1966 envelope from Glasgow addressed to Grand Turk Straight line 'NOT FOUND' on the reverse 'RETURN TO SENDER' cachet both struck in black, the latter enhanced, the cachet had become worn. 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. on the reverse '13 DE 66'
1936 registered envelope addressed to Scotland franked vertical pair 1/2d and Jubilee 2d adhesives paying the registered Empire rate (5d) tied oval 'REGISTERED ASCENSION' d/s '20 JA 36'
1916 multi censored envelope addressed to Teneriffe redirected to Denmark. Franked Nigerian 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'VICTORIA CAMEROONS' c.d.s. 'AU 10 16' French censor seals and cachet. Transit and receiving cancellations
1911 postcard addressed to Upington with message on the reverse sending Christmas Greetings. Franked Transvall 1/2d adhesive tied 'MIER B.B.' c.d.s. 'DE 25 11' Carried by Camel across the Kalahari Desert to Upington, the journey taking six days. Mier was on the border of the Northern Cape and Bechuanaland, a Transvaal stamp was used as it was in the interprovincial period.
1889 Penny Half Penny stationery card with message addressed to Fargo Dakota U.S.A. redirected cancelled 'O' in oval straight line of bars 'BELIZE' c.d.s. below 'MY 8 89' New Orleans and receiving cancellations on the front. Light corner crease top left.
1892 Egyptian 10m stationery envelope addressed to a passenger on the P & O Aden - Bombay Steamer Service on arrival 'ADEN' c.d.s. applied 'JU 15 92' Scarce boxed 'REDIRECTED' struck in black applied in Aden redirected to Bombay Sea Post Office cancellation on the reverse.
1895 1d Arms stationery card with message uprated 1d small Arms tied 'SALISBURY MASHONALAND' c.d.s. 'JY 18 95' The card addressed to Edinburgh, for some reason a Great Britain 1/2d adhesive has been applied tied in transit with a 'LONDON' squared circle d/s 'AU 20 95' The card has a vertical crease. Unusual usage.
1925 3d registered stationery envelope (G) The '2d' on the back of the envelope has been blacked out with a bar and '3d' above in black. Superb unused. The flap is not stuck down.
Undated envelope addressed to Berutti cancelled by a very fine strike of the 'LARNACCA DI CIPRO / 16/9' cachet. Rated '25' in blue manuscript. receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1933 internal envelope franked single 10c and two 5c adhesives tied 'KILIMANJARO - T.P.O. / UP' c.d.s. '3 NO 31' Rare boxed 'TENGENI' railway office cachet struck in violet.
1896 German 10pf stationery card (1294a) with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'OTJIMBINGUE' c.d.s. '9 11 96' Karlsruhe transit cancellation on the front.,
1890 envelope addressed to Hamburg 'Per S.S. Adolph W' franked 20pf adhesive paying the double rate tied 'KLEIN-POPO' c.d.s. '18 5 90' light receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 registered envelope addressed to London franked overprinted Gold Coast 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'PALIME STATION' c.d.s. '27.7.15' Registration etiquette on the front. Lome transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1935 envelope addressed to Seattle franked 1/2d, 1 1/2d & 1/- adhesives tied 'ARANUKA ISLAND' cachet (Type 11) with '1' of 'ISLAND' omitted. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1939 envelope addressed to Chief Officer R.C.S. "Nimanoaa' Hull island. Franked marginal horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'NIKUMAZOZO / 18.6.39' with lines above and below, initialed by H.E. Maude, The District Officer.
1941 '1d' on '1/2d' stationery postcard additionally overprinted 'OFFICIAL' from the Education Department Wellington, a school progress card, addressed to Otago cancelled 'GREEN ISLAND' c.d.s. '5 FE 41'
1914 envelope addressed to New York franked single 1/2d and two 1d adhesives tied 'ST-LUCIA/D' c.d.s. 'AP 15 14 (Dennery) A further strike below. Castries transit cancellation on the reverse.
1942 censored envelope addressed to New York franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied 'KINGSTON' machine d/s '6 MAY 1942' Two line 'PASSED BY / CENSOR' struck in red.
1898 registered 'Myerscough' envelope addressed to London franked two horizontal pairs 1/2d and a single 2d adhesive tied 'ST LUCIA/S' c.d.s. 'MY 22 98' allocated to Soufriere, manuscript registration. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1937 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 5c 'Coronation' adhesive tied 'NEW ORLEANS' machine d/s 'JUL 22 1937' 'UNITED FRUIT COMPANY STEAMSHIP SERVICE / POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS / PURSER / S/S SIXAOILA' cachet in black 'JUL 17' year omitted.
1936 envelope addressed to Bexley Kent franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. 'OC 7 36' Overstamped with "DARTFORD' transit cancellation. On the reverse 'RETURN TO SENDER / Address Insufficiently' struck in violet and octagonal 'RETURNED / LETTER BRANCH / FREETOWN' d/s '6 JA 37'
1899 1d illustrated stationery card (General Post Office Cape Town) with message addressed to England cancelled '594' barred oval 'LADISMITH' proving strike alongside 'SP 4 99' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1926 registered envelope addressed to Huddersfield franked horizontal strip of four and a pair overprinted Great Britain 1d adhesives tied 'MAUN' c.d.s. '14 JAN 26' Red manuscript registration.
1903 postcard addressed to Paris franked Cape 1d adhesive tied scarce 'KELMOES BECHUANALAND' c.d.s. 'SP 29 03' Upington transit and French T.P.O. cancellations on the front.
1903 registered envelope addressed to New York franked 10c adhesive tied 'BELIZE' c.d.s. 'OC 8 03' Carried on the United Fruit Company Steamship line vessel S.S. Anselm. The Daily Picayune states the vessel arrived in New Orlean on 13th October from Puerto Cortez via Barrios & Belize. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Corner fold top left.
1896 '18 CENTS' on 'Thirty Cents' stationery envelope uprated '18 CENTS' on '45c' adhesive paying the registration fee to London tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'OC 27 96' 'R' in black oval, receiving cancellation on the front.
1944 censored envelope addressed to Glasgow franked 75c adhesive tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. 'JY 18 44' a further strike alongside. Violet two line 'PASSED BY CENSOR / Seychelles. No 2'
1892 8c stationery postcard with message headed and dated 'St Matthew's Parsonage, Praslin Seychelles, 15th Sept 1892' Written by Rev Pickwood, taken by schooner to Victoria where the card entered the mails cancelled 'B64' 'SEYCHELLES/C' c.d.s. on the front '16 SP 92' A scarce origin from an outer island.
1918 censored envelope addressed to San Francisco. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d and a single 1 1/2d adhesive overprinted 'SAMOA' in red tied 'APIA' c.d.s. '2 NO 18' Violet boxed 'PASSED / CENSOR / 3 / SAMOA / G.R.I.' A late usage of the censor, the war ended on the 11th.
1854 Entire Letter addressed to France fine 'MALTA' c.d.s. 'DE 8 1854' Blue oval 'ANTONIO GALEA MALTA' on the front 'POSS A ANG MARSEILLE / 1' cancellation in red on the front '13 DEC 54' Rated '8' decimes in black.
1905 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to London 1d adhesive tiedf oval 'FREE TOWN SIERRA-LEONE' d/s '23 AP m05' Alongside scarce 'A R' in black oval. Receiving cancellations on the reverse.