Singapore


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4772Antique British Admiralty nautical chart of Singapore.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1906
Singapore Road
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1906
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$0.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeSingapore-RoadSOLD <br></br> Rare early engraved 1906 antique nautical chart of Singapore Road or anchorage surrounding the Singapore River. No copy of the Singapore Road 1906 edition is recorded in AMPR or elsewhere online. Engraved by the well-used engravers J & C Walker. <br></br> First published at the Admiralty January 7th, 1865 under the superintendence of Captain G.H. Richards Royal Navy Hydrographer. This, the result of the 4th major correction, is the edition of February 7, 1906 based largely after the work of John William Reed and officers aboard the H.M.S. Rifleman in 1864. Sold by J.D. Potter Agent for the Admiralty, London.
4834Admiralty Chart of the South China Sea with SingaporeDetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1912
China Sea Banka Strait to Singapore
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1912
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$1,000.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeChina-Sea-Banka-Strait-to-SingaporeFine original British Admiralty Chart of the South China Sea with Singapore featured prominently at top left. Singapore, at the south end of the Malay peninsula, was made a British colony in 1946 and in 1965 became an independent republic. Singapore is separated from the Malay Peninsula to the north by the Johor Strait. At the time of last correction (1912) the chart showed only two navigational lights on the island of Singapore. <br></br> South of Singapore, across the Singapore Strait, lie the Riau Archipelago (Kepulauan Riau) including the islands of Batam, Bintan, Rempang, Galang, and numerous smaller islands. <br></br> A scarce and desirable chart. <br></br> Moving south down the East Coast of Sumatra past the islands of Batam, Bintan, Ligga, and Singkep, the chart ends at the Banka Strait and Banka Island. <br></br> Verso with manuscript index labeling in several locations.
4880British Admiralty Chart of the Strait of Malacca to Singapore.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1956
Original Chart Malay Peninsula Malaysia and Singapore
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1956
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$500.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeOriginal-Chart-Malay-Peninsula-Malaysia-and-SingaporeBritish Admiralty (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office) chart of the Strait of Malacca with portions of coastal Sumatra and Malaysia (corrected state). Published May 21, 1954 but this sheet with corrections to 1956. This chart is on a slightly larger scale (1 / 500,000) than chart 1388 'Pandang and One Fathom Bank to Singapore' (1 / 885,000). <br></br> <b>Singapore</b> at bottom right. Covers portions of the east coast of Malaysia as well as the west coast. Fine topographic detail of the interior of Malaysia. <br></br> Engraved in 1898 and published on June 30, 1898 by the Admiralty. Last corrections in 1956. Chart # 1355.
4868British Chart Strait Pandang One Fathom Bank Singapore.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1957
Chart Malacca Strait Pandang One Fathom Bank to Singapore.
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1957
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$500.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeChart-Malacca-Strait-Pandang-One-Fathom-Bank-to-Singapore-British Admiralty (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office) chart of the Strait of Malacca with portions of coastal Sumatra and Malaysia. Published May 21, 1954 but this sheet with corrections to 1957. Verso with a green ink stamp and the 1957 correction date by the seller: Iver C. Weilbach and Co. Copenhagen. <br></br> Singapore at bottom right. This presumed second state of the 1954 edition of 'Pandang and One Fathom Bank to Singapore' is distinguished by an expertly executed 2" x 3" pasted correction to coastal details at 103 degrees longitude in the vicinity of Senggarang. Includes the Johore Strait. <br></br> Scale 1/885,000. Chart number 1358.