1886 (Abr 27) registered cover to Halifax, N.S., Canada bearing single franking 1886 Pres. Rufino Barrios 25c on 1p. with blue cork cancel, at left framed datestamp in same colour and a registration handstamp with various erased manuscript numbers, the envelope with handstamp endorsement ‘Por via LIVINGSTON’, reverse with Boston transit and arrival cds. Some slight grubbiness, scarce commercial item.
1886 (May 30) registered yellow envelope to Leipzig bearing single franking 1886 Pres. Rufino Barrios 25c on 1p. tied framed datestamp and a registration handstamp with manuscript number, the envelope with handstamp endorsement ‘Por via LIVINGSTON’, partly overstruck with New York transit registration label with transit cds on reverse together with arrival cds.
1888 (FE 20) Two piastres registered stationery envelope to Colchester, uprated two 30 para pairs and a 1pi. tied Limassol square circles, Registered Cyprus date stamp at left, London transit, reverse with Larnaca single circle cds and Colchester arrival.
1890 '50 Ct' on 10c. private postal stationery envelope to Paris with pen cross and four-line date stamp of Santo Domingo, registration handstamp at centre with manuscript number, Paris Chargements arrival cds on front; fine and scarce.
1892 (23 Aug) ‘1 Cent’ on 8c. stationery card uprated 8c. sent registered to Berlin cancelled by red Sandakan cds, registration handstamp top left, numbered “37”, arrival cds bottom left, reverse with Hong Kong transit of AU 29. Short message, a good clean example.
1893 registered combination cover to Germany franked Sir Charles Brooke 2c. pair tied Sarawak cds of 1 DE and Straits Settlements 5c. and 10c. tied Singapore cds, there is a further Sarawak cds at base and a somewhat unclear Sarawak Post Office/ Registered Letter/ Date 1 DE 93 handstamp at left, reverse with further Singapore cds and partial arrival cds. In extremely fresh condition, most attractive.
1893 registered cover to London franked 1888-92 6c. lake horizontal strip of three tied by two bar grills cancels, red Sandakan cds in association also tying strip, red framed registration at left and registered arrival, reverse with arrival cds and company arrival handstamp; fine and attractive.
1894 (7 Jul) 3c. postal stationery envelope registered to Switzerland, additionally franked with 5c. and registration 10c. red on yellow (uncancelled as usual, small surface rubs), cancelled Monrovia, London ad Liverpool transits, arrival backstamp. Fine item
1894 (AP 9) registered cover to London franked pair 1891-92 ‘6 Cents’ on 8c. tied cds with another alongside, fine cursive REGISTERED handstamp with manuscript number”12”, this overstruck with arrival date stamp, reverse with London cds; part of backflap missing otherwise a fresh, good looking example.
1894 (MR 14) registered cover to London franked 1878-79 1s. bistre-brown and 1889-91 1d red-brown pair tied by three segmented cork handstamps, double-ring Falkland Islands date stamp alongside, cursive registration handstamp and Registered London below this, reverse with arrival registration cancel, Royal Coat of Arms colourless embossing on flap. The 1s. stamp has been creased before application to the envelope. Fine item.
1894 registered cover to England franked vertical pair 1/2d. on 1d. and two pairs of 2 1/2d. on 2d. in red and in black tied by neat cds, violet oval registration at centre, London Registration transit, reverse with Registered Auckland transit and Ipswich arrival cancels. The 11d. rate paying 6d. registration and 5d for double weight postage. Light vertical crease otherwise fine condition.
1895 (MAR 27) registered cover to Rostock, Germany, franked two 'Surcharged/1½d' on 2d and 'R 3d' on 2d tied two double-ring 'APIA/SAMOA' cds, black "R" registration handstamp and red LONDON transit, arrival backstamp; some slight toning of little significance.
1895 registered cover to Kings Lynn, Norfolk bearing single franking 30c. tied cds of uncertain index letter, circular framed registration to left, endorsed “Per French Mail”. Fine ‘Not to be found/ 48’S’ stepped handstamp and violet London cancel.
1896 (AP 24) ‘On Her Majesty’s Service’ blue Post Office envelope registered to Montreal, Canada, bearing single franking 6pi. sepia and green tied Larnaca square-circle, red registration at left and London transit top centre. Reverse with white perforated sealing label cancelled by fine Larnaca cds, arrival backstamp. Very fine condition.
1897 (Dec 28) registered cover to Switzerland franked 1899 ½d. Palm Trees vertical pair, 1895-1900 1½d. on 2d. and 3d. on 2d. Registered stamp, tied pair of Apia date stamps, reverse with Sydney transit of JA 14 and two Napoli transits; fine condition