ZANZIBAR 1896 SG8var Cover

Stock Code: P190001441

1896 (July) cover to Karachi, franked on reverse by 1895-96 2a6p yellow-green, type 1 opt on India, plated by diagnostic flaws as Setting 2 R10/4, tied in transit at Bombay by very fine "B-1 in square of bars", with Karachi delivery cds (AU 9) alongside. On face, superb framed "PAQUEBOT" mark, the cover having been posted on board ship from Zanzibar. Light cover creasing, otherwise fresh and fine. A very rare and desirable usage of the first issue. Ex Griffith-Jones.


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ZANZIBAR 1896 SG8var Cover - £750.00

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