Airmail Collector Reference Database - Zanzibar

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(Zanzibar) Zanzibar  to Scotland, franked FDI Jubilee set of 4, registered (hs Pemba) cover, ms 'Air Mail'.

Zanzibar, 1930, Dec 9
Zanzibar to Scotland, franked FDI Jubilee set of 4, registered (hs Pemba) cover, ms 'Air Mail'.

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(Zanzibar) F/F Return Feeder Sevice Zanzibar to Nairobi, bs 20/8, airmail etiquette Collins cover correctly franked 20c, Wilson Airways, 314 pieces dispatched for all points, see W.Colley p 30.

Zanzibar, 1932, Aug 20
F/F Return Feeder Sevice Zanzibar to Nairobi, bs 20/8, airmail etiquette Collins cover correctly franked 20c, Wilson Airways, 314 pieces dispatched for all points, see W.Colley p 30.

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(Zanzibar) Wilson Airways F/F Dar es Salaam to Nairobi, 12/12 arrival ds on front, carried on the Dar es Salaam-Tanga leg of the Wilson Airways coastal service, bs 27/8, Collins cover franked 20c, typed 'First Flight Dar es Salaam Zanzibar-Nairobi', black/dark blue airmail etiquette.

Zanzibar, 1932, Aug 24
Wilson Airways F/F Dar es Salaam to Nairobi, 12/12 arrival ds on front, carried on the Dar es Salaam-Tanga leg of the Wilson Airways coastal service, bs 27/8, Collins cover franked 20c, typed 'First Flight Dar es Salaam Zanzibar-Nairobi', black/dark blue airmail etiquette.

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(Zanzibar) Second flight return feeder sevice Zanzibar to Nairobi, bs 27/8, airmail etiquette registered (hs) Cota cover correctly franked 75c (20c combined airmail fee plus 55c registration, Wilson Airways. A nice example of a scarce registered cover from this service.

Zanzibar, 1932, Aug 25
Second flight return feeder sevice Zanzibar to Nairobi, bs 27/8, airmail etiquette registered (hs) Cota cover correctly franked 75c (20c combined airmail fee plus 55c registration, Wilson Airways. A nice example of a scarce registered cover from this service.

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(Zanzibar) Zanzibar to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways  African service to Cairo (10/12), to connect with the first extension of the IA/ITCA/Qantas Eastern service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'kangaroo' cover franked 1R60c canc Zanzibar cds. Rare.

Zanzibar, 1934, Dec 6
Zanzibar to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo (10/12), to connect with the first extension of the IA/ITCA/Qantas Eastern service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'kangaroo' cover franked 1R60c canc Zanzibar cds. Rare.

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(Zanzibar) Registered (label) airmail cover, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, bs 9/12, franked FDI SJ set of 4.

Zanzibar, 1936, Dec 09
Registered (label) airmail cover, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, bs 9/12, franked FDI SJ set of 4.

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Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 01
Imperial Airways First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Mombassa, bs 2/7, franked 20c canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Northbound First Flight Cover 1st July 1937" cachet, no b/s. Plain cover, a trifle grubby with few faint tone spots, but very good cachet.

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Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 1
Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Mombassa, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Northbound First Flight Cover 1st July 1937" cachet, no b/s, Imperial Airways.

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(Zanzibar) Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Mombassa, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Northbound First Flight Cover 1st July 1937" cachet, no b/s, Imperial Airways.

Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 1
Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Mombassa, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Northbound First Flight Cover 1st July 1937" cachet, no b/s, Imperial Airways.

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(Zanzibar) Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Mombassa, no bs, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail North Bound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet.

Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 3
Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Mombassa, no bs, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail North Bound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet.

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(Zanzibar) Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Chunya, bs 9/7, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet.

Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 3
Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Chunya, bs 9/7, plain cover franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet.

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Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 3
Imperial Airways, F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, no bs, B&W ppc with photo of Zanzibar Govt. Buildings, franked 20c, canc black boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet.

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(Zanzibar) F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, bs 3/7, boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, Imperial Airways

Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 3
F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, bs 3/7, boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, Imperial Airways

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(Zanzibar) F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, bs 3/7, boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, Imperial Airways

Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 3
F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, bs 3/7, boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, Imperial Airways

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(Zanzibar) F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, fine strike boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, no b/s, printed "Hamilton Gem Merchants" cover, Imperial Airways

Zanzibar, 1937, Jul 3
F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, fine strike boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, no b/s, printed "Hamilton Gem Merchants" cover, Imperial Airways

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(Zanzibar) Zanzibar to Switzerland, bs Zurich 12/8, Union Castle Line cover embossed on flap, franked 30c, ms ''By Air Mail'.

Zanzibar, 1939, Jul 23
Zanzibar to Switzerland, bs Zurich 12/8, Union Castle Line cover embossed on flap, franked 30c, ms ''By Air Mail'.

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(Zanzibar) F/F inauguration of the Zanzibar to Pemba air service, attractive violet three line cachet with wavy edges, no bs. East African Airways carried by scheduled DC3 "Sayyid Said", named after the first Sultan of Zanzibar,  to carry the first mails to the new airport at Pemba . See The Aero Field, March 954, p27. Uncommon.

Zanzibar, 1954, Feb 14
F/F inauguration of the Zanzibar to Pemba air service, attractive violet three line cachet with wavy edges, no bs. East African Airways carried by scheduled DC3 "Sayyid Said", named after the first Sultan of Zanzibar, to carry the first mails to the new airport at Pemba . See The Aero Field, March 954, p27. Uncommon.

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Zanzibar, 1954, Feb 14
F/F Zanzibar to Pemba, violet three line cachet, no arrival ds, carried by East African Airways scheduled DC3 "Sayyid Said", named after the first Sultan of Zanzibar. The first plane to carry mail from the new airport at Pemba . See The Aero Field, March 954, p27. Uncommon. Souvenir cover, ironed vertical crease, otherwise fine.

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