1899 registered advertising envelope addressed to Port Royal Jamaica franked block of four 1/2d and a single 'FIVE PENCE' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JA 6 99' Unusually the advertisement is printed on the address side.
1899 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Germany franked 6d adhesive tied legible 'ST VINCENT' c.d.s. 'FE 11 99' with a fine strike of the cancellation below. London Registered transit d/s
1894 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Germany franked vertical pair 2 1/2 PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' adhesives tied 'KINSTON" c.d.s. 'NO 3 94' A further strike alongside. Oval London Registered transit d/s receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1903 6c stationery card with message headed and dated 'Sandakan 9/5 1903' with message addressed to Germany cancelled in transit by 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. 'MY 18 1903' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1861 envelope addressed to Holland endorsed "In dienst" 'Per Mails via England' and 'Zuid Afrika Oranje Vristaat" and signed as being on official government business, backstamped 'Cape Town' c.d.s. 'SE 21 1861' London and Arnhem (Nov 2) Marked as a triple weight letter with '4d' due to the Cape and 3/- due to G.B. Charged '240' cents upon arrival. A filing endorsement on the reverse refers to Fauresmith. A fine and rare official prestamp cover from the Orange Free State.
1790 entire letter to Bordeaux France from 'L'ile' de France' during the French occupation carried direct on the French frigate "La Nymphe" to the naval port Lorient. Dated in manuscript '18 September 1790 received in Bordeaux 22nd January 1791
1940 registered censored airmail envelope addressed to New York carried on first flight by Pan American trans Pacific service FAM 19 Franked at 4/- for the 3/11d per 1/2oz rate plus 3d registration, tied 'G.P.O. SYDNEY' c.d.s. '17 JY 40' straight line 'RELEASED BY CENSOR' struck in violet. transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1870 stampless mourning envelope addressed to Stuttgart with enclosed letter written from 'H.M.S. Nymidon' at Simons Bay. (which includes "my letters as a rule are sent through the Commodores bag") addressed to another naval officer in Germany, sent by naval bag to London. Posted at Lombard Street paid 6d in cash. French and German transit datestamps. Unusual.
1911 advertising envelope addressed to New Hampshire franked 1/2d adhesive paying the printed matter rate tied 'MONTSERRAT' c.d.s. 'AP 1 1911' The envelope probably carried a church circular.
1932 taxed envelope addressed to DEnmark franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'DUNEDIN' slogan d/s '1 SEP 1932' On arrival '10 ore postage due applied paying the charge tied 'KJOBENHAVN' c.d.s. '10 MR 32'
1941 censored airmail envelope addressed to London franked 50c adhesive tied 'SINGAPORE' machine d/s/ 'AUG 18 1941' Red/White/Blue 'ARRIVED SAFELY/THANKS TO THE/BRITISH/NAVY/AND AIR FORCE' patriotic label tied by the censor strip.
1949 Great Britain 3d + 2 1/2d registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to London franked additional Great Britain 1/2d, 1/- & 9d adhesives, the 1/2d overprinted 'TANGIER' tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' d/s '6 NO 45'
1949 Great Britain 3d + 2 1/2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to London. Franked additional 1/2d & 1/- U.P.U. adhesives overprinted 'TANGIER' tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' d/s '16 DE 49'
1910 Great Britain '30 CENTIMOS' on '2d' + '1d' registered stationery envelope 'G' with large part imprint under the flap 'A' cancelled oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' d/s '25 FE 10' Marked in manuscript 'Compulsorily Regd' Plymouth and London transit markings, addressed to Holland.
1951 taxed envelope from Lagos addressed to Denmark, franked 1/2d adhesive (unsealed printed matter rate) tied 'LAGOS' machine d/s '15 DEC 1951' internally redirected. On arrival 25 ore postage due applied paying the charge tied 'KOBANHAVN' c.d.s. '14 1 52'
1944 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 4d adhesive tied 'ACCRA' c.d.s. '22 MAR 44' U.S. label stating "Entire Contents" are missing in the correspondence. The number on the label '7824' matches the U.S. censor strip.
1941 multi censored envelope addressed to Switzerland. Franked vertical pair 1 1/2pi adhesives tied 'NICOSIA' c.d.s. '8 AP 41' Red 'PASSED BY CENSOR CYPRUS/27' German censor seal at left 'g' allocated to Paris
1939 censored airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 2 x 25c (one with corner damage top right) and a single 10c tied 'STATION STREET KUALA LUMPUR' c.d.,s. '4 OC 1939' Two line 'LATE FEE/INSUFFICIENTLY PAID' partly obscured by the censor label.
1900 stampless taxed 'On Active Service' envelope from a member of the 4th Contingent countersigned at top right corner by a Lieutenant. On arrival 1/2d & 2d postage dues applied tied 'DUNEDIN' c.d.s. '13 JE 00'
1898 2d external stationery card addressed to Germany with message headed and dated 'Kambwe 98 Juli 27' cancelled 'KARONGA' c.d.s. 'JY 29 98' The card has been internally redirected upon arrival.
1917 stampless 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to Tandala cancelled double circle mutilated 'NENO' c.d.s. struck in violet 'AP 16 17' Countersigned at bottom left corner.
1900 2d external stationery card with message headed and dated 'Mpamba Bay 10 X1 00' addressed to Germany cancelled 'FORT JOHNSTON' squared circle d/s 'NO 14 00' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1905 postcard from Price Alice addressed to Boshoff. In transit double circle 'P.O.A. ZWARTKOP O.R.C.' cancellation in violet '23 JAN 1905' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1879 envelope addressed to Plymouth Devon franked 3 x Great Britain 1d red adhesives P.195, Pl.187, Pl.184 tied by a legible 'F87' 'SMYRNA' c.d.s. below 'JY 25 79' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1943 censored wrapper from an Italian P.O.W. at camp 361 Kajiado On the reverse scarce 'CAMP 361 EAST AFRICAnCOMMAND' struck in violet carved from bark, with manuscript '/c' On the front 'P.O.W. E.A.C' c.d.s. '25 MAY 43' and violet censor cachet.
1907 postcard View from foot of Green Mountain, Ascension 3,000 ft above seal level addressed to Truro. Franked Great Britain 1d adhesive tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '19 AU 7'
1916 postcard addressed to Adelaide Australia. Franked Brazil 100reis and Barbados 1d adhesive tied 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. '21 MA 16' Written by Jack Calder a naval seaman on H.M.A.S. Melbourne attached to the American Station (H Force) whilst on West Indies patrol.
1890 stampless envelope addressed to Liege Belgium with a fine first type oval 'AKASSA' datestamp '29 JUN 90' in violet. 'T' handstamp applied in London. On the reverse 'OSTENDE - VERVIERS' T.P.O. cancellation, together with receiving c.d.s. Blue crayon '50' and a final charge (after some confusion) of 1 Franc. Unusual
1909 postcard from Truro addressed to Kinston. On arrival receiving cancellation together with boxed 'ADVERTISED' and two months later a further Kingston cancellation with a straight line 'UNCLAIMED' 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH KINGSTON' struck in red 'SE 28 09' Returned to the U.K. Boxed 'Undelivered for reason stated' cachet applied in London struck in violet.
1898 registered envelope from Colonial Office Kingston addressed to Paris. Franked 'FIVE PENCE' on 'SIX PENCE' and 'THREE PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JU 6 98' A further strike alongside., transit and receiving cancellations. Registration etiquette on the reverse.
1949 Formula registered envelope (G) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked horizontal pair 6d and a single 2d adhesive tied 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. 'JA 10 49' Transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.