1896 ZANZIBAR OVERPRINT Postcard via ADEN to Germany Fine Used

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A fine 1895 Zanzibar postcard – full description below.

A fine 1895 British India postal stationery card overprinted Zanzibar‘ and sent from there via ADEN to Berlin. Germany. Fine CDS ‘ZANZIBAR/? MY.96’. and ‘ADEN/MY12/96’ and German receiving CDS. Message in German.

The post office in Zanzibar was initially managed by the postal service of British India. Before dedicated Zanzibar stamps were produced. Indian stamps and postal stationery were overprinted locally.

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