1934 envelope addressed to Barbados redirected to St Lucia franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'KINGSTON JAMAICA' machine d/s 'FEB 27 1934' and boxed rectangular 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black applied in St Lucia. Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMPSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' struck in maroon. 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. on the reverse 'CASTRIES" c.d.s. on the front.
1953 taxed envelope franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '11 SP 53' Addressed locally, Great Britain overprinted 4d postage due applied tied 'BULAWAYO' c.d.s. The envelope being redirected to South Africa, it appears to have been finally delivered in Cape Town.
1907 1d stationery envelope addressed to Stafford cancelled 'T' in heart, alongside 'BARBADOS' c.d.s. '27 FE 07' The envelope was put in the mail in Barbados resulting in the stationery being invalid for postage. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1928 Formula registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Chicago. Franked single 1/2d and vertical pair 2 1/2d paying 3d registration + 2 1/2d postage tied 'PORT STANLEY' c.d.s. 'JA 10 26' (The 1/2d is not cancelled) Carried on the M.V. Loriga departing Stanley on 11th January for London. transit and receiving cancellations.
1938 envelope addressed to Detroit franked Canadian 2c adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT - KINGSTON JAMAICA' c.d.s. 'OC 20 38' Alongside triple circle 'C.N.S. LADY SOMERS" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in black.
1930 envelope addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK NY PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'MAR 13 1930' On the front 'WEST INDIES S. S. CO LTD S.S. "DOMINICA"/POSTED AT SEA" struck in maroon.
1927 envelope stationery Munson Steampship Lines addressed to the U.S.A. Franked marginal example 2d adhesive tied 'MIAMI FLA' machine d/s 'DEC 28 1927' On the front circular 'S.S. MUNARGO' cachet struck in violet.
1937 envelope addressed to San Diego franked Canadian 1c & 2c adhesives tied 'KINGSTON JAMAICA/PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'JAN 4 1937' Two strikes 'C.N.S. "LADY RODNEY" PURSERS OFFICE/POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet one in violet, the other in black.
1894 envelope 'Per S S "Gambetta" addressed to New York franked 6c adhesive tied 'K65' oval straight line of bars Alongside 'BELIZE' c.d.s. 'AP 26 94' New Orleans transit cancellation on the reverse.
1934 envelope addressed to New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'JAN 17 1934' Small corner damage on opening bottom right corner.
1925 envelope addressed to New York franked 2d adhesive tied straight line 'PAQUEBOT' struck in black. Alongside three line 'R.M.S.P. CHAUDIERE/AUG 6 1925/POSTED ON HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in violet.
1932 envelope addressed to London franked U.S. 3c which has been crossed out in manuscript 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. on the front '26 DE 32' Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMPSHIP/MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in magenta.
1892 '1d' on 'ONE PENNY HALFPENNY' stationery card with message addressed to Halifax Nova Scotia cancelled 'TURKS ISLAND' c.d.s. 'OC 25 92' The message on the reverse refers to the Schooner "Crescent" Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1935 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 1 1/2d & 1d adhesives. The 1d with control '26' in the margin tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '30 JA 35' 'S.S. "SCANMAIL"/POSTED AT SEA/AMERICAN CARIBBEAN LINE, Inc' cachet struck in maroon.
1947 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Holland adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED CASTRIES ST LUCIA' d/s '29 JU 47' Double circle with 'A.V.2' struck in violet applied in Trinidad. 'REGISTRATION TRINIDAD" c.d.s. on the reverse.
1938 registered envelope addressed to Stuttgart Germany multi franked with Great Britain overprinted adhesives in the Spanish currency tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH POST OFFICE TETUAN' d/s '30 Mr 38' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1913 envelope addressed to Natal South Africa franked two horizontal strips of three 1d adhesives tied 'LUDERITZBRUCHT' c.d.s. '26 NOV 13' Manurcript 'T 3d P.O.O.C.' (Posted Out Of Course) straight line 'Luderitzbucht' struck in violet.
1969 '54c/FIFTY-FOUR CENTS/54c on '5/-' Great Britain overprinted Postal Order 'FOUR CENTS' poundage overprinted '4 CENTS' Cancelled 'CHRISTCHURCH P.O.S.B.' c.d.s. '26 FEB 1969' struck in violet.
1968 '54' on '50 CENTS' on '5/-' Great Britain overprinted Postal Order 'FOUR PENCE' poundage overprinted '4 CENTS" Cancelled 'CHRISTCHURCH P.O.S.B.' c.d.s. '1 APR 1968' in violet.
1968 '50 CENTS' on '5/-' Great Britain overprinted Postal Order with poundage 'FOUR PENCE' overprinted '4 CENTS' in black. Cancelled 'MANNBRO CT/P.O.S.B.' c.d.s. '1 FEB 1968' in red.
1917 envelope franked Cape 1/2d adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate and redirected, tied '1' in Triangle used to cancel bulk mail 'PRETORIA' c.d.s. alongside.
1912 postcard addressed to Munich franked Great Britain overprinted '5 PIASTRES' on ONE SHILLING' adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'Oc 4 12' Receiving cancellation on the front. Scarce usage of a registered postcard.
1940 Insured censored 30c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Vasco Da Gama Island Mozambique. On the reverse additional 20c & 50c adhesives tied oval 'NAIROBI REGISTERED' d/s '3 JY 40' Three Line 'PASSED BY CENSOR/NAIROBI/1' struck in violet. Red/Black insured label. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 censored postcard addressed to Birmingham franked overprinted 1/2d adhesive tied by the German issued 'LOME/TOGOGEBIET' c.d.s. '20/2 15' Three line 'Passed by Censor/at/Lome (Togo)' struck in violet.
1901 1d stationery card with message addressed to France cancelled by two strikes of the rectangular 'MYRTLE BANK/1901/JAMAICA' T.R.D. with date and month '14 6' in manuscript. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1931 Flight cover addressed to London franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'THURSDAY ISLAND' c.d.s. '7 JL 31' On the reverse black cachet for the Francis Chichester flight signed by him, together with two photographs one showing the wreck of the aircraft after the gale at Katsoa 'MANILA' transit d/s 'JUL 24 1931 on the reverse.
1931 airmail envelope addressed to Neutral Bay Sydney franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'LORD HOWE ISLAND' c.d.s. '6 JU 1931' Three line signed flight cachet on the front, together with postcard of the 'Gipsy Moth'
1935 envelope addressed to Portland Oregon franked Jubilee set of three paying the Trans Pacific air fee tied 'MELBOURNE' machine d/s '20 MAY 35' The 2/- is elusive on cover.
1915 registered envelope with registration receipt addressed to London franked Egyptian 5m & 10m adhesives tied 'HEADQUARTERS FIELD POST OFFICE N.Z. DIVISION' c.d.s. '13 FE 15' A further strike alongside and on the registration receipt. Manuscript registration.
1943 multi censored envelope addressed to Marseille France franked 3d adhesive tied 'INSU' c.d.s. date and year partly obscured by the censor label. At left 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/00' seal with boxed '9' in violet. Blue 'X' pencil in use for less than two months. Boxed 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' Manuscript 'Returned to me from Accra Letter Office 2nd April 43' Small damage at the top of the envelope.
1917 Great Britain overprinted 2d + 1d registered stationery envelope (G) overprinted 'DUTY 4d' with additional Great Britain overprinted 2d adhesives tied 'RAMOUSTA' c.d.s. '26 JU 17' Boxed registration cachet manuscript '5' below in circle.
1936 taxed envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 2d adhesive tied 'MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '4 MCH 1936' Octagonal charge marking. On arrival 20c postage due applied tied 'BADEN' c.d.s.
1945 airmail envelope from Rome addressed to an Italian P.O.W. Myrtleford camp. the adhesives have been removed by the censor. ROMA' machine d/s. Straight line 'REPATRIATED' struck in violet and red manuscript 'Repat'
1914 1d stationery card with message addressed to Luxembourg cancelled 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. '23 JUL 14' Large boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/L.P.S.' struck in violet 'RETURNED L.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. on the front 'SP 14 14' W.W.1 was declared on 27th July. Some edge faults.
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.