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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: 83

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

Mail to United Kingdom
1862 (24 Dec.) treble rate entire to London, marked "Via Marseilles", bearing 4a. black (6, two shades) clearly tied by "B/147" obliterator, showing "penang/p.o." double-ring d.s. in red, manuscript "2/7" and London Paid arrival datestamp (28.1). A magnificent franking illustrating the rate for a letter weighing between ¾oz. and 1oz. (ID). Photo

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