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STRAITS SETTLEMENTS Queen Victoria, surcharged stamps

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Surcharged stamps:

1 c on 6 c violet 'ONE CENT' on 8 c yellow

'ONE CENT' on 12 c brown
(reduced view)

  'ONE CENT' and bar on 2 cents red
  'ONE CENT' and bar on 4 c brown
  'ONE CENT' and bar on 6 c violet
  'ONE CENT' (in one line) and bar on 8 cents green
  'ONE CENT' and bar on 8 cents yellow
  'ONE CENT' and bar on 12 c brown

2 Cents on 4 c red

'TWO CENTS' on 5 c blue, 'TWO CENTS' on 32 c red
(Reduced views)

  '2 Cents.' on 4 c red
  '2 Cents' on 5 c blue
  'TWO CENTS' (vertically) on 5 c blue
  'TWO CENTS' (vertically) on 8 c yellow
  '2 Cents.' on 12 c blue
  'TWO CENTS' (vertically) on 32 c red

'3 cents' on 8 c yellow
(Reduced view)

  '3 CENTS' on 5 c blue
  '3 cents' on 5 c brown
  'THREE CENTS' on 32 c lilac 
  'THREE CENTS' on 32 c red

4 cents (red) on 5 c blue 4 c on 8 c brown 4 c on 8 c blue

  'FOUR CENTS' on 5 c red
  '4 cents.' (black or red) on 5 c blue
  '4 cents.' on 5 c brown
  '4 cents.' on 8 c blue

Image obtained from a Sandafayre auction

'5 cents' on 4 c red
(reduced view)

  '5 cents.' on 4 c red
  '5 cents.' on 8 c yellow (3 types) 
  'Five Cents' on 8 c yellow
  'Seven Cents.' on 32 c red
  '8 Cents' on 12 c blue
  '8 Cents' on 12 c lilac

  '8' on '8 Cents' on 12 c lilac

10 c on 24 c green, variety, small '0' in '10'!

'10' on 30 c lilac (upper stamp other type in '10') '10' on 30 c lilac
'10' on 30 c lilac first type small 'cents'

second type large 'cents'
(Reduced size)

  '10 Cents.' on 6 c lilac
  '10 Cents.' on 12 c blue
  '10 CENTS' on 24 c green
  '10' on 30 c lilac (4 types)
  '10 Cents.' on 30 c lilac (3 types: small and large 'cents')

  'THIRTY CENTS' on 32 c red

Non issued stamp: '4' on '4 Cents' on 5 c blue. A clerk used these stamps for the correspondance with his family (7 used copies known):

Image reproduced with permission from: http://www.sandafayre.com
Image reproduced with permission from: http://www.sandafayre.com

Forged overprint:


(Forged '4 Cents' on 5 c blue overprint)

Bogus overprints:


('9' and bar on 2 c red; 'P TWO/' and bar on 4 c brown)


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