1931 airmail envelope addressed to Neutral Bay Sydney franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'LORD HOWE ISLAND' c.d.s. '6 JU 1931' Three line signed flight cachet on the front, together with postcard of the 'Gipsy Moth'
1935 envelope addressed to Portland Oregon franked Jubilee set of three paying the Trans Pacific air fee tied 'MELBOURNE' machine d/s '20 MAY 35' The 2/- is elusive on cover.
1915 registered envelope with registration receipt addressed to London franked Egyptian 5m & 10m adhesives tied 'HEADQUARTERS FIELD POST OFFICE N.Z. DIVISION' c.d.s. '13 FE 15' A further strike alongside and on the registration receipt. Manuscript registration.
1943 multi censored envelope addressed to Marseille France franked 3d adhesive tied 'INSU' c.d.s. date and year partly obscured by the censor label. At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/00' seal with boxed '9' in violet. Blue 'X' pencil in use for less than two months. Boxed 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' Manuscript 'Returned to me from Accra Letter Office 2nd April 43' Small damage at the top of the envelope.
1917 Great Britain overprinted 2d + 1d registered stationery envelope (G) overprinted 'DUTY 4d' with additional Great Britain overprinted 2d adhesives tied 'RAMOUSTA' c.d.s. '26 JU 17' Boxed registration cachet manuscript '5' below in circle.
1936 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 2d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '4 MCH 1936' Octagonal charge marking. On arrival 20c postage due applied tied 'BADEN' c.d.s.
1945 airmail envelope from Rome addressed to an Italian P.O.W. Myrtleford camp. the adhesives have been removed by the censor. ROMA' machine d/s. Straight line 'REPATRIATED' struck in violet and red manuscript 'Repat'
1911 envelope addressed to Southampton franked 2 x 1d adhesives one with control '1' in the margin, tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'JA 17 12' 'SOUTHAMPTON' receiving c.d.s. '3 FE 12' on the reverse. Interprovincial usage.
1911 envelope addressed to Southampton franked vertical pair 1/2d with control '1' in the margin tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'JY 12 11' 'SOUTHAMPTON SHIP LETTER' c.d.s. on the reverse. Interprovincial usage.
1914 1d stationery card with message addressed to Luxembourg cancelled 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. '23 JUL 14' Large boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/L.P.S.' struck in violet 'RETURNED L.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. on the front 'SP 14 14' W.W.1 was declared on 27th July. Some edge faults.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to California franked horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied 'WAU' c.d.s. '29 NOV 40' a Smudged strike of the boxed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY' struck in purple. 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at left overstamped by the scarce boxed 'Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No 22' in purple.
1903 registered envelope addressed to Berlin Germany franked Q.V. 2d and a single KEV11 1d together with 2d 'Picton' adhesive tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. 'MR 24 03' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1945 censored airmail envelope from a Dutch Major repatriated from a Japanese P.O.W. camp in D.E.I. On the reverse manuscript 'P/A Kamp Columbia Brisbane' return address. Franked 1/6d adhesive tied 'BRISBANE' slogan d/s '25 SEP 1945' Boxed 'O.A.T. in red and circular 'Passed by/R.N.F./ Censor/ No 38' singed in blue pencil.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Hong Kong franked 3c adhesive tied 'CALGARY V' slogan d/s 'NOV 22 1941' Straight line 'MAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED' struck in green. Boxed 'OTTAWA DEAD LETTER OFFICE' cachet on the reverse & finger type 'RETURNED/TO/WRITER' Vertical central paper fold.
1947 envelope addressed to Seremban cancelled by a fine strike of the scarce 'POSTAGE PAID/3cts/SINGAPORE' cancellation struck in red. On arrival S.S. 10c overprinted 'B.M.A. MALAYA' tied 'SEREMBAN' c.d.s. paying redirection to Muar. Unusual usage.
1846 E.L. addressed to Paris. On the reverse a fine 'TRINIDAD' double arc c.d.s. 'MR 20 1846' On the front boxed 'COLONIES/ & c ART 13' struck in red. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1903 1d stationery card with message addressed to Bulawayo cancelled 'VICTORIA MASHONALAND' c.d.s. 'MY 23 03' A further strike alongside, receiving cancellation on the front.
1949 airmail envelope from Malongwe addressed to England franked 1/- U.P.U. adhesive tied 'DAR-ES-SALAAM-TABORA T.P.O. UP' c.d.s. '20 NO 1949' The back flap is missing.
1931 taxed postcard addressed to Hampshire franked 1d adhesive tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '2 DEC 31' Boxed 'INSUFFICENTLY PAID' cachet in black. On arrival 1d postage due applied paying the charge
1934 local envelope cancelled Red 'NAIROBI' 5c 'The Standard Group' slogan meter paying the printed matter rate 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. on the front '13 DE 34' locally redirected. An early use of the meter.
1915 censored envelope addressed to Chicago franked single 3c and two 6c adhesives tied 'ELDORET' c.d.s. 'SE 6 15' Boxed 'PASSED BY/POSTAL CENSOR/MOMBASA' struck in violet.
1916 stampless envelope addressed to Cheshire with two line 'F "B" F.P.O. No 306/POSTAGE FREE' stuck in back. Censored bottom left corner in manuscript 'F.P.O. No 306' hatched c.d.s. on the reverse '3 MY 16' allocated to Taveta.
1878 entire addressed to Paris franked Great Britain 2 1/2d Pl. 10 watermark Orb tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' upright duplex 'JU 12 78' Carried by rail via Madrid Spanish T.P.O. on the front.
1876 entire addressed to Lyon franked Great Britain 2 1/2d Pl. 3 Watermark Anchor tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'MY 10 76' French T.P.O. struck in red on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1876 entire addressed to Genoa 'Pr First Steamer' franked Great Britain 2 1/2d Pl. 2 Watermark Anchor tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'JA 16 76' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1952 taxed airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked horizontal pair 6d adhesives tied 'BULAWAYO' tied slogan d/s '1 APR 1952' On arrival 2 x 10c and 3 x 3c pre cancelled postage dues applied paying the charge.
1903 Formula 'REPLY' stationery with message from the Postmaster addressed to Chaux de Fonds cancelled 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JA 6 02' 'NEW YORK' and Cabo Verde transit cancellations on the reverse, receiving cancellation on the front. Scarce usage.
1929 4 1/2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Perth uprated 3d adhesive tied 'REGISTERED SYDNEY N.S.W.' c.d.s. '7 JL 29' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1932 registered airmail envelope addressed to Aberdeen franked 6d Roo and single 3d & 2d Heads adhesives tied 'LAUNCESTON' c.d.s. '8 JA 32' Unusual three line 'Air Mail/from Launceston/Reference No 1347' struck in violet, number in pencil.
1942 multi censored envelope from Shropshire addressed to a Jewish internee Tatura camp No 4 Australia. On arrival large two line 'INTERNMENT CAMP/TATURA, VIC' applied in violet.
1950 registered censored envelope addressed to Brighton franked 3/- adhesive tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '18 MR 40' Boxed censor cachet at bottom left countersigned by a Major in the Royal Artillery. Full signature and rank on the reverse.