1944 censored cover carried on the first Flight B.W.I. Airways Barbados to Jamaica. Franked horizontal pair 1 1/2d and a single 1/2d adhesive tied 'CIRCULATION BRANCH G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '15 DE 44' Flighgt cachet on the front. On the reverse Crown Octagonal 'PASSED N. /.1' struck in violet signed and dated 'J Pele 13.12.44' A scarce censor marking.
1914 local envelope franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives overprinted 'OFFICIAL' tied 'G.P.O. PORT-OF-SPAIN TRINIDAD' c.d.s. 'MY 30 14' a further strike below. Slight toning.
1923 registered On His Majesty's Service from The Returned Letter Office Mombasa addressed to Nairobi cancelled oval 'NAIROBI REGISTERED' d/s '4 AU 23' Scarce Nairobi R.L.O. registration label.
1962 envelope addressed to New Orleans franked 3c & 12c adhesives tied 'BARBADOS' machine d/s '9 DEC 1962' Two line 'INSUFFICIENT / AIR POSTAGE' struck in violet. with a further Barbados cancellation the day later.
1942 multi censored envelope addressed to Rhode Island franked 2d 'Badge' and a 1d adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. with censor seal overlapping. On the reverse 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal, overstamped octagonal crown in centre 'PASSED / BY / CENSOR /2496'
1910 postcard addressed to Birmingham. Franked horizontal pair overprinted Fiji 1/2d adhesives tied 'VILA' c.d.s. 'AU 17 10' struck in violet, a further strike alongside.
1933 envelope addressed to Minnesota franked 5d/50c adhesive tied 'SYDNEY' c.d.s. '14 FE 33'
1934 envelope addressed to New York franked 3d/30c adhesive tied 'VILA' c.d.s. '5 NO 34' a further strike alongside.
1926 Formula registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Essex franked 6d & 1/2d 'Badge' adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'OC 23 26' A rare use of the formula stationery envelope.
1916 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to London franked 1d adhesive tied 'DUALA (KAMERUN) b' German c.d.s. '28 1 16' Endorsed at bottom left by an officer in the Nigeria Regiment.
1896 Penny Halfpenny stationery card uprated 1/2d adhesive addressed to Germany. Cancelled 'TOBAGO' c.d.s. 'AU 30 96' with inverted code "C" Receiving cancellation on the front.
1929 envelope franked 2d 'Badge' adhesive tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '20 NO 29' Addressed to London, locallky redirected with violket boxed 'RETURN TO SENDER/ GONE AWAY' and receiving cancellation on the front.
1899 postcard addressed to Germany "Per S.S. Adolf Woermann" Franked 1d adhesive tied 'LAGOS' c.d.s. 'JA 5 1899' Straight line 'Paquebot' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1910 Great Britain overprinted '10 CENTIMOS' on 'ONE PENNY' stationery card with message written in French addressed to Germany, cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE FEZ' c.d.s. 'MY 3 10' A further strike alongside.
1951 envelope addressed to Yorkshire franked 1d Coronation and a 1d adhesive tied 'CORREOS DEL ECUADOR SALINAS -GUA' c.d.s. 'AGO 8 51' Oval 'THE PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / S S / CUZOO' cachet in black.
1947 airmail envelope from Calcutta addressed to British Army Vienna Austria. Four line 'MISSENT / TO / TRINIDAD / B.W.I' and boxed 'BY SURFACE MAIL / FROM / TRINIDAD, B.W.I.' both struck in violet. 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. on the reverse '21 DE 47' and 'FIELD POST OFFICE 710' cancellation '11 FE 48'
1883 Formula stationery card setting B with message addressed to Boston franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'BERMUDA 1' duplex in blue 'FE 1 83'
1946 airmail envelope addressed to the Isle Of Wight franked 2 x 3d Victory adhesives tied 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '18 NO 46' On the reverse a Found Open or Damaged and officially sealed label tied by two strikes of the Gibraltar cancellation '18 NO 48'
1895 1a IBEA stationery postcard addressed to Switzerland cancelled 'MOMBASSA' squared circle d/s 'No 9 97' Zanzibar and Aden transit cancellations. On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the pencil charge tied 'BERN' c.d.s. The card left Mombassa on 13th November on the BISNCo "PEMBA" arriving in Zanzibar two days later, then departing for Aden again on the 'PEMBA" on 22nd November via Mombassa & Lamu.
1921 local envelope franked 1/2d adhesive perfin of the Anglo-Maltese Bank tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'DE 26 21'
1897 taxed 1d stationery card from The Barbados Building & Loan Assocation addressed to Demerara cancelled 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. 'MY 31 97' On arrival Straight line handstruck 'POSTAGE DUE' mss '6' changed to '8' in pencil. A very fine strike of the rare oval 'NON RECLAME NOT CALLED FOR' struck in violet.
1939 envelope addressed to Sheffield franked 8c Coronation adhesive tied 'SOUTHAMPTON PAQUEBOT' machine d/s '5 MAY 1939'
1910 taxed envelope addressed to Belgium franked 1d adhesive tied 'SLIEMA B.O.' c.d.s. '10 JY 10' Maltese and Belgium handstruck "T" markings. 30c postage due applied 'ANVERS' c.d.s.
1944 censored envelope from an officer in the R.N.A.S. carried on an unidentified vessel addressed to Bermuda. Franked marginal 5c adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'DE 4 44' Three line 'DAMAGED / BY / SEAWATER'
1898 Great Britain overprinted 1d stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'WARRI' squared circle d/s 'AU 2 98' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1894 envelope addressed to Sydney franked 8d adhesive overprinted 'SURCHARGED 2 1/2d' tied 'NUKUALOFA/TONGA' c.d.s. '15 OC 94' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1948 taxed postcard from Quebec Canada addressed to Pitts Bay Bermuda with black handstruck '3d' postage due marking.
1925 envelope addressed to Scotland franked 3d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'KUNTA-UR' c.d.s. '16 JA 25' Bathurst transit cancellation on the reverese four days later.
1902 1d stationery card with message cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MR 24 02' addressed to Cassel Germany, receiving cancellation on the front.
1939 envelope addressed to Oxford franked 15m adhesive tied WAU' c.d.s. '9 MR 39' A further 15m adhesive has been added tied 'MALAKAL' c.d.s. two days later. On the front is a near complete strike of the scarce 'KHARTOUM - MESHRA ER REQ T.P.O.2' c.d.s. A 8 x 8 Rhetta in black.
1937 Sudan Railways Hotel advertising envelope with enclosed letter from the Governor of Equatoria Province on Railway stationery addressed to Kent. Franked 15m adhesive tied 'WHITE NILE T.P.O. No 2' c.d.s. '2 DE 37' On the reverse Malakal transit cancellation (D5)
1905 5m stationery envelope addressed in Arabic (with translation) addressed to Cairo cancelled 'KASSALA' c.d.s. '27 V111 1905' a further strike on the front. On the reverse 'SHELLAL HALFA T.P.O.' c.d.s. Some slight tone spots.
1893 50c stationery envelope endorsed "To be registered" addressed to Leeds with red manuscript "Forwarded by L.C. Roberts Mauritius" cancelled 'MAURITIUS' c.d.s. '12 OC 93' Manuscript 'A.R.' (Avis De Reception) Oval 'REGISTERED MAURITIUS' d/s in red '12 OC 93'
1851 entire letter from Calcutta 'Pr ship "Champion"' Addressed to Mauritius with Crown 'MAURITIUS G.P.O.' d/s 'JU 19 1851' and straight line 'Ship Letter'
1851 lettersheet addressed to London rated "2/3d" carried via packet 'Elizabeth to Galle on 13th March, then 'Oriental' to Suez, then overland to Alexandria and then "Indus" to Southampton. A very fine strike of the oval 'PACKET LETTER MAURITIUS' d/s 'FE 10 1851'
1873 entire Letter from Nantes addressed to Port Louis "Via Suez" with a fine strike of the '1/8d TO PAY' in blue struck on arrival. Mauritius arrival cancellation on the reverse September 28th in blue.
1847 Disinfected entire letter from Port Louis addressed to Bordeaux with double circle 'MAURITIUS POST OFFICE' cancellation 'FE 22 1847' Carried on the "Harrington" to Colombo with a fine strike 'COLOMBO STEAMER - LETTER' then to Alexandria with a Maltese disinction cachet on the front. British packet Marseille cancellation struck in red.
1837 cross-written entire letter written on board "Bodecia" addressed to Launceston "Island of Van Diemans Land" endorsed and dated 'ST HELENA 30th July 1837' smudged manuscript rating (1/1d) Crown 'GENERAL POST OFFICE / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE' d/s 'SE 22' On the reverse framed 'SHIP LETTER / 14 NO 14 /1837' Two vertical filing folds. A superb destination at this date.
1819 Entire Letter from Smyrna addressed to London rated "5/9" with various handstamps including 'TUR' and 'A.T.' both in black and boxed 'AUSTRICHE/PAR/HUNGINGUE' in red. Disinfected with cachet on reverse.
1920 registered envelope addressed to London. Franked Great Britain 2 x 1d and 2 x Three Half Pence adhesives tied 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' oval d/s '26 FE 20'
1914 Great Britain 1d stationery card overprinted 'LEVANT' with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTAINOPLE'
1912 Great Britain 1d stationery card overprinted 'LEVANT' with message addressed to Norwich cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SMRYNA' c.d.s. 'JY 22 12'
1910 1d + 1d Great Britain stationery card overprinted 'LEVANT' The outward half with message addressed to Hungry, cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SALONICA' c.d.s. 'DE 7 10'
1912 1d Great Britain stationery card with message overprinted 'LEVANT' addressed to Sussex, cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'NO 2 12'
1857/9 9d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 5d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Some small edge toning. Unused.
1857/9 2d stationery envelope (Type 1) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 1d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1942b stampless On His Majesty's service envelope addressed to the British Vice Consul, Mexico. Marked 'SECRET" Triple oval 'NAVAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE JAMAICA' d/s '21 JAN 1942' Blue manuscript '02207' On the reverse large part Naval wax seal' With a futher straight line 'SECRET'
1934 envelope 'T. Geddes Grant Ltd' addressed to Canada cancelled 1d & 1/2d "N" meter 'PORT OF SPAIN 9 11 34' An early meter.