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Malaya - Cow Transfer Legal Document in Malacca (1939)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
State
Malacca
Country
Straits Settlements
Type
Document With Stamp
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Front Inscription
MALAYA STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
Printer
De La Rue & Co, Limited (UK)
Printing Method
Typography
Gum
Gum
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Used With Postmark - Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
289
Gibbons Stamp Catalogue Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps (1840-1952)
290
Gibbons Stamp Catalogue Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps (1840-1952)
249
Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalog
250
Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalog
271
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
272
Standard Stamp Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
Malaya - Cow Transfer Legal Document in Malacca (1939)
Stamps

The two stamps were issued between 1937 and 1941.

These two were used as revenue stamp.

$1 (One Dollar)
Color: Black and red
Perforations: 14
Watermark: Multiple Script CA
​Dimension: 20 x 24 mm
Print: Die I

50¢ (Fifty Cents)
Color: Black and emerald
Perforations: 14
Watermark: Multiple Script CA
​Dimension: 20 x 24 mm
Print: Die I

Die I - Printed in two operations. Lines ofbackground touch outside of central oval. Foliage of palms touches outer frame line. Palm frond in front of King’s eye has two points.

Die II - Printed from a single plate. Lines of background separated from central oval by a white line. Foliage of palms does not touch outer frame line. Palm frond in front of King’s eye has one point.

Court Seal

Emboss Seal Franking
 
MALACCA
$1½
6   3
39
ONE AND A HALF DOLLARS

The date the document was sealed appears on the seal itself and it was on 6 March 1939.

Document Paper

Paper dimension: 214 x 328 mm

Tears from folding.

Brown from aging.

Blank reverse

Watermarked SUNBRIGHT BOND.

Document Content
 
IN CONSIDERATION of the sum of Dollars One hundred
and twenty seven and cents twenty five ($127.25) only now
paid to me the undersigned PADIKASY of Kubu (son of Kannappan)
by P.C.K.KASIVISVANATHAN CHETTIAR of 115, First Cross Street
Malacca (the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge) do
hereby SELL and TRANSFER over free from all encumbrances
all my RIGHT, TITLE and INTEREST in one Milking Cow, Black
and Grey colour mixed, upright horns of 2 inches length,
To and Unto the use of the abovenamed P.C.K.KASIVISVANATHAN
CHETTIAR absolutely.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand at
Malacca this
7th, day of March in the year of our Lord one
thousand nine hundred and thirty nine (1939).

SIGNED and DELIVERED by me )
                              )
the abovenamed PADIKASY.     )

                                                                   (thumb-print) R.T.P. of
                                                                                      Padikasy


Unrecognised Tamil characters.

Notes

1. Need to find the Tamil characters and its meaning.
2. Identify note and signature on the left side of the document.
3. How to calculate the rate tax rate?
 
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