10th November 1895
perf 14, star wmk
|Stamps of India overprinted in blue †|
|½ anna green||1||1|
|1a violet brown||2||2|
† The catalogues go on to list around 20 (much cheaper) overprints in black for the years 1895-96.
Zanzibar and Tanganyika
|10th December 1963 Sc281 SG390||28th February 1964 Sc285 SG414||1965 Sc323 SG|
There was an Indian post office in Zanzibar for a few months from November 1868 and Indian stamps were used for a service administered from British East Africa from 1875. Zanzibar was a British proctectorate until independence in December 1963
After a revolt in January 1964, a republic was established. Zanzibar joined Tanganyika in April 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, later renamed Tanzania.