CHRISRAINEY.COM
British Commonwealth postal history
Need to pay for a previous order?  Enter your details below:
Email address:
Order number:
Shopping basket

0 items
Total: 0.00
View basket
Showing items in category 'Instructional Marks'
Sort results by: Most recently added first item title A-Z price, lowest to highest price, highest to lowest
SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1916 registered censored envelope to Swakopumund returned to Keetmanshoop with red manuscript "Left for Germany"; franked 2 x 1d and a vertical pair of 2d adhesives tied "KEETMANSHOOP" c.d.s. 4 MAR 1916.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1916 registered censored envelope to Swakopumund returned to Keetmanshoop with red manuscript "Left for Germany"; franked 2 x 1d and a vertical pair of 2d adhesives tied "KEETMANSHOOP" c.d.s. 4 MAR 1916.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1916 registered censored envelope to Swakopumund returned to Keetmanshoop with red manuscript "Left for Germany"; franked 2 x 1d and a vertical pair of 2d adhesives tied "KEETMANSHOOP" c.d.s. '4 MAR 1916'.

65
SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1863 local envelope franked 2d adhesive tied G.P.O. ADELAIDE c.d.s. JA 10 63 A further strike on the front. Straight line TOO LATE struck in black.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

1863 local envelope franked 2d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. ADELAIDE' c.d.s. 'JA 10 63' A further strike on the front. Straight line 'TOO LATE' struck in black.

50
ST VINCENT 1898 German 5pf stationery card addressed to St Vincent, originally sent to Cape Verde Islands via Lisbon and re-directed to St Vincent, West Indies where boxed "Inconnu/Not Known" applied in violet; "KINGSTON" c.d.s. JA 12 98 on the front. Finally returned to Germany.
ST VINCENT

1898 German 5pf stationery card addressed to St Vincent, originally sent to Cape Verde Islands via Lisbon and re-directed to St Vincent, West Indies where boxed "Inconnu/Not Known" applied in violet; "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 'JA 12 98' on the front. Finally returned to Germany.

250
JAMAICA 1877 Formula d stationery card with message on the reverse locally used. "JAMAICA HALFPENNY PAID" c.d.s. 18 OC 77 struck in red with "UNCLAIMED" also in red. "ADVERTISED" and octagonal "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH" dated cachet.
JAMAICA

1877 Formula d stationery card with message on the reverse locally used. "JAMAICA HALFPENNY PAID" c.d.s. '18 OC 77' struck in red with "UNCLAIMED" also in red. "ADVERTISED" and octagonal "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH" dated cachet.

225
JAMAICA 1899 local envelope franked 1d tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. OC 16 99. Alongside is the framed "ADVERTISED" and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH" dated cachet both in black; "UNCLAIMED" struck in orange.
JAMAICA

1899 local envelope franked 1d tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 'OC 16 99'. Alongside is the framed "ADVERTISED" and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH" dated cachet both in black; "UNCLAIMED" struck in orange.

125
SIERRA LEONE 1952 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 6d adhesive tied by an unclear FREETOWN c.d.s. 2 DE 52 On the front straight line INSUFFICENTLY PREPAID FOR AIR MAIL struck in black
SIERRA LEONE

1952 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 6d adhesive tied by an unclear 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '2 DE 52' On the front straight line 'INSUFFICENTLY PREPAID FOR AIR MAIL' struck in black

35
CANADA 1946 stampless envelope with enclosed letter marked Kriegsgefangenpost  Addressed to Internment Camp No 10 Canada. Large violet REPAT/ RETURN/TO SENDER cachet.
CANADA

1946 stampless envelope with enclosed letter marked 'Kriegsgefangenpost' Addressed to Internment Camp No 10 Canada. Large violet 'REPAT/ RETURN/TO SENDER' cachet.

50
GOLD COAST 1923 taxed registered envelope Pr T.M.S. "Aba" addressed to London redirected to Barnet. Franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied SALTPOND c.d.s. JU 23 23 Manuscript Posted Out Of Course initialed. On arrival at the redirected destination 1d & 2d postage dues applied paying the inland section charge, tied WHETSTONE c.d.s.
GOLD COAST

1923 taxed registered envelope 'Pr T.M.S. "Aba"' addressed to London redirected to Barnet. Franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'SALTPOND' c.d.s. 'JU 23 23' Manuscript 'Posted Out Of Course' initialed. On arrival at the redirected destination 1d & 2d postage dues applied paying the inland section charge, tied 'WHETSTONE' c.d.s.

75
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS 1930 envelope addressed to the Solomon Islands redirected to the U.K. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d Australian adhesives tied TULAGI c.d.s. 31 JE 30 Manuscript Not known Tulagi in blue pencil.
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS

1930 envelope addressed to the Solomon Islands redirected to the U.K. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d Australian adhesives tied 'TULAGI' c.d.s. '31 JE 30' Manuscript 'Not known Tulagi' in blue pencil.

90
ST KITTS 1940 censored envelope from Oakland California to St Kitts. Censored on arrival. Straight line RETURN TO SENDER struck in violet The earliest recorded date for this instructional marking.
ST KITTS

1940 censored envelope from Oakland California to St Kitts. Censored on arrival. Straight line 'RETURN TO SENDER' struck in violet The earliest recorded date for this instructional marking.

275
SWITZERLAND/MALTA 1936 envelope from Murren to Malta. On arrival in Valletta boxed French/English "POSTAGE STAMP LOST/IN TRANSIT" applied. "VALLETTA" c.d.s. SP 1 36 on reverse.
SWITZERLAND/MALTA

1936 envelope from Murren to Malta. On arrival in Valletta boxed French/English "POSTAGE STAMP LOST/IN TRANSIT" applied. "VALLETTA" c.d.s. 'SP 1 36' on reverse.

125
MALTA 1888 envelope to London franked 2d adhesive tied "MALTA A26" duplex NO 12 88 with an additional 2 x 1d adhesives paying the Late Fee; straight-line "PAID LATE FEE" struck in violet.
MALTA

1888 envelope to London franked 2d adhesive tied "MALTA A26" duplex 'NO 12 88' with an additional 2 x 1d adhesives paying the 'Late Fee'; straight-line "PAID LATE FEE" struck in violet.

350
MAURITIUS 1898 8c registered stationery envelope to Bombay Per S.S. Fultala via Colombo cancelled "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. JA 12 98. Oval "REGISTERED MAURITIUS" d/s. "TOO-LATE" struck in black, black oval with 2920 in blue pencil applied by the Sea Post Office P.O. in Bombay.
MAURITIUS

1898 8c registered stationery envelope to Bombay 'Per S.S. Fultala via Colombo' cancelled "MAURITIUS" c.d.s. 'JA 12 98'. Oval "REGISTERED MAURITIUS" d/s. "TOO-LATE" struck in black, black oval with '2920' in blue pencil applied by the Sea Post Office P.O. in Bombay.

375
BAHAMAS 1912 postcard addressed to the U.S.A. 1d adhesive tied NASSAU c.d.s. 21 MAY 12 Two line POSTAGE FROM UNITED STATES/ TO BAHAMAS IS 5c PER oz struck in violet.
BAHAMAS

1912 postcard addressed to the U.S.A. 1d adhesive tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '21 MAY 12' Two line 'POSTAGE FROM UNITED STATES/ TO BAHAMAS IS 5c PER oz' struck in violet.

40
NORTHERN RHODESIA 1943 envelope addressed to India. Franked 2d adhesive tied KASAMA c.d.s. On the front printed label "The export of Postage and Revenue Stamps and all covers 9 i.e. used envelopes) to countries falling within the scope of censorship, is prohibited. Your letter containing stamps is herewith returned"
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1943 envelope addressed to India. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'KASAMA' c.d.s. On the front printed label "The export of Postage and Revenue Stamps and all covers 9 i.e. used envelopes) to countries falling within the scope of censorship, is prohibited. Your letter containing stamps is herewith returned"

300
SUDAN 1954 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. 3pt & 6pt adhesives tied WAU c.d.s. 15 DEC 54 On the front boxed INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR/ DESPATCH BY AIR
SUDAN

1954 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. 3pt & 6pt adhesives tied 'WAU' c.d.s. '15 DEC 54' On the front boxed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR/ DESPATCH BY AIR'

35
TRINIDAD 1917 local envelope franked 2 x d adhesives, one ovpt "WAR TAX", tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. JU 20 17. On the front straight-line "UNCLAIMED" struck in black.
TRINIDAD

1917 local envelope franked 2 x d adhesives, one ovpt "WAR TAX", tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. 'JU 20 17'. On the front straight-line "UNCLAIMED" struck in black.

85
FIJI 1929 envelope to Czechoslovakia franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied "GENERAL POST OFFICE" c.d.s. 29 AU 29. Very rare black/white "FIJI/G crown R/FOUND OPEN/OFFICIALLY CLOSED" seal cancelled "GENERAL POST OFFICE FIJI" c.d.s.
FIJI

1929 envelope to Czechoslovakia franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied "GENERAL POST OFFICE" c.d.s. '29 AU 29'. Very rare black/white "FIJI/G crown R/FOUND OPEN/OFFICIALLY CLOSED" seal cancelled "GENERAL POST OFFICE FIJI" c.d.s.

475
BRITISH GUIANA 1933 air mail envelope franked 2 x 2c, 3 x 4c and single 6c & 18c adhesives tied "AIR MAIL G.P.O./BRITISH GUIANA" c.d.s. 11 AP 33. Straight-line "LATE FEE" (2c adhesive applied paying fee). Addressed to Canada.
BRITISH GUIANA

1933 air mail envelope franked 2 x 2c, 3 x 4c and single 6c & 18c adhesives tied "AIR MAIL G.P.O./BRITISH GUIANA" c.d.s. '11 AP 33'. Straight-line "LATE FEE" (2c adhesive applied paying fee). Addressed to Canada.

70
SUDAN 1931 taxed envelope to an officer in the South Staffordshire Regiment. On arrival vertical pair 4pi postage dues applied paying the charge, tied KHARTOUM c.d.s. 23 DEC 31 Redirected to Wau. Manuscript marking saying the charge has been paid.
SUDAN

1931 taxed envelope to an officer in the South Staffordshire Regiment. On arrival vertical pair 4pi postage dues applied paying the charge, tied 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '23 DEC 31' Redirected to Wau. Manuscript marking saying the charge has been paid.

250
ASCENSION 1944 censored cover to the U.S.A. Via Miami From a Corporal in the 1st Composite Sqdn. Franked U.S. 6c adhesive tied A.P.O. 877 d/s JAn 20 1944 With enclosed note After receipt of this notice do not address any further correspond-ence or mail to me at APO 777, c/o PM, Miami, Florida Boxed censor cachet 13011 initialed. Corner damage at top right on opening.
ASCENSION

1944 censored cover to the U.S.A. 'Via Miami' From a Corporal in the 1st Composite Sqdn. Franked U.S. 6c adhesive tied 'A.P.O. 877' d/s 'JAn 20 1944' With enclosed note 'After receipt of this notice do not address any further correspond-ence or mail to me at APO 777, c/o PM, Miami, Florida' Boxed censor cachet '13011' initialed. Corner damage at top right on opening.

95
GRENADA 1948 internal envelope franked 1 1/2d Silver Wedding adhesive. On the front is a G.P.O. GRENADA c.d.s. 16 DE 48 Scarce boxed Insufficiently addressed cachet struck in black. Commercial usage from Grenada Co-Operative Nutmeg Association
GRENADA

1948 internal envelope franked 1 1/2d Silver Wedding adhesive. On the front is a 'G.P.O. GRENADA' c.d.s. '16 DE 48' Scarce boxed 'Insufficiently addressed' cachet struck in black. Commercial usage from Grenada Co-Operative Nutmeg Association'

150
GRENADA 1918 envelope from Exeter. On the front is a fine strike of the boxed SECOND POSTMAN handstamp in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
GRENADA

1918 envelope from Exeter. On the front is a fine strike of the boxed 'SECOND POSTMAN' handstamp in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

95
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.

32
MONTSERRAT 1944 registered multi censored envelope addressed to Australia. Franked 1 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied "G.P.O. MONTSERRAT" c.d.s. DE 19 44 "OPENED BY EXAMINER AA/85" seal on the reverse letters and number in pencil. On the front manuscript Received with cover torn initialed.
MONTSERRAT 1944 registered multi censored envelope addressed to Australia. Franked 1 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied "G.P.O. MONTSERRAT" c.d.s. DE 19 44 "OPENED BY EXAMINER AA/85" seal on the reverse letters and number in pencil. On the front manuscript Received with cover torn initialed.
MONTSERRAT

1944 registered multi censored envelope addressed to Australia. Franked 1 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied "G.P.O. MONTSERRAT" c.d.s. 'DE 19 44' "OPENED BY EXAMINER AA/85" seal on the reverse letters and number in pencil. On the front manuscript 'Received with cover torn initialed.

150
WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1898 stampless local "O.H.M.S." envelope from The Land Titles Office cancelled "REGISTERED/PERTH W.A." datestamp. A variety of instructional markings on the back and the front including "UNKNOWN ON/No........WALK" in violet and Dead Letter OFfice cachets in red.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

1898 stampless local "O.H.M.S." envelope from 'The Land Titles Office' cancelled "REGISTERED/PERTH W.A." datestamp. A variety of instructional markings on the back and the front including "UNKNOWN ON/No........WALK" in violet and Dead Letter OFfice cachets in red.

75
ST HELENA 1926 envelope South Atlantic and Indian Oceans Expedition/Schooner Blossom of Cleveland, Ohio from a sailor on board the schooner addressed to Italy, multi re-directed. Franked 4d & 1d Badge adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. AP 25 26. "G crown R/Found open/or damaged/and/officially/secured" label applied in transit through London.
ST HELENA

1926 envelope 'South Atlantic and Indian Oceans Expedition/Schooner Blossom of Cleveland, Ohio' from a sailor on board the schooner addressed to Italy, multi re-directed. Franked 4d & 1d 'Badge' adhesives tied "ST HELENA" c.d.s. 'AP 25 26'. "G crown R/Found open/or damaged/and/officially/secured" label applied in transit through London.

625
BRITISH HONDURAS 1934 envelope to Canada franked 3c adhesive tied "NEW ORLEANS" machine d/s in transit "PAGUEBOT" struck in purple below. White sealing label at left. On the reverse two-line initialed Received damaged at/MONTREAL bi-lingual cachet.
BRITISH HONDURAS 1934 envelope to Canada franked 3c adhesive tied "NEW ORLEANS" machine d/s in transit "PAGUEBOT" struck in purple below. White sealing label at left. On the reverse two-line initialed Received damaged at/MONTREAL bi-lingual cachet.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1934 envelope to Canada franked 3c adhesive tied "NEW ORLEANS" machine d/s in transit "PAGUEBOT" struck in purple below. White sealing label at left. On the reverse two-line initialed 'Received damaged at/MONTREAL' bi-lingual cachet.

75
BARBADOS 1952 2c stationery postcard with printed message (Colonial Advertising Co) addressed to Trinidad. On the front is a boxed "Missent to Grenada B.W.I." struck in back. On the reverse "GRENADA" c.d.s.
BARBADOS

1952 2c stationery postcard with printed message (Colonial Advertising Co) addressed to Trinidad. On the front is a boxed "Missent to Grenada B.W.I." struck in back. On the reverse "GRENADA" c.d.s.

70
SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1918 registered envelope addressed to Manchester. Franked horizontal strip of the 6d 1/2d and 4 x 1d adhesives tied "LAGOS REGISTERED" d/s JL 30 18 Fine straight line "LATE FEE" struck on the front in black. the far left example of the 1/2d adhesive is damaged bottom left corner.
SOUTHERN NIGERIA

1918 registered envelope addressed to Manchester. Franked horizontal strip of the 6d 1/2d and 4 x 1d adhesives tied "LAGOS REGISTERED" d/s 'JL 30 18' Fine straight line "LATE FEE" struck on the front in black. the far left example of the 1/2d adhesive is damaged bottom left corner.

250
JAMAICA 1877 local Formula stationery postcard, with message, cancelled "JAMAICA HALFPENNY" c.d.s. overstamped "KINGSTON" c.d.s. JY 21 77. Octagonal "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH JAMAICA" d/s on the obverse. Manuscript CANNOT BE FOUND, red "UNCLAIMED" and diamond "ADVERTISED".
JAMAICA

1877 local Formula stationery postcard, with message, cancelled "JAMAICA HALFPENNY" c.d.s. overstamped "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 'JY 21 77'. Octagonal "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH JAMAICA" d/s on the obverse. Manuscript 'CANNOT BE FOUND', red "UNCLAIMED" and diamond "ADVERTISED".

225
AUSTRALIA 1918 underpaid envelope to the U.S.A. franked 1d adhesive tied "SYDNEY" machine d/s JE 24 1918. Boxed "Please advise your/correspondent that/the postage rate/from Australia to/U.S.A. is 2d per each  oz" struck in violet. U.S. charge markings on the front.
AUSTRALIA

1918 underpaid envelope to the U.S.A. franked 1d adhesive tied "SYDNEY" machine d/s 'JE 24 1918'. Boxed "Please advise your/correspondent that/the postage rate/from Australia to/U.S.A. is 2d per each oz" struck in violet. U.S. charge markings on the front.

45
WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1919 registered OHMS cover from Office of Titles franked 5d adhesive perfin OS tied "REGISTERED PERTH" c.d.s. 26 NOV 09. A variety of instructional markings.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

1919 registered OHMS cover from 'Office of Titles' franked 5d adhesive perfin 'OS' tied "REGISTERED PERTH" c.d.s. '26 NOV 09'. A variety of instructional markings.

165
NEW ZEALAND 1905 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked 1d Universal adhesive tied "NELSON" c.d.s. 28 OC 05 Boxed "TOO LATE" applied in red.
NEW ZEALAND

1905 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked 1d 'Universal' adhesive tied "NELSON" c.d.s. '28 OC 05' Boxed "TOO LATE" applied in red.

SOLD
SOUTH AFRICA 1940 censored short paid envelope Holland 1/- tied "PRETORIA" slogan d/s 26 FEB 40. On the reverse, blue/black "POSTAL CENSORSHIP NOTE (G.P.-S.5056 - 1939 - 3000) stating that Pages one & two are missing from the enclosure.
SOUTH AFRICA 1940 censored short paid envelope Holland 1/- tied "PRETORIA" slogan d/s 26 FEB 40. On the reverse, blue/black "POSTAL CENSORSHIP NOTE (G.P.-S.5056 - 1939 - 3000) stating that Pages one & two are missing from the enclosure.
SOUTH AFRICA

1940 censored short paid envelope Holland 1/- tied "PRETORIA" slogan d/s '26 FEB 40'. On the reverse, blue/black "POSTAL CENSORSHIP NOTE (G.P.-S.5056 - 1939 - 3000) stating that Pages one & two are missing from the enclosure.

175
JAMAICA 1895 1/2d internal stationery postcard with printed message. Cancelled "KINGSTON" c.d.s. SP 9 95 "UP PARK CAMP" receiving squared circle d/s Half moon "TOO LATE" struck in black.
JAMAICA

1895 1/2d internal stationery postcard with printed message. Cancelled "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 'SP 9 95' "UP PARK CAMP" receiving squared circle d/s Half moon "TOO LATE" struck in black.

65
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1942 censored envelope from Knoxville to Trinidad. Black UNCLAIMED & violet RETOUR on the obverse. On the reverse, violet two-line NOT CALLED FOR/NON RECLAME and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH TRINIDAD" c.d.s. struck in red.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1942 censored envelope from Knoxville to Trinidad. Black UNCLAIMED & violet RETOUR on the obverse. On the reverse, violet two-line NOT CALLED FOR/NON RECLAME and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH TRINIDAD" c.d.s. struck in red.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

1942 censored envelope from Knoxville to Trinidad. Black 'UNCLAIMED' & violet 'RETOUR' on the obverse. On the reverse, violet two-line 'NOT CALLED FOR/NON RECLAME' and "RETURNED LETTER BRANCH TRINIDAD" c.d.s. struck in red.

95
FIJI 1941 envelope from Texas addressed to Suva. On arrival three separate strikes of the scarce "UNCLAIMED" struck in black on the front, a further strike on the reverse with "SUVA" c.d.s. Finger type "RETURN/TO WRITER/D L BR" struck in violet on the front.
FIJI

1941 envelope from Texas addressed to Suva. On arrival three separate strikes of the scarce "UNCLAIMED" struck in black on the front, a further strike on the reverse with "SUVA" c.d.s. Finger type "RETURN/TO WRITER/D L BR" struck in violet on the front.

275
BERMUDA 1937 underpaid up-rated U.S. 1c stationery card, with message, from Arlington, New Jersey, to Devonshire, Bermuda with strikes of the "REFUSED" handstamp in violet. "1d" charge marking in black applied for the violet New York charge.
BERMUDA

1937 underpaid up-rated U.S. 1c stationery card, with message, from Arlington, New Jersey, to Devonshire, Bermuda with strikes of the "REFUSED" handstamp in violet. "1d" charge marking in black applied for the violet New York charge.

175
PAPUA 1949 registered envelope from Spandau Berlin addressed to Port Moresby. Violet "UNCLAIMED PORT MORESBY", initialed below BC. On reverse violet "RETURN TO SENDER", also initialed. Red "RETOUR" struck on the obverse "DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY" c.d.s. in red on the reverse. Scarce instructional markings.
PAPUA 1949 registered envelope from Spandau Berlin addressed to Port Moresby. Violet "UNCLAIMED PORT MORESBY", initialed below BC. On reverse violet "RETURN TO SENDER", also initialed. Red "RETOUR" struck on the obverse "DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY" c.d.s. in red on the reverse. Scarce instructional markings.
PAPUA

1949 registered envelope from Spandau Berlin addressed to Port Moresby. Violet "UNCLAIMED PORT MORESBY", initialed below 'BC'. On reverse violet "RETURN TO SENDER", also initialed. Red "RETOUR" struck on the obverse "DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY" c.d.s. in red on the reverse. Scarce instructional markings.

350
BRITISH HONDURAS 1917 envelope to New York franked vertical strip of three x 1c adhesives tied "BELIZE" c.d.s. AP 13 17 with fine strike straight-line "TOO LATE" in black.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1917 envelope to New York franked vertical strip of three x 1c adhesives tied "BELIZE" c.d.s. 'AP 13 17' with fine strike straight-line "TOO LATE" in black.

475
MALTA 1909 2d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Liverpool. Franked 1d adhesive tied "VALLETTA" c.d.s. 30 MR 09 On the front straight line "POSTED OUT OF COURSE" struck in black.
MALTA

1909 2d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Liverpool. Franked 1d adhesive tied "VALLETTA" c.d.s. '30 MR 09' On the front straight line "POSTED OUT OF COURSE" struck in black.

250
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA 1935 airmail envelope franked 5c & 65c adhesives tied "DAR ES SALAAM" c.d.s. 18 AU 1935. Addressed to the USA. "DAMAGED/EN TRANSIT" two-line cachet applied in transit.
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1935 airmail envelope franked 5c & 65c adhesives tied "DAR ES SALAAM" c.d.s. '18 AU 1935'. Addressed to the USA. "DAMAGED/EN TRANSIT" two-line cachet applied in transit.

150
NIGERIA 1936 envelope to Niger Colony franked 2d & 1d (damaged corner) tied "LAGOS" c.d.s. 26 SE 36. Boxed "MISSENT TO" with JOS inserted in manuscript. Transit and receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.
NIGERIA

1936 envelope to Niger Colony franked 2d & 1d (damaged corner) tied "LAGOS" c.d.s. '26 SE 36'. Boxed "MISSENT TO" with 'JOS' inserted in manuscript. Transit and receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.

175
FIJI 1948 envelope from Suva addressed to Sydney. "INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED", returned to Fiji where the scarce three line "UNCLAIMED LETTER RETURNED/RETURN TO SENDER/See Address back hereof" applied. Very few examples of this instructional seal are recorded.
FIJI

1948 envelope from Suva addressed to Sydney. "INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED", returned to Fiji where the scarce three line "UNCLAIMED LETTER RETURNED/RETURN TO SENDER/See Address back hereof" applied. Very few examples of this instructional seal are recorded.

275
COOK ISLANDS 1938 envelope from London to Cook Islands. On arrival, "RAROTONGA" receiving c.d.s. 18 NO 38 on the front. "RETURN TO SENDER" and "UNCLAIMED" both struck in green on the front.
COOK ISLANDS

1938 envelope from London to Cook Islands. On arrival, "RAROTONGA" receiving c.d.s. '18 NO 38' on the front. "RETURN TO SENDER" and "UNCLAIMED" both struck in green on the front.

65
MALTA 1963 envelope from Odense Denmark addressed to Malta. Two line "RECEIVED WITH/WRAPPER TORN" struck in violet. initialed.
MALTA

1963 envelope from Odense Denmark addressed to Malta. Two line "RECEIVED WITH/WRAPPER TORN" struck in violet. initialed.

75
BERMUDA 1926 envelope from New York to Paget West with manuscript Not Here and straight-line "CANNOT BE FOUND" and "ADVERTISED", all struck in black. "HAMILTON" machine d/s 24 AUG 26.
BERMUDA

1926 envelope from New York to Paget West with manuscript 'Not Here' and straight-line "CANNOT BE FOUND" and "ADVERTISED", all struck in black. "HAMILTON" machine d/s '24 AUG 26'.

250
SUDAN 1949 Sudan Railways registered envelope franked 5pi adhesive tied oval "REGISTERED KHARTOUM" d/s, addressed to Washington USA. Violet straight-line "RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION".
SUDAN

1949 'Sudan Railways' registered envelope franked 5pi adhesive tied oval "REGISTERED KHARTOUM" d/s, addressed to Washington USA. Violet straight-line "RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION".

45
BOER WAR 1901 2d GB registered stationery envelope size G to Turks Islands with additional GB 3d tied "ARMY P.O. 45/S. AFRICA" c.d.s. FE 2 01. Red manuscript Apparently Contains Coin/Not Transmissable initialed. "RETURNED LB OFFICE/BLOEMFONTEIN" c.d.s. in violet on the front MR 4 01.
BOER WAR

1901 2d GB registered stationery envelope size G to Turks Islands with additional GB 3d tied "ARMY P.O. 45/S. AFRICA" c.d.s. 'FE 2 01'. Red manuscript 'Apparently Contains Coin/Not Transmissable' initialed. "RETURNED LB OFFICE/BLOEMFONTEIN" c.d.s. in violet on the front 'MR 4 01'.

300