1903 postcard addressed to Eastern Telegraph Co. St Helena. Franked overprinted 10c adhesive tied 'TANGIER' c.d.s. '6 MY 03' Endorsed "Via England" Gibraltar transit and receiving cancellations on the front. A nice destination.
1930 registered cover addressed to Bristol franked 4d, 3d & 1/2d Lakatoi adhesives, the 3d overprinted 'Air Mail' tied 'SAMARAI' c.d.s. '15 DE 30' Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1911 envelope from the Dutch Consulate Bulawayo addressed to Dordrecht Holland. Franked overprinted 2 1/2d Arms adhesive tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '17 DEC 11' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Fold at far left.
1933 airmail envelope stationery Nairobi Club addressed to Croydon franked single 5c and 2 x 20c adhesives tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s, '2 SE 33' Straight line 'Late Fee) shg....cts 10' struck in violet the value in manuscript. One of three recorded examples with 10cts charge. The late fee for north bound airmail commenced on 2nd September 1933 for mail posted after 5pm. The P.M.G. withdrew the service at the end of the month as only eight letters had been posted using this facility. Additional 10c adhesive applied paying the fee.
1933 registered envelope addressed to Bristol franked '9d/NINE PENCE' on '2/6d' adhesive tied 'KULUMADAU S.E.D. PAPUA' c.d.s. '31 OCT 33' a further strike on the front, together with Kulumadau registration label. Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1838 Disinfected Entire addressed to Malta cancelled with the black oval coat of arms in the centre Italian Corfu General Post Office cachet. On the reverse oval 'CORFU / 26 OTTOBRE / 1838' cancellation on arrival Maltese disinfection cachet, two vertical chisel slits.
1902 Ceylon postcard addressed to Wales franked Great Britain 1d lilac tied 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. 'AP 7 1902' Alongside is the straight line 'PAQUEBOT'
1893 5c stationery wrapper addressed to Rouen France cancelled red anchor at sides 'M.K.A.' cachet in red with straight line 'Paquebot' line below. Large part '(K)otoben.' ships cachet at left. Transit and receiving cancellations
1893 taxed 15c + 15c stationery card with message addressed to Berlin. Uprated horizontal pair 10c adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '1 AU 93' 'R" in black oval. Blue manuscript "T/10c' charge marking. Receiving cancellations on the front.
1933 1d stationery envelope addressed to Sheffield uprated 8d & 1d adhesives tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. '5 OCT 33'
1900 1d illustrated stationery card 'Mounted Parade / Dismounted Parade' on white stock with 'N.Z' in part circle. These cards were used as presentation samples, also U.P.U. Specimens. Rarely seen on this issue.
1929 Avis de Reception card (247 - 5,000 21) (P.203) cancelled 'CHIPINGA' c.d.s. '24 APR 1929' addressed to Melsetter with receiving cancellation.
1915 1/2d stationery card with message addressed to Bulawayo cancelled 'NYAMANOHLOVU S. RHODESIA' c.d.s. '19 AU 1915' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 8c stationery card with message addressed to Altona Germany cancelled octagonal 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE LV. NO 1' d/s '23 FEVR 93' a further strike alongside, receiving cancellation on the front.
1938 stampless 'ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE / SOUTHER RHODESIA' official envelope (Reg. 65/34/S. Item 5. 1,000,000.) From the Magistrate at Bulawayo with cachet bottom left corner, cancelled 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '18 FEB 1936' addressed to P.O. Britwell Lonley Mine transit cancellation. Manuscript "Not Known" & "Return to Sender"
1900 taxed envelope 'Via Delagoa' bay franked horizontal pair Z.A.R. 2d adhesives tied 'PRETORIA' c.d.s. '29 DEC 00' 'V crown R / OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE/ Post Office' (G.P.O. - No 110 - 50,000 - 99') seal hanstamped 'DURBAN' On arrival in Cape Town handstruck '1s/' charge marking in black applied. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1906 Great Britain Halfpenny stationerey card overprinted '5 CENTIMOS' additionally handstamped "ULTRAMAR" in violet, applied by the Portuguese authorities before distribution to the colonies. Superb.
1935 registered envelope addressed to Canada franked 3d & 4d adhesives tied 'BREMERSDORP' c.d.s. '19 JAN 34' Straight line 'BREMERSDORP' with Registered / 792' in manuscript. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1951 6c registered stationery envelope (G) with additional 2c and 2 x 12c adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH GUIANA' d/s '5 JU 51' with Airmail cancellation alongside. On the reverse a U.S. 10c postagew due applied paying the Customs duty fee. Written from Georgetown.
1918 registered envelope addressed to Surrey franked vertical strip of three Australian overprinted N.W.P.I 2d adhesives tied 'RABUAL' c.d.s. '12 DE 18' G.N.G. 'Deuton' registration etiquette handstamped boxed 'RABUAL' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1915 censored registered envelope addressed to California franked 1/- & 6d Lakatoi adhesives cancelled 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '20 JUN 15' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label at left. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1895 envelope addressed to Hartlepool franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'APIA' c.d.s. 'JAN 2' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1921 Great Britain '7 1/2 PIASTRES' on'5d' Orange registered stationery envelope (F) with additional '7 1/2 PIASTRES' on '5d' adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '4 NO 21' Written from The Chaplains office G.H.Q.B.F.T.
1921 registered envelope addressed to Leeds franked Great Britain 4d & 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED SMRNA' d/s '10 NO 21' a further strike alongside.
1900 1d stationery card headed and dated "Tshibi 22 Sept 00' with message written in German. Carried by runner entering the mails at Victoria with a cancellatuion dated 'SP 25 00' Addressed to Berlin, redirected to Rostock, then locally redirected.Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
c1920 envelope addressed to Sydney franked 2d adhesive tied by a superb strike 'GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY / P.O. KURIA ISLAND' NO other postal markings.,
1907 postcard addressed to London franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'NO 18 07'Straight line 'TOO LATE' struck in black.
1935 airmail envelope addressed to New York franked 6d adhesive tied 'JOHANNESBURG' machine d/s '9 AUG 35' Two line 'Insufficiently paid for Air Mail / beyond LONDON' struck in violet.
1949 taxed airmail envelope from Queensland addressed to Apia, on arrival 1/- & 6d adhesives applied paying the manuscuript "Tax 1/6" tied 'APIA' c.d.s. '19 SEP 49'
1902 censored 'On Consular Service' envelope addressed to the Italian Consulate Durban. Franked overprinted 1d adhesive tied 'JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '25 MR 02' Italian Consular cachet Johannesburg with Coat of Arms struck in violet on the front. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1938 envelope addressed to London franked 20c adhesive tied Nairobi slogan d/s '24 FEB 38' Boxed cachet advising the sender of the postage rates used at selected offices in the Imperial Airways Service. Unusually struck on the front.
1890 Great Britain 1d stationery card with message addressed to Colchester cancelled "F87' 'SMYRNA' c.d.s. on the front 'JU 19 90'
1977 Great Britain One Penny Farthing stationery card with message endorsed 'Via Brindisi' crossed out and 'Dardanelles" inserted addressed to Liverpool cancelled 'F87' 'SMYRNA' c.d.s. on the front 'DE 13 77'
1918 5m stationery envelope addressed to London cancelled 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '24 MR 18' Boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION / IN SEA WATER' struck in violet. Carried on the S.S. Kingstonian which was torpedoed by the German submarine U-68 on 11th April. She was towed into Sardinia. After leaving Sardinia she was torpedoed again by the U-48 and was sunk.
1955 2d Orange ON HER MAJESTY'S SERVICE 'School Progress Cards' stationery envelope depiciting the head of KGV1. (H&G 55) Superb unused.
1898 1d 'Reply' stationery card with message cancelled 'LONDON S.E.' squared circle d/s 'DE 12 98' Returned to Gibraltar. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1919 usage KE.V11 1/2d 'Reply' stationery postcard with message returned to Gibraltar, with additional 5pf German adhesive applied making up the correct 1 1/2d rate tied 'MAINZ' c.d.s. '4 9 19' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1894 registered multi franked envelope addressed to Bengal India. Franked 10d, 5d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'RARATONGA' c.d.s. '14 JL 94' 'R" in violet oval numbered "1116" Wellington transit and Indian receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1937 envelope addressed to Cape Town franked South African 1d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '8 MAR 37' Alongside is a Type V cachet in violet. Carried on H.M.S. Carlisle.
1953 taxed Illustrated Coronation envelope franked 4c Coronation adhesive tied 'CIRCULATION BRANCH' c.d.s. '2 JU 53' On arrival horizontal 2c postage dues (ordinary paper) paying the manuscript charge tied 'CHAGUANAS' cancellation.
1934 envelope franked 5c & 15c adhesives tied 'DARESSALAAM' c.d.s.'29 NO 34' Addressed to St Leonards-On-Sea a variety of instructional markings. On the reverse violet two line 'RETURN TO SENDER / Unknown' and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE DARESALAAM' c.d.s. '22 JA 35'
1905 taxed envelope addressed to Paris franked 2c adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '18 SEP 05' "T" in violet circle. On arrival 30c postage due applied. The envelope has been refused, on the reverse 'R.L.O. B GUIANA' c.d.s. '29 OCT 1905' The "R" has been scuffed. Not recorded by Proud.
1906 Natal Government Railways O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Verulam. Franked 1/2d adhesive overprinted 'OFFICIAL' tied 'DURBAN' c.d.s. 'MR 1 06' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1937 envelope franked by Transvaal 2d adhesive tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '12 FEB 37' Addressed Poste Restante Pretoria.
1943 aiemail envelope addressed to Cable & Wireless Mombasa, redirected to Durban South Africa. Franked horizontal pair 6d and a single 3d adhesive tied 'COSPICUA' c.d.s. 'OC 7 43' Boxed 'PAR AVION / JUSQU'A' struck in violet with manuscript "Kisumu" Blank seal at left side.
1941 multi censored airmail envelope addressed to Liverpool franked 1/- & 3d adhesives tied 'VALETTA' c.d.s. MY 31 41' Naval patriotic label on the front. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 6 MALTA' seal at left.
1901 envelope from Breda addressed to Capt H.V.C. de Witt Harmer, the Boer Postmaster on St Helena. Uninitialled double traingle 'PASSED BY CENSOR DEADWOOD' struck in violet.
1900 censored registered envelope from a German Prisoner Of War addressed to Germany franked 1/2d, 2 1/2d and 2 x 'ONE PENNY' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. '11 SP 1900' and violet censor cachet initaled "E.W." 'R" in violet oval London transit, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1902 censored postcard addressed to Germany franked 2 x 'HALFPENNY' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesives tied 'St HELENA' c.d.s. 'JU 28 02' Double triangle 'PASSED BY CENSOR HEAD OFFICE ST HELENA' cachet struck in violet. On June 26th the return of prisoners on St Helena commenced.
1904 envelope addressed to Johannesburg. On the front a fine strike of the scarce 'T / 2D / T.P.O.' in black circle. Germiston receiving cancellation on the front.