1894 Indian Two Anna Six Pies overprinted stationery envelope addressed to Liverpool uprated Indian horizontal pair 1a 6p and a singkle 2a adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR REG' c.d.s. 'MA 9 94' London transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1917 The Eastern & South African Telegraph Company, Limited Telegram from Zanzibar station. Addressed to D.S.M. originating from Pretoria. Oval Army Signals cachet '11 JAN 1917' struck in violet applied in Zanzibar. Slightly reduced at left.
1915 stampless 'On Active Service Honour' envelope addressed to Birmingham cancelled 'RUIRU EAP' c.d.s. 'OC 14 15' Endorsed at left 'I hereby declare on my honour / that this envelope contains / nothing but family / matters / Signed / E Goodwin' 'NAIROBI' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1915 pre printed 'Field Service' Indian stationery card addressed to Manchester cancelled 'F.P.O. No 22' hatched c.d.s. '16 FE 15' located at Voi and railhead of Voi - Taveta branch line.
1916 stampless censored 'On Active Service' postcard addressed to Surrey cancelled two line 'I.E.F. "B: - F.P.O. 301 / POSTAGE FREE' cachet in black and 'F.P.O. 301' hatched c.d.s. '14 JU 16' Crown boxed censor '3316' Smuts restarted his offensive into GEA on May 22. The attack consisted of one column along the Usumbara railway to the east.
1916 stampless 'On Active Service' stampless postcard addressed to Pretoria . From a Sapper in the 103 2nd South African Regiment at Kilindini. Cancelled 'F.P.O. 307' hatched c.d.s. '22 JL 16' Two line 'I.E.F. "B" F.P.O. No 307 / POSTAGE FREE" cachet struck in black. Part of the Western Column commanded by Smuts.
1915 censored stampless 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to Dublin. Two line 'I.E.F. "B" - F.P.O. No 25 / POSTAGE FREE' cachet struck in violet located at Kajiado Head. Fancy crown 'CENSORED / INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE B / BASE OFFICE B" in violet. On the reverse 'F.P.O. NO 25' hatched c.d.s. '34 JU 15' together with receiving cancellation
1915 envelope addressed to Derbyshire franked 6c adhesive tied 'F.P.O. No 24' hatched c.d.s. '12 AP 15' which at this time was allocated to the communication centre Nairobi. Unusually routed via Bombay with transit cancellation on the reverse.
1944 stampless O.H.M.S.' envelope with enclosure written on Presidential notepaper written in Tongan signed Ata Balimia. Premiers Office cachet in violet bottom left corner initialed. 'NUKUALOFA' c.d.s. '20 NO 44' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1903 registered envelope addressed to Munich franked 5a and Indian 2a adhesive overprinted 'British East Africa' tied by a fine 'FOREIGN REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT / MOMBASA'' c.d.s. Boxed registration handstamp on the front. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1934 taxed envelope (Opened out for display) envelope addressed to a passenger on the Cunard 'R.M.S. Lancashire c/o Thos Cook. Lisbon. Franked 2d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'SLIEMA B.O. MALTA' c.d.s. '9 AP 34' On arrival Portuguese postage dues applied paying the manuscript fee tied oval 'LISBOA CENTRAL' d/s '16 4 34'
1932 registered airmail envelope addressed to Manchester franked 1/2d, 1 1 /2d & 1/- adhesives tied 'EIFFEL FLATS' c.d.s. '2 DEC 1932' Pink / Black registration etiquette.
1941 censored envelope addressed to Indiana at left Royal Navy / Merchant Navy / Because They serve We Live' patriotic label, tied Cape Town 1/2d & 1d machine meter mark (N190) '7 V111 41' Censor seal at left side.
1943 stampless 'On Active Service' postcard dated '14th April 1943' addressed to Scotland 1d 'For Our Ally / Medical Aid For Russia' patriotic label tied 'POST OFFICE / MARITIME MAIL' cachet struck in red.
1941 envelope addressed to Philadelphia redirected to Washington D.C. franked 2 x 1 1/2d adhesives with 'V' label tied 'DURBAN' machine d/s '5 V111 41' Light vertical fold at far right.
1942 envelope addressed to Northern Rhodesia franked 1 1/2d adhesive together with 1d patriotic label issued by the Gifts & Comforts Committee with 'V' in the centre tied 'JOHANNESBURG' machine d/s '8 1 42'
1898 registered envelope addressed to Christiana Norway franked '2 1/2 PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' and 'FIVE PENCE' on 'SIX PENCE' adhesives tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'FE 11 98' Light London transit cancellation on the front, transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. A rare destination. The back flap is missing.
1937 envelope addressed to London locally redirected franked 1/2d paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'NYAMANDHLOVU' c.d.s. ';16 NOV 37' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing.
1917 censored envelope addressed to France franked 2 x 10c and a single 5c adhesive overprinted for the East African Belgium Occupation tied 'BPCVPK NO 11' c.d.s. ' 6 11 17' allocated to Gottorp. On the reverse censored manuscript by Commandant of the Brigade Nord and signed twice. French censor seal at left.
1935 envelope addressed to St Louis franked 1c, 2c & 3c adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN BRITISH GUIANA' c.d.s. '25 MR 35' 'C.N.S. "LADY HAWKINS" PURSERS OFFICE / POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS" double circle cachet struck in violet.
1901 censored 1d stationery card with message from a French Prisoner of war at Deadwood Camp addressed to Paris. Cancelled 30 bars 4 x 15 forming a circle 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'JU 7 01' alongside. Double circle 'CENSOR PRISONER OF WAR' struck in violet initialed 'E.W.' (E Walton)
1925 2d postage + 3c registration (5c) registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked vertical pair 2c adhesives tied 'REGISTRATION BELIZE' c.d.s. '3 DE 25' New York transit and receiving cancellations.
1943 censored envelope addressed to Ipoh franked two horizontal pairs Negri Sembilan 2c adhesives overprinted for the Japanese occupation tioed 'YUBIN KYOKU' c.d.s. '11 MAY 2602' On the reverse is a boxed initialed censor chop.
1901 1d stationery card with long message from a German Prisoner of War in Broad Bottom Camp addressed to Germany cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MY 25 01' 'PRISONER OF WAR BROAD BOTTOM CAMP / CENSOR; initialed in red manuscript 'A.W.P. This reputed to be the earliest known use of the 'A.W.P.' censorship in red. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1941 censored envelope from Buenos Aires Argentina addressed to Bahamas. PORT OF SPAIN TRINIDAD' transit cancellation on the reverse Green/White 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal at left applied in Nassau.
1935 airmail envelope addressed to Brisbane Australia franked 2/- & 4 1/2d adhesives tied 'AIR MALTA' c.d.s. '5 APR 35' struck in violet ' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1899 1d Mashonaland Inland stationery card with message, uprated 2d small arms adhesive tied 'BULAWAYO MATABELELAND' c.d.s. 'AP 7 99' Cape Town transit on the reverse, receiving cancellation on the front.
1909 Registered envelope addressed to Germany franked 1/- adhesive tied 'TURKS ISLAND' c.d.s. 'NO 27 09' Oval REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' below. Birmingham & London transit cancels on the back. German Railway registration etiquette on the front.
1944 Censored envelope from Operation Tabarin addressed to New Zealand franked overprinted 1d adhesive tied 'SOUTH SHETLANDS' c.d.s. '2 JUL 1944' Crown 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 35' seal at left side. Port Stanley transit cancellation of 15th December on the reverse.
1894 Taxed stampless envelope addressed to Italy cancelled 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. of the French Post Office '6 MARS 94' Small 'T' in triange. Addressed to Milan Italy on arrival 50c postage due applied tied 'MILANO' c.d.s. On the reverse large part 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE' octagonal datestamp.
1949 multi franked registered envelope adhesives tied 'KEETMANSHOOP' c.d.s. 'FE 11 49' Addressed to Israel blue manuscript 'Palestine' Two line 'MAIL SERVICE / SUSPENDED' struck in black. 'RETURNED L.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. on the reverse '16 11 49'
1944 1a stationery envelope from the January 1944 printing uprated 1/2a adhesive tied 'ADEN' c.d.s. '2 JY 44' Addressed to Aden Camp receiving cancellation on the reverse. Small specks of toning right side.
1891 2c stationery card addressed to Port Louis cancelled '34' barred numeral allocated to Riviere Des Anguilles proving strike on the reverse. On the front 'MAURITIUS' c.d.s. 'MR 25 91' Carrier/3 dated cachet on the reverse
1886 2c stationery card with message addressed to Rose Belle cancelled '10' barred numeral cancellation allocated to Flacq. Proving and receiving cancellations on the front.
1900 envelope addressed to Leicester franked horizontal strip of four 'THREE PENCE' on 'ONE PENNY' tied 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. 'DE 14 00' 'R' in black oval. Registration etiquette on the reverse.