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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

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Send me scans of your Straits Settlements items and I will do my best to identify the security markings. I will credit you for any scans used.

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

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This page updated: 21 Aug 2021

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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 and stationery of Straits Settlements.
  • to exchange and record pertinent information on the companies that used Security Markings.
  • record Directional Markings, Arrival Markings and Ship Markings found on Straits Settlements stamps and stationery.
  • link to a website that is expert in the PERFINS of the Straits Settlements.
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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.
    • the addresses of related websites
    • IDEAS!
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SENDING SCANS: please:
  • Scan 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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