(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.
1855 (JY 9) incoming stampless entire from Melbourne, Australia with the black straight-line ‘LATE RECEIVED’ handstamp which was applied to all incoming mails with no postal markings of country of origin. With annotation “P. Rehamed” and struck on arrival in Port Louis with the crowned MAURITIUS GPO date stamp treating this letter as an inward ship letter. Ex V. Chand.
1865 entire to Belfast, Ireland franked pair 15c. of fine deep colour tied framed FRANCO handstamps, Rotterdam dispatch cds and to left of this straight-line LATE MAIL handstamp, outed via London, arrival backstamp.
1876 (Ja 13) entire to Bordeaux franked 2 1/2d., AC, plate 3 tied London numeral duplex, red framed 'L 1' handstamp and 1d., TC, plate 156 tied by same duplex, red French entry cds and arrival backstamp
1876 (JA 14) cover to Ashburton franked two pairs ½d., DX-EX and FX-GX, plate 11, tied Charring Cross ‘CX 81’ duplex, one pair paying the late fee, the front also showing framed diamond ‘L.& E./ TPO’ handstamp of London to Exeter line; some slight defects to stamps.
1876 (JU 26) entire to Bordeaux bearing 2 1/2d. on blued paper, CL, plate 1, tied London SV duplex, at base red framed L2 handstamp, French entry cds at top and arrival backstamp
1881 (14 Decembre) 20pa. postal stationery card to Berlin, endorsed “Via Vienne”, cancelled double ring French language Smyrne Turquie and oval framed ‘APRES DEPART’ below that is overstruck by the arrival; fine and attractive.
1881 (AU 31) entire to Pernau, Estonia, franked pair 2½d. and a ½d. cancelled hexagonal L 3d London ‘80’ Late Fee duplex, reverse with a series of cyrillic transit and arrival cancels.
1881 (May 8) cover to Paris franked 1879-89 1c. and 10c. Volcano tied by dotted lozenge with Suchitoto date stamp in association, annotated “Via Panama pr St Nazaire”, handstamped at centre ‘Paso el Correo’, blue Paris cds additionally tying 1c., reverse with New York Panama Transit ‘opera glasses’ cancel.
1884 (MY 30) entire to Puebla, Mexico franked 1880-83 4d. grey-brown, JI, plate 18 and 1881 1d. lilac, Die II, paying the late fee tied ‘L.S./5’ L1 Lombard St. London duplex, reverse with New York F.D. transit and Correos Puebla arrival; light vertical and horizontal filing creases clear of adhesives.
1888(SP 3) 1 ½d. postal stationery card with Kingstown cds repeated at centre, framed TOO LATE handstamp at right, blue Transito Panama and Transito Colon date stamps of 26 Set, Valparaiso Chile cds of 21 Oct bottom right and Rio De Janeiro date stamps front and back of 14 Nov, the front Tarde and reverse Manha, ornate framed Domicilio date stamp of 22 Nove; interesting item.
1890 (11 Jul) envelope to Genova, Italy, franked pair 1889-90 5c. cancelld framed COOREO de SALTO/ ULTIMA HORA handstamp with another clearer strike appearing on reverse, Salto date stamp below, redirected internally upon arrival; faults to envelope, scarce despatch cancel.
1891 (23 Ene) registered cover to Buenos Aires franked 1887 20c. tied neat Asuncion cds, faint pink registration handstamp top right with manuscript number, ‘DESPUES DE HORA’ (Too Late) handstamp bottom right, arrival backstamp.
1892 'Winch Bros' cover franked 2 1/2d. tied with part duplex with another strike below together with 1d. paying the late fee with framed handstamp, Colchester arrival backstamp; fine and scarce.
1893 wrapper used locally to "Capt Bass/ Pacific Steam Nav. Co./ Panama" with company chop bottom left, Agencia Postal Nacional Colon date stamp overstruck framed TARDE hanstamp
1893 ½d stationery wrapper used within Kingston bearing good strike at left of small Too Late handstamp; fine condition
1894 cover to Marseille franked 25c. tied by St. Louis cds, framed APRES/ LE/ DEPART at centre, Ligne J PAQ.FR.No.6 octagonal date stamp, manuscript “par le Stamboul”, arrival backstamp, slightly trimmed at top.
1894 Half Penny stationery card to Germany uprated with 1/2d. and 1d. tied Barbados duplex, framed LATE FEE handstamp a left, Bremen arrival cds. Fine and clean with short message.
1897 printed ½d stationery card of Institute of Jamaica used within Kingston showing fine half circle TOO LATE handstamp at left; fine condition.
1898 cover to Manchester endorse "S.S Congo" franked 2½d tied 'FREETOWN' cds, small straight-line 'LATE' handstamp, at left red 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/BR PACKET' cds; arrival backstamp.