1898 soldiers letter marked 'Expeditionary Force / Soudan' From 'Colour Sargent Wilkins Cameroon Highlanders' Addressed to Hampshire. Franked 2pi & 3pi adhesives tied 'DARMALI' c.d.s. 'JL 98' ' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1938 multi franked registered envelope to Sydney. Franked New Zealand adhesives tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. '23 NO 38' Blank registration etiquette with cancellation.
1891 envelope 'Church Missionary Society' imprint on the reverse addressed to London. Cancelled by a superb oval 'THE NIGER TERRITORIES/ POST OFFICE/ AKASSA/ P.O.' d/s '6 JUL 91' struck in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1895 envelope 'Via Aden. Marseille' addressed to France. Franked '15 Cents' on '16c' adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. '16 NO 95' Octagonal 'LIGNE T PAQ FR. No.6' d/s '16 NOV 95' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1925 taxed envelope addressed to Chicago. Franked 2 x 1d adhesives tied 'LAGOS-IBADAN T.P.O.' c.d.s. '26 FE 25' On arrival pre cancelled U.S. 1c postage due applied paying the charge.
1930 2 1/2p registered stationery envelope 'THOS. DE LA RUE & Co. PATENT' imprint under the flap, addressed to Switzerland. Franked additional 5m adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED KHARTOUM' d/s '5 MR 30' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1918 envelope addressed to Dartford Kent. Franked single and a horizontal pair 2c adhesives tied 'ANSE ROYALE' c.d.s. 'AU 2 18' A further strike alongside. Horizontal paper fold.
1939 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 2 x 3c and a single 6c adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'AU 25 39' Straight line 'LATE FEE PAID' struck in violet (6c late fee)
1935 envelope Hamburg - America Line addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 21/2d 'Jubilee' adhesive tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '10 SEP 35' Alongside 'S.S. BELIAICE' ships cachet in violet.
1913 mourning envelope addressed to Michigan 'ViaBarbados' Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'ST LUCIA' c.d.s. 'FE 1 13' the code 'M' (Micoud) omitted, a further strike alongside. This variety occurred in early 1913 Few examples recorded.
1940 multi censored envelope addressed to Denmark. Franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'G(ATOMA)' c.d.s. '9 APL 40' White seal at top 'OPENED BY CENSOR' in red On the back German censor, on the front a light Danish censor cachet. Boxed 'RETOUR' on the front. Denmark was occupied by Germany on 8th April 1940
1933 taxed envelope addressed to the Cayman Islands. Franked overprinted 1d adhesive tied 'RABAUL' c.d.s. '13 SE 33' On arrival 2d adhesive tied paying the manuscript charge tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s.
1937 envelope addressed to Missouri. Franked 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '6 FE 37' Boxed 'LATE FEE' struck in black. Postage to the U.S.A. was 2 1/2d and late fee payment was a 1d which accounts for the 3 1/2d postage applied.
1947 multi franked locally addressed envelope. Franked Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' adhesives tied by the re-issued Italian 'CASTELLORIZZO (ISOLA) c.d.s. '12.9.46' This cancellation type was mutilated by the British administration with the word 'ITALIANE' being removed from the upper portion.
1945 multi franked envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' adhesives tied by the Italian 'SCARPANTO (EGEO) '21.5.45'This cancellation was replaced during April 1946 with the British type cancellation 'Carpathos'
1942 Censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked 1/-, 3d & 1d adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. '3 JA 42' 'OPENED BY CENSOR / ST.VINCENT, B.W.I.' seal at left overstamped 'Passed by Censor No 3' struck in violet.
1940 Censored envelope addressed to Ohio. Franked 2c & 4c adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' slogan d/s '25 JLY 1940' 'OFFICIALLY OPENED AND RESEALED / BY CENSOR' seal at left. Violet two line 'PASSED BY CENSOR'
1940 Censored airmail envelope addressed to London. Franked 6c, 36c (Top left corner damaged) 4c adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O.' c.d.s. '14 AP 40' Three line 'By Air / From British Guiana / To New York' struck in red. Violet two line 'PASSED BY / CENSOR'
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Buenos Aires Argentina. Franked 12c & 36c adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O.' c.d.s. '18 OC 43 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 11 37' seal at left.
1952 envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked Australian 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'R.A.A.F. P.O. COCOS ISLAND' c.d.s. '29 FE 52' Boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL / COCOS-KEELING IS' cachet in violet.
1944 censored window envelope franked 2d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. PLYMOUTH' c.d.s. 'OC 18 44' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER B / 132' seal at left 'B' crossed out 'AA' inserted in blue pencil. Montserrat was short of labels in October 1944, for a short time used an amended version.
1900 1d illustrated stationery card (Some riders in the rough) addressed to Dunedin. Cancelled 'OAMARU' squared circle d/s '10 JL 00' Remains of mounts on the reverse.
1900 Illustrated Ladysmith Siege stationery card with message addressed to Braintree Essex. Cancelled 'LADYSMITH' c.d.s. 'MR 1 1900' The local charge marking 10c has been deleted. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1943 censored envelope addressed to Barbados. Franked single 2d and a horizontal pair 1/4d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. PLYMOUTH' c.d.s. 'JU 23 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER A.A./150' The number '150' inserted in pencil. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1942 censored airmail envelope from Sydney to Singapore 9d adhesive tied 'SYDNEY' slogan d/s '10 FEB 1942' Two line 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' Finger type 'RETURN TO SENDER' struck in red.
1935 multi franked airmail envelope addressed to Rabaul New Guinea. Adhesives tied by the large 'AIR MAIL MALTA' c.d.s. '6 DEC 34' Carried by Imperial Airways to Darwin, Qantas to Brisbane. Transit and receiving cancellations. Returned to Malta arriving 22nd March 1936
1938 envelope from Johannesburg South Africa addressed to Jesselton. Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' struck in black. Red manuscript 'RETOUR' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 stampless postcard addressed to Napier New Zealand. Large oval 'AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL' struck in violet fascimile 'E.B. NORTON/ MAJOR' in the centre 'HILWAN' c.d.s. on the front '20 X 15'
1860 envelope to Bakers Flat (An Irish Settlement) Franked 2d roulette tied "27" numeral with most part 'KAPUNDA' c.d.s. 'AU 13 60' (Australia's oldest copper mining town) Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' in black. Asuperb strike of the oval 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED ADELAIDE' d/s 'SP 30 1860'