1925 envelope addressed to New York franked 2d adhesive tied straight line 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black. Alongside three line 'R.M.S.P. CHAUDIERE/AUG 6 1925/POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in violet.
1932 envelope addressed to London franked U.S. 3c which has been crossed out in manuscript 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. on the front '26 DE 32' Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMPSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in magenta.
1892 '1d' on 'ONE PENNY HALFPENNY' stationery card with message addressed to Halifax Nova Scotia cancelled 'TURKS ISLAND' c.d.s. 'OC 25 92' The message on the reverse refers to the Schooner "Crescent" Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1 1/2d & 1d adhesives. The 1d with control '26' in the margin tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '30 JA 35' 'S.S. "SCANMAIL"/POSTED AT SEA/AMERICAN CARIBBEAN LINE, Inc' cachet struck in maroon.
1947 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Holland adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED CASTRIES ST LUCIA' d/s '29 JU 47' Double circle with 'A.V.2' struck in violet applied in Trinidad. 'REGISTRATION TRINIDAD" c.d.s. on the reverse.
1938 registered envelope addressed to Stuttgart Germany multi franked with Great Britain overprinted adhesives in the Spanish currency tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE TETUAN' d/s '30 Mr 38' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1913 envelope addressed to Natal South Africa franked two horizontal strips of three 1d adhesives tied 'LUDERITZBRUCHT' c.d.s. '26 NOV 13' Manurcript 'T 3d P.O.O.C.' (Posted Out Of Course) straight line 'Luderitzbucht' struck in violet.
1969 '54c/FIFTY-FOUR CENTS/54c on '5/-' Great Britain overprinted Postal Order 'FOUR CENTS' poundage overprinted '4 CENTS' Cancelled 'CHRISTCHURCH P.O.S.B.' c.d.s. '26 FEB 1969' struck in violet.
1968 '54' on '50 CENTS' on '5/-' Great Britain overprinted Postal Order 'FOUR PENCE' poundage overprinted '4 CENTS" Cancelled 'CHRISTCHURCH P.O.S.B.' c.d.s. '1 APR 1968' in violet.
1968 '50 CENTS' on '5/-' Great Britain overprinted Postal Order with poundage 'FOUR PENCE' overprinted '4 CENTS' in black. Cancelled 'MANNBRO CT/P.O.S.B.' c.d.s. '1 FEB 1968' in red.
1890 German 10pf stationery card with message addressed to Berlin cancelled 'ZANZIBAR KDPG' c.d.s. '11 10 90' A further strike on the front with receiving cancellation. Early usage.
1917 envelope franked Cape 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate and redirected, tied '1' in Triangle used to cancel bulk mail 'PRETORIA' c.d.s. alongside.
1912 postcard addressed to Munich franked Great Britain overprinted '5 PIASTRES' on ONE SHILLING' adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'Oc 4 12' Receiving cancellation on the front. Scarce usage of a registered postcard.
1910 'Colonel O'Brian' Parcel tag marked 'Curios Value 8/-' addressed to Eastbourne franked 2/- adhesive tied 'POTCHEFSTROOM TRANSVAAL' c.d.s. 'AP 1 10' A rare solo franking.
1940 Insured censored 30c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Vasco Da Gama Island Mozambique. On the reverse additional 20c & 50c adhesives tied oval 'NAIROBI REGISTERED' d/s '3 JY 40' Three Line 'PASSED BY CENSOR/NAIROBI/1' struck in violet. Red/Black insured label. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 censored postcard addressed to Birmingham franked overprinted 1/2d adhesive tied by the German issued 'LOME/TOGOGEBIET' c.d.s. '20/2 15' Three line 'Passed by Censor/at/Lome (Togo)' struck in violet.
1901 1d stationery card with message addressed to France cancelled by two strikes of the rectangular 'MYRTLE BANK/1901/JAMAICA' T.R.D. with date and month '14 6' in manuscript. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1885 'Cape Government Railways' envelope addressed to Cape Town with enclosure on stationery 'Cape Government Railways' franked 2d adhesive paying the double rate tied 'ORANGE RIVER STATION' c.d.s. 'OC 17 85' Putzel lists this as extremely rare.
1912 registered envelope addressed to Swakopmund South West Africa franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d (SG1) and Transvaal 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied 'REGISTERED JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '13 AU 12' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1931 Flight cover addressed to London franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'THURSDAY ISLAND' c.d.s. '7 JL 31' On the reverse black cachet for the Francis Chichester flight signed by him, together with two photographs one showing the wreck of the aircraft after the gale at Katsoa 'MANILA' transit d/s 'JUL 24 1931 on the reverse.
1931 airmail envelope addressed to Neutral Bay Sydney franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'LORD HOWE ISLAND' c.d.s. '6 JU 1931' Three line signed flight cachet on the front, together with postcard of the 'Gipsy Moth'
1935 envelope addressed to Portland Oregon franked Jubilee set of three paying the Trans Pacific air fee tied 'MELBOURNE' machine d/s '20 MAY 35' The 2/- is elusive on cover.
1915 registered envelope with registration receipt addressed to London franked Egyptian 5m & 10m adhesives tied 'HEADQUARTERS FIELD POST OFFICE N.Z. DIVISION' c.d.s. '13 FE 15' A further strike alongside and on the registration receipt. Manuscript registration.
1943 multi censored envelope addressed to Marseille France franked 3d adhesive tied 'INSU' c.d.s. date and year partly obscured by the censor label. At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/00' seal with boxed '9' in violet. Blue 'X' pencil in use for less than two months. Boxed 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' Manuscript 'Returned to me from Accra Letter Office 2nd April 43' Small damage at the top of the envelope.
1917 Great Britain overprinted 2d + 1d registered stationery envelope (G) overprinted 'DUTY 4d' with additional Great Britain overprinted 2d adhesives tied 'RAMOUSTA' c.d.s. '26 JU 17' Boxed registration cachet manuscript '5' below in circle.
1936 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 2d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '4 MCH 1936' Octagonal charge marking. On arrival 20c postage due applied tied 'BADEN' c.d.s.
1945 airmail envelope from Rome addressed to an Italian P.O.W. Myrtleford camp. the adhesives have been removed by the censor. ROMA' machine d/s. Straight line 'REPATRIATED' struck in violet and red manuscript 'Repat'
1911 envelope addressed to Southampton franked 2 x 1d adhesives one with control '1' in the margin, tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'JA 17 12' 'SOUTHAMPTON' receiving c.d.s. '3 FE 12' on the reverse. Interprovincial usage.
1911 envelope addressed to Southampton franked vertical pair 1/2d with control '1' in the margin tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'JY 12 11' 'SOUTHAMPTON SHIP LETTER' c.d.s. on the reverse. Interprovincial usage.
1914 1d stationery card with message addressed to Luxembourg cancelled 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. '23 JUL 14' Large boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/L.P.S.' struck in violet 'RETURNED L.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. on the front 'SP 14 14' W.W.1 was declared on 27th July. Some edge faults.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to California franked horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied 'WAU' c.d.s. '29 NOV 40' a Smudged strike of the boxed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY' struck in purple. 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at left overstamped by the scarce boxed 'Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No 22' in purple.
1903 registered envelope addressed to Berlin Germany franked Q.V. 2d and a single KEV11 1d together with 2d 'Picton' adhesive tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. 'MR 24 03' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1945 censored airmail envelope from a Dutch Major repatriated from a Japanese P.O.W. camp in D.E.I. On the reverse manuscript 'P/A Kamp Columbia Brisbane' return address. Franked 1/6d adhesive tied 'BRISBANE' slogan d/s '25 SEP 1945' Boxed 'O.A.T. in red and circular 'Passed by/R.N.F./ Censor/ No 38' singed in blue pencil.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Hong Kong franked 3c adhesive tied 'CALGARY V' slogan d/s 'NOV 22 1941' Straight line 'MAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED' struck in green. Boxed 'OTTAWA DEAD LETTER OFFICE' cachet on the reverse & finger type 'RETURNED/TO/WRITER' Vertical central paper fold.
1947 envelope addressed to Seremban cancelled by a fine strike of the scarce 'POSTAGE PAID/3cts/SINGAPORE' cancellation struck in red. On arrival S.S. 10c overprinted 'B.M.A. MALAYA' tied 'SEREMBAN' c.d.s. paying redirection to Muar. Unusual usage.