ZANZIBAR 1930 SGD25/30 Essay

Stock Code: P167011140

Postage Due. 1930 (Oct) group of four stamp-size "bromides" of different hand-painted essays based on the 1923 Hong Kong "postal scales" design (at the suggestion of the Zanzibar authorities), each denominated "20c", affixed to piece of card (60x53mm) from the Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, with two dated "6.10.30" and two "17.10.30" above the designs. These were prepared after on approach by the Crown Agents, but in the event the introduction of a permament Postage Due set was delayed until 1 Jan 1936. A unique and fascinating group, ex Griffith-Jones, and Spink 9 July 2013 lot 147 (realised £1440), illustrated and discussed on p.204 of his book.


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