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Lot# 4240 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4240 Mafeking

    'Mafeking Besieged' on Stamps of the Bechuanaland Protectorate 1900 (March 28): Surcharged 1 d. on ½ d. vermilion, a fine used block of twelve (6 x 2) and thus showing the entire forme of the Setting I-VI, with the fifth and sixth stamps in each row 'without Comma', each individually cancelled a week before the end of the Siege by MAFEKING / C.G.H. datestamps (May 12, 1900) in black. A magnificent and very rare multiple Gi = £ 800+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Goodyear', Robson Lowe, London, 8 June 1993, lot 23.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF