Lot 81063
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Price realised
800 GBP
300 – 500 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1915 (Jan) 2 1/2h brown, overprinted in reddish violet with right example showing variety overprint weak with ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor), never hinged horizontal pair, left example with light crease otherwise fine and rare (Gibbs 1Ca, rarity “rare”) Expertise: Cert. BPA (1968)
Catalogue reference: M1C var