Wilde Cup Winner

1989 - R. J. Newton

1c postal stationery envelope added with 4c adhesive sent from Hong Kong (23 May 1901) to Wei Hai Wei struck with arrival Liu Kung Tau Oval Datestamp of 3 June 1901, forwarded to F.P.O. No.13 (3 June, at Wei Hai Wei), back to Kowloon Base Office (16 June), then to Jhansi (India, 4 July) and Abbottabad (7 July) where the addressee who was a soldier in the Royal Garrison Artillery apparently found there. Opposed to previously recorded "belted" type, this F.P.O. No.13 was in plain type, latest use beyond 6 months of previous record and the only known example showing the combination of use of Liu Kung Tau Oval and F.P.O. No.13 datestamps.