1936 taxed stampless envelope addressed to Austria cancelled 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '1 AU 36' On arrival multi franked with postage dues paying the charge tied 'RODAUN' c.d.s.
1878 entire letter addressed to Naples Italy franked Great Britain 2 1/2d lilac adhesive CA-AC tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex (DX4) 'JyY12 78' Madrid transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1908 taxed postcard addressed to Italy franked 1d adhesives with '0' around adhesive denoting 'Not valid for postage' 'EDINBURGH' c.d.s. alongside 'MR 17 08' On arrival 20L postage due applied paying the charge tied 'FIRENZE' c.d.s.
1908 postcard addressed to Fiji franked New Zealand 1d 'Universal' tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. 'FE 1 08' 'SUVA' receiving c.d.s. alongside.
1916 envelope addressed to Cheshire franked New Zealand 1d 'Dominion' and additional 1/2d adhesive overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. 'JL 7 16' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. A scarce War Tax usage.
1939 registered envelope addressed to Sydney franked 3d & 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'POST OFFICE FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. '16 JUN 39' Boxed registration etiquette with number in manuscript. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1943 Official stampless envelope from Free French Naval Force in Gibraltar 'LIAISON NAVALE FRANCAISE/ A GIBRALTAR' two line cachet initialed. 'POSTE NAVAL' c.d.s. '27 8 43' together with a light strike of the violet 'MARITIME NAVAL SERVICE A LA MER' with anchor in the centre.
1918 censored envelope addressed to Paris franked horizontal pair 1d and a single 1/2d adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '25 JY 18' 'OPENED BY/ CENSOR' at left, overstamped 'MAIL/ CONTROL' struck in violet, line in centre and below.
1938 KGV1 registered stationery envelope (H) Registration Three Pence Postage Three Half Pence, additional franked numerous valus from 1938 KGV1 definitive set tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '12 MY 38' Addresedeto London redirected to Bournemouth. Philatelic usage, a rare usage of the stationery envelope.
1926 envelope addressed to Leeds redirected to Liverpool. Franked Great Britain overprinted 2d adhesive tied 'MAUN' c.d.s. '6 MY 26' On the reverse 'LIVINGSTONE N RHODESIA' transit cancellation '21 MAY 26'
1908 registered envelope addressed to Leeds franked single 6d & 1d together with a horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'De 21 10' Oval 'KINGSTON JAMAICA REGISTERED' d/s 'De 31 10' alongside 'U.S. SEAPOST REG' transit cancellation 'JAN 9 1909 on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1889 Great Britain 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Berlin. Franked Great Britain '40 PARA' on '2 1/2d' adhesive tied 'R' in black oval 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'SP 27 89' Scarce two line 'BRITISH POST OFFICE/ CONSTANTINOPLE' cachet struck in violet on the front.
1946 Airmail envelope with imprint of the Red Cross on the front, on the reverse 'ART50541/ 12.45' imprint addressed to Geneva. Franked 1/- & 9d adhesives tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. '30 DEC 46' On the reverse oval 'DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SALISBURY' d/s '30 DEC 1946' struck in black.
1893 Outward half Indian One and a half Anna stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'ZANZIBAR' squared circle d/s 'JU 4 93' French maritime octagonal cancellation alongside. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1941 censored Prisoner of War Mail/Free' censored stationery card from camp 132/Hut 1 addressed to Germany. Illegal writing on the front has been blacked out by the censor. Canadian & German censor markings.
1920 Great Britain 2d (black) registered stationery envelope (G) franked additional Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRITISH A.P.O. CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '11 MY 20' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1905 On His Majesty's Service envelope from H.M. Commissioner Somaliland Protectorate addressed to Aden redirected to India. Franked 1a adhesive tied 'BERBERA' c.d.s.
1943 Censored 'Free' Prisoner of War stationery card from a German Merchant Seaman interned in Kingston addressed to his wife in Hamburg internally redirected. Oval 'INTERNMENT P.O.W. CAMP JAMAICA' dated cachet 'SEP 20 1943' Octagonal crown 'D/5' censor cachet and German 'Ab' cachet.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Washington D.C. franked 2 1/2d adhesive, alongside Blue/Black 'Opened by Censor.' label with full stop after 'Censor' tied 'GEORGETOWN' machine d/s 'FE 28 1940'
1919 Formula registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Philadelphia. franked on the front horizontal pair 1d and on the reverse block of four 1/2d and a horizontal pair all overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'FALKLAND ISLANDS' c.d.s. '8 OC 19' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 censored envelope stationery Royal Victoria Hotel franked 2 x 1d and a horizontal strip of six '3d' on ' 2 1/2d' adhesives tied 'NASSAU" c.d.s. '15 APR 41 White/Green 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at right.
1902 envelope addressed to Adelaide franked Western Australia 1/2d adhesive tied large part 'SHIP MAIL ROOM PERTH W A G.P.O. duplex 'AU 12 02' On arrival in Adelaide 1d postage due applied tied unframed 'G.P.O. ADELAIDE S.A.' c.d.s. 'AU 18 02'
1898 2 1/2d illustrated stationery envelope (Government House Hobart) addressed to Holland cancelled 'HOBART TASMANIA' duplex 'JE 18 98' 'HAARLEM' receiving cancellation on the reverse. Rare usage.
1882 registered stampless internal 'On Public Service Only' envelope from the Nelson Land Registry cancelled 'NELSON' c.d.s. '27 DE 82' Oval 'REGISTERED NELSON' datestamp in red with date in manuscript. Manuscript 'DECEASED'
1911 taxed On His Majesty's Service envelope from the Colonial Secretary Freetown. addressed to Switzerland. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. 'DE 20 11' Two strikes of the straight line 'MISSENT TO ACCRA' in black 'ACCRA' c.d.s. on the reverse 'De 28 1911' On arrival in Basle 30c postage due applied paying the manuscript charge marking. Vertical paper fold at left.
1909 postcard addressed to Haywards Heath Sussex franked 1d adhesive tied by barred oval 'R.L.O.' obliterator alongside 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '22 APR 1909'
1930 taxed envelope from Philadelphia addressed to Nairobi On arrival boxed 'T/NAIROBI/ 35 CENTS' taxe marking applied in violet value '35' inserted in red crayon. 20c, 10c & 5c postage due applied paying the charge tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '11 SE 30' Vertical fold.
1900 taxed redirected 1d illustrated stationery card (Pineapple plantation, Nundah near Brisbane) with message cancelled 'BUNDERBERG QUEENSLAND 148' duplex 'AU 2 00' addressed to Hampshire. On arrival 1/2d Great Britain adhesive applied paying redirection to St Saviour's Jersey. Light vertical card fold at far right.
1940 censored envelope addressed to France franked 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives cancelled 'LABORIE' c.d.s. '17 MY 40' Boxed 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' struck in violet. Service suspended due to German occupation.
1936 envelope addressed to Surrey franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rated tied boxed 'POSTED ON BOARD' cachet 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. alongside '19 SE 36'
1894 1d illustrated stationery card for the International Tasmanian Exhibition 1893/4 addressed to Hobart cancelled '33' oval barred numeral cancellation 'GLENORA' c.d.s. on the front 'JA 30 94'
1935 envelope addressed to St Louis franked horizontal pair 1/2d and a single 1 1/2d adhesive tied by straight line 'PAQUEBOT' 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS PURSERS OFFICE/ POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet 'GRENADA' c.d.s. on the reverse '22 MR 35'
1938 postcard headed and dated 'Bermuda 9/23/38' addressed to Chicago franked single Montserrat 1/2d and a Grenada 1d adhesive tied 'BOSTON MASS/ PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet.
Undated stampless envelope from Halifax Nova Scotia addressed to Georgetown 'Consignee/Per "Lady Nelson" straight line 'CONSIGNEES LETTER' struck in black, oval 'R.M.S. "LADY NELSON"/ MAILED AT SEA' struck in violet.
1929 envelope addressed to New Brunswick franked 1d adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA SAINT JOHN N.B./RECEIVED' c.d.s. '2 6 29' A further strike alongside. Straight line 'MAILED AT SEA' struck in violet.
1902 postcard (Macupa Bridge. Mombasa B.E. Africa) addressed to Cairo. Franked 1a adhesive tied 'MOMBASA' hatched circle '23 NO 1902' Transit and receiving cancellations on the front. Scarce destination.
We hope that the Sussex Convention will take place on Saturday October 10th at The Ardringley Showground, we will update closer to the event.
The next York Stamp & Coin Fair will hopefully take place on January 22nd/23rd 2021 again check back for updates.