Mauritius 1859 Engraved Lapirot

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Description[edit]

  • Issue Dates : March - November 1859
  • Designed by : J. Lapirot
  • Printed by :
  • Print Process : Engraving on copper
  • Perforations : None
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 5I-5II-5III, Stanley Gibbons N°s 36-39.

Portrait of Queen Victoria with diadem looking left. MAURITIUS vertical.

Stamps[edit]

There are plates worn states.

2 pence indigo pair Mi5Ia - SG36
2 pence blue pair Mi5Ib - SG37
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2 pence blue worn Mi5II - SG38
2 pence blue very worn Mi5III - SG39