Ryukyu Islands



Catalog: Askins SOF9, Drummond OSR5

Date issued: Circa 1958

Printing: Black on thin wove yellow-green paper

Perforation: Rouletted 11 in color horizontally, rouletted 11 colorless vertically

Inscription: Japanese (translation) "Postal Matter / Seal Paper / Ryukyu Government" within fancy frame with circles in corners

Control Number: None

Description: Two official business cash registration seals secure reverse of circa 1960 official business cover from Zamami, Ryukyu Islands. On front is a Zamami registry label, with a red boxed "Cash Registry" marking at left center. Black "Official Business" handstamp on reverse at lower left.

Issued in panes of 8 (2x4) with imperforate margins and tab at the top.

One of three covers recorded.



Catalog: Askins SOF11, Drummond OSR7

Date issued: Circa 1961

Printing: Black on thin wove yellow-green paper

Perforation: Rouletted 11 in color horizontally, rouletted 11 colorless vertically

Inscription: Japanese (translation) "Postal Matter / Seal Paper / Ryukyu Government" within fancy frame with circles in corners

Control Number: None

Description: Three official business cash registration seals on back of official business cover from Haebaru, Ryukyu Islands. On front is a Haebaru registry label, with a boxed red violet "Cash Registry" handstamp at left.

Issued in panes of 8 (2x4) with imperforate margins and tab at the top.

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