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Lot 1579    SESSION 6 (9.30AM WEDNESDAY 20TH NOV)    Stamps

Estimate $200
SOLD $120

MALAYA, Sarawak, 1896 (3 Nov), combination piece with 1895 2c brown-red, perf. 12 1/2, tied by Sarawak CDS and 1892-1899 Straits Settlements 8c ultramarine with Singapore CDS 'No 9, 96', (paying international postage), this with minor stains with part Paris CDS in red at left; together with another combination piece with 1871 3c brown/yellow, perf. 11, tied by Sarawak CDS '28 Jan 81' to a Straits Settlements 10 cents /12c ultramarine (SG 45), tied by cancel in transit at Singapore (Straits Settlements stamps were required on overseas mail); this is a scarce and attractive item and an early usuage of the Straits Provisional. Used. (2 items, 4 stamps)

Ex Malcolm S. Burrells Collection. Previously from Stanley Gibbons Limited on card with description, priced £125 purchased on the 28.5.1990; the second item acquired from Stanley Gibbons Limited and cost £160, it was purchased 9.7.1992.

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