1909 postcard from Truro addressed to Kinston. On arrival receiving cancellation together with boxed 'ADVERTISED' and two months later a further Kingston cancellation with a straight line 'UNCLAIMED' 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH KINGSTON' struck in red 'SE 28 09' Returned to the U.K. Boxed 'Undelivered for reason stated' cachet applied in London struck in violet.
1898 registered envelope from Colonial Office Kingston addressed to Paris. Franked 'FIVE PENCE' on 'SIX PENCE' and 'THREE PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JU 6 98' A further strike alongside., transit and receiving cancellations. Registration etiquette on the reverse.
1949 Formula registered envelope (G) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked horizontal pair 6d and a single 2d adhesive tied 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. 'JA 10 49' Transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1929 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Chicago. Additional 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'TURKS ISLAND' c.d.s. transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1898 Soldiers letter endorsed at top 'From C.J. Johnson Writer I Of Ascension' Addressed to Portsmouth. Franked Great Britain 1d lilac tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. 'AU 11 98' Countersigned by the Commanding Officer bottom left 'PLYMOUTH SHIP LETTER' c.d.s. on the reverse. 25mm closed tear at top.
1895 envelope addressed to Norway. Franked 15c adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'JU 17 95' code '5' A further strike alongside, receiving cancellation on the reverse. Scarce destination.
1917 postcard headed 'Port Morant/Berbice B.G.' Addressed to the U.S.A. Franked horizontal pair 2c adhesives tied 'NIGG' c.d.s. '28 SEP 1917' 'GEORGETOWN' transit cancellation.
1925 2d registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to New York with additional 4d adhesive tied 'TURKS ISLAND' c.d.s. 'NO 3 26' Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1916 photographic censored postcard showing tents at night signed Hiesinger from U Koch at St Clements Camp addressed to Germany. Oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA/P.C.' struck in magenta.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Guernsey Channel Islands. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '18 JUN 40' Rectangular 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' struck in violet applied in London. Guernsey was occupied on 30th June 1940
1910 Great Britain overprinted '10 CENTIMOS' on 'ONE PENNY' stationery postcard with attached reply half. Addressed to Germany. Cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SAFFI' c.d.s. '6 DE 01'
1929 U.S. 1c stationery card, no message addressed to New Jersey U.S.A. Cancelled by the straight line 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' applied by typewriter signed and dated 'A.R. POOLEY/24 2 29' Carried from the island on the Duchess of Atholl. 'LONDON F.S.' machine d/s transit cancellation. Rare usage.
1916 taxed envelope addressed to London. Franked two horizontal pairs 1/4d adhesives tied 'ST JOHN'S' c.d.s. '10 NO 16' Antigua introduced a 1/2d War Tax in September 1916 This envelopes pays the correct postage 1d surcharged because War Tax unpaid Charge 1d postage due on arrival. Scarce usage.
1962 Old Mutual Fire and General complete combined insurance certificate for Makumbi Mission. Franked single 10/- & 3/- together with a vertical pair 4d Revenue adhesives tied by the oval 'OLD MUTUAL FIRE AND GENERAL' d/s ' 6 JUN 1962'
1896 registered envelope addressed to Philadelphia. Franked Great Britain overprinted '80 PARAS' on '5d' adhesives tied 'F87' Oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s alongside '13 FE 96' transit and receiving cancellations.
1911 registered 'A R' envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked horizontal pair Great Britain overprinted horizontal pair '1 PIASTRE' on '2 1/2d' adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANINOPLE' c.d.s. ' On the front two strikes oval 'AR' in black. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1910 registered envelope addressed to New York. Franked Great Britain 1/2d overprinted 'LEVANT' and '1 3/4d' on '4d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '13 JU 10' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1900 envelope addressed to Dresden Germany. franked 2d & 1d Inter Island local adhesives tied 'PORT VILA POST A.N.H. Co Ltd' c.d.s. '11 DEC 00' A further strike below.
1947 registered airmail envelope addressed to Canada redirected to Los Angeles. Franked single 20c & vertical pair 25c on the front (Corner damage) and a further vertical pair 25c on the revers, all overprinted 'B.M.A.' tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '10 Mr 47' 'A.V.2' in black circle on the front.
1864 Soldiers letter sent from a Private J Grundy to Derbyshire. Franked Great Britain 1d star tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'MY 21 64' Endorsement of Colonel Anderson Commanding Officer 22/Regt'
1940/41 stampless censored envelope addressed to P.O. Box 209 Amsterdam. Red/White 'OPENED BY/CENSOR/51' seal. 'V' (Victory) in manuscript. No adhesives or postal markings. Unusual.
1892 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2 1/2d adhesive cancelled 'RAROTONGA' c.d.s. '3 OC 92' A further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1943 multi franked censored envelope addressed to St Helena adhesives tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '20 De 43' Crown boxed 'PASSED/XX/......' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front. Light horizontal paper fold, some tone spots.
1944 registered censored airmail envelope addressed to New York. Multi franked including the 2/6 tied 'BARBADOS REGISTERED' c.d.s. 'JA21 44' Crown octagonal 'PASSED/I.H...,.,' dated and initialed. mailed via Trinidad transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1945 registered censored envelope addressed to Sydney. Franked 1/2d, 1 1/2d & 3d adhesives cancelled and dated in manuscript '19/3/45 T.Tebaki KURIA' Cut down censor cachet ';8' with name of colony omitted. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 censored envelope addressed to New Caledonia. Franked 10c adhesive tied 'PORT-VILA' c.d.s. '1 MAI 45' Large violet censor cachet at left partly overstruck by a smudged receiving cancellation.
1918 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Birmingham, adhesives tied by the rare 'NEPA' c.d.s. '07 SEP 18' c.d.s. used at "Tiveri" as a relief cancellation. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.