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BIAFRA

1969 | BIAFRA (9093)

1969 airmail envelope addressed to Houston Texas. Backstamps and return address shown the orgin in Biafrta. Smuggled out by an Irish priest at the Catholic Mission Mbutu Ngwa. Put in the mail from Ireland.

£135.00
BIAFRA

1969 | BIAFRA (9092)

1969 envelope from Owerri addressed to San Jose California. Rout marked with a 'LIBREVILLE GABON' c.d.s. '12 12 69

£185.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1910 | BRITISH LEVANT (9090)

1910 1d Great Britain overprinted stationery card with message addressed to Casablanca Morocco. Cancelled 'BEYROUT BRITISH POST OFFICE' c.d.s. 'DE 16 10' transit and receiving cancellations.

£35.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1913 | BRITISH LEVANT (9089)

1913 envelope addressed to Philadelphia franked Great Britain overprinted '1 PIASTRE' on '2 1/2d' adhesive tied 'BEYROUT BRITISH POST OFFICE' c.d.s. 'MR 29 13'

£22.00
GOLD COAST

1918 | GOLD COAST (9086)

1918 censored 1d stationery envelope uprated 1.2d & 1d adhesives tied 'WINNEBAH' c.d.s. 'JAN 3 1918' Straight line 'TOO LATE' struck in black.

£150.00
ST LUCIA

1939 | ST LUCIA (9085)

1939 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 2 1/2d and 1d Coronation adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '21 DE 39' At right 'OPENED BY CENSOR' in black on green paper with '1' inserted. The only known example of the label.

£235.00
TOGO

1914 | TOGO (9084)

1914 registered envelope addressed to the U.K. Franked 3d Gold Coast adhesive tied 'LOME TOGO' c.d.s. '23 12 14' A further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£48.00
TONGA

1921 | TONGA (9083)

1921 postcard addressed to the U.K. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'VAVAU' c.d.s. '2 SE 21'

£65.00
GOLD COAST

1933 | GOLD COAST (9078)

1933 four colour franking registered envelope addressed to Bournemouth. Adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED KUMASI' d/s '23 FEB 33'

£35.00
NIGERIA

1939 | NIGERIA (9076)

1939 airmail envelope addressed to Surrey.U.K. Franked two horizontal pairs 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'KADUNA' c.d.s. '7 OC 39' Boxed 'TOO LATE' struck in black.

£80.00
TRINIDAD

1941 | TRINIDAD (9073)

1941 censored airmail envelope from an internee in St James Internment Camp. Franked single 6c and a pair 12c adhesives tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'FE 12 41' Double oval 'INTERNMENT CAMP TRINIDAD & TOBAGO' struck in violet.

£75.00
DOMINICA

1944 | DOMINICA (9072)

1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York. Franked 1/- & 2d adhesives tied readable 'ROSEAU' c.d.s. '4 MR 44' A further strike below. 'OPENED BY EXAMINER' seal at left manuscript 'R R/10' unrecorded number.

£35.00
DOMINICA

1941 | DOMINICA (9071)

1941 censored envelope addressed to New York. Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'ROSEAU' c.d.s. '14 Jy 41' A further strike alongside. Straight line 'PASSED BY CENSOR' in violet.

£25.00
BRITISH EAST AFRICA

1897 | BRITISH EAST AFRICA (9069)

1897 local envelope franked 1R overprinted Indian adhesive tied 'MOMBASA' squared circle d/s 'AP 14 97' Single circle cancellation on the reverse.

£125.00
BARBADOS

1940 | BARBADOS (9062)

1940 censored envelope addressed to London. Franked vertical pair 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '2 MR 40' Two line 'RETURNED/BY CENSOR' struck in violet. The only recorded example. Returned to the sender on 4th March.

£275.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS

1939 | FALKLAND ISLANDS (9063)

1939 envelope franked 1d Coronation' adhesive tied 'SOUTH GEORGIA' c.d.s. 'MR 28 39' addressed to Northern Rhodesia, forwarded to Belgium Congo where numerous adhesives were added for the registered airmail to Philadelphia where it arrived on 17th June.

£295.00
NEW ZEALAND

1900 | NEW ZEALAND (9058)

1900 1d illustrated stationery card 'A Refresher. Newtown Park' Superb unused.

£20.00
ORANGE RIVER COLONY

1905 | ORANGE RIVER COLONY (9053)

1905 postcard addressed to Natal. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied '13' numeral struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front. The card has edge faults.

£28.00
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS

1936 | STRAITS SETTLEMENTS (9051)

1936 postcard addressed to Germany. Franked 6c adhesive tied 'SINGAPORE' c.d.s. '19 DE 1936' A seal of the German Cruiser 'Emden' on the front. From a sailor on the naval ship.

£45.00
SIERRA LEONE

1943 | SIERRA LEONE (9056)

1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to London. Franked single 3d and a horizontal pair 6d adhesives tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '24 JY 43 Carried from Lisbon on B.O.A.C. G-AGES flying boat which crashed in dense fog against Mount Brandon Ireland. Two line 'DAMAGED BY/FIRE IN TRANSIT' cachet in violet. Slight fire charring. One of two recorded examples from Sierra Leone.

£675.00
AUSTRALIA

1916 | AUSTRALIA (9047)

1916 Stampless crested envelope of the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces, addressed to Mildura Australia. Oval 'NO 2 AUSTRALIAN/COMMAND DEPOT/11 SEP. 1916/POST OFFICE/WEYMOUTH' oval cachet in violet.

£75.00
PITCAIRN ISLAND

1936 | PITCAIRN ISLAND (9046)

1936 illustrated envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked New Zealand 1d adhesive tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '18 MR 38' Radio Communications cachet on the front.

£20.00
CANADA

1940 | CANADA (9043)

1940 censored envelope addressed to Oslo Norway. Cancelled Montreal meter April 8th. The German invasion of Norway occurred on this date. Straight line 'MAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED' in blue.

£40.00
GRENADA

1905 | GRENADA (9042)

1905 stampless 'Consignee' envelope addressed to London Per Royal Mail Steam Packets Esk & Trent, thought to have been posted on the Esk at Grenada and first put in the mail at Port of Spain Trinidad. 'PORT OF SPAIN' cancellation on the front 'OC 4 05' As Esk was an inter island ship it would turn about at Trinidad. At Barbados which was the transfer station the letter changed ships and was taken by Trent to Southampton. Straight line 'PAQUEBOT' applied in black. Charged '2d' by the Foreign Branch in London.

£375.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1919 | BRITISH LEVANT (9039)

1919 envelope addressed to Stockholm. Franked horizontal strip of five Great Britain 1/2d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SMYRNA' c.d.s. '2 AU 19' receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£25.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1920 | BRITISH LEVANT (9038)

1920 multi franked registered FRONT addressed to Liverpool Franked High value Great Britain overprinted and unoverprinted adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '12 MR 20'

£175.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1913 | BRITISH LEVANT (9036)

1913 envelope addressed to Michigan U.S.A. Franked Great Britain 1d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'MR 10 13' Straight line 'PAQUEBOT' alongside in violet.

£75.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1909 | BRITISH LEVANT (9035)

1909 1d Great Britain overprinted stationery card with short message addressed to Germany. Uprated overprinted 1/2d & 2 1/2d adhesives paying the registered fee tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'SP 12 09'

£75.00
GOLD COAST

1939 | GOLD COAST (9032)

1939 envelope to Lagos. 'Per Inaugural flight Takoradi - Lagos air mail' Carried on Elders Colonial Airways Survey Flight, franked 3d adhesive tied 'TAKORADI' c.d.s. '4 AP 39' receiving cancellation on the reverse. Around 30 letters were carried.

£75.00
SEYCHELLES

1895 | SEYCHELLES (9030)

1895 15c stationery envelope overprinted 'SPECIMEN' locally used for presentation purposes.

£38.00
GOLD COAST

1907 | GOLD COAST (9029)

1907 registered envelope addressed to London. Franked six examples 1/2d adhesives cancelled 'KUMASI' c.d.s. '26 FE 1907' Two line 'SALVED FROM/S.S. JEBBA' struck in violet. On the reverse 'Found Open and Officially sealed' label applied Plymouth. Plymouth registration etiquette.

£235.00
FALKLAND ISLANDS

1917 | FALKLAND ISLANDS (9028)

1917 Formula registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to London. franked 5/- adhesive tied 'FALKLAND ISLANDS' c.d.s. 'JL 23 17' Receiving cancellation on the front. Hinge remainders on the reverse.

£395.00
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1932 | NORTHERN RHODESIA (9027)

1932 illustrated taxed envelope addressed Poste Restante Bulawayo. The envelope has been returned to Broken Hill. 1d, 2d,3d & 4d postage dues applied tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s.

£250.00
SOUTH AFRICA

1922 | SOUTH AFRICA (9025)

1922 1d illustrated stationery card from George Findlay & Co Ltd showing the 'Warrior' plow, addressed to Wellington. Cancelled 'CAPETOWN' machine d/s 'JUL 12 1922'

£95.00
UGANDA

1902 | UGANDA (9024)

1902 postcard with message addressed internally headed and dated 'Bursoga May 20 1902' Franked overprinted 1/2a adhesive tied 'MENGO' c.d.s. '25 MY 02'

£275.00
ZANZIBAR

1952 | ZANZIBAR (9023)

1952 censored taxed postcard addressed to Austria. Franked 10c adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '2 OC 52' On arrival 70g postage due applied tied 'WIEN' c.d.s.

£75.00
TRINIDAD

1950 | TRINIDAD (9022)

1950 taxed envelope from Scarborough addressed to Newfoundland. On arrival 3c & 4c postage dues applied 'BONAVISTA' c.d.s. 'MY 4 50'

£235.00
ST KITTS

1930 | ST KITTS (9020)

1930 registered envelope addressed to Manchester. Franked 6d adhesive tied by the 'ANGUILLA ROAD' T.R.D. '13 JAN 30' 8 examples are recorded all philatelically inspired. 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. alongside.

£295.00
SEYCHELLES

1912 | SEYCHELLES (9019)

1912 usage KEV11 12c registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to American Consulate, Bergen, Norway. Franked additional 45c adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. '19 NO 12' French octagonal maritime d/s transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£250.00
BERMUDA

1903 | BERMUDA (9018)

1903 postcard to the U.K. Franked vertical and horizontal pairs 'ONE FARTHING' on 'ONE SHILLING' adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '14 NOV 1903'

£48.00
CAYMAN ISLANDS

1935 | CAYMAN ISLANDS (9015)

1935 envelope addressed to Canada. Franked 2 x 1/2d and a single 2 1/2d Jubilee adhesive tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'MY 6 1935' Cuban transit cancellation on the reverse.

£38.00
GOLD COAST

1902 | GOLD COAST (9010)

1902 registered 'Gold Coast Government Railways' envelope addressed to Stafford. Franked vertical strip three 1d adhesives tied 'SEKONDI' c.d.s. 'NO 6 02' A further strike on the front.

£45.00
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1923 | SOUTH WEST AFRICA (9009)

1923 envelope 'Mit S.S. Jaggersfontein uber Capstadt' addressed to Germany. Franked overprinted 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'LUDERITZ' c.d.s. '14 FEB 23'

£25.00
SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1923 | SOUTH WEST AFRICA (9007)

1923 1d South African stationery card with message addressed to Berlin. Cancelled 'SWAKOPMUND' c.d.s. '31 JAN 23' Reputed to be the last day of usage of the stationery in S.W.A.

£25.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (9005)

Undated multi censored envelope addressed to New York cancelled straight line 'AMERICAN SOUTH AFRICAN LINE. Boxed 'KENYA AND UGANDA/PASSED BY CENSOR FOR/PERSONAL CONVEYANCE BY/ CENSOR' Filed in and signed. 'Per the S.S. "MORCATIDE' below. U.S. customs censor on the reverse.

£85.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1941 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (9006)

1941 multi censored airmail envelope addressed to Alexandria 1/- & 30c adhesives tied 'KILINDINI' c.d.s. '3 MR 41' Rare 'OPENED BY EXAMINATION' seal at left, few examples recorded.

£95.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1919 | BRITISH LEVANT (9003)

1919 registered envelope addressed to Switzerland. Franked vertical pair Great Britain overprinted '1 PIASTRE' on ' 2 1/2d' together with a vertical strip of three 1 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '17 SP 19'

£165.00
BRITISH LEVANT

1013 | BRITISH LEVANT (9002)

1918 registered envelope to Persia. Franked Great Britain overprints tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d.s. '26 NO 18' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£35.00
TANGANYIKA

1933 | TANGANYIKA (9001)

1933 internal envelope franked 5c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'KILIMANJARO T.P.O./UP' c.d.s. '10 JA 1933' receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£75.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1951 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (9000)

1951 registered envelope addressed to Bath. Franked 5c,30c & 15c adhesives tied 'TABORA - KIGOMA T.P.O. UP' c.d.s. '28 FE 1951' Scarce T.P.O. registration etiquette.

£135.00

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