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Auction: 19032 - India used in the Straits Settlements, The Tan Ah Ee Collection - Part 1
Lot: 19

1854 Lithograph Issue
Singapore
Covers
1855 (18 Mar.) entire letter, with an additional double letter sheet enclosed, addressed to "Capt. John Murra, Grenadier Guards, British Expedition, Crimea", marked "via Alexandria", bearing 4a. blue and red 2nd printing pair (outer frameline touched at right), both cancelled by diamond of hollow dots, showing manuscript "5" and, on reverse, Alexandria British Post Office transit datestamp in blue (21.4); the left adhesive with small tear at upper left and the entire a little stained and worn along folds. The contents refer to the farewell party of the Governor, Colonel Butterworth. A most unusual usage to an Officer serving in the Crimea. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). Photo

provenance:
Dr. F.E. Wood, December 1964
Charles Taylor, May 1981
Dr. Pichai Buranasombati, June 2000

Estimate
SG$25,000 to SG$30,000