1902 censored 'On Consular Service' envelope addressed to Pretoria franked Z.A.R. 1d overprinted 'E.R.I' tied 'JOHANNESBURG' c.d.s. '5 FEB 02' Very fine Portuguese Consular cachet at left struck in violet. receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1895 Formula stationery card with message addressed to Winburg franked '1/2d on 'Half Penny' tied fine shield cachet. 'CLOCOLAN' c.d.s. on the front 'OC 29 95' in reddish-brown. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1893 Formula stationery card with message addressed to Zastron franked 1/2d adhesive tied fine shield cachet. On the reverse 'ZASTRON O.V.S.' squared circle d/s '12 MAR 93'
1900 envelope addressed to a Prisoner at Green Point Camp franked 'V.R.I. 1d' on 'Een Penny' tied 'BULFONTEIN' c.d.s. 'JY 5' with year omitted a further strike on the front. 'BLOEMFONTEIN' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1903 envelope addressed to France franked single '1/2d on '1/2d' Orange, together two pairs 1/2d C.G.H. overprinted adhesives tied 'BOTHAVILLE' c.d.s. 'SP 11 03' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1893 Formula stationery card with message addressed to Holland redirected to Belgium franked '1 1/2d' on '3d' Ultramarine tied fine 'Shield' cachet 'WINBURG' c.d.s. on the front 'DE 7 93' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1919 censored taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1d adhesive tied 'JOHANNESBURG' machine d/s 'MAY 9 1919' 'Bilingual 'Opened by Censor/21' seal at left. On arrival horizontal pair 15c postage dues applied paying the octagonal '30 CENTIMES' charge, tied 'WOHLEN (AARGAU)' c.d.s.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Toronto franked 2d adhesive tied by a light strike of the 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '6 NO 41' Blank brown seal at left overstamped three line 'EXAMINED BY CENSOR/IN CONNECTION/WITH/FINANCE REGULATIONS' struck in blue, receiving cancellation on the front.
1943 registered censored envelope addressed to Curacao franked St Kitts 1/2d and Leeward Islands 2 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '16 NO 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/BB/4' seal on the reverse. St Kitts & St Martins registration etiquette. Receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to Winchester from Captain G.E.P. Findlater who was serving as a Bimbashi with No.3 (MMG) Coy., Western Arab Corps. The company was attached to No.2 Motor Machine Gun Group. Franked 5m & 4pi adhesives tied 'EL OBEID' c.d.s. '14 MY 40' Scarce boxed 'CENSORED/S.D.F.' in violet, self censored.
1936 multi franked envelope addressed to Cornwall adhesives tied 'ELDAMER' c.d.s. '23 FEB 36' Triple oval 'ORDERLY ROOM No 35 (B) SQUADRON R.A.F.' cachet struck in black '23 FEB 1936'
1942 Censored postage free Card to be used for Notification of Capture Only' from an Italian private in the artillery with manuscript 'G.W. Postal Section Sudan' Addressed to Sicily. Scarce usage of the card from Sudan.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Curacao franked 2/- adhesive tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '1 SP 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER BB/3' seal at left '44' inserted in blue manuscript. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Top left corner corner adhesive small fault.
1939 3c stationery envelope addressed to Lundy Island cancelled 'LUNNENBURG NOVA SCOTIA' c.d.s. 'MAR 22 1939' machine d/s On arrival 1/2 Puffin local applied tied slogan d/s 'LUNDY' cancellation on the front '4 APR 1939'
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to New York franked 6c, 4c & 36c adhesives tied 'NEW AMSTERDAM' c.d.s. '8 JA 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I/10' seal at left. Scarce 'S.O. SUP B GUIANA' c.d.s. on the reverse
1943 censored airmail envelope from Montreal Canada franked uncancelled horizontal pair 5c adhesives addressed to Demerara 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I/40' seal and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1944 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. from 'Warrender 219 Camp 8' which was the R.A.F. Air Base franked 1c, 2c, & 3c adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN B.O.' c.d.s. '21 FE 44' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I.I./55' seal at left.
1906 postcard from Germany to Basseterre franked on the picture side 10pf adhesive tied 'Efringen-Kirchen' c.d.s. '27.3.06' Boxed 'Non Reclame/Not Called for' struck in violet and straight line 'UNCLAIMED' struck in black both applied in St Kitts. 'ZURUCK' struck on return to Germany. A rare duo of markings.
1890 'On Her Majesty's Service' envelope from Surveyor of Roads and Works both erased. Addressed to London franked 4d adhesive tied 'A12' 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. on the front 'SP 9 90' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1921 35c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Torquay franked horizontal strip of four '4 CENTS' on '6c' together with a single 25c adhesive tied 'SOY' c.d.s. '23 MY 21' Blank registration etiquette. Some toning.
1917 31c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to London 'Insured for 9/-' franked on the reverse additional vertical strip of three 15c adhesives tied 'MOMBASA' c.d.s. '27 Sp 17' 'INSURED' label applied on the back on the front.
1944 registered envelope addressed to the U.S.A. internally redirected franked Great Britain overprinted 'E.A.F.' 6d, 3d & 9d adhesives tied 'MOGADISCIO' c.d.s. '5 8 44' Rare usage 'BARDOA' registration etiquette overstamped 'MOGADISCIO' in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1952 airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked Great Britain overprinted horizontal pair 'B.A. ERITREA/30 CENTS' on '6d' and a single '75c' on 'NINE PENCE' adhesives tied 'CHEREN ERITREA' c.d.s. '13 8 52'
1948 registered airmail envelope addressed to London franked multiple Great Britain overprinted 'M.E.F.' adhesives tied hatched 'RHODES DODECANESE' c.d.s. '20 11 48' Orange/Black Italian registration label hanstamped 'RHODES/DODECANESE' in black.
1950 locally printed Airletter with message addressed to Rork franked Great Britain overprinted 'B.A. TRIPOLITANIA/12 M.A.L.' on 6d adhesive tied 'CASTEL BENITO' c.d.s. '11 11 50'
1891 envelope 'Per R.M.S. "DON"/Via Southampton 4/2/91' addressed to St Georges Grenada franked 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied hooded 'LONDON' d/s On arrival 'D' cancellation of St Georges applied on the front '18 FE 91'
1906 2 1/2d stationery envelope 'S.S. Korona via New York' addressed to Venlo Holland cancelled 'ST JOHN'S ANTIGUA' c.d.s. 'SP 27 06' Light receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1928 envelope 'Per S.S. "Canadian Pathfinder"' addressed to Montreal franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT SAINT JOHN N.B./POSTED AT SEA/RECEIVED' c.d.s. 'MR 6 28' Alongside 'SAINT JOHN N.B.' c.d.s.
1930 envelope stationery 'Furness Bermuda Line' addressed to New Jersey franked 2 x 1 1/2d adhesives tied boxed 'Posted/on/Board' 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. alongside '17 JUn 30' overstamped 'POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' straight line cachet in violet.
1931 envelope addressed to Chicago franked marginal 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'NEW YORK PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'MAR 28 1931' Alongside 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS/S.S. FORT ST GEORGE' cachet in black.
1917 On Active Service envelope addressed to 8th S.A. Infantry, Dar Es Salaam. On the reverse rare two line 'Returned from German East/Africa undelivered' and boxed 'RETURNED TO POST OFFICE/BY MILITARY AUTHORITIES/AS UNDELIVERABLE' a little blured struck in black. The envelope has toning around the edges.
1913 1d illustrated stationery card (Victoria Falls, RHODESIA. THE ZAMBESI ABOVE THE FALLS' addressed to Belgium. Cancelled 'WANKIES' c.d.s. '16 SEP 1913' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1914 envelope addressed to Freiburg Germany franked single 1/2d and a horizontal pair 1d 'Roo' adhesives tied 'KENDALL N.S.W.' c.d.s. 'JY 15 1914' Straight line 'RETURN TO SENDER' and dated boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/MAY 11 1915'
1942 Straits 2c stationery card with boxed Japanese handstamp in red, alongside circular 'POSTAGE PAID MALAYA.2 CTS' with boxed cachet in the centre both in red. Superb unused.
1938 envelope addressed to Grenada franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied straight line 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black. On the front triple circle '"LADY NELSON" CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIP/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1938 envelope addressed to Long Island franked 1d & 2 1/2d (Coronation) adhesives tied 'BOSTON MASS' machine d/s 'JUN 20 1938' Triple circle 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS" cachet in violet.
1945 Censored Great Britain 1 1/2d 'Service Of War Post' stationery card cancelled 'DURHAM' machine d/s '10 JUN 1945' Addressed to Camp N Hong Kong. Boxed 'RETURNED IN UNDELIVERED MAILS/FROM TERRITORY FORMERLY/ OCCUPIED/BY JAPANESE FORCES' and 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER' cachets both struck in violet.
1893 1a stationery card with message addressed to Mannheim Germany cancelled 'LAMU' squared circle d/s 'DE 9 93' 'ZANZIBAR' & "ADEN' transit cancellations, receiving cancellation on the front.
1949 envelope addressed to Washington D.C. Franked horizontal pair 1c adhesives paying the unsealed printed matter tied 'BOSTON MASS' slogan d/s 'DEC 12 1949' On the front triple circle 'C.N.S. "LADY RODNEY" PURSER'S OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in violet.
1908 envelope franked 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied '1' in triangle used to cancel bulk mail. 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. on the reverse '21 AUG 08'
1881 envelope 'Per S.S. Arhos' in manuscript addressed to New York franked 4d adhesive tied 'AO1' 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JU 8 81' alongside. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 postcard addressed to Pittsburg franked Canadian 2c adhesive tied boxed 'PAQUEBOT/TRINIDAD' cachet in violet, overstamped double circle 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. 'AU 13 35' below.
1929 envelope stationery of the Horn Line addressed to Pittsburg manuscript 'Per S S Lady Hawkins' franked 1d adhesive tiued 'PAQUEBOT ST JOHN N.B./POSTED AT SEA RECEIVED' c.d.s. '29 1 29' A further strike alongside.
1930 envelope addressed to Pasadena franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT SAINT JOHN N.B./POSTED AT SEA RECEIVED' c.d.s. '11 4 30' A further strike alongside with 'MAILED AT SEA" and two line 'RECEIVED AT ST JOHN/WITHOUT CONTENTS' cachet both struck in violet.
We hope that the Sussex Convention will take place on Saturday October 10th at The Ardringley Showground, we will update closer to the event.
The next York Stamp & Coin Fair will hopefully take place on January 22nd/23rd 2021 again check back for updates.