1920 12c registered stationery envelope (H2) addresseds to New York franked additional 50c adhesive tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. 'AU 25 20' Large part 'TREASURY SEYCHELLES' red wax seal. Hooded 'REGISTERED LONDON' and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1936 20c registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to New York franked additional 20c adhesive tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. 'JA 24 36' Large part 'TREASURY SEYCHELLES' red wax seal. Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1945 multi franked censored local envelope adhesives tied 'FUNAFUTI GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY' c.d.s. in violet '14 JUN 1945' Boxed 'GILBERT AND ELLICE / ISLANDS COLONY / PASSED BY CENSOR / No.' struck in violet with no number expressed. initialed by censor.
1943 censored envelope addressed to Hamburg Germany cancelled Burmeister and Company East London 3d meter '24 V111 39' Bilingual 'U.C. 12 / UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA / DEPARTMENT OF POSTS / AND TELEGRAPHS. / returned to sender owing to /. the suspension of communication / with enemy countries' seal 'G.P. - S.11291 - 1939 - 20,000'
1922 Great Britain overprinted '7 1/2 PIASTRES' on '4 1/2 PENCE' (F) date code 'AR' Handstamped 'COLONIES' applied by the Portugese postal administration. Superb, the flap is not stuck down.
1943 censored registered envelope addressed to Chile franked on the reverse by an irregular block KGV 1/2d adhesives overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '6 SE 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER / IG / 5004' seal and part scarce two line 'POSTAL PERMIT 1103 the second line is unclear. The postal permit was required for the export of monetry instruments ie stamps during WW11
1942 multi censored registered envelope addressed to Cairo franked by a mixture of the Cairo & Nairobi printings. 2 1/2d vertical strip of three (Nairobi printing) S.G. M8a ROUND STOP + M8b (SG M8 Square stop + M8a ROUND STOP SE - TENANT) 2 1/2d vertical pair (Nairobi printing - SG M8a ROUND STOP) 3d vertical strip of three (First Cairo Printing SG M4) and 5d block of four (First Cairo Printing) SG M5 The block shows distinct BROKEN "M". tied 'ASMARA CENTRO' c.d.s. '11 9 42' Violet bilingual 'PASSED CENSOR 2' struck in violet 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR/ 2 ' bilingual seal.
1917 censored South African 1/2d stationery wrapper addressed to Windhul cancelled by a light strike of the 'Namutoni' rubber cancellation, a further fine strike of the cancellation on the front with month and date reversed, no year expressed. 'TSUMEB' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1908 3d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Bari Italy franked horizontal pair 3d and a single 1d adhesive each cancelled 'R' in black oval. 'REGISTERED FREEMANTLE W.A.' d/s '4 MAY 1908' violer oval. On the reverse Brindisi and Bari cancellations.
1947 envelope addressed to Nassau franked 1/2d adhesive paying the printed mattere rate tied 'GRAYS L.I. BAHAMAS' T.R.D. 'MAR 15 1947' struck in violet, a further strike below. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 envelope stationery 'Great White Fleet' addressed to the U.S.A. Franked '3d' on '2 1/2d' adhesive tied 'NASSAU BAHAMAS' slogan d/s 'AUG 4 1941' 'UNITED FRUIT COMPANY STEAMSHIP SERVICE / S/S JAMAICA' cachet on the front 'AUG 2 1941' struck in black.
1943 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 3d adhesive with King George's Fund for Sailors Bahamas Appeal patriotic label alongside tied 'NASSAU BAHAMAS' slogan d/s 'DEC 13 43'
1911 1/2d stationery card uprated 2 1/2d adhesive with message addressed to Germany internally redirected to Trier cancelled double oval 'HAMBURG - AMERICAN LINE / ATLAS SERVICE / S.S. / PRINZ JOACHIM' d/s 'MAY 11 1911' struck in blue.
1907 Ceylon 10c overprinted registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to London with 2 x overprinted 3c adhesives tied 'MALDIVE ISLANDS' c.d.s. '2 IX 07' Colombo transit on the reverse, Hooded Registered receiving cancellation on the front. Some tone spots on the reverse.
1903 taxed card headed and dated 'Safunda 15-3-1903' addressed to Sydney franked horizontal pair 3pf adhesives tied 'APIA' c.d.s. '20 3 03' Octagonal 'T' in black with manuscript '17 1/2 centimes' above. On arrivaln handstruck '3d' pre-cancelled 3d postage due applied upon arrival.
1902 taxed envelope addressed to France franked 2c adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '3 DE 1902' On arrival horizontal gutter pair 10c with plate '2' imprint and a single 10c postage due tied 'GIEN LOIRE' c.d.s. 02'
1912 postcard addressed to Berlin franked 1d adhesive tied double oval 'HAMBURG - AMERICAN LINE / ATLAS SERVICE / Posted on High Seas / S.S. ALLEMANIA' struck in red. Small thin at base of card.
Undated WW.11 censored 'Service of Prisoner of War' envelope addressed to California from an internee at Diyatalawa Camp written in English. Three line 'R.A. CORNISH Major / Commandant Internment Camp / Diyatalawa' struck in violet. Boxed censor cachet
1908 Ceylon 10c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Colombo franked vertical strip of five 3c and two examples 5c overprinted adhesives tied 'MALDIVE ISLANDS' c.d.s. '5 JY 07' Blue manuscript 'A.R' (Avis de Rececption) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1882 envelope addressed to Saxony Germany franked altered dies Perf 12 1/2 2d & 6d tied 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. 'AP 12 1882' Fine boxed 'DETAINED FOR (2d) ADDITIONAL POSTAGE' The value in blue manuscript, a further strike on the reverse. A 2d adhesive adhesive has been applied paying the charge, tied by 'Sunburst' cancellation. London transit cancellation and receiving cancellation on the reverse. This cover is illustrated on page 70 in David Alford's book. The only known example of this instructional marking.
1916 taxed envelope from Springfield Massachusetts addressed to Port of Spain on ariival 3d postage due applied paying charhe tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. and straight line 'UNCLAIMED' in black Manuscript 'No Money to Pay 13/5.16' initialed. On the reverse vertical strip of three 2c pre cancelled postage dues applied.
1911 photographic postcard showing a fine picture of the 'Emir of Bida locomotive leaving Baro station. Addressed to Leeds franked 1d adhesive tied 'MINNA' c.d.s. 'JY 11 1911' Zungereu transit cancellation.
1941 censored envelope addressed to California franked 3d adhesives tied by a light strike 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '22 OC 41' A fine strike of the rare rubber crown in centre 'ST KITTS PASSED BY CEN 3' with 'SOR' missing in 'CENSOR'
1941 censored envelope from an internee written in German addressed to Lourenzo Marques P.E.A. Oval 'NO 2 (TANGANYIKA) INTERNMENT CAMP SALISBURY S.RHODESIA' d/s '27 AUG 1941' & 'PASSED BY / CENSOR / S.RHODESIA / 14' South African censor seal on the reverse.
1916 multi censored registered envelope addressed to Bern Switzerland franked South African horizontal pair 2 1/2d and a single 4d adhesive tied 'WINDHOEK' c.d.s. '18.3.16' The registration label has been altered by the delation of 'Deutsche Sudwestafrika' On the reverse violet oval 'CENSOR CAPE TOWN' struck in violet '27 MAR 1916' with 'PASSED' removed.
1857 envelope 'Pr Tasmania' addressed to Hobart franked with a fine four margined example 6d adhesive cancelled oval straight line of bars and boxed 'SHIP LETTER - INWARDS FREE' d/s in red '20 AP 1857' Large unframed 'SYDNEY NEW SOUTH WALES' c.d.s. 'AP 16 157' on the reverse.
1897 2d External stationery card with message in German headed and dated 'Mandala 12 DE 1897' addressed to Germany cancelled 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '16 DE 97' Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1939 Penny Halfpenny stationery card with message addressed to Sydney Australia cancelled 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '1 JL 38' A further strike alongside. 1st July 1938 is the first day of issue of this stationery card.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Pelham New York locally redirected. Franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives, the right adhesive is damaged at the base, tied 'Luanohua' c.d.s. '26 MAY 41' Naval patriotic label at left overstruck by 'NORTHERN RHODESIA / Examined by / Censor No. 7' seal.
1905 registered parcel tag addressed to England franked by a vertical pair 1d (faults) and block of four and two horizontal pairs 1d adhesives tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'MR 22 05'
1879 stampless envelope from Returned Letter Branch Cape Town addressed to Oudtshoorn. The envelope has been marked 'FORWARDED' in manuscript. Cancelled 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. with Three Pence to pay. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Slightly reduced on opening at left side.
1906 Postage Due Memorandum (W.A.R. & Sons. C3196.400.000.9.1901) for 2 1/2d postage due on an incomong letter addressed to the Dutch Consul cancelled 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'JY 31 06'
1896 envelope "Per Tjomo" addressede to New York stationery 'The Barima Gold Mining Co., Ltd' Franked single 1c and a horizontal pair 2c adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '18 SP 1896' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1914 registered envelope addressed to Scotland franked block of six 1d Admiral adhesives tied 'CHOMA' c.d.s. '25 MAY 1914' Red manuscript registration. On the reverse a strike of the scarce 'UNITED KINGDOM - S AFRICA SEA P.O. 8 / N' c.d.s. '30 MY 14'
1881 envelope addressed to London franked 8c adhesive tied the Earliest recorded usage 'T.P.O. ESSEQUIBO STEAMER' c.d.s. 'JU 24 81' a further strike alongside. Georgetown & London cancellations on the reverse. The Steamer picked up mail from the mouth of the Essequibo Estuary.
1944 censored envelope from 'Red Cross Message Bureau Kingston' addressed to the Red Cross Geneva franked horizontal pairs 1/- & 1d adhesives tied 'KINGSTON JAMAICA' c.d.s. 'FE 22 44'
1942 stampless censored envelope from German internee Gerriet Harbers 393 addressed to Buffalo NewYork Four line 'POSTAL CENSOR / JAMAICA / PASSED (6) struck in violet. On the reverese oval 'INTERNMENT & P. OF W. CAMP JAMAICA' d/s '9 FEB 1942' The day in blue pencil.
1942 'Internment Camp, JAMAICA, B.W.I.' stampless censored stationery card addressed to Buffalo New York From a German internee (No.436 Werner Lyske' Oval 'INTERNMENT & P. OF W. CAMP JAMAICA' d/s '13 APR 1942' The day in orange manuscript. Crown octagonal 'PASSED D / 5' in violet.