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BOER WAR (ST HELENA) 1900 taxed envelope addressed to Dutch Consulate Cape Town. franked ONE PENNY on SIX PENCE adhesive tied oval straight line of bars in black. "ST HELENA" c.d.s. MY  26 1900 on the front with double circle "CENSOR PRISONER OF WAR" initialed J.H.M.B. (J.H.M. Brown) Pre dates the E.R.D. by a couple of weeks. Violet tax mark on the front manuscript 15 inserted.
BOER WAR (ST HELENA)

1900 taxed envelope addressed to Dutch Consulate Cape Town. franked 'ONE PENNY' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesive tied oval straight line of bars in black. "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'MY 26 1900' on the front with double circle "CENSOR PRISONER OF WAR" initialed 'J.H.M.B.' (J.H.M. Brown) Pre dates the E.R.D. by a couple of weeks. Violet tax mark on the front manuscript '15' inserted.

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MAURITIUS 1883 envelope to Bordeaux. franked 17c & 50 CENTS on 1/- green tied "B53" French maritime cancellation on the front "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. on the reverse JA 23 83
MAURITIUS

1883 envelope to Bordeaux. franked 17c & '50 CENTS' on '1/-' green tied "B53" French maritime cancellation on the front "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. on the reverse 'JA 23 83'

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MAURITIUS 1863 envelope addressed to St Lo France. Franked 2 x 1/- buff adhesives cancelled "B53" Red "P.D." French Maritime cancellation on the front. "MAURITIUS": c.d.s. on the reverse AP 4 63
MAURITIUS

1863 envelope addressed to St Lo France. Franked 2 x 1/- buff adhesives cancelled "B53" Red "P.D." French Maritime cancellation on the front. "MAURITIUS": c.d.s. on the reverse 'AP 4 63'

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MAURITIUS 1877 envelope Via Aden & Marseille addressed to France. Franked 6d adhesive tied "B53" "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. alongside JY 19 77 The back flap is missing.
MAURITIUS

1877 envelope 'Via Aden & Marseille' addressed to France. Franked 6d adhesive tied "B53" "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. alongside 'JY 19 77' The back flap is missing.

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MAURITIUS 1868 Lettersheet addressed to Paris France. Via Pointe Du Galle & Suez Franked 4d & 1/- adhesives tied "B53" French maritime cancellation on the front. "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. on the front FE 6 68
MAURITIUS

1868 Lettersheet addressed to Paris France. 'Via Pointe Du Galle & Suez' Franked 4d & 1/- adhesives tied "B53" French maritime cancellation on the front. "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. on the front 'FE 6 68'

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MAURITIUS 1865 Entire Letter headed Port Louis St Ermine. Via Suez & Marseille addressed to Bordeaux France. franked single 6d and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied "B53" French Maritime cancellation on the front "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. on the reverse AU 13 65
MAURITIUS

1865 Entire Letter headed 'Port Louis' 'St Ermine. Via Suez & Marseille' addressed to Bordeaux France. franked single 6d and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied "B53" French Maritime cancellation on the front "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. on the reverse 'AU 13 65'

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MAURITIUS 1881 lettersheet Via Suez & Naples addressed to Nantes France. Franked 17 CENTS on 4d rose tied "B53" with "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. alongside MR 22 81 French maritime cancellation on the front.
MAURITIUS

1881 lettersheet 'Via Suez & Naples' addressed to Nantes France. Franked '17 CENTS' on '4d' rose tied "B53" with "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. alongside 'MR 22 81' French maritime cancellation on the front.

75
MALTA 1878 G.B. One Penny Farthing stationery postcard addressed to Rome. Cancelled "MALTA A25" duplex OC 10 78 Scarce card.
MALTA

1878 G.B. One Penny Farthing stationery postcard addressed to Rome. Cancelled "MALTA A25" duplex 'OC 10 78' Scarce card.

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JAMAICA 1890 stampless local wrapper from The Exhibition secretary. Cancelled double oval "ON SERVICE COLONIAL SECRETARY / FREE" cachet in black with diamond "STREET LETTER BOX JAMAICA" cachet in black.
JAMAICA

1890 stampless local wrapper from The Exhibition secretary. Cancelled double oval "ON SERVICE COLONIAL SECRETARY / FREE" cachet in black with diamond "STREET LETTER BOX JAMAICA" cachet in black.

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1d stationery postcard handstamped SPECIMEN Superb.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

1d stationery postcard handstamped 'SPECIMEN' Superb.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1898 registered multi franked envelope addressed to Germany internally redirected. Adhesives tied "GEORGETOWN" c.d.s. AUG 18 98 The 10c adhesive has a vertical paper crease.
BRITISH GUIANA

1898 registered multi franked envelope addressed to Germany internally redirected. Adhesives tied "GEORGETOWN" c.d.s. 'AUG 18 98' The 10c adhesive has a vertical paper crease.

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BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA 1896 4d registered stationery envelope (Size F) overprinted "SPECIMEN" The flap is not stuck down superb.
BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA

1896 4d registered stationery envelope (Size F) overprinted "SPECIMEN" The flap is not stuck down superb.

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TRINIDAD 1856 envelope with enclosed letter dated 8 Feb 1856 addressed to Ireland. Rated 6 in red manuscript with a superb strike of the first type "PAID AT TRINIDAD" Crown circle, a very early strike of this rare marking.
TRINIDAD

1856 envelope with enclosed letter dated '8 Feb 1856' addressed to Ireland. Rated '6' in red manuscript with a superb strike of the first type "PAID AT TRINIDAD" Crown circle, a very early strike of this rare marking.

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SUDAN 1896 Overprinted Indian SOLDIERS AND SEAMANS ENVELOPE addressed to India. From a Sepoy D Coy 35th Sikhs Suakin Field Force Countersigned at left by the Commanding Officer. Cancelled "BASE OFFICE B" c.d.s. 6 AU 96
SUDAN

1896 Overprinted Indian 'SOLDIERS' AND SEAMAN'S ENVELOPE' addressed to India. 'From a Sepoy D Coy 35th Sikhs Suakin Field Force' Countersigned at left by the Commanding Officer. Cancelled "BASE OFFICE B" c.d.s. '6 AU 96'

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CYPRUS 1891 envelope addressed to Colchester franked single 1/2pi and a horizontal pair 30paras with variety "US" damaged at foot (Left pane R5/5) tied "LIMASSOL" squared circle d/s AU 4 91 Very few examples known on cover.
CYPRUS

1891 envelope addressed to Colchester franked single 1/2pi and a horizontal pair 30paras with variety "US" damaged at foot (Left pane R5/5) tied "LIMASSOL" squared circle d/s 'AU 4 91' Very few examples known on cover.

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CYPRUS 1894 envelope addressed to an Archaeologist at Larnaca. franked 1/2pi adhesive tied "NIKOSIA" squared circle d/s JU 1 94receiving cancellation on the reverse.
CYPRUS

1894 envelope addressed to an Archaeologist at Larnaca. franked 1/2pi adhesive tied "NIKOSIA" squared circle d/s 'JU 1 94'receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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MALTA 1881 G.B. 2d registered stationery envelope (Size G)addressed to Germany. Franked 2 1/2d ER - RE PL.21 adhesive tied "A25" with "REGISTERED MALTA" oval d/s in red 14 JY 81 German Kufstein - Munchen T.P.O. registration etiquette.
MALTA 1881 G.B. 2d registered stationery envelope (Size G)addressed to Germany. Franked 2 1/2d ER - RE PL.21 adhesive tied "A25" with "REGISTERED MALTA" oval d/s in red 14 JY 81 German Kufstein - Munchen T.P.O. registration etiquette.
MALTA

1881 G.B. 2d registered stationery envelope (Size G)addressed to Germany. Franked 2 1/2d ER - RE PL.21 adhesive tied "A25" with "REGISTERED MALTA" oval d/s in red '14 JY 81' German 'Kufstein - Munchen' T.P.O. registration etiquette.

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BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1898 local envelope franked overprinted Zanzibar 2as and 4 1/2as adhesives tied "MOMBASSA" c.d.s. JA 3 98
BRITISH EAST AFRICA

1898 local envelope franked overprinted Zanzibar 2as and 4 1/2as adhesives tied "MOMBASSA" c.d.s. 'JA 3 98'

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ZANZIBAR 1888 Indian ONE AND A HALF ANNA stationery postcard written on board S.M.S. Leipzig Bagamayo Addressed to Germany internally redirected. Cancelled "ZANZIBAR" squared circle d/s DE 4 88 "ADEN" transit and receiving cancellations.
ZANZIBAR 1888 Indian ONE AND A HALF ANNA stationery postcard written on board S.M.S. Leipzig Bagamayo Addressed to Germany internally redirected. Cancelled "ZANZIBAR" squared circle d/s DE 4 88 "ADEN" transit and receiving cancellations.
ZANZIBAR

1888 Indian 'ONE AND A HALF ANNA' stationery postcard written on board 'S.M.S. Leipzig Bagamayo' Addressed to Germany internally redirected. Cancelled "ZANZIBAR" squared circle d/s 'DE 4 88' "ADEN" transit and receiving cancellations.

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NEW ZEALAND 1870 envelope addressed to York England. Franked 6d Chalon tied by the oval framed "5/OTAHUHU/A" handstamp "OTAHUHU" & "AUCKLAND" cancellations on the reverse. A rare cancellation first introduced during the Maori War.
NEW ZEALAND

1870 envelope addressed to York England. Franked 6d Chalon tied by the oval framed "5/OTAHUHU/A" handstamp "OTAHUHU" & "AUCKLAND" cancellations on the reverse. A rare cancellation first introduced during the Maori War.

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