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CEYLON Censored registered Active Service airmail envelope addressed to Glasgow franked 25c adhesive tied by a light strike of the R.A.F. BASE OFFICE c.d.s. in the same colour of the adhesive which makes it difficult to read the year date and month. Scarce R.A.F. BASE P.O. CEYLON registration etiquette.
CEYLON

Censored registered Active Service airmail envelope addressed to Glasgow franked 25c adhesive tied by a light strike of the 'R.A.F. BASE OFFICE' c.d.s. in the same colour of the adhesive which makes it difficult to read the year date and month. Scarce 'R.A.F. BASE P.O. CEYLON' registration etiquette.

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CEYLON 1917 envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 6c adhesive. Boxed Carried on the armed merchantman Karmala which was attacked by a submarine north of Messina Sicily on 18th March 1917 Boxed "DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/ IN SEA WATER - !.S." struck in red. Water staining around the edges.
CEYLON

1917 envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 6c adhesive. Boxed Carried on the armed merchantman 'Karmala' which was attacked by a submarine north of Messina Sicily on 18th March 1917 Boxed "DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/ IN SEA WATER - !.S." struck in red. Water staining around the edges.

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COCOS ISLANDS 1945 On Active Service envelope from Sapper J.D. Milne addressed to Cornwall. Franked Ceylon 25c adhesive tied "F.P.O. No 46" c.d.s. 14 SEP 45 at this time used at Cocos Islands. A rare usage.
COCOS ISLANDS

1945 'On Active Service' envelope from Sapper J.D. Milne addressed to Cornwall. Franked Ceylon 25c adhesive tied "F.P.O. No 46" c.d.s. '14 SEP 45' at this time used at Cocos Islands. A rare usage.

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CEYLON 1900 6c stationery card addressed to Germany endorsed Feld cancelled "KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE - SCHIFFPOST No 70 c.d.s. 4 10 00 A further strike alongside. From a German sailor.
CEYLON

1900 6c stationery card addressed to Germany endorsed 'Feld' cancelled "KAIS DEUTSCHE MARINE - SCHIFFPOST No 70' c.d.s. '4 10 00' A further strike alongside. From a German sailor.

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CEYLON 1938 ticket for the Hamburg Afrika line ship "S.S. Ramses" Franked 5c adhesive tied by oval ships cachet.
CEYLON

1938 ticket for the Hamburg Afrika line ship "S.S. Ramses" Franked 5c adhesive tied by oval ships cachet.

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CEYLON 1901 postcard addressed to Germany franked 6c adhesive tied by "KAIS DEUTSCHE / MARINE SCHIFFPOST / NO 49" c.d.s. 23 7 01 The German warship probably returning from China.
CEYLON

1901 postcard addressed to Germany franked 6c adhesive tied by "KAIS DEUTSCHE / MARINE SCHIFFPOST / NO 49" c.d.s. '23 7 01' The German warship probably returning from China.

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CEYLON 1943 censored envelope to the U.K.Five impressions of 20c red meter mark "COLOMBO" c.d.s. 7 VI 43 Typed etiquette on the front reads "Salvaged air mail Cairo - Karachi / despatch No 65" No no details of this wartime incident have been recorded.
CEYLON 1943 censored envelope to the U.K.Five impressions of 20c red meter mark "COLOMBO" c.d.s. 7 VI 43 Typed etiquette on the front reads "Salvaged air mail Cairo - Karachi / despatch No 65" No no details of this wartime incident have been recorded.
CEYLON

1943 censored envelope to the U.K.Five impressions of 20c red meter mark "COLOMBO" c.d.s. '7 VI 43' Typed etiquette on the front reads "Salvaged air mail Cairo - Karachi / despatch No 65" No no details of this wartime incident have been recorded.

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CEYLON 1941 censored stampless envelope to Edinburgh. With rare "OPENED BY R.A.F. CENSOR / C 1"seal at left side.
CEYLON

1941 censored stampless envelope to Edinburgh. With rare "OPENED BY R.A.F. CENSOR / C 1"seal at left side.

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CEYLON 1936 taxed envelope to Manchester, the cover is water stained with the majority of the stamps floated off. The 1c has been re affixed tied "COLOMBO" c.d.s. The envelope was carried on Imperial Airways "Scipio" The crash slip is similar to Nierinck 360822 vv except the word "Scipio" begins and ends with inverted commas.
CEYLON

1936 taxed envelope to Manchester, the cover is water stained with the majority of the stamps floated off. The 1c has been re affixed tied "COLOMBO" c.d.s. The envelope was carried on Imperial Airways "Scipio" The crash slip is similar to Nierinck 360822 'vv' except the word "Scipio" begins and ends with inverted commas.

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CEYLON 1863 envelope addressed to Dublin Ireland locally redirected. Franked 9d adhesive tied oval straight line of bars "TRINCOMALIE PAID" cancellation JY 28 63" struck in red on the front.
CEYLON

1863 envelope addressed to Dublin Ireland locally redirected. Franked 9d adhesive tied oval straight line of bars "TRINCOMALIE PAID" cancellation 'JY 28 63" struck in red on the front.

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CEYLON 1857/9 1d stationery envelope (Type 2) Flap not stuck down.
CEYLON

1857/9 1d stationery envelope (Type 2) Flap not stuck down.

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CEYLON 1857/9 1/9d stationery envelope (Type1) with line through denoting SPECIMEN usage. Ex Da La Rue archive.
CEYLON

1857/9 1/9d stationery envelope (Type1) with line through denoting 'SPECIMEN' usage. Ex Da La Rue archive.

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CEYLON 1909 redirected envelope from Kegalla addressed to London on arrival 11/2d adhesive applied paying redirection to Switzerland tied "LONDON F.S." c.d.s. AU 4 09
CEYLON

1909 redirected envelope from Kegalla addressed to London on arrival 11/2d adhesive applied paying redirection to Switzerland tied "LONDON F.S." c.d.s. 'AU 4 09'

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CEYLON 1861 E addressed to Calcutta franked 5d adhesive tied black oval straight line of bars with fair "GALLE PAID" c.d.s. DE 7 1861 on the front "FORWARDED BY/JOHN BLACK/GALLE" cachet in black on the reverse.
CEYLON 1861 E addressed to Calcutta franked 5d adhesive tied black oval straight line of bars with fair "GALLE PAID" c.d.s. DE 7 1861 on the front "FORWARDED BY/JOHN BLACK/GALLE" cachet in black on the reverse.
CEYLON

1861 E addressed to Calcutta franked 5d adhesive tied black oval straight line of bars with fair "GALLE PAID" c.d.s. 'DE 7 1861' on the front "FORWARDED BY/JOHN BLACK/GALLE" cachet in black on the reverse.

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CEYLON 1903 ppc to France 5c adhesive tied "LIGNE N PAQ FR NO 8" octagonal d/s 21 NOV 03
CEYLON

1903 ppc to France 5c adhesive tied "LIGNE N PAQ FR NO 8" octagonal d/s '21 NOV 03'

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CEYLON 1876 envelope to Edinburgh Via Brindisi franked 48c adhesive tied "COLOMBO" barred d/s MY 23 76
CEYLON

1876 envelope to Edinburgh 'Via Brindisi' franked 48c adhesive tied "COLOMBO" barred d/s 'MY 23 76'

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