1898 1/2d censored stationery wrapper addressed to Russia cancelled by a legible strike of the Italian 'VICTORIA' ships cancellation in blue. At the top is a strike of the Odessa censor. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1845 E.L. addressed to Cadiz with a fine strike of the 'GIBRALTAR/PAID' struck in black. Rated "5" and '9q' rate markings and baeza datestamp. Carried on the P&O steam packet "Queen"
1944 stampless On Active Service Patriotic envelope addressed to Ap.O. 913 from the Royal New Zealand Air Force, N.Z. APO 318 Cancelled 'R.N.Z.A.P.O. N.Z.' c.d.s. '4 OC 44' Triangular censor cachet bottom left corner, countersigned.
1932 registered envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2d & 1 1/2d adhesives with a fine strike alongside 'COLIHAUT DOMINICA' c.d.s. 'OC 12 32' with the year '32' inserted in ink. By 1932 the cancellation had become worn. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1938 airmail envelope from Winterhur Switzerland addressed to Nairobi "London-Cape Town via Chiasso" On arrival two line 'UNDERLIVERED FOR REASON STATED/UNKNOWN' struck in violet and 'NAIROBI R.L.O.' c.d.s. '19 DE 38'
1952 taxed envelope addresssed to St Lucia franked 4c adhesive tied oval 'ROARING CREEK B.H." T.R.D. 'JAN 12 1952' struck in violet. On arrival 8c & 2c postage dues applied tied 'VIEUX-FORT' c.d.s. '23 FE 52'
1933 stampless taxed local envelope cancelled 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '8 MY 33' with feint 'T" in black circle. Marginal 2d postage due applied paying the charge cancelled by a Castries c.d.s. of the same date. The back flap is missing.
1928 photographic postcard H.M.T. Dorsetshire addressed to Yorkshire. Endorsed from Private B Finder, 2nd West Yorks Regiment (P.W.O.) "A" Company, North Khartoum. Franked Great Britain Penny Half Penny adhesive tied by the scarce 'FIELD POST OFFICE 8' c.d.s. '1 AP 28' This had a short period of use in Khartoum.
1936 Empire Exhibition Johannesburg illustrated card franked 1/2d corner marginal adhesive with advertising tied exhibition cancellation '14 X1 36' addressed to Khartoum with receiving cancellation and boxed 'UNCLAIMED' dated in red manuscript below '30 11 36. Returned to South Africa.
1925 taxed 1d stationery card from Hamrun addressed to Italy cancelled 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'MR 2 25' with scarce eye glass 'T/ CENTIMES 10' On arrival 30L & 5L postage dues applied tied 'POSTE CATANIA' c.d.s. ' 4 3 25'
1865 stampless lettersheet addressed to Marseille from Alexandria Egypt. Oval 'STO DI GI POPOLANI' forwarding agents cachet. On transit through Malta octagonal 'MALTA/MB' dated cachet 'OC 17 65' Malta disinfection cachet on the reverse.
1901 registered On His Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Germany franked 5/- adhesive tied 'TORTOLA' c.d.s. 'OC 8 01' a further strike alongside. Hooded 'Registered London' transit cancellation. A scarce solo franking.
1943 censored handmade lettersheet addressed to Italy from an Italian P.O.W. with two line 'ITALIAN EVACUEE CAMP NO 1 / KENYA COLONY' struck in violet. together with 'EVACUEES MAIL / POST FREE' cachet.
1896 envelope addressed to Paris franked by misplaced '18 CENTS' on '45c' adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'DE 22 96' The overprint reads 'TS 18 CEN' A strking misplace.
1934 airmail envelope carried on the D.L.H. service via Germany addressed to Bishops Stortford. Franked 1/- & 3d adhesives tied 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '20 DE 34' Boxed Airmail flight cachet.
1949 envelope addressed to Essex franked by a horizontal pair 2 1/2d Silver Wedding adhesives tied 'SOUTHAMPTON PAQUEBOT / PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA' machine d/s '18 MAY 1946' Straight line 'QUEEN ELIZABETH' in black.
1926 complete Reclamation form (G.93 P.14) from Messenger of the Court franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'PARCELS BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '21 FEB 1934' addressed to Filabusi. The form is complete.
1926 30c Giraffe registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Berlin, locally redirected. Uprated 25c Giraffe adhesive tied 'ARUSHA' c.d.s. '1 OC 1926' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to Northern Ireland franked single 2 1/2d & 3d together with a horizontal pair 2/- adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'AP 5 45' Censored in Jamaica during transit.
1916 stampless envelope addressed to London cancelled 'ARM POST OFFICE NORTHERN RHODESIA' Index '1' c.d.s. '16 APR 16' and boxed 'POSTAGE FREE / BASE 9 N. RHODESIA / Passed by CENSOR' struck in violet.
1916 censored envelope addressed to Gibraltar franked overprinted Great Britain '10 CENTIMES' on 'ONE PENNY' tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '23 JU 16' 'OPENED BY CROWN CENSOR' lasbel at the top with 'PASSED CENSOR / GIB' c.d.s. '23 JUN 16' struck in violet. with Gibraltar receiving cancellation of the same date. The back flap is missing.
1902 'SIX CENTS' on 'FIFTEEN CENTs' stationery envelope addressed to Vancouver Canada. Uprated horizontal pair '6 CENTS' on '8c' tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'JA 8 02' London & Canadian transit and receiving cancellations.
1914 stampless On Active Service postcard addressed to Durban cancelled 'ARMY BASE P.O.' c.d.s. '12 DEC 14' Large double circle 'SOUTH AFRICAN ENGINEER CORPS' cachet '13 DEC 1914' struck in violet.
1942 multi censored envelope from Casablanca addressed to Switzerland 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I.A./7188' label at left. German censor tape on the reverse 'X' and additional German Feldpost cachet.
1943 multi franked & censored airmail envelope from St Eustatius N.W.I. addressed to Georgetown. On arrival 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 1/24' the number inserted in manuscript and is unlisted. The envelope has been returned and censored upon arrival.
1942 multi censored envelope from Aruba N.W.I. addressed to Georgetown, on arrival 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 1/35' the number inserted in pencil, which is unlisted. (Type L6)
1920 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Huddersfield franked 2 x 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '26 MR 20' with straight line 'LATE' in black applied in Bathurst.
1919 1d stationery envelope addressed to London uprated single 1d and horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '2 AU 19' Handstruck registration cachet in black.
1927 On Her Majesty's Service Official envelope from The Colonial Secretary addressed to Washington D.C. Cancelled 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '12 FE 27' with oval 'OFFICIAL PAID BATHURST GAMBIA / P.O.' signed below.
1941 censored underpaid envelope from Bissao, Guinea-Bassau addressed to Bathurst 'Aux soins bienveillants de Monsieur le Commandant du s/s Guine' Cancelled 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '2 DE 41' Boxed 'PASSED by CENSOR / BATHURST' struck in violet. Rare Handstruck 'T' with '6d / TO PAY' alongside in black applied in Bathurst. Some small toning.
1907 local envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'EAST LONDON' c.d.s. 'FE 26 07' with two 'FOUND OPEN / AND OFFICIALLY / CLOSED IN THE / POST OFFICE' labels cancelled 'EAST LONDON' c.d.s. Red manuscript 'UNKNOWN' On the reverse 'RETURNED R.L.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. and manuscript 'Opened by R Reynolds' alongside.