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British North Borneo : Revenue Stamp $25 (1889) CTO
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24-August-2014 05:45:15 AM
24-August-2014 05:59:09 AM
GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
British North Borneo
Type
Stamp (Single)
Class
Revenue Stamp
Front Inscription
BRITISH NORTH BORNEO REVENUE TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS دو فوله رڠڬت ? ? 拾員
Face Value
25 Dollar
Printer
Blades, East and Blades, London
Printing Method
Lithography
Gum
Gum
Dimension
31 × 43 mm
Perforation Gauge
14
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Cancelled To Order - Very Fine
British North Borneo : Revenue Stamp $25 (1889) CTO
  BRITISH NORTH BORNEO  
TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS   TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS
25 DOLLARS 25
دو فوله رڠڬت ? ? 拾員
25 DOLLARS 25
  REVENUE  
  TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS  

Malay word (top-left) was an old spelling, with modern spelling version دوا ڤولوه ريڠڬيت and pronunciation is DUA PULUH RINGGIT. Also note one of the character ف which in the modern spelling uses ڤ.

Two unknown chinese characters: 念 伍

Hinged remnant noticeable on the reverse.
 
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