1929 taxed envelope franked Great Britain 1/2d adhesive tied 'FS/L' in triangle machine cancellation used to cancel printed papers, addressed to Keetmanshoop On arrival boxed bilingual 'CUSTOMS DUTY/ 1/2d' boxed cachet. South African overprinted postage due tied 'KEETMANSHOOP' c.d.s. '3 NO 29' It was the practice in some Colonies to charge a "Customs Duty" on printed paper.
1916 stampless censored envelope 'Prisoner of War service' from a P.O.W. at 'Okanjande camp addressed to Windhuk. Crown oval 'COMMANDANT P.O.W. CAMP / OFFICIAL FREE / PROTECTORATE S.W. AFRICA' struck in violet, manuscript 'Okanjande' Three line red censor, with lines above and below. Oval altered T.P.O. datestamp used as a receiving cancellation.
1902 Censored 'O.R.C. ONE PENNY' on Cape 'PENNY HALF PENNY' stationery card with message cancelled 'BRANDFORT c.d.s. 'JU 11 02' addressed to a P.O.W. at Diyatalawa Camp, Ceylon. On arrival it was forwarded to Mount Lavinia, the convalescent camp for Boer Prisoners. Straight line 'Passed Censor' struck in violet with manuscript 'Mt Lavinia' below.
1886 envelope addressed to London franked 4d adhesive tied 'O' in oval straight line of bars. 'BELIZE' c.d.s. alongside 'FE 11 86' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1900 envelope addressed to Sheffield franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives Die 2 tied 'ST LUCIA/C' c.d.s. 'MR 2 00' A further strike on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1937 registered airmail envelope addressed to Springs South Africa franked 1d, 2d, 3d, & 6d 'Coronation' adhesives tied 'MACHEKE S RHODESIA' c.d.s. '18 MAY 1937 Pink/Black registration etiquette (Type 25aa.1.1.1.) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1937 4d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Essex franked 2 x 2d 'Coronation' and a single 1d adhesive tied 'GWANDA' c.d.s. '7 OOCT 1937' Pink/Black registration etiquette. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1897 registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to London franked vertical pair 1d and a single 'THREE PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'NO 12 97' Registration etiquette on the reverse. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1898 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Hungry franked 'THREE PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'FE 1 98' a further strike alongside. registration etiquette on the reverse Registered London transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.,
Undated censored envelope addressed to Italy from an Italian P.O.W. Evacuee Camp No 1 at Nyeri. Franked vertical pair 15c adhesives tied boxed 'Passed by Censor / B.7' struck in violet. Boxed 'REFUGEE / CAMP NO 1/ Date.....' struck in violet.
1911 taxed envelope from the U.S. Consul General Cape Town addressed to New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive (SG 1) tied 'CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. '2 MY 11' Octagonal 'T/ 50c' and U.S. charge markings, on arrival 10c postage due applied paying the charge.
1920 envelope addressed to England franked New Zealand 1/2d overprinted 'WAR TAX' and a 1d 'Victory' adhesive tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. 'AP 9 20' Small nick top right corner on opening.
1933 taxed envelope address to B Squadron, Royal Air Force, Baghdad. Iraq. Franked 1/2d & 1 1/2d badge adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'JU 10 33' On the front 'BAGHDAD / DUE' struck in black half moon manuscript '10 Cents' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1947 30c registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Johannesburg with additional 20c adhesive tied 'IRINGA' c.d.s. '20 SE 1947' Mbeya transit cancellation on the front.
1944 Insured Parcel Post Receipt on yellow paper from Princess Hotel addressed to London insured for £1 9sh 9d Franked horizontal pair 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'PARCEL POST BERMUDA' c.d.s. '12 FEB 44' 18mm tear at bottom.
1948 Insured Parcel Post Receipt (B.P. 6641-47) for a parcel from Bailey Bay to the U.K. valued £3 Franked 3d & 2d adhesives (over lapped) tiedf 'BAILEYS BAY' c.d.s. '13 NOV 48'
1939 4d registered stationery envelope (G) overprinted 'SPECIMEN' with additional pencil annotation '22 15/39' applied by the U.P.U. in Berne. The flap is not stuck down. Superb.
1931 registered envelope addressed to Bristol franked 3d & 4d adhesives, the 4d with control '11' in the margin cancelled by straight line 'LODONI' cachet. Pencil registration cachet. 'SUVA FIJI REGISTERED' cancellation on the reverse '21 SEP 31'
1932 registered envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied 'LEKUTU FIJI' c.d.s. '21 JUL 32' a further strike alongside. Straight line 'LEKUTU' with R146' in blue pencil. transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1904 large part envelope (Flap missing on the reverse) addressed to Suva franked 1d adhesive tied straight line 'LAUTOKA' cachet in violet 'G.P.O. SUVA' receiving c.d.s. on the front '21 DEC 04'
1909 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Germany franked single 1d and an irregular marginal block of three 1/2d adhesives tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '22 JUL 09' London transit cancellation on the reverse.
1914 censored envelope addressed to Bremen Germany franked horizontal pair 1d 'Dominion' and a single 1/2d adhesive tied "WARKWORTH' c.d.s. '29 JE 14' Violet straight line 'UNDELIVERABLE' On the reverse 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE WELLINGTON' c.d.s. '12 NO 14' struck in violet.
1927 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked corner marginal horizontal pair 2c adhesives with plate number '1' in the margin cancelled 'BENQUE VIEJO BRITISH HONDURAS' c.d.s. '17 JY 27' Belize transit cancellation on the reverse.
1951 envelope addressed to Belize franked 1c adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied oval 'PLACENCIA B.H.' T.R.D. d/s '2 SEP 1951' A further strike alongside Belize receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1896 Three Half Pence stationery postcard addressed to Edinburgh uprated horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'UMTALI MASHONALAND' c.d.s. 'AU 29 6' A further strike on the front. 'CAPE TOWN' transit cancellation. The message written during the period of the Matabele Rebellion which refers to the military authorities and having to send mail via Salisbury. Water stain on the reverse.
1901 censored envelope address to Transvaal franked 'ONE PENNY' on 'SIX PENCE' tied eight thin bars forming a foreshortned circle 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. alongside 'FE 18 1901' Violet Type 1 censor initialed 'C.D.N.S.' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1927 registered envelope from The chief accountant Post Office addressed to London franked two horizontal pairs and two singles '4 CENTS' on '6c' adhesives, together with a single 1c adhesive tied oval 'NAIROBI REGISTERED' d/s '6 MY 27' receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1950 registered envelope franked Swaziland 4d, 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'BREMERSDORP' c.d.s. '7 111 50' addressed to New York redirected 'Poste Restante' to Auki British Solomon Islands, on arrival 6d postage due applied tied 'AUKI BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS' cancellation.
1902 1c taxed stationery card with message addressed to Germany uprated 2c adhesive overprinted "LABUAN" tied 'LABUAN' c.d.s. '24 FEB 02' Black handstruck 'T' applied in Labuan. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1934 registered envelope addressed to the Isle of Wight franked 5d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED ASCENSION' d/s '24 DE 34' Newport receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1901 2d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Germany franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'AP 4 01' A further strike alongside. Registration label on the reverse. London transit and receiving cancellation.