ZANZIBAR 1928 SGD7 Cover

Stock Code: P167006047

Postage Due. 1928 (JU 2) incoming blue/green printed "Abdulhusein Esmailji" cover with bilingual Gujrati/English address, from India, underfranked on reverse by India 1926-33 1a chocolate tied by "KALAVAD/KATHIAWAR DT" despatch cds of "15 MAY 28", with type D9 "ZANZIBAR" arrival cds (JU 2 28) alongside. On face, large "T in circle" and "KALAVAD" horseshoe due mark, with "20c" in blue crayon to indicate deficiency in gold centimes, and 1926-30 12c black/green (R5/2 on sheet) applied and left uncancelled (as usual until mid - 1929). Light cover fold and the 12c due with minor tear, nevertheless most attractive and rare. Ex Griffith-Jones (listed as Census F.13 on p.457 of his book), and one of only five covers recorded with this stamp prior to mid - 1929.


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