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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Singapore
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1933 plain envelope with KGV 2d tied by superb strike of the 50mm 'POSTED ON BOARD FIRST AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION SHIP TO THE EAST/TSS/NIEUW HOLLAND/.../Route: Australia, Java,/Singapore, Sumatra/and return' cachet in black, couple of minor blemishes.
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Eclectic group noted Canada 1880s advertising covers with Small Queens frankings including illustrated envelopes & enclosed letterheads, bundle of 1920s GB Telegram Forms used, also Tonga 1897-1920s Pictorials low-values with annotated varieties *, a few pages of Singapore self-adhesive stamps, assorted Chinese Zodiac New Year issues from Canada, USA, Christmas Island, etc, condition mixed but mostly fine. Weighs 2kg.
ASIA: 'A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War - Volume 1: Singapore & Malaya 1942-1945' by David Tett (2002).
COCOS ISLANDS - Postal History
1934 (July 23) Straits 2c Postal Card with 40mm 'EASTERN EXTENSION...TELEGRAPH COMPANY/SINGAPORE/ ...' cachet on the reverse, to GB by air per KLM uprated with 1c 10c & 12c tied by superb Singapore cds of 23JY/1934. Transcribed message: "Cocos/...Orama letter ripping...please send Cocos snaps if any good..." Ex Vansittart Correspondence. [Colin Riddell's other example flown per KLM sold for $2796]
1934 (Nov 19) Straits 2c Postal Card with 40mm 'EASTERN EXTENSION... TELEGRAPH COMPANY/SINGAPORE/...' cachet on the reverse, to GB by air per Imperial uprated with 1c 2c & 10c tied by Singapore cds, minor blemishes. Transcribed message: "19-11-34/Cocos/... your Orient letters arriving regularly..." Ex Vansittart Correspondence. Colin Riddell's other example flown per Imperial sold for $2330]
1907 two Singapore PPCs to Queensland each with KEVII 4c with 'HS/BC' perfins (one inverted & reversed).
NEW ZEALAND - Postal History
1954 formular 'AIR LETTER FORM' to England with 8d Coronation tied Palmerston North '11MAR/1954' slogan cancel, fine boxed 'SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954' h/s in red, charred at the edges. Scarce on an Aerogramme. [Carried on the ill-fated BOAC Constellation which crashed into a seawall attempting to land at Kallang Airport on 13.3.1954 and caught fire: 33 of the 40 passengers and crew were killed.