1921 taxed envelope from Danish Consulate Wellington addressed to Copenhagen franked 2d adhesive tied 'WELLINGTON' machine d/s '12 MY 1921' Danish Consulate oval cachet on the reverse in violet. On arrival 25ore adhesive overprinted 'PORTO' applied paying the manuscript charge.
1906 taxed postcard addressed to London franked 1/2d adhesive cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MR 2 06' Boxed 'T....C' struck in violet blue manuscript '5' Large manuscript '1d' on the front.
1902 1/2d stationery card with country and value tablet added in Chinese white, some adherence on the reverse when affixed to De La Rue record books, otherwise superb.
1918 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Barcelona additional 1d adhesive tied 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s 'OPENED BY CENSOR / 798' seal at right side, seal damaged on opening.
1941 Censored envelope addressed to Hampshire redirected to Wick Scotland franked 15m (chalk-surfaced paper) tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE 174' c.d.s. 4 NO 41' Boxed R.A.F censor 101 cachet on the front, together with crown in centre 'DEPUTY CHIEF FIELD CENSOR' cachet in blue.
1924 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Hastings additional 1 1/2d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SOUTH GIBRALTAR/3' d/s '15 AP 34' Plymouth transit cancellation on the front.
1934 Flight cover carried on flight from Blantyre to Salisbury addressed to Khartoum franked single 3d and a horizontal pair 4d adhesives tied 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '8 3 34' On the front scarce oval 'RETURN TO SENDER' d/s '7 JL 34' applied in Khartoum, on the reverse a variety of transit and instructional markings, including the rare 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE KHARTOUM' cancellation.
1942 Censored printed shipping line envelope addressed to France from A Winnikow on the S.S. "Nyassa" Franked 2/- keyplate tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '25 JL 42' Canadian censor seal 'LISBOA' transit cancellation on the reverse. An unusual cover from a Jewish evacuee ship en-route to New York.
1895 1/2pi + 1/2pi stationery card with message addressed to Beyrouth Syrie uprated 30pa adhesive tied 'NIKOSIA CYPRUS' squared circle c.d.s. 'JU 13 95' British Post Office Beyrout' receiving cancellation.
1948 registered airmail envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked Silver Wedding pair 1d & £1 tied 'POST OFFICE TARAWA' c.d.s. 'AU 29 49' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1957 photographic postcard addressed to Auckland franked Australian 1/- adhesive tied 'COCOS KEELING ISLANDS AUST' c.d.s. '1 JA 58' Alongside is the scarce boxed 'BY AIR / FROM / KEELING COCOS / ISLANDS' cachet in blue.
1923 envelope addressed to Hampshire franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE / BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION / LONDON APRIL 1924 / AUSTRALIA'S OPPORTUNITY' slogan d/s '7 DE 1923'
1924 envelope addressed to Ohio franked horizontal pair 2c adhesives tied boxed 'BRITISH GUIANA / 1924 / EMPIRE EXHIBITION' cachet 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. alongside '28 AU 24'
1901 stampless 'O.H.M.S' envelope from Money Order Office London addressed to Cape Town 'M.O. BRANCH G.P.O. CAPETOWN' c.d.s. 'AP 16 01' together with 'G.P.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. On the issue of a money order payable abroad the Money Order Office in the G.P.O. London would sens two parts of the money order form to Head Post Office of the country of payment, one of which would be posted in the country of payment. The other part would be sent to the postmaster of the paying post office named on the money order.
1942 Censored envelope addressed to Mauritius franked 3d adhesive tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '5 MR 42' Octagonal crown in centre 'PASSED / BY / CENSOR / 2428' struck in black.
Undated censored envelope from I.C.W. Jacob c/o Cable & Wireless Ltd addressed to London Boxed Crown 'PASSED XX/....' struck in red, initialed. Franked 3d adhesive tied boxed 'POSTED ON STEAMER' cachet in black applied in transit Freetown Sierra Leone.
1945 'Forces Mail' stampless postcard addressed to Devon cancelled 'NAIROBI' slogan d/s '7 DEC 1945' Large oval '"Q" BRANCH REGISTRY E.A. Command Headquaters' cachet in violet.
1938 15c stationery envelope overprinted 'SPECIMEN' and 'POSTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT / H.B.M.' cachet in black (His Majesty's Bookshop) The flap is not stuck down. Superb.
1938 20c stationery envelope overprinted 'SPECIMEN' and 'POSTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT / H.M.B.' cachet in black (His Majesty's Bookshop' The flap is not stuck down. Superb.
1942 multi censored envelope 'Red Cross Postal Message Scheme' with Red Cross cachet alongside addressed to Switzerland. Franked 25c adhesive tied 'COLOMBO' c.d.s. '17 AU 42' German censor seal 'Y' and violet handstamp
1935 illustrated flight envelope carried on first flight Rhodesian & Nyasaland Airways Ltd to Beira, franked 4d adhesive tied 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '5 AUG 35' Flight cachet on the front. Pilot signed, receiving cancellation on the front.
1946 Great Britain overprinted 3d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Rome franked additional 'E.A.F.' overprinted 1/- 1d & 5d adhesives tied 'MOGADISHU SOMALIA' c.d.s. '27 NO 45' On the reverse The '5' has been blacked out and '2' inserted in 'compensation up to..' A rare usage.
1896 envelope from New York (adhesives floated off) addressed to Kingston Jamaica. On the reverse explanatory label from George H Pearce stating the mail was recovered from the wreck of the Atlas steamer S.S. "Ailsa' tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'AP 20 96'
1900 Censored envelope (Opened out for display) from Melbourne Australia Addressed to Church Missionary Society East Africa via Cape Town and Lorenzo Marques. Rare usage 'V crown R FOUND OPEN AND OFFICIALLY SEALED' seal tied by 'CHINDE BCA' c.d.s. 'MR 22 99' A host of transit cancellations.
1927 registered envelope addressed to Detroit franked horizontal pair 3d badge tied oval 'REGISTERED ASCENSION' d/s '11 NO 27' London transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1952 4d + 2d (6d) registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to England franked 2x 1/- and a horizontal pair 1/2d on the reverse tied 'READING JAMAICA' c.d.s. 'NO 27' with year omitted.