Security markings on British Malaya Stamps

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Company Names Starting with: "R"

Updated: 15 Nov 2014
Total Items: 20
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R0100
RAFFLES HOTEL / SARKIES BROTHERS / SINGAPORE / PENANG / RANGOON / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval [Estimated 60 mm x 35 mm] red, violet

updated: 25 April 2009


RaffelsHotel8centQV.jpg

Image from the author's collection

  • seen on a German PSC from SINGAPORE to LONDON franked with a Straits QV 3cent brown [issued 1899] and cancelled SINGAPORE January 1901
  • seen on a Straits one cent green PSC with and additional two cent red QV stamp mailed from SINGAPORE to Neu Babelsberg, Germany in April 1900

 

 

R0200
RAUTENBERG SCHMIDT & Co.
 
No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 64 mm, 4.5 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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All cancelled SINGAPORE, left stamp 10 August 1898 and the middle stamp, May 1898

Images from the author's collection

 

 

R0300
RAUTENBERG SCHMIDT & Co.
 
No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 54 mm, 3 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Image from the author's collection

 

 

R0400
RAUTENBERG SCHMIDT & Co.
 
No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 53 mm, 3.5 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Both cancelled SINGAPORE

Images from the author's collection

 

 

R0500
RAUTENBERG SCHMIDT & Co.
 

No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 59 mm, 5.5 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

 

 

R0600
RAUTENBERG, SCHMIDT & Co. / SINGAPORE.
 

Triple oval ( 42 mm x 14 mm , 2 mm serif letters ) black, blue, violet

updated: 31 March 2007

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Images from the author's collection

  • the "o" of "Co." is raised and the stop is underneath
  • seen in blue on an 1854 cover using three Indian stamps to CANTON [AC0005, lot 60080]
  • seen in blue on an 1855 ( 7 May ) cover using 2 Swiss and 1 Indian stamps to MANILA [AC0002, lot 146]
  • seen in blue on an 1855 ( 17 May ) cover using three Indian stamps to CANTON [AC0006, lot 664] and [AC0008, lot 3248]
  • seen on an 1857 cover using two Indian stamps to HAMBURG [AC0001, lot 14]
  • seen in blue on an 1858 cover using a single Indian stamp to CADIZ [AC0007, lot 125]
  • seen in blue on an 1860 ( 12 September ) cover using a single Indian stamp from BANGKOK to BOMBAY via SINGAPORE [AC0007, lot 178]
  • seen on an 1861 covere using a single Indian stamp to BATAVIA [AC0005, lot 60098]
  • seen in black on an 1868 ( 6 February ) cover to NIEDERUZWYL ( Nederuzwil ), SWITZERLAND [AC0007, lot 207]
  • seen in black on an 1869 ( 6 March ) cover to NIEDERUZWYL ( Nederuzwil ), SWITZERLAND [AC0007, lot 211]
  • seen in black applied to a 12 cent blue QV stamp on an 1871 ( 23 Nov. )cover from PENANG to NIEDERUZWYL ( Nederuzwil ), SWITZERLAND [Feldman Auction 16-17 April 2007, lot 31210]
  • seen on an 1872 ( 7 March ) cover to NEW YORK [AC0002, lot 282]

 

 

R0700
RAUTENBERG SCHMIDT & Co. / SINGAPORE.
 
Double oval ( Estimnated 40 mm x 19 mm , 2.5 mm serif letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

  • seen onan 1851 cover using Indain stamps to SWITZERLAND
  • seen in blue on 'a large part' of an 1855 cover using two Indian stamps to GLARUS, SWITZERLAND [AC0005, lot 60091]
  • seen in blue on an 1855 ( 18 January ) cover using two Indian stamps to GLARUS, SWITZERLAND [AC0007, lot 67]
  • seen in blue on an 1855 ( 21 April ) cover using two Indian stamps to GLARUS, SWITZERLAND [AC0007, lot 72]
  • seen in blue on an 1855 ( 16 May ) cover using three Indian stamps to GLARUS, SWITZERLAND [AC0006, lot 658]
  • seen in blue on an 1855 ( 16 June ) cover using two Indian stamps to HAMBURG [AC0002, lot 141]
  • seen in blue on an 1856 ( 16 July ) cover using four Indian stamps to GLARUS, SWITZERLAND [AC0006, lot 660]
  • seen in blue on an 1856 cover using two Indian stamps to GLARUS, SWITZERLAND [AC0005, lot 60089]

 

R0800
Rautenberg, Schmidt & Co. / SINGAPORE.
 
Double oval ( Estimated 37 mm x 17 mm , 1.5 to 2 mm letters ) violet, red

updated: 28 Feb. 2006

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All cancelled SINGAPORE, the middle stamp in 1899

Images from the author's collection

  • the letters of SINGAPORE are serif and 2 mm tall
  • seen in violet on a 28 October 1896 cover from SINGAPORE to FLENSBURG, Germany

 

 

R0900
REME & Co / PENANG
 
Double oval ( Estimated 30 mm x 20 mm , 3 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

  • seen on an 1860 ( 28 November ) using a bisected India 8 anna stamp from PENANG to SINGAPORE [AC0007, lot 153]

 

R1000
REME BROTHERS / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 30 mm x 20 mm , 3 mm letters ) black, blue, orange

updated: 15 June 2006

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Images from the author's collection

  • seen on 8 cent on 2 anna yellow cancelled D14 duplex

 

 

R1100
REME BROTHERS / date / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 35 mm x 26 mm, 3 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Dated 1877

Image from the author's collection

 

 

R1200
REME BROTHERS /date / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 40 mm x 26 mm, 3.5 mm serif letters ) black, blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Left stamp dated 30 April 1884, right stamp dated September 1882

Images from the author's collection

 

 

R1300
REME, LEVESON & Co. / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval, blue

updated: 15 Nov 2014

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Image from Jan de Kort

 


R1400
RIGOLD, BERGMANN & Co. / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval, blue

updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Image from the author's collection

 

 

R1500
RILEY HARGEAVES & Co. LTD.
 
No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 75 mm, 5.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled PENANG 1899

Image from the author's collection

  • what looks like a frame line under the visible letters, is probably due to an over inking of the handstamp

 

 

R1600
RILEY HARGEAVES & Co. LTD.
 
No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 60 mm, 4.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled KUWALA LUMPUR 1886

Images from the author's collection

 

 

R1700
ROBINSON & Co. / PENANG
 
No frame, 2 line ( Estimated 25 mm x 19 mm, 2.5 to 3 mm letters ) violet

updated: 10 Nov. 2006

Image from the author's collection

 

R1800
ROBINSON & CO. / TUNERS & REPAIRERS / INSTRUMENT DEALERS / ... & Singapore
 
Fancy rectangle ( 1.5 to 2 mm some serif letters ) violet

updated: 31 Jan. 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE 3 August 1896

Image from the author's collection

  • "Robinson & Co. This began as a husband-and-wife drapery and millinery but by1910 there was a Robinson Piano Company. with reference to guides or directories." John Wilson 31 Jan. 2006

 

 

 

R1900
Rodyk & Davidson / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( 2.5 to 3+ mm letters ) violet

updated: 9 June 2006

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The red stamp is cancelled 1899

Images from the author's collection

  • ID050 and ID088 are "Rodyk & Davidson (Advocates) with reference to guides or directories." John Wilson 31 Jan. 2006

 

 

R2000
RUD SIEVERTS & Co. / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval, violet

updated: 28 Feb. 2006

 

  • seen in violet on a 24 August 1900 Straits PSC from SINGAPORE to HAMBURG

 

  


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