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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: 910

The Sarawak Government Air Service
1929 (13 July) envelope flown by the "Venus" on the final flight from Kuching to Singapore, addressed to London, marked "Per Air Mail to Singapore", franked at 16c. and showing special "kuching/air mail" datestamp for 18 July and, on reverse, Singapore arrival c.d.s. (18.7); the envelope with some faults at top caused though opening. 200 letters were carried. Photo

Note: The Government Air Service was abandoned and W.H. Philip was given the seaplane "Venus" as compensation.

SG$600 to SG$800