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German Colonies (East Africa) 1901 3 pesa stationery card to Germany cancelled Langenburg D-OA cds (22/4), Dar-es-Salaam transit (29/4), insufficiently addressed and not found with blue manuscript “Zuruck 21/5”, German cancels at bottom right for arrival and despatch of card and at left Dar-es-Salaam cds of 19/6.German Colonies (East Africa) 1901 3 pesa stationery card to Germany cancelled Langenburg D-OA cds (22/4), Dar-es-Salaam transit (29/4), insufficiently addressed and not found with blue manuscript “Zuruck 21/5”, German cancels at bottom right for arrival and despatch of card and at left Dar-es-Salaam cds of 19/6.

German Colonies

Covers and stamps / German East Africa / Returned mail

(East Africa) 1901 3 pesa stationery card to Germany cancelled Langenburg D-OA cds (22/4), Dar-es-Salaam transit (29/4), insufficiently addressed and not found with blue manuscript “Zuruck 21/5”, German cancels at bottom right for arrival and despatch of card and at left Dar-es-Salaam cds of 19/6.

£125

Zanzibar (Postage Due) 1930 (JY 1) incoming underpaid cover from Kampala, Uganda to Poste Restante, underfranked with 1c., T in circle and plain T tax mark alongside, deficiency of 14 Uganda cents calculated as 35 gold centimes (=21 Zanzibar cents) paid by 1926-30 21c. black/orange postage due tied cds, subsequently marked with red m/s cross and initials, and charged Zanzibar (Postage Due) 1930 (JY 1) incoming underpaid cover from Kampala, Uganda to Poste Restante, underfranked with 1c., T in circle and plain T tax mark alongside, deficiency of 14 Uganda cents calculated as 35 gold centimes (=21 Zanzibar cents) paid by 1926-30 21c. black/orange postage due tied cds, subsequently marked with red m/s cross and initials, and charged

Zanzibar

Covers and stamps / Zanzibar / Postage dues / Returned mail / Poste Restante

(Postage Due) 1930 (JY 1) incoming underpaid cover from Kampala, Uganda to Poste Restante, underfranked with 1c., 'T' in circle and plain 'T' tax mark alongside, deficiency of 14 Uganda cents calculated as 35 gold centimes (=21 Zanzibar cents) paid by 1926-30 21c. black/orange postage due tied cds, subsequently marked with red m/s cross and initials, and charged "Charges Paid" below, the same ink deleting Tax marks and used fro the return address to Kampala. Philatelic (with the co-operation of the Zanzibar postmaster), still scarce and very fine. Ex Griffith-Jones, page 462 of his book.

£385

Germany (Submarine Mail) 1917 (17 Jan) cover from Stuttgart to Boston, USA, endorsed”Tauchbootsbrief” with 20pf. Germania, three-line Zuruck handstamp, Bremen 1/ T.B./ D.O.R. cds; some slight toningGermany (Submarine Mail) 1917 (17 Jan) cover from Stuttgart to Boston, USA, endorsed”Tauchbootsbrief” with 20pf. Germania, three-line Zuruck handstamp, Bremen 1/ T.B./ D.O.R. cds; some slight toning

Germany

Covers and stamps / Germany / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

(Submarine Mail) 1917 (17 Jan) cover from Stuttgart to Boston, USA, endorsed”Tauchbootsbrief” with 20pf. Germania, three-line Zuruck handstamp, Bremen 1/ T.B./ D.O.R. cds; some slight toning

£95

Jamaica 1877 formula stationery card used within Kingston bearing red Jamaica Paid One Penny cds overstruck Kingston cds,  small black framed ‘ADVERTISED’ top centre, less clear red straight-line handstamp and framed Returned/ Letter Branch date stamp of 15.AU.77 (The first day of use as noted in Proud).

Jamaica

Covers and stamps / Jamaica / Returned mail / Postal Stationery / Instructional Handstamps / Formula stationery

1877 formula stationery card used within Kingston bearing red Jamaica Paid One Penny cds overstruck Kingston cds, small black framed ‘ADVERTISED’ top centre, less clear red straight-line handstamp and framed Returned/ Letter Branch date stamp of 15.AU.77 (The first day of use as noted in Proud).

£85

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

Egypt 1891 3m. on 5m. postal stationery card with a range of instructional hand stamps and cancellations of Samanoud including three negative handstamps and a Samanoud Caisse cds, Registration and T handstamps, AR and Return cancels. Very fine and unusual.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Returned mail / Negative Seals / Advice of Receipt / Instructional Handstamps

1891 3m. on 5m. postal stationery card with a range of instructional hand stamps and cancellations of Samanoud including three negative handstamps and a Samanoud Caisse cds, Registration and T handstamps, AR and Return cancels. Very fine and unusual.

£175

Belgium  1894 printed Pot Office Returned Letyter Office envelope from Bruxelles to Dinant, with Bruxelles cds at right and at left blue Postes Rebuts Belgique cds, arrival backstamp. Good clean condition

Belgium

Covers and stamps / Belgium / Returned mail / Official Mail

1894 printed Pot Office Returned Letyter Office envelope from Bruxelles to Dinant, with Bruxelles cds at right and at left blue Postes Rebuts Belgique cds, arrival backstamp. Good clean condition

£65

Mauritius 1901 3 on 4 cents on 2c. postal stationery newspaper wrapper cancelled cds and addressed to Bordeaux, black two-line Retour/ a LEnvoyeur at base, reverse with straight-line INCONNU a RAPPEL B handstamp plus another example with index C.Mauritius 1901 3 on 4 cents on 2c. postal stationery newspaper wrapper cancelled cds and addressed to Bordeaux, black two-line Retour/ a LEnvoyeur at base, reverse with straight-line INCONNU a RAPPEL B handstamp plus another example with index C.

Mauritius

Covers and stamps / Mauritius / Returned mail / Postal Stationery / Instructional Handstamps / Wrapper

1901 '3' on '4 cents' on 2c. postal stationery newspaper wrapper cancelled cds and addressed to Bordeaux, black two-line Retour/ a L'Envoyeur at base, reverse with straight-line INCONNU a RAPPEL B handstamp plus another example with index 'C'.

£45

Russia - Levant 1901 Registered cover from Mount Athos to Novoukrainka via Constantinople, franked on reverse with 1Pi/10k vertical pair, tied by R.O.P.I.T*ATON cds. Front shows rare ATON registration handstamp. Letter undelivered and sent back via Odessa, Mount Athos arrival alongside. Rare and attractive Russia - Levant 1901 Registered cover from Mount Athos to Novoukrainka via Constantinople, franked on reverse with 1Pi/10k vertical pair, tied by R.O.P.I.T*ATON cds. Front shows rare ATON registration handstamp. Letter undelivered and sent back via Odessa, Mount Athos arrival alongside. Rare and attractive

Russia - Levant

Covers and stamps / Russian Levant / Registered mail / Returned mail

1901 Registered cover from Mount Athos to Novoukrainka via Constantinople, franked on reverse with 1Pi/10k vertical pair, tied by R.O.P.I.T*ATON cds. Front shows rare ATON registration handstamp. Letter undelivered and sent back via Odessa, Mount Athos arrival alongside. Rare and attractive

£445

Germany 1902 (31/3) 5pf ‘1900’ stationery card uprated 5pf. to Hong Kong cancelled Deutsch-Nettkow cds with two Victoria Hong Kong cancels, the card bears an endorsement that the addressee was travelling to Adelaide, Australia and Pretoria, Transvaal, Adelaide cds bottom left overstruck by bold Pretoria cds, repeated at right, Return Letter Office Johannesburg cds, returned and redirected to Clettwitz with final arrival of 30/12 02. Various instructional handstamps, not all clear.

Germany

Covers and stamps / Australia / Germany / Hong Kong / Transvaal / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

1902 (31/3) 5pf ‘1900’ stationery card uprated 5pf. to Hong Kong cancelled Deutsch-Nettkow cds with two Victoria Hong Kong cancels, the card bears an endorsement that the addressee was travelling to Adelaide, Australia and Pretoria, Transvaal, Adelaide cds bottom left overstruck by bold Pretoria cds, repeated at right, Return Letter Office Johannesburg cds, returned and redirected to Clettwitz with final arrival of 30/12 02. Various instructional handstamps, not all clear.

£295

South Africa 1905 incoming cover from England to a PO Box at Johannesburg bearing 1d. KEVII tied Par.Station.R.S.O./ Cornwall cds, framed INCONNU/ UNKNOWN handstamp on front, reverse  with Transvaal T.P.O. European Mail date stamp of 21 Sep, Reposted cds of 19.OCT and 27.OCT plus RETURNED LETTER OFFICE JOHANNESBURG cds of 6 Nov; some slight tone spotting.South Africa 1905 incoming cover from England to a PO Box at Johannesburg bearing 1d. KEVII tied Par.Station.R.S.O./ Cornwall cds, framed INCONNU/ UNKNOWN handstamp on front, reverse  with Transvaal T.P.O. European Mail date stamp of 21 Sep, Reposted cds of 19.OCT and 27.OCT plus RETURNED LETTER OFFICE JOHANNESBURG cds of 6 Nov; some slight tone spotting.

South Africa

Covers and stamps / / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps / TPO

1905 incoming cover from England to a PO Box at Johannesburg bearing 1d. KEVII tied Par.Station.R.S.O./ Cornwall cds, framed INCONNU/ UNKNOWN handstamp on front, reverse with Transvaal T.P.O. European Mail date stamp of 21 Sep, Reposted cds of 19.OCT and 27.OCT plus RETURNED LETTER OFFICE JOHANNESBURG cds of 6 Nov; some slight tone spotting.

£499

Malta 1905 incoming picture postcard from Bengasi, Libia underfranked with Italy 5c. tied square-circle date stamp, black handstamped T at left and circular framed 4d charge handstamp which has been cancelled by overstriking with A25 obliterator, oval Valetta date stamp and Retn Letter Branch G.P.O. Malta cds; some slight staining of little importance.

Malta

Covers and stamps / Malta / Libya / Postage dues / Squared circles / Returned mail

1905 incoming picture postcard from Bengasi, Libia underfranked with Italy 5c. tied square-circle date stamp, black handstamped 'T' at left and circular framed '4d' charge handstamp which has been cancelled by overstriking with A25 obliterator, oval Valetta date stamp and Retn Letter Branch G.P.O. Malta cds; some slight staining of little importance.

£95

HONG KONG 1915 (5.XI) cover from Netherlands to Shanghai, China, routed via Hong Kong where two blue OPENED BY CENSOR/Hong Kong sealing labels at top and fine two-line RETURNED.NOT/TRANSMISSIBLE handstamp at base applied; the envelope cut open for display.HONG KONG 1915 (5.XI) cover from Netherlands to Shanghai, China, routed via Hong Kong where two blue OPENED BY CENSOR/Hong Kong sealing labels at top and fine two-line RETURNED.NOT/TRANSMISSIBLE handstamp at base applied; the envelope cut open for display.

HONG KONG

Covers and stamps / Hong Kong / Censored mail / Returned mail

1915 (5.XI) cover from Netherlands to Shanghai, China, routed via Hong Kong where two blue 'OPENED BY CENSOR/Hong Kong' sealing labels at top and fine two-line 'RETURNED.NOT/TRANSMISSIBLE' handstamp at base applied; the envelope cut open for display.

£495

China 1920 incoming wrapper ‘L’Echo Du Daube’ from Hungary to Canton with straight-line ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN handstamp and REBUTS at top, at left good clear handstamp in red Returned Letter Office Canton, faint Canton backstamp. Broken bottom right corner otherwise good example of this handstamp.China 1920 incoming wrapper ‘L’Echo Du Daube’ from Hungary to Canton with straight-line ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN handstamp and REBUTS at top, at left good clear handstamp in red Returned Letter Office Canton, faint Canton backstamp. Broken bottom right corner otherwise good example of this handstamp.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Hungary / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

1920 incoming wrapper ‘L’Echo Du Daube’ from Hungary to Canton with straight-line ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN handstamp and REBUTS at top, at left good clear handstamp in red Returned Letter Office Canton, faint Canton backstamp. Broken bottom right corner otherwise good example of this handstamp.

£295

French Levant 1922 (1.3.) registered cover from Constantinople to Magnissa, Greece bearing on reverse single franking Merson 15pi. on 1f. tied French Post Office cds, transit Tresor et Postes 528 (of Smyrna), Greek Smyrna transit of 22 Feb and blue arrival cds of 24th where bilingually inscribed “Retour”, Greek Smyrna cds of 28th and a strip of selvedge applied and tied by two further strikes, return cancels of Constantinople and Galata; slightly reduced at side.French Levant 1922 (1.3.) registered cover from Constantinople to Magnissa, Greece bearing on reverse single franking Merson 15pi. on 1f. tied French Post Office cds, transit Tresor et Postes 528 (of Smyrna), Greek Smyrna transit of 22 Feb and blue arrival cds of 24th where bilingually inscribed “Retour”, Greek Smyrna cds of 28th and a strip of selvedge applied and tied by two further strikes, return cancels of Constantinople and Galata; slightly reduced at side.

French Levant

Covers and stamps / Constantinople / French Levant / Returned mail / Smyrna

1922 (1.3.) registered cover from Constantinople to Magnissa, Greece bearing on reverse single franking Merson 15pi. on 1f. tied French Post Office cds, transit Tresor et Postes 528 (of Smyrna), Greek Smyrna transit of 22 Feb and blue arrival cds of 24th where bilingually inscribed “Retour”, Greek Smyrna cds of 28th and a strip of selvedge applied and tied by two further strikes, return cancels of Constantinople and Galata; slightly reduced at side.

£175

Iraq 1930 registered incoming airmail cover from Kassel, Germany to Baghdad, reverse with red manuscript “Refused” with signture and date, two framed D.L.O. Baghdad bilingual date stamps, the front bears two bilngual handstamps REFUSED, one of these at centre of brown Post Office paper together with D.L.O.Baghdad and RETURN TO SENDER, duly returned with Kassel arrival at centre on reverse.Iraq 1930 registered incoming airmail cover from Kassel, Germany to Baghdad, reverse with red manuscript “Refused” with signture and date, two framed D.L.O. Baghdad bilingual date stamps, the front bears two bilngual handstamps REFUSED, one of these at centre of brown Post Office paper together with D.L.O.Baghdad and RETURN TO SENDER, duly returned with Kassel arrival at centre on reverse.

Iraq

Covers and stamps / Germany / Iraq / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

1930 registered incoming airmail cover from Kassel, Germany to Baghdad, reverse with red manuscript “Refused” with signture and date, two framed D.L.O. Baghdad bilingual date stamps, the front bears two bilngual handstamps REFUSED, one of these at centre of brown Post Office paper together with D.L.O.Baghdad and RETURN TO SENDER, duly returned with Kassel arrival at centre on reverse.

£115

China 1937 incoming  cover to Tientsin from Middlebury, VT, USA franked 1½c. ‘Harding’ with a variety of instructional handstamps with on reverse two-line unframed RETOUR  (RETURNED)/ INCONNU (UNKNOWN), whilst on front framed Incnnu plus UNCLAIMED and ADVERTISED which may have been applied on return together with the large ‘hand’ of Seattle Wash.; central filing fold.China 1937 incoming  cover to Tientsin from Middlebury, VT, USA franked 1½c. ‘Harding’ with a variety of instructional handstamps with on reverse two-line unframed RETOUR  (RETURNED)/ INCONNU (UNKNOWN), whilst on front framed Incnnu plus UNCLAIMED and ADVERTISED which may have been applied on return together with the large ‘hand’ of Seattle Wash.; central filing fold.

China

Covers and stamps / USA / China / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

1937 incoming cover to Tientsin from Middlebury, VT, USA franked 1½c. ‘Harding’ with a variety of instructional handstamps with on reverse two-line unframed RETOUR (RETURNED)/ INCONNU (UNKNOWN), whilst on front framed Incnnu plus UNCLAIMED and ADVERTISED which may have been applied on return together with the large ‘hand’ of Seattle Wash.; central filing fold.

£65

Hong Kong 1937 incoming registered cover from Shipbourne, Kent bearing mixed Reign franking KGV and KEVIII, red manuscript”Unknown” and framed black handstamps RETOUR  and INCONNU/ NOT KNOWN, reverse with two Hong Kong cds and Shipbourne and Tonbridge cancels of outward journey only.Hong Kong 1937 incoming registered cover from Shipbourne, Kent bearing mixed Reign franking KGV and KEVIII, red manuscript”Unknown” and framed black handstamps RETOUR  and INCONNU/ NOT KNOWN, reverse with two Hong Kong cds and Shipbourne and Tonbridge cancels of outward journey only.

Hong Kong

Covers and stamps / Hong Kong / Great Britain / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps / Kent

1937 incoming registered cover from Shipbourne, Kent bearing mixed Reign franking KGV and KEVIII, red manuscript”Unknown” and framed black handstamps RETOUR and INCONNU/ NOT KNOWN, reverse with two Hong Kong cds and Shipbourne and Tonbridge cancels of outward journey only.

£75

China 1939 incoming cover from Frinton, England to ‘The Shanghai Butchery Co.’ With arrival backstamps, front bearing violet framed FIRM EXTINCT and two-line framed Returned for Reasons Stated/Return To Sender, various Chinese manuscript marks and violet Shanghai cds on reverse, German censorship has been applied en route back, without any final arrival.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Returned mail / Instructional Handstamps

1939 incoming cover from Frinton, England to ‘The Shanghai Butchery Co.’ With arrival backstamps, front bearing violet framed FIRM EXTINCT and two-line framed Returned for Reasons Stated/Return To Sender, various Chinese manuscript marks and violet Shanghai cds on reverse, German censorship has been applied en route back, without any final arrival.

£175

British Honduras Guatemala 1897 3c. illustrated postal stationery card to Merida, Mexico, sent via Belize, British Honduras and New Orleans. Unclaimed and returned .British Honduras Guatemala 1897 3c. illustrated postal stationery card to Merida, Mexico, sent via Belize, British Honduras and New Orleans. Unclaimed and returned .

British Honduras

Covers and stamps / Guatemala / British Honduras / Returned mail

Guatemala 1897 3c. illustrated postal stationery card to Merida, Mexico, sent via Belize, British Honduras and New Orleans. Unclaimed and returned .

£75