1931 envelope addressed to Sarawak Government Offices London franked 6c adhesive tied 'KUCHING' c.d.s. '2 NOV 31' On arrival 1d adhesive applied tied 'LONDON' machine d/s 'NOV 16 1931' paying redirection to France.
1930 registered envelope addressed to Haiti franked 1/2d and 2 x 1d adhesives tied 'MAYAGUANA' c.d.s. '14 AU 30' reputed to be the last date of known usage. Straight line 'REGISTERED' manuscript number R No.62' On the reverse label for a stamp catalogue. New York transit and receiving cancellations.
1918 envelope addressed to Nassau franked 2c adhesive (unsealed printed matter rate)tied 'HALIFAX' machine d/s 'AUG 3 1918' On arrival 5d adhesive applied overprinted 'SPECIAL DELIVERY' tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '15 AUG 18'
1871 envelope addressed to Scotland franked 1/-'Pineapple' tied 'A49' allocated to Lucea with town cancellation on the reverse 'JA 7 71' together with transit and receiving cancellations.
1871 stampless 'O.H.M.S.' envelope addressed to the Provost Marshall Spanish Town cancelled on arrival dated 'FE 21 71' The envelope probably originates in Goshen cancellation on the reverse 'FE 20 71' Malvern transit.
1896 'O.H.M.S.' envelope addressed to Chester Castle franked 1d adhesive overprinted 'OFFICIAL' tied 'CASTLETON' c.d.s. 'SP 18 96' Ink stain at right side. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1912 postcard addressed to New Jersey franked 1d adhesive tied double oval 'HAMBURG AMERICA LINE/POSTED ON HIGH SEAS/S.S. PRINZ EITEL FRIEDRICH' overstamped with 'N.Y.P.O. HUD TERMINAL' Paquebot c.d.s. 'AU 27 1912'
1893 Indian 'ONE ANNA' on 'ONE AND HALF ANNA' stationery postcard with message headed and dated 'PERIM 18 5 1893' addressed to Germany cancelled large part 'ADEN CAMP' squared circle d/s 'MY 25 93' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1918 censored 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to India internally redirected. Franked Indian 1/2a adhesive tied 'ADEN' c.d.s. '9 NO 18' Large 'P' in violet censor cachet. Turkey signed an armitice in October 1918 The Turkish troops in the Yemen and Lahej refused to surrender and dis so at the beginning of 1919 for this reason censorship was still in force when this letter was mailed.
1919 stampless censored envelope addressed to the U.K. 'Posted at Sea No Stamps Available' Superb strike in violet of the rare 'PASSED CENSOR KAMARAN/No A6' 'LONDON/RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED 'DEC 12 19'
1880 wrapper addressed to Madrid franked scarce Great Britain 1d Venetian red tied type 3 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex with error in year '08' for '80' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1904 envelope from Ontisha Industrial Mission addressed to Bristol franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'NIGER TRAVELLING POST OFFICE' c.d.s. 'JY 21 04' A further strike below. The envelope travelled through Forcados River
1910 1d stationery card with short message addressed to the U.K. Cancelled 'MUNANKOR SOUTHERN NIGERIA' c.d.s. '22 AP 1910' Alongside 'TRAVELLING POST OFFICE SOUTHERN NIGERIA' c.d.s. 'AP 25 10 Some toning.
1951 envelope addressed to Lagos franked 1d adhesive tied 'MOBILE P.O. NO 1 NIGERIA' c.d.s. '31 MR 1951' Nigeria's first mobile post office operated at Iddo station and was officially opened on 14th April. The cancellation was first used on 31st March.
1924 registered envelope addressed to Northampton franked two horizontal pairs and a single 1d adhesive tied 'LAGOS-IBADAN T.P.O.' c.d.s. '27 MR 24' with blue manuscript registation. On the reverse a strike of the unrecorded 'NIGERIAN RAILWAY AGBESI' c.d.s. 27 MR 1924'
1920 2d registered stationery envelope addressed to Huddersfield franked additional block of four 1/2d adhesives tied 'LAGOS-IBADAN T.P.O./DOWN' c.d.s. '27 NO 20' Blue manuscript registration. 'LAGOS' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1893 Formula stationery card with message addressed to Norvals Point. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied by shield cachet overstamped 'BETHULIE' c.d.s. 'FE 28 93' Receiving cancellation and manuscript 'Unkown'
1905 postcard (The Zululand Police on Parade) used locally franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'EDENBURG' c.d.s. '12 SEP 1905' Struck in the bottom left corner is a fine strike of the scarce 'EDENBURG R.O.' c.d.s. '12 SEP 1905' (Rated RR)
1903 1/2d uprated stationery card with message addressed to Berlin cancelled 'S.O. EINTRACHT O.R.C.' double ring struck in violet '18 DEC 1903' Overstamped 'CLOCOLAN' c.d.s. in transit. Merchants oval cachet at top left.
1846 Entire Letter addressed to Scotland. From the Quatermaster of the 79th Highlanders ordering winter and summer tartans. 'GIBRALTAR' curve and 'M/N.R.' in red circle on the front (Midland Northern Railway) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1900 postcard addressed to Germany redirected internally on arrivial franked 3c adhesive just tied 'KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE/SCHIFFPOST/No 66' c.d.s. '2.10.99' mailed by a German soldier en-route to China.
1932 taxed envelope addressed to the Cayman Islands franked 2 x 1/4d adhesives tied three line 'BUY/TURKS ISLAND/SALT/NONE BETTER' 'TURK ISLAND' c.d.s. alongside 'AU 27 32' On arrival 3d adhesive applied paying the manuscript charge tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'SE 15 1932' Three line 'BUY/BRITISH/GOODS' cachet on the front.
1945 Indian registered stationery envelope (H) with an additional 4as adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE 770' allocated to Burma. From a member of the West African Forces Nigeria (NA) was the code for Nigeria. Addressed to London
1919 registered envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 75c adhesive overprinted 'G.E.A.' tied ' I.E.F. BASE OFFICE B' c.d.s. Registration etiquette used for a short period in late 1918 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1919 postcard addressed to Liege Belgium franked horizontal pair 3c adhesives overprinted 'G.E.A. ' tied by the locally fashioned for ring 'DARESSALAAM' c.d.s. '4 AP 19 In use for 23 days 17th March - 8 April.
1919 envelope addressed to Johannesburg franked 1c & 3c adhesives overprinted 'G.E.A.' tied 'I.E.F. BASE OFFICE B' c.d.s. '21 MR 19' which is reputed to be the last known date of usage.
1946 registered envelope addressed to Dar Es Salaam franked horizontal pair 20c and a single 10c adhesive tied 'DARESSALAAM - TABORA T.P.O. DOWN' c.d.s. '1 OC 46' 'Ruvu' registration etiquette, village erased 'IGALULA' inserted in manuscript.
1938 envelope addressed to the U.K. franked vertical pair 10c adhesives tied 'SHINYANGA' c.d.s. '26 JA 1938' On the reverse TABORA - MWANZA T.P.O. DOWN' c.d.s. '28 JA 1938'
1946 airmail envelope addressed to Ohio franked vertical pair Great Britain 1/- adhesives paying the double air rate, tied 'CALYMNOS DODECANESE' c.d.s. '24.9.46' The envelope passed through Rhodes where the straight line 'By North Atlantic Air Services' cachet applied in black. 'RODI' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to Sweden franked Great Britain 10d & 7d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '1 JA 45' Straight line 'PAR AVION' in violet. Censor seal at left '2148'
1948 airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked Great Britain 7d & 8d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '8 JY 48' Double oval 'O.A.T.' struck in violet alongside.
1946 registered airmail envelope addressed to New York franked horizontal pair Great Britain 1/- adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '1 AP 40' Two line 'NORTH ATLANTIC/AIR SERVICE' struck in violet.
1938 multi franked envelope addressed to Finland franked Great Britain adhesives overprinted in the French currency tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' d/s '20 JY 38' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1933 airmail envelope addressed to Woolwich franked Great Britain overprinted 6d and an unoverprinted 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '8 MY 33' Carried on a Compagnie Aeropostale aircraft which crashed at Viladrau. The pilot and five others died when the plan crashed in stormy weather and caught fire. French Air accident cachet in violet.
1892 Indian 1 1/2a stationery postcard with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'ZANZIBAR' squared circle d/s 'JA 24 92' 'ADEN' transit cancellation and receiving cancellation on the front.
1949 envelope carried on Inaugural Service Malayan Airways Borneo Singapore 7/6/1949 flight addressed to Singapore. Franked 12c 10c & 3c adhesives tied by the boxed 'AIR MAIL/NORTH BORNEO' cachet with an aeroplane in the centre, only used on 6th June. Below 'JESSELTON' c.d.s. '6 JUN 49'