ZANZIBAR 1895-96 2a6p Zanzidar R4/6 in pair, SG8j

SKU: JC1567

Sale price£7,500
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Zanzibar 1895-96 2a6p yellow-green, type 1 overprint on India, horizontal pair, SG8j. The right stamp include the error "Zanzidar" (with second "z" and "d" both normal), from Setting 1 (= Hall "D"). R4/6 (second state).

A brilliant quality example with original gum. A superb item, the finer of just two genuine unused examples of the error recorded in private hands, and unique in this desirable and very striking se-tenant form.

Most likely the only chance you will get to own this major rarity and delightful to see surviving in such beautiful condition.

Provenance: Ex Griffith-Jones, Feer (SGA 22/5/1968, lot 193), Hind and Ferrary (sale V, lot 598).

Accompanied with a British Philatelic Association certificate of authenticity (2018).

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