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Lot 81235
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Sep) “G. R / POST / MAFIA” Type 4 Overprint Only on GEA
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Price realised
6’000 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 only type M4 G.R. / POST / MAFIA overprint in bluish green, tied by blue MAFIA 25 AU 16 cds on registered OHMS envelope addressed to MOMBASA, a few irregular perfs of no importance for this rarity, very fine Provenance: Gibbs, illustrated in his handbook on page 254 Expertise: cert. Brandon (2004)