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@ Michel Houde

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Firm Chops, Forwarding Agents, PERFINS, Arrival Markings, etc. on Straits Settlements stamps

OBJECTIVE | HOW YOU CAN HELP | SENDING SCANS | CONTACTS


New section - PERFINS see on the left

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Send me scans of your British Malaya items and I will do my best to identify the security markings. I will credit you for any scans used, see SOURCES and the various items throughout the website.

You should first read about sending scans on the CONTACTS page.  

Updated: 17 Jan 2019

--- Needing to be Identified ---
0289
0290
ID0272
ID0289 ID0290 ID272
id0271 E T
EAGLE
ID271 ID288 ID0048
ID0283
ID0280
ID0281
ID0283 ID0280 ID0281
ID0278 ID261 ID0275
ID278 ID261 ID275



 



WEBSITE OBJECTIVE: As a service to stamp collectors and other interested individuals:
  • to identify, illustrate and catalogue all the Security Markings used on postally used stamps of Straits Settlements.
  • to exchange and record pertinent information on the companies that used Security Markings.
  • record Directional Markings, Arrival Markings, Ship Markings found on Straits Settlements stamps.
  • link to a website that is expert in the PERFINS of the Straits Settlements.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
  • by pointing out errors and suggesting corrections
  • by identifying items on the "Needing to be Identified" lists
  • by translating the items on the "Non-English Chops" list
  • by supplying:
    • better images of illustrated items
    • images of items not illustrated
    • images and details of new finds including sources
    • pertinent background information on the firms
    • bibliographic references on firms and related individuals
    • images of the owners / buildings / advertisements / ephemera related to the firms
    • Post Office and other official regulations dealing with the use of chops
    • URLs of related websites
    • IDEAS
SENDING SCANS: please:
  • scans chops at 600 dots/inch, full colour and in .jpg format. [I will not reject your scans if not exactly as stated.]
  • crop the image to reduce the file size
  • indicate if you DO NOT want your name given in credit for images/information, otherwise they will be accredited to you
  • it is understood that any image or information you send me may be used on the website or elsewhere
  • indicate the source of the image and any pertinent information helping in its identification
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