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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: 115

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

Mail to the United States of America
1864 (5 Aug.) entire letter to New York, marked "Via Marseilles", bearing 8a. carmine (2, one defective), both cancelled by slightly heavy "B/172" obliterator, showing red crayon "1/11", London Paid transit c.d.s. (15.9), "16/cents" accountancy h.s., "5/n. york am pkt" datestamp (1.10) and, on reverse, "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. in red; vertical filing creases between the 8a. (CJS). Photo

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