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Auction: 19033 - Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Lot: 597

Straits Settlements
Covers and Cancellations
1873 (2 Aug.) envelope from Singapore to Steamer Point, marked "Per French Mail", bearing 1867-72 24c. blue-green tied by manuscript markings and cancelled by small circle of dots, showing clear "singapore/paid" c.d.s. in red alongside and, on reverse, "aden.steamer.point" datestamp (22.8); the envelope a little discoloured. The only example of first permanent issue on cover to Aden. Photo

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