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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2355 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - Straits Settlements Postal Agency 1933 to 1937

Description: TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGES ON POSTAL CARDS: 1934 (July 16) Straits 2c with 40mm 'EASTERN EXTENSION...TELEGRAPH COMPANY/SINGAPORE/...' cachet on the reverse, to GB by air uprated with 2c green & 10c x2 - underpaid 1c but not taxed - tied by Singapore cds of 16JY/1934, minor blemishes. Message: "Cocos/.../Orama arrives four days, hurray!..." [Prior to 29.3.1934 the airmail postcard rate per Imperial was 25c but 24c per KLM. From that date both rates were 25c]

Listed in: Flight Covers - Imperial Airways , Flight Covers Commercial , Telegraph Stamps , Postal Stationery - Postal Cards , Postal Stationery , Postmarks , Postal History , MALAYA Straits Settlements , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS

Estimate: AUD$ 750.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $2,000.00T