MAURITIUS, 1859, 2p Blue on Bluish Paper, Sherwin Issue, "Large Filet Head" (15; SG 40).
Position 8, large balanced margins all around (which are most uncommon on this issue), deep rich color and sharp impression, neat barred oval cancel, barely perceptible stain and shallow thin (caused by prior hinge) as often encountered on this thin paper
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE SHERWIN "LARGE FILET HEAD" ISSUE.
With 2017 Brandon certificate. SG £8,000
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