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Lot 360
French Colonies: P.O. in Zanzibar: A collection neatly written up in two albums with 1890-94 selection of French stamps, pieces, covers and cards used in Zanzibar, 1894 and 1895 covers with mixed French and P.O. in Zanzibar frankings, stamps inc. 1894-95 values to 10a. on 1f. (2), 50a. on 5f. mint, to 10a. on 1f. used, 1894 type C 1a. and 10 on 3c. used, type F 2½a. and 25 on 4c. mint, 1896-1900 values to 50a. on 5f. mint and used inc. examples of both printings, 1897 Postage Due set mint and used, 1a. on 10c. surcharge inverted mint, 1897 set of surcharges used, 1902-03 set to 50a. on 5f. mint, most values used, 1904 25c.2½ on 1a. on 10c. used, some forgeries, good quantity of unused and used stationery cards and envelopes, covers, picture postcards, etc. (232)
Sold for £2,467 (US$ 4,147) inc. premium
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French Colonies: P.O. in Zanzibar:
A collection neatly written up in two albums with 1890-94 selection of French stamps, pieces, covers and cards used in Zanzibar, 1894 and 1895 covers with mixed French and P.O. in Zanzibar frankings, stamps inc. 1894-95 values to 10a. on 1f. (2), 50a. on 5f. mint, to 10a. on 1f. used, 1894 type C 1a. and 10 on 3c. used, type F 2½a. and 25 on 4c. mint, 1896-1900 values to 50a. on 5f. mint and used inc. examples of both printings, 1897 Postage Due set mint and used, 1a. on 10c. surcharge inverted mint, 1897 set of surcharges used, 1902-03 set to 50a. on 5f. mint, most values used, 1904 25c.2½ on 1a. on 10c. used, some forgeries, good quantity of unused and used stationery cards and envelopes, covers, picture postcards, etc.
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