1943 Cable & Wireless green/white form headed "PORT STANLEY' processed in London with a superb 'EMPIRE SOCIAL TELEGRAM / 16 JUL 43 / CENTRAL STATION' triple oval '16 JUL 43' and triple oval 'PASSED BY / NO. 17 / CENSOR / TELEGRAPH CENSORSHIP' Together with Telegram envelope.
1910 postcard addressed to Glamorgan Wales franked 1d adhesive tied crown in centre 'ABOSSO' c.d.s. 'JUN 1910' a further strike alongside, together with Seccondee transit cancellation.
1939 envelope Burns Philip Line stationery addressed to Sydney franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRISBANE PAQUEBOT' machine d/s '13 MCH 1939' Straight line 'MALAITA' ships marking struck in violet.
1898 8c stationery envelope uprated 10c adhesive addressed to Bombay, tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'JY 18 98' A further strike alongside. Receivcing cancellation on the front.
1936 illustrated 'New Africa Hotel' envelope addressed to Cardiff franked 50c adhesive tied 'DAR - Es - SALAAM - TABORA T.P.O. UP' c.d.s. '7 JY 1936' 'DODOMA' transit cancellation on the reverse. Light vertical paper fold.
1834 outer lettersheet addressed to London written from Biabou on 18th August 1834 rated '1/7' (8d ship letter rate, 11d Plymouth - London 218 miles) Legible 'SHIP LETTER / PLYMOUTH' on the reverse, together with receiving cancellation. Carried by Barque "Catherine Elizabeth" to Plymouth departing St Vincent 30th September
1918 censored 1d South African stationery envelope uprated horizontal pair South African 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'KARIBIB' c.d.s. '6 AUG 18' Addressed to Lieutenant Hayne, Camel Depot, Kalkfontein North.
1919 envelope addressed to South Africa franked vertical pair South African 1/2d adhesives tied legible 'MARIENTEL' c.d.s. '17.8.1919' Two line '.........LIEUT / O.C. CAMEL DEPOT, KALKFONTEIN NORTH' struck in violet signed by Lieutenant. A.N. Hayne' 'KEETMANSHOOP' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1916 local stampless 'On Active Service' postcard cancelled 'KEETMANSHOOP' c.d.s. '8 NOV 16' Triple oval 'HEADQUATERS 1st MILITARY CONSTABULARY / SOUTH WEST AFRICA' dated cachet '7 NOV 1916' struck in blue.
1918 envelope from a German P.O.W. at Aus Camp addressed to Windhuk. Three line 'Prisoner of War / Free of Charge / Aus' struck in blue. 'AUS' c.d.s. '18 JUN 18' Oval 'COMMANDANT PRISONER OF WAR CAMP / 17 JUN 1918 / AUS'
1918 'On His Majesty's Service' stampless envelope addressed to Officer Commanding "C" Squadron 2nd Military Constanabulary. Cancelled 'OMARURU' c.d.s. '1 FEB 18' Boxed '2nd Military Constabulary / Office / of the Quatermaster' dated cachet ;'2 - FEB 1918' struck in violet on arrival. Light vertical fold.
1942 multi censored envelope addressed to Iraq, appears to have been forwarded to Colombo Ceylon. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'CAPETOWN' machine d/s '19 11 42' 'V BRITAIN'S BOMBED CITIES RELIEF FUND' label. Manuscript 'c/o A.P.O. Durban'
1918 envelope franked Canadian 1c & 2c adhesives tied 'TORONTO' slogan d/s 'JUN 11 1918' addressed to Nassau 5d staircase overprinted 'SPECIAL DELIVERY' cancelled 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '19 JUN 18'
1918 envelope franked Canadian 1c & 2c adhesives tied 'TORONTO' dumb duplex 'JUL 12 18' addressed to Nassau 5d staircase overprinted 'SPECIAL DELIVERY tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '27 JUL 18' a further strike alongside.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to London 'Via U.S.A. & Lisbon' Franked 2 x 3d and a single 10/- adhesive tied 'AUCKLAND' slogan d/s 'OC 21 40' Censor seal at left overstruck circular 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 102' cachet in violet. light horizontal fold, a scarce usage 10/- adhesive.
1899 registered envelope addressed to Germany franked 1/- adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'MR 24 99' a further strike alongside. 'R' in black oval, hooded London transit cancellation, registration etiquette and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 registered airmail envelope addressed to London via Gambia violet flight cachet on the reverse carried by D.L.H. service Franked Jubilee set of four tied oval REGISTERED SIERRA LEONE d/s 'DE 3 35' Rare Black/Green registration etiquette 'AIR MAIL / BATHURST - STUTTGART' Gambia transit cancellation on the reverse.
1906 postcard addressed to Kingston during a shortage of stamps cancelled 'BUTTERFIELDS' c.d.s. 'JA 5 06' Red manuscript '1/2d' initialed. A fair strike of the rare 'PAID / JAMAICA' c.d.s. 'JA 7 06'
1891 registered envelope addressed toi Birmingham franked 1/2d & 4d adhesives tied 'ST LUCIA' c.d.s. 'C' 'NO 82 91' a further strike below both showing inverted date in slug. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 6c stationery card with message addressed to Suva Fiji cancelled 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '25 NO 1892' struck in red brown. 'SINGAPORE' transit on the front 'SYDNEY' on the reverse, together with receiving cancellation. Great destination.
1942 censored envelope addressed to New York franked set of five Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' adhesives from the Cairo Provisional issue (Second printing) tied by the captured italian 'ASMARA CENTRO' c.d.s. '23 4 42' Captured Italian registration etiquette. 'PASSED BY / O.E.T.A. / 1 / CENSOR' in violet circle (O.E.T.A. - Occupied Enemy Territory Administration) Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to 1st Btn Victoria Rifles of Canada, Sussex Military Camp, New Brunswick, redirected to Montreal. Franked 1/- 3d & 1d adhesives tied 'CALLIAQUA' c.d.s. '27 JY 45' Censored in transit through London where Jusqu'a red marking applied.
1918 'The African Transcontinental Telegraph Company, Limited' from Dar Es Salaam to Zomba with 'ZOMBA B.C.A.' receiving cancellation '12 DE 18' and concerns a captured servicemen.
c.1917 telegram 'Military Telegraphs N.F.F.' form printed by 'B.P. & P. Co. Printers, Blantyre, Nyasaland. Telegram from Norforce to Mpurukassese, the latter lying 70 miles north-east of Songea. Acronym 'Karwunfor' used in text.
1917 South African telegram sent from Karonga received at Likuyu on 23rd August 1917 cancelled scarce ARMY SIGNALS / LU' hatched c.d.s. The text concerns the complaint by a women against one of the allied servicemen.
1917 censored envelope marked 'Bookpost' addressed to Windhuk franked South African 1/2d adhesive paying the printed matter rate, tied scarce rubber 'WALDAU' canceller '23 FEB 1917' Cancellation has been recut with a new type of year slug. 'PASSED CENSOR / B / 100' struck in violet circle
1915 censored envelope addressed to Windhuk franked South African 1d adhesive tied 'KARIBIB' converted German canceller '8.8.1915' Two line 'PASSED CENSOR / karibib' cachet struck in violet, initialed, with Karibib spelt with a small 'k' The only recorded example. Light horizontal fold at the bottom.
1945 censored 'On His Majesty's Service' envelope addressed to Chief Postal Censor Washington D.C. franked 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. '30 JY 45' Crown in centre 'PASSED BY CENSOR' countersigned 'Censor in Charge' The only recorded usage of this censorship. Partly under a 'U.U/1' censor seal.
1920 envelope addressed to Omaruru franked irregular block of five South African 1d adhesives, receiving cancellation on the reverse, together with scarce 'R.L.S. WINDHUK / S.W. AFRICA' c.d.s. '11/3 20' c.d.s.
1938 envelope addressed to Zaandam Holland franked 2d adhesive tied 'SUVA' slogan d/s '15 JLY 1938' On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the manuscript charge, tied Zaandam c.d.s.
1901 postcard addressed to Efurt Germany posted on German naval ship at Colombo, franked 2c adhesive tied 'KAIS DEUTSCHE / MARINE SCHIFFPOST / NO 4' c.d.s. '29 .7 01' A further strike bottom left corner. Colombo & Efurt cancellations.
1928 taxed envelope addressed to Vienna Austria franked 9c adhesive tied 'COLOMBO' slogan d/s '11 JAN 1928' On arrival vertical pairs 20c & 2c postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'WIEN' c.d.s.
1948 passenger ticket issued for a voyage on S.S. Ramses between Colombo & Singapore (On Deck without food) Franked 5c adhesive tied 'HAMBURG - AMERIKA LINE COLOMBO AGENCY / VOLKART BROS' oval struck in violet.
1944 censored Air Mail Forces Letter Card franked 20c adhesive tied 'E.A. A.P.O. 78' c.d.s. '10 V111 44' located at Horana addressed to Croydon from Capt. T.C. Williams 3rd Northern Rhodesia Regiment.
1894 Indian Two Anna Six Pies overprinted stationery envelope addressed to Liverpool uprated Indian horizontal pair 1a 6p and a singkle 2a adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR REG' c.d.s. 'MA 9 94' London transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 stampless 'On Active Service Honour' envelope addressed to Birmingham cancelled 'RUIRU EAP' c.d.s. 'OC 14 15' Endorsed at left 'I hereby declare on my honour / that this envelope contains / nothing but family / matters / Signed / E Goodwin' 'NAIROBI' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1916 stampless censored 'On Active Service' postcard addressed to Surrey cancelled two line 'I.E.F. "B: - F.P.O. 301 / POSTAGE FREE' cachet in black and 'F.P.O. 301' hatched c.d.s. '14 JU 16' Crown boxed censor '3316' Smuts restarted his offensive into GEA on May 22. The attack consisted of one column along the Usumbara railway to the east.
1916 stampless 'On Active Service' stampless postcard addressed to Pretoria . From a Sapper in the 103 2nd South African Regiment at Kilindini. Cancelled 'F.P.O. 307' hatched c.d.s. '22 JL 16' Two line 'I.E.F. "B" F.P.O. No 307 / POSTAGE FREE" cachet struck in black. Part of the Western Column commanded by Smuts.
1915 censored stampless 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to Dublin. Two line 'I.E.F. "B" - F.P.O. No 25 / POSTAGE FREE' cachet struck in violet located at Kajiado Head. Fancy crown 'CENSORED / INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE B / BASE OFFICE B" in violet. On the reverse 'F.P.O. NO 25' hatched c.d.s. '34 JU 15' together with receiving cancellation
1915 envelope addressed to Derbyshire franked 6c adhesive tied 'F.P.O. No 24' hatched c.d.s. '12 AP 15' which at this time was allocated to the communication centre Nairobi. Unusually routed via Bombay with transit cancellation on the reverse.
1944 stampless O.H.M.S.' envelope with enclosure written on Presidential notepaper written in Tongan signed Ata Balimia. Premiers Office cachet in violet bottom left corner initialed. 'NUKUALOFA' c.d.s. '20 NO 44' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1934 taxed envelope (Opened out for display) envelope addressed to a passenger on the Cunard 'R.M.S. Lancashire c/o Thos Cook. Lisbon. Franked 2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'SLIEMA B.O. MALTA' c.d.s. '9 AP 34' On arrival Portuguese postage dues applied paying the manuscript fee tied oval 'LISBOA CENTRAL' d/s '16 4 34'
1932 registered airmail envelope addressed to Manchester franked 1/2d, 1 1 /2d & 1/- adhesives tied 'EIFFEL FLATS' c.d.s. '2 DEC 1932' Pink / Black registration etiquette.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Indiana at left Royal Navy / Merchant Navy / Because They serve We Live' patriotic label, tied Cape Town 1/2d & 1d machine meter mark (N190) '7 V111 41' Censor seal at left side.
1943 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard dated '14th April 1943' addressed to Scotland 1d 'For Our Ally / Medical Aid For Russia' patriotic label tied 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME MAIL' cachet struck in red.