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Catalogue 281: France Part or Insufficiently Paid Incoming Mail – The Jack Blanc Collection
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  • Lot# : 7180 Zanzibar

    1890: Stampless envelope mailed from Zanzibar to Reims, France struck with fine ZANZIBAR despatch cds (April 21) with triangular "T" marking adjacent. Obverse with 'Modane a Paris' cds in red (May 9) and manuscript due amount (50 c.) in red ink. Taxed on arrival in Reims with Duval 1881 Postage Due 10 c. black pair and marginal 30 c. black (Maury T15+T18) tied by 'Reims / Marne' cds (May 10). Slight opening tears but rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF
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