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Federated Malay States - Word War I : 1916 - Red Cross Charity Label
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Federated Malay States
Type
Cinderella
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Front Inscription
FEDERATED MALAY STATES
RED CROSS FUND
Issued Date
1916
Gum
No Gum
Dimension
27 × 45 mm
Perforation Gauge
12
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Very Fine
Federated Malay States - Word War I : 1916 - Red Cross Charity Label
Mosbaugh Red Cross Seals cat. listed, Malay States #2 ; 1916, no gum

1916.  Arms of the Federated Malay States on banner over war orphans and widows.  27 x 45 mm.  Shields in corners each bearing the name of one member state of the FMS.  Rough perf 12.  No watermark.  No value indicated.  The inscription at foot differs between the four types.

  L1. [Belgian Relief] purple
  L2. [Red Cross Fund] brown
  L3. [Roberts Memorial] red
  L4. [War Relief] green

Note: according to The Postage Stamps of the Federated Malay States by W A Reeves, the above stamps were issued on 17th February 1916 and withdrawn in 1918.
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