1942 censored stampless airmail envelope from an Italian P.O.W. Scarce oval 'No 4 UMVUMA INTERNMENT CAMP' cachet in violet. Octagonal censor 'DE/22' initialed 'G.S.' On arrival in Asmara boxed 'FUORI ZONA' (outside zone) cachet in violet applied
1940 stampless envelope cancelled 'BULAWQAYO' c.d.s. '3 APR 40' Boxed 'ADRESSE INSUFFICIENT/INSUFFICIENT ADDRESS" and 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON/STATED. RETURN TO/SENDER AT THE ADDRESS/GIVEN ON THE COVER' cachet both struck in black. Oval 'NO TRAINING CAMP' cachet with manuscript 'Return'
1901 multi censored and redirected P.O.W. envelope. Franked C.G.H. 1d adhesive tied 'LERIBE' c.d.s. 'MR 18 01' Addressed to Simon Stad, forwarded to Belle Vue Camp and finally Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon. Various cachet sand markings on the front.
1917 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard signed below. Addressed to South Africa cancelled 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '12 AU 17' 'MOMBASA' transit cancellation on the front.
1909 6c stationery card with message headed and dated 'Ngao 16 Aug 1909' Addressed to Germany cancelled 'MALINDI' hatched circle '26 AUG 1909' 'MOMBASA' transit cancellation on the front.
1898 stampless O.H.M.S. wrapper addressed to London from C Rigby Williams the acting Colonial Secretary.Cancelled 'VICTORIABORG' c.d.s. 'JA 11 98' Oval 'OFFICIAL PAID GOLD COAST COLONY/G.P.O./ACCRA' cachet in black. 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/B.R.PACKET 98' transit cancellation in red.
1903 1d stationery card (15mm closed tear at top) overprinted 'SPECIMEN' additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in violet across the imprinted stamp. This handstamp was applied in Lisbon to specimen stamps and stationery received from the U.P.U. for distribution to the Portuguese colonies.
1903 1/2d stationery wrapper overprinted 'SPECIMEN' and cancelled by large red double circle 'POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES*MADAGASCAR*COLLECTION DE BERNE' handstamp, released from the Archives of the Madagascar Post Office.
1901 1d stationery envelope cancelled 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. 'JA 2 01' On arrival in London 1d & 1/2d adhesives applied paying the redirection to Rome Italy tied 'LONDON W' c.d.s. 'MR 13 01'
1900 envelope from Port Elizabeth to Mooifontein. Double oval 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH/3 AUG 1900' struck in violet, the bottom of the cachet has been excised. Boxed 'Undeliverable for reason stated/To be returned to Sender at the address shown/ on cover. Returned from R.L.B. Capetown' struck in violet.
1901 censored envelope addressed to a P.O.W. Ceylon. Franked horizontal pair C.G.H. 1d adhesives tied 'LERIBE' c.d.s. '30 OC 01' A further strike below. Manuscript censor marking at left. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1918 censored postcard addressed to Lisbon. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. '12 AUG 18' Straight line 'DETAINED' in magenta. 'LISBON' receiving cancellation on the front. 5 months in transit.
1884 1d stationery card with long message from a missionary addressed to Kimberley cancelled by the scarce 'KOFFIJFONTEIN O.V.S' rubber cancellation in violet '25 MAY 84' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1882 envelope from Glasgow to Kings William Town. Large '3d' denoting postage due which has been erased by '1' barred numeral applied in Cape Town. Large part double oval 'OFFICER COMMANDING COLONIAL FORCES/RECEIVED/11 MAY 82' initialed. Some damage at left envelope appears to have been nibbled in transit!
1903 German 10pf + 10pf stationery cards with message, the outward half used from Mulhaussen, the return half cancelled 'VICTORIA HONG KONG' c.d.s. 'JA 12 03' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1933 taxed envelope addressed to Cayman Islands. Franked St Kitts 1/2d adhesive tied 'ANGUILLA RIVER' c.d.s. '19 JA 33' On the front scarce 'MISSENT/TO/BRITISH GUIANA' cachet in black. On arrival single 1d and 2 x 1/2d adhesives applied paying the postage due. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1917 registered envelope addressed to London. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE H.C.1' (Western Front) c.d.s. 'MR 29 17' Pink/black 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES' registration etiquette with 'H C 1' in manuscript. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1931 envelope addressed to Chicago. franked marginal vertical pair 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'NEW YORK PPAQUEBOT' d/s 'MAR 28 1931' Alongside 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS/S.S. FORT ST GEORGE' cachet.
1941 local taxed envelope franked 'HALF PENNY' on 1d adhesive tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '16 JAN 41' 'T' in black circle, a 1d adhesive was applied paying the postage due, tied by 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. the following day. Unusual usage.
Undated WW1 censored P.O.W.envelope addressed to Winduk. Crown oval 'COMMANDANT P.O.W. CAMP PROTECTORATE S.W. AFRICA/OFFICIAL FREE/26 ' with manuscript 'Okanjande' which was an officers camp
1916 Censored South African 1/2d stationery card (No Message) addressed to Keetmanshoop. Cancelled excised 'KUIBIS' violet rubber handstamp. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1933 registered flight envelope addressed to Rangoon Burma. The Calcutta - Rangoon leg flown on the first flight Indian Trans Continental Airways. Franked 1/3d & overprinted 4d adhesive tied 'WINDHOEK' c.d.s. '12 8 33' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1940 multi censored stampless envelope addressed to Germany. From an internee Dar Es Salaam Camp. Double oval 'INTERNMENT CAMP DAR ES SALAAM/PASSED By/CENSOR cachet, together with four line Postal Franked both struck in violet. German censor seal and cachet on the reverse.
1892 6c stationery card with message addressed to Leipzig. Cancelled '41' numeral straight line of bars with proving 'St PIERRE' c.d.s. below 'DE 12 92' Octagonal French maritime marking Ligne T
1944 censored stampless envelope addressed to Berlin. Oval 'No 2 (TANGANYIKA) INTERNMENT CAMP/SALISBURY/S.RHODESIA' dated cachet in black '9-JUN 1944' German censor strip on the reverse.
1926 3d registered stationery envelope (G) used from Okigwi addressed to the U.K. On the reverse horizontal pair 1d adhesives (defective corner on one adhesive) 'EASTERN T.P.O. NIGERIA' c.d.s. '3 DE 26' (Type TPO 11)
1939 envelope addressed to California. franked overprinted 1d adhesive tied 'DEUTSCHE SCHIFFSPOST HAMBURG-AFRIKA' c.d.s. '17 6 39' index 'd' Straight line 'D.,,Watussi' ships cachet struck in violet.
1927 30c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Germany, on the reverse added vertical pair 40c adhesives tied 'TANGA' c.d.s. A purple 'INSURED' label has been attached at left with manuscript 'Shs 100/=' A further deep red/black 'Insured' label also on the front.
1890 advertising envelope addressed to London. Franked 4d adhesive tied by the rare 'Bermuda R.O./13' duplex 'JA 23 90' allocated to Shelly Bay. London receiving datestamp on the reverse.
1914 registered censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked 2d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '18 SE 14' Three line 'PASSED/CENSOR BERMUDA/1914' struck in violet. (CM11a) In use during September - December 1914
1946 stampless O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Medan. Double circle 'NETHERLANDS POST OFFICE SINGAPORE' violet cancellation '8 FEB 1946' Straight line 'NEDERLANDSCH INFORMATIE KANTOOR/SINGAPORE' cachet.
Undated WW11 stampless censored envelope 'Internee's Post' addressed to Middelburg (Cape) From an internee in the French section in Koffiefontein internment camp. Crown oval camp cachet struck in violet. Unusual from a French internee.
1941 stampless 'Postage Free' multi censored envelope addressed to Germany from an internee at Baviaanspoort Camp. Boxed Camp cachet struck in violet. German censor seal and cachet on the reverse index 'b' allocated to Berlin.