1878 (NO 27) cover to Plymouth underfranked with two 1d red, plate 181, NJ and NK, tied by ‘A26’ duplex (early first damaged state, break in circle by ‘B’ of ‘Gibraltar’), nlack handstamped ‘T’ and “3” manuscript charge raised ( ½d. underpayment plus full postage of 2½d.). Plymouth arrival backstamp of DE 2; some repairs to envelope.
1880 Line Engraved overprints selection with two ½d. plate 15, OD of good colour and lightly hinged, LD slight fading hinged mint, 1d. JA plate 201, EG plate 215, JJ plate 216, SA plate 217, ND plate 218, GI plate 218 and OB plate 220 with light diagonal gum crease, fresh hinged mint.
1883 cover to Dover bearing single franking GB 2½d, FJ, pl.23, tied duplex. A heavier double rate cover so 'T' applied and a 'type 2' ship '2' applied in error, this being over-struck with a barred oval. The '5' handstamp was applied in Dover; some slight toning and stamp perfs damaged as overlapping envelope.
1894 incoming printed cover from India franked on reverse with two ½a., cancelled on arrival, the sender paying domestic 1a rate and not 2 ½a. foreign letter rate, double the deficiency resulted in a 3a charge, the front bearing a fine ‘FOREIGN POSTAGE DUE/ 3 ANNAS – PIES’ HANDSTAMP; slight faults to opened-out envelope.
1897 cover to Manchester franked 20c and bisected 10c, tied by 'A26' obliterator, the bisect being unauthorised a 'T' handstamp was applied and upon arrival in England a '1d/F.B./C/' handstamp charge raised, reverse with London and Manchester cds.
1898 (SP 3) incoming cover from Whitehaven, Great Britain to Henderson, Auckland, underfranked bearing hexagonally handstamped T/25 L. bottom left and at right circular framed To Pay/ 5d, reverse with Auckland cds of 17 OC and final arrival of Henderson of 18. OC.
1898 internal stampless ‘ The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited’ TELEGRAM envelope used internally to Poste restante with, atright circular framed ‘T’ and at left with framed Indian handstamp FOREIGN POSTAGE DUE/ 2 ANNAS –PIES, presumably paying the local letter and poste restante rate of 1a with double deficiency then of 2a. On Griffith-Jones album page.
1899 (15 Apr) large part cover to Scotland bearing manuscript "No Stamps obtained" and signed, framed Burutu date stamp, incorrectly taxed at 2d. and actually paid 1d.. On reverse Liverpool transit. Some faults to envelope, still a worthwhile example of West African Frontier Force mail.
1899 underfranked cover to New York bearing single franking 1d. tied ‘556’ obliterators with Cape Coast cds in association, black ‘T’ handstamp and blue “3d” charge raised, reverse has 10c. Postage due applied and cancelled with Brooklyn handstamp; reverse of envelope affected by toning from another, fine from front.
1900 1/2d. stationery card underfranked from Battery Rock to United States bearing Barbados despatch cds, framed 'T' handstamp top left, COLLECT/POSTAGE 2 CENTS handstamp with pre cancelled 2c. postage due applied, New York transit and Beverly Mass flag machine cancel.