French Colonies. (Tahiti - Oceania). 1931. Registered envelope addressed to France bearing Oceanie Yvert 251, 25c violet and rose (6) tied by Vaitepaua/ Ile Makatea date stamp '8th Jan 31' with matching registration label. Very scarce item of commercial mail from this small atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago (the Phosphorus mines having closed the population is now around 80 ! ).