1926 overprinted South African 4d registered stationery envelope (H2) addressed to Keetmanshoop. Uprated 1d overprinted adhesive tied by the manuscript 'UKAMAS/20/2/26' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1916 photographic censored postcard showing tents at night signed Hiesinger from U Koch at St Clements Camp addressed to Germany. Oval 'FREE FROM PRISONER OF WAR MALTA/P.C.' struck in magenta.
1940 censored envelope addressed to Guernsey Channel Islands. Franked 1 1/2d adhesive tied 'ST GEORGES' c.d.s. '18 JUN 40' Rectangular 'NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER' struck in violet applied in London. Guernsey was occupied on 30th June 1940
1910 Great Britain overprinted '10 CENTIMOS' on 'ONE PENNY' stationery postcard with attached reply half. Addressed to Germany. Cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE SAFFI' c.d.s. '6 DE 01'
1929 U.S. 1c stationery card, no message addressed to New Jersey U.S.A. Cancelled by the straight line 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' applied by typewriter signed and dated 'A.R. POOLEY/24 2 29' Carried from the island on the Duchess of Atholl. 'LONDON F.S.' machine d/s transit cancellation. Rare usage.
1925 envelope addressed to Cape Town franked overprinted 2d Union adhesive tied by a fine strike of the rubber 'KAIS S.W.A.' c.d.s. '4 MAR 25' in violet. On the reverse 'AROAB' transit cancellation.
1923 envelope to Boston U.S.A. franked marginal gutter 20c adhesive tied by a fine strike of the 'SUPPORT THE/BRITISH EMPIRE/EXHIBITION/COLOMBO' slogan d/s '10 JL 23' A very early date of this rare machine cancellation.
1916 taxed envelope addressed to London. Franked two horizontal pairs 1/4d adhesives tied 'ST JOHN'S' c.d.s. '10 NO 16' Antigua introduced a 1/2d War Tax in September 1916 This envelopes pays the correct postage 1d surcharged because War Tax unpaid Charge 1d postage due on arrival. Scarce usage.
1962 Old Mutual Fire and General complete combined insurance certificate for Makumbi Mission. Franked single 10/- & 3/- together with a vertical pair 4d Revenue adhesives tied by the oval 'OLD MUTUAL FIRE AND GENERAL' d/s ' 6 JUN 1962'
1896 registered envelope addressed to Philadelphia. Franked Great Britain overprinted '80 PARAS' on '5d' adhesives tied 'F87' Oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s alongside '13 FE 96' transit and receiving cancellations.
1911 registered 'A R' envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked horizontal pair Great Britain overprinted horizontal pair '1 PIASTRE' on '2 1/2d' adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANINOPLE' c.d.s. ' On the front two strikes oval 'AR' in black. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1910 registered envelope addressed to New York. Franked Great Britain 1/2d overprinted 'LEVANT' and '1 3/4d' on '4d adhesive tied oval 'REGISTERED SMYRNA' d/s '13 JU 10' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1952 airmail envelope addressed to Denmark. Franked 3pt adhesive tied 'KHARTOUM' machine d/s '25 OCT 1952' On arrival vertical pair 15 ore postage dues applied paying the manuscript charge.
1900 envelope addressed to Dresden Germany. franked 2d & 1d Inter Island local adhesives tied 'PORT VILA POST A.N.H. Co Ltd' c.d.s. '11 DEC 00' A further strike below.
1947 registered airmail envelope addressed to Canada redirected to Los Angeles. Franked single 20c & vertical pair 25c on the front (Corner damage) and a further vertical pair 25c on the revers, all overprinted 'B.M.A.' tied 'SANDAKAN' c.d.s. '10 Mr 47' 'A.V.2' in black circle on the front.
1864 Soldiers letter sent from a Private J Grundy to Derbyshire. Franked Great Britain 1d star tied 'MALTA A25' duplex 'MY 21 64' Endorsement of Colonel Anderson Commanding Officer 22/Regt'
1940/41 stampless censored envelope addressed to P.O. Box 209 Amsterdam. Red/White 'OPENED BY/CENSOR/51' seal. 'V' (Victory) in manuscript. No adhesives or postal markings. Unusual.
1892 envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2 1/2d adhesive cancelled 'RAROTONGA' c.d.s. '3 OC 92' A further strike alongside. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1943 multi franked censored envelope addressed to St Helena adhesives tied 'ASCENSION' c.d.s. '20 De 43' Crown boxed 'PASSED/XX/......' struck in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front. Light horizontal paper fold, some tone spots.
1944 registered censored airmail envelope addressed to New York. Multi franked including the 2/6 tied 'BARBADOS REGISTERED' c.d.s. 'JA21 44' Crown octagonal 'PASSED/I.H...,.,' dated and initialed. mailed via Trinidad transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1945 registered censored envelope addressed to Sydney. Franked 1/2d, 1 1/2d & 3d adhesives cancelled and dated in manuscript '19/3/45 T.Tebaki KURIA' Cut down censor cachet ';8' with name of colony omitted. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
1945 censored envelope addressed to New Caledonia. Franked 10c adhesive tied 'PORT-VILA' c.d.s. '1 MAI 45' Large violet censor cachet at left partly overstruck by a smudged receiving cancellation.
1918 multi franked registered envelope addressed to Birmingham, adhesives tied by the rare 'NEPA' c.d.s. '07 SEP 18' c.d.s. used at "Tiveri" as a relief cancellation. Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1908 envelope from Utrecht addressed to Heilbron O.R.C. On arrival vertical pair 1d O.R.C. adhesives applied paying redirection tied 'HEILBRON' c.d.s. '27 JY 08' Transit cancellations on the reverse.
1942 censored airmail envelope addressed to London redirected to Yorkshire. Franked 3d & 1/6d adhesives tied 'PAGET' c.d.s. Blue censor seal at left '352' Circular 'PASSED BY CENSOR BERMUDA/20' struck in violet.
1943 censored envelope addressed to the U.S.A. franked 2 x 1d and a single 2d adhesive tied 'ST HELENA' c.d.s. 'AU 6 43' Boxed Crown 'PASSED/ VV/ 1' the number inserted in manuscript. On the reverse 'Opened/by/Censor. seal.
1942 censored multi franked envelope addressed to New York. Carried on the S.S. Greylock. On thee reverse a complete 'CENSORSHIP DEPT TANGANYIKA' wax seal reputed to be the only recorded example. On arrival in New York Examined and Passed boxed cachet ''4/18/42' On the 9th May 1942 the Greylock was torpedoed by U-588
1952 '30 CENTS' on '3as' registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Sussex additionally franked single '5 CENTS' on '1as' & '50 CENTS' on '8as' adhesives tied 'ADEN/REG' c.d.s. '11 FEB 52'
1912 1d stationery postcard with message addressed to Amsterdam. Uprated vertical pair 1d adhesives paying the registration fee tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '2 NO 12' transit and receiving cancellations. Scarce registered usage.