1902 postcard addressed to Largs Bay, from an officer in the 6th Australian Imperial Contingent. Franked O.V.S. Een Penny overprinted 'V.R.I/1d' 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'AP 1 02' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1918 censored envelope from Washington DC to Freetown Sierra Leone with straight line 'MISSENT TO ONITSHA' in black. On arrival in Freetown straight line 'Passed by Censor' cachet applied.
1931 taxed envelope addressed to London franked 1d adhesive tied 'PORT COURT HARCOURT' c.d.s. '3 FE 31' Alongside local 'T' in circle and rare handstruck '2d' On arrival 2d postage due applied tied oval straight line of bars.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to India franked 15m & 3pi adhesives tied 'F.P.O. No 23' c.d.s. '4 NOV 40' used at Gedaref from October 1940 to January 1941. Crown in centre 'PASSED BY CENSOR/1506' initialed. Used by the Indian Ordnance Corps M.T. unit. Oval 'DEPUTY CHIEF FIELD CENSOR' cachet in violet, Crown in centre. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1894 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Manchester frankedx 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'MALTA' between horizontal striaght line bars. 'REGISTERED MALTA' alongside '1 JU 94' Straight line 'TOO - LATE' in black overstruck oval 'REGISTERED LONDON' d/s.
1917 censored photographic Prisoner Of War card (1917 Prosit Neujahr) by D Hiesinger sent by Rudolf Bartz in St Clements Camp addressed to Germany cancelled oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR - MALTA / P.C' struck in maroon. A scarce usage of the "New Year" cards.
1910 taxed envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked singlw 1/2d and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives with pencil circles around denoting the adhesives aree not valid, tied 'KINGSTON JAMAICA' c.d.s. '3 MR 10' Pre-cancelled U.S. 10c postage due applied paying the U.S. charge. Receceiving datestamp on the reverse.
1938 envelope addressed to New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'COCKBURN HARBOUR' c.d.s. 'MR 8 38' This is reputed to be the latest known usage of the cancellation.
1909 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Antwerp Belgium. Adhesives tied "TURKS ISLANDS' c.d.s. 'NO 13 09' Oval 'REGISTERED TURKS ISLANDS' d/s below 'NO 13 09' Transit and receiving cancellations. Oval Antwerp Postmans handstamp '75'
1899 'On Her Majesty's Service' stampless wrapper addressed to The Military Secretary, Government House, Cape Town, From a trooper in "Belugune Column" acknowledging receipt of his medal for service in the B.S.A.P 1896 Cancelled by a worn strike of the 'RULUWAYO' c.d.s. 'SP 10 99' Due to wear the "B" appears as a "R" Cape Town receiving cancellation.
1895 1d Great Britain stationery card with message addressed to Cairo cancelled hooded 'BEYROUT/BRITISH POST OFFICE' d/s 'DE 29 95' Port Said transit and receiving cancellations.
1831 Entire Letter addressed to Sir C Bethel Codrington Bart from John Winter Rated 2/2 the packet letter rate to London. Carried Per Leeward Island Packet "Princess Elizabeth" Small 'ANTIGUA' fleuron 'JY 8 1831' Letter "Over 500 negroes on the island, an increase by 104 since January 1824. The Bishop.......placed a Catechist here to instruct the children....instead of shewing the people a good example his is etting a very bad one, by forming a connection with one of your slaves....have thought it proper he should be removed immediately.......this is the third (catechist) and all have disgraced themselves.
1938 registered O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to San Diego franked 3d & 4d adhesives tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '4 FEB 38' Straight line 'MBABANE' with numb er '1726' in pencil below. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1919 registered envelope addressed to Southampton franked 3 x 1/2d and 2 x 3c adhesives all overprinted "WAR" in the two different overprints tied by the large 'BELIZE M & O REGISTRATION' c.d.s. The date applied seperately 'FEB 6 19' Liverpool transit d/s on the reverse.
1922 registered envelope addressed to Boston franked horizontal pair overprint 'ASCENSION' Wharf issue 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'NO 21 22' Hooded 'REGISTERED LONDON E.C.' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. The overprinted adhesives were valid for postage on Ascension and St Helena.
1939 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '11 DE 39' "OPENED BY CENSOR' Red/White seal at left. On the reverse a finestrike of the Triangular indented frame 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet in black.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Jamaica franked 2/6d, 6d & 2d adhesives paying the 3/2d double airmail rate. Adhesives tied 'CIRCULATIO BRANCH BARBADOS' c.d.s. Censor seal at left "H/26"
1897b multi franked registered envelope addressed to San Francisco redirected to Merced California. Adhesives tied 'VAVAU / TONGA' c.d.s. '20 NO 97' Violet triple oval 'REGISTERED AT TONGA F.I' with registration '1968' in blue manuscript. Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1904 registered envelope addressed to Germany franked 6d & 3d adhesives tied 'NUKUALOFA' c.d.s. 'AU 1 04' Triple oval 'REGISTERED AT NUKUALOFA, TONGA' in black with registration '356' in red manuscripty. 'NEW YORK / EXCHANGE' registration label. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1929 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'GENERAL POST OFFICE TRINIDAD' c.d.s. 'JA 9 29' 'T" in black circle. On arrival 30c postage due applied paying the charge tied 'ST GALLEN' c.d.s. '20 1 29'
1905 taxed postcard addressed to Switzerland franked horizontal pair 1/2d adheswives cancelled 'HOBART' c.d.s. 'AP 29 1905' Manuscript 'T/5c' taxe marking. On arrival 10c postage due applied tied 'BISCHOFSTELL' c.d.s.
1924 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked horizontal pair 1d "Dominion" adhesives tied 'NAPEIER' machine d/s '6 FE 24' 'T/10/CENTIMES' struck nin black circle. On arrival 20c & 5c postage dues applied tied 'FLAWIL' c.d.s.
1942 stampless censored Italian Red Cross stationery card addressed to an Italian civilian Sudan redircted to Decemere. Cancelled 'GENOVA' machine datestamp. Italian and East Afriocan censorship markings.
1900 'On Her Majesty's Service' wrapper used locally from a trooper in the B.S.A.P. acknowleding receipt of his medal for service in Rhodesoia 1896. Franked 1d adhsive tied 'G.P.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. '9 MAY 00'
1916 censored postcard addressed to London franked single and a horizontal strip of three 1/4d adhesives tied 'IRELAND ISLAND' c.d.s. '10 MA 16' Double traingle 'PASSED POSTAL CENSOR, BERMUDA' cachet in violet.
1896 registered 'On Her Majesty's Service' envelope addressed to London franked 1d & 6d adhesives tied 'T1' oval straight line of bars. Oval. REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' d/s 'DE 17 96' alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. 7d paid the double registered letter rate to London (2d registration) (5d postage_
1951 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked vertical pair 1d adhesives tied 'LAGOS' machine d/s '30 JLY 1951' Handstruck 'T' with manuscript 'T 20c' On arrival 40c postage due applied tied 'LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS 1' c.d.s.
1942 Censored airmail Prisoner of War Lettersheet from an Italian officer in Camp 356 addressed to Italy franked 1/- & 30c adhesives tied 'P.O.W. E.A.C.' c.d.s. '14 SEP 42' Boxed censor on the front.
1929 Formula registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Delaware U.S.A. Franked 6d adhesive tied 'PORT STANLEY' c.d.s. '10 JA 28' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 censored envelope (Slightly reduced at right side on opening) addrsssed to Marseille franked Great Britain 2 1/2d overprinted '25 CENTIMOS' tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE LARACHE' c.d.s. '7 DE 15' French censor seal at left.
1894 2d stationery envelope addressed to London franked additional 2 x 2 1/2d and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives used to pay 5d double letter rate, 2d registration fee and 2 1/2d Advice of Receipt Fee, making 9 1/2d in total. Each cancelled 'A05' 'NASSAU REGISTERED' c.d.s. 'AP 17 94' struck in red. Oval 'A R' in violet. Small nick at top on first 1d.
1921 registered envelope addressed to Texas franked 2 1/2d, 3d & 1 1/2d overprinted "AITUTAKI" New Zealand adhesives tied 'AITUTAKI' c.d.s. '13 NO 21' Blank registration label handstamped 'AITUTAKI' On the reverse a strike of the scarce octagonal 'RAROTONGA M.C. & S.E.' d/s '29 NOV 1921' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1916 taxed envelope addressed to Zurich Switzerland franked 2c adhesive tied 'TORONTO' machine d/s 'NOV 13 1916' 'T/20' in black circle on the front. Swiss "Betrag der Tazen auf Fach-Briefpostsendungen" label on the front, (Amount of Taxes on letter post) 'NO.3201 - B.W. -X1. 14. 60,000' 20c postage due applied tied 'ZURICH' c.d.s. '7 X11 16'
1898 Canadian Pacific Railway. Monthly Statement of Earnings and Expenses wrapper addressed to Germany. Franked 1c adhesive paying the printed matter rate tied black dumb cancellation and 'MONTREAL' flag machine d/s 'NOV 1 1898' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 stampless Wrapper marked 'Evacuees Mail' addressed to Italy from an Italian P.O.W. with a fine strike of the triple oval 'INTERNMENT CAMP No., 6, Uganda' struck in violet '23 JUN 1945' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1951 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 4d adhesive tied 'BULAWAYO' slogan d/s '13 JAN 1951' On arrival 10c postage due applied tied 'HERRLIBERG' c.d.s. '13 11 51'
1950 taxed envelope from Vancouver addressed to Bern franked 4c adhesive. On arrival 20c postage due applied tied 'BERNE' c.d.s. '28 X1 50' straight line 'UNGULTIO' (Cancelled) struck in black. A further 20c postage due applied tied 'BERNE' c.d.s. two days later.