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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2320 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - Ad Hoc Postal Arrangements 1904 to 1933

Description: 1908 (Nov 12) GB picture postcard to "JT Stavers/Eastern Extension Telegraph Co/Singapore" with 'PENANG TO SINGAPORE' marine sorter cds on the face, minor blemishes. [In 1901, the Eastern Extension, Australasia & China Telegraph Co extended its submarine cable across the Indian Ocean via Rodrigues & Cocos. JT Stavers commenced duties on Cocos 23.12.1908, soon after the arrival of this card in Singapore]

Listed in: Ship Mail , Telegraph Stamps , unusual origins or destinations , GREAT BRITAIN , MALAYA Straits Settlements , Postal History , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $1,000.00T