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.
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'
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'
1912 postcard addressed to Johannesburg franked 1/2d Double Head tied 'GOLDEN VALLEY' c.d.s. '16 JUL 1912 A further strike alongside. 'GATOOMA' transit cancellation on the front.
1913 The Kafue Transport Company Limited share certificate for 100 shares. On the front 2/6d large arm, on the reverse 6d & 4d Admiral adhesives. The certificate is complete.
1897 '18 CENTS' on THIRTY CENTS' stationery envelope addressed to Lucerne Switzerland uprated '12 CENTS' on '16c' and '18 CENTS' on 45c' adhesives paying the registration tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'FE 11 97' The envelope opened a little roughly with imperfection top right side.
1898 envelope addressed to Bordeaux France franked 18c adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES/4' c.d.s. A further strike alongside 'DE 15 98' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Light vertical paper fold.
1931 envelope addressed to India franked horizontal pair 6c adhesives tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'DE 13 31' A further strike alongside receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 1c F.M.S. 'Tiger' stationery card with message addressed to Singapore cancelled 'STATION STREET K.L.' c.d.s. '30 JY 1915' Legible strike of the scarce 'KANDANG KERBAU SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '31 JY 1915' on the front.
1947 4d registered stationery envelope (F) 'THOMAS DA LA RUE & Co LIMITED' under the flap addressed to London additional 3d & 1/- adhesives on the front tied 'LIMBE' c.d.s. '2 JAN 47'
1942 censored airmail envelope to Wau redirected to Port Moresby franked 2 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'BRISBANE' machine d/s '13 FEB 1942' Red manuscript 'Unable to trace P.M. Return to sender on back' Finger type 'Return to Sender' and two line 'NOT TRANSMISSBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' On the reverse 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE BRISBANE' date illegible and 'FIELD P.O. 0139' c.d.s. '1 JE 42' New Guinea was invaded by the Japanese on 23rd January 1942
1943 censored 'SIX PENCE' on 'ONE SHILLING' Airmail Prisoner of War lettersheet addressed to Stalag 383 Germany cancelled 'KAPONGA' c.d.s. '5 MR 43' Octagonal crown 'DDA/8' censor on the reverse.
1914 stampless O.H.M.s. envelope marked 'Reuteres Telegram' in red manuscript countersigned bottom left addressed to The Resident Kabba cancelled by the 'OFFICIAL PAID LOKOJO' c.d.s. 'AU 27 1914' A very early cover from the WW1 period which probably contained instructions to deal with the emergency in Cameroon and the local German traders who were rounded up during the period and interned.
1896 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope addressed to the U.S.A. cancelled 'SUVA' c.d.s. '15 JUL 96' 'VICTORIA B.C.' transit c.d.s. 'JY 31 96' together with other transit and receiving cancellations.
1916 censored postcard addressed to Adelaide franked 1d adhesive tied 'A.I.FORCES POSTAGE FREE VIC' c.d.s. '1 JL 16' Boxed 'PASSED BY/NAVAL CENSOR' in violet. From a crew member of the Australian Naval Squadron on HMAS Melbourne or HMAS Sydney which were both on North American station which included the West Indies until mid 1916
1924 taxed envelope from Tembilahan D.E.I. addressed to Singapore on arrival 8c postage due applied tied 'KEPPEL HARBOUR' c.d.s. '10 MR 1924' Boxed 'CHARGE NOT COLLECTED' Red manuscript 'Retour Unknown at Keppel Harbour' initialed and dated '12 3 24' On the reverse oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE SINGAPORE' d/s Returned to D.E.I. where label applied in Dutch implying that the envelope has been returned from overseas unknown.
1944 censored multi franked formula registered envelope addressed to New Jersey adhesives tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '13 OC 44' 'CROWN/PASSED/XX....' censor cachet in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1946 Army Privilege envelope with the instructions crossed out from a Sgt Major in the 2 coy 2/iy L.J.B. S.E.A.C. sent airmail addressed to Vlissingen Netherland cancelled 'NETHERLANDS POST OFFICE SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '5 JAN 1946' struck in violet unusual usage.
1936 envelope franked Great Britain 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '31 JUL 36' Carried on the "British Judge' an oil tanker. Addressed to Port o Spain on the front boxed 'UNCLAIMED' which has been crossed out. On the reverse two line 'NOT CALLED FOR/RECLAME' struck in violet and 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE TRINIDAD' c.d.s. struck in red, finally returned to London