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ZANZIBAR 1897 registered envelope addressed to Italy redirected to Switzerland. Franked by the scarce R1 adhesive tied "ZANZIBAR REG" c.d.s. 28 JU 97 On the reverse is the unframed "ADEN/REG" transit c.d.s. JL 15 97together with receiving cancellations.
ZANZIBAR

1897 registered envelope addressed to Italy redirected to Switzerland. Franked by the scarce R1 adhesive tied "ZANZIBAR REG" c.d.s. '28 JU 97' On the reverse is the unframed "ADEN/REG" transit c.d.s. 'JL 15 97'together with receiving cancellations.

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BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS 1940 censored cover written from Choiseul addressed to Washington D.C. franked 1/- adhesive tied "SHORTLAND IS" c.d.s. ;29 AU 40 A further strike alongside. Straight line "PASSED BY CENSOR 1" struck in black.
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS

1940 censored cover written from Choiseul addressed to Washington D.C. franked 1/- adhesive tied "SHORTLAND IS" c.d.s. ';29 AU 40' A further strike alongside. Straight line "PASSED BY CENSOR 1" struck in black.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1950 envelope addressed to oXford U.K. 24c adhesive tied "G.P.O. GEORGETOWN" machine d/s 9 JUN 1950 Two line "Air Mail to NEW YORK only, thence / by Surface Mail" struck in violet a scarce cachet. A little roughly opened.
BRITISH GUIANA

1950 envelope addressed to oXford U.K. 24c adhesive tied "G.P.O. GEORGETOWN" machine d/s '9 JUN 1950' Two line "Air Mail to NEW YORK only, thence / by Surface Mail" struck in violet a scarce cachet. A little roughly opened.

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ST VINCENT 1944 censored airmail envelope written from Bequia addressed to Long Island. Franked 3d, 6d & 1/- adhesives tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 21 JY 44 "OPENED BY EXAMINER U.U./3" seal at left.
ST VINCENT

1944 censored airmail envelope written from Bequia addressed to Long Island. Franked 3d, 6d & 1/- adhesives tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. '21 JY 44' "OPENED BY EXAMINER U.U./3" seal at left.

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FIJI 1945 censored envelope addressed to Los Angeles. Franked 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "NADI" c.d.s. 1 FEB 45 At left "OPENED BY EXAMINER X/115" seal. Small envelope nick at bottom.
FIJI 1945 censored envelope addressed to Los Angeles. Franked 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "NADI" c.d.s. 1 FEB 45 At left "OPENED BY EXAMINER X/115" seal. Small envelope nick at bottom.
FIJI

1945 censored envelope addressed to Los Angeles. Franked 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "NADI" c.d.s. '1 FEB 45' At left "OPENED BY EXAMINER X/115" seal. Small envelope nick at bottom.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1837 Disinfected Entire Letter headed and dated Demerara 27th April 1837 addressed to France. Cancelled by the "DEMERARA" double arc datestamp, endorsed Paid and charged 3/4 in red manuscript. London toombstone transit cancellation. Rated 15 decimes in France. A rare disinfection cover from this origin.
BRITISH GUIANA

1837 Disinfected Entire Letter headed and dated 'Demerara 27th April 1837' addressed to France. Cancelled by the "DEMERARA" double arc datestamp, endorsed 'Paid' and charged '3/4' in red manuscript. London toombstone transit cancellation. Rated '15' decimes in France. A rare disinfection cover from this origin.

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PITCAIRN ISLANDS 1929 envelope addressed to Dunedin New Zealand. Franked 1d Universal adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. 11 FE 29
PITCAIRN ISLANDS

1929 envelope addressed to Dunedin New Zealand. Franked 1d 'Universal' adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. '11 FE 29'

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1930 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 4d Admiral adhesive tied "CRAIGMORE" c.d.s. 21 NOV 30
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1930 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 4d 'Admiral' adhesive tied "CRAIGMORE" c.d.s. '21 NOV 30'

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BRITISH GUIANA 1927 2c stationery postcard uprated 2c adhesive addressed to Chicago tied "POSTAL AGENCY No 5" c.d.s. 19 MY 27 Written from Moranhanna North West District.
BRITISH GUIANA 1927 2c stationery postcard uprated 2c adhesive addressed to Chicago tied "POSTAL AGENCY No 5" c.d.s. 19 MY 27 Written from Moranhanna North West District.
BRITISH GUIANA

1927 2c stationery postcard uprated 2c adhesive addressed to Chicago tied "POSTAL AGENCY No 5" c.d.s. '19 MY 27' Written from Moranhanna North West District.

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JAMAICA 1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to Dominica. Four line "POSTAL CENSOR / JAMAICA / PASSED/ (2) struck in violet. Straight line "POSTAGE PAID" with manuscript 1/2d On the reverse "ST JOHNS" transit c.d.s. DE 2 40 and receiving cancellation.
JAMAICA

1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to Dominica. Four line "POSTAL CENSOR / JAMAICA / PASSED/ (2) struck in violet. Straight line "POSTAGE PAID" with manuscript '1/2d' On the reverse "ST JOHNS" transit c.d.s. 'DE 2 40' and receiving cancellation.

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GIBRALTAR 1927 postcard addressed to Denmark. Franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives with plate number 2 in margin, tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s 1 DE 27
GIBRALTAR

1927 postcard addressed to Denmark. Franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives with plate number '2' in margin, tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s '1 DE 27'

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GRENADA KGV1 6c registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to Bristol. Franked additional 5c & 2c adhesives tied "G.P.O. GRENADA" c.d.s. FE 28 with year omitted.
GRENADA

KGV1 6c registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to Bristol. Franked additional 5c & 2c adhesives tied "G.P.O. GRENADA" c.d.s. 'FE 28' with year omitted.

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PITCAIRN ISLAND 1930 envelope addressed to Christchurch New Zealand. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND NB.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. 17 JA 30
PITCAIRN ISLAND

1930 envelope addressed to Christchurch New Zealand. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND NB.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. '17 JA 30'

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SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1904 postcard addressed to Grimsby England. Franked 1d adhesive tied "NIGER TRAVELLING POST OFFICE" c.d.s. FE 2 03 A further strike alongside. "FORCADOS RIVER" cancellation  on the front.
SOUTHERN NIGERIA

1904 postcard addressed to Grimsby England. Franked 1d adhesive tied "NIGER TRAVELLING POST OFFICE" c.d.s. 'FE 2 03' A further strike alongside. "FORCADOS RIVER" cancellation on the front.

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BOFIC (East African Forces) 1945 censored Great Britain 3d registered stationery envelope (Size G) overprinted E.A.F." with additional overprinted 1/- 2d & 3d G.B. adhesives tied "MOGADISHU" c.d.s. 16 JY 45 Addressed to Rome Italy. Violet A.V.2 on the front.
BOFIC (East African Forces)

1945 censored Great Britain 3d registered stationery envelope (Size G) overprinted 'E.A.F." with additional overprinted 1/- 2d & 3d G.B. adhesives tied "MOGADISHU" c.d.s. '16 JY 45' Addressed to Rome Italy. Violet 'A.V.2' on the front.

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BAHAMAS 1936 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Three Half Pence adhesive tied straight line SHIP MAIL struck in black "NASSAU" c.d.s. alongside 4 JY 36 "LADY SOMERSET" ships cachet on the front struck in violet.
BAHAMAS

1936 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Three Half Pence adhesive tied straight line 'SHIP MAIL' struck in black "NASSAU" c.d.s. alongside '4 JY 36' "LADY SOMERSET" ships cachet on the front struck in violet.

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SEYCHELLES 1909 Taxed Great Britain Three Half Pence stationery envelope addressed to the U.S.A. with additional block of four 2c and an example of the rare 3 CENTS on 15c adhesive tied "VICTORIA" c.d.s. OC 17 09 Unusual.
SEYCHELLES

1909 Taxed Great Britain Three Half Pence stationery envelope addressed to the U.S.A. with additional block of four 2c and an example of the rare '3 CENTS' on '15c' adhesive tied "VICTORIA" c.d.s. 'OC 17 09' Unusual.

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FALKLAND ISLANDS 1885 Penny Half Penny stationery card from a German Seaman addressed to Dresden. Cancelled "F1" Cork first type with "FALKLAND ISLANDS" c.d.s. below MY 8 1885 Receiving cancellation on the front. Long message in German mentions passage through Cape Horn.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

1885 Penny Half Penny stationery card from a German Seaman addressed to Dresden. Cancelled "F1" Cork first type with "FALKLAND ISLANDS" c.d.s. below 'MY 8 1885' Receiving cancellation on the front. Long message in German mentions passage through Cape Horn.

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BOER WAR (BERMUDA) 1901 censored envelope from Sheldon Cape Colony addressed to P.O.W. Bermuda with manuscript markings Not Darrells Not Burts Not Hawkins Attractive trio of missent markings.
BOER WAR (BERMUDA)

1901 censored envelope from Sheldon Cape Colony addressed to P.O.W. Bermuda with manuscript markings 'Not Darrells' 'Not Burts' 'Not Hawkins' Attractive trio of missent markings.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES 1948 Great Britain 3d + 2 1/2d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Switzerland with additional overprinted 1/2d, 3d & 1/- adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED TANGIER" d/s 3 SP 48 Double oval "O.A.T." struck in violet. Boxed Swiss customs cachet.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1948 Great Britain 3d + 2 1/2d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Switzerland with additional overprinted 1/2d, 3d & 1/- adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED TANGIER" d/s '3 SP 48' Double oval "O.A.T." struck in violet. Boxed Swiss customs cachet.

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