THE UNIQUE DATE-STAMP, THE EARLIEST RECORDED FOR ANY ZANZIBAR POSTAL HISTORY ITEM
1851 (Mar 12) Envelope sent by Chancellor Emile Kuhlmann of the French Consulate to his father at Colmar, France charged 10 decimes in manuscript. The cover was sent via Aden, overland to Alexandria, then via ship to Marseille noting double circle transit hand-stamp “PAQ. ANGL. MARSEILLE/ 30 AVRIL / 51”, small cover faults with small portion of backflap missing.
Note: There are seventeen recorded items from this correspondence and are documented in DuBro’s “Zanzibar’s Postal History Legacy”.
Provenance: Richard Knight
Unique. A major rarity and a key item for Zanzibar postal history
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