Key: 1410  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 12
Issued: 209 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 3,512 sq.km; Capital - Singapore
A former British Colony, located in the Malay peninsula, in southeastern Asia.
The colony combined the territories of MALACCA (MELAKA), SINGAPORE
and PENANG (PULAU PINANG) at first and in 1906 was also joined by LABUAN.
Formerly under East India Company administration until 1867, using stamps of India.
Its existence ceased in 1946 when Singapore became a separate Crown colony
while Malacca and Penang joined the MALAYAN FEDERATION in 1948, now incorporated
within MALAYSIA. Stamp issuing between 1867-1941.
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Inscriptions
Crown overprinted on stamps of India
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS overprinted on stamps of Labuan

Index
   STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
      East India Administration -1867
      Crown Colony 1867-1946
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
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Related Countries

MALACCA (MELAKA)
Malacca (melaka)

SINGAPORE
Singapore

PENANG (PULAU PINANG)
Penang (pulau Pinang)

LABUAN
Labuan

MALAYAN FEDERATION
Malayan Federation

MALAYSIA
Malaysia