ZANZIBAR 1896 SG3D, 5D, 8D Cover
Stock Code: P167005903
1896 (3 MY) registered cover to France, franked at 4a6p (2a6p postage + 2a registration) by 1895-96 Ovpt on India ½a blue-green, 1a6p sepia and 2a6p yellow-green, tied by individual strikes of small "REG" cds, with part red French entry cds and "R in circle" registration H/S on face. Backstamps of Aden (MY 12), Dijon (23 MAI) and Belfort. A rare " in period" commercial usage of this issue, and a very fine three-colour franking. Ex Siebentritt, with Holcombe opinion (1995).
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