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Stamp of Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) "G. R. / MAFIA" Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet 1915 (Jan) 7 1/2h carmine, overprinted in reddish
Lot 81080
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Price realised
500 GBP
Estimate
500 – 800 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 7 1/2h carmine, overprinted in reddish violet, never hinged vertical pair, bottom example with further ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, very fine and scarce Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2004)
Catalogue reference: M3C var