British East Africa

Ref: P4564
  • £5950.00

1897 cover to Zanzibar with a 2½ on 3 Annas surcharge (type 13) cancelled MOMBASA JA 18 97. A Zanzibar 20 JA 97 arrival cancel is on the back. An exceptionally rare commercial cover with this stamp, with only 6 covers recorded bearing this provisional value and unique with overprint type 13