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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: 9

Straits Settlements
Early Letters and Handstamps
1827 (28 Apr.) entire from Madras to Batavia, marked "via Penang", showing very fine circular intaglio "prince of wales island/post office" handstamp in bright red with manuscript date "26th May 1827" inserted and, on reverse, manuscript "Received and forwarded by Carnegy & Co". (ID). Photo

V.T. Nathan, April 2009

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