Source: Colnect
Issued by: British East Africa
Function: postage
Date: 1/1897
Issue: 1897a
Denom: 1a
Overprint: British//East//Africa
Ovpt color: black
On: 9/20/1896 1a of Zanzibar
Color: indigo & red
Design: Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini
Watermark: rosette
Perf: 14
Inscription: ZANZIBAR
Catalog value:

Overprints on this type: (See as list)
1/1897 2 1/2a issue=1897b ovpt=value(a) oc=blk
1/1897 2 1/2a issue=1897b ovpt=value(b) oc=blk
1/1897 2 1/2a issue=1897b ovpt=value(c) oc=blk

External links:
Colnect 368602..and_Tanganyika

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