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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: 156

Straits Settlements
1867-72 Issue
Mail to Aden
1873 (2 Aug.) envelope from Singapore to Steamer Point, marked "Per French Mail", bearing 24c. blue-green tied by manuscript markings and cancelled by small circle of dots, showing clear "singapore/paid" c.d.s. in red alongside and, on reverse, "aden.steamer.point" datestamp (22.8); the envelope a little discoloured. The only example of first permanent issue on cover to Aden. (CJS). Photo

SG$600 to SG$800