1913 postcard (Sandakan, Jalan Jega, or Child Street) addressed to Singapore franked 3c & 1c adhesives tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '5 APL 1913' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1916 postcard from German P.O.W. Major Heinrich Hoffman transfered from Alexandria to Malta, he later died in the camp near complete oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA / P.C. /1' struck in violet.
1942 censored airmail envelope addressed to Cairo franked by a mixture of the Cairo and Nairobi provisional issues. 3d (First Cairo printing) 2 1/2d (Nairobi printing - round stops) and a vertical pair 5d (second Cairo printing) tied by the Italian captured 'ASMARA CENTRO' c.d.s. '7.8.42' The cover pays the correct 1s.30c East African cents (1s 3 1/.2d) Scarce bilingual censor '3' at left and circular 'Censor 4' cachet on the front.
1924 'On His Majesty's Service' stampless envelope addressed to Tonga from The Land Department cachet in bottom left corner initialed and dated. 'G.P.O. SUVA' c.d.s. '25 MR 25' Fine boxed 'VISIT THE FIJI COURT / British / Empire Exhibition /1924' cachet in violet, stated to be the latest known date. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 registered censored envelope addressed to Casablanca French Morocco. Franked 2/- 6d, & 5/- adhesives paying the 7/6 sextuple rate, adhesives tied 'BONTHE' c.d.s. '14 MY 45' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER / QQ/37' seal at left.
1943 censored 2d stationery card with message franked additional 3d, 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives paying the 7d airmail rate to Ireland, adhesives tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. '22 MR 43' Censored in Sierra Leone, England & Ireland.
1939 censored envelope addressed to Port Elizabeth South Africa franked 1d, 3d & 3d adhesives(Double rate) tied triple circle 'PAQUEBOT' lines above and below struck in violet applied Simonstown. On the reverse straight line 'PASSED BY CENSOR' used in September 1939 signed and initialed below. From Yeoman A.G. Law P.W.S.S. Small tear at right.
1941 censored cigarette thank you card addressed to Brooklyn New York franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE 464' c.d.s. '20 SP 41' Crown in centre triangular '3009' censor cachet. Scarce usage from Nigeria.
1940's censored airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked single 1/- and a horizontal pair 1/3d adhesives tied oval vertical straight bars 'ARMY / POST OFFICE' in centre. Crown 'PASSED BY CENSOR / NO. / 2872' initialed.
1943 censored envelope with letter from Manserata, Catania, Sicily addressed to an Italian P.O.W. Camp 337 at Erba Gebeit near Port Sudan. Ministero Africa Italiana handstamp on the reverse.
1944 envelope addressed to New York from a member of the U.S. Navy stationed in Aden. Cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. / 663' d/s 'MAR 21 1944' AP.O. 663 was used in Aden.
1944 Election War Ballot envelope from Illinois addressed to a member of the U.S. Army Air Force who had been posted to Aden, but had subsequently been transferred to another posting. Straight line 'NOT 663' On the reverse 'MIAMI FLA U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. 663' c.d.s. in violet 'OCT 2 1944' A.P.O. 663 was used in Aden.
1903 postcard addressed to Manchester franked vertical pair overprinted Gibraltar adhesives tied 'MOGADOR' c.d.s. '6 JU 03' Straight line 'TOO LATE' on the front with Tangier transit and receiving cancellations. A rare instructional mark.
1919 taxed envelope addressed to Gosport with a fine strike of the Type 1 cachet in violet on the front. "CLAN MACMILLAN / DEC 13 1919" cachet on the reverse. 1d postage due on the front tied 'GOSPORT' c.d.s. paying the London Foreign Branch charge. The latest knoiwn usage of the Type 1 cachet
1935 taxed envelope addressed to London cancelled Type 5 cachet in blue. Carried by ship to the first port of entry where the envelope was put in the mail 'SINGAPORE' c.d.,s. on the reverse '24 SE 1934' Octagonal charge marking on the front, value '45' added in red pencil.
1946 censored envelope addressed to Pretoria redirected back to the island. Red Naval tombstone handstamp initialed 'H.C.' (H Corfield) dated '15.2.46' Carried on the "Empire Merganser" The flap is missing.
Undated WW.11 envelope addressed to Peter Woolley, Derby. Cancelled Type 7 cachet, overstamped 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME MAIL' cachet applied in London struck in red.
1929 envelope addressed to Bath franked Great Britain Penny Half Penny adhesive tied Type 3 cachet. Carried on the S.S. Helsius. 'LONDON F.S. PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '26 JU 29' A little toning.
1939 envelope addressed to Dartford franked Great Britain 1 1/2d adhesive tied barred numeral '723' of Southampton, alongside 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '3 MCH 39'
1937 photographic postcard (Gatun Locks Panama) addressed to London franked Great Britain 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied upon arrival 'SOUTHAMPTON PAQUEBOT' machine d/s '18 MCH 1937' On the reverse a light 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '12 FE 37'
1940 envelope addressed to New Zealand franked New Zealand 1/2d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '14 OC 40' The last day of the Postal Agency cancellation.
1940 envelope addressed to Aberdeen franked Great Britain 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied No 1 obliterator of Aberdeen. 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. alongside '25 AP 40'
1937 registered envelope addressed to Hampshire franked 'Coronation' trio tied '723' barred oval numeral applied in Southampton. Blank registration etiquette cancelled 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '17 SP 37'
1896 8c registered stationery envelope uprated 15c & 4c adhesives paying the registration fee addressed to German Shipping Agents Bombay cancelled 'MAURITIUS 2' c.d.s. 'JY 30 96' 'R' in black oval. Black oval with '1517' in pencil erased '1319' in blue pencil applied on registered mail by Aden - Bombay Sea Post Office. 'SEA POST OFFICE' c.d.s. on the reverse 'AU 18 96'
1941 censored airmail envelope "Red Cross Postal Message Scheme" addressed to Red Cross Geneva. Franked 1/6d & 6d adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '7 NOV 41' Straight line 'COUPON RESPONSE' struck in red. Two vertical red jusq'u markings cancelling the airmail.
1947 U.S. 5c stationery envelope uprated 5c adhesive tied 'BOSTON' cancellation 'MAR 22 1947' addressed to Hamilton with receiving cancellation on the reverse. Straight line 'ADVERTISED' struck in black and 'NOT KNOWN' & 'RETURN TO SENDER' cachets both struck in red.
1941 multi censored taxed airmail envelope addressed to Nice France franked 1 1/2d & 6d adhesives tied 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '7 JAN 41' On the reverse blue/white 'OPENED BY EXAMINER' seal, partly obscured by a French censor seal. Eyeglass 'T BERMUDA / CENTIMES 90' charge marking, on arrival vertical strip of three and a single 2c together with a vertical pair 50c French postage dues tied 'NICE' cancellation. Two vertical red lines denoting airmail cancelled
1935 envelope addressed to Buffalo NY franked 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'BOSTON MASS PAQUEBOT' machine d/s 'MAR 25 1935' Oval 'R.M.S. "LADY NELSON" / MAILED AT SEA' cachet.
1944 censored airmail envelope addressed to Aden with enclosed letter carried in first civilian through airmail flight between Kenya & Aden. Franked 30c & 1/- adhesive tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '11 FE 443'
1937 envelope stationery 'W.R. Carpenter & Co (Sol Is) Ltd' addressed to New York franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'BRISBANE/ PAQUEBOT' machine d/s '7 APR 1937' Some very light tone marks.
1903 'ONE PENNY' on 'PENNY HALFPENNY' stationery card with message addressed to Baltimore cancelled 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. 'JA 31 1903' 'N.Y. & WASH R.R.MD RECD' transit cancellation on the front.
1942 stampless envelope from a German internee at St Georges addressed to New York marked 'Internee Mail / Postage Free' 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. '27 AP 42' and 'PASSED BY CENSOR BERMUDA /22' struck in green, a further strike on the reverse.
1945 Great Britain Registration 3d Postage 2 1/2d (5 1/2d) stationeryt envelope (K) addressed to London uprated block of four Great Britain 1/- and a horizontal strip of three 3d adhesives, together with a single overprinted 1/2d tied oval 'REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER' d/s '26 SP 45' A rare usage of the 'K' size.
1901 censored envelope addressed to Broad Bottom Camp St Helena franked Cape 1d adhesive tied 'LERIBE C.G.H.' c.d.s. 'JY 9 01' Double circle 'CENSOR PRISONER OF WAR' cachet (CM.1) struck in violet.
1904 1d stationery card addressed to London with message uprated 1d adhesive tied 'BATHURST' c.d.s. 'JA 22' year omitted. The message mentions that the stationery cards have just arrived.,
1944 censored illustrated Cable & Wireless telegram addressed to P.O. Box 1000 franked 2c & 3c adhesives tied 'GENERAL POST OFFICE MAURITIUS' c.d.s. '5 OC 44' 'PASSED BY / CENSOR / MAURITIUS / B4' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Rare incoming Telegram to the Jewish Camp.
1940 stampless registered 'On His Majesty's Service' envelope addressed to New York cancelled by a fine strike of the rare 'SEND YOUR TELEGRAMS VIA IMPERIAL / BATHURST / GAMBIA' c.d.s. '27 AUG 40' struck in violet. 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '27 AU 40' alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1934 envelope addressed to Berlin franked 20c adhesive tied 'VICTORIA' c.d.s. '5 DE 34' Carried from Hong Kong to Europe on the P & O steamer "Ranpura" On 12th January 1935 the envelope was on Train D 45 from Franfurt am Main to Berlin, a fire was discovered in the mail van at Weibenfels, mail was thrown out of the car whilst in motion. The bags were sent to Leipzig and forwarded. Explanatory label applied dated '16.1.35'
1903 registered On His Majesty's Service envelope with enclosure from Titles Office franked 4d adhesive tied 'R' in black oval 'REGISTERED PERTH W.A.' d/s '4 MR 03' Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' in violet and 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER' in black. Numerous instructional markings on the reverse.
1901 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope 'Her' erased and 'His' inserted from Titles Office with 'LAND TITLES DEPARTMENT' frank struck in violet with Perth registration cachet '9 SEP 1901' Straight line 'UNCLAIMED' Numerous instructional markings on the reverse.
1898 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope from Titles Office Perth with enclosure addressed to Beaconsfield. Oval 'REGISTERED PERTH W.A.' d/s '2 JUL 98' 'BEACONSFIELD' rewceiving c.d.s. 'AU 5 98' struck in green. Manuscript 'Unclaimed at Beaconsfield' Further markings on the reverse.
1898 stampless registered On His Majesty's Service envelope from Titles Office Perth with enclosure addressed to Freemantle. Cancelled oval 'REGISTERED PERTH W.A.' d/s '8 MAR 98' and an oval Land Titles Office cachet both struck in violet/ Boxed 'UNCLAIMED' and two line 'NOT KNOWN / BY LETTER CARRIER' Various markings on the reverse.
1901 stampless registered On Her Majesty's Service envelope 'Her'; erased 'His' added in manuscript, from Office of Titles addressed to Kalgoorlie. Large crown in centre 'LAND TITLES DEPARTMENT' frank struck in violet. Oval registration cachet '17 JUL 01' straight line 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER' in black, blue pencil number below '3646' Further markings on the reverse.