(Djibouti) 1901 (31 Dec) registered “Compagnie Imperiale Des Chemins De Fer Ethiopiens” printed envelope to France franked on reverse 1894-1900 10c. (creased) and 30c. tied blue Cote Francais de Somalis Djibouti, arrival backstamps; light vertical filing crease clear of stamps.
(Express D’Orient) 1889 (AU 27) registered formula stationery envelope to Leipzig franked ’40 PARAS’ on 2½d. plus rare black label tied by single BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE index C cds, arrival backstamp and with selvedge of stamp used to additionally seal envelope; a fine example.
(Picture Stationery) 1898 1c. stationery entitled ‘Souvenir of Greater New York’ depicting Elevated Railroad Curver 110th St. used to Germany with uprating stamp removed but still showing New York Williams Bridge duplex.
(South West Africa) 1904 5pf. postal stationery card to Crefeld, endorsed “mit Konig via Kapstadt” , the same red ink used cross written over existing message, cancelled Swakopmund D-OA, at left framed senders details from Pioneer of Railways Detachment.
1883, uprated 5kop stationery envelope with 2x1kop (1866 issue-horizontally laid paper) tied by Moscow cds, posted to Riga and redirected to Libava. Reverse shows TPO 85 serial 3 of Riga Muravyevo railway line, dated 14 January 1883. Earliest known date of this railway line by Kiryushkin-Robinson is 17 November 1883.
1897 Central American Exhibition 2c. postal stationery envelope used to Belgium, uprated 2c. and 6c. of same design tied by violet cork handstamps and unclear octagonal despatch, reverse with Dison transit and arrival cds plus violet cachet 'Legation De Belgique Centre-Amerique'.