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France (Accident Mail) 1936 (Dec 1) cover addressed to Sudan Railways, Atbara, Sudan endorsed to travel by SS “Queen Mary”, the envelope sustaining damage en route across the Mediterranean on a French ship. The front with violet Bureau Ambulants Mediterranee cds of 11.12. and in same ink two-line DETERIORE par/ accident de Service, two examples on front and one on reverse tying the Post Office sealing tape, above this an Alexandria machine transit cancel. Stamp soaked off and some slight damage.France (Accident Mail) 1936 (Dec 1) cover addressed to Sudan Railways, Atbara, Sudan endorsed to travel by SS “Queen Mary”, the envelope sustaining damage en route across the Mediterranean on a French ship. The front with violet Bureau Ambulants Mediterranee cds of 11.12. and in same ink two-line DETERIORE par/ accident de Service, two examples on front and one on reverse tying the Post Office sealing tape, above this an Alexandria machine transit cancel. Stamp soaked off and some slight damage.

France

Covers and stamps / USA / France / Maritime / Interrupted Mail

(Accident Mail) 1936 (Dec 1) cover addressed to Sudan Railways, Atbara, Sudan endorsed to travel by SS “Queen Mary”, the envelope sustaining damage en route across the Mediterranean on a French ship. The front with violet Bureau Ambulants Mediterranee cds of 11.12. and in same ink two-line DETERIORE par/ accident de Service, two examples on front and one on reverse tying the Post Office sealing tape, above this an Alexandria machine transit cancel. Stamp soaked off and some slight damage.

£195

Russia (China) 1920 commercial cover to Vladivostok with 1r. imperf strip of five and single paying the triple 2r. foreign rate current in Siberia from October 1919 to June 1920, tied by Vladivostok – Shanghai/ Steamship zh 22.2.20 date stamp in violet of the Russian Volunteer Fleet, with censor cachet on arrival; fine and attractive. The steamship cancel was the same in both directions, arrival backstamp of 28.2., six days later, consistent with posting at Shanghai.

Russia

Covers and stamps / China / Russia / Maritime

(China) 1920 commercial cover to Vladivostok with 1r. imperf strip of five and single paying the triple 2r. foreign rate current in Siberia from October 1919 to June 1920, tied by Vladivostok – Shanghai/ Steamship zh 22.2.20 date stamp in violet of the Russian Volunteer Fleet, with censor cachet on arrival; fine and attractive. The steamship cancel was the same in both directions, arrival backstamp of 28.2., six days later, consistent with posting at Shanghai.

£875

Egypt (Disinfected Mail) 1845 entire from Alexandria to Marseille bearing despatch date stamp of French Post Office, framed red maritime hanstamp, two disinfection slits with straight-line PURIFIE LAZARET MARSEILLE, arrival cds alongside; good clean condition.Egypt (Disinfected Mail) 1845 entire from Alexandria to Marseille bearing despatch date stamp of French Post Office, framed red maritime hanstamp, two disinfection slits with straight-line PURIFIE LAZARET MARSEILLE, arrival cds alongside; good clean condition.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / French Post Offices / Disinfected mail / Maritime

(Disinfected Mail) 1845 entire from Alexandria to Marseille bearing despatch date stamp of French Post Office, framed red maritime hanstamp, two disinfection slits with straight-line PURIFIE LAZARET MARSEILLE, arrival cds alongside; good clean condition.

£65

China (French  Post Offices) 1879 cover from Toulon-S-Mer addressed to the “Champlain” at Hong Kong, “Division navale des mers de Chine”, endorsed “Voie Francaise par Marseille”, franked at 15c. rate, reverse with Marseille transit; fine condition with long letter contents.

China

Covers and stamps / Hong Kong / France / Maritime / Military / Via Marseille

(French Post Offices) 1879 cover from Toulon-S-Mer addressed to the “Champlain” at Hong Kong, “Division navale des mers de Chine”, endorsed “Voie Francaise par Marseille”, franked at 15c. rate, reverse with Marseille transit; fine condition with long letter contents.

£125

Egypt (French Post Offices) 1865 wrapper to MARSEILLE franked 10c & 40c Napoleon Empire Franc, cancelled 5080 gros chiffres with ALEXANDRIE * EGYPTE cds in association. Obverse also bears boxed P.P. and red boxed PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANEE.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / French Post Offices / Maritime

(French Post Offices) 1865 wrapper to MARSEILLE franked 10c & 40c Napoleon Empire Franc, cancelled '5080' gros chiffres with 'ALEXANDRIE * EGYPTE' cds in association. Obverse also bears boxed 'P.P.' and red boxed 'PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANEE'.

£75

China (French Post Offices) 1890 cover to Stuttgart, Germany bearing blue oval I.G. Mail Matter handstamp, reverse with I.G. of Customs Peking in association, Customs Shanghai transit and on front French 75c. added for overseas postage and tied Shang-Hai Chine cds, another strike to left and octagonal maritime Ligne N, Paq Fr. No.1 date stamp, arrival backstamp; fine clean example.China (French Post Offices) 1890 cover to Stuttgart, Germany bearing blue oval I.G. Mail Matter handstamp, reverse with I.G. of Customs Peking in association, Customs Shanghai transit and on front French 75c. added for overseas postage and tied Shang-Hai Chine cds, another strike to left and octagonal maritime Ligne N, Paq Fr. No.1 date stamp, arrival backstamp; fine clean example.

China

Covers and stamps / China / French Post Offices / Maritime

(French Post Offices) 1890 cover to Stuttgart, Germany bearing blue oval I.G. Mail Matter handstamp, reverse with I.G. of Customs Peking in association, Customs Shanghai transit and on front French 75c. added for overseas postage and tied Shang-Hai Chine cds, another strike to left and octagonal maritime Ligne N, Paq Fr. No.1 date stamp, arrival backstamp; fine clean example.

£1795

Turkey (Incoming Mail) 1907 (29 Aug) printed envelope to Constantinople franked Romania 25b. tied by Buzeu cds, Constanta-Alexandria ship transit cancel of same date, though cover would have departed on the Smyrna run, reverse with further despatch plus arrival cds of the Austrian Offices; light central vertical filing creaseTurkey (Incoming Mail) 1907 (29 Aug) printed envelope to Constantinople franked Romania 25b. tied by Buzeu cds, Constanta-Alexandria ship transit cancel of same date, though cover would have departed on the Smyrna run, reverse with further despatch plus arrival cds of the Austrian Offices; light central vertical filing crease

Turkey

Covers and stamps / Turkey / Austrian Levant / Romania / Maritime

(Incoming Mail) 1907 (29 Aug) printed envelope to Constantinople franked Romania 25b. tied by Buzeu cds, Constanta-Alexandria ship transit cancel of same date, though cover would have departed on the Smyrna run, reverse with further despatch plus arrival cds of the Austrian Offices; light central vertical filing crease

£85

Korea (Japanese Post Offices) 1896 (25 Dec) 4k Russian postal stationery card bearing good strike of the rare framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (Hosking type 3089), cancelled Gensan I.J.P.O.; some overall ageing to card, rare, especially with such clear cancels.

Korea

Covers and stamps / Japan / Korea / Russia / Maritime / Postal Stationery / Paquebot

(Japanese Post Offices) 1896 (25 Dec) 4k Russian postal stationery card bearing good strike of the rare framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (Hosking type 3089), cancelled Gensan I.J.P.O.; some overall ageing to card, rare, especially with such clear cancels.

£795

Korea (Japanese Post Offices) 1899 (1 Jul) 4k Russian postal stationery card bearing rare framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (Hosking type 3089), cancelled Gensan I.J.P.O. and showing arrival cancel; overall ageing to card with usual unclear cancels, rare.

Korea

Covers and stamps / Japan / Korea / Russia / Maritime / Postal Stationery / Paquebot

(Japanese Post Offices) 1899 (1 Jul) 4k Russian postal stationery card bearing rare framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (Hosking type 3089), cancelled Gensan I.J.P.O. and showing arrival cancel; overall ageing to card with usual unclear cancels, rare.

£595

Portugal (Madeira) 1869 (2/10) fragile outer letter sheet to Nova Scotia, franked 1868 100r imperf (four good margins) and 1868-70 perforated 120r cancelled ‘51’ barred numerals, Funchal two-ring cds at centre with framed PD, endorsed “Via England” , red Paid London Ship Letter transit and ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp. Some reinforcements and repairs to  cover.

Portugal

Covers and stamps / Portugal / Madeira / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime / Accountancy

(Madeira) 1869 (2/10) fragile outer letter sheet to Nova Scotia, franked 1868 100r imperf (four good margins) and 1868-70 perforated 120r cancelled ‘51’ barred numerals, Funchal two-ring cds at centre with framed PD, endorsed “Via England” , red Paid London Ship Letter transit and ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp. Some reinforcements and repairs to cover.

£545

Egypt (Maritime Mail) 1891 5m Sphinx stationery letter card uprated 5m. to Berlin only cancelled by fine strike of the rare two-line handstamp Piroscafi postali/ Inglesi which was applied at Venice or Brindisi to letters posted on a British ship. There are no further cancels front or back, with both Sorani and A Dienna initials.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Italy / Egypt / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1891 5m Sphinx stationery letter card uprated 5m. to Berlin only cancelled by fine strike of the rare two-line handstamp Piroscafi postali/ Inglesi which was applied at Venice or Brindisi to letters posted on a British ship. There are no further cancels front or back, with both Sorani and A Dienna initials.

£745

Austria (Maritime Mail) 1902 Greec 10 lepta picture stationery card of statue of Lord Byron, Corfu to Lussin Piccolo, Istria, Austria cancelled by blue Helios De Lloyd date stamp with arrival cds at left; fine condition.Austria (Maritime Mail) 1902 Greec 10 lepta picture stationery card of statue of Lord Byron, Corfu to Lussin Piccolo, Istria, Austria cancelled by blue Helios De Lloyd date stamp with arrival cds at left; fine condition.

Austria

Covers and stamps / Austria / Greece / Maritime / Culture

(Maritime Mail) 1902 Greec 10 lepta picture stationery card of statue of Lord Byron, Corfu to Lussin Piccolo, Istria, Austria cancelled by blue Helios De Lloyd date stamp with arrival cds at left; fine condition.

£135

Italy (Maritime Mail) 1909 picture postcard to Finland franked two Greek 5L. tied BOSNIA Piroscafo Postale Italiano cds with another strike alongside, redirected on arrival from Abo to Helsingfors

Italy

Covers and stamps / Italy / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1909 picture postcard to Finland franked two Greek 5L. tied BOSNIA Piroscafo Postale Italiano cds with another strike alongside, redirected on arrival from Abo to Helsingfors

£85

Greece (Maritime)  1898 picture postcard of Constantinople to Athens franked Austrian Post Offices 1pi. on 10kr tied by Constantinopel III  Oesterreichische Post date stamp. At left fair strike in red of Greek maritime ‘Flag’ cachet.

Greece

Covers and stamps / Greece / Maritime

(Maritime) 1898 picture postcard of Constantinople to Athens franked Austrian Post Offices 1pi. on 10kr tied by Constantinopel III Oesterreichische Post date stamp. At left fair strike in red of Greek maritime ‘Flag’ cachet.

£95

Austria (Maritime) 1876 entire to Galatz franked Danube Steam Navigation Company 10kr green cancelled by an oval D.D.S.G. Odessa 29.4. in blue, ships mark Metternich in blue oval, on arrival a 50 bani charge was raised for local delivery. A fine an unusual cover. Holcombe Cert.Austria (Maritime) 1876 entire to Galatz franked Danube Steam Navigation Company 10kr green cancelled by an oval D.D.S.G. Odessa 29.4. in blue, ships mark Metternich in blue oval, on arrival a 50 bani charge was raised for local delivery. A fine an unusual cover. Holcombe Cert.

Austria

Covers and stamps / Russia / Romania / Austria D.D.S.G. / Maritime / Odessa

(Maritime) 1876 entire to Galatz franked Danube Steam Navigation Company 10kr green cancelled by an oval D.D.S.G. Odessa 29.4. in blue, ships mark Metternich in blue oval, on arrival a 50 bani charge was raised for local delivery. A fine an unusual cover. Holcombe Cert.

£3875

Austria (Maritime) 1893 cover to New York franked on reverse with 1pi. on 10kr. tied by blue Lloyd Austriaco XI date stamp, arrival cancel alongside.

Austria

Covers and stamps / Austria / Maritime

(Maritime) 1893 cover to New York franked on reverse with 1pi. on 10kr. tied by blue Lloyd Austriaco XI date stamp, arrival cancel alongside.

£65

Austria (Maritime) 1894 ‘1 Piaster 1’ on 10kr. postal stationery letter card to Lucerne, Switzerland, cancelled blue Lloyd Austriaco III cds of SS “Almissa”, with full message, no backstamps.

Austria

Covers and stamps / Austria / Maritime

(Maritime) 1894 ‘1 Piaster 1’ on 10kr. postal stationery letter card to Lucerne, Switzerland, cancelled blue Lloyd Austriaco III cds of SS “Almissa”, with full message, no backstamps.

£95

ITALY:  (Maritime) 1896 envelope to Massaua, Eritrea, franked 20c. Umberto tied by TORINO squared circle date stamp. On reverse, boxed dated MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANO/DEL MAR ROSSO.ITALY:  (Maritime) 1896 envelope to Massaua, Eritrea, franked 20c. Umberto tied by TORINO squared circle date stamp. On reverse, boxed dated MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANO/DEL MAR ROSSO.

ITALY:

Covers and stamps / Italy / Eritrea / Maritime

(Maritime) 1896 envelope to Massaua, Eritrea, franked 20c. Umberto tied by TORINO squared circle date stamp. On reverse, boxed dated 'MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANO/DEL MAR ROSSO'.

£165

Austria (Maritime) 1899 (22.9) Zara picture postcard to Baden-Baden franked 2k. tied by good strike of Lloyd Austriaco LXII, the date slugs inverted, arrival cds bottom left. Good condition.

Austria

Covers and stamps / Austria / Maritime

(Maritime) 1899 (22.9) Zara picture postcard to Baden-Baden franked 2k. tied by good strike of Lloyd Austriaco LXII, the date slugs inverted, arrival cds bottom left. Good condition.

£65

Russia (Maritime) 1899 (27 Aug) cover to Bank of California, San Francisco, endorsed “Via Japan”, bearing five value, four colour franking of 1k., 2k., 3k., 4k. and 10k. tied by three Nagasaki Japan cds with framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (29 x 8mm, Hosking 3244), reverse with Yokohama transit and arrival cds, seal and senders details cut out from reverse, the 4k. and 10k. with slight horizontal creasing; attractive item.Russia (Maritime) 1899 (27 Aug) cover to Bank of California, San Francisco, endorsed “Via Japan”, bearing five value, four colour franking of 1k., 2k., 3k., 4k. and 10k. tied by three Nagasaki Japan cds with framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (29 x 8mm, Hosking 3244), reverse with Yokohama transit and arrival cds, seal and senders details cut out from reverse, the 4k. and 10k. with slight horizontal creasing; attractive item.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Japan / Russia / Maritime / Paquebot

(Maritime) 1899 (27 Aug) cover to Bank of California, San Francisco, endorsed “Via Japan”, bearing five value, four colour franking of 1k., 2k., 3k., 4k. and 10k. tied by three Nagasaki Japan cds with framed PAQUEBOT handstamp (29 x 8mm, Hosking 3244), reverse with Yokohama transit and arrival cds, seal and senders details cut out from reverse, the 4k. and 10k. with slight horizontal creasing; attractive item.

£375