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Lot 81062
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Price realised
650 GBP
Estimate
500 – 800 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 2 1/2h brown, overprinted in reddish violet, mint block of four, top two examples with further ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, vertical crease at right, scarce multiple Expertise: Cert. Gibbs (2005)
Catalogue reference: M1C var