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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS (FANNING ISLAND)

1911 | GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS (FANNING ISLAND) (11129)

1911 envelope addressed to Fiji with enclosed 3 page letter from Mrs Hertziet dated 1st June 1911 cancelled by the rare two line 'PAID 1D / FANNING ISLAND' struck in blue, used in May & June 1911 due to a shortage of stamps. 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. 'JE 26 11' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Commercial usage.

£2350.00
BARBADOS

1939 | BARBADOS (11128)

1939 envelope addressed to Halifax Canada franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '16 OC 39 Scarce publicity label in yellow on the front with Red Cross.

£35.00
SOUTH AFRICA

1934 | SOUTH AFRICA (11127)

1934 Flight envelope on stationery House of Assembly Cape Town franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied bi-lingual 'HOUSES OF PARLIMENT' c.d.s. '27 FEB 34 carried on First Official Air Mail to Blantyre. Transit and 'CHIKWAWA NYASALAND' receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£28.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1912 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (11126)

1912 registered envelope addressed to Leipzig franked single 25c and a vertical pair 1c adhesives tied 'MACHAKOS' hatched circle c.d.s. '2 OC 12' Blank registration etiquette manuscript 'MACHAKOS' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£90.00
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1934 | NORTHERN RHODESIA (11125)

1934 First Official Air mail envelope from Broken Hill addressed to Blantyre. Franked 6d adhesive tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '8 MAR 44' receiving cancellation on the reverse. the back flap is missing.

£18.00
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1944 | GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS (11124)

1944 registered envelope addressed to Wellington New Zealand franked 3d, 1 1/2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'FUNAFUTI' c.d.s. '13 NOV 1944' struck in violet. Boxed 'GILBERT AND ELLICE / ISLANDS COLONY / PASSED BY CENSOR / 3' The '3' inserted in manuscript, few examples are recorded. The envelope has two light vertical paper folds.

£165.00
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1913 | GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS (11123)

1913 registered envelope addressed to London franked blocks of four 2d & 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS PROTECTORATE / OCEAN ISLD' cachet Straight line 'OCEAN ISLAND' struck in grey with manuscript 'Registration' and boxed number below. Sydney transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£145.00
BRITISH HONDURAS

1918 | BRITISH HONDURAS (11120)

1918 censored registered envelope addressed to St Louis franked block of four 3c adhesive overprinted 'WAR TAX' cancelled 'BELIZE M.O. & REGISTRATION' c.d.s. struck in blue with date applied separately 'NOV 28 1918 which is the first day of usage. Registration handstamp with error 'Brstish' for 'British' Censor seal at left.

£75.00
ADEN

1938 | ADEN (11119)

1938 3 As registered stationery envelope (H) sent on 4th November 1938 (Crown agents requisition No.144/1) 'Thos. DE LA RUE & CO. LTD' under the flap which is not stuck down. Superb.

£35.00
SAMOA (UNION ISLANDS)

SAMOA (UNION ISLANDS) (11118)

1937 envelope addressed to Plymouth franked 1d adhesive tied 'FAKAOFO UNION ISLANDS' c.d.s. '17 JE 37' A very light central envelope fold.

£65.00
BRITISH BECHUNALAND

1891 | BRITISH BECHUNALAND (11117)

1891 envelope addressed to a Lance Corporal in The Bechuanaland Border Police (G Troop) Malcoutsie. Franked horizontal pair 1d C.G.H. adhesive tied hooded 'EAST LONDON' d/s 'SP 20 91' a further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£250.00
SUDAN

1942 | SUDAN (11116)

1942 Censored stampless lettersheet 'Pr. OF WAR POST - POSTAGE FREE' addressed to Italy from an Italian civilian internee Camp 337 Rare three line violet handstamp on the reverse applied at the camp, very few examples recorded.

£200.00
TRINIDAD

1953 | TRINIDAD (11115)

1953 15c stationery Airletter perforated oval 'SPECIMEN' Superb.

£65.00
NEW ZEALAND

1942 | NEW ZEALAND (11114)

1942 Censored stampless envelope from an internee at Somes Island addressed to Alien Tribunal Board, cancelled 'WELLINGTON' c.d.s. '12 AU 42' Boxed 'Exempt from postage under / international Convention / regarding treatment of / Prisoners of War' struck in violet. On the reverse blacked dated camp cachet '11 AUG 1942'

£150.00
ADEN

1949 | ADEN (11113)

1949 3/4a stationery card from the February 1947 printing (Crown Agents Requisition No. 859/3) addressed to India with message cancelled 'ADEN CAMP' c.d.s. '5 JUN 49' Receiving cancellation on the front.

£135.00
BERMUDA

1950 | BERMUDA (11112)

1950 twice used envelope addressed to London franked 2d, 6d, 1/- & 5/- adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '15 MAR 50' The original usage was from Montreal Canada to Bermuda.

£95.00
ST LUCIA

1943 | ST LUCIA (11111)

1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York franked single 1/- 6d, 3d & 1d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '10 AP 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER / T.T./6' seal at left.

£75.00
FIJI

18986 | FIJI (11110)

1896 stampless O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to the Deputy Commisioner Apia Samoa cancelled fair 'SUVA' c.d.s. '15 JUN 96' legible 'MEDICAL DEPARTMENT' cachet at bottom left, initialed and dated.

£75.00
ADEN

1937 | ADEN (11109)

1937 9pi stationery card. Superb unused.

£35.00
ADEN

1937 | ADEN (11108)

1937 9pi stationery card overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Superb.

£45.00
GIBRALTAR

1884 | GIBRALTAR (11107)

1884 envelope addressed to Washington D.C. franked Great Britain 2 1/2d RG - GR tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'NO 5 84' London transit cancellation and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£75.00
GIBRALTAR

1934 | GIBRALTAR (11106)

1934 2d illustrated stationery card 'Per S/S Rex' addressed to Cleveland Ohio uprated 1d adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR SOUTH DISTRICT' c.d.s. '25 JA 34' The S/S Rex was an Italian liner plying the Italy - New York route.

£150.00
GIBRALTAR

1921 | GIBRALTAR (11105)

1921 1/2d stationery card with message uprated 1/2d adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '24 JA 21' 'Per Prins der Netherlands' addressed to Holland.

£20.00
CYPRUS

1915 | CYPRUS (11104)

1915 On Active Service stampless envelope addressed to Worcester cancelled 'POLYMEDIA' c.d.s. 'DE 4 15' Countersigned by an officer of the Border Regiment bottom left, which had two battalions engaged in the Gallipoli Campaign. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£295.00
CYPRUS

1909 | CYPRUS (11103)

1909 1pi stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'KYRENIA' c.d.s. 'MR 23' year omitted. Nicosia transit cancellation on the front.

£45.00
CYPRUS

1932 | CYPRUS (11102)

1932 Imperial Airways flight cover carried on Cyprus - Iraq leg of the England - India leg. Adhesives tied 'LIMASSOL CYPRUS' c.d.s. '19 AP 32' A variety of cancellations on the reverse.

£65.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1919 | BRITISH LEVANT (11098)

1919 censored envelope addressed to Cairo franked Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SMYRNA' c.d.s. '5 MY 19' a further strike alongside. Double octagonal 'PASSED CENSOR 1' cachet in black.

£35.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1919 | BRITISH LEVANT (11097)

1919 registered envelope addressed to Rafa Palestine franked Great Britain KE.V11 '2 PIASTRES' on '5d' adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '9 DE 19' On the reverse 'F.P. O. No. 83' hatched cancellation '29 DEC 19' Light stain top right corner.

£35.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1919 | BRITISH LEVANT (11096)

1919 stampless 'O.A.S.' envelope embossed 'British Embassy Constantinopole' addressed to London. Countersigned bottom left, cancelled 'LONDON / RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP / NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED' machine d/s 'MAR 17 19'

£45.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1879 | BRITISH LEVANT (11095)

1879 envelope addressed to Blackburn franked Great Britain 1/2 & 2d blue adhesives tied 'C' in oval straight line of bars 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPOLE' c.d.s. on the front 'JY 10 79'

£135.00
ST VINCENT

1909 | ST VINCENT (11094)

1909 2d registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Manchester franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives cancelled 'ST VINCENT' c.d.s. 'MR 6 09' A further strike below, receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£52.00
ST VINCENT

1901 | ST VINCENT (11093)

1901 2d registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Belgium franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'AP 4 01' Registration etiquette on the reverse, London transit on the front together with 'BELGIQUE' registration etiquette.

£150.00
ST VINCENT

19123 | ST VINCENT (11092)

1923 3d registered stationery envelope (H2) 'SPECIMEN' 'THOS. DE LA RUE & CO PATENT.' under the flap which is not stuck down

£30.00
ST VINCENT

1915 | ST VINCENT (11091)

1915 1d stationery card with message addressed to New York cancelled 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'AU 6 15' A further strike on the front.

£32.00
ST VINCENT

1896 | ST VINCENT (11090)

1896 two 1/2d stationery cards one marked 'app 23.10.96' (Light vertical; fold) Both cards initialed in red, some adherence on the reverse. Ex Da La Rue archives.

£195.00
FIJI

1940 | FIJI (11089)

KGV1 4d + 2d (6d) registered stationery envelope (G) 'THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED.' under the flap which is not stuck down. Superb unused.

£38.00
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1918 | SOUTH WEST AFRICA (11088)

1918 censored South African 1d stationery envelope addressed to Swakopumund cancelled by the rubber 'NEUHEUSIS' c.d.s. struck in violet. Transit and receiving oval mutilated T.P.O. cancellations.

£95.00
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1919 | SOUTH WEST AFRICA (11087)

1919 censored envelope addressed to Helsinki Finland internally redirected, franked horizontal pair 1d and a single 1/2d South African adhesives tied fine strike of the rubber 'ONDONGA' c.d.s. struck in black '12 JUN 91' the year inverted. On the reverse Helingfors - Helsinki T.P.O. cancellation.

£135.00
NEW ZEALAND

1933 | NEW ZEALAND (11086)

1933 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Mexico franked additional 1/2d and '1d' on 'Penny Half Penny' stationery cut outs, together with two single 1/2d adhesives tied 'TAURANGA' c.d.s. '26 SP 33' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£58.00
BRITISH HONDURAS

1888 | BRITISH HONDURAS (11085)

1888 wrapper addressed to Munich Germany franked by two examples '2 CENTS' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesives diagonally bisected tied 'O" in oval straight line of bars, receiving cancellation on the reverse. The wrapper pays the correct 4c printed matter rate to Germany, appears to be a commercial usage.

£650.00
BOFIC (M.E.F.)

1948 | BOFIC (M.E.F.) (11084)

1948 postcard addressed to Belgium franked Great Britain 3d adhesive overprinted 'M.E.F' tied 'TRIPOLI' c.d.s. '4 2 48' Boxed 'PAR AVION DE / BY AIR MAIL FROM / TRIPOLI / a / to' struck in violet with manuscript 'London Only'

£125.00
BOFIC (M.E.F.)

1948 | BOFIC (M.E.F.) (11083)

1948 airmail envelope addressed to Stuttgart from a German P.O.W. at the P O W working camp Benghazi. Franked Great Britain 2 1/2d & 2d adhesives overprinted 'M.E.F.' tied 'BENGHAZI AIR MAIL' c.d.s. '1 8 48'

£125.00
NIGERIA

1946 | NIGERIA (11082)

1946 registered multi franked envelope carried on Swedish Missionary flight with three line flight cachet. Adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED LAGOS NIGERIA' d/s '9 MR 46' Receiving cancellation on the front.

£30.00
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BERMUDA)

1924 | BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BERMUDA) (11081)

1924 envelope addressed to New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'HAMILTON / BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION 1924' slogan d/s '9 MAY 24' code 'C'

£35.00
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BERMUDA)

1924 | BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BERMUDA) (11080)

1924 envelope addressed to New Jersey franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'HAMILTON / BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION 1924' slogan d/s '29 SEP 24' code 'B'

£48.00
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BERMUDA)

1924 | BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (BERMUDA) (11079)

1924 envelope addressed to Leipzig franked horizontal strip of five 1d adhesives paying the double rate tied 'HAMILTON / BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION 1924' slogan d/s '27 SEP 24' code 'A'

£55.00
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (TRINIDAD)

1924 | BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (TRINIDAD) (11078)

1924 envelope addressed to Wales franked 2d adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN / BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION 1924' slogan d/s 'MAY 26 1924'

£40.00
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (CEYLON)

1923 | BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION (CEYLON) (11077)

1923 wrapper addressed to Forres Scotland redirected to Aviermore. Franked horizontal pair 2c perfin 'E' (Mercantile Bank of India, Ltd) tied by large part of the rare 'COLOMBO / VISIT THE / BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION' slogan d/s '4 SEP 23'

£235.00
ASCENSION

1940 | ASCENSION (11076)

1940's 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to London franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME / MAIL' machine cachet struck in red.

£225.00
PAPUA

1932 | PAPUA (11075)

1932 postage due receipt for one letter 4d due franked horizontal pair 2d Lakatoi adhesives paying the charge tied light 'BISIATABU' c.d.s. 4 SEP 32' The left adhesive is creased.

£195.00

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