1909 "A Friend" round the world postcard from Oakland California originally addressed to Newark New Jersey, then Ealing London then to Kuching Sarawak, finally returned to Oakland. With adhesives of the U.S. and Sarawak. Cancellations of all destination. Unusual.
1941 stampless 'On Active Service' envelope addressed to London with boxed 'PASSED BY UNIT CENSOR /7' struck in violet and countersgined by censor 'T.G. Standing' Violet 'PAQUEBOT' in circle applied in transit Cape Town. The Nigeria censor is only recorded on 28th July 1940 No further markings.
1862 envelope addressed to Tetbury England rated "6" in red manuscript. Unframed 'PAID AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND' c.d.s. 'FE 7 1862' struck in red. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1915 envelope addressed to Redhill franked 1d adhesive tied 'FORT JOHNSTON M.O.B.' squared circle d/s '30 SE 1915' Zomba transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1895 4c 'REPLY' stationery card with message, additional German 10pf adhesive cancelled 'OLDENBURG' cancellation. A scarce commercial usage from Germany, returning the card to Germany.
1975 Great Britain overprinted 20p Post Order with attached counterfoil. The Poundage has been inked out and "7" inserted. Cancelled 'ST HELENA JAMESTOWN' c.d.s. 'OC 11 75'
1922 Post Free card addressed to War Records, Salisbury ,Southern Rhodesia. from an officer in the B.S.A.P. acknowledging receipt of his British War Medal & Victory Medal cancelled 'MBABANE SWAZILAND' c.d.s. '30 MAY 22'
1942 3d Active Service Lettercard addressed to 4th S.A. Division Mounted Rifles c/o A.P.O. Durban cancelled 'QUEENSTOWN' machine d/s '7 V1 42' On Boxed '"MISSING" / RETURN TO SENDER' boxed cachet in violet 'EGYPT POSTAGE PREAPD' cancellation on the reverse.
1941 multi censored stampless envelope from Beira Mocambique addressed to Marseille Vichy France 'OPENED BY CENSOR' seal with oval 'CENSOR 12.' Lisbon transit cancellation. French Vichy 'CONTROLE' censor label and oval cachet.
1930 registered envelope addressed to Chicago from Eight Mile Rock franked horizontal pair and a single 1d adhesives manuscript cancellation and dated in manuscript '19/8/30 G R B' Manuscript registration on the front. Nassau transit and receiving cancellatioins on the reverse. One of the 1d adhesives has a damaged corner. Small nick at the top of envelope on opening
1916 2c stationery card headed and dated "Sparendaam 17.6.16" addressed to Chicago cancelled 'T.P.O. E.C. RLY' c.d.s. 'JUN 21 1915' Georgetown transit cancellation on the front.
1942 multi censored airmail envelope 'Via America / Atlantic Air Mail' addressed to Switzerland. Franked horizontal pair 1d and single 9d & 1/- adhesives tied 'G.P.O. SYDNEY/AIR' c.d.s. '12 SP 43' German censor label at left 'b' used in Berlin. Lisbon transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1923 4d registered stationery envelope (G) uprated 2d adhesive cancelled 'PORT MORSEBY' c.d.s. '23 FEB 23' From the Treasury Papua addressed to Berlin. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1939 registered censored airmail envelope addressed to Durban South Africa franked 2d, 5d & 8d adhesives tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '6 SP 39'[ On the reverse manuscript 'Passed by Censor' initialed and 'POST OFFICE PORT MORESBY PAPUA' violet cancellation '6 SEP 1939' The earlest recorded Papua censor date.
1901 mourning envelope from Ely addressed to Belingwe Matabeleland redirected to "Poste Restante Bulawayo" endorsed 'Not Claimed' Boxed 'NON RECLAME / NOT CLAIMED" struck in black, not recorded by Proud. On the reverse 'RETURNED LETTER BRANCH G.P.O. SALISBURY' c.d.s. '11 NOV 01' Earlier than recorded by Proud.
1894 Formula registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Boston franked with horizontal pairs 1d & 2 1/2d adhesives cancelled barred 'T 1' Oval 'REGISTERED TURKS ISLAND' d/s 'AU 25 94' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1940 censored envelope addressed to France franked 4d adhesive tied 'HAMILTON' machine d/s Boxed 'NOT TRANSMISSBLE' and three line 'THIS ARTICLE WAS INTERCEPTED/OVERSEAS AND RETURNED TO/NEW ZEALAND' both struck in violet.
1920 4d registered stationery envelope (F) addressed to Canada. Franked 2 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied 'NYLSTROOM' c.d.s. '23 APR 20' Manuscript 'A.R. and straight line 'AVIS DE RECEPTION' struck in black. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1939 envelope addressed to Sydney franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY / TARAWA' c.d.s. '9 JA 39' Large black 'ARORAE ISLAND' cachet, worn as usual during this period of use.
1938 inter island envelope addressed to Ocean Island franked horizontal pair 1/2d adhesives tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS / P.O. / NONOUTI ISLAND' cachet in violet, worn as usual for this period of use. Ocean Island receiving cancellation on the reverse 26th November 1938
1912 registered envelope addressed to Belguim franked Pinedallas set of four tied 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS/ G.P.O./ OCEAN ISLAND' c.d.s. 'MR 23 12' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1944 censored envelope addressed to New Zealand franked 1 1/2d adhesive cancelled upon arrival with 'LAMBSTON QUAY/N.Z. c.d.s. '20 NOV 1944' struck in violet 'OPENED BY EXAMINER D.D.A./196' seal at left used in Pitcairn from 15th November to 8th December 1944. Ex James Brill.
1940 censored envelope stationery "A.C.F." addressed to Australia franked 4d adhesive tied 'PORT MORESBY' c.d.s. '10 JA 42' a further strike alongside. Two line 'BY AIR MAIL/R.A.A.F. CONCESSION RATES' and oval 'R.A.A.F. CENSOR/142' cachets in violet, countersigned.
1940 underpaid envelope addressed to Entebbe franked 4c adhesive paying the unsealed printed matter rate, tied 'KAMPALA' c.d.s. '10 SE 40' 'T" in octagonal with pencil '10 Cts' below. 10c postage due tied 'ENTEBBE' c.d.s.
1923 redirected internal envelope franked 1/2a adhesive marked to left "Book Post" adhesive tied 'CALCULTTA/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION' machine d/s '12 OCT 1923' Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1899 8c stationery envelope uprated 36c adhesive poaying the registration fee from a Naval Seaman on the German warship "S.M.S. Schwalbe" addressed to Kiel. Cancelled 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'Ju 21 99' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1941 envelope addrewssed to Hectors River franked 1/2d adhesive (Printed matter rate) together with "Help The War Wounded" label tied 'KINGSTON' machinew d/s '27 JAN 1941'
1913 Great Britain overprinted '1 PIASTRE' registered stationery envelope (H) franked additional '1 PIASTRE' on '2 1/2d' adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '11 JU 13'
1923 envelope franked Great Britain Penny Half Penny adhesive tied 'FIELD POST OFFICE 2' c.d.s. '15 SP 23' based at Kilea (near Instanbul) A very late usage of the cancellation, which extends Prouds use by 5 weeks.
1910 Great Britain overprinted 1 PIASTRE' on '2d + 1d (3d)' registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Belgium cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'FE 13 10' The registration has been deleted in blue manuscript, the envelope mailed in the ordinary box. An unusual usage.
1892 Great Britain 2d registered stationery (G) envelope addressed to Cairo franked '80 PARAS' on '5d' adhesive tied 'R' in black oval 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'DE 26 92' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.