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  • Lot# : 920 Sansibar

    1874: India OHMS 1 a. blue, a used irregular block of thirty-one (8 x 4, less the lower right corner stamp), all cancelled by readable ZANZIBAR squared circle datestamps (July 3, 1886) in black (Type KD6). Some toning and slight perf. separation not affecting the dramatic appearance of a rare and extraordinary large multiple Gi = £ 4'340.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 921 Sansibar

    1936: Silver Jubilee of Sultan Khalifa bin Harub, De La Rue Imperforate Proofs for the 10 c., 20 c. and 30 c. values in issued colour, all on paper ex the DLR archives with manuscript notation at right "Approved for die & colours 16/9/36". Fresh and very fine, a unique group, illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton on page 6674.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF

    Lot# : 922 Sansibar

    1952: De La Rue Essay for 1 s. value, the entire design on car (47 x 31 mm.) hand-painted, with vignette in emerald-green and brown, frame in brown picked out in Chinese white, largely as accepted for the high values of the issue. Illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton on page 6678 and a wonderful example of the detailed brilliance of the printing company. Unique.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 923 Sansibar

    1934: Cover sent unpaid with reverse showing "Zanzibar / Paquebot" datestamp (Oct 27) on reverse, taxed with circular 'T' mark somewhat overlapped by Postage 1926/30 rouletted 18 c. black on orange and 1930/33 2 c. black on salmon (2) and 3 c. black on rose all tied by "Reg / Zanzibar" datestamp (Nov 8) in black. The 3 c. with small contemporary tear at right not greatly affecting the fine appearance.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 Sept 2004, lot 1223.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 924 Sansibar

    1930: Cover from Kampala to the Poste Restante at Zanzibar underpaid with 1 c. brown tied by "Kampala" cds (June 25) in black. Taxed with two 'T' markings deleted in red ink, with 1926/30 Postage Due 21 c. black on orange tied by "Zanzibar" cds (July 1) in black. The Postage Due scored through in red ink with manuscript 'Charges Paid' in red below and the cover readdressed back to Kampala (July 14). Scarce and attractive.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 925 Sansibar

    1926/30: Postage Due 25 c. black on magenta, 12 c. black on greenish and 3 c. black on orange, all used on piece cancelled by 'Zanzibar' datestamps (Nov 14, 1929) in black. Typical slight staining from glue used for original adherence, a very rare example of two of the rarest used values (the 12 c. and 25 c.) on the same piece Gi = £ 1'970.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 926 Sansibar

    1926/30: Postage Due 25 c. black on magenta, imperf. x roulette 10, an un-cancelled used example (pre-1929 usage) showing variety "25 cent.s" for "25 cents.", a fresh and fine example of an extremely rare stamp Gi = £ 4'000.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 Sept 2004, lot 1226.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 927 Sansibar

    1930: Cover from Kampala to the Poste Restante at Zanzibar underpaid with 1 c. brown and 10 c. black tied by "Kampala" cds (July 15) in black. Taxed with 'T' marking in black, with 1930 Postage Due 6 c. black on yellow tied by "Zanzibar" cds (July 21) in black. The Postage Due  with manuscript 'Charges Paid' in red above and the cover readdressed back to Kampala (Aug 18). Scarce and attractive.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 928 Sansibar

    1935: Airmail cover from Great Britain to the High Court, Zanzibar franked at 6 d. rate from Wellington, Shropshire (July 28) with framed "T" mark on front. Taxed on arrival with vertical strip of three 1933  Postage Due 25 c. black on lilac all tied by "Zanzibar" double arc datestamps (Aug 6) in black. Part flap missing but a rare and remarkable cover.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 Sept 2004, lot 1234.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 929 Sansibar

    1935: De La Rue Imperforate Proofs for proposed Postage Due Issue, with the 5 c. value printed in violet, scarlet, green, brown, ultramarine and grey - the colours utilised for the issue, all on DLR archive Appendix sheet (dated 1st Nov, 1935) with annotations of the values to be applied to the colours in manuscript ink at left. Rare and wonderful page, illustrated in 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton on page 6679. Unique.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 15 Dec 1993, lot 1254.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 930 Sansibar

    1949: Registered airmail cover from Kuwait to the British Embassy in Zanzibar franked by 1948 1 a. on 1 d. (2) and 3 a. on 3 d. violet (4) tied by double arc "Kuwait" cds's in black. Taxed on arrival by 1936 Postage Due 1 s. grey in a vertical pair tied by "Reg. / Zanzibar" cds (Oct 7) in black with further strike alongside. Extremely rare use of the Postage Due high value on letter.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 Sept 2004, lot 1238.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 931 Sansibar

    1936/55: Collection on leaves with Silver Jubilee set of four unused, used and perf. SPECIMEN, 1944 Al-Busaid set of four unused, used and perf. SPECIMEN, Victory set of two unused, used and perf. SPECIMEN, 1948 RSW set unused and used and the set used on registered cover, 1952/55 set of fifteen unused and used, 1936/52 Postage Dues unused (both printings) and perf. SPECIMEN. A fine lot Gi = £ 800+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 932 Sansibar

    1926/62: The magnificent Postage Due collection on leves with rouletted 1926 issue unused complete excl. the 12 c. and 25 c. values with "cent.s" varieties in unused pairs of the 3 c., 9 c. (two), 15 c., 18 c., 20 c., 21 c., 31 c., 50 c. values and single 75 c.; 18 c. and 21 c. values in sheets of ten (2 x 5) each showing the variety;  "cent.s" variety in used pairs of the 9 c. (two), 15 c. (two) 18 c. (four, both colours), 20 c., 21 c. (two) together with 9 c. and 15 c. pairs showing the variety on single 1934 cover, used exaamples incl. the 50 c. and 75 c.; 1930/33 rouletted set of six unused and used, 1936/52 set (both printings) fine used. An excellent collection Gi = £ 6'500+.
    Starting bid : 1,750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 933 Sansibar

    Zanzibar: Group seven covers with philatelic covers incl. 1910 registered cover with 1895 'Zanzibar' ovpt on India 3 r. green & brown, the 1896, 1899, and 1926 definitive sets with their lower denominations as multi-colour set covers, and 1903 consular service cover with the Zanzibar definitives tied in New York (US stamp partially detached).
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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