1923 1/2d green on cream 'Admiral' stationery envelope (size C) addressed locally, reduced at left from opening, cancelled 'HEADLANDS' c.d.s. '8 DEC 23' A rare used usage.
1918 censored registered envelope from Churwell addressed to Aden with cogwheel 'PASSED CENSOR ADEN / No A B-105' struck in violet. On the reverse 'ADEN REG' receiving cancellation '22 JA 18'
1896 registered envelope addressed to Leicester franked 6d purple (4th printing) tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'DE 9 96' a further strike alongside. On the reverse an early usage of the registration label.
1918 envelope addressed to London franked 1/4d adhesive (unsealed printed matter) addressed to London tied by rectangular crown 'PASSED BY CENSOR No 4267' struck in violet. 'FIELD POST OFFICE H.22' c.d.s. alongside '9 JY 18' unusual.
1903 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Argentina additional 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. 'JU 3 1903 'NEW YORK / EXCHANGE' registration label applied in transit.
1904 registered On Her Majesty's Service / Avis De Reception' envelope addressed to Baltimore. Cancelled oval 'REGISTERED SIERRA LEONE' d/s '16 DE 04' Registered London transit cancellation. Straight line '14979' and '69409' U.S. registration numbers U.S. transit cancellations on the reverse.
1893 1d stationery card with message addressed to England cancelled 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'JU 2 93' with sideways 'C' a further strike below, together with a Kingston transit cancellation of the same date.
1915 envelope addressed to New Jersey. Franked horizontal pair New Zealand overprinted 1d 'Dominion' adhesives, together with a single 2 1/2d tied 'PAGO PAGO SAMOA' dumb duplex 'MAR 19 15'
1941 censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'JOHANNESBURG' machine d/s '176 X1 41' Rectangular boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION / IN SEA WATER' struck in violet. From an unidentified ship.
1923 1/2d stationery postcard overprinted 'SPECIMEN' additionally handstamped 'COLONIAS' in violet, applied by the Portuguese Post Office before distribution to the colonies.
1922 Great Britain overprinted 4 1/2d registered stationery envelope (G) with "ET" date code. with full stop after "SIDE." The flap is not stuck down. Superb unused.
Undated parcel tag from John Chambers & Son Ltd addressed to Utiku cancelled 'POSTAGE PAID / N.Z. 164 / 5d / CHRISTCHURCH' red meter cachet, partly overstamped 'CH' in circle Christchurch parcel cancellation. Fold top left corner.
1909 1pi stationery envelope with additional 1pi adhesive handstamped boxed 'AR' struck in black.'NUMBER SIX SUDAN' hatched c.d.s. '29 Vi 09' On the reverse 'ATABARA' c.d.s. A rare combination of cancellations.
1940 taxed airmail envelope addressed to London cancelled Windhoek S.W.A. 1/- meter cancellation (Ziegler) '21 V 40' On arrival single 4d and a horizontal pair 1d postage dues aplied tied 'LONDON E.C.' c.d.s. '5 JU 40'
1959 registered airmail AV2 envelope addressed to Singapore franked 6d and a horizontal pair 1/- adhesives tied 'SUVA FIJI REGISTERED' c.d.s. '25 MY 29 'AV / 2' in double violet circle.
1923 stampless envelope addressed to Kitty cancelled boxed 'LONDON / JUN 15 / 1923 / M.O.D.' Georgetown receiving cancellation on the front '12 JY 23' together with 'OFFICIAL / PAID / B GUIANA' cachet in violet. The London Money Order Department cachet was used to cancel mail containing money orders, such mail was treated as "FREE"
1893 Indian Quater Anna stationery card with message, uprated One Anna Six Pies adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' squared circle d/s 'JU 5 93' Aden transit and receiving cancellation on the front.
1935 registered envelope addressed to Czechoslavakia franked 2 x 20c 'Jubilee' adhesives perfin "MCB/M" (Mauritius Commercial Bank) tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. MAURITIUS' d/s '5 JY 35'
1936 envelope addressed to Hampshire franked 1d 'Jubilee' adhesive tied boxed 'K.N.S.M. / M.S. COLUMBIA / 2 MR 1936' The Columbia was a ship of the Royal Netherlands Steamship Company.
1838 Inter island entire Letter headed and dated 'Brimstone Hill 18th April 1838 rated '4' From an officer at the Garrison addressed to Barbados. Small 'ST KITTS' fleuron on the reverse 'AP 18 1838'
1917 Radion Telegram sent from Wiedhafen to Likuyu, July 1917 before the Germans had left German East Africa. Text is related to postal arrangements in latter. Likuyu Army Telegraphs cachet '23 V111 17'
1937 registered envelope franked Coronation trio tied 'WAITANGI CHATHAM ISLANDS' c.d.s. '7 OC 37' Blank registration label with octagonal 'WAITANGI CHATHAM ISLANDS M.O. & S.B. d/s '7 OCT 1937' struck in violet.
1930 postcard (6 Ascension, Georgetown From Governor's Lodge) addressed to Dartmouth franked 2d 'Badge' tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '1 MY 30' Slight paper adherance on the front.
1912 registered envelope addressed to Germany franked marginal horizontal pair 5d adhesives (Double rate) tied 'ZUNGERU' c.d.s. NO 9 1912' Registered London and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1933 airmail envelope carried on Imperial airways to India and the 1st flight India-Burma extention. Franked vertical pair Great Britain overprinted 4d and a single 1/2d tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '16 SP 33' On the reverse violet Rangoon - Karachi - London flight cachet.
1943 multi censored airmail envelope from a Dutch National London addressed to Gibraltar Camp Kingston, redirected to Curacao. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 622' blue pencil '1/D' (A Dutch speaking censor) 'GIBRALTAR CAMP' c.d.s. '13 JY 43' Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1933 envelope addressed to Brazil carried on the third South American Flight. Franked 1/2d and marginal 2/6d adhesives tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'JU 26 33' Zeppelin flight cachet on the front. Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to South Africa franked 3d and a horizontal pair 6d adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL MALTA' c.d.s. 'DE 7 43' Boxed 'PAR AVION/ JUSQU'A / DURBAN' with "Durban" in blue manuscript.
1938 registered usage of 1 1/2d stationery lettercard with message addressed to Sir Claude Schuster, Lord Camberlains Office, House of Lords, London upated 2 1/2d, 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'NUKULAFOFA' c.d.s. '11 OC 38' Registration label on the front.
1906 taxed illustrated envelope (Hamburg Amerika Line) addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2d (Columbus) and 1/2d adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'MR 16 06' On arrival 10c postage due applied tied straight line 'APR 12 1906'
1914 envelope addressed to Germany franked O.R.C. 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'MARIANNHILL NATAL' c.d.s. 'JY 21 14' The envelope reached London where two line 'UNDELIVERABLE / L/P/.S/ cachet applied. On the reverse 'G crown R / OFFDICIALLY SEALED IN THE / RETURNED LETTER SECTION, / LONDON POSTAL SERICE' label. On return to Cape Town 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED / RETURN TO SENDER AT / ADDRESS SHOWN ON COVER / FROM R.L.O. CAPE TOWN' cachet in violet.
1942/3 envelope from Tring addressed to an Officer 'D' section 159th Battery, 53rd Heavy A.A. Regiment. Rectangular boxed 'Left Gibraltar return / to ARMY POST OFFICE' initialed, struck in violet. The back flap is missing.