1921 registered 'AR' envelope addressed to Nicosia Cyprus franked horizontal pair Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '27 MY 21' 'AR' struck in black.
1900 envelope with letter headed 'S S 'Iona' Smyrna' addressed to Cardiff franked Great Britain '40 PARAS' on '2 1/2d' adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SMYRNA' c.d.s. 'DE 7 00' A further strike alongside, straight line 'S.S. "IONA' struck in violet on the front. On the reverse oval 'T HALL & MINGARDO/SHIPS CHANDLERS/DEC 00/SMYRNA' struck in violet.
1883 2d Great Britain registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Colchester franked horizontal strip of three Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesives Pl.23 tied 'C' oval straight line of bars 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'SP 16 83' struck below in red. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1924 envelope addressed to London franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'AP 12 24' Alongside a superb strike Lion in centre 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924' cachet in black.
1933 1/2d stationery wrapper uprated 1d adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR' slogan d/s addressed to Tangier. The wrapper has been re-used addressed to Finland franked with a Grerat Britain overprinted 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '17 JU 33' Unusual.
1918 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Birmingham. the adhesives overprinted in the French currency tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' c.d.s. 12 SP 18' Where the registration was, it appears to have been removed an oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' oval d/s '12 SP 18' has been applied.
1937 registered envelope addressed to Leeds franked Great Britain '50 CENTIMES' on '5d' and a horizontal pair '1 FRANC' on '10d' in the French currency, tied oval rubber 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. CASABLANCA' d/s '4 MCH 37'
1924 envelope from Jerusalem addressed to London cancellation dated '18 AP 24' On the reverse a fine strike of the scarce 'VISIT THE PALESTINE PAVILLION BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION' boxed cachet struck in violet.
1924 1d stationery card no message addressed locally cancelled 'ADELAIDE' with 'STH. AUSTRALIA' in the handstamp 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ALWAYS ASK FOR/AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' slogan d/s '30 JUL 24'
1951 water stained envelope addressed to England franked 3d adhesive tied 'DURBAN' machine d/s '24 X1 51' Violet boxed 'DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER' has been applied to explain the water damage to the envelope and contents. A previously unrecorded incident.
1947 airmail envelope franked 1/- adhesive tied 'BATHURST' c.d.s. In cobination with Great Britain 2 1/2d adhesive with red line around denoting adhesive not valid. Addressed to Plymouth redirected to St Austell. 'PLYMOUTH' slogan d/s on the front '14 OC 1947'
1920 envelope addressed to Sherborne Dorset franked 'ONE PENNY' on '1/2d' adhesive cancelled 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '6 JUL 20' A further strike alongside. On the reverse red 'SYDNEY' machine d/s
1904 1d stationery envelope addressed to Derby England uprated 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'FREEMANTLE G.P.O.' duplex 'DE 19 04' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1913 stampless postcard 'Colonial and Foreign Parcel - Post' (60,000/10/12 -16485) used locally cancelled 'BLENHEIM' c.d.s. '29 De 13' The card is a requesat for Customs duty to be paid on a parcel. Octagonal 'N.Z./BLENHEIM' d/s on the reverse '29 DEc 1913'
1941 censored airmail envelope from Australian Red Cross addressed to Australian P.O.W. c/o Red Cross Geneva, forwarded to Stalag V111 B/No 23859 Franked 2 x 1/6 adhesives tied 'SHIP MAIL MELBOURNE' c.d.s.
1948 multi franked taxed envelope from Firenze Italy addressed to Malta. On arrival horizontal pair 2d postage due applied paying the charge tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'SP 7 48'
1904 1d stationery card uprated 1/2d adhesive tied 'BROOME' c.d.s. 'JU 18 04' Headed on the reverse 'Catholic Mission Beagle - Bay' Singapore transit and receiving cancellations on the front
1916 stampless postcard addressed to Manchester endorsed 'On Active Service/ H.S. Dongola/Suez' cancelled 'AUSTRALIAN IMP POST OFFICE' c.d.s. '16 MY 16' The "Dongola" was a Hospital ship.
1897 1d stationery card with message addressed to India cancelled 'BATHURST' c.d.s. 'JU 18 97' A further strike alongside. On the reverse 'SEA POST OFFICE' c.d.s. Receiving cancellation on the front. A rare destination.
1901 multi franked registered envelope from Volkshurst dated 4th November 1901 addressed to a Prisoner of War Ladysmith. Circular 'PRISONER OF WAR LADYSMITH/PASSED/CENSOR' struck in violet.
1901 censored envelope addressed to Ladysmith franked 'V.R.I. 1d' on 'Een Penny' adhesive tied 'Y' in straight line oval of bars allocated to Dewetsdorp straight line 'N.P.R.' alongside. Triangular 'PASSED/PRESS/CENSOR' signed by Major Foster. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1913 taxed envelope addressed to Krugersdorp franked 1d adhesive tied 'JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '17 FE 13' Boxed 'MORE TO PAY/ABOVE 1/2 oz' weight inserted in pencil. On arrival horizontal pair 1d postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'KRUGERSDORP' c..d.s.
1953 Avis de Reception card 'G.P.Lagos 3491(51)/152/20,000 (J-87) franked marginal pair 1 1/2d Coronation adhesives tied 'YABA' c.d.s. '23 JU 53' addressed to Basel Switzerland Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1917 censored 2 1/2d stationery envelope addressed to Switzerland cancelled 'MELSETTER' c.d.s. 'OC 8 17' Violet censor cachet 'C.14' 'CAPE TOWN' transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1911 registered envelope addressed to Sarajevo Bosnia franked South African 2 1/2d (SG1) and a 4d Transvaal adhesive tied 'BETHAL' c.d.s. '8 JUN 11' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Scarce destination.
1899 redirected envelope addressed to London redirected to Harlow franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied 'ASHBURTON' squared circle d/s '19 JA 99' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1918 Royal Society of Tasmania censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1d adhesive paying Printed Matter rate tied 'HOBART' slogan d/s '8 FEB 18' Straight line 'PASSED' struck in violet.
1935 taxed envelope addressed to Zurich Switzerland franked 9c Jubilee adhesive tied 'COLOMBO' slogan d/s On arrival 5c & 30c postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'ZURICH' c.d.s. '14 1935/V111'
1942 censored registered envelope from P.O.Box 1000 Jewish Internment Camp at Beau Basin addressed to Melbourne Australia franked 12c & 20c adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. MAURITIUS' d/s '6 FEB 42' Triangular PASSED BY/CENSOR/MAURITIUS/B1' struck in violet. Mauritius censor label on the reverse. Scarce registered usage.
1894 1d stationery card with message in German addressed to Barque "Hercules" Hamelin Harbour cancelled by the 13 bar dumb obliterator alongside 'KARRIDALE W.A.' c.d.s. 'OC 6 94'