1928(Apr 3) commercial cover from Malaya with FMS 12c Tiger tied by 'TAIPING/FMS' cds, endorsed "By Air Mail only Sydney to Melbourne" but sent via Western Australia where boxed 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet, 'DERBY' cds & 'T(6d")' h/s applied, on arrival at Brighton (Vic) Postage Due ½d x2 1d x2 & 3d affixed & cancelled with indelible pencil, minor blemishes. A remarkable cover, never before on the market. Proceeds to Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research.
Auction Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal History
Postal History , AUSTRALIA , Fauna - animals , Postage Dues , Flight Covers Commercial , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , unusual origins or destinations , MALAYA Federated Malay States , MALAYA