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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: 72

Straits Settlements
India used in Straits Settlements
1854 Lithographed Issue

1855 entire to Canton, marked "P St. Cadiz", bearing 1a. Die I strip of three (one crossed by ironed-out vertical filing crease) with close to large margins, each cancelled by diamond of dots and tied by framed "india paid" in red and manuscript "40"? in red crayon and, on reverse, Hong Kong transit c.d.s. (30.1.56). A rare franking illustrating the 3a. rate which was only in used for 31 days. (ID). Photo

J.A. Naylor, 1983
Tay Peng Hian, November 1986
Spink Singapore auction, June 2000

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