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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: 882

Covers and Cancellations
1889 (5 Mar.) envelope registered to Switzerland, bearing 1871 3c. and 1875 4c. to 12c., all cancelled by "sarawak" 26mm. c.d.s., arrival c.d.s. "7 xi 98" (year date error) on reverse; two creases clear of the adhesives. An unusual cover as it should have been also franked with Straits Settlements stamps for onward transmission from Singapore but no tax appears to have been charged or collected. Believed to be the only cover known cover bearing both issues. Photo

Daniel Teo, 1996

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