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1930 Hayle Selassie Premier Essay


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1930, April 3
Essay - Unissued
Printed by topography by Leon de Rebillard Printing Press, Addis Abeba on 1928 Definitives. 
Sheets of 25 stamps (5 x 5).
Scott: -. Stanly Gibbons: -. Michel: -. Yvert: -.
251E 1/8 m Red overprint   
252E ¼ m Red overprint   
253E ½ m Red overprint   
254E 1 m Black ovrprint  
255E 2 m Red overprint   
256E 4 m Red overprint   
257E 8 m Red overprint   
258E 1 t Black overprint  
259E 2 t Red overprint   
260E 3 t Red overprint   
Note:
Typical of many Ethiopian essays, these were used for postage. They are known on registered covers to Europe and the United States. One cover is known to Cincinnati, Ohio with German stamps added and flown on the Graf Zepplin.

               Last update: September 10, 2000