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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: 73

Straits Settlements
India used in Straits Settlements
1854 Lithographed Issue

1855 (21 Feb.) entire docketed as from Singapore to Hamburg, marked "via Trieste", bearing 4a. blue and red 3rd printing horizontal pair (just touched at left), both cancelled (not tied) by central diamond of hollow dots, showing blue manuscript "6¼" and "8½" with, on reverse, clear arrival datestamp (30.4); some slight wear along folds. (ID). Photo

Robert Piccus, April 1967

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Sale 18039 Notices
The 4a. pair is 2nd printing not 3rd. No change to estimate