Lot# 4256 - Auction 234-243
'Mafeking Besieged' Type 2 on Stamps of the British Bechuanaland 1900 (April 28): Surcharged 1 s. on 6 d. purple on rose-red, a used block of six (2 x 3), of excellent rich colour, cancelled by First Day of Issue MAFEKING / C.G.H. datestamps (March 28) in black. Just 240 stamps, one sheet, issued. A splendid and extremely rare multiple and most probably the largest now extant Gi = £ 5'100+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Goodyear', Robson Lowe, London, 8 June 1993, lot 59.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,000 CHF
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