1949 airmail envelope addressed to Canal Zone franked 6d & 3d U.P.U. adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'NO 10 49' with scarce finance seal at left side. Slightly reduced at right side.
1926 30c Giraffe registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Germany franked vertical pair 5c and a single 15c Giraffe adhesive tied 'TABORA' c.d.s. '6 SE 1926' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1936 registered airmail envelope addressed to Scotland franked 3d, 6d (Lakatoi) and a 2d adhesive tied 'KULUMADAU S.E.D.' c.d.s. '17 OCT 36' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Oregon franked Great Britain 3d adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '22 SP 44' The envelope was posted in error at the Spanish Post Office where it received a boxed 'CENSURA GUBERNATIVA TANGER' struck in red. Gibraltar transit on the reverse.
1940 censored airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Multi franked with a mixture of overprinted and unoverprinted Great Britain adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '20 AU 40' Lisbon transit cancellation and red censor label '162' applied in Bermuda.
1917 Tangier Parcel Post label franked horizontal pair overprinted Great Britain 1/- and a single overprinted 2/6d Seahorse tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '4 AU 17' Rare and unusual usage of the Seahorse.
1934 airmail envelope addressed to Nice multi franked by Great Britain overprinted adhesives in the French currency paying the F2-50 airmail rate, tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' c.d.s. '10 JA 34' Marseille transit on the reverse. (The 4d value from the British currency was not used in the postage rate)
1904 postcard addressed to London franked overprinted Gibraltar 10c adhesive tied 'SAFFI A26' duplex '10 MY 04' Casablanca & Tangier transit cancellations on the front.
1951 envelope addressed to Belize franked 1c adhesive paying unsealed printed matter rate tied double oval 'ROARING CREEK B.H.' T.R.D. struck in violet 'SEP 5 1951' A further strike top left corner.
1906 stampless official mail addressed to Birmingham with oval cachet 'HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR NEW ZEALAND' struck in violet, hooded 'LONDON POSTAGE PAID' d/s. struck in red '25 SP 06' On the reverse green klabel for the New Zealand International Exhibition. The envelope has been slightly reduced at right side.
1910 '2 MILLIEMES' on '4m' stationery card with message addressed to Alexandria cancelled 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '11 OC 10' The inscription at base has been erased two overprinted horizontal lines. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1894 1/2d stationery card headed 'Cable Steamer Duplex c/o Eastern Telehraph Co Sierra Leone. Addressed to England upated 1/2d adhesive cancelled 'B31' 'FREETOWN' & 'PAID LIVERPOOL BR PACKET' cancellations on the front.
1903 taxed postcard (Convict Island) addressed to France franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'MR 7 03' 'T' in black circle. On arrival 10c postage due applied tied 'PARIS XV1' c.d.s. '27 3 03'
1940 KGV 2d stationery envelope addressed to London cancelled 'SUVA' c.d.s. '12 OC 40' a further strike alongside. G crown R Found open or damaged and officially sealed' brown label applied in London tied 'LONDON S.W.1' c.d.s. struck in red '13 NOV 40'
1946 envelope addressed to Glasgow franked 1/- overprinted adhesive tied 'FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCY / SOUTH SHETLANDS' c.d.s. '17 JAN 1946' Port Stanley transit cancellation on the reverse.
1890 1d stationery card (no message) uprated 1/2d adhesive tied legible 'A08' 'MONTSERRAT/P' c.d.s. at top left 'MR 14 90' The 'P' index was allocated to Plymouth, it is the second example I have seen. Addressed to an officer in the 10th Hussars Dusseldorf.
1897 1d stationery envelope uprated 4 x 1d adhesives (1oz rate 5d) addressed to Kent tied 'MONTSERRAT' c.d.s. 'JY 21 97' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 envelope franked 5m (The other adhesive missing) tied 'KHARTOUM' machine d/s '17 NOV 1941' from Gellatly Hankey & Co addressed to Capt .L.L. Macleary A/Secretary O.E.T.A. Gordon College Khartoum. Backstamped 'F.P.O. 214' c.d.s. '18 NO 41' Handstamped 'DAMAGED IN AIRCRAFT FIRE' The envelope was in transit with a flight off the South African Airforce to the main O.E.T.A.' office in Nairobi. (O.E.T.A. is Occupied Enemy Territory Administration)
c.1946 3/7d Myer Emporium Ltd stationery parcel label addressed to Scotland cancelled by straight line of horizontal bars from the Melbourne d/s (3/7d was the rate for a parcel up to 7b)
c.1946 5/10 Myer Emporium Ltd parcel label addressed to London cancelled 'MELBOURNE VICTORIA' d/s for October 1946 (5/10d was the rate for a parcel weighing 7 b to 11b parcel)
1934 postcard (R.M.S. Mauretainia - Cunard Line) addressed to the U.S.A. Franked Great Britain Penny Half Penny adhesive tied boxed 'PAQUEBOT TRINIDAD' 'G.P.O. PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. alongside 'FE 28 34'
1927 2c + 3c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Chicago franked additional 4c adhesive tied 'SAN ESTERVAN' c.d.s. 'FE 2 27' A further strike on the front. Slight damage on opening bottom right corner.
Undated parcel tag 'P train' addressed to Epping from F. Lassetter & Co, Limited franked '3d & 6d Government Railways parcel stamps cancelled '21' in large circle struck in black.
1901 censored envelope from Kroonstad O.R.C. addressed to Boer P.O.W. Bermuda with manuscript 'Not Burtts' erased and 'Not Hawkins' 'Not Darrells' and 'Tuckers' 'HAMILTON' c.d.s. on the reverse 'NO 16 1901'
1941 envelope from B.B.C. at Bush House addressed to Coogee 3/4d Australia Customs Duty London' adhesive tied 'LONDON 1/2d' machine d/s '12 SEP 1941' The customs duty label applied to printed matter advertising.
1939 $5 Postal Order (10c Commission) franked additional 5c, 35c & 4c adhesives tied 'KAMPAR M.O.' c.d.s. '9 FE 1939' applied by the issuing office 'IPOH M. O & S.B.' c.d.s. applied by the paying office.
1898 2d registered stationery envelope (G) 'Per "Bahaua" addressed to Manchester franked overprinted 1/- & 3d adhesives a single 1 1 /2d and an overprinted 1d 'Stamp Duty' tied 'FREETOWN' c.d.s. 'NO 7 98' Oval 'REGISTERED FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE' d/s 'NO 7 98' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1892 1d stationery card with message addressed to Port Of Spain Trinidad cancelled with a very fine upright 'A10' The last recorded usage of the upright 'A10' is No 17 1890 So far two examples of the later use for the 1889 - 1902 period are known. 'KINGSTON' c.d.s. on the front 'FE 15 92' together with a receiving cancellation.
1903 postcard ( Islands on which the Boer prisoners were in captivity, Bermuda ) Franked 1d adhsive tied legible 'BAILEY'S BAY' c.d.s. 'AU 12 1903' addressed to London.
1937 registered envelope addressed to Canada franked horizontal pair 4d adhesives tied 'REGISTERED CASTRIES ST LUCIA' d/s '3 SP 37' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1940 multi franked registered censored airmail envelope addressed to Devon Australian adhesives tied 'NORFOLK ISLAND AUST' c.d.s. '20 JE 40' Fine boxed 'Passed by / Censor 3 / NORFOLK ISLAND' struck in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1931 registered airmail envelope addressed to New York franked 6d, (Airmail) 1/2d, 'TWO PENCE' on '1 1/2d' and 3d Lakatoi adhesives tied 'KULUMADAU PAPUA' c.d.s. '1 AUG 31' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1901 Three Half Pence illustrated stationery card (Charleville Bore) with message addressed to Graz Austria cancelled '148' in Sunburst unframed 'THURSDAY ISLAND QUEENSLAND' c.d.s. 'FE 19 01' Receiving cancellation on the front.
1935 envelope addressed to Kampala franked 20c adhesive tied by the scarce 'T.R.S. LIEMBA' c.d.s. 'AP 1 1935' Straight line 'PAQUEBOT' struck in violet. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Commercial usage. A vertical fold.
1918 'Australian Souvenir Studies' complete with set of pictures addressed to Birmingham franked 2 x 1/2d adhesives one overprinted 'N.W. Pacific Islands' tied 'MELBOURNE' slogan d/s '7 JE 18'
1901 envelope with enclosed 3 sided letter addressed to Ireland franked 1d adhesive cancelled manuscript 'Bida / 30.3.01' This manuscript was in use from 30th March until 1st April 1901 On the reverse 'LOKOJO POST OFFICE' violet double oval '6 APR 1901' The letter written by an officer in the 2nd Batt. W.A.F.F. is a fascinating account of the military action against the Emir of Bida a notorious slave trader
1908 postcard from Livorno addressed to Palermo with a very fine strike of the 'MISSENT TO MALTA' struck in black. 'Oval 'VALLETTA MALTA' d/s '24 OC 08' and receiving cancellation on the front.
1908 1c stationery card with message written from Kudat addressed to Switzerland. Uprated overprinted 1c & 2c adhesives tied 'JESSELTON' c.d.s. '25 AUG 08' Singapore transit and receiving cancellations on the front.