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Lot 81213
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
7’000 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, tied by violet MAFIA 6 JY 16 cds on envelope addressed to Nairobi and the corrected to Zanzibar (JY 7 16 backstamp), a few irregular perfs of no importance for this rarity, very fine Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2004)
Catalogue reference: M27-32