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'
1920 registered envelope addressed to Amsterdam. Franked Great Britain 2 1/2d & 2d adhesives tied 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' c.d.s. '16 OC 20' Rare undated 'BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE' undated cancellation in the registration etiquette. Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Small tear top left on opening.
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.
1905 1/2d stationery postcard with message addressed to a passenger on R.M.S. Arndale Castle Cape Town. Cancelled by the 'BRITISH ASSOCIATION VICTORIA FALLS' c.d.s. 'SEP 12 1905' On the reverse oval 'THE UNION CASTLE MAIL STEAMSHIP Co LTD/CAPE TOWN/AGENCY' d/s '19 SEP 05' The card has a crease top left corner.
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.
1912 1d stationery wrapper addressed to Madrid. Uprated single 1/2d and 2 x 1d adhesives (Registration fee 2d) tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '7 AU 12' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Scarce registered usage.
1939 usage KGV 2d stationery envelope addressed to Limuru Kenya. Franked multiple KGV1 adhesives paying the registered airmail fee tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '11 JY 39' Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
1933 3d registered stationery envelope (H) addressed to Buenos Aires Argentina. Franked 1 1/2d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied oval 'REGISTERED GIBRALTAR' d/s '7 MR 33' Transit and receiving cancellations.
1938 airmail envelope 'By German Air Line' From Rhyl to Bathurst. On the reverse scarce error 'BATHHURST' receiving c.d.s. '5 AU 38' In use between August 5th & 11th 1938 before being corrected.
1920 postcard addressed to France. Franked Great Britain 1d adhesive by Indian 'F.P.O. 409' c.d.s. '18 JUN 20' Initialed alongside. Probably philatelic but a scarce usage.