Philippines



Catalog: Drummond OS7, Scott OX7

Date issued: 1913, EKU unknown

Printing: Lemon yellow

Perforation: 12

Inscription: "BUREAU OF POSTS / OFFICIALLY SEALED. / Philippine Islands"

Control Number: None

Description: 1928 cover from France "Via Siberia" damaged in transit and repaired in Shanghai with three Chinese seals on July 18. Upon arrival in Manila, where it was "RECEIVED IN BAD ORDER," two Philippine Islands seals were also affixed at top to complete the repairs.

An extremely scarce multiple country seals usage!

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.



Catalog: Drummond OS11, Scott OX10

Date issued: 1934, EKU March 3, 1936

Printing: Dark blue

Perforation: Rouletted 7

Inscription: "BUREAU OF POSTS / OFFICIALLY SEALED. / Philippine Islands"

Control Number: None

Description: 1938 letter from Glen Ellyn, IL to Manila repaired upon arrival with a single blue 1934 issue seal tied on the back with a "RECEIVED IN BAD ORDER" handstamp.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.

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