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BERMUDA 1936 1/4d stationery wrapper cancelled "HAMILTON c.d.s. 3 NOV 36 Internal usage
BERMUDA

1936 1/4d stationery wrapper cancelled "HAMILTON' c.d.s. '3 NOV 36' Internal usage

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NYASALAND 1944 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H) THOS. DE LA RUE & CO. LTD under the flap addressed to London. Franked 6d % 1/2d adhesive tied ZOMBA c.d.s. 12 FEB 44
NYASALAND

1944 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H) 'THOS. DE LA RUE & CO. LTD' under the flap addressed to London. Franked 6d % 1/2d adhesive tied 'ZOMBA' c.d.s. '12 FEB 44'

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NYASALAND KGV1 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H) THOS.DE LA RUE & CO. LTD under the flap. Superb unused.
NYASALAND

KGV1 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H) 'THOS.DE LA RUE & CO. LTD' under the flap. Superb unused.

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TRANSVAAL Undated Witwatersrand Chamber of Mines wrapper for the monthly return of Gold produced addressed to Germany. Franked 2d adhesive tied JOHANNESBURG c.d.s. No date month or year expressed.
TRANSVAAL

Undated 'Witwatersrand Chamber of Mines' wrapper for the monthly return of Gold produced addressed to Germany. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. No date month or year expressed.

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NEW ZEALAND 1899 3d registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to Canada franked additional 2 1/2d adhesive tied DUNEDIN R c.d.s. 5 JL 99 Canadian transit cancellations on the reverse.
NEW ZEALAND

1899 3d registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to Canada franked additional 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'DUNEDIN R' c.d.s. '5 JL 99' Canadian transit cancellations on the reverse.

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1932 airmail envelope addressed to Ohio franked horizontal strip of four 5c adhesives tied large P.A.A. OFFICE BELIZE B.H. c.d.s. NOV 27 1932
BRITISH HONDURAS

1932 airmail envelope addressed to Ohio franked horizontal strip of four 5c adhesives tied large 'P.A.A. OFFICE BELIZE B.H.' c.d.s. 'NOV 27 1932'

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SUDAN 1942 censored postcard addressed to Long Island U.S.A. franked single 3m and a vertical pair 5m adhesives tied by a large double circle with details blacked out dated 30 DEC. Large Triangle PASSED CENSOR 39 struck in violet recorded as being used in Port Sudan.
SUDAN

1942 censored postcard addressed to Long Island U.S.A. franked single 3m and a vertical pair 5m adhesives tied by a large double circle with details blacked out dated 30 DEC. Large Triangle 'PASSED CENSOR 39' struck in violet recorded as being used in Port Sudan.

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SIERRA LEONE 1952 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 6d adhesive tied by an unclear FREETOWN c.d.s. 2 DE 52 On the front straight line INSUFFICENTLY PREPAID FOR AIR MAIL struck in black
SIERRA LEONE

1952 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 6d adhesive tied by an unclear 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '2 DE 52' On the front straight line 'INSUFFICENTLY PREPAID FOR AIR MAIL' struck in black

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1947 wrapper Sons of England Patriotic and Benevolent Society used locally franked 1/2d adhesive (printed matter rate) tied WANKIES c.d.s. 21 SEP 47 Unusual.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1947 wrapper Sons of England Patriotic and Benevolent Society used locally franked 1/2d adhesive (printed matter rate) tied WANKIES c.d.s. 21 SEP 47 Unusual.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1947 wrapper 'Sons of England Patriotic and Benevolent Society' used locally franked 1/2d adhesive (printed matter rate) tied 'WANKIES' c.d.s. '21 SEP 47' Unusual.

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CANADA 1946 stampless envelope with enclosed letter marked Kriegsgefangenpost  Addressed to Internment Camp No 10 Canada. Large violet REPAT/ RETURN/TO SENDER cachet.
CANADA

1946 stampless envelope with enclosed letter marked 'Kriegsgefangenpost' Addressed to Internment Camp No 10 Canada. Large violet 'REPAT/ RETURN/TO SENDER' cachet.

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JAMAICA 1942 censored envelope to Buffalo N.Y. From Camp Supervisor Capt Fritz von Witte Internment Camp Jamaica. Violet camp oval cachet on the reverse.
JAMAICA 1942 censored envelope to Buffalo N.Y. From Camp Supervisor Capt Fritz von Witte Internment Camp Jamaica. Violet camp oval cachet on the reverse.
JAMAICA

1942 censored envelope to Buffalo N.Y. From 'Camp Supervisor Capt Fritz von Witte' Internment Camp Jamaica. Violet camp oval cachet on the reverse.

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AUSTRALIA 1941 illustrated Greetings from the Aust. Forces (M.E.) Xmas - New Year 1941 -42 Addressed to Melbourne from a sapper in the 2/8 field company 6th Aust division. Franked 3d adhesive tied AUST FIELD P.O. No 12 c.d.s.
AUSTRALIA

1941 illustrated 'Greetings from the Aust. Forces (M.E.) Xmas - New Year 1941 -42' Addressed to Melbourne from a sapper in the 2/8 field company 6th Aust division. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'AUST FIELD P.O. No 12' c.d.s.

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AUSTRALIA 1941 illustrated Airletter Greetings from the Aust. Forces (M.E.) Xmas - New Year 1941 -42 Superb unused.
AUSTRALIA

1941 illustrated Airletter 'Greetings from the Aust. Forces (M.E.) Xmas - New Year 1941 -42' Superb unused.

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FIJI 1900 taxed envelope addressed to Sarajevo Austria franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied LEVUKA c.d.s. 10 OC 1900 Blacked boxed charge marking with manuscript 10c in blue pencil. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
FIJI

1900 taxed envelope addressed to Sarajevo Austria franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. '10 OC 1900' Blacked boxed charge marking with manuscript '10c' in blue pencil. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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FIJI Undated O.H.M.S. wrapper from Government Printing Office addressed to London franked by 1d adhesive tied black sunburst
FIJI

Undated O.H.M.S. wrapper from Government Printing Office addressed to London franked by 1d adhesive tied black 'sunburst'

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FIJI 1898 taxed envelope addressed to Boston franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied SUVA c.d.s. 14 MAY 96 with a further strike alongside. On the front U.S. 2c postage due applied paying the charge tied oval BOSTON MASS cachet.
FIJI

1898 taxed envelope addressed to Boston franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'SUVA' c.d.s. '14 MAY 96' with a further strike alongside. On the front U.S. 2c postage due applied paying the charge tied oval 'BOSTON MASS' cachet.

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BERMUDA 1920 1d stationery postcard with message addressed to Richmond VA U.S.A. cancelled HARRINGTON SOUND c.d.s. MY 7 20
BERMUDA

1920 1d stationery postcard with message addressed to Richmond VA U.S.A. cancelled 'HARRINGTON SOUND' c.d.s. 'MY 7 20'

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BOER WAR (RHODESIA) 1899 envelope addressed to Yorkshire from Corpl A Simms, Medical Staff, A Squadron franked 6d large Arms tied BULAWAYO c.d.s. 6 OCT 99 A further strike alongside. Part of the rear flap has been cut away. Scarce from Medical Staff.
BOER WAR (RHODESIA) 1899 envelope addressed to Yorkshire from Corpl A Simms, Medical Staff, A Squadron franked 6d large Arms tied BULAWAYO c.d.s. 6 OCT 99 A further strike alongside. Part of the rear flap has been cut away. Scarce from Medical Staff.
BOER WAR (RHODESIA)

1899 envelope addressed to Yorkshire from 'Corpl A Simms, Medical Staff, A Squadron' franked 6d large Arms tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '6 OCT 99' A further strike alongside. Part of the rear flap has been cut away. Scarce from Medical Staff.

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SWAZILAND 1947 envelope addressed to Johannesburg franked 1/2d adhesive paying the printed matter rate tied KUBUTA c.d.s. 18 JUL 41
SWAZILAND

1947 envelope addressed to Johannesburg franked 1/2d adhesive paying the printed matter rate tied 'KUBUTA' c.d.s. '18 JUL 41'

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SWAZILAND 1941 envelope addressed to Dorchester franked 4d adhesive tied A.P.O. - U - M.P.K. 1 c.d.s. 13 11 41 A further strike alongside.
SWAZILAND

1941 envelope addressed to Dorchester franked 4d adhesive tied 'A.P.O. - U - M.P.K. 1' c.d.s. '13 11 41' A further strike alongside.

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SWAZILAND 1895 envelope addressed to Holland franked Halve Penny on Twee Pence 1 Penny on Zes Pence and 2 1/2 Pence on Ten Shilling adhesive tied BREMERSDORP squared circle d/s 5 JULI 95
SWAZILAND

1895 envelope addressed to Holland franked 'Halve Penny' on 'Twee Pence' '1 Penny' on 'Zes Pence' and '2 1/2 Pence' on 'Ten Shilling' adhesive tied 'BREMERSDORP' squared circle d/s '5 JULI 95'

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SWAZILAND 1922 taxed photographic postcard addressed to France franked South African 1d Union adhesive tied MBABANE c.d.s. 24 APL 22 Alongside octagonal T/30/CENTIMES taxe marking.
SWAZILAND 1922 taxed photographic postcard addressed to France franked South African 1d Union adhesive tied MBABANE c.d.s. 24 APL 22 Alongside octagonal T/30/CENTIMES taxe marking.
SWAZILAND

1922 taxed photographic postcard addressed to France franked South African 1d 'Union' adhesive tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '24 APL 22' Alongside octagonal 'T/30/CENTIMES' taxe marking.

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SWAZILAND 1915 photographic postcard addressed to Norwich franked South African 1d Union adhesive tied MBABANE c.d.s. 12 DEC 15
SWAZILAND 1915 photographic postcard addressed to Norwich franked South African 1d Union adhesive tied MBABANE c.d.s. 12 DEC 15
SWAZILAND

1915 photographic postcard addressed to Norwich franked South African 1d 'Union' adhesive tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '12 DEC 15'

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MOROCCO AGENCIES 1906 complete The Eastern Telegraph Company, Limited./ TANGIER STATION Telegram form.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1906 complete 'The Eastern Telegraph Company, Limited./ TANGIER STATION' Telegram form.

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MALTA 1897 envelope from Lance Corporal S.B. Kenyon H.M.S. Hawke Endorsed bottom left by the Commanding officer. Franked 1d adhesive tied MALTA A26 duplex JA 11 97 Addressed to London.
MALTA

1897 envelope from 'Lance Corporal S.B. Kenyon H.M.S. 'Hawke'' Endorsed bottom left by the Commanding officer. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'MALTA A26' duplex 'JA 11 97' Addressed to London.

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MAURITIUS 1947 registered AR airmail envelope addressed to New Jersey franked 3 x 5c Victory adhesives and 2 x 10c tied oval REGISTERED G.P.O. MAURITIUS d/s 25 MR 47 AR struck in black circle.
MAURITIUS

1947 registered 'AR' airmail envelope addressed to New Jersey franked 3 x 5c 'Victory' adhesives and 2 x 10c tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. MAURITIUS' d/s '25 MR 47' 'AR' struck in black circle.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1948 postcard from South Africa addressed to Nairobi. On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the manuscript charge tied NAIROBI c.d.s.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1948 postcard from South Africa addressed to Nairobi. On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the manuscript charge tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s.

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MAURITIUS 1939 KGV1 3c stationery card with message addressed to Port Louis. Cancelled by the boxed TRAVELLING/ UP/ BOX N.L. d/s 6 6 39 (Carried on the Northern Line) A further strike alongside. Carried from Argy to Port Louis.
MAURITIUS

1939 KGV1 3c stationery card with message addressed to Port Louis. Cancelled by the boxed 'TRAVELLING/ UP/ BOX N.L.' d/s '6 6 39' (Carried on the Northern Line) A further strike alongside. Carried from Argy to Port Louis.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES 1899 Gibraltar 10c stationery wrapper overprinted addressed to Essen Germany. Cancelled RABAT A26 duplex FE 21 99  A few light creases at left.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1899 Gibraltar 10c stationery wrapper overprinted addressed to Essen Germany. Cancelled 'RABAT A26' duplex 'FE 21 99' A few light creases at left.

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NEW SOUTH WALES 1905 postcard from Cooma addressed to Micalasgo franked 1d adhesive tied TRAVELLING P.O. No 2 SOUTH c.d.s. NO 2 1903
NEW SOUTH WALES

1905 postcard from Cooma addressed to Micalasgo franked 1d adhesive tied 'TRAVELLING P.O. No 2 SOUTH' c.d.s. 'NO 2 1903'

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BARBADOS 1936 multi franked envelope stationery Hotel Royal addressed to Ilford Essex. Adhesives tied by the octagonal PORT DE FRANCE A CAYENNE L.C. d/s 24 - 7 - 36
BARBADOS

1936 multi franked envelope stationery Hotel Royal addressed to Ilford Essex. Adhesives tied by the octagonal 'PORT DE FRANCE A CAYENNE L.C.' d/s '24 - 7 - 36'

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1931 2c stationery wrapper addressed to Toronto cancelled BELIZE c.d.s. SP 4 31
BRITISH HONDURAS

1931 2c stationery wrapper addressed to Toronto cancelled 'BELIZE' c.d.s. 'SP 4 31'

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1926 envelope addressed to New Orleans franked 3c & 1c adhesive tied on arrival NEW ORLEANS 1 duplex MAY 29 1926 Alongside straight line PAGUEBOT struck in violet with error in spelling.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1926 envelope addressed to New Orleans franked 3c & 1c adhesive tied on arrival 'NEW ORLEANS 1' duplex 'MAY 29 1926' Alongside straight line 'PAGUEBOT' struck in violet with error in spelling.

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BARBADOS 1917 stampless censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. from a German Prisoner of War.BARBADOS c.d.s. 5 SE 17 and POST FREE PRISONER OF WAR/ P.C. struck in violet on the front. 58 prisoners were held at the camp mainly apprehended aliens and the crews of enemy vessels seized early in the war in the West Indies or Western Atlantic waters.
BARBADOS

1917 stampless censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. from a German Prisoner of War.'BARBADOS' c.d.s. '5 SE 17' and 'POST FREE PRISONER OF WAR/ P.C.' struck in violet on the front. 58 prisoners were held at the camp mainly apprehended aliens and the crews of enemy vessels seized early in the war in the West Indies or Western Atlantic waters.

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BERMUDA 1911 Coronation Aerial flight envelope in purple-brown carried by air from London to Windsor then by ordinary mail to Bermuda via New York. Franked 1d adhesive tied by the special cancellation SP 9 1911 A rare destination.
BERMUDA

1911 Coronation Aerial flight envelope in purple-brown carried by air from London to Windsor then by ordinary mail to Bermuda via New York. Franked 1d adhesive tied by the special cancellation 'SP 9 1911' A rare destination.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1952 taxed envelope addressed to Buxton British Guiana. Franked Leeward Islands 2d adhesive. On arrival single 1c,2c, 12c & 4c postage dues applied tied BUXTON c.d.s. 8 JY 52
BRITISH GUIANA

1952 taxed envelope addressed to Buxton British Guiana. Franked Leeward Islands 2d adhesive. On arrival single 1c,2c, 12c & 4c postage dues applied tied 'BUXTON' c.d.s. '8 JY 52'

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ZULULAND 1894 Great Britain overprinted 1d stationery card addressed to Cape Town cancelled NQUTU ZULULAND c.d.s. 31 AU 94 with transit and receiving cancellations. On the reverse RORKES DRIFT c.d.s. T.P.O.UP transit on the front. The writer was Charles Johnson, a missionary at the St Augustines Mission Station at Nqutu. Light water stain top right corner. Scarce Missionary mail
ZULULAND

1894 Great Britain overprinted 1d stationery card addressed to Cape Town cancelled 'NQUTU ZULULAND' c.d.s. '31 AU 94' with transit and receiving cancellations. On the reverse 'RORKES DRIFT' c.d.s. 'T.P.O.UP' transit on the front. The writer was Charles Johnson, a missionary at the St Augustines Mission Station at Nqutu. Light water stain top right corner. Scarce Missionary mail

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BOFIC (EAST AFRICAN FORCES) 1932 airmail envelope addressed to Aden. Franked Great Britain overprinted E.A.F 2 x 2d and a single 1/- adhesive tied E.A. A.P.O. 71 c.d.s. 22 V111 43 allocated to Mogadishu. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
BOFIC (EAST AFRICAN FORCES)

1932 airmail envelope addressed to Aden. Franked Great Britain overprinted 'E.A.F' 2 x 2d and a single 1/- adhesive tied 'E.A. A.P.O. 71' c.d.s. '22 V111 43' allocated to Mogadishu. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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COCOS ISLANDS 1953 envelope with enclosed letter from Senior Communications Officer addressed to Houston Texas. Franked Singapore 10c & 25c adhesives tied COCOS ISLANDS c.d.s. 24 DEC 53
COCOS ISLANDS 1953 envelope with enclosed letter from Senior Communications Officer addressed to Houston Texas. Franked Singapore 10c & 25c adhesives tied COCOS ISLANDS c.d.s. 24 DEC 53
COCOS ISLANDS

1953 envelope with enclosed letter from Senior Communications Officer addressed to Houston Texas. Franked Singapore 10c & 25c adhesives tied 'COCOS ISLANDS' c.d.s. '24 DEC 53'

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ST HELENA 1937 envelope addressed to Iowa U.S.A. franked 3d Badge adhesive tied M.V. CITY OF NEW YORK AMERICA SOUTH AFRICAN LINE INC c.d.s. FEB 18 1937 struck in maroon.
ST HELENA

1937 envelope addressed to Iowa U.S.A. franked 3d 'Badge' adhesive tied 'M.V. CITY OF NEW YORK AMERICA SOUTH AFRICAN LINE INC' c.d.s. 'FEB 18 1937' struck in maroon.

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ST HELENA 1952 cover addressed to the U.K. franked 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied LIVERPOOL PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA machine d/s 24 JY 52 Boxed LLANGIBBY CASTLE boxed ships cachet on the front.
ST HELENA

1952 cover addressed to the U.K. franked 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied 'LIVERPOOL PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA' machine d/s '24 JY 52' Boxed 'LLANGIBBY CASTLE' boxed ships cachet on the front.

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ST HELENA 1943 multi censored envelope addressed to Dallas Texas franked Coronation trio tied ST HELENA c.d.s. JU 25 43 Boxed crown PASSED VV/4 struck in black with number 4 inserted in pencil. A scarce number
ST HELENA

1943 multi censored envelope addressed to Dallas Texas franked Coronation trio tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'JU 25 43' Boxed crown 'PASSED VV/4' struck in black with number '4' inserted in pencil. A scarce number

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ST HELENA 1929 envelope addressed to London franked 1/2d & 1 1/2d Badge adhesives tied ST HELENA c.d.s. MY 4 29
ST HELENA

1929 envelope addressed to London franked 1/2d & 1 1/2d 'Badge' adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MY 4 29'

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GOLD COAST 1894 internal envelope addressed to Addahfoah franked 1d adhesive tied PRAM PRAM c.d.s. JA 23 94 struck in violet a further strike on the front. Red manuscript NOT KNOWN
GOLD COAST

1894 internal envelope addressed to Addahfoah franked 1d adhesive tied 'PRAM PRAM' c.d.s. 'JA 23 94' struck in violet a further strike on the front. Red manuscript 'NOT KNOWN'

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GOLD COAST 1903 1d stationery envelope addressed to Tunbridge Wells cancelled VICTORIABORG B.O. ACCRA c.d.s. AU 26 1903 A further strike below.
GOLD COAST

1903 1d stationery envelope addressed to Tunbridge Wells cancelled 'VICTORIABORG B.O. ACCRA' c.d.s. 'AU 26 1903' A further strike below.

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GOLD COAST 1897 taxed stampless O.H.M.S. envelope from the General Post Office Accra Post Office Form No 41 Addressed to Minneapolis  Cancelled ACCRA c.d.s. MY 28 97 "T" in circle blue manuscript 5d On arrival 10c pre cancelled postage due applied paying the New York charge.
GOLD COAST

1897 taxed stampless O.H.M.S. envelope from the General Post Office Accra 'Post Office Form No 41' Addressed to Minneapolis Cancelled 'ACCRA' c.d.s. 'MY 28 97' "T" in circle blue manuscript '5d' On arrival 10c pre cancelled postage due applied paying the New York charge.

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GOLD COAST 1902 registered envelope to London franked horizontal strip of four, together with a horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied ELMINA c.d.s. MR 12 02 sideways C code.
GOLD COAST

1902 registered envelope to London franked horizontal strip of four, together with a horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'ELMINA' c.d.s. 'MR 12 02' sideways 'C' code.

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GOLD COAST 1923 taxed registered envelope Pr T.M.S. "Aba" addressed to London redirected to Barnet. Franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied SALTPOND c.d.s. JU 23 23 Manuscript Posted Out Of Course initialed. On arrival at the redirected destination 1d & 2d postage dues applied paying the inland section charge, tied WHETSTONE c.d.s.
GOLD COAST

1923 taxed registered envelope 'Pr T.M.S. "Aba"' addressed to London redirected to Barnet. Franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'SALTPOND' c.d.s. 'JU 23 23' Manuscript 'Posted Out Of Course' initialed. On arrival at the redirected destination 1d & 2d postage dues applied paying the inland section charge, tied 'WHETSTONE' c.d.s.

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NYASALAND KGV1 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) under the flap THOS. DE LA RUE & CO. imprint. Superb unused.
NYASALAND

KGV1 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) under the flap 'THOS. DE LA RUE & CO.' imprint. Superb unused.

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NYASALAND 1945 censored 4d registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to South Africa additional 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied ZOMBA c.d.s. 25 4 45 Crown shield type PASSED BY CENSOR 4716 in violet signed by Captain Martin Small nick top left corner
NYASALAND

1945 censored 4d registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to South Africa additional 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'ZOMBA' c.d.s. '25 4 45' Crown shield type 'PASSED BY CENSOR 4716' in violet signed by Captain Martin' Small nick top left corner

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