1948 envelope with enclosed letter from Camp 68 Jewish Refugee Camp, Famagusta. addressed to Haifa. Franked 2pi & 1pi adhesives tied 'FAMAGUSTA' c.d.s. '24 NO 48' The cover has been damaged in transit, and repaired by tape on the reverse, then cancelled by a Haifa cancellation.
1915 envelope stationery Government House addressed to Sussex franked 1d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. GRENADA' c.d.s. 'MR 6 15' On the reverse a perforated (One side imperforate) Belgium Relief label applied One Fraction value (1/4d) A similar label was printed for Barbados. Rare on cover.
1951 envelope marked "Handed aboard at Fanning Island" addressed to Surrey redirected to Devon. Franked 3d adhesive tied boxed 'MAIL DESPATCH BRANCH / TRANSIT DIVISION / VANCOUVER B.C.' d/s struck in green 'SEP 17 1951' Boxed 'PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA' and 'S.S. Waitomo ships cachet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1895 registered envelope addressed to Antwerp franked 1d & 5d adhesives cancelled light 'T1' oval straight line of bars, alongside 'REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' d/s Belgique registration label struck over the top. Registered London and receiving cancellations.
1914 12c registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Hannover with additional 3c & 12c adhesives tied 'ZANZIBAR/REG' c.d.s. 'AP 6 14' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 stampless On His Majesty's Service' envelope marked "Secret" addressed to British Vice Consulate, Puerto Mexico. Triple oval 'NAVAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE JAMAICA' cachet '28 AUG 1941' Pencil 'D1562' Part High Commission wax seal on the reverse.
1902 1 1/2d illustrated stationery postcard (A Queensland School house) with message addressed to Holland. Cancelled unframed 'THURSDAY ISLAND' c.d.s. 'AU 22 1902' (Type 2a) In use for one year. Redeiving cancellation on the front.
1958 QE11 6d deep lilac registered stationery envelope (K) addressed to England, additional 3d tied 'B.F.P.O. CHRISTMAS ISLAND' c.d.s. '4 MY 53' The flap has a tear on opening. Rare 'K' size from the island.
1941 censored Business letter (No envelope) written from Melbourne 5th August 1941 with censored slip attached. The statement in the third paragraph identifies the reason for the slip "As requested by you we are lodging a protest with the controller of supply, Jerusalem against the cancellation of old licences and enclose a copy of our letter herwith"
1939 registered censored envelope addressed to Germany franked 1/2d & 5d adhesives tied 'CHRISTCHURCH' c.d.s. 9 AU 39' Boxed 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE' cachet in violet. Rare POSTAL CENSORSHIP label (2,000/11/39 - 14379' overstamped 'THIS ARTICLE WAS INTERCEPTED / OVERESEAS AND RETURNED TO / NEW ZEALAND' in violet. It appears that the envelope was delivered on 17th June 1947. Straight line handstamp on the front initialed.
1910 registered envelope addressed to London franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'ZUNGERU NORTHERN NIGERIA' c.d.s. 'JY 8 10' Straight line 'REGISTERED' in black.
1892 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'DOMINICA' c.d.s. 'JU 22 93' with index "C" sideways, a further strike on the front. New York transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1898 envelope addressed to Massachusetts franked single 1/2d and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'A07' 'DOMINICA' c.d.s. on the front '[JU 25 98' New York transit and receiving canvcellations on the reverse.
Undated envelope addressed to Harrisburg franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS / U.S.Ms.S / MUNARGO' struck in blue,. a further strike alongside. Two line 'Mail delayed On Ship / (Foreign Section G.P.O.)'
1917 registered envelope stationery Government House addressed to Barbados.Franked 2x Leeward island 1/2d and an irregular block of three Virgin Islands 1d overprinted "WAR TAX" tied ROAD TOWN' c.d.s. 'APR 3 1917' Backstamped St Thomas and New York, a very circuitous routing.
1918 stampless On Active Service envelope fr a member of the Duke of Cornwall 5th infantry regiment based in Aden. Cogwheel 'PASSED CENSOR ADEN / No A 156' struck in violet. On the reverse BASE OFFICE ADEN I.E.F. hatched cancellation '5 FEB 18'
1884 wrapper addressed to Lyon France franked 1/2d slate-blue tied 'GIBRALTAT A26' duplex 'DE 22 84' Madrid transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse, central vertical fold, and some light tones. A rare singe usage of the 1884 issue.
1914 envelope addressed to Hertfordshire franked Great Britain overprinted 1d adhesive tied 'MAHALAPYE STATION' c.d.s. 'DE 25 13' (Christmas Day) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 Great Britain 1d stationerey card overprinted 'BRITISH PROTECTORATE OIL RIVERS' headed 'R.M.S. Maudingo' with message addressed to Birmingham cancelled with the 'OPOBO' parcel cancellation 'OPOBO RIVER' c.d.s. below 'AP 21 95'
1901 envelope with embossed crown Niger Coast Protectorate on the reverse addressed to Dublin. Franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives cancelled 'SAPELE' c.d.s. 'FE 26 01' a further strike alongside.
1906 envelope addressed to Bath franked 1d adhesive tied 'ZUNGERU NORTHERN NIGERIA' c.d.s. 'AP 6 1906' Lokojo transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1936 envelope addressed to Kisumu franked 20c adhesive tied 'MOMBASA' c.d.s. '6 JU 36' Mombasa Exhibition poster stamp at bottom left corner, a seldom seen label for the 1936 exhibition.
1851 outer lettersheet from Belize addressed to Wesleyan Missionary Society London. Rate 1/- in manuscript. On the reverse is a fine strike of the Belize double arc 'MY 19 1851'
1931 U.S. 2c Reply Paid stationery card with no message addressed to California cancelled 'BARUDA' c.d.s. 'AU 17 31' St Johns's transit cancellation on the reverse.
1885 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to London franked 4d grey adhesive tied 'T2' duplex of San Fernando 'AP 7 85' Trinidad cancellation of the same date and receiving cancellation on the front.
1931 taxed postcard addressed to Philadelphia franked marginal 1d adhesive tied 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS / U.S.M.S. / MUNRO' ships cachet overstamped 'MIAMI FLA' machine d/s 'SEP 30 1931' Straight line 'PAQUEBOT' Pre Cancelled U.S. 2c postage due applied paying the charge.
1905 taxed photographic postcard addressed to Austria, internally redirected. Franked 1d adhesive tied '336' oval straight line of bars. 'THURSDAY ISLAND' c.d.s. 'NO 14 05' aloingside. '15/CTMS/T' marking on the front. On arrival 10H & 20H postage dues applied paying the '30' blue pencil charge, tied 'WIEN' c.d.s. in mauve. Manuscript red cross denotes charge has been cancelled.
1933 registered envelope franked with a combination of adhesives addressed to Johannesburg, tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '27 JAN 33' Straight line 'MBABANE' with line below struck in black, manusctipt 'R18' in blue.
1899 1d illustrated stationery card (Princess Street. Dunedin) with message addressed to Christchurch cancelled 'WAIMATE' c.d.s. '22 MR 00' transit and receiving cancellations.
1893 envelopoe 'Via New Orleans' addressed to Germany franked '1 CENT' on 'ONE PENNY' and 6c adhesive tied 'O' in straight line oval of bars, with a strike of the scarce double ring 'BELIZE B HONDURAS' alongside 'FE 17 93' In use 10th Feb to 14th April 1893 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.