ZANZIBAR 1896 SG43/C/F Mint

Stock Code: P189016340

1896 (24 May) British East Africa 2½a deep blue, type 1 opt in red, block of four from R7-8/2-3 of setting 2, the second stamp variety "Second z Gothic", third with "Tall second z", (others normal), fresh large part o.g. (typical crackly gum). The overprint varieties only clear under magnification, still a very rare and desirable multiple. Only 1200 printed (= 20 sheets), making the "Second z Gothic" one of just 20 possible, and most were used, with any block of this stamp a rarity.


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ZANZIBAR 1896 SG43/C/F Mint - £495.00

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