1942 2c S.S. stationery card with boxed 'MALAYA/2 cts/ POSTAGE' alongside in black overprinted for the Japanese Occupation. Superb unused.
1942 censored envelope addressed to Ipoh franked S.S. 8c overprinted for the Japanese Occupation tied 'DAI NIPPON G.P.O. PENANG' c.d.s. '21 JY 2602' Oval censor chop at right struck in violet.
1942 censored card with message addressed to Ipoh franked vertical pair 2c Negri Sembilan adhesives overprinted for the Japanese Occupation tied 'KUALA LUMPUR' Japanese style c.d.s. '7 24 2602' (1942) Japanese censor chop[ on the front.
1924 envelope addressed to England franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/LONDON APRIL 1924/AUSTRALIAS OPPORTUNITY' slogan d/s '22 JA' with '1924' at the base of the datestamp.
1924 envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 3d 'Roo' tied 'MELBOURNE/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ALWAYS ASK FOR/AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' slogan d/s '15 AP 24' with two stars in the datestamp.
1923 taxed envelope addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied 'BRISBANE/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/LONDON APRIL 1924/AUSTRALIAS OPPORTUNITY' slogan d/s '23 NOV 23' Charge marking on the front value inserted in manuscript.
1923 envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked horizontal pair 2d adhesives tied 'SYDNEY/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/LONDON APRIL 1924/AUSTRALIAS OPPORTUNITY' slogan d/s 'JE 14 1923'
1923 local envelope franked 2 x 1d adhesives tied 'PERTH/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/LONDON APRIL 1924/AUSTRALIAS OPPORTUNITY' slogan d/s '13 AUG 23'
1930 airmail envelope addressed to Bath England franked 25c, 5c & 4c adhesives tied by a fine strike and part strike 'BARRACKS BELIZE' c.d.s. '6 DEC 1930 in black. The airmail etiquette has horizontal violet lines cancelling the service.
1902 censored envelope addressed to London franked 1d adhesive tied '213' B.O.N.C.' 'SPINGBOKFONTEIN' c.d.s. 'JA 3 0' on the front. On the reverse triangular 'PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR' struck in red initialed. (Springbokfontein SBK 1)
1901 envelope addressed to P.O.W. Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'NORVALS POINT' c.d.s. ' Violet 'PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR/NORVAL'S POINT' censor cachet initialed in manuscript. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1914 2d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Chicago franked 2 1/2d adhesive cancelled 'CUMBERLAND' c.d.s. 'JA 30 14' A further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Light vertical fold.
1934 envelope addressed to England franked 1d adhesive tied boxed 'POSTED ON BOARD' Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in red. 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. on the reverse '1 MY 34'
1945 postcard from Readers Digest addressed to R.A.F. Darwin Australia franked Great Britain 1/2d adhesive and 1/4d customs duty adhesive tied 'LONDON' machine d/s. Receiving cancellation on the front. Creases.
1909 2 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Colwyn Bay North Wales cancelled 'GADZEMA' c.d.s. '10 JUL 09' light vertical paper fold. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1900 envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Liverpool franked 1d adhesive tied 'BONNY RIVER' c.d.s. 'OC 20 00' A further strike alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1940's envelope stationery International Red Cross Hong Kong addressed to I.R.C. Shanghai franked Japanese 20s adhesive tied 'HONG KONG' Japenese d/s Red I.R.C. Hong Kong' cachet on the front.
1849 E.L. from Calcutta via Galle addressed to Mauritius '1/-' packet postage rate. Crown 'MAURITIUS' receiving d/s 'SP 13 1849' Boxed 'PACKET' and 'BEARING' all struck in black. Carried on P & O steamer "PRECURSOR" from Calcutta to Galle. It was then carried by fast schooner to Port Louis.
1849 E.L. from Port Louis addressed to Bordeaux 'Per Lord Haddon' 'MAURITIUS POST OFFICE' c.d.s. 'FE 28' struck in black. Boxed 'COLONIES/ART.13' Anglo French accountancy marking. Boxed step type 'SHIP-LETTER/PLYMOUTH' in blue on the reverse.
1839 E.L. from Nantes France addressed to Port Louis. Red boxed 'P.P.' Carried on the "Pauline" which carried the letter to Port Louis in 103 days. 'MAURITIUS POST OFFICE' receiving c.d.s. 'MY 31 1839' struck in red.
1851 E.L. from Port Louis addressed to London '1/10' packet postage via Marseille. Oval 'PACKET LETTER MAURITIUS' d/s 'FE 10 1851' struck in black. Carried on the fast Schooner chartered by the government to Point De Galle in Ceylon connecting there with the P & O steamship service. The "Oriental" left Galle on 16th March and arrived at Suez on 1st April.
1854 E.L. from Port Louis addressed to St Malo France rated '1/-' packet postage rate paid. 20 Decimes due. Fine oval 'PACKET LETTER MAURITIUS' d/s 'OC 21 1854' struck in red. Carried on the French Schooner 'Mahe De La Bourdonnais' which took this letter to Galle. It was then taken by the P & O steamer "Oriental"" to Suez. After an overland journey to Alexandria it was carried by the P & O ship 'Vectis" to Marseille.
1948 envelope addressed to Sevenoaks U.K. franked vertical strip of four and a single Great Britain 1d adhesive overprinted 'M.E.F.' tied 'RODI EGEO' c.d.s. '8 3 48' with brackets omitted.
1900 1/2d + 1/2d stationery card with message addressed to Germany franked additional 1/2d adhesive overprinted 'REVENUE' tied 'KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE SCHIFFPOST/No 16' c.d.s. '6 3 00' Scarce usage from a German Warship.
1911 postcard addressed to London franked 1d Double Head tied 'GOLDEN VALLEY' c.d.s. '20 MAY 1911' A further strike alongside. The postcard show the train crash at Blaauwkrantz Bridge.
1910 envelope addressed to Florida franked 1d adhesive tied 'GOVERNORS HARBOUR' c.d.s. '2 DEC 10' A further strike alongside. The envelope was undelivered on return to Nassau straight line 'UNCLAIMED' applied. U.S. markings on the reverse.
1940 Censored stampless 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to London cancelled dumb cancellation no location inserted c.d.s. '29 NO 1940' Large violet double circle 'MILITARY CENSOR/19' initialed 'J.S'
1939 envelope from London addressed to Nicosia Cyprus redirected to Singapore. Numerous manuscript markings 'Unknown at Tanglin Brcks etc. Boxed 'INCONNU/NOT KNOWN' oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE SINGAPORE' d/s ' in red. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1902 taxed stampless postcard from Italy addressed to Valletta. Oval 'VALLETTA' receiving cancellation '27 DE 02' '1d' in black circle and boxed 'Received in bad condition' struck in black. The card was originally a panorama card with the left side detached which is why the cachet was applied.
1879 stampless envelope addressed to Salam Massachusetts endorsed 'U.S.S. Ticonderoga/Sierra Leone/Ship Letter' Red manuscript '6' On the reverse unframed 'PAID AT SIERRA LEONE' c.d.s. 'AP 16 1879' struck in red . 'PAID LIVERPOOL BR PACKET' transit in red and 'NEW YORK PAID ALL' on the reverse.
1946 envelope addressed to Jerusalem Palestine franked Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' 5d adhesive tied by the re-issued 'CASTELLORIZZO (ISOLA) POSTE' c.d.s. '28.2.46' the word ITALIANE officially removed by the British Authorities at Rhodes. 'RODI' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1903 postcard addressed to Germany headed and dated on the reverse 'Jmkoba 20 111 03' franked 1d adhesive tied 'ENTEBBE' c.d.s. 'AP 3 1903' 'MOMBASA' transit cancellation.