1908 postcard addressed to Cape Colony franked 1/2d adhesive tied '39' Barred numeral allocated to Tiger River Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1895 Formula stationery card with message franked '1 1/2d' on '2d' bright mauve overprinted Coat of Arms. 'ZAND RIVER O.V. STAAAT' c.d.s. alongside 'OCT 29 95' (Putzel RR)
Undated postcard with message on the reverse addressed to Scotland franked 1d adhesive tied by very fine '40' barred numeral allocated to Boschvarkfontein. Putzel lists as RR Some toning on the card.
1928 registered envelope addressed to Scotland franked 50c adhesive tied rare 'RIVERSDALE BRITISH HONDURAS' T.R.D. struck in vioiet '4 MAY 1928' with Town name and country inverted. U.S. Transit cancellation on the reverse.
1916 stampless wrapper giving a weather report for Ondonga cancelled by the scarce 'ONDONGA' rubber cancellation '11 DEC 1916' struck in violet. Boxed 'IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT/WINDHUK' cachet.
1909 1d taxed stationery card with message addressed to Dusseldorf cancelled 'LINDISFARNE' c.d.s. 'DE 6 09' '10/CTMS/T' struck in black. 'DUSSELDORF' receiving cancellation with date/month/year removed in cancellation.
1943 stampless multi censored envelope from Germany addressed to a German P.O.W. Ex Egypt with scarce two line 'UNDELIVERABLE IN CANADA/RETURNED FOR REDIRECTION' struck in maroon.
1933 envelope addressed to Glasgow franked Belize Relief adhesives 3c 'Plus 3 CENTS' and 1c 'Plus 1 CENT' adhesive tied 'STAN CREEK' c.d.s. '12 DE 33' A further strike below.
1916 photographic card (Emden crew giving a gymnastic display. Photograph by Schulz) from Rudolf Keilitz addressed to Germany Oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA/P.C.' struck in maroon.
1937 Censored 1 1/2d stationery card addressed to Madrid undercover during the Civil War. Cancelled 'GIBRALTAR' slogan d/s 'JUL 4 1927' Written in Spanish, straight line Republican censor cachet. Nationalists were aware and accepted this to allow communications of families on both sides. The Republication communists did not find about this service. Scarce & unusual
1917 Censored 4d South African stationery envelope (G) addressed to Swakopmund franked horizontal pair South African 1d adhesives tied 'GROOTFONTEIN' c.d.s. '3 NO 17' Straight line GROOTFONTEIN' registration with red manuscript 'S.W.A. 71' Censor seal at right numbered '105' which is scarce.
1898 'TWO CENTS' on 'FIVE CENTS' stationery envelope uprated ''TWO CENTS' on '10c' & 'TWO CENTS' on '15c' adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '5 JUN 98' Paying the registration to Germany. transit and receiving cancellations.
1925 taxed envelope addressed to Penang franked Straits Settlements 5c adhesives tied oval straight line of bars struck in black applied in Taiping blue lines around denoting adhesive invalid. Triangular 'T/T/P' stuck in black. On the reverse single 1c & a vertical pair 2c Straits postage dues applied paying the charge tied indistinct 'PENANG' c.d.s.
1932 registered envelope addressed to Tacoma U.S.A. franked 1d, 2 1/2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'CUMBERLAND' c.d.s. 'MY 4 32' with further strikes below. Straight line 'REGISTERED' with 'No 62' in manuscript applied in Cumberland transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1938 local envelope franked 1/2d adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '25 MAR 38' Alongside Atlantis' label tied by 'THORO ATLANTIS' cachet struck in black. 'ATLANTIS WORLD FAIR' cachet at left side.
1915 Censored 1pi stationery envelope addressed to Military Base Depot, Port Taufid redirected to Suez. Cancelled oval 'REGISTERED KHARTOUM' d/s '18 DE 15' 'PASSED/BY/CENSOR/SUDAN/18' strick in violet triangle. Transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse. A couple of small insect holes at the base.
1940 censored delayed Experanto envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '25 MR 40' A further strike alongside. The delivery of the envelope was delayed three years Dutch typewritten label which translates 'Amsterdam March 1948/Delivery delayed to wartime conditions' On delivery the envelope locally redirected. Holland was occupied by German forces on 10th May 1940
1941 censored airmail envelope addressed to Sydney franked 5d adhesive tied 'SALAMAUA' c.d.s. '11 NO 41' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal overstruck 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/T.N.G..50' boxed cachet struck in violet in use for around four months.
1871 Entire Letter 'Per Louisa' headed and dated 'Tamatave le 24 Avril 1871' addressed to Port Louis Mauritius. Straight line 'Ship letter' and '6d/TO PAY' (incoming ship letter rate) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1895 Indian 1/4a stationery card headed and dated 'S.M.S. Condor 5 111 95/Zanzibar' on the reverse with message. Uprated Indian 9pi adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '5 MA 95' Addressed to Berlin redirected. French Paquebot marking on the reverse. Light vertical fold at far left.
1940 censored redirected airmail envelope franked 2 x 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'TULAGI' c.d.s. '15 AU 40' addressed to Wau New Guinea redirected to Australia 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal overstamped boxed 'Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No.22' struck in violet.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to Sussex franked 8d & 9d adhesive tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '6 AP 40' Boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' and two line 'NO. 11 SQUADRON R.A.A.F./PORT MORESBY. PAPUA' cachet, both struck in violet.
1877 envelope from Lands title commission endorsed at far left addressed to Melbourne Australia franked horizontal stip of three 6d adhesives overprinted 'V R' tied by the rare manuscript 'P.O./Suva Suva' 1/9/77' 'SUVA' cancellation on the front 'SP 4 1877' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1942 multi franked censored envelope addressed to Khartoum franked Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' adhesives tied 'ADI UGRI ERITREA' c.d.s. '28 7 42' struck in violet. bilingual 'PASSED BY/7/CENSOR' cachet on the front in violet. 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR/3/VERIFICATO PER CENSURA' seal on the reverse overstruck bilingual 'PASSED BY/10/CENSOR' A rare trio of censor cachets.
1913 1d stationery lettercard with message addressed to Bloemfontein cancelled 'GOLDEN VALLEY' c.d.s. '1 DEC 1913' A further strike alongside. Scarce commercial usage of the lettercard
1957 charred envelope from Barbados addressed to Funchal Maderia adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '11 NO 57' Carried on the flying boat "Sydney" of Aquila Airways which left Southampton on 16th November 1957 for Lisbon. The aircraft crashed into a hillside near Newport on the Isle of Wight after one of it's engines caught fire, killing 44. The envelope was returned to the sender in an official 'Ambulance' envelope which also bears the purple crash cachet.
1925 taxed envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked 1d adhesive tied 'MIDDLEBURG TRANSVAAL' c.d.s. '10 AUG 25' Scarce bilingual boxed 'CLOSED AGANIST INSPECTION' struck in black. South African & U.S. charge markings. The back flap is missing.
1928 Receipt for charges on parcel '(M.X. 4771) Wt.1241/1233 P.T. 200 Bks. 9/26' 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '30 JU 28' index 'P' (Parcels) Slight damage at far left where removed from the booklet.
1926 taxed envelope addressed to Manchester franked 1d adhesive tied 'HALSETON' c.d.s. Boxed octagonal charge marking and bilingual 'MORE TO PAY/ABOVE.....oz/' taxe marking in black.
1872 lettersheet addressed to Calgari franked Great Britain 4d adhesive Pl.12 tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'JU 18 72' 'P.D.' & '2 3/4' Red accountancy markings. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1868 lettersheet addressed to France franked Great Britain 4d adhesive Pl.6 tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'MR 31 68' Red 'P.D.' & '2 3/4' accountancy mark. French T.P.O.'s on the front and back.
1942 2c S.S. stationery card with boxed 'MALAYA/2 cts/ POSTAGE' alongside in black overprinted for the Japanese Occupation. Superb unused.
1942 censored envelope addressed to Ipoh franked S.S. 8c overprinted for the Japanese Occupation tied 'DAI NIPPON G.P.O. PENANG' c.d.s. '21 JY 2602' Oval censor chop at right struck in violet.
1942 censored card with message addressed to Ipoh franked vertical pair 2c Negri Sembilan adhesives overprinted for the Japanese Occupation tied 'KUALA LUMPUR' Japanese style c.d.s. '7 24 2602' (1942) Japanese censor chop[ on the front.