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Auction: 19033 - Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Lot: 685

North Borneo
Covers and Cancellations
1892 (28 Aug.) 1c. on 8c. stationery card to Germany uprated with 1891 8c. green, both cancelled by clear red "sandakan" c.d.s. (Type D4), showing framed registration h.s. (Type (R2), Berlin arrival c.d.s. (3.10) and, on reverse, Hong Kong transit d.s. (29.8). A most unusual routing and a fine example of the 3c. postcard rate plus 6c. registration fee which became effective on 1 July 1891. Photo

Patrick Cassels, April 2008

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