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Item ID: 222402  
  

Penang Straits Settlements KE7 3c 1911 Old Postcard Victoria Pier, Boats Harbour

Vintage Old Postcard. Straits Settlements Malaya Malay Penang. Victoria Pier, Native Boats in Harbour.

Postally Used in 1911 with Straits Settlements King Edward 7th 3c stamp. Addressed to Holmfirth Yorkshire England.

Faults: Creases at top left corner, marks and spots
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.

Price:£22.99€29.89US$31.5

Penang Straits Settlements KE7 3c 1911 Old Postcard Victoria Pier, Boats Harbour


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