1904 postcard from Switzerland addressed to Jamaica. Straight line 'Missent to Bahamas' struck in black. 'UP PARK CAMP' squared circle receiving datestamp on the front 'FE 26 04'
1901 envelope franked Great Britain 1d lilac tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE' c.d.s. 'MY 19 01 from F.P.O. 16 Addressed to Burgher Camp Dept Pretoria. Large violet triple circle 'PASSED PRESS CENSOR KLERKSDORP/DATE/19 MEI 1901' initialed.
1902 censored illustrated envelope stationery 'Poynton Bros' franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'PRETORIA' c.d.s. '3 APR 02' 'ARMY POST OFFICE POTCHEFSTROOM' c.d.s. on the front 'AP 4 02' On the reverse 'FIELD POST OFFICE' c.d.s. from F.P.O. 100
1901 envelope addressed to Broad Bottom Camp St Helena redirected to Deadwood franked vertical pair Great Britain 1d lilacs tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE SOUTH AFRICA' c.d.s. 'OC 5 01' From F.P.O. 16 Large black 'PASSED PRESS CENSOR KLERKSDORP/DATE/6 OC 01' Alongside boxed 'BURGER CAMP.' cachet in violet with stop.
1901 censored envelope franked 1d adhesive overprinted 'V.R.I.' tied 'PRETORIA' c.d.s. '11 OCT 01' addressed to Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon. At the top A Boer seal used by the British with 'Z.A.R. Republiek' crossed out in red ink. A rare usage of a Boer seal used by the British.
1901 censored envelope addressed to Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'HEIDELBURG' c.d.s. 'DE 18 01' Large part Blue/White 'OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW' seal reputed to be the only known example, overstamped triangular 'PASSED/BY/CENSOR' in violet initialed.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Nairobi franked ' 4 1/2 PIASTRES' on '5m' adhesive tied 'E.A. A.P.O.2' c.d.s. '8 111 41' A further strike below. Boxed censor cachet on the reverse.
1943 registered censored envelope addressed to New York franked 20pi and 2pi adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED KHARTOUM' d/s '12 SE 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/MM/5351' seal. The 20pi is rare on cover
1918 Censored envelope addressed to South Wales, the adhesive washed off, part '(ATBAB(A)' c.d.s. countersigned by commanding officer bottom left. Boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER I.S.' struck in black. On the reverse 'SHELLAL-Halfa T.P.O. No 1' c.d.s. '26 MR 18' Carried on the Kingstonian which was attacked by a German U boat on 11th April 1918
1952 registered Express envelope addressed to Rome franked Great Britain overprinted B.A.ERITREA '50 CENTS' on 'FIVE PENCE' & '65 CENTS' on 'EIGHT PENCE' tied 'ASMARA ERITREA' c.d.s. '3 5 52' Red/Black 'EXPRESS' label. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 7d Airletter with message addressed to Sussex England cancelled by large unframed 'H.M.S. HOBART TOKYO JAPAN' c.d.s. in red '2 SEPT 1945' Alongside 'POST OFFICE/MARITIME/MAIL' in red.
1917 registered censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked by a range of the 1d Red Cross adhesives tied 'REGISTRATION TRINIDAD' c.d.s. 'FE 2 17' Three examples of the 'One Fraction' Trinidad Red Cross labels (Two types) French censor seal at right overstamped by oval censor cachet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1924 3d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Germany franked on the reverse horizontal strip of three and a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED LAGOS' d/s '4 JY 24' Straight line 'LATE FEE' (Late fee was 2d) Oval Plymouth transit cancellation and receiving cancellation.
1908 postcard addressed to Cape Colony franked 1/2d adhesive tied '39' Barred numeral allocated to Tiger River Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1895 Formula stationery card with message franked '1 1/2d' on '2d' bright mauve overprinted Coat of Arms. 'ZAND RIVER O.V. STAAAT' c.d.s. alongside 'OCT 29 95' (Putzel RR)
Undated postcard with message on the reverse addressed to Scotland franked 1d adhesive tied by very fine '40' barred numeral allocated to Boschvarkfontein. Putzel lists as RR Some toning on the card.
1928 registered envelope addressed to Scotland franked 50c adhesive tied rare 'RIVERSDALE BRITISH HONDURAS' T.R.D. struck in vioiet '4 MAY 1928' with Town name and country inverted. U.S. Transit cancellation on the reverse.
1916 stampless wrapper giving a weather report for Ondonga cancelled by the scarce 'ONDONGA' rubber cancellation '11 DEC 1916' struck in violet. Boxed 'IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT/WINDHUK' cachet.
1909 1d taxed stationery card with message addressed to Dusseldorf cancelled 'LINDISFARNE' c.d.s. 'DE 6 09' '10/CTMS/T' struck in black. 'DUSSELDORF' receiving cancellation with date/month/year removed in cancellation.
1933 envelope addressed to Glasgow franked Belize Relief adhesives 3c 'Plus 3 CENTS' and 1c 'Plus 1 CENT' adhesive tied 'STAN CREEK' c.d.s. '12 DE 33' A further strike below.
1916 photographic card (Emden crew giving a gymnastic display. Photograph by Schulz) from Rudolf Keilitz addressed to Germany Oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA/P.C.' struck in maroon.
1937 Censored 1 1/2d stationery card addressed to Madrid undercover during the Civil War. Cancelled 'GIBRALTAR' slogan d/s 'JUL 4 1927' Written in Spanish, straight line Republican censor cachet. Nationalists were aware and accepted this to allow communications of families on both sides. The Republication communists did not find about this service. Scarce & unusual
1917 Censored 4d South African stationery envelope (G) addressed to Swakopmund franked horizontal pair South African 1d adhesives tied 'GROOTFONTEIN' c.d.s. '3 NO 17' Straight line GROOTFONTEIN' registration with red manuscript 'S.W.A. 71' Censor seal at right numbered '105' which is scarce.
1898 'TWO CENTS' on 'FIVE CENTS' stationery envelope uprated ''TWO CENTS' on '10c' & 'TWO CENTS' on '15c' adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. '5 JUN 98' Paying the registration to Germany. transit and receiving cancellations.
1925 taxed envelope addressed to Penang franked Straits Settlements 5c adhesives tied oval straight line of bars struck in black applied in Taiping blue lines around denoting adhesive invalid. Triangular 'T/T/P' stuck in black. On the reverse single 1c & a vertical pair 2c Straits postage dues applied paying the charge tied indistinct 'PENANG' c.d.s.
1932 registered envelope addressed to Tacoma U.S.A. franked 1d, 2 1/2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'CUMBERLAND' c.d.s. 'MY 4 32' with further strikes below. Straight line 'REGISTERED' with 'No 62' in manuscript applied in Cumberland transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1938 local envelope franked 1/2d adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '25 MAR 38' Alongside Atlantis' label tied by 'THORO ATLANTIS' cachet struck in black. 'ATLANTIS WORLD FAIR' cachet at left side.
1940 censored delayed Experanto envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '25 MR 40' A further strike alongside. The delivery of the envelope was delayed three years Dutch typewritten label which translates 'Amsterdam March 1948/Delivery delayed to wartime conditions' On delivery the envelope locally redirected. Holland was occupied by German forces on 10th May 1940
1941 censored airmail envelope addressed to Sydney franked 5d adhesive tied 'SALAMAUA' c.d.s. '11 NO 41' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal overstruck 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/T.N.G..50' boxed cachet struck in violet in use for around four months.
1871 Entire Letter 'Per Louisa' headed and dated 'Tamatave le 24 Avril 1871' addressed to Port Louis Mauritius. Straight line 'Ship letter' and '6d/TO PAY' (incoming ship letter rate) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1895 Indian 1/4a stationery card headed and dated 'S.M.S. Condor 5 111 95/Zanzibar' on the reverse with message. Uprated Indian 9pi adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '5 MA 95' Addressed to Berlin redirected. French Paquebot marking on the reverse. Light vertical fold at far left.
1940 censored redirected airmail envelope franked 2 x 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'TULAGI' c.d.s. '15 AU 40' addressed to Wau New Guinea redirected to Australia 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal overstamped boxed 'Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No.22' struck in violet.