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SIERRA LEONE 1955 taxed envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 2d adhesive tied PATROL POST No2 c.d.s. 5 DE 55 E  crown R seal at left, tied FREETOWNc.d.s. 9 DE 55 Straight line RETURN TO SENDER cachet in black. Seal and instructional mark both applied in Freetown.
SIERRA LEONE 1955 taxed envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 2d adhesive tied PATROL POST No2 c.d.s. 5 DE 55 E  crown R seal at left, tied FREETOWNc.d.s. 9 DE 55 Straight line RETURN TO SENDER cachet in black. Seal and instructional mark both applied in Freetown.
SIERRA LEONE

1955 taxed envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'PATROL POST No2' c.d.s. '5 DE 55' 'E crown R' seal at left, tied 'FREETOWN'c.d.s. '9 DE 55' Straight line 'RETURN TO SENDER' cachet in black. Seal and instructional mark both applied in Freetown.

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SEYCHELLES 1961 usage KGV1 20c registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Surrey. Additional horizontal pair 10c adhesives tied LA DIGUE c.d.s. NO 6 61 Sent by sea mail via France REGISTERED DOVER handstamp on the reverse 19 DEC 61
SEYCHELLES

1961 usage KGV1 20c registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Surrey. Additional horizontal pair 10c adhesives tied 'LA DIGUE' c.d.s. 'NO 6 61' Sent by sea mail via France 'REGISTERED DOVER' handstamp on the reverse '19 DEC 61'

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND 1957 airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 2/6d Castle adhesive tied B.F.P.O. CHRISTMAS ISLAND c.d.s. 7 AP 57 Used during the atomic testing period. Rare usage of a Castle adhesive.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND

1957 airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 2/6d Castle adhesive tied 'B.F.P.O. CHRISTMAS ISLAND' c.d.s. '7 AP 57' Used during the atomic testing period. Rare usage of a Castle adhesive.

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COCOS ISLAND 1957 multi franked airmail envelope addressed to Australia. Adhesives tied COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS INDIAN OCEAN AUST c.d.s. 18 DE 57
COCOS ISLAND

1957 multi franked airmail envelope addressed to Australia. Adhesives tied 'COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS INDIAN OCEAN AUST' c.d.s. '18 DE 57'

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COCOS ISLAND 1957 envelope addressed to New Zealand. Franked 4d Australian adhesive tied COCOS KEELING INDIAN OCEAN AUST c.d.s. 22 MR 57
COCOS ISLAND

1957 envelope addressed to New Zealand. Franked 4d Australian adhesive tied 'COCOS KEELING INDIAN OCEAN AUST' c.d.s. '22 MR 57'

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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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CHRISTMAS ISLAND 1955 envelope to London. Franked two horizontal pairs Singapore Malaya 2c adhesives tied CHRISTMAS ISLAND c.d.s. 9 NOV 55
CHRISTMAS ISLAND

1955 envelope to London. Franked two horizontal pairs Singapore Malaya 2c adhesives tied 'CHRISTMAS ISLAND' c.d.s. '9 NOV 55'

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NIGERIA 1954 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. From Katsina Leper Home Franked 1 1/2d & 1d adhesive tied part LAGOS c.d.s. 4 NOV 1954
NIGERIA

1954 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. From 'Katsina Leper Home' Franked 1 1/2d & 1d adhesive tied part 'LAGOS' c.d.s. '4 NOV 1954'

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TRINIDAD 1960 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Leicester, adhesives tied LA BREA c.d.s. 18 AUG 60 Manuscript Cleared from the letter box 8.45 in red initialed.
TRINIDAD

1960 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Leicester, adhesives tied 'LA BREA' c.d.s. '18 AUG 60' Manuscript 'Cleared from the letter box 8.45' in red initialed.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1960 taxed postcard from Rotterdan Netherlands. On arrival horizontal pair Great Britain overprinted 4d postage blues tied SALISBURY c.d.s.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1960 taxed postcard from Rotterdan Netherlands. On arrival horizontal pair Great Britain overprinted 4d postage blues tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s.

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COCOS ISLAND 1959 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked Australian 8d adhesive tied COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND AUST c.d.s. 15 JY 59
COCOS ISLAND

1959 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked Australian 8d adhesive tied 'COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND AUST' c.d.s. '15 JY 59'

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SWAZILAND 1961 5c on 6c airletter stamped SPECIMEN
SWAZILAND

1961 '5c' on '6c' airletter stamped 'SPECIMEN'

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TRINIDAD 1953 6c Airletter Perforated and overprinted SPECIMEN Numbered 19 top left corner, on very thin paper. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson archive.
TRINIDAD

1953 6c Airletter Perforated and overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Numbered 19' top left corner, on very thin paper. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson archive.

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TRINIDAD 1953 12c Airletter Perforated and overprinted SPECIMEN Numbered 94 on the reverse. On very thin paper. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson archive.
TRINIDAD

1953 12c Airletter Perforated and overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Numbered 94 on the reverse. On very thin paper. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson archive.

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AUSTRALIA 1963 10d Christmas Aerogramme handstamped SPECIMEN in violet.
AUSTRALIA

1963 10d Christmas Aerogramme handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet.

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BERMUDA 1965 postcard addressed to Dublin, the adhesive has washed off HAMILTON BERMUDA machine d/s 9 DEC 1965 Boxed DAMAGED BY / SEA WATER struck in green. Some water staining.
BERMUDA

1965 postcard addressed to Dublin, the adhesive has washed off 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' machine d/s '9 DEC 1965' Boxed 'DAMAGED BY / SEA WATER' struck in green. Some water staining.

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GAMBIA 1979 airletter from Lagos Nigeria to Banjul with boxed RETURN TO SENDER and NOT KNOWN / INCONNU cachets both struck in black BANJULc.d.s. on the reverse AP 17 79
GAMBIA

1979 airletter from Lagos Nigeria to Banjul with boxed 'RETURN TO SENDER' and 'NOT KNOWN / INCONNU' cachets both struck in black 'BANJUL'c.d.s. on the reverse 'AP 17 79'

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GAMBIA 1975 Great Britain 1/- / 5p postal order with attached counterfoil cancelled BANJUL THE GAMBIA M & O c.d.s. 25 NO 75
GAMBIA

1975 Great Britain 1/- / 5p postal order with attached counterfoil cancelled 'BANJUL THE GAMBIA M & O' c.d.s. '25 NO 75'

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GAMBIA 1965 airmail envelope from Liverpool addressed to Accra Ghana. Straight line MISSENT TO GAMBIA in black on the front BATHURST c.d.s. on the reverse.
GAMBIA

1965 airmail envelope from Liverpool addressed to Accra Ghana. Straight line 'MISSENT TO GAMBIA' in black on the front 'BATHURST' c.d.s. on the reverse.

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RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1960 internal locally redirected taxed envelope from Fort Victoria addressed to Salisbury. On arrival Great Britain overprinted 4d postage due applied, together with 1d adhesive paying the charge, tied SALISBURY c.d.s.
RHODESIA & NYASALAND

1960 internal locally redirected taxed envelope from Fort Victoria addressed to Salisbury. On arrival Great Britain overprinted 4d postage due applied, together with 1d adhesive paying the charge, tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s.

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GRENADA 1962 taxed postcard addressed to Grenada on arrival 2c postage due applied paying the charge tied light SAUTEURS c.d.s. MR 17 62
GRENADA

1962 taxed postcard addressed to Grenada on arrival 2c postage due applied paying the charge tied light 'SAUTEURS' c.d.s. 'MR 17 62'

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LABUAN 1899 three colour franking envelope addressed to the Boilermaker on "S.S.Tartar" Vancouver franked overprinted 1c, 8c & 2c adhesives tied LABUAN c.d.s. * NOV 99 A further strike on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
LABUAN

1899 three colour franking envelope addressed to the Boilermaker on "S.S.Tartar" Vancouver franked overprinted 1c, 8c & 2c adhesives tied 'LABUAN' c.d.s. '* NOV 99' A further strike on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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SARAWAK 1968 airmail envelope addressed to Chicago franked single 15c and a horizontal pair 30c adhesives tied SIMMIGGRANG c.d.s. 7 MY 68 Two line Insufficiently prepaid for/transmission by Air Mail
SARAWAK

1968 airmail envelope addressed to Chicago franked single 15c and a horizontal pair 30c adhesives tied 'SIMMIGGRANG' c.d.s. '7 MY 68' Two line 'Insufficiently prepaid for/transmission by Air Mail'

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SARAWAK 1954 envelope from Glasgow addressed to Pusa Sarawak. On arrival boxed ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN and RETURN TO SENDER cachets applied in violet. Manuscript UNKNOWN Receiving cancellation on the front. Boxed UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/ RETURN TO SENDER cachet applied on return to the U.K.
SARAWAK

1954 envelope from Glasgow addressed to Pusa Sarawak. On arrival boxed 'ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN' and 'RETURN TO SENDER' cachets applied in violet. Manuscript 'UNKNOWN' Receiving cancellation on the front. Boxed 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/ RETURN TO SENDER' cachet applied on return to the U.K.

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FIJI 1955 2 1/2d + 6d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Canada cancelled SUVA FIJI REGISTERED c.d.s. 1 JL 55 (Reputed to be the first day of issue of the stationery) Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
FIJI

1955 2 1/2d + 6d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Canada cancelled 'SUVA FIJI REGISTERED' c.d.s. '1 JL 55' (Reputed to be the first day of issue of the stationery) Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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ST HELENA 1962 Formula registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Tunbridge Wells franked 7d adhesive tied ST HELENA c.d.s. MY 2 62
ST HELENA

1962 Formula registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Tunbridge Wells franked 7d adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MY 2 62'

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TRISTAN DA CUNHA 1950 taxed envelope with enclosed letter addressed to New Jersey U.S.A. Fine strike of the oval Type X cachet in violet 23 JUN 1950 T/2d in black circle. On arrival vertical pair 10c postage dues applied paying the New York charge.
TRISTAN DA CUNHA

1950 taxed envelope with enclosed letter addressed to New Jersey U.S.A. Fine strike of the oval Type X cachet in violet '23 JUN 1950' 'T/2d' in black circle. On arrival vertical pair 10c postage dues applied paying the New York charge.

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TRISTAN DA CUNHA 1958 taxed envelope from Berwick On Tweed. On arrival 1d postage due applied tied TRISTAN DA CUNHA c.d.s. DE 20 58
TRISTAN DA CUNHA

1958 taxed envelope from Berwick On Tweed. On arrival 1d postage due applied tied 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' c.d.s. 'DE 20 58'

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ADEN 1964 15c stationery envelope Third issue, 3,612 sent. Addressed to Beira, up-rated corner marginal block of four 15c and a single 50c adhesive tied "ADEN" c.d.s. 11 JY 64.
ADEN

1964 15c stationery envelope Third issue, 3,612 sent. Addressed to Beira, up-rated corner marginal block of four 15c and a single 50c adhesive tied "ADEN" c.d.s. '11 JY 64'.

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TRISTAN DA CUNHA 1962 cover to Portsmouth with boxed "RESETTLEMENT SURVEY - 1962" cachet, 1d Potato stamp tied by cachet; South African adhesive tied "CAPE TOWN/PAQUEBOT" c.d.s. 9 X 62.
TRISTAN DA CUNHA

1962 cover to Portsmouth with boxed "RESETTLEMENT SURVEY - 1962" cachet, 1d 'Potato' stamp tied by cachet; South African adhesive tied "CAPE TOWN/PAQUEBOT" c.d.s. '9 X 62'.

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AUSTRALIA QE11 2/5d registered stationery envelope (Size G) overprinted SPECIMEN The flap is not stuck down. Superb.
AUSTRALIA

QE11 2/5d registered stationery envelope (Size G) overprinted 'SPECIMEN' The flap is not stuck down. Superb.

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SWAZILAND 1964 taxed envelope from Jamaica addressed to Hlatikulu Swaziland. On arrival 1c, 5c & 2c postage dues applied tied HLATIKULU c.d.s. 23 V 64
SWAZILAND

1964 taxed envelope from Jamaica addressed to Hlatikulu Swaziland. On arrival 1c, 5c & 2c postage dues applied tied 'HLATIKULU' c.d.s. '23 V 64'

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BERMUDA 1963 1/- International Reply Coupon (Watermark single large U.P.U.) cancelled HAMILTON BERMUDA  M.O.D. large c.d.s. struck in violet MAR 8 1963
BERMUDA

1963 1/- International Reply Coupon (Watermark single large U.P.U.) cancelled 'HAMILTON BERMUDA M.O.D.' large c.d.s. struck in violet 'MAR 8 1963'

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BERMUDA 1981 U.P.U. International Reply Coupon (U.P.U. watermark) cancelled HAMILTON BERMUDA c.d.s. 13 FEB 81
BERMUDA

1981 U.P.U. International Reply Coupon (U.P.U. watermark) cancelled 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' c.d.s. '13 FEB 81'

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TRINIDAD 1981 Great Britain overprinted Trinidad postal order 60p with counterfoil. Cancelled PORT OF SPAIN c.d.s. 7 OCT 81
TRINIDAD

1981 Great Britain overprinted 'Trinidad' postal order 60p with counterfoil. Cancelled 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. '7 OCT 81'

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SWAZILAND 1961 6d registered stationery envelope (Size G) Variety surcharge double, one above the other. The flap is not stuck down. Superb unused.
SWAZILAND

1961 6d registered stationery envelope (Size G) Variety surcharge double, one above the other. The flap is not stuck down. Superb unused.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES QE11 6d + 2 1/2d (8 1/2d)  Great Britain overprinted TANGIER registered stationery envelope (Size H) The flap is not stuck down.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

QE11 6d + 2 1/2d (8 1/2d) Great Britain overprinted 'TANGIER' registered stationery envelope (Size H) The flap is not stuck down.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1954 taxed airmail envelope addressed to London. Franked 1/- adhesive tied WALVIS BAY c.d.s. 15 1 54 Boxed bilingual INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID struck in violet which has been crossed out. On arrival vertical pair 3d postage dues applied tied LONDON cancellation.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1954 taxed airmail envelope addressed to London. Franked 1/- adhesive tied 'WALVIS BAY' c.d.s. '15 1 54' Boxed bilingual 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID' struck in violet which has been crossed out. On arrival vertical pair 3d postage dues applied tied 'LONDON' cancellation.

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FIJI 1958 registered airmail envelope addressed to Germany. Franked 2x 1/6d and a single 3d adhesive tied SUVA-FIJI REGISTERED c.d.s. 11 JL 58 A V 2 struck in violet double circle.
FIJI

1958 registered airmail envelope addressed to Germany. Franked 2x 1/6d and a single 3d adhesive tied 'SUVA-FIJI REGISTERED' c.d.s. '11 JL 58' 'A V 2' struck in violet double circle.

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ZANZIBAR 1890 envelope addressed to Spandau Germany. franked by an India 1882-90 3a orange tied by a fine ZANZIBAR squared circle d/s MA 5 90 and a large part LA REUNION A MARSEILLE octagonal french ships marking.
ZANZIBAR

1890 envelope addressed to Spandau Germany. franked by an India 1882-90 3a orange tied by a fine 'ZANZIBAR' squared circle d/s 'MA 5 90' and a large part 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE' octagonal french ships marking.

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BARBADOS 1946 taxed stampless internal envelope. Cancelled G.P.O. BARBADOS c.d.s. 27 FE 46 Single 1d and and a horizontal pair postage dues applied. Manuscript Left the island
BARBADOS

1946 taxed stampless internal envelope. Cancelled 'G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '27 FE 46' Single 1d and and a horizontal pair postage dues applied. Manuscript 'Left the island'

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GIBRALTAR 1973 Great overprinted postal order 10p with attached counterfoil. Cancelled "GIBRALTAR MONEY ORDER OFFICE" c.d.s. 10 JA 73
GIBRALTAR

1973 Great overprinted postal order 10p with attached counterfoil. Cancelled "GIBRALTAR MONEY ORDER OFFICE" c.d.s. '10 JA 73'

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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.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES QE11 Great Britain 8 1/2d registered stationery envelope (Size G) overprinted TANGIER Superb unused. The flap is not stuck down.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

QE11 Great Britain 8 1/2d registered stationery envelope (Size G) overprinted 'TANGIER' Superb unused. The flap is not stuck down.

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RHODESIA 1974 air mail envelope from Germany addressed to Johannesburg, re-directed to Bulawayo. Carried on a Lufthansa B 747, which crashed at Nairobi, with maroon bi-lingual cachet "RETRIEVED FROM AIR CRASH ON 29 NOVEMBER 1974 AT NAIROBI".
RHODESIA

1974 air mail envelope from Germany addressed to Johannesburg, re-directed to Bulawayo. Carried on a Lufthansa B 747, which crashed at Nairobi, with maroon bi-lingual cachet "RETRIEVED FROM AIR CRASH ON 29 NOVEMBER 1974 AT NAIROBI".

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FIJI/SAMOA 1956 meter mail envelope from Melbourne to Apia, Samoa. On the 13th June, whilst carrying oil, general cargo and mail between Fiji and Western Samoa, the S.S. Vasu blew up and sank off the Tonga Islands. A very small  amount of mail in damaged condition was salvaged and sent to Western Samoa where violet SOILED MAIL EX "VASU" applied by the Post Office.
FIJI/SAMOA

1956 meter mail envelope from Melbourne to Apia, Samoa. On the 13th June, whilst carrying oil, general cargo and mail between Fiji and Western Samoa, the S.S. Vasu blew up and sank off the Tonga Islands. A very small amount of mail in damaged condition was salvaged and sent to Western Samoa where violet 'SOILED MAIL EX "VASU"' applied by the Post Office.

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SIERRA LEONE 1956 usage taxed postcard addressed to Milan Italy. Franked KGV1 2d adhesive with "T" and rare usage of the handstruck "1d" charge marking in black. On arrival Italian meter paying the charge.
SIERRA LEONE

1956 usage taxed postcard addressed to Milan Italy. Franked KGV1 2d adhesive with "T" and rare usage of the handstruck "1d" charge marking in black. On arrival Italian meter paying the charge.

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GAMBIA KGV1 Great Britain overprinted 1/6d postal order with attached counterfoil. 4d on TWO PENCE poundage. Cancelled "BATHURST GAMBIA" c.d.s. 17 JU 71 Issued in 1971 using up old stock.
GAMBIA

KGV1 Great Britain overprinted 1/6d postal order with attached counterfoil. '4d' on 'TWO PENCE' poundage. Cancelled "BATHURST GAMBIA" c.d.s. '17 JU 71' Issued in 1971 using up old stock.

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FALKLAND ISLANDS QE11 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) Superb unused. Flap is not stuck down.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

QE11 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) Superb unused. Flap is not stuck down.

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FALKLAND ISLANDS QE11 4d registered stationery envelope (Size F) Superb unused. Flap is not stuck down.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

QE11 4d registered stationery envelope (Size F) Superb unused. Flap is not stuck down.

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