ZANZIBAR 1895 SG5m Mint

Stock Code: P190001636

1895-96 1a6p sepia, type 1 opt on India, showing the remarkable variety "Diaeresis over last a" resulting from the erroneous use of a German modified "a" instead of the normal letter, fresh and fine unused. From R10/5 of a small late printing from Setting 3. An attractive example of this fascinating and very rare variety, of which few are recorded. Ex Griffith-Jones and Sotheby July 1995, with BPA cert (2018). (cat £1600). [The existence of such a German letter in the "Zanzibar Gazette" printing office reflects the cosmopolitan character of the town, with English, French, German, Arabic and Gujrati all in regular use.]

£650.00

Shipping to the UK: Free

Make an enquiry

Out of Stock

ZANZIBAR 1895 SG5m Mint - £650.00

You may also like

ZANZIBAR 1882 SGZ100, 102, 110 Cancel

Stock Code: P201014809

ZANZIBAR 1882 SGZ100, 102, 104, 110 Cancel

Stock Code: P201014807

ZANZIBAR 1882 SGZ104 Cancel

Stock Code: P201014805

ZANZIBAR 1882 SGZ100/10 Cancel

Stock Code: P201014803

Guarantee

All Stanley Gibbons stamps come with a lifetime guarantee of authenticity from our stamp specialists.

Stanley Gibbons Journal

read More

Stanley Gibbons Journal

The Zululand 1894 £5 purple & black

Collecting by theme: Birds on stamps

A study of Canada's Fancy Cancels