1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Buenos Aires Argentina. Franked 12c & 36c adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O.' c.d.s. '18 OC 43 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 11 37' seal at left.
1952 envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked Australian 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'R.A.A.F. P.O. COCOS ISLAND' c.d.s. '29 FE 52' Boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL / COCOS-KEELING IS' cachet in violet.
1944 censored window envelope franked 2d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. PLYMOUTH' c.d.s. 'OC 18 44' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER B / 132' seal at left 'B' crossed out 'AA' inserted in blue pencil. Montserrat was short of labels in October 1944, for a short time used an amended version.
1900 1d illustrated stationery card (Some riders in the rough) addressed to Dunedin. Cancelled 'OAMARU' squared circle d/s '10 JL 00' Remains of mounts on the reverse.
1900 Illustrated Ladysmith Siege stationery card with message addressed to Braintree Essex. Cancelled 'LADYSMITH' c.d.s. 'MR 1 1900' The local charge marking 10c has been deleted. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1943 censored envelope addressed to Barbados. Franked single 2d and a horizontal pair 1/4d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. PLYMOUTH' c.d.s. 'JU 23 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER A.A./150' The number '150' inserted in pencil. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1942 censored airmail envelope from Sydney to Singapore 9d adhesive tied 'SYDNEY' slogan d/s '10 FEB 1942' Two line 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' Finger type 'RETURN TO SENDER' struck in red.
1935 multi franked airmail envelope addressed to Rabaul New Guinea. Adhesives tied by the large 'AIR MAIL MALTA' c.d.s. '6 DEC 34' Carried by Imperial Airways to Darwin, Qantas to Brisbane. Transit and receiving cancellations. Returned to Malta arriving 22nd March 1936
1938 envelope from Johannesburg South Africa addressed to Jesselton. Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' struck in black. Red manuscript 'RETOUR' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 stampless postcard addressed to Napier New Zealand. Large oval 'AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL' struck in violet fascimile 'E.B. NORTON/ MAJOR' in the centre 'HILWAN' c.d.s. on the front '20 X 15'
1860 envelope to Bakers Flat (An Irish Settlement) Franked 2d roulette tied "27" numeral with most part 'KAPUNDA' c.d.s. 'AU 13 60' (Australia's oldest copper mining town) Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' in black. Asuperb strike of the oval 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED ADELAIDE' d/s 'SP 30 1860'
1939 First flight envelope addressed to Lobito Anglo carried on the 1st direct Cape - Angola service. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'WINDHOEK' c.d.s. '22 V111 39' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Missouri locally redirected. Franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '4 JUL 41' Additional Bermuda Red Cross label partly overstruck 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 449' seal at left.
1931 Airmail envelope franked 6d adhesive tied 'LAGOS' c.d.s. '5 NO 31' Carried on the first experimental internal air mail service Lagos to the Cameroons. 'INTERNAL AIRMAIL LAGOS' c.d.s. '5 NO 31' Carried on a Junkers 13 float seaplane. Few items carried.
1940 censored postcard from Perth addressed to Holland. A typewritten label on the card states that the card was held in Holland until March 1948 when it was released. (Mail was discovered at Amsterdam Central station in March 1948 where it laid until just before the German occupation 1940)
1944 censored airmail envelope written in "French" addressed to Canada. Franked 1/- adhesive tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '10 MY 44' At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER BB 96' the letters and number inserted in blue pencil.
1911 envelope to Germany. Franked C.G.H. 1/2d horizontal pair O.F.S. 1d and a single 1st issue South African 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'CENADENDAL' c.d.s. 'JA 23 11' Attractive inter provincial franking.
1937 taxed envelope addressed to Johannesburg. franked 10c adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '10 FE 1937' 'DARESSALAAM' transit on the reverse. On arrival 2d postage due applied paying the charge. The '1/2d' on the charge has been crossed out.
1947 envelope addressed to Wellington New Zealand. Franked horizontal strip of three 1d Australian adhesives, tied 'NORFOLK ISLAND' c.d.s. '6 JE 47' the last day Australian adhesives were used on the island.
1921 advertising card addressed to France. Franked Great Britain 2d adhesive (early usage of the 2d Foreign postcard rate) tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '14 JU 21'
1943 censored envelope addressed to American Virgin Islands. Franked 1/2d & 2d Coronation adhesives tied 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D/43' seal '43' in manuscript.
1944 censored envelope addressed to Pittsburgh. franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. 'AU 21 44' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D./43' number inserted in blue pencil
1942 multi franked registered censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. adhesives cancelled 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. 'NO 23 42' Crown octagonal 'PASSED D/43' struck in black.
1914 registered envelope addressed to Edinburgh. Franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'AU 26 14' Scarce registration etiquette. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1942 censored airmail envelope addressed to Montreal. Franked 1/2d & 1/- adhesives tied 'ST JOHNS' c.d.s. 'JY 22 42' At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 4113' seal usage of a UK label in the island with added manuscript 'B/2'
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York. Franked 1/- 6d & 1d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '9 MR 45' A further strike alongside. P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER ITT/3' seal at left 'ITT/3' in manuscript.
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 1/- 6d & 1d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '23 AP 45' A further strike on the front. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I T T / 6' seal at left. The first '1' inserted in manuscript. Unrecorded.
1880 1d Great Britain stationery card headed and dated 'H.M.S. Invincible Malta March 31st 1880' cancelled 'MALTA A25' duplex 'AP 1 80' Addressed to Madras India redirected. A variety of cancellations on the front including boxed 'REDIRECTED' in black. Scarce destination.