1881 Formula registered envelope (G) addressed to Grimsby franked 4d ultramarine paying the UPU rate per i/2oz the 4d registration fee being prepaid, tied oval 'T1' Fine 'REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' d/s 'DE 15 81' alongside, receiving cancellation on the reverse. One of two examples recorded, this being the earliest.
1943 multi censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked Great Britain overprinted 2 x 1 1/2d and a single 1d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '3 MY 43' German censor seal 'b' allocated to Berlin over the PC 90 with red German censor cachet of Berlin.
1918 taxed envelope addressed to New York franked 2d adhesive tied 'TURKS ISLANDS' c.d.s. 'DE 20 18' commercial usage 'T' in black circle. New York charge markings applied on arrival. The back flap is missing.
1911 Multi franked registered envelope addressed to London adhesives tied 'KINGSTON ST VINCENT' c.d.s. 'FE 16 11' Registration etiquette bottom left tied 'R' in black oval. receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1938 envelope addressed to Michigan franked 2 1/2d Coronation adhesive tied 'CHERBOURG MARITIME MANCHE' machine d/s '12 JUL 38' Triple oval 'R.M.S. "ARLANZA" POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet struck in violet.
1918 Registered censored envelope addressed to France franked 2 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied 'CASTRIES' c.d.s. '2 MR 18' 'OPENED BY / CENSOR / 757' seal at bottom applied in Liverpool during transit.
1937 Great Britain private 1d stationery wrapper originally printed for The Royal Empire Society London. Cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '5 JU 37' addressed to South Australia.
1941 registered airmail envelope addressed to Vancouver franked un overprinted Great Britain horizontal pairs 3d & 2 1/2d (Damaged at bottom) together with a single 2/6 adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '21 OC 41' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse, together with '35940' struck in red which was possibly applied in Bermuda during censorship of registered mail.
1934 airmail envelope addressed to Glasgow franked single Great Britain overprinted 1/2d and 3 x 2d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '12 JU 34' Carried by French airmail "PARIS' airmail slogan d/s on the reverse. '14 V1 1934'
1933 First flight envelope carried on Imperial Airways 1st India - Akyab & Yangoon Burma extension. Franked Great Britain overprinted adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '16 SP 33' Carried to London then via Imperial Airways. 'AKYAB' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1902 Orange River Colony complete letter bill cancelled from the Dispatch office by 'VILJOEN'S DRIFT ' c.d.s. 'JU 12 02' Rated RR by Putzel. 'HEILBRON' receiving c.d.s. 'JU 13 02' Some small imperfection around the edges.
1904 postcard from Lossiemouth Scotland addressed to Kroonstad, on arrival scarce serrated 'KROONSTAD O.R.C' single circle cancellation 'JU 9 04' In use for four months from March to June 1904
1900's censored envelope addressed to a Boer Prisoner at Green Point. Franked 'V.R.I. 1d' on 'een Penny' adhesive tied 'PETRUSBURG c.d.s. '27 SP' with year omitted, a further strike on the front. Double circle 'CENSOR PRISONER OF WAR' cachet struck in black.
1900's censored envelope addressed to a Boer P.O.W. in Green Point Camp Cape Town. Franked 'V.R.I. 1d' on 'Een penny' adhesive tied 'BOSHOF O.V.S. ' c.d.s. 'JU 13' with year omitted, a further strike alongside. 'CENSOR PROSONERS OF WAR' cachet in black double circle.
1907 1d stationery envelope uprated 4 x 1d and 2 x 1/2d adhesives paying the registration fee to East London tied 'MARQUARD O.R.C.' c.d.s. '26 MY 1907' 'R" in black oval. 'SENKAL' transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1908 postcard from franked Transvaal 1/2d adhesive tied 'WITBANK TVL' c.d.s. '8 JAN 08' 'POST OFFICE HARRISMITH' transit cancellation 'S.O. GROOTHOEK' receiving c.d.s. struck in black '14 JAN 08' Rate rare by Putzel.
1907 postcard from Natal 'DANNHAUSER' c.d.s. on the front 'FE 6 07 together with 'POST OFFICE HARRISMITH' transit cancellation. On arrival 'S.O. GROOTHOEK O.R.C.' receiving cancellation applied '10 FEB 07' struck in violet. Rated rare by Putzel
1931 envelope addressed to Chicago franked 1d adhesive tied 'NEW YORK N.Y. PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'MAR 28 1931' 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS / S.S. FOR ST GEORGE' ships cachet.
1930 envelope addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied straight line 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet, overstamped 'NEW YORK N.Y. PAQUEBOT' dumb duplex 'JAN 30 1930'
1928 Formula registered envelope (H) Type D2 addressed to Toledo Ohio. Franked 3/- adhesive cancelled 'FALKLAND ISLANDS' c.d.s. '14 NO 28' London transit cancellation, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1920 Formula registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Jackson Michigan. Franked at the foreign registered rate of 4 1/2d franked two horizontal pairs 1d and a single 1/2d adhesive all overprinted 'WAR STAMP' tied 'FALKLAND ISLANDS' c.d.s. 'JU 14 20' Carried on the cargo vessel "Duendes" from Port Stanley. London transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1934 illustrated envelope carried on the 1933 R.A.F. flight 'Zomba to Lilongwe. Franked 6d, 3d, 2d & 1d adhesives tied 'ZOMBA' c.d.s. '29 MY 33' 'FIRST NYD AIRMAIL' c.d.s. on the front '30 MY 1933' The envelope has been returned to Zomba
1915 censored envelope addressed to Sweden franked vertical pair 1d and a single 1/2d adhesive tied 'PORT PIRIE' c.d.s. '5 NO 15' Straight line 'PASSED' in violet and 'Opened by Censor Red/Whit seal at left, receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 censored airmail envelope written in Dutch franked U.S. 1c & 4c adhesives tied 'ARMY POST OFFICE A.P.O.719 cancellation 'MAY 24 1945' (A.P.O. 917 was allocated to Morotai Island Indonesia) Double circle 'Passed by R.N.F. Censor / No 18' struck in violet initialed. (Royal Netherlands Forces) The censor was applied at the Dutch Consulate in Brisbane. A return address in the bottom left corner.
1940 registered multi censored envelope addressed to New York franked single 1/2d & 1 1/2d together with a horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'REGISTERED / 4 / MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '25 NO 40' Straight line 'Damaged in Transit' struck in black on the front.
1912 envelope addressed to Paris locally redirected franked 15c adhesive tied 'NOUMEA' c.d.s. '23 MARS 12' A further strike on the front. Double oval 'SHIP LETTER LATE FEE / 1d' struck in black applied in Newcastle, a transit cancellation on the reverse. The charge has been erased. Receiving cancellations, some small edge imperfections.
1915 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard addressed to Sydney. This card was mailed from the 6th convoy by Major Arthur James McDonald. Two line 'A.I.F. / Passed by Censor No 40' The '40' in manuscript was allocated to the S/S Ceramic
1913 registered envelope addressed to Birmingham franked 1 3/4 PIASTRE' on '4d' and ' 1 1/4 PIASTRE' on '3d' The 1 3/4 Piastre shows the variety Thin pointed '4' in fraction, tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '2 DEC 13'
1913 1d illustrated stationery card 'Victoria Falls, Rhodesia, 1 mile wide, 400 feet deep' addressed to Rev Alfred Aitkins, Kings Lynn. Cancelled by a very fine 'NORTH WESTERN RHODESIA LEALUI' c.d.s. 'JU 14 13'
1911 envelope addressed to Fiji with enclosed 3 page letter from Mrs Hertziet dated 1st June 1911 cancelled by the rare two line 'PAID 1D / FANNING ISLAND' struck in blue, used in May & June 1911 due to a shortage of stamps. 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. 'JE 26 11' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Commercial usage.
1939 envelope addressed to Halifax Canada franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. BARBADOS' c.d.s. '16 OC 39 Scarce publicity label in yellow on the front with Red Cross.
1934 Flight envelope on stationery House of Assembly Cape Town franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied bi-lingual 'HOUSES OF PARLIMENT' c.d.s. '27 FEB 34 carried on First Official Air Mail to Blantyre. Transit and 'CHIKWAWA NYASALAND' receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1912 registered envelope addressed to Leipzig franked single 25c and a vertical pair 1c adhesives tied 'MACHAKOS' hatched circle c.d.s. '2 OC 12' Blank registration etiquette manuscript 'MACHAKOS' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1934 First Official Air mail envelope from Broken Hill addressed to Blantyre. Franked 6d adhesive tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '8 MAR 44' receiving cancellation on the reverse. the back flap is missing.
1944 registered envelope addressed to Wellington New Zealand franked 3d, 1 1/2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'FUNAFUTI' c.d.s. '13 NOV 1944' struck in violet. Boxed 'GILBERT AND ELLICE / ISLANDS COLONY / PASSED BY CENSOR / 3' The '3' inserted in manuscript, few examples are recorded. The envelope has two light vertical paper folds.
1913 registered envelope addressed to London franked blocks of four 2d & 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS PROTECTORATE / OCEAN ISLD' cachet Straight line 'OCEAN ISLAND' struck in grey with manuscript 'Registration' and boxed number below. Sydney transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1918 censored registered envelope addressed to St Louis franked block of four 3c adhesive overprinted 'WAR TAX' cancelled 'BELIZE M.O. & REGISTRATION' c.d.s. struck in blue with date applied separately 'NOV 28 1918 which is the first day of usage. Registration handstamp with error 'Brstish' for 'British' Censor seal at left.
1938 3 As registered stationery envelope (H) sent on 4th November 1938 (Crown agents requisition No.144/1) 'Thos. DE LA RUE & CO. LTD' under the flap which is not stuck down. Superb.
1891 envelope addressed to a Lance Corporal in The Bechuanaland Border Police (G Troop) Malcoutsie. Franked horizontal pair 1d C.G.H. adhesive tied hooded 'EAST LONDON' d/s 'SP 20 91' a further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.