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Auction: 18039 - Fine Stamps and Covers of South East Asia, Including The Dr. Cheah Jin Seng Collections of Straits Settlements and Kedah, and The Iain Dyce collection of Straits Settlements
Lot: 4

Straits Settlements
Early Letters and Handstamps
1812 (10 Nov.) entire letter headed "On Board H.M.S. Wilhelmina, Port Cornwallis-Prince Edward Island" addressed to Scotland, rated "4" (deleted) and "1/6", showing very fine oval "p.o./p.w.i." in red with "ship letter/london" c.d.s. (14.5.13) alongside; the entire letter with some wear along folds. Very rare, one of five recorded examples of which four are struck in red, this being the finest. With transcript. (ID). Photo

Dr. F.E. Wood, 1964
Sidney Harris, 1968
Spink Singapore auction, June 2000

SG$14,000 to SG$16,000

Sale 18039 Notices
Estimate restated as S$ 14,000-16,000