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1939 | China

Ref: DR19625
  • £195.00

China. (Malaya Penang - Netherlands Indies). 1939. Envelope addressed to Batavia, Java bearing China SG 472, 25c blue tied by Chefoo date stamp '8th Sept 39', routed via Penang with 'Passed by Censor/ Em 77' black on white censor tape tied by framed 'Passed By/ 19/ Censor' in violet on face.

Scarce early Penang censor label. Morenweiser records the white paper label from Penang only in use September 1939.