1920 Great Britain 2d (black) registered stationery envelope (G) franked additional Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRITISH A.P.O. CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '11 MY 20' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1905 On His Majesty's Service envelope from H.M. Commissioner Somaliland Protectorate addressed to Aden redirected to India. Franked 1a adhesive tied 'BERBERA' c.d.s.
1943 Censored 'Free' Prisoner of War stationery card from a German Merchant Seaman interned in Kingston addressed to his wife in Hamburg internally redirected. Oval 'INTERNMENT P.O.W. CAMP JAMAICA' dated cachet 'SEP 20 1943' Octagonal crown 'D/5' censor cachet and German 'Ab' cachet.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Washington D.C. franked 2 1/2d adhesive, alongside Blue/Black 'Opened by Censor.' label with full stop after 'Censor' tied 'GEORGETOWN' machine d/s 'FE 28 1940'
1919 Formula registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Philadelphia. franked on the front horizontal pair 1d and on the reverse block of four 1/2d and a horizontal pair all overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'FALKLAND ISLANDS' c.d.s. '8 OC 19' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 censored envelope stationery Royal Victoria Hotel franked 2 x 1d and a horizontal strip of six '3d' on ' 2 1/2d' adhesives tied 'NASSAU" c.d.s. '15 APR 41 White/Green 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at right.
1902 envelope addressed to Adelaide franked Western Australia 1/2d adhesive tied large part 'SHIP MAIL ROOM PERTH W A G.P.O. duplex 'AU 12 02' On arrival in Adelaide 1d postage due applied tied unframed 'G.P.O. ADELAIDE S.A.' c.d.s. 'AU 18 02'
1898 2 1/2d illustrated stationery envelope (Government House Hobart) addressed to Holland cancelled 'HOBART TASMANIA' duplex 'JE 18 98' 'HAARLEM' receiving cancellation on the reverse. Rare usage.
1882 registered stampless internal 'On Public Service Only' envelope from the Nelson Land Registry cancelled 'NELSON' c.d.s. '27 DE 82' Oval 'REGISTERED NELSON' datestamp in red with date in manuscript. Manuscript 'DECEASED'
1911 taxed On His Majesty's Service envelope from the Colonial Secretary Freetown. addressed to Switzerland. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. 'DE 20 11' Two strikes of the straight line 'MISSENT TO ACCRA' in black 'ACCRA' c.d.s. on the reverse 'De 28 1911' On arrival in Basle 30c postage due applied paying the manuscript charge marking. Vertical paper fold at left.
1909 postcard addressed to Haywards Heath Sussex franked 1d adhesive tied by barred oval 'R.L.O.' obliterator alongside 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '22 APR 1909'
1930 taxed envelope from Philadelphia addressed to Nairobi On arrival boxed 'T/NAIROBI/ 35 CENTS' taxe marking applied in violet value '35' inserted in red crayon. 20c, 10c & 5c postage due applied paying the charge tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '11 SE 30' Vertical fold.
1900 taxed redirected 1d illustrated stationery card (Pineapple plantation, Nundah near Brisbane) with message cancelled 'BUNDERBERG QUEENSLAND 148' duplex 'AU 2 00' addressed to Hampshire. On arrival 1/2d Great Britain adhesive applied paying redirection to St Saviour's Jersey. Light vertical card fold at far right.
1940 censored envelope addressed to France franked 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives cancelled 'LABORIE' c.d.s. '17 MY 40' Boxed 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' struck in violet. Service suspended due to German occupation.
1936 envelope addressed to Surrey franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rated tied boxed 'POSTED ON BOARD' cachet 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. alongside '19 SE 36'
1894 1d illustrated stationery card for the International Tasmanian Exhibition 1893/4 addressed to Hobart cancelled '33' oval barred numeral cancellation 'GLENORA' c.d.s. on the front 'JA 30 94'
1935 envelope addressed to St Louis franked horizontal pair 1/2d and a single 1 1/2d adhesive tied by straight line 'PAQUEBOT' 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS PURSERS OFFICE/ POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet 'GRENADA' c.d.s. on the reverse '22 MR 35'
1938 postcard headed and dated 'Bermuda 9/23/38' addressed to Chicago franked single Montserrat 1/2d and a Grenada 1d adhesive tied 'BOSTON MASS/ PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet.
Undated stampless envelope from Halifax Nova Scotia addressed to Georgetown 'Consignee/Per "Lady Nelson" straight line 'CONSIGNEES LETTER' struck in black, oval 'R.M.S. "LADY NELSON"/ MAILED AT SEA' struck in violet.
1929 envelope addressed to New Brunswick franked 1d adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA SAINT JOHN N.B./RECEIVED' c.d.s. '2 6 29' A further strike alongside. Straight line 'MAILED AT SEA' struck in violet.
1902 postcard (Macupa Bridge. Mombasa B.E. Africa) addressed to Cairo. Franked 1a adhesive tied 'MOMBASA' hatched circle '23 NO 1902' Transit and receiving cancellations on the front. Scarce destination.
1905 usage Q.V. 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Johannesburg franked vertical pair 1d Great Britain overprinted adhesives tied 'KAYNE' c.d.s. 'AU 10 05' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Feint horizontal crease.
1890 envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Guildford franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives paying double rate (1oz) tied '23' barred oval numeral. Unframed 'GINGIN WEST AUSTRALIA' c.d.s. with manuscript date month and last two digits of the year '12 08 1890' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1890's 3/- postal order (1d poundage) an unused example handstamped in small script 'Specimen' Where the postal order has been removed from the booklet at top left, a tear. (Postal Order was stapled in a booklet)
1902 stampless local envelope cancelled 'L.C. ROOM PERTH W.A.' unframed duplex 'NO 5 02' Horizontal pair 1s postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'P R PERTH W.A.' c.d.s. 'NO 6 02' Violet boxed 'RECEIVED AT/ G.P.O. WITHOUT/ CONTENTS'
1918 registered censored envelope addressed to Nassau redirected to St Louis. Franked single 1d and and a block of four 1d (overprinted War Tax) tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '8 AUG 18' Circular 'RELEASED BY CENSOR BOARD' struck in violet. 'Received without contents at/....MIAMI, FLA' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1945 envelope from the U.S. Foreign Service to California. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'WASHINGTON/4' duplex 'APR 25 1945' Violet two line 'This article originally/mailed/ in the country indicated by postage'
1893 C.G.H.1/2d stationery card with message addressed to Edenburg O.F.S. cancelled '277' barred numeral cancel 'MORIJA' cancellation on the front 'SE 28 93' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Newfoundland franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' machine d/s '28 MCH 1941' Blue 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 319' seal at left. Rare 'RETURNED TO SENDER/ BY THE CENSOR Pc 23a' Green/White' seal.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Ohio franked 3d adhesive tied 'ANGUILLA VALLEY' c.d.s. '7 NO 41' Brown tape at left side overstamped by large red crown in centre 'ST. KITTS PASSED BY CENSOR 6' allocated to Anguilla Valley, few examples recorded.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York franked Leeward Is 1 /12d and a St Kitts 1/- adhesive tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '7 FE 40' c.d.s. Large violet with crown in centre 'ST. KITTS PASSED BY CENSOR 3' 'ST JOHNS' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1940 censored envelope addressed to California franked 3d adhesive tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '24 MY 40' Large red crown in centre 'ST. KITTS PASSED BY CENSOR 3' The '3' has been changed in manuscript to a '1' Reputed to be the only known example.
1941 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '17 FE 41' Brown tape at right overstamped with large red crown in centre 'ST. KITTS PASSED BY CENSOR' no number expressed.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York franked St Kitts 1/- & Leeward Islands 1d adhesives tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '25 JU 40' Brown paper tape at left. Fine straight line 'PASSED THE CENSOR' unusually struck in black. Slight stainihg.
1898 envelope addressed to Nottingham endorsed bottom left corner 'Nile Expedition/Soudan/1898' Franked 1pi adhesive tied 'HALFA' c.d.s. '21 V11 98' A further strike alongside. Some light toning.
1934 envelope addressed to Sussex franked Great Britain 1 1/2d adhesive pan cancelled Type 5 cachet in violet alongside. Oval 'R.M.S.P. ATLANTIS POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' dated cachet in violet '19 FEB 1934'
1930 taxed stampless envelope written by a crew member of the Danish ketch 'Monsunen' which called at the island on 17th March on a private visit during the voyage from Buenos Aires to Cape Town. Type 5 cachet in violet. On arrival 50 ore postage due applied paying the charge.
1926 registered envelope addressed to Colorado franked block of four 2 1/2d adhesive with plate number '1' in the margin, tied 'TORTOLA' c.d.s. 'JY 19 26' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1940 multi censored envelope from a German P.O.W. at Somes Island addressed to Munich. Boxed 'WELLINGTON" c.d.s. '4 MR 40' and boxed 'Exempt from postage under/international Convention/regarding Treatment of/Prisoners of War' struck in violet. Scarce German censor seal at left.
1936 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1d adhesive tied 'SUNKANI' c.d.s. '1 OC 36' 'T' in black circle. On arrival 40c postage due applied tied 'WINTERHUR' c.d.s.
We hope that the Sussex Convention will take place on Saturday October 10th at The Ardringley Showground, we will update closer to the event.
The next York Stamp & Coin Fair will hopefully take place on January 22nd/23rd 2021 again check back for updates.