1914 censored postcard addressed to Johannesburg cancelled 'ARMY BASE P.O. 4' c.d.s. '20 OCT 14' allocated to Luderitzbucht with boxed censor cachet alongside struck in violet. Sent by a member of the Medical Corps, endorsed bottom left corner. Franked on the rever South African 1/2d & GSWA 10pf adhesives tied by the Army Base P.O. 4 cancellation.
1915 censored On Active Servicxe postcard addressed to Durban cancelled 'ARMY BASE P.O. 6' c.d.s. '29 JAN 15' allocated to Swakopmund. Boxed 'POSTAGE FREE / BASE 6A / PASSED BY / CENSOR' struck in violet.
1915 censored stampless postcard addressed to Kulis River Cape Town. cancelled ABPO No '6' allocated to Swakopmund or Kilo 14 dated '29 MAR 15' Boxed censor on the front.
1915 stampless censored envelope addressed to Cape Town cancelled by the advance Base Post Office dumb canceller No '5' allocated to Walvis Bay dated '7 APR 1915' with the boxed No '3' censor cachet struck in blue. Sent by the Komdt of the Middleburg Commando "OP VELD DIENST" who part of the left wing of the 2nd Mounted Brigade.
1916 On His Majesty's Service censored envelope from the Chinese Commissioner addressto York. Franked 1d & 1/2d overprinted New Zealand adhesives tied 'APIA' c.d.s. Boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR 2 G.R.I. SAMOA' Triple oval 'BRITISH MILITARY OCCUPATION SAMOA / CHINESE DEPT / OCT 19 1916' struck in violet a further strike on the reverese, together with the straight line 'CHINESE COMMISSIONER' The Chinese Department was set up to oversea the Chinese rubber plantation workers.
1881 Great Britain 1d stationery card with message addressed to the U.S.A. cancelled 'GO6' alongside 'BRITISH POST OFFICE BEYROUT' c.d.s. 'SP 21 81' London transit cancellation in red on the reverse.
1957 Advice form from the Money Order Office addressed to India cancelled 'M.O.O. SUVA FIJI' c.d.s. '29 JA 57' On the front uncancelled 3d adhesive. The Money order is for £10
1937 envelope addressed to Michigan franked Bermuda 1d & 1 1/2d Coronation adhesives tied 'PAQUEBOT KINGSTON BERMUDA' c.d.s. 'OC 11 37' 'C.N.S. LADY RODNEY PURSER'S OFFICE / POST ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in black on the fronbt
1899 2d registered stationery envelope (H) from the Seventh printing 'THOS DE LA RUE & CO PATENT' imprint under the flap addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1/2d, 4d & 6d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '3 MY 99' Red wax seal 'POSTMISTRESS GIBRALTAR' Hinge remainers in the corners.
1890 20c registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to London franked horizontal pair 25c adhesives tied 'A26' with oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR SOUTH DISTRICT' d/s alongside 'SP 23 90'
1891 20c registered stationery envelope (F) 'THOS DE LARUE & CO PATENT' imprint under the flap addressed to Manchester. Franked 25c adhesive tied 'A26' with oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR SOUTH DISTRICT' d/s alongside 'AU 3 91'
1899 2d registered stationery envelope (G) with 'THOMAS DE LA RUE & CO PATENT' imprint under the flap, addressed to London franked 4 x 1/2d adhesives tied 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '17 FEB 99'
1887 2d registered stationery envelope (G) with 'M' CORQUODALE & CO LIMITED CONTRACTORS' imprint under the flap addressed to London franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '6 MR 97' a further strike on the front as above with number '279' addsed. The 6th March is the earlest known usage for this stationery (G)
1894 'FOUR PENCE' on 'TWO PENCE' registered stationery envelope (G) H&G C4a The Flap is not stuck down. Ink date mark bottom right corner otherwise superb.
1904 envelope addressed to France franked 2d, 4d & 6d adhesives tied 'BLANTYRE B.C.A.' squared circle d/s 'MR 12 04' Chinde, Zanzibar and French receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1931 1d stationery card, no message uprated 4d & 3d adhesivces tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '17 DEC 31' Carried on Imperial Airways First Flight. Salisbury receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1943 usage KG.V. 2d stationery envelope (H2) uprated two vertical pairs 1d adhesives paying registration to Basel Switzerland. On the reverse 'A6022' censor seal and German seal code 'X' allocated to Paris. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1910 2d registered stationery envelope (K) addressed to Holland franked 21/2d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '11 Mr 10' A few small tone spots, unusually without a central fold.
1946 Blue Triangle Honour formula airletter addressed to India franked horizontal pair 3As adhesives tied 'PAQUEBOT INDIA' c.d.s. '15 JA 46. On the reverse printed honour decleration singed by the P.A. to the Military Govenor
1951 taxed envelope franked 2d adhesive tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '19 JUN 51' On arrival 4d postage due applied tied 'SHIWA NGANDU NORTHERN RHODESIA' c.d.s. '4 V111 51'
1897 registered "A.R." envelope addressed to New York franked 4 x 1/2d and 2 x 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'T 1' in oval straight line of bars. Manuscript 'A.R. in red and oval 'REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' d/s 'SP 10 97' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. A scarce usage of the 'A.R.' marking.
1896 newspaper wrapper addressed to The Colonial Secretary's Office Bridgetown. The rate for the circular would have been 1/4d due to a shortage of stamps cancelled by the crown 'PAID AT BARBADOS' vdenoting postage has been paid. 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. alongside 'MR 20 96'
1942 On Service stampless envelope addressed to Johannesburg cancelled 'WAR TRAIN P.O.' skeleton c.d.s. '26 IV 1941' a further strike top left corner. Feint 'RAILWAY BATTALION' oval dated cachet bottom left corner.
1892 1d stationery card with message addressed to Constantinople cancelled boxedc 'PIROSCAFI POSTALE ITALIANO' Syracuse transit and receiving cancellations on the front. Oval 'CIE GLE TRANSATLANTIQUE AGENCE DE MALTE' dated cachet in red '4 OCT 92'
1952 Great Britain overprinted 5 1/2d registered stationery envelope (F) with additioinally overprinted 2 1/2d, 1/2d, & 3d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '13 SP 52'
1914 registered envelope addressed to Coffs Harbour franked Fiji 1/- overprinted adhesive tied 'VILA NEW HEBRIDES' c.d.s. 'DE 12 13' On the front is the cancellation of the French Post Office dated '2 FEVR 14' and boxed 'R' registration cachet. Receiving cancellation on the front, For some reason the envelope was delayed for 7 weeks and transfered from the British to the French Post Office.
1844 entire letter from Nassau addressed to Wesleyan Mission, Bishopsgate, London rated '1/-' showing a very fine strike of the 'NASSAU -NEW PROVIDENCE' double arc d/.s 'AP 13 1844' The letter gives a detailed account of the Nassau Mission.
1918 registered envelope addresseds to New York franked block of four 1d overprinted 'WAR TAX' and asingle 3d tied 'G.P.O. GRENADA' c.d.s. '4 DE 18' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1916 photographic postcard (The Harbour, Grenada B.W.I.) addressed to Port of Spain Trinidad. Franked 2 x 1d adhesives one overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'G.P.O. GRENADA' c.d.s. 'JY 7 16' a further strike alongside.
1954 1/2d KGV1 stationery wrapper addressed to Birchgrove cancelled 'G.P.O. GRENADA' c.d.s. 'JU 3 54' On the front straight line 'RET OUR' and 'UNCLAIMED' markings on the reverese 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE GRENADA' c.d.s. 'JU 8 54' and 'BIRCH GROVE' receiving cancellation.
1915 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Switzerland internally redirected franked irregular block of three 1d Admiral adhesives tied 'GATOOMA' c.d.s. '19 MAR 1915' Pink registration label.
1921 envelope addressed to Elizabethville franked single 1/2d and a horizontal pair 1d Admiral adhesives tied 'LUSCAKAS' c.d.s. '21 NOV 1921' Broken Hill transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse. Punch hole at left.
1917 censored postcard from a Missionary at Lealui addressed to Switzerland franked 1d Admiral tied 'MONGU LEALUI' c.d.s. '8 AUG 1917' Livingstone transit and 'PASSED CENSOR/ C.14' struck in black.
1918 censored registered On His Majesty's Service envelope from the Colonial Postmaster franked marginal block of four 1d adhesives overprinted 'WAR TAX' cancelled 'G.P.O. GRENADA B.W.I' c.d.s. '12 NO 18' Boxed 'PASSED CENSOR 1' applied in Cairo. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1847 outer lettersheet from Nassau addressed to The Wesleyan Mission London rated 1/- showing a very fine strike of the 'BAHAMAS' double arc code 'C' In the handwriting of Issac Whitehouse the local mission leader.
1893 2 1/2d stationery envelope uprated horizontal pair 1d adhesives cancelled light 'A05' 'NASSAU PAID' c.d.s. on the front '30 JU 93' struck in red. Addressed to London.