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The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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    Lot 1

    COLLECTIONS - 1860-1985 SMALL STOCKBOOK of used with most issues represented inc. QV overprints, Arms types, KEVII and KGV to 10r. Also a good number of mint later issues inc. 1948 RSW 10r x 3. Mostly fine selected examples. (few 100's)

    Estimate: £150

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 1

    COLLECTIONS - 1860-1985 SMALL STOCKBOOK of used with most issues represented inc. QV overprints, Arms types, KEVII and KGV to 10r. Also a good number of mint later issues inc. 1948 RSW 10r x 3. Mostly fine selected examples. (few 100's)

    Estimate: £150 ×

     



     

    Lot 2

    COLLECTIONS - 1866-1944 COVERS/CARDS FROM OVERSEAS TO MAURITIUS inc.7 Sept. 1866 EL from Nantes to Port Louise with a v. fine "1/8d/TO PAY" hs ,12 Sept 1867 env. from Parsonstown "via Southampton" to Mauritius bearing 6d lilac plate 6 and with a fine red "4d1/2d" hs. 1868 mourning env. from Downham (UK) bearing 1d plate 96 (2) and 4d plate 9 pair (clipped at foot) with red "1d" hs below. 1 June 1926 env. from Antigua to Mahurande. 20 Oct. 1870 env. from Singapore to Port Louise with Straits 8c. 8 Dec. 1939 env. registered from Madagascar to Port Louise at 4fr 75c rate with oval "PASSED BY CENSOR/MAURITIUS" hs. An interesting group. (17 items)

    Estimate: £140

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 2

    COLLECTIONS - 1866-1944 COVERS/CARDS FROM OVERSEAS TO MAURITIUS inc.7 Sept. 1866 EL from Nantes to Port Louise with a v. fine "1/8d/TO PAY" hs ,12 Sept 1867 env. from Parsonstown "via Southampton" to Mauritius bearing 6d lilac plate 6 and with a fine red "4d1/2d" hs. 1868 mourning env. from Downham (UK) bearing 1d plate 96 (2) and 4d plate 9 pair (clipped at foot) with red "1d" hs below. 1 June 1926 env. from Antigua to Mahurande. 20 Oct. 1870 env. from Singapore to Port Louise with Straits 8c. 8 Dec. 1939 env. registered from Madagascar to Port Louise at 4fr 75c rate with oval "PASSED BY CENSOR/MAURITIUS" hs. An interesting group. (17 items)

    Estimate: £140 ×

     





     

    Lot 3

    COLLECTIONS - c1880-1986 STOCKBOOK OF MINT DUPLICATES in various quantities with most issues and some higher values represented. Includes multiples and miniature sheets, a few complete sets are included. Mostly fine. (few 100s)

    Estimate: £400

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 3

    COLLECTIONS - c1880-1986 STOCKBOOK OF MINT DUPLICATES in various quantities with most issues and some higher values represented. Includes multiples and miniature sheets, a few complete sets are included. Mostly fine. (few 100s)

    Estimate: £400 ×

     



     

    Lot 4

    COLLECTIONS - 1895-25 COLLECTION INCLUDING COVERS: The mint inc. 1895-99 1c to 18c, 1c to 18c "SPECIMEN", 1900 4c pair with misplaced value tablet. 1921-34 most values with some duplication. Also used inc. 4c purple and carmine (2, with inverted watermarks - SG £150 each). The covers with. 8 Oct 1902 4c on 18c env. registered from Vacaos to Egypt uprated with 1895 3c and 1900-05 4c purple & carmine strip of four. 30 July 1903 env. from Grand River to France bearing on reverse 1900-05 1c and 2c block of six and a single. (c200)

    Estimate: £150

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 4

    COLLECTIONS - 1895-25 COLLECTION INCLUDING COVERS: The mint inc. 1895-99 1c to 18c, 1c to 18c "SPECIMEN", 1900 4c pair with misplaced value tablet. 1921-34 most values with some duplication. Also used inc. 4c purple and carmine (2, with inverted watermarks - SG £150 each). The covers with. 8 Oct 1902 4c on 18c env. registered from Vacaos to Egypt uprated with 1895 3c and 1900-05 4c purple & carmine strip of four. 30 July 1903 env. from Grand River to France bearing on reverse 1900-05 1c and 2c block of six and a single. (c200)

    Estimate: £150 ×

     



     

    Lot 5

    COLLECTIONS - CARTON OF COLLECTORS DUPLICATES ETC.: Untidy accumulation of covers and adhesives inc. covers of all reigns with a few better KGVI and a a quantity of QEII items. The adhesives inc. a good range of used "Arms" types. Some better cancellations are noted. (Qty)

    Estimate: £260

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 5

    COLLECTIONS - CARTON OF COLLECTORS DUPLICATES ETC.: Untidy accumulation of covers and adhesives inc. covers of all reigns with a few better KGVI and a a quantity of QEII items. The adhesives inc. a good range of used "Arms" types. Some better cancellations are noted. (Qty)

    Estimate: £260 ×

     





     

    Lot 6

    COLLECTIONS - CARTON OF QV TO QEII ISSUES inc. a wide range of adhesives and interesting cancellations accumulated over many years. The majority are fine examples with a small number of mint singles. (few 100s)

    Estimate: £300

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 6

    COLLECTIONS - CARTON OF QV TO QEII ISSUES inc. a wide range of adhesives and interesting cancellations accumulated over many years. The majority are fine examples with a small number of mint singles. (few 100s)

    Estimate: £300 ×

     



     

    Lot 7

    COLLECTIONS - 1848-59 USED SELECTION with Barnard worn impression 1d red (4, inc. three with target cancellations) and 2d blue (2, with blank centre oval of bars cancellations). 1859 Dardenne 2d blue shades, three used examples, one touched at left, others with four margins. Good space fillers. Also a 1d Post Office four margined reprint with "Reproduction/Dapries L'original" and "No 800" on reverse. (10)

    Estimate: £340

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 7

    COLLECTIONS - 1848-59 USED SELECTION with Barnard worn impression 1d red (4, inc. three with target cancellations) and 2d blue (2, with blank centre oval of bars cancellations). 1859 Dardenne 2d blue shades, three used examples, one touched at left, others with four margins. Good space fillers. Also a 1d Post Office four margined reprint with "Reproduction/Dapries L'original" and "No 800" on reverse. (10)

    Estimate: £340 ×

     





     

    Lot 8

    COLLECTIONS - c1863-1997 UNTIDY GROUP OF ADHESIVES inc. 1863 5/- mauve used (3) and overprinted "CANCELLED" (3). 1926 4c green (3) with "Open C" variety. Also a small number of non Mauritius items. (c70 items)

    Estimate: £120

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 8

    COLLECTIONS - c1863-1997 UNTIDY GROUP OF ADHESIVES inc. 1863 5/- mauve used (3) and overprinted "CANCELLED" (3). 1926 4c green (3) with "Open C" variety. Also a small number of non Mauritius items. (c70 items)

    Estimate: £120 ×

     



     

    Lot 9

    COLLECTIONS - 1874-1991 DIVERSE SELECTION OF COVERS inc. 1884 env. registered to Russia with 1879-80 8c & 1883 16c on 17c pair. 5 Oct. 1874 env. to Southampton with 1863-73 4d rose & 6d green. 1948 env. from St Denis Reunion to France with on reverse 3fr block of four. 23 Feb. 1894 12c registered env. bearing 15c used to Egypt. 12 Dec. 1906 env. registered to Switzerland with arms type 6c pair & 15c. 29 Nov. 1940 censored env. from Curepipe to Hawaii with a fine oval "PASSED BY CENSOR/MAURITIUS" hs. 26 July 1946 env. from London to U.S.A. with "H.M.S. MAURITIUS" ds. (Small qty)

    Estimate: £160

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 9

    COLLECTIONS - 1874-1991 DIVERSE SELECTION OF COVERS inc. 1884 env. registered to Russia with 1879-80 8c & 1883 16c on 17c pair. 5 Oct. 1874 env. to Southampton with 1863-73 4d rose & 6d green. 1948 env. from St Denis Reunion to France with on reverse 3fr block of four. 23 Feb. 1894 12c registered env. bearing 15c used to Egypt. 12 Dec. 1906 env. registered to Switzerland with arms type 6c pair & 15c. 29 Nov. 1940 censored env. from Curepipe to Hawaii with a fine oval "PASSED BY CENSOR/MAURITIUS" hs. 26 July 1946 env. from London to U.S.A. with "H.M.S. MAURITIUS" ds. (Small qty)

    Estimate: £160 ×

     





     

    Lot 10

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - FRENCH PERIOD - EARLY LETTER TO FRANCE - PRIVATELY CARRIED: Very fine 2nd July 1770 EL (with ms translation) from "Isle de France" (probably written on board the ship 'Massuire'; see contents) privately carried to "Quimperle en Briton en France". The contents include a postscript which suggests that this letter accompanied the effects of the addressee's cousin who had drowned recently. Probably carried by the ship Indiena (Captain Trevant) from Bengal. The writer notes that his recent voyage from France took 3 months & 8 days. Very early overseas letter from the island. Cross Reference : FRANCE, EARLY LETTERS

    Estimate: £300

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 10

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - FRENCH PERIOD - EARLY LETTER TO FRANCE - PRIVATELY CARRIED: Very fine 2nd July 1770 EL (with ms translation) from "Isle de France" (probably written on board the ship 'Massuire'; see contents) privately carried to "Quimperle en Briton en France". The contents include a postscript which suggests that this letter accompanied the effects of the addressee's cousin who had drowned recently. Probably carried by the ship Indiena (Captain Trevant) from Bengal. The writer notes that his recent voyage from France took 3 months & 8 days. Very early overseas letter from the island. Cross Reference : FRANCE, EARLY LETTERS

    Estimate: £300 ×

     





     

    Lot 11

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - FRENCH PERIOD - VERY EARLY PORT LOUIS LETTER TO FRANCE - PRIVATELY CARRIED: Fine 9 Feb. 1754 EL (tentative typed transcription & translation included; internal corner torn away with minimal loss of text) sent from "L'Isle de France" to "Port Louise" (sic; the port adjoining L'Orient in Morbihan, Brittany) from a brother to a sister. The hastily written contents appear to state that the writer has just arrived & mentions in one of two French East India Company ships bound from France to China (?); he also mentions having survived a severe storm en route. Further research is required. Extremely early letter; the earliest items in the Ibbotson & Ruffle collections were 1762 & 1790. Exhibition quality. Cross Reference : FRANCE, EARLY LETTERS

    Estimate: £400

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 11

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - FRENCH PERIOD - VERY EARLY PORT LOUIS LETTER TO FRANCE - PRIVATELY CARRIED: Fine 9 Feb. 1754 EL (tentative typed transcription & translation included; internal corner torn away with minimal loss of text) sent from "L'Isle de France" to "Port Louise" (sic; the port adjoining L'Orient in Morbihan, Brittany) from a brother to a sister. The hastily written contents appear to state that the writer has just arrived & mentions in one of two French East India Company ships bound from France to China (?); he also mentions having survived a severe storm en route. Further research is required. Extremely early letter; the earliest items in the Ibbotson & Ruffle collections were 1762 & 1790. Exhibition quality. Cross Reference : FRANCE, EARLY LETTERS

    Estimate: £400 ×

     





     

    Lot 12

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - FRENCH PERIOD - EARLY LETTER TO FRANCE WITH "COL.PAR/LORIENT" AT 16 DECIMES RATE: Very fine 27 September 1788 EL from "Isle de France" to "Cande, Anjou" having a partly fine "COL.PAR/LORIENT" & ms "16" decimes charge on the front. With interesting contents ref. to the loss of an 18-gun frigate during the voyage via the Cape of Good Hope. Cross Reference : EARLY LETTERS, FRANCE

    Estimate: £300

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 12

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - FRENCH PERIOD - EARLY LETTER TO FRANCE WITH "COL.PAR/LORIENT" AT 16 DECIMES RATE: Very fine 27 September 1788 EL from "Isle de France" to "Cande, Anjou" having a partly fine "COL.PAR/LORIENT" & ms "16" decimes charge on the front. With interesting contents ref. to the loss of an 18-gun frigate during the voyage via the Cape of Good Hope. Cross Reference : EARLY LETTERS, FRANCE

    Estimate: £300 ×

     





     

    Lot 13

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - EARLY BRITISH OCCUPATION - LETTER TO FRANCE WITH "16/ROCHEFORT": 14 Mar. 1811 EL from "Isle de France, Pt. Louis" to Bordeaux (addressee's name inked over) posted on arrival in France with mainly v. fine "16/ROCHEFORT" on the front with ms "2" (?); the filing note states that the letter was received after almost 10 months on 7 Jan. 1812. Unusual letter from a Frenchman on the island during the British occupation period. Cross Reference : FRANCE

    Estimate: £100

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 13

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - EARLY BRITISH OCCUPATION - LETTER TO FRANCE WITH "16/ROCHEFORT": 14 Mar. 1811 EL from "Isle de France, Pt. Louis" to Bordeaux (addressee's name inked over) posted on arrival in France with mainly v. fine "16/ROCHEFORT" on the front with ms "2" (?); the filing note states that the letter was received after almost 10 months on 7 Jan. 1812. Unusual letter from a Frenchman on the island during the British occupation period. Cross Reference : FRANCE

    Estimate: £100 ×

     



     

    Lot 14

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - EARLY BRITISH OCCUPATION - EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE CAPTURE OF REUNION: 20 May 1811 compelling but light-hearted letter (no wrapper) from a lieutenant of the 86th Regiment of Foot in "Isle of France Port Louis" writing to his father on being "obliged to being the first to land and to ascend the High Hill of Bourbon". Detailed recounting of the close-quarters fighting, brushes with death (shot through the hat!) & his eventual wounding by "a musket ball right through the cap of my left knee" on 4 sides of a letter-sheet. Important campaign letter with a graphic account of the action on 9th July 1810. Cross Reference : MILITARY - NAPOLEONIC WAR, REUNION

    Estimate: £200

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 14

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - EARLY BRITISH OCCUPATION - EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE CAPTURE OF REUNION: 20 May 1811 compelling but light-hearted letter (no wrapper) from a lieutenant of the 86th Regiment of Foot in "Isle of France Port Louis" writing to his father on being "obliged to being the first to land and to ascend the High Hill of Bourbon". Detailed recounting of the close-quarters fighting, brushes with death (shot through the hat!) & his eventual wounding by "a musket ball right through the cap of my left knee" on 4 sides of a letter-sheet. Important campaign letter with a graphic account of the action on 9th July 1810. Cross Reference : MILITARY - NAPOLEONIC WAR, REUNION

    Estimate: £200 ×

     





     

    Lot 15

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - UNIQUE (?) RED OVAL "POST.FREE/PORT.LOUIS" ON FAILED SOLDIER'S 1d CONCESSION RATE COVER TO GB: 1 Mar. 1814 EL (internal folds reinforced with thin archival tape) from "Islle of Moroutious, Portt Louis" to London endorsed on the reverse for the 1d Soldier's Concession Rate by the sender but not counter signed. On the front is a mainly very fine & very rare "POST.FREE/PORT.LOUIS" beside a mainly fine double oval "Ship Letter/[crown]/DEAL". Charged "2/-" on arrival with a 7 June 1814 London backstamp. This letter was contrary to regulations because it was not counter signed & so the full ship letter postage was charged. Contents appear to be from a missionary & not from a soldier! This is believed to be the only example of this Port Louis "POST.FREE" oval mark - important & spectacular exhibition item. Cross Reference : FREES

    Estimate: £2000

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 15

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - UNIQUE (?) RED OVAL "POST.FREE/PORT.LOUIS" ON FAILED SOLDIER'S 1d CONCESSION RATE COVER TO GB: 1 Mar. 1814 EL (internal folds reinforced with thin archival tape) from "Islle of Moroutious, Portt Louis" to London endorsed on the reverse for the 1d Soldier's Concession Rate by the sender but not counter signed. On the front is a mainly very fine & very rare "POST.FREE/PORT.LOUIS" beside a mainly fine double oval "Ship Letter/[crown]/DEAL". Charged "2/-" on arrival with a 7 June 1814 London backstamp. This letter was contrary to regulations because it was not counter signed & so the full ship letter postage was charged. Contents appear to be from a missionary & not from a soldier! This is believed to be the only example of this Port Louis "POST.FREE" oval mark - important & spectacular exhibition item. Cross Reference : FREES

    Estimate: £2000 ×

     





     

    Lot 16

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - OVAL "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" ON COVER TO FRANCE WITH "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX": Fine 16 Feb. 1816 EL (in French) from "Port Louis, Isle de France" to Bordeaux endorsed "Par le Titus" with mainly fine large oval framed "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" (crossed by light filing fold) on the front partly overstruck by the "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX" & ms charged "2" (decimes) on delivery. This PAID mark was the first marking used after the British occupation of December 1810. Cross Reference : FRANCE, FRENCH COLONIES

    Estimate: £200

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 16

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - OVAL "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" ON COVER TO FRANCE WITH "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX": Fine 16 Feb. 1816 EL (in French) from "Port Louis, Isle de France" to Bordeaux endorsed "Par le Titus" with mainly fine large oval framed "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" (crossed by light filing fold) on the front partly overstruck by the "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX" & ms charged "2" (decimes) on delivery. This PAID mark was the first marking used after the British occupation of December 1810. Cross Reference : FRANCE, FRENCH COLONIES

    Estimate: £200 ×

     





     

    Lot 17

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - OVAL "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" ON COVER TO FRANCE - RARE OFFICIAL FREE TO P.O. EMPLOYEE: c.1816 part-wrapper (faults & stains) to Marseilles with partly very fine oval "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" addressed to "M. August D'Hotman EMPE. au Bureau des Post A Marseilles". With no postal charge; rare example of official P.O. mail to France. Intriguingly it has been endorsed on the flap "...Auvoire Deshire(?) la Premiere Envelop ... qu'il la promise a Son ami D'Hotman". Unique item? Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL, FREES

    Estimate: £100

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 17

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - OVAL "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" ON COVER TO FRANCE - RARE OFFICIAL FREE TO P.O. EMPLOYEE: c.1816 part-wrapper (faults & stains) to Marseilles with partly very fine oval "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" addressed to "M. August D'Hotman EMPE. au Bureau des Post A Marseilles". With no postal charge; rare example of official P.O. mail to France. Intriguingly it has been endorsed on the flap "...Auvoire Deshire(?) la Premiere Envelop ... qu'il la promise a Son ami D'Hotman". Unique item? Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL, FREES

    Estimate: £100 ×

     





     

    Lot 18

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - VERY RARE "MAURITIUS/PACKET-LETTER" DATESTAMP ON COVER TO GB FROM FIRST SAILING OF THE PACKET SERVICE: 16 Sep. 1816 EL (in French, some reinforcing with thin archival tape on inner fold) from "Isle Maurice" to London endorsed in red on the front "PR. H.M.S. Amphitrite" with a mainly very fine strike of the extremely rare oval "MAURITIUS/PACKET-LETTER" datestamp (17 Sept., light filing crease) & "10/6" ms charge; reverse with 9 Dec. 1816 London cds. The contents include "The chief of Madagascar, Radama, King of the Hova tribe has just sent two of his brothers to Mr. Farquhar to have them brought up here. They were accompanied by several servants and representatives by two or three other chiefs who presented two dwarves, one male and one female, to the Governor. All this was received to the sound of gunfire and much pomp.". Only a handful of examples of this "MAURITIUS/PACKET-LETTER" datestamp have been recorded, of which this is the only one that was carried on the very first Packet Letter Sailing from Mauritius. Highly Important Exhibition item. [Ex James Ruffle; illustrated in his 'Mauritius Maritime Mail 1815-68' on p.8.] Cross Reference : MADAGASCAR, FRENCH COLONIES

    Estimate: £2000

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 18

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - VERY RARE "MAURITIUS/PACKET-LETTER" DATESTAMP ON COVER TO GB FROM FIRST SAILING OF THE PACKET SERVICE: 16 Sep. 1816 EL (in French, some reinforcing with thin archival tape on inner fold) from "Isle Maurice" to London endorsed in red on the front "PR. H.M.S. Amphitrite" with a mainly very fine strike of the extremely rare oval "MAURITIUS/PACKET-LETTER" datestamp (17 Sept., light filing crease) & "10/6" ms charge; reverse with 9 Dec. 1816 London cds. The contents include "The chief of Madagascar, Radama, King of the Hova tribe has just sent two of his brothers to Mr. Farquhar to have them brought up here. They were accompanied by several servants and representatives by two or three other chiefs who presented two dwarves, one male and one female, to the Governor. All this was received to the sound of gunfire and much pomp.". Only a handful of examples of this "MAURITIUS/PACKET-LETTER" datestamp have been recorded, of which this is the only one that was carried on the very first Packet Letter Sailing from Mauritius. Highly Important Exhibition item. [Ex James Ruffle; illustrated in his 'Mauritius Maritime Mail 1815-68' on p.8.] Cross Reference : MADAGASCAR, FRENCH COLONIES

    Estimate: £2000 ×

     





     

    Lot 19

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - OVAL "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" ON COVER TO FRANCE WITH "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX": 4 Dec. 1816 E from Port Louis to Bordeaux with fine locally made British oval "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" on the front slightly overstruck by "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX" (mostly fine) entry mark. The filing notes show that this letter took 139 days to reach France. Very attractive. [Ex Ibbotson, Phillips, 21 May 1992, lot 8, £300+BP; illustrated p. 11, fig. 4 in 'Mauritius Postal History & Stamps' by Ibbotson]. Cross Reference : FRANCE

    Estimate: £300

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 19

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - OVAL "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" ON COVER TO FRANCE WITH "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX": 4 Dec. 1816 E from Port Louis to Bordeaux with fine locally made British oval "PORT.LOUIS/POST.PAID" on the front slightly overstruck by "COLONIES PAR/BORDEAUX" (mostly fine) entry mark. The filing notes show that this letter took 139 days to reach France. Very attractive. [Ex Ibbotson, Phillips, 21 May 1992, lot 8, £300+BP; illustrated p. 11, fig. 4 in 'Mauritius Postal History & Stamps' by Ibbotson]. Cross Reference : FRANCE

    Estimate: £300 ×

     





     

    Lot 20

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - 1st-TYPE "PORT LOUIS./UNPAID" ON COVER TO GB WITH "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER": 14 June 1817 unpaid EL (amusing chatty contents about life on the island) from Port Louis to Perth, Scotland with "PORT LOUIS./UNPAID" ("P" somewhat struck off-cover; Proud UP2, p.257; recorded 14/6/1817-1/11/1817) on the front along with ms "1/8" charge and barely visible boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER" (with red Edinburgh 29 Oct. transit cds). Earliest recorded known use for the 1st-Type unpaid mark. Cross Reference : SCOTLAND, LANCASHIRE - LIVERPOOL

    Estimate: £300

    The Dave Tarry Mauritius Collection, Lot 20

    EARLY PRESTAMP MAIL, 1754-1829 - 1st-TYPE "PORT LOUIS./UNPAID" ON COVER TO GB WITH "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER": 14 June 1817 unpaid EL (amusing chatty contents about life on the island) from Port Louis to Perth, Scotland with "PORT LOUIS./UNPAID" ("P" somewhat struck off-cover; Proud UP2, p.257; recorded 14/6/1817-1/11/1817) on the front along with ms "1/8" charge and barely visible boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER" (with red Edinburgh 29 Oct. transit cds). Earliest recorded known use for the 1st-Type unpaid mark. Cross Reference : SCOTLAND, LANCASHIRE - LIVERPOOL

    Estimate: £300 ×

 

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