U5 1895 (28 Oct.) 2a. locally handstamped registered U5 (opened-out) to Hamburg, bearing 1895 (Nov.) "on India" 2½a. pair tied Lamu squared-circle d.s. and showing, on reverse, Aden (4 Nov.) transit and Hamburg (15 Nov.) arrival d.s. Rare. Photo
Note: This cover proves that the overprinting of the 2½a. occurred prior to the handover of control of the P.O. from the PMG Bombay to the Zanzibar Government on 10 November 1895.