(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) 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.
(Iles De Los – French Guinea) 1865 entire to Bordeaux endorsed “voie anglaise” and sent via Sierra Leone (cancel on reverse) with “1” manuscript for 1d. due to colony, via London where accountancy handstamp applied, French charge ‘10’ decimes and internal cancels on reverse; horizontal filing crease. Ex Sacher.
(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.
(Thurn und Taxis) 1860s cover to Walden, Orange County, New York franked 1859-61 5 Sgr. (2, with touched margins) and 1865-66 rouletted 2 Sgr. dull blue tied 234 four-ring numerals, Jena cds in association, red transit Aachen Paid 23 Cts and New York Am Pkt ? Paid, attractive neat transatlantic cover.
(Thurn und Taxis) 1862 (12 Jun) cover to Canal Fulton, Stark County, Ohio franked 1859-61 1Kr. (2), 9Kr. and 30Kr., the 1Kr with touched margins, the 9Kr. with large margins showing parts of 7 adjoining stamps and 30Kr. with touched margin bottom left, a right-hand marginal, tied 104 four-ring numerals, Darmstadt despatch top right overstruck red transit Aachen Paid 23 Cts and Boston Br Pkt 28 Paid, reverse with Mainz/Coln tpo and Bahnpost Mainz-Bingen date stamp.
(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.
1822 entire from Liverpool to Corfu endorsed at bottom right to travel privately to Malta and to be passed to care of forwarding agents "William Hutton". The reverse bearing straight-line 'April 24: T-2,10' charge handstamp applied in Malta. Obverse bears Ionian Islands arrival handstamp. The entire is disinfected with two vertical slits
1824 entire to Bordeaux bearing cursive despatch date stamp, ‘C.P.R.5.’ accountancy handstamp, incorrect French framed entry ‘BAVIERE/ PAR/ FORBACH’ applied and overstruck by FORBACH straight-line handstamp, the correct French entry handstamp applied below. An unusual item.