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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: 117

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

Mail from Bangkok
1860 (4 June) entire letter from Bangkok to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, marked "Via Marseilles", bearing 4a. black pair and single cancelled "B/172", showing red crayon "1/4", "5" and manuscript "16", red London Paid transit c.d.s. (13.8) and, on reverse, "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. in red. A rare franking being one of sixteen covers from Bangkok bearing Indian adhesives. (ID). Photo

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