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Updated: 7 July 2015

NOTE: The purpose of the website is to document security markings on postage stamps, this section of revenue usage is provided as a reference of chops that might someday be found on postally used stamps.



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A. BENDIXSEN & Co. LTD / SINGAPORE BRANCH

Image from the authour's collection

A. L. JOHNSTON & Co / SINGAPORE.



ADAMSON GILFILLAN & Co. LTD

ADAMSON GILFILLAN & Co. LTD

ADAMSON, GILFILLAN & CO LTD / ??



ADAMSON, GILFILLAN & Co. LTD / PENANG


ADAMSON, GILFILLAN & Co. LTD / AGENTS / PENANG
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AGENTSCHAP NEDERLANDSCHE HANDEL-MAATSCHAPPY / SINGAPORE

ARTHUR BARKER & Co.

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ARTHUR BARKER & Co.

ARTHUR BARKER & Co. / Chinese characters / Malay characters? / SINGAPORE

Asiatic Petroleum Co. Ltd.

ASIATIC PETROLEUM Co. LTD.




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BAN HIN LEE BANK LIMITED / Chinese characters / PENANG
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BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE / AGENCE DE SINGAPORE

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Click the image to see the front and back of the document.

BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE / AGENCE DE SINGAPORE

Banque Indo Chine

BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE / AGENCE DE SINGAPORE
Thanks Bas van der Hoek


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BARKER & CO. LTD. / PRODUCE DEPT. / SINGAPORE

Battery Road. Payment / date / McAlister & Co.

BEHN MEYER & Co / Date / SINGAPORE

BEHN MEYER & Co.



BEHN, MEYER & Co / SINGAPORE


BEHN, MEYER & CO. / PENANG


BEHR & Co. / PENANG

BORNEO COMPANY LIMITED

BOUSTEAD

BOUSTEAD & Co.

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BOUSTEAD & Co.

BOUSTEAD & CO. / AGENT ... / PENANG



BOUSTEAD & CO. / SINGAPORE

BOUSTEAD & CO. / SINGAPORE

BRENNAND & Co.

BROWN & Co. / PENANG

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BUCKLE, SYKES & WEATHERLY / AUDIT



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CHARGEURS REUNIS
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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA

CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA

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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA /SINGAPORE
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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / KUALA LUMPUR
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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA, AUSTRALIA & CHINA / KUALA LUMPUR
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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / Incorporated by Royal Charter / KUALA LUMPUR

CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / Many Sold Bought ... / AGENT ...



CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA TAIPING

CHARTERED BANK OF I. A. & C. / (Incorporated in England by Royal Charter 1853) / TELUK ANSON

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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / SINGAPORE
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CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / IPOH

CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / ??



CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / PENANG

CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / SINGAPORE

CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / SINGAPORE

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CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / date / SINGAPORE

CHIN HO & CO. / 9, Phillip Street / SINGAPORE

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CHUNG KHIAW BANK LTD. / HEAD OFFICE /  SINGAPORE



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DEUTSCH-ASIATISCHE BANK. / SINGAPORE

DOLLAR STEAMSHIP ... / SINGAPORE



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E. A. BARBOUR / SINGAPORE / LIMITED.



E. A. BARBOUR / SINGAPORE / LIMITED.

E. A. BARBOUR / SINGAPORE / LIMITED.


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FRANCIS PEEK & Co., ... / SINGAPORE.



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G. H. SLOT & CO

Image from Gaden Robinson 31 Jan. 2006

G. H. SLOT Co. / PENANG

GIANG BROTHERS & Co. / Chinese characters / SINGAPORE

GILFILLAN WOOD & Co / date / SINGAPORE

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GOODALL & Co. / SINGAPORE

GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE Co. / Street

might be: THE SECURITY LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY [MF Hartkamp]

GUTHRIE & Co.

Click the image to see the entire stamp

GUTHRIE & Co. / date / SINGAPORE

GUTHRIE & Co. / SINGAPORE

GUTHRIE & CO. LTD / Port Swettenham

Image from Jeffrey Turnbull 4 Feb. 2006




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HARRISONS & Co.

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Image from Mari Heessels

HARRISONS & CROSFIELD (MALAYA) LTD. / PORT / SWETTENHAM.

HAMBURG-AMERIKA LINIE /AGENTUR IN SINGAPORE / HAMBURG

PERFIN = B.M.C. see B11

HARPER, GILFILLAN & CO.,LTD. / TELOK ANSON

HARTWIG & CO / SINGAPORE



Herm. Jebsen & Co / PENANG

Herm. Jebsen & Co / PENANG

NOTE:

The HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION is a large organization which had hundreds of handstamps for used on fiscal documents at its numerous locations.
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HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / date / ??


HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / date / SINGAPORE

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / N ... / wavy line

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / No. 20. / SINGAPORE

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE



HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORP. / SINGAPORE

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKINGCORPORATION / SINGAPORE

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE.

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE.

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE.

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION/ SINGAPORE.

Image from Gaden Robinson

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION /PENANG



HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE.

HUTTENBACH BROS. & CO. /PENANG

HUTTENBACH, LAZARUS & SONS Ltd.




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INTERNATIONAL BANKING CORPORATION / SINGAPORE

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INTERNATIONAL BANKING CORPORATION / No. ... / SINGAPORE

INTERNATIONALE CREDIET- EN HANDELS VEREENIGING, SINGAPORE

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INTERNATIONALE CREDIET- EN HANDELS VEREENIGING / SINGAPORE



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J. M. OOSMAN

The oval handstamp is that of the Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation in Singapore.
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JAIMIE & Co / SINGAPORE


JOHN LITTLE & Co. LTD. / SINGAPORE

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KIM HIN & Co. / 18,  Kling Street / SINGAPORE

KWONG HOCK & CO. / — · — / PENANG / — · — / 182, PENANG ROAD.



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L. ANKERSMIT & Co. / SINGAPORE

LABUAN COALFIELDS CO. LTD.

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LIND, ASMUS & CIE / SINGAPORE

LOW YUN TONG / Chinese Characters / PENANG

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LYALL & EVATT / SINGAPORE / Exchange & Share Brokers


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Image from Jan de Kort

M. MOHAMED ABDULKADER

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MACPHAIL & CO. (IPOH) LTD. / STOCK & SHARE / BROKERS / IPOH

MANSFIELD & CO.. LTD.

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Mc ALISTER & Co.
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McALISTER & Co., Ltd.

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McAlister & Co. Ltd. / SINGAPORE

McAlister & CO. / — · — / PENANG / — · — / LIMITED

McAlister & Co. / PAID / date / PENANG

MACLAINE, FRASER & Co. / date / SINGAPORE

MacBeth and Barrett

MACBETH AND BARRETT / PENANG
Thanks Bas van der Hoek


THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LTD. / SINGAPORE
Thanks Gaden Robinson

MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LTD. / PENANG


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Image from Richard Hale, 15April 2007

N. AKISAMALIM BROS / SINGAPORE

N. V. STRAITS, JAVA TRADING CO. / ? · ? /SINGAPORE / ? · ?

NED. IND. HANDELSBANK N. V.SINGAPORE



NEDERLANDSCHE HANDEL-MAATSCHAPPY

NEDERLANDSCHE HANDEL-MAATSCHAPPY

NEDERLANDSE HANDELSMAATSCHAPPY

NETHERLANDS / SINGAPORE /TRADING SOCIETY



NETHERLANDS TRADING SOCIETY / SINGAPORE
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NETHERLANDS TRADING SOCIETY / SINGAPORE

NETHERLAND TRADING SOCIETY /PENANG



NEW / O B C / LIMITED


NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD / BREMEN / AGENTUR / IN / SINGAPORE

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ORIENTAL BANK CORPORATION / SINGAPORE

OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORPORATION LTD. / B.E.P. / SINGAPORE

OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORPORATION LTD. / BILLS / DEPT. / PENANG

OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORPORATION LTD. / PENANG




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PATERSON, SIMONS & CO / PENANG

Also P.S. & CO.

PATERSON, SIMONS & CO.

PATERSON, SIMONS & CO.



PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION Co. / SINGAPORE



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Click the image to see the entire stamp

REME BROTHERS

REME BROTHERS / .... SINGAPORE

Image from auction catalogue ( Christies 11 April 1984 )

RUSSIAN VOLUNTEER FLEET

PERFIN = B.M.C.

RUSSIAN VOLUNTEER FLEET / AGENT / SINGAPORE




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Sandilands Buttery & Co.

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Image from E. Tan. Item dated 10/2/83

SANDILANDS, BUTTERY & Co. / PENANG

SCHIFFMANN, HEER & CO. / PENANG

SCHIFFNER & Co. / 6, NORTHBRIDGE ROAD / SINGAPORE



SCHMIDT, KÜSTERMANN & Co /PENANG

SCHMIDT, KÜSTERMANN & Co. / SINGAPORE

Sime Darby

SIME, DARBY & Co. / PENANG
Thanks Bas van der Hoek


SIME, DARBY & Co. / PENANG / LIMITED
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SIME, DARBY & Co.


SINGAPORE, STRAITS / SINGAPORE/ PRINTING OFFICE

MCLAINEFRASER/

STAMPED BY / MACLAINE, FRASER& Co

STANDARD OIL CO, ... / ORIENTAL / FREIGHTDEP .. / SINGAPORE

STELLING HOOGLANDT & Co. / SINGAPORE



STRAITS STEAMSHIP COMPANY /SINGAPORE / LIMITED


STRAITS STEAMSHIP COMPANY /SINGAPORE / LIMITED
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Image from Jande Kort, Sept. 2007

STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO. LTD. /  SINGAPORE.



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THE ASIA INSURANCE CO. LTD. / Chinese characters / AGENT.

Click the image to see the front and back of the cheque dated 11 Jan 1957.

THE CHARTERED BANK / SINGAPORE

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Image from Jan de Kort [May 2008]

THE CHARTERED / BANK / TAWAU

THE / M.B.I.LTD. / PENANG = The Mercantile Bank of India Limited

THE BOMBAY LIFE ASSURANCE CO., LTD. / P.O. BOX ??? / KUALA LUMPUR / 79, MOUNTBATTEN ROAD.


THE EAST ASIATIC COY / SINGAPORE

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Image from Mar Heessels

THE EAST ASIATIC CO LTD / Shipping / Department / PENANG



THE EAST ASIATIC Co. / TRINGGANU
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The Ho Hong Bank, Ltd. / MUAR.

THE P. & O. STEAM NAVIGATION Co. / SINGAPORE

Image from Gaden Robinson

The Yokohama Specie Bank Singapore

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Image from Geoff Ewing

THE SZE HAI TONG BANKING & INSURANCE Co. Ltd. / SINGAPORE

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VACUUM OIL Co.



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image from Mari Heessels

W. MANSFIELD & Co. / LIMITED. / SINGAPORE

W. McKERROW & Co. / SINGAPORE

[Cancelled Singapore]

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WM McKERROW ... / Singapore



Wm McKERROW & Co / SINGAPORE

Wm McKERROW & Co.

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Wm SPOTTISWOOD & Co.




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