1932 postcard addressed to the U.S.A. franked Great Britain overprinted adhesives in the French currency '40 CENTIMES' on 'FOUR PENCE' and '50 CENTIMES' on 'FIVE PENCE' tied 'LONDON F.S. PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'JUL 2 1932' Two small file holes at right side.
1891 taxed 1d stationery postcard with message addressed to London with three line 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/VALUE OF STAMPS 1d/SUM TO BE COLLECTED 1d' struck in black value in blue manuscript. 'FREETOWN' cancellation on the front 'MA 26 91' Receiving cancellations and London '1d' charge marking. Some imperfections around the edges.
1951 postcard addressed to Basle Switzerland franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied 'HARRINGTON SOUND' c.d.s. '25 MY 51' Below oval 'O.A.T./F.S.' struck in violet applied in London during transit.
1950 Great Britain overprinted 6 1/2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Belgium. franked additional overprinted 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '17 NO 50' Only 960 of these size G envelopes were overprinted 'TANGIER' used examples are difficult to find.
1909 postcard from Edinburgh addressed to Kuala Lumpur. On arrival redirected back to the U.K. 3c 'Tiger' adhesive applied for the redirection tied 'KUALA LUMPUR' c.d.s. '26 AU 1909'
1924 envelope addressed to Germany franked 3d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ALWAYS ASK FOR/AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' slogan d/s '13 NO 24'
1924 Expedition postcard addressed to Rotterdam. Indian 1 1/2a adhesive tied 'CALCUTTA/BRITISH EMPIRE/EXHIBITION 1924' slogan d/s '16 OCT 1924' Mount Everest Expedition label tied 'MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION 1924/RONGBUK/GLACIER/BASE/CAMP' cachet in magenta.
1940 Green & Buff Honour envelope signed by the sender. Black Obliterator erasing part of the wording addressed to South Africa cancelled 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. '24 JUL 1940' Crown in circle R.A.F. censor '33'
1929 photographic taxed postcard addressed to Watford franked 1d adhesive tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. On arrival in Watford 1d postage due applied paying the charge.
1937 taxed envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked horizontal pair 1d Coronation adhesives tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '28 OCT 37' On arrival vertical pair 2c postage dues applied paying the charge tied oval 'WILMINGTON' cachet.
1916 stampless censored postcard from Wien addressed to a P.O.W. Verdala Barracks. Austrian censor in red 'POST FREE PRISONERS OF WAR/P.C/' struck in black on arrival in Malta.
1942 1/2d censored illustrated stationery card marked 'Internee Post' addressed to Germany from a German P.O.W. Andulucia Camp. Crown oval camp censor marking in violet, together with two line censor cachet. German 'Ab' marking on the front.
1924 postcard addressed to Hannover Germany franked 1 1/2d Empire Exhibition adhesive tied 'HOEK VAN HOLLAND' c.d.s. '11 V11 1924' Boxed 'Paquebot' struck in violet alongside.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 25c adhesive tied 'COLOMBO' c.d.s. '8 JA 40' On the reverse German censor strip 'X' allocated to Paris and red handstamp
1931 envelope addressed to Sarawak Government Offices London franked 6c adhesive tied 'KUCHING' c.d.s. '2 NOV 31' On arrival 1d adhesive applied tied 'LONDON' machine d/s 'NOV 16 1931' paying redirection to France.
1930 registered envelope addressed to Haiti franked 1/2d and 2 x 1d adhesives tied 'MAYAGUANA' c.d.s. '14 AU 30' reputed to be the last date of known usage. Straight line 'REGISTERED' manuscript number R No.62' On the reverse label for a stamp catalogue. New York transit and receiving cancellations.
1918 envelope addressed to Nassau franked 2c adhesive (unsealed printed matter rate)tied 'HALIFAX' machine d/s 'AUG 3 1918' On arrival 5d adhesive applied overprinted 'SPECIAL DELIVERY' tied 'NASSAU' c.d.s. '15 AUG 18'
1871 stampless 'O.H.M.S.' envelope addressed to the Provost Marshall Spanish Town cancelled on arrival dated 'FE 21 71' The envelope probably originates in Goshen cancellation on the reverse 'FE 20 71' Malvern transit.
1896 'O.H.M.S.' envelope addressed to Chester Castle franked 1d adhesive overprinted 'OFFICIAL' tied 'CASTLETON' c.d.s. 'SP 18 96' Ink stain at right side. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1893 Indian 'ONE ANNA' on 'ONE AND HALF ANNA' stationery postcard with message headed and dated 'PERIM 18 5 1893' addressed to Germany cancelled large part 'ADEN CAMP' squared circle d/s 'MY 25 93' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1918 censored 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to India internally redirected. Franked Indian 1/2a adhesive tied 'ADEN' c.d.s. '9 NO 18' Large 'P' in violet censor cachet. Turkey signed an armitice in October 1918 The Turkish troops in the Yemen and Lahej refused to surrender and dis so at the beginning of 1919 for this reason censorship was still in force when this letter was mailed.
1880 wrapper addressed to Madrid franked scarce Great Britain 1d Venetian red tied type 3 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex with error in year '08' for '80' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1951 envelope addressed to Lagos franked 1d adhesive tied 'MOBILE P.O. NO 1 NIGERIA' c.d.s. '31 MR 1951' Nigeria's first mobile post office operated at Iddo station and was officially opened on 14th April. The cancellation was first used on 31st March.
1924 registered envelope addressed to Northampton franked two horizontal pairs and a single 1d adhesive tied 'LAGOS-IBADAN T.P.O.' c.d.s. '27 MR 24' with blue manuscript registation. On the reverse a strike of the unrecorded 'NIGERIAN RAILWAY AGBESI' c.d.s. 27 MR 1924'
1903 1/2d uprated stationery card with message addressed to Berlin cancelled 'S.O. EINTRACHT O.R.C.' double ring struck in violet '18 DEC 1903' Overstamped 'CLOCOLAN' c.d.s. in transit. Merchants oval cachet at top left.
1846 Entire Letter addressed to Scotland. From the Quatermaster of the 79th Highlanders ordering winter and summer tartans. 'GIBRALTAR' curve and 'M/N.R.' in red circle on the front (Midland Northern Railway) Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1900 postcard addressed to Germany redirected internally on arrivial franked 3c adhesive just tied 'KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE/SCHIFFPOST/No 66' c.d.s. '2.10.99' mailed by a German soldier en-route to China.
1932 taxed envelope addressed to the Cayman Islands franked 2 x 1/4d adhesives tied three line 'BUY/TURKS ISLAND/SALT/NONE BETTER' 'TURK ISLAND' c.d.s. alongside 'AU 27 32' On arrival 3d adhesive applied paying the manuscript charge tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'SE 15 1932' Three line 'BUY/BRITISH/GOODS' cachet on the front.
1919 registered envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 75c adhesive overprinted 'G.E.A.' tied ' I.E.F. BASE OFFICE B' c.d.s. Registration etiquette used for a short period in late 1918 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1919 postcard addressed to Liege Belgium franked horizontal pair 3c adhesives overprinted 'G.E.A. ' tied by the locally fashioned for ring 'DARESSALAAM' c.d.s. '4 AP 19 In use for 23 days 17th March - 8 April.
1919 envelope addressed to Johannesburg franked 1c & 3c adhesives overprinted 'G.E.A.' tied 'I.E.F. BASE OFFICE B' c.d.s. '21 MR 19' which is reputed to be the last known date of usage.
1946 registered envelope addressed to Dar Es Salaam franked horizontal pair 20c and a single 10c adhesive tied 'DARESSALAAM - TABORA T.P.O. DOWN' c.d.s. '1 OC 46' 'Ruvu' registration etiquette, village erased 'IGALULA' inserted in manuscript.
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to Sweden franked Great Britain 10d & 7d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '1 JA 45' Straight line 'PAR AVION' in violet. Censor seal at left '2148'
1948 airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked Great Britain 7d & 8d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '8 JY 48' Double oval 'O.A.T.' struck in violet alongside.
1946 registered airmail envelope addressed to New York franked horizontal pair Great Britain 1/- adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '1 AP 40' Two line 'NORTH ATLANTIC/AIR SERVICE' struck in violet.
1933 airmail envelope addressed to Woolwich franked Great Britain overprinted 6d and an unoverprinted 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '8 MY 33' Carried on a Compagnie Aeropostale aircraft which crashed at Viladrau. The pilot and five others died when the plan crashed in stormy weather and caught fire. French Air accident cachet in violet.