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cover 1863 envelope ex the "Coutts" correspondence to London, marked "Marseilles", bearing 1856 2a. yellow-buff and 8a. carmine tied by double-circle "POST OFFICE/SARAWAK" and cancelled by slightly smudged "B/172" obliterators, showing red crayon "1/2", London Paid c.d.s. (26.6) and, on reverse, "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. (April) in red. A very rare and most attractive franking. Photo
cover 1863 envelope ex the "Coutts" correspondence to London, marked "Marseilles", bearing 1856 2a. yellow-buff and 8a. carmine tied by double-circle "POST OFFICE/SARAWAK" and cancelled by slightly smudged "B/172" obliterators, showing red crayon "1/2", London Paid c.d.s. (26.6) and, on reverse, "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. (April) in red. A very rare and most attractive franking. Photo

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cover 1863 envelope ex the "Coutts" correspondence to London, marked "Marseilles", bearing 1856 2a. yellow-buff and 8a. carmine tied by double-circle "POST OFFICE/SARAWAK" and cancelled by slightly smudged "B/172" obliterators, showing red crayon "1/2", London Paid c.d.s. (26.6) and, on reverse, "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. (April) in red. A very rare and most attractive franking. Photo
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