lot # 1597 - brit. colonies Mauritius
1857 (Jan. 10): Post Paid 2 d light blue on bluish paper, worn impression, position 5 with good to large margins neatly cancelled by black target obliterator on cover from Port Louis to Mahébourg "in care of John Neugate Corpl 5th Fusiliers", black MAURITIUS GPO despatch on front and boxed MAHEBOURG arrival of the same day on reverse. Fine usage. Signed Balasse, cert. A. Diena (1967). Provenance Ex Stevens 1964.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS