(Chinese Expeditionary Forces) 1901 (20 AP) cover to Tongku bearing combination franking of India C.E.F. 3p. tied F.P.O. No.20 date stamps, these cancels also tying China 5c. on ½c. B.R.A. (British Railway Administration) which is cancelled by violet undated Railway Post Office Tientsin , reverse with F.P.O. No.4 cds. Very fine condition.
(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.
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”.