1903 taxed envelope with enclosed letter from W.M. Wilkin an officer with the West African Frontier Force headed 'GUJIBA, 21/3/02' He was serving under Colonel Morland on operations in the Bornu, following the French incursions the previous year. The envelope addressed to London with charge marking on the front 'NORTHERN NIGERIA' c.d.s. on the reverse 'JU 6 1902' Plymouth transit and receiving cancellations.
1945 registered envelope from H.M.S. Eland addressed to Chicago franked Great Britain 3d adhesive tied large 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME MAIL; cachet in red. 'M.M. (Maritime Mail) registration etiquette. H.M.S. Eland was a land based naval command centre at Kissy
1942 censored airmail envelope addressed to International Red Cross Geneva franked horizontal pair and a single 2d and a single 1/- adhesive tied 'KADE' c.d.s. '21 NOV 42' German censor seal and handstamp on the reverse 'X' allocated to Paris.
1942 censored envelope addressed to International Red Cross Geneva franked 5/- & 6d adhesive tied 'NSAWAM' c.d.s. '11 FEB 42' Seal at left and hexagonal '5' c achet straight line 'COUPON-REPONSE' struck in red. Lisbon transit cancellation on the reverse.
Undated censored multi franked airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. from an officer in the R.M.A.C. adhesives tied 'ARMY POST OFFICE' in oval horizontal straight line of bars. Crown 'PASSED BY CENSOR / No. / 2896' struck in black.
Undated postcard addressed to York franked 2c adhesive tied boxed "UNION STEAMSHIP Co of B.C. LTD / "COWICHAN" / NANAIMO UNION COMOX / EVERY / SATURDAY and SUNDAY" struck in violet. One of two examples redorded
1926 taxed envelope addressed to Leicester cancelled by a fine strike Type 3 cachet. Carried from the island on RRS. Discovery 'LONDON PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'APR 20 1926' Double strike '1 1/2d F.B.' charge marking.
1943 registered envelope addressed to Bloemfontein franked 1/2d, 1d & 4d adhesives tied 'TURK MINE' c.d.s. '9 MAR 1943 Pink / Black registration label. transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1927 registered envelope addressed to New York franked block of four 30c Giraffe adhesives tied DARESSALAAM' c.d.s. '22 AP 1927' mailed via London transit and receiving cancellations.
1896 envelope 'Via Trinidad per Red D Loine' addressed to Chicago locally redirected franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'No 13 96' A further strike alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1898 2d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Ohio franked 2 x 'FIVE PENCE' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'NO 25 98' a further strike below. Alongside a strike of the small 'ST VINCENT / A' c.d.s. which was used at Chateaubelair from 11th November 1898 for two years, the previous cancellation was lost in the Hurricane of 1898. A rare usage.
1929 U.S. 2c stationery envelope uprated 1c & 2c adhesives addressed to Sumatra cancelled by Dutch paquebot "Bengkalis" cancellation, with added Straits 12c adhesive paying the postage fee from Singapore to Medan tied 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '1 MY 1929' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1944 censored envelope addressed to Auckland franked '3d' on 'Three Half Pence' adhesive tied 'LEULUMOEGA' c.d.s. '11 AP 44' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D.D.A. /23' seal at left. Receiving and transit cancellations on the reverse.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to London redirected to Hampshire franked 3d & 1/3d adhesives tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '24 FE 40' A further strike alongside. Red / White 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at left. receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 Indian '2a 6p' on '4a 6p' stationery envelope addressed to Germany cancelled by the large 'ADEN CAMP' squared circle d/s 'JUL 14 93' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1919 stampless 'On Postal Service' envelope from ( R.L.B.3 ) The Returned Letter Branch addressed to Rhodesia Native Regiment Bulawayo cancelled 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. '17 JUN 19' with a 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH G.P.O. SALISBURY' cancellation of the same date bottom left.
1920 registered Avis de Reception envelope addressed to Bogota Columbia mailed via London. franked vertical pair 20c and a single 50c adhesive tied 'LIMURU' c.d.s. 'JU 19 20' Blue manuscript 'A.R.' in circle. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1874 envelope with letter written on board 'H.M.S. NARCISSUS' headed 'Beating through the gut of Gibraltar' franked Great Britain 6d adhesive paying the officers rate. Cancelled upon arrival in London '10' in oval straight line of bars.
1918 censored envelope addressed to Pittsburg franked 2 x 2c adhesives one overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '25 JUL 1918' 'Opened / AND / Sealed / BY / Censor' at left in large letters, very few examples recorded.
1943 censored 5c U.S. stationery envelope from A.P.O. 608 cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. ' d/s 'MAR 8 1943 PM' with '608' excised. Boxed censor cachet '06444' initialed.
1920 1 1/2pi registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Huddersfield cancelled oval 'REGISTERED KHARTOUM' d/s '20 MY 20' London Registered transit datestamp on the front.
1917 censored 5m stationery envelope addressed to Cairo cancelled 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '1 JUL 17' 'SUDAN / OPENED BY CENSOR / 8' seal printed locally by the Government Press ( 1458 - 1916 -100,000 Ex) Boxed 'K' struck in violet tying the seal.
1937 taxed envelope addressed to Dinard France franked 2 1 /2d & 1/2d Coronation and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL MALTA' c.d.s. 'NO 9 37' On arrival 2 x 60c & 10c postage dues applied.
1938 taxed envelope (Elder Demster Lines) addressed to Dinard France franked 3d & 6d adhesives tied 'ACCRA' c.d.s. 'DEC 38' (Date unclear) On arrival 1F 50c & 30c postage dues applied.
1937 registered envelope addressed to London franked Great Britain overprinted adhesive in the French currency, including '3 FRANCS' on '2/6d' Seahorse tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE RABAT' d/s '1 OC 37' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 envelope addressed to Swakopmund franked marginal 3d adhesive tied 'PFo POSTALE ITALIANO "SISTIANA"' c.d.s. '25 SET 35' a further strike alongside with 'WALVIS BAY PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '25 SEP 35' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1937 Insured registered envelope addressed to Milan Italy endorsed ( " Assiculata L100-Cento - Valore in Sterline: Una") Franked Great Britain KGV 6d and an overprinted KGV1 1 1/2d adhesive paying the 7 1/2d charge (2 1/2d per 1oz and 5d compensation up to £12. Tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '7 SE 37' Black/Red 'Insured' label. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1927 Penny Halfpenny illustrated stationery card addressed to Germany uprated pair 4d adhesives paying postage 1 1/2d, Registration 4d and Late Fee 4d Total 9 1/2d tied by triple oval 'SHIPPING POSTMASTERE CAPETOWN / 3 ' d/s '4 SEP 1927' applied on the Hapag Lloyd lines D.Toledo.
1945 envelope addressed to Bridgwater redirected to Falmouth franked vertical pair Great Britain 3d and a single 1d adhesive overprinted 'M.E.F.' tied 'AGORDAT ERITREA' c.d.s. '19 12 45' A further strike alongside.
1917 taxed 1/2d stationery card with message addressed to New York cancelled 'JOS' c.d.s. 'JU 23 17' On arrival 2c pen cancelled postage due applied paying the New York Due 2 Cents eyeglass marking.
1917 censored envelope addressed to Salt Lake City franked Great Britain overprinted 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'PLEASANT ISLAND' c.d.s. '11 AU 17' Straight line 'CENSORED' struck in violet. A little toning top right corner
1924 envelope addressed to London franked Great Britain overprinted 1 1/2d, 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'NAURU PLEASANT ISLAND' c.d.s. '27 AP 24' The 1 1/2d is rare on cover having a very short issue life. The registration handstamp has been crossed out. A couple of light creases.
1895 envelope addressed to Bournemouth franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'BONNY' squared circle d/s 'AP 15 95' 'PAID LIVERPOOL BR PACKET' cancellation on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1897 registered envelope addressed to Paris franked 6d adhesive tied 'ST LUCIA' c.d.s. 'MR 30 97' London transit and 'CALAIS A PARIS' Traveling Post Office cancellation. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1943 censored registered airmail envelope addressed to Torquay franked Great Britain 7d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '1 AP 43' Censor seal at right.
1936 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Pretoria franked additional 1d adhesive tied 'PLUMTREE' c.d.s. '18 NOV 1936' Pink/Black registration label (Type 25)
1945 airmail envelope from a Chaplin in the U.S. Air Force addressed to New York franked U.S. 6c adhesive tied 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O.' Written from A.P.O. 663 (Aden) Initialed at bottom left corner.
1900 overprinted 10c stationery card (London printing) from a passenger on S.S. Zweena addressed to London cancelled 'A26' 'MAZAGAN MOROCCO' c.d.s. alongside '18 NO 00' Casablanca and Tangier transit cancellations on the front.
1920 envelope addressed to Sidmouth Devon with two strikes of the Type 2 cachet in violet. Carried on H.M.S. Dartmouth from the island with 'LONDON / RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED' struck in black 'NOV 4 20'