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NIGER COAST 1898 Formula registered envelope (Size H) addressed to Dresden Germany. Franked single, horizontal pair and strip of five together with an irregular block of three 2d adhesives tied "OLD CALABAR" RIVER" c.d.s. NO 24 98together with oval "REGISTERED OLD CALABAR" d/s on the obverse. "REGISTERED LIVERPOOL" transit d/s . Attractive franking.
NIGER COAST

1898 Formula registered envelope (Size H) addressed to Dresden Germany. Franked single, horizontal pair and strip of five together with an irregular block of three 2d adhesives tied "OLD CALABAR" RIVER" c.d.s. 'NO 24 98'together with oval "REGISTERED OLD CALABAR" d/s on the obverse. "REGISTERED LIVERPOOL" transit d/s . Attractive franking.

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BRITISH LEVANT 1887 envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 40 PARAS on G.B. 2 1/2d adhesive SD - DS tied hooded "BEYROUT BRITISH POST OFFICE" d/s AP 20 87
BRITISH LEVANT

1887 envelope addressed to the U.K. franked '40 PARAS' on G.B. 2 1/2d adhesive SD - DS tied hooded "BEYROUT BRITISH POST OFFICE" d/s 'AP 20 87'

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1882 Disinfected envelope addressed to London Per John Eder Franked horizontal pair 6d adhesives tied "ROBE" squared circle d/s SE 5 82 A further strike alongside. Vertical chisel disinfection slt applied in Brindisi applied on mail from and transiting through Egypt due to plague.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

1882 Disinfected envelope addressed to London 'Per John Eder' Franked horizontal pair 6d adhesives tied "ROBE" squared circle d/s 'SE 5 82' A further strike alongside. Vertical chisel disinfection slt applied in Brindisi applied on mail from and transiting through Egypt due to plague.

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BRITISH LEVANT 1887 G.B. 1d stationery card addressed to the U.K. cancelled "C" in oval of bars "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE" c.d.s. DE 3 87 The card is a printed Quarantine Circular refering to mails from Malta & Sicily.
BRITISH LEVANT 1887 G.B. 1d stationery card addressed to the U.K. cancelled "C" in oval of bars "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE" c.d.s. DE 3 87 The card is a printed Quarantine Circular refering to mails from Malta & Sicily.
BRITISH LEVANT

1887 G.B. 1d stationery card addressed to the U.K. cancelled "C" in oval of bars "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE" c.d.s. 'DE 3 87' The card is a printed 'Quarantine Circular' refering to mails from Malta & Sicily.

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NEW ZEALAND 1884 stampless  registered OPSO envelope addressed to Christchurch with TREASURY / CROWN / NEW ZEALAND imprint cancelled "WELLINGTON" c.d.s. 2 JY 84 Horizontal paper fold.
NEW ZEALAND

1884 stampless registered 'OPSO' envelope addressed to Christchurch with 'TREASURY / CROWN / NEW ZEALAND' imprint cancelled "WELLINGTON" c.d.s. '2 JY 84' Horizontal paper fold.

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COOK ISLANDS 1894 1d stationery card with message on the reverse addressed to London. Uprated 1 1/2d adhesive tied "RAROTONGA" c.d.s. 15 NO 94 "AUCKLAND" transit cancellation on the front.
COOK ISLANDS

1894 1d stationery card with message on the reverse addressed to London. Uprated 1 1/2d adhesive tied "RAROTONGA" c.d.s. '15 NO 94' "AUCKLAND" transit cancellation on the front.

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BRITISH GUIANA 1898 wrapper addressed to Newcastle On Tyne franked horizontal pair 1c adhesives tied "ABARY" c.d.s. OC 14 98
BRITISH GUIANA

1898 wrapper addressed to Newcastle On Tyne franked horizontal pair 1c adhesives tied "ABARY" c.d.s. 'OC 14 98'

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RHODESIA 1900 Marshall Hole currency card with oval "ADMINISTRATORS OFFICE"  cachet in violet. On the reverse is a 6d large Arms adhesivce. Fine condition.
RHODESIA 1900 Marshall Hole currency card with oval "ADMINISTRATORS OFFICE"  cachet in violet. On the reverse is a 6d large Arms adhesivce. Fine condition.
RHODESIA

1900 Marshall Hole currency card with oval "ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE" cachet in violet. On the reverse is a 6d large Arms adhesivce. Fine condition.

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SEYCHELLES 1897 30c stationery envelope cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. FE 20 97 Addressed to His Excellency Sir Alfred Moloney Belize British Honduras redirected to Grenada. On the front is the two line "JAMAICA / TRANSIT" cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the front. "KINGSTON" & "ST GEORGES" cancellations on the reverse. Attractive destination from Seychelles.
SEYCHELLES 1897 30c stationery envelope cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. FE 20 97 Addressed to His Excellency Sir Alfred Moloney Belize British Honduras redirected to Grenada. On the front is the two line "JAMAICA / TRANSIT" cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the front. "KINGSTON" & "ST GEORGES" cancellations on the reverse. Attractive destination from Seychelles.
SEYCHELLES

1897 30c stationery envelope cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. 'FE 20 97' Addressed to His Excellency Sir Alfred Moloney Belize British Honduras redirected to Grenada. On the front is the two line "JAMAICA / TRANSIT" cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the front. "KINGSTON" & "ST GEORGES" cancellations on the reverse. Attractive destination from Seychelles.

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NATAL 1843 E.L. headed and dated Goole Yorkshire May 12th 1843 rated 8 in manuscript. Addressed to Cape Town redirected to Port Natal with endorsement P H.M.S. Thunderbolt Fine crown "PAID SHIP LETTER LONDON" oval d/s in red on the front 13 MY 1843 Early incoming redirected letter to Natal.
NATAL

1843 E.L. headed and dated 'Goole Yorkshire May 12th 1843' rated '8' in manuscript. Addressed to Cape Town redirected to 'Port Natal' with endorsement 'P H.M.S. Thunderbolt' Fine crown "PAID SHIP LETTER LONDON" oval d/s in red on the front '13 MY 1843' Early incoming redirected letter to Natal.

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NYASALAND (B.C.A.) 1898 commercial internal envelope franked 1d cheque adhesive tied "BLANTYRE" c.d.s. 16 JU 98 The envelope with a few imperfections at the edges.
NYASALAND (B.C.A.)

1898 commercial internal envelope franked 1d 'cheque' adhesive tied "BLANTYRE" c.d.s. '16 JU 98' The envelope with a few imperfections at the edges.

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TONGA 1896 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to London franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. partly obscured by the NEW YORK registration etiquette. On the reverse San Francisco & New York transit cancellations.
TONGA

1896 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to London franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. partly obscured by the 'NEW YORK' registration etiquette. On the reverse San Francisco & New York transit cancellations.

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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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FIJI 1901 envelope addressed to Chicago franked horizontal strip of three 1/2d adhesives tied "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. 19 NOV 01 c.d.s. A further strike alongside. SAN FRANCISCO" transit on the reverse.
FIJI

1901 envelope addressed to Chicago franked horizontal strip of three 1/2d adhesives tied "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. '19 NOV 01' c.d.s. A further strike alongside. 'SAN FRANCISCO" transit on the reverse.

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LAGOS 1856 E.L. headed and dated Lagos 4 Dbre 1856 addressed to Genova Italy. On the reverse is the "PLYMOUTH SHIP LETTER" cancellation JA 7 1857 Index B Rare boxed "G.B. / 1F60" Accountancy marking rated 8 Decimes in manuscript.
LAGOS

1856 E.L. headed and dated 'Lagos 4 Dbre 1856' addressed to Genova Italy. On the reverse is the "PLYMOUTH SHIP LETTER" cancellation 'JA 7 1857' Index 'B' Rare boxed "G.B. / 1F60" Accountancy marking rated '8' Decimes in manuscript.

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VICTORIA 1854 E.L. to France headed and dated Melbourne 11th November 1853 On arrival in Marseille "AUSTRALIE MARSEILLE" entry mark applied index 1 dated "22 AVRIL 54 struck in black denoting that no postage has been paid The original Decimes charge of 11 has been crossed out and 16 Decimes charge inserted. A scarce cancellation.
VICTORIA

1854 E.L. to France headed and dated 'Melbourne 11th November 1853' On arrival in Marseille "AUSTRALIE MARSEILLE" entry mark applied index '1' dated "22 AVRIL 54' struck in black denoting that no postage has been paid The original Decimes charge of '11' has been crossed out and '16' Decimes charge inserted. A scarce cancellation.

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SEYCHELLES 1897 8c stationery card with message addressed to Berlin Germany. Cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. MY 30 97 A further strike alongside.
SEYCHELLES

1897 8c stationery card with message addressed to Berlin Germany. Cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. 'MY 30 97' A further strike alongside.

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SEYCHELLES 1904 SIX CENTS on EIGHT CENTS stationery card with message addressed to Paris France. Cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. 8 JY 04 Corner fold bottom right, scarce commercial usage of this card.
SEYCHELLES

1904 'SIX CENTS' on 'EIGHT CENTS' stationery card with message addressed to Paris France. Cancelled "SEYCHELLES" c.d.s. '8 JY 04' Corner fold bottom right, scarce commercial usage of this card.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES 1898 envelope addressed to Germany franked overprinted 25c Gibraltar adhesive tied "TANGIER A26" duplex 4 JU 98 Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1898 envelope addressed to Germany franked overprinted 25c Gibraltar adhesive tied "TANGIER A26" duplex '4 JU 98' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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SEYCHELLES 1888 envelope addressed to Bordeaux France. Franked 6c adhesive tied octagonal "LIGNE T PAQ FR No 4" d/s 17 OCT 88" A further strike alongside.
SEYCHELLES

1888 envelope addressed to Bordeaux France. Franked 6c adhesive tied octagonal "LIGNE T PAQ FR No 4" d/s '17 OCT 88" A further strike alongside.

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