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Auction: 19033 - Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Lot: 578

Labuan
Covers and Cancellations
Incoming Mail
1904 (14 Mar.) Austria 5h. blue-green stationery card from Graz to Labuan, showing "penang to singapore" double-ring d.s. (16.4) with Labuan c.d.s. for 27 April and 5 July, manuscript "Try North Borneo" added in blue crayon with Kudat c.d.s. for 5 July and 10 July, manuscript "Try Sandakan" added in red crayon and with Sandakan c.d.s. for 11 July together with "unknown", "unclaimed" and "returned" handstamps (Types I10, I11 and I12), before the card was eventually returned and with Graz datestamp applied on eventual arrival; all markings remarkably struck on face. A fascinating card full of character. Photo

provenance:
"Stolz", September 2010

Estimate
SG$800 to SG$1,000