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cover 1840 (16 June) entire letter headed "Singapore Harbour" ex the Layard correspondence to Ceylon and showing, on reverse, oval "SINGAPORE/FREE" d.s. in red (Type FR1) deleted by manuscript ink cross and Calcutta Ship Letter d.s. Very rare, only three examples recorded of which this is the clearest. Photo
cover 1840 (16 June) entire letter headed "Singapore Harbour" ex the Layard correspondence to Ceylon and showing, on reverse, oval "SINGAPORE/FREE" d.s. in red (Type FR1) deleted by manuscript ink cross and Calcutta Ship Letter d.s. Very rare, only three examples recorded of which this is the clearest. Photo

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cover 1840 (16 June) entire letter headed "Singapore Harbour" ex the Layard correspondence to Ceylon and showing, on reverse, oval "SINGAPORE/FREE" d.s. in red (Type FR1) deleted by manuscript ink cross and Calcutta Ship Letter d.s. Very rare, only three examples recorded of which this is the clearest. Photo
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Harmers sale, 13.3.86
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