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French Colonies

1907 | French Colonies (DR17355)

French Colonies. (Ivory Coast - Postcards). 1907. Picture post card of 'Manutention des Billes d' Acajou, Grand Bassam' (handling mahogany logs) bearing France Yvert 129, 10c red tied by Montlucon date stamp. Nice card.

£20.00
French Colonies

1911 | French Colonies (DR17354)

French Colonies. (Gabon - Postcards). 1911. Picture post card of 'Le Fere des Courtames (Sacrificing Feast)' bearing Gabon Yvert 52, 5c olive and green tied by Cap Lopez date stamp. Nice card.

£20.00
French Colonies

1910 | French Colonies (DR17353)

French Colonies. (Senegal - Postcards). 1910. Picture post card of 'Une Rue Thies, Senegal' addressed to France bearing Senegal Yvert 33, 5c green tied by Lisous date stamp. Nice coloured card.

£20.00
Belgian Congo

1922 | Belgian Congo (DR17352)

Belgian Congo. (Postcards). 1922. Picturfe post card of 'Reunion a l'occasion de fiancailles, Kinkoro' addressed to Belgium bearing Yvert 97, 25c on 40c brown/ carmine tied by Matadi date stamp with post-mans chop on arrival. Lovely card published by 'J.I.P.'

£35.00
Sudan

1910 | Sudan (DR17351)

Sudan. (Postcards). Circa 1910. Mint post card of 'Sudanese Girls' published by 'Istute Italiene d'Arti Grafische, Bergamo.'

£35.00
Malaya

1943 | Malaya (DR17350)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Japanese Occupation). 1943. Parcel card addressed to Kwala-Simpang bearing Japanese Occupation of Straits Settlements SG J 227, 15c blue mixed with Japan SG 326, 25c brown tied by Subang date stamp with framed censor and arrival on reverse. Very rare mixed franking.
Ex Bulterman.

£550.00
Malaya

1943 | Malaya (DR17349)

Malaya. (Japanese Occupation - Straits Settlements). 1943. Parcel card bearing Japanese Occupation of Straits Settlements SG J158, $1 black and red (pair) tied by Rantauprapat/ Kantor Post date stamp with framed censor and arrival on reverse. Very rare franking.
Ex Bulterman.

£750.00
Malaya

1943 | Malaya (DR17348)

Malaya. (Japanese Occupation - Netherlands East Indies). 1943. Parcel card addressed to Perlanaan bearing Japanese Occupation Negri Sembilian SG J237, 30c purple and orange (strip of five) mixed with Japan SG 326, 25c brown (pair) tied by Serbalawan date stamp with framed censor and arrival on reverse. Very rare mixed franking. Exhibition quality.
Ex Bulterman.

£950.00
Malaya

1943 | Malaya (DR17347)

Malaya. (Japanese Occupation - Netherlands East Indies). 1943. Parcel card addressed to Tanjong-Balai bearing Japanese Occupation Negri Sembilan SG J237, 30c purple and orange mixed with Japanese Occupation of Sumatra SG 50a, 10c vermilion and SG 62a, 1g violet tied by Sembilan date stamp with framed censor on reverse and arrival. Very rare mixed franking.
Ex Bulterman.

£550.00
Malaya

1903 | Malaya (DR17345)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Postcards). 1903. Picture post card headed 'Ricordo della Spedizione in Cina - 1903' with picture of the Italian Piroscafo "Minghetti" addressed to 'Italian Steam Boat S.S. "Minghetti", Port Said' bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Singapore double ring with Port Said arrival. Lovely card.

£125.00
Malaya

1901 | Malaya (DR17346)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Indo-China Postage Dues). 1901 Picture post card of 'Collyer Quai and part of Hong Kong Bank' addressed to French Indo-China bearing Straits Settlements SG 95, 1c green tied by Singapore double ring 'Dec 29 01', underpaid with framed 'T' hand-stamp and bearing French General Colonies postage due Yvert 20, 15c yellow-green (imperf) tied by Saigon-Central/ Cochinchine double ring 'Jan 2nd 02' on face. Very nice item of underpaid mail from Singapore to French Indo-China. Exhibition item.

£550.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17344)

Malaya. (Netherlands Indies - Penang). 1902. Picture post card of 'Groet uit Oleh Leh, Netherlands Indies' addressed to Holland bearing Netherlands Indies SG 91, 5c blue and SG 119, 2 1/2c on 3c purple tied by Penang date stamp 'Dec 15 02' with framed 'Paquebot' and Utrecht arrival. Attractive item.

£125.00
Malaya

1937 | Malaya (DR17343)

Malaya. (Penang - Runnymede Hotel). 1937. Registered 'Runnymede Hotel/ Penang' envelope addressed to England bearing Straits Settlements SG 275, 4c orange, SG SG 276, 8c grey and SG 277, 12c blue tied by Runnymede Hotel/ Penang double ring with Penang/ 5 registration label and Kensington arrival. Very scarce.

£275.00
Malaya

1940 | Malaya (DR17342)

Malaya. (Kedah). 1940. Unstamped envelope written from 'Vethiyur/ Ramnad' addressed to Baling, Kedah, underpaid with horseshoe 'Vethiyur/ Due/ 5 as' and circular 'T/ 50-C' hand-stamp, routed via Negapatam with 'Opened by Censor' label and hand-struck 'Passed Censor/ Negapatam/ 1' in violet with framed Alor Star 'To Pay/ 15 Cents' hand-stamp and Kulim and Baling/ Kedah arrival on reverse. Very fine and scarce item of mail to Baling, Kedah in superb quality. Ex "Stolz" Spink.

£225.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17341)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements). 1902. Multi view Picture post card of 'Coffee and Coconut Plantation, Singapore' addressed to France bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Tanjong Pagar date stamp, routed via Singapore with Arachon arrival. Lovely card published by "C. Ribeiro, Stamp Dealers, Singapore.' Scarce multi view card.

£125.00
Malaya

1942 | Malaya (DR17340)

Malaya. (Prisoner of War Post). 1942. Stamp-less envelope headed 'Prisoners of War Post, Service Des Prisonniers De Guerre' written from 'Mrs I.M. Bromley, Koyyalagudem, via Kovur Est Godavari District, South India' addressed to 'Dr E.L.C. Jumeaux, 417 New Bridge Road, Singapore, British Prisoner of War, c/o Japanese Red Cross, Tokyo, Japan' with Cooncor date stamp and censor tape tied by 'Crown/ Passed DHP/ 9' censor hand-stamp applied in Bombay. Very fine.

£125.00
Malaya

1865 | Malaya (DR17339)

Malaya. (Penang - France - Destination Mail). 1865. Envelope addressed to Poulo Penang, Malacca bearing French "Napoleon" Yvert 21, 10c bistre, Yvert 22, 20c blue and Yvert 23, 40c orange tied by '532' in dotted lozange with adjacent Bordeaux date stamp, boxed 'PD' in red and framed instructional 'Apres le Depart', endorsed 'via Suez'. A remarkable incoming item from France to Penang. Only a few known.

£1050.00
Malaya

1940 | Malaya (DR17338)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Field Post Offices). 1940. Air Mail envelope addressed to England bearing Straits Settlements SG 281, 5c brown, SG 284, 10c purple and SG 288, 40c scarlet and purple tied by Field Post Office/ S.P. 501 double ring with framed 'Passed by Naval/ Censor' in blue on face. Very fine, nice item from a lovely small archive paying the 55 cents commercial Air Mail rate.

£150.00
Malaya

1926 | Malaya (DR17337)

Malaya. (Great Britain). 1926. Picture post card of 'Kew' addressed to Perak, Malay bearing Great Britain SG 463, 1d scarlet tied by Richmond slogan date stamp '1st Ap 26', underpaid with framed 'T/ 10' hand-stamp and bearing Federated Malay States postage due SG D2, 2c black (pair) tied by Kampar double ring and Ipoh transits. A very nice mixed combination and attractive item.

£125.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17336)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Postcards). 1902. Picture post card of 'Collyer Quai and part of the Hong Kong Bank, Singapore' addressed to France bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Tanjong Pagar date stamp, routed via Singapore with Arachon arrival. Nice card.

£80.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17335)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Postcards). 1902. Picture post card of 'Battery Road and Medical Hall, Singapore addressed to France bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Tanjong Pagar date stamp, routed via Singapore with Arachon arrival. Nice card.

£80.00
Malaya

1914 | Malaya (DR17334)

Malaya. (Netherlands East Indies - Straits Settlements). 1914. Netherlands Indies postal stationery envelope cancelled by Weltevreden date stamp '23rd July 14', routed via Singapore with Provisional censor tape, Brussels transit and Utrecht arrival '15/2' and forwarded to Java with 'Opened by Censor' tape on reverse and Padang arrival '15th March 15' on reverse. Superb item of censor mail.

£275.00
Malaya

1944 | Malaya (DR17333)

Malaya. (Prisoner of War). 1944. Stamp-less envelope headed 'Prisoners of War Post', Service Des Prisonniers De Guerre' written from 'Mrs I.M. Bromley, Koyyalangudem, via Kovur West Godavari District, South India' addressed to 'Dr. E.L.S. Jumeaux, 417 New Bridge Road, Singapore, British Civilian, c/o Japanese Red Cross, Tokio, Japan' with dispatch Cooncor date stamp '18th July 44' with 'Opened by Examiner' label tied by 'Crown/Passed DHC/ 37' hand-stamp endorsed 'Not Interned' and forwarded 'c/o Civil P.O., Kuala Lumpur.' Very interesting item of P.O.W. mail re-directed to Kuala Lumpur.

£175.00
Malaya

1931 | Malaya (DR17332)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Netherlands). 1931. Air Mail envelope addressed to Singapore bearing Netherlands Air Mail Yvert 9, 30c blue and carmine tied by Middelburg double ring with Air Mail label, underpaid with oval 'T/ Centimes' with '26' in m/s and bearing Straits Settlements postage due SG D3, 4c green and SG D 5, 10c orange tied by Singapore receiver. Nice combination.,

£125.00
Malaya

1941 | Malaya (DR17331)

Malaya. (Selangor). 1941. Envelope addressed to New York bearing Selangor SG 69, 2c green and SG 75, 8c grey tied by Port Swettenham double ring '18th Jan 41', underpaid with framed triangular 'T/ P.S.', routed via Penang with censor tape tied by boxed 'Passed By Censor 126/ A' on face and reverse with hand-struck 'Postage Due 2 Cents' and bearing United States postage due 2c red pre-cancelled Syracuse. A very attractive cover.

£150.00
Malaya

1887 | Malaya (DR17330)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements). 1887. Envelope endorsed 'U.S.S. "Brooklyn", Penang, Indies' addressed to the United States bearing Straits Settlements SG 14, 4c orange and SG 63, 2c rose tied by bar obliterator with adjacent Penang date stamp 'Ja 24 87', routed via Liverpool with transit 'Fe 21' and Philadelphia arrival on reverse 'Mar 7th.' Lovely item from the American Steamer "Brooklyn" in Penang.

£375.00
Malaya

1872 | Malaya (DR17329)

Malaya. (French Maritime Mail). 1872. Envelope written on board the French steamer "PEIHO", endorsed 'Dans le Detroit de Malaisie' (in the Straits of Malaysia) dated '29th Avril 1872' addressed to France bearing France 'Type Empire' Laure' Yvert 30, 30c brown (pair) and Yvert 31, 40c orange tied by 'Anchor' in lozange with adjacent French paquebot 'Ligne N Paq. Fr. No' date stamp (Salles 1921), dated '3rd Mai' in Singapore, boxed 'PD' and Lyon arrival on reverse.
Lovely item written by 'Officer Jourdan' of the First French Military Mission in Japan on his voyage East. He writes from the Straits of Malaysia that he has sailed two days from Ceylon. A unique item posted from Singapore by French paquebot.
Also enclosed a small photo taken by "Joudan" of a fishing canoe and mentioned in the text.

£2750.00
Malaya

1904 | Malaya (DR17328)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements). 1904. Picture post card of beautiful girl' addressed to Paris bearing SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by 'Ligne N Paq. Fr. No 7' double ring (Salles 1921) sent on the French paquebot "Annam". Very fine.

£125.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17327)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Postcards). 1902. Multi view, picture post card of 'Chinese Barber and Chinese seller of cold drinks, Singapore' addressed to France bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Tanjong Pagar date stamp, routed via Singapore with Arachon arrival. Lovely card.

£100.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17326)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Postcards). 1902. Picture post card of 'Main Road, Tanj. Pagar' addressed to France bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Tanjong Pagar date stamp, routed via Singapore with Arachon arrival. Lovely card published by "Max Ludwig, Anson Road, Singapore.'

£100.00
Malaya

1935 | Malaya (DR17325)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - United States). 1935. Straits Settlements postal stationery card 'two cents' green cancelled by Singapore double ring addressed to the United States, underpaid with framed 'T/ Centimes 20' and bearing United States postage due 2 cents carmine (2) pre cancelled East Orange. Lovely item of underpaid mail.

£150.00
Malaya

1941 | Malaya (DR17324)

Malaya. (Indian Field Post Offices). 1941. Air Mail envelope addressed to India bearing Perak SG 115, 25c scarlet and mauve tied by 'F.P.O./ No 30' date stamp '11th Aug 41' with framed 'Passed by Censor/ Crown/ No 2875' censor and Indian 'Passed by Censor/ A 5' on face signed by the Commander with receiving at Viceroy's Camp reverse. Nice item from Indian Field Post Office 30 at Kroh, Perak.

£175.00
Malaya

1893 | Malaya (DR17323)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Germany). 1893. News - Band wrapper headed 'The Malaysia Message/ Published by The/ American Mission Press/ Singapore' addressed to Germany bearing Straits Settlements SG 93, 1c on 8c green tied by Singapore date stamp 'Oct 4 93'. A very lovely item paying the News Band wrapper rate to Europe.

£350.00
Malaya

1940 | Malaya (DR17322)

Malaya. (Johore). 1940. Registered Air Mail envelope addressed to Holland bearing Johore SG 116, 25c purple and green (3) tied by Scudai/ Johore double ring with matching registration label and 'Malaya Patriotic Fund' label on reverse, routed via Singapore with 'Passed Transmission/ Singapore/ 15' on face and 'Opened by Examiner / 5496' label. Superb.

£225.00
Malaya

1879 | Malaya (DR17321)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Philippines). 1879 Envelope written from the 'French Consulate in Singapore' with circular 'Consulate de France/ Republique Francaise a Singapore' on reverse addressed to the French Consulate in Manila bearing Straits Settlements SG 13, 6c mauve (pair) tied by bar obliterator with framed 'Consulate de France/ Singapore' on face and adjacent 'Singapore/ Paid' in red 'Oc 29 79' with Marseille receiver on reverse. Superb destination. Exhibition item.

£1050.00
Malaya

1942 | Malaya (DR17320)

Malaya. (Selangor). Circa 1942. Air Mail envelope addressed to England bearing Selangor SG 68, 1c grey and SG 75, 8c grey (3) tied by 'F.P.O.' date stamp and hand-stamped 'Captain R.E. Adjutant, H.Q. R.E. Northern Area' with framed 'Passed by Censor/ No 3484' censor cachet in violet. Very fine.

£125.00
Malaya

1944 | Malaya (DR17319)

Netherlands Indies. (Malaya - P.O.W. Mail). 1944. Post card headed 'Prisoners of War Post/ Service des Prisonniers de Guerre' written from Colwyn Bay with dispatch dated '27th March 44' addressed to 'Aircraftsman 1st Class. P.T.O. Gardner, British Prisoner of War, Java Camp Y, Java', with framed 'Crown/ Passed by Censor' in carmine with boxed 'Mare a Ikan' (Transferred to Malaya) in violet and m/s 'M' with framed 'Ken'etuzumi' (Censored) with oval Japanese censor seal and endorsed 'Recd. 8-1-45' in pencil on face.
Three groups of prisoners around 1000 men were sent to Ambon, Haroekoe or Flores to build the airfields. The Japanese used code letter 'Y' for the mail.
Gardner had been in Ambon and then transferred to Malaya. Scarce item.

£275.00
Malaya

1921 | Malaya (DR17318)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - United States). 1921. Straits Settlements postal stationery card 'two cents' green upgraded with SG 194. 1c black tied by Prye/ Penang double ring '14th Oct 1921', addressed to Chicago, routed via Penang, underpaid with framed triangular 'T' hand-stamp and New York/ Due 6 Cents' and bearing United States postage dues 2c red (3), pre-cancelled Chicago/ Illinois. Very attractive and scarce item of underpaid mail from Prai, Penang.

£275.00
Malaya

1940 | Malaya (DR17317)

Malaya. (Netherlands East Indies). 1940. Illustrated advertising envelope for 'The Straits Times' addressed to Sumatra, Netherlands Indies bearing Straits Settlements SG 285, 12c ultramarine tied by Singapore slogan with triangular hand-stamp 'Passed For/ Transmission/ 64/ Singapore' with 'Geopend Militaire Censuur Medan' censor label tied by circular Medan receiver. Nice item.

£75.00
Malaya

1922 | Malaya (DR17316)

Malaya. (Malacca - Postcards). 1922. Picture post card of 'Landing Steps, South side of river, Malacca' addressed to Holland bearing Straits Settlements SG 218, 1c black and SG 221, 3c green tied by Malacca date stamp, sent at Printed Matter rate. Nice item published by the "International Collectors Exchange, Malacca, Malaysia.

£125.00
Malaya

1946 | Malaya (DR17315)

Malaya. (Liberated P.O.W. Mail). 1946. Air Letter written from 'E.N.S.A. Headquarters, Singapore dated 'April 1th 1946' addressed to England endorsed 'On Active Service' and cancelled with circular 'Propeller' initialed 'E.N.S.A.' in violet on face and Field Post Office on reverse. Fine item from South East Asia Command.

£125.00
Malaya

1896 | Malaya (DR17314)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements). 1896. Envelope addressed to Germany bearing Straits Settlements SG 95, 1c green tied by Singapore date stamp. Scarce 'one cent' un-opened printed matter rate to Germany.

£125.00
Malaya

1902 | Malaya (DR17313)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements - Postcards). 1902. Picture post card of 'Sikh Soldiers on Parade, Singapore' addressed to France bearing Straits Settlements SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by Singapore date stamp with Arachon arrival. Lovely card, very fine.

£100.00
Malaya

1946 | Malaya (DR17312)

Malaya. (Netherlands Post Office in Singapore). 1946. Stamp-less Air Mail envelope headed 'On Active Service' written from 'R.N.F.' addressed to Holland cancelled by 'Netherlands Post Office/ Singapore' rubber date stamp in purple dated '6th Mar 1946' with boxed '10 Gr.' on face. Nice item from the Royal Netherlands Force in Singapore.

£75.00
Malaya

1946 | Malaya (DR17311)

Malaya. (Netherlands Post Office in Singapore). 1946. Stamp-less envelope headed 'On Active Service' written from 'S.E.A.C.' addressed to Holland cancelled by 'Netherlands Post Office/ Singapore' rubber date stamp in purple dated ' '2nd Mar 1946' with boxed '10 Gr.' on face and 'Geopend Door Censuurdienst/ Nederlandsche' censor label applied on arrival. Nice item from the Netherlands South East Asia Command.

£75.00
Malaya

1943 | Malaya (DR17310)

Malaya. (Japanese Occupation). 1943. Registered envelope addressed to Penang bearing Japanese Occupation SG J266, 1c black, SG J273, 2c on 5zc brown, SG J282, 3c green, SG J300, 4c carmine, and SG J301, 8c dull blue mixed with Japan SG 314, 1s chestnut,, SG 319, 6s yellow and SG 396, 5s claret tied by Penang vernacular date stamp with registered label and framed Alor Star No 7 censor cachet on face with endorsement 'Found in Pillar Box'. Attractive mixed franking.

£175.00
Sarawak

1935 | Sarawak (DR17309)

Sarawak. (Malaya - Sarawak). 1935. Sarawak 2 cent green postal stationery card cancelled by Sibu date stamp '20th Dec 1935' addressed to 'Rev. Father Van der Bergh, Catholic Mission, Binatang, Sarawak.' Very fine and scarce item of commercial stationery.

£275.00
Malaya

1904 | Malaya (DR17308)

Malaya. (Straits Settlements). 1904. Picture post card addressed to Paris bearing SG 111, 3c purple and orange tied by 'Ligne N Paq. Fr. No 7' double ring (Salles 1921) sent on the French paquebot "Annam". Very fine.

£125.00
Malaya

1910 | Malaya (DR17307)

Malaya. (Federated States). 1910. Picture post card of 'Club and Padang, Ipoh' addressed to France bearing Federated States SG 28, 1c green (pair) tied by Ipoh double ring '2nd Aug 1910', routed via Taiping, underpaid with triangular 'T/ TP' hand-stamp and Penang transit and bearing French postage due Yvert 28, 5c blue applied and tied by Gard date stamp 'Aug 26' on reverse. Lovely item of underpaid mail from Ipoh.
Note football goal posts !

£195.00
Malaya

1893 | Malaya (DR17306)

Malaya. (Singapore - Great Britain). 1893. Registered Great Britain postal stationery wrapper 'halfpenny brown' upgraded with 'Jubilee' SG 205, 4d brown and green tied by oval 'Registered/ Throgmorton Street' date stamp '30th April' with oval hand-struck 'R', endorsed 'Commercial Papers' addressed to Singapore with arrival 'May 26th on reverse. Scarce item of incoming mail paying the 4 1/2d Registered wrapper Newspaper rate.
Very underrated item in 40 years I have seen very few such items.

£350.00

Philatelic News & Information

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Blog Post 1

21st Aug 2018

No Exhibitions for the last 18 months our last show was Singapore 2019 but we hope to be on the road soon. looking forward to meeting everyone again in 2022.

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Blog Post 2

30th Jul 2018

Cambodia. A wonderful new collection and Paul Bulternman Dutch East Indies from this great philatelist.

This month September 2021 we shall start to upload this very nice Cambodia collection. Some items are ex Dickie Dowler and a few from a well known California collector with a few from the famous Desrousseaux collection sold in Paris 2011.
The last great collection sold at auction was Bjorn Wallberg perhaps twenty years ago in David Feldman, Geneva. In his introduction David noted that for every 100 French Indo-China items the ratio to Cambodia was 'ten per cent' and Laos 'one in a hundred'.


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