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Worldwide - June 2019

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    Lot 2434

    MAURITIUS - SPECTACULAR & VERY RARE 10d-RATE COVER TO G.B. WITH BOXED "...BRINDISI ROUTE...d3" CHARGE-MARK.; Attractive 18 Nov. 1870 env. (very slight dusting) from Port Louis to Dublin with QV 6d Green and 2d Blue Pair tied to each other by partial "B61" Port Louis Numerals with red matching handstruck "9d" Accountancy Mark (9d credit for the 10d postage due to UK) alongside, but also having an unusually very fine large boxed London "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/FOR BRINDISI ROUTE/DEFICIENT POSTAGE/d3" mark. There is a fair 19 Dec. "H[olyhead] & K[ingstown] PACT." cds on the reverse. Superb Exhibition Item showing the extra charge for the re-routing of mails via Brindisi (and Aachen) as a result of the Prussian invasion cutting off the Marseilles route via Paris. Much rarer than the Brindisi 3d covers from India , Hong Kong and Australia.

    Estimate: £1500
    Realised: £3000

    Worldwide - June 2019, Lot 2434

    MAURITIUS - SPECTACULAR & VERY RARE 10d-RATE COVER TO G.B. WITH BOXED "...BRINDISI ROUTE...d3" CHARGE-MARK.; Attractive 18 Nov. 1870 env. (very slight dusting) from Port Louis to Dublin with QV 6d Green and 2d Blue Pair tied to each other by partial "B61" Port Louis Numerals with red matching handstruck "9d" Accountancy Mark (9d credit for the 10d postage due to UK) alongside, but also having an unusually very fine large boxed London "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/FOR BRINDISI ROUTE/DEFICIENT POSTAGE/d3" mark. There is a fair 19 Dec. "H[olyhead] & K[ingstown] PACT." cds on the reverse. Superb Exhibition Item showing the extra charge for the re-routing of mails via Brindisi (and Aachen) as a result of the Prussian invasion cutting off the Marseilles route via Paris. Much rarer than the Brindisi 3d covers from India , Hong Kong and Australia.

    Estimate: £1500  Realised: £3000 ×