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SOUTH AFRICA 1914 envelope addressed to Germany. Franked Orange Free state 2 1/2d adhesive tied "HOUTBOSOCHOOP" c.d.s. 14 JUL 14 Two line bilingual "UNDELIVERABLE -WAR" struck in blue. On the reverse unframed "RETURNED D.L.O. CAPE TOWN" c.d.s. SP 26 14 struck in blue.
SOUTH AFRICA

1914 envelope addressed to Germany. Franked Orange Free state 2 1/2d adhesive tied "HOUTBOSOCHOOP" c.d.s. 14 JUL 14' Two line bilingual "UNDELIVERABLE -WAR" struck in blue. On the reverse unframed "RETURNED D.L.O. CAPE TOWN" c.d.s. 'SP 26 14' struck in blue.

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BARBADOS 1949 registered air mail envelope franked 1d, 1d, 3d, 2 x 4d & a single 1/- adhesives tied "BARBADOS/R.L.O." c.d.s. 25 OCT 49. Addressed to Shanghai, China. Violet "NO REGISTERED SERVICE" and "RETURN TO SENDER" cachets. China was in revolution during this period and no mail was forwarded to China.
BARBADOS

1949 registered air mail envelope franked 1d, 1d, 3d, 2 x 4d & a single 1/- adhesives tied "BARBADOS/R.L.O." c.d.s. '25 OCT 49'. Addressed to Shanghai, China. Violet "NO REGISTERED SERVICE" and "RETURN TO SENDER" cachets. China was in revolution during this period and no mail was forwarded to China.

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ST VINCENT 1939 censored envelope addressed to Germany. Franked 2 1/2d Coronation adhesive tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 15 AU 39 Censor seal at left initialed. Boxed "NO SERVICE / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet. On the reverse returning cancellation 20th October.
ST VINCENT

1939 censored envelope addressed to Germany. Franked 2 1/2d 'Coronation' adhesive tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. '15 AU 39' Censor seal at left initialed. Boxed "NO SERVICE / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet. On the reverse returning cancellation 20th October.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1942 censored envelope addressed to Mandalay Burma. Franked 20c adhesive tied "THOMSONS FALLS" c.d.s. 24 AU 42 Indian censor seal at left. Boxed "SERVICE SUSPENDED / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet struck in violet.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1942 censored envelope addressed to Mandalay Burma. Franked 20c adhesive tied "THOMSONS FALLS" c.d.s. 24 AU 42 Indian censor seal at left. Boxed "SERVICE SUSPENDED / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet struck in violet.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1942 censored envelope addressed to Mandalay Burma. Franked 20c adhesive tied "THOMSONS FALLS" c.d.s. '24 AU 42' Indian censor seal at left. Boxed "SERVICE SUSPENDED / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet struck in violet.

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FIJI 1940 envelope addressed to Paris France. Franked 3d adhesive tied "BA" c.d.s. 7 MAY 40 A further strike alongside. Boxed "NO SERVICE / RETURN TO SENDER" struck in violet.
FIJI

1940 envelope addressed to Paris France. Franked 3d adhesive tied "BA" c.d.s. '7 MAY 40' A further strike alongside. Boxed "NO SERVICE / RETURN TO SENDER" struck in violet.

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SOUTH AFRICA 1914 postcard addressed to Leipzig Germany. Franked 1d adhesive tied "JOHANNESBURG" c.d.s. 23 JUL 14 Two line bilingual "UNDELIVERABLE - WAR" struck in violet.
SOUTH AFRICA

1914 postcard addressed to Leipzig Germany. Franked 1d adhesive tied "JOHANNESBURG" c.d.s. '23 JUL 14' Two line bilingual "UNDELIVERABLE - WAR" struck in violet.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1940 censored envelope addressed to Reinach Switzerland franked 1/2d,(Damaged at bottom) 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied "BULAWAYO" c.d.s. 6 JUN 40 boxed "NO SERVICE RETURN TO SENDER" struck in violet.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1940 censored envelope addressed to Reinach Switzerland franked 1/2d,(Damaged at bottom) 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied "BULAWAYO" c.d.s. '6 JUN 40' boxed "NO SERVICE RETURN TO SENDER" struck in violet.

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AUSTRALIA 1914 envelope addressed to Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive (some toning around perfs) tied "THE EXCHANGE SYDNEY" machine d/s 8 JUL 14 Straight line "RETURN TO SENDER" Boxed "UNDERLIVERABLE APR 29 1915 11 M D" cachet struck in violet. On the reverse "DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY" c.d.s. in red MAY 6 1915 The envelope undeliverable due to the outbreak of war.
AUSTRALIA

1914 envelope addressed to Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive (some toning around perfs) tied "THE EXCHANGE SYDNEY" machine d/s '8 JUL 14' Straight line "RETURN TO SENDER" Boxed "UNDERLIVERABLE APR 29 1915 11 M D" cachet struck in violet. On the reverse "DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY" c.d.s. in red 'MAY 6 1915' The envelope undeliverable due to the outbreak of war.

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KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1940 censored postcard addressed to Germany. franked 15c adhesive tied "TANGA" c.d.s. 12 MR 40 Two line "POSTAL SERVICE SUSPENDED / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet applied in violet. On the front "RETURNED LETTER OFFICE DARESSALAAM" c.d.s. 1 JY 1940
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1940 censored postcard addressed to Germany. franked 15c adhesive tied "TANGA" c.d.s. '12 MR 40' Two line "POSTAL SERVICE SUSPENDED / RETURN TO SENDER" cachet applied in violet. On the front "RETURNED LETTER OFFICE DARESSALAAM" c.d.s. '1 JY 1940'

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BRITISH SOMALILAND 1941 envelope from London addressed to Berbera. Violet boxed "NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER"
BRITISH SOMALILAND

1941 envelope from London addressed to Berbera. Violet boxed "NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER"

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NEW GUINEA 1943 envelope from Woking addressed to Rabaul New Guinea with boxed "NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER" cachet in violet.
NEW GUINEA

1943 envelope from Woking addressed to Rabaul New Guinea with boxed "NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER" cachet in violet.

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STRAITS SETTLEMENTS (SINGAPORE) 1941 censored envelope from New york addressed to Singapore with two line "RETURNED TO SENDER / SERVICE SUSPENDED" struck in violet.
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS (SINGAPORE)

1941 censored envelope from New york addressed to Singapore with two line "RETURNED TO SENDER / SERVICE SUSPENDED" struck in violet.

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TRINIDAD 1941 envelope addressed to Hong Kong 5c adhesive tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. OC 28 41 Two line "RETURNED TO SENDER/ SERVICE SUSPENDED" struck in violet.
TRINIDAD 1941 envelope addressed to Hong Kong 5c adhesive tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. OC 28 41 Two line "RETURNED TO SENDER/ SERVICE SUSPENDED" struck in violet.
TRINIDAD

1941 envelope addressed to Hong Kong 5c adhesive tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. 'OC 28 41' Two line "RETURNED TO SENDER/ SERVICE SUSPENDED" struck in violet.

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AUSTRALIA 1942 censored envelope to Java franked 31/2d on 3d adhesive tied "SYDNEY" slogan d/s 11 FEB 1942 Fine "NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/ SERVICE SUSPENDED" cachet in violet. with red finger type "RETURN TO SENDER"
AUSTRALIA

1942 censored envelope to Java franked '31/2d' on '3d' adhesive tied "SYDNEY" slogan d/s '11 FEB 1942' Fine "NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/ SERVICE SUSPENDED" cachet in violet. with red finger type "RETURN TO SENDER"

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