(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.
(Bremen transit mail) 1817 entire from Leeds, England to Bolzano, Italy, endorsed "via Hambrg" but instead routed via Bremen with straight-line E.P.B. handstamp, red desptach date stamp and red manuscript rates on front; light horizontal filing crease at top, a scarce routing handstamp.
1817 Entire with additional letter inside sent to Belgium, bearing straight line Latin script “SANCT.PETERSBOURG” handstamp alongside MEMEL/15.NOV handstamp and light red FRANCO GRENZE handstamp. Reverse shows boxed entry mark “ Duitsch-Grensk:/te Henri-Chapelle”
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.
1824 Outer letter sheet posted to Harlem (Netherlands) stamped by large double circle Latin script “ST.PETERSSBOURG ** “ cds, alongside transit MEMEL and red boxed “Franco Tout” handstamp. Reverse shows border entry mark “ Duitsch – Grensk / te Arnhem”. Charged 12 decimes in manuscript. Nice and attractive
1834 long entire to Switzerland bearing straight-line MALTA POST OFFICE handstamp overstruck with Marseille transit and to right framed PAYS D’OUTREMER and with fine strike of the very rare oval-framed 2s.; fresh condition.
1838 Entire posted from Odessa to Italy, disinfected at Odessa quarantine station bearing rectangular single-line frame with rounded corners “OCHISHCHENO / PRI/ OTSEPLENII/G.ODESSY”; second disinfection at Brody indicated by red manuscript legend: “Netto di fuora da Brody 17/2 838”. Alongside ODESSA with palmet double circle date stamps (Dobin 1.02). Arrival “2. Marzo” in red date handstamp
1841 entire to Vevey, Switzerland cancelled on reverse French language, unframed St. Petersbourg circular handstamp, FRANCO/ AUS RUSSLAND transit applied in Berlin whose cds is on reverse, arrival backstamp. An extremely rare St Petersburg postmark, not recorded in Dobin. Baillie & Peel 1F, the three examples they record are all to Bordeaux. A rarity.
1850 cover from Derby to Corfu, endorsed "Via Ostend Vienne Trieste" bearing despatch cds, London transit, framed Aus England/ per Aachen franco handstamp and vertical accountancy handstamp 'd/53/8', disinfected with three slits; fine and scarce.
1857 (25-2) outer letter sheet to Paris franked 1856-58 25r. with good large margins cancelled ‘1’ in horizontal bars with framed Lisboa date stamp to left, French rate handstamp and entry cds, reverse with Pyrennes A Paris tpo and arrival cds.
1865 entire to Bordeaux bearing indistinct boxed "Taganrog/9" (inverted)(Dobin type 1.05) superimposed by Paris and Bordeaux cds. Reverse also bears straight line "Novoselitsy" (Bessarabia) @Otpr@ (dispatched) in blue-green (Dobin type 1.02). Obverse bears red boxed 'AUS RUSSLAND'and rated '14' decimes on arrival
1873 Stampless registered envelope from Elgonskov to Leipzig, postage paid in cash - annotation at the back side. Front shows Prussian RECOMANDIRT and "AUS RUSSLAN / FRANCO - TOUT" handstamp. Nice and attractive cover