1935 envelope addressed to Buffalo NY franked 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'BOSTON MASS PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'MAR 25 1935' Oval 'R.M.S. "LADY NELSON" / MAILED AT SEA' cachet.
1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to Aden with enclosed letter carried in first civilian through airmail flight between Kenya & Aden. Franked 30c & 1/- adhesive tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '11 FE 443'
1937 envelope stationery 'W.R. Carpenter & Co (Sol Is) Ltd' addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRISBANE/ PAQUEBOT' machine d/s '7 APR 1937' Some very light tone marks.
1903 'ONE PENNY' on 'PENNY HALFPENNY' stationery card with message addressed to Baltimore cancelled 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. 'JA 31 1903' 'N.Y. & WASH R.R.MD RECD' transit cancellation on the front.
1942 stampless envelope from a German internee at St Georges addressed to New York marked 'Internee Mail / Postage Free' 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '27 AP 42' and 'PASSED BY CENSOR BERMUDA /22' struck in green, a further strike on the reverse.
1945 Great Britain Registration 3d Postage 2 1/2d (5 1/2d) stationeryt envelope (K) addressed to London uprated block of four Great Britain 1/- and a horizontal strip of three 3d adhesives, together with a single overprinted 1/2d tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '26 SP 45' A rare usage of the 'K' size.
1901 censored envelope addressed to Broad Bottom Camp St Helena franked Cape 1d adhesive tied 'LERIBE C.G.H.' c.d.s. 'JY 9 01' Double circle 'CENSOR PRISONER OF WAR' cachet (CM.1) struck in violet.
1904 1d stationery card addressed to London with message uprated 1d adhesive tied 'BATHURST' c.d.s. 'JA 22' year omitted. The message mentions that the stationery cards have just arrived.,
1944 censored illustrated Cable & Wireless telegram addressed to P.O. Box 1000 franked 2c & 3c adhesives tied 'GENERAL POST OFFICE MAURITIUS' c.d.s. '5 OC 44' 'PASSED BY / CENSOR / MAURITIUS / B4' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Rare incoming Telegram to the Jewish Camp.
1940 stampless registered 'On His Majesty's Service' envelope addressed to New York cancelled by a fine strike of the rare 'SEND YOUR TELEGRAMS VIA IMPERIAL / BATHURST / GAMBIA' c.d.s. '27 AUG 40' struck in violet. 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '27 AU 40' alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1934 envelope addressed to Berlin franked 20c adhesive tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. '5 DE 34' Carried from Hong Kong to Europe on the P & O steamer "Ranpura" On 12th January 1935 the envelope was on Train D 45 from Franfurt am Main to Berlin, a fire was discovered in the mail van at Weibenfels, mail was thrown out of the car whilst in motion. The bags were sent to Leipzig and forwarded. Explanatory label applied dated '16.1.35'
1903 registered On His Majesty's Service envelope with enclosure from Titles Office franked 4d adhesive tied 'R' in black oval 'REGISTERED PERTH W.A.' d/s '4 MR 03' Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' in violet and 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER' in black. Numerous instructional markings on the reverse.
1901 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope 'Her' erased and 'His' inserted from Titles Office with 'LAND TITLES DEPARTMENT' frank struck in violet with Perth registration cachet '9 SEP 1901' Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' Numerous instructional markings on the reverse.
1898 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope from Titles Office Perth with enclosure addressed to Beaconsfield. Oval 'REGISTERED PERTH W.A.' d/s '2 JUL 98' 'BEACONSFIELD' rewceiving c.d.s. 'AU 5 98' struck in green. Manuscript 'Unclaimed at Beaconsfield' Further markings on the reverse.
1898 stampless registered On His Majesty's Service envelope from Titles Office Perth with enclosure addressed to Freemantle. Cancelled oval 'REGISTERED PERTH W.A.' d/s '8 MAR 98' and an oval Land Titles Office cachet both struck in violet/ Boxed 'UNCLAIMED' and two line 'NOT KNOWN / BY LETTER CARRIER' Various markings on the reverse.
1901 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope 'Her'; erased 'His' added in manuscript, from Office of Titles addressed to Kalgoorlie. Large crown in centre 'LAND TITLES DEPARTMENT' frank struck in violet. Oval registration cachet '17 JUL 01' straight line 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER' in black, blue pencil number below '3646' Further markings on the reverse.
1898 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope with enclosure from Titles Office Freemantle. Boxed 'UNCLAIMED' and unframed two line 'NOT KNOWN / BY LETTER CARRIER' On the reverese fancy 'D.L.O. marking with manuscript '862' and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE PERTH WA'; c.d.s. 'MY 18 98' both struck in red.
1903 postcard addressed to Ireland, internally redirected franked horizontal pair 5c overprinted Gibraltar adhesives tied 'MOGADOR' c.d.s. 'SP 3 03' A further strike on the front.
1900 postcard addressed to Casablanca franked 10c overprinted Gibraltar adhesive tied 'A26' 'MAZAGAN MOROCCO' c.d.s. alongside '5 AP 00' Casablanca receiving cancellation on the front.
1938 taxed envelope addressed to Safi franked horizontal pair Great Britain overprinted 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'BRITIUSH POST OFFICE TETUAN' c.d.s. '21 FE 38' Tangier backstamp where it was transferred to the Cherifien post, taxed 065 centimes in pencil, transiting through Casablanca. On arrival postage dues applied tied 'SAFI MAROC' c.d.s. '23 -2 38'
1964 Formula registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to St Helena franked overprinted 4 1/2d, 3d, 4 1/2d & 10d adhesives paying 1/10d rate ( 1/6d registration and 4d postage) tied 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' c.d.s. '9 SEP 63' Blank registration label with number 2972' is on the lower left.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Reading franked 1/- 2/- and horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '11 NO 32' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER TT 9' seal on the reverse, no slash between 'TT' and number.
1943 censored registered airmail envelope addressed to Toronto franked 1/- 5d, 3d & 2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED CASTRIES St. LUCIA' d/s '22 AP 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER T.T. /5' seal at right. Canadian duty free cachet. Trinidad transit on the reverse.
1898 envelope addressed to New York franked 1/2d 1d & 2 1/2d 'Conception' adhesive tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. 'NO 29 98' A further strike below. Attractive three colour franking.
1919 registered envelope addressed to Sydney franked horizontal pair New Zealand 2 1/2d overprinted adhesives tied 'AITUTAKI' c.d.s. '15 My 19' Blank registration etiquette with 'AITUTAKI' handstamp in black. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1901 1d stationery envelope addressed to Amsterdam. Uprated horizontal strip of three 1/2d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. 'FE 15 01' A further strike on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 1d stationery card with message addressed to Leipzig. Uprated 1d adhesive tied 'ST LUCIA' c.d.s. 'AP 9 93' A further strikje alongside, receiving cancellation on the front.
1923 envelope addressed to England franked horizontal strip of three 1/2d adhesives tied triple circle 'MANGAIA' c.d.s. '30 MY 23' struck in violet. Stated to be the last day of usage.
1893 8c stationery card with message addressed to Kowloon Hong cancelled oval straight line of bars in black, light 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '26 AU 1893' struck in orange - red alongside, receiving cancellation on the front.
1940 censored 1 1/2d stationery card with message addressed to Canada uprated marginal 1/2d adhesive tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '24 JY 40' 'CENSOR / 1' in small violet oval. The rate was changed on 1st January 1940 to 2d.
1890 taxed 'The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited' illustrated 'Telegram' locally addressed envelope cancelled 'MALTA' c.d.s. 'MY 1 90' Rare '1d / A25' in black oval. Small repaired tear top right corner.
1926 envelope from Lancaster PA to Ireland Island with straight line 'ADVERTISED' struck in black applied upon arrival. Manuscript 'Not Known at 11' & 'Retour' Ireland Island cancellation on the reverse.
1939 censored registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Denver franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED SIERRA LEONE' d/s '11 SP 39' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at right (M&W Type 1a) with rare part Red Wax Sierra Leone censor seal. (M&W Type 2) applied at Mafweh on the reverse.
1944 censored Missionary envelope from Gbangbaia addressed to the U.S.A. franked vertical pair 1/- and a single 2/- adhesives tied 'SEMBEHU' c.d.s. '17 OC 44' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER QQ/38' civilian censor seal at left. Straight line 'LATE' applied in black.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Bahia Blanca Argentina franked single 5/- & 3d together with three 6d adhesives (6/9d) tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '14 JY 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER QQ/16' civilian censor seal at left. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1905 postcard addressed to Essex franked 2 z 1/2d adhesives, one on the picture side tied oval 'VALLETTA' d/s '11 NO 05' Straight line 'Not transmissible' which has been crossed out.
1900 soldiers letter from Lance Corporal Kenyon endorsed at the top and countersigned bottom left corner addressed to London franked 1d adhesive tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. '12 MR 00' The back flap is missing.
1925 stampless taxed local envelope cancelled 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'JU 11 25' 2d postage due applied tied by Valletta cancellation of the following day 12th June. Postmans handstamp '18' on the reverse.
1903 registered postcard written from Obbia in Italian addressed to Venice Italy. Franked vertical strip of three Indian 1a adhesives tied 'B' in straight line of bars 'ADEN / REG' c.d.s. on the front 'OC 12 03' 'R" in black oval and receiving cancellation on the front. The card addressed to an Italian Countess mentions frustration and hoping that before the end of the year they are finished with the campaign.
1898 1 1/2d privately printed stationery card 'Gruss Aus Australien' showing native scenes, including Aboriginal addressed to Germany cancelled 'SYDNEY NSW' duplex 'DE 24 98' Receiving cancellation on the front. Unusual.