1925 taxed 1d stationery card from Hamrun addressed to Italy cancelled 'VALLETTA' c.d.s. 'MR 2 25' with scarce eye glass 'T/ CENTIMES 10' On arrival 30L & 5L postage dues applied tied 'POSTE CATANIA' c.d.s. ' 4 3 25'
1865 stampless lettersheet addressed to Marseille from Alexandria Egypt. Oval 'STO DI GI POPOLANI' forwarding agents cachet. On transit through Malta octagonal 'MALTA/MB' dated cachet 'OC 17 65' Malta disinfection cachet on the reverse.
1901 registered On His Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Germany franked 5/- adhesive tied 'TORTOLA' c.d.s. 'OC 8 01' a further strike alongside. Hooded 'Registered London' transit cancellation. A scarce solo franking.
1943 censored handmade lettersheet addressed to Italy from an Italian P.O.W. with two line 'ITALIAN EVACUEE CAMP NO 1 / KENYA COLONY' struck in violet. together with 'EVACUEES MAIL / POST FREE' cachet.
1896 envelope addressed to Paris franked by misplaced '18 CENTS' on '45c' adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'DE 22 96' The overprint reads 'TS 18 CEN' A strking misplace.
1934 airmail envelope carried on the D.L.H. service via Germany addressed to Bishops Stortford. Franked 1/- & 3d adhesives tied 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '20 DE 34' Boxed Airmail flight cachet.
1949 envelope addressed to Essex franked by a horizontal pair 2 1/2d Silver Wedding adhesives tied 'SOUTHAMPTON PAQUEBOT / PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA' machine d/s '18 MAY 1946' Straight line 'QUEEN ELIZABETH' in black.
1926 complete Reclamation form (G.93 P.14) from Messenger of the Court franked horizontal strip of three 1d adhesives tied 'PARCELS BULAWAYO' c.d.s. '21 FEB 1934' addressed to Filabusi. The form is complete.
1912 1d stationery lettercard (Glenelg. South Aust) with message headed 'S.S. Moria Freemantle' addressed to Shrewsbury cancelled in transit 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT' c.d.s. '5 NO 12'
1926 30c Giraffe registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Berlin, locally redirected. Uprated 25c Giraffe adhesive tied 'ARUSHA' c.d.s. '1 OC 1926' transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1945 censored airmail envelope addressed to Northern Ireland franked single 2 1/2d & 3d together with a horizontal pair 2/- adhesives tied 'GEORGETOWN' c.d.s. 'AP 5 45' Censored in Jamaica during transit.
1916 stampless envelope addressed to London cancelled 'ARM POST OFFICE NORTHERN RHODESIA' Index '1' c.d.s. '16 APR 16' and boxed 'POSTAGE FREE / BASE 9 N. RHODESIA / Passed by CENSOR' struck in violet.
1916 censored envelope addressed to Gibraltar franked overprinted Great Britain '10 CENTIMES' on 'ONE PENNY' tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '23 JU 16' 'OPENED BY CROWN CENSOR' lasbel at the top with 'PASSED CENSOR / GIB' c.d.s. '23 JUN 16' struck in violet. with Gibraltar receiving cancellation of the same date. The back flap is missing.
1902 'SIX CENTS' on 'FIFTEEN CENTs' stationery envelope addressed to Vancouver Canada. Uprated horizontal pair '6 CENTS' on '8c' tied 'SEYCHELLES/A' c.d.s. 'JA 8 02' London & Canadian transit and receiving cancellations.
1914 stampless On Active Service postcard addressed to Durban cancelled 'ARMY BASE P.O.' c.d.s. '12 DEC 14' Large double circle 'SOUTH AFRICAN ENGINEER CORPS' cachet '13 DEC 1914' struck in violet.
1942 multi censored envelope from Casablanca addressed to Switzerland 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I.A./7188' label at left. German censor tape on the reverse 'X' and additional German Feldpost cachet.
1943 multi franked & censored airmail envelope from St Eustatius N.W.I. addressed to Georgetown. On arrival 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 1/24' the number inserted in manuscript and is unlisted. The envelope has been returned and censored upon arrival.
1942 multi censored envelope from Aruba N.W.I. addressed to Georgetown, on arrival 'OPENED BY EXAMINER 1/35' the number inserted in pencil, which is unlisted. (Type L6)
1920 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Huddersfield franked 2 x 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '26 MR 20' with straight line 'LATE' in black applied in Bathurst.
1919 1d stationery envelope addressed to London uprated single 1d and horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. GAMBIA' d/s '2 AU 19' Handstruck registration cachet in black.
1927 On Her Majesty's Service Official envelope from The Colonial Secretary addressed to Washington D.C. Cancelled 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '12 FE 27' with oval 'OFFICIAL PAID BATHURST GAMBIA / P.O.' signed below.
1941 censored underpaid envelope from Bissao, Guinea-Bassau addressed to Bathurst 'Aux soins bienveillants de Monsieur le Commandant du s/s Guine' Cancelled 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '2 DE 41' Boxed 'PASSED by CENSOR / BATHURST' struck in violet. Rare Handstruck 'T' with '6d / TO PAY' alongside in black applied in Bathurst. Some small toning.
1907 local envelope franked 1d adhesive tied 'EAST LONDON' c.d.s. 'FE 26 07' with two 'FOUND OPEN / AND OFFICIALLY / CLOSED IN THE / POST OFFICE' labels cancelled 'EAST LONDON' c.d.s. Red manuscript 'UNKNOWN' On the reverse 'RETURNED R.L.O. CAPE TOWN' c.d.s. and manuscript 'Opened by R Reynolds' alongside.
1925 registered envelope from The Post Office addressed to Chicago franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied 'BARBUDA' c.d.s. 'OC 8 25' Red registration cachet, transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1886 1d stationery card with message addressed to Port Elizabeth cancelled by the scarce 'GAMTOOS RIVER FERRY' c.d.s. 'JY 20 86' Card has a light vertical central fold.
1904 registered envelope addressed to London franked Q.V. 1d and single and a horizontal pair KE.V11 1/2d together with a 2 1/2d adhesive with plate '1' in margein tied 'GRAND CAYMAN' c.d.s. 'DE 3 04' Jamaica transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1915 stampless postcard showing S.S.Ionian written from Alexandria Egypt addressed to New Zealand. A fine strike of the violet cogwheel 'A.I.F. ON ACTIVE SERVICE / FRANKED'
1914 1/2d stationery card with message headed 'C Company, 2nd Batt. Transvaal Scottish' from The Maritz Rebellion. Cancelled 'PRETORIA' c.d.s. '2 NOV 18' addreessed to Devon, misdirected to Devon South Africa. The message "No doubt you will be interested to hear that I am having the time of my life rounding up Beyers etc. I will then go to German S.W.A. and will get that job finished in time to get home." On the outbreak of W.W.1 there was a rebellion in S.A. between British & German suporters. Generals Beyer, DeWet & DelaRey opposed and fought Generals Bota & Smuts. A rare item from the rebellion
1900 On Her Majesty's Service wrapper from a Corporal in the B.S.A. at Fort Darwin acknowledging receipt of his 1897 Mashonaland Medal cancelled 'MOUNT DARWIN' c.d.s. '19 SEP 00' An early usage. Salisbury transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1940 registered multi censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 6d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED G.P.O. SIERRA LEONE' d/s '17 AU 40' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label at left with large part red wax seal 'CENSOR 1' and 'A.R.' in black oval.
1942 multi censored envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 2 x 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'JOHANNESBURG' machine d/s '2 JY 42' German censor tape at right side 'X' allocated to Paris.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to North Carolina from a soldier Battery "C" 77th CA (AA) A.P.0. 930 (Tongatapu Tonga) Franked 6c adhesive tied 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O." duplex with number removed. Boxed countersigned censor '18031'
1929 envelope addressed to Alexandria franked 2m & 3m adhesives tied oval 'S.S. TAIF / KHEDIVIAL MAIL LINE' cachet struck in violet. Egyptian Transit T.P.O. cancellations front & back
1933 "Sudan Government Railways" underpaid advertisment envelope addressed to Surrey franked 5m & 15m adhesives tied 'KHARTOUM' c.d.s. '23 JY 33' Boxed 'T' with manuscript 45c alongside. On arrival 2 x 1d postage dues applied, not cancelled.