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Auction: 23028 - Stamps and Covers of India and South East Asia
Lot: 223

(x) Malaya
Straits Settlements

India used in Straits Settlements
1860 (24 Aug.) double rate entire docketed as from Hamburg to Manila, marked "Per China via Hong Kong", bearing 1855 8a, carmine on blue paper vertical pair tied by "B/172" obliterator, showing red Hong Kong f.a.c. in red, handstruck "2½" (reales) and, on reverse, Hong Kong c.d.s. (9.10) overstruck by "singapore/p.o." double-ring d.s. and arrival c.d.s. (14.10). Most unusual. Photo

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