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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLAND 1941 multi censored taxed envelope from Ocean Island addressed to Cayman Brac. On arrival 3d postage due applied paying the red manuscript charge tied T in black circle. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLAND

1941 multi censored taxed envelope from Ocean Island addressed to Cayman Brac. On arrival 3d postage due applied paying the red manuscript charge tied 'T' in black circle. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1950 local taxed envelope. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied TARAWA c.d.s. 13 NO 50 1d postage due applied paying the manuscript charge.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1950 local taxed envelope. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'TARAWA' c.d.s. '13 NO 50' 1d postage due applied paying the manuscript charge.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1912 registered envelope addressed to Hamburg Germany. Franked 5d & 6d  adhesives tied BUTARITARI ISLAND cachet in violet. German Railway postal service registered label on the front. Receiving cancellation on the front.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1912 registered envelope addressed to Hamburg Germany. Franked 5d & 6d adhesives tied 'BUTARITARI ISLAND' cachet in violet. German Railway postal service registered label on the front. Receiving cancellation on the front.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1957 taxed envelope from Ba Fiji addressed to Canton Islands. On arrival horizontal pair 1d postage dues applied paying the manuscript charge tied CANTON IS c.d.s.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1957 taxed envelope from Ba Fiji addressed to Canton Islands. On arrival horizontal pair 1d postage dues applied paying the manuscript charge tied 'CANTON IS' c.d.s.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1912 envelope addressed to Honolulu. Franked 2 1/2d Pandamus adhesive pen-cancelled with a manuscript Ni Kunau 10/8/12 Also undated POSTAL DEPARTMENT cachet applied at Beru. SYDNEY transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. The manuscript cancellation used for a short period August - October 1912 A little roughly opened at the top.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1912 envelope addressed to Honolulu. Franked 2 1/2d Pandamus adhesive pen-cancelled with a manuscript 'Ni Kunau 10/8/12' Also undated 'POSTAL DEPARTMENT' cachet applied at Beru. 'SYDNEY' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. The manuscript cancellation used for a short period August - October 1912 A little roughly opened at the top.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1947 Taxed registered envelope from Canton Island addressed to the U.K. Franked horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied CANTON ISLAND c.d.s. On arrival 1d postage due applied tied 723 barred numeral. SUVA transit on the reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1947 Taxed registered envelope from Canton Island addressed to the U.K. Franked horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied 'CANTON ISLAND' c.d.s. On arrival 1d postage due applied tied '723' barred numeral. 'SUVA' transit on the reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1960 postcard (no message) Franked 1c U.S. adhesive tied three line CANTON ISLAND PHOENIX GROUP d/s FE 18 1960 4d postage due applied paying the charge tied CANTON ISLAND GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS c.d.s. 19 FEB 60
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1960 postcard (no message) Franked 1c U.S. adhesive tied three line 'CANTON ISLAND PHOENIX GROUP' d/s 'FE 18 1960' 4d postage due applied paying the charge tied 'CANTON ISLAND GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS' c.d.s. '19 FEB 60'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1944 censored envelope from Tarawa to N.Z.A.P.O. 381 (Fiji) Franked 1d & 1/2d adhesives tied 4 T bar duplex U.S. NAVY d/s AUG 8 1944 Circular PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR struck in purple, signed by the censor. Applied by the U.S. Navy.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1944 censored envelope from Tarawa to N.Z.A.P.O. 381 (Fiji) Franked 1d & 1/2d adhesives tied 4 T bar duplex 'U.S. NAVY' d/s 'AUG 8 1944' Circular 'PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR' struck in purple, signed by the censor. Applied by the U.S. Navy.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1911 registered envelope addressed to Paris, internally redirected. Franked vertical strip of three 1d and a vertical pair 2 1/2d Pandamus adhesives tied OCEAN ISLAND c.d.s. JY 27 11 Registration etiquette without island name. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1911 registered envelope addressed to Paris, internally redirected. Franked vertical strip of three 1d and a vertical pair 2 1/2d Pandamus adhesives tied 'OCEAN ISLAND' c.d.s. 'JY 27 11' Registration etiquette without island name. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1938 multi franked registered envelope to Sydney. Franked New Zealand adhesives tied FANNING ISLAND c.d.s. 23 NO 38 Blank registration etiquette with cancellation.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1938 multi franked registered envelope to Sydney. Franked New Zealand adhesives tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. '23 NO 38' Blank registration etiquette with cancellation.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1952 envelope addressed to Grimsby. Franked horizontal pair 1d Wedding adhesives tied AUCKLAND PACKET BOAT c.d.s. 10 DE 52
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1952 envelope addressed to Grimsby. Franked horizontal pair 1d 'Wedding' adhesives tied 'AUCKLAND PACKET BOAT' c.d.s. '10 DE 52'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1919 envelope addressed to Samoa franked 2 x 1d adhesive one overprinted WAR TAX tied TARAWA c.d.s. JL 6 19
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1919 envelope addressed to Samoa franked 2 x 1d adhesive one overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'TARAWA' c.d.s. 'JL 6 19'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1925 registered OHMS stampless envelope to London cancelled oval "OFFICIAL/POSTAGE/FREE" and "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/OCEAN ISLAND" c.d.s. FE 17 25; double oval "GILBERT & ELLICE COLONY/OCEAN ISLAND" datestamp 17 FEB 1925 countersigned cachet.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1925 registered OHMS stampless envelope to London cancelled oval "OFFICIAL/POSTAGE/FREE" and "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/OCEAN ISLAND" c.d.s. 'FE 17 25'; double oval "GILBERT & ELLICE COLONY/OCEAN ISLAND" datestamp '17 FEB 1925' countersigned cachet.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS Undated envelope franked 1d adhesive tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLNDS COLONY/P.O./KURIA" cachet. Addressed to London.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

Undated envelope franked 1d adhesive tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLNDS COLONY/P.O./KURIA" cachet. Addressed to London.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1937 envelope franked d & 1d adhesives tied scarce "GILBERT AND ELLICE COLONY/ARORAE" cachet;  a further strike alongside. Addressed to Chatswood, New South Wales.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1937 envelope franked d & 1d adhesives tied scarce "GILBERT AND ELLICE COLONY/ARORAE" cachet; a further strike alongside. Addressed to Chatswood, New South Wales.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1938 envelope addressed to Ocean Island. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied by the scarce GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/ TABITEUEA cachet struck in black with a further strike on the front. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1938 envelope addressed to Ocean Island. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied by the scarce 'GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/ TABITEUEA' cachet struck in black with a further strike on the front. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1903 postcard addressed to Germany headed and dated Butaritari 24/04/03 Unusually franked by New South wales 1/2d & 1d (part imprint) The 1/2d has small OS perfin, adhesives tied in transit by SYDNEY machine d/s The adhesives were probably carried to the island, it was usual to use German adhesives.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1903 postcard addressed to Germany headed and dated Butaritari 24/04/03 Unusually franked by New South wales 1/2d & 1d (part imprint) The 1/2d has small OS perfin, adhesives tied in transit by SYDNEY machine d/s The adhesives were probably carried to the island, it was usual to use German adhesives.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1903 postcard addressed to Germany headed and dated 'Butaritari 24/04/03' Unusually franked by New South wales 1/2d & 1d (part imprint) The 1/2d has small 'OS' perfin, adhesives tied in transit by 'SYDNEY' machine d/s The adhesives were probably carried to the island, it was usual to use German adhesives.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1951 stampless cover from Christmas Island to Cable & Wireless, Fanning Island. On arrival 1/6d postage due applied paying the mss charge tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. 1 AUG 51. The top value is seldom seen commercially.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1951 stampless cover from Christmas Island to Cable & Wireless, Fanning Island. On arrival 1/6d postage due applied paying the mss charge tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. '1 AUG 51'. The top value is seldom seen commercially.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS WWII censored envelope to Apia franked 2d adhesive, tied scarce "CUSTOMS OFFICE/BERU ISLAND" cachet. White blank seal at left overstamped violet boxed "GILBERT AND ELLICE/ISLANDS COLONY/PASSED BY CENSOR/No.5".
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

WWII censored envelope to Apia franked 2d adhesive, tied scarce "CUSTOMS OFFICE/BERU ISLAND" cachet. White blank seal at left overstamped violet boxed "GILBERT AND ELLICE/ISLANDS COLONY/PASSED BY CENSOR/No.5".

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1935 envelope addressed to New Jersey. Franked 1 1/2d & 1d Jubilee adhesives together with a 1/2d adhesive tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/ TARAWA" c.d.s. 6 DE 5
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1935 envelope addressed to New Jersey. Franked 1 1/2d & 1d 'Jubilee' adhesives together with a 1/2d adhesive tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY/ TARAWA" c.d.s. '6 DE 5'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1938 registered envelope franked 1d adhesive tied "ABEMAMA" c.d.s. Addressed to Sydney. Arrival c.d.s. on reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1938 registered envelope franked 1d adhesive tied "ABEMAMA" c.d.s. Addressed to Sydney. Arrival c.d.s. on reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1930 registered envelope to Oakland, Ca., franked 1d & 5d adhesives tied large violet "NIKUNAU ISLAND" cachet struck in black. The island had no registration facilities, registration applied in Tarawa. Transit and receiving cancels on the reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1930 registered envelope to Oakland, Ca., franked 1d & 5d adhesives tied large violet "NIKUNAU ISLAND" cachet struck in black. The island had no registration facilities, registration applied in Tarawa. Transit and receiving cancels on the reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1912 envelope to Coffs Harbour, Australia, franked FIJI 2d adhesive overprinted tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS PROTECTORATE/OCEAN ISLAND" c.d.s. SP 26 12. "SYDNEY" transit on reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1912 envelope to Coffs Harbour, Australia, franked FIJI 2d adhesive overprinted tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS PROTECTORATE/OCEAN ISLAND" c.d.s. 'SP 26 12'. "SYDNEY" transit on reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS (FANNING ISLAND) 1944 censored envelope to Fiji franked 2d adhesive tied "FUNAFUTI GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS" c.d.s. 15 JUL 1945. Boxed "GILBERT AND ELLICE/ISLANDS COLONY/PASSED BY CENSOR/No.3" cachet in violet with 3 in black manuscript.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS (FANNING ISLAND)

1944 censored envelope to Fiji franked 2d adhesive tied "FUNAFUTI GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS" c.d.s. '15 JUL 1945'. Boxed "GILBERT AND ELLICE/ISLANDS COLONY/PASSED BY CENSOR/No.3" cachet in violet with '3' in black manuscript.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1926 envelope addressed to Manchester franked 1d & 1/2d adhesives tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY" c.d.s. 2 OC 6
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1926 envelope addressed to Manchester franked 1d & 1/2d adhesives tied "GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY" c.d.s. '2 OC 6'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1945 censored envelope addressed to Harrogate U.K. Franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed rate, tied "POST OFFICE TARAWA GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS" c.d.s. 25 APR 1945 Boxed "PASSED BY CENSOR / No.8" struck in black colony removed.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1945 censored envelope addressed to Harrogate U.K. Franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed rate, tied "POST OFFICE TARAWA GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS" c.d.s. '25 APR 1945' Boxed "PASSED BY CENSOR / No.8" struck in black colony removed.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1938 envelope addressed to the U.K. Red manuscript Ships Mail Franked 3d adhesive tied "BALBOA PAQUEBOT 1" duplex cancellation AUG 11 1938
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1938 envelope addressed to the U.K. Red manuscript 'Ships Mail' Franked 3d adhesive tied "BALBOA PAQUEBOT 1" duplex cancellation 'AUG 11 1938'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1944 multi censored envelope franked 1 1/2d, 2d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. 9 AUG 44 Boxed "PASSED BY CENSOR NO 1" cachet struck in black.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1944 multi censored envelope franked 1 1/2d, 2d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. '9 AUG 44' Boxed "PASSED BY CENSOR NO 1" cachet struck in black.

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND 1908 ppc addressed to New Zealand from the USA with a fine strike of the two line "DAMAGED IN WRECK / OF S.S. AEON" struck in red. The Aeon was wrecked near the south-east point of Christmas Is in the Gilberts group on 18th July 1908
CHRISTMAS ISLAND

1908 ppc addressed to New Zealand from the USA with a fine strike of the two line "DAMAGED IN WRECK / OF S.S. AEON" struck in red. The Aeon was wrecked near the south-east point of Christmas Is in the Gilberts group on 18th July 1908

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1947 First Flight envelope Canton Is - Sydney Franked 3d, 1/- & 6d adhesives tied "CANTON ISLAND" c.d.s. struck in violet.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1947 First Flight envelope 'Canton Is - Sydney' Franked 3d, 1/- & 6d adhesives tied "CANTON ISLAND" c.d.s. struck in violet.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1939 envelope to the U.K. franked 1/- adhesive tied manuscript "HULL IS 19/1/40/a" with line above and below in date.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1939 envelope to the U.K. franked 1/- adhesive tied manuscript "HULL IS 19/1/40/a" with line above and below in date.

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FANNING ISLAND 1934 envelope addressed to Chicago franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. 1 OC 34 struck in violet.
FANNING ISLAND

1934 envelope addressed to Chicago franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. '1 OC 34' struck in violet.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1912 registered envelope to Sydney franked by first issue set of four tied "OCEAN IS" c.d.s. DE 12 12Receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1912 registered envelope to Sydney franked by first issue set of four tied "OCEAN IS" c.d.s. 'DE 12 12'Receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1935 envelope to the USA Franked New Zealand 1d tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. 30 MR 35
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1935 envelope to the USA Franked New Zealand 1d tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. '30 MR 35'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1907 ppc showing a Fiji view franked New Zealand 1d Universal addressed to New Zealand tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. 21 JE 07
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1907 ppc showing a Fiji view franked New Zealand 1d Universal addressed to New Zealand tied "FANNING ISLAND" c.d.s. '21 JE 07'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1919 stampless OHMS envelope to Australia drom the Resident Commissioners Office Ocean Island cancelled "G.P.O. OCEAN ISLAND" c.d.s. JA 26 19 with oval "OFFICIAL/ POSTAGE/ FREE" cachet.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1919 stampless 'OHMS' envelope to Australia drom the Resident Commissioner's Office Ocean Island cancelled "G.P.O. OCEAN ISLAND" c.d.s. 'JA 26 19' with oval "OFFICIAL/ POSTAGE/ FREE" cachet.

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