1902 printed envelope for the New Zealand Xth Contingent/Addington Camp, Christchurch addressed to the U.K. Cancelled 'POSTAGE PAID SYDNEY' c.d.s. 'AP 25 1902' The North Island Contingent sailed on 19th April on the S S Norfolk stopping at Sydney to pick up a contingent of Australian Bushmens arriving in South Africa 27th May four days before peace declared.
1902 stampless envelope addressed to Otago 'From 6054 H Squadron 2nd Regiment 1st New Zealand Brigade Active Service' additionally endorsed 'No Stamps Available' cancelled 'FIELD POST OFFICE BRITISH ARMY S AFRICA/9' c.d.s. 'JU 3 02' Some damage at far right on opening. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1944 censored airmail Prisoner of War lettersheet from a German P.O.W. camp 133 addressed to Germany. Cancelled by the rare 'P.O.W. 133 30c' meter cachet struck in red 'JUN 28 44' The second example of this marking I have seen.
1942 censored airmail envelope from Cornwall Ontario via the International Red Cross in Geneva, addressed to Sgt Pilot J.P. Magwood in Stalag V11 A at Moosburg Bavaria. 'O.A.T.' struck in red oval.
1917 stampless 'Canadian Soldiers Letter' addressed to Niagara Falls. Double ring '2nd WESTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL / MANCHESTER' with 'POSTED BY WOUNDED SOLDIER' at centre of the cachet struck in violet. partly overstruck 'LEVENSHULME MANCHESTER' c.d.s. '21 NO 17'
1940 Prisoner of War record card for an Italian taken prisoner in Egypt then interned in Latrun (Jordon) camp Sent to Australian in July 1944 Straight line 'Transfrd to Australia' in violet manuscript '26-7-44'
1896 2d Great Britain overprinted registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Southport U.K. franked additional 2d adhesive tied 'OPOBO RIVER' c.d.s. 'MR 13 96' A further strike on the front. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1929 envelope to the U.K. Franked 'TWO PENCE HALFPENNY' on '3d' adhesive tied 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. Large violet Italian motor ships cachet in violet 'ROSSINI' A further strike alongside.
1940 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2 1/2d adhesive in combination with 'CAYMAN ISLANDS WAR FUND' label tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'JU 27 1940' Green/Black 'Opened by Censor' label. Very few examples of the War Fund label are known on cover, this example on the front.
1917 censored South African stationery card with message addressed to Windhuk cancelled by the 'HAMUTONI' rubber c.d.s. in violet 'AUG 20' no year expressed 'TSUMEB' transit cancellation.
1915 envelope addressed to South Africa franked 1d adhesive tied 'DOWA. NYASALAND' squared circle d/s '23 MY 15' 'ZOMBA' transit cancellation on the reverse. Envelope has vertical paper fold.
1933 taxed envelope addressed to Cayman Islands. Franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'PORT STANLEY' c.d.s. '19 AU 33' On arrival 1d adhesive applied paying the two line charge marking, tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'OC 9 33'
1899 envelope addressed to Toronto Canada. Franked vertical pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'JA 6 99' A further strike alongside. "HALIFAX' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1903 postcard issued by The Neukirchen Missionary Society addressed to Johannesburg. Franked 1a adhesive tied 'LAMU' hatched circle d/s '8 NO 03' Transit cancellations on the front. Scarce card.
1919 registered envelope to Berne Switzerland. Franked two single and a horizontal pair '1 1/2d' on '2 1/2d' additional 'WAR STAMP' tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'OC 4 19' Jamaican & London transit cancellations on the reverse.
1921 registered envelope addressed to Philadelphia. Franked single 1d, 2d and '1 1/2d' on '2d' additional 'WAR STAMP' tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'JU 2 21' Cuban transit cancellations on the reverse.
1898 German 10pf + 10of stationery card the outward half from Gorlitz. The return half cancelled 'ST VINCENT' c.d.s. 'AP 15 98' A further strike below. Both sides with message.
1941 censored envelope to Hong Kong from Sydney. Finger type 'RETURNED TO SENDER' struck in red 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY' c.d.s. '20 FE 42' The Japanese invaded Hong Kong in December 1941
1918 registered envelope addressed to Halifax. Franked block of eight '1 1/2d' on '2 1/2d' adhesives control '5' together with a horizontal pair 4d adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN" c.d.s. 'AP 26 18'
Censored airmail envelope addressed to Warwickshire from Massawa Eritrea. Franked 5m & 4pi adhesives tied dumb cancellation. 'SUDAN / 10/ Censorship seal at left overstamped 'PASSED CENSOR SUDAN / 35' applied at Port Sudan. Reduced on opening at top.
1905 registered local postcard for the Silver Jubilee 1855- 1905' issued by Sydney Philatelic Society. Franked 5d adhesive tied 'ST JAMES HALL / 5d / JUBILEE' c.d.s. '2 DEC 05' A further strike alongside. Scarce registered usage.
1933 registered envelope to Pretoria. Franked 2d and a horizontal pair South African 2d adhesives tied 'MBABANE' c.d.s. '23 JAN 33' Straight line 'MBABANE' with line below manuscript registration.
1942 censored envelope from Sydney to Singapore. Two line 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE / SERVICE SUSPENED'struck in violet, Finger type 'RETURN TO SENDER' in red together with 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE SYDNEY N.S.W.'c.d.s. '20 MR 42'
1916 censored envelope addressed to India franked 6c adhesive tied 'FORT PORTAL' c.d.s. '17 NO 16' 'OPENED BY CENSOR UNDER MARTIAL LAW' seal overstamped light Mombasa boxed censor, initialed and dated bottom left corner.
1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to Philadelphia. franked Great Britain 3 x 3d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '2 MY 44' Boxed two line 'By air mail from Tangier to LONDON / Par avion de Tanger a' struck in violet 'LONDON' inserted in manuscript.