KGV1 undated envelope from an internee at Koffiefontein Civil Internees Camp. On the front is a rectangular official free handstamp for the camp in violet. Addressed to Bloemfontein.
1941 censored envelope from Walter Samich (Internee number 379) in Camp A at Farnham Quebec, addressed to his mother in London. Franked 3c adhesive tied 'BASE A.P.O. CANADA' machine d/s '1941 AUG 23'
1940 censored P.O.W. envelope from Isak Gottesmann in Camp B at Little River New Brunswick. Addressed to the U.K. Franked 3c adhesive tied 'BASE A.P.O. CANADA' machine d/s 'DEC 24 1940'
1935 2d registered stationery envelope addressed to Basle Switzerland. Uprated 3d, 2d, 1 1/2d & 1d adhesives paying the registered fee, tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '2 MY 35' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse including 'NEW YORK - GENOVA PIROSCAFO REX' ships cancellation.
1952 envelope 'Inaugural Flight Courier Service' Addressed to Australia. Franked Australian 1d adhesive tied 'R.A.A.F. COCOS ISLAND' c.d.s. Receiving cancellation alongside.
1941 envelope addressed to New York. Franked 3d adhesive in combination with 1d 'V' label 'Issued by Home Comforts City Hall Johannesburg' label tied 'JOHANNESBURG' slogan d/s '27 V111 41'
1919 censored O.A.S. stampless postcard carried on 'S S Mahana addressed to Essex. Cancelled 'CAPE TOWN' machine d/s 'OCT 17 1919' 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE / Franked by O'Halloran Wright / Military Secretary A.I.F.' struck in violet on the front (C.A. 212(a))
The S.S. Mahana was used after the war to return Troops to Australia & New Zealand, she became known as 'The Brides boat' from carrying so many brides to New Zealand.
1903 Official Post Card Singapore Volunteer Artillery used locally cancelled 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. 'SE 25 1903' Facsimile two line 'J Murray Lt. Col / Commandant S.V.C.' struck in violet.
1916 censored taxed official postcard from Stockholm Sweden which has been taxed upon arrival 'WINDHOEK' transit cancellation. Horizontal pair South African 1d adhesives paying the charge tied 'SWAKOPMUND' c.d.s. '1 MAR 16' Unusual.
1923 envelope addressed to Buxtehude Germany. Franked 12c adhesive tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '9 SEP 1923' in violet. Alongside a superb strike of the rare 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924' slogan cachet
1905 1d stationery envelope addressed to Germany. Uprated 1/2d and 'V.R.I. 2d' on 'Een Penny' adhesives tied '30' Barred oval numeral 'DEWETSDORP' proving cancellation '4 MR 05' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1943 Triple censored registered multi franked envelope English & French value adhesives, tied VILA' c.d.s. '18 MAR 43' Franked 50c non colonial rate with 20c registration fee added.
1912 registered envelope addressed to Hamburg Germany. Franked 5d & 6d adhesives tied 'BUTARITARI ISLAND' cachet in violet. German Railway postal service registered label on the front. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1909 taxed envelope addressed to Germany. Franked vertical pair overprinted 10c adhesives leaving a underfranking 5c, tied 'VILA' c.d.s. 'AP 27 10' A further strike alongside. 'T' in small triangle mss '0.10' alongside. "SYDNEY' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1861 envelope from London addressed to Jamaica with the third type 'BELIZE' double arc 'AU 10 1861' struck in black, alongside 'Missent To' in red manuscript. Carried on the Shannon which left Southampton on 17th July 1861 arrived St Thomas on 1st August, left St Thomas on the Trent which arrived in Jamaica 4th August. Not unloaded at Jamaica and arrived Belize 10th August returned to Jamaica on 19th August. The handstruck '1' probably applied in Jamaica.
1899 envelope addressed to Leicester. Franked 2 x 2d and a single 1/2d adhesive tied in transit by the oval 'REGISTERED LONDON' d/s '25 OC 99' A further strike below, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1903 envelope 'Via Vancouver' addressed to Stuttgart Germany. franked 5d adhesive (Double rate) tied 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. '8 SEP 03' A further strike alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1904 registered envelope addressed to Hull. Franked 2 x 1/2d horizontal pair and a single 1d adhesive, together with a single KEV11 1d adhesive tied 'SUVA' c.d.s. '10 AUG 04' On the reverse manuscript 'Received in P.O. without paper affixed' initialed.
1936 registered envelope addressed to San Francisco. Franked 3d & 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'CAYMAN BRAC' c.d.s. 'AP 9 1936' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1903 registered O.H.M.S. envelope from The Post Office addressed to Germany. Franked 15c & 12c adhesives tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'NO 7 03' Readable 'REUNION A MARSEILLE PAQ L.V.2' octagonal d/s '8 NO 03' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 censored O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Canada. Scarce 'THINK OF THE WOUNDED' Red Cross seal cancelled 'OFFICIAL PAID G.P.O. TRINIDAD' c.d.s. '4 AP 45' struck in red and 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN TRINIDAD' c.d.s. of the same date.
1952 airmail envelope addressed to Queensland Australia. Franked Australian 6 1/2d adhesive tied 'R.A.A.F. P.O. COCOS ISLAND' c.d.s. '16 JY 52' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1935 taxed envelope from London addressed to Trinidad. On arrival 2d postage due applied paying the charge tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'MY 16 35' Some toning and corner fold bottom right corner.
1893 Great Britain overprinted 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Liverpool. Franked Great Britain overprinted 2 x 1d and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'OLD CALABAR' c.d.s. 'OC 23 93'
1934 multi franked registered airmail envelope to the U.S.A. Adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O. BRITISH GUIANA' c.d.s. '23 JA 34' Fine strike straight line 'LATE FEE' in violet.
1913 envelope addressed to Hampshire. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'ABAKALILI' c.d.s. 'MY 13 13' A further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.