1896 stampless 'On Her Majesty's Service' envelope addressed to London cancelled 'PERTH WESTERN AUSTRALIA/G.P.O.' duplex 'FE 14 1896' Triple circle crown in centre 'GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE WESTERN AUSTRALIA/FRANK STAMP' with facimile initials 'R.E.' struck in violet. Lightly overstamped with the Perth duplex.
1899 envelope addressed to Rotterdam franked both vertical and horizontal pairs 1d adhesives tied by the rare 'P.A.K. WAGENMAKERS VLEI O.V.S.' T.P.O. cancellation 'AP 25' No year expressed.
1954 6d Great Britain Airletter from Kent addressed to Georgetown British Guiana carried on the B.O.A.C. Stratocruiser 'Cathy' on a flight from Heathrow to New York with scheduled stop-overs at Manchester and Prestwick, due to weather the aircraft landed short of the runway at Prestwick bursting into flames. Boxed 'SALVAGED MAIL/ AIRCRAFT CRASH/ PRESTWICK 25-12-54' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse six weeks later '8 FEB 1955' A scarce destination.
1956 airmail envelope addressed to London franked 1/- 2d & 1d adhesives. Carried on a B.O.A.C. Argonaut airliner which crashed into a tree on take off from Kano. Large violet boxed 'SALVAGED/ ARGONAUT AIR/ CRASH KANO'
1924 Taxed window envelope franked 1 1./2d adhesive tied 'LAUNCESTON/ BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ ALWAYS ASK FOR/ AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' slogan d/s '26 DEC 24' On the reverse is a large Insufficiently Paid cachet for mails to American and Foreign countries struck in violet. In the U.S. a vertical pair 5c postage dues applied paying the Tasmanian octagonal 'T/50c' and New York charge marking.
1924 envelope addressed to London franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied by the scarce 'BALLARAT/ BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/ ALWAYS ASK FOR/ AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' machine d/s '10 NOV 24'
1931 envelope addressed to Germany carried on the "Wangoni" of The Woerermann Lines. Franked horizontal pair 1/2d and a single 2d adhesive tied oval "DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/ OST=/AFRIKA/ LINIE/ 111' cachet dated '2.11.31'
1918 envelope from Natal South Africa stamps washed off Port Shepstone? c.d.s. 'AP 20 18' addressed to the U.K. Carried on the Kenilworth Castle of the Union Castle Line departing Cape Town on 2nd May. On the morning of June 4th off the Eddystone lighthouse in the English Channel she was involved in a collision with an escorting destroyer. Boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/ IN WATER' cachet struck in black.
1902 taxed postcard addressed to Brussels franked 1/2d adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'NO 5 02' On arrival 10c postage due applied paying the charge, tied 'BRUXELLES' c.d.s.
1914 4c registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Bordeaux France additional 2 x 2c and a single 1c adhesive tied by the scarce 'G.P.O. COUNTER B.C.' c.d.s. 'APR 24 1914' receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1933 Registered 3rd South American flight 'Graf Zeppelin' Franked 2/6d 3d & 1/2d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. MALTA' c.d.s. 'JU 25 33' Violet boxed Zeppelin cachet. Transit and receiving cancellations.
1905 taxed postcard addressed to London franked 1/2d adhesives tied "BARBADOS' c.d.s. '29 NO 05' Heart 'T' over stamped boxed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID' both struck in black. UK '1d/723' taxe marking.
1923 taxed postcard addressed to Denmark franked 2c adhesive tied 'NIAGARA FALLS' machine d/s 'JUL 9 1929' On arrival '7 Ore & 25 Ore adhesives applied paying the charge overprinted 'PORTO' tied 'KJOBENHAVEN' c.d.s. '23 7 23'
1923 taxed postcard addressed to Denmark franked 2c adhesive tied 'NIAGARA FALLS' slogan d/s 'MAY 21 1923' On arrival vertical pair 10 Ore postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'FREDERIKSSUND' c.d.s. '2 6 23'
1927 taxed envelope addressed to Denmark franked 5c adhesive tied 'MONTREAL' machine d/s 'SEP 30 1927' On arrival 10 Ore 5 Ore & 4 Ore postage dues applied paying the charge tied 'HELLERUP' c.d.s. Attractive combination.
1938 taxed postcard franked 2c adhesive tied 'CHARLESTOWN P.E.I.' machine d/s 'DEC 8 1938' Boxed 'POSTAGE (DUE)/2 CENTS' value in manuscript partly overstamped 10 Ore & 2 Ore postage dues tied 'ESBJERG' c.d.s. '20 12 38'
1884 envelope with enclosed four sided letter written from 'Mequinez' on 1st February 1884 addressed to the U.K. Franked Great Britain 2 1/2d Pl.12 tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex 'FE 7 84' On the reverse of the envelope manuscript 'Tangier 7/2/84' countersigned six days after being written. A rare early letter from the Spanish enclave.
1907 5pf Bayern stationery postcard with commercial message addressed to Munich, Blue line around the imprint denoting 'Not valid' Alongside is a 'WINDHUK' c.d.s. '27 7 07'
1942 registered envelope addressed to Canada franked block of four 3d adhesive tied 'G.P.O. PLYMOUTH MONTSERRAT' c.d.s. 'MR 9 42' At left 'Examined in connection with/ Finance Regulations' seal. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1908 On His Majesty's Service' envelope from Lands & Survey Department Hobart addressed to Melbourne franked 5d adhesive tied 'HOBART' c.d.s. 'MY 20 08' A scarce adhesive on entire.
1939 envelope addressed to the UK franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied boxed 'K.N.S.M./ S.S. Simon Bolivar/ 2-AUG 1939' datestamp 'PLYMOUTH POSTED AT SEA' machine d/s on the front '12 AUG 1939'
1938 Formula registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to New York franked 6d adhesive tied 'PORT STANLEY' c.d.s. '10 MY 38' Oval 'NEW YORK REG DIV' receiving cancellations on the front.
1896 envelope addressed to the UK franked Indian Two Anna Six Pies adhesive overprinted 'ZANZIBAR' tied 'ZANZIBAR' hatched circle c.d.s. '9 NO 96' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1946 airmail envelope addressed to Melbourne Australia franked $1 adhesive tied 'KOWLOON HONG KONG' c.d.s. '13 FE 46' Rare straight line 'BY AIR TO SYDNEY ONLY' struck in violet.
1893 German 10pf stationery card cancelled 'HANNOVER' c.d.s. '15.3.92' addressed to Chefoo China on the front a superb strike of the scarce 'MISSENT/ TO/ DUNEDIN' struck in black 'DUNEDIN' squared circle d/s '27 AP 92' on the front, together with other transit cancellations 'SHANGHAI' on the reverse. Slight damage to top right corner.
1913 envelope addressed to Southampton franked vertical pair 1d adhesives with plate '4' in the margin tied 'CAPE TOWN' machine d/s 'FE 28 1913' 'SOUTHAMPTON PACKET LETTER' cancellation on the reverse. Used during the interprovisional period.
1928 envelope addressed to Chicago franked vertical pair 2c adhesives tied by a superb strike of the 'GUINEA BRASS BRITISH HONDURAS' T.R.D. 'JAN 17 1928' struck in violet 'BELIZE' transit cancellation on the reverse.
1896 envelope addressed to France franked Indian 2A and a Half Anna adhesive tied 'ADEN' squared circle d/s 'OC 13 96' Red French T.P.O. 'BORDEAUX A Paris' c.d.s. on the front, receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.
1912 German 10pf + 10pf stationery postcard with message. The outward half used from Coln. The return half cancelled 'SYDNEY N.S.W.' machine cancellation 'JA 25 1912'
1936 taxed stampless envelope addressed to Austria cancelled 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '1 AU 36' On arrival multi franked with postage dues paying the charge tied 'RODAUN' c.d.s.
1878 entire letter addressed to Naples Italy franked Great Britain 2 1/2d lilac adhesive CA-AC tied 'GIBRALTAR A26' duplex (DX4) 'JyY12 78' Madrid transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1908 taxed postcard addressed to Italy franked 1d adhesives with '0' around adhesive denoting 'Not valid for postage' 'EDINBURGH' c.d.s. alongside 'MR 17 08' On arrival 20L postage due applied paying the charge tied 'FIRENZE' c.d.s.
1908 postcard addressed to Fiji franked New Zealand 1d 'Universal' tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. 'FE 1 08' 'SUVA' receiving c.d.s. alongside.