(British Post Offices) 1876 (DE 30) ‘ONE PENNY FARTHING’ postal stationery card to Paris cancelled ‘B02’ obliterator with A SUEZ cds in association, red London Paid cds alongside; very fine and clean and particularly scarce card used from here.
(British Post Offices) 1878 (JA 29) ‘ONE PENNY FARTHING’ postal stationery card, endorsed “Via Naples” to London cancelled ‘B01’ obliterator with Alexandria cds in association, red London arrival cds of 5 FE; small repaired punch hole to left of this cancel; scarce card used overseas.
(Postage Dues) 1932 (JA 5) incoming envelope from Turks & Caicos Islands underfranked with 1926 ¼d. (2) tied Turks Islands cds, circular framed ‘T’ , 1930 2d. Postage Due applied tied by Castries cds; name of recipient erased as usual and small glue staining otherwise fine.
(Postage Dues) 1932 (SE 13) incoming envelope from Cayman Islands underfranked with 1913 ¼d. tied Georgetown cds, manuscript “T” , 1930 1d. and 2d. Postage Dues applied each tied by Castries cds; name of recipient erased as usual and small glue staining otherwise fine.
(Village Postmark) 1913 picture postcard to Sweden franked by four Farthings tied by three Misida cds.
1902 registered cover to Newark, New Jersey, franked 1/4d. (2), 1/2d., 2d. and 6d. tied Barbados cds, oval-framed 'R', reverse with registration label, New York transit and arrival date stamp.
1910 ¼d. postal stationery card to Prague additionally franked ¼d. of same design and KEVII ½d. tied Georgetown Grand Cayman cds, Kingston Jamaica transit; with message, good clean condition.
1911 (DE 18) multi-franked registered envelope to Reading with 1907-08 1d. (2), 2½d., 3d. (2), 6d. and 1/- (Wmk Mult Crown CA) plus 1908-09 ¼d. pair and block of four tied Georgetown Grand Cayman, registration label, Jamaica transit at centre, reverse with United States Sea P.O. duplex and arrival cancel.
1913 1d. postal stationery envelope registered uprated to U.S.A. with 1912 ½d. (2) and 1d. on front plus on reverse two horizontal strips of three ¼d., one a plate marginal, tied Georgetown cds. The envelope has been repaired at left under the ½d. pair; a scarce correctly rated 4½d. stationery.
1913 picture postcard of Fort St. Angelo registered to Cologne, Germany franked corner marginal ¼d.block of four and a 5d. tied Maltese Cross GPO handstamps, oval-framed R and Coln arrival cds; scarce registered postcard.
1915 (AU 27) registered cover to Pittsburg, USA franked 1907-09 2½d. ultramarine and 1913 ¼d. blocks of four both front and back, cancelled by double circle Georgetown Grand Cayman date stamps, blue framed manuscript registration at bottom left, straight-line violet American registration, reverse with Jamaica transit, New York transits and arrival cancels; good condition, franked at correct 4½d. rate.
1917 (NO 21) envelope to Kingston, Jamaica redirected to St Anns franked 1907-09 1d. and pair 1908 ¼d. cancelled Gerorgetown Grand Cayman, reverse with Kingston transits Myers Wharf arrival and despatch cds plus final unclear arrival; commercial usage of the farthing.
1918 (14 May) underfranked local envelope with 1916 ¼d. and ½d. green WAR STAMP with Suva cds, at left framed ‘T’ handstamp filled “2 ½” and with 1917 Postage Due typographed locally ½d. black and 1918 Narrow Setting 2d. black tied by Sunburst handstamps in black. Very fine and very rare, signed Calves. Provenance Corinphila sale 80, March 1990, lot 5075
1922 (AU 12) registered cover to Pittsburg correctly franked at 4½d. rate with Wmk Mult Crown CA 3d. and Wmk Mult Script CA ¼d. block of six tied Cayman Brac cds; fine condition.
1933 ‘Panton’ envelope incoming from Dominica franked 1d. tied Roseau cds, ‘T’ handstamp applied on despatch and additionally franked ¼d. (2) and ½d. Centenary tied double-ring Georgetown date stamp, repeated at base and on reverse.
1933 (DE 13) registered cover to USA franked 1932 Centenary ¼d. and ½d. blocks of four and a 1½d., reverse with Kingston Jamaica and New York transits plus arrival cds.
1933 (NO 15) registered cover to England franked 1932 Centenary ¼d. pair, ½d., 1½d. and 2½d. tied Cayman Brac cds, violet registration handstamp bottom left, reverse with Kingston Jamaica and Plymouth transits and Dartmouth arrival.
1933 ‘Panton’ envelope incoming from Jamaica franked ½d. tied Myrtle Bay cds, violet opera-glasses ‘T’ handstamp applied on despatch and additionally franked ¼d. (2) and 1½d. Centenary tied double-ring Georgetown date stamp, repeated at base and on reverse.
1934 ‘Panton’ envelope incoming from New Guinea franked 1d. Airmail tied Aitape cds, ‘T’ in circle handstamp applied locally and additionally franked definitives ¼d. pair, ½d. and 1d. tied double-ring Georgetown date stamp, repeated on reverse.