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Auction: 18045 - The "On India" Provisional Stamps of Zanzibar, The John Griffith-Jones Collection
Lot: 8

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

The 1a. with blue overprint is not as difficult as the ½a., though is still rare. The Royal Philatelic Collection has two unused and three used examples. Some surviving examples, including two listed below, show a marked overprint shift to the right, pointing to at least one separate pane being produced in this manner

1a. plum with small second "z" level, part original gum. Rare. B.P.A. Certificates (1992 and 2018). S.G. 2D, £3,000. Photo

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