ZANZIBAR 1896 SG41/A/C Mint

Stock Code: P189016339

1896 (23 May) British East Africa ½a yellow-green, type 1 opt, left marginal horizontal strip of three with "(AFR)ICA" inscription, from R5/1-3 of setting 2, the first stamp variety "First Z antique" (sloping serifs) with small second "z", second normal, third with "Tall second z", o.g. (third stamp unmounted). First stamp with minor surface mark, still a very fine and rare positional multiple. Only 1800 printed (= 30 sheets), making the "First Z antique" one of just 30 possible, and most were used.


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