International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Zanzibar

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Zanzibar[edit]

  • 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.


Zanzibar stamp type 1.jpg

1. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV), early 1950s. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$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.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0.oo (U1) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00oo (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. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50 for proof]


Zanzibar stamp type Simplex specimen.jpg