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ST KITTS 1940 censored envelope from Oakland California to St Kitts. Censored on arrival. Straight line RETURN TO SENDER struck in violet The earliest recorded date for this instructional marking.
ST KITTS

1940 censored envelope from Oakland California to St Kitts. Censored on arrival. Straight line 'RETURN TO SENDER' struck in violet The earliest recorded date for this instructional marking.

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ST KITTS 1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to Scotland. Franked 1/- & 3d adhesives tied ST KITTS c.d.s. 24 NO 44 At left OPENED BY EXAMINER BB/202 seal
ST KITTS

1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to Scotland. Franked 1/- & 3d adhesives tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '24 NO 44' At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER BB/202' seal

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BOER WAR 1902 envelope Stamps Not Available From a Private B Company 1st Battalion North Fusiliers. Cancelled MAFEKING squared circle d/s MR 21 02 addressed to Chicago. On transit through London 2 1/2d adhesive applied tied LONDON c.d.s. The free postage did not apply to the U.S.A.
BOER WAR

1902 envelope 'Stamps Not Available' From a Private B Company 1st Battalion North Fusiliers. Cancelled 'MAFEKING' squared circle d/s 'MR 21 02' addressed to Chicago. On transit through London 2 1/2d adhesive applied tied 'LONDON' c.d.s. The free postage did not apply to the U.S.A.

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SWAZILAND 1928 South African 1 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Johannesburg cancelled MBABANE c.d.s. 11 NOV 26
SWAZILAND

1928 South African 1 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Johannesburg cancelled 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '11 NOV 26'

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1918 censored envelope to Windhoek. Franked 1d Union adhesive tied KALKFONTEIN (Nth) c.d.s. 9 7 18 struck in violet. The canceller was converted from that previously used at Kalkfontein (Sud)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1918 censored envelope to Windhoek. Franked 1d Union adhesive tied 'KALKFONTEIN (Nth)' c.d.s. '9 7 18' struck in violet. The canceller was converted from that previously used at Kalkfontein (Sud)

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1924 envelope addressed to Windhoek. Franked overprinted union 2d adhesive tied BRACKWASSER converted German cancellation 20 8 24 unusually in Red Orange.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1924 envelope addressed to Windhoek. Franked overprinted union 2d adhesive tied 'BRACKWASSER' converted German cancellation '20 8 24' unusually in Red Orange.

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BRITISH BECHUNALAND 1888 1d Great Britain overprinted stationery wrapper overprinted SPECIMEN
BRITISH BECHUNALAND

1888 1d Great Britain overprinted stationery wrapper overprinted 'SPECIMEN'

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BRITISH BECHUNALAND 1888 Great Britain overprinted 1d stationery card overprinted SPECIMEN The first line of the inscription was deleted due to Bechunaland not being a member of the U.P.U.
BRITISH BECHUNALAND

1888 Great Britain overprinted 1d stationery card overprinted 'SPECIMEN' The first line of the inscription was deleted due to Bechunaland not being a member of the U.P.U.

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BRITISH BECHUANALAND 1894 Great Britain overprinted HALF PENCE on ONE PENNY stationery postcard  overprinted SPECIMEN The first line of inscription was deleted due to Bechuanaland not being a member of the U.P.U.
BRITISH BECHUANALAND

1894 Great Britain overprinted 'HALF PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' stationery postcard overprinted 'SPECIMEN' The first line of inscription was deleted due to Bechuanaland not being a member of the U.P.U.

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BRITISH BECHUANALAND 1890 Great Britain overprinted 1/2d stationery additionally overprinted SPECIMEN
BRITISH BECHUANALAND

1890 Great Britain overprinted 1/2d stationery additionally overprinted 'SPECIMEN'

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ST KITTS 1941 censored airmail envelope to New York. Franked 1/- & 1 1/2d adhesives tied ST KITTS c.d.s. 5 AP 41 Rare double circle rubber censor catchet missing the number and the SOR of CENSOR struck in red. Reputed to be the only recorded example.
ST KITTS

1941 censored airmail envelope to New York. Franked 1/- & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '5 AP 41' Rare double circle rubber censor catchet missing the number and the 'SOR' of 'CENSOR' struck in red. Reputed to be the only recorded example.

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BAHAMAS 1943 censored "Red Cross postal Message Scheme" envelope from the Bahamas Red Cross addressed to Central Agency Prisoners of War International Red Cross Geneva. Franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied NASSAU slogan d/s NOV 13 1943 German censor seal on the reverse code X 108 Postal Message Red Cross letters were sent from the island.
BAHAMAS 1943 censored "Red Cross postal Message Scheme" envelope from the Bahamas Red Cross addressed to Central Agency Prisoners of War International Red Cross Geneva. Franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied NASSAU slogan d/s NOV 13 1943 German censor seal on the reverse code X 108 Postal Message Red Cross letters were sent from the island.
BAHAMAS

1943 censored "Red Cross postal Message Scheme" envelope from the Bahamas Red Cross addressed to Central Agency Prisoners of War International Red Cross Geneva. Franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied 'NASSAU' slogan d/s 'NOV 13 1943' German censor seal on the reverse code 'X' 108 Postal Message Red Cross letters were sent from the island.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1950 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Edinburgh. Franked 2 x 2d adhesives tied ODZI c.d.s. 18 OCT 50 Red/Black registration etiquette. Opened at left side.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1950 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Edinburgh. Franked 2 x 2d adhesives tied 'ODZI' c.d.s. '18 OCT 50' Red/Black registration etiquette. Opened at left side.

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NORFOLK ISLAND 1962 taxed envelope addressed to Sydney. Franked 2d adhesive tied NORFOLK ISLAND c.d.s. 14 MR 62 On arrival 3d postage due applied paying the charge tied G.P.O. SYDNEY c.d.s.
NORFOLK ISLAND

1962 taxed envelope addressed to Sydney. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'NORFOLK ISLAND' c.d.s. '14 MR 62' On arrival 3d postage due applied paying the charge tied 'G.P.O. SYDNEY' c.d.s.

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TRINIDAD 1937 multi franked Coronation airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. Adhesives tied SAN FERNANDO c.d.s. 14 SEP 37 On the reverse a pair OFFICIALLY SEALED labels tied by the same cancellation.
TRINIDAD 1937 multi franked Coronation airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. Adhesives tied SAN FERNANDO c.d.s. 14 SEP 37 On the reverse a pair OFFICIALLY SEALED labels tied by the same cancellation.
TRINIDAD

1937 multi franked 'Coronation' airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. Adhesives tied 'SAN FERNANDO' c.d.s. '14 SEP 37' On the reverse a pair 'OFFICIALLY SEALED' labels tied by the same cancellation.

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BOER WAR 1901 censored taxed envelope addressed to Amsterdam. Franked single 1/2d & horizontal pair 1d Cape adhesives tied PAARL c.d.s. FE 20 01 A superb strike of the scarce two line DELAYED BY/ CENSOR struck in red. On arrival 25c postage due applied paying the charge. Overall toning.
BOER WAR

1901 censored taxed envelope addressed to Amsterdam. Franked single 1/2d & horizontal pair 1d Cape adhesives tied 'PAARL' c.d.s. 'FE 20 01' A superb strike of the scarce two line 'DELAYED BY/ CENSOR' struck in red. On arrival 25c postage due applied paying the charge. Overall toning.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1943 censored On Active Service envelope addressed to East London South Africa. Franked 4d & 6d adhesives tied EGYPT PREPAID c.d.s.14 MAY 43 Crown PASSED BY CENSOR/ 6586 initialed.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1943 censored 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to East London South Africa. Franked 4d & 6d adhesives tied 'EGYPT PREPAID' c.d.s.'14 MAY 43' Crown 'PASSED BY CENSOR/ 6586' initialed.

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RHODESIA 1912 postcard addressed to Devon. Franked 1d Double Head tied MAZOE c.d.s. 23 JAN 1912
RHODESIA

1912 postcard addressed to Devon. Franked 1d Double Head tied 'MAZOE' c.d.s. '23 JAN 1912'

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RHODESIA 1915 postcard addressed to Northumberland. franked 1d small arms tied NORTH WESTERN RHODESIA KALOMO double circle c.d.s. with a strike alongside 12 11 15 BULAWAYO transit cancellation
RHODESIA

1915 postcard addressed to Northumberland. franked 1d small arms tied 'NORTH WESTERN RHODESIA KALOMO' double circle c.d.s. with a strike alongside '12 11 15' 'BULAWAYO' transit cancellation

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RHODESIA 1913 postcard addressed to France. franked 1d Double Head tied BULAWAYO c.d.s. 15 AUG 13 Receiving cancellation on the front.
RHODESIA

1913 postcard addressed to France. franked 1d Double Head tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '15 AUG 13' Receiving cancellation on the front.

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RHODESIA 1897 taxed envelope addressed to Amsterdam. Franked horizontal pair 2d large arms, tied UMTALI c.d.s. AU 9 97 Octagonal T/25c charge marking and manuscript T 5d On arrival 25c postage due applied tied AMSTERDAM c.d.s. The envelope has been opened a little roughly at the top.
RHODESIA

1897 taxed envelope addressed to Amsterdam. Franked horizontal pair 2d large arms, tied 'UMTALI' c.d.s. 'AU 9 97' Octagonal 'T/25c' charge marking and manuscript 'T 5d' On arrival 25c postage due applied tied 'AMSTERDAM' c.d.s. The envelope has been opened a little roughly at the top.

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NYASALAND 1919 4d multi franked registered stationery envelope addressed to Aliwal North South Africa. On the reverse a selection of adhesives tied ZOMBA c.d.s. 12 9 19
NYASALAND 1919 4d multi franked registered stationery envelope addressed to Aliwal North South Africa. On the reverse a selection of adhesives tied ZOMBA c.d.s. 12 9 19
NYASALAND

1919 4d multi franked registered stationery envelope addressed to Aliwal North South Africa. On the reverse a selection of adhesives tied 'ZOMBA' c.d.s. '12 9 19'

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NYASALAND 1923 4d registered stationery envelope (Size f) to Ballarat Australia. franked additional 2d adhesive tied by incomplete LIMBE c.d.s. 11 NOV 23
NYASALAND

1923 4d registered stationery envelope (Size f) to Ballarat Australia. franked additional 2d adhesive tied by incomplete 'LIMBE' c.d.s. '11 NOV 23'

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NYASALAND 1914 1d stationery envelope addressed to Cambridge uprated 4d adhesive paying the registration fee, tied ZOMBA c.d.s. 6 10 14 Three line registration cachet in black on the front. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
NYASALAND

1914 1d stationery envelope addressed to Cambridge uprated 4d adhesive paying the registration fee, tied 'ZOMBA' c.d.s. '6 10 14' Three line registration cachet in black on the front. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES 1885 Great Britain 1/2d stationery card uprated 1/2d adhesive. Headed and dated Tangier 15 Avril 1885 Cancelled GIBRALTAR A26 duplex AP 5 85 Addressed to Paris. A rare stationery usage commercial usage.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1885 Great Britain 1/2d stationery card uprated 1/2d adhesive. Headed and dated 'Tangier 15 Avril 1885' Cancelled 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'AP 5 85' Addressed to Paris. A rare stationery usage commercial usage.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1920 6c stationery envelope addressed to Liverpool uprated 4 cents on 1c adhesive tied MBARAR c.d.s. 20 MY 20
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1920 6c stationery envelope addressed to Liverpool uprated '4 cents' on '1c' adhesive tied 'MBARAR' c.d.s. '20 MY 20'

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BERMUDA 1951 Pan American passenger ticket with 1 2/6 Keyplate tied P.A.A. cachet MAR 29 1951 Together with oval customs cachet.
BERMUDA

1951 Pan American passenger ticket with 1 2/6 Keyplate tied 'P.A.A.' cachet 'MAR 29 1951' Together with oval customs cachet.

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JAMAICA 1860 envelope addressed to H.M. 77th Regiment Bengal India. Endorsed bottom left Pr Packet from Jamaica franked horizontal pair Great Britain 6d adhesives paying the double rate 1/- tied A01 KINGSTON JAMAICA c.d.s. on the front MR 24 60 LONDON transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
JAMAICA

1860 envelope addressed to H.M. 77th Regiment Bengal India. Endorsed bottom left 'Pr Packet from Jamaica' franked horizontal pair Great Britain 6d adhesives paying the double rate 1/- tied 'A01' 'KINGSTON JAMAICA' c.d.s. on the front 'MR 24 60' 'LONDON' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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DOMINICA 1933 postcard franked 1d adhesive tied ROSSEAU c.d.s. Addressed to Birmingham. G.B. 1d adhesive applied paying the redirection to Wolverton.
DOMINICA

1933 postcard franked 1d adhesive tied 'ROSSEAU' c.d.s. Addressed to Birmingham. G.B. 1d adhesive applied paying the redirection to Wolverton.

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BOFIC (MEF) 1944 envelope Franked Great Britain overprinted M.E.F. horizontal pair 2d and a single 1d tied ASMARA c.d.s. 23 3 44 overstamped by straight line ASMARA SUCCIT cachet in black.
BOFIC (MEF)

1944 envelope Franked Great Britain overprinted M.E.F. horizontal pair 2d and a single 1d tied 'ASMARA' c.d.s. '23 3 44' overstamped by straight line 'ASMARA SUCCIT' cachet in black.

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SEYCHELLES 1953 envelope Carried on East African Airways Corporation Catalina (VP-KKJ) "Namnagani" Flight arriving in the Seychelles on 15th January from Nairobi Franked 9c adhesive tied SEYCHELLES c.d.s. JA 16 53 Signed by Captain bottom left corner. Very little mail carried on the flight.
SEYCHELLES

1953 envelope Carried on East African Airways Corporation Catalina (VP-KKJ) "Namnagani" Flight arriving in the Seychelles on 15th January from Nairobi Franked 9c adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'JA 16 53' Signed by Captain bottom left corner. Very little mail carried on the flight.

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BOFIC (MEF) 1946 envelope addressed to Sevenoaks. Franked Great Britain overprinted M.E.F.horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied by the rare CALINO EGEO c.d.s. 14 3 46
BOFIC (MEF)

1946 envelope addressed to Sevenoaks. Franked Great Britain overprinted M.E.F.horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied by the rare 'CALINO EGEO' c.d.s. '14 3 46'

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BRITISH BECHUANALAND 1909 Great Britain overprinted DUTY 4d on 2d + 1d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Cape Town with additional 2 x 1d overprinted adhesives tied FRANCISTOWN c.d.s. SP 14 09
BRITISH BECHUANALAND

1909 Great Britain overprinted 'DUTY 4d' on '2d + 1d' registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Cape Town with additional 2 x 1d overprinted adhesives tied 'FRANCISTOWN' c.d.s. 'SP 14 09'

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CANADA 1943 Censored Prisoner of War postcard from a German P.O.W. at Camp 30 addressed to Germany. Franked 20c & 10c adhesive paying the airmail rate tied P.O.W.30 c.d.s. JUN 14 43
CANADA

1943 Censored Prisoner of War postcard from a German P.O.W. at Camp 30 addressed to Germany. Franked 20c & 10c adhesive paying the airmail rate tied 'P.O.W.30' c.d.s. 'JUN 14 43'

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BOFIC (SOMALIA) 1950 multi franked Great Britain overprints B a SOMALIA registered airmail envelope addressed to New Jersey. Adhesives tied KISMAYU POST OFFICE SOMALIA c.d.s. 13 FE 50
BOFIC (SOMALIA)

1950 multi franked Great Britain overprints 'B a SOMALIA' registered airmail envelope addressed to New Jersey. Adhesives tied 'KISMAYU POST OFFICE SOMALIA' c.d.s. '13 FE 50'

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BOFIC (MEF) 1945 multi franked envelope franked Great Britain adhesives overprinted M.E.F. tied by the rare SIMI (EGEO) negative seal 21 5 45 Philatelic usage.
BOFIC (MEF)

1945 multi franked envelope franked Great Britain adhesives overprinted M.E.F. tied by the rare 'SIMI (EGEO) negative seal '21 5 45' Philatelic usage.

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1951 registered envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 3c 7 10c adhesives tied oval LOUISVILLE B.H. T.R.D. d/s 9 OCT 1951 struck in violet. A further strike alongside.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1951 registered envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 3c 7 10c adhesives tied oval 'LOUISVILLE B.H.' T.R.D. d/s '9 OCT 1951' struck in violet. A further strike alongside.

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1951 internal envelope addressed to Belize. Franked 1c adhesive tied oval CALEDONIA B.H. T.R.D. d/s 12 SEP 1951 struck in violet. A further strike below.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1951 internal envelope addressed to Belize. Franked 1c adhesive tied oval 'CALEDONIA B.H.' T.R.D. d/s '12 SEP 1951' struck in violet. A further strike below.

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PITCAIRN ISLAND 1934 envelope addressed to Dunedin. Franked 1d New Zealand adhesive tied PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY c.d.s. 5 AU 34
PITCAIRN ISLAND

1934 envelope addressed to Dunedin. Franked 1d New Zealand adhesive tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '5 AU 34'

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NORFOLK ISLAND 1947 airmail envelope to Sydney. Franked Australian 3 1/2d adhesive tied NORFOLK ISLAND c.d.s. 9 AP 47
NORFOLK ISLAND

1947 airmail envelope to Sydney. Franked Australian 3 1/2d adhesive tied 'NORFOLK ISLAND' c.d.s. '9 AP 47'

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SOUTH AFRICA 1922 6d registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 3d & 1d adhesives tied NYLSTROOM c.d.s. 4 AUG 22 Manuscript A R and straight line AVIS DEC RECEPTION cachets struck in black.
SOUTH AFRICA

1922 6d registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 3d & 1d adhesives tied 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. '4 AUG 22' Manuscript 'A R' and straight line 'AVIS DEC RECEPTION' cachets struck in black.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1918 censored envelope. Franked Union 2d adhesive tied "OMARURU c.d.s. 24 JUL 18 Resealed with bilingual label numbered 106 with the imprint. A scarce number.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1918 censored envelope. Franked Union 2d adhesive tied "'OMARURU' c.d.s. '24 JUL 18' Resealed with bilingual label numbered 106 with the imprint. A scarce number.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1917 stampless censored On Active Service envelope addressed to South Africa. Cancelled OUTJO c.d.s. 11/5 17 A very fine strike of the boxed 3rd Troop/ "A" Squadron/ 2nd Military Constabulary/ Station../Date struck in violet. Location and dated in manuscript.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1917 stampless censored 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to South Africa. Cancelled 'OUTJO' c.d.s. '11/5 17' A very fine strike of the boxed '3rd Troop/ "A" Squadron/ 2nd Military Constabulary/ Station../Date' struck in violet. Location and dated in manuscript.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1923 South African overprinted 1/2d stationery postcard commercial usage addressed to Swakopmund cancelled OUTJO c.d.s. 22 5 23 Oval excised SWAKAKOPMUND T.P.O. d/s 24 5 23 used as a receiving cancellation.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1923 South African overprinted 1/2d stationery postcard commercial usage addressed to Swakopmund cancelled 'OUTJO' c.d.s. '22 5 23' Oval excised 'SWAKAKOPMUND' T.P.O. d/s '24 5 23' used as a receiving cancellation.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1917 registered censored envelope addressed to Swakopmund. Franked South African adhesives tied TSUMEB c.d.s. 23 OCT 17 Straight line Tsumeb registration cachet alongside R in black oval. Bilingual Opened by censor/105 seal at top. A scarce number.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1917 registered censored envelope addressed to Swakopmund. Franked South African adhesives tied 'TSUMEB' c.d.s. '23 OCT 17' Straight line 'Tsumeb' registration cachet alongside 'R' in black oval. Bilingual 'Opened by censor/105' seal at top. A scarce number.

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MALTA 1878 local envelope to Valletta. Franked 1/2d Orange Yellow buff Supply 19 1878 (January) on white paper, tied "MALTA A25 duplex SP 13 78
MALTA

1878 local envelope to Valletta. Franked 1/2d Orange Yellow buff Supply 19 1878 (January) on white paper, tied "MALTA A25' duplex 'SP 13 78'

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NEW ZEALAND (CHATHAM ISLANDS) 1917 censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked  1 1/2d adhesive tied CHATHAM ISLANDS triple circle cancellation. The cancellation black on a black adhesives makes the date a little difficult. Three line censor cachet in red.
NEW ZEALAND (CHATHAM ISLANDS)

1917 censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'CHATHAM ISLANDS' triple circle cancellation. The cancellation black on a black adhesives makes the date a little difficult. Three line censor cachet in red.

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SEYCHELLES 1902 SIX CENTS on EIGHT CENTS stationery envelope uprated horizontal pair 6 CENTS on 8c adhesives paying the registration fee to British Columbia Canada. Tied SEYCHELLES c.d.s. JA 8 02 Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Attractive commercial usage.
SEYCHELLES

1902 'SIX CENTS' on 'EIGHT CENTS' stationery envelope uprated horizontal pair '6 CENTS' on '8c' adhesives paying the registration fee to British Columbia Canada. Tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'JA 8 02' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Attractive commercial usage.

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GRENADA 1891 inter island envelope addressed to Kingston Jamaica. Franked 1d & 5d adhesives tied GRENADA c.d.s. MR 25 91 A further strike on the front receiving datestamp on the reverse.
GRENADA

1891 inter island envelope addressed to Kingston Jamaica. Franked 1d & 5d adhesives tied 'GRENADA' c.d.s. 'MR 25 91' A further strike on the front receiving datestamp on the reverse.

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GIBRALTAR 1878 lettersheet addressed to Madrid. Franked horizontal pair Great Britain 1/2d adhesives paying the 1d single rate to Spain. Adhesives tied GIBRALTAR A26 duplex NO 29 78 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
GIBRALTAR

1878 lettersheet addressed to Madrid. Franked horizontal pair Great Britain 1/2d adhesives paying the 1d single rate to Spain. Adhesives tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'NO 29 78' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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