Dead Letter Office

This specific letter was mailed using Gandhi 1½ Anna from Malabar bearing cancel of 17 Nov 48, sent via Surface Mail to Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan. This letter made a very interesting journey and ended up in D.L.O. after travelling from Malabar to Madras to Delhi to Lahor to Sialkot and back to Lahore to Madras via Delhi and back to Malabar. Never to be delivered or returned, the contents of this cover are still intact. Dead Letters are common, however one bearing a Gandhi stamp with clear cancels is rare and difficult to obtain if not impossible.

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