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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: 233

Straits Settlements
1884 (Feb.-Aug.) "8/Cents" on 12c. brown-purple tied by circular undated "singapore/po" h.s. on 1884 (7 Aug.) envelope to Denmark, showing "singapore/paid" c.d.s. in red with arrival datestamp on reverse; a few minor peripheral faults. The earliest known date of use and a very scarce stamp on cover. S.G. 75. (ID). Photo

Dr. Chua Eu Tiong, July 2005

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