Security markings on British Malaya Stamps

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Company Names Starting with: "B"

Updated: 15 Nov 2014
Newest Items: -
Total Items: 21
Please use the item's ID number - orange box - when communicating about it.

B0100
B. Q. W. PASLEY / PENANG
 
Single oval ( 24 mm x 11 mm, 2 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

 

 

B0200
B. POULIN & Cie. / Singapore - Saigon
 
No frame, 2 lines ( 55 mm x 20 mm, 2 to 3 mm script letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

From an 1881 cover SINGAPORE to SAIGON

 


 
B0300
BANK OF CHINA-AUSTRALIA / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval, violet

updated: 17 Feb. 2006

From Gaden Robinson 31 Jan. 2006

 

 

B0400
BANK OF ROTTERDAM / AGENCY SINGAPORE
 
No Frame on Two lines ( Estimated 40 mm x 7 mm, 2.5 mm letters) blue

updated: 15 April 2007

From Richard Hale, 15 April 2007

 

 

B0500
BARLOW & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( 41 mm x 24 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet, blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

August 15, 1896

October 28, 1899

Images from the author's collection

 

 

B0600
BEHN MEYER & CO / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 35 mm x 22 mm, 3 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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The left stamp is cancelled 14 April 1899

Images from the author's collection

  • serif letters, the inner ring is not smooth

 

 

B0700
BEHN MEYER & CO / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 36 mm x 19 mm, 3 mm letters ) violet, blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Stamp on the left is cancelled 1884

Images from the author's collection

 

 

B0800
BEHN MEYER & Co. / Date / SINGAPORE
 
Double circle ( Estimated 29 mm diameter, 2.5 mm letters ) blue, green

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

  • the "o" in "Co." is raised.
  • seen in blue on an 1871 ( 15 May ) cover to PHILADELPHIA, USA [AC0007, lot 217]

 

B0900
BEHN MEYER & Co. / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 32 mm x 16 mm, 2 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

  • seen in blue on a 10 November 1856 stampless cover from BATAVIA via SINGAPORE to BOSTON [AC0010, lot 60]

 

 

B1000
BEHN, MEYER & Co / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 35 mm x 22 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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the stamp on the right is cancelled 22 October 1900

Image from the author's collection

  • underlined "o" in "Co"
  • there is a "," between the names

  

B1100
BEHN, MEYER & Co. LD. / PENANG
 
Triple oval, red

updated: 15 Nov 2014

Images from the author's collection

 

B1200
BOUSTEAD & CO. / date / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 40 mm x 26 mm, 3 to 3.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

From an 1897 cover SINGAPORE to CANADA

Image from the author's collection

  • the numerals and letters in the date are 3.5 mm tall
  • also received the company's "B & Co" handstamp

 

B1300
BRINKMANN & CO. / date / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 30 mm x 19 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) black, blue, violet

updated: 13 July 2006

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The 12 blue ( CC ) is dated 5 June 18??, the 8 cent yellow ( CA ) is dated 15 April 1890

Image from the author's collection

  • Seen in violet on a 15 Jan. 1889 cover to Kronstadt [eBay Feb. 2006]
  • thanks to Jeffrey Turnbull for correcting the spelling of the company name. [12 March2006]

 

 

B1400
BRINKMANN & Co / date / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 35 mm x 20 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) black

updated: 27 April 2007

Cancelled 12 February 1889

Image from the author's collection

  • there is no stop after the "Co"

 

 

B1500
BRINKMANN & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( 40 mm x 24 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) blue, violet

updated: 27 April 2007

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From the cover below cancelled SINGAPORE 26 September 1893

[Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Images from the author's collection

  • the author also hasthis chop on QV CA issues including one canceled 1888 as well a QV revenue stamp
  • seen in violet on a 17 March 1899 cover SINGAPORE TO BREMEN
  • thanks to Jeffrey Turnbull for correcting the spelling of the company name. [12 March2006]

 

B1600
BRINKMANN & Co / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 36 mm x 18 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 27 April 2007

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Cancelled SINGAPORE 1899 ( left stamp ), 1892 ( centre ), 1892 ( right )

Images from the author's collection

  • the "o" in "Co" is raised

 

 

B1700
BRINKMANN & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 35 mm x 20 mm, 2 mm letters ) violet

updated: 6 sEPT. 207

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Cancelled 2 December 1897

Image from the author's collection

 

 

B1800
BRINKMANN & CO. / KUMPERS / SINGAPORE
 
Single oval ( Estimated 25 mm x 21 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) blue, orange

updated: 12 March 2006

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Crown CC issues

Images from the author's collection

  • thanks to Jeffrey Turnbull for correcting the spelling of the company name. [12 March2006]

 

 

B1900
BRITISH & FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY /MALAYAN / AGENCY / SINGAPORE

Triple oval ( 15mm, 2 mm letters ) violet

updated: 6 Sept. 2009

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Image from the author's collection

  • The letters inside the central oval are 1.5mm high
  • "... in the 1920's or possibly as late as 1930, "British and Foreign Bible Society, Malayan Agency -- Bible House: 7, Armenian Street." [John Wilson, Sept. 2009]
 
B2000
... BUN HIN & Co. / Chinese characters / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval: blue

updated: 6 April 2007

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Images from author's collection with thanks to JT

  • IDENTIFIED by Richard Hale, 6 April 2007

 

 

B2100
BUSING SCHRODER & Co / SINGAPORE.
 
Double oval ( 42 mm x 17 mm, 3 mm letters ) blue

updated: 28 Feb. 2006

 

  • raised and underlined "o" in "Co"
  • seen in blue on a 18 March 1866 cover from HONG KONG via SINGAPORE to HAMBURG bearing Indian stamps cancelled B172 [AC0007, lot 170]

 



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