Security markings on British Malaya Stamps

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Company Names Starting with: "C"

Updated: 9 July 2015
Total Items: 25
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C0100
C. S. TENNENT & CO / PENANG
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 38 mm x 25 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 15 Feb. 2010

CSTENNENT/CSTENNENT.jpg . CSTENNENT/ID0048A.jpg.

Left image from Mari Heessels other Image from the author's collection

 


C0200
C. SCHOMBURGK & CO. /SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 44 mm x 18 mm, 3 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Images from the author'scollection


C0300
C. SCHOMBURGK & Co. / SINGAPORE.
 
No frame, 2 lines ( 30 mm x 11 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) black, blue

updated: 5 Jan. 2007

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Images from the author's collection

  • the "o" of "Co" is underlined and raised
  • "SINGAPORE." is 22 mm wide with the "S" under that of the "S" of the company name and "E." under the "&"
  • the letters of "SINGAPORE" have serifs while those of the company name do not
  • seen in green on an 1867 ( 23October ) cover from MANILA to LAGNAU, SWITZERLAND via SINGAPORE [AC0007, lot 205]

C0400
C. SCHOMBURGK & Co. / SINGAPORE.
 
No framel, 2 lines ( 30 mm x 11 mm, 3 mm letters ) black, blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Images from the author's collection

  • "SINGAPORE." is 22 mm wide with the "S" under that of the "S" of the company name and "E." under the "&"
  • the letters of "SINGAPORE" have serifs while those of the company name do not

C0500
CADONAU & Co. / SINGAPORE
 
Triple Oval ( Estimated 35 mm x 25 mm, 2.5 - 3.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 6 Oct 2006

Cancelled 19 Sept 1901

Image from the author's collection

  • letter in the company name are serifs
  • the date uses letters 3.5 mm tall


C0600
CALEDONIA ESTATE / date / PROVENCE WELLESLEY
 
Triple Circle ( Diameter 38 mm, 2.5 serif letters ) violet

updated: 15 Nov 2014

CaledoniaEstate.jpg

Click the image to see the PSC

Image from the author's collection

  • used 5 April 1905


C0700
CAMERON . DUNLOP & Co / -? -? / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( 34 mm x 20 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) blue

updated: 16 March 2007

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Images from the author's collection

  • the letters of "SINGAPORE" are 2mm high, the central "-? -?" is 12 mm across

C0800
CAMERON DUNLOP & Co / SINGAPORE
 
2 Lines, black

updated: 31 Jan. 2006

Image from Gaden Robinson



C0900
CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / date
 
Double oval ( 36 mm x 25 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Dates: 1884 ( left stamp ) and1880 ( right stamp )

Images from the author's collection


C1000
CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / KWALA LUMPUR
 
Triple circle ( Diameter 34 mm, 3 mm letters ) violet

updated: 17 Feb. 2006

Cancelled KUALA LUMPUR April 1900

Image from the author's collection

  • The city is spelled Kwala on the chop.


C1100
CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA,AUSTRALIA & CHINA / PENANG / date / ? ?
 
Double circle ( Diameter 28 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) blue, violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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PENANG 14 JUNE 1888 / PENANG Feburary 1880 / PENANG April 1879

PENANG 6 March 1882

Image from the author's collection


 
C1200
CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK /PENANG
 
Double oval ( 20 mm x 18 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) purple

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author'scollection



C1300
CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / PAID / PENANG
 
Double oval ( Estimated 45 mm x 23 mm, 2 mm letters ) black, blue

updated: 28 Feb. 2006

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Images from the author's collection

  • the letters in "PAID" are 8 mm high
  • seen in black on an 1868 ( June )cover to EDINBURGH bearing 8 x 8 cent on 2 anna yellow stamps [AC0007, lot 213]
  • seen in black on an 1867 ( 24 October ) cover from PENANG to SCOTLAND [AC0007, lot 212]

C1400
CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA / MALACCA
 
Double oval ( Estimated 30 mm x 22 mm, 1.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 8 December 2007

CMBILCDOvalT6QV2c.jpg . CMBILCDOvalT6QV2CBrown_ETan.jpg . CMBILC/CMBILCDOvalT6QV8c_ETan.jpg

Images: 2 cent red from the author's collection, others from E. Tan.

  • the letter in the centre of the ovals are 2.5 mm high

C1500
CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OFINDIA, LONDON & CHINA / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 41 mm x 21 mm, 2 mm letters ) black

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Images from the author's collection


C1600

CHENG YEAN / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval, violet

updated: 1 Feb. 2008

CY_ETan.jpg . CY_ETan_bw.jpg

Image from E. Tan

  • there seems to be an initial to the far left of the company name. Can anyone help?


C1700
CHINA MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co. / LIMITED
 
No frame, 2 lines ( Estimated ?? mm x 7.5 mm, 3 mm serif letters ) violet, blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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All cancelled SINGAPORE 1894 ( left stamp ) 1895 ( centre ) 1896 ( right )

Images from the author's collection


C1800
CHINA MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co. Ltd
 
Triple oval ( ?? mm x 28 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE November 1899

Image from the author'scollection


C1900
CHINA MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co. Ltd
 
Double oval ( ?? mm x ?? mm, 3.5 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection


C2000
CHINA MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co. Ltd
 
Triple oval ( Estimated ?? mm x ?? mm, 2.5 mm letters ) black

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection


C2100

Commanditaire Vennootschap / MARTIJN & Co.
 
Two lines, violet

updated: 14 Nov 2014

CV Martijn 
 

Image on left from the Internet & that on the right from Gaden Robinson.
Cancelled PENANG

  • Commanditaire Vennootschap (CV) = limited partnership


C2200
COMMERCIAL UNION / ASSURANCE CO. LD.
 
No frame two lines ( 2 mm letters ) violet

updated: 29 Jan. 2006

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Cancelled SINGAPORE 3 December 1895

Images from the author's collection

  • Identified by Jeffrey Turnbull 29 JAN. 2006

C2300
COMPANIE DES SERVICES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES / AGENCE / SINGAPORE
 
Triple circle ( Diameter 38 mm, 2 mm letters ) blue

updated: 2 Oct. 2009

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The stamp on the left is dated 9 March 1894

Images from the author's collection

  • The letters of "AGENCE" are 3 mm high, those of "SINGAPORE" are 4 mm high
  • See also Messageries Maritimes


C2400
CONSULAAT DER NEDERLANDEN / Dutch coat of arms / STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
 
Double Circle, violet

updated: 22 June 2009

CdNArms.jpg

CdN01.jpgCdN05.jpg . CdN04.jpg

Images from the author's collection



C2500
CONSULAT DE FRANCE SINGAPORE
 
Two lines, violet

updated: 9 July 2015

CONSULAT-DE-FRANCE
 

Image from the Internet



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