International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Zanzibar
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- 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.
- TM: DC
- 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]