1859 Entire Letter from Warwick addressed to New Brunswick. Fine unframed 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' struck in red 'JY 12 1859' Manuscript '8' crossed out (Double ship letter) '1/4' inserted in blue pencil.
1882 3c stationery card with message cancelled black oval dots in lozenge 'SINGAPORE PAID' c.d.s. 'AU 23 82' struck in red. Two vertical chisel disinfection slits applied at Brindisi. During the summer of 1882 there was a yellow fever outrbreak.
1926 registered multi franked envelope addressed to Birmingham adhesives tied 'T.P.O. No 2 RIVER GAMBIA' c.d.s. '25 AU 26' with registration handstamp applied in black. Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1896 '10 CENTIMOS' on 'ONE PENNY' stationery wrapper addressed to Leipzig Germany cancelled 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'JA 12 94' Two line 'MISSENT-TO/GIBRALTAR' struck in black with 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. 'JA 16 94' A further strike on the reverse.
1927 taxed envelope franked 5c adhesive tied 'PATNAPURA' c.d.s. 'AP 15 27' addressed to Singapore. On arrival 2c & 4c postage dues applied paying the manuscript charge tied 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '23 AP 1927'
1938 envelope with enclosed letter written by Andrew G Young addressed to California. Franked horizontal 1 1/2c & a single 3c U.S. adhesives cancelled by black obliterator. On the from double circle 'PITCAIRN ISLAND/RADIO COMMUNICATION' c.d.s. 'JUN 24 1938' c.d.s. struck in blue.
1912 postcard addressed to Johannesburg franked 1/2d Double Head tied 'GOLDEN VALLEY' c.d.s. '16 JUL 1912 A further strike alongside. 'GATOOMA' transit cancellation on the front.
1913 The Kafue Transport Company Limited share certificate for 100 shares. On the front 2/6d large arm, on the reverse 6d & 4d Admiral adhesives. The certificate is complete.
1897 '18 CENTS' on THIRTY CENTS' stationery envelope addressed to Lucerne Switzerland uprated '12 CENTS' on '16c' and '18 CENTS' on 45c' adhesives paying the registration tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'FE 11 97' The envelope opened a little roughly with imperfection top right side.
1898 envelope addressed to Bordeaux France franked 18c adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES/4' c.d.s. A further strike alongside 'DE 15 98' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Light vertical paper fold.
1900 1/2d Internal stationery card with message addressed to Blantyre cancelled 'CHIROMO' squared circle d/s 'DE 12 00' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1931 envelope addressed to India franked horizontal pair 6c adhesives tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'DE 13 31' A further strike alongside receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 1c F.M.S. 'Tiger' stationery card with message addressed to Singapore cancelled 'STATION STREET K.L.' c.d.s. '30 JY 1915' Legible strike of the scarce 'KANDANG KERBAU SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '31 JY 1915' on the front.
1947 4d registered stationery envelope (F) 'THOMAS DA LA RUE & Co LIMITED' under the flap addressed to London additional 3d & 1/- adhesives on the front tied 'LIMBE' c.d.s. '2 JAN 47'
1942 censored airmail envelope to Wau redirected to Port Moresby franked 2 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'BRISBANE' machine d/s '13 FEB 1942' Red manuscript 'Unable to trace P.M. Return to sender on back' Finger type 'Return to Sender' and two line 'NOT TRANSMISSBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' On the reverse 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE BRISBANE' date illegible and 'FIELD P.O. 0139' c.d.s. '1 JE 42' New Guinea was invaded by the Japanese on 23rd January 1942
1943 censored 'SIX PENCE' on 'ONE SHILLING' Airmail Prisoner of War lettersheet addressed to Stalag 383 Germany cancelled 'KAPONGA' c.d.s. '5 MR 43' Octagonal crown 'DDA/8' censor on the reverse.
1914 stampless O.H.M.s. envelope marked 'Reuteres Telegram' in red manuscript countersigned bottom left addressed to The Resident Kabba cancelled by the 'OFFICIAL PAID LOKOJO' c.d.s. 'AU 27 1914' A very early cover from the WW1 period which probably contained instructions to deal with the emergency in Cameroon and the local German traders who were rounded up during the period and interned.
1941 censored registered airmail envelope addressed to Staten Island franked single 3d & 5/- 'Keyplate' adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '16 JA 41' Censor cachet '2' in green on the front. Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1896 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope addressed to the U.S.A. cancelled 'SUVA' c.d.s. '15 JUL 96' 'VICTORIA B.C.' transit c.d.s. 'JY 31 96' together with other transit and receiving cancellations.
1916 censored postcard addressed to Adelaide franked 1d adhesive tied 'A.I.FORCES POSTAGE FREE VIC' c.d.s. '1 JL 16' Boxed 'PASSED BY/NAVAL CENSOR' in violet. From a crew member of the Australian Naval Squadron on HMAS Melbourne or HMAS Sydney which were both on North American station which included the West Indies until mid 1916
1924 taxed envelope from Tembilahan D.E.I. addressed to Singapore on arrival 8c postage due applied tied 'KEPPEL HARBOUR' c.d.s. '10 MR 1924' Boxed 'CHARGE NOT COLLECTED' Red manuscript 'Retour Unknown at Keppel Harbour' initialed and dated '12 3 24' On the reverse oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE SINGAPORE' d/s Returned to D.E.I. where label applied in Dutch implying that the envelope has been returned from overseas unknown.
1944 censored multi franked formula registered envelope addressed to New Jersey adhesives tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '13 OC 44' 'CROWN/PASSED/XX....' censor cachet in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1946 Army Privilege envelope with the instructions crossed out from a Sgt Major in the 2 coy 2/iy L.J.B. S.E.A.C. sent airmail addressed to Vlissingen Netherland cancelled 'NETHERLANDS POST OFFICE SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '5 JAN 1946' struck in violet unusual usage.
1936 envelope franked Great Britain 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '31 JUL 36' Carried on the "British Judge' an oil tanker. Addressed to Port o Spain on the front boxed 'UNCLAIMED' which has been crossed out. On the reverse two line 'NOT CALLED FOR/RECLAME' struck in violet and 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE TRINIDAD' c.d.s. struck in red, finally returned to London
1952 taxed postcard addressed to Belgium franked 2d adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '17 AP 52' On arrival 80c & 20c postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'BRUXELLES' c.d.s. 21 4 52'
1910 postcard (Islands in which the Boer prisoners were kept in captivity) addressed to Germany franked horizontal pair 1/4d and a single 1/2d adhesive tied 'ST JOHN N.B.' machine d/s 'JAN 31 1910' in transit.
1903 1/2d stationery envelope with message uprated 1/2d adhesive tied 'LINEBERG NATAL' rubber cancellation '29 APR 1903' struck in violet. 'VRYHIED' transit on the reverse, receiving cancellation struck on the front.
1938 airmail envelope addressed to London franked 5/- adhesive cancelled 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. 'JU 23 38' Carried on 1st acceptance from Freetown by Elder Colonial Airways carried to Bathurst then on by D.L.H.
1936 envelope addressed to Birmingham franked Great Britain 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate overprinted 'TANGIER' tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '5 DE 36'
1921 water damaged envelope addressed to Scotland 'BELIZE' c.d.s. date and year incomplete. Two line 'Received in bad condition at/New Orleans La' struck in black further strikes on the reverse. 'OFFICIALLY SEALED' labels applied in New Orleans.
1948 registered airmail envelope addressed to New York franked single 10/- adhesive tied oval 'KINGSTON JAMAICA REGISTERED' d/s 'MR 3 48' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1937 envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 5c Coronation adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied part 'LINDI' c.d.s. '17 SE 37 Receiving cancellation on the front.
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1/6 adhesive tied 'AIR MAIL MALTA' c.d.s. 'JA 29 45' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER DD/30 seal and boxed 'PAR AVION/JUSQU'A LONDRES' in violet 'LONDRES' in pencil.
1940 censored envelope addressed to New York franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'ACCRA' c.d.s. '15 MAY 1940' Red Octagonal '9' censor cachet
1944 double censored envelope addressed to Bombay franked 5m & 4pi adhesives tied 'OMDURMAN' c.d.s. '8 MAR 44' ' OPENED BY EXAMINER/ MM/4244' seal at left. Khartoum & Bombay transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse
1932 Imperial Airways flight cover carried on the First Airmail from Broken Hill to Cairo. Franked 6d & 3d adhesives tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '29 JAN 32' 43 envelopes carried. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.