ZANZIBAR 1927 SGD13 Cover

Stock Code: P167006038

Postage Due. 1927 (Mar) incoming printed "B.MOHANLALL, C/o Smith Mackenzie & Co, ZANZIBAR" cover from Lucknow, India, unpaid at source and showing on face "T in circle" tax mark and very fine "MOHANLALGANJ (LUCKNOW)"/DUE/TWO ANNAS" H/S. On reverse, "MOHANLALGANJ/LUCKNOW" despatch cds (4 MAR 27) and type D9 "ZANZIBAR" arrival cds of "MR 28 27". The deficiency (2as = 40 gold centimes) paid on face by 1926-30 25c black/magenta postage due (R2/2 on sheet), uncancelled as usual (until mid -1929). Light cover fold (marks on reverse) and the 25c due with small tears (but good colour), still fine appearance and very rare. One of only ten recorded covers with this value, of which just four are pre-1929 with the stamp uncancelled as here. Ex Griffith-Jones (Census F.8) and Harmer May 2002 lot 1320 (realised £2304), with BPA cert (2002).


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