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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 81093
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
Price realised
800 GBP
Estimate
800 – 1’200 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 20h black and red/yellow, overprinted in reddish violet, mint block of four, top right example with further ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, very fine and scarce multiple Expertise: Signed Holcombe
Catalogue reference: M5Cvar