Lot# 4255 - Auction 234-243
'Mafeking Besieged' Type 2 on Stamps of the Bechuanaland Protectorate 1900 (April 1): Surcharged 6 d. on 2 d. green & carmine, an unused block of four of vibrant colour, left pair showing broken "M" in "Mafeking", couple of blunted perforations at base of fourth stamp mentioned for complete accuracy, fresh and very fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Just 1'200 stamps printed, a very rare multiple. Cert. RPSL (1970) Gi = £ 6'400+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Sir Maxwell Joseph, Sotheby's, London, 28-29 Oct 1982, lot 1235.rn Collection Gian Maria Rossi, Warwick & Warwick, 8 June 2005, lot 249.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,000 CHF
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