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NEW ZEALAND 1926 registered O.H.M.S. envelope from District Land Registry Dunedin (500/7/25-6162) addressed to Christchurch. Franked 4d adhesive overprinted OFFICIAL tied DUNEDIN REGISTERED" c.d.s. 19 MY 26
NEW ZEALAND

1926 registered O.H.M.S. envelope from District Land Registry Dunedin (500/7/25-6162) addressed to Christchurch. Franked 4d adhesive overprinted 'OFFICIAL' tied DUNEDIN REGISTERED" c.d.s. '19 MY 26'

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1938 Formula registered stationery envelope Size G addressed to Union Castle Durban South Africa. Franked horizontal pair 20c on the reverse is a single 30c tied "TANGA" c.d.s. 16 AU 38 A small tear on opening at bottom right.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1938 Formula registered stationery envelope Size G addressed to Union Castle Durban South Africa. Franked horizontal pair 20c on the reverse is a single 30c tied "TANGA" c.d.s. '16 AU 38' A small tear on opening at bottom right.

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ASCENSION 1937 stampless registered O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Toronto Canada cancelled oval "REGISTERED ASCENSION" d/s 16 FE 37
ASCENSION

1937 stampless registered O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Toronto Canada cancelled oval "REGISTERED ASCENSION" d/s '16 FE 37'

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1951 registered envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 3c & 10c adhesives tied oval "GUINEA GRASS B.H. T.R.D. JUN 26 1951 The cachet at left does not show the year.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1951 registered envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 3c & 10c adhesives tied oval "GUINEA GRASS B.H. T.R.D. 'JUN 26 1951' The cachet at left does not show the year.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1915 censored envelope franked 1/2d adhesive tied "SWAKOPMUND" c.d.s. 25 DEC 15 Manuscript Unclaimed in red. Boxed "NON RECLAME / UNCLAIMED / ONAGEHAALD" struck in black. Scarce Railway cachet with SWAKOPMUND" removed. The arrows are stuck to the cover.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1915 censored envelope franked 1/2d adhesive tied "SWAKOPMUND" c.d.s. '25 DEC 15' Manuscript 'Unclaimed' in red. Boxed "NON RECLAME / UNCLAIMED / ONAGEHAALD" struck in black. Scarce Railway cachet with 'SWAKOPMUND" removed. The arrows are stuck to the cover.

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ST HELENA 1909 1d stationery post card with message used locally addressed to German Warship S.M.S. Lyserber at Jamestown. Cancelled "ST HELENA" c.d.s. JY 17 09
ST HELENA

1909 1d stationery post card with message used locally addressed to German Warship 'S.M.S. Lyserber at Jamestown. Cancelled "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'JY 17 09'

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BRITISH GUIANA 1900 internal TWO CENTS on 5 CENTS stationery envelope cancelled "T.P.O. RAILWAY B GUIANA" c.d.s. 15 FEB 00 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
BRITISH GUIANA

1900 internal 'TWO CENTS' on '5 CENTS' stationery envelope cancelled "T.P.O. RAILWAY B GUIANA" c.d.s. '15 FEB 00' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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VIRGIN ISLANDS 1940 stampless O.H.M.S. envelope to New Jersey U.S.A. cancelled "ROAD TOWN" c.d.s. NO 6 40
VIRGIN ISLANDS

1940 stampless O.H.M.S. envelope to New Jersey U.S.A. cancelled "ROAD TOWN" c.d.s. 'NO 6 40'

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NIGERIA 1934 envelope from Hastings to St Leonards On Sea redirected to Nigeria multi redirected within Nigeria with many transit cancellations. Two line "INCONNU / UNKNOWN" cachet in black.
NIGERIA 1934 envelope from Hastings to St Leonards On Sea redirected to Nigeria multi redirected within Nigeria with many transit cancellations. Two line "INCONNU / UNKNOWN" cachet in black.
NIGERIA

1934 envelope from Hastings to St Leonards On Sea redirected to Nigeria multi redirected within Nigeria with many transit cancellations. Two line "INCONNU / UNKNOWN" cachet in black.

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SOUTH AFRICA 1913 postcard (Royal Mail steamer "Saxon") addressed to Dover U.K. Franked 1d Transvaal adhesive tied " UNITED KINGDOM & AFRICA SEA POST 6" c.d.s. index S applied on the "SAXON NO 3 13
SOUTH AFRICA

1913 postcard (Royal Mail steamer "Saxon") addressed to Dover U.K. Franked 1d Transvaal adhesive tied " UNITED KINGDOM & AFRICA SEA POST 6" c.d.s. index 'S' applied on the "SAXON' 'NO 3 13'

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SOUTH AFRICA 1915 censored registered envelope addressed to Red Cross Geneva Switzerland from a POW at Camp I Pietermaritzburg. Franked 2 horizontal pairs 1d adhesive tied "REGISTERED PIETERMARITZBURG" c.d.s. 9 FEB 15
SOUTH AFRICA 1915 censored registered envelope addressed to Red Cross Geneva Switzerland from a POW at Camp I Pietermaritzburg. Franked 2 horizontal pairs 1d adhesive tied "REGISTERED PIETERMARITZBURG" c.d.s. 9 FEB 15
SOUTH AFRICA

1915 censored registered envelope addressed to Red Cross Geneva Switzerland from a POW at Camp I Pietermaritzburg. Franked 2 horizontal pairs 1d adhesive tied "REGISTERED PIETERMARITZBURG" c.d.s. '9 FEB 15'

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SEYCHELLES 1903 registered envelope to Orange River Colony, then redirected to Scotland. Franked 18c adhesive tied "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. DE 9 03 The envelope torn and resealed at Harrismith and again repaired in London with Officially sealed labels handstamped "Found Open and / repaired in I.S." secured by post office wax seals. Endorsed "received broken" at Harrismith and London, various transit datestamps including "ADEN / REG" c.d.s. and a void oval registration handstamp applied at Aden.
SEYCHELLES 1903 registered envelope to Orange River Colony, then redirected to Scotland. Franked 18c adhesive tied "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. DE 9 03 The envelope torn and resealed at Harrismith and again repaired in London with Officially sealed labels handstamped "Found Open and / repaired in I.S." secured by post office wax seals. Endorsed "received broken" at Harrismith and London, various transit datestamps including "ADEN / REG" c.d.s. and a void oval registration handstamp applied at Aden.
SEYCHELLES

1903 registered envelope to Orange River Colony, then redirected to Scotland. Franked 18c adhesive tied "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. 'DE 9 03' The envelope torn and resealed at Harrismith and again repaired in London with Officially sealed labels handstamped "Found Open and / repaired in I.S." secured by post office wax seals. Endorsed "received broken" at Harrismith and London, various transit datestamps including "ADEN / REG" c.d.s. and a void oval registration handstamp applied at Aden.

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RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1956 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Chicago. Franked additional 2d & 2/6 adhesives tied "BUCHI" c.d.s. 27 MR 56 Manuscript registration.
RHODESIA & NYASALAND

1956 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Chicago. Franked additional 2d & 2/6 adhesives tied "BUCHI" c.d.s. '27 MR 56' Manuscript registration.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1925 registered envelope to London. Franked New Zealand 4d & 1d adhesives tied "WASHINGTON ISLAND" c.d.s. 10 DE 25 Blank registration etiquette with manuscript Washington Island Pacific in red. "NEW YORK" transit d/s on the reverse. The back flap is missing. A rare cancellation from the Union Islands.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1925 registered envelope to London. Franked New Zealand 4d & 1d adhesives tied "WASHINGTON ISLAND" c.d.s. '10 DE 25' Blank registration etiquette with manuscript 'Washington Island Pacific' in red. "NEW YORK" transit d/s on the reverse. The back flap is missing. A rare cancellation from the Union Islands.

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SEYCHELLES 1896 Six Cents on EIGHT CENTS stationery envelope addressed to Nottingham cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. 5 MR 96
SEYCHELLES

1896 'Six Cents' on 'EIGHT CENTS' stationery envelope addressed to Nottingham cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. '5 MR 96'

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FALKLAND ISLANDS KGV 1d stationery lettercard. Superb unused.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

KGV 1d stationery lettercard. Superb unused.

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MAURITIUS 1899 registered disinfected envelope to Finland. Franked on the reverse 8c, 18c & 1c adhesives tied "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. JY 28 99French maritime cancellation on the front. The envelope has been routed via Russia where the straight line violet cachet has been applied denoting Disinfected
MAURITIUS 1899 registered disinfected envelope to Finland. Franked on the reverse 8c, 18c & 1c adhesives tied "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. JY 28 99French maritime cancellation on the front. The envelope has been routed via Russia where the straight line violet cachet has been applied denoting Disinfected
MAURITIUS

1899 registered disinfected envelope to Finland. Franked on the reverse 8c, 18c & 1c adhesives tied "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. 'JY 28 99'French maritime cancellation on the front. The envelope has been routed via Russia where the straight line violet cachet has been applied denoting 'Disinfected'

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BAHAMAS 1942 censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked horizontal strip of three 2d adhesives overprinted for the Landfall of Columbus Alongside is a scarce KING GEORGES FUND for SAILORS / BAHAMAS BRANCH" label.
BAHAMAS

1942 censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked horizontal strip of three 2d adhesives overprinted for the 'Landfall of Columbus' Alongside is a scarce 'KING GEORGE'S FUND for SAILORS / BAHAMAS BRANCH" label.

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SEYCHELLES 1897 15c stationery envelope addressed to the German Warship S.M.S. Condor Uprated 8c & 4c adhesives tied "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. JU 7 97
SEYCHELLES

1897 15c stationery envelope addressed to the German Warship 'S.M.S. Condor' Uprated 8c & 4c adhesives tied "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. 'JU 7 97'

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SEYCHELLES 18 CENTS on THIRTY CENTS stationery envelope overprinted "SPECIMEN" The flap is not stuck down, a few small tone specks.
SEYCHELLES

'18 CENTS' on 'THIRTY CENTS' stationery envelope overprinted "SPECIMEN" The flap is not stuck down, a few small tone specks.

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