, bearing 8c. on 2a. yellow vertical pair placed sideways and tied by "D14" duplex, showing various transit and arrival datestamps, some on reverse; the envelope with some minor staining. A rare franking. Photo " /> cover 1869 envelope from Singapore to Bordeaux, marked<I> "Via Suez"</I>, bearing 8c. on 2a. yellow vertical pair placed sideways and tied by "D14" duplex, showing various transit and arrival datestamps, some on reverse; the envelope with some minor staining. A rare franking. Photo | Christie's