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Stamp of Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) "G. R. / MAFIA" Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet 1915 (Jan) 30h black and carmine, overprinted in r
Lot 81100
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) “G. R. / MAFIA” Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Price realised
700 GBP
Estimate
400 – 600 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 30h black and carmine, overprinted in reddish violet, mint vertical pair, top example with further ink initials “JDM” (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, very fine Expertise: Cert. Hoffmann (1973)
Catalogue reference: M6C var