(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.
(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.
(Guernsey) 1828 (8 Sept) outer letter sheet docketed within as from Guernsey to Nantes, France with handstamps P.34.P/ St. MALO and GRANDE BRETAGNE/ PAR St. MALO; fine clean condition.
(Hamburg Post Offices) 1841 entire to Carlsbad redirected to “Poste Restante” Prag bearing two-line DANEMARCK/ PAR HAMBOURG, reverse with framed T.T./ HAMBURG three-line date stamp plus two-line Carlsbad and circular Prag date stamps; good example.
(Hannover – Thurn Taxis) 1806 long entire to France bering very fine red straight-line PAYS D’HANNOVRE R4 and straight-line BASSE-SAXE; a fine cover during the French Occupation.
1782 entire to a Captain of the Royal Regiment residing in a hotel in Niort, France bearing a good example of the combined handstamp ‘MARSEILLE/ DE MALTHE’, “25” manuscript charge.
1786 entire from Faro to Gand, Belgium sent via the Spanish Postal Agent in Cadiz and struck with the straight-line PORTUGAL handstamp, manuscript "13" rate mark. An early example of this rare marking and believed to be the only recorded example on a letter written outside of Lisbon.
1820 entire to Lisbon, Portugal, bearing red P.P./ AMSTERDAM/ * * handstamp, framed ‘Pays Bas/ Par/ Valencienne’ French transit cachet and manuscript “480” reis charge on arrival; fine condition.
1820 entire to Lisbon, Portugal, bearing red P.P./ ROTTERDAM handstamp, framed ‘Pays Bas/ Par/ Valencienne’ French transit cachet and manuscript “240” reis charge on arrival; fine condition.
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.
1826 entire from Bahia to The Hague, Netherlands bearing on front a very fine strike of two-line GRAND BRETAGNE/ PAR ST. MALO, reverse with FRANKRIJK/ OVER BERGEN; very fine.
1829 entire from Rouen, France to Shiedam, near Rotterdam bearing straight-line ROUEN and red accountancy C.F.3.R (Correspondence Francaise 3rd Rayon), reverse with Rotterdam cds and two-line DEB/ ROTTERDAM.
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.
1850 entire to Rheims, France struck with the small WARSZAWA red cds and fine two-line ‘FRANCO/ POLN:PREUSS:GRZ:’ handstamp applied at Berlin, German tpo, Valenciennes and St Quentin transits and arrival cs on reverse.
1856 entire to Vienna, Austria, franked pair 4d. on blue paper, watermark medium garter, tied '634' numeral obliterators, red Aus England Per Aachen Franco date stamp, reverse with blue OLDBURY cds, Birmingham and London transits and arrival cds.
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.
1863 (OC 2) outer letter sheet to St Petersburg, Russia, franked 1862-64 4d. and 6d. tied by Liverpool ‘466’ duplex date stamp, red circular-framed PD and red Aus England Per Aachen Franco handstamp, blue manuscript accountancy, without backstamps.
1863 copy entire that originated in Copenhagen, from London, endorsed “via Belgium” to Pernau, Estonia franked 4d. and 6d. tied by barred ‘12’ numeral and by red Aus England Per Aachen * Franco date stamp, reverse with octagonal London date stamp, Cyrillic Riga transit and arrival cds.