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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: 63

Straits Settlements
India used in Straits Settlements
1854 Lithographed Issue

1856 (29 Apr.) entire to London, marked "Via Southampton", bearing 4a. blue and red 4th printing, cut to shape, crossed by manuscript "Stamped" and tied by clear "B/147", showing red crayon "6d", arrival Paid c.d.s. and, on reverse a faint strike of "penang/p.o." double-ring d.s. in red. A few peripheral faults, nevertheless fine and desirable. Rare, only about six 4a. covers from Penang recorded. (ID). Photo

Dr. F.E. Wood, December 1964
Milo D. Rowell, October 1992
Spink Singapore auction, June 1999

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