1942 3d Active Service Lettercard addressed to 4th S.A. Division Mounted Rifles c/o A.P.O. Durban cancelled 'QUEENSTOWN' machine d/s '7 V1 42' On Boxed '"MISSING" / RETURN TO SENDER' boxed cachet in violet 'EGYPT POSTAGE PREAPD' cancellation on the reverse.
1930 registered envelope addressed to Chicago from Eight Mile Rock franked horizontal pair and a single 1d adhesives manuscript cancellation and dated in manuscript '19/8/30 G R B' Manuscript registration on the front. Nassau transit and receiving cancellatioins on the reverse. One of the 1d adhesives has a damaged corner. Small nick at the top of envelope on opening
1916 2c stationery card headed and dated "Sparendaam 17.6.16" addressed to Chicago cancelled 'T.P.O. E.C. RLY' c.d.s. 'JUN 21 1915' Georgetown transit cancellation on the front.
1923 4d registered stationery envelope (G) uprated 2d adhesive cancelled 'PORT MORSEBY' c.d.s. '23 FEB 23' From the Treasury Papua addressed to Berlin. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1939 registered censored airmail envelope addressed to Durban South Africa franked 2d, 5d & 8d adhesives tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '6 SP 39'[ On the reverse manuscript 'Passed by Censor' initialed and 'POST OFFICE PORT MORESBY PAPUA' violet cancellation '6 SEP 1939' The earlest recorded Papua censor date.
1901 mourning envelope from Ely addressed to Belingwe Matabeleland redirected to "Poste Restante Bulawayo" endorsed 'Not Claimed' Boxed 'NON RECLAME / NOT CLAIMED" struck in black, not recorded by Proud. On the reverse 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH G.P.O. SALISBURY' c.d.s. '11 NOV 01' Earlier than recorded by Proud.
1894 Formula registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Boston franked with horizontal pairs 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives cancelled barred 'T 1' Oval 'REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' d/s 'AU 25 94' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1940 censored envelope addressed to France franked 4d adhesive tied 'HAMILTON' machine d/s Boxed 'NOT TRANSMISSBLE' and three line 'THIS ARTICLE WAS INTERCEPTED/OVERSEAS AND RETURNED TO/NEW ZEALAND' both struck in violet.
1920 4d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Canada. Franked 2 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. '23 APR 20' Manuscript 'A.R. and straight line 'AVIS DE RECEPTION' struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1939 envelope addressed to Sydney franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY / TARAWA' c.d.s. '9 JA 39' Large black 'ARORAE ISLAND' cachet, worn as usual during this period of use.
1938 inter island envelope addressed to Ocean Island franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS / P.O. / NONOUTI ISLAND' cachet in violet, worn as usual for this period of use. Ocean Island receiving cancellation on the reverse 26th November 1938
1912 registered envelope addressed to Belguim franked Pinedallas set of four tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS/ G.P.O./ OCEAN ISLAND' c.d.s. 'MR 23 12' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1944 censored envelope addressed to New Zealand franked 1 1/2d adhesive cancelled upon arrival with 'LAMBSTON QUAY/N.Z. c.d.s. '20 NOV 1944' struck in violet 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D.D.A./196' seal at left used in Pitcairn from 15th November to 8th December 1944. Ex James Brill.
1940 censored envelope stationery "A.C.F." addressed to Australia franked 4d adhesive tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '10 JA 42' a further strike alongside. Two line 'BY AIR MAIL/R.A.A.F. CONCESSION RATES' and oval 'R.A.A.F. CENSOR/142' cachets in violet, countersigned.
1940 underpaid envelope addressed to Entebbe franked 4c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied 'KAMPALA' c.d.s. '10 SE 40' 'T" in octagonal with pencil '10 Cts' below. 10c postage due tied 'ENTEBBE' c.d.s.
1923 redirected internal envelope franked 1/2a adhesive marked to left "Book Post" adhesive tied 'CALCULTTA/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION' machine d/s '12 OCT 1923' Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1899 8c stationery envelope uprated 36c adhesive poaying the registration fee from a Naval Seaman on the German warship "S.M.S. Schwalbe" addressed to Kiel. Cancelled 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'Ju 21 99' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 envelope addrewssed to Hectors River franked 1/2d adhesive (Printed matter rate) together with "Help The War Wounded" label tied 'KINGSTON' machinew d/s '27 JAN 1941'
1913 Great Britain overprinted '1 PIASTRE' registered stationery envelope (H) franked additional '1 PIASTRE' on '2 1/2d' adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '11 JU 13'
1923 envelope franked Great Britain Penny Half Penny adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE 2' c.d.s. '15 SP 23' based at Kilea (near Instanbul) A very late usage of the cancellation, which extends Prouds use by 5 weeks.
1910 Great Britain overprinted 1 PIASTRE' on '2d + 1d (3d)' registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Belgium cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'FE 13 10' The registration has been deleted in blue manuscript, the envelope mailed in the ordinary box. An unusual usage.
1892 Great Britain 2d registered stationery (G) envelope addressed to Cairo franked '80 PARAS' on '5d' adhesive tied 'R' in black oval 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'DE 26 92' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1918 censored 6c stationery envelope addressed to a Doctor in the East African Medical Corps Dar Es Salaam. Cancelled 'KAMPALA' c.d.s. '14 JA 18' Three line 'N.E./ POSTAL CENSOR/KAMPALA' cachet in violet. Mombasa transit and Indian I.E.F. cancellations on the reverse.
1926 envelope addressed to Groningen Holland internally redirected franked 12c adhesive tied oval Dutch 'K.P.M/ S.S. v. GOENS' cachet in blue 'SINGAPORE PAQUEBOT' cancellation on the reverse '6 SP 1926' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1927 underpaid taxed envelope from Bath. On arrival 2 1/2d 7 1/2d adhesives applied paying the postage due charge tied 'CAYMAN IS GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'DE 10 27' Georgetown cancellation alongside.
1886 underpaid taxed envelope addressed to New York franked 4d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' squared circle d/s 'MR 23 86' Handstruck "T" in triangle "U.S. CHARGE TO COLLECT / 16 Cents" First issue pre-cancelled single 10c and 2 x 3c postage dues applied paying the charge.
1924 '6 CENTS' brown on '2 CENTS' blue stationery card with message addressed to North Dakota cancelled 'ESTEVAN SASK' c.d.s. 'FE 13 24' The 6c U.P.U. rate was in effect from October 1921 - September 1925 A rare in period usage.
1918 envelope addressed to Serebman F.M.S. franked horizontal pair 2c adhesives tied 'MUKAH' c.d.s. '18 NOV 1918' struck in purple-black. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.