265600 - Chennai

265tn largest type

MALLASAMUDRAM, near Salem 12-1 72

MADRAS AIRPORT, 16 February 1973, last month of use.


First ‘ E‘ is over the ‘R’

Seen from Ambasamudram, Karur, Madras Aerodrome and Rayavaram in violet, and HO Tiruchirappalli in black. Seen also on Government Service.

My Refugee Relief303

Wide first ‘R’

Kumbakonam RMS, 6-12-71. Seen also from Ratnasabapathipuram, which is a Head Office in Coimbatore, again in December 1971. 

My Refugee Relief294

Narrow first ‘R’

This item originated at St Thomas’ Mount, Chennai, and bears a Madras RMS marking applied on sorting into ‘Batch A’, 27 November 1971. I have the handstamp from Nagercoil in black.  Nagercoil is a Head Office at the southern end of Tamil Nadu.