Private Treaty - Swahililand
This extraordinary collection contains one of the most elusive of all ‘First Issue’ covers, the 1889 ‘Witu’ 4 pesa black on red used in July 1889, second issue covers including the famous 1 rupee black on green tête-bêche (unique), Fourth Issue mixed franking of 2p. and 6p. on August 1889 cover, 6p. and 7p. used on letter from Nkunombi, ¾r. on green used on cover to Lamu, 4p. on covers (3) from Witu and Nkunombi; Fifth issue ¼r. on salmon and ¾r. on green used on 1889 cover to Lamu, 8p. and ¼r. used on unique cover to Lamu, cover to Lamu with 2p. on yellow and 2x8p. on blue being the sole recorded cover bearing three ‘Witu’ stamps, Official issue covers (2) bearing ½r. and ¾r. single frankings (the sole examples recorded), further Official issue covers etc. A splendid collection in wonderful quality and without doubt the finest collection of this extraordinary local issue extant (26 covers).
Price on request
The complete collection can be viewed on request in our Zurich office. Please send us an EMAIL for further information if needed.