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Auction: 18045 - The "On India" Provisional Stamps of Zanzibar, The John Griffith-Jones Collection
Lot: 6

Overprint Settings and Printings
Overprint Setting 1
Printing 1, 14 November 1895 - Overprinted in blue, ½a. and 1a. only
Half Anna

½a. blue-green, R.10/7 with rat-tailed "r" and small second "z" level, cancelled with "zanzibar reg/30 no 95" datestamp; tiny surface rub at top. The only example of this variety recorded with blue overprint. Pinchot (1986) and B.P.A. (2018) Certificates. S.G. 1D var., £5,500. Photo

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