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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Zanzibar
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1688
Used (on letter or envelope)
1888 (Oc 23) linen-backed printed blue cover (little reduced at ends) to Cutch-Mandvee, India, under franked on reverse at 6a (double rate) by India 1882-88 ½a blue green x12 - three horizontal strips of four, tied by individual good to fine strikes of Zanzibar squared circle (three bars), with Aden 'Sea Post Office/A' & arrival c.d.s. at right, on face 'T' in circle tax mark applied at Zanzibar (Proud type UP2, two yrs earlier than previously recorded), blue crayon '3' & circular 'Overland Postage/Due As.6' applied at Bombay, light staining & typical slight faults associated with these linen-backed covers, but rare & interesting. £130 to 170 £175.00
1689
 M
1895 2½a yellow green error Zanibar fresh fine M, lovely colour, SG.8k, has clear 1930 RPS Cert. Cat. £700 £250 to 300 £260.00
1690
 Used
1895-98 2½ on 1½a sepia FU with varieties inverted 'q' for 'b' & small second 'z'. RPS Cert (2009) (1) £70 to 90 N/S
1691    M
1895-98 Surcharge 2½d type 6 on 2a pale blue variety Roman '1' in ½, M (tiny tone one perf & small imperfections) Cat. £250 £35 to 45 N/S
1692    Used
1895-98 Surcharge 2½d on 2a pale blue type 6 variety Roman 'I' in ½, used c.d.s, SG.26k. Cat. £160 £55 to 70 N/S
1693
Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 India 1a card use in Zanzibar to Vienna with French Paquebot d.s, 1894 E (faults) with India 2½as used on the Island, unused example of the 2½as envelope optd. 'Zanzibar'. Also 1901 ½a wrapper uprated with 1a stamp to Germany. Mkoani c.d.s. on 1936 cover, scarce 6c provisional postage due on 1932 local cover. 1934 Swedish PPC with m/s 'Gripsholm' cachet etc. Good lot. (10) £160 to 200 £220.00
1694

1903 2½d full Die Proof in black on white glazed card, very fresh & fine. (1) £150 to 200 £170.00
1695  
1904 3a full Die Proof in black on white glazed card, fresh & fine. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
1696

1904 3a full Die Proof in black on white glazed card, fresh & fine. £150 to 200 £170.00
1697

1904 8a Die Proof on white card with manuscript date Jan 14/04 (16 altered to 19?), scarce. £150 to 200 £200.00
1698

1904 issue 2a full die proof on card. £150 to 200 £165.00
1699

1926-27 25c Die Proof in grey black of full design on glazed paper, rare. £150 to 200 £190.00
 
   
       
   
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