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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: 16

Straits Settlements
Early Letters and Handstamps
1837 (5 Jan.) entire letter to London, rated "1/1" and showing, on reverse, good to fine framed "pinang/post office" datestamp in red partly overstruck by Calcutta transit d.s. (22.1) and framed "india letter/falmouth", both also in red, Calcutta G.P.O. Ship Letter d.s. and arrival c.d.s. (12.6). Rare, we record only twelve examples of this datestamp, used between April 1837 and June 1837. (CJS). Photo

SG$2,500 to SG$3,000