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1902 King Edward VII, inscription 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'

Cancelled on the Christmas Islands 50 c black on green 1 $ black and red on blue 5 $ green and orange Image reproduced with permission from: http://www.sandafayre.com

  1 c green
  3 c lilac and orange
  4 c lilac on red
  5 c lilac
  5 c orange
  8 c lilac on blue
  10 c lilac and black on yellow
  10 c lilac on yellow
  25 c lilac and green
  25 c lilac
  30 c grey and red
  30 c lilac and yellow
  50 c green and red
  50 c black on green
  1 $ green and black
  1 $ black and red on blue
  2 $ lilac and black
  2 $ green and red on yellow
  5 $ green and orange
  5 $ green and red on green
  25 $ green and black
  100 $ brown and green on yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'CA Crown' (1902)
1 ccc 
2 c cc 
4 c*c 
5 c lilac*c 
8 c*c 
10 c lilac and black on yellow *c 
25 c lilac and green**Fiscally used: c
30 c grey and red*****Fiscally used: c
50 c green and red*****Fiscally used: c
1 $ green and black******Fiscally used: *
2 $ lilac and black******Fiscally used: *
5 $ green and orangeR***Fiscally used: **
100 $RRRRRR1903, Fiscally used: R
Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1905)
5 c lilac**1906
5 c orange*c1909
10 c lilac and black on yellow*c 
10 c lilac on yellow*c1908
25 c lilac and green **** 
25 c lilac (two shades on one stamp) **1909
30 c grey and red*** 
30 c lilac and yellow**1909
50 c green and red**** 
50 c black on green**1910
1 $ green and black*****fiscally used: *
1 $ black and red on blue***1910
2 $ lilac and black******fiscally used: *
2 $ green and red on yellow******1909, fiscally used: *
5 $ green and orangeR***fiscally used: *
5 $ green and red on green******1909, fiscally used: *
25 $RRRR1906, fiscally used: ***
100 $RRRRRR1910, fiscally used: RR

The following stamp is cancelled with a red fiscal cancel (this cancel is actually larger than the portion that can be seen on this stamp):

Similar fiscal cancels can be found quite often on stamps of Straits Settlements.

 

1903 King Edward VII, various frames

4 c lilac on red, Singapore cancel

 

  1 c green
  3 c lilac
  3 c red
  4 c lilac on red
  4 c red
  4 c lilac
  8 c lilac on blue
  8 c blue

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'CA Crown' (1903)
1 c** 
3 c lilac **1904
4 c lilac on red *c1904
8 c lilac on blue ***1904

Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1904)

1 ccvc 
3 c lilac cvc 
3 c redcvc1908
4 c lilac on red*c1905
4 c red*c1907, two shades of red were issued
(second shade is misprint made in 1911)
4 c lilaccvc1908
8 c lilac on blue **1905
8 c bluecc1906

Special cancels, example:

Special cancel
(Reduced view)

 

1910 King Edward VII, large size


(Reduced size)


(Image obtained thanks to Eddy de Bruyne)

  25 $ violet and blue on blue (1911)
  500 $ violet and orange 

These stamps have watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
25 $RRRR 
500 $RRRRRR 

 

1907 Stamps of Labuan overprinted 'Straits Settlements' in 2 lines (except 10 c) in red


  1 c lilac and black
  2 c green and black
  3 c brown and black
  8 c orange and black
  10 c blue and brown (overprint in 1 line)
  25 c blue and green
  50 c violet and lilac
  1 $ orange and red

Surcharged
  'FOUR CENTS' and bar (red) on 12 c yellow and black
  'FOUR CENTS' and bar on 16 c brown and green
  'FOUR CENTS' and bar (red) on 18 c brown and black

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c****** 
2 c****** 
3 c**** 
8 c** 
10 c** 
25 c** 
50 c** 
1 $**** 
4 c on 12 c** 
4 c on 16 c** 
4 c on 18 c** 

 

1911 King Edward VII in an ellipse, inscription 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'

  21 c lilac and brown
  45 c black on green

These stamps have watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
21 c**** 
45 c** 

 

1912 King George V, various frames

50 c black on green 1 $ black and red on blue 2$ black and red on yellow

  1 c green
  1 c black
  2 c green
  2 c brown
  3 c red
  3 c green
  4 c lilac
  4 c red
  4 c violet
  4 c orange
  5 c orange
  5 c brown
  6 c red (3 shades were issued)
  8 c blue
  10 c lilac on yellow
  10 c blue
  12 c blue
  21 c lilac and brown
  25 c lilac
  30 c lilac and orange
  35 c orange and lilac
  35 c lilac and red
  45 c black and grey on green
  50 c black on green
  1 $ black and red on blue
  2 $ green and red on yellow
  5 $ green and red on green

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks

Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1912)

1 c greencvc 
1 c blackcc1919
2 c greencc1919
3 c redcvc1913
4 c lilaccc1913
4 c redcvc1919
5 c orangecvc 
6 c redcc1920
8 ccc1913
10 c lilac on yellow *c 
10 c blue*c1919
21 c**1913
25 c*c1914
30 c**1914
45 c**1914
50 c**1914
1 $***1914
2 $*****1914
5 $*****1913
Watermark 'Multiple Script CA Crown' (1921)
1 c blackvcvc1922
2 c greencvc 
2 c browncc1925
3 c greencc1923
4 c redcc 
4 c violetcvc1924
4 c orangecvc1929
5 c orangecvcSpecialists distinguish two plates
5 c browncvc1932, specialists distinguish two plates
6 c redcvc1922
10 c blue*c 
10 c lilac on yellow cc1926
12 ccvc1922
21 c***1923
25 c*c1923
30 c*c 
35 c orange and lilac *c1922
35 c lilac and redcvc1931
50 c*c1925
1 $*c1922
2 $***1925
5 $****1926
Large size

With red fiscal cancel

  25 $ blue and brown on blue
  100 $ black and red on blue
  500 $ violet and orange

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks

Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1912)

25 $RRRR 
100 $RRRRR 
500 $RRRRRR 
Watermark 'Multiple Script CA Crown' (1921)
25 $RRWith 'SPECIMEN' overprint: R
100 $RRRRWith 'SPECIMEN' overprint: R
500 $RRRRRR With fiscal cancel: R
With 'SPECIMEN' overprint: R
Red cross issue overprinted 'RED CROSS' and surcharged (1917)

  'RED CROSS 2c.' on 3 c red
  'RED CROSS 2c.' on 4 c lilac

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 c on 3 c** 
2 c on 4 c** 
Overprinted 'MALAYA BORNEO EXHIBITION'

Various stamps (11) exist with this overprint (1922). This overprint is more or less a private one.

 

1935 Silver Jubilee of King George V

  5 c olive and blue
  8 c blue and green
  12 c blue and brown
  25 c lilac and black

1936 King George V, new type, inscription 'MALAYA STRAITS SETTLEMENTS'

  1 c black
  2 c green
  4 c orange
  5 c brown
  6 c red
  8 c grey
  10 c lilac
  12 c blue
  25 c red and lilac
  30 c orange and lilac
  40 c violet and red
  50 c black on green
  1 $ red and black on blue
  2 $ red and green
  5 $ red and green on green

Later issues:

1937 issue

Japanese occupation of Straits Settlements during the second world war, example:


('BMA MALAYA'; British Military Administration, after World War II)


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