(Scarpanto) 1943 Government envelope with hand stamp Stazione Carabinieri Reali/ Scarpanto to National Fascist Institute with 50c. and 1L. Postage Dues tied Rodi cds; light central vertical filing crease, unusual item.
(Western) 1901 OHMS registered cover Perth to England franked with 5d Swan tied ‘R’ handstamp, various violet Officil handstamps and London transit, arrival backstamp. The stamp used was not necessary. The envelope has had the ‘HER’ replaced by handstamped ‘HIS’ at top.
1863 cover bearing "Consulat de France/en Epiro" handstamp to Constantinople bearing 'JANINA' date stamp, two straight-line 'FRANCO' handstamps, arrival backstamp of Austrian Post Office and large part flattened red wax seal of Consulate.
1891 stampless envelope ex Government House to London, endorsed “pr Amber Via Gibraltar” and initialled in the corner “W.B.G.” of W.B Griffith, the Governor. On arrival in London with good strike of Official Paid London E.C. cds. Faults to the periphery of the envelope, a rare Official cover.
1901 (13 MR) stampless cover to Mount Vernon, Waipawa bearing manuscript O.P.S. and signed Eric Goldsmith. Also with letter stating that he, Eric Goldsmith was coming to inspect the recipients property on behalf of Commission of Crown Lands, Waipukurau arrival backstamp. The envelope and letter with Empire Hotel imprints.
1913 (1gr) Official seal of PTT, without Coat of Arms, rouletted label (hoirzontal crease before attaching), single franking on cover (vertical fold) from 'ELBASAN/2 10 1913' to Vlone with 'QUKES' transit '3 10 1913' on reverse. Michel names 14 Oct. as the first day of usage.
1914 registered 'On His Majesty's Service' stampless cover to Berne, Switzerland bearing Nukualofa cds top right and oval registration bottom left straight-line REGISTERED below this, reverse with unusual Seattle entry cds, New York transits and arrival cds.