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UGANDA 1/2a British East Africa stationery postcard overprinted UGANDA handstamped ULTRAMAR in violet applied by the Portuguese Post Office before distribution to the colonies. File pin hole at left side.
UGANDA

1/2a British East Africa stationery postcard overprinted 'UGANDA' handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in violet applied by the Portuguese Post Office before distribution to the colonies. File pin hole at left side.

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1934 F.F. envelope Via Broken Hill addressed to Mozambique franked 2 x 4d and a single 2d adhesive tied BROKEN HILL c.d.s. 1 AUG 34 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1934 F.F. envelope 'Via Broken Hill' addressed to Mozambique franked 2 x 4d and a single 2d adhesive tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '1 AUG 34' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1943 envelope addressed to India. Franked 2d adhesive tied KASAMA c.d.s. On the front printed label "The export of Postage and Revenue Stamps and all covers 9 i.e. used envelopes) to countries falling within the scope of censorship, is prohibited. Your letter containing stamps is herewith returned"
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1943 envelope addressed to India. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'KASAMA' c.d.s. On the front printed label "The export of Postage and Revenue Stamps and all covers 9 i.e. used envelopes) to countries falling within the scope of censorship, is prohibited. Your letter containing stamps is herewith returned"

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1959 commercial usage from Barclays Bank KGV1 40c registered stationery envelope (Size K) (THOMAS DE LA RUE & CO. LTD) imprint addressed to London with additional 5/- 2/- & 1/- adhesives tied oval REGISTERED MOMBASA KENYA d/s 8 AP 59 horizontal crease left side does not detract. Rare usage.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1959 commercial usage from Barclays Bank KGV1 40c registered stationery envelope (Size K) (THOMAS DE LA RUE & CO. LTD) imprint addressed to London with additional 5/- 2/- & 1/- adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED MOMBASA KENYA' d/s '8 AP 59' horizontal crease left side does not detract. Rare usage.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (JAMAICA) 1923 envelope addressed to British Guiana. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied by a complete strike KINGSTON/ BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" d/s JUL 10 23
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (JAMAICA)

1923 envelope addressed to British Guiana. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied by a complete strike KINGSTON/ BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" d/s 'JUL 10 23'

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1951 4d registered stationery envelope on grey stock (Size G) Addressed to Bloemfontein. Franked 1 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied "LUANSHYA" c.d.s. 11 MAR 51
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1951 4d registered stationery envelope on grey stock (Size G) Addressed to Bloemfontein. Franked 1 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied "LUANSHYA" c.d.s. '11 MAR 51'

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1933 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to London. Franked 2d adhesive tied "FORT JAMESON" c.d.s. 29 JUL 33"ZOMBA" transit cancellation on the reverse.
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1933 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to London. Franked 2d adhesive tied "FORT JAMESON" c.d.s. '29 JUL 33'"ZOMBA" transit cancellation on the reverse.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA) 1923 underpaid envelope to the USA franked 2d adhesive tied bi-lingual "JOHANNESBURG BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" slogan date stamp DEC 14 1923.
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA)

1923 underpaid envelope to the USA franked 2d adhesive tied bi-lingual "JOHANNESBURG BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" slogan date stamp 'DEC 14 1923'.

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BASUTOLAND 1940 hand drawn illustrated envelope addressed to Iowa U.S.A. Franked 4d & 1/2d adhesives tied "PHAMONG" c.d.s. 28 SEP 40
BASUTOLAND

1940 hand drawn illustrated envelope addressed to Iowa U.S.A. Franked 4d & 1/2d adhesives tied "PHAMONG" c.d.s. '28 SEP 40'

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BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1902 a stationery postcard, with message, up-rated 2a adhesive tied "MOMBASSA" hatched circle c.d.s. 5 JU 02. Addressed to Leipzig.
BRITISH EAST AFRICA

1902 a stationery postcard, with message, up-rated 2a adhesive tied "MOMBASSA" hatched circle c.d.s. '5 JU 02'. Addressed to Leipzig.

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BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1903 1a stationery card addressed to Germany headed and dated Entebbe 13/7 03 Cancelled "MOMBASA" c.d.s. 22 JL 03 Receiving cancellation on the front.
BRITISH EAST AFRICA

1903 1a stationery card addressed to Germany headed and dated 'Entebbe 13/7 03' Cancelled "MOMBASA" c.d.s. '22 JL 03' Receiving cancellation on the front.

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TANGANYIKA 1937 air mail envelope to France franked vertical strip of three 10c, single 15c and a vertical pair 20c tied "T.R.S. JIEMBA" ships cancel in violet  27 MR 37.
TANGANYIKA

1937 air mail envelope to France franked vertical strip of three 10c, single 15c and a vertical pair 20c tied "T.R.S. JIEMBA" ship's cancel in violet ' 27 MR 37'.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA) 1923 1d stationery card to the UK cancelled "JOHANNESBURG BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" bi-lingual machine d/s NOV 21 1923.
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA)

1923 1d stationery card to the UK cancelled "JOHANNESBURG BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" bi-lingual machine d/s 'NOV 21 1923'.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (TRINIDAD) 1924 envelope addressed to Switzerland with machine cancellation of the "PORT OF SPAIN / BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION / 1924" d/s JAN 22 1924 Some creasing at the top.
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (TRINIDAD)

1924 envelope addressed to Switzerland with machine cancellation of the "PORT OF SPAIN / BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION / 1924" d/s 'JAN 22 1924' Some creasing at the top.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (NEWFOUNDLAND) 1924 envelope addressed internally to Sandy Point. Franked 3c adhesive tied "ST JOHNS BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" machine d/s MAR 22 1924
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (NEWFOUNDLAND)

1924 envelope addressed internally to Sandy Point. Franked 3c adhesive tied "ST JOHNS BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" machine d/s 'MAR 22 1924'

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (TURKS ISLANDS) 1923 envelope Per s/s "Iroquois"  Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "TURKS ISLANDS" c.d.s.  with a very fine strike of the scarce circular "BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" cachet struck in black.
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (TURKS ISLANDS)

1923 envelope 'Per s/s "Iroquois'" Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "TURKS ISLANDS" c.d.s. with a very fine strike of the scarce circular "BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" cachet struck in black.

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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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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA) 1923 taxed envelope to France franked 1/2d Union adhesive tied "JOHANNESBURG BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" bilingual slogan d/s NOV 28 1923 On arrival in Nice 30c postage due applied paying the octagonal charge.
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA)

1923 taxed envelope to France franked 1/2d Union adhesive tied "JOHANNESBURG BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" bilingual slogan d/s 'NOV 28 1923' On arrival in Nice 30c postage due applied paying the octagonal charge.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITIONS (KUT) 1924 envelope to London with a little toning on the edges. Franked 20c adhesive tied by a very fine strike "NAIROBI / BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" slogan d/s 8 AUG 24
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITIONS (KUT)

1924 envelope to London with a little toning on the edges. Franked 20c adhesive tied by a very fine strike "NAIROBI / BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" slogan d/s '8 AUG 24'

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TANGANYIKA 1937 postcard to Germany. Franked irregular block of four 1c and a single 10c adhesive tied "TANGA" c.d.s. 31 DE 37 On arrival in Munich redirected with boxed "RETOUR" and German "UNKNOWN" label.
TANGANYIKA

1937 postcard to Germany. Franked irregular block of four 1c and a single 10c adhesive tied "TANGA" c.d.s. '31 DE 37' On arrival in Munich redirected with boxed "RETOUR" and German "UNKNOWN" label.

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ANTIGUA 1918 envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 1d adhesive with additional 1/2d adhesive overprinted WAR TAX tied "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. "JA 22 18
ANTIGUA

1918 envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 1d adhesive with additional 1/2d adhesive overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied "ST JOHN'S" c.d.s. "JA 22 18'

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ANTIGUA 1917 1d Leeward Islands stationery envelope addressed to New York Uprated 2d & 1/2d adhesives paying the registration tied "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. JY 5 17
ANTIGUA

1917 1d Leeward Islands stationery envelope addressed to New York Uprated 2d & 1/2d adhesives paying the registration tied "ST JOHN'S" c.d.s. 'JY 5 17'

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UGANDA 1/2a + 1/2a stationery postcard (minor tones) writtren from Northern Uganda addressed to Belgium. Sent via the northern route through Sudan and cancelled by black retta, backstamped at Khartoum and on the Bani Suwef-Cairo T.P.O. The message states that the card is being given to a coolie to carry it to the post. An exceptional use of this Uganda reply paid card in Sudan.
UGANDA

1/2a + 1/2a stationery postcard (minor tones) writtren from Northern Uganda addressed to Belgium. Sent via the northern route through Sudan and cancelled by black retta, backstamped at Khartoum and on the Bani Suwef-Cairo T.P.O. The message states that the card is being given to a coolie to carry it to the post. An exceptional use of this Uganda reply paid card in Sudan.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1959 registered airmail envelope from Dar Es Salaam to Australia with a multitude of redirections returned to East Africa "FOUND OPEN OR DAMAGED" label applied
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1959 registered airmail envelope from Dar Es Salaam to Australia with a multitude of redirections returned to East Africa "FOUND OPEN OR DAMAGED" label applied
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1959 registered airmail envelope from Dar Es Salaam to Australia with a multitude of redirections returned to East Africa "FOUND OPEN OR DAMAGED" label applied

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MALAYA (JOHORE) 1923 ppc to Denmark Franked single 3c & 5c adhesives tied "BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" cachet "JOHORE" c.d.s. 15 OC 1923
MALAYA (JOHORE)

1923 ppc to Denmark Franked single 3c & 5c adhesives tied "BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924" cachet "JOHORE" c.d.s. '15 OC 1923

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ANTIGUA 1919 redirected registered envelope to London franked 2 x 1/2d and single 1d & 11/2d adhesives with a 1/2d and the 11/2d overprinted "WAR TAX" tied by black circular cachet probably applied in St Thomas "ST JOHNS" c.d.s. on the front FE 27 19Unusual.
ANTIGUA

1919 redirected registered envelope to London franked 2 x 1/2d and single 1d & 11/2d adhesives with a 1/2d and the 11/2d overprinted "WAR TAX" tied by black circular cachet probably applied in St Thomas "ST JOHN'S" c.d.s. on the front 'FE 27 19'Unusual.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (STRAITS SETTLEMENTS) 1924 2c stationery card cancelled "PENANG/ BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" cachet 23 FE 24
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (STRAITS SETTLEMENTS)

1924 2c stationery card cancelled "PENANG/ BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION" cachet '23 FE 24'

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NORTH BORNEO 1937 Imperial Airways airmail envelope addressed to London franked 25c adhesive tied "JESSELTON" c.d.s. 27 JU 1937 The envelope with a small tear at top left on opening.
NORTH BORNEO

1937 Imperial Airways airmail envelope addressed to London franked 25c adhesive tied "JESSELTON" c.d.s. '27 JU 1937' The envelope with a small tear at top left on opening.

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BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1901 registered envelope to Germany franked single 1/2a, 1a, 2a & 21/2a adhesives tied "MOMBASA" c.d.s. 8 JUL 1901 Boxed "POSTCAFI/ESTERI" cachet on the front "NAPLES" transit cancellation on the reverse.
BRITISH EAST AFRICA

1901 registered envelope to Germany franked single 1/2a, 1a, 2a & 21/2a adhesives tied "MOMBASA" c.d.s. '8 JUL 1901' Boxed "POSTCAFI/ESTERI" cachet on the front "NAPLES" transit cancellation on the reverse.

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA) 1924 envelope with some light tone spots stamps cancelled "BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION JOHANNESBURG" slogan d/s FEB 7 1924
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (SOUTH AFRICA)

1924 envelope with some light tone spots stamps cancelled "BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION JOHANNESBURG" slogan d/s 'FEB 7 1924'

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