Today in Postal History

Hong Kong to British North Borneo
November 21, 1933

Here's a simple cover posted in Hong Kong.
There is only the CDS on the front and no other postal markings.

The cover is addressed to Sandakan in British North Borneo.
Sandakan is midway on the northeast coast of Borneo on the Sulu sea.

The cover is franked with a single 1932 carmine red King George V (SG 120a).


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