ETHIOPIA, 1930 Sayo Cover to U.S. via Gambela Enclave.
Sudan 5m and 15m tied by clear strike of "Gambela 26 Apr. 30" circular datestamp on long blue cover to Philadelphia Pa., manuscript "R.F. Buchanan, American Mission, Sayo, Abyssinia" at top left, Khartoum transit backstamp, cover with minor file fold at far left, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, beginning in 1902, Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia leased the enclave of Gambela to the British which would expedite the movement of trade and mail thru Sudan rather than Addis Ababa, ex Sciaky
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