1936 airmail envelope addressed to London. Franked single 30c & 2c adhesives, together with a horizontal pair 6c tied 'COLOMBO' c.d.s. '13 AUG 36' Boxed 'DAMAGED BY SEA/WATER' Carried on the "Scipio" which crashed in Mirabella Bay Crete on 22nd August.
1942 censored stampless envelope addressed to Johannesburg from a internee at the General Internment Camp Salisbury. Oval 'NO 1 (GENERAL) INTERNMENT CAMP SALISBURY S.RHODESIA' cachet '20 AUG 1942' unusually struck in red.
1939 censored airmail envelope addressed to Rome Italy. Franked horizontal strip of three 4d and a single 3d adhesive tied 'SWAKOPMUND'c.d.s. Large red boxed '21' censor cachet. From a passenger on board the Lloyd-Trieste vessel 'Rasdandra'
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to Glasgow. Franked 1/6d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. SYDNEY' c.d.s. '6 SP 40' Straight line 'RELEASED BY CENSOR' struck in dull claret. Not recorded in this shade.
1945 censored airmail envelope from Sydney addressed to Hobart. Scarce 'Redirected Ship Mail/Examined and Sealed'plus 'Redirected Crews Mail' cachets, with signature and 'Supt of mails' handstamp. At the bottom left is 'Sir Thomas Gordon Representative in Australia of/British Ministry of War Transport' cachet' Mail to Sydney that arrived after the addressed ship had departed was placed in this cover and on-forwarded. Large 'Redirected' cachet is a postal mark and small 'Redirected' cachet is a censor mark (Both CCSG type HSM-1)
1925 envelope addressed to New York. Franked horizontal pair 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'SYDNEY/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ALWAYS ASK FOR/AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' slogan d/s 'FE 17 1925'
1936 envelope addressed to Jamaica, two line 'MAILED AT SEA/R.M.S. CONNECTOR' cachet. Franked 3c 'Jubilee' tied 'KINGSTON' machine d/s 'NOV 11 1936' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1886 entire from Manchester addressed to Kingston Jamaica redirected to Belize British Honduras. Great Britain 6d adhesive tied '498' On arrival Jamaica 6d pine affixed paying the redirection fee. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1883 envelope 'S.S.Arab' addressed to Prince Edward Island. Franked 3d adhesive tied 'St GEORGES 2' duplex 'NO 23 83' 'HALIFAX' transit cancellation on the reverse 'DE 10 83' A little roughly opened, some tone spots at right.
QV Penny Halfpenny + Penny Halfpenny stationery card. The rate was reduced to a 1d, with the overprinting carried out in the Gambia. The top card shows triple overprint, Reply card double overprint. Superb unused.
1945 censored Airletter headed '2/Lt J.M. Bennett R.E. c/o D.C.R.E. Mauritius. East Africa Command. Addressed to Manchester. Franked K.U.T. 20c & 5c adhesives tied 'E.A. A.P.O. 81' c.d.s. '17 IV 45' Shield '950' censor cachet countersigned by the censor.
1935 Imperial Airways airmail envelope to Canada. Franked 6d adhesive tied 'DURBAN' c.d.s. '4 MAR 35' Two line 'Insufficiently paid for Air Mail/beyond LONDON' struck in violet.
1942 Airmail POW lettersheet from Feldwebel Karl Rohleder in internment Camp No.133 at Lethbridge, Alberta. The letter censored in Canada and in Berlin. Franked 20c & 10c adhesives tied 'BASE A.P.O. machine d/s 'AUG 17 1942'
1915 envelope addressed to New York redirected. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '8 FEB 15' Various instructional markings on the front. 2 'OFFICIALLY SEALED UNITED STATES OF AMERICA' seals.
1941 'On Service' stampless censored envelope addressed to Port Elizabeth. 'WINDHOEK' machine d/s '31 V11 41' Crown oval 'DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HEAVY BATT. PRETORIA HIGHLANDERS / OFFICIAL FREE' cachet bottom left struck in violet.
1942 stampless envelope addressed to Sydney. Manuscript 'No Stamps available W.H.H. Thompson Capt Pav Papua' Boxed 'PAQUEBOT' probably applied in Cairns. 'DELIVERY ROOM G.P.O. SYDNEY' c.d.s. on the reverse '20 MR 42' Papua was invaded by the Japanese on 23rd January 1942.
1944 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. 1/3d adhesive tied 'CAPE TOWN' slogan d/s '14 X1 44' Bi-lingual 'Insufficiently prepaid / For Transmission by Air Mail' struck in violet.
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'