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Lot 81174 – 1915 (May) 6c on 3r carmine, overprinted in violet

Lot 81174 – 1915 (May) 6c on 3r carmine, overprinted in violet
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (May) “G.R. – POST – 6 CENTS – MAFIA” Type 2 Overprints
Price realised
20’000 GBP
Estimate
20’000 – 30’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
1915 (May) 6c on 3r carmine, overprinted in violet, unused without gum, intense colour and sharp violet surcharge, well centred A very fine and a wonderful example of this remarkable rarity, an outstanding showpiece, one of only three examples recorded, two unused and one used (SG £50’000)
Catalogue ref: M20

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