Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 41)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
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Date: 9th March 2018 Time: 10:30AM
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Auction Lots - Page 9
  Greek/Italian P.O. 1852-1922 Entire letters and covers with 1852 entire letter bearing blue Constantinople Greek P.O c.d.s, and 1870 cover with 5L and 40L Hermes Heads cancelled at Constantinople, 1876 entire letter with 10L + 20L Hermes Heads cancelled at Smyrna, 1921 stampless cover with Greek F.P.O 905 c.d.s and army cachet, and 1920 registered cover from Greek F.P.O 920 franked 50L. Also 1922 cover with Italian P.O 20pa cancelled at Constantinople and red cachet "BUREAU DE POSTE ITALIEN CONSTANTINOPLE / Afranchissement en Piastres admis par / le Bureau International de Berne / PAS TAXER". (6). £200-250
Click to view full image... Roumanian P.O. 1896 Cover franked 10pa + 20pa + 1pi surcharges, and 20pa on 10b postcard, both cancelled violet bilingual "POSTA-ROMANA / COSPOLI" c.d.s, the postcard with large oval "EXPRESS / CONSPOLI-CONSTANTA-BUCURESCI", the cover with light folds, the postcard fine and scarce. (2). Photo on Page 62. £180-220
  Russian P.O. 1904-13 Covers (2) and postcards (4) including stampless 1908 money letter envelope from Odessa to Mount Athos with Russian P.O arrival datestamp; the other five bearing Russian P.O stamps with cancels of Salonica, Haifa, Jerusalem (2) or Metelino, all fine. (6). £180-200


  1885-1946 Covers (6) and postcards (4) including 1899 F size registration envelope franked 5c to Germany, 1894 cover to USA franked 1c, 2c, 5c with "Paid Liverpool Br. Packet" transit c.d.s, 1896 postcard to Gold Coast with Accra arrival c.d.s, 1899 coloured picture postcards of Monrovia (2), 1946 covers with air mail provisional surcharge issue (2), etc. (10). £250-300


  1911-27 Covers and cards comprising 1911 Austria 10h parcel card (reduced in size) franked 30h tied by Schaan c.d.s; 1915 registered official cover sent within Vaduz bearing Austria 10h postage due; and 1927 underpaid postcard from Germany with Switzerland 25c postage due tied by Triesenberg c.d.s. (3). £100-120

(Also See Lots 75, 808, 964)

  1930-39 Correspondence to England, mainly from Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur or Sentul, a few also from Frasers Hill, Penang Hill or Singapore and one cover from Trengganu, most bearing F.M.S or Selangor stamps. Included are air mail covers sent by KLM franked 46c, 50c, 53c (6), 55c (19), 56c (6) or 58c (9), and covers sent by Imperial Airways franked 25c (56), 30c (2), 40c or 50c (15), one cover unusually missent to Guernsey, very mixed condition though many are fine. (300+). £350-450

Straits Settlements

  Maritime Mail. 1900 Cover to Ceylon with 4c on 5c tied by "LIGNE U / PAQ. FR. No. 7" c.d.s, 1907 cover to India franked KEVII 8c or 1913 cover to G.B franked KGV 1c pair + 4c (3) all cancelled at Madras with boxed "PAQUEBOT", a few faults, the last a little stained at left. (3). £100-120
  Malacca. 1911-40 Covers and cards, various cancels including Alor Gajah (5, two registered), Bemban, Jasin (7), Masjid (4, one registered with "AR" handstamp), Merlimau, Selandar (1940 postcard, also a large 1940 piece with seven stamps) or Durian Tunggal (registered with "AR" handstamp). Also a 1921 cover from Ceylon with boxed "MALACCA / TO PAY 8 CENTS" and three single QV 6c or 12c stamps with octagonal "B/109" cancels. Some faults, many largely fine, some scarce cancels. (25). £350-450
Click to view full image... Malacca. 1918 1/2a Stationery envelope from India to Malacca but handstamped "UNKNOWN" with Straits Settlements censor label tied violet oval "DEAD LETTER OFFICE / 23 FEB 1918", two censor cachets, fine and unusual. Also 1922 India postcard to Malacca with differing oval "DEAD LETTER OFFICE / 9 MR / 22 / MALACCA" and boxed "MALACCA / TO PAY 8 CENTS", a few faults. (2). Photo on Page 62. £250-350
  Malacca. 1941 Malayan Postal Union 10c Imperial Reply Coupon with "JASIN" c.d.s (Dec 4), also a censored cover from Jasin to India in which this reply coupon was posted, some cover faults, the reply coupon fine and scarce. (2). £100-120
  Penang. 1864-1928 Covers including 1864 entire to France with boxed "INDIA UNPAID"; Netherlands Indies cards cancelled at the N.I Postagent at Penang (2) or with boxed "NED: - INDIE / VIA BRINDISI / BRITISCHE PAKKETB:" applied at the agency; 1898-99 "PAQUEBOT" handstamps (2, one with faults); cover with Siam 15s cancelled at Penang and boxed "TRAIN LETTER" in violet; and 1923 boxed "LATE FEE PAID", a few faults. (8). £220-260
  Penang. 1883-1947 Covers and cards (12) and pieces (2) with datestamps of Balik Pulau, Batoh Kremat (c.d.s with error of spelling, on 1947 registered cover), Bayen Lepas (faults), Bukit Mertajam, Bukit Tambun (2), Butterworth (7, two 1945 stampless free covers), Nebong Tabal (2 pieces) or Penang Hill. (17). £450-550
  Penang. 1925-31 Registered envelopes with cancels of Prye, Pulau Tikas or Pinang Tunggal all with Penang registration labels altered with cachets or in manuscript, the Pinang Tunggal cover with faults, the other two fine, scarce. (3). £200-240
  Singapore. 1837-67 Entire letters and a stampless cover with 1837-39 entire letters to USA (red New York Ship c.d.s) or G.B (India Letter Brighton), 1866 entire letter franked 1/2a from Madras to Singapore with arrival backstamp, and cover to Rembang with red boxed "SINGAPORE / SHIP LETTER / PAID", arrival c.d.s and Chinese seal handstamps, a few faults. (4). £160-180
  Singapore. 1885-1952 Covers including air mails, 1934 cover from Spain to Australia with air mail label obliterated in Singapore, 1930 cover to North Borneo, Changi c.d.s, unusual registered air letter, etc. (11). £150-180
  Singapore - Pasir Panjang. 1937 (Nov 6) Air Mail cover to Scotland with KGV 5c single + strip of four tied "PASIR PANJANG / SINGAPORE" datestamps, scarce. £150-180


  1913-36 Covers (4) and postcards (2), cancels comprising Batu Pahat (with "SEMERAH / POST OFFICE / JOHORE" handstamp), Benut, Cucob, Kulai, Mersing or Parit Jawa, some faults, the Semerah Post Office handstamp very scarce. (6). £250-300
Click to view full image... 1937 Cover with 1935 50th Anniversary of Treaty with Britain 8c tied by Tangkak c.d.s, and 1941 cover with 1940 Sultan Ibrahim 8c tied by Gelang Patah c.d.s (also part strikes on two single stamps), both covers fine, the last very scarce. (4). Photo on Page 62. £200-250


Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1910-11 Covers with F.M.S stamps cancelled by double circle bilingual Kedah c.d.s, single ring Kuala Muda c.d.s or double ring Alor Star c.d.s (2, one registered with "A.R" and registration handstamps), the Kedah and registered Alor Star covers with staining and other faults, the Kuala Muda cover with some edge faults though still very reasonable appearance, the other Alor Star cover fine, all very scarce. (4). Photo on Page 67. £500-600
  1912-32 Covers (10) and a postcard with cancels of Baling (2), Bandar Bharu, Gurun (2), Jitra (2), Kuala Muda, Kuala Ketil, Lunas or Padang Serai (oval type transit datestamp), some faults though most are fine. (11). £400-500
Click to view full image... 1917-24 Registered "A.R" covers all with circular datestamps, boxed registration datestamps and "A.R" handstamps of Kuala Ketil (2), Lunas, Sik or Sungei Patani (2), some faults though a very scarce group. (6). Photo on Page 67. £450-550
Click to view full image... 1918-26 Registered covers all with boxed registration datestamps of Alor Star, Jitra, Kuala Ketil, Lunas Sungei Patani or Yen, mainly fine and scarce. (6). Photo on Page 67. £400-500
Click to view full image... 1921 Registered cover to Austria with boxed "LANG KAWI / 3 JAN 21 / R" registration datestamp, the reverse with 1c, 2c strips of three and five and 5c tied by Lang Kawi datestamps, fine and scarce. Photo on Page 67. £200-250
Click to view full image... 1923-24 1c Postcard, cover to USA and a front to England all cancelled by circular "BRITISH EMPIRE / (Lion) / EXHIBITION 1924" at Kulim (cover + front) or Sungei Patani, fine and scarce. (3). Photo on Page 67. £300-350
Click to view full image... 1927-28 Registered covers all with boxed "RECOMMANDE", boxed registration datestamps and circular datestamps of Bagan Samak, Bedong or Sungei Patani (to Argentina), all fine and scarce. (3). Photo on Page 67. £300-400
  1928-40 Covers, handstamps include boxed "UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED RETURN / TO SENDER AT ADDRESS SHOWN ON COVER" (2, one applied in error and obliterated by two "Recommande" handstamps of Jitra), boxed "TO PAY / ― CENTS" of Alor Star on unpaid 1932 cover, and 1940 cover to USA with censor seals and cachets and violet oval "DEAD LETTER OFFICE / 2 AP 40 / ALOR STAR, KEDAH" on reverse, some faults, the last cover fine. (4). £200-250
  1931-39 Registered covers from Jitra, Karangan, Kuala Nerang, Lunas or Sik, all with registration labels, the Kuala Nerang cover stained but very scarce, Sik cover with large part reverse missing, the others mainly fine. (5). £240-280
  1933-39 Air Mail covers to G.B, sent by Imperial Airways (6) or KLM (2) with cancels of Bedong, Karangan, Kuala Ketil (3), Langkawi, Padang Serai or Serdang, rates include 25c (4), 53c (2), 55c or 58c, all with Air Mail labels, mainly fine. (8). £400-500
Click to view full image... 1940 (June 2) Cover from Alor Star to Penang franked 8c, the reverse with the six line bilingual cachet "Kedah Agricultural & Livestock Exhibition / in aid of The MALAYA PATRIOTIC FUND / at Alor Star on 5th, 6th & 7th July 1940", fine and very scarce, just four examples believed to have been recorded. Photo on Page 67. £180-200
  1945-49 Covers with BMA Malaya stamps, cancels include scarce Jitra rubber handstamp with manuscript date, also circular datestamps of Gurun, Jitra (registered cover), Karangan, Langkawi, another with a worn Thai datestamp of Sungei Patani, the last with faults, otherwise fine. (6). £200-240


  1914-21 Covers (3) and a picture postcard all with Tumpat single ring datestamps, one cover with boxed registration datestamp and circular framed "AR", this cover a little stained, otherwise fine. (4). £280-320
  1925-34 Covers with 1934 red band envelope to Singapore cancelled very scarce Gua Musang single ring c.d.s (toned, edge faults); 1925 cover to G.B with Kuala Krai double ring c.d.s; and 1930 registered cover to Denmark with seven stamps on the reverse cancelled by Temangan double ring datestamps, three further stamps on the front cancelled in transit by Kota Bharu c.d.s, boxed registration datestamp. (3). £240-280
Click to view full image... 1929 Registered cover to Hungary with 3c, 4c and 10c pair tied "TUMPAT / KELANTAN" double ring datestamps, scarce boxed "RECOMMANDE" and "R / TUMPAT / No. ", small opening tear at right edge, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo on Page 70. £150-180
Click to view full image... 1939 (Nov 25) Stampless O.A.S cover to India with boxed censor and Field Post Office S.P 504 c.d.s, the earliest recorded date of use of this scarce F.P.O datestamp. Photo on Page 70. £120-150

Negri Sembilan

  1905-35 Covers (7) and postcards (3) with F.M.S stamps cancelled at Ayer Kuning South, Jelebu (fleuron type c.d.s), Gemas, Mambau (2, one registered with label of Kerling altered in manuscript), Perhentian Tinggi (first type oval cancel), Rantau, Rembau, Seremban (with Paul Street registration label), Tampin, also a stampless cover with violet boxed "SEREMBAN / 16 cts / TO PAY", some faults, four registered. (11). £250-300
Click to view full image... 1916 Cover to Seremban franked on reverse by F.M.S 3c cancelled violet oval "TIROI / 24 NOV 1916", a further strike on the front, the earliest recorded date of use of this very scarce cancel, fine and attractive. Photo on Page 70. £200-250
Click to view full image... 1936-47 Covers (6) and a 2c postcard, Negri Sembilan stamps with cancels of Ayer Kuning South, Kuala Pilah (2, one registered) or Mambau, 1945 stampless free cover with Nilai c.d.s, 1947 entire letters with BMA Malaya stamps cancelled Nilai c.d.s or scarce Broga handstamp with manuscript date, also 1938 (Aug 22) piece with proof impression of a 2c meter mark of Seremban. (8). Photo on Page 70. £250-300


  1910-36 Covers (3) and postcards (2) with F.M.S stamps cancelled at Bentong, Kuala Rompin, Kuantan (registered), Sungei Lembing or Tras, mainly fine. (5). £180-220
  1935-47 Covers (6) and a card with Pahang stamps cancelled at Mela, Mengkuang or Renglet, Perak stamps cancelled Tanah Rata, or B.M.A Malaya stamps cancelled at Tras, Triang or Sungei Lembing, the postcard with file holes, otherwise fine. (7). £180-220


  1891-94 Covers to India with Straits Settlements stamps cancelled by oval of bars, datestamps of Taiping (2) or Parit Buntar (2), all fine. (4). £250-300
Click to view full image... 1891-1900 Perak 1c postcards (4, one uprated by Straits Settlements 3c) cancelled by oval of bars with Tapah c.d.s, or by squared circles of Ipoh, Tapah or Teluk Anson; 1891 cover with Perak 1c on 6c tied Taiping c.d.s; and 1892 Straits 1c postcard from Penang to Perak with datestamps of Tapah (and oval of bars obliterator), Taiping, Batu Gajah and Taluk Anson all applied upon arrival, all fine. (6). Photo on Page 70. £250-300
Click to view full image... 1892 Stampless front to England with violet boxed "JANING / UPPER PERAK" rubber datestamp partly overstruck by London Inland Branch 5d charge mark, light Kwala Kangsar c.d.s (Jan 25) and "T" within a circle, minor staining and tear at right edge but very rare. Photo on Page 70. £300-400
  1908-15 F.M.S 1c Postcard and a picture postcard to Sweden franked 3c, both with superb squared circle cancels of Chenderlang or Tronoh, the second also with Batu Gajah squared circle applied in transit, one with corner crease, otherwise fine. (2). £120-150
  1912-33 Covers (5) and postcards (5) with F.M.S stamps cancelled at Ayer Tawar, Batu Gajah, Chemor, Ipoh New Town, Menglembu, Parit Buntar, Tanjong Tualang, Teluk Anson or Trong (2), two underpaid with "T" handstamps, a few faults, the majority fine. (10). £300-400
  1922-49 Covers with Straits Settlements stamps cancelled at Maxwells Hill (corner faults but scarce), Ipoh with boxed "TRAIN LETTER" or Lumut, Perak stamps cancelled at Maxwells Hill or Lumut, 1945 stampless free period cover with boxed "TELUK ANSON", 1949 red band envelope with BMA Malaya 10c cancelled at Kemayan, also 1934 stampless official cover with Lumut c.d.s, some faults. (8). £180-220


  1892 Cover to India with Straits Settlements 5c (small corner fault) tied by diamond of bars, "KLANG / SELANGOR" c.d.s alongside, fine. £150-180
  1897-99 1c Postcard cancelled Kwala Langat c.d.s; and cover to Rangoon with 2c (2) tied fine Sungei Besi c.d.s, a little stained and a few edge faults but scarce. (2). £120-150
  1913 Covers (5) and postcards (3) with F.M.S stamps cancelled at Bangi, Klang (2, both with triangular "T / K.G" postage due handstamps), Sabak Bernam (2, one registered with provisional handstamped label and circular framed "A.R"), Sepang, Semenyih or Ulu Yam. Also 1922 cover to Kuala Lumpur with "Gone Away" label (severe faults) and pieces with proof impressions in red of Kuala Lumpur 6c meter mark (18 July 27) or 2c Postage Paid c.d.s (6 May 32), mainly fine. (11). £240-280
  Port Swettenham - Paquebots. 1926-30 Covers from India to Malaya bearing Indian stamps (4) and a picture postcard to Australia with Straits Settlements 4c, all cancelled at Port Swettenham and handstamped boxed "PAQUEBOT", three covers with toning, the other two items fine, an uncommon Paquebot. (5). £150-180
  1938-54 Covers with 1938 cover bearing Selangor 8c tied by scarce Sungei Pelek c.d.s, 1948-49 registered covers with B.M.A Malaya stamps tied Tanjong Karang skeleton c.d.s or Brickfields Road Kuala Lumpur c.d.s, both with provisional registration labels, all fine. (3). £120-150


Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 41)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 930 6109
Date: 9th March 2018 Time: 10:30AM
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