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Auction: 19033 - Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Lot: 549

Labuan
Covers and Cancellations
1888 (28 May) envelope registered to the Duke of Parma in Switzerland, marked "via Brindisi", bearing 1885-86 8c. deep violet and 10c. sepia sharing nine-bar oval obliterator, showing Labuan c.d.s. (Type D5), "R" in oval and red London Registered transit d.s. with Zurich and arrival (9.7) datestamps on reverse. A very scarce commercial usage. Photo

provenance:
Patrick Cassels, June 2004

Estimate
SG$2,000 to SG$2,500