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BOER WAR (NEW ZEALAND) 1899 illustrated patriotic envelope unused.
BOER WAR (NEW ZEALAND)

1899 illustrated patriotic envelope unused.

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CAYMAN ISLANDS 1944 multi franked censored envelope addressed to Tampa Florida, adhesives tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. FE 8 44 At left OPENED BY EXAMINER D./ seal boxed 41
CAYMAN ISLANDS 1944 multi franked censored envelope addressed to Tampa Florida, adhesives tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. FE 8 44 At left OPENED BY EXAMINER D./ seal boxed 41
CAYMAN ISLANDS

1944 multi franked censored envelope addressed to Tampa Florida, adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'FE 8 44' At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D./' seal boxed '41'

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SWAZILAND 1933 internal envelope franked 1d adhesive, together with a South African 1d tied MBABANE c.d.s. 2 FEB 33
SWAZILAND

1933 internal envelope franked 1d adhesive, together with a South African 1d tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '2 FEB 33'

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BERMUDA 1911 1d stationery card with message addressed to Constantinople Turkey. Cancelled HAMILTON c.d.s. JY 8 1911 Receiving cancellations on the front.
BERMUDA

1911 1d stationery card with message addressed to Constantinople Turkey. Cancelled 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. 'JY 8 1911' Receiving cancellations on the front.

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BERMUDA 1914 censored envelope addressed to Canada. Franked 1d adhesive tied HAMILTON machine d/s 7 AUG 14 Three line PASSED J.P.H. / CENSOR BERMUDA / 1,914
BERMUDA

1914 censored envelope addressed to Canada. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'HAMILTON' machine d/s '7 AUG 14' Three line 'PASSED J.P.H. / CENSOR BERMUDA / 1,914'

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BRITISH GUIANA 1902 2c stationery envelope to Somerset. Cancelled rare H.M.P.S. c.d.s. 5 NOV 1902 (Her Majestys Penal Settlement) used at Massuruni Gaol. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
BRITISH GUIANA

1902 2c stationery envelope to Somerset. Cancelled rare 'H.M.P.S.' c.d.s. '5 NOV 1902' (Her Majesty's Penal Settlement) used at Massuruni Gaol. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1939 censored envelope to Holland franked 2d & 1d adhesives tied OMARURU c.d.s. 22 X11 39 Censor seal at left overstamped red boxed bilingual PASSED BY CENSOR / 20
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1939 censored envelope to Holland franked 2d & 1d adhesives tied 'OMARURU' c.d.s. '22 X11 39' Censor seal at left overstamped red boxed bilingual 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 20'

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BERMUDA 1931 1/4d stationery wrapper addressed to Switzerland uprated 1/4d & 1/2d adhesives tied  ST GEORGES c.d.s. 4 JUL 31
BERMUDA

1931 1/4d stationery wrapper addressed to Switzerland uprated 1/4d & 1/2d adhesives tied ' ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '4 JUL 31'

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BRITISH GUIANA 1923 taxed 2c stationery envelope addressed to the Netherlands. Uprated 2c adhesive tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. 29 DE 23 Below is a fine strike of the British Empire Exhibition slogan cachet. On arrival 12 1/2c postage due applied paying the charge.
BRITISH GUIANA

1923 taxed 2c stationery envelope addressed to the Netherlands. Uprated 2c adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '29 DE 23' Below is a fine strike of the British Empire Exhibition slogan cachet. On arrival 12 1/2c postage due applied paying the charge.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1879 3c stationery card colour trial in green, the issued colour was carmine. Superb.
BRITISH GUIANA

1879 3c stationery card colour trial in green, the issued colour was carmine. Superb.

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GIBRALTAR 1933 Graf Zeppelin envelope with flight cachets on the front addressed to Brasil. Franked 1/- & 1d adhesives tied oval REGISTERED GIBRALTAR d/s 2 OC 33 Receiving cancellation on the front.
GIBRALTAR

1933 'Graf Zeppelin' envelope with flight cachets on the front addressed to Brasil. Franked 1/- & 1d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '2 OC 33' Receiving cancellation on the front.

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ASCENSION 1932 envelope addressed to St Helena franked marginal vertical pair 3d Badge adhesives tied ASCENSION c.d.s. DE 8 32 The top adhesive shows variety Torn Flag
ASCENSION

1932 envelope addressed to St Helena franked marginal vertical pair 3d 'Badge' adhesives tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. 'DE 8 32' The top adhesive shows variety 'Torn Flag'

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1943 multi censored 10c uprated stationerey card with message addressed to Switzerland, additional 5c on 1d adhesive tied SONGEA c.d.s. Easat African and German censor cachets.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1943 multi censored 10c uprated stationerey card with message addressed to Switzerland, additional '5c' on '1d' adhesive tied 'SONGEA' c.d.s. Easat African and German censor cachets.

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BERMUDA 1911 postcard addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1d adhesive tied by the rare PARCEL POST BERMUDA c.d.s. 18 MAR 11
BERMUDA

1911 postcard addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1d adhesive tied by the rare 'PARCEL POST BERMUDA' c.d.s. '18 MAR 11'

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BERMUDA 1938 1/2d uprated stationery card with message addressed to Ohio U.S.A. cancelled ST GEORGES c.d.s. 22 JUL 38
BERMUDA

1938 1/2d uprated stationery card with message addressed to Ohio U.S.A. cancelled 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '22 JUL 38'

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DOMINICA 1927 envelope addressed to British Guiana. franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied G.P.O. DOMINICA c.d.s. 19 JA 27
DOMINICA

1927 envelope addressed to British Guiana. franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. DOMINICA' c.d.s. '19 JA 27'

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SOUTH AFRICA 1930 envelope addressed to Pretoria franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied oval STATION MASTERS OFFICE DULLSTROOM/ S.A.R. & H.644 dated cachet 15 FEB 1030 struck in violet. A further strike on the reverse.
SOUTH AFRICA

1930 envelope addressed to Pretoria franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied oval 'STATION MASTER'S OFFICE DULLSTROOM/ S.A.R. & H.'644' dated cachet '15 FEB 1030' struck in violet. A further strike on the reverse.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1955 3d Imperial Reply Coupon watermark GviR upright cancelled PLUMTREE c.d.s. 28 SEP 55
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1955 3d Imperial Reply Coupon watermark 'GviR' upright cancelled 'PLUMTREE' c.d.s. '28 SEP 55'

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1945 registered multi-franked envelope to New Zealand, adhesives tied "DARESSALAAM-TABORA T.P.O. DOWN" c.d.s. 12 OC 1945. "RUVI" registration etiquette - the town has been erased, Igalula inserted in manuscript.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1945 registered multi-franked envelope to New Zealand, adhesives tied "DARESSALAAM-TABORA T.P.O. DOWN" c.d.s. '12 OC 1945'. "RUVI" registration etiquette - the town has been erased, 'Igalula' inserted in manuscript.

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GOLD COAST 1899 illustrated envelope addressed to Hamburg Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied HALF ASSINIE MY 5 99 "AXIM transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
GOLD COAST

1899 illustrated envelope addressed to Hamburg Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'HALF ASSINIE MY 5 99' "AXIM' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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PITCAIRN ISLAND 1940 envelope franked 2d New Zealand adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. on last day of N.Z. Agency 14th October 1940; addressed to Wellington, New Zealand.
PITCAIRN ISLAND

1940 envelope franked 2d New Zealand adhesive tied "PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s. on last day of N.Z. Agency '14th October 1940; addressed to Wellington, New Zealand.

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ST HELENA 1945 registered envelope to the USA franked d-3d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. FE 20 45. Black/white Crown "OPENED BY EXAMINER 5316" seal. Transit and receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.
ST HELENA

1945 registered envelope to the USA franked d-3d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'FE 20 45'. Black/white Crown "OPENED BY EXAMINER 5316" seal. Transit and receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1943 censored envelope to Fortress Diego Suarez franked horizontal pair South Africa overprinted 1d adhesives tied E.A. A.P.O. 53 c.d.s. 20 V1 43 allocated to Antsirobe Madagascar. Censor cachet bottom left initialed.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1943 censored envelope to Fortress Diego Suarez franked horizontal pair South Africa overprinted 1d adhesives tied 'E.A. A.P.O. 53' c.d.s. '20 V1 43' allocated to Antsirobe Madagascar. Censor cachet bottom left initialed.

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TRISTAN DA CUNHA 1962 cover to Portsmouth with boxed "RESETTLEMENT SURVEY - 1962" cachet, 1d Potato stamp tied by cachet; South African adhesive tied "CAPE TOWN/PAQUEBOT" c.d.s. 9 X 62.
TRISTAN DA CUNHA

1962 cover to Portsmouth with boxed "RESETTLEMENT SURVEY - 1962" cachet, 1d 'Potato' stamp tied by cachet; South African adhesive tied "CAPE TOWN/PAQUEBOT" c.d.s. '9 X 62'.

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PAPUA 1934 postage due advise for two letters awaiting delivery with a charge of 2d. Adhesive applied paying the charge tied PORT MORESBY c.d.s. 12 OC 34 The adhesive has a crease and a nick at bottom right corner.
PAPUA

1934 postage due advise for two letters awaiting delivery with a charge of 2d. Adhesive applied paying the charge tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '12 OC 34' The adhesive has a crease and a nick at bottom right corner.

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NEW ZEALAND 1940 registered airmail envelope addressed to Devon franked 3 x 3d and a single 5/- adhesive tied AUCKLAND c.d.s. 13 DEC 40
NEW ZEALAND

1940 registered airmail envelope addressed to Devon franked 3 x 3d and a single 5/- adhesive tied 'AUCKLAND' c.d.s. '13 DEC 40'

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BERMUDA 1943 local envelope franked 1d adhesive tied PAGET c.d.s. 33 APR 43 T in black circle together with 1d charge marking struck in black.
BERMUDA

1943 local envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'PAGET' c.d.s. '33 APR 43' 'T' in black circle together with '1d' charge marking struck in black.

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COOK ISLANDS 1928 envelope to Oakland franked d & 1d adhesives; "MARINE POST OFFICE/N.Z./R.M.S. MAUNGANUI" c.d.s. alongside.
COOK ISLANDS

1928 envelope to Oakland franked d & 1d adhesives; "MARINE POST OFFICE/N.Z./R.M.S. MAUNGANUI" c.d.s. alongside.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1923 taxed envelope addressed to Ohio franked 2c adhesive tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. 29 JU 23 On arrival vertical pair 2c postage dues applied paying the New York charge.
BRITISH GUIANA

1923 taxed envelope addressed to Ohio franked 2c adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '29 JU 23' On arrival vertical pair 2c postage dues applied paying the New York charge.

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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 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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BRITISH GUIANA 1931 Express envelope to Reading PA franked 24c adhesive together with 2 x 12c and a single 6c paying the express fee (30c) tied AIR MAIL G.P.O. c.d.s. 9 OC 31 Red/Black EXPRESS label. Violet straight line SPECIAL DELIVERY
BRITISH GUIANA

1931 'Express' envelope to Reading PA franked 24c adhesive together with 2 x 12c and a single 6c paying the express fee (30c) tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O.' c.d.s. '9 OC 31' Red/Black 'EXPRESS' label. Violet straight line 'SPECIAL DELIVERY'

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ADEN 1938 O.H.M.S. envelope to London franked by Aden 1937 "Dhows" 1a and a block of four 1/2a adhesives on the reverse, cancelled KAMARAN c.d.s. 7 APR 38 With official cachet of the QUARANTINE STATION KAMARAN, signed by the official sending the envelope.
ADEN 1938 O.H.M.S. envelope to London franked by Aden 1937 "Dhows" 1a and a block of four 1/2a adhesives on the reverse, cancelled KAMARAN c.d.s. 7 APR 38 With official cachet of the QUARANTINE STATION KAMARAN, signed by the official sending the envelope.
ADEN

1938 O.H.M.S. envelope to London franked by Aden 1937 "Dhows" 1a and a block of four 1/2a adhesives on the reverse, cancelled 'KAMARAN' c.d.s. '7 APR 38' With official cachet of the 'QUARANTINE STATION KAMARAN', signed by the official sending the envelope.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1901 1c stationery envelope used locally, uprated 20c, 15c & 12c adhesives tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. 3 APR 01
BRITISH GUIANA

1901 1c stationery envelope used locally, uprated 20c, 15c & 12c adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '3 APR 01'

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BRITISH GUIANA 1889 internal envelope franked 2 in red on 2 CENTS INLAND REVENUE adhesive tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. 30 AU 89 On the reverse DEMERARA RAILWAY c.d.s. of the same date.
BRITISH GUIANA

1889 internal envelope franked '2' in red on '2 CENTS INLAND REVENUE' adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '30 AU 89' On the reverse 'DEMERARA RAILWAY' c.d.s. 'of the same date.

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BERMUDA 1942 multi censored envelope addressed to International Red Cross Geneva from Noumea New Caledonia. At right OPENED BY EXAMINER 6018 seal with handstamp I.C.1 On the reverse German censor seal and cachet index X applied in Paris.
BERMUDA 1942 multi censored envelope addressed to International Red Cross Geneva from Noumea New Caledonia. At right OPENED BY EXAMINER 6018 seal with handstamp I.C.1 On the reverse German censor seal and cachet index X applied in Paris.
BERMUDA

1942 multi censored envelope addressed to International Red Cross Geneva from Noumea New Caledonia. At right 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 6018' seal with handstamp 'I.C.1' On the reverse German censor seal and cachet index 'X' applied in Paris.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1896 2c stationery envelope addressed to Georgetown. Cancelled LEGUAN c.d.s. NO 25 96 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
BRITISH GUIANA

1896 2c stationery envelope addressed to Georgetown. Cancelled 'LEGUAN' c.d.s. 'NO 25 96' Receiving cancellation 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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TONGA 1924 registered envelope to Torquay, re-directed to Staines, Middlesex, franked 3d and TWO PENCE/PENIE-UA on 2/- adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Black oval REGISTERED AT NUKUALOFA TONGA/No.388. "NEW YORK" transit d/s on the reverse.
TONGA

1924 registered envelope to Torquay, re-directed to Staines, Middlesex, franked 3d and 'TWO PENCE/PENIE-UA' on '2/-' adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Black oval 'REGISTERED AT NUKUALOFA TONGA/No.388'. "NEW YORK" transit d/s on the reverse.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1889 1c stationery postcard with message on the reverse addressed to Georgetown, cancelled by a superb strike T.P.O. ESSEQUIBO STEAMER c.d.s. 31 JY 89 Receiving cancellation on the front.
BRITISH GUIANA

1889 1c stationery postcard with message on the reverse addressed to Georgetown, cancelled by a superb strike 'T.P.O. ESSEQUIBO STEAMER' c.d.s. '31 JY 89' Receiving cancellation on the front.

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PAPUA 1926 postcard addressed to Belgium no message. Franked 3d adhesive tied by scarce TAHIRA c.d.s. 19 JY 26
PAPUA

1926 postcard addressed to Belgium no message. Franked 3d adhesive tied by scarce 'TAHIRA' c.d.s. '19 JY 26'

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BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BRITISH GUIANA) 1924 envelope addressed to Ohio U.S.A. 4c adhesive tied boxed BRITISH GUIANA EMPIRE EXHIBITION cachet in black, alongside GEORGETOWN c.d.s.4 JU 24
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BRITISH GUIANA)

1924 envelope addressed to Ohio U.S.A. 4c adhesive tied boxed 'BRITISH GUIANA EMPIRE EXHIBITION' cachet in black, alongside 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s.'4 JU 24'

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1d illustrated stationery card H&G 8 view 26 in black View of Southern Railway Superb unused
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

1d illustrated stationery card H&G 8 view 26 in black 'View of Southern Railway' Superb unused

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NIUE 1902 envelope to Wellington, New Zealand re-directed to Ashburton. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied double-circle "NIUE" c.d.s. in purple 9 APR 02. Very early usage; the cancellation arrived on 4th April 1902. Transit and receiving cancellations on reverse.
NIUE

1902 envelope to Wellington, New Zealand re-directed to Ashburton. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied double-circle "NIUE" c.d.s. in purple '9 APR 02'. Very early usage; the cancellation arrived on 4th April 1902. Transit and receiving cancellations on reverse.

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GRENADA 1938 p.p.c. franked pair 1d adhesives tied "PAQUEBOT TRINIDAD" c.d.s. 12 OC 38. Violet double-ring "LADY NELSON" cachet. Addressed to the USA.
GRENADA

1938 p.p.c. franked pair 1d adhesives tied "PAQUEBOT TRINIDAD" c.d.s. '12 OC 38'. Violet double-ring "LADY NELSON" cachet. Addressed to the USA.

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1949 2c + 3c registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked additional sing;e 3c, 10c & 4c (sheet number in the margin) adhesives tied BELIZE c.d.s. 2 JUL 49 Scarce commercial usage.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1949 2c + 3c registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked additional sing;e 3c, 10c & 4c (sheet number in the margin) adhesives tied 'BELIZE' c.d.s. '2 JUL 49' Scarce commercial usage.

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FIJI 1942 multi franked censored envelope from Jailevw addressed to the U.S.A. adhesives tied SUVA c.d.s. 25 MAR 42 Censor seal at left overstamped oval PASSED BY/ CENSOR/ 9 Two line violet RELEASED BY AUTHORITY OF/ THE DISTRICT POSTAL CENSOR
FIJI

1942 multi franked censored envelope from Jailevw addressed to the U.S.A. adhesives tied 'SUVA' c.d.s. '25 MAR 42' Censor seal at left overstamped oval 'PASSED BY/ CENSOR/ 9' Two line violet 'RELEASED BY AUTHORITY OF/ THE DISTRICT POSTAL CENSOR'

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PITCAIRN ISLAND 1938 illustrated envelope addressed to New York locally redirected. On the front Pitcairn radio cachet dated NOV 25 1938 PITCAIRN ISLAND POSTAL AGENCY c.d.s. 25 NO 38 Franked U.S. 1c & 2c adhesives tied CRISTOBAL C.Z. PAQUEBOT 1 duplex DEC 7 1938
PITCAIRN ISLAND

1938 illustrated envelope addressed to New York locally redirected. On the front Pitcairn radio cachet dated 'NOV 25 1938' 'PITCAIRN ISLAND POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '25 NO 38' Franked U.S. 1c & 2c adhesives tied 'CRISTOBAL C.Z. PAQUEBOT 1' duplex 'DEC 7 1938'

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ST HELENA 1936 Formula registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to London. Franked 5d Badge adhesive tied ST HELENA c.d.s. DE 18 36 Rare usage
ST HELENA

1936 Formula registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to London. Franked 5d 'Badge' adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'DE 18 36' Rare usage

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