1940 censored envelope addressed to California franked 2a & 1a Coronation adhesives tied 'CAPE TOWN PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '30 OCT 40' 'M.V. CITY OF NEW YORK/PAQUEBOT' cachet partly overstruck by the South African censor seal at left.
1935 airmail envelope from Kale Plantations addressed to Germany franked single 15c and an irregular block of three 20c tied 'MNYUSI' c.d.s. '12 AP 1935' The full year in the c.d.s. is not recorded by Proud in this type (D4)
1942 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked marginal pair 1 1/2d adhesive tied by indistinct 'ST JOHN'S' c.d.s. year and date unreadable. On the reverse 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 4179' Handstamped 'I B' in violet manuscript '6044' Imperial censorship 6044 is known on labels from the island. This is the second added manuscript example recorded. There is a manuscript receipt date of 1st April 1942 Opened at left side.
1938 2d stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Walsall U.K. Uprated K.G.V1 3d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '30 AU 38' Oval receiving cachet on the reverse.
1921 Great Britain 2d + 2d (4d) registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Philadelphia U.S.A. Additional vertical pair Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '18 JA 21' "NEW YORK' transit d/s on the reverse.
1935 envelope addressed to Windhoek endorsed 'By Rail' franked two vertical strips of three 1/2d adhesives tied oval Windhoek Parcels Office handstamp '18 SE 1935' This letter was either sent from a station other tham Windhoek without the adhesives being cancelled or it was handed in at the station later in the day than it was possible to send from the Post Office. On the front 'WINDHOEK' c.d.s. '18 SEP 35'
1939 Rail letter addressed to Keetmanshoop franked 3d adhesive tied boxed S.A.R & H S.A.S. en.H/KLEINKRAS' cachet in violet '14 10 1939' On the reverse Rail Letter Post label cancelled by the operator's office 'Keetmanshoop d/s '15 10.1939'
1943 Censored Red Cross envelope addressed to Geneva Switzerland franked 2d & 1d adhesives tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'DE 26 43' On the reverse German censor seal 'X' allocated to Paris.
1916 stampless censored postcard from a P.O.W. at Aus Camp addressed to Swakopmund. 'AUS' c.d.s. '12 MAY 16' Three line 'Prisoner of War/Free of Charge/AUS' straight line 'PASSED BY CENSOR' Both struck in violet.
1902 registered envelope addressed to Germany franked 3 x 1a and a single 2a adhesive tied 'MENGO' c.d.s. '4 FE 1902' Registration cachet applied in transit through Mombasa with transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1942 censored taxed airmail Prisoner of War lettersheet from a Sgt in the Royal New Zealand Air Force at Stalga Luft 1 addressed to Chicago. OPENED BY EXAMINER 6753' seal manuscript 'I.C.' Both applied during censorship and transit in Bermuda
1903 stampless 'On His Tongan Majesty's Service' envelope addressed to Apia Samoa. Cancelled with the Tongan Government Frank and 'NUKUALOFA' c.d.s. '27 FE 03' Oval 'H.M. CUSTOMS NUKUALOFA TONGA' cachet at bottom left '2 JUL 1903' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1943 taxed censored envelope addressed to Honolulu franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'NUKUALOFA' c.d.s. '19 MY 43' Octagonal censor 'W.W./2' struck in red. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER W W/2' seal. On arrival 2c postage due applied paying the manuscript charge, tied oval 'HONOLULU' cachet.
1936 taxed airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. franked 50c adhesive tied scarce 'SAO HILL' c.d.s. '26 AP 1936 The violet charge mark on the front has been erased in pencil. Iringa and Dodoma transit cancellations on the reverse.
1923 registered envelope addressed to Cambridge franked on the reverse irregular block of three 5c and a single 3c Tiger adhesives tied oval 'KUALA LUMPUR' On the front a fine strike of the 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924' cachet.
1923 headed and dated 'Alor Star 14 10 23' addressed to Houston franked single 2c and a horizontal pair 3c adhesives tied 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924' cachet in black.
1923 window envelope franked horizontal pair 6c adhesive tied by the rare 'COLOMBO/SUPPORT THE/BRITISH EMPIRE/EXHIBITION' slogan d/s '11 SEP 23'
1923 envelope addressed to New York franked 4c adhesive tied 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924' cachet in black. Indistinct 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. with fine date and year '21 JY 23'
1942 censored envelope from Middlemarsh Central Otago addressed to Port Moresby Two line 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' struck in violet applied in Brisbane. 'RETURN TO ADDRESS ON OTHER SIDE' seal from New Zealand Dead Letter Office'
1943 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Johannesburg franked additional 2d adhesive tied 'CRANBORNE' c.d.s. '12 AUG 43' Pink/Black registration etiquette.
1969 taxed airmail envelope addressed to the U.K. franked horizontal pair 50c and a single 5/- adhesive tied 'SONDU' c.d.s. '18 JA' boxed 'RECEIVED DAMAGED/BY WATER/FIRE' applied in red overstamped boxed 'T' in violet which indicates the cachet was applied in Kenya.
1940 censored envelope with enclosed letter franked 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied 'NUKUALOFA' c.d.s. '6 FE 40' Censored in Australia by the 2nd military district based in Sydney.
1939 Avis de Reception card addressed to Suhum Gold Coast franked 3d adhesive tied 'REGISTERED YABA' d/s The date on the cancellation is unclear, the card is dated '9.3.39'
1952 registered Express airmail envelope addressed to Lund Sweden. Franked 6d & 2/6 adhesives tied 'YABA 730 SAVINGS BANK 730' c.d.s. '27 MR 52' Scarce 'EXPRESS DELIVERY/3d extra postage paid. Letter S201/50/ of 8/5/50 from Surveyor G.P.O. refers' Red/White label with Swedish registration and Express label.
1942 envelope from the U.K. addressed to Umtali redirected to Salisbury then Gwelo where 'Found open and officially closed/in the Post Office seal applied (G.P.O. 882 1830-1000,000 7.8.29 G.121 P.180) applied cancelled 'GWELO' c.d.s. '24 APR 42' 'PARK RIVER' c.d.s. on the front. Finally returned to Sussex.
1908 'The Grand Hotel Bulawayo' printed envelope addressed to Cape Colony. Franked 1d small arms tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '1 MAR 08' A further strike alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1859 Entire Letter from Warwick addressed to New Brunswick. Fine unframed 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' struck in red 'JY 12 1859' Manuscript '8' crossed out (Double ship letter) '1/4' inserted in blue pencil.
1882 3c stationery card with message cancelled black oval dots in lozenge 'SINGAPORE PAID' c.d.s. 'AU 23 82' struck in red. Two vertical chisel disinfection slits applied at Brindisi. During the summer of 1882 there was a yellow fever outrbreak.
1926 registered multi franked envelope addressed to Birmingham adhesives tied 'T.P.O. No 2 RIVER GAMBIA' c.d.s. '25 AU 26' with registration handstamp applied in black. Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1896 '10 CENTIMOS' on 'ONE PENNY' stationery wrapper addressed to Leipzig Germany cancelled 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'JA 12 94' Two line 'MISSENT-TO/GIBRALTAR' struck in black with 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. 'JA 16 94' A further strike on the reverse.
1927 taxed envelope franked 5c adhesive tied 'PATNAPURA' c.d.s. 'AP 15 27' addressed to Singapore. On arrival 2c & 4c postage dues applied paying the manuscript charge tied 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '23 AP 1927'
1938 envelope with enclosed letter written by Andrew G Young addressed to California. Franked horizontal 1 1/2c & a single 3c U.S. adhesives cancelled by black obliterator. On the from double circle 'PITCAIRN ISLAND/RADIO COMMUNICATION' c.d.s. 'JUN 24 1938' c.d.s. struck in blue.