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Minns: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India continued...
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481 / On piece, front, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India in blue: 1a. plum, small second "z", tied to piece by "10 JA 96" hatched circle c.d.s., a fine example signed Holcombe on reverse. S.G. 2, cat. £500. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
482 / On piece, front, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India in blue: 1a. plum used with black overprint 4a. olive-green, both small second "z", tied to piece by "22 JA 96" hatched circle c.d.s's, fine. Ex Vialou. R.P.S. certificate (1930). S.G. 2, 12, cat. £518. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
483 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India in black: 2a. blue, variety overprint double in mint vertical pair, the upper stamp with no serif to "b", the lower with Gothic second "z" and inverted "q" for "b", one or two trivial bends otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. 7m, 7fb. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
484 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India in black: 1r. green and aniline carmine showing overprint vertical reading downwards, mint, fine. Ex Baillie. S.G. 18j, cat. £425. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-140

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
485 Unmounted bl imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 2r. carmine and yellow-brown block of four [R. 2/1-3/2] with font varieties, one with breaks in capital "Z" [R. 2/1], another with antique capital "Z" and normal second "z", unmounted mint with a few trivial wrinkles and a scarce multiple. S.G. 19, A, var. Ex Griffiths-Jones. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
486 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 3r. brown and green showing dramatic overprint shift to right reading "ar Zanzib", mint with minor paper adhesion, fine. S. G. 20 var. Ex Griffiths-Jones. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
487 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 3r. brown and green horizontal pair, the left-hand stamp [R. 2/4] showing antique capital "Z", inverted, sans-serif first "a", inverted "r" corrected and normal second "z", the other (vertical bend) with antique "Z" dropped, "r" corrected and normal second "z", large part original gum. S. G. 20A, var. Ex Griffiths-Jones. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
488 imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India in black: Collection on leaves with a good range of font and other varieties, with set mint to 1r. (2), 3r. (2), 5r. (5, incl. a pair) and some multiples incl. 4a. block of six, 6a. marginal block of four, values to 2r., 3r. used, also some fake overprints, mainly good to fine. (103) (Image1)

Est. £350-400

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
489 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 'on India' postal stationery, selection comprising 2a. registered envelope size F used 1895 (Sept. 12) with added 2a.6p. (small second "z") to Karachi, 1/4a. postcard blue overprint used locally 1895 (Dec. 18) and 1896 (July 21), uprated by 'on India' 1/2a. pair for use to Bavaria carried on the S.S. "Djemnah" with L.V. No. 3 octagonal datestamp, 1/4a. black overprint unused, 1/2a. envelope locally addressed 1896 (May 27), 2a.6p. on 4a.6p. envelope used 1896 (Apr. 1) to Scotland. (7 items) (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
490 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 1895 (Nov. 21) 2a. registered envelope size F overprinted "Zanzibar" in blue, used from the Bank of Zanzibar (cachet on reverse) to Karachi with added 'on India' 1/2a., 2a.6p. and 4a. cancelled by Zanzibar Reg. c.d.s's and tied by ms. line with "R" in circle and scarce violet "AR" (avis de r̩ception) in double circle. Carried on the S.S. "Pemba" to Aden and to Bombay on the S.S. "Suttlej" with Sea Post Office C transit. One of only seven covers recorded with this "AR" handstamp and very early use of the 'On India' stamps, first issued on Nov. 14. This the earliest recorded date of usage for the overprinted stationery. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £600-800

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
491 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 21/2a. rate frankings with hatched circle c.d.s. cancellations, 1896 (Jan. 21) to Newcastle on Tyne and (Feb. 11) to London both franked 'on India' 1/2a., 2a., the latter showing "75" in oval inspector's mark as insufficiently addressed, (Feb. 6) overprinted 1/2a. stationery envelope with added 2a. used to LÌ_neberg, Germany, carried on the R.P.D. "General". (3 covers) (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
492 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: "ONE ANNA" on 11/2a. blue stationery reply card, blue overprint, outward half used 1895 (Nov. 22, suggested first day of issue) to Hamburg with Aden Nov. 30 transit, "ONE ANNA" on 11/2a. postcard used 1896 (Mar. 3) addressed to a doctor on board S.M.S. "See Adler" at Delagoa Bay and (June 10) to Bavaria with next day L.V. No. 3 octagonal datestamp of the S.S. "Djemnah". (3 cards) (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
493 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 1896 (Feb. 19) O.H.M.S. envelope registered to wholesale coal merchants Wm. Muir & Son in Montreal, Canada, bearing 'on India' 8a. vertical pair tied by Aden Reg. c.d.s's with "R" in circle and red London Mar. 9 transit, backstamped Aden Feb. 27 and Mar. 20 arrival, the cover foreshortened at both sides. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £180-200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
494 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 1896 (Apr. 11) envelope of traders Elf, H̦rningsholm & Sundsvaal used to Pretoria bearing 'on India' 1/2a., 1a., 1a.6p., 2a. and 2a.6p. paying treble rate with individual hatched circle c.d.s's, backstamped Durban May 17 transit and May 19 arrival, some creasing. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
495 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-96 Overprints on India: 1896 (May 5) cover registered to England franked at 41/2a. registered rate by 'on India' 1a.6p. and 3a. cancelled by Zanzibar Reg. c.d.s's and tied by May 24 London transit oval with "R" in circle below, carried on the R.P.D. "Bundesrath" showing fine red wax seal of Smith, Mackenzie & Co. and Bristol May 25 arrival c.d.s. on reverse. Ex Rowell. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
Minns: Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals
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496 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals: Mainly mint selection comprising 1895 (Nov.) 21/2 in red type 2 on 1a.6p., 1896 (May) 21/2 in black on 1a. type 3 (unused, slight surface faults), type 4 (minor ink stains), type 5, (Aug.) 21/2 in red type 6 on 2a. (2, one with Gothic second "z", (Nov.) 21/2 in red type 6 on 1a.6p., 1898 (Jan.) prepared for official purposes 21/2 in red on 1a.6p. types 3 and 5, 21/2 in red on 2a. types 3 (sweated) and 4, mostly good to fine. (11) (Image1)

Est. £300-400

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
497 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals: 1895 (Nov.) 21/2 type 2 on 1a.6p. sepia "Zanzidar" error [R. 4/6], small part original gum, fine. Ex William Frazer. B.P.A. certificate (1965). S.G. 22j, cat. £1,600. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
498 nh imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals: 1895 (Nov.) 21/2 type 2 on 1a.6p. sepia mint horizontal pair with punched-hole selvedge at foot, the left-hand stamp showing inverted "1" in "1/2", fine. R.P.S. certificate (2004). S.G. 22, l, cat. £1,175+. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
499 imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals: 1896 (May) 21/2 in black on 1a. plum, types 3 (2, one broken "p" for "n", used on piece and with B.P.A. certificate, 1999), 4 and 5, 21/2 in black on 2a. pale blue, types 6 and 7, used, the last with vertical crease otherwise chiefly fine. S.G. 23B, 24-27. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
500 nh bl imageThe John Minns East Africa: Zanzibar: 1895-98 Provisionals: 1896 (May) 21/2 in black on 1a. plum block of four, the upper pair surcharge type 3 with small second "z", lower pair type 4, mint with light overall gum toning, scarce multiple. Ex Vestey. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 23, 24. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.

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