Zanzibar 1899-1901 Sultan Hammud ibn Muhammad

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  • Issue Dates: 1899-1901
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by: De La Rue
  • Print Process: Recess
  • Watermark: Multiple Rose (½ to 8 anna), Single Rose (1 to 5 rupee)
  • Perforations: 14
  • Catalogue N°s Yvert 53-69, SG 188-204

Portrait of Sultan Hamoud bin Mohammed (1896-1902). Flag in red. 17 values.


½ anna light green
1a blackish blue
1a red issued 1901
2a reddish brown
2½a ultramarine
3a gray
4a green
4½a orange
4½a bluish black issued 1901
5a brownish olive
7½a violet
8a grayish olive

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1 rupee ultramarine
2r yellowish green
3r violet
4r violet red
5r dark brown