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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: 104

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

Mail to Netherlands East Indies
1864 (10 Oct.) entire letter to Batavia, bearing 8p. purple on white strip of three (crease at foot), each cancelled by heavy "B/172" and showing, on reverse, framed "singapore/ship letter/paid" d.s. in red. A very rare franking to a scarce destination. R.P.S. Certificate (1965). (CJS). Photo

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