(Anjouan) 1895 (25 Mai) 10c. ‘Sultanat d’Anjouan’ postal stationery card to London cancelled blue octagonal ANJOUAN COL. FRANC., repeated at left and overstruck with D’Zaoudzi Mayotte transit, Marseille A La Reunion maritime date stamp, annotated “ViaLa Reunion/ et Seychelles”. Some toning, Ex. Grabowski.
(Austrian Occupation) 1878 (5/12) Hungarian 5Kr. stationery parcel card cancelled with Feldpost Expositur No.1A cds from Visegrad. Some tone spotting and central vertical filing crease but still a very rare usage of a Hungarian parcel form used during the Austrian Occupation of Bosnia, with only one so far recorded.
(Azores) 1918 (22 Agos) 1c. Ceres postal stationery card to Berlin, the message datelined from Angra, endorsed at top “Correspondencia de prisioneiros d. guerra” with local red censor cachets and violet German cachet at top upside down.
(Benin) 1900 (31 Dec) 10c. postal stationery card to Porto Novo cancelled Cotonou Dahomey cds with another strike at left, at bottom right straight-line APRES LE DEPART handstamp, arrival cd at base. With New Years message.
(British Occupation Bushire) 1915 5ch stationery card (Persiphila type II) with three-line overprint, used locally within Bushire. Light horizontal creasing within card towards top right just running into stamp image. M Sadri Certificate 2015.
(Capeof Good Hope) 1896 1d. postal stationery envelope to Amsterdam, undefranked with hexagonal framed ‘T/ 15c.’ handstamp just below stamp image and a 15c postage due applied on arrival , arrival backstamp; fine and clean condition.
(China Combination I.P.O.) 1901 (17 Apr) card to Leipzig, from Swatow where domestic postage was paid in cash and bilingual cds applied, the 4c on 3c black surcharge stationery card bearing red framed I.P.O. handstamp and image tied Hong Kong cds, arrival cancels at left. The card with ‘Reply’ erased, a very rare usage of this stationery card.
(Disinfected Mail) 1899 (3 VI) 4m. on 5m. incoming Egyptian postal stationery card from Cairo, arriving on JU 15, the card bearing large oval ‘Disinfected Lazarretto Malta’, at left manuscript “Left Malta/ no address/ ...”, Retd. Letter Branch G.P.O. Malta cds of JY 22 overstruck with red framed Egyptian date stamp of 10.VIII.; fine and unusual.