Security markings on British Malaya Stamps

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Company Names Starting with: "S"

Updated: 5 July 2015
Total Items: 33
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S0100
SANDILANDS, BUTTERY & Co.
 
No frame,1 line ( Estimated 25 mm, 3 mm letters ) red

updated: 1Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

 


S0200
SANDILANDS, BUTTERY & Co.
 
No frame 2lines ( 20 mm x 10 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet, blue, black

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

 


S0300
SANDILANDS, BUTTERY & Co. / PENANG
 
Double oval ( 34 mm x 22 mm, 2 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1Jan. 2006

The left stamp is cancelled PENANG

Image from the author's collection

  • the letters of PENANG areserif and 3 mm tall

S0400
SANDILANDS, BUTTERY & Co. / wavy line
 
Double oval ( Estimated 44 mm x 20 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Image from the author's collection

 






S0500
SARKIES & MOSES / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 36 mm x 12 mm, 3 mm letters ) black, blue

updated: 1 June 2008

NOTE: This cover was "lost" in the registered mail in Vancouver, CANADA in 2005.
Should you see it please contact me with details.

Thank you,

Michel Houde


 

click the image above to see the full cover
From author's 24 March1900 cover from SINGAPORE to BANGKOK

SANDMDOvalQV4c.jpg  .

Images from author's collection

  • Seen on an 30 October 1901 cover from SINGAPORE to SAIGON
  • Seen in black on a 24 March 1900 cover from SINGAPORE to BANGKOK [author's collection]


S0600
SCHEEPSAGENTUUR / J. Daendels & Co / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 46 mm x30 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet, black

updated: 15 Nov 2014

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Image from the author's collection

  • Dutch
  • letters in "SINGAPORE" are 3 mm high
  • possibly: SCHEEPSAGENTUUR voorheen / J. Daendels & Co / SINGAPORE [MF Hartkamp]


S0700
SCHIFFMANN, HEER & Co. / PENANG
 
Double oval ( Estimated 34 mm x 19 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Images from the author's collection

Image from Gaden Robinson 31 Jan 2006

  • seen in violet on a 25 March 1899 cover PENANG to Lyon, France.


S0800
SCHMIDT, KÜSTERMANN & Co.
 
No frame,1 line ( Estimated 48 mm, 3.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled PENANG

Image fromthe author's collection

 


S0900
SCHMIDT, KÜSTERMANN & Co.
 
No frame,1 line ( Estimated 70 mm, 4.5 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE

Image from the author's collection

 


S1000
SCHMIDT, KÜSTERMANN & Co. / PENANG
 
Double oval ( 40 mm x 22 mm, 3 mm letters ) violet, blue

updated: 10 March 2006

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Right stamp is cancelled PENANG1897

Images from the author's collection

  • the letters of PENANG are serif

S1100
SCHMIDT, KÜSTERMANN & Co. / PENANG
 
Triple oval ( 43 mm x 18 mm, 2.25 mm serif letters ) violet, blue

updated: 8 Feb. 2006

Click to see 16 March 1871 + 18 January 1872 covers

click the image above to see the full covers
From author's 16 March 1871 + 18 January 1872 covers from PENANG to NEW YORK

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Left stamp is India 4 anna

Images from the author's collection

  • seen in blue on an 1867 ( 24 October ) cover from PENANG to COLOMBO [AC0005, lot 60145]
  • seen in blue on an 1874 ( June )cover to DUSSELDORF, GERMANY [AC0006, lot 777]
  • seen in blue on a 16 March 1871 cover PENANG to NEW YORK [author's collection]
  • seen in blue on a18 January 1872 cover PENANG to NEW YORK [author's collection]


S1200
SCHUSTER & ENGEL / SINGAPORE.
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 32 mm x 16 mm, 2.5 mm serif letters ) blue, violet

updated: 27 Aug. 2007

. . SETOvalQV10cRev

Images from the author's collection

 



S1300
SHELTON POCS
 
No frame 1line ( 18 mm x 3 mm serif letters ) black

updated: 1Jan. 2006

Cancelled PENANG

Image from the author's collection

 




S1400
SINGAPORE & STRAITS /SINGAPORE / AERATED WATER Co.
 
Double oval ( 2mm letters ) violet

updated: 2 Jan. 2010

ID0052A.jpgID0052B.jpg

Images from the author's collection

  • Identified by John Wilson Dec. 2009.


S1450
SINGAPORE & STRAITS / SINGAPORE / PRINTING OFFICE
 
Double oval, violet

updated:  4 May 2015

 Singapore & Straits Printing Office

Image from the author's collection




S1500

SINGAPORE FREE PRESS

 

No frame, 1 line ( Estimated 35mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 24 May 2008

SFPNoFrameT4QV2c.jpg

Image from the author's collection

 


S1600
SINGAPORE FREE PRESS
 
No frame,1line ( Estimated 30 mm, 3 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1Jan. 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE

Image from the author's collection

 


S1700
SONG SOON GUAN / Chinese characters / SINGAPORE
 
Triple Oval ( Estimated 35 mm x20 mm, 3 - 3.5 mm letters ) red

updated: 14Oct. 2006

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Cancelled SINGAPORE

Image fromthe author's collection

 


S1800
STAEHELIN & STAHLKNECHT / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 43 mm x 16 mm, 2 mm letters ) blue, violet, black

updated: 30 Dec. 2006

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Left stamp cancelled SINGAPORE 8 November 1871in blue ink

First two images are from the author's collection the right image is from Rod Sell

  • seen inblack on an 1869 ( 21 August ) cover from SAIGON to MAURITIUS via SINGAPORE [AC0007, lot 203]
  • seen on an 1869 ( 7 December )cover to HANOVER [AC0003, lot 3373]
  • seen on an 1870 ( 5 march ) cover to PRUSSIA [AC0003, lot 3383]
  • seen in black on an 1877( 19 May ) cover from SINGAPORE to EDINBURGH [AC0006, lot 752]
  • seen in blue on a pre-stamp cover dated 19 February1886 from SINGAPORE to BARBEZIEUX, France


S1900

STAMPED BY / SYME & CO. / SINGAPORE

 

Single oval ( Estimated 40 mm x25 mm, 3 mm serif letters ) black, violet, red, blue

updated: 29 Dec. 2009

SYMESOvalQVIndia.jpg . SYME .  

Images from the author's collections.

  • "STAMPED BY" and "SINGAPORE" are not serif and are 2 mm tall
  • seen on an 1867 ( 3October ) cover to SADDLEWORTH, ENGLAND [AC0003, lot 3369]
  • seen in black applied to two India stamps (2a &8p) on a 6 Nov. 1865 cover and cancelled B172 from SINGAPORE to MONTROSE, GREAT BRITAIN [Feldman Auction 16-17 April 2007, ex lot 31208]


S2000
STEPHENS, PAUL & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval, violet

updated: 18 Aug 2014

S265

Click the image to see the full document

Image from the author's collection

 



S2100
STIVEN & CO.
 
Single rectangle ( Estimated 45 mm x 11 mm, 3.5 mm letters ) red, blue

updated: 10 March 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE

Image from the author's collection

 


S2200
STIVEN & Co. / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( 40 mm x 23 mm, 2.5 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE 1898

Image from the author's collection

  • SINGAPORE is not serif

S2300
STIVEN & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 38 mm x 22 mm, 2.5 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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The left stamp is cancelledSINGAPORE

Images from the author's collection

  • SINGAPORE is not serif

S2500
STRAITS INSURANCE CO., / LIMITED.
 
No frame,2 lines ( Estimated 42 mm x 10 mm, 4 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 28 Feb. 2006

Image fromthe author's collection

  • seen on a 1 September 1894 PSCfrom SINGAPORE to ZANZIBAR applied across a stamp.
  • seen in violet on a Straits 2 centPSC from SINGAPORE to BANGKOK cancelled 11 May 1894


S2600
STRAITS TIMES / OFFICE
 
No frame,2 lines ( Estimated 20 mm x 5.5 mm, 2.5 mm serif letters ) black

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Cancelled by the D14 hammer =SINGAPORE

Image fromthe author's collection

 


S2700
STRAITS TIMES.
 
No frame,1 line: black

updated: 12 Feb. 2006

Cancelled by the D14 hammer =SINGAPORE

Image from Jeffrey Turnbull 5 Feb.2006

 


S2800
STRAITS TRADING CO. / SELANGOR BRANCH.
 
No frame,2 lines ( Estimated 36 mm x 9 mm, 2.5 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

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Cancelled KWALA LUMPUR

Image from theauthor's collection

  • the letters in the bottom line are 2 mm tall

S2900
STRAITS TRADING CO. / SELANGOR BRANCH.
 
No frame,2 lines ( 40 mm x 8 mm, 3 mm letters ) violet

updated: 1Jan. 2006

Cancelled KWALA LUMPUR August 1895

Image from the author's collection

  • the letters in the bottom line are 2 mm tall

 

S3000
SWAN & MACLAREN / SINGAPORE
 
Triple oval ( Estimated 42 mm x 24 mm, 2 mm serif letters ) violet

updated: 16 March 2007

Cancelled SINGAPORE 1899

Image from the author's collection

 


S3100
SYME & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
No frame,2 lines ( Estimated 28 mm x 9 mm, 3 mm serif letters ) blue, violet

updated: 5 July 2015

Syme

Image on the left is from the author's collection and that on the right from Bas van der Hoek

  • SINGAPORE is not serif

S3200
SYME & CO. / SINGAPORE
 
Double oval ( Estimated 42 mm x 21 mm, 3.5 mm letters ) blue

updated: 1 Jan. 2006

Cancelled SINGAPORE

Image from the author's collection

 



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