Unauthorised use of British-Indian cancels on native Nepalese stationery

Sent from Balaju (Kathmandu-valley) to Kathmandu

British-Indian datestamp NEPAL dated Febr. 1, 1896 (Type B 27)
The “E” in “NEPAL” is broken, thus, it becomes “NFPAL”. Also the circle is broken.

Nepalese stamps and postal stationery were valid only for the Nepalese postal system.
They were not acceptedby the British-Indian Post until the
“Indo-Nepalese Postal and Telecommunications Agreement” was signed in 1936.