Today in Postal History
Singapore via Washington, D.C.
December 9, 1952
This cover was sent from Singapore to Washington in a diplomatic pouch bearing mail from foreign service personnel.
As is the general case, the covers bear the
appropriate stamps from the originating country but are postmarked in
This cover bears 2 10c stamps from the perf 17½ x 18 issues from 1949-1952 (SG 22).*
The State Department Mail Room added a rubber
This article originally mailed
in country indicated by postage
There is also a stamp on the back which appears
a dating stamp of some sort.
Note the return address c/o Mail Room, Dept of State.
*Thanks to Paul for help on the
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