Malaya. (Penang - Eastern & Oriental Hotel). 1927. Registered Straits Settlements postal stationery envelope 15c indigo upgraded with Straits Settlements SG 197, 4c purple (3) tied by Eastern and Oriental Hotel/ Penang double ring '28mth Sept 1927' with 'R/ Penang' label hand-stamped 'E & O Penang', addressed to Philadelphia, routed via Penang and New York '23/10' with arrival '29/10' on reverse. Scarce item of registered mail.