North Borneo

Ref: G3374
  • £115.00

1941 censored cover to the U.S.A. with a 12c and WAR TAX 2c tied by a JESSELTON 14 OCT 1941 cancellation. The cover was censored and has a triangular ‘Passed for Transmission, North Borneo’ with number ‘8’ in the centre. Censor tape ‘Examined by C. 255’ is at the left which has been tied by a censors signature. The cover was sent from the Prefecture Apostolic, Penampang, Jesselton, North Borneo. Penampang was one of the important centres for early missionary works in North Borneo and became the headquarter of the Catholic missionary activities in 1927.