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Stamp of Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) "G. R. / MAFIA" Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet 1915 (Jan) 2 1/2h brown, overprinted in reddish vi
Lot 81061
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
Price realised
1’000 GBP
Estimate
1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 2 1/2h brown, overprinted in reddish violet, mint marginal pair from foot of sheet, with lower stamp showing variety overprint omitted but with ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor), very fine and very rare (SG £4’000)
Catalogue reference: M1Ca