1919 registered envelope addressed to Newark N.J. franked single, horizontal pair and a block of four 3c adhesives overprinted 'WAR' tied 'BELIZE M.O. & REGISTERED' large c.d.s. struck in violet 'MAR 14 1919' Date Month & Year struck separately. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1942 multi franked censored envelope from the U.S. Consulate St Lucia addressed to Los Angeles adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '8 AP 42' Two line 'RELEASED BY AUTHORITY OF / THE DISTRICT POSTAL CENSOR' struck in violet.
c.1914 censored envelope addressed to London franked 1d 'Roo' tied oval 9 dot cork struck in black. Rectangular 'PASSED BY - / NAVAL CENSOR' struck in blue. Reputed to be from H.M.A.S. Melbourne at Bermuda whilst on duty with North American & West Indies Squadron based in Bermuda.
1865 letter sheet addressed to Catania franked Great Britain 4d Pl.7 adhesive tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'OC 17 65' Red manuscript accountancy marking '2 3/4' Two vertical 'Chisel' disinfection slits. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1946 7d illustrated Airletter for re-opening of the Australia - England Empire Air Route via Singapore operated by Qantas Empire Airways addressed to London cancelled 'G.P.O. SYDNEY / AIR' c.d.s. '9 AP 46' Pilot signed. Receiving cachet on the reverse.
1915 censored 'Service Des Prisonniers De Guerre' envelope with enclosed letter headed and dated 'Berrima 22. X. 1915' from a German detainee addressed to New York. "PRISONER OF WAR LETTER/ FREE' in double circle. Three line 'German Concentration Camps, / Liverpool, N.S.W. with facsimile 'R.S.SANDS MAJOR'
1929 4 1/2d registered stationery envelope (G) with additional 1 1/2d 'Canberra' adhesive tied 'COMMERCE HOUSE MELB' c.d.s. '3 JL 29' Addressed to Switzerland. Manuscript S.S. Maloja Italian T.P.O. on the reverse.
1900 1d stationery card written by a Swiss missionary addressed to Switzerland cancelled 'ABURI' c.d.s. 'JA 4 19' with '19' in year for '00' A further strike alongside. Accra transit and Biehen receiving cancellations on the front.
1894 1/2d stationery postcard with message written by a French Missionary used internally to Aburi cancelled 'XBONG CASTLE' c.d.s. 'OC 30 94' Accra transit and Aburi cancellations on the front.
1916 1d stationery postcard with message addressed to Ohio redirected to Detriot cancelled crown 'ANUM' c.d.s. 'JAN 13 16' Crown in centre 'PASSED BY CENSOR' struck in blue during transit in Accra.
1936 envelope from Winterthur Switzerland addressed to Sunyani, underpaid with 1d & 2d postage dues applied on arrival paying the Swiss charge tied 'SUNYANI' c.d.s. '16 JUL 36' On the reverse 'SUNYANI' c.d.s. with straight line 'UNCLAIMED' above initialed. The envelope opened and resealed with printed 'G (crown) R / Found open or damaged and officially secured' label. Returned to Switzerland and charged 40c postage due.
1918 2d + 1d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to England franked additional 1d adhesive 'WAR TAX / ONE PENNY' tied Crown 'TARQUAH' c.d.s. 'JUL 22 1918' Two strike 'TOO - LATE' struck in black. Oval Liverpool transit cancellation on the reverse.
1944 censored 3d Active Service Letter Card on thicker cream paper (ASC 4) addressed to Scotland uprated horizontal pair 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'HARTLY' c.d.s. '21 JL 44' Blank pink seal overstamped 'OPENED BY CENSOR' in violet. Legible censor No.2' cachet.
1944 3d Active Service Letter Card on rough buff paper (ASC 2)with a short message concerning Air Letter Service addressed to Rotherham uprated 3d adhesive tied 'RAYLTON' c.d.s. '17 AUG 43' Great Britain 1/2d applied and cancelled on arrival. Carried on the Inauguration of Air Letter Service between civilians in Southern Rhodesia and members of H.M. Forces in Great Britain.
1944 censored 3d Active Service Letter Card on rough buff paper (ASC 2) uprated horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'CRANBORNE' c.d.s. '10 FE 44' addressed to Northumberland. Pink blank sea stamped 'OPENED BY CENSOR' in violet and diamond censor 'No 1'
1943 censored envelope addressed to New York, locally redirected franked 1d, 6d & 1/- adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '30 DE 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER TT 13' seal at left 'TT 13' added in manuscript. Opened at right side.
1942 envelope addressed to England franked 2d adhesive, together with 4d Red Cross 'Pays One Day's Comforts For One Casualty' label tied 'JOHANNESBURG' machine d/s '8 X11 42'
1941 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked vertical pair 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'PORT ELIZABETH' c.d.s. '17 MAR 41' with 'BUY BRITISH GOODS' label at left side, partly obscured by censor label.
1840 entire letter headed and dated 'Floriana Malta 15th June 1840' addressed to Paris. Straight line 'MALTA POST OFFICE' (MPO - 1a) boxed 'PAQUEBOTS / DE LA / MEDITERRANEE' (PMB -1) struck in red,togerther with small boxed 'P F' (Payee Frontier) struck in red Rated '10' (decimes) Marseille - France. A scarce entire from a suburb of Valletta. Ex Lloyd Lowles.
1917 censored Prisoner of War stampless lettersheet addressed to Heiden Germany redirected to Berlin. From Wilhelm Hasselbach at Verdala Barracks taken prisoner in Cairo, addressed to his father. Triple oval 'FREE FROM PORISONER OF WAR MALTA / P C / 1' struck in violet.
1915 stampless envelope addressed to Switzerland from Gustave Hurzar a prisoner of War in Verdala from Cairo cancelled by a fine 'FROM PRISONER OF WAR FREE / P C / MALTA' triple circle struck in violet.
1858 outer lettersheet addressed to Italy franked horizontal strip of three Great Britain 1d reds cancelled 'M' oval straight line of bars. Red oval 'P D' and three line 'PIROSCAFI / POSTALE / FRANCESI' 'MALTA' double arc on the reverse 'FE 6 1858' together with receiving cancellation.
1906 2d External stationery card with message addressed to Switzerland cancelled 'KARONGA' squared circle d/s 'FE 13 06' Chur receiving cancellation on the front.
1900 envelope addressed to Germany franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'CHIROMO' squared circle d/s 'JA 5 00' 'ZANZIBAR' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Light vertical fold.
1908 postcard addressed to Dundee locally redirected franked 1d small arms tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '4 JUL 08' On arrival Great Britain 1/2d adhesive applied for redirection tied Killiecrankie cancellation.
1923 registered envelope addressed to Richmond VA Franked two x 1d and single 2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'TURKS ISLANDS' c.d.s. 'JU 1 23' Scarce lion in centre 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924' circular cachet. light registration lines. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1880 1/- plus Half Penny Chalon fee Postal Note with attached counterfoil overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Printed on the reverse, mainly used for inland telegrams of ten words or less.
1942 censored envelope addressed to Johannesburg franked 9c, 6c & 3c adhesives tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. 'JA 24 42' Two line 'PASSED BY CENSOR / SEYCHELLES No.2' struck in black. Light central vertical paper fold.
1914 On Active Service censored stampless postcard with message addressed to Cape Town cancelled 'ARMY BASE P.O. / 4' c.d.s. ' used at Luderitzbucht. Large oval 'TRANSVAAL SCOTTISH REGIMENT' dated cachet '26 OCT 14' struck in violet.
1903 taxed postcard addressed to France franked Queen Victoria 1/2d adhesive tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. 'JA 5 03' Locally applied handstruck 'T' On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the charge tied Nancy c.d.s.
1942 On Active Service stampless envelope with letter addressed to Pilgrims Rest Transvaal cancelled 'A.P.O. - U - M.P.K. 1B' c.d.s. '12 X 42' Written on board South African hospital ship "ARMA' with boxed bilingual 'S.A. HOSPITAL SHIP / No 1 / CENSORED / C/B S.A. HOSPITAL SHIP' cachet struck in violet.
1899 taxed 'The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited' Telegram' envelope cancelled 'VALLETTA (C.O.) MALTA' c.d.s. '30 )C 99' The envelope charged 1d postage due (Double delivery charge 1/2d)
1900 postcard showing a picture of the German naval vessel 'S.M.S. Stofch' addressed to Bremen. Written by a German sailor on board, manuscript notation at top left. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. 'DE 20.00' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1923 registered Great Britain 'REGN 7 1/2 PIASTRES' on '4d' rose registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Athens with additional overprinted 2 x '7 1/2 PIASTRES' on 'Five Pence' adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '23 AP 23' The envelope has a tear bottom right corner.
1919 envelope addressed to Stockholm Sweden franked horizontal strip of five Great Britain 1/2d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SMYRNA' c.d.s. '2 AU 19' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Dakar Senegal franked 3d adhesive tied 'LAGOS' c.d.s. '19 JU 40' 'RETURNED TO SENDER / NO SERVICE' cachet struck in red with lines above and below. Freetown cancellation on the reverse 'JY 15 40'