1938 photographic postcard (Pitcairn Island) addressed to London franked Great Britain 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'LONDON S.W.1'' c.d.s. '19 AU 38' 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '8 JL 38' on the front. The New Zealand charge marking of 1d has been crossed out.
1925 registered envelope addressed to Geneva franked vertical pair Great Britain '1 FRANC' on 'TEN PENCE' in the French currency tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' d/s '10 DE 25' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1926 advertising envelope from Funchal Madeira addressed to Georgetown. Franked Portuguese 1$60 c.d.s. tied upon arrival by the 'S.O. SUPT BRITISH GUIANA' c.d.s. '20 JY 26'
1936 envelope addressed to Devon franked Great Britain horizontal strip of three 1/2d Jubilee adhesives tied 'PAQUEBOT SOUTHAMPTON' c.d.s. '6 FE 36' On the reverse 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '7 JA 36' Straight line 'PAQUEBOT' 'POSTED AT SEA' & 'PITCAIRN ISLAND' cachets.
1919 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard addressed to Lymington 'Blighty' Fine strike of the boxed 'R.N. SEAPLANE STATION MALTA'; struck in black 'APR 1919' Some light creasing.
1934 stampless envelope addressed to Worthing used during the second no cachet period. manuscript 'Tristan Da Cunha' Carried by H.M.S. Carlisle from the island to Cape Town with cancellation dated '24 FEB 34' Octagonal charge marking. Great Britain postage due applied on arrival.
1946 3d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Rhode Island franked additional horizontal pairs 2d & 2/- and a single 5/- paying the registered 3 1/2oz rate (9/4d) tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. '28 JUN 46' Brown seal at right applied by U.S. customs on opening, which has been passed free. Scarce used stationery with an attractive franking.
1837 Entire Letter from Horace Hale, Captain of the American Bark Brothers headed and dated 'Singapore June 1 1837' addressed to Connecticut U.S.A. Blue oval handstamp of forwarder J BALESTIER Singapore then manuscript 'Forwarded from St Helena by Yrs. Respectfully, W. Carrol U States Consular Agent'
1928 envelope addressed to Firenze franked single 1/2d & 1d together with a horizontal marginal strip of six 1/4d adhesives tied Italian steamship "GARIBALDI" PIROSCAFI POSTALE ITALIANO' c.d.s. '15 7 28' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1917 stampless 'O.A.S' envelope addressed to London cancelled 'F.P.O.1' c.d.s. '22 AUG 17' Countersigned at bottom left. Blue manuscript 'Songea G.E.A.' on the reverse.
1918 censored 'O.A.S.' envelope addressed to Mafeking cancelled by a fine strike 'F.P.O. 4' '2 FEB 18' Manuscript 'Censored" by an officer. F.P.O. 4 opened at Wiedhafen on the Eastern shore of Lake Nyassa in December 1916 when newly arrived Rhodesia troops has occupied it. The envelope was censored at Fort Johnston. Very few examples of mail have been recorded from F.P.O. 4 at Wiedhafen.,
1948 registered envelope addressed to Surrey franked 3d, 2d a further 2d U.P.U. adhesive on the reverse tied 'HIGHLANDS' c.d.s. '10 OCT 49' Type 27a. 2.1.1 registration label.
1949 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Aosta Italy adhesives tied 'PLUMTREE' c.d.s. '25 FEB 45' Red/Black registration label 'Plumtree' added in manuscript.
1937 envelope addressed to London franked Great Britain overprinted 1/2d adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '9 JU 37'
1936 taxed postcard addressed to Kiel Germany franked Great Britain 1/2d overprinted adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '27 NO 36' Taxe markings on the front.
1913 2d registered stationery envelope addressed to Chicago franked 1d adhesive tied 'CLARENCE TOWN LONG ISLAND' c.d.s. '10 JUN 13' a further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1913 postcard (Sandakan, Jalan Jega, or Child Street) addressed to Singapore franked 3c & 1c adhesives tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '5 APL 1913' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1916 postcard from German P.O.W. Major Heinrich Hoffman transfered from Alexandria to Malta, he later died in the camp near complete oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA / P.C. /1' struck in violet.
1942 censored airmail envelope addressed to Cairo franked by a mixture of the Cairo and Nairobi provisional issues. 3d (First Cairo printing) 2 1/2d (Nairobi printing - round stops) and a vertical pair 5d (second Cairo printing) tied by the Italian captured 'ASMARA CENTRO' c.d.s. '7.8.42' The cover pays the correct 1s.30c East African cents (1s 3 1/.2d) Scarce bilingual censor '3' at left and circular 'Censor 4' cachet on the front.
1945 registered censored envelope addressed to Casablanca French Morocco. Franked 2/- 6d, & 5/- adhesives paying the 7/6 sextuple rate, adhesives tied 'BONTHE' c.d.s. '14 MY 45' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER / QQ/37' seal at left.
1943 censored 2d stationery card with message franked additional 3d, 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives paying the 7d airmail rate to Ireland, adhesives tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '22 MR 43' Censored in Sierra Leone, England & Ireland.
1939 censored envelope addressed to Port Elizabeth South Africa franked 1d, 3d & 3d adhesives(Double rate) tied triple circle 'PAQUEBOT' lines above and below struck in violet applied Simonstown. On the reverse straight line 'PASSED BY CENSOR' used in September 1939 signed and initialed below. From Yeoman A.G. Law P.W.S.S. Small tear at right.
1941 censored cigarette thank you card addressed to Brooklyn New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE 464' c.d.s. '20 SP 41' Crown in centre triangular '3009' censor cachet. Scarce usage from Nigeria.
1943 censored envelope with letter from Manserata, Catania, Sicily addressed to an Italian P.O.W. Camp 337 at Erba Gebeit near Port Sudan. Ministero Africa Italiana handstamp on the reverse.
1944 Election War Ballot envelope from Illinois addressed to a member of the U.S. Army Air Force who had been posted to Aden, but had subsequently been transferred to another posting. Straight line 'NOT 663' On the reverse 'MIAMI FLA U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. 663' c.d.s. in violet 'OCT 2 1944' A.P.O. 663 was used in Aden.
1903 postcard addressed to Manchester franked vertical pair overprinted Gibraltar adhesives tied 'MOGADOR' c.d.s. '6 JU 03' Straight line 'TOO LATE' on the front with Tangier transit and receiving cancellations. A rare instructional mark.
1919 taxed envelope addressed to Gosport with a fine strike of the Type 1 cachet in violet on the front. "CLAN MACMILLAN / DEC 13 1919" cachet on the reverse. 1d postage due on the front tied 'GOSPORT' c.d.s. paying the London Foreign Branch charge. The latest knoiwn usage of the Type 1 cachet
1935 taxed envelope addressed to London cancelled Type 5 cachet in blue. Carried by ship to the first port of entry where the envelope was put in the mail 'SINGAPORE' c.d.,s. on the reverse '24 SE 1934' Octagonal charge marking on the front, value '45' added in red pencil.
1946 censored envelope addressed to Pretoria redirected back to the island. Red Naval tombstone handstamp initialed 'H.C.' (H Corfield) dated '15.2.46' Carried on the "Empire Merganser" The flap is missing.
Undated WW.11 envelope addressed to Peter Woolley, Derby. Cancelled Type 7 cachet, overstamped 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME MAIL' cachet applied in London struck in red.
1929 envelope addressed to Bath franked Great Britain Penny Half Penny adhesive tied Type 3 cachet. Carried on the S.S. Helsius. 'LONDON F.S. PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '26 JU 29' A little toning.
1939 envelope addressed to Dartford franked Great Britain 1 1/2d adhesive tied barred numeral '723' of Southampton, alongside 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '3 MCH 39'
1937 photographic postcard (Gatun Locks Panama) addressed to London franked Great Britain 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied upon arrival 'SOUTHAMPTON PAQUEBOT' machine d/s '18 MCH 1937' On the reverse a light 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '12 FE 37'
1940 envelope addressed to New Zealand franked New Zealand 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '14 OC 40' The last day of the Postal Agency cancellation.
1940 envelope addressed to Aberdeen franked Great Britain 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied No 1 obliterator of Aberdeen. 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. alongside '25 AP 40'
1937 registered envelope addressed to Hampshire franked 'Coronation' trio tied '723' barred oval numeral applied in Southampton. Blank registration etiquette cancelled 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '17 SP 37'
1896 8c registered stationery envelope uprated 15c & 4c adhesives paying the registration fee addressed to German Shipping Agents Bombay cancelled 'MAURITIUS 2' c.d.s. 'JY 30 96' 'R' in black oval. Black oval with '1517' in pencil erased '1319' in blue pencil applied on registered mail by Aden - Bombay Sea Post Office. 'SEA POST OFFICE' c.d.s. on the reverse 'AU 18 96'
1941 censored airmail envelope "Red Cross Postal Message Scheme" addressed to Red Cross Geneva. Franked 1/6d & 6d adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '7 NOV 41' Straight line 'COUPON RESPONSE' struck in red. Two vertical red jusq'u markings cancelling the airmail.
1947 U.S. 5c stationery envelope uprated 5c adhesive tied 'BOSTON' cancellation 'MAR 22 1947' addressed to Hamilton with receiving cancellation on the reverse. Straight line 'ADVERTISED' struck in black and 'NOT KNOWN' & 'RETURN TO SENDER' cachets both struck in red.
1941 multi censored taxed airmail envelope addressed to Nice France franked 1 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '7 JAN 41' On the reverse blue/white 'OPENED BY EXAMINER' seal, partly obscured by a French censor seal. Eyeglass 'T BERMUDA / CENTIMES 90' charge marking, on arrival vertical strip of three and a single 2c together with a vertical pair 50c French postage dues tied 'NICE' cancellation. Two vertical red lines denoting airmail cancelled