ZANZIBAR 1934 SGD24 Cover

Stock Code: P167011466

Postage Due. 1934 (18 JAN) incoming airmail cover from Durban, with black/blue trilingual airmail label, underfranked by 1930-45 3d black and red (the rate being 5d) tied by despatch cds, with bold oval "T/40c" applied alongside to indicate double deficiency of 40 gold centimes. On reverse, transit cds of Dodoma (20 JA 34) and Dar Es Salaam (22 JA 1934) in Tanganyika, and type KD13 Zanzibar arrival cds (23 JA 34). The deficiency paid on arrival by 1930-33 25c black/lilac postage due (6th setting, 1st printing, R2/2) applied to face and tied by light type R7 "REG./ZANZIBAR" cds (24 JA 34). Trivial opening faults, still very fine and neat. A rare and desirable cover, one of only 12 recorded with the 25c black/lilac. Ex Griffith-Jones, and illustrated (as Fig. 11.33) on p.312 of his book. Census F.205.


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