1901 Overprinted 10c Gibraltar stationery card with message addressed to Bremen Germany cancelled 'A26' 'FEZ' c.d.s. alongside 'FE 7 01' Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1943 censored cut down Italian Somalia stationery card overprinted as use for Prisoner of War stationery, used from camp 360 addressed to Italy. Cancelled 'P.O.W. E.A.C.' c.d.s. '21 SEP 1943' some light toning.
1941 censored 'Postage Free' P.O.W. lettersheet addressed to Mogadiscio. From an Italian at the Evacuee Camp 1B. Straight line 'EVACUEES MAIL' and two line 'ITALIAN EVACUEE CAMP No.1/KENYA COLONY' on the reverse both struck in violet.
1907 registered envelope addressed to Pretoria. Franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED CAPE TOWN' d/s '30 N 07' 'CHRISTMAS GREETINGS/SOMERSET HOSPITAL' seal in blue on the front.
1953 registered envelope to Zurich Switzerland. Franked Great Britain overprinted in the Spanish currency Silver Wedding pair, tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE TETUAN' d/s '19 AU 53' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1944 stampless censored airletter addressed to the U.K. cancelled 'KUMALO' c.d.s. '6 DEC 44' The message inside states 'Air Letter Card as issued to all United Kingdom Personal of Rhodesia Air Training Group to enable them to send Christmas Greetings to United Kingdom Postage Free Xmas 1944'
1935 advertising envelope addressed to Accra. Franked Great Britain 1/2d & 1 1/2d Jubilee adhesives tied by the scarce 'PAQUEBOT ACCRA GOLD COAST' c.d.s. '12 DE 1935' Commercial usage.
1918 envelope addressed to St Louis. Franked block of four 1c adhesives overprinted 'WAR' cancelled 'BELIZE P.O. BRITISH HONDURAS' large c.d.s. 'AUG 22 1918' The first day of usage, after the fire at the Post Office on 17th August.
1886 'ONE CENT' on '3 CENTS' stationery card with message 'Per French Mail/4/10/86' addressed to Trinidad. Uprated 8 cents adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'OC 4 86' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1909 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to the U.S.A. Additional 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'GEN POST OFFICE DOMINICA' c.d.s. 'AP 10 09' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1942 censored stampless airmail envelope from an Italian P.O.W. Scarce oval 'No 4 UMVUMA INTERNMENT CAMP' cachet in violet. Octagonal censor 'DE/22' initialed 'G.S.' On arrival in Asmara boxed 'FUORI ZONA' (outside zone) cachet in violet applied
1940 stampless envelope cancelled 'BULAWQAYO' c.d.s. '3 APR 40' Boxed 'ADRESSE INSUFFICIENT/INSUFFICIENT ADDRESS" and 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON/STATED. RETURN TO/SENDER AT THE ADDRESS/GIVEN ON THE COVER' cachet both struck in black. Oval 'NO TRAINING CAMP' cachet with manuscript 'Return'
1901 multi censored and redirected P.O.W. envelope. Franked C.G.H. 1d adhesive tied 'LERIBE' c.d.s. 'MR 18 01' Addressed to Simon Stad, forwarded to Belle Vue Camp and finally Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon. Various cachet sand markings on the front.
1917 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard signed below. Addressed to South Africa cancelled 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '12 AU 17' 'MOMBASA' transit cancellation on the front.
1898 stampless O.H.M.S. wrapper addressed to London from C Rigby Williams the acting Colonial Secretary.Cancelled 'VICTORIABORG' c.d.s. 'JA 11 98' Oval 'OFFICIAL PAID GOLD COAST COLONY/G.P.O./ACCRA' cachet in black. 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/B.R.PACKET 98' transit cancellation in red.
1903 1d stationery card (15mm closed tear at top) overprinted 'SPECIMEN' additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in violet across the imprinted stamp. This handstamp was applied in Lisbon to specimen stamps and stationery received from the U.P.U. for distribution to the Portuguese colonies.
1903 1/2d stationery wrapper overprinted 'SPECIMEN' and cancelled by large red double circle 'POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES*MADAGASCAR*COLLECTION DE BERNE' handstamp, released from the Archives of the Madagascar Post Office.
1901 1d stationery envelope cancelled 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. 'JA 2 01' On arrival in London 1d & 1/2d adhesives applied paying the redirection to Rome Italy tied 'LONDON W' c.d.s. 'MR 13 01'
1900 envelope from Port Elizabeth to Mooifontein. Double oval 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH/3 AUG 1900' struck in violet, the bottom of the cachet has been excised. Boxed 'Undeliverable for reason stated/To be returned to Sender at the address shown/ on cover. Returned from R.L.B. Capetown' struck in violet.
1901 censored envelope addressed to a P.O.W. Ceylon. Franked horizontal pair C.G.H. 1d adhesives tied 'LERIBE' c.d.s. '30 OC 01' A further strike below. Manuscript censor marking at left. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1918 censored postcard addressed to Lisbon. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. '12 AUG 18' Straight line 'DETAINED' in magenta. 'LISBON' receiving cancellation on the front. 5 months in transit.
1884 1d stationery card with long message from a missionary addressed to Kimberley cancelled by the scarce 'KOFFIJFONTEIN O.V.S' rubber cancellation in violet '25 MAY 84' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1882 envelope from Glasgow to Kings William Town. Large '3d' denoting postage due which has been erased by '1' barred numeral applied in Cape Town. Large part double oval 'OFFICER COMMANDING COLONIAL FORCES/RECEIVED/11 MAY 82' initialed. Some damage at left envelope appears to have been nibbled in transit!
1903 German 10pf + 10pf stationery cards with message, the outward half used from Mulhaussen, the return half cancelled 'VICTORIA HONG KONG' c.d.s. 'JA 12 03' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1933 taxed envelope addressed to Cayman Islands. Franked St Kitts 1/2d adhesive tied 'ANGUILLA RIVER' c.d.s. '19 JA 33' On the front scarce 'MISSENT/TO/BRITISH GUIANA' cachet in black. On arrival single 1d and 2 x 1/2d adhesives applied paying the postage due. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1917 registered envelope addressed to London. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE H.C.1' (Western Front) c.d.s. 'MR 29 17' Pink/black 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES' registration etiquette with 'H C 1' in manuscript. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1931 envelope addressed to Chicago. franked marginal vertical pair 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'NEW YORK PPAQUEBOT' d/s 'MAR 28 1931' Alongside 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS/S.S. FORT ST GEORGE' cachet.
1941 local taxed envelope franked 'HALF PENNY' on 1d adhesive tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '16 JAN 41' 'T' in black circle, a 1d adhesive was applied paying the postage due, tied by 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. the following day. Unusual usage.