GERMANY, German Colonies: German East Africa - 1893, 10p on 20pf ultramarine

GERMANY, German Colonies: German East Africa – 1893, 10p on 20pf ultramarine – SOLD for $4,000

German Colonies: German East Africa, 1893, 10p on 20pf ultramarine, essay (Michel 4), from the Reichsdruckerei (Reich Printing Works) archive, printed in red overprint instead of black and a smaller font “PESA” overprint with original 16 1/4mm surcharge, overprinted with red “Werthlos” (Worthless) overprints, violet “Abt.I.Mustersamml.” handstamp at bottom, unused without gum mounted on archive paper; some light perforation separations and light diagonal crease and selvage creases and creases between center selvage, Fine to Very Fine, rare with only 5 sheets of 100 of a set of five were issued, this might be the last complete sheet of this essay left intact, with 1997 Steuer certificate.
Scott 4.
Michel €70,000 (€350,000 for set of 5) ($74,620).
Estimate $7,500 – 10,000

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