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Item ID: 225544  

Penang KG6 10c Forces Mail 1919 Old Real Photo Postcard Tanjong, Bungah Village

Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard. Ethnic Life. Penang. Malay Malaya Straits Settlements. Tanjong Tanjung Bungah Village, Penang. Palm Trees, Boats, Canoes.

Postally Used in 1919 with Malaya Penang King George 6th 10c stamp, tied Penang 25 FEB 19. Forces Mail Air Mail.

Series No: 259
Faults: Minor creases at right corners
Sent from: Penang
Addressed to: Birmingham England
Stamp: KGVI 10c
Condition: Used
Background: Penang (in Malay Pulau Pinang, Jawi:بينانج) is an island on the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The offical name of the Penang island is Prince of Wales Island and the town is Georgetown, but neither of these names is in general use. Penang was founded 17th July, 1786, having been ceded to the East India Company by the Sultan of Kedal, in return for an annuity in 1785. At this time the island was almost uninhabited, Penang has an excellent harbour and is the centre of considerable trade.

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Penang KG6 10c Forces Mail 1919 Old Real Photo Postcard Tanjong, Bungah Village

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