1878 entire addressed to Livorno franked Great Britain 2 1/2d pl.10 tied 'MALTA A25' duplex tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'MY 13 78' 'SIRACUSE' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1893 5c stationery postcard uprated 5c adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'NO 1 98' Addressed to Rugby Headed and dated 'H.M.S. Empress of India Channel Squadron Oct 29th 1893'
1937 airmail envelope addressed to South Africa franked 1/- & 6d adhesives tied 'GIULO CESARE PIROSCAFO POSTALE ITALIANO' c.d.s. '17 2 37' A little roughly opened at the top.
1911 envelope addressed to Southampton franked Transvaal 1d adhesive with plate number '1' in margin tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. 'MY 3 11' On the reverse 'SOUTHAMPTON PACKET LETTER' c./d.s. '20 MY 11' Interprovincial period.
1915 censored postcard showing a view of The Grand Harbour dated '26/4/15'addressed to German from Ludwig Vogt a German Prisoner of War. Triple oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR - MALTA / P.C.' struck in maroon.
1910 2d stationery card with message written in Dutch addressed to Chimbwe Zambesi cancelled 'BLANTYRE NYASALAND' squared circle d/s 'JU 9 10' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1905 stampless envelope addressed to Paris from French Consulate with two line 'CONSULAT DE FRANCE / A GIBRALTAR' struck in blue 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '28 DE 05' Handstruck 'T' crossed out in blue pencil.
1940 censored envelope addressed to California franked 6c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '30 SEP 40' Boxed 'PASSED BY / 19 / CENSOR / NORTH BORNEO' struck in black.
1900 Censored taxed envelope addressed to Durban with a superb strike of the two line 'FOUND IN RUSTENBG / BY BRITISH FORCES' struck in violet 'T' in circle handstruck '1' alongside. 'PASSED PRESS CENSOR' cachet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1898 'ONE PENNY' on 'PENNY HALF PENNY' stationery card from Cape Town addressed to Johannesburg a variety of instructional markings including straight line 'GEEPUBLICEERD' and bilingual 'NON - RECLAME' handstamps 'ONAFCEHAAL DE BRIEVEN DEPt Z.A.R' cancellations and 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE CAPE TOWN'
1886 1/- cashed postal order watermark 'POSTAL / ORDER' Manuscript 'KUMASI 9/5/86' used at the issuing office 'ELMINA' c.d.s. 'MY 18 86' used at the paying office. Three small punch holes at left when affixed to letter.
1926 Acknowledgement of Receipt / Avis de R ception' stationery card with 'e' omitted. (39 - 5,000 22) for a registered lettere cancelled 'HARTLEY S.RHODESIA' c.d.s. '14 APR 1926'
1930 envelope marked 'Posted aboard S S America' addressed to Dorchester franked 1d adhesive with '0' and blue manuscript line around denoting adhesive not valid 'U.S. CER SEA POST S S AMERICA / 1' duplex d/s 'NOV 13 1930 ' 'U.S. SEA P.O. / T' struck in black On arrival vertical pair 1d postage dues applied paying the charge tied "MAIDEN NEWTON DORCHESTER' c.d.s.
1933 envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked 1/2d adhesive paying printed matter rate tied 'BARBADOS G.P.O.' c.d.s. '29 DE 33' 'BERMUDA & WEST INDIES S.S. CO., LTD S.S. SILVIA / POSTED AT SEA' cachet in black.
1908 postcard addressed to New Jersey franked 1d adhesive tied 'N.Y.P.O. HUD TERM STN PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. 'DEC 21 1908' Alongside ornate crown 'THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY / POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' cachet.
1931 envelope addressed to Dorchester franked 1/2d adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied straight line 'M.S. COLOMBIA' cachet in blue overstamped 'CRISTOBAL C.Z. PAQUEBOT / 1' duplex d/s 'MAR 9 1931'
1929 envelope stationery Yacht "Vanda" addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex d/s 'MAR 11 1929' Alongside 'WESTERN OCEAN S.S. CORP S.S. WESTERN OCEAN' in maroon circle.
1937 envelope addressed to Detroit franked 1d & 1 1/2d 'Coronation' adhesives tied 'PAQUEBOT BRITISH GUIANA' c.d.s. '15 NO 37' A further strike below 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIPS / MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet on the front struck in violet.
1949 envelope addressed to Florida franked Canadian 4c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied rectangular boxed 'M.V. CANADIAN CRUISER / MAILED AT SEA" cachet in violet a further strike alongside. 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN TRINIDAD' c.d.s. alongside '4 NO 49'
1936 envelope addressed to St Lucia franked horizontal strip of three 1/2d adhesives cancelled boxed 'PAQUEBOT' 'CASTRIES ST LUCIA' c.d.s. on the front '5 SP 36' '"LADY NELSON" CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIPS / POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in blue.
1931 envelope stationery Furness Bermuda Line addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. DOMINICA' c.d.s. 'MR 16 31' A further strike alongside. 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS / S.S. FORT ST GEORGE' ships cachet in maroon.
1942 registered censored envelope addressed to Glasgow franked 6d adhesive tied 'ROAD TOWN' c.d.s. 'FE 6 42' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 6280' seal at left. Charlotte & New York transit cancellations on the reverse.
1935 airmail envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'AUCKLAND' slogan d/s '12 JUL 1935' addressed to Melbourne. On arrival 2/- Jubilee and 2d adhesives applied tied 'SHIP MAIL ROOM MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '19 JY 35' paying the redirection via Trans Pacific airmail.
1913 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Germany redirected to Switzerland with additional 1d, 1/2d, 2 1/2d, 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '4 SE 13' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1938 Imperial Airways first "All - Up" envelope addressed to Bedford franked marginal 12c adhesive tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '27 FEB 1938' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1909 illustrated stationery postcard from the elusive first series showing a view of a dying Rhino addressed to Bournemouth cancelled 'ABERCORN N.E. RHODESIA' c.d.s. '21 AUG 09' Light corner crease top left.
1944 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Johannesburg with additional 2d adhesive tied 'CRANBORNE' c.d.s. '27 MAR 44' from an officer at R.A.F. Cranborne. Scarce pink/black registration etiquette.
1912 1d C.G.H. stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'OTTOSHOOP TRANSVAAL' c.d.s. '25 MAY 1912' 'MAFEKING' transit cancellation on the front. Ottoshoop is located 37km north-east of Mafeking. Interprovincial usage.
1934 Airmail envelope carried on First Flight Nyasaland - Southern Rhodesia addressed to Dodoma Tanganyika franked horizontal pair 4d adhesives tied 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '8 3 34' Violet boxed 'NOn - RECLAME / NOT CLAIMED' and 'UNDERLIVERED FOR REASON STATED / RETURN TO SENDER' both applied in Tanganyika. A variety of transit cancellations.
1939 envelope addressed to California franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'AGENZIA POSTALE MOTONAVE "VULCANIA'" c.d.s. '4 5 39' A further strike of this Italian ships cancellation alongside.
1940 Censored underpaid taxed envelope from Nigeria addressed to Kumasi redirected to Koforidua 1d postage due applied paying the charge tied oval 'REGISTERED KUMASI GOLD COAST' d/s '6 NOV 40'
1933 envelope stationery The N.Z. Shipping Co Ltd Federal S.N. Company Ltd' addressed to Milwaukee. Franked New Zealand 1d 'Admiral' tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '27 JA 33'
1936 envelope stationery R.M.S. Remuera with enclosed letter stationery The New Zealand shipping Company addressed to Hawaii. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '10 JA 36'
1942 censored envelope from Lucy Christian addressed to New Hampshire franked 2 x 1/2d & and a single 2d adhesive tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND' c.d.s. '13 OCT 42' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D.D.A. / 261' seal at left.
1902 Censored 1d Reply stationery card with message addressed to East London Cape Colony cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'FE 6 02' Double triangle 'PASSED BY / CENSOR / DEAWOOD' initialed 'E.W.' transit and receiving censorship cachets on the front, together with receiving cancellation.