1903 stampless 'ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE' envelope addressed to Baltimore cancelled by a very fine 'ON POST OFFICE BUSINESS JAMAICA / FREE' cachet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1904 taxed advertising envelope 'The Daily Gleaner The Leading Newspaper of Jamaica' addressed to San Francisco franked 1d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JUN 15 04' struck in violet 'T' in triangle and straight line 'DUE 6' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1942 censored envelope addressed to Bristol franked horizontal pair 1 1/2d adhesives '14 AU 42' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at left in dark blue, overstamped by the scarce 'Q,Q, 21' handstamped in violet
1941 censored 2d registered stationery envelope addressed to Huddersfield uprated 4d adhesive (3d + 2d) paying registration fee cancelled oval 'REGISTERED FREETOWN' d/s '18 SP 41' The back flap is missing.
1943 censored 3d registered stationery envelope (G)'On Active Service' from a Gunner in the Nigerian Regiment addressed to Jos cancelled 'FIELD POST OFFICE 46' c.d.s. '9 JU 43' Crown '3418' censor mark. 'NIGERIA' has been blacked out. Postage was free from service men only the registration fee (3d) was payable.
1942 'Forces Letter Card' with overprinted red diagonal line written by a Brigadier in the 5th H.A.A. Regt West African Forces. Franked Great Britain 3d adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE. c.d.s. Crown censor marking '3184'
1953 4d registered stationery envelope (G) 'THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY. LIMITED' under the flap addressed to London. Franked 1.- adhesive tied 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '9 MAR 53'
1951 4d registered stationery envelope (F) 'Thomas De La Rue & Company Ltd' under the flap addressed to Salisbury Southern Rhodesia. Franked 2d adhesive tied 'SALIMA' c.d.s. '2 MY 51' Damage at bottom right corner on opening.
1915 postcard showing a Christmas scene by 'H Bachkacs' in black & white from Heinrich Friedrich a member of the camp orchestra at Verdala addressed to Germany. Fine triple oval 'FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA / P.C. / 4' in red.
1936 Great Britain Pennyt Half Penny 'Reply' stationery card no message addressed to Cheshire, cancelled 'VIEUX FORT St LUCIA' c.d.s. '10 JU 36' Castries transit cancellation on the reverse.
1900 20c overprinted registered stationery envelope (F)addressed to Bohemia franked overprinted Gibraltar 50c adhesive tied 'A26' 'REGISTERED MAZAGAN - MOROCCO' d/s alongside '27 MY 00' dated altered to '31' in manuscript. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1936 Great Britain Three Halfpence stationery envelope uprated 1d 'Jubilee' adhesive tied 'EARL'S COURT' machine d/s '14 AUG 1935' Addressed to Fez Morocco. On arrival red manuscript 'Not called for' initialed 'R.C.' 'BRITISH POST OFFICE FEZ' c.d.s. below '29 OC 35' On the reverse an Fez arrival for 16th August. Held for over two months.
1936 Express registered envelope addressed to Vienna franked Great Britain overprints including '3 FRANCS' on '2/6d' & '6 FRANCS' on '5/-' Seahorses in the French currency tied 'REGISTERED CASABLANCA POST OFFICE' d/s '11 DE 36' The postal rate for a 40g letter sent by airmail was Fr6.50, the registration fee of Fr2.00 and the letter rate Fr.1.15
1942 censored Great Britain 2d stationery card with message uprated 1/2d overprinted adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '25 AU 42' Octagonal crown censor on the front 'P.199' in red. Light vertical fold.
1941 Great Britain 1d + 1d stationery card with message uprated 1/2d overprinted adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '6 MY 41' Manuscript 'Air Mail to London Only' addressed to R.A.F. Habbaneyh redirected to Lagos West Africa. A few wrinkles, scarce usage of the stationery card.
1859 entire letter addressed to Genova Italy franked wing marginal Great Britain 4d adhesive tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'AU 27 59' 'P.D.' in black oval struck on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1933 taxed airmail envelope from London addressed to Khartoum on arrival a vertical pair 4m postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. A small scuff on the front.
1877 local formula 'JAMAICA HALFPENNY' stationery postcard with full message overstamped 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JY 21 77' Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' in red and boxed 'ADVERTISED' on the front. Manuscript 'NOT KNOWN AT No' dated '21.7.77' Octagonal 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH' d/s '15 AU 77'
1895 registered envelope addressed to Hamburg franked 1/- adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'OC 26 95' London Registered transit on the front, receiving cancellation on the front.
1896 2d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to London franked ' 2 1/2 PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'OC 30 96' a further strike on the reverse.
1945 censored Italian Red Cross 'Prisoner of War Post' postcard from Rome addressed to an Italian P.O.W. Myrtleford Camp with stright line 'REPATRIATED' struck in violet.
1932 Insured ( £11 10/-) 20c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Madagascar franked 2 x 10c and single 2c, 1R & 50c adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. MAURITIUS' d/s '18 MR 32' Red/Black Insured label. On the reverse octagonal 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE LIGNE No 6' d/s and receiving cancellation. Some toning.
1890 1/2d stationery wrapper addressed to Montague manuscript 'Unclaimed' and octagonal 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH JAMAICA' d/s 'AU 25 90' Montague receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1921 envelope addressed to Kingston franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied violket boxed 'LUCKY HILL JAMAICA' T.R.D. dated in pencil '15 5' year '20' '1' inserted in '0' reading '21' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1954 Formula registered stationery envelope (H2) on grey-yellow stock addressed to Detroit franked 5d adhesive tied 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' c.d.s. 'JA' the month unclear '54' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1867 E.L. written in French addressed to London headed and dated 'LAGOS Le 6 MARS 1867' Rated '6' in manuscript. On the front 'LAGOS' c.d.s. 'MR 7 67' A horizontal paper fold near the bottom.
1902 censored 1d stationery card written in Dutch addressed to Germany headed and dated 'Darrells Island 16.1.02 Bermuda' cancelled 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. 'JA 24 02' Below a fine strike 'PRISONER OF WAR BERMUDA / PASSED CENSOR' cachet. London transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1905 1/2d stationery postcard with message addressed to Germany uprated 1d adhesive tied 'P.O.A. ODENDAALSRUST O.R.C.' c.d.s. '13 DEC 05' struck in black. Hamburg receiving cancellation on the front.
1901 1d censored stationery postcard addressed to Germany from a German Captain at "Arnos Vale" cancelled by dumb cancellation 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. below 'AP 25 01' Type CM1 censor initialed 'A.W.P.' struck in grey the latest known usage is 26th April. Straight line 'BROADBOTTOM CAMP' cachet struck in black, the latest known usage 27th April. Receiving cancellation on the front.
WW.11 censored airmail envelope addressed to The International Red Cross Geneva franked 2d & 2/- adhesive tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'MR 13' The year is unclear. On transit through Bermuda censor tape applied handstamped 'I.C. /' Then censored again in the U.S.A. with two line' RETURN TO SENDER / NO SERVICE AVAILABLE' struck in violet and deleted.
1903 taxed envelope with enclosed letter from W.M. Wilkin an officer with the West African Frontier Force headed 'GUJIBA, 21/3/02' He was serving under Colonel Morland on operations in the Bornu, following the French incursions the previous year. The envelope addressed to London with charge marking on the front 'NORTHERN NIGERIA' c.d.s. on the reverse 'JU 6 1902' Plymouth transit and receiving cancellations.
1945 registered envelope from H.M.S. Eland addressed to Chicago franked Great Britain 3d adhesive tied large 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME MAIL; cachet in red. 'M.M. (Maritime Mail) registration etiquette. H.M.S. Eland was a land based naval command centre at Kissy