(Accountancy) 1830 outer letter sheet to London struck with an oval-framed GALICIA/ CORUNA handstamp, a two-line ESPAGNE PAR/ St. JEAN-DE-LUZ’ French entry handstamp and annotated “Via Calais”. On arrival the front struck with dotted framed ‘Oz at 8s/8d per Oz’ handstamp applied at the London Foreign Branch. Light vertical filing creases at sides.
(Accountancy) 1869 cover from Roma to St Nicolas, Belgium bearing manuscript charge at centre together with despatch cds, to right blue 4 E. PONT. 4/St Michel applied in transit at Paris together with scarce accountancy handstamp ‘F/25’, reverse with France Midi Belgian entry tpo and arrival cds; some slight ageing.
(Accountancy) 1871 entire Habana to Bordeaux transiting via New York, ‘12’ handstamp indicting amount due to America, also 1873 outer letter sheet following same route despite endorsement “pr Franch mail”, with 12c charge for America, both with framed G.B.// 3f.60c. which was used on mail coming from countries without conventions, with the American or German Packets and transits in London.
(Accountancy) 1872 (24 Oct) outer letter sheet to Landskrona, Sweden bearing single franking 40c. tied ‘12’ numeral with Anvers cds to left, framed ‘P.D.’ below, at left red accountancy handstamp ‘wfr. 1½’, arrival backstamp.
(Accountancy) 1873 stampless cover to London bearing Levallois-Perret despatch cds, oval-framed ‘*FR/ 1f50c’ handstamp and manuscript “6d” charge, FB arrival on front reverse with blue Paris Etranger transit and arrival cds; with contents.
(Accountancy) 1874 incoming unfranked commercial entire to Cairo from Malta whose cds appears top right, towards bottom left is very fine example of the rare ‘3½‘ accountancy handstamp, reverse with transit of Poste Egiziane Alessandria and arrival cds.
(Lubeck) 1866 entire from Copenhagen, Denmark to Bordeaux bearing despatch cds at left, stamped framed P.38 handstamp overstruck with red French entry PRusse Forbach, reverse with fine accountancy 1 1/2 a.P. applied at Lubeck in association with three line tpo LUBECK/ (date)/ LAUENBURG, Paris transit and Paris A Bordeaux tpo; horizontal filing crease.
(Madeira) 1869 (2/10) fragile outer letter sheet to Nova Scotia, franked 1868 100r imperf (four good margins) and 1868-70 perforated 120r cancelled ‘51’ barred numerals, Funchal two-ring cds at centre with framed PD, endorsed “Via England” , red Paid London Ship Letter transit and ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp. Some reinforcements and repairs to cover.
(Newfoundland) 1858 entire datelined “Petites” to France bearing accountancy handstamp ‘2f62c’, rating handstamps on front as well as French entry cds, reverse with framed SHIP LETTER/ HALIFAX N.S. datestamp, red London transit and internal French cancels; fine and clean condition.
(Panama) 1844 outer letter sheet to Tours, France endorsed “Via Panama”, from an unknown country bearing undated circular SOUTH AMERICA VIA PANAMA handstamp (only mentioned as dated in Robson Lowe) overstruck with very fine Panama Forwarding Agents, Louis Lewis (not listed in Rowe), red framed accountancy handstamp, reverse with double-arc Kingston Jamaica, red London transit, red French entry on front, reverse Paris transit and arrival; fine and attractive.
(Panama) 1855 (SP 23) entire to Paris bearing on reverse fine red COLON broken double circle date stamp, London transit alongside, the front with red framed COLONIES/& ART 13 accountancy, Calais entry cds overstriking rate handstamp; fine and scarce.
(Transatlantic Mail) Undated cover to Boston bearing mixed franking 1863-64 perf 9½ 15kr. Arms pair and #coarse whiskers’ 3kr. tied Josefstadt in Wien cds, reverse with part Bremen transit and on front framed PAID handstamp applied on arrival; envelope slightly reduced at left.