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Straits Settlements - King Edward VII - Postal Stationery MINT (1903)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Straits Settlements
Type
Postcard
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Front Inscription
POST CARD STRAITS SETTLEMENTS THE ADDRESS ONLY TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE
Face Value
1 cent
Issued Date
1903
Printer
De La Rue & Co, Limited (UK)
Gum
No Gum
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Very Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
P20
Standard Catalog of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
Straits Settlements - King Edward VII - Postal Stationery MINT (1903)
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS - POSTAL STATIONERY (1903)

In mint condition.
Green

Previous owner has a little scribble on the obverse side: HG (Higgins & Gage catalog number)

OBVERSE
POST CARD
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
THE ADDRESS ONLY TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE

Color: Green
Showing Straits Settlements' Coat-of-Arms between POST and CARD.
Dimension: 121 x 74.5 mm

INDICIA

Showing portrait of King Edward VII, facing left.

Dimension: 18.5 x 24.5 mm

REVERSE

Blank

POSTAL STATIONERY

A piece of postal stationery is a stationery item, such as a stamped envelope, letter sheet, postal card, lettercard, aerogram orwrapper, with an imprinted stamp or inscription indicating that a specific rate of postage or related service has been prepaid. It doesnot, however, include any postcard without a pre-printed stamp. Postal cards are postal stationery and have a printed or embossed indicium and are sold by governmental postal authorities. Some of the forms taken by postal cards include the regular single card, the attached message-reply cards, airmail postal cards, and official postal cards used for official government business with a "penalty for private use".
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