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The Ball Cover

The 1847 Post Office Mauritius envelope is also known as the Ball Cover.

Lady Gomm used the first issue of the "Post Office" stamps to frank her invitations for the fancy dress ball of September 30, 1847.

The envelope shown here is part of the Royal Philatelic Collection

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