Airmail Collector Reference Database - Straits Settlements

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(Malaya Straits Settlements) Singapore to Lausanne, Switzerland, via Penang, 28/4, The Europe Hotel/Singapore with lion rampant logo embossed on flap, correctly rated  62c (12c postage+50c air fee), ms 'Per Dutch Air Mail via Alor Star - Amsterdam', local P&T airmail etiquette. By rail to Penang, then KLM to Alor Star and Amsterdam. Nice item.

Malaya Straits Settlements, 1932, Apr 27
Singapore to Lausanne, Switzerland, via Penang, 28/4, The Europe Hotel/Singapore with lion rampant logo embossed on flap, correctly rated 62c (12c postage+50c air fee), ms 'Per Dutch Air Mail via Alor Star - Amsterdam', local P&T airmail etiquette. By rail to Penang, then KLM to Alor Star and Amsterdam. Nice item.

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(Malaya Straits Settlements) Labuan (British North Borneo) to London, no arrival ds, carried on the Dutch Singapore-Alor Star-London KLM airmail service, plain cover franked Straits Settlements 50c and 4c, canc Labuan' cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail  25 airmail etiquette front and verso, ms 'By Royal Dutch airline/Singapore-Alor Star-London service'. Note: the Imperial Airways service from Singapore began later.

Malaya Straits Settlements, 1933, Dec 7
Labuan (British North Borneo) to London, no arrival ds, carried on the Dutch Singapore-Alor Star-London KLM airmail service, plain cover franked Straits Settlements 50c and 4c, canc Labuan' cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail 25 airmail etiquette front and verso, ms 'By Royal Dutch airline/Singapore-Alor Star-London service'. Note: the Imperial Airways service from Singapore began later.

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(Malaya Straits Settlements) Imperial Airways F/F Singapore to London, 11/4 Ibstock arrival cds on front, plain correctly rated 43c (8c post+ 35c air fee), blue grey/black 'P&T Mail 25' airmail etiquette.

Malaya Straits Settlements, 1933, Dec 30
Imperial Airways F/F Singapore to London, 11/4 Ibstock arrival cds on front, plain correctly rated 43c (8c post+ 35c air fee), blue grey/black 'P&T Mail 25' airmail etiquette.

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(Malaya Straits Settlements) KLM, Straits Settlements to London, no arrival ds, Anglo-Chinese Secondary School corner cover franked Straits Settlements 78c, canc  Singapore cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail 25 airmail etiquette.

Malaya Straits Settlements, 1934, Mar 16
KLM, Straits Settlements to London, no arrival ds, Anglo-Chinese Secondary School corner cover franked Straits Settlements 78c, canc Singapore cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail 25 airmail etiquette.

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(Malaya Straits Settlements) Labuan to London, no arrival ds, KLM airmail carried on the Singapore-Alor Star-London service, plain cover franked Straits Settlements 50c and 5c, canc Labuan' cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail 25 airmail etiquette front and verso, ms 'By Royal Dutch airline/Singapre-Alor Star-London'.

Malaya Straits Settlements, 1934, Mar 16
Labuan to London, no arrival ds, KLM airmail carried on the Singapore-Alor Star-London service, plain cover franked Straits Settlements 50c and 5c, canc Labuan' cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail 25 airmail etiquette front and verso, ms 'By Royal Dutch airline/Singapre-Alor Star-London'.

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(Malaya Straits Settlements) Labuan (British North Borneo) to London, no arrival ds, carried on the Dutch Singapore-Alor Star-London KLM airmail service, plain cover franked Straits Settlements 50c, 1c and 2c, canc Labuan' cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail  25 airmail etiquette front and verso, ms 'Singapore-Alor Star-England/By Dutch Air Mail'.

Malaya Straits Settlements, 1934, Mar 29
Labuan (British North Borneo) to London, no arrival ds, carried on the Dutch Singapore-Alor Star-London KLM airmail service, plain cover franked Straits Settlements 50c, 1c and 2c, canc Labuan' cds, black/blue 'P&T Mail 25 airmail etiquette front and verso, ms 'Singapore-Alor Star-England/By Dutch Air Mail'.

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(Straits Settlements) Singapore to Antigua, British West Indes, airmail etiquette cover franked Straits 25c, canc Singapore cds, etiquette cancelled by red two bar Jusqu'a applied in London, ms " By air to England/thence by Steamer".

Straits Settlements, 1935, Apr 18
Singapore to Antigua, British West Indes, airmail etiquette cover franked Straits 25c, canc Singapore cds, etiquette cancelled by red two bar Jusqu'a applied in London, ms " By air to England/thence by Steamer".

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Malaya Straits Settlements, 1936, Jan 02
Imperial Airways South Africa Paquebot airmail addressed to England, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 1/2d, 1 1/2d, canc Point Natal/21 Jan 38, no arrval ds, violet oval "Paquuebot/Ocean mail" and boxed "Dunbar Castle/161,420/London/T 5,985 N.H.P. 976" cachets front and verso. Mv Dunbar castle was a passenger Vessel, built 1930, registered Port of London, owned by Union Castle Line, mined and sunk 09/01/19402 miles NE of Goodwin Sands. A nice one for the exhibit!.

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(Straits Settlements) First internal airmail, Singapore to Penang, bs 28/6, grey/dark blue souvenir cover franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services

Straits Settlements, 1937, Jun 28
First internal airmail, Singapore to Penang, bs 28/6, grey/dark blue souvenir cover franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services

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(Straits Settlements) Wearne's Air Services, first internal airmail, Penang to Kuala Lumpur, bs 28/6, printed blue/grey souvenir company cover franked Straits Settlementts Coronation 8c, canc Singapore cds. Scarcer leg.

Straits Settlements, 1937, Jun 28
Wearne's Air Services, first internal airmail, Penang to Kuala Lumpur, bs 28/6, printed blue/grey souvenir company cover franked Straits Settlementts Coronation 8c, canc Singapore cds. Scarcer leg.

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(Straits Settlements) WWII censored cover, Singapore to UK, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, Singapore cds, black 'Passed For Transmission Singapore 14' triangular censor mark, small flap tear and minor top edge damage, see scan.

Straits Settlements, 1940, Sep 7
WWII censored cover, Singapore to UK, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, Singapore cds, black 'Passed For Transmission Singapore 14' triangular censor mark, small flap tear and minor top edge damage, see scan.

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