Query No. 46 BNB Postcard cancelled
in Hong Kong
This postcard was written in Sandakan
on 18 May 1900 and mailed that day or the 19th. Upon arrival in Hong Kong the stamps were cancelled with the current 24
May 1900 cancel.
What was the name of the ship that carried it from Sandakan
to Hong Kong?
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- Hello Steve,
vessel that left for Hong Kong on 18th May 1900 was SS Mau Sang. Note the long
route to Singapore via Hong
Kong instead of going to Singapore
directly. Nice card.