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Straits Settlements
 
 
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Lot 7770

Straits Settlements, From Egypt: 1895 (July 15), postal card from Port Said to Sumatra, Port Said 15.VII.95 bilingual cancel on 5m carmine postal card (H&G #3), Suez and Colombo Ceylon transits, "Penang to Singapore 1.SP.95" transit (Proud Type D3), arrived in Singapore aboard S.S. Khedive, both "N.I. Agent Singapore" and "N.I. Postagent Penang" squared circle transits, addressed Aceh Sumatra, great visual appeal and scarce; torn at right and creased at left, Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7771

Straits Settlements, From Great Britain: 1880 (Jan. 20), cover from London to Singapore, London Station JA.20.80 duplex cancel ties 6d gray Victoria (Plate #16, Scott 62) to envelope, addressed Singapore, "Penang and Singapore / Paid FE.28.80" receiving (Proud Type PD1), arrived in Singapore aboard S.S. Kaisar I. Hind; roughly opened at top.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 7772

Straits Settlements, From Great Britain: 1879 (July 11), cover from London to Singapore, Lombard St JU.11.79 duplex cancel ties pair 1½d dull rose Plate #3 and single 3d rose Plate #19, Victoria (Scott 32, 61) to blue envelope, addressed Penang or Singapore, red "Penang / Paid JY.17.79" receiving on reverse. Scarce usage; spindle hole and ink erosion at bottom.
Suggested Bid $225
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7773

Straits Settlements, From Great Britain: 1879 (Oct. 6), cover from London to Singapore, London OC.6.79 double strike of duplex cancel ties 4d pale olive green Victoria (Plate 16, Scott 70)) to envelope, addressed Singapore, "Penang and Singapore / Paid NO. 28.79" receiving (Proud Type PD1). Arrived in Singapore aboard S.S. Peshawar; spindle hole and edge wear, Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 7774

Straits Settlements, From Great Britain: 1879 (Nov. 11), cover from London to Singapore, London NO.11.79 duplex cancel ties 4d pale olive green Victoria (Plate 16, Scott 70) to mourning envelope, addressed Singapore, light strike "Penang and Singapore/Paid DE.22.79" receiving (Proud Type PD1), arrived in Singapore aboard S.S. Bokhara, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $70.
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Lot 7775

Straits Settlements, From India: 1900 (Mar. 26), cover from Madras to Saigon, Madras MA.26.00 dual strike c.d.s. ties India 1a maroon and 2a ultramarine to reverse of envelope alongside "Penang to Singapore APL.7.1900" transit (Proud Type D4), addressed Saigon Cochin China, receiving, arrived in Singapore aboard S.S. Chusan; some edge wear, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 7776

Straits Settlements, From Romania: 1880 (Dec. 26), postal card from Jassy to Singapore, Jassy Romania 26.DEC.80 c.d.s. on 10b rose postal card (H&G 15), addressed Singapore, "Penang and Singapore Paid / JA.29.81" receiving (Proud Type PD1), arrived in Singapore aboard S.S. Khiva, very scarce usage. Message concerns a collector requesting stamps from Ceylon and Malay States; light edge wear and corner crease, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 7777

Straits Settlements, From Russia: 1907 (May 20), picture post card from Manchuria to Singapore, Manchuria 20.5.07 Russian language and calendar cancel ties 1k orange and 3k rose red (Scott 55, 57)to reverse of picture postcard, datelined Manchuria 2 June 1907 in English, addressed Singapore, "Penang to Singapore AU.2.1907" receiving (Proud Type D5), arriving on S.S. Marmora. Picture is a real photo of a young lady wearing an elaborate hat, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 7778

Straits Settlements, 1885 (Aug. 5), cover from Penang to Hong Kong, franked with Queen Victoria 8¢, and tied by "dumb" obliterator, adjacent Penang Aug. 5, 1885 c.d.s. (Proud D8) and also depicting part of Penang and Singapore / Paid circular datestamp (Proud PD1) that was applied on arrival at Singapore. Backstamped with Singapore / Hong Kong datestamp; cover repaired, and crease affecting stamp, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $30.
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Lot 7779

Straits Settlements, 1911-55, three items from Singapore, 1911 Telegram envelope addressed Singapore and accompanied by fragmented telegram; 1940 registered envelope to Switzerland with machine franking and Passed for Transmission censor triangular handstamp; 1955 registered postal envelope, uprated with King George VI 1¢, 2¢ x2 & 10¢ Singapore stamps, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 7780

Straits Settlements, 1947 (July 4), registered airmail envelope from Penang to New York, franked with BMA 10¢, 15¢, 50¢ & $1 stamps tied by two PENANG A July 4, 1947 c.d.s. (Proud D112), adjacent air mail & registration labels, backstamped with dispatch and receiving postmarks, F.-V.F., a scarce mixed franking on a commercial cover, .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7781
  Straits Settlements, 1912, King George V, $25 purple & blue on blue (Scott 172), watermarked Multiple Crown CA, watermarked Multiple Script CA, used on a 1922 Indenture (Conveyance of Land), along with the 50c, $1 & $2 values, all tied by appropriate red embossed seals; some damp staining and slight separation along folds, Fine.
SG 213.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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