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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: 15

Straits Settlements
Early Letters and Handstamps
1837 (5 Jan.) entire letter to London, marked "Via Singapore", rated "1/3" and showing, on reverse, fair to fine framed "pinang/post office" d.s. in red, step-type "ship letter/plynouth" applied in error and cancelled by red "Crutched Cross", framed "india letter plymouth" and arrival c.d.s. (26.6), both in red and partly struck over the Pinang datestamp. A fine example of this short-lived marking, used from April 1836 to June 1837. (ID). Photo

SG$3,000 to SG$4,000