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Auction: 23023 - The Lionheart Collection of Great Britain and British Empire Part XVII
Lot: 1245

(x) Tanganyika
Mafia Island
1915 German East Africa 7½h. carmine, horizontal pair handstamped 'g.r./ mafia' in reddish violet, variety left stamp without handstamp and initialled 'JDM' (Lt. Col. J. D. Mackay, Governor of Mafia Island) in manuscript ink; large part original gum, fine and scarce. Signed Peter Holcombe and with his Opinion (1996). S.G. M3a (C), £2,750

Corinphila, September 1988
Harmer's London, 6 Oct. 1998

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