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    Zanzibar First Date Issue 5 Rupees

    Zanzibar Zanzibar Government 5 Rupees 1.1.1908 Pick 2 PMG Very Fine 25.
    There really is no introduction needed on any Zanzibar example. If one was to however attempt to introduce true scarcity, this would be it. Printed by Waterlow & Sons, elegant combinations of color, and designs stand out. Additionally, we are able to offer the scarcer first dated 1908 series. A dhow is seen to the left, and a life-like vignette of clove harvesting to the right, nestled under Alhambra-like arches.

    Currently, this gorgeous note is the second highest graded of the three total graded 5 rupees in the PMG Population Report. Recent price realizations on the auction block for this pick number include a $28,081 sale in 2017 for a Fine 12 and a $129,250 sale in 2017 for a Very Fine 35. With notes from this country making only ephemeral appearances on the world stage, we expect that this eye appealing rarity should well surpass our conservative estimate.




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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    9th-13th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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