1928 envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Sussex franked 10c & 5c Giraffre adhesives tied 'MAHENGE' c.d.s. '3 FE 1926 Kilosa transit cancellation on the reverse.
1887 Penny Half Penny stationery card with message headed and dated 'Gracefield Antigua DEc 7th 87' addressed to Switzerland cancelled 'ANTIGUA' c.d.s. 'DE 9 87' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1815 entire letter 'Per "Speedy" Packet' addressed to Christopher Codrington from Langford Lovell Hodge one of Codrington's attorneys and a member of the Assembly. A fine strike of the 'ANTIGUA' large fleuron without year date rated '2/1' Packet letter to Falmouth 1/2 Inland 11d (2/1d) The letter details proposed sale of Bolans and Jennings Estates.
1944 censored envelope addressed to Ireland cancelled by a blacked out A.P.O. c.d.s. '7 X! 44' The censor number onb the crown shield has also been blacked out by the censor. 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at left overstamped double circle 'DEPUTY CHIEF FIELD CENSOR' struck in violet
1935 multi franked envelope with Indian adhesives addressed to Sussex. The adhesives are tied with the boxed 'SUPPORT THE JUBILEE FUND ADEN' datestamp '10 APR 35' The back flap is missing.
1861 envelope addressed to England franked 6c adhesive first setting, first printing on thick paper adhesive tied by the large '5' accountancy marking in red. 'DEMERARA' c.d.s. on the reverse 'OC 25 61' London Paid' receiving cancellation on the front. An early usage of the adhesive.
1913 1c stationery wrapper addressed to Rangoon Burma, locally redirected cancelled 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '28 JAN 13' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Unusual destination.
1893 '2 CENTS' on '3 CENTS' stationery card with message 'Per S S Castro' addressed to Port of Spain Trinidad. Straight line '(T)OO LATE' struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1918 taxed postcard addressed to Cape Town from an officer in the Kings African Rifles. Cancelled 'UMTALI' c.d.s. '2 DEC 18' On arrival 1d postage due applied paying the South African charge tied dated triangular cancel.
1910 multi franked envelope with Fiji overprinted adhesives tied 'VILA NEW HEBRIDES' c.d.s. 'MY 7 10' (Type 7) "R" in black octagonal handstamp, transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1905 postcard addressed to France franked 5c New Caledonia adhesive tied 'NELLES HEBRIDES PT SANDWICH' c.d.s. '11 05' (Type 4) There is a manuscript date on the reverse '12 6 5'
1910 registered envelope addressed to Belgium franked overprinted Fiji 1/- adhesives tied 'VILA NEW HEBRIDES' c.d.s. 'MR 29 10' a further strike alongside. 'R' in black octagonal box. Belgium postmans handstamp on the front, transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1947 3d South African Airletter overprinted 'SWAZILAND' in red (H&G 4) with message addressed to London uprated 3d adhesive tied 'HLATIKULU' c.d.s. '2 FEB 1948' In 1978 H&G listed unused as £100 Used unpriced.
1907 Parcel Post label (G.P.O. 598. / P.91) franked 1d adhesive tied 'SIR LOWRY ROAD' c.d.s. '29 NO 07' addressed to Tempe. The parcel was charged 7d and contained stationery.
1912 envelope addressed to London locally redirected franked 1d adhesive tied 'BARO' c.d.s. 'JY 1 1912' a further strike alongside. 'MINNA' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1917 advertising envelope "Egyptian Cigarettes" addressed to Poona India franked Indian 1/2a adhesive tied 'ADEN' c.d.s. '29 NO 17' Triple rim scalloped 'PASSED CENSOR ADEN / NO. A.156' struck in purple. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1911 Coronation Aerial Post card with message franked 2 x 1/2d adhesives tied 'FIRST UNITED KINGDOM/AERIAL POST/LONDON' c.d.s. 'SP 11 1911' The card has been missent to Belize British Honduras with a receiving cancellation 'OC 8 11' on the front, before being returned to London.
1933 4d registered stationery envelope (G) 'THOS. DE LA RUE & Co. LTD' under the flap which is not stuck down. Scarce bundle label. Some very small tone spots around the edges.
1929 20c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to London locally redirected. Franked additional vertical pair 3c and a single 10c adhesive tied 'G.P.O. MAURITIUS' c.d.s. '5 JA 29' Receiving cancellations on the front.
1946 Foreign Parcel Post label (G.P. - S.7170 - 1944 - 5 - 1,000,000. S) addressed to London franked single 5/- & 2/6d together with a vertical strip of three 3d adhesives tied 'UPINGTON' c.d.s. '1 V 47' Light vertical fold.
1951 mixed currency airmail envelope addressed to Amsterdam franked horizontal pair and a single Leeward Islands 3d together with Antigua 6d and 2 x 3c and a sinbgle 12c adhesive tied 'ST JOHNS' c.d.s. 'FE 16 51' Mixed currency frankings are difficult.
1916 censored envelope addressed to Bradford franked Australian 2 1/2d (Roo) and 1/2d (Head) overprinted 'N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS' adhesives tied 'RABAUL' c.d.s. '27 MR 16' Two line 'passed censor / Rabaul' struck in violet. German registration label.
1935 On His Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'NIUE' cancellation. 'APIA' transit on the reverse '6 SP 35'
1937 Indian 3as+ 1as registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Isle of Wight franked vertical pairs Indian 2as 6pi & 3pi adhesives tied 'ADEN/REG' c.d.s. '31 MAR 37' This was the last day Indian adhesives could be used on Aden mail.
1906 internal postcard franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'T.P.O. NORTH SPECIAL' c.d.s. '7 FEB 06' Koffyfontein receiving cancellation on the front. The T.P.O. cancellation is one of a few known examples.
1900 censored 'V.R.I. 1/2d' on 'Half Penny' stationery card with message addressed to Teyateyaneng cancelled 'BLOMFONTEIN' c.d.s. 'DE 15 00' Straight line 'PASSED CENSOR H.P.V. Transit and 'TEYATEYANENG' receiving cancellations on the reverse dated 'DE 25' (Christmas Day)
1949 internal envelope addressed to Mankaiana franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied by the rare 'SWAZILAND POLICE SIPOFANENI SWAZILAND' boxed d/s '20 JAN 1949' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Very likely the only known example.
1949 airmail envelope addressed to Canal Zone franked 6d & 3d U.P.U. adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'NO 10 49' with scarce finance seal at left side. Slightly reduced at right side.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Oregon franked Great Britain 3d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '22 SP 44' The envelope was posted in error at the Spanish Post Office where it received a boxed 'CENSURA GUBERNATIVA TANGER' struck in red. Gibraltar transit on the reverse.
1917 Tangier Parcel Post label franked horizontal pair overprinted Great Britain 1/- and a single overprinted 2/6d Seahorse tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '4 AU 17' Rare and unusual usage of the Seahorse.
1934 airmail envelope addressed to Nice multi franked by Great Britain overprinted adhesives in the French currency paying the F2-50 airmail rate, tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' c.d.s. '10 JA 34' Marseille transit on the reverse. (The 4d value from the British currency was not used in the postage rate)
1904 postcard addressed to London franked overprinted Gibraltar 10c adhesive tied 'SAFFI A26' duplex '10 MY 04' Casablanca & Tangier transit cancellations on the front.