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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: 14

Straits Settlements
Early Letters and Handstamps
1835 (25 May) entire letter to Madras showing, on reverse, superb strike of framed "pinang/post office" d.s. in red with Madras Ship Letter d.s. alongside; the address panel a little faded otherwise fine. A very fine example of this short-lived marking, used from April 1836 to June 1837. (ID). Photo

Dr. Chua Eu Tiong, July 2005

SG$4,000 to SG$5,000