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Auction: 19033 - Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Lot: 547

Labuan
Covers and Cancellations
1868 (1 Aug.) unstamped envelope to USA, marked "Via England" and "Paid" in red crayon, rated "1/8", showing mainly fine strike of second type "labuan" c.d.s. (Type D2), London Paid (28.9) and New York (10.10) transit datestamps and "3/cents" accountancy handstamp, all in red; some very minor soiling. A very rare and important early letter. Photo

provenance:
Charles Taylor, May 1990
Patrick Cassels, April 2008

Estimate
SG$10,000 to SG$12,000