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Stamp of Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) "G. R. / MAFIA" Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet 1915 (Jan) 20h black and red/yellow, overprinted i
Lot 81092
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
Price realised
380 GBP
Estimate
300 – 500 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 20h black and red/yellow, overprinted in reddish violet, never hinged vertical marginal pair, bottom example with further ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, very fine
Catalogue reference: M5Cvar