STAMP PHILATELY
Straits Settlements - 2¢ (1883) with Bengal Circle Concentric Postmark B/172 (Singapore)
shahirasul
96
16-June-2015 03:08:13 AM
16-June-2015 03:18:22 AM
GENERAL INFORMATION
State
Singapore
Country
Straits Settlements
Type
Stamp (Single)
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Front Inscription
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
POSTAGE
TWO CENTS
Face Value
2 cent
Issued Date
1883
Postmark Town
Singapore
Printer
De La Rue & Co, Limited
Printing Method
Typography
Gum
Gum
Watermark
Crown CA
Perforation Gauge
14
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Used With Postmark - Very Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
62
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
Straits Settlements - 2¢ (1883) with Bengal Circle Concentric Postmark B/172 (Singapore)
Type 7 - Bengal Circle Concentric Octagons


Malacca B/109
Penang B/147
Singapore B/172

According to SG, Singapore octagon was replaced with a duplex in 1865

However, according to Robson Lowe (Encyclopaedia p.299), the Indian type cancellations, including that typical Bengal Circle cancellation, 'can be found used as late as 1889'.
COMMENTS
NEW COMMENT
The following text must accompany any text or photo taken from this page and limited use for non-commercial purposes only.
Texts and Images were taken from and courtesy of Exonumi.com
URL: http://www.exonumi.com/publish-SP.1.1565
Disclaimer : Exonumi does not responsible to verify the information and therefore has no legal standing. Visitors are encouraged to take precaution and do own's due diligence study before relying on the provided information.