(Advertising Stationery) 1896 1c. internal card with printed advertisement on reverse for Sporting Goods including wooden bottles and balls of all sizes for exercise, items for Fencing, Croquet, Lawn Tennis, Baseball, Boxing gloves and striking bags, Footballs, Bows and Arrows, Bicycles and Childrens Tricycles. Plus complete collection of manuals on sport; fine used.
(Advertising Stationery) 1901 1c. postal card uprated 1c. Pan American Exposition to Bremen cancelled by New York machine cancel, fine illustration of Beer Hall and Restaurant Scheffel Hall, 3rd Ave, New York depicting Monks drinking at a table.
(Advertising Stationery) 1917 1c. envelope of ‘Ajax Fire Engine Works’ with fine red image of machine in use, addressed to ‘The North German Lloyd of Bremen, Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies’, New York despatch and arrival backstamps; heavy central vertical filing crease.
(Advertising Stationery) Late 1870s 1/2d.brown postal stationery card with fine illustrated advertisement for ‘Fancy Stained Wood & Veneered’ in Bethnal Green, London, used to Lubeck with uprating stamp carefully removed; unusual overseas usage.
(Airmail) 1911 internal registered cover franked 3p., 2a. and 8a. tied by single illustrated FIRST AERIAL POST/ U.P. Exhibition Allahabad cds, fine legible registration handstamp bottom left, manuscript registration number “9”. Fine and attractive.
(Airmail) 1930 (23.9.) zeppelin cover addressed to USA franked 2Rm South American Flight Zeppelin tied Friedrichshafen (Bodensee), green triangular cachet for Ostseefahrt., reverse with Stockholm backstamp of following day. A couple of tone spots and water staining at base.
(Airmail) 1932 express parcel card from Leipzig to Zug, Switzerland franked airmails 15pf. and 50pf. plus zeppelin 4Rm tied Leipzig O.8 cds, Lindau (Bodensee) transit of next day and Romanshorn Customs handstamp of the following day, arrival backstamp of 19th, central vertical fold, top right corner crease affecting zeppelin adhesive.