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Lot 81099
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Price realised
2’000 GBP
Estimate
1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 30h black and carmine, overprinted in reddish violet, mint block of four showing HANDSTAMP OMITTED on bottom pair on bottom pair with ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor), minor perf. separations and rounded corner at top left, diagonal bend at bottom, a very rare variety (Gibbs 6Ca) Expertise: Cert. Holcombe (1992)
Catalogue reference: M6C var