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Lot 81074
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Price realised
1’600 GBP
Estimate
1’200 – 1’800 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 7 1/2h carmine, overprinted in reddish violet, corner mint block of four (bottom two examples never hinged), top two examples missing overprint with ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor), very fine and very rare multiple (SG £5’500+) Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2006)
Catalogue reference: M3Ca