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ASCENSION

1875 | ASCENSION (14232)

1875 envelope addressed to Kendal 'From E.M. Reade, Hospital Matron. Ascension' countersigned bottom left corner by the Staff Surgeon. Franked Great Britain 1d Red Pl. 154 tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. overstamped by the seldom seen 'PLYMOUTH H.M.S. / 620' duplex 'JY 2 75' Carried on the "Teuton" via South Africa.

£1750.00
ST HELENA

1904 | ST HELENA (14231)

1904 envelope addressed to Liverpool franked 1/2d, 1/- & 8d adhesives tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'SP 25 04' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£150.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1955 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (14230)

1954 registered airmail envelope addressed to Tabora franked on the reverse 5 x 20c adhesives tied 'MPANDA' c.d.s. '17 MY 54' Flown on East African Airways D.C.3 (VP-KKH) which crashed into Mt Kilimanjaro with the loss of all (20 Dead) Rectangular ' SALVAGED MAIL, AIRCRAFT CRASH / TANGANYIKA, 18/5/55' struck in violet. This is believed to be the only surviving cover.

£395.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1921 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (14229)

1921 envelope addressed to London franked 10c adhesive tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '10 MR 21' Carried on the S.S. Kalyan (P & O Steam Navigation Co) 'DAMAGED BY SEA / WATER" cachet struck in violet. On arrival in Marseille Hold 2 was found to have become waterlogged during a storm in the Mediterranean.

£250.00
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS

1954 | STRAITS SETTLEMENTS (14228)

1954 charred airmail envelope from New Zealand addressed to Sussex. Flown on B.O.A.C. Lookheed 749A Constellation "Belfast" which crashed during the landing at Singapore. 'POSTAL SERVICE DEPARTMENT MALAYA / FOUNDS OPEN (OR TORN) AND OFFICIALLY SECURED" label tied boxed 'SALVAGED MAIL / AIRCRAFT CRASH / SINGAPORE 13.3.1954' struck in red.

£235.00
BRITISH BECHUANALAND

1905 | BRITISH BECHUANALAND (14227)

1905 overprinted Great Britain Half Penny stationery card (Die 2) with message addressed to England uprated overprinted GB 1/2d adhesive tied 'PALAPYE STATION B.B.' c.d.s. 'MR 9 05' Carried on the Arnadale Castle to Southampton with manuscript note on the reverse.

£135.00
MALTA

1905 | MALTA (14226)

1905 Customs Parcel label (G & S 3301 (6483) 30,000 5/04') addressed to Norwood cancelled PARCEL POST MALTA' c.d.s. '27 JY 1905' Blue PARCEL PASSING THROUGH THE G.P.O. label applied in London. Note that the blue label also has "Not to be entered on Record List X" presumably as this was going to be transported to Norwood by coach rather than rail. The Malta Post Office listed this entry No 82 on Parcil Bill No 26

£325.00
GIBRALTAR

1912 | GIBRALTAR (14225)

1912 1d + 1d stationery card overprinted SPECIMEN The card was requisitioned by the Post Office never issued. Superb.

£50.00
GIBRALTAR

1912 | GIBRALTAR (14224)

1912 1/2d + 1/2d stationery card overprinted SPECIMEN. The card was requisitioned by the Post Office never issued. Superb.

£50.00
RHODESIA & NYASALAND

RHODESIA & NYASALAND (14223)

c1954 envelope addressed to London franked 2 x 1/2d and a single Northern Rhodesia 1d adhesive tied bold 'OLD MKUSHI' cachet.

£125.00
LEEWARD ISLANDS (MONTSERRAT)

1927 | LEEWARD ISLANDS (MONTSERRAT) (14222)

1927 1/2d stationery card with message addressed to Pittsburg uprated 1/2d adhesive tied 'MONTSERRAT' c.d.s. 'DE 16 1927' Small edge imperfection.

£185.00
LEEWARD ISLANDS (MONTSERRAT)

1890 | LEEWARD ISLANDS (MONTSERRAT) (14221)

1890 1d stationery card with message addressed to London. Uprated 1/2d adhesive tied 'A09' 'MONTSERRAT' c.d.s. on the front 'DE 2 90' The 1/2d adhesive had been in use for less than a month.

£135.00
LEEWARD ISLANDS (ST KITTS)

1943 | LEEWARD ISLANDS (ST KITTS) (14220)

1943 registered multi censored envelope addressed to Curacao franked 1/2d, 2 1/2d & 3d adhesives tied 'ST KITTS' c.d.s. '16 NO 43' 'OPENED BY EXAMINER / BB/4' label at left. The cover did not reach St Maartens until 23rd December and was not cleared through the censor until 5th January 1944

£48.00
LEEWARD ISLANDS (ANTIGUA)

1892 | LEEWARD ISLANDS (ANTIGUA) (14219)

1892 2 1/2d stationery envelope cancelled 'ANTIGUA' c.d.s. 'FE 10 92' Addressed to London receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£32.00
LEEWARD ISLANDS (MONTSERRAT)

1943 | LEEWARD ISLANDS (MONTSERRAT) (14218)

1943 censored 1 1/2d stationery envelope from F.H. Manifold, Imperial Censorship. Montserrat addressed to his wife in Cheshire. Uprated 2 x 1/- & 2 x 2 1/2d adhesives tied 'G.P.O. PLYMOUTH MONTSERRAT' c.d.s. 'JY 20 43' Censor label at left side. Vertical envelope fold.

£365.00
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

1907 | WESTERN AUSTRALIA (14217)

1907 registered envelope addressed to Birmingham franked 1d & 1/- adhesives tied 'MINGINE' c.d.s. '16 DEC 07' Transit cancellations on the reverse. The 1/- is scarce on cover.

£125.00
CYPRUS

1898 | CYPRUS (14216)

1898 stampless On Her Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Philadelphia cancelled 'LARNACA OFFICIAL PAID' c.d.,s. 'AP 5 98' struck in red. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£395.00
MALTA

1822 | MALTA (14215)

1822 Entire letter addressed to Corfu cancelled by a fine curved 'PAID / MALTA' handstamp. Receiving cancellation on the front.

£175.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1934 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (14214)

1934 airmail envelope addressed to India franked 1/- 20c & 50c adhesives tied 'MOMBASA' c.d.s. '21 FE 23' Two line 'BY AIR MAIL TO KARACHI / PAR AVION A..' "Karachi" inserted in pencil. Boxed 'KARACHI CANCELLED' datestamp. Carried from Karachi to Peshasar by rail.

£75.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1944 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (14213)

1944 censored prisoner of war lettersheet addressed to Mogadischio boxed 'EVACUEES MAIL / POSTAGE FREE' On the reverse straight line 'ITALIAN EVACUEE CAMP No 1A' and 'OPENED BY / PRISONER OF WAR CENSORSHIP / EAST AFRICA COMMAND' label cancelled 'P.O.W. E.A.C.' c.d.s. '8 V 44'

£70.00
FIJI

1895 | FIJI (14212)

1895 registered envelope addressed to Scotland franked 3 x 5d adhesive (1/3d) paying the quadruple rate (2oz) = 10d plus 5d registration. Adhesives tied 'G.P.O. SUVA' c.d.s. '25 MAY 95' Marked 'Via Vancouver' Carried on the "Warrimoo" (Suva - Honolulu - Vancouver)

£295.00
FIJI

1899 | FIJI (14211)

1899 registered envelope from Labasa endorsed bottom left corner 'Labasa 30/5/99' and signed addressed to Suva. Franked horizontal strip of three 2d adhesives (2d + 4d registration) Cancelled 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. Here the envelope entered the post tied '3 JUN 99' Manuscript registration from Labasa, Levuka and Suva. A canceller was not supplied toi Labasa until 1900

£375.00
BOER WAR (BERMUDA)

1902 | BOER WAR (BERMUDA) (14210)

1902 censored 1d stationery card headed 'Burt's Island' with long message addressed to Hengloo Netherlands, cancelled 'HAMILTON BERMUDA' c.d.s. 'JY 13 02' Triangular 'PRISONER OF WAR / Passed Censor/ 3 / BERMUDA' The latest date of usage, the date censorship ended on Bermuda.

£375.00
CHRISTMAS ISLAND

1958 | CHRISTMAS ISLAND (14208)

1958 Great Britain 6d registered stationery envelope (K) franked additional 2/6 Castle adhesive tied 'B.F.P.O. CHRISTMAS ISLAND' c.d.s. '5 DE 58' addressed to Hawaii. A scarce usage.

£165.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1925 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (14207)

1925 illusrated advertising envelope (Perfume) addressed to Germany franked 5c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied 'MOMBASA' c.d.s. '3 SE 25'

£35.00
KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA

1937 | KENYA UGANDA TANGANYIKA (14206)

1937 envelope African Over-Seas trading Co addressed to Germany franked 5c Coronation adhresive paying the unsealed printed matter rate tied 'DARESSALAAM' c.d.s. '3 DE 1937'

£22.00
GOLD COAST

1948 | GOLD COAST (14205)

1948 registered airmail envelope addressed to Switzerland franked 1/3d & 3d adhesives tied 'INSU' c.d.s. '29 JUN 48' Alongside straight line 'TOO LATE' On the reverse 'T.P.O. WESTERN 1' cancellation.

£65.00
NIGERIA

1934 | NIGERIA (14204)

1934 envelope addressed to Germany franked 3d adhesive tied in transit 'ROTTERDAM' c.d.s. '18 111 34' alongside straight line 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp.

£65.00
NORTHERN NIGERIA

1901 | NORTHERN NIGERIA (14203)

1901 registered envelope addressed to London franked vertical strip of three 1d adhesives tied oval 'LOKOJA POST OFFICE' cachet '6 MAR 1901' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

£165.00
GAMBIA

1935 | GAMBIA (14202)

1935 airmail envelope carried on the 'DLH' service addressed to Liverpool franked 2/6d Elephant adhesive tied 'BATHURST' c.d.s. '3 JA 35' Flight cachet bottom left corner. Slight edge imperfections, writing on the reverse.

£135.00
ST HELENA

1895 | ST HELENA (14201)

1895 O.H.M.S. taxed envelope addressed to the U.S.A. with fine oval crown 'POST OFFICE ST HELENA' in violet 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'AP 10 95' overstruck by a New York 10c 'eyglass' charge marking. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. In the handwriting of the Goverenor W Grey-Wilson

£375.00
CEYLON

1892 | CEYLON (14200)

1892 parcel tag marked "Tea Samples Only" addressed to Melbourne Australia. Franked irregular block of three '3 CENTS' on '28c' and a single 'TWO' on 'FOUR CENTS' adhesives tied cancelled 'A' in oval of bars and 'COLOMBO PAID' c.d.s. 'AU 22 92' Oval 'FORWARDED BY FRANCIS F STREET' cachet in violet.

£150.00
SOUTH AFRICA

1944 | SOUTH AFRICA (14199)

1944 multi censored Prisoner of War airmail postcard to a South African P.O.W. held in Java from his wife in Durban. Franked 3d & 1d adhesives tied 'DURBAN' c.d.s. '28 111 44' Japanese censor markings on the front.

£135.00
TURKS ISLAND

1959 | TURKS ISLAND (14198)

1959 Formula registered envelope (H) addressed to New Jersey franked 8d & 1/- adhesives tied 'GRAND TURK' c.d.s. '6 OC 1959' 'TURKS CAICOS ISLANDS / TREASURY' complete red wax seals on the front.

£55.00
TANGANYIKA

1928 | TANGANYIKA (14197)

1928 stampless On His Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Germany cancelled 'AMANI' c.d.s. '18 JA 1928' Boxed signed 'AMANI RESEARCH INSTITUTE' cachet on the front.

£30.00
ST HELENA

1918 | ST HELENA (14196)

1918 censored postcard addressed to Beira Portuguese East Africa. Franked 1d adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'AP 15 18' Violet censor cachet on the front, applied upon arrival.

£50.00
NEW ZEALAND

1902 | NEW ZEALAND (14195)

1902 postcard addressed to Berlin franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'DUNEDIN' c.d.s. '17 NO 02' Receiving cancellation on the front.

£30.00
JAMAICA

1938 | JAMAICA (14194)

1938 envelope addressed to Plymouth franked 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'BRISTOL / PAQUEBOT POSTED AT SEA' machine d/s '26 APR 1938' Rectangular boxed 'OCEAN MAILS / EX...ARIQUAN' struck in violet.

£30.00
JAMAICA

1938 | JAMAICA (14193)

1938 taxed envelope the adhesive has been washed off large part Port Morant cancellation '8 NO 38' The envelope addressed to Bristol on the United States Lines Company vessel S.S. Washington on a voyage from Jamaica to Plymouth received storm damaged during the voyage. Boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION / IN WATER' struck in violet. One of three recorded examples. On the reverse is a repair label, amended in manuscript.

£235.00
ST HELENA

1925 | ST HELENA (14192)

1925 underpaid 1d stationery card with full message addressed to California cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'JY 21 25' On arrival vertical pair 2c pre cancelled postage dues applied paying the charge. The message refers to the pending visit of the Prince of Wales. The stationery card was used by the post office until supplies were exhausted.

£150.00
TRISTAN DA CUNHA

1953 | TRISTAN DA CUNHA (14191)

1953 underpaid envelope addressed to Quebec franked overprinted 1d adhesive with sheet number in margin tied 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' c.d.s. 'NO 17 53' On arrival two vertical pairs 2c postage dues applied tied 'MACDONALD COLLEGE' c.d.s. 'JA 7 54'

£75.00
GIBRALTAR

1910 | GIBRALTAR (14190)

1910 postcard addressed to Switzerland franked 1d adhesive tied 'GIBRALTAR' c.d.s. '2 JU 10' alongside is a fine strike of the 'AUSTRO - AMERICANA POST LAURA' c.d.s. '1 JU 1910' struck in violet. The card was written on board the Laura, where it was transfered the following day to Gibraltar P.O. Forwarded by rail to Switzerland. (The ships cachet not recorded)

£95.00
JAMAICA

1911 | JAMAICA (14189)

1911 postcard addressed to New York franked U.S. 1c adhesive tied 'PAQUEBOT KINGSTON JAMAICA' c.d.s. 'AP 11 11' Alongside 'UNITED FRUIT STEAMSHIP "ALMIRANTE" PURSER / POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS' cachet in red.

£65.00
INDIA

1914 | INDIA (14188)

1914 censored postcard from Marbau, Dutch East Indies addressed to Germany. Censored in transit through Bombay. 'No communication between / India & the country of / destination' label applied. A very early usage of this seldom seen instructional label. Card returned to sender.

£575.00
TANGANYIKA

1918 | TANGANYIKA (14186)

1918 stampless 'ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE' envelope addressed to Amani. Double circle 'POLITICAL OFFICE (TANGANYIKA) c.d.s. on the front '16 MAR 1918' struck in violet. On the reverse 'F.P.O. 304' c.d.s. '17 MA 18'

£48.00
SOUTH AFRICA

1945 | SOUTH AFRICA (14185)

1945 censored envelope from East London addressed to a South African Prisoner of War c/o International Red Cross. Geneva. 'G crown R / Found open / and officially sealed' label, tied 'SOUTH AFRICAN P.O. (U.K.)' c.d.s. '6 JU 45' Two line 'This letter, recovered by the Allied / Forces, is undeliverable as addressed' struck in violet

£175.00
MALTA

1935 | MALTA (14183)

1935 airmail envelope franked Jubilee set of four addressed to Germany, asdhesives tied 'AIR MAIL MALTA' c.d.s. '21ยง JUN 1935' Rectangular boxed 'PAR AVION / JUSQU'A ROME' struck in violet. Italian transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

£32.00
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1928 | SOUTHERN RHODESIA (14182)

1928 taxed envelope addressed to Salisbury franked 2 x 1d Admiral adhesives tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. '11 AUG 28' Alongside avery fine strike 'T / 1 / POSTED ON TRAIN / WITHOUT SPECIAL FEE' the value "1" in pencil.

£435.00
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1939 | NORTHERN RHODESIA (14177)

1939 envelope carried on the first Baroteseland First Flight to Mumbwa signed by the pilot H.R. Kurkman of R.A.N.A. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'LUSAKA' c.d.s. '2 JAN 39' receiving cancellation on the reverese. Very few covers carried.

£150.00
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1919 | MOROCCO AGENCIES (14176)

1919 Great Britain '30 CENTIMOS' on '3d' registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Huddersfield with addsitional 1d and a British patriotic label asking for donations for "the brave fighhting men" tied 'REGISTERED LARACHE B.P.O.' d/s '15 JA 19'

£295.00

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