(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.
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.
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.
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.
1902 (14 JA) registered cover to Moschi, German East Africa franked 1a. indigo (small NE corner fault), 3a. grey and 4a myrtle-green each tied by square-circle date stamp, framed ‘R’ at right and at base framed ‘TOO LATE’, reverse with transits of Dar-Es-Salaam (15/1) and Tanga (20/1) plus arrival cds (3/2); heavy central vertical filing crease.