ZANZIBAR 1961 SGD29 Cover

Stock Code: P178000133

Postage Due. 1961 (1 FEB) incoming airmail cover from Karachi, Pakistan, being a 13p (new currency) blue/buff P/S envelope, uprated on reverse by 1956 2a scarlet block of 4 and single (SG 83, old currency), tied by despatch cds. Assessed as underpaid, with Karachi R.M.S. airmail "T in circle" due mark applied on face and endorsed "20c" (= 20 gold centimes) for the double deficiency. On arrival in Zanzibar this was converted to "40 Cents" (pencil above) and a 1936-62 Due 40c ultramarine affixed on face, tied by type R11 "REG./ZANZIBAR" cds of "8 FE 61". Minor cover faults, still a fine and rare usage. Ex Griffith-Jones and Sturton (Harmer Sept 2004, lot 1237, realised £353), listed as census G.52 on p.506 of the book.


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