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Lot 81054
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Deep Purple
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Price realised
4’000 GBP
Estimate
1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 30h black and carmine, with DOUBLE OVERPRINT, one in deep purple and other in reddish violet, mint, very fine and very rare variety with only 2 known according to Gibbs (Gibbs 6Ba) Note: Illustrated in Gibbs p.245 Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2004)
Catalogue reference: M6B var