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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: 127

Straits Settlements
1867 (1 Sept.) Surcharged on stamps of India
1867 (1 Sept.) envelope from Singapore to London, marked "Via Marseilles", bearing 8c. on 2a. and 24c. on 8a. tied by firm's cachet and "B/172" obliterator with the 8c. additionally tied by red London Paid arrival d.s. (14.10), showing red crayon "1/3" and, on reverse, legible "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. A fine and important cover used on the first day of issue and one of two recorded. (CJS). Photo

M. Burrus
Charles Taylor, May 1981

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Sale 18039 Notices
Estimate restated as S$ 35,000-40,000