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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: 190

Straits Settlements
1867-72 Issue
Mail to the United States of America
1886 (19 Mar.) envelope to USA, marked "via Yokohama & san Francisco", bearing 2c. brown and 4c. rose tied by circular undated "singapore/p.o.", showing Singapore c.d.s. alongside, small "t" in triangle, "u.s. charge/to collect", "48 Cents" h.s. with US Postage Due 1c., 2c., 5c. (damaged) and 10c. (4, one damaged), "refused" h.s. in purple and, on reverse, Brindisi, London, New York and arrival datestamps along with manuscript notation "This letter was accidentally torn in opening another which was attached to it". Photo

SG$3,000 to SG$4,000