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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: 48

Straits Settlements
Early Letters and Handstamps
1840 (24 May) entire letter ex the Layard correspondence from Singapore to Ceylon, marked "Allalevie" and "China Expedition" and showing, on reverse across join, oval-framed "singapore/free" datestamp in red with Calcutta Ship Letter d.s. alongside. Very rare, only three examples recorded. Photo

V.T. Nathan, April 2009

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