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Auction: 19033 - Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Lot: 562

Labuan
Covers and Cancellations
1897 (22 Feb.) OHMS envelope, complete with Avis De Reception form, registered to London and redirected to Ohio, USA, showing Labuan c.d.s. and oval-framed "R" in deep bluish ink, "registered/no" h.s. and two London Registered oval d.s. (one in red), all on face, New York transit oval d.s. in red on reverse. Rare and full of character. Photo

Note: The cover was sent by the Postmaster of Labuan, Walter W. Boyd, enclosing the form and requesting acknowledgement of receipt of a letter to the Very Rev. Prefect Apostolic of Labuan and founder of the Mill Hill Mission there and in North Borneo.

provenance:
Patrick Cassels, June 2004

Estimate
SG$1,500 to SG$1,800