International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Zanzibar

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Zanzibar[edit | edit source]

  • Zanzibar was a British colony until it merged with Tanganyika in 1964 to form the new country of Tanzania.
  • For issues after 1964, see TANZANIA.

1. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV), early 1950s.     [$15]

Frank with simulated perforation outer border, “ZANZIBAR” in panel at top, ornamental designs in panels at sides.
M# with “U” prefix in small boxes in lower corners.
Two meters known, U1 and U2.
V/F:      0.oo (U1)      00oo (U2)

NOTE: Proofs from Universal “Simplex” meter “S1” exist. This machine possibly was in use for a short time but no used examples have been reported.      [$50 for proof]