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Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.Australia  (Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.

Australia

Covers and stamps / Australian States / Great Britain / Redirected mail / Transatlantic Mail / Combination covers

(Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.

£115

Egypt (British Post Offices) 1871 (JU 9) envelope to “His Excellency J Osman Bey/ care of/ Sir Thomas Gabriel Bart, Wimbledon”  franked Great Britain 1865-73 pair 4d., plate 12 tied by ‘B01’ obliterators with Cairo cds at base, redirected to Richmond and franked 1858-79 1d., plate 111 tied London SW duplex; small part of backflap missing otherwise fine.Egypt (British Post Offices) 1871 (JU 9) envelope to “His Excellency J Osman Bey/ care of/ Sir Thomas Gabriel Bart, Wimbledon”  franked Great Britain 1865-73 pair 4d., plate 12 tied by ‘B01’ obliterators with Cairo cds at base, redirected to Richmond and franked 1858-79 1d., plate 111 tied London SW duplex; small part of backflap missing otherwise fine.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain / Great Britain Used Abroad / Redirected mail

(British Post Offices) 1871 (JU 9) envelope to “His Excellency J Osman Bey/ care of/ Sir Thomas Gabriel Bart, Wimbledon” franked Great Britain 1865-73 pair 4d., plate 12 tied by ‘B01’ obliterators with Cairo cds at base, redirected to Richmond and franked 1858-79 1d., plate 111 tied London SW duplex; small part of backflap missing otherwise fine.

£325

Macedonia (Disinfected Mail) 1847 entire from Monastir (Bitola) to Belgrade, redirected to Pest, Hungary, with negative Monastir  despatch handstamp, entering into Serbian disinfection station at Aleksinac with large part red  wax seal, transferred into the Serbian postal system, redirected and on entry in Austria Hungarian Empire disinfected at Semlin whose handstamp and two wax seals appear on reverse  A rare double disinfection.Macedonia (Disinfected Mail) 1847 entire from Monastir (Bitola) to Belgrade, redirected to Pest, Hungary, with negative Monastir  despatch handstamp, entering into Serbian disinfection station at Aleksinac with large part red  wax seal, transferred into the Serbian postal system, redirected and on entry in Austria Hungarian Empire disinfected at Semlin whose handstamp and two wax seals appear on reverse  A rare double disinfection.

Macedonia

Covers and stamps / Serbia / Yugoslavia / Disinfected mail / Redirected mail

(Disinfected Mail) 1847 entire from Monastir (Bitola) to Belgrade, redirected to Pest, Hungary, with negative Monastir despatch handstamp, entering into Serbian disinfection station at Aleksinac with large part red wax seal, transferred into the Serbian postal system, redirected and on entry in Austria Hungarian Empire disinfected at Semlin whose handstamp and two wax seals appear on reverse A rare double disinfection.

£895

Japan (German Prisoner of War – Bando Camp) WW1 ‘SERVICE DES PRISONNIERS DE GUERRE’ printed stampless envelope to Germany with large red cachet at left and as redirected a violet Freigegeben/ Auslandstelle Coln-Deutz applied, reverse with British ‘OPENED BY CENSOR/ P.W. 1105’ censor tape; with content letters.Japan (German Prisoner of War – Bando Camp) WW1 ‘SERVICE DES PRISONNIERS DE GUERRE’ printed stampless envelope to Germany with large red cachet at left and as redirected a violet Freigegeben/ Auslandstelle Coln-Deutz applied, reverse with British ‘OPENED BY CENSOR/ P.W. 1105’ censor tape; with content letters.

Japan

Covers and stamps / Germany / Japan / Censored mail / Prisoner of War / Redirected mail

(German Prisoner of War – Bando Camp) WW1 ‘SERVICE DES PRISONNIERS DE GUERRE’ printed stampless envelope to Germany with large red cachet at left and as redirected a violet Freigegeben/ Auslandstelle Coln-Deutz applied, reverse with British ‘OPENED BY CENSOR/ P.W. 1105’ censor tape; with content letters.

£75

German Colonies (Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.German Colonies (Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.

German Colonies

Covers and stamps / German Colonies / Nigeria / Switzerland Incoming Mail / Lagos / Redirected mail / Instructional Handstamps

(Togo) 1890 (8/4) cover to Lagos bearing Germany 20pf. forerunner tied Klein-Popo cds, Lagos W. Africa arrival cds, re-addressed to St Gallen, Switzerland with red FORWARD handstamp, Liverpool transit, reverse with Accra transit and arrival cds; fine early cover, Ex Sacher.

£950

Australia (Victoria) 1856 entire from London to Melbourne franked initially with cut-to-shape 6d. Embossed, endorsed “Pr Lightning”, redirected upon arrival with 1854-57 Half Lengths added, a 1d. with two large margins and a four margined 3d. tied by ‘1’ numeral cancel of Melbourne, reverse with red SHIP LETTER/ FREE/ G.P.O. VICTORIA date stamp. Some faults to entire and stamps with variable margins, light vertical creasing, scarce item.Australia (Victoria) 1856 entire from London to Melbourne franked initially with cut-to-shape 6d. Embossed, endorsed “Pr Lightning”, redirected upon arrival with 1854-57 Half Lengths added, a 1d. with two large margins and a four margined 3d. tied by ‘1’ numeral cancel of Melbourne, reverse with red SHIP LETTER/ FREE/ G.P.O. VICTORIA date stamp. Some faults to entire and stamps with variable margins, light vertical creasing, scarce item.

Australia

Covers and stamps / Australian States / Great Britain / Redirected mail / Ship letters

(Victoria) 1856 entire from London to Melbourne franked initially with cut-to-shape 6d. Embossed, endorsed “Pr Lightning”, redirected upon arrival with 1854-57 Half Lengths added, a 1d. with two large margins and a four margined 3d. tied by ‘1’ numeral cancel of Melbourne, reverse with red SHIP LETTER/ FREE/ G.P.O. VICTORIA date stamp. Some faults to entire and stamps with variable margins, light vertical creasing, scarce item.

£745

Great Britain 1859 cover addressed care of a Doctor at the British Museum, forwarded to Oxford, from St Petersbourg, Russia with diamond framed despatch on reverse which also displays a Gt Russell St, a red London and an Oxford cds, on forwarding envelope to Oxford a 1d. red has been added over ‘PORTO’ handstamp with fine ‘7 1/2 ‘ charge handstamp alongside. Torn bottom flap to envelope otherwise fine and scarce.Great Britain 1859 cover addressed care of a Doctor at the British Museum, forwarded to Oxford, from St Petersbourg, Russia with diamond framed despatch on reverse which also displays a Gt Russell St, a red London and an Oxford cds, on forwarding envelope to Oxford a 1d. red has been added over ‘PORTO’ handstamp with fine ‘7 1/2 ‘ charge handstamp alongside. Torn bottom flap to envelope otherwise fine and scarce.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Russia / Accountancy / Redirected mail

1859 cover addressed care of a Doctor at the British Museum, forwarded to Oxford, from St Petersbourg, Russia with diamond framed despatch on reverse which also displays a Gt Russell St, a red London and an Oxford cds, on forwarding envelope to Oxford a 1d. red has been added over ‘PORTO’ handstamp with fine ‘7 1/2 ‘ charge handstamp alongside. Torn bottom flap to envelope otherwise fine and scarce.

£245

CHINA (Incoming Mail) 1880 cover from Arundel, England, franked pair 2½d addressed to Shanghai. Reverse Hong Kong transit (JA 20) and SHANGHAE index A cds of British Post Offices, re-directed back to England with Hong Kong transit, London transit and final arrival cds; some toning, a well travelled cover.

CHINA (Incoming Mail)

Covers and stamps / China / Hong Kong / Great Britain / Redirected mail / Returned mail

1880 cover from Arundel, England, franked pair 2½d addressed to Shanghai. Reverse 'Hong Kong' transit (JA 20) and 'SHANGHAE' index A cds of British Post Offices, re-directed back to England with Hong Kong transit, London transit and final arrival cds; some toning, a well travelled cover.

£385

Russia  1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883. Russia  1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Redirected mail / / Postal Stationery / Railways

1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883.

£230

Great Britain 1886 1 1/2d. postal stationery card to Bridye Town, Post Office, Barbados cancelled Bristol 134 duplex. Redirected on arrival bearing Barbados Ship Letter, red Ship Letter London and Hallatrow arrival cds, arriving without any extra charge.175

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Barbados / Great Britain / Maritime / Redirected mail / Ship letters / Great Britain Ship Mail

1886 1 1/2d. postal stationery card to Bridye Town, Post Office, Barbados cancelled 'Bristol 134' duplex. Redirected on arrival bearing 'Barbados Ship Letter', red Ship Letter London and Hallatrow arrival cds, arriving without any extra charge.175

£175

Egypt 1893 (25.IX) 3m on 5m postal stationery card registered to Germany, uprated with 1891-1902 2pi. orange-brown tied Caire cds, unusual white registration label top left, redirected from Neustadt to Munich on arrival; full message on reverse, a scarce usage of this card.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Postal Stationery / Redirected mail / Registered mail

1893 (25.IX) 3m on 5m postal stationery card registered to Germany, uprated with 1891-1902 2pi. orange-brown tied Caire cds, unusual white registration label top left, redirected from Neustadt to Munich on arrival; full message on reverse, a scarce usage of this card.

£75

Indo-China 1894 registered cover to Constantinople franked ‘group type’ 10c., 15c. and 50c. tied by Haiphong Tonkin, redirected on arrival to Poste Restante, Milano, reverse with Galata arrival and on front a Galata depart cancel, Suez and Alexandria transit backstamps, French maritime Ligne N Paq. Fr. No.4  date stamp, final Milano arrival cds on reverse.Indo-China 1894 registered cover to Constantinople franked ‘group type’ 10c., 15c. and 50c. tied by Haiphong Tonkin, redirected on arrival to Poste Restante, Milano, reverse with Galata arrival and on front a Galata depart cancel, Suez and Alexandria transit backstamps, French maritime Ligne N Paq. Fr. No.4  date stamp, final Milano arrival cds on reverse.

Indo-China

Covers and stamps / Indo-Chine / Redirected mail

1894 registered cover to Constantinople franked ‘group type’ 10c., 15c. and 50c. tied by Haiphong Tonkin, redirected on arrival to Poste Restante, Milano, reverse with Galata arrival and on front a Galata depart cancel, Suez and Alexandria transit backstamps, French maritime Ligne N Paq. Fr. No.4 date stamp, final Milano arrival cds on reverse.

£285

BULGARIA 1896 5st.

BULGARIA

Covers and stamps / Bulgaria / Redirected mail / Postal Stationery

1896 5st. "Baptism of Prince Boris" postal stationery card, up-rated 5st., 10st. & 15st., tied by bilingual CHUMLA date stamp and registered to Vaucouleurs, France. Re-directed to Le Thillot and Ligny En Barrois.

£65

China 1899 (Sept. 20) registered picture postcard from Peking to Wiesbaden via Hong Kong, redirected to Munich bearing C.I.P. 4c and 5c pair, cancelled by Peking  bilingual cds, Shanghai transit cds in combination with Hong Kong 2c (2) and 10c with I.P.O. framed tie-print (type 2) and Shanghai index C cds), with “R” unframed and “R” in circle handstamp adjacent; slight scuff on picture side otherwise a good example of this rare sized tie print.China 1899 (Sept. 20) registered picture postcard from Peking to Wiesbaden via Hong Kong, redirected to Munich bearing C.I.P. 4c and 5c pair, cancelled by Peking  bilingual cds, Shanghai transit cds in combination with Hong Kong 2c (2) and 10c with I.P.O. framed tie-print (type 2) and Shanghai index C cds), with “R” unframed and “R” in circle handstamp adjacent; slight scuff on picture side otherwise a good example of this rare sized tie print.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Hong Kong / Combination covers / Redirected mail / Registered Postcards

1899 (Sept. 20) registered picture postcard from Peking to Wiesbaden via Hong Kong, redirected to Munich bearing C.I.P. 4c and 5c pair, cancelled by Peking bilingual cds, Shanghai transit cds in combination with Hong Kong 2c (2) and 10c with I.P.O. framed tie-print (type 2) and Shanghai index C cds), with “R” unframed and “R” in circle handstamp adjacent; slight scuff on picture side otherwise a good example of this rare sized tie print.

£865

LIBERIA 1901 picture post card of Kamerun to Germany franked 1c. & 2c. tied oval DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESAFRIKA/XXI date stamp. Much re-directed on arrival in Germany with extra piece of paper affixed to card to allow for this; some slight damage to front of card.

LIBERIA

Covers and stamps / Liberia / Maritime / Redirected mail / Picture Stationery

1901 picture post card of Kamerun to Germany franked 1c. & 2c. tied oval 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESAFRIKA/XXI' date stamp. Much re-directed on arrival in Germany with extra piece of paper affixed to card to allow for this; some slight damage to front of card.

£55

Great Britain 1907 (AP 24) cover addressed to a passenger on S.S. Rimutaka, Cape Town/ London to New Zealand franked pair 1d. KEVII tied Frome cds, Bristol transit on reverse of next day and Cape Town arrival of MY 14, missing the ship and forwarded  to Lyttleton, Wellington with Cape Town P.B.S. cds of MY 14, Lyttelton arrival on 9 SP, octagonal Christchurch Unclaimed and two-line handstamp ADVERTISED/ UNCLAIMED. Vertical filing crease.Great Britain 1907 (AP 24) cover addressed to a passenger on S.S. Rimutaka, Cape Town/ London to New Zealand franked pair 1d. KEVII tied Frome cds, Bristol transit on reverse of next day and Cape Town arrival of MY 14, missing the ship and forwarded  to Lyttleton, Wellington with Cape Town P.B.S. cds of MY 14, Lyttelton arrival on 9 SP, octagonal Christchurch Unclaimed and two-line handstamp ADVERTISED/ UNCLAIMED. Vertical filing crease.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / New Zealand / South Africa / Great Britain / Redirected mail / Instructional Handstamps

1907 (AP 24) cover addressed to a passenger on S.S. Rimutaka, Cape Town/ London to New Zealand franked pair 1d. KEVII tied Frome cds, Bristol transit on reverse of next day and Cape Town arrival of MY 14, missing the ship and forwarded to Lyttleton, Wellington with Cape Town P.B.S. cds of MY 14, Lyttelton arrival on 9 SP, octagonal Christchurch Unclaimed and two-line handstamp ADVERTISED/ UNCLAIMED. Vertical filing crease.

£55

LIBERIA 1907 10c. registered postal stationery envelope to Germany with image tied by oval DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA/31/7.07/XIII date stamp, re-directed from Bremen to Hannover.

LIBERIA

Covers and stamps / Liberia / Redirected mail / Registered mail / Postal Stationery

1907 10c. registered postal stationery envelope to Germany with image tied by oval 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA/31/7.07/XIII' date stamp, re-directed from Bremen to Hannover.

£165

New Caledonia 1911 (27 Aout) local 10c. cover from Noumea to Kone, redirected with eighteen cancels on reverse with dates to 16 Oct, some repeating themselves like Pounerihouen of 10/9 and 16/10; central vertical filing crease.New Caledonia 1911 (27 Aout) local 10c. cover from Noumea to Kone, redirected with eighteen cancels on reverse with dates to 16 Oct, some repeating themselves like Pounerihouen of 10/9 and 16/10; central vertical filing crease.

New Caledonia

Covers and stamps / French Colonies / New Caledonia / Redirected mail

1911 (27 Aout) local 10c. cover from Noumea to Kone, redirected with eighteen cancels on reverse with dates to 16 Oct, some repeating themselves like Pounerihouen of 10/9 and 16/10; central vertical filing crease.

£95

Norway 1914 (23.12.) winter picture postcard addressed to a ship at Shanghai, China, redirected to Hong Kong and then on to Bangkok, with a series of cancels including Molde machine despatch, Chinese Shanghai cds and Shanghai  B.P.O. of British Post Office together with violet bilingual oval of shipping company, a larger double oval handstamp of Horesen & Co/ Steamship Agents Hong Kong and final Bangkok arrival.

Norway

Covers and stamps / China / Hong Kong / Thailand / Norway / Maritime / Redirected mail

1914 (23.12.) winter picture postcard addressed to a ship at Shanghai, China, redirected to Hong Kong and then on to Bangkok, with a series of cancels including Molde machine despatch, Chinese Shanghai cds and Shanghai B.P.O. of British Post Office together with violet bilingual oval of shipping company, a larger double oval handstamp of Horesen & Co/ Steamship Agents Hong Kong and final Bangkok arrival.

£175

Mauritius 1928 (14 DE) registered cover to Post Restante, Curepipe franked 2c., 5c. and 10c. tied Port Louis Railway cds, unclear registration handstamp at centre, showing many redirections with cancels  Souillac (14 DE), Mahebourg (15 DE), Moka (DE 16), Grand River S.E. (DE 17), Tamarin (18 DE) and finally Vacoas (DE 19); vertical filing crease, unusual.Mauritius 1928 (14 DE) registered cover to Post Restante, Curepipe franked 2c., 5c. and 10c. tied Port Louis Railway cds, unclear registration handstamp at centre, showing many redirections with cancels  Souillac (14 DE), Mahebourg (15 DE), Moka (DE 16), Grand River S.E. (DE 17), Tamarin (18 DE) and finally Vacoas (DE 19); vertical filing crease, unusual.

Mauritius

Covers and stamps / Mauritius / Redirected mail

1928 (14 DE) registered cover to Post Restante, Curepipe franked 2c., 5c. and 10c. tied Port Louis Railway cds, unclear registration handstamp at centre, showing many redirections with cancels Souillac (14 DE), Mahebourg (15 DE), Moka (DE 16), Grand River S.E. (DE 17), Tamarin (18 DE) and finally Vacoas (DE 19); vertical filing crease, unusual.

£75