1927 registered envelope from The chief accountant Post Office addressed to London franked two horizontal pairs and two singles '4 CENTS' on '6c' adhesives, together with a single 1c adhesive tied oval 'NAIROBI REGISTERED' d/s '6 MY 27' receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1894 formula stationery card with message written from Evenburg addressed to Reddersberg. Franked Half Penny adhesive tied shield 'T.P.O. NORTHERN' c.d.s. on the front used for eight months between Norvalls Point & Bloemfontein, with a staff of Cape postal officials. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1958 inter island taxed envelope addressed to Russell Island franked 1d adhesive tied light 'AUKI' c.d.s. '19 MAR 58 with a clear strike alongside 'AUKI / TAX / BRITISH SOLOMON IDS' '2d' inserted in pencil. On arrival 2d postage due applied tied 'YANDINI' c.d.s. '27 MAR 58'
1950 registered envelope franked Swaziland 4d, 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'BREMERSDORP' c.d.s. '7 111 50' addressed to New York redirected 'Poste Restante' to Auki British Solomon Islands, on arrival 6d postage due applied tied 'AUKI BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS' cancellation.
1902 1c taxed stationery card with message addressed to Germany uprated 2c adhesive overprinted "LABUAN" tied 'LABUAN' c.d.s. '24 FEB 02' Black handstruck 'T' applied in Labuan. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1934 registered envelope addressed to the Isle of Wight franked 5d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED ASCENSION' d/s '24 DE 34' Newport receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 2d registered stationery envelope (H2) from the Colonial postmaster address to Jersey Channel Islands. Franked vertical pair 4d adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'NO 9 93' A further strike alongside. Southampton Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1901 2d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'AP 4 01' A further strike alongside. Registration label on the reverse. London transit and receiving cancellation.
1901 1d stationery envelope addressed to Holland uprated 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. 'MR 3 01' Scarce octagonal 'LIGNE A PAQ R No 2' d/s on the front '4 MARS 01' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1918 Censored South African 1d stationery stationery card with message headed 'Thahana Morena' addressed to Paris cancelled 'TSOLOANE BASUTOLAND' c.d.s. '17 DEC 18' 'PASSED / 41 / CENSOR' struck in violet. A very late censor usage, from a rare postal agency.
1813 entire letter headed "Virgin Valley" from Montego Bay addressed to Bath. Rated '2/-' 'Paid '2/6' in manuscript. Two line 'MONTEGO BAY/JA' across the join 'JAMAICA' Fleuron (F3) '21 MR 1813'
1947 3d registered stationery envelope (H2) on very heavy Manila paper , under left side of flap colourless embossing reading 'GIRDER UNTEARABLE MANILIA/LION (coat of arms) BRAND/BRITISH MAKE' Franked block of six 1/2d adhesives tied 'VIEUX-FORT' c.d.s. '28 JA 47' A further strike above. A very rare usage.
1880 entire addressed to Messina franked Great Britain 1/2d (plate 20) and a 2d (plate 15) tied by two strikes 'MALTA A25' duplex 'MY 29 80' 'MESSINA' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1900 envelope addressed to Bloemfontein franked 1d adhesive tied 'BURGHERSDORP C.G.H.' c.d.s. 'JA 17' year omitted, a further strike alongside. On the reverse a fine strike of the 'R.P.V. NOORD O.V.S.' c.d.s. '22 JAN 00' This T.P.O. operated between Norvalspont and Bloemfontein. Burghersdorp was in occupation by the Republican forces in January 1900
1914 registered envelope addressed to Sussex franked marginal horizontal strip 1d engraved adhesives tied 'NORTH SYDNEY' c.d.s. '4 MR 14' with a further strike below, receiving cancellation on the reverse. A seldom seen registered usage.
1899 envelope addressed to Sydney Australia franked horizontal pairs 1/2d, 2d & 1d adhesives overprinted 'PROVISIONAL GOVT' cancelled 'APIA' c.d.s. 'DE 8 99' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1900 envelope with enclosed letter headed '"MSS Morara" at sea between Auckland and Samoa' Franked German 20pf adhesive tied 'APIA KDpG' c.d.s. '15 6 00' Addressed to Wokingham, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1897 1d stationery card with message uprated 1/2d adhesive addressed to Germany, tied 'APIA' c.d.s. 'APR 21 97' 'N.Z. MARINE P.O. R.M.S. ALAMEDA' c.s.s. '22 APR 94' struck in red, this colour was in use January to July 1897
1894 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Port of Spain franked 1d adhesive tied 'CEDROS TRINIDAD' c.d.s. 'DE 23 94' A futher strike alongside, receiving cancellation on the front.
1894 registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope from General Post Office addressed to Germany franked 4d & 1/2d adhesive tied 'REGISTRATION TRINIDAD' c.d.s. 'AU 23 94' A further strike below, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1897 1a stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST / OST / AFRIKANISCHE HAUPTLINIE /e' c.d.s. '10 12 97' Carried on The Admiral to Hamburg, receiving cancellation on the front.
1931 taxed envelope addressed to Zanzibar franked 1c & 10c K.U.T. adhesives tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '26 JA 31' 'T' in black circle. On arrival 6c postage due applied tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. 'JA 29 31' A further strike on the reverse.
1900 envelope from The German Consul Zanzibar' with consulate red wax seal addressed to Berlin. Franked '2 1/2 ANNA ZANZIBAR' on French '10c' adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '8 SEPT 00' A further strike alongside. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1900 postcard addressed to Germany franked vertical pair '1/2 ANNA ZANZIBAR' on French '5c' adhesives tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '27 MARS 00' A further strike alongside. 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE LV No 2' octagonal d/s '27 MARS 00'
1902 postcard addressed to Austria franked 1a adhesive tied indistinct Zanzibar squared circle d/s/ On the front a fine strike of the 'VIIK KRIEGSMARINE / S.M.S. ZENTA' c.d.s. '24 11 02' The Austrian warship called at Zanzibar in November 1902 on the return from China to Europe.
1891 German 10pf stationery card with message headed and dated 'Zanzibar 3 Juli 1891' addressed to Germany cancelled 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST / OST- / AFRIKANNISCHE / HAUPTLINIE / b' c.d.s. '3 7 91' Light vertical central fold.
1891 '10 CENTIMOS' on ONE PENNY' stationery postcard with message headed and dated 'Mogador 9 February 1891' The card was carried to Tangier to steamer where it entered the mails cancelled 'TANGIER A26' duplex 'FE 15 91' Addressed to Germany with Gibraltar and receiving cancellations on the front.
1895 15c Gibraltar stationery card headed 'S.M.S. Kaiserin Augusta Tangier' A German naval vessel addressed to Kiel cancelled 'TANGIER A26' duplex '21 JY 95' Gibraltar transit and receiving cancellations. Small corner fold top right corner.
1905 2d + 1d (3d) Great Britain overprinted (G) registered stationery envelope addressed to Germany franked additional 1/2d + 1d tied 'KWITTA' c.d.s. 'MY 31 1905' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1942 censored envelope probably from a Dutch national addressed to the Netherlands Red Cross London. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'SEKONDI' c.d.s. '30 JUn 42' On the reverse boxed 'Please request The sender / of this letter to write / His / Hers /Name and Address On / The back of letters in future' struck in violet.
1889 Penny Half Penny stationery card headed and dated 'Befro 26/6/89' addressed to Germany. Entering the post in Accra cancelled '554' barred numeral cancellation 'ACCRA' c.d.s. on the front 'JY 2 89' Liverpool transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1894 1/2d stationery card written by a Swiss missionary addressed to the Basel Missionary Society Addah. Cancelled 'AKROPONG' c.d.s. 'SP 2 94' A further strike on the front, together with a receiving cancellation.
1889 envelope to London franked horizontal pair 2d adhesives tied 'SALTPOND' c.d.s. 'NO 9 89' A further strike on the front. 'PAID LIVERPOOL BR PACKET' transit cancellation in red on the front '30 NO 89' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1885 envelope addressed to Germany franked 4d adhesive tied '554' barred oval numeral 'ACCRA' c.d.s. alongside 'JU 16 85' '1' & '3d' in red crayon on the front denoting ship fee. Liverpool transit and on the front & French T.P.O. cancellation on the reverse.
1892 envelope addressed to Zurich Switzerland franked 4d adhesive tied 'ELMINA' c.d.s. 'JY 30 92' a further strike on the front 'PAID LIVERPOOL' transit, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1908 envelope addressed to Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'GEORGE TOWN GRAND CAYMAN' c.d.s. 'NO 23 08' Kingston transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.