BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1896 SG37, 38 Cover registered Mombasa to Kilwa
Stock Code: P201002444
1896 (JA 24) registered cover (green envelope) from Mombasa to Kilwa (German East Africa), franked (on reverse) at 7a (2½a postage x2 + 2a registration) by 1895 (July) 3a black/dull red and 4a yellow-brown, tied by individual strikes of Mombasa squared circle. The face with 'R' in oval and blue crayon registration markings, with Zanzibar (25 JA) and Dar-es-Salaam (29/1) transit backstamps. Trivial wrinkles, still a fine and very rare franking. Number 18 in the Minns census, and the only 7a rate cover recorded by him. Ex Seys (SGA 25 Nov 1971, lot 28).
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