1917 censored envelope, opened out for display, addressed to England. Signed bottom left corner by a member of the Transport Unit, Songea. On the front 'FIELD POST OFFICE '9 c.d.s. '20 AP 17' of Zomba. On the reverse an uncancelled overprinted N.F. 1d adhesive. Over four months later backstamped 'SHELLAL HALFA T.P.O.' and an initialed SUDAN (Pmrs) No 29 / FOUND OPEN / OFFICIALLY SEALED' label. Rectangular framed "MISSENT' in black probably applied in Halfa. Some foxing.
1930 registered envelope addressed to Manchester franked by 5d Staircase tied 'LOWER BOGUE' c.d.s. '13 OC 30' a further strike alongside. Pencil "Found in Ordinary Mail"
1924 registered envelope addressed to Bristol franked 6d adhesive tied 'ROCK SOUND BAHAMAS' c.d.s. '6 OCT 24' struck in violet a further strike alongside, the outer frame is entirely missing due to wear. Large 'R" in violet circle '8' registration number in circle.
1901 taxed 1/2a + 1/2a stationery postcard no message addressed to Paris cancelled 'ZANZIBAR' squared circle d/s '25 FEB 01' 'T' in black circcle. Octagonal 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE LV NO 1' d/s '27 FEVR 01' On arrival marginal 10c postage due applied cancelled black triangle.
1956 taxed envelope addressed to Holland franked vertical pair 10c adhesives tied 'ZANAIBAR' c.d.s. '19 AU 56' On arrival single 10c and a horizontal pair 6c postage dues applied paying the manuscript charge, tied 'WASSENAAR' c.d.s.
1949 airmail envelope from Mevagissey Cornwall addressed to Port Stanley Falkland Islands. Straight line "MISSENT TO BRITISH GUIANA" in violet. Georgetown & Port Stanley cancellations on the reverse.
1914 registered censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1914-15 set of six and a G.R.I. '2 1/2d' on '20pf' overprint without fraction bar, tied 'APIA' c.d.s. '10 11 14' Straight line 'OPENED BY CENSOR' and scarce tyewritten registration label. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1900 envelope addressed to New York franked vertical strip of three 5c adhesives "REVENUE" with the 11mm overprint tied 'BELIZE' c.d.s. Transit and receiving cancellations. The flap is missing.
1952 taxed stampless envelope addressed to South Africa cancelled by the scarce 'MPONELA' c.d.s. '31 MAR 1962' Straight line 'TOO PAY" struck in black alongside. Blue manuscript '6' on the front.
1898 envelope addressed to 3rd Liverpool Regiment, Warrington redirected to Preston. Franked 2m, 3m & 5m adhesives tied 'ATABARA/S.P.S.' c.d.s. in blue-green '17 JL 98' A further strike on the front. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1949 envelope addressed to Devon franked horizontal pair 5m adhesives tied 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '31 DE 49' Four line 'Postal Concession/Orderly Room/Detachment R.A.M.C./Khartoum, Sudan' struck in violet.
1948 airmail envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Italy franked Great Britain overprinted B.M.A. ERITREA' '44 CENTS" on '8d' tied 'TESSEUEI ERITREA' c.d.s. '22.4 49'
1915 registered censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 5 x 1d and a single 1/2d adhesive tied 'REG ADELAIDE Sth AUSTRALIA' c.d.s. '15 JY 15' Red/White 'Opened by Censor' seal at left and straight line 'PASSED' in violet.
1961 taxed airmail envelope with enclosure cancelled 'HAMILTON' slogan d/s '8 MAY 1961' Large eyglass 'BERMUDA/T' with manuscript '30/15' in red circle and two line 'INSUFFICENTLY PREPAID/FOR TRANSMISSION BY AIRMAIL' in red.
1916 stampless censored 'On Active Service' postcard addressed to Napier with boxed 'N.Z. Expeditionary Forces. / No 1 HOSPITAL SHIP' d/s '10 JUL 15' overstamped 'RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED' and a fine strike of the scarce 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE / N.Z. HOSPITAL SHIP / "MAHENOI"' struck in blue.
1910 postcard franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'CHRISTCHURCH' machine d/s '1 FE 10' Red Circular 'POSTED FROM CH. CH. DOMAIN / FETE / 10 FEB / DAY' The cancellation was iin use for one day only.
1892 1d stationery card with message addressed to Argentina uprated 1/2d adhesive tied 'DUNEDIN' squared circle d/s '23 FE 92' Boxed 'PAID ALL' struck in violet. On the reverse 'FOREIGN N.Y. TRANSIT' cancellation. Manuscript 'Recd 28/4/92'
1910 envelope addressed to Scotland franked 1d adhesive tied 'KOTA KOTA B.C.A.' squared circle d/s struck in violet 'SP 6 10' Chinde & Zomba transit cancellations. Light vertical fold.
1930 envelope addressed to Chisimaio Somalia franked on the reverse 6 x 5c adhesives tied 'CHISIMAIO' c.d.s. '27 6 30' Some creasing to envelope. Unusual.
1948 Great Britain 2d 'REPLY' stationery card, with message on introduction of the cancellation, addressed to Rotherham, cancelled 'MPO 5 NANYUKI KENYA' c.d.s. '18 NO 48' The cancellation was in use 23/29 April 1948. Vertical fold.
1948 registered envelope addressed to Rotherham franked 50c adhesive tied 'KISUMU M.P.O.3' c.d.s. '31 MY 48' With M.P.O. registration label '3' inserted in manuscript. Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1896 taxed envelope stationery "UNITED STATES CONSULATE GENERAL CAPE TOWN, CAPE COLONY, AFRICA' addressed to Salisbury Rhodesia. Franked 1d tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'MY21 96' Handsrurck '6d' in black. Closed file hole at left.
1931 envelope addressed to England 'Air Mail carried 'Cairns/Perth' Franked 3d overprinted 'AIR MAIL' and a 2d adhesive tied 'SAMARAI' c.d.s. '5 FE 31' Townsville and Brisbane transit cancellations on the reverse.
1909 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Germany with 2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'REGISTRATION TRINIDAD' c.d.s. 'OC 6 09' 'Large violet 'U.S. SEA POST REG' c.d.s. on the reverse in violet, together with hooded London transit d/s.
1942 envelope the adhesive washed off from Elgin Scotland with machine cancellation 9th November addressed to Cape Town with two line 'DAMAGEDS BY / SEA WATER' struck in violet. From an unidentified vessel.
1910 2d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to St Kitts with additioinal 2 x 1/2d adhesives tied 'ST JOHN'S' c.d.s. 'NO 19 10' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1923 6d overprinted South Africa registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Germany, redirected internally, with additional overprinted 1d adhesive tied by the rare 'OTUE' rubber cancellation 'R/OTUE/ No' registration cachet in violet., together with red manuscript registration. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1912 1d KEV11 stationery wrapper addressed to Fort Johnston cancelled 'ZOMBA M.O.O. NYASALAND' squared circle d/s 'AU 23 12' On the reverse a fine wax seal "THE AFRICAN LAKES CORPORATION LIMITED/ ZOMBA BRANCH'