1913 taxed envelope addressed to Krugersdorp franked 1d adhesive tied 'JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '17 FE 13' Boxed 'MORE TO PAY/ABOVE 1/2 oz' weight inserted in pencil. On arrival horizontal pair 1d postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'KRUGERSDORP' c..d.s.
1953 Avis de Reception card 'G.P.Lagos 3491(51)/152/20,000 (J-87) franked marginal pair 1 1/2d Coronation adhesives tied 'YABA' c.d.s. '23 JU 53' addressed to Basel Switzerland Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1917 censored 2 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Switzerland cancelled 'MELSETTER' c.d.s. 'OC 8 17' Violet censor cachet 'C.14' 'CAPE TOWN' transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1911 registered envelope addressed to Sarajevo Bosnia franked South African 2 1/2d (SG1) and a 4d Transvaal adhesive tied 'BETHAL' c.d.s. '8 JUN 11' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Scarce destination.
1899 redirected envelope addressed to London redirected to Harlow franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'ASHBURTON' squared circle d/s '19 JA 99' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1918 Royal Society of Tasmania censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1d adhesive paying Printed Matter rate tied 'HOBART' slogan d/s '8 FEB 18' Straight line 'PASSED' struck in violet.
1935 taxed envelope addressed to Zurich Switzerland franked 9c Jubilee adhesive tied 'COLOMBO' slogan d/s On arrival 5c & 30c postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'ZURICH' c.d.s. '14 1935/V111'
1949 envelope addressed to Pretoria redirected to Cape Town franked corner marginal 1/- U.P.U. adhesive cancelled 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '7 X11 49' Two line bilingual 'POSTED OUT OF COURSE' struck in violet, compulsory registered in Pretoria.
1942 censored registered envelope from P.O.Box 1000 Jewish Internment Camp at Beau Basin addressed to Melbourne Australia franked 12c & 20c adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. MAURITIUS' d/s '6 FEB 42' Triangular PASSED BY/CENSOR/MAURITIUS/B1' struck in violet. Mauritius censor label on the reverse. Scarce registered usage.
1894 1d stationery card with message in German addressed to Barque "Hercules" Hamelin Harbour cancelled by the 13 bar dumb obliterator alongside 'KARRIDALE W.A.' c.d.s. 'OC 6 94'
1899 taxed envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked horizontal pair 2d adhesives tied '41' numeral 'FRANKLIN' c.d.s. alongside 'AP 21 98' On arrival in RICHMOND VA 2 x 2c postage dues applied paying the charge.
1873 Entire lettersheet headed and dated Launceston 30th January 1873' addressed to Melbourne franked 2d & 1d adhesives tied '52' numeral cancellation alongside diamond shaped 'POST OFFICE LAUNCESTON/CROWN/31 JA 1873' marking outward ship letter' struck in red. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1909 envelope addressed to Germany franked horizontal strip of four Straits Settlements 1c and a single 4c adhesive tied 'LABUAN' c.d.s. '23 SEP 1909' On the reverse 'SINGAPORE' transit cancellation.
1902 postcard addressed to Stockholm Sweden franked 1a adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' squared circle d/s '14 JA 02' Small boxed 'TOO LATE' cachet struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1913 envelope addressed to New York franked 1d adhesive tied scarce 'MASTIC POINT' c.d.s. date/month/year unclear. On the front 'NASSAU' transit c.d.s. '13 FEB 13' Envelope with small clipped corner top right.
1903 Cape 1d stationery card overprinted for use in British Bechunaland with message uprated Great Britain overprinted 1/2d adhesive tied 'MOCHUDI B.B.' c.d.s. 'JU 28 03' Addressed to Wellington New Zealand 'AUCKLAND' transit on the reverse and large par Travelling Post Office cancellation on the front. Rare destination.
1915 10pf stationery card with message overprinted 'G.R.I./1d' addressed to New Zealand cancelled 'APIA' c.d.s. '21 JA 15' Straight line 'Passed by Censor' struck in black. Rare commercial usage of this card.
1899 registered envelope addressed to Stockholm Sweden frnked 1d adhesive overprinted in red 'Surcharged/ 2 1/2d tied 'APIA' c.d.s. On the reverse 'N.Z. MARINE P.O. R.M.S. "ALMEDA"' c.d.s. '22 FEB 99' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1937 envelope addressed to Cape Town franked 2 x 12c adhesives tied oval 'KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART/S.S. BARENTSZ/MAATSCHAPPIJ' cachet in black with a Lourenco Marques datestamp alongside. and boxed 'PAQUEBOT/PAQUETE' Fine and unusual usage.
1900 One Half Penny stationery card printed for the Mayoral Election cancelled 'L.C. ROOM PERTH' c.d.s. 'NO 15 00' Two line 'UNKNOWN/NO' struck in violet with manuscript postmans number and initials, partly overstamped two line 'NOT KNOWN/BY LETTER CARRIER' struck in black.
1935 registered envelope addressed to Bulawayo franked Jubilee set of four tied 'BIRCHENOUGH BRIDGE' c.d.s. '20 DEC 1935' In use for a few days only. The cancellation also cancels the registration etiquette. Very few registered envelopes are known with the cancellation.
1915 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard headed and dated 'Walfish Bay/Mar 20th 1915' From The Northern Advance Army addressed to Cape Province. Cancelled by a dumb '5' c.d.s. '20 MAR 15'
1915 stampless 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to Transvaal cancelled 'ARMY BASE P.O. 4' c.d.s. '27 FEB 15' allocated to Luderitzbuct. Oval 'OFFICIAL FREE IMPERIAL LIGHT HORSE' struck in violet. partly overstruck by censor cachet.
1947 postcard with message addressed to U.S. Zone Germany franked Great Britain 1d & 2d adhesives overprinted 'M.E.F.' tied 'MISURATA' c.d.s. '9 12 47' Boxed 'PAR AVION DE/BY AIRMAIL FROM TRIPOLI TO...' struck in violet manuscript 'London only'
1926 envelope addressed to Melbourne Australia franked 12c adhesive tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. '11 SP 26' A further strike alongside The month 'SP' inverted. Some light creasing at the top.
KGV 3c stationery postcard overprinted SPECIMEN additionally handstamped 'COLONIES' in blue applied by the authorities in Portugal before distribution to the colonies. Some small toning at the base.
1942 'Safe Hand' censored envelope addressed to New York endorsed manuscript 'Safe Hand Packet No 587' Typewritten 'LETTER No. T/23' Franked 25c adhesive manuscript cancelled. Octagonal censor marking. On the reverse boxed 'RECEIVED/ UNITED STATES NAVAL/LIAISION OFFICE/COLOMBO CEYLON' d/s '25 JUN 1942' The First "Safe Hand' censor envelope I have seen from Ceylon.
1947 20c registered stationery envelope (K) From the 1st printing of 1000 in January 1938 by De La Rue. It was called format "a" where the blue lines crossed between the end of REGISTER and ED. Addressed to Cheltenham adhesives tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. 'MY 19 47' Opened a little roughly bottom right hand corner.
1922 envelope addressed to London franked Great Britain overprinted horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied light 'PLEASANT ISLAND' c.d.s. '5 FE 22' The back flap is missing.
1917 registered censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked Great Britain overprinted 3d, 4d, 5d & 6d adhesives tied 'P.O. PLEASANT ISLAND (NAURU) c.d.s. 'SE 25 17' straight line 'CENSORED' in violet 'MELBOURNE' transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 stampless censored On Active Service envelope addressed to Nairobi cancelled 'E.A.A.P.S.' c.d.s. in violet '1 FEB 41' The city and lower segment black, similar to Henning EASC 1005 Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1941 censored taxed 10c stationery postcard with message addressed to Zurich Switzerland. Uprated 5c adhesive tied 'KITALE' c.d.s. '3 JA 41' Two line censor marking. On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the manuscript charged tied 'ZURICH' c.d.s. '5 1V 41'
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.