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Lot 81212
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Sep) “OHBMS Mafia” in Circle and “G. R / POST / MAFIA” Overprint on GEA Fiscals
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Price realised
3’400 GBP
Estimate
3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Sept) 27 pesa vermilion to 25h grey, complete set of six values with bluish green overprint and further type M4 overprint in bluish green, on OHMS envelope addressed to Zanzibar, circular overprints have also had served as cancellation, a few irregular perfs of no importance for this rarity, very fine Provenance: Illustrated in Gibbs p.248 Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2004), Eichele (2004)
Catalogue reference: M27-32