De Montfort Stamp Co.

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De Montfort Stamp Co
PO Box 6
Thurnby Leicester
LE7 9ZU
England

Telephone and facsimile
0116 241 9796
(24 hour answer machine)

Telephone and facsimile international
+ + 44 116 2419796

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web@demontfortstamps.co.uk
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MAURITIUS
 
MAURITIUS
Lots 487-494
 
487P
1938 Plain hand addressed cover (backflap missing) sent registered Vacoas (poor strike of registered mark applied direct to cover) to England at 44c rate bearing KGV 4c green SG226c and Coronation 20c bright blue x 2 (few perf tips lightly toned) SG251 all tied by Vacoas single ring cds's dated 11 January 1938. ()
7.50
1938 Plain hand addressed cover (backflap missing) sent registered Vacoas (poor strike of registered mark applied direct to cover) to England at 44c rate bearing KGV 4c green SG226c and Coronation 20c bright blue x 2 (few perf tips lightly toned) SG251 all tied by Vacoas single ring cds's dated 11 January 1938. ()
 
488P
1944 The Mercantile Agency PO Box 91 Port Louis Mauritius cover (large purple oblong cachet on reverse) typed address sent air mail to England at 85c rate bearing KGVI 5c pale lilac & 10c pale reddish-rose (both perf 15 x 14) 20c blue ex row RP9/1 showing break in value tablet plus 25c brown purple x 2 all tied by General Post Office 12.30PM single ring cds dated 23 March 1944. ()
15.00
1944 The Mercantile Agency PO Box 91 Port Louis Mauritius cover (large purple oblong cachet on reverse) typed address sent air mail to England at 85c rate bearing KGVI 5c pale lilac & 10c pale reddish-rose (both perf 15 x 14) 20c blue ex row RP9/1 showing break in value tablet plus 25c brown purple x 2 all tied by General Post Office 12.30PM single ring cds dated 23 March 1944.  ()
 
489P
1945 Typed address air mail cover sent registered air mail to England (most of address plus senders addresse on backflap erased) at 2r 75c rate bearing on reverse 25c brown purple vertical strip of 3 (large break in value tablet frame above "2" on top stamp) plus 1r grey brown x 2 all tied by 4 strikes of Registered GPO oval cancel dated 20 February 1945 ()
15.00
1945 Typed address air mail cover sent registered air mail to England (most of address plus senders addresse on backflap erased) at 2r 75c rate bearing on reverse 25c brown purple vertical strip of 3 (large break in value tablet frame above 2 on top stamp) plus 1r grey brown x 2 all tied by 4 strikes of Registered GPO oval cancel dated 20 February 1945 ()
 
490P
1947 The New Import Trading Co (Cassim Bahdoor & Co) PO Box 187 Port Louis Mauritius air mail cover typed address to Portland Shoes Leicester England at 75c rate bearing 25c brown horizontal strip of 3 tied by two strikes of General Post Office double ring cds dated 25 February 1947. Centre stamp in strip clearly shows key plate flaw break in top right frame by "S" of "Mauritius" which is only on the 1945 last printing from plate 2. ()
15.00
1947 The New Import Trading Co (Cassim Bahdoor & Co) PO Box 187 Port Louis Mauritius air mail cover typed address to Portland Shoes Leicester England at 75c rate bearing 25c brown horizontal strip of 3 tied by two strikes of General Post Office double ring cds dated 25 February 1947. Centre stamp in strip clearly shows key plate flaw break in top right frame by S of Mauritius which is only on the 1945 last printing from plate 2. ()
 
491P
1947 Saint Denis (Reunion) printed address Air France air mail cover at 40c rate bearing 2c reddish lilac & red horizontal pair and 4c deep dull green horizontal strip of 3 10c deep reddish rose and 12 c salmon all tied by Port Luois code B single ring cds dated 31 March 1947 with First Air Mail Service Mauritius - La Reunion - Madagascar black oblong cachet on front along with Saint Denis arrival cds dated 1 April 1947 on reverse. Right hand 4c stamp in strip shows Open "C" flaw ex row RP9/6 SG254ca. ()
50.00
1947 Saint Denis (Reunion) printed address Air France air mail cover at 40c rate bearing 2c reddish lilac & red horizontal pair and 4c deep dull green horizontal strip of 3 10c deep reddish rose and 12 c salmon all tied by Port Luois code B single ring cds dated 31 March 1947 with First Air Mail Service Mauritius - La Reunion - Madagascar black oblong cachet on front along with Saint Denis arrival cds dated 1 April 1947 on reverse. Right hand 4c stamp in strip shows Open C flaw ex row RP9/6 SG254ca.   ()
 
492P
1947 Hand addressed plain cover having typed cachet for 10th Anniversary of Coronation sent registered St Pierre to USA with registered label affixed to front at 58c rate bearing Coronation 20c blue vertical pair with top stamp showing doubling of outer frame top left Victory 5c blue plus 3c reddish lilac & red and 10c deep reddish rose showing sliced "S" LP4/1 SG256ca all tied by St Pierre code D single ring cds's dated 12 May 1947. Purple Passed By US Customs Free of Duty circular cachet on front and Mauritius GPO cds dated 13 May plus three US transit cds's dated between 2 and 13 July. ()
25.00
1947 Hand addressed plain cover having typed cachet for 10th Anniversary of Coronation sent registered St Pierre to USA with registered label affixed to front at 58c rate bearing Coronation 20c blue vertical pair with top stamp showing doubling of outer frame top left Victory 5c blue plus 3c reddish lilac & red and 10c deep reddish rose showing sliced S LP4/1 SG256ca all tied by St Pierre code D single ring cds's dated 12 May 1947. Purple Passed By US Customs Free of Duty circular cachet  on front and Mauritius GPO cds dated 13 May plus three US transit cds's dated between 2 and 13 July. ()
 
493P
1947 Illustrated air mail air letter (central vertical fold) hand addressed to Battersea Hospital London at 35c rate bearing 10c deep reddish rose and 25c brown purple from plate 3 printing showing damage to top of "S" in "Mauritius" ex row RP5/3 tied by Cure Pipe single ring cds's dated 22 December 1947. ()
25.00
1947 Illustrated air mail air letter (central vertical fold) hand addressed to Battersea Hospital London at 35c rate bearing 10c deep reddish rose and 25c brown purple from plate 3 printing showing damage to top of S in Mauritius ex row RP5/3 tied by Cure Pipe single ring cds's dated 22 December 1947. ()
 
494P
1948 Typed address cover sent registered air mail to London having GPO registered black mark applied direct to cover at 95c rate bearing Stamp Centenary 20c plus 25c brown purple vertical strip of 3 from plate 3 printing showing damage to top of "S" in "Mauritius" ex row RP5/3 and nick in frame by "G" of "Postage" ex row RP6/3 all tied by Registered GPO oval cancels dated 8 May 1948. ()
30.00
1948 Typed address cover sent registered air mail to London having GPO registered black mark applied direct to cover at 95c rate bearing Stamp Centenary 20c plus 25c brown purple vertical strip of 3 from plate 3 printing showing damage to top of S in Mauritius ex row RP5/3 and nick in frame by G of Postage ex row RP6/3 all tied by Registered GPO oval cancels dated 8 May 1948. ()