(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.
(French Post Offices) 1920s company envelope to Chemnitz, Germany franked by 1922 large surcharges 2c. on 5c. ‘Blanc’ and 4c. on 10c. and 8c. on 20c. ‘Mouchon’ tied by smudged Shangh-Hai Chine cds, at top and left three-line violet ‘BY EXPRESS/ TIENTSIN-PUKOW/ RAILWAY.’, reverse with red wax seal of two flags.
1872 (5 Janv) folded entire to Berlin franked by two Small Shield ½Gr. orange-red tied by single three-line BREMEN/ -5/1 III/ GM.-HVR train post cancel for the Bremen – Hannover line, arrival backstamp; central vertical filing crease clear of stamps, one with slightly rounded corner and slight oxidisation, an unrecorded cancel on this issue. H Krug Cert (2012)
1872 small envelope to Galsgow, Scotland franked Small Shield 2Kr orange and 7Kr blue tied by single framed Carlsruhe in Baden/ Bahnhof date stamp, red framed P. D. handstamp at left, Glasgow backstamp of OC22 and Hillhead arrival; some slight overall ageing and minor envelope faults.
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'.
1897 cover to Perpignan, France franked two 6c. Central American Exhibition issue with bar cancels and one tied octagonal date stamp, company dated handstamp at left and Paris transit also tying adhesives, arrival backstamp. Slightly reduced at base.
1908 (23 May) printed ‘Kwong Tung Yueh-Han Railway Co. Ltd’ envelope to Boston, USA bearing single franking Coiling Dragon 10c. tied Canton cds with another strike at left, additionally tied by green framed post box handstamp, reverse with Victoria Hong Kong transit.
1908 (31 Ene) 3c. Central American Exhibition stationery card with fine strike of the ‘train’ illustrated duplex, sent to Apeldoorn, Holland with framed ‘T’ in same ink as duplex indicating postage due, arrival cancel at top and 3c image cancelled with postman’s routing number, no charge apparently collected, the card sent by “Directeur du Bureau des Postes”.