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FIJI 1905 postcard addressed to Suva. franked vertical pair 1/2d adhesives tied by the rare straight line LAUTOKA struck in violet. SUVA c.d.s. alongside 7 AUG 05
FIJI

1905 postcard addressed to Suva. franked vertical pair 1/2d adhesives tied by the rare straight line 'LAUTOKA' struck in violet. 'SUVA' c.d.s. alongside '7 AUG 05'

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VIRGIN ISLANDS 1941 censored postcard addressed to South Dakota. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied ROAD TOWN c.d.s. MR 17 41 Three line PASSED/CENSOR/V.Is, struck in violet on the front.
VIRGIN ISLANDS

1941 censored postcard addressed to South Dakota. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'ROAD TOWN' c.d.s. 'MR 17 41' Three line 'PASSED/CENSOR/V.Is,' struck in violet on the front.

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CANADA 1915 stampless censored postcard from Munich addressed to a German P.O.W. Amherst Nova Scotia. POST FREE PRISONERS OF WAR/P.C. struck in black.
CANADA

1915 stampless censored postcard from Munich addressed to a German P.O.W. Amherst Nova Scotia. 'POST FREE PRISONERS OF WAR/P.C.' struck in black.

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JAMAICA 1915 stampless censored postcard from Munich addressed to a German P.O.W. in Jamaica. KINGSTON receiving machine d/s Violet straight line CROSS ROADS Scarce violet 6th DIVISION PASSED BY CENSOR cancellation MAY 12 1915 initialed, applied at the camp.
JAMAICA

1915 stampless censored postcard from Munich addressed to a German P.O.W. in Jamaica. 'KINGSTON' receiving machine d/s Violet straight line 'CROSS ROADS' Scarce violet '6th DIVISION PASSED BY CENSOR' cancellation 'MAY 12 1915' initialed, applied at the camp.

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CEYLON 1902 taxed stampless postcard addressed to Antwerp Belgium COLOMBO c.d.s. FE 26 02 On arrival 2 x 10c postage dues applied tied ANVERS c.d.s.
CEYLON

1902 taxed stampless postcard addressed to Antwerp Belgium 'COLOMBO' c.d.s. 'FE 26 02' On arrival 2 x 10c postage dues applied tied 'ANVERS' c.d.s.

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SWAZILAND 1906 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked Transvaal 1d adhesive tied BREMERSDORP c.d.s. 7 NOV 06 MBABANE transit cancellation bottom left.
SWAZILAND

1906 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked Transvaal 1d adhesive tied 'BREMERSDORP' c.d.s. '7 NOV 06' 'MBABANE' transit cancellation bottom left.

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CAMEROON 1936 postcard addressed to Praha Czechoslavakia. franked 1d Nigerian adhesive tied BUEA CAMEROONS UNDER BRITISH MANDATE c.d.s. 13 FE 36
CAMEROON

1936 postcard addressed to Praha Czechoslavakia. franked 1d Nigerian adhesive tied 'BUEA CAMEROONS UNDER BRITISH MANDATE' c.d.s. '13 FE 36'

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ORANGE RIVER COLONY 1906 postcard addressed to Bloemfontein. Franked 1d adhesive tied BETHLEHEM c.d.s. 20 MAY 06 Oval POSTED/LATE struck in black. Some toning.
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

1906 postcard addressed to Bloemfontein. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'BETHLEHEM' c.d.s. '20 MAY 06' Oval 'POSTED/LATE' struck in black. Some toning.

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ORANGE RIVER COLONY 1905 postcard addressed to Natal,headed and dated on the reverse Clifton 24/3/05 Franked 1d adhesive tied 13 barred oval numeral in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

1905 postcard addressed to Natal,headed and dated on the reverse 'Clifton 24/3/05' Franked 1d adhesive tied '13' barred oval numeral in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.

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FALKLAND ISLANDS c.1920 postcard No 7 Whale Hunting Loading the harpoon gun South Georgia Printed Ray V Hardy.
FALKLAND ISLANDS

c.1920 postcard No 7 'Whale Hunting Loading the harpoon gun South Georgia' Printed Ray V Hardy.

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CEYLON 1905 taxed postcard addressed to Brussels. 2c & 4c adhesives tied COLOMBO c.d.s. SP 10 05 On arrival 10c & 20c postage dues applied paying the blue manuscript charge.
CEYLON

1905 taxed postcard addressed to Brussels. 2c & 4c adhesives tied 'COLOMBO' c.d.s. 'SP 10 05' On arrival 10c & 20c postage dues applied paying the blue manuscript charge.

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MALAYA (KEDAH) 1935 postcard addressed to Sumatra. Franked single 4c and a vertical pair 1c adhesive tied KARANTAR KEDAH c.d.s. 4 NO 39 KULIM transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
MALAYA (KEDAH)

1935 postcard addressed to Sumatra. Franked single 4c and a vertical pair 1c adhesive tied 'KARANTAR KEDAH' c.d.s. '4 NO 39' 'KULIM' transit and receiving cancellations on the front.

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ORANGE RIVER COLONY 1906 postcard addressed to the U.K. franked 1d adhesive tied by a fine strike of the scarce triple circle S.O.A. VIERFONTEIN c.d.s. 20 JAN 1908 struck in violet.
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

1906 postcard addressed to the U.K. franked 1d adhesive tied by a fine strike of the scarce triple circle 'S.O.A. VIERFONTEIN' c.d.s. '20 JAN 1908' struck in violet.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1917 stampless On Active Service postcard signed below. Addressed to South Africa cancelled NAIROBI c.d.s. 12 AU 17 MOMBASA transit cancellation on the front.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1917 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard signed below. Addressed to South Africa cancelled 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '12 AU 17' 'MOMBASA' transit cancellation on the front.

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SOUTH AFRICA 1918 censored postcard addressed to Lisbon. Franked 1d adhesive tied CAPE TOWN c.d.s. 12 AUG 18 Straight line DETAINED in magenta. LISBON receiving cancellation on the front. 5 months in transit.
SOUTH AFRICA

1918 censored postcard addressed to Lisbon. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. '12 AUG 18' Straight line 'DETAINED' in magenta. 'LISBON' receiving cancellation on the front. 5 months in transit.

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MALAYA 1937 postcard (Railway Station Kuala Lumpur) addressed to Denmark. franked 6c adhesive tied PENANG c.d.s. 1 AU 1937 Boxed TRAIN LETTER alongside
MALAYA

1937 postcard (Railway Station Kuala Lumpur) addressed to Denmark. franked 6c adhesive tied 'PENANG' c.d.s. '1 AU 1937' Boxed 'TRAIN LETTER' alongside

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BERMUDA 1908 ppc addressed to the U>s>a. Franked 1d adhesive tied ST DAVIDS c.d.s. AP 15 1908
BERMUDA

1908 ppc addressed to the U>s>a. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'ST DAVID'S' c.d.s. 'AP 15 1908'

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CEYLON 1922 taxed postcard addressed to Switzerland. frankjed 6c adhesive tied COLOMBO machine d/s 11 JUL 22 On arrival 20c postage due applied paying the charge.
CEYLON

1922 taxed postcard addressed to Switzerland. frankjed 6c adhesive tied 'COLOMBO' machine d/s '11 JUL 22' On arrival 20c postage due applied paying the charge.

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ST LUCIA 1906 postcard (no message) franked 1d adhesive tied octagonal COLON A BORDEAUX L.D.No 1 d/s 3 AV 06
ST LUCIA

1906 postcard (no message) franked 1d adhesive tied octagonal 'COLON A BORDEAUX L.D.No 1' d/s '3 AV 06'

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CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1904 postcard (Queenstown Cape) addressed to Pretoria. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied EASTERN T.P.O. 2/UP c.d.s. 20 DEC 04
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

1904 postcard (Queenstown Cape) addressed to Pretoria. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'EASTERN T.P.O. 2/UP' c.d.s. '20 DEC 04'

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AUSTRALIA 1919 censored O.A.S. stampless postcard carried on S S Mahana addressed to Essex. Cancelled CAPE TOWN machine d/s OCT 17 1919 ON ACTIVE SERVICE / Franked by OHalloran Wright / Military Secretary A.I.F. struck in violet on the front (C.A. 212(a))
The S.S. Mahana was used after the war to return Troops to Australia & New Zealand, she became known as The Brides boat from carrying so many brides to New Zealand.
AUSTRALIA 1919 censored O.A.S. stampless postcard carried on S S Mahana addressed to Essex. Cancelled CAPE TOWN machine d/s OCT 17 1919 ON ACTIVE SERVICE / Franked by OHalloran Wright / Military Secretary A.I.F. struck in violet on the front (C.A. 212(a))
The S.S. Mahana was used after the war to return Troops to Australia & New Zealand, she became known as The Brides boat from carrying so many brides to New Zealand.
AUSTRALIA

1919 censored O.A.S. stampless postcard carried on 'S S Mahana addressed to Essex. Cancelled 'CAPE TOWN' machine d/s 'OCT 17 1919' 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE / Franked by O'Halloran Wright / Military Secretary A.I.F.' struck in violet on the front (C.A. 212(a)) The S.S. Mahana was used after the war to return Troops to Australia & New Zealand, she became known as 'The Brides boat' from carrying so many brides to New Zealand.

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SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1916 censored taxed official postcard from Stockholm Sweden which has been taxed upon arrival WINDHOEK transit cancellation. Horizontal pair South African 1d adhesives paying the charge tied SWAKOPMUND c.d.s. 1 MAR 16 Unusual.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1916 censored taxed official postcard from Stockholm Sweden which has been taxed upon arrival 'WINDHOEK' transit cancellation. Horizontal pair South African 1d adhesives paying the charge tied 'SWAKOPMUND' c.d.s. '1 MAR 16' Unusual.

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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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FIJI 1914 postcard addressed to Hamburg Germany. franked 1d adhesive tied LEVUKA c.d.s. 30 JU 1914 Two line UNDELIVERABLE / L.P.S. applied in <London. war was declared with Germany on 8th August 1914 mail could not forwarded to enemy countries.
FIJI

1914 postcard addressed to Hamburg Germany. franked 1d adhesive tied 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. '30 JU 1914' Two line 'UNDELIVERABLE / L.P.S.' applied in
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HONG KONG
 1918 postcard addressed to Canada. Franked 1c adhesive overprinted CHINA tied CANTON c.d.s. MR 21 18
HONG KONG

1918 postcard addressed to Canada. Franked 1c adhesive overprinted 'CHINA' tied 'CANTON' c.d.s. 'MR 21 18'

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GOLD COAST 1901 postcard addressed to Germany. Franked ONE PENNY on 6d adhesive tied ACCRA c.d.s. 18 OCT 1901 Receiving cancellation on the front.
GOLD COAST

1901 postcard addressed to Germany. Franked 'ONE PENNY' on '6d' adhesive tied 'ACCRA' c.d.s. '18 OCT 1901' Receiving cancellation on the front.

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JAMAICA 1943 censored postcard addressed to New York. Franked 1/- adhesive tied MYRTLE BANK c.d.s. 15 JA 43 Manuscript PC 90/8830 censor marking. Seldom seen.
JAMAICA

1943 censored postcard addressed to New York. Franked 1/- adhesive tied 'MYRTLE BANK' c.d.s. '15 JA 43' Manuscript 'PC 90/8830' censor marking. Seldom seen.

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HONG KONG 1905 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked 4c adhesive tied CHEFOO BRITISH P.O. c.d.s. 21 SP 05 VICTORIA transit cancellation on the front.
HONG KONG

1905 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked 4c adhesive tied 'CHEFOO BRITISH P.O.' c.d.s. '21 SP 05' 'VICTORIA' transit cancellation on the front.

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NEW ZEALAND 1915 stampless postcard addressed to Napier New Zealand. Large oval AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL struck in violet fascimile E.B. NORTON/ MAJOR in the centre HILWAN c.d.s. on the front 20 X 15
NEW ZEALAND

1915 stampless postcard addressed to Napier New Zealand. Large oval 'AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL' struck in violet fascimile 'E.B. NORTON/ MAJOR' in the centre 'HILWAN' c.d.s. on the front '20 X 15'

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NORTH BORNEO 1936 photographic postcard addressed to New York. Franked 3c & 5c adhesives tied SANDAKAN c.d.s. 5 JUN 1936
NORTH BORNEO 1936 photographic postcard addressed to New York. Franked 3c & 5c adhesives tied SANDAKAN c.d.s. 5 JUN 1936
NORTH BORNEO

1936 photographic postcard addressed to New York. Franked 3c & 5c adhesives tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '5 JUN 1936'

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NYASALAND 1928 photographic postcard addressed to London. Franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied MIKALONGWE c.d.s. 29 NOV 28
NYASALAND

1928 photographic postcard addressed to London. Franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'MIKALONGWE' c.d.s. '29 NOV 28'

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LAGOS 1904 postcard addressed to Margate franked 1d adhesive tied IBABAN W.C.A. c.d.s. NO 16 1904 "LAGOS transit cancellation on the front.
LAGOS

1904 postcard addressed to Margate franked 1d adhesive tied 'IBABAN W.C.A.' c.d.s. 'NO 16 1904' "LAGOS' transit cancellation on the front.

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SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1913 postcard addressed to Hull. Franked 1d adhesive tied IKOT EKPENE c.d.s. JA 2 13 struck in violet.
SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1913 postcard addressed to Hull. Franked 1d adhesive tied IKOT EKPENE c.d.s. JA 2 13 struck in violet.
SOUTHERN NIGERIA

1913 postcard addressed to Hull. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'IKOT EKPENE' c.d.s. 'JA 2 13' struck in violet.

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GIBRALTAR 1909postcard addressed to France. franked 1/2d adhesive unusually tied by the VALLENA ALICANTE c.d.s. No postage due has been charged.
GIBRALTAR

1909postcard addressed to France. franked 1/2d adhesive unusually tied by the 'VALLENA ALICANTE' c.d.s. No postage due has been charged.

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NORFOLK ISLAND Early b/w postcard The Patterson Memorial Chapel, Norfolk Island. (Melanesian Mission Pictorial Postcard, - Series 1) Superb.
NORFOLK ISLAND

Early b/w postcard The Patterson Memorial Chapel, Norfolk Island. (Melanesian Mission Pictorial Postcard, - Series 1) Superb.

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NORFOLK ISLAND Early b/w postcard Prison Ruins, Norfolk Island (Melanesian Mission Postcards.-Series 3. No 8) Superb.
NORFOLK ISLAND

Early b/w postcard Prison Ruins, Norfolk Island (Melanesian Mission Postcards.-Series 3. No 8) Superb.

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VICTORIA 1910 taxed postcard addressed to Norway. Franked 1d adhesive tied MELBOURNE slogan d/s 23 NOV 10 On arrival horizontal pair 4 ore postage dues applied paying the charge.
VICTORIA

1910 taxed postcard addressed to Norway. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE' slogan d/s '23 NOV 10' On arrival horizontal pair 4 ore postage dues applied paying the charge.

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BRITISH EAST AFRICA 1903 postcard issued by The Neukirchen Missionary Society addressed to Johannesburg. Franked 1a adhesive tied LAMU hatched circle d/s 8 NO 03 Transit cancellations on the front. Scarce card.
BRITISH EAST AFRICA

1903 postcard issued by The Neukirchen Missionary Society addressed to Johannesburg. Franked 1a adhesive tied 'LAMU' hatched circle d/s '8 NO 03' Transit cancellations on the front. Scarce card.

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NEW SOUTH WALES 1905 registered local postcard for the Silver Jubilee 1855- 1905 issued by Sydney Philatelic Society. Franked 5d adhesive tied ST JAMES HALL / 5d / JUBILEE c.d.s. 2 DEC 05 A further strike alongside. Scarce registered usage.
NEW SOUTH WALES 1905 registered local postcard for the Silver Jubilee 1855- 1905 issued by Sydney Philatelic Society. Franked 5d adhesive tied ST JAMES HALL / 5d / JUBILEE c.d.s. 2 DEC 05 A further strike alongside. Scarce registered usage.
NEW SOUTH WALES

1905 registered local postcard for the Silver Jubilee 1855- 1905' issued by Sydney Philatelic Society. Franked 5d adhesive tied 'ST JAMES HALL / 5d / JUBILEE' c.d.s. '2 DEC 05' A further strike alongside. Scarce registered usage.

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LEEWARD ISLANDS (ANTIGUA) 1943 airmail postcard addressed to New York. Franked 1d & 6d adhesives tied ST JOHNS c.d.s. AP 9 43 Crown octagonal "PASSED I.B./... struck in violet. One other example is recorded which is struck in black.
LEEWARD ISLANDS (ANTIGUA)

1943 airmail postcard addressed to New York. Franked 1d & 6d adhesives tied 'ST JOHNS' c.d.s. 'AP 9 43' Crown octagonal "PASSED I.B./...' struck in violet. One other example is recorded which is struck in black.

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MALTA 1908 postcard addressed to South Wales franked 1d adhesive tied PAULA/PM c.d.s. AP 13 08  Transit cancellation on the front.
MALTA

1908 postcard addressed to South Wales franked 1d adhesive tied 'PAULA/PM' c.d.s. 'AP 13 08' Transit cancellation on the front.

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BRITISH BECHUNALAND 1925 postcard addressed to Belgium. franked Great Britain overprintewd 2d adhesive tied RAMOUSTA c.d.s. 18 JUL 25 in blue-green.
BRITISH BECHUNALAND

1925 postcard addressed to Belgium. franked Great Britain overprintewd 2d adhesive tied 'RAMOUSTA' c.d.s. '18 JUL 25' in blue-green.

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MALTA 1908 taxed postcard addressed to London. Franked Great Britain 1d tied dumb obliterator with 0 denoting adhesive not valid. ASCIAK / PM c.d.s. on the front SP 6 08
MALTA

1908 taxed postcard addressed to London. Franked Great Britain 1d tied dumb obliterator with '0' denoting adhesive not valid. 'ASCIAK / PM' c.d.s. on the front 'SP 6 08'

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SOUTH AFRICA 1925 postcard from Trowbridge to Port Elizabeth  Boxed bi-lingual DAMAGED BY FIRE cachet in violet. On 18th May the European Mail train arrived at Kruidfontein Station where a mail truck was found to be on fire. The contents of the truck were returned to Cape Town CAPE TOWN" cancellation applied 3 JUN 25
SOUTH AFRICA

1925 postcard from Trowbridge to Port Elizabeth Boxed bi-lingual 'DAMAGED BY FIRE' cachet in violet. On 18th May the European Mail train arrived at Kruidfontein Station where a mail truck was found to be on fire. The contents of the truck were returned to Cape Town 'CAPE TOWN" cancellation applied '3 JUN 25'

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GOLD COAST 1915 censored postcard addressed to Switzerland. franked 1d adhesive tied crown ANUM c.d.s. AUG 8 16Crown in centre PASSED BY CENSOR struck in blue.
GOLD COAST

1915 censored postcard addressed to Switzerland. franked 1d adhesive tied crown 'ANUM' c.d.s. 'AUG 8 16'Crown in centre 'PASSED BY CENSOR' struck in blue.

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MALTA 1912 postcard from Christiania Norway addressed to Malta with receiving cancellation on the front MY 14 12 Boxed bilingual Postage Stamp Lost in Transit struck in black.
MALTA

1912 postcard from Christiania Norway addressed to Malta with receiving cancellation on the front 'MY 14 12' Boxed bilingual 'Postage Stamp Lost in Transit' struck in black.

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ADEN 1943 card originating from the U.S. Army stationed in Aden. It was used to cover the sending of a mail pouch to the U.S.A. Used as an official receipt. Cancelled U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / 663 / A.P.o. d/s OCT 29 1943 Vertical fold at right side.
ADEN

1943 card originating from the U.S. Army stationed in Aden. It was used to cover the sending of a mail pouch to the U.S.A. Used as an official receipt. Cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / 663 / A.P.o. d/s 'OCT 29 1943' Vertical fold at right side.

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MALTA 1910 postcard from Sliema to Camberley Surrey on arrival manuscript Not Known and boxed Not to be found/J.65 in black. returned to Malta boxed Not Found in violet and RETd LETTER BRANCH / G.P.O. MALTA c.d.s. JA 15 10
MALTA

1910 postcard from Sliema to Camberley Surrey on arrival manuscript 'Not Known' and boxed 'Not to be found/J.65' in black. returned to Malta boxed 'Not Found' in violet and 'RETd LETTER BRANCH / G.P.O. MALTA' c.d.s. 'JA 15 10'

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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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HONG KONG 1918 stampless On Active Service postcard headed and dated Yokohama  26/3/18 addressed to Sidmouth cancelled by a superb OFFICIAL PAID HONG KONG c.d.s. 16 AP 18
HONG KONG

1918 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard headed and dated 'Yokohama 26/3/18' addressed to Sidmouth cancelled by a superb 'OFFICIAL PAID HONG KONG' c.d.s. '16 AP 18'

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