE.

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Realized: $12,000

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Lot 157 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Dardenne issue, 2d pale blue, showing papermaker's watermark, light barred oval cancel, ample to large margins, strong color, Very Fine. Scott No. 17.
SG No. 44    £950 ($1,130).

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Lot 158 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Dardenne issue, 2d pale blue, neat mute barred oval cancel, large to huge margins, bold pale blue shade, pressed vertical crease, Extremely Fine appearance; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 17.
SG No. 44    £950 ($1,130).

Realized: $325

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Lot 159 o   

Mauritius, 1859, Dardenne issue, 2d pale blue, horizontal pair, neat "Paid" in circle cancels, full well balanced margins, strong color, pressed creases, Very Fine appearance, an attractive multiple; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 17.
SG No. 44    £1,900 as singles ($2,260).

Realized: $1,000

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Lots 150-159 Lots 160-169 Lots 170-179

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