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Stamp of Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) "G. R. / MAFIA" Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet 1915 (Jan) 4h green, overprinted in reddish violet
Lot 81068
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
Price realised
850 GBP
Estimate
800 – 1’200 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 4h green, overprinted in reddish violet, top marginal never hinged block of four, one example with further ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, scarce multiple (Gibbs 2Ca)
Catalogue reference: M2C var