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JAMAICA 1954 envelope from Essex addressed to Jamaica carried on B.O.A.C. G-ALSA "CATHAY" Boeing Stratocrusier en-route from London to New York. The aircraft was coming into land at Prestwick airport when it skidded crashed and caught fire. Violet crash cachet. To a scarce destination. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
JAMAICA

1954 envelope from Essex addressed to Jamaica carried on B.O.A.C. G-ALSA "CATHAY" Boeing Stratocrusier en-route from London to New York. The aircraft was coming into land at Prestwick airport when it skidded crashed and caught fire. Violet crash cachet. To a scarce destination. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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BRITISH LEVANT 1901 registered envelope to London franked G.B. overprinted 40 PARAS on 2 1/2d and 80 PARAS on 5d adhesives tied "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE" c.d.s. FE 20 04 A further strike alongside. "R" in oval "FEE PAID" below struck in violet.
BRITISH LEVANT

1901 registered envelope to London franked G.B. overprinted '40 PARAS' on '2 1/2d' and '80 PARAS' on '5d' adhesives tied "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE" c.d.s. 'FE 20 04' A further strike alongside. "R" in oval "FEE PAID" below struck in violet.

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BRITISH BECHUANALAND 1933 envelope addressed to Cumberland U.K. Franked G.B. overprinted 2d adhesive tied "MOLEPOLOLE" c.d.s.
BRITISH BECHUANALAND

1933 envelope addressed to Cumberland U.K. Franked G.B. overprinted 2d adhesive tied "MOLEPOLOLE" c.d.s.

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NEW ZEALAND 1889 envelope stationery New Zealand Railways crest on the reverse. Addressed to San Francisco franked horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied "WELLINGTON" squared circle d/s 23 MR 89 Receiving cancellation on the front in red.
NEW ZEALAND

1889 envelope stationery 'New Zealand Railways' crest on the reverse. Addressed to San Francisco franked horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied "WELLINGTON" squared circle d/s '23 MR 89' Receiving cancellation on the front in red.

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VIRGIN ISLANDS 1891 registered envelope to Munich Germany franked 1/- marginal adhesive cancelled "A91" "TORTOLA" c.d.s. on the front FE 9 91 Oval "LONDON" transit d/s receiving cancellation on the reverse.
VIRGIN ISLANDS

1891 registered envelope to Munich Germany franked 1/- marginal adhesive cancelled "A91" "TORTOLA" c.d.s. on the front 'FE 9 91' Oval "LONDON" transit d/s receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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FALKLAND ISLANDS 1931 registered envelope to Edinburgh. Franked 6d Whale & Penguin adhesive tied "SOUTH GEORGIA" c.d.s. 7 AU 31
FALKLAND ISLANDS

1931 registered envelope to Edinburgh. Franked 6d 'Whale & Penguin' adhesive tied "SOUTH GEORGIA" c.d.s. '7 AU 31'

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STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 1942 (Jan 26th) multi franked censored airmail envelope from Dunedin New Zealand addressed to Singapore. Three line "THIS ARTICLE INTERCEPTED / OVERSEAS AND RETURNED TO / NEW ZEALAND" and "POSTAL SERVICE SUSPENDED / NOT TRANSMISSIBLE" together with finger type "RETURN TO SENDER" all the cachets struck in violet on the front. Singapore fell to the Japanese on Feb 15th 1942
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS

1942 (Jan 26th) multi franked censored airmail envelope from Dunedin New Zealand addressed to Singapore. Three line "THIS ARTICLE INTERCEPTED / OVERSEAS AND RETURNED TO / NEW ZEALAND" and "POSTAL SERVICE SUSPENDED / NOT TRANSMISSIBLE" together with finger type "RETURN TO SENDER" all the cachets struck in violet on the front. Singapore fell to the Japanese on Feb 15th 1942

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GIBRALTAR 1939 usage G.B. KGV 6d + 1d postal order with additional KGV1 3d adhesive cancelled "GIBRALTAR SOUTH DISTRICT" c.d.s. 1 JY 39 Three small punch holes.
GIBRALTAR

1939 usage G.B. KGV 6d + 1d postal order with additional KGV1 3d adhesive cancelled "GIBRALTAR SOUTH DISTRICT" c.d.s. '1 JY 39' Three small punch holes.

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HONG KONG 1914 postcard addressed to Chatham Kent. Franked 4c adhesive tied "LIU-KUNG TAU" c.d.s. JU 15 14
HONG KONG

1914 postcard addressed to Chatham Kent. Franked 4c adhesive tied "LIU-KUNG TAU" c.d.s. 'JU 15 14'

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GOLD COAST/GHANA 1969 envelope from Shrewsbury with a vertical central paper fold addressed to Mampong. On the reverse is a "G.P.O., GOLD COAST / Found open and officially sealed by.." seal cancelled "MAMPONG ASHANTI" c.d.s. 1 DE 69 initialled.
GOLD COAST/GHANA 1969 envelope from Shrewsbury with a vertical central paper fold addressed to Mampong. On the reverse is a "G.P.O., GOLD COAST / Found open and officially sealed by.." seal cancelled "MAMPONG ASHANTI" c.d.s. 1 DE 69 initialled.
GOLD COAST/GHANA

1969 envelope from Shrewsbury with a vertical central paper fold addressed to Mampong. On the reverse is a "G.P.O., GOLD COAST / Found open and officially sealed by.." seal cancelled "MAMPONG ASHANTI" c.d.s. '1 DE 69' initialled.

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BERMUDA 1938 First flight FAM 17 envelope round trip envelope Baltimore - Bermuda -Baltimore
BERMUDA

1938 First flight FAM 17 envelope round trip envelope Baltimore - Bermuda -Baltimore

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1941 3d Active Service Letter Card The scarce first type on white paper addressed to New Zealand cancelled "BULAWAYO" c.d.s. 15 DEC 41 Oval "DEPUTY PROVOST MARSHALL" cachet on the front initialed.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1941 3d Active Service Letter Card The scarce first type on white paper addressed to New Zealand cancelled "BULAWAYO" c.d.s. 15 DEC 41 Oval "DEPUTY PROVOST MARSHALL" cachet on the front initialed.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1941 3d 'Active Service Letter Card' The scarce first type on white paper addressed to New Zealand cancelled "BULAWAYO" c.d.s. '15 DEC 41' Oval "DEPUTY PROVOST MARSHALL" cachet on the front initialed.

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TASMANIA 1899 2 1/2d (violet) illustrated stationery envelope showing a view of Mount King William Superb unused. The flap is not stuck down.
TASMANIA

1899 2 1/2d (violet) illustrated stationery envelope showing a view of 'Mount King William' Superb unused. The flap is not stuck down.

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1904 registered envelope addressed to Dunedin New Zealand franked 8d apple-green adhesive tied "R" in black oval "REGISTERED PERTH" oval on the front 6 SP 04 Receiving cancellations on the reverse. A scarce adhesive on entire.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

1904 registered envelope addressed to Dunedin New Zealand franked 8d apple-green adhesive tied "R" in black oval "REGISTERED PERTH" oval on the front '6 SP 04' Receiving cancellations on the reverse. A scarce adhesive on entire.

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VICTORIA 1897 envelope addressed to Rockdale N.S.W. Franked 2 x 1d stationery wrapper cut outs tied "MELBOURNE" c.d.s. AP 28 97
VICTORIA

1897 envelope addressed to Rockdale N.S.W. Franked 2 x 1d stationery wrapper cut outs tied "MELBOURNE" c.d.s. 'AP 28 97'

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VICTORIA 1896 registered three colour franking addressed to Chile adhesives tied R In black circle "NEW YORK EXCHANGE" registration etiquette on the front together with "VALPARAISO" label.
VICTORIA

1896 registered three colour franking addressed to Chile adhesives tied 'R' In black circle "NEW YORK EXCHANGE" registration etiquette on the front together with "VALPARAISO" label.

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VICTORIA 1896 1d stationery wrapper on the front is a fine strike of the "DEUTSCHE SEEPOST AUSTRALISCHE HAUPTLINIE" c.d.s. 16 3 96 index 1
VICTORIA

1896 1d stationery wrapper on the front is a fine strike of the "DEUTSCHE SEEPOST AUSTRALISCHE HAUPTLINIE" c.d.s. '16 3 96' index '1'

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BOER WAR 1900 local envelope franked G.B. 1d lilac adhesive tied two line "LADYSMITH SIEGE POST OFFICE / Feb 14th 1900" struck in violet.
BOER WAR

1900 local envelope franked G.B. 1d lilac adhesive tied two line "LADYSMITH SIEGE POST OFFICE / Feb 14th 1900" struck in violet.

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NETHERLANDS 1951 postcard from The Hague on 8th May 1951 addressed to Scotland. These cards were prepared bt the Hague Balloon Club, for the flight from Holland to England. The balloon got into difficulties and made a forced landing at sea. A small part of the mail was salvaged which bears the three line cachet in black.
NETHERLANDS

1951 postcard from The Hague on 8th May 1951 addressed to Scotland. These cards were prepared bt the Hague Balloon Club, for the flight from Holland to England. The balloon got into difficulties and made a forced landing at sea. A small part of the mail was salvaged which bears the three line cachet in black.

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CAMEROON 1951 envelope from Port Gentil franked 20c French Equatorial Africa carried on Air France F-BBDO Douglas DC4 between Douala and Niamey in Niger All twenty nine passengers and crew were killed when the aircraft crashed into the Cameroon Mountains. French official tape placed around the edges.
CAMEROON 1951 envelope from Port Gentil franked 20c French Equatorial Africa carried on Air France F-BBDO Douglas DC4 between Douala and Niamey in Niger All twenty nine passengers and crew were killed when the aircraft crashed into the Cameroon Mountains. French official tape placed around the edges.
CAMEROON

1951 envelope from Port Gentil franked 20c French Equatorial Africa carried on Air France F-BBDO Douglas DC4 between Douala and Niamey in Niger All twenty nine passengers and crew were killed when the aircraft crashed into the Cameroon Mountains. French official tape placed around the edges.

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