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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: 80

Straits Settlements
India used in Straits Settlements
1855-65 De La Rue Issues

Mail to United Kingdom
1859 (2 Aug.) entire to London, marked "Via Suez & Marseille", bearing 2a. and 4a. indistinctly cancelled, showing part "penang/p.o." double-ring d.s. partly overstruck by London Paid arrival c.d.s. (14.9), both in red, and blue sender's cachet at lower left; 1861 envelope to Glasgow, marked "via Marseilles", bearing 4a. (2) cancelled "B/147" and showing arrival c.d.s. (13.2) on reverse; also 1865 (25 Feb.) entire letter to Calcutta, bearing 1a. (2) tied by penstrokes and cancelled on arrival with blue obliterator and showing, on reverse, blue arrival Ship Letter datestamp. (CJS)

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