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Auction: 23028 - Stamps and Covers of India and South East Asia
Lot: 220

(x) Malaya
Straits Settlements

Early Letters and Handstamps
Transit Mail
1846 (31 Oct.) entire letter from Batavia via Liverpool to Boston USA showing framed "india paid/by batavia", Liverpool transit d.s. and handstruck "1/-" and, on reverse, light framed "singapore/Bearing" d.s.; 1845 (Feb.) entire letter from Batavia to Glasgow, rated "1/10", showing framed "india" and, on reverse, just legible framed "singapore/Paid" d.s. in red and Calcutta transit d.s.; 1857 (10 Oct.) entire letter from Manila to Bombay, rated "4d" and showing framed "india unpaid"; and 1857 (9 Nov.) envelope (faults; with letter) from Manila to Bombay, rated "6" and showing, on reverse, legible "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s.

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