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Auction: 23028 - Stamps and Covers of India and South East Asia
Lot: 629

(x) Malaya
Japanese Occupation

Covers and Cancellations
Undateable envelope to Penang bearing, on reverse, Pictorial 8c. tied by part "kuala kangsar" double-ring d.s.; 1944 (20 July) 4c. stationery card (small patch of surface damage to stamp impression) to Tanjong Rambutan, cancelled by Kuala Kangsar Japanese c.d.s. (Type JD3), showing Japanese arrival datestamp (Type JD4; latest recorded date), marked in manuscript "Left for Sumatra" and "Retour" in red ink; and 1945 (24 July) 4c. stationery card to Taiping cancelled by Japanese c.d.s. (Type JD3); 1942 (14 May) envelope to Penang, bearing Negri Sembilan 1c. (2) with brown single frame handstamp and Selangor 3c. (2) with upright red single frame handstamp, all tied by "perak/taiping/2602/yubin kyoku" h.s. (Type JD1) with datestamp across centre, both in red and showing, on reverse, label with typed "Censored at Taiping", date and initials, and clear arrival datestamp (15.5); 1942 (10 May) re-used envelope to Ipoh with, on reverse, OGS label with "perak/Teluk Anson/2602/yubin kyoku" h.s. (Type JD2) with manuscript date inserted; 1942 (18 May) envelope to Ipoh bearing Pahang 8c. with black single frame h.s. clearly tied by JD2 h.s.; and 1943 (Feb.) envelope (light creases) to Ipoh bearing Perak 2c. on 5c. block of four clearly tied by First Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore commemorative h.s. in red (Type JSL2)

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