1900 Censored taxed envelope addressed to Durban with a superb strike of the two line 'FOUND IN RUSTENBG / BY BRITISH FORCES' struck in violet 'T' in circle handstruck '1' alongside. 'PASSED PRESS CENSOR' cachet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1898 'ONE PENNY' on 'PENNY HALF PENNY' stationery card from Cape Town addressed to Johannesburg a variety of instructional markings including straight line 'GEEPUBLICEERD' and bilingual 'NON - RECLAME' handstamps 'ONAFCEHAAL DE BRIEVEN DEPt Z.A.R' cancellations and 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE CAPE TOWN'
1886 1/- cashed postal order watermark 'POSTAL / ORDER' Manuscript 'KUMASI 9/5/86' used at the issuing office 'ELMINA' c.d.s. 'MY 18 86' used at the paying office. Three small punch holes at left when affixed to letter.
1926 Acknowledgement of Receipt / Avis de R ception' stationery card with 'e' omitted. (39 - 5,000 22) for a registered lettere cancelled 'HARTLEY S.RHODESIA' c.d.s. '14 APR 1926'
1930 envelope marked 'Posted aboard S S America' addressed to Dorchester franked 1d adhesive with '0' and blue manuscript line around denoting adhesive not valid 'U.S. CER SEA POST S S AMERICA / 1' duplex d/s 'NOV 13 1930 ' 'U.S. SEA P.O. / T' struck in black On arrival vertical pair 1d postage dues applied paying the charge tied "MAIDEN NEWTON DORCHESTER' c.d.s.
1933 envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked 1/2d adhesive paying printed matter rate tied 'BARBADOS G.P.O.' c.d.s. '29 DE 33' 'BERMUDA & WEST INDIES S.S. CO., LTD S.S. SILVIA / POSTED AT SEA' cachet in black.
1908 postcard addressed to New Jersey franked 1d adhesive tied 'N.Y.P.O. HUD TERM STN PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. 'DEC 21 1908' Alongside ornate crown 'THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY / POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' cachet.
1931 envelope addressed to Dorchester franked 1/2d adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied straight line 'M.S. COLOMBIA' cachet in blue overstamped 'CRISTOBAL C.Z. PAQUEBOT / 1' duplex d/s 'MAR 9 1931'
1929 envelope stationery Yacht "Vanda" addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex d/s 'MAR 11 1929' Alongside 'WESTERN OCEAN S.S. CORP S.S. WESTERN OCEAN' in maroon circle.
1937 envelope addressed to Detroit franked 1d & 1 1/2d 'Coronation' adhesives tied 'PAQUEBOT BRITISH GUIANA' c.d.s. '15 NO 37' A further strike below 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIPS / MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet on the front struck in violet.
1949 envelope addressed to Florida franked Canadian 4c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied rectangular boxed 'M.V. CANADIAN CRUISER / MAILED AT SEA" cachet in violet a further strike alongside. 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN TRINIDAD' c.d.s. alongside '4 NO 49'
1936 envelope addressed to St Lucia franked horizontal strip of three 1/2d adhesives cancelled boxed 'PAQUEBOT' 'CASTRIES ST LUCIA' c.d.s. on the front '5 SP 36' '"LADY NELSON" CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIPS / POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in blue.
1931 envelope stationery Furness Bermuda Line addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. DOMINICA' c.d.s. 'MR 16 31' A further strike alongside. 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS / S.S. FORT ST GEORGE' ships cachet in maroon.
1942 registered censored envelope addressed to Glasgow franked 6d adhesive tied 'ROAD TOWN' c.d.s. 'FE 6 42' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 6280' seal at left. Charlotte & New York transit cancellations on the reverse.
1935 airmail envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'AUCKLAND' slogan d/s '12 JUL 1935' addressed to Melbourne. On arrival 2/- Jubilee and 2d adhesives applied tied 'SHIP MAIL ROOM MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '19 JY 35' paying the redirection via Trans Pacific airmail.
1913 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Germany redirected to Switzerland with additional 1d, 1/2d, 2 1/2d, 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '4 SE 13' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1938 Imperial Airways first "All - Up" envelope addressed to Bedford franked marginal 12c adhesive tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '27 FEB 1938' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1909 illustrated stationery postcard from the elusive first series showing a view of a dying Rhino addressed to Bournemouth cancelled 'ABERCORN N.E. RHODESIA' c.d.s. '21 AUG 09' Light corner crease top left.
1944 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Johannesburg with additional 2d adhesive tied 'CRANBORNE' c.d.s. '27 MAR 44' from an officer at R.A.F. Cranborne. Scarce pink/black registration etiquette.
1901 1d stationery card written in German addressed to an German Officer 14th Infantry Regiment in Germany cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. '25 FE 1901' Straight line 'DEAD WOOD CAMP' cachet and initialed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet. The card is dated '27 1 01' being held by the censor for nearly a month.
1912 1d C.G.H. stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'OTTOSHOOP TRANSVAAL' c.d.s. '25 MAY 1912' 'MAFEKING' transit cancellation on the front. Ottoshoop is located 37km north-east of Mafeking. Interprovincial usage.
1934 Airmail envelope carried on First Flight Nyasaland - Southern Rhodesia addressed to Dodoma Tanganyika franked horizontal pair 4d adhesives tied 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '8 3 34' Violet boxed 'NOn - RECLAME / NOT CLAIMED' and 'UNDERLIVERED FOR REASON STATED / RETURN TO SENDER' both applied in Tanganyika. A variety of transit cancellations.
1939 envelope addressed to California franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'AGENZIA POSTALE MOTONAVE "VULCANIA'" c.d.s. '4 5 39' A further strike of this Italian ships cancellation alongside.
1942 Censored airmail envelope addressed to New Delhi franked Indian 4as, 2as & 3as adhesives tied hatched 'F.P.O. No 86' c.d.s. '3 JUN 42' allocated to Decamere Eritrea. On the reverse a 'F.P.O. NO 90' c.d.s. 'allocated to Asmara. Crown in centre censor '3103'
1940 Censored underpaid taxed envelope from Nigeria addressed to Kumasi redirected to Koforidua 1d postage due applied paying the charge tied oval 'REGISTERED KUMASI GOLD COAST' d/s '6 NOV 40'
1933 envelope stationery The N.Z. Shipping Co Ltd Federal S.N. Company Ltd' addressed to Milwaukee. Franked New Zealand 1d 'Admiral' tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '27 JA 33'
1936 envelope stationery R.M.S. Remuera with enclosed letter stationery The New Zealand shipping Company addressed to Hawaii. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '10 JA 36'
1942 censored envelope from Lucy Christian addressed to New Hampshire franked 2 x 1/2d & and a single 2d adhesive tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND' c.d.s. '13 OCT 42' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D.D.A. / 261' seal at left.
1902 Censored 1d Reply stationery card with message addressed to East London Cape Colony cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'FE 6 02' Double triangle 'PASSED BY / CENSOR / DEAWOOD' initialed 'E.W.' transit and receiving censorship cachets on the front, together with receiving cancellation.
1943 1 1/2d censored stationery card marked 'O.A.S.' from a Major in the General Hospital addressed to Cheltenham.Uprated 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'VALLETTA MALTA' c.d.s. 'MR 1 43' Triangular censor signed and dated by the censor.
1937 multi franked registered airmail envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Germany adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED ACCRA' d/s '6 JAN 37' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1917 2d registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to London with additional 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied legible oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '1 JU 17' Type 1 registration etiquette. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1931 3d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to London with additional 1 1/2d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '28 AP 31' Type 6 registration etiquette.
1931 3d registered stationery envelope (G) from the 10th printing addressed to Glasgow additional 1 1/2d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '19 JA 31' Type 6 registration etiquette. There were 1920 envelopes printed of the 10th issue.
1932 2d registered stationery envelope (F) 'By Sea' addressed to Portsmouth additional 2d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SOUTH GIBRALTAR' d/s '12 NO 32' 'S' in manuscript inserted before 'GIBRALTAR' in registration etiquette. Plymouth Transit cancellation on the front.
1900 censored envelope addressed to Cape Colony franked 'ONE PENNY' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. '15 OC 1900' On the front type 1 censor cachet in violet initialed 'E W' (E Walton)
1877 envelope envelope addressed to Genova franked Great Britain 1/2d Pl.10 and 2d Pl.15 tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'AP 13 77' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.