1917 31c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to London 'Insured for 9/-' franked on the reverse additional vertical strip of three 15c adhesives tied 'MOMBASA' c.d.s. '27 Sp 17' 'INSURED' label applied on the back on the front.
1944 registered envelope addressed to the U.S.A. internally redirected franked Great Britain overprinted 'E.A.F.' 6d, 3d & 9d adhesives tied 'MOGADISCIO' c.d.s. '5 8 44' Rare usage 'BARDOA' registration etiquette overstamped 'MOGADISCIO' in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1952 airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked Great Britain overprinted horizontal pair 'B.A. ERITREA/30 CENTS' on '6d' and a single '75c' on 'NINE PENCE' adhesives tied 'CHEREN ERITREA' c.d.s. '13 8 52'
1948 registered airmail envelope addressed to London franked multiple Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' adhesives tied hatched 'RHODES DODECANESE' c.d.s. '20 11 48' Orange/Black Italian registration label hanstamped 'RHODES/DODECANESE' in black.
1950 locally printed Airletter with message addressed to Rork franked Great Britain overprinted 'B.A. TRIPOLITANIA/12 M.A.L.' on 6d adhesive tied 'CASTEL BENITO' c.d.s. '11 11 50'
1891 envelope 'Per R.M.S. "DON"/Via Southampton 4/2/91' addressed to St Georges Grenada franked 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied hooded 'LONDON' d/s On arrival 'D' cancellation of St Georges applied on the front '18 FE 91'
1906 2 1/2d stationery envelope 'S.S. Korona via New York' addressed to Venlo Holland cancelled 'ST JOHN'S ANTIGUA' c.d.s. 'SP 27 06' Light receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1928 envelope 'Per S.S. "Canadian Pathfinder"' addressed to Montreal franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT SAINT JOHN N.B./POSTED AT SEA/RECEIVED' c.d.s. 'MR 6 28' Alongside 'SAINT JOHN N.B.' c.d.s.
1930 envelope stationery 'Furness Bermuda Line' addressed to New Jersey franked 2 x 1 1/2d adhesives tied boxed 'Posted/on/Board' 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. alongside '17 JUn 30' overstamped 'POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' straight line cachet in violet.
1931 envelope addressed to Chicago franked marginal 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'NEW YORK PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'MAR 28 1931' Alongside 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS/S.S. FORT ST GEORGE' cachet in black.
1935 envelope addressed to Michigan franked horizontal pair 1/4d and single 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied straight line 'PAQUEBOT' cachets in black. 'KINGSTON ST VINCENT' c.d.s. below '22 MR 35' with 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1917 On Active Service envelope addressed to 8th S.A. Infantry, Dar Es Salaam. On the reverse rare two line 'Returned from German East/Africa undelivered' and boxed 'RETURNED TO POST OFFICE/BY MILITARY AUTHORITIES/AS UNDELIVERABLE' a little blured struck in black. The envelope has toning around the edges.
1904 Disinfected 1d stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled part oval 'VALLETTA MALTA' d/s '1 DEC 04' On the front oval 'DISINFECTED LAZARETTO MALTA' d/s '30 NOV 04' struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1913 1d illustrated stationery card (Victoria Falls, RHODESIA. THE ZAMBESI ABOVE THE FALLS' addressed to Belgium. Cancelled 'WANKIES' c.d.s. '16 SEP 1913' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1914 envelope addressed to Freiburg Germany franked single 1/2d and a horizontal pair 1d 'Roo' adhesives tied 'KENDALL N.S.W.' c.d.s. 'JY 15 1914' Straight line 'RETURN TO SENDER' and dated boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/MAY 11 1915'
1942 Straits 2c stationery card with boxed Japanese handstamp in red, alongside circular 'POSTAGE PAID MALAYA.2 CTS' with boxed cachet in the centre both in red. Superb unused.
1938 envelope addressed to Grenada franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied straight line 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black. On the front triple circle '"LADY NELSON" CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIP/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1938 envelope addressed to Long Island franked 1d & 2 1/2d (Coronation) adhesives tied 'BOSTON MASS' machine d/s 'JUN 20 1938' Triple circle 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS" cachet in violet.
1945 Censored Great Britain 1 1/2d 'Service Of War Post' stationery card cancelled 'DURHAM' machine d/s '10 JUN 1945' Addressed to Camp N Hong Kong. Boxed 'RETURNED IN UNDELIVERED MAILS/FROM TERRITORY FORMERLY/ OCCUPIED/BY JAPANESE FORCES' and 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER' cachets both struck in violet.
1913 Transvaal 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Mombasa East Africa, additionally franked vertical pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'REGISTERED JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '28 JL 13' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 1a stationery card with message addressed to Mannheim Germany cancelled 'LAMU' squared circle d/s 'DE 9 93' 'ZANZIBAR' & "ADEN' transit cancellations, receiving cancellation on the front.
1949 envelope addressed to Washington D.C. Franked horizontal pair 1c adhesives paying the unsealed printed matter tied 'BOSTON MASS' slogan d/s 'DEC 12 1949' On the front triple circle 'C.N.S. "LADY RODNEY" PURSER'S OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet.
1908 envelope franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied '1' in triangle used to cancel bulk mail. 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. on the reverse '21 AUG 08'
1881 envelope 'Per S.S. Arhos' in manuscript addressed to New York franked 4d adhesive tied 'AO1' 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JU 8 81' alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 postcard addressed to Pittsburg franked Canadian 2c adhesive tied boxed 'PAQUEBOT/TRINIDAD' cachet in violet, overstamped double circle 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. 'AU 13 35' below.
1929 envelope stationery of the Horn Line addressed to Pittsburg manuscript 'Per S S Lady Hawkins' franked 1d adhesive tiued 'PAQUEBOT ST JOHN N.B./POSTED AT SEA RECEIVED' c.d.s. '29 1 29' A further strike alongside.
1930 envelope addressed to Pasadena franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT SAINT JOHN N.B./POSTED AT SEA RECEIVED' c.d.s. '11 4 30' A further strike alongside with 'MAILED AT SEA" and two line 'RECEIVED AT ST JOHN/WITHOUT CONTENTS' cachet both struck in violet.
1934 envelope addressed to Barbados redirected to St Lucia franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON JAMAICA' machine d/s 'FEB 27 1934' and boxed rectangular 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black applied in St Lucia. Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMPSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' struck in maroon. 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. on the reverse 'CASTRIES" c.d.s. on the front.
1953 taxed envelope franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '11 SP 53' Addressed locally, Great Britain overprinted 4d postage due applied tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. The envelope being redirected to South Africa, it appears to have been finally delivered in Cape Town.
1907 1d stationery envelope addressed to Stafford cancelled 'T' in heart, alongside 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. '27 FE 07' The envelope was put in the mail in Barbados resulting in the stationery being invalid for postage. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1928 Formula registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Chicago. Franked single 1/2d and vertical pair 2 1/2d paying 3d registration + 2 1/2d postage tied 'PORT STANLEY' c.d.s. 'JA 10 26' (The 1/2d is not cancelled) Carried on the M.V. Loriga departing Stanley on 11th January for London. transit and receiving cancellations.
1905 Formula registered envelope (F) addressed to Major Gilchrist 52 Sikhs India Frontier Force Kohat redirected to Gulmarg. Franked vertical strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'JU 3 05' Oval 'REGISTERED ST HELENA' cachet. Transit and receiving cancellations. Wonderful destination.
1938 envelope addressed to Detroit franked Canadian 2c adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT - KINGSTON JAMAICA' c.d.s. 'OC 20 38' Alongside triple circle 'C.N.S. LADY SOMERS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in black.
1930 envelope addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK NY PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'MAR 13 1930' On the front 'WEST INDIES S. S. CO LTD S.S. "DOMINICA"/POSTED AT SEA" struck in maroon.
1927 envelope stationery Munson Steampship Lines addressed to the U.S.A. Franked marginal example 2d adhesive tied 'MIAMI FLA' machine d/s 'DEC 28 1927' On the front circular 'S.S. MUNARGO' cachet struck in violet.
1909 postcard addressed to Southampton franked Great Britain 1d adhesive tied 'BARBADOS G.P.O.' c.d.s. '2 FE 09' Below triple oval 'R.M.S.P. "CLYDE" dated cachet '2 FEB 1909' struck in violet.
1937 envelope addressed to San Diego franked Canadian 1c & 2c adhesives tied 'KINGSTON JAMAICA/PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'JAN 4 1937' Two strikes 'C.N.S. "LADY RODNEY" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet one in violet, the other in black.
1894 envelope 'Per S S "Gambetta" addressed to New York franked 6c adhesive tied 'K65' oval straight line of bars Alongside 'BELIZE' c.d.s. 'AP 26 94' New Orleans transit cancellation on the reverse.
1934 envelope addressed to New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'JAN 17 1934' Small corner damage on opening bottom right corner.
1925 envelope addressed to New York franked 2d adhesive tied straight line 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black. Alongside three line 'R.M.S.P. CHAUDIERE/AUG 6 1925/POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in violet.
1932 envelope addressed to London franked U.S. 3c which has been crossed out in manuscript 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. on the front '26 DE 32' Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMPSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in magenta.
1892 '1d' on 'ONE PENNY HALFPENNY' stationery card with message addressed to Halifax Nova Scotia cancelled 'TURKS ISLAND' c.d.s. 'OC 25 92' The message on the reverse refers to the Schooner "Crescent" Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1 1/2d & 1d adhesives. The 1d with control '26' in the margin tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '30 JA 35' 'S.S. "SCANMAIL"/POSTED AT SEA/AMERICAN CARIBBEAN LINE, Inc' cachet struck in maroon.