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Lot 810 - Overseas » Mauritius  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 810 - Overseas » Mauritius - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1879-1961 Selection of 70 covers and cards, plus a
1879-1961 Selection of 70 covers and cards, plus a small selection of loose stamps in a glassine, noted registered items, usage of provisional issues, postal stationery including 1879 "Mauritius Post Card", wrappers, group of picture postcards to France, etc.

Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

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Lot 811 - Overseas » Mauritius  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 811 - Overseas » Mauritius - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1895-1910 Coat-of-Arms specialised collection mounted
1895-1910 Coat-of-Arms specialised collection mounted on 35 exhibition pages, highlights include a unique hand drawn essay dated 5 Dec 1894 from De La Rue archives, three ONE RUPEE proofs on unwatermarked paper, two proofs of value on coated cardboard, the unique Appendix sheet dated Nov. 5th 1896 bearing eleven 3c imperf colour trials, then each values on exhibition pages with plate blocks, Specimen overprints, gutter pairs, watermark varieties, a small study on cancellations, section of postal stationery cards, double-cards and envelopes, very fine and a unique assembly

Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

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Lot 807 - Overseas » Mauritius  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 807 - Overseas » Mauritius - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1788 Entire letter from Port Louis to Lorient, France,
1788 Entire letter from Port Louis to Lorient, France, dated internally 12 May 1788, with clear and complete "ISLE DE FRANCE" postmark, rated "20" on reverse, carried onboard the "Vicomte de Bresse", Captain Boulle, which left for France on May 14th, same addressee as letter N°6, very fine and very rare

N°9 out of 9 covers recorded by Ibbotson

Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

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Lot 808 - Overseas » Mauritius  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 808 - Overseas » Mauritius - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1859 Sherwin 2d in black plus the unissues 1d in black,
1859 Sherwin 2d in black plus the unissues 1d in black, both 3X4, the "Royal" reprints of the defaced plates made in 1911, also included imprints of the reverse of the plates showing the "Hotel d'Europe" advertisements in respectively French and English, only 20 sets made, light stains, a rare group

Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

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Lot 809 - Overseas » Mauritius  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 809 - Overseas » Mauritius - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1864-1913 "The Village (District) Post-Office Markings":
1864-1913 “The Village (District) Post-Office Markings”: Exhibition collection neatly mounted on 64 double pages, showing the Village markings of this period, used principally on cover (over 200), or otherwise on singles (over 150). All the locations other than Port Louis, the capital, are included.

The collection commences with a fine selection of the scarce double-circle markings on stamps between number 1 and 14. From the barred numeral cancels period, the highlight is the only recorded Piton cds together with B32 on a registered cover to France, other key items include barred numeral B34 (Rivière des Anguilles) on cover.

The collection is presented by administrative District, following the railway stations, where many Post Offices were situated. There are over 70 items which are the earliest or latest recorded, with a great many better than Proud.

There are many Registered covers with some Registration marks such as Beau Bassin, rare and unrecorded. Other highlights are Midlands with earliest recorded cds, a rare Clarens card, Chamarel earliest and latest recorded dates, elusive Rivière Sèche items, many scarce locally registered covers, Riche Terre and Terre Rouge earliest recorded dates, an example of a unique St. Pierre mark, and much more. Other scarce villages on cover are Trou aux Biches, Baie du Cap and Grand Bay.

The exhibit ends with the scarcest group; a comprehensive section of Village Pillar Boxes on cover.

A quite exceptional collection which is the result of many years of study and research and impossible to duplicate.

Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

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