1944 censored envelope from an officer in the R.N.A.S. carried on an unidentified vessel addressed to Bermuda. Franked marginal 5c adhesive tied 'PORT OF SPAIN' c.d.s. 'DE 4 44' Three line 'DAMAGED / BY / SEAWATER'
1898 Great Britain overprinted 1d stationery card with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'WARRI' squared circle d/s 'AU 2 98' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1894 envelope addressed to Sydney franked 8d adhesive overprinted 'SURCHARGED 2 1/2d' tied 'NUKUALOFA/TONGA' c.d.s. '15 OC 94' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1948 taxed postcard from Quebec Canada addressed to Pitts Bay Bermuda with black handstruck '3d' postage due marking.
1925 envelope addressed to Scotland franked 3d & 1 1/2d adhesives tied 'KUNTA-UR' c.d.s. '16 JA 25' Bathurst transit cancellation on the reverese four days later.
1902 1d stationery card with message cancelled 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'MR 24 02' addressed to Cassel Germany, receiving cancellation on the front.
1939 envelope addressed to Oxford franked 15m adhesive tied WAU' c.d.s. '9 MR 39' A further 15m adhesive has been added tied 'MALAKAL' c.d.s. two days later. On the front is a near complete strike of the scarce 'KHARTOUM - MESHRA ER REQ T.P.O.2' c.d.s. A 8 x 8 Rhetta in black.
1937 Sudan Railways Hotel advertising envelope with enclosed letter from the Governor of Equatoria Province on Railway stationery addressed to Kent. Franked 15m adhesive tied 'WHITE NILE T.P.O. No 2' c.d.s. '2 DE 37' On the reverse Malakal transit cancellation (D5)
1917 5m stationery envelope addressed to Shrewsbury countersigned bottom left corner 'R.V. Bardsley Rufaa' cancelled 'RUFAA' hatched circle c.d.s. '7 1 1917' On the reverse 'KHARTOUM - EL -OBEID T.P.O. No 1' c.d.s. '10 JAN 17'
1905 5m stationery envelope addressed in Arabic (with translation) addressed to Cairo cancelled 'KASSALA' c.d.s. '27 V111 1905' a further strike on the front. On the reverse 'SHELLAL HALFA T.P.O.' c.d.s. Some slight tone spots.
1893 50c stationery envelope endorsed "To be registered" addressed to Leeds with red manuscript "Forwarded by L.C. Roberts Mauritius" cancelled 'MAURITIUS' c.d.s. '12 OC 93' Manuscript 'A.R.' (Avis De Reception) Oval 'REGISTERED MAURITIUS' d/s in red '12 OC 93'
1851 entire letter from Calcutta 'Pr ship "Champion"' Addressed to Mauritius with Crown 'MAURITIUS G.P.O.' d/s 'JU 19 1851' and straight line 'Ship Letter'
1851 lettersheet addressed to London rated "2/3d" carried via packet 'Elizabeth to Galle on 13th March, then 'Oriental' to Suez, then overland to Alexandria and then "Indus" to Southampton. A very fine strike of the oval 'PACKET LETTER MAURITIUS' d/s 'FE 10 1851'
1873 entire Letter from Nantes addressed to Port Louis "Via Suez" with a fine strike of the '1/8d TO PAY' in blue struck on arrival. Mauritius arrival cancellation on the reverse September 28th in blue.
1847 Disinfected entire letter from Port Louis addressed to Bordeaux with double circle 'MAURITIUS POST OFFICE' cancellation 'FE 22 1847' Carried on the "Harrington" to Colombo with a fine strike 'COLOMBO STEAMER - LETTER' then to Alexandria with a Maltese disinction cachet on the front. British packet Marseille cancellation struck in red.
1837 cross-written entire letter written on board "Bodecia" addressed to Launceston "Island of Van Diemans Land" endorsed and dated 'ST HELENA 30th July 1837' smudged manuscript rating (1/1d) Crown 'GENERAL POST OFFICE / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE' d/s 'SE 22' On the reverse framed 'SHIP LETTER / 14 NO 14 /1837' Two vertical filing folds. A superb destination at this date.
1910 3c stationery card with message addressed to Nairobi cancelled 'KIKUYU' hatched circle c.d.s. '22 SE 10' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1819 Entire Letter from Smyrna addressed to London rated "5/9" with various handstamps including 'TUR' and 'A.T.' both in black and boxed 'AUSTRICHE/PAR/HUNGINGUE' in red. Disinfected with cachet on reverse.
1920 registered envelope addressed to London. Franked Great Britain 2 x 1d and 2 x Three Half Pence adhesives tied 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' oval d/s '26 FE 20'
1914 Great Britain 1d stationery card overprinted 'LEVANT' with message addressed to Germany cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTAINOPLE'
1912 Great Britain 1d stationery card overprinted 'LEVANT' with message addressed to Norwich cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SMRYNA' c.d.s. 'JY 22 12'
1910 1d + 1d Great Britain stationery card overprinted 'LEVANT' The outward half with message addressed to Hungry, cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SALONICA' c.d.s. 'DE 7 10'
1912 1d Great Britain stationery card with message overprinted 'LEVANT' addressed to Sussex, cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'NO 2 12'
1857/9 2/- stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 1/9d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 9d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 8d stationerey envelope (Type 2) The Flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 5d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Some small edge toning. Unused.
1857/9 2d stationery envelope (Type 1) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1857/9 1d stationery envelope (Type 2) The flap is not stuck down. Unused.
1942b stampless On His Majesty's service envelope addressed to the British Vice Consul, Mexico. Marked 'SECRET" Triple oval 'NAVAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE JAMAICA' d/s '21 JAN 1942' Blue manuscript '02207' On the reverse large part Naval wax seal' With a futher straight line 'SECRET'
1934 envelope 'T. Geddes Grant Ltd' addressed to Canada cancelled 1d & 1/2d "N" meter 'PORT OF SPAIN 9 11 34' An early meter.
1916 envelope addressed to Dorset franked 3 x 1c adhesives overprinted 'WAR' tied 'BELIZE' c.d.s. 'OC 26 16'
1917 envelope addressed to London franked 2 x 1/2d and a single 1d adhesive overprinted 'WAT STAMP' tied 'G.P.O. SUVA' c.d.s. '22 JAN 1917'
1857 wreck of the R.M.S.S. Emeu envelope addressed to Scotland franked by two 6d imperforate adhesives tied barred numeral '49' Contemporary mss endorsement "Sept 5/.57" at bottom left. 'HEATHCOTE VICTORIA' oval d/s on the reverse 'SE 8 ' The Emue was grounded on the Guttal El Bunna reef in the red sea on the 22nd October 1857 and the mail removed. 'LONDON PAID' c.d.s. 'DE 7 1857' struck on the front in red.
1894 6c stationerey card with a short message addressed to Germany cancelled by the octagonal 'LA REUNION A MARSEILLE L.V. No 1' d/s '25 JUL 94'
1917 censored 1d stationery envelope addressed to an Australian P.O.W. Hannover c/o Australian Red Cross Commissioners London cancelled 'SYDNEY' machine d/s 'SP 21 1917' 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label at left.
1935 stampless airmail envelope economy label addressed to Daressalaam cancelled 'MAFIA' c.d.s. '19 DE 1934' A fine four line 'POSTAL / D.O. / Mafia Island / FRANK' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1937 envelope from a passenger on the S.S. Nsaubasa addressed to Germany franked single 15c and vertical strip of three 20c adhesives tied 'KILINDINI' c.d.s. '6 MR 37' Endorsed "Over 1/2oz" A fine strike of the large bi-lingual 'AIR MAIL CHARGES NOT FULLY PAID / DIVERTED TO ORDINARY POST' struck in violet .Applied in Mombasa. Scarce Jusq'u marking
1916 censored envelope endorsed 'Letter for enemy's country enclosed' addressed to Holland franked overprinted Australian 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'MADANG' c.d.s. '13 MY 1916' 'OPENED BY CENSOR'label at leftside. From a German internee addressed to Zendingbureau a Protestant Mission clearing House. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1919 envelope addressed to Chicago franked horizontal pair 2c adhesives overprinted 'WAR TAX' tied 'BERBICE RAILWAY B.GUIANA' c.d.s. '12 OCT 1919' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1943 multi franked envelope addressed to Hereford. Adhesives tied by the 'WESTLAKE CAMP' Skeleton relief cancellation '13 111 AM 43' The camp was established as a transit and repatriation centre for the R.A.F. close to Muizenberg.
1915 'On Active Service' censored envelope addressed to Sussex franked Indian 2as adhesive overprinted 'I.E.F.' tied 'F.P.O. NO 324' c.d.s. '2 DE 15' used at Sheikh Othman. Large red double circle 'PASSED BY CENSOR / INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE / 7' cachet.
1935 local envelope franked overprinted Great Britain 1/2d Silver Jubilee adhesive tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE TANGIER' c.d.s. '14 JU 35' Reddirected to Copenhagen Denmark. Single 20 ore and horizontal pair 2 ore postage dues applied paying the underpayment tied 'KOBENHAVN' c.d.s. '19 6 35'
1933 airmail window envelope franked Great Britain overprinted '25 CENTIMES' on '2 1/2d' and '3 FRANCS' on '2/6d' adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE MOGADOR' c.d.s. '18 OC 33' Straight line 'TOO LATE' in black, a rare usage from Mogador. Paris Avion' cancellation on the reverse.
1890 2d registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to North Dakota, locally redirected. Franked Great Britain overprinted '80 PARAS' on '5d' tied 'R' in oval and 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. 'MY 3 90' London & New York transit cancellations.
1914 censored envelope addressed to New York franked 5d 'Roo' tied 'MELBOURNE' c.d.s. '28 OC 14' Straight line 'PASSED' struck in vioiet. Opened a little roughly at right side.
1911 issued registered stationery envelope 3d olive (H&G 1) addressed to Germany. Uprated 1d adhesive tied 'EUDUNDA' squared circle d/s 'NO 28 12' Blank registration etiquette with the cancellation. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1898 stampless On Her Majesty's Service lettersheet from a Trooper in the Bechuanaland Border Police acknowledging his medal for service in Matabeleland. Cancelled 'KURUMAN' c.d.s. 'DE 28 98' addressed to Cape Town.
1949 taxed envelope addressed to Sweden franked 30c, 20c & 50c U.P.U. adhesives tied 'NAIROBI' c.d.s. '10 OC 1949' On arrival Swedish charge label and horizontal strip of three 20 ore adhesives pen-cancelled applied paying the charge.