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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: 131

Straits Settlements
1867 (1 Sept.) Surcharged on stamps of India
1867 envelope from Samarang ? (firm's cachet on reverse) to Suez, bearing 8c. on 2a. strip of four and a pair and 12a. on 4a. pair and single, all cancelled "B/172", showing red crayon "2/-" and, on reverse, poor "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. in red; the envelope with stamp missing and tear at right. The only first issue cover recorded going to Egypt. (CJS). Photo

M. Burrus
Charles Taylor May 1981

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