1948envelope addressed to Palestine from Camp 67 (Staff Special Camp) Franked vertical pair 1p adhesives tied incomplete 'FAMAGUSTA CYPRUS' c.d.s. '30 APL 48' Two line 'SERVICE / SUSPENDED' struck in maroon legible 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE NICOSIA' on the reverse.
1932 Registered multi franked flight cover addressed to Scarpanto Via Rhodes carried on First flight Cyprus - London adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED LIMASSOL CYPRUS' d/s '22 APL 32' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. The envelope has been returned to Cyprus 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE NICOSIA' c.d.s. '10 MY 32' on the reverse.
1917 censored envelope addressed to Zurich Switzerland franked vertical pair 1/2aand two singles tied 'LIMASSOL' squared circle d/s Octagonal double boxed 'MARTIAL LAW / PASSED CENSOr / CYPRUS' cachet in violet. Italian censor seal applied in Milan.
1938 envelope addressed to New York franked New Zealand 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'PITCAIRN ISLAND N.Z. POSTAL AGENCY' c.d.s. '1 DE 38' Light crease at far left.
1932 registered envelope addressed to France franked 1/2d, 2 1/2d & 2/- adhesives tied 'TAKORADI' c.d.s. '4 NOV 1932' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse. Carried on the S.S. Wadon of the Woermann lines. The 2/- is rare on entire.
1925 3d registered stationery envelope (F) franked additional 3 x 1d adhesives tied 'KPANDE' c.d.s. '3 AU 1925' Blank registration label typewritten 'Kpande' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1949 envelope addressed to Toronto franked 20c adhesive tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '11 AP 49 envelope shows signs of fire & water damage. Violet two line bi-lingual 'RECEIVED DAMAGED AT MONTREAL' struck in violet
1907 registered On His Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Birmingham franked 3a adhesive tied 'MOMBASA' c.d.s. '27 FE 07' 'LONDON I.S.' registration etiquette applied in transit. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1936 airmail envelope addressed to Germany from East African Coconut Plantations Ltd. Minaki. Mafia. Franked single 20c & 15c and a horizontal pair 30c adhesives tied 'MAFIA' c.d.s. '12 AU 1938' Envelope opened at left side.
1934 Flight envelope addressed to Athens Greece franked horizontal pair 1d and a single 1/- adhesive tied 'BLANTYRE' c.d.s. '3 3 34' Boxed flight cachet. On arrival in Athens boxed bi-lingual 'NON RECLAME' cachet. On the front T.P.O. NYASALAND' hatched c.d.s. '7 SEP 34' Various cancellations on the reverse. Tear at top left corner on opening, the 1/- adhesive has a crease. A scarce acceptance.
1934 airmail envelope addressed to Chikwawa Nyasaland franked marginal horizontal pair 3d adhesives tied 'AIR MAIL WINDHOEK - KIMBERLEY LUGPOS' c.d.s. '6 3 34' ' S RHODESIA / NYASALAND' cachets and straight line 'FIRST OFFICIAL AIR MAIL' cachet. 'CHIKWAWA' receiving c.d.s. on the reverse
1960 registered parcel tag franked Great Britain overprinted '20 NP' on '3d' '1 RUPEE' on '1/6' and scarce '10 RUPEES' on '10/-' Castle adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED BAHRAIN' d/s '16 JU 60'
1924 envelope addressed to the U S A franked horizontal pair 2c adhesive tied by a fine complete strike 'ST JOHNS NFLD / BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION 1924' 'MR 19 1924' slogan d/s
1837 Three page entire letter addressed to the U.S.A. from Horace Hale, Captain of the American Bark Brothers headed 'Batavia May 7th, 1837' Rated '4' in manuscript incoming ship Fee Manuscript "Forwarded from St Helena 29th July 1837 by yours obediently, S. Solomon' Straight line 'SHIP' and 'BOSTON' transit cancellation 'SEP 17' both struck in red.
1837 entire three page letter from Captain Horace Hale, Captain of the American Bark Brothers headed and dated 'Singapore June 18th 1837 addressed to the U.S.A. charged '4d' incoming ship rate, Manuscript "Forwarded from St Helena by Yrs Respectfully, W. Carrol U.S. States Consular Agent" Straight line 'SHIP' and 'NEW YORK' transit cancellation ' NOV 21' both struck in red.
1929 '90p' on '20p' 'REPONSE' (Reply) stationery card with message addressed to Finland uprated 30p adhesive tied 'LIMASSOL' c.d.s. '17 AP 29' A Cyprus 1 1/2pi adhesive has been added tied by a further strike of the Limassol c.d.s. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1899 1d stationery postcard with message headed and dated 'Lagos 6/1.99' addressed to Hamburg tied oval 'DEUTSCHE - SEEPOST / LINIE / HAMBURG / WESTAFRIKA / V1' d/s ' 6 / 1.99'
1892 1d stationery card addressed to London 'Via Helvetia' headed and dated 'Lake Chrissie 5th Sept 92' cancelled by the rare 'CHRISSIES MEER Z.A.R. c.d.s. 'SP 5 92' struck in blue. On the reverse Middleburg and Helvetia squared circle transit cancellations.
1937 envelope 'Via New York' addressed to Vermont U.S.A. franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'BOSTON MASS' slogan d/s 'MAR 29 1937' Double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE Canadian National Steamships / MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' struck in violet.
1936 envelope addressed to Ohio franked 1d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'BOSTON MASS' slogan d/s 'FEB 3 1936' Large double circle 'R.M.S. LADY DRAKE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAMSHIP / MAILED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet. On the reverse Visit Sunny St Lucia label (View of the Pictons)
1950 taxed envelope franked marginal South African 2d adhesive tied bi-lingual "CAPE TOWN / KAAPSTAD' c.d.s. '18 DE 50 with 'T/2d' charge marking and bi-lingual 'MORE TO PAY / OVER 1/2oz' cachet in black. On arrival 2d postage due applied tied 'KITWE' c.d.s.
1892 Penny Half Penny stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'F1' with a fine 'FALKLAND ISLANDS' c.d.s. on the front 'DE 23 92' London transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1943 censored airmail envelope addressed to Canal Zone franked horizontal pair 6c and a single 24c adhesive tied 'AIR MAIL G.P.O. BRITISH GUIANA' c.d.s. '25 JU 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER I.I. /40' seal at left '40' in blue manuscript. Straight line 'RELEASED BY CENSOR' cachet.
1946 stampless censored lettersheet from an Italian Prisoner of War addressed to Italy. 'P.O.W. E.A.C' c.d.s. '23 1 46' Two line 'EVACUEES MAIL / POSTAGE FREE' struck in black on the front. On the reverse three line 'No 1-B ITALIAN EVACUEE CAMP / NYERI STATION - / KENYA COLONY' with line below. Received in Italy in April 1946 with an unusual signed 'official communication' typed instruction and cachet.
1904 10pf stationery card with message used from Grossraschen addressed to Durban. Straight line 'INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED' in black boxed bi-lingual 'Insufficient Address' and 'RETURNED - LETTER - OFFICE NATAL' c.d.s. 'AP 26 04' both struck in violet. Returned to Germany after a month with receiving cancellation and straight line 'RETOUR'
1902 postcard showing the Governor's House and old court house addressed to Germany franked 10c Gibraltar overprinted adhesive tied 'CASABLANCA A26' duplex 'OC 15 02' Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1835 entire letter headed and dated 'Cape Town March 30th, 1835' addressed to Glastonbury Connecticut U.S.A. rated in manuscript '20z' Large part octagonal full rigged ship handstamp in red, together with octagonal transit cancellation 'PHILA / 29 /MAY' Letter states " Since commencing this letter an American ship bound for Philadelphia has anchored in Table Bay. Letter refers refers to the President's message re war between England & France. Carried privately to Philadelphia where it was put in the U.S. mails.
1864 entire letter addressed to Livorno franked Great Britain wing margin 4d adhesive tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'DE 8 64' Red 'P.D.' Alongside red manuscript ' 1 1/4' accountancy marking.
1871 entire addressed to Messina franked Great Britain 4d pl 12 tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'MR 7 71' Red 'P.D' and '2 3/4' accountancy marking. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1865 Disinfected entire addressed to Livorno Italy franked horizontal pair Great Britain 4d plate red pl 4 tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'AU 5 65' Red 'P D' with manuscript accountancy marking. Two chisel disinfection slits. Transit and receiving cancellations on the front.
1930 registered airmail envelope addressed to New York franked 3d & 6d 'Lakatoi' adhesives, the 3d overprinted 'AIR MAIL' tied 'SAMARAI PAPUA' c.d.s. '26 JE 30' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1898 1/2d stationery card with message from Florida Road in Durban with two strike of the 'M.O.O. DURBAN' c.d.s. '5 SP 98' Addressed to Eshowe. Boxed 'UNCLAIMED' struck in black applied in Eshowe After a month returned to the R.L.O. 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE NATAL' c.d.s. on the front '5 11 98'
1888 envelope addressed to London franked 4d adhesive tied by a fine strike 'A14' with a 'TOBAGO' c.d.s. 'FE 17 88' on the front, receiving cancellation on the reverse. The back flap is missing. A scarce adhesive on entire.
1897 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to London franked 2 1/2d adhesive possibly from the small 8th consignmenty of June 1897 (4.800 80 sheets of 60) tied 'TOBAGO' c.d.s. 'DE 8 97' Some slight stains on the front.
1902 1d stationery card addressed to Natal from a Boer Prisoner of War headed and dated 'Darrell's Island Bermuda 23/2/02' cancelled 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' c.d.s. 'SP 4 1902' Double circle 'PRISONER OF WAR BERMUDA / PASSED / CENSOR' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front.
1902 envelope addressed to Refugee Camp Klerksdorp franked 1d adhesive tied 'HAMILITON BERMUDA' c.d.s. 'FE 14 1902' Endorsed bottom left corner 'KAMP 3 / Tent U3' Double circle 'PRISONER OF WAR BERMUDA / PASSED / CENSOR' struck in violet.
1902 1d stationery card addressed to Holland from a Boer Prisoner of War (No 20464) headed 'Morgans Island. Cancelled 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' c.d.s. 'MR 2 1902' Double circle 'PRISONER OF WAR BERMUDA / PASSED / CENSOR' struck in violet (CM1)
1886 Indian One And A Half Anna + One And A Half Anna stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'Aden / B - 22' duplex 'FEB 19' d/s 'SEA POST OFFICE / F.' cancellation below.