ZANZIBAR 1930 SGD21 Cover

Stock Code: P167006303

Postage Due. 1930 (Nov) incoming postcard from South Africa, being an Acknowledgement from the Standard Bank of South Africa at Caledon (near Cape Town) to its Zanzibar branch, underfranked by 1926-27 ½d black and green (correct rate was 1½d) tied by despatch cds (1 Nov 30) with hexagonal "T/20" due mark below. On reverse, type D9 "ZANZIBAR" arrival cds of "NO 11 30" and Bank despatch (31 OCT 1930) and receipt (13 NOV 1930) H/S in violet. On face, 1930-33 6c black/yellow postage due (first setting, R2/1), tied by "NO 12" type D9 cds, although the correct deficiency should have been 12 Zanzibar cents, and blue crayon '953' register number. Trivial blemishes but an attractive and rare commercial usage, with few underpaid postcards known. Ex Griffith-Jones (listed on p.465 of his book as census F.56), Sturton (Harmer Sept 2004, lot 1227) and Rowell (CRL 28 Oct 1992, lot 565).


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