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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: 88

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

1861 (7 Dec.) entire to Penang, marked "p Ottawa", bearing 4a. black (insignificant tear) tied by unclear obliterator, showing red crayon "4d" with "singapore/p.o." d.s. on reverse; 1863 (24 Nov.) entire letter ex the Heard correspondence to Hong Kong, bearing 4a. tied by unclear obliterator and showing, on reverse, "singapore/p.o." c.d.s. in red and Hong Kong transit d.s. in blue; 1866 front to London, marked "Via Southampton", bearing 4a. green pair clearly cancelled "B/172"; and undateable envelope to Scotland, marked "Via Southampton", bearing 4a. black tied by light "B/172" and showing, on reverse, "singapore/p.o." c.d.s. in red. (CJS)

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