ZANZIBAR 1898 SG32D/34G/H Mint

Stock Code: P189016460

1898 (Jan) "2½" on 1a plum, red surcharge, vertical strip of 3 from R5-7/5 on the pane, showing surcharge types 3 (top stamp) and 5 (lower pair) se-tenant, the "Zanzibar" opt from the final stage of setting 3 in Oct 1896, very fine o.g. (centre stamp unmounted). A fascinating multiple of great rarity. Type 3 with "Tall second z", type 5 respectively with "No dot over i" (R6/5 = SG 34{G}) and "Inverted q for b" with second z NORMAL (R7/5 = SG 34{H}), the last position being the correction of the long-standing "Gothic z" variety. SG 34{G} and SG 34{H} have never previously been recorded, and will now be added to Part I 2020.


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ZANZIBAR 1898 SG32D/34G/H Mint - £1,250.00


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