Delhi Durbar 1911. A postally used envelope 13th December 1911


The small envelope, addressed to The Honble Mr W Skinner, Bindukuri P.O., Assam has a half anna green stamp of Edward VII with a very clear cancellation stamp CORONATION DURBAR R.M.S. No 2 13 DEC 11. This is not the standard cancellation stamp found on most envelopes sent from the Durbar and used in official post office guides, programmes, etc. W Skinner was an elected member of the Legislative Council of Eastern Bengal & Assam. The reverse has a receiving office stamp of 17 Dec. The 13th December was the day of  Receptions after the Durbar itself on the 12th. apr26/4     SOLD 10th August 2020