Lot no. 509

369 / STOCKHOLMIA 2019 & ERIVAN Worldwide Rarities



Catalogue no.6

Opening20.000 €
Sold for20.000 €

1859, 'Sherwin' 2 pence deep blue in vertical pair, pos. 3/6, with good to large margins and in nice deep fresh colour, used with target cancel on entire letter to Nantes, France, backstamped "GPO MAURITIUS NO 10 1859", on front red "PAYS ETA. V. SUEZ 6 DEC. 59" and on reverse French transit and arrival marks. A very fine and rare letter, just 4 entires with a pair of the Sherwin issue are recorded. A beautiful and rare letter. Signed Calves, Roumet with opinion (1971) and Alberto Diena with certificate (1971) (SG 40)