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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: 75

Straits Settlements
India used in Straits Settlements
1854 Lithographed Issue

1857 (12 Oct.) entire, possibly from Batavia, to Hamburg, marked "via Trieste", bearing 1a. red with small to large margins in combination with 1856 8a. carmine, both cancelled "B/172", showing boxed "6¼" and manuscript "8½", both in blue, with light "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. (6.11) in red and clear arrival datestamp (14.12). A very rare mixed-issue franking. (ID). Photo

L.T. Rose-Hutchinson, October 1949
Dr. F.E. Wood, December 1964
Robert Piccus, April 1967

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