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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: 114

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

Mail to United Kingdom
1867 brown envelope to Brechin, marked "Via Marseilles", bearing 8p. purple, 2a. orange and 1866 4a. green pairs (2), all pre-cancelled with sender's cachet and lightly cancelled "B/172", showing red crayon "1/3" and, on reverse, light "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. in red overstruck by arrival datestamp (29.4); a few minor imperfections though a rare and colourful franking. (ID). Photo

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