CHRISRAINEY.COM
British Commonwealth postal history
Need to pay for a previous order?  Enter your details below:
Email address:
Order number:
Shopping basket

0 items
Total: 0.00
View basket
Showing items in category 'Sailing ships'
Sort results by: Most recently added first item title A-Z price, lowest to highest price, highest to lowest
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.

80
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'

35
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.

75
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.

45
ASCENSION 1934 taxed envelope addressed to Grand Cayman franked horizontal pair 1/2d Badge adhesives tied ASCENSION c.d.s. JA 23 34 On arrival 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives applied paying postage due. tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s.
ASCENSION

1934 taxed envelope addressed to Grand Cayman franked horizontal pair 1/2d 'Badge' adhesives tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. 'JA 23 34' On arrival 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives applied paying postage due. tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s.

75
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.

22
BERMUDA 1912 1/4d stationery wrapper cancelled HAMILTON c.d.s. 1 FE 11 Internal usage.
BERMUDA

1912 1/4d stationery wrapper cancelled 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '1 FE 11' Internal usage.

40
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.

65
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.

38
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'

65
CAYMAN ISLANDS 1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York franked single 6d and a horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied GEORGETOWN c.d.s. NO 28 44 Censor seal at left applied in Jamaica.
CAYMAN ISLANDS

1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York franked single 6d and a horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'NO 28 44' Censor seal at left applied in Jamaica.

38
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'

185
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.

450
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'

125
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.

55
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.

95
PAPUA 1929 envelope addressed to Samarai. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied LOSUIA c.d.s. 21 NO 20 A further strike alongside.
PAPUA

1929 envelope addressed to Samarai. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'LOSUIA' c.d.s. '21 NO 20' A further strike alongside.

35
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.

48
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.

45
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.

95
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.

150
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'

250
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'

75
BRITISH GUIANA 1933 air mail envelope franked 2 x 2c, 3 x 4c and single 6c & 18c adhesives tied "AIR MAIL G.P.O./BRITISH GUIANA" c.d.s. 11 AP 33. Straight-line "LATE FEE" (2c adhesive applied paying fee). Addressed to Canada.
BRITISH GUIANA

1933 air mail envelope franked 2 x 2c, 3 x 4c and single 6c & 18c adhesives tied "AIR MAIL G.P.O./BRITISH GUIANA" c.d.s. '11 AP 33'. Straight-line "LATE FEE" (2c adhesive applied paying fee). Addressed to Canada.

70
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

45
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.

575
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.

35
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.

325
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'

65
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'

250
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

575
ST HELENA 1941 censored envelope addressed to Simonstown South Africa locally redirected. Franked 3d adhesive tied ST HELENA c.d.s. 3 NO 41 On the reverse boxed PASSED BY CENSOR cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation struck on the front. Some small light tone spots.
ST HELENA 1941 censored envelope addressed to Simonstown South Africa locally redirected. Franked 3d adhesive tied ST HELENA c.d.s. 3 NO 41 On the reverse boxed PASSED BY CENSOR cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation struck on the front. Some small light tone spots.
ST HELENA

1941 censored envelope addressed to Simonstown South Africa locally redirected. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. '3 NO 41' On the reverse boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation struck on the front. Some small light tone spots.

75
GRENADA 1910 usage Q.V. 2d registered stationery envelope (Size K) addressed to Germany with additional 5 x 1/2d adhesives tied G.P.O. GRENADA c.d.s. DE 12 10 Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
GRENADA

1910 usage Q.V. 2d registered stationery envelope (Size K) addressed to Germany with additional 5 x 1/2d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. GRENADA' c.d.s. 'DE 12 10' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

SOLD
FALKLAND ISLANDS 1933 registered envelope addressed to Maidstone Kent. Franked block of four 2d Centenary adhesives cancelled PORT STANLEY c.d.s. 15 AP 33 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

1933 registered envelope addressed to Maidstone Kent. Franked block of four 2d 'Centenary' adhesives cancelled 'PORT STANLEY' c.d.s. '15 AP 33' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

200
BRITISH GUIANA 1900 internal 2c stationery envelope addressed to Barima N.W.D. Cancelled T.P.O. RAILWAY W.C. B GUIANA c.d.s. JAN 17 1900
BRITISH GUIANA

1900 internal 2c stationery envelope addressed to Barima N.W.D. Cancelled 'T.P.O. RAILWAY W.C. B GUIANA' c.d.s. 'JAN 17 1900'

65
BRITISH GUIANA 1949 registered envelope addressed to Holland. Franked U.P.U. set of four values, tied VERD AIR MAIL c.d.s. 9 DE 49 Dutch handstamp applied by the Currency & Finance department, the envelope was opened and resealed.
BRITISH GUIANA

1949 registered envelope addressed to Holland. Franked U.P.U. set of four values, tied 'VERD AIR MAIL' c.d.s. '9 DE 49' Dutch handstamp applied by the Currency & Finance department, the envelope was opened and resealed.

35
PAPUA 1932 Esperanto advertising envelope addressed to Geneva Switzerland. Franked 3d adhesive tied SAMARAI E.D. c.d.s. 13 JE 32 A further strike alongside.
PAPUA

1932 'Esperanto' advertising envelope addressed to Geneva Switzerland. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'SAMARAI E.D.' c.d.s. '13 JE 32' A further strike alongside.

35
BARBADOS 1958 8c registered stationery envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked additional 5c adhesive tied "ST JOHN" c.d.s. 27 AU 58 Scarce stationery used.
BARBADOS

1958 8c registered stationery envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked additional 5c adhesive tied "ST JOHN" c.d.s. '27 AU 58' Scarce stationery used.

80
NORTHERN RHODESIA 1948 taxed postcard from Table Mountain South Africa addressed to Kitwe. On arrival 1d postage due applied paying the oval charge tied "KITWE" c.d.s. 22 X 48
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1948 taxed postcard from Table Mountain South Africa addressed to Kitwe. On arrival 1d postage due applied paying the oval charge tied "KITWE" c.d.s. '22 X 48'

165
ST HELENA 1942 registered O.H.M.S. censored envelope to South Africa franked block of four marginal with imprint d & 1d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s.  Black octagonal with crown in centre "PASSED/BY/CENSOR/No./2496".
ST HELENA

1942 registered 'O.H.M.S.' censored envelope to South Africa franked block of four marginal with imprint d & 1d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. Black octagonal with crown in centre "PASSED/BY/CENSOR/No./2496".

150
ST HELENA 1926 envelope South Atlantic and Indian Oceans Expedition/Schooner Blossom of Cleveland, Ohio from a sailor on board the schooner addressed to Italy, multi re-directed. Franked 4d & 1d Badge adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. AP 25 26. "G crown R/Found open/or damaged/and/officially/secured" label applied in transit through London.
ST HELENA

1926 envelope 'South Atlantic and Indian Oceans Expedition/Schooner Blossom of Cleveland, Ohio' from a sailor on board the schooner addressed to Italy, multi re-directed. Franked 4d & 1d 'Badge' adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'AP 25 26'. "G crown R/Found open/or damaged/and/officially/secured" label applied in transit through London.

625
ST HELENA 1941 multi franked censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. 1d, 1 1/2d, & 1/2d Badge adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. JA 17 41 Octagonal Crown "PASSED/P.142 struck in violet and censor seal at left.
ST HELENA

1941 multi franked censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. 1d, 1 1/2d, & 1/2d 'Badge' adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'JA 17 41' Octagonal Crown "PASSED/P.142' struck in violet and censor seal at left.

85
ST HELENA 1940 registered censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked block of four 4d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. JY 8 40 Censor seal at left.
ST HELENA 1940 registered censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked block of four 4d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. JY 8 40 Censor seal at left.
ST HELENA

1940 registered censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked block of four 4d adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'JY 8 40' Censor seal at left.

60
BERMUDA 1943 censored magazine wrapper addressed to the U.S.A. franked horizontal pair d adhesive tied "HAMILTON" c.d.s. On the front is a fine strike "PASSED BY CENSOR/27/BERMUDA" struck in green.
BERMUDA

1943 censored magazine wrapper addressed to the U.S.A. franked horizontal pair d adhesive tied "HAMILTON" c.d.s. On the front is a fine strike "PASSED BY CENSOR/27/BERMUDA" struck in green.

275
ST HELENA 1937 envelope addressed to Seattle U.S.A. Franked 1 1/2d Badge adhesive tied "M.V. CITY OF NEW YORK/ SEA POST" cancellation FEB 18 1937 struck in blue.
ST HELENA

1937 envelope addressed to Seattle U.S.A. Franked 1 1/2d 'Badge' adhesive tied "M.V. CITY OF NEW YORK/ SEA POST" cancellation 'FEB 18 1937' struck in blue.

60
DOMINICA 1935 cover addressed to New Jersey. Franked vertical pair 1/2d adhesives and a single 1 1/2d Jubilee adhesives tied "BOSTON" slogan d/s SEP 29 1935 On the front is the "C.N.S. LADY HAWKINS" ships cachet.
DOMINICA

1935 cover addressed to New Jersey. Franked vertical pair 1/2d adhesives and a single 1 1/2d 'Jubilee' adhesives tied "BOSTON" slogan d/s 'SEP 29 1935' On the front is the "C.N.S. LADY HAWKINS" ships cachet.

35
BERMUDA 1927 3f registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to New Jersey. Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "ST GEORGES" c.d.s. 5 APR 27
BERMUDA

1927 3f registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to New Jersey. Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "ST GEORGES" c.d.s. '5 APR 27'

48
BARBADOS 1956 8c registered stationery envelope addressed locally with additional 48c & 24c adhesives tied "G.P.O. BARBADOS REGISTRATION" c.d.s.1 MR 56. Rare commercial usage.
BARBADOS

1956 8c registered stationery envelope addressed locally with additional 48c & 24c adhesives tied "G.P.O. BARBADOS REGISTRATION" c.d.s.'1 MR 56. Rare commercial usage.

80
BRITISH GUIANA 1891 envelope to Ruthin, North Wales franked 5c adhesive tied "VREED-EN-HOOP" c.d.s. MY 16 91.
BRITISH GUIANA

1891 envelope to Ruthin, North Wales franked 5c adhesive tied "VREED-EN-HOOP" c.d.s. 'MY 16 91'.

50
BRITISH GUIANA 1887 envelope to Georgetown franked 2c adhesive tied "SUDDIE" c.d.s. AP 19 87. Receiving d/s on the reverse.
BRITISH GUIANA

1887 envelope to Georgetown franked 2c adhesive tied "SUDDIE" c.d.s. 'AP 19 87'. Receiving d/s on the reverse.

65