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Lot 81079
Tanganyika » Mafia Island British Occupation » 1915 (Jan) « G. R. / MAFIA » Type 1 Overprint in Reddish Violet
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Prix réalisé
550 GBP
Estimation
300 – 500 GBP
Date de vente
Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1915 (Jan) 7 1/2h carmine, overprinted in reddish violet, corner mint block of four (bottom two examples never hinged), bottom right example with further ink initials « JDM » (J.D. Mackay who was the Governor) as overprint was considered too faint, very fine and scarce multiple (Gibbs 3Ca, rarity « rare ») Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2004)
Référence catalogue: M3C var