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(Exhibit dates: September 22, 2013 - January 5, 2014)

New Zealand to India Cover

A 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India, forwarded at least 20 times, with eight stubs of paper added when space for marks ran out. It was ultimately returned as a dead letter.

Front of 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India
Above: Front of cover. Courtesy of Robert Odenweller.

Back of 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India
Above: Back of cover. Courtesy of Robert Odenweller.

 

Below: Stubs of paper glued to the envelope to make room for more directions:

Stub of paper glued to the 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India  Stub of paper glued to the 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India

Stub of paper glued to the 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India

Stub of paper glued to the 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India  Stub of paper glued to the 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India

Stub of paper glued to the 1937 registered letter from New Zealand to India